Remember When for March 13, 2014
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
10 Years Ago: March 11, 2004
The City of Bonner Springs agreed to hire a consulting firm to prepare specifications for an aquatic center.
Mayor Stephanie Eickhoff announced the voting locations in Edwardsville would be moved to the Community Center.
Doc and Brutie’s Pizza and Barbeque announced it was closing its Basehor and DeSoto locations.
The Bonner Springs City Library’s “Food for Fines” program resulted in 76 bags of food being donated to Vaughn-Trent Community Services.
25 Years Ago: March 16, 1989
Dennis Haag was appointed to fill a vacancy in the USD 458 (Basehor-Linwood) Board of Education.
The Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Ministerial Association announced plans for a Community Easter Service. Peter Eggebrecht, pastor of the Edwardsville Christian Church was the featured speaker.
Dorinda Emerson, First National Bank, presented her outstand young career woman speech at the BPW meeting.
Atchison defeated Basehor-Linwood 49-47 in the first round of the Kansas 4A state tournament. Willem Oosterhoff led the Bobcats with 15 points and 15 rebounds.
50 Years Ago: March 12-15, 1964
Karen Kern, Bonner Springs High School senior, was selected to represent the community In the Festival of Flowers pageant at Ward Parkway.
The Basehor WSCS met with Mrs. Opal Bates, Mrs. William Knoche and Mrs. Fred Hein as hostesses.
The grade school band under the direction of Charles G. Weber performed at the PTA meeting.
M. W. Vaughn was chairman of the local Agricultural Hall of Fame Boosters.
100 Years Ago: March 12, 1914
The Rev. O. C. Moomaw had mumps and was unable to preach at the Christian Church.
A 17-year-old youth who was running away from his home in Iowa fell off a freight train in Edwardsville and was killed.
Will and Tom Lewis, Basehor, shipped two car loads of hogs to Kansas City.
Edwardsville High School defeated Bonner Springs 20-11. Bonner Springs was short two starters. Mann injured his knee and Smilley refused to play due to incidents in an earlier game.