Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
June 9, 2004
Employees of Stone Mason spent Sunday afternoon in Peabody removing the 100 year-old cut limestone steps from the entrance to Sharon’s Korner Kitchen.
The Peabody-Burns FFA Envirothon team won first place at state contest. Team members were Michael Unruh, Derek Benson, Leann Spinden, Ben Jantzen, and Jason Unruh.
Karla Webber of Peabody received her B’s in computer operations technology from Southwestern College at Winfield.
25 years ago
June 15, 1989
Spinning and dyeing classes are going on again this week south of Peabody in “historic Mayesville.”
Becky Henry, a Tabor student from Peabody, earned a place on the spring 1989 honor roll.
Joe Young Day is set for June 17 at Peabody City Park.
50 years ago
june 11, 1964
Mrs. John Berns and Mrs. Dorothy Craig were elected to the board of education.
Richard McClure received his BS cum laude from Southwestern College.
Miss Carol Gard of Wichita is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Gard, and plans to enter Wichita Universtity for the summer term next week.
100 years ago
june 11, 1914
The removal of the Commercial floor joists again calls attention to the great improvement it would be if the Santa Fe Railroad made a park of that corner.
R.B. Craw’s French cherries raised from a grafted tree started by Mr. Hansen when he was running Peabody Nursery, are the finest that ever have come across the Gazette’s horizons.
The marriage of Mrs. Inez Jackson Worhy and Mr. Walter A. Slocombe was solemnized at 8:30 in the evening, June 4, at the Presbyterian Church.
125 years ago
may 30, 1889
Isaac Pecare was in Wichita yesterday on business.
The YMCA folks go to Marion next Wednesday.
Benjamin North, the scavenger who was here four years ago, has returned to Peabody. Those who desire to have privies or vaults elevated and contents buried or carried away, should see him. Prices low. Residence south of the bridge on Walnut St.