Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
June 21, 2000
Last week Eunice Whittecar had visitors; her three daughters came from out of state and stayed all week.
Melvin Ellis “Doc” Stovall died at 8:45 p.m. June 13 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.
Earl and Lucy Janzen were in Auburn, Ala., June 10 for the graduation of their grandson David Ewy from Auburn University.
25 years ago
june 20, 1985
Gary Jones reports he shipped two black sheep to Aruba by Eastern Airlines out of Kansas City last week.
A demonstration of computers was offered as the program of the day last Thursday when Mr. and Mrs. N.M. Patton were guests at fellowship meals.
Agnes Davis attended her 71st high school class reunion June 11 at Newton.
50 years ago
june 30, 1960
A blinker light was installed at the main intersection of Peabody to replace conventional signs, which had not been completely satisfactory.
The wet cloudy spell of weather, which has held in here for nearly a month, ended with a sizzle Tuesday as the mercury shot up to 103 degrees.
Gary Harper spoke to the Peabody Kiwanis Club Monday night about his experiences at Sunflower Boys State earlier this month.
100 years ago
june 23, 1910
A.R. Kent visited with his sister, Mrs. Harry McFadden, in Marion.
Jessie Clark of Newton was the guest last week of her sister Mrs. R.D. Sands.
Mrs. Orlando Joliffe returned Thursday from Iola.
125 years ago
june 25, 1885
Joseph Nusbaum is building a residence.
Only think of it! Nice figured lawns for 3.5 cents a yard at Black’s. This is the last we will have of it.
Lawn social next Wednesday.