Remember When for May 7, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
10 Years Ago: May 5, 2005
The area D.A.R.E. Extravaganza for area students was held at Verizon Amphitheatre. Several thousand students from the metro area attended the event.
The annual Loyalty Day parade directed by area VFW Units was held in Bonner Springs
Edwardsville Kiwanis Club scholarship winners were: Amy Parks, Leslie Holtzen, Ashley Williams, Kimberly Stephens, Tara Smith and Ashley King.
Leroy Scharnhorst was the Basehor-Linwood track coach. The 4x800 relays team twice broke the school record. Runners were Megan Tush, Amanda Stroud, Ashley Jeannin and Caren Shelgren.
25 Years Ago: May 10, 1990
Kimberly Morgan and Michelle Mikuls were co-valedictorians at Bonner Springs High School. Craig Sorensen and Debra Sollner were co-salutatorians.
Rachel Bosworth was valedictorian at Basehor-Linwood High School. Kim Trowbridge was salutatorian.
Basehor residents were scheduled to vote on a half-cent sales tax in August. Funds would be used to hire an additional police officer.
Bill Allen was named vice-principal at Pioneer Jr. High School.
50 Years Ago: May 10-13, 1965
The Bonner Spring Pilot Club volunteered to process workers kits for the Kansas Fund Drive for the Agricultural Hall of Fame.
Ernest Frey, local Ford dealer, was named president of the Commercial State Bank.
An open house was planned at Fun Valley, a private membership swim club. Don Tallman was president of the recreational facility.
Basehor High School seniors named to the top honor roll were: John Hoppe, Medeana Warden and Carol McCannon.
100 Years Ago: May 6, 1915
A horse and buggy was stolen from Oak Street at 9 a.m. A $100 reward was offered for its return.
Mrs. Gula French was the new domestic science teacher at Bonner Springs High School. She replaced Miss Mabel Brown who accepted a position at Cottonwood Falls.
Mrs. H. E. Shepherd attended the state Sunday School convention in Topeka. Basehor High School defeated Bonner Springs 13-3 behind the pitching of Faulkner.