Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
june 7, 2000
On June 10, there will be an open house to celebrate the senior center’s 25 years of serving meals and 38 years of having a senior center.
Clayton and Virginia McClure will celebrate their 60th anniversary with an open house from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the Walton United Methodist Church in Walton.
25 years ago
june 6, 1985
Efforts are now underway in Peabody to work out a plan to have Dr. Randy Davidson remain in medical practice in Peabody, despite indications that Axtell Hospital and Clinic do not plan to extend their agreement with him beyond Sept. 1.
Karen Entz of Peabody, daughter of Arene Entz, has been accepted for admission to Tabor College for their 1985-86 academic year.
Rehearsals for summer band have been set for Monday and Thursday evenings from 7 to 8:30 according to director Bob Marshall.
50 years ago
june 16, 1960
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Yoder are parents of a daughter, Felica Diane, born Thursday at Bethel Hospital in Newton.
Marcia Stallwitz arrived home Friday from Dallas, Texas, and is being transferred by Braniff Airlines to Wichita.
The Gazette Herald, one of Peabody’s older citizens, began its 88th year this week, this being issue number one of our 88th volume.
100 years ago
june 9, 1910
The Methodist Sunday school had a delightful day for children’s day exercises at the park last Sunday morning. It was an inspiring sight to see the big assemblage studying Bible lessons out among the trees. The attendance at Sunday school ran 432 which was increased to over 500 before the children’s exercises began.
Fred Pettit Jr. has been “trying out” the big Chalmers Detroit auto purchased for him on his return from college. It is something to be proud of.
Marion will pay Professor St. John $1,400 as superintendent of schools next year.
125 years ago
june 11, 1985
Cherries ripening. Strawberry season closing. Winfield gets the college.
Dr. Buck and Messrs. Kollack, Potter, and Thoburn were in Wichita this week in the interest of Peabody’s bid for the college.
The peach crop in this vicinity promises to be the largest and best ever grown here. D.D. Perry informs us he will have so many he feels doubtful of disposing of all of them.