days of yore
from our archives
Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
The Peabody-Burns Warriors took an upset victory on the Trinity 11 Friday night, getting some early scores, then hanging on to win, 20-18.
In celebration of her 90th birthday on Oct. 23, Margaret Jewell’s family requests a card shower in her honor.
Margaret Jewell, Betty McAlister, Roy Manka, and Marvin and Thelma Warkentine met Helen Storbeck in Augusta Saturday for lunch.
25 years ago
Curt Glaser of Peabody, son of Mr. and Mrs. Graeme Glaser, is among students in the agriculture department who have been listed in the 1985 Agricultural Seniors Placement Annual at Kansas State University, the office of university relations reports.
Mr. and Mrs. Hartman Baker returned home Oct. 9 after a two-week trip. Traveling in their camper, they went to Cleveland, Tenn., to attend the wedding of Mrs. Baker’s granddaughter, Christine Berger.
The dam at the former Rod and Gun Club Lake, four miles northeast of Peabody, suffered damage from floodwaters last week. The high water washed a large hole in the center of the dam around the trickle pipe.
50 years ago
Jack Walker was advanced to the position of president of the Peabody Kiwanis Club at the election held Monday night.
Mrs. Marvin Nightengale and baby son of Burns were dismissed from St. Luke Hospital Oct. 10.
Kay Schiffner was named homecoming queen at halftime ceremonies Friday night. Her attendants were Janet Jewell and Judy Loewen.
100 years ago
Five hundred AHTA riders and thousands of others well may be on hand on Saturday. Word comes from Burns and Marion that they will send big delegations. Anti Horse Thief Association members are coming mounted and all that is needed is good weather and the AHTA day will be a record breaker.
F.B. McKercher and family moved this week from Waloom Lake to Ann Arbor, Mich.
For sale, 20 head 3-year-old steers. Weight about 1,100. J.T. Beeton.
125 years ago
J.G. Johnson’s new dwelling is raised.
A.A. Wheeler’s handsome cottage is nearly completed.
Mr. Nusbaum’s boarding house is moved into the stone building lately vacated by F.C. Bush.