Compiled from microfilm records
10 years ago
June 10, 1999
Visiting the Fred Berns June 4, was Jeffrey Berns of Crawford, N.J. He is the son of the late Arnold Berns Jr., formerly of Peabody.
The Alpha Omega Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International awarded the chapter’s 1999 incentive awards to Sara Cleeton of Marion and Michele Mosiman. The $200 award is given to a female high school student who plans to enter the teaching profession.
Visit the Forget Me Not in historic downtown Peabody, located in front of the Gazette Bulletin building.
25 years ago
May 3, 1984
Garnett Avis Herbert, 75, died April 30, at St. Mary Hospital in Manhattan following an illness of several months.
Retired Peabody businessman and long time auto mechanic Warren “Dugger” Watts died Friday after a brief illness.
Kris and Roger Carswell of Wellington were guests of Mrs. Muriel Wolfersperger during the weekend.
50 years ago
May 7, 1959
Warren Windsor is ill with the flu.
Ivan Poe, Peabody, a first year student of the University Of Kansas Law School has been initiated into Phi Delta Phi, professional law fraternity.
Rod Herbert, Southwestern College sophomore from Peabody, received an intercollegiate letter in football for the 1958 season.
100 years ago
April 8, 1909
For Sale: eggs for setting from pure Partridge Cochin and Plymouth Rock chickens. D. H. Westfield.
For Sale: 2 good Jersey cows, one with calf by side, and both good milkers. S.A. Goodrich just south of Santa Fe stock yards.
On Sunday, our thermometer registered 90 degrees in the shade!
125 years ago
April 10, 1884
The Methodist parsonage (Ed Davison’s building) is well underway. It will make a very nice residence and is just opposite the church.
The main floor of Shupe & Tressler’s new banking house will be several feet above the street (reached by a small flight of steps) giving a high, airy basement beneath. The excavation for the building is about completed and stone laying will proceed at once.
Mrs. A.G. Spencer who was injured some 2 weeks ago in a fall from a buggy is now suffering very much.
A.G. Moore has nearly finished his new house on the farm.
Fred Mathiot is putting the finishing touches on his building.