Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
Jan. 16, 2002
Homecoming ceremonies took place between the varsity games against Sedgwick Friday night. Daniel Unruh was homecoming king and homecoming queen was Alison Eden.
Tom Clark, with assistance from Lisa and Josh, has finished repairs to the south wall of the exterior of the Peabody Printing Museum.
Joyce and Darrell Albright of Pretty Prairie were Sunday afternoon visitors of her mother, Adeline Spangler.
25 years ago
Jan. 15, 1987
Arnold H. Voth has been named to the County ASC committee, serving a 3-year term.
Mr. and Mrs. Doug Fisher of Meade and Goldie Homan flew to San Francisco on Jan. 1 for a week stay.
Mrs. Sally Avery of Peabody recently had a letter published in the Wichita Eagle. It concerned a reunion of the 70th Infantry Division to which her husband, Wilbur E. Avery, belongs.
50 years ago
Jan. 11, 1962
Marion County Commissioners have still failed to agree on the location of the proposed Marion County Home.
Gerry Homan returned Sunday to Nevada, Mo., where she is a student at Cottey College, after spending the holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Homan Jr.
Nancy Brede left for Huron, S.D., where she attends Northwest College, Friday afternoon after spending the holidays with her sister, Mrs. Richard Litton, and family.
100 years ago
Jan. 18, 1912
About 20 young people had a fine skate Sunday afternoon at the reservoir.
Marion has a junk yard.
James Kieler and Floyd Wehry enjoyed the skating rink in Newton Saturday.
125 years ago
Jan. 20, 1887
Chas Sawtelle is putting a nice fence around his house.
The Ladies Missionary Society of the Presbyterian Church will meet at the residence of Mrs. Pecare next Wednesday afternoon.
Now the prospect is that the Rock Island will build along Olive Street — directly in the middle.
About the best place we know of to break a horse’s leg is that hole in the south end of the bridge that spans the Doyle on Maple Street.