Archive for Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Remember when for March 12, 2015

March 10, 2015

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

10 Years Ago: March 19, 2005

The Bonner Springs Braves won the Kaw Valley League basketball championship with a 12-1 record. Andy Price was the head coach.

Allison Cushman, Bonner Springs, and Heather Roberts, Basehor, received the Girl Scout Gold Award.

Side Pockets, a sports bar, opened in Bonner Springs. The business featured 35 pool tables.

Jan Hancock was named to be the next principal at Glenwood Elementary School.

25 Years Ago: March 15, 1990

Vaughn-Trent Community Services, Inc. honored outgoing officers. They were Al Ramirez, president, and Ken Tewell, outgoing vice president. Pastor Peter Eggebrecht was the new president.

Don Wheeler was the new chairman of the Bonner Springs Band Commission. Harry Tennant was the new vice-president.

A steer escaped from the Andrews Veterinarian Clinic and tied up traffic on Oak Street. It was finally captured by Bonner Springs Police and animal control.

Michelle Laub won first place in the annual science fair at Basehor-Linwood High School. Travis Greenwalk was second.

50 Years Ago: March 15-22, 1965

Tony Dusil was a candidate for mayor of Bonner Springs. Del Hininger, incumbent mayor, was not seeking re-election.

Cindy Ward, Bonner Springs High School junior, was named as a delegate to Sunflower Girls State.

Jay Canaday opened a watch and clock repair business on Oak Street.

The Basehor Merry Matrons Club met at the home of Freda Eberth. Mrs. Ambose Jennings was in charge of the program.

100 Years Ago: March 11, 1915

Frank Warner was being urged to run for mayor of Bonner Springs.

James Lewis rented “one of the good farms” in the area from Ora Johnson.

D. D. Dedrick and D. B. Cummings opened a cleaning and dyeing business in the Hyoort Building.

The Basehor Ladies Aid Society met at the home of Mrs. J. M. Kemler with 20 members present.

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