Archive for Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Remember When for June 25, 2015

June 23, 2015

10 Years Ago: June 23, 2005

The Basehor PRIDE Organization presented the “yard of the month” award to Barry and Tracy Case.

USD 204 (Bonner Springs-Edwardsville) School District announced plans for an $18.7 million bond election on Sept. 13.

The Bonner Springs NAACP conducted a “Juneteenth” observance with Cedric Saunders featured in the role of “George Washington Carver.”

State tennis champions Josh Mortensen and Matt Kierl were honored at the USD 204 school board meeting.

25 Years Ago: June 28, 1990

The Basehor Park Association finalized plans for a Fourth of July celebration. Activities included a parade and fireworks show.

JR Nolting announced his resignation as a member of the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Board of Education.

Ernst Ulmer, nationally-known Bonner Springs’ artist, had a showing of his paintings at the Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame.

The Rev. David Watson was the new pastor of the Bonner Springs United Methodist Church

50 Years Ago: June 28 - July 1, 1965

Farris V. Roberts and Ralph Bryan were candidates for mayor of newly incorporated city of Basehor.

Inter-State Federal was leading the Bonner Springs Girls Softball League with a 4-0 record. Stephan’s Standard was second with a 3-1 mark.

Tony Dusil, chief, said the Bonner Springs Fire Department was in desperate need of day-time volunteers.

The Northeast Kansas Beekeepers’ Association announced plans for its annual Honey Queen Contest. Mrs. Louis Hollenbeck and Mrs. Clifford Saxby were accepting entries.

100 Years Ago: June 24, 1915

The Basehor Queen Esther Circle held a successful ice cream and strawberries social.

The Kansas City Area Epworth League held its convention in Bonner Springs with 101 in attendance.

A charter was approved for the new Piper State Bank. The new facility was chartered with assets of $10,000.

The pipe organ at the Christian Church was repaired and ready for worship services. The work was done by Mr. Johnson.


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