Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
Oct. 30, 2002
The Dutch children cut outs, which adorn the lawn and gardens of Dennis and Sharon Pickens, are decked out for trick or treating.
Maude Gaines and LaVonne Ammeter mended at Legacy Park on Monday. Marge Gray joined them for lunch and helped mend.
Lonnie Ray LeBlanc, 46 died Sept. 29, 2002, at Tempe, Ariz.
25 years ago
Oct. 29, 1987
The Vern Slocombes entertained relatives at dinner last Thursday at their home.
Ralph Ewert and Edna Ewert drove to Oklahoma last Wednesday to visit several cousins in Blackwell and Braman.
The sound of ghost story sessions was heard at the Senior Center when Orlene Scrivner gave the program. Arlene Siegfried had offered such entertainment earlier.
50 years ago
OCT. 25, 1962
Miss Blanche Hart passed away in Los Angeles, California Monday after an illness of several months. She is survived by her sister, Miss Gladys Hart, of Peabody.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Woodruff are parents of a daughter born Tuesday, Oct. 23. She has been named Lani Sue.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul B. Johnsten came home from Wichita Monday after a three week’s stay with their grandson, Jimmy Kelley, while his parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Kelley, were on a tour of England, Ireland, and Scotland.
100 years ago
Oct. 23, 1912
Pears and Winter Apples. Call T. W. Allison, Florence, Kansas. Orchard 1 ½ mi. southwest of Florence.
Mrs. Charles Dietrich and daughter, Mrs. Louise White, visited a few days this week with Wichita friends.
Dr. Johnson reports the birth of a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Stout on Wednesday.
125 years ago
Oct. 27, 1887
Peabody’s YMCA will send 15 or 20 delegates to the state convention in Wichita this week.
Mr. Horner of Illinois, father of the late superintendent of the silk station, stopped off here last Friday for a few hours.
The first mail over the Rock Island came in yesterday. Letters can be sent to Marion on short notice.