Archive for Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Remember When for Nov. 12, 2015

November 10, 2015

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

10 Years Ago: Nov. 17, 2005

The Bonner-Springs-Edwardsville Education Foundation planned its holiday homes tour.

Six members of the Basehor-Linwood High School Dazzlers Dance team, Hannah Brown, Shannon Brock, Nicci Equels, Nicole Stout, Erin Fisher and Maggie Herbster were going to New York City to participate with an all-star dance team in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Two Bonner Springs High School football players, Tyler Jock and Emmanuel McCombs, were named to the all Kaw Valley League football team.

The City of Edwardsville reported higher than expected revenue, according to City Manager Doug Spangler.

25 Years Ago: Nov. 15, 1990

Vaughn-Trent Community Services was gearing up for its annual Christmas basket food drive. Pastor Peter Eggebrecht was chairperson of the board.

A community choir was being formed to present Handel’s “Messiah” in Bonner Springs. Mic McGuire was director and Judy Shelton was treasurer.

Dr. Franklin E. Waggoner was named director of medical education at Providence-St. Margaret Medical Center.

The Basehor-Linwood Community Education Foundation was planning a holiday homes tour as a fund-raiser.

50 Years Ago: Nov. 11, 1965

Allen Fletcher, president, presided over an NAACP workshop.

Bonner Springs Jaycees were sponsoring a visit by Santa Claus. George Dingey was chairman of the event. Bob White was in charge of the downtown lighting.

Tommy Brooker, tight end and kicking specialist for the Kansas City Chiefs, was the speaker for the annual football banquet.

The Marcia Cudworth Circle of the Basehor Baptist W.M.S. met at the home of Mrs. Martha Tuttle.

100 Years Ago: Nov. 11, 1915

The men and women of the First Christian Church were having a contest to see which group could bring the most guests to Sunday school.

Jerry Holyfield purchased a new Ford automobile.

The Basehor Civic Club held a business meeting at the Community Center.

W. S. Knapp opened a meat market in the Hyoort Building.

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