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Compiled from past issues

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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