Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
nov. 22, 1999
Long time Emporia State Men’s basketball coach Ron Slaymaker is one of 18 inductees into the 2000 class of the NAIA Hall of Fame.
Some of the stops on the Vintage Christmas Home Tour will be perhaps the most recognizable house in Peabody, which belongs to Steve and Janet Hamous who came from Wichita a number of years ago to purchase the home of their dreams.
LaVerne Kermit Decker, 86, of Peabody, died Nov. 15 at his home.
25 years ago
nov. 22, 1984
David W. Craig of Topeka, a native of Peabody and son of Dorothy Craig, was installed as the 1985 president of the American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers during the group’s convention in Honolulu early this month.
A spectacular fire Tuesday morning completely destroyed the historic old Peabody Hotel and Apartments in downtown Peabody.
The Peabody-Burns Board of Education will hear an architect’s report on ideas to upgrade the Peabody-Burns High School auditorium at their meeting this week on Wednesday night.
Brad Goering, Eric Wolf, Kent Glaser, and Tom Grossnickle attended many of the sessions at the 57th annual convention of the National FFA at Kansas City, Mo.
50 years ago
dec. 3, 1959
Lubert deFreeze, a member of the White House Secret Service detail, has been named one of the agents who will accompany President Dwight Eisenhower on his trip to 11 countries in Europe, Asia, and Africa.
Richard McClure, stalwart Peabody guard, was chosen to the Wichita Eagle All-State team this year it was announced in the Sunday Eagle. McClure, at 160 pounds, was the smallest lineman chosen to the All-State team.
Seibel’s Sausage House opened in Peabody last week in the old Sinclair Service Station building on Highway 50.
100 years ago
nov. 25, 1909
For sale — Poland China boars of the large smooth type. I.B.G.
The dancing club had another fine time Monday night at the Masonic hall.
Eliza Amborn was the recipient of 128 postals on the 16th, it being her 76th birthday.
125 years ago
nov. 20, 1884
A.K. Stewart returned yesterday from Chicago where he has been purchasing the stained glass for the new M.E. Church building.
$2 cash buys a barrel of salt. F.C. Bush.
We believe it is generally conceded that Cleveland was elected.