days of yore
from our archives
Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
May 18, 2005
Megan Weber is pictured smiling at friends after graduation exercises at Peabody-Burns High School Brown Gymnasium Sunday.
Helen Pearl Hanneman, 91, died May 12, 2005, at Edmond, Oklahoma.
Scott and Ann Robinson are pleased to announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Sarah Ann, to Carl Joseph Hebert, son of Don and Susan Lear, all of Wichita.
25 years ago
May 17, 1990
The Main Street Design Committee has proposed to the city council restoration of the old bell tower on top of Peabody City Hall.
Beth Gaines, a student at Butler Junior College, will be working at WIBW radio in Topeka this summer.
Jaclyn Voight, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stan Farr of Peabody, will receive an MS degree as nurse anesthetist at the University School of Medicine this week.
50 years ago
May 6, 1965
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hanneman were in Kansas City from Sunday to Tuesday on a buying trip for Keller’s Clothing Store.
Mrs. Harry Propp, Ft. Myers, Florida, spent the past week with her daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Seibel and family.
Mrs. D.M. Greene, Mrs. Oliver Kornhaus, Mrs. Floyd Gillihan, and Mrs. Herb Hodel attended the district meeting of the Women’s Christian Temperance Union last week in Salina. It was held at the EUB Church of the Cross.
100 years ago
May 13, 1915
Mr. and Mrs. G.S. Tucker are immensely enjoying their new Reo Six these fine evenings.
Dr. Axtell was here Tuesday evening in consultation about the illness of C.C. Page, W. C. Derby, Henry Winsor, and Mrs. Gard.
The Beeton Barn will arrange for hack or auto rides to the cemetery on Decoration Day. Go and return at your convenience — 50 cents for the round trip.
125 years ago
May 1, 1890
Mrs. Franchant’s terms to music pupils are $8 for 24 lessons of one hour.
Frank Prescott has been elected secretary of the Peabody Building and Loan Association. Fred Russell resigned.
The officers of Catlin township are about to purchase a road grader for the township and are testing one this week on the road north from the cemetery.