Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
Nov. 10, 1999
The most successful tour of downtown Peabody in history took place last weekend. There were 221 paid admissions that set a new record, 70 were from out of town.
On Nancy Aurell’s birthday, Oct. 28, her sister, Freda Jones, came from Edmond, Okla., to take her to lunch and shopping in Newton.
A sister, Kathryn Sparventa of Philadelphia, spent three weeks in October visiting Betty Strotkamp, Ruth Topham, and Joan Palmer of Peabody and Elisa Engel of Kingman.
25 years ago
Nov. 8, 1984
The Peabody High School cross-country runners finished eighth in the state class BB cross-country meet Saturday at Wamego.
The benefit auction to raise funds for the new Christmas decorations in Peabody was a resounding success Sunday afternoon. The new total stands at around $7,000 and is only $1,000 short of the $8,000 goal.
Mr. and Mrs. Doug Fisher of Cheney were Sunday afternoon callers of her mother, Mrs. Goldie Homan.
50 years ago
Nov. 15, 1959
Word was passed around to various schools in the Cottonwood Valley League Wednesday that Centre High School will definitely be a member of the CVL next year.
Joe Eberle is still at St. Luke Hospital.
Kenneth Gutherie, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Gutherie of Peabody, has been named to the honor roll at Baker University by a release from Dean B.A. Gessner at the end of the first six weeks grading period.
100 years ago
nov. 11, 1909
F.R. Stinchcombe of Aulne spent Thursday with Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Armstrong.
J.F. Cunningham has received a new safe, which is big enough for a jail. It was quite a trick to install it.
The Thursday embroidery club meets with Mrs. C.M. Sawtelle this afternoon.
125 years ago
nov. 6, 1884
Dr. Disney will use nitrous oxide gas during tooth extractions when desired.
Mr. Watson has moved his harness shop to the stand where the Post Office was. The latter is moved to a more commodious quarters in the new Ellett building.
The handsome cottage of Benj. Roberts is nearly ready for occupancy.