Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
Nov. 21, 2001
Peabody Main Street will officially usher in the holiday season Sunday evening with the annual Christmas parade and lighting of downtown lights.
Fordy and Marge Gray are pleased to announce the birth of their first great-grandchild, Makenna Lyn Straub, who was born at 3:11 p.m. Nov. 15, 2001.
Thomas Phillips, senior at Peabody-Burns High School, has been awarded the Thresher Scholarship from Bethel College for the 2002-03 academic year. The scholarship is valued at $9,000 over a 4-year period.
25 years ago
Nov. 20, 1986
A picture features the new Peabody Bible Church building erected over the past few months. The building will seat about 200 people and is attached to the old church, formerly a residence, so that the original structure can be used for Sunday school rooms, etc.
Dan Kyle of Peabody is one of 15 members chosen for the Jazz Ensemble at Emporia State University this year.
The routine at the Gazette-Bulletin was completely wrecked Monday afternoon when a furnace vent became clogged and filled the office with deadly carbon monoxide.
50 years ago
Nov. 16, 1961
Collins Department Store has announced that it will quit business in Peabody and is holding a closeout sale of its stock of merchandise. Mrs. Collins took over the establishment following the retirement of A.J. Stovall.
Mrs. Harold Johnson attended “Parents Day” at Kansas Wesleyan University in Salina on Saturday morning.
Tom Pierce was elected a president of the newly organized Peabody Community Credit Union.
100 years ago
Nov. 23, 1911
Mr. and Mrs. F.E. Pettit were host and hostess at a three-course dinner on the 19th.
Mrs. E.A. Walden entertained a few friends Monday evening at a taffy pull for her niece, Miss Lily Stephenson.
For sale — an Edison phonograph that plays two-minute and four-minute records. Also some records. Inquire of phone Gazette office.
125 years ago
Nov. 25, 1886
Homer Brindley had a very pleasant birthday party last Monday evening.
Butler Hall is greatly improved, by a new stage, dressing rooms, etc.
Mrs. Emma Knight has our thanks for a fine, white Holland turkey for Thanksgiving.