Archive for Monday, April 20, 2015

Remember When for April 23, 2015

April 20, 2015

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

10 Years Ago: April 21, 2005

Tammy Eldridge announced her resignation as principal of Bonner Springs Elementary School.

The Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Board of Education announced plans to seek voter approval of an $18 million bond issue.

The Basehor-Linwood High School baseball team won its third consecutive game in the Frank White Baseball classic at Kauffman Stadium defeating Tonganoxie, 6-1. Dave Svoboda was the BLHS baseball coach.

Bud’s Corner opened for business at corner of 158th Street and Highway K-32.

25 Years Ago: April 26, 1990

Jim Rumsey was appointed to fill the vacancy on the Basehor Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

Dr. Paul Burres was named as an emeritus director for Vaughn-Trent Community Services, Inc., for his many years of service to the program.

Jason Bowman, Matt Biles and Billy Duncan were named as Bonner Springs High School delegates to Sunflower Boys’ State.

Melva Jarrett received the BPW professional development award.

Ron Romig, president, was shown in a photo cutting the ribbon during the grand opening of Citizens Savings and Loan in Basehor.

50 Years Ago: April 26-29, 1965

The First Methodist Church of Bonner Springs announced plans to construct a new church building expected to cost $350,000.

Kansas Gov. William Avery issued a proclamation setting “Agricultural Hall of Fame” week in Kansas with a goal of raising $250,000.

U.S. Rep. Chester Mize planned to hold a coffee and meet with constituents at the Krispy Café.

Basehor Grade School held its spring concert.

100 Years Ago: April 22, 1915

A program was being held to form a PTA unit in Bonner Springs. After a display of students’ work, there would be a winding of the May Pole.

Dr. L. E. Lee, Will Holmquist and Fred Scheider purchased new Ford cars. George Mize purchased a new Maxwell.

The interior of Gordon’s Barber Shop was being re-painted.

The Bonner Springs junior-freshmen defeated the senior-sophomore team 17-8.


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