Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
Oct. 23, 2002
Stephanie Lauren Randall, Peabody and Riley Aames Olinnre, Montezuma, were married at 4 p.m. Aug. 10, 2002, at Morningside Community Church in Montezuma.
Marquetta Eilerts displayed some of her works Thursday at the Senior Citizens of Marion County annual meeting. Eilerts discovered her talent after retiring as county clerk.
Community leaders at Peabody are attempting to get broadband high speed Internet service.
25 years ago
OCT. 22, 1987
Patricia Cullen Ketchum of Peabody will be one of those participating in the Creative Writing Conference at Butler County Community College this weekend.
“Do We Love Kansas Enough?” This topic will be presented Sunday afternoon in a slide presentation and lecture on Kansas architecture by Bernd Foerster, FAIA, professor in the College of Architecture and Design at Kansas State University.
Eldon Andres, Rudy Penner, and Lester Wedel appeared with the Kansas Mennonite Men’s Chorus, giving concerts as part of an effort to raise funds for the World Hunger program. The group sang in Sedalia, Mo. on Saturday afternoon and in Independence, Mo. Saturday night.
50 years ago
OCT. 18, 1962
Mrs. Iris Friday has purchased the interests of Mrs. Nina Draper Rood in the Draper Beauty Shop.
Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Becker of rural Peabody are parents of a son, Lee Martin. He was born Oct. 6 at St. Luke Hospital in Marion and weighed 6 lbs. 3oz.
A few friends gathered at the Ross Baker home Saturday night to help them observe their wedding anniversary.
100 years ago
Oct. 16, 1912
Get the best Michigan celery with your next meat order at Charles Dietrich’s meat market.
Mr. and Mrs. O. J. Roberts are in Kansas City and St. Louis this week buying goods.
125 years ago
Oct. 20, 1887
T.M. Potter went down to Indian Territory this morning to look after his livestock interests.
George Graham, who went to Minnesota last month for a visit returned home this morning, accompanied by his sister, Anna.
Will Ellett and I.A. Shriver are taking in the Kansas City Exposition and taking a peep at the Cleveland Fete.