Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
Aug. 18, 2004
Young dancers Mackenzie Young and Megan Bielefeld entertained the crowd Sunday night with Hawaiian dances during the Peabody variety show at Santa Fe Park.
Hannah Farnsworth Berns, senior in business administration at Kansas University, was named to the dean’s honor roll.
Maude Gaines and LaVonne Ammeter attended a program at the Burns Senior Center given by Bryan Stucky on “Hallowed Hardwoods,” the story of old basketball gymnasiums in Kansas.
25 years ago
Aug. 24, 1989
Virginia Edmonds Apollo is pictured as she appeared in talent shows 55 years ago around this part of the country.
Galen Roberts, Peabody, reports he made a hole-in-one at Lakeside Country Club Aug. 9.
Carolyn and Tom Grossnickle visited Marc, Lynn, and Chauncey Hughes in Riley Friday and returned home Saturday.
50 years ago
Aug. 20, 1964
According to Brock Baker who said he weighed it, the shovelhead caught by Jim South and pictured last week, weighed 28 lbs. rather than 22.
Mrs. Lucy Clausen is leaving Thursday for Topeka where she will be housemother for the Delta Gamma Sorority at Washburn University this winter.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Moffett are parents of a son, born Aug. 7 at Bethel Deaconess Hospital in Newton. He has been named Mitchel Alan.
100 years ago
Aug. 20, 1914
D.D. McIntosh and family of Marion changed trains en route to Axtell’s in Newton for treatment of the children.
Miss Emma Skinner went Friday to a millinery wholesale house in Kansas City.
Special 10-cent hair ribbons for school wear at Tucker and Griffiths Mercantile Co.
125 years ago
Aug. 8, 1889
Miss Lois Mayes is visiting her sister, Mrs. Brown Corby of Marion this week.
W.F. Bennett, the genial day operator at the Santa Fe Depot, has moved from the Schroeder property to the suite of rooms over the Stockmen’s Exchange Bank.
While moving the jail cage last Monday, city marshal W.K. Palmer, had his right leg bruised when it was struck by a crowbar.