Archive for Monday, November 18, 2013

Remember When for Nov. 21, 2013

November 18, 2013

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

10 Years Ago: Nov. 20, 2003

Four members of the Basehor-Linwood High School Dance Team spent Thanksgiving in New York City participating in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade. Those going were: Alesia Self, Nicci Equels, Maggie Herbster and Hannah Brown.

The Bonner Springs-Edwardsville School District abandoned plans for conversion to a year-around school calendar.

The Kansas Army National Guard 35th Infantry Band planned a concert featuring holiday and patriotic music at the Basehor-Linwood High School.

The Unified Government installed 50 new storm warning sirens including five in Bonner Springs and four in Edwardsville.

25 Years Ago: Nov. 24, 1988

Jim Finley was elected to fill a vacancy on the KSHSAA board of appeals.

Sandy Stout and DeAnne Osborn opened a new business, All That Jazz, a gift and card shop in Northridge Centre.

Jeff Harrington joined the staff of the Alden-Harrington Funeral Home. A graduate of the University of Kansas, he was an occupational therapist at North Kansas City Hospital.

A “Light the Library” holiday project was started at the Basehor Community Library. It was sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

50 Years Ago: Nov. 18-21, 1963

The newly formed Mission-Walker PTA held a meeting with Dr. William Howard, superintendent, as speaker.

Carlena Rickel, a Basehor High School senior, was honored for her high performance on the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying test.

Construction was started on the First Ag Hall of Fame building. Civic groups from the entire area had scheduled visits to the site.

A new building was under construction by the Edwardsville Methodist Church. In addition the church was celebrating its Diamond Jubilee with special services. The Rev. Laurence G. Foote was pastor of the church.

100 Years Ago: Nov. 23, 1913

E. T. Norton was establishing a produce business in space previously occupied by the Dorton Garage.

A Basehor man was accidently shot while attending the football game. He was recovering nicely.

The Camp Fire Girls met at the home of Miss Irene Alden.

E. E. Winer was remodeling his café. Work included painting the exterior and interior of the building. He said he felt the remodeling would improve business.


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