Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
Sept. 29, 2004
Jewell and Naomi Davis will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Sunday with a family dinner planned by their daughters and families.
Bruce Burke of the Peabody Police Department attended the 11th annual Death Investigation Conference.
The previously unbeaten Warrior football team took a 56-6 loss from Moundridge.
25 years ago
sept. 28, 1989
Elaine Sears, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Slocombe of Peabody, was recently named winner of the Hometown Spirit Award in Abilene.
More than 100 residences in Peabody do not have an identifying house number. Efforts are encouraged to identify houses for the benefit of friends, ambulance people, and other emergency workers.
On Oct. 1 Don and Marianne Koch, professional musicians and proprietors of the Music Emporium at El Dorado will kick off the fall Chautauqua series for Peabody Historical Society with toe-tapping music.
50 years ago
sept. 24, 1964
Athena Club met Sept. 17 at the home of Mrs. Robert Schmitt for a picnic supper. Assisting hostesses were Alice Cooper, Ramona Jarnigan, and Dorothy Mason.
The Bellview Study Club met at the home of Mrs. Fred Burdorf on Sept. 15.
The Summit Booster 4-H Club elected the following officers: Myron Ammeter — president, Herb Gaines — vice president, Vicki Gaines — treasurer, Melody Ammeter — reporter. Myron Ammeter and Carl Peterson were elected council members.
100 years ago
sept. 24, 1914
The Peabody ball team got revenge on the Hillsboro team last Friday afternoon at Hillsboro by defeating the Germans by a score of 6-0.
Dr. E.P. Cressler has 12 Partridge Wyandottes on exhibition at the Oklahoma State Fair at Oklahoma City this week and next.
All the new models in Nemo and Warner Corsets at Tucker and Griffiths Mercantile Co.
125 years ago
Sept. 12, 1889
The yield of corn in Kansas this year is estimated at 39 bushels per acre, oats have made 30 bushels, and wheat 31 bushels.
The enrollment at the high school is about 75, or one third larger than any other year.
Our night watchman Charley Marsh found all the articles stolen last week from the home of Mrs. Gardner except the jewelry. The thieves had dropped them in the weeds in the adjoining block.