Remember When for Jan. 23, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
10 Years Ago: Jan. 22, 2004
The Kemler family presented a donation to the Basehor Community Library in honor of the late Sam Kemler, who was a long-time civic leader in the community.
The state champion Bonner Springs’ basketball and volleyball teams were honored during a ceremony at a high school basketball game.
Debbie Breuer was elected president of the Basehor Chamber of Commerce. Gayle Runnels was the new vice president.
Dale Krum was named the new center director for the Bonner Springs YMCA.
25 Years Ago: Jan. 24, 1989
The USD 204 Board of Education approved a new contract for Dr. Tim Rundus, superintendent of schools.
Basketball cheerleaders at Basehor-Linwood High School were: Jessica Roberts, Mary Blackburn, Elaine Whitcraft, Laura Franklin, Debra Heinen Christa Stein, Becky High and April Woody.
Anne Miller joined the staff of the Wyandotte County Extension District.
Willem Oosterhof was an exchange student from Holland attending Basehor-Linwood High School.
50 Years Ago: Jan. 20-23, 1964
A booster club was formed to support the Agricultural Hall of Fame. Harry Bryson was executive vice president of the National Agricultural Center.
Inter-State Federal Savings and loan announced plans to construct a new building on Oak Street.
The Bonner Springs Braves defeated Olathe 47-38 for their first win since the Christmas break. Leroy McConico led the scoring with 11 points.
Bonner Springs High School had a team competing in the WDAF-TV “Categories” competition. Members were: Steve Schirmer, Steve Shartran, Rosemari Stevenson, Andrea Meyer, Elbert McAlister and Jock Merriam.
100 Years Ago: Jan. 22, 1914
Due to bad roads and inclement weather, the Rosedale High School basketball team did not arrive in Bonner Springs until 11:30 p.m., causing the basketball game to be cancelled.
Boy Scout Patrol No. 2 of the Christian Church held a hike and wiener roast.
A 14-year-old Bonner Springs youth was accidentally shot and kill by his 19-year-old brother. The older youth thought the gun was unloaded.
The Basehor Queen Esther Society held a linen shower for Edith Miller.