days of yore
from our archives
Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
The first white Christmas in Peabody in years — this is the coldest and snowiest December Kansas has experienced for years.
Steve Glover brought samples of new band uniforms and cost figures to the board of education meeting.
25 years ago
Mr. and Mrs. James Dietz of Peabody announce the birth of a daughter, Jo Beth Chicora, born Dec. 10 at Axtell Christian hospital.
Fred Kieler, 88, died Dec. 10 at Mennonite Friendship Manor in Hutchinson after a long illness. Kieler was a cousin of Jennie and Margaret Kieler of Peabody.
The Burns City Council thanks Don Parrish for his work in the crime stoppers program and Cindy Drake for the work with the Peabody-Burns recreation program.
50 years ago
J.F. Coss of rural Peabody spent Christmas weekend with his daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Willard Jewell.
Friday night supper guests of Mrs. H.L. McClelland were Mr. and Mrs. Ernie Anderson of Matfield Green and Mr. and Mrs. Ron Kieferle.
Ricky and Paddy Wood of Wichita are spending the weekend with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Gibbs.
100 years ago
New songs, dances, and specialties and an abundance of special scenery assures an evening of enjoyment for those who attend “Ole Peterson” next Wednesday evening.
“Mr. Bob,” Peabody High School play. Tickets at Pharmacy this Saturday.
Stanley Clithero arrived Sunday from Waterloo, Iowa, for a holiday visit at the home of his uncle, C.W. Clithero.
125 years ago
A literary society has been organized at Grand View school house, 3 miles west of Peabody, with Frank Forney as president and Bertha Miller, secretary.
Quite a number of the ladies of Peabody will receive visitors on New Year’s Day. We will give, in due season, a list of these for the convenience of the gentlemen.
The Little Wide-awake is the place to get oysters and crackers. We get our oysters fresh from the beds and the crackers fresh from the oven. Try them.