Archive for Monday, November 4, 2013

Remember When for Nov. 7, 2013

November 4, 2013

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

10 Years Ago: Nov. 6, 2003

American Identity Company closed warehouses in Shawnee Mission and Bonner Springs causing the loss of 120 Jobs.

The Bonner Springs Braves advanced to the state play-offs with a 9-6 win over Schlagle. Drew Hess scored the Braves’ touchdown.

Basehor Mayor Joseph Scherer was seeking an additional member for the Board of Zoning Appeals.

The Edwardsville ALPS grocery Store officially opened for business. Edwardsville had been without a grocery store for two years.

25 Years Ago: Nov. 10, 1988

Al Ramirez was re-elected to the Kansas Legislature. Kay Nies upset Pat Scherzer and was elected to the Wyandotte County Commission. In Leavenworth County Larry Scheller was re-elected county clerk.

The Rev. Robert Fly was the new pastor of the Basehor Baptist Church.

Bill Dahl, former president of the First National Bank announced plans to open an accounting office in Bonner Springs.

Jason Gibbens was president of the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Jaycees.

50 Years Ago: Nov. 4-7, 1963

Members of the Lone Star Cement Corporation Club held a dinner meeting. The Rev. Michael Moriarity showed slides of his trip to Ireland.

Seniors on the Basehor High School honor roll were: Barbara Earls, Glen Hubbel II, Carlena Rickel, Nancy Runnels, Joseph Schwartz, Phyllis Smith and Margel Trowbridge.

The City of Bonner Springs hired Howard Antrim, engineer, to conduct a feasibility study concerning installation of a water line along Loring Road.

A meeting of cities along K-7 was planned to discuss future growth.

100 Years Ago: Nov. 6, 1913

The Bonner Springs Merchants’ football proved it is one of the best in the Kansas City area with a 72-0 win over the Kansas City, Kan., Merchants. The Bonner Springs backfield was Jaggard, quarterback; Mitchell, fullback; Millard and Bergen, halfbacks.

G. W. Palry, water supply contractor, met with the Bonner Springs City Council to discuss improvements on the wells.

The Christian Church completed a successful revival meeting and added 70 new members.

Basehor High School held a Halloween party for students. Light refreshments were served.

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