Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
Oct. 13, 2004
Craig Nottingham, a former Peabody resident, is shown installing a limestone base for the new sign at Indian Guide Terrace. The sign is a result of memorial gifts in memory of Harold “Bill” Richmond and a donation by the Peabody Housing Authority.
Mark Whitney, owner of Peabody Hardware and Lumber, has been busy this week installing a new metal awning on his storefront.
Jandee Post of Burns and Andrew Nave of Hartsville, Missouri were married Aug. 14, 2004.
25 years ago
oct. 12, 1989
Mayor Tod Porter was to speak to a Peabody Elementary class Wednesday of this week to explain city government and city laws for the youngsters.
Jarrod Gaines showed a cross-bred market steer at the Kansas Junior Livestock Show Sept. 22 and 23 and placed first and reserve champion cross bred.
The Warriors demoralized Oxford with 41 points in the first quarter.
50 years ago
oct. 8, 1964
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bentz of Overland Park are the parents of a daughter Cathleen Ann, born Sept. 21 and weighing 6 lbs. 11 oz.
Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Reimer of Abilene, formerly of Peabody, announce the adoption of a two-week-old son, David Scott.
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Martinez are the parents of twins born Oct. 5 at St. Luke Hospital in Marion.
100 years ago
oct. 8, 1914
W.H. Morgan and Mrs. Ernest Jorday and children autoed up from Wichita last week and remained until Sunday. Will Morgan returned with them for a further visit.
Immigration is pouring into Kansas. Three movers’ wagons headed in here Monday evening.
Two football accidents at Peabody — John Lawrence injured his shoulder and Clarence Milbourn cut his head.
125 years ago
sept. 26, 1889
Miss Fannie Slaymaker will go to Kansas City next Thursday to attend Commercial College and acquire stenography.
Lucien and Helen Hoyt returned on Friday evening from their visit in Wisconsin. Lucien says it was quite cold in the state last week.
Miss Ida Crissfield, daughter of E.S. Crissfield of the Palisade Hotel, died last Thursday evening of consumption.