Archive for Monday, October 21, 2013

Remember When for Oct. 24, 2013

October 21, 2013

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

10 Years Ago: Oct. 23, 2003

The home of Allen and Judy Goens received the Basehor “yard of the month” award.

The Bonner Springs High School No. 1 doubles team of Kim Stephens and Tara Smith qualified for the state tournament.

Dollar General and the Goodwill Store announced plans to move to space vacated by Wal-Mart.

Cheris Bass, third grade teacher at Edwardsville elementary School was the speaker at the regular meeting of the Edwardsville Kiwanis Club.

25 Years Ago: Oct. 27, 1988

Phyllis Freeman was appointed as Edwardsville city treasurer.

Harrington Floral moved to a new location at 218 Oak St. Ross’ Hairstyling moved to the former Harrington location in the 100 block of Oak Street.

The Bonner Springs Bravettes’ won the EKL volleyball championship. Shirley Vaughn was head coach.

Janie Caton resigned as a member of the USD 458 (Basehor-Linwood) Board of Education since she was moving from the district.

50 Years Ago: Oct. 21-24, 1963

Steve Schirmer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Schirmer, Bonner Springs High School senior, received a Letter of Commendation as a result of his high score on a National Merit Scholarship qualification test.

A family reunion was held at the Basehor home of Walter Scheller.

Janet Roark, Edwardsville, received a $200 scholarship from the Union Pacific Railroad.

Police Chief Elbert Woolf arrested three Kansas City, Kan. men on shoplifting charges at the local Western Auto Store.

100 Years Ago: Oct. 23, 1913

The Rev. C. W. Cooper and Mrs. V. E. Ridenhour gave outstanding presentations at the high school lecture series.

The Bonner Springs Merchants football team defeated Basehor 57-3, The Bonner Springs players outweighed the Basehor team by an average of 12 pounds per man. Jaggard, Pringle and Mitchell led the Merchants’ team.

J. W. Armitage sold his store in Bonner Springs to H. M. Turner.

A large number of ladies from Basehor attended a fashion show in Kansas City.

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