days of yore
from our archives
Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
march 23, 2005
Frances Skinner will celebrate her 90th birthday with a reception from 2 to 5 p.m. April 3 at the Peabody United Methodist Church.
Burns native Brice B. Durbin will be inducted into the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame during ceremonies slated for April 16 in Wichita.
The city of Peabody received a $450,000 direct loan from USDA Rural Development to be used to complete a sewer project started in July 2003.
25 years ago
march 22, 1990
Baritone Steven Glover will give a joint recital with soprano Aleisha Bailey at 8 p.m. March 23 at All Faiths Chapel at Kansas State University.
Julie Eberhard of Peabody was elected to the board of directors of the Prairie People Tourism Association at their first meeting held Feb. 22 at the Kaufman Museum in Newton.
The café on US-50 at Poplar St. is set to open again. Marlene and Reign Anduss are the new proprietors of the establishment.
50 years ago
March 11, 1965
Adeline Dixon, Peabody Junior High mathematics teacher, has been notified she received a stipend to attend the Summer Institute of Junior High School Teachers of Mathmatics held at Southwestern State College at Weatherford, Oklahoma.
Doris Haas graduated from the American Business College at Wichita Feb. 17 and is now employed at Central Securities of Newton as a cashier.
100 years ago
March 18, 1915
Harry Christ came down from Newton and Al Christ came over from Marion to see their sister, Jennie, who was here from New York on a visit and to help celebrate their mother’s birthday. Mrs. Christ is one of Peabody’s earliest settlers.
Red River Early Ohio seed potatoes can be secured at the Bee Hive Grocery.
Get your White Leghorn eggs at the Pleasant View Poultry Ranch — phone 535F2.
125 years ago
March 6, 1890
Mr. Slocombe has moved to the residence of Mr. Weaver, south of the Santa Fe track.
The Commercial Hotel has a new clerk, Caltie Cammon, a young man recently from Illinois.
Go and hear Major Henershot at Butler’s Hall next Monday night. He has no equal in the United States.