Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
The Doyle Valley Farmers Market is planning its third community dinner Aug. 12 in Santa Fe Park.
Ashley DeForest of Florence has been selected to participate in the engineering honors program at Kansas State University.
Frank Woodruff took advantage of last week’s cooler temperatures and overcast skies to paint the top half of the front of the old Kansas Power and Light building.
25 years ago
Ellen and Esther White, now at home near Peabody, after their return from northern India, entertained senior citizens last Tuesday with a program illustrating their mission work in India and their observation of that foreign scene.
Marriage licenses issued during the week of July 26 included Thomas Alan Unruh of Goessel to Jill Louise White of Peabody.
Sunday morning visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Hanes and Penny were Mr. and Mrs. Dick Davis of near Des Moines, Iowa.
50 years ago
Ted Schupp will be in Wahpeton, N.D., the latter part of this week with the Cottonwood Valley Babe Ruth baseball team, playing in the division championships.
Mr. and Mrs. N.R. Stockebrand took their daughter, Pat, and Judy Seibel to Yates Center last Friday to visit Pat’s grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. L.F. Stockebrand.
A 1959 Plymouth driven by Earl Fickertt received a wetting and scrapes on the left side shortly after noon Monday in flood water south of town.
100 years ago
News of the death of John H. Vantuyl came as a shock to this community. It was caused by an accident. While at work, some 16 feet above ground he fell that distance.
C.E. Irwin and Percy Nichols are making a good roads demonstration on the road leading south from town, keeping things in good order by use of a drag. Everybody ought to do it.
Mary Grayson, who has been nursing in a Kansas City hospital, has recovered sufficiently from a recent illness to come home for rest and recuperation.
125 years ago
Exports from this station last week, in carload lots, were again light, being only one car of hogs and six cars of cattle. However, four cars of wheat were sent east on Monday of this week.
Joe Lilley has gone to take charge of the hay press at Chanute for G.W. Ayers.
People desiring to make cheese can procure calf rennets at A. Dietrich’s market. He has received a lot from Kansas City.