Compiled from past issues
10 YEARS AGO
Sept. 10, 2003
Kirstan Turner donated blood at the Red Cross blood drive this week for the first time in 11 years.
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Krause, Koni Jones, and Joanne Stangle attended the premier Aug. 11 of “Baby’s Breath,” a movie written and directed by the Krause’s nephew, Matt Krause. His wife directed the film. Joan Berns, Ross Baker, and Mr. and Mrs. Gary Jones attended a showing of the movie in El Dorado.
The family of Sally Matz requests a card shower for her 80th birthday, which is Friday.
25 YEARS AGO
Sept. 15, 1988
The Peabody High School Warriors had fun last week, pinning a 40 to 6 win over an admittedly weak Trinity High football team.
Jerry Schmidt, a former PHS athlete, is a freshman at Hutchinson Community College at Hutchinson this year.
Mike and Jan Garrison of Peabody have their Arabians entered in various classes at the Kansas State Fair horse show events.
50 YEARS AGO
Sept. 12, 1963
Mike Coons was the winner of the transistor radio from Walker’s Corner Store contests during the back to school period.
Mrs. Hartman Baker has arrived home from Denver, Colorado where she had visited her daughter, Mrs. Lou Temple, and family.
Ernie Watchcoske reported he hooked a 19-pound flathead at the county lake.
100 YEARS AGO
Sept. 10, 1913
Chicken thieves attended the Anti-Horse Thief Association picnic at Newton and swiped the fried chicken lunches.
Carmen McKercher, of the freshman high school class, sprained her ankle in stepping off the curbing last week and will be kept out of school for two weeks.
125 YEARS AGO
Sept. 8, 1888
A.K. Stewart’s son, Guy, is quite sick with fever.
Noah Miesse will teach the young ideas on how to shoot at Antelope this year.
Farm loans at the Kansas State Bank — 6% and commission or 8% straight.