Remember When for Feb. 28, 2013
Events reported in The Chieftain from this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
10 Years Ago: Feb. 27, 2003
The Basehor United Methodist Church invited the community to tour its new worship facility at 18660 158th St.
Luther Pickell and Stephanie Eickhoff were nominated for mayor of Edwardsville at the primary election.
Legislative pages for State Rep. Ray Cox were Phillip Shirley, Leslie McConico, Derrick Babcock and Cassity Mitchell.
Candidates for the Basehor City Council who were nominated at the primary election were: Iris Dysart, John E. Bonee, Joseph Odle, William Hooker, Joe Hotujak and David K. Breuer.
25 Years Ago: Feb. 25, 1988
Rosa M. Moses was honored for 50 years of membership in the Basehor EHU.
Members of the Kansas Racing Commission visited a potential site for a pari-mutuel racing facility in Edwardsville.
Cheryl Coleman and Liz McCullough were new members of the Bonner Beautiful Commission. Helen Frey was chairperson of the commission.
Bonner Springs High School wrestlers Matt Biles, Jay Verdict and Scott Geary were set to compete in the state 5-A meet in Wichita.
50 Years Ago: Feb. 26-March 1, 1963
Homer Miesse was promoted to vice president by the Greeley Gas Co.
The Bonner Springs Businessmen’s Association announced plans to elect new officers. Elmer Mendedahl was president of the organization and Gene Reynolds was vice president.
The Basehor Baptist Church BYF attended the Missouri River Association rally at the Rosedale Baptist Church.
Bonner Springs defeated Maur Hill 80-50 with Silas King scoring 24 points. Clayton McGee added 16 points and Bob Branson had 15 points.
100 Years Ago: Feb. 27, 1913
Marshal Ben Milstead was exonerated in court in the shooting death of a transient at the Union Pacific Railroad depot. The transient attacked Milstead with a knife.
Jaggard had 18 points as the Bonner Springs Peerless All-Stars defeated Merriam, 41-2.
Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Eaton opened the K. C. Café in the David building.
The WCTU held a special meeting at Bonner Springs High School to teach the evils of drinking to students.