Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
Feb. 22, 2002
Peabody rancher and cowboy, Quentin Entz, 53, died Feb. 23, 2002, at Wichita.
Francis Roberts was in Hutchinson Saturday to help celebrate her grandson Drew’s birthday.
Adeline Spangler’s daughter, Joyce Albright of Pretty Prairie, arrived Wednesday to be on hand when Adeline has eye surgery.
25 years ago
Feb. 26, 1987
Marion Rosine accepted the position of president of the Peabody Chamber of Commerce, although somewhat reluctantly, and only after solemn promises from other board members that they would “help out” a lot this year.
Craig Andres of Peabody was a member of a tour group sponsored by Bethel College of Newton that visited in Mexico during January midterm break.
Robert Kyle, graduate of PHS and son of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Kyle of Burns, has been accepted for admission to Tabor College for the 1987-88 academic year.
50 years ago
Feb. 22, 1962
Peabody’s population grew to 1,407 people in the city limits, according to City Assessor, Oliver Kornhaus.
The afternoon of Wednesday, Feb. 14, the 1953 Mercury belonging to Mr. and Mrs. Harold Richmond was stolen from in front of their house.
Mr. and Mrs. Garry Hanneman and son, Garry, Jr., spent the weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hanneman, and brother, Bob Hanneman.
100 years ago
Feb. 29, 1912
The Luther League waffle supper has been postponed until Saturday evening, March 6.
The Fairplay Ladies’ Aid Society will meet with Mrs. Theodore Heat, Wednesday, March 6.
The ladies of the Methodist church cleared $40 at a dinner given Thursday in the church parlor.
125 years ago
Feb. 24, 1887
Another slight flurry of snow fell on Saturday night last, which the balmy breath of our salubrious climate soon depleted.
Parties from McPherson, Wichita, Hutchinson, Topeka, and Galesburg, Illinois, have invested in Peabody town property during the last week.
Mrs. C.W. Bragunier has been quite sick this week.