days of yore
from our archives
Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
Burns residents received a blow to their community this past week. Last Wednesday afternoon, the Cottonwood Valley Bank’s bricks started to fall down. It was said the front wall collapsed first, falling into the street, then the rear wall fell tearing out telephone lines.
Members of the Doyle Valley Farmers Market group enjoyed a perfect fall evening with a wiener roast at the farm pond of Martin and Sonja Koslowsky.
25 years ago
Ivan Suffield of Paradise, Calif., and Goldie Homan visited Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Fisher Monday and Tuesday.
Tonya Jury was crowned Peabody High School homecoming queen in ceremonies held prior to the Peabody-Marion game recently. The queen was escorted by Stuart Woodruff.
50 years ago
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Fisher and sons, Bobby and Charles, of Medicine Lodge spent the weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Blaine Fisher.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Robinson and Judy were Sunday guests of their son, Mr. and Mrs. Randolph Robinson and family and other relatives.
WSCS smorgasbord at the Methodist church Oct. 26. Serving starts at 5:30 p.m. adults, $1, children, 50 cents.
100 years ago
Mrs. Theodore Heath is ill.
Ira Zinnerman and family came by auto from Newton for the Anti-Horse Thief Association picnic.
Mrs. Richard Frobenius recently entertained the neighborhood threshers circle and their families at an elaborate dinner.
125 years ago
Scott brothers have purchased the Chet Smith property, opposite the Peabody State Bank for $4,000.
Dr. Loose and family started on Monday evening for their eastern trip to his old home in Pennsylvania.
J.L. Heath, lately of Urbana, Ohio, is the pork king of Marion County. On Friday last he shipped five cars of hogs of his own feeding to Kansas City. They were model porkers. J.D. Caton shipped one car at the same time.