Compiled from microfilm records
10 years ago
april 15, 1999
The Peabody Veterinary Clinic is now open for business. Local veterinarian Virginia Skinner, DVM, reports her clinic is at long last ready for business.
Peabody EMS is holding a reception for Jean Newfield who will be retiring after 20 years of volunteer service.
Members of Peabody-Burns High School band presented a program of instrumental music for the Sorosis Beta Club. A quartet from the group offered “Rocky Top” which was very different and “upbeat.”
25 years ago
MARCH 15, 1984
Jose M. Savala, 88, died March 11, at Axtell Christian Hospital.
Rodger Graham of Peabody, son of Mr. and Mrs. Oran Graham, was a guest at the 1983-84 Citizenship Pilgrimage sponsored by the Kansas Federation of Women’s Clubs in Topeka, Feb. 24-27. He was a fourth-district winner in the KFWC citizenship essay contest.
Mrs. F.W. Gray organized a beautiful display of handpainted china for a special cultural arts program for Up to the Minutes EHU, March 6.
50 years ago
march 12, 1959
Mrs. G.P. Potter arrived home Sunday from Marion where she had spent the week with the Max Jackson children while the parents were on vacation at Georgetown, Colo.
Mrs. Robert Moffett of Newton visited her mother, Sadye Skinner, on Sunday.
Mrs. Warren Watts and Mrs. Norman Schmidt and Mark visited their grandmother, Mrs. Ran Rllum, at Potwin Tuesday.
100 years ago
Feb. 11, 1909
The park board has decided to fill up the pond at the northeast corner of the park and wish to sell the large Sampson mill for which they will have no further use. It throws 800 barrels a day and would be good for a stockman. Price and details can be obtained at Davison and Company’s. The ground will be planted to forest trees.
Good home raised eating potatoes and for seed. 75 cents a bushel, either kind. J.E. Hall.
I want to buy 1,000 good hedge posts this week and next. W.W. House.
125 years ago
Feb. 14, 1884
A little daughter arrived at W.T. Knight’s south of town.
Headlight coal oil — 5 cents a gallon — best in the market, at the city bakery.
M.C. Scott, professor of criniculture and abscission, has opened an office next door north of Smiley’s cigar store where he will be glad to meet many of his old customers and a liberal share of new ones. If you wish best work call on Scott.