Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
may 24, 2000
Jamie Baker, daughter of Randy and Tina Redger of Peabody, recently received the Hubert Edwards Award at the 92nd Annual Student Awards Convocation held April 24 at the College of the Ozarks.
Russ and Wanita Busenitz are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Shannon Marie. Russ teaches third grade at Peabody Elementary School.
May 28 and 29 from 1 to 4 p.m. the Peabody Historical Society will present tours featuring veterans of World War II.
25 years ago
may 23, 1985
John Dyck became a 2nd Lieutenant of the United States Air Force during a commissioning ceremony May 17 at Kansas State University. Dyck also received a Bachelor of Science degree in physics this past week.
The official hearing on the new application for the $400,000 for water improvement in the city of Peabody was held Monday night as scheduled. The mayor was on hand, the council was present, and an engineer and application specialist attended. The public did not attend.
John Brunzell, a member of the Peabody High School graduating class of 1985, has been accepted for admission at Bethany College this fall.
50 years ago
june 2, 1960
Mr. and Mrs. Hubert C. DuBois of Grandville, Mich., were visiting relatives in Peabody over Memorial Day. Mr. and Mrs. DuBois are both blind and use the services of seeing eye dogs. Mr. DuBois’ dog is Buff, a german shepherd, and charm, a collie, is Mrs. DuBois’.
Mrs. G.P. Potter amazes experts with her baseball knowledge. She was informed this week that she was the Sandron Scoreboard Contest winner and last Sunday correctly picked every game except the Kansas City game where she had the score right but the wrong team.
100 years ago
june 1, 1910
Mrs. F.B. McKerscher and daughter, Carmen, bade goodbye to Peabody Tuesday and started for their summer home in Walloon Lake, Mich. They will live next year at Ann Arbor.
Peabody has a band now of which we can all be proud. Their music is fine, and in their new uniforms they make a good showing. Twenty-two instruments were in the out-of-doors concert Monday evening.
Spirella Corset Stays have a year guarantee against break or rust. Individual fitting at your residence. Mrs. Nolah Jackson, corsetiere; phone 26.
125 years ago
may 28, 1885
Supper and strawberry festival on Saturday at Butler’s Hall. Be sure to attend and help the Odd Fellows furnish their new hall.
J.G. Johnson has moved into his new residence.
A new line of hammocks and croquet at Rhodes.
Sweet potato plants, home grown, at the Red Front end of this week.