Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
Sept. 12, 2001
Mary Avery of the Peabody Main Street introduced the new Main Street director, Joanna Brazil, to the city council at their regular meeting Monday night.
Mr.s Preheim and Mrs. Young’s fifth-grade classes from Peabody Elementary enjoyed a trip to a sunflower field in North Newton owned by Tom Washburn.
Dustin Pohlman, son of Jim and Sara Pohlman of Peabody, graduated Sept. 7 from Machinist Mate “A” school and was promoted to the rank of Petty Officer Third Class.
25 years ago
Sept. 11, 1986
Once again the Peabody Historical Society Museum will be the scene of an autumn series of programs centered on phases of Kansas history. The theme “Prairie People” will prevail in these sessions scheduled for Sunday afternoons at 2 p.m.
The Peabody High Warriors open their 1986 football season Friday night, hosting the Cheney Eleven on the Peabody Park football field.
Mrs. Goldie Homan spent part of last week from Wednesday until Friday in Haven baby-sitting with the children of Mike and Paula Scott while Mrs. Scott attended an IRS meeting in Lawrence.
50 years ago
Sept. 14, 1961
Despite intermittent rain all day Tuesday, a good turnout of voters went to the polls in the special county bond election and approved the proposed Marion County Home by a comfortable margin.
The Women’s Relief Corps will meet Friday, Sept. 22, at 2 p.m. This will be the birthday lunch. Recreation will follow.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Attwater II announce the birth of their son, Paul Russell Attwater III. He was born Sept. 6 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Marion.
100 years ago
Sept. 14, 1911
The only boy in the Peabody High School senior class has organized the Senior Boys’ Protective Association for the protection of the senior girls of which he is the general manager, etc.
George Swarts is building a big cement culvert for Catlin Township one mile north of town.
C.F. Stone went to Topeka where is is judge on cattle and sheep at the State Fair.
125 years ago
Sept. 10, 1886
Miss Lulu Willett is now cashier at the Racket store.
Little Freddie Pettit is the proud possessor of a new tricycle.
The ladies of the Christian Church will serve meals on election day.