Remember When for July 9, 2015
Event reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
10 Years Ago: July 14, 2005
Bonner Beautiful presented the “Yard of the Month” to Mr. and Mrs. Hurshell Surrite, 125 Oak Ave.
The Bonner Springs City Council maintained its property tax mill levy at 33.675 mills
Vaughn-Trent Community Services provided the ice cream social at the weekly concert of the Bonner Springs City Band.
The Basehor Chamber of Commerce named Davernson’s Nursery as its “business of the month.” David and Mary Beck were owners of the business.
25 Years Ago: July 12, 1990
The annual watermelon feast was held during the Bonner Springs Fourth of July celebration. Youngsters shown enjoying melons were Brian Hubbel, Miranda Loftin and Andy Holder.
Juanita Stude was hostess for the Western Wyandotte Democrat Club meeting at The Commercial State Bank.
New officers of the Bonner Springs Rotary Club were: Al Ramirez, president; Bruce Coleman, vice president and Bob Daly, secretary.
Leon T. McCoy, Basehor, received the Eagle Scout award in a special court of honor at the First Baptist Church. He was a member of Troop 168, Roger Griffin, scoutmaster.
50 Years Ago: July 8, 1965
Reece Kuhn was promoted to assistant vice president of the Richardson Corporation. He had been manager of the local plant.
Leonard Creek was appointed as full-time sexton at the Bonner Springs Cemetery.
Ward Keister was named as the first superintendent of the newly formed Basehor-Linwood Unified School District.
The Bonner Springs City Council approved a tax levy of 27.604 for 1966.
100 Years Ago: July 8, 1915
Walter’s Hardware was heavily damaged by fire. The loss was estimated at $12,000 for merchandise and $4,000 to the building.
Edwardsville became incorporated as a city of the third class and scheduled its city election. H. C. Barger was the candidate for mayor. Council candidates were O. K. Williamson, John Charlton, A. A. Kern and William Millsap.
Basehor pitcher Jacka struck out 12 batters, however Bonner Springs won the game 12-2.