Remember When for Nov. 5, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
10 Years Ago: Nov. 10, 2005
More than 2,000 persons attended the Basehor Craft Show sponsored by the local teachers sorority – Alpha Delta Kappa.
The USD 204 (Bonner Springs-Edwardsville) Board of Education received an extremely favorable interest rate of 4.57 percent on an $18.9 million school improvement. The district had expected to pay 5.15 percent interest.
The Kansas Department of Transportation agreed to install a traffic light at K-7 and 130th Street.
A donkey ball game between students and teachers was planned to raise funds for the Bonner Springs High School A Cappella Choir.
25 Years Ago: Nov. 8, 1990
New officers of the Basehor Chamber of Commerce were: Susan Guy, president; Jillinda White, vice president; Bertha Knapp, secretary and Jack Williams, treasurer.
State Rep. Al Ramirez was elected to a fifth term in the Kansas Legislature. He defeated George Ford 3,381 votes to 2,407 votes.
Sara May won the weekly Chieftain-Sentinel Grid Guessing Game. Jim Vossmer was second.
A caboose was donated and delivered to the Agricultural Hall of Fame.
50 Years Ago: Nov. 4, 1965
Del Hininger, former Bonner Springs’ mayor, was elected to the Board of Governors of the Agricultural Hall of Fame.
Vergil Salts, manager of the local KP&L office was shown in a photo receiving a banner for 100 percent employee participation in the United Way Campaign.
The dedication for the new Bonner Springs High School building was planned. Darrell Donahue, president of the board, was scheduled to preside.
Larry Scheller scored a third period touchdown for Basehor in a 19-6 loss to Easton.
100 Years Ago: Nov. 4, 1915
G. A. Perkins was appointed as Bonner Springs’ city treasurer, replacing Fred Renschler, who moved out of town.
The city council accepted the bid of $6,312 from the A. Jaickles Company of Kansas City, Mo., to pave Second Street with concrete.
The Bonner Springs High School agriculture boys visited the Ora Johnson farm and received a lesson in hog judging from Mr. Pate.
The Basehor High School junior class held a Halloween program and social at the community hall.