Remember When for Oct. 29, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
10 Years Ago: Nov. 3, 2005
Basehor-Linwood School District patrons rejected a $22.9 million bond issue on a vote of 1,194 “no” to 1,104 “yes.”
Excellent progress was being made on the construction of the new Bonner Springs Aquatic Center. It was scheduled to open Memorial Day weekend in 2006.
Winners in the kids’ Halloween costume contest were: Kaden Neal, Alexander Amayo, Morgan McCauthy, Jacob Trout, Jonathan Trout, Hunter Amego and Madison Stumbaugh.
Basehor-Linwood High School was presenting the musical, “Grease.” Jeff Haney was the director.
25 Years Ago: Nov. 1, 1990
Adam Shryock was the leading rusher for the Basehor-Linwood football team with 609 yards on 121 carries. Mike Jones was the leading pass receiver with 17 catches for 196 yards.
State Rep. Al Ramirez was a candidate for re-election to the Kansas Legislature. He was opposed by George Ford.
Pioneer Jr. High freshman cheerleaders were: Dawn Heitala, Melody Rusk, Lisa Tate, Teresa McCracken, Shelby Knox and Stacie Hylton.
The Basehor Kiwanis Club planned its annual pancake breakfast. Tickets were priced at $3 for adults.
50 Years Ago: Oct. 28, 1965
Gloria Burns was Bonner Springs High School homecoming queen. The junior class entry won first in the float competition.
The Rev. Loy Goatley was the new pastor of the Bonner Springs Baptist Church.
Bonner Springs High School added a new sport – wrestling. Dick Burns was the head coach.
The Alice Moore Group of the Basehor Baptist Church Women’s Missionary Society held a luncheon in the church basement.
100 Years Ago: Oct. 28, 1915
Herman Theden, Frank Warner, R. W. Ferguson, Dr. D. C. Hays and S. M. Scheffer were leading efforts to build a community center in Bonner Springs.
The Christian Church started a major revival effort. Members were leading services at all area schools.
The Edwardsville High School boys’ basketball team scheduled its opening game against Alpha Floral of Kansas City.
W. R. Hall purchased a new Ford automobile from Al Shaw.