December 21, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
10 Years Ago: Dec. 29, 2005
Sunflower Broadband donated $1,520 to the Basehor-Linwood Schools. Joe Ryan, director of sales and support, was shown in a photo presenting the check to Jill Hackett, superintendent, and Debbie Breuer, Chamber of Commerce, president.
The Edwardsville City Council voted to extend the contract of Doug Spangler, city administrator.
The annual Vaughn-Trent Christmas Basket project was a success. Jeannine Gallagher was chairperson of the project.
Gasoline prices in the area topped the $3 per gallon largely due to Hurricane Katrina.
25 Years Ago: Dec. 27, 1990
The Basehor Hustlers 4-H Club held a reception to honor retiring club leaders Eugene and Darlene Theno.
The Bonner Springs High School wrestling team held a 25th anniversary celebration. Tim McGinnis was the head coach.
Plans were announced for a new Dolly Madison Bread Store in the Bonner Springs Shops Mall.
The Bonner Springs Jaycees presented a VCR to Vaughn Dale. Tim Holt and Tillie Burns, president, were shown in a photo presenting the VCR to Linda Marble, housing director.
50 Years Ago: Dec. 23, 1965
The residence of Paul Feleay, Lake Forest, won first place in the Jaycees Christmas decorating contest.
The Bonner Springs Board of Education voted to hire off-duty police officers to work during night school activities.
Bonner Springs High School wrestlers Lawrence Cole and Guy Tiner each won wrestling matches in a dual against the Leavenworth JV team.
The Bonner Springs Christmas Exchange program provided baskets to 22 needy families.
100 Years Ago: Dec. 23, 1915
The Bonner Springs High School Alumni defeated the Bonner Springs High School basketball team 47-20. The high school team was without two players Chaplin and Beaver.
Those giving recitations at the First Christian Church Christmas program were: Alice Fosket, Paul Stotts, Ralph Cronemeyer, Dorothy Frederick, Harold Cooper, Roy Lowe and Edna Wagner.
Thieves broke into the Wilder Post Office and took stamps valued at $1, 75 cents worth of salted peanuts, a can of tobacco and a revolver.
Mrs. S. M. Scheffer hosted the Kensington Club meeting at her home.
Originally published at: http://www.bonnersprings.com/news/2015/dec/21/remember-when-dec-24-2015/