Remember When for Sept. 17, 2015
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
10 Years Ago: Sept. 22, 2005
The Basehor-Linwood Education Foundation raised nearly $8,000 for students and teachers at its annual golf tournament.
Janet Knight won first place in the chili making contest, and Bob Lipp’s banana cream pie took first in the pie baking contest at the Edwardsville Autumnfest celebration.
The 22nd annual International Lineman’s Rodeo was held on the grounds of the Agricultural Hall of Fame.
Tryouts were planned for the Swoosh basketball teams. Information was available from Ken May or Fred Stanbrough.
25 Years Ago: September 20, 1990
Candidates for Basehor-Linwood High School homecoming queen were: Janis Mitchell, Dawn Steele and Heather Garrison.
Dorinda Emerson was director of the new Parents As Teachers program for USD 204 Schools.
The city of Edwardsville completed construction on a satellite fire station at 110th and Kansas Avenue.
G. P. Schultz, a Lake of the Forest resident, published a historical novel about Kansas City entitled “Gullytown.”
50 Years Ago: Sept. 16, 1965
The Kansas City, Kan., Chamber of Commerce urged speedy annexation of areas in the county causing concern in Bonner Springs and Edwardsville. In a counter move Bonner Springs was considering annexation of the Lone Star Plant.
Earl and Mary Coleman purchased the Modern Craftsmen, Inc., from Al and Alice Hauetter.
Dan Grinstead was named as the starting quarterback for the Bonner Springs High School football team.
Basehor Camp Fire Girls enjoyed breakfast at the Wyandotte County Park and toured the Agriculture Hall of Fame. Jean Palmer was the leader.
100 Years Ago: Sept. 16, 1915
E. C. Walker sold his hardware business to Brunson and Moscles. Walker said he planned to continue living in Bonner Springs and purchased a new Ford automobile.
The Edwardsville City Council agreed to hold two meetings each month.
An unruly group of young men and women returned to Bonner Springs on Sunday morning. They sped through the streets honking their auto horns, shouting, yelling and waving whiskey bottles. They were arrested and Judge Mize fined the men $50 each and the women $25 each.
Ralph Frame broke his collar bone during football practice.