Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
July 21, 2004
Brendan Krause opened the former Florence Veterinary clinic this week.
Members of the Peabody Red Hat Society took to the open road Saturday for a day of “antiquing” in Benton and Kechi.
Adam Jones, a 2004 graduate of Peabody-Burns High School, has accepted a $1000 Charles and Carrie Miller scholarship to attend Ft. Hays State University for the 2004-05 academic year.
25 years ago
July 27, 1989
Paul Richmond, a native of Peabody and one-time officer of Peabody State Bank, was elevated to the position of vice-president at Boatman’s First National Bank of Kansas City this month.
David Maples is moving to Dallas, Texas, where he will be employed by a sporting goods firm.
Jason Rucker, eighth-grader at Peabody Junior High School, recently worked in the volunteer program at the Sedgwick County Zoo where he cleaned out ponds in the area.
50 years ago
july 23, 1964
Franklin Homan, 58, prominent Peabody area farmer, died unexpectedly Thursday night.
Ralph Wendell Gard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Gard, had an unusual accident July 5 — unusual for this day and for a member of the modern mechanized Marine Corps. Gard was thrown from a horse, suffering a compound fracture of the left arm. He will be hospitalized at least eight weeks.
Steve Davis is a Marion County delegate to the Kansas 4-H Leadership Conference at Rock Springs.
100 years ago
july 23, 1914
E.D. Clithero from Topeka came Monday to visit his father, C.W. Clithero.
Dr. Ella Sutton, formerly of this city is now located at 518 Rorabauch, Wiley Building, Hutchinson, and will be glad to meet all her old patients and new.
Mrs. J.K. Williams from Florence was the guest of Mrs. J.M. Jolliffe on Sunday and attended the Chautauqua here that evening.
125 years ago
July 11, 1889
S.R. Hunt is shipping dozens of crates of as fine a peach as will be sold in Colorado this summer.
There will be another picnic in Grinell’s Grove one week from today. There will be afternoon and evening dancing.
The Commercial Hotel is to be greatly improved soon. The Commercial now sets as good a table as any in a $2-a-day house in Kansas.