Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
Oct. 24, 2001
Michael D. Calhoun has joined the Army’s delayed entry program.
Approximately 175 sophomore and junior girls from the five school districts in Marion County — Marion, Centre, Hillsboro, Peabody, and Goessel — participated in the first annual Marion County Young Women’s Forum at Tabor College.
Bob Delk and his boys will be performing a variety of music, including gospel, cowboy, and popular tunes in concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Christian Church. The public is invited.
25 years ago
Oct. 23, 1986
Dr. Ron Slaymaker, head basketball coach at Emporia State University, is one of the five graduates to be honored next week as Distinguished Alumni for 1986.
Max and Winifred Brewer have opened a ceramics shop in the service station building on the north side of U.S. 50 in Peabody.
Susan Kenney and Marcia Thomas of Peabody will participate in a dramatic production, “The Foreigner!” at McPherson College Friday and Saturday, the college information department reports.
50 years ago
Oct. 26, 1961
Mr. and Mrs. James Cox are parents of a son, born Wed., Oct. 18 at Bethel Hospital in Newton. He weighed 7 lbs., 8 ounces, and has been named Richard James.
Pvt. Ralph Wendell Gard of Camp Pendleton, Calif., is here visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Gard, and other relatives on a 30-day leave.
Miss Beverly Klein of Wichita spent the weekend with her parents.
100 years ago
Oct. 26, 1911
Dickerson Bros. received 2,700 sheep from New Mexico Monday to feed for market this winter at their ranch north of Peabody.
Following the installation Wednesday evening of Rev. D.L. Moffett as pastor of the Presbyterian Church, was the reception given to him and his family in the church parlor Friday evening.
A party of five is off this week on a hunting expedition along the sixth principal meridian, looking for ducks and trouble. The crowd includes Charles Ridlinghafer, Jerome Mullikin, Harry House, Dr. Appleby, and Dr. Coffman of Marion.
125 years ago
Oct. 28, 1886
Pecare & Co. did a fine job of graining on the counters at the new bank.
Found: a set of upper teeth. Owner can have them by calling Dr. A.N. Morey and paying charges — for advertising.
Wanted: prairie chickens for which I will pay highest prices at the Golden Rule grocery. E.F. McCloskey.