Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
Cheryl Jost and her “partner in crime” will be demonstrating cooking fresh produce Saturday morning at Santa Fe Park.
John and Ruth Topham will be celebrating 50 years of marriage July 16.
Lynn Balthrop and Burke Egner of Phoenix together with their parents, John and Lois Balthrop of Newton and Ron and Linda Egner of Gilbert, Ariz., announce their engagement.
25 years ago
Nine ladies played for low net (golf) scores. Joan Berns and Jan Ireland scored 31, Deb Ayers and Naomi Davis 32, Lynette Bemis 33, Marilyn Lemley 37, and Marilyn Cox 49.
An informal get together at the home of Pat Knust drew some members of the class of 1954 on the afternoon of July 4.
Dr. Gerald Gregerson and sons, Jess and Steve of Northfield, Minn., spent Tuesday through Saturday of last week with Mr. and Mrs. Ted Knust.
50 years ago
The Boy Scouts met at the Odd Fellows Hall Monday. First class pins were received by Shreves Avery, Neil Herbert, Leroy Mosiman, and John Perkins.
Fire destroyed a large barn on the L.K. Decker farm southwest of Peabody Tuesday night. It completely destroyed the barn along with about 2,500 bales of alfalfa, prairie hay, and straw.
Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Skaer and Bill spent the weekend at Concordia with Mr. and Mrs. Harold Clark and children.
100 years ago
W.E. Combs, O.J. Roberts, George McCarter, and Mr. Wissmeyer were fishing at Cedar Point the first of the week.
C.P. Bush of Guide Rock, Neb., recently presented the Peabody Library an excellent specimen of wood chewing done by a beaver.
Miss Ivy Kline of Larned is visiting the Fordyce Gray family and numerous other friends.
125 years ago
The Peabody Building and Loan Association is a safe institution for accumulating savings. It makes loans every two weeks.
The 2-year-old daughter of Mr. Gephart died Monday night. The funeral took place yesterday, the Rev. D. Hoover officiating.
A daughter of Mr. Otte, living near town, arrived here Wednesday of last week, with her children, from her home in Saline County, Mo., for a visit.