Compiled from microfilm records
10 years ago
april 22, 1999
A Kansas State University class in Graphic Design was at Peabody Printing Museum Friday for a seminar on traditional printing machines and practices.
David and Welma (Goering) Thiessen will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house and reception from 2-4 p.m. May 2, at Burns Mennonite church located one-half mile north and 1½ miles west of Burns.
Tresa Vogleman Jones recently donated a quilt to the Burns Methodist women to use in their money-making endeavors.
25 years ago
MARCH 22, 1984
The Sorosis Beta Club met March 15 at the home of Arleen Moffett. Donna Ediger was co-hostess.
Craig Andres spent last week skiing at Angel Fire, New Mexico with a friend and a friend’s parents from Wichita.
Mrs. Opie Gillet and Mrs. Carol Foote entertained the dessert bridge club Saturday evening at the home of Mrs. Foote.
50 years ago
march 19, 1959
John Nettleton, principal and science teacher at Peabody High school has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation for summer study.
Three Peabody students were listed on the recently released published scholastic list at Emporia State. The top 10 students in each class were listed. Students included Mrs. Shirley Temple Slaymaker, Stanley Manahan, and Marilyn Gaines.
DeForest Hatchery was host to more than 80 egg producers Monday night at a dinner at the Presbyterian Church.
100 years ago
Feb. 18, 1909
Doctor Johnson’s bird dog was poisoned Tuesday.
The comic section of the Wichita Eagle Sunday is now issued in color and is one of the finest.
Mrs. O.J. Roberts has been to Kansas City this week buying new millinery and other goods.
125 years ago
Feb. 21, 1884
The guests at the Commercial Hotel have the pleasure of writing their letters on a new advertising desk, of unique and handsome workmanship.
Charley Hitchcock and Charley Wells commenced the week on Monday pugnaciously and brought up at the mayor’s office, where they were fined $2 each and costs.
A street vampire was on our streets last Saturday, running a soap lottery where you buy 2 cents worth of soap for a quarter, and if enough soap is bought, somebody gets a $5.00 bill.