Remember When for June 13, 2013
Events from this week reported in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
10 Years Ago: June 12, 2003
Adam Taff, Republican candidate for the U. S. House of Representatives, was the featured speaker at the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Business Luncheon.
Dr. Mike Teeple opened the Teeple Chiropractic office in Basehor.
The Bonner Springs Branch of the NAACP announced plans for a Juneteenth celebration. Information was available from Norma McConico.
Amber Spiess, Bonner Springs graduate, signed a letter-of-intent to play softball for Kansas City Kansas Community College.
25 Years Ago: June 16. 1988
Beverly Dumler was honored for five years of service as director of the USD 458 (Basehor-Linwood) Community Education program.
An arts and crafts room was planned for the Bonner Springs Community Center. The facility was to be constructed in the former girls’ locker room.
Sun Dee Mills, Bonner Springs High School senior, was in the cast of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Coat” at the Johnson County Theatre in the Park.
Tom Cooley, Edwardsville city administrator, was the guest speaker at the Kiwanis Club meeting.
50 Years Ago: June 11-June 14, 1963
The Rev. Charles Scheuerman was appointed as minister of the Bonner Springs Methodist Church. The Rev. Henry W. Kile was named as the pastor of the Basehor-Fairmont church.
Coleman Implement defeated the Dari Dine, 11-1, with Steve Fabac scoring four runs.
High school students from Bonner Springs and Turner formed the majority of members in the Bonner Springs summer band. Concerts were held at the bandstand located at Nettleton and West Third and was directed by Hugh Ferguson.
William Hansen was elected clerk of the Basehor Grade School Board. Ralph Eberth was elected as a board member.
100 Years Ago: June 12, 1913
The City Council passed a new ordinance banning bawdy houses in Bonner Springs. While none were located here there were some fears about the future.
A Bonner Springs man was convicted of several home burglaries in October, 1912 and was sentenced to 21 years in prison by Judge Hugh Smith.
A steam shovel was purchased and installed at the cement plant.
O. S. Johnson planned a spring colt show at his farm.