Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
june 8, 2005
Peabody Kiwanis club folded after 80 years.
Wichita author Kristen Joyal was at Jack Rabbit Hollow to give a program on “Gardening with Mommy.”
Andy and Gina Jacobs of Wichita announce the May 21 birth of their daughter, Suzanna Noel.
25 years ago
June 7, 1990
Dawn Michele Glaser received a degree in elementary education May 20 from Bethel College.
Peabody’s water tower project is starting to take shape with a 40-by-40-by-8-foot hole in the ground.
Amy Gross and her Appaloosa horse, Shadow, participated in their first horse show June 2 at the Whitewater Centennial Show.
50 years ago
May 27, 1965
John Beeman won the softball throw with a record heave of 127 feet 2 inches Saturday at the East Central Kansas Junior Olympics at Centre High School.
Frank Little is taking over the Methodist pulpit from Giles Stagner, who is going to St. Francis.
Mr. and Mrs. Randolph Robinson returned Friday after a week in Denver, where they attended a meeting of the National Society for Weight Engineers. They represented Beech Aircraft.
100 years ago
June 3, 1915
At Hillcrest, the home of the bride’s father, the Hon. T.M. Potter, at noon Tuesday, June 1, Guy Ream Davis and Susan Bertha Potter were married.
Miss Grace Roberts returned home on Tuesday from Baker University at Baldwin.
Muriel Bell of Burns was the guest of her sister, Hilah Bell, last Thursday.
125 years ago
May 22, 1890
D.B. Knox has returned from Kansas City, bringing with him a fine set of tools for his business of horse farrier.
A school building, 22’ by 34’, is to be erected in what is known as the Catlin district.
Everyone remember Memorial Day Services. The ladies of the Presbyterian Church will serve ice cream and strawberries immediately after the return from the cemetery, also in the evening.