Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
Sept. 11, 2002
Marquette Eilerts of Peabody was elected secretary of Marion County Republican Central Committee at a reorganizational meeting Aug. 30.
Jim Unruh of Homestead Enterprise will provide seeding for a bridge replacement project 10 miles north of the junction of K-9 and U. S. 77.
The family of Warren and Letha Hughes gathered at the Peabody Senior Center Sept. 1 to celebrate the couple’s 60th anniversary.
25 years ago
Sept. 10, 1987
The Scott Baker family is in Peabody visiting family and friends. They are being transferred from Evanston, Wyoming to Houston. Scott is with the Bechtel Group.
Dean and Arlene Siegfried attended a Siegfried family reunion at Council Grove Lake on Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Taylor entertained a large crowd of relatives and neighbors Saturday evening with a hog roast at their home.
50 years ago
Sept. 13, 1962
Mrs. Barbara Hodges and Mrs. Warren Windsor were in Topeka Tuesday where they attended the organizational meeting of the Central State Synod of the Lutheran Church women at the municipal auditorium.
Richard DeForest was separated from the U. S. Coast Guard at Staten Island, New York Friday after four years served, and arrived home Monday.
Miss Patricia Berns left Friday for Lawrence where she is enrolled as a junior at KU. Her sister, Beth Berns, left Sunday and enrolled as a freshman at KU.
Another Blue Ribbon winner at the Marion County Fair, whose entry is eligible to go the state fair, is Carol Yoder for her rolled cookies.
100 years ago
Sept. 12, 1912
The Hillsboro Home, which does a good work caring for old people, the sick, crippled, and orphans, wishes to remind its friends of the great need which winter will soon bring them. The institution is dependent upon contributions and money, produce, or other supplies as an acceptable way of assistance.
Miss Elizabeth Fent visited friends here Saturday while on her way from Burns to Newton to visit her brother, Jack Fent.
Miss Ella Gard went Friday to Aulne for a few days visit with friends.