Remember When for Oct. 10, 2013
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
10 Years Ago: Oct. 9, 2003
The First Christian Church of Bonner Springs was planning its annual benefit auction. Pastor John Walker said proceeds would be donated to Vaughn-Trent Community Services.
Oldcastle Manufacturing announced plans to open its new manufacturing facility in Bonner Springs in late November.
Carole Frettag of Bonner Springs received the Outstanding Older Kansas Employment Worker Award from the Kansas Department of Human Resources.
Linda McFarlane was named as principal at Glenwood Ridge Elementary replacing Tom Sack who resigned.
25 Years ago: Oct. 13, 1988
David and Beverly Dumler were named grand marshals of the Basehor-Linwood High School homecoming parade.
Don Stokesbury was the new president of the Edwardsville Kiwanis Club. Ian Sangster was secretary-treasurer.
Pioneer Jr. High seventh grade cheerleaders were: Lisa Tate, Teresa McCracken and Shelby Know.
Larry D. Courtney, Bonner Springs, was named “pharmacist of the year” by the Kansas Pharmacy Association.
50 Years Ago: Oct. 7-10, 1963
The Bonner Springs Public Library was holding a “Used Book Sale.” Mrs. Harold Ewing was librarian.
Bonner Springs High School Homecomimg Royalty candidates were: Roxanne Cougan, Karen Pruitt, Sandy Carter, Dani Spillman, Gloria Knight and Ann Martin.
The Basehor Kiwanis Club held a reception for local school teachers.
Cubmaster George Radcliff presented awards to Cubs during the Edwardsville Cub Pack 147. Randy Stone was honored as den chief.
100 Years Ago: Oct. 9, 1913
The Basehor correspondent reported that heavy rains were slowing fall field work.
Baldwin defeated Bonner Springs High School, 12-7. Seldon Hall was knocked out and his loss hurt the team.
The agent at Holliday Railroad Station was shot and killed while trying to disarm a drunken man. A criminal investigation was under way.
The Boner Springs Cement Plant had a profit “in the neighborhood of $40,000” during the past five months according to C. C. McCarthy, president of the board of directors.
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