Compiled from microfilm records
10 years ago
May 20, 1999
Jarod Lopez and Marissa Phillips were selected as April’s Junior Science Student of the Month. They each will receive a free sundae compliment of Turkey Red Restaurant for their accomplishments.
Bob and Arleen Moffett were in Hays Friday and Saturday to visit Jess Herbig and attend his graduation Saturday.
Mildred Windsor recently returned to her home at 207 Olive after a six-month stay at Newton Presbyterian Manor.
25 years ago
April 17, 1984
R.J. Gaines fell into a lawn mower at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herb Gaines, Friday evening, severely injuring his leg. His parents report that the leg was virtually peeled from the knee to the ankle with a small bone chip at the ankle.
Mr. and Mrs. Dean Siegfried report that Troy is now performing in a Boston theater in the play “Artichoke” and “Cocktails.”
Dale Peterson, teenage son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Peterson, was severely injured Saturday when a horse he was riding fell on him. He was helping sort cattle at the time.
50 years ago
April 9, 1959
“Advance the Line in ‘59” will be the theme for the refresher course meeting of District 14 of Kansas Women’s Temperance Union on Thursday at the Methodist church of Peabody.
Mr. and Mrs. George Becker and Doris went to Emporia Saturday afternoon where they enjoyed a birthday dinner for George at the home of his sister, Mrs. Anna Price, on Sunday.
Bob Coffman, highly successful Peabody coach, has accepted the head football coaching position at Newton.
100 years ago
March 18, 1909
The Methodists are making plans for the enlargement of the Sunday school room of their church.
The Lutheran church is preparing an oratorio for Easter evening.
Don Gibney has quit the Electric Light Company and is wiring on his own account.
The Afternoon Tea Club met with Mrs. Griffith’s last Thursday. The next meeting will be with Mrs. W.M. Irwin.
125 years ago
March 20, 1884
Canada, the new town west of Marion, is now a post office and Henry H. Weisner is postmaster.
Married in Peabody, at the residence of Mr. Nicodemus, were Mr. A. Miller and Miss A. Rolings of Illinois.
Joe Hammond has bought the building two doors west of the foundry for a carpenter shop.