Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
may 4, 2005
Derek Benson, newly elected president of the Peabody-Burns FFA chapter, is pictured presenting the Honor Chapter FFA Degree Thursday night to Chuck Good, executive vice president of the Peabody State Bank. The bank was recognized for its continued support of PBHS agricultural education and FFA program.
More than 30 people and businesses signed up to take part during the citywide garage sale Saturday.
Jarrod and Jennifer Gaines are parents of a son, Weston Tucker, born March 23.
25 years ago
May 3, 1990
The Wallace Loewen John Deere Tractor collection went under the hammer Saturday. The collection of more than 50 tractors, models, and other items was sold in an all-day sale at the Loewen farm.
Former Peabody resident Mike Glassner, state coordinator for Senator Bob Dole, was scheduled to be in Hesston last week to discuss the possibility of federal aid to the city to help the area recover from the March 13 tornado.
The new school superintendent is Robert Herbig, now junior-senior high school principal at Mankato.
50 years ago
april 22, 1965
Wes Buller, Peabody High School graduate who has been head football and track coach at Bethel College for the past five years, resigned from that post to take a position at Friends University in Wichita.
Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Smith are moving to Peabody this weekend. He recently purchased the Jackson Barber Shop and building and they will live in the upstairs apartment.
Mr. and Mrs. Milford Ediger of south of Peabody are parents of a son, born April 13 at Bethel Hospital in Newton.
100 years ago
April 29, 1915
Howard Ray and wife are to occupy the new house being built by W.M. Fitch on Vine St. one block west of the library.
Large size cans of tomatoes, 10 cents each at the Bee Hive Grocery.
Mrs. J.M. Jolliffe spent Tuesday with Mrs. J.K. Williams in Florence.
125 years ago
april 17, 1890
For sale — cabbage and tomato plants at Amborn’s Nursery.
Anyone desirous of purchasing a rag carpet should call Miss Kellogg’s.
The mission band of the Lutheran Church will hold a social next Saturday at the home of Mrs. Lark.