Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
NOV. 20, 2002
Peabody Historical Society is dedicating its 2002 historic walk to Pat Wood, local veteran performer in many historical society projects. Wood is battling severe illness, but hope to be on hand “to at least turn the pages” as the father-daughter duo of Bennie Holtsclaw and Carol Grosse sing Christmas carols around “the campfire” while waiting for the bid gusher to come in.
Paul Britton’s photo of a stunning Kansas sunset will be published in an anthology of amateur photographs by the International Library of Photography.
25 years ago
Nov. 19, 1987
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church will observe its 110th anniversary Saturday.
Glenn Kyle had the misfortune to dump a load of milo a mile and a half south of Peabody last Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Don Bloomer returned Friday night after a trip to Wisconsin where they visited in New Berlin, a suburb of Milwaukee, with Dr. and Mrs. Bruce Sebree and family.
50 years ago
NoV. 15, 1962
December 6 is the date announce for giving the Sabin oral polio vaccine. It will be held in the Business and Professional Women’s clubroom in the basement of the Peabody Library.
Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Herbert spent from Friday to Monday with their daughter Pam Herbert, at Denver, Colo.
Arthur Stallwitz went to Dumas, Texas Monday on business and for a visit with his brother, Ed Stallwitz and family.
100 years ago
NOV. 13, 1912
Mr. and Mrs. Winter Logan are enjoying a visit from her grandmother, Mrs. E. Siegrist, and her father, A. I. Siegrist, from Hutchinson. Mr. Siegrist is recovering from a serious illness.
Orlin Harvey is husking corn for Charley Stretcher.
I. B. Good hauled hogs to Aulne on Thursday. He always has good ones.
“The High School boys added another victory to their string when they defeated the fast Fairmount College Reserves at City Park Saturday afternoon by a score of 3 to 0.”
125 years ago
NOV. 18, 1887
The ladies of the Christian Church were not over-successful in their carpet rug social last week, owing to inclement weather. However nearly $13 was realized.
Miss Kate Kellogg and Mrs. D. W. Morgan visited with Mrs. South of Newton, Monday and Tuesday.