Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
Aug. 25, 2004
Connie Bowen of Peabody brought home $1000 in prize money from the Powerball Instant Powerball Show Saturday.
Kaela Gillet and Megan Cox were selected as All-Star Cheerleaders at cheerleading camp July 12-13 at Emporia State University.
Allison Many, Peabody-Burns vocal music instructor and Injoy Fountain, singer, actor, and dancer from Wichita, are two of the talented people who will perform Sept. 25 during the “Sound of Music” musical walk sponsored by the Peabody Historical Society.
25 years ago
Aug. 31, 1989
Georgie Ann Schmidt of Peabody was elected an officer of the Northview board of directors at their recent meeting.
C. Rodney Herbert, a native of Peabody and the son of Avis Herbert and the late Carol Herbert, earned an M.A. in counselor education at Lenair Rhyme College in Hickory, North Carolina.
Denise Krause visited her parents, Bill and Shirley Krause, over the weekend before leaving for Russia where she will study in the Plekhanov Institute of Economics in Moscow.
50 years ago
Aug. 27, 1964
A new lowered ceiling is being installed this week at the Mathias IGA store.
Miss Edna Mae Ewert left Friday for Idaho Falls, Idaho, for the school year after spending the summer vacation at her home here.
Four teachers from Peabody were in Topeka Aug. 20 and 21 attending the Annual Workshop sponsored by the Kansas State Teachers Association. Those attending from here were Marjorie Haas, Francis Skinner, Dorothy Mason, and Neysa Eberhard.
100 years ago
Aug. 27, 1914
President C.C. Spencer has called a citizen’s meeting for Friday night this week to decide on a lecture course for the winter library sessions.
Mrs. John White, who had been an invalid for many months, died rather suddenly at about 5 o’clock Tuesday afternoon.
Geo. Milne, Sr. of San Diego, California, for many years a Peabody resident died Aug. 15, 1914. His brother Will brought the remains to Peabody where services were held Wednesday afternoon from the Presbyterian Church.
125 years ago
Dr. Loose was ill the first part of the week.
W.W. Davis now drives a fine span of horses with a new carriage.
Ed Grayson, the clerk at the Santa Fe Depot, took a trip to Albuquerque, New Mexico, this week.