Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
july 18, 2001
Loyd Brewer of rural Peabody recently went to Pascagula, Miss., for a reunion of WWII veterans. While there, he saw a LHD-7 amphibious assault ship similar to the one he rode into combat in Iwo Jima.
Francis and Marilyn Payne moved their business, Tumbleweed Antiques, to a new building behind their house in Mayesville.
25 years ago
july 17, 1986
Henry Hammann died July 11 at Peabody Memorial Nursing Home, Peabody.
Jolene Wiebe died Sunday after being dragged by a horse at her home near Burns.
Lucy Hicks will celebrate her 92nd birthday July 20. Her family has requested a card shower in her honor.
50 years ago
july 20, 1961
Tuesday’s temperature was 103 degrees.
Mike Stovall of Topeka spent the weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.J. Stovall.
Someone stole frozen meat and fruit and about $3.60 in pennies from the home of Mr. and Mrs. John White last Thursday.
100 years ago
july 20, 1911
Marie Hansen is in Chicago taking a course in polyclinics.
S.P. McDonald left for a three month visit in Pennsylvania and Ohio.
Orlando Joliffe goes next week on a visit of two or three weeks at his old Wisconsin home.
125 years ago
july 15, 1886
The string band went out to High Brindley’s last Saturday evening and serenaded John Baker and his bride.
Exports this week from the station: cattle 13 cars, hogs three cars, wool one, hay one car.
Any article on our 10 cent counter for 7 cents, or four for 25 cents. Van Petten and Pettit.