Remember When for Oct. 15, 2015

October 13, 2015

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

10 Years Ago: Oct. 19, 2005

“Performing Miracles,” a variety show was held at the Bonner Springs District PE Center to benefit American Red Cross Hurricane Relief. More than a dozen local groups performed during the event.

Enrollment in Basehor-Linwood schools increased to 1,781, according to Don Swartz, director of business operations.

The Clark Middle School 8th grade volleyball team placed third at the Leavenworth tournament. Andrea Janes was the coach.

Katie Williams was the new president of the Tiblow 4-H Club.

25 Years Ago: Oct. 16, 1990

Students of the Month at Basehor-Linwood Middle School were Melissa Reeves, seventh grade, and April Riniker, eighth grade.

The City of Bonner Springs was holding an informational meeting to allow citizens to ask questions and learn more about local government. Bob Evans was city manager.

Tom Cooley was the new president of the Edwardsville Kiwanis Club

The Bonner Springs BPW named Helen Beashore as the “Community Woman of the Year.”

50 Years Ago: Oct. 14, 1965

The Basehor Boosters held a “Fun Night and Treasure Sale” in the high school gym. During the program, Mrs. Donna Nicholson showed slides of Denmark and Norway.

An Urban Renewal grant was given to the Bonner Springs Planning Commission. Dal Grinstead was chairman of the commission.

The Bonner Springs Lions Club planned its annual pancake breakfast fund raiser. Charles G. Weber was Lions Club president.

Marvin Meyer was the new president of the Lake Forest Association.

100 Years Ago: Oct. 14, 1915

Two boys from Bonner Springs High School were informed that because of bad grades they couldn’t play in the football game against Basehor. They left school and got drunk and overturned their carriage in a ditch.

Beaver scored four touchdowns as Bonner Springs defeated Basehor 57-0.

The head of the railroad commissary car misappropriated $117 and when the loss was discovered he committed suicide.

Kansas Gov. Arthur Capper spoke at the Methodist Church.

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