Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
Jan. 24, 2005
Varsity Warrior coach Leon Harris collapsed late Monday afternoon at basketball practice and later died of an apparent heart attack. Harris, 50, was in his first year of coaching at Peabody-Burns High School.
Sorosis Beta Club met at the home of Sonja Koslowsky with Judy Starkey as co-hostess.
Maude Gaines and LaVonne Ammeter went to Florence Sunday and ate at the Chuck Wagon Restaurant.
25 years ago
Jan. 25, 1990
Larry Larsen is busy remodeling the main room of the old DeForest Hatchery building and a video store will open there soon.
Susan Marshall, Pat Ketchum, and Julie Eberhard wound up work last week on a grant application that might bring in another $1,000 to the work of historic preservation in Peabody.
The Mayesville Literary and Epicurean Society met last week with Lawrence and Pat Jury.
50 years ago
Jan. 21, 1965
Rose Green of Newton entered the Peabody Memorial Nursing Hospital this week. Mrs. Virginia Apollo, supervisor, reports the hospital has 20 patients this week.
Wilber Hanneman was in town Wednesday morning displaying a most unusual catch for this part of the country, a full-grown red fox.
Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Slocombe returned home Monday from Denver, Colorado after a few days visit with their son, Ed Slocombe and family.
100 years ago
Jan. 21, 1915
Mrs. Jule T. Morse, who was stricken with partial paralysis affecting her speech, is slowly improving under the care of the chiropractor.
L.A. Schriver is critically ill from complications following a serere cold, but some days shows signs of improvement.
Men’s outing night shirts are 79 cents at Tucker and Griffith Mercantile Company.
125 years ago
Jan. 9, 1890
Cobs are $1 a load at City Feed Store.
Miss Fannie Nelson expects to go to Wichita next Monday to attend business college.
Wertz and Harsh have moved their carpenter shop to the Grand Army lot west of the foundry.