Remember When for Aug. 22, 2013
Events reported in The Chieftain this week from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
10 Years Ago: Aug. 21, 2003
The Johnny Dollar Band played for the street dance during Tiblow Days. Due to construction on Nettleton the parade route was changed.
The Basehor Chamber of Commerce selected Falcon Lakes Golf Course as its “business of the month.”
Construction of the Community National Bank in Basehor was expected to be completed in early 2004.
Jan VanLerberg, Bonner Springs, won first in the Class A Division of the Bonner Springs VFW horseshoe tournament.
25 Years Ago: Aug. 15, 1988
The deadlock between the Association of Basehor-Linwood Educators continued and entered the “fact finding” stage. Marilyn Michalls was president of A.B.L.E.
Plans were announced for the annual Tiblow Days celebration. The Saturday night dance featured music by DeeDee Harrington and the Harrington Creek Band.
A new addition to the Tiblow Days celebration was a 2-1/2 mile bike race down Loring Road.
Coach Shirley Vaughn said the Bonner Springs girls’ volleyball team returned six letter winners.
They were: Melissa McGraw, Courtney Bond, Kathy Noble, Kristy Adkins, Tisa Bolton and Debbie Christensen.
50 Years Ago: Aug. 20-22, 1963
A petition was being circulated opposing adding the Sinai-Timmons School to the Bonner Springs district.
Cecil Baum was elected president of the Bonner Springs Lions Club. Scott Jones was the first vice-president.
Gene Saunders was the new owner of the K-32 Bowl.
Leonard Mamie was the physical education teacher and head coach at Basehor Jr. High School.
100 Years Ago: Aug. 21, 1913
Trouble over a woman resulted in a shooting incident at the cement plant. No one was injured and men involved were quickly apprehended. One man was terminated from his job and the other received a 30-day jail sentence. The woman was ordered to leave Wyandotte County for a year.
Bonner Springs paved Nettleton from the blacksmith shop to the Santa Fe depot.
Will Rehm and Dr. Hayes purchased the livery stable from C. B. McClure.
Marie J. Carr, Lake Forest, placed second in a 10-mile swimming race in Kansas City. A 14-year-old boy won the race.
More like this story
- Face to Face: Bonner Springs business owner Val Barth
- Four soccer players named to all-state teams
- Basehor-area voters approve school bond issue; Klamm edges out Johnson for school board
- Confusion remains years after creation of 'Unified Government'
- Kansas lawmakers seek classroom tweaks in school budget row