Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
Jan. 9, 2002
Jim and Carrie Truax of Peabody will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary at a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Jan. 20 at the Peabody Christian Church, Sycamore and Division.
Peabody Warriors 46, Little River 40
A benefit Chili feed will be held Jan. 20 at the Methodist Education Center in Westmoreland with proceeds going into a fund for 4-year-old Katy Woodruff. Katy is the daughter of Stuart and Tracy Woodruff and the granddaughter of Frank and Janice Woodruff.
Larry Watts shot a hole-in-one (fifth hole) at the Peabody Lakeside Country Club at the New Year’s Day ninth annual George Holm Golf Tournament.
25 years ago
Jan. 8, 1987
Mrs. Lucy Clausen accompanied Mrs. Doroty Craig and Susan Craig of Berkeley to Topeka on Dec. 24 for holiday visitis.
Miss Lenora Manahan of Shreveport, La., visited during the holidays at the home of her mother, Mrs. Ethel Manahan.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Jewell were in Kansas City last Monday and Tuesday to help their son, Bob, and his wife, Barbara, move into their new home.
50 years ago
Jan 4, 1962
Harold Johnson of Peabody was one of the 24 football lettermen at Kansas Wesleyan University this year. Johnson played at end for the Coyotes this year.
John Jacobs, former Peabody High School athlete now playing for Baker University football team, was chosen as the first team of the Academia Little All-American team for the past year.
Miss Gladys Hoyt returned home Thursday from Chicago, Ill., where she spent Christmas with Mr. and Mrs. Joe Fife and children Paul, Jay, and Rebecca.
100 years ago
Jan. 11, 1912
Mrs. J.T. Morse and Mrs. Ed Dorian entertain the 500 Club this evening at the Palisade.
J.L. Heath and nephew, Frank Heath, left Sunday for Amarillo, Texas, to get cattle for feeding.
Hazel Marsh went Monday to Wichita where he has charge of Noah Kornhaus’ chickens at the poultry show.
125 years ago
Jan. 13, 1887
T.C. Thoburn received a car load of Osage coal on Monday and in just two hours and a half, it was sold, weighted out, and delivered from the car to waiting farmers.
Rev. Horner has been holding a series of interesting meetings at the Guinty schoolhouse for some 10 days.
The cold weather has stopped work on the city building for a while.