Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
nov. 10, 2004
Bill and Vada Ann McPheeters will celebrate their golden anniversary from 2 to 4 p.m. November 21 at the Peabody Senior Center.
Arthur Madsen, 71, died November 3 at Abilene Memorial Hospital.
Michael Martinez, 66, died November 2 at Newton Medical Center.
25 years ago
nov. 9, 1989
Two citizens of Eastern Germany, Dieter Jencle, a hospital administrator in Leipzig, and Joachim Falk, a developer of computer software in the village of Herges-Hallenberg, have made a thorough study of our city.
Laurie Miles, Peabody’s premiere distance runner, won the Kansas State Cross Country championship in the class AA girls’ division Saturday at Manhattan.
Traci Hughes gave an informal and entertaining account of her experience as a visiting student in Hita City, Okita, Japan, for members of the Shirley Crouse Circle.
50 years ago
nov. 10, 1964
Charles J. Gerbracht, who died Sunday after an illness of several weeks, was buried Wednesday at Blackwell, Oklahoma.
At Mathias IGA, a shingle roof has been erected over the meat department giving a pleasant effect.
Election brought 2.5 inches of much needed moisture to Peabody.
100 years ago
nov. 5, 1914
The Misses Marian Westbrook and Lorna Millikan went Friday to be the guests in a weekend house party given by Miss Mildred Williams in Marion.
Bessie Miller of Elbing spent Sunday here with her twin sister, Essie Miller.
Dr. E.T. Prather went Tuesday to Woodville, Missouri to visit relatives.
125 years ago
OCt. 25, 1889
W.O. Thomas and E.E. Seybold have put in a mill for grinding cop feed, corn meal, and graham flour in the old laundry building on Second St. and have just got it in operation.
Grace Walton entertained a few friends at a party on Monday evening.
Prayer meeting tonight as usual at the Methodist Church.