Archive for Monday, December 2, 2013

Remember When for Dec. 5, 2013

December 2, 2013

Events reported this week in The Chieftain from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.

10 Years Ago: Dec. 4, 2003

Kay Smith and Ken Clark received the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Education Foundation “Honoring Excellence” Awards.

The Basehor Chamber of Commerce presented its “business of the month” award to the Dr. Kathleen Bonee, Bonee Chiropractic Clinic.

Tyler Mills, Jon McEntyre, Jeff Hern and Andrew Holder were returning swimming lettermen for Bonner Springs. Wanda Simchuk was the head coach.

Edwardsville Elementary School was holding its annual book sale.

25 Years Ago: December 8, 1988

Carol Courtney was the new president of the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Chamber of Commerce. Dave Pierce was first vice president and Lew Kasselman was second vice president.

John Waggoner, Waggoner Pharmacy, was elected president of the newly formed Downtown Bonner Inc.

Work was under way on a building on K-32 which would be occupied by Eazy World and would have space for two other retail locations.

Chris Barncord, Basehor, won the school perfect attendance contest sponsored by Citizens Savings and Loan.

50 Years Ago: Dec. 2-5, 1963

The Bonner Springs Police car was returned to service after major repairs. While the vehicle was in the shop officers used their person cars to patrol.

The Bonner Springs Braves were set to open their season against Maur Hill under new head coach Bill Sigley. The Braves didn’t have a starter taller than 5-feet-11,

Mrs. Roy Grisham was the Basehor correspondent.

Larry G. Dunfrey, State Farm agent, attended a week-long training session in Columbia, Mo.

100 Years Ago: Dec. 5, 1913

Walter Bergan carried the ball for 300 yards and two touchdowns as the Bonner Springs Merchants defeated Perry 35-0 on Thanksgiving Day.

Wyandotte County rejected a request from Philo Clark to build a road on the north side of Bonner Springs.

A man, employed by the Loring Crusher Company, was struck and killed by a freight train.

The ladies of the Basehor Methodist Church held a holiday dinner. They also planned an oyster fund-raising supper.

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