Archive for Monday, December 16, 2013

Remember When for Dec. 19, 2013

December 16, 2013

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

10 Years Ago: Dec. 18, 2003

Construction was starting on a $12 million renovation project at Camp Naish.

Jerry Jarrett won first place in the Bonner Springs division of the Chamber of Commerce Christmas decorating contest. Martin Clouse won the Edwardsville residential division.

Steve Abercrombie won first place in the Basehor Gold Pride residential Christmas decorating contest. Basehor Town Square won the business division.

The Edwardsville United Methodist Church was sponsoring a “Breakfast With Santa” event.

25 Years Ago: Dec. 22, 1988

The USD 458 (Basehor-Linwood) Board of Education extended the contract of Charles Edmonds, superintendent of schools.

Bonner Springs High School cheerleaders attended the Dynamic Cheerleading competition. They were:

Tracey Guthrie, Michelle Kimbrough, Kathy Jo Roberts. Lesa Dolinar, Becky Weir, April Tate, Kyla Buhrle, Kelly Wilson.

The Bonner Springs City Council approved a bid of $87,000 to purchase a new ambulance.

Basehor-Linwood High School courtwarming candidates were: Nancy Lewallen, Jamie Gilbert, Gretchen Breuer, queen; Bart Swartz, James Eubanks, Willam Oesterhof, king.

Don Mills won the grand prize given at the open house at Harrington Floral.

50 Years Ago: Dec. 16-19, 1963

Ralph Chronister was appointed chief of the Delaware Township Fire Department. He replaced Tony Mellott who resigned due to moving to Leavenworth County.

The Flying Blue Birds and their leader Mrs. Ralph Peasley held a special Christmas party for their mothers.

Mrs. Anna Hastings received a 50-year membership pin from the Eastern Star.

Freshman on the Basehor High School honor roll were: Doris Beaman, Rodney Cink and Linda Van Tuyl.

100 Years Ago: Dec. 19, 1913

The Basehor Royal Neighbors Lodge planned a series of fund-raising dinners featuring oysters.

Three men were arrested for stealing bronze from the cement plant. They were tried in Judge Mize’s court and sentenced to 90 days in county jail.

Dr. Candler was the new Worshipful Master of the Masonic Lodge. H. J. Johnson was new Senior Warden.

Bonner Springs played Linwood in basketball. The teams alternated halves with the boys playing a half and then the girls playing a half. The teams repeated the process during the second half.


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