Archive for Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Remember When for Nov. 21, 2012

November 20, 2012

Events from this week reported in The Chieftain from 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.

10 Years Ago: Nov. 21, 2002

Three Bonner Springs Police officers were honored for meritorious service. They were: Sgt. Mark Zaretski and Officers Kris Creten and Tim Pierce.

Vaughn-Trent Community Service opened its annual food drive. Carol Geary was executive director of the agency.

Edna Ecklund and Cleo Erickson were co-hostesses for the meeting of the Basehor Dreams Come True Club.

More than 58 students from the Basehor-Linwood school district took part in the Missoula Children’s Theatre production of “Alice in Wonderland.” Brandon Beary played the role of “The Mad Hatter.”

25 Years Ago: Nov. 19, 1987

Ray Reynolds won $5,000 during the opening week of the Kansas Lottery.

Don Beets resigned as a member of the Bonner Springs City Council. The council was accepting applications for the position and Mayor Reece Kuhn would ultimately appoint a replacement.

Gene Swisher was appointed as the new postmaster at Bonner Springs.

The Basehor Friends of the Library met and was seeking volunteers to decorate the library for the holidays.

50 Years Ago: Nov. 20-23, 1962

The Bonner Springs City Hall was scheduled to be complete by Jan. 1, 1963. Mayor D. W. Hininger and the city council selected the bricks for the exterior of the building.

A movie projector, valued at $600, and 45 pounds of hamburger, valued at $22.50, were taken in a burglary at Northwest School.

Mrs. Ed Wind was the Lake of the Forest correspondent for The Chieftain.

The Ladies Reading Circle toured the Proctor and Gamble plant in Kansas City, Kan.

100 Years Ago: Nov. 21, 1912

Dr. C. W. Keeling opened a dental office in the Candler Building.

Basehor defeated Bonner Springs by a score of 13-7. Otto Scheidt scored for Bonner Springs.

Herbert Petty, Loring, shipped a car-load of potatoes to Simonton, Texas. He was planning to move to Texas and grow potatoes.

The revival meeting at the Christian Church was a success with many new members added.


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