Remember When for Feb. 6, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
10 Years Ago: Feb. 5, 2004
The Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Chamber of Commerce presented its outstanding citizenship awards to Larry Berg, Bonner Springs, and Connie Hadley, Edwardsville. Tony Ryder was Chamber president.
Bonner Springs High School courtwarming candidates were: Sidney Birdsong, John Woodall, Kyle Black, Joe Wiggins, Ryan Silvers, king; Jennifer Sullivan, Alisha Mathiesen, Nyse Pinks, Tara Eveland, Alexis Kimbrough, queen.
The Bonner Springs City Council voted to extend its neighborhood revitalization program.
Ellen Filippi, long-time Basehor teacher, announced plans to retire at the end of the school year.
25 Years Ago: Feb. 9, 1989
Vaughn-Trent Community Services, Inc. officially approved its bylaws and elected Allen Spaur as its temporary chairman.
Robert Nelson long-time principal in the USD 204 (Bonner Springs-Edwardsville) School district announced plans to retire.
Brian Dolinar and Angie Rogers were legislative pages for State Rep. Jack Steininger.
Planning was continuing for the centennial celebration in Basehor. Groups interested in participating were urged to contact Bev Dumler.
50 Years Ago: Feb. 3-6, 1964
Efforts by residents of the Loring area to form a water district failed to have sufficient signatures according to Joseph McDowell, attorney for the group.
Rosemary Pavicich was named “Homemaker of the Year.” The Bonner Springs senior received the highest score on a competitive test sponsored by the Betty Crocker Co.
Herschel McWilliams, Grand Worthy President of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, visited the Bonner Springs lodge and presented its charter.
The Basehor HDU held its monthly meeting at the home of Mrs. Keith Dannefur.
100 Years Ago: Feb. 5, 1914
Bonner Springs Boy Scouts led by Scoutmaster Jackson and Assistant Scoutmaster Parker hiked to Loring and attended Sunday church services.
The National Highway Association in Topeka announced the Golden Belt Road project was not being abandoned as had been rumored.
Work was completed on four new water wells drilled for the City of Bonner Springs. The wells and pumps were successfully tested.
Edwardsville High School girls’ and boys’ basketball teams defeated Rosedale teams. No scores were included in the story.