Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
Nov. 12, 1999
Brock and Sheryl Baker returned home last week after a week’s visit in Ireland.
An open house in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Fordyce and Marjorie Gray will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 28 at the Peabody Senior Citizens Building.
Jean Smith was host to the Luncheon Bridge Club Nov. 9 at Turkey Red.
25 years ago
Nov. 15, 1984
Members of the Athena Club met Nov. 8 at the home of Shirley Windsor. Members participated in their annual auction to raise their pledged donation to the Christmas decoration fund.
Miss Georgia Lamberson was awarded her 50-year pin from the Order of the Eastern Star at the meeting Nov. 13 in Newton.
The Rev. Jim Dietz and wife, Becky, were program guests at the Senior Center Monday afternoon offering a Thanksgiving meditation and vocal selections as their program.
50 years ago
Nov. 24, 1959
Eddie Johnson, 44, died Nov. 14 at his home of a sudden heart attack.
The Peabody Warriors and the Herington Railroaders played to a 7-7 tie at Herington on one of the customary frigid nights the weatherman annually sets aside for Peabody.
Susan Craig celebrated her 11th birthday Nov. 10 with a “Round the World” party.
100 years ago
nov. 18, 1909
Mrs. B. Uphoff and two children went to Elmdale Sunday for a short visit with her daughter, Mrs. Chas Davis.
The new McCabe Grocery especially solicits country trade and will buy all kinds of produce. Bring in your butter and eggs; buy and sell on cash basis.
Dr. O.J. Furst went to Topeka Monday to attend the 13th annual convention of surgeons of which the doctor has missed only one time in the 13 years.
125 years ago
Nov. 13, 1884
T.M. Potter received yesterday, from the Territory, three cars of cattle.
Jas Cole is building a residence on his farm in Summit Township.
Charlie Hall is very sick with typhoid fever.