Archive for Monday, September 30, 2013

Remember When for Oct. 3, 2013

September 30, 2013

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

10 Years Ago: Oct. 2, 2003

Bonner Springs High School homecoming candidates were: Julianne Fowler, Corie Crouch, Leslie Davis and Ashlee Pardew, queen; Drew Hess, Jess Buck, Matthew Middleton, Michael Hernandez and Michael Maxwell, king.

The Basehor City Council was discussing hiring a full-time city administrator.

Charles Thomas was master of ceremonies for the auction at Bonner Springs Public Library “Jazz on the Lake” fundraising event.

Michael Laffere was appointed to a vacancy on the Basehor-Linwood Board of Education.

25 Years Ago: Oct. 6, 1988

Melissa McGraw was crowned as Bonner Springs High School Homecoming Queen.

Kathleen M. Kelly Gibson was the manager of Kelly’s Fine Clothes and Collectibles. She started her career in retail sales at White’s Department Store.

Varsity cheerleaders at Basehor-Linwood High School were: Christy Lowe, Debra Heinen, Jessica Roberts, Mary Blackburn, Debbie Wichert, Laura O’Neal, Jennie Painter, Carrie Millison and Shandra Rivas.

Cheryl Henley was Cub Master of Pack 3147, Edwardsville.

50 Years Ago: Sept. 30-Oct. 3, 1963

Frank Borovicka purchased the building at 107 Oak Street and announced he was moving his offices to the new location.

The undefeated Piper Pirates defeated Basehor, 32-0.

The Bonner Springs Braves defeated Sumner 12-7 for Coach Ray Cox’s first win. John McClain and James McConico had good games for the Braves.

Mayor D. W. Hininger took part in the ground-breaking ceremony for the first building at the Agricultural Hall of Fame.

100 Years Ago: Oct. 2, 1913

A new girls’ basketball team was planned for Bonner Springs and was under the management of Kelly Drug Store. The team was named the “Rexall Girls.”

Miss Mae Stuart accepted a position as a stenographer in the office of J. D. Waters.

A Bonner Springs man received serious injuries including a slashed throat when he was attacked leaving work in Kansas City, Kan.

Joe Green, Basehor, was having his house painted.

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