Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
march 8, 2000
Tammie Yoder was welcomed as a new Museum Board member.
Bernie Hansen, Peabody High School graduate and highly successful entrepreneur, was honored as the “Stockman of the Year” on March 2 at the Holidome in Manhattan.
Sara Albright is at the Wichita Heart Hospital on Webb Road.
25 years ago
march 7, 1985
Kim Grossnickle of Peabody High School was honored with a first place award in photography at the regional meeting of the Kansas Scholastic Press Association held at Wichita State University on Feb. 14.
Kathy Meirowsky of Peabody attended the 24th Annual Marketing Conference college chapters Friday at St. Louis, Mo.
Funeral services were held Tuesday morning for Henry A. Bloomer, long time Peabody resident, who died Sunday at 75. He carried the Wichita Eagle for 26 years.
50 years ago
march 17, 1960
Mr. and Mrs. John Berns returned home Sunday via Braniff Airways after a 5 ½ week tour of South America which covered approximately 18,000 miles.
Mr. and Mrs. Hartman Baker were hosts to the Sunday night supper club. Members present were Mr. and Mrs. John DeForest, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Baker, Mr. and Mrs. L.D. Slocombe, Mr. and Mrs. Art Stallwitz, Dr. and Mrs. W.C. Jessen, and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Herbert. Mr. and Mrs. Ross Baker were guests.
The March meeting of the Bellview Study Club was held at the home of Mrs. Ray Beeton.
100 years ago
march 17, 1910
Crude oil is now being used as fuel at the electric light plant.
Hans Johnson was in Wichita last week looking after cattle for feeding.
Saturday special — homemade peanut candy, 10 cents per pound at Cockley’s Bakery.
125 years ago
march 12, 1885
Our GAR delegates to the State Grand Encampment, lately held at Fort Scott, report a large and pleasant gathering of comrades.
A few piggy sows for sale by Pedrick and Fanning.
Mr. Nusbaum is building a new oven for his bakery.