Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
July 15, 2004
Burns Café and Bakery celebrated nine years of business Saturday with a customer appreciation dinner.
Edna Ewert celebrated her 100th birthday July 14.
Loretta Lackey, 68, died July 10 at Peabody.
25 years ago
July 20, 1989
Vicki Tyler Entz was elected school board president for the coming year, and Bruce Smith was picked as vice president.
Marc Hughes has been plastering the upstairs area of the former McMillen building.
Louis Larsen will celebrate his 90th birthday July 23.
50 years ago
july 16, 1964
Peabody High School summer band, under the direction of Duwayne Snyder, will play another concert Saturday night at City Park between ballgames.
Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Herbert and Gregg of Minneapolis, Minnesota, are visiting Rodney’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Herbert, this week.
Mrs. Glenn Davis has returned from a trip to the World’s Fair in New York and a sightseeing tour of Washington.
100 years ago
july 16, 1914
Ira Sterling is advertising well-seasoned oak porch swings at $3.25 and $3.75.
Fred Nellans and family and Will Medford and family autoed to Burns and DeGraf Sunday.
The post office was repapered throughout last week and looks much brighter.
125 years ago
July 4, 1889
At the meeting of the city council Tuesday evening the question was raised as to whether the firing of anvils would be allowed after midnight on the morning of the Fourth, but no definite answer was given.
Peaches, cherries, apples, and raspberries are at E.M. Sterling & Co.
Mrs. W.H. Morgan goes this week to Cottonwood Falls and Osage City to visit friends.