Remember When for April 16, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
10 Years Ago: April 14, 2005
The Edwardsville City Council voted to provide free trash pick-up service to all residents.
The City of Basehor was studying two proposed developments. Angela Soberg was the city planner for Basehor.
The National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame presented the Strand Family Award for Volunteer Service to Alan Gard.
Tammy Holthus was named as the new girls’ basketball coach at Basehor-Linwood High School.
25 Years Ago: April 19, 1990
Bonner Springs won the “Tree City USA” award for the fourth consecutive year. Helen Frey was chairperson of the Bonner Beautiful Commission.
Len Mohlman was appointed as athletic director at Bonner Springs High School.
Tillie Burns was appointed as deputy finance director for the City of Bonner Springs.
The Basehor Lions Club conducted a community-wide Easter Egg Hunt.
50 Years Ago: April 19-22, 1965
Those representing Bonner Springs at Sunflower Boys and Girls State were: Bruce Coleman, Dan Grinstead, Howard McHarg, Ronald Hamilton and Cindy Ward.
Warren Hanks was the new president of the Bonner Springs Jaycees.
Efforts were continuing to incorporate Basehor as a city of the third class.
The Conservatory of Music opened a location in Bonner Springs. The firm had 20 locations in area communities.
100 Years Ago: April 15, 1915
Mayor Stark didn’t re-appoint A. G. Parker as city clerk. Instead he named D. Clark Kelly to the post.
R. W. Ferguson was elected clerk of the Bonner Springs School Board. He said cost of operating the school for the next year was estimated at $11,200.
Edwardsville High School planned a Novelty Fair. Persons were asked to bring historic or unique articles for display. They were seeking items from foreign countries such as Australia or South America.
The Basehor Methodist Ladies held a reception for their new minister, Rev. Heaton.