Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
Jan. 2, 2002
Carol Schmidt says, “I always shop right after Christmas for next year’s decorating items.”
Future Farmers of America members showed the school board a slice presentation of their trip to the FFA convention in Louisville, Ky.
Drew Roberts visited his grandmother, Francis Roberts.
25 years ago
Jan. 1, 1987
Nelson Poe, 83, retired Peabody ranch operator, banker, and grain dealer, died Sunday, Dec. 28, after a long period of failing health.
A holiday arrangement by Ross Baker can be seen in the display case at the Peabody Library.
Christmas guests of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Janzen were Steve and Phoebe Janzen and family of Marion, Marilyn, Ray, and Sara Cook. Other relatives plan to visit later.
50 years ago
Dec. 28, 1961
The Christmas meeting of the Bellview Study Club was held at the home of Mrs. Cynthia Ross last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Art Stallwitz entertained the choir of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Sunday evening between the evening services and the annual midnight service at the church.
Gene Edmonds, who is employed several hours daily at the famous Disneyland in California, has been busy with Disneyland projects involved in the Rose Bowl festivities recently.
100 years ago
Jan. 4, 1912
Every subscriber to this paper can get one year’s subscription at the cheap rate now in force by paying now. This is an advance subscription only. $1.00 to non-residents; or 75 cents if you live within trading distance of Peabody.
Roy Frazer has been elected captain of the College of Emporia football team.
The many friends of Mrs. B. Pickney will be sorry to learn that she is confined to the house with a lame foot.
125 years ago
Jan. 6, 1887
John Caton’s babe died on Monday morning and was buried on Tuesday. Age some 3 months.
Elmer Derby went to Emporia, last week, driving cattle.
Pretty cool, last Monday morning — 10 degrees below zero.