Archive for Monday, November 11, 2013

Remember When for Nov. 14, 2013

November 11, 2013

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

10 Years Ago: Nov. 13, 2003

The new Oldcastle plant in the Bonner Springs Industrial Park planned to open on Nov. 20 according to Patrick Keane, general manager.

Sacred Heart students conducted a “Walk for Diabetes” research and raised $5,077.

The Kaw Valley Community Chorus and the Kicks Band planned a joint concert at Bonner Springs High School. Jonathan Thomas was the director.

The Basehor City Council approved new commercial design standards.

25 Years Ago: Nov. 17, 1988

The Basehor Centennial Calendar was on sale for $5. It was available at city hall and Bev Dumler’s office.

The Rev. Bill Stephens, pastor of the Bonner Springs United Methodist Church was featured speaker at Union Thanksgiving Services.

Kathleen Fullington was the new owner of the Heritage II Salon in Edwardsville.

Courtney Kierl, Bonner Springs, danced the role of “Cinderella” in the American Youth Ballet presentation at the Folly Theatre.

50 Years Ago: Nov. 11-14, 1963

Harold Callahan, local agent, was named to the Farm Bureau Insurance All-American team in honor of his outstanding sales and service.

The Marcia Cudworth Circle of Basehor Baptist Missionary Society met at the home of Mrs. Max Scheller.

Bill Howard, Bonner Springs, was a member of the University of Wichita debate team.

Suzanne Carbery, Debbie Moeller and Susan Root were shown in a photo selling Camp Fire Girls’ candy to Mrs. John Cox.

100 Years Ago: Nov. 13, 1913

Stockholders of the Bonner Springs Portland Cement Plant voted to reorganize and refinance the firm’s debt.

Joe O’Donnell returned the opening kick-off 70 yards for a touchdown and sparked Bonner Springs High School to a 27-0 win over Leavenworth.

A fight at the Cedar Junction Railroad Depot resulted in a man being shot. There were 30 to 40 people in the depot at the time and the station agent broke up the fight by punching and knocking out the shooter.

A large crowd was in attendance to watch the Basehor city team defeat the Kansas City Merchants 12-0.


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