Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
may 10, 2000
Mr. and Mrs. Don Bloomer of Peabody announce the engagement of their daughter, Donna, to Steven Glover. Steven is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Glover of Madison.
Lindsey Marshall, Southwestern College graduate in theater, will have her directing debut this week at the Murder Mystery Dinner Theater at the Morgan House.
Jennifer McVey was selected as the Peabody-Burns High School Science Student of the Month.
25 years ago
may 9, 1985
Sharlene Brunner and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Brunner, attended the Governor’s Scholars Award Program at Cedar Crest, the governor’s residence, in Topeka Sunday afternoon.
Winning dramatists from Peabody High School are Brad Goering, Cory Foth, Lisa Handle, and Dan Schmidt.
A shower for Carnella Andres and infant son Heath was held Saturday afternoon at the home of Marilyn Cox.
50 years ago
may 19, 1960
The Supreme Court has ordered the district court to try the case arising from the deaths of Alex Joe Shank and his mother, Mary Shank, in the Cyanide filled Peabody Co-op grain storage warehouse, Nov. 25, 1958.
Charles Moffett and Jay McClure Jr. attended the funeral service of Charlie Lakin Monday at Florence.
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Kieferle of Marion were Monday evening guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ron Kieferle.
100 years ago
may 19, 1910
Cleon Rhodes sent us a postcard from Cananea, Mexico, where 4,000 Chinamen live. Copper is the chief industry.
Bill Price of New York City, who was on his way to Japan, stopped en route the first of this week as the guest of Mrs. D.L. Sammis.
The Santa Fe depot at Cedar Point burned last Thursday.
125 years ago
may 14, 1885
On last Monday Dr. Morey, G.W. Camp, John Bechtel, Geo Bailey, and Eugene Scott found on Mr. Scott’s farm east of Peabody, a den of prairie wolves. They dug out seven young ones and brought them to town.
Clyde Major, the fine Morgan-Clyde stallion which stood at M.W. Graham’s stables last year, is making this season of 1885 at Tucker’s stables, south of the railroad in Peabody. Terms: $8 to unsure. Breeders should see him. Fred Fanning, owner.