Remember When for May 15, 2014
Events reported in The Chieftain this week 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
10 Years Ago: May 14, 2004
Echo Prather, Cara Harding, Katy Kirk, Parker Bolejack and Chris Pike were valedictorians at Bonner Springs High School. Autumn Hansen was salutatorian.
The Basehor City Council voted to increase its salary to $100 per month.
Wyandotte County District Judge John J. Bukaty Jr. announced plans to retire.
Brent Fanning, Ryan Robinson, Melody Brown, Shelby Kooser and Alex Jeannin were the valedictorians at Basehor-Linwood High School.
25 Years Ago: May 18, 1989
The USD 204 Board of Education voted to close the smoking patio at Bonner Springs High School. The board formally established a policy prohibiting tobacco products from all school campuses.
The Bonner Springs Braves earned its first trip to the 5A state baseball tournament in El Dorado. Tom McCool was the coach.
Sacred Heart School 8th grade graduates were: Jenny Pickert, Lori Theno, Matt Knight, Cory Rohner, Kristen Mitchell and Sean Isaacs.
The Basehor Jaycees constructed a flower garden at the corner of 155th and Parallel in honor of the city’s centennial celebration.
50 Years Ago: May 11-14, 1968
The Bonner Springs Garden Club announced plans for its second annual flower show. Mrs. Dal Grinstead was club president.
Mrs. Ed Espy was elected president of the Edwardsville PTA.
Donna Pollock was installed as worthy advisor of the Bonner Springs Order of Rainbow Girls.
Dedication ceremonies were held for the new Basehor High School. Dr. Adel Throckmorton, Kansas State Superintendent of Schools, was the guest speaker.
100 Years Ago: May 14, 1914
Attendance at the Christian Church Bible School was 324.
Baccalaureate services were held at Bonner Springs High School with the Rev. Cooper giving the address.
L. P. Kindred, Dr. C. W. Keeling and F. R. Walker motored to Kansas City to see the wrestling matches. The WCTU met at the home of Mrs. Hulburd. The program was a discussion of whether women should be allowed to vote.