Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
July 7, 2004
Sharon Kessler, head cook at Peabody Senior Center for the past 20 years, retired on Monday.
Jewell Koehn, 76, of Peabody died June 30 at Via Christi-St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Wichita.
LaVonne Ammeter welcomed her fourth great-grandchild.
25 years ago
July 13, 1989
Morgan Marshall of Peabody was part of the Southwestern College “Mudbuilder” volleyball team, which won the Fourth of July mud volleyball tournament.
Kathy Meirowsky of Wichita, bride-elect of Jim Holm, also of Wichita, was honored at a bridal shower given by Jim’s sisters.
Greg Fredericks, friend of Craig Andres, was a guest recently at the Eldon Andres home.
50 years ago
july 9, 1964
The Peabody Fire Department was called to put out a fire that heavily damaged a tractor south of town belonging to Jim Preheim.
Fred Gard, 79, was buried after services at the Methodist Church conducted by Rev. Giles Stagner.
A new cement driveway is being installed this week at Earl’s Conoco station.
100 years ago
july 9, 1914
W.H. Holler, C.M. Nusbaum, and F.E. Pettit were reappointed to the park board for one year.
L. Frederick is again employed at J.C. Slaymaker’s livery barn.
Rev. M. Brooks will preach at the Union Service next Sunday night on the Presbyterian Church lawn.
125 years ago
June 27, 1889
P.H. Rhodes has been very sick with inflammatory rheumatism, but is recovering.
Capt. Lynch thinks he will have 500 bushels of peaches this year.
R.M. Slaymaker has graded eight miles of roads in his road district this season.