History of Chase County, Kansas
Jun 5 1969 - USD-284 will purchase four new buses.
Aged resident B. B. Rufener, 91, a farmer of the Cottonwood area passes away.
Courthouse on new official map.
Lifetime senior citizen, Charles Lancaster succumbs.
Jun 19 - Joe Bell will be going to Japan, as a member of the International Lions Band. Joe has been playing the trumpet for eight years.
The Harry Lutt rites are held at Cedar Point.
Jun 26 - Well known local resident Earl Miser, 82, passes away.
Alice VanSickle retired as postmaster of the Cedar Point postoffice after 43 years of public service.
Jane Mott & Douglas Peck are wed.
Jul 3 - Violent thunderstorms result in rampaging flash flooding on creeks and river spilling over lowlands.
Deaths: John B. Gamer & Mrs James Riggs.
Mr. & Mrs Wm. J. Pherigo, rural Cottonwood Falls will be honored on their 40th. wedding anniversary.
Jul 17 - Deaths: L. A. Pendergraft, Allen Bond, Leslie W. Gillaspie and Shirley Barrett.
Jul 24 - USD-284 total mill levy down.
John B. Glanville, 90, has passed away.
Gwen Whitlock & Roger McCallum are wed at the Elmdale Methodist Church.
Jul 31 - Saffordville resident LeRoy Duke passed away.
Aug 7 - Deaths: P. C. (Bronc) Daniel & Thomas E. Ballew.
A public farm auction will be held to sell the items of the Arch Miller Estate.
Aug 21 - Mrs S. J. Cahoone, 77, a former teacher of Chase County and longtime resident since 1900 has passed away and Mrs. Charles Remy also has died.
Aug 28 - Some of the teachers for the 1969-70 term at the Cottonwood Falls Grade School are: Mary Jo Cauthorn, Helen Chapman, Danny Godfrey, Mary Ellen Phipps, Jerry Pittman, Eleanor Simmons, and Irene P. Soyez.
Debra Joanne Dieker & John Paul Haglund are wed in the St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Strong City.
Mr. & Mrs Roy Beedle will hail their golden wedding anniversary.
Sep 4 - Mr. & Mrs Harvey Dahlberg closed the deal for the purchase of the lumber yard in Cottonwood Falls. Mr. Dahlberg has been the manager for the last 31 years. Mr. & Mrs John Beck have a one-half interest.
Sep 11 - Noah Peach will operate the Peach Oil Co. on the east corner of Main & Broadway.
Ellsworth Sayre rites held at Wonsevu.
Mr. & Mrs Roy Jackson observe their golden wedding anniversary.
Sep 18 - The Chase County Courthouse Historical Marker dedication is to be soon.
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