Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
Rosalee Baker, 72, died Nov. 25 after a long illness.
The Communications Arts Design Annual 41 recently honored Bill Jackson of Wichita. His small book, “Lino Biography,” was picked second in the juried show, in St. Louis, Mo. Jackson is co-curator of the Peabody Printing Museum.
Carl Hansen will celebrate his 90th birthday Dec. 8.
25 years ago
The program at the Peabody Senior Center included three high school boys, Cory Foth, Steve Glover, and Jim Wilson, who performed an amusing sketch from the play, “Once Upon a Mattress,” which is scheduled for production Jan. 11 through 13.
Thanksgiving Day dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Cox were Mr. and Mrs. Allison of Lyons; Mr. and Mrs. Rick Cox of Gladstone, Mo.; and Mr. and Mrs. Randy Cox and Erin of Peabody.
Edna Ewert was a dinner guest of the Warren Slocomes and Beth on Thanksgiving Day.
50 years ago
The awarding of four more feed technology scholarships, totaling $1,600 was announced today by John A. Shellenberger, head of the department of flour and feed milling industries at Kansas State University, Manhattan. One of the scholarship winners is Douglas Gillet, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Gillet of Peabody.
The Rev. Luther R. Johnson, retired Baptist minister of Peabody Baptist Church, died Nov. 24 at the Burge Hospital in Springfield, Mo., where he had been a patient for several weeks. Interment was in Prairie Lawn Cemetery.
Louis J. Engel entered the veteran’s hospital in Wichita for treatment.
100 years ago
Thirty pigs for sale, 2 for 7.00. J.W. Mitchell Phone 189½.
Mr. and Mrs. Dan Harsh are parents of a son born Friday, the 11th.
125 years ago
Ed Seybold and family have returned from Colorado. He looks hearty but seems glad to be back.
E.S. Crisfield was surprised last Wednesday by a party given in honor of his 42nd birthday. This occurred in the town of Crisfield.
Col. Pickney and wife returned Thursday evening from a pleasant visit of some weeks in New York state. The Col. Looks much improved in health.