Compiled from microfilm records
10 years ago
april 29, 1999
Master Carver Clarence Tippin enjoys creating sculptures using stone. “No one else in the area does this,” he stated. “That’s one of the reasons I like doing it.” (Tippin’s wife of 59 years died February 2009)
Eileen Alcorn, co-owner of Peabody Lanes Bowling Alley and employee of Jack and Jill Grocery and Dari Crème, died April 15 at Kansas Heart Hospital in Wichita.
Donna Hanneman teaches first grade at Peabody Elementary. She grew up on a dairy farm between Lost Springs and Burdick. Donna attended Bethany College and graduated in 1980.
25 years ago
MARCH 29, 1984
Peabody City Park has a new set of gates. Park Superintendent John Beeman recently installed a heavy set of wooden gates of attractive construction to replace the old metal gates.
Cindy Lemley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Don Lemley, and Janelle Arnett, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fran Arnett, all of Peabody, are pictured here with Representative Duane Goessen and Governor John Carlin.
Curt Glaser, son of Mr. and Mrs. Graeme Glaser of rural Peabody, has been elected vice president of the Collegiate FFA Club at Kansas State University.
50 years ago
march 26, 1959
In our senior spotlight this week, we have a blue-eyed brown-haired girl by the name of Jean DeForest. Jean was born in the Axtell Hospital in Newton, Kansas, on January 23, 1941.
Mrs. Ed Nicklaus was honored Saturday afternoon with a birthday surprise party given in her home by her two daughters, Mrs. Willard Hague of Peabody and Mrs. Robert Haag of Olpe.
Mrs. A.W. Schupp was hostess to the afternoon Bridge Club at her home Friday.
100 years ago
Feb. 25, 1909
For Sale — the Commercial Hotel. Inquire at the hotel.
O.P. Hill is having a stand built for his popcorn business, adjoining Huguenin’s Market.
Sam Moffett and Guy Tucker attended the play at the Guinty schoolhouse on Saturday evening.
For Sale — 15 Shorthorn bulls, from 8-20 months old. James Ely and Sons, one mile east of Aulne. P.O. Marion.
125 years ago
Feb. 28, 1884
Bring your old sheep pelts to the Red Front and get cash for them.
Mrs. Lowe has our thanks for a jug of nice milk to help us celebrate the 22nd.
Merchants are paying, today, 12.5 cents a lb. for butter and 15 cents per dozen for eggs.
Dr. Loose returned Tuesday evening from Kansas City where he went to purchase new instruments to replace those lost by fire.