Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
Aug. 19, 1999
VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 6229 has presented an American flag to Peabody Township Library.
A brief worship service was at Santa Fe Park on Sunday morning. Members of Grace Hill Mennonite Church of Whitewater were celebrating their 125 years as a congregation and came to Peabody to retrace the Peabody to Grace Hill trek.
Memorial services for Oliver Ridenour, former resident of Peabody, were at Council Grove Aug. 3.
25 years ago
july 12, 1984
Ross Baker of Peabody has accepted the position of campaign director and coordinator for the primary election of W.V. Krause, seeking the nomination for Congress in the Fourth District.
Denise Strasser, recent PHS graduate and former FHA president, is now engaged in agricultural work in Germany. Strasser is enrolled in the Work Experience Abroad program.
A funeral was held July 5, at the United Methodist Church with the Rev. Thomas Sims officiating, for Ethel E. Johnsten of Peabody.
50 years ago
July 2, 1959
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Klein of Enid, Okla., were guests in the home of her sister, Mrs. J.M. Jacobs and family.
Ethan Potter came from Leavenworth for a weekend visit with his mother, Mrs. G.P. Potter, and daughter, Joan, who had spent the past week with her grandmother.
Nancy Hodges celebrated her fifth birthday Monday when her mother, Barbara Hodges, entertained her with a picnic at the park.
100 years ago
June 10, 1909
Dr. Chessir is at Aryshire, Iowa.
Post cards of the Santa Fe wreck are for sale at the Studio. H. Christ.
The Doyle lumber company yard front has a new coat of paint.
125 years ago
june 19, 1884
The railroads will carry passengers at half rates on July 4.
Mrs. G.W. Camp gave a tea party to a number of lady friends last Friday afternoon.
Professor Knowles went to Wellington Saturday where he is conducting the Sumner County Institute.