Compiled from past issues
10 YEARS AGO
Dec. 29, 2004
Jennifer Holy Hauser of Encino, California, Peabody High School class of 1980, sends thanks for the Peabody Gazette-Bulletin.
Vanessa Loewen was awarded a scholarship for the 2004-2005 year from Emporia State University.
Gretchen Berns’s friend, Becky Paskievich of Boston, writes a letter praising Gretchen’s home town for its friendliness to the Bostonians who visited.
25 YEARS AGO
Dec. 28, 1989
The official temperatures in the area last Friday were around 20 to 22 degrees below zero!
Marge and Fordy Gray are grandparents of twin boys born to Douglas and Doris Gray of Buhler. The tiny twins weighed 1 lb. 13 ¾ ounces and 1 lb. 14 ounces. They will remain in the hospital until March when they were due.
Tat Brunner, 56, died Dec. 24 at her home in Peabody.
50 YEARS AGO
Dec. 24, 1964
Alice Schupp, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Al Schupp, is one of 20 students at Beloit College who will study in France next summer.
Mr. and Mrs. Andy Shank are parents of a daughter, Andra Lynette, born Dec. 17.
The Peabody “Chipmunks,” Cheryl Stagner, Becky Ediger, Melody Roberts, and Mike Gnagy, will appear on the IGA Party Line on KAKE TV on Dec. 28 at 12:30 p.m.
100 YEARS AGO
Dec. 24, 1914
Charlie Cockley sold 300 pounds of peanut brittle on his Christmas special last Friday and Saturday.
At the Kansas State Federation Poultry Show in Topeka recently, Noah Kornhaus took the sweepstakes as usual with his white Wyandottes.
Will Morgan is home from Wichita to spend Christmas.
125 YEARS AGO
Dec. 12, 1889
W.A. Newhard is building extensive chicken coops and pens for Wm. Foy who has bought three acres adjoining his residence and is preparing to engage in the poultry business on a large scale.
C.W. Campbell went to Colorado yesterday to bring back 100 head of cattle, all of which have been engaged by farmers in this vicinity for feeding.