Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
Sept. 26, 2001
Deanna Partridge and Jared Lopez were selected Homecoming Queen and King by the student body.
Myra S. Snyder, former Peabody resident, died Sept. 21, 2001, at Dearborn, Mich. She was 103.
A watermelon feed was held Sept. 14 in the activity room at Indian Guide. Frances Roberts was hostess.
25 years ago
Sept. 25, 1986
John Berns, a lifelong resident of Peabody and prominent figure in statewide agricultural circles, died Monday evening, Sept. 22, after an illness of several months.
David Cooper of Peabody has accepted a position as an engineer for Master Machine Tools in Hutchinson. Cooper graduated from Kansas State University in May with a degree in mechanical engineering.
Jim and Carrie Truax, missionaries to Indonesia, were program guests at the recent September meeting of the United Methodist Women.
50 years ago
Sept. 28, 1961
Brock Baker graduated from the School of Mortuary Science at Cincinnati, Ohio, and came home to visit his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hartman Baker. He graduated cum laude with honors over 90 average.
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Smith and daughter, Barbara, of Manhattan spent Sunday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John DeForest.
Mrs. Paul B. Johnsten was hostess to the Canasta club at her home Monday afternoon.
100 years ago
Sept. 28, 1911
Nearly a thousand persons were on hand at 9 o’clock Saturday morning to see the special Santa Fe train with the comparisons of old and new railroad equipment and management.
The History Club gave a reception for Mrs. F.B. McKercher on Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs. George E. Morgan. There being a vacancy in the club, which is limited to 16 members, Miss Anna Johnson was unanimously elected a member.
Mrs. John Broce last Thursday arranged a very pleasant surprise quilting party for her daughter, Mrs. Logan Graham.
125 years ago
Sept. 23, 1886
The library fountain is now in position — and isn’t it a beauty?
The Pansy Band, the juvenile missionary society of the Methodist Church, gave an enjoyable entertainment at the residence of Mrs. A.K. Stewart on Tuesday evening.
Farmers have commenced shucking corn.