Compiled from back issues
10 years ago
Nov. 30, 2005
Employees at Legacy Park collected canned goods during November and donated them to Peabody Ministerial Alliance for holiday food baskets.
Joshua and Jacob Marshall at Peabody Print Museum are presenting a “make your own vintage Christmas card” workshop from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the print museum.
There will be a book signing by the California Sisters at Jackrabbit Hollow Saturday.
25 years ago
nov. 15, 1990
Maranda Avery received notification this week that she was selected to represent Flint Hills Girl Scout Council at the 1991 National Program Conference to be held July 1 to 13 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is a sophomore at Peabody High School.
Retail merchants are planning for the “12 Days of Christmas.”
Jack Sebree, who has been a hospital patient in Wichita, will be having a birthday Nov. 16 and a card shower would be appreciated.
50 years ago
Nov. 18, 1965
Jon Stucky and Myron Ammeter were chosen to CVL All-League team by conference coaches Tuesday night.
Charles Porter of Peabody was recently awarded the contract for remodeling Marion County Courtroom in Marion County Courthouse.
Celery — 10 cents a stalk, Tom Turkey — 29 cents a lb., and cranberries at 23 cents a lb. at Ross Mathias Grocery.
100 years ago
nov. 25, 1915
The Worthy Slaymaker home five miles south of town was burned to the ground last Thursday, the family barely escaping with their lives.
Last Thursday afternoon the editor and Bryant Keller drove five miles south of town and one and a-half miles east of Fairplay Church where they hunted ducks. Quack, quack, quack!
The funeral service for Julius T. Morse was held over the Peabody Bank building last Thursday afternoon.
125 years ago
nov. 6, 1890
W.W. Lamb moved his hay press to Walton.
G.W. Campbell started yesterday for Indian Territory with a view to purchasing a lot of cattle for fattening here.
C. E. Westbrook went to Chicago this week to attend the great horse fair, and from there will go to Wisconsin for a short visit.