Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
On Aug. 5, Gayle and Kathleen Krause will celebrate 50 years of marriage.
The Indian Guide residents celebrated birthdays with a watermelon feed Saturday night. Those having birthdays were Dortha Plume, Ruby Bailey, and Nancy Allison.
Jill Christensen of Hays brings her vocal music ministry to the Peabody United Methodist Church Aug. 6.
25 years ago
The historic old Santa Fe depot has been gone for a decade but its memories are revived in the latest in the series of Peabody belt buckles being sold by the Peabody Chamber of Commerce.
The buckle with the depot engraving is the second in the series of five the chamber of commerce plans to have struck.
Nancy Meirowsky of Peabody recently attended an early childhood workshop at Emporia State University.
Delmer R. Sheridan, 90, retired farmer, died Sunday. Service was at 10 a.m. at Baker Funeral Home in Peabody.
50 years ago
Slocombe, Ward, DeForest, and Pankratz win nominations Tuesday in the primary.
The sixth Cresswell School reunion is planned for Aug. 10 on the school grounds five miles south of Hillsboro.
Mrs. Victor Gregersen has announced she will hold a cleanup farm sale at the Gregersen farm southeast of Peabody Aug. 19. She is selling out, of course, due to the recent death of Mr. Gregersen.
100 years ago
R.C. Hammond, who has been renovating the T.M. Potter home at Hillcrest, returned with his family to Wichita.
Mrs. C.E. Porter and two children went to Florence to visit friends.
Gladys Roach of Fairshaw, Okla., a cousin of Ross Roach, is working at Fairchild’s restaurant.
125 years ago
The first peaches to reach the Gazette office this season were received last Saturday from J.S. Wallace. Big ones, too. Thanks.
Mess pork at Brindley’s meat market — Red Front.
The Union House for sale or exchange for city property. Dr. J.R. Huss.