days of yore
from our archives
Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
june 27, 2001
Dan Hess, 79, graduated from Peabody-Burns High School recently. Esther Stucky is his sister.
Chapin Nature Center in Arkansas City was the setting for the May 26 wedding of Stefanie Shoup, daughter of Jeanie and Dwight Shoup of Arkansas City, and Jason Rucker, son of Dorothy and Jim Rucker of Peabody.
Sara Cook of Hillsboro, formerly of Peabody, has been named to the dean’s list at Tabor College.
25 years ago
June 26, 1986
Amy and Rachel Patton of Peabody won several ribbons from entries in the Spring Flower and Garden Show on June 16 in Marion. Amy earned a red ribbon with a cut flower and Rachel earned a blue with a centerpiece.
Carl Hansen Day was held Sunday at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Peabody.
Polly Gaines spent Friday through Sunday in Rock Springs attending Heritage Camp, which deals with pioneer citizens and early historical information.
50 years ago
june 29, 1961
Fred Highfill Sr., 82, believes he is the oldest living resident of Peabody who was born here.
Dorothy Mason announced the sale of American Investment Company to Randolph Robinson.
Tom Nevills of Shawnee, Okla., has accepted a mathematics teaching position at Peabody High School.
100 years ago
june 29, 1911
The G.A.R. has secured fine quarters for lodge purposes in the rear room on the ground floor of the city building by an arrangement that costs them very little. The city agreed to let them plaster and improve the room and at the end of this week the work is about completed — citizens having subscribed the money needed for the project.
Mrs. J.B. Coyne was hostess at a delightful luncheon Friday given to the Lakin Club of which she is a member. Mrs. Coyne has a beautiful home and is a charming entertainer.
Ed Snavely was up from Wichita Sunday visiting home folks.
125 years ago
june 24, 1886
We are under obligation to Capt. J.E. Brown for a sample of splendid butter from the Peabody creamery. Since we sampled the butter we visited the creamery and found it doing a good business. The neatness of things in this establishment is a guarantee of the quality of butter.
Hattie Horner of Brainerd, the Butler County poetress, was visiting Miss Kellogg this week. She had just attended commencement at the Emporia Normal.
S.H. Sexton is again at work at the foundry, after long suffering from his shattered limb.
Last modified June 29, 2011