Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
The Peabody Historical Society will be having an old fashioned ice cream social and barbershop quartet music, the Rip Chords, on the evening of Aug. 20.
Drew Roberts spent Thursday through Sunday with his grandmother, Frances Roberts.
Heidi and Chris Hittle are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Ashton Nicole, Aug. 9.
25 years ago
Harriet Heath of Wichita reported recently to the “People Helping People” column in the Wichita Eagle-Beacon. Her letter told of aid given when she had serious car trouble near Newton. An Iranian student from the University of Missouri took the time to find her help in Newton.
Neils J. Madsen, 90, died Aug. 10 at Axtell Hospital where he had been for some time.
Juile Irish was hostess at a delightful backyard picnic at her home Saturday evening honoring the Dale Belcher family, who were weekend guests.
50 years ago
The Peabody Hustlers 4-H Club is sponsoring Patricia Berns as a candidate in the Marion County Fair Queen Contest to be held at the county fair.
Mrs. N.H. Poe returned from Cleveland, Ohio, Monday, where she had exhibited dolls in the 11th annual convention of the United Federation of Doll Clubs. Her dolls won two first places and two third places in the competition.
Mr. and Mrs. John White brought their children Theresa Ann, 2 months, and John, 22 months, home Saturday after they had been hospitalized for medical treatment the past week at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Wichita.
100 years ago
Belle Roberts arrived Monday from Colorado to visit the John McPheters.
J.F. Cunningham has a good piano for sale or trade for a driving horse and buggy.
Thamar Beeton and family returned from Colorado last week.
125 years ago
The county convention of the Women’s Christian Temperance Union assembled last evening at the Methodist church with a goodly attendance.
Mrs. Dr. Warren of Emporia, came to Peabody Monday on a professional visit, T.M. Potter’s child being quite sick. The little one is now better.
C. Mayes went to McPherson Saturday on business and returned this week.