Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
Feb. 20, 2002
On Monday, members of the Peabody-Burns FFA drove farm implements to school. The students provided a noon hour parade for townspeople when they drove the equipment down Walnut Street to the business district. Pictured are: Steven Morgan and Scott Gray, Dusty Koop and Mike Castleman, and Michael Unruh and Caleb Good.
Festival speaker for the Main Street annual dinner will be Doyle Hyett of the Washington, D.C.,-based marketing firm of Hyett Palma.
Jon Gard was chosen to fill the city council term vacated a month ago by Nelson Patton.
25 years ago
Feb. 19, 1987
Irene Higgins, Peabody native and longtime businesswoman, died Monday, Feb. 16, at PMNH at age 89.
Mr. and Mrs. Gayle Krause of El Dorado visited Mr. and Mrs. W.V. Krause Sunday.
Gary and Marilyn Jones and Virginia Jones drove to Manhattan Sunday to visit Lynn Hughes and baby daughter at St. Mary’s hospital.
50 years ago
Feb. 16, 1962
Mr. and Mrs. Willard Jewell and Mrs. Jewell’s father, J.F. Coss, arrived home Tuesday from a 2 week’s vacation trip to New Orleans and along the coast of Pensacola, Florida.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Jewell, Rex and Bobby, visited Sunday in Wichita with Mrs. Jewell’s mother, Mrs. Grace Selvy, who is at the home of another daughter, Mrs. C.W. London, since her present surgery.
Jon Stucky won first place in the 4th Kansas Federation of Women’s Clubs essay contest, sponsored locally by Jr. and Sr. Sorosis clubs.
100 years ago
Feb. 24, 1912
T.L. Bauslin returned Saturday from a trip to Ohio.
Regular meeting of the AHTA (Anti Horse Thief Association) next Saturday.
Mrs. Hans Johnsen went to Medora Saturday to help care for her young grandson who has scarlet fever.
125 years ago
Feb. 17, 1887
Miss Mame Bauslin is very sick.
The creamery is now shipping 100 pounds of butter per week, the bulk of which goes to Colorado and New Mexico.
T.M. Huffman has purchased the broom factory.