Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
april 12, 2000
Maurice Meirowsky, Peabody, was honored by the Kansas Rural Water Association for over a dozen years of volunteer service as President of the Kansas Rural Water Finance Authority.
Jandee Post, 1998 graduate of Peabody-Burns High School recently appeared in the stage production of “Grease” at Pratt Community College.
Fourteen members of the Monday Study Club of El Dorado had lunch at the Morgan House Monday. Members toured the Morgan House where a meal was in preparation, on to the Printing Museum and ended at the Peabody Museum.
25 years ago
april 11, 1985
Don and Marilyn Lemley are celebrating their 13th anniversary of business in Peabody this week. It was just 13 years ago that the Lemleys took over operation of the local drug and sundries store from longtime owners George and Irene Higgins.
Royce Schmidt, Peabody, was awarded the Gladys Lichty Scholarship at Kansas State University, Manhattan. He is a 1982 graduate of Peabody High School.
Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Seibel celebrated their 42nd wedding anniversary at the Crown Uptown Dinner Theater in Wichita last Friday evening.
50 years ago
april 21, 1960
F.J. Smith, who comes here from a post in western Kansas, is the new agent on the job at the Rock Island Depot.
Mr. and Mrs. Angel Torrez announce the arrival of a baby daughter on Monday at Bethel Deaconess Hospital in Newton. The little miss has been named Patsy Marlene.
Edward Martin Robinson, 84, died Saturday and funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at the Methodist Church with the Rev. Giles Stagner officiating.
100 years ago
april 14, 1910
All lot owners who pay $10 to the association will have their lots cared for perpetually. This will apply to this year, also, if paid on or before May 1.
H.F. Arnold and wife of Wichita, came the latter part of the week to visit their son Morgan Arnold.
J.F. Shyster is now the possessor of a Reo touring car bought of Davison and So.
125 years ago
april 9, 1885
Dr. Loose bought a splendid Berkshire sow at Dr. Lackey’s sale for $15. That same night she gave birth to seven beautiful pigs, making the doctor’s Berkshires cost him less than $2 a head.
George W. Ayers has made valuable improvements in his hay press, and is doing a lively business.
Dr. Black arrived Tuesday evening, from Indianapolis, accompanied by his family, to make his home among us.