Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
Oct. 3, 2001
Sunday visitors of Gladys Jewell were Bob and Chad Jewell of Olathe and Janet Sims of Hutchinson.
Rachel and Ryan Webster announce the birth of their first child, Ruthie Josephine, Sept. 16, 2001. Grandparents are NM and Norma Patton of Peabody.
The Kansas Library Association has notified Amy Bayes that she has been chosen to be a presenter at the Kansas Library Association Conference to be held April 4, 2002, at Century II in Wichita.
25 years ago
Oct. 2, 1986
The Peabody Octoberfest Fall Festival is coming up this Saturday and is billed as the “World’s Largest Garage Sale.”
The Peabody Historical Society announced this week a tribute to the late John Berns in the form of funding for an October series of Sunday afternoon programs, this year titled “Prairie People.” This memorial is a gift from the family of Lynn Worthen Berns, daughter-in-law of the late Mr. Berns.
Janet Post of rural Burns has been notified by Entertainment Service Group of New York City, New York, that she has been selected as a semifinalist in the Marlboro Talent Roundup.
50 years ago
Oct. 5, 1961
Dr. Robert D. Wood, Peabody’s medical doctor, was critically injured Sunday morning in a collision occurring just north of the Catlin Creek bridge on the blacktop south of Marion.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hoyt arrived Tuesday from Washington, D.C., for a week’s visit with his sister, Miss Gladys Hoyt, and friends here.
Mrs. Martin Koslowsky and little daughter, Tracy Ann, were dismissed from Bethel Hospital Friday, Sept. 29.
100 years ago
Oct. 5, 1911
Misses Mildred and Marian Westbrook visited Saturday and Sunday in Elbing with Dr. and Mrs. Stipe.
Orlando Joliffe went to Marion Monday to meet with the county commissioners.
Wm. Skinner and son, Thorton, have returned home after a week’s stay in Kansas City.
125 years ago
Oct. 7, 1886
Main Street is being macadamized with red clay taken from the cellar of the city building.
Aaron and Jas. Stewart are enjoying a visit from their brother, J.C. Stewart from Webb City, Missouri.
Fred Bush is well enough to be out on the streets again.