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from our archives

Compiled from past issues

May 19, 2004

Honorary high school diplomas were awarded to two area veterans, Glenn Nellans and Rudy Newfield, in accordance with Operation Recognition.

Dime- to quarter-size hail is pictured covering Rod and Kim Conquest’s deck in Peabody. Most of the Christmas lights outlining the downtown buildings were broken and trees and gardens suffered heavy foliage damage.

Kathy Preheim, Louise Whiteman, Emily Bowlin, Shawna McCartney, all teachers from Peabody-Burns Elementary School, received their master’s degrees Saturday at Wichita State University.

May 25, 1989

Albert Throckmorton, a graduate of Peabody High School and a highly skilled and noted musician, was killed in an auto accident in Florida.

Craig Andres, student at Bethel and part-time journalistic writer, reports two awards recently for his newspaper work.

Sue Anderson, Peabody Elementary School principal, has tendered her resignation.

May 21, 1964

Mrs. Floyd McDonald passed away May 13, a resident of nearly 60 years.

Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Just of Aulne are parents of a boy born May 15 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Marion. He has been named Rodney Verlene and has two brothers, Ricky and Randy.

Progress on the completion of Peabody Memorial Nursing Home has reached the state of a tentatively set open house planned for May 30 and 31.

May 21, 1914

The History Club will hold a business meeting with Mrs. Geo. E. Morgan.

Mrs. H. Davis from Florence visited Mrs. J.H. White last week.

For sale — six-year-old bay mare. W.E. Rollings, Townsend Ranch.

may 9, 1889

The first strawberry festival of the season will be given by the ladies of the Presbyterian Church next Tuesday evening, May 14, at City Hall.

James Stewart had his arm broken by a kick from the horse he was leading the other day, but is able to be around. It is a compound fracture and very painful.

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