Compiled from microfilm records
10 years ago
May 13, 1999
Benny Nellans, a senior at Peabody High School who attends Newton High School VoTech, won first place in a welding technology competition.
Betty Jane Durbin Grimwood died at her home in Burns, on May 5, 1999. She was born March 9, 1924 in Coffeyville.
Vernon and Laura Slocombe will be married 66 years on May 14, 1999.
25 years ago
April 11, 1984
Harold Taylor, long time board member for the Flint Hills REA, was elected president of that organization at their annual meeting last Saturday at Herington.
Mrs. Ethel Skaer was hostess to her luncheon bridge club last Wednesday. Her guests were Mrs. W. Krause, Mrs. Marion Kurtze, and Mrs. Shreves Avery.
50 years ago
April 2, 1959
Nancy Aurell entered St. Luke hospital Monday for dental surgery on Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Woodruff are the parents of a daughter born Saturday, March 28, at the Allen Memorial Hospital in El Dorado. The little miss weighed 8 pounds 2 ounces and has been named Diana Lynn.
The Birthday Club was entertained in the home of Mrs. F.A. Gray for the March meeting.
100 years ago
March 11, 1909
Mr. and Mrs. S. Clithero entertained J. Swinhart and family at dinner on Sunday.
The milk wagon belonging to the creamery had a runaway Saturday from the Santa Fe freight depot to the barn.
G.H. Otte and daughters entertained a company of twelve at an elaborate 6 o’clock dinner last Thursday.
125 years ago
March 13, 1884
Mr. Clark and family are “at home” at Mrs. Prescott’s residence.
G.W. Shupe made a business trip to Missouri last week.
Horse blankets and lap robes at cost at P. Watson’s harness shop. All kinds of horse millinery always in stock.