Remember When for April 17, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
10 Years Ago: April 15, 2004
The Bonner Springs City Council approved the appointments of Echo Prather, Christian McDonald, Jon Jones and Sara Stephens as members of the Mayor’s Youth Council.
Dr. Amara Napper purchased the dental practice of Dr. Robert Lee.
A ground-breaking ceremony was held for McDonald’s which was being rebuilt following a fire. In addition plans were announced for a new Arby’s Restaurant.
Basehor PRIDE presented the “Yard of the Month” award to Pat Wilson.
25 Years Ago: April 20, 1989
Bonner Springs High School presented the musical, “The King and I.” Cast members were George Munden, Bob Dorsey, James Young, Nick Eisman, Sun Dee Mills, Chad Huff, Kenya McBride, Andrew Pressler and Jenny Cochran. In all, the musical featured more than 40 singers, dancers and pit musicians.
Mingo’s Restaurant celebrated its ninth anniversary.
Stormi Freeman and Mistie Vitt were legislative pages for State Rep. Al Ramirez.
David Sedlock, Basehor-Linwood High School golfer, shot 36 to win medalist honors at a triangular golf tournament. Others on the BLHS team were: Bart Swartz, Todd Johnson, Tim Hill and Michael Lynn.
50 Years Ago: April 15-18, 1964
Candidates for the “Miss Bonner Springs” pageant were: Juanita Edmonson, Virginia Gorrell, Carol Kilbourn, Glenda Odell, Beverly Ray, Nancy Runnels, Conrelaine Stewart and Sheila Wilkey.
Frank Enloe was re-elected president of the Kansas Wildlife Association.
Mrs. Jackie Hefley was installed as president of Walker-Mission PTA.
Mrs. W. Rickel was installed as president of the Basehor Merry Matrons. Mrs. Alfred Meyer was the vice president.
100 Years Ago: April 16, 1914
Herman Theden was re-elected to the school board. The board voted to increase the mill levy to fund construction of two new classrooms.
The Bonner Springs High School freshman-seniors won the school track met over the sophomores-juniors 62-30. Jaggard and Russell each won four events.
The Ladies Aid Society of the First Christian Church held its annual Easter bazaar and dinner. The event was well attended.
Basehor Boy Scout Troop 2, led by F. Truesdale, went on a two-mile hike.