Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
Sept. 8, 1999
Peabody’s 1880’s buildings and tree-lined streets created a perfect backdrop the town’s third annual antique show and sale.
Charlie Fisher of Peabody caught a flathead at Marion County Lake. The fish weighed 63 pounds, 5 ounces and was 50 inches long. Dale Snelling said this is the largest one caught from the lake.
Adeline Spangler was at Ken and Amy Regier’s farm. Her family had a picnic to celebrate three birthdays.
25 years ago
Aug. 3, 1984
Peabody native Neil Herbert has been named manager of Burns State Bank, board president Robert B. Vestring said this week.
Dorothy Rucker, faculty member of Peabody High School, reports she and five students attended the workshops at Kansas State University for student photographers and yearbook staff members.
Mrs. John Berns spent some days recently in Kansas City where she attended the musical “Annie” and visited Worlds of Fun and Oceans of Fun.
50 years ago
july 23, 1959
Margorie Windsor and Ann left for vacation in New York City the first of the week.
Dick Gough has joined Guy Jackson in the barber business in Peabody.
Carl Bentz of Peabody is among 68 prospective freshmen attending the fifth of six University of Kansas previews this summer on the KU campus.
100 years ago
july 1, 1909
Mr. and Mrs. Gunderman spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Catlin at the Berns ranch.
Orie Wooden left last Sunday for Jetmore to spend the week with his parents before the threshing season begins.
Joe Brown and wife have moved into their beautiful new home.
125 years ago
july 31, 1884
Aaron Holler’s oats made 75 bushels per acre.
Dr. Osborne is preparing to build a residence.
I.A. Shriver shipped from this station during the past week four cars of cattle and one of hogs.