Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
april 26, 2000
Mike Sears of Overland Park announces the birth of his son, Peter William, born April 22. He is the 13th great-grandchild of Vern and Laura Slocombe.
Robert Caywood of Grandview, Mo., was a guest of Roy Manka at his Indian guide home Friday.
PCLC would like to thank Maude Gaines, LaVonne Ammeter, and Marge Gray who were here a week ago all busy at their sewing machines for the residents.
25 years ago
april 25, 1985
Dennis Franchione, former Peabody High School football coach, has returned to the coaching ranks in Kansas. He was recently named head football coach of the Pittsburg State Gorillas and is now on the scene in Pittsburg conducting spring practices.
Among those singing with the Mennonite Men’s Chorus in Lindsborg Saturday was Eldon Andres of Peabody.
The Peabody Sausage House won the championship award for cured ham and placed fourth in the summer sausage category at the 45th Annual Meat Processors Convention in Hutchinson.
50 years ago
may 5, 1960
An all night storm climaxed by a severe electrical storm and virtual cloudburst caused the most severe flooding of the lower end of Peabody in many years on Wednesday.
Marge Slaymaker of Peabody took over as president of the Kansas Medical Assistants Monday during their two-day convention in Hutchinson.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hanneman were in Kansas City Sunday and Monday on a buying trip for Keller’s Store.
100 years ago
may 5, 1910
The song recital given by John Griffiths, assisted by Georgie Miller, reader, under the auspices of the ladies of the Presbyterian church, was one of the most delightful entertainments given in Peabody in a long time.
Mrs. Sylvester Stovall and baby are sick with measles.
Hannah Crawford has been very sick and reported near death last week, but is now improving.
125 years ago
april 23, 1885
J.W. Ferrier has the finest and largest asparagus beds in Peabody and by another year expects to supply both Newton and this city.
Roses in full bloom — and lots of them. Not here but in California. Mrs. Pecare received, on Tuesday, a package by mail, containing fine roses, of many kinds, in full bloom — from a brother in California.