Archive for Monday, February 16, 2015

Remember When for Feb. 21, 2015

February 16, 2015

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

10 Years Ago: Feb. 17, 2005

Basehor-Linwood High School wrestlers Dustin Sullivan and Zach Davis won Kaw Valley League championships.

The Bonner Springs-Edwardsville held a public forum for USD 204, Bonner Springs, Edwardsville and Unified Government election candidates.

Jerry Jarrett was recognized for his service on the Bonner Springs Planning Commission. He had been recently appointed to the city council.

The Bonner Springs Rotary Club held a Valentine’s Day celebration. They went to Crown Center for dinner and attended the play at the American Heartland Theatre.

25 Years Ago: Feb. 22, 1990

Four Basehor-Linwood High School students took part in the Huron League Speech Festival. They were: Chuck McMillen, Kelly Oberndorfer, Amy Saunders and Martin Klamm.

Winner of the spelling contest at Pioneer Jr. High were: Michelle Huntsman, ninth grade; Caroline Jenkins, eighth grade; and Colin Nelson, seventh grade.

Jim Kreider was chairman of the Wyandotte County Conservation District.

Sylvia Tate won the Bonner Springs Senior Center VIP award for February.

50 Years Ago: Feb. 24-25, 1965

Marlin Kerby filed as a candidate for re-election for police judge.

Kay Haines Beach was director of the Edwardsville Methodist Church choir.

Bill Petitt scored 16 points for Basehor in a 61-52 loss to Easton.

Max Thompson, Bonner Springs High School history teacher, was elected president of the Wyandotte County Teachers’ Association.

100 Years Ago: Feb. 18, 1915

Imri Zumwalt, Chieftain editor, gave a talk on the European war at the high school.

Herman Theden, scoutmaster, and Charles Lee, assistant scoutmaster, took six boys to the Abraham Lincoln’s birthday celebration in Kansas City, Kan.

J. M. Delazene was conducting revival services at the Edwardsville Christian Church.

The Basehor High School boys’ basketball team held a dinner and dance for the student body.


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