Remember When for Dec. 10, 2015

December 8, 2015

Events reported this week in the Bonner Springs Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.

10 Years Ago: Dec. 15, 2005

Basehor Mayor Chris Garcia said the city was interviewing candidates for the position of city administrator.

Carol Martin announced that Martin’s Barber Shop would close at the end of the year.

The Edwardsville City Council heard a presentation on a proposed tourist attraction – the Kansas Tornado Tower.

Danni Boatwright, Tonganoxie, was the winner on the CBS television show, “Survivor.”

25 Years Ago: Dec. 13, 1990

Basehor-Linwood High School courtwarming royalty candidates were: Chandra Bell, Michelle Mitchell, Becky Palmgren, queen. King candidates were: Eric Long, Chuck McMillen and Scott Oliver.

Lew Kasselman was elected president of the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Chamber of Commerce. Bart Nill was the first vice-president and Dan Trent was second vice-president.

Melva Jarrett received accreditation as an independent image consultant for BeautiControl Cosmetics.

Robert Miller scored 25 points and had 12 rebounds for the Bonner Springs Braves in a 77-61 loss to Blue Valley.

50 Years Ago: Dec. 9, 1965

John Peters was elected Worshipful Master of the Bonner Springs Masonic Lodge. John Harrington was senior warden and Richard Brauer was the new junior warden.

The Bonner Springs City Council approved the appointment of Mrs. Dal Grinstead to the library board.

The Rev. Don Dunn, Edwardsville Christian Church, was elected president of the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Ministerial Alliance.

The Basehor Skyliners 4-H Club was conducting a project to gather clothing and toys to donate to the Salvation Army.

100 Years Ago: Dec. 8, 1915

Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Smith celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary and received a letter of congratulations from former President Theodore Roosevelt.

Due to inclement weather the paving of Second Street was postponed until spring.

The Chieftain was distributing free pocket sized telephone directories.

The Basehor High School football team defeated Tonganoxie 19-0.

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