Remember When for Jan. 16, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
10 Years Ago: Jan. 15, 2004
Bonner Springs’ city officials received support from the school district and KCKCC for a new revitalization plan.
Planning was continuing to receive state approval for a casino in Wyandotte County.
The Basehor City Council postponed plans to purchase a new police car.
The USD 458 (Basehor-Linwood) school board approved a contract with an Overland Park firm to conduct an energy audit.
25 Years Ago: Jan. 19, 1989
Jamie Lynn Arnett, daughter of Rod and Pam Arnett, won the Chieftain-Sentinel first baby contest.
Archie Sanders, long-time member of the Bonner Springs’ city council, announced he was not seeking re-election.
The merger between Vaughn-Trent Community Service and Western Wyandotte Action Group was approved.
Basehor-Linwood wrestling cheerleaders were: Carrie Millison, Angela Stoner, Christy Lowe and Shannon Staub.
50 Years Ago: Jan. 12-15, 1964
The Bonner Springs Businessmen’ Association voted to increase dues to $25 and increase services and programs. Tony Dusil was president of the organization.
Members of the Bonner Springs High School debate team were: Bruce Benedict, Linda Kindred, Marshall Leffler, and Maurice Chandley.
Bill Budy and John Harrington were appointed co-chairman of the “Miss Bonner Springs” pageant planned for April.
The Basehor HDU met at the home of Mrs. Muriel Musick. Mrs. Emma Lindel was the assisting hostess.
100 Years Ago: Jan. 15, 1914
W. A. Morgan purchased the Turner Dry Goods Store and announced plans to change it to a general merchandise store.
The Peerless All-Star basketball team defeated Huff Commercial College 64 to 12. Central Baptist Seminary was next on the schedule.
E. L. Eaton was the new chancellor of the Bonner Springs Knights of Phythian. Frank Frame was the vice chancellor.
Despite extremely hazardous roads, good crowds attended the three lyceum presentations at Basehor.