Remember When for Jan. 30, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
10 Years Ago: Jan. 29, 2014
The Bonner Springs City Council took the first step toward building a new aquatic center by requesting proposals from pool design companies.
The city of Basehor announced it had issued 56 new residential building permits in 2003.
State Rep. Ray Cox had Christian Boddy, Anthony Lee and Kassie Cook as legislative aids.
The mayors of Bonner Springs, Basehor and Edwardsville signed a joint proclamation urging residents to support the BLHS-BSHS baseball game at Kauffman Stadium.
Bruce Breslow, Moon Marble Co., was the featured speaker at the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Chamber of Commerce meeting.
25 Years Ago: Feb. 2, 1989
Lawrence Luke announced the opening of a new business in Bonner Springs – Luke Heating and Air Conditioning.
Allen Spaur won the Bonner Springs Community Service Award and Luther Pickell received the Edwardsville Award given by the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Chamber of Commerce.
Todd Johnson was named the most valuable player at the Immaculata tournament. The Basehor-Linwood Bobcats took first place. Karen Magaha was named to the all-tournament team and the Lady Bobcats placed fifth.
Charles Munson was the new president of the Basehor Kiwanis Club.
50 Years Ago: Jan. 27-30, 1964
A total of 108 persons enrolled in adult education classes sponsored by the Bonner Springs School District.
Mrs. George Gebhardt was chairman of the Mothers March on Polio and other Crippling Diseases.
Archbishop Edward J. Hunkeler turned the first shovel of dirt in a ground-breaking ceremony for the new seminary being constructed north of Bonner Springs.
Youth Week was celebrated at the Basehor Baptist Church. A mission team from Ottawa University directed activities.
100 Years Ago: Jan. 29, 1914
Bonner Springs won two games over Gardner. The girls won 10-7 despite Nina Stanford being out due to illness. The boys won 44-9.
The Bonner Springs Portland Cement Plant announced plans to re-open on March 1. The newly-formed corporation was capitalized at $200,000 with E. R. Brandon as president.
The Basehor Royal Neighbors and Methodist Women’s Association combined effort for a family dinner.
The Bonner Springs School Board sent letters to parents urging them to promote healthy habits, eating wholesome food and cleanliness.