10 years ago
June 17, 1999
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Krause were hosts to the Down One Bridge Club at their home Saturday evening. Ross Baker won high, Rosalee Baker second high, and Bruce Smith low.
We have a new bird aviary in our center hall at Legacy Park. Ron Miller and Harold Dyck built it with money from Elmer Loewen’s memorial.
The Peabody High School 50-year class reunion was held in the Brown building on Memorial Day. Sixteen classmates, their spouses, and friends met for lunch at the Memorial Day dinner. Afterward they went to Dorothy and Oran Graham’s home for an afternoon of reminiscing and catching up.
25 years ago
May 14, 1984
Jill Knust and Scott Zogleman lead the class of 1984. Knust earned honors as valedictorian and Zogleman is salutatorian.
Mrs. Ed Nicklaus and Mrs. Willard Hague drove to Topeka Sunday, had lunch in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Haag, then drove to Lawrence to see Pamela Nicklaus graduate from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. She will now go to Strong Memorial Hospital to specialize in otochinolargelogy.
Letters from Mr. and Mrs. Allen White to the Roger Whites and other relatives indicate that Allen and Esther are enjoying their work and social life in Dehra Dun, India.
50 years ago
May 14, 1959
Mrs. Katie Warkentine was injured Sunday afternoon when a window blew in at the West Vue Café during a storm. The glass struck her scalp and she bled profusely. It took five stitches to close.
Firemen and retired firemen honored Ray Beeton Tuesday night at City Hall with a Dutch lunch. Beeton is joining the ranks of retired firemen.
Stanley Hansen of Peabody recently received a copy of Frank Lloyd Wright’s book as a runner-up for the Charles W. Shaver Scholarship in architecture at Kansas State.
100 years ago
april 15, 1909
The skating rink is running two nights a week now and on Tuesday there was also a dance.
Dr. Mayer has bought the new Byers cottage, just north of the Lutheran parsonage, and will occupy it next month.
The following State University students were home for Easter vacation: Miss Mittie Westbrook, Ora Moffett, George McKercher, Harry Slaymaker, and Fred Pettit Jr.
125 years ago
April 17, 1884
W.E. Freeman has been appointed sheep inspector for Marion County by the county commissioners.
Mr. J.S. Schroeder has commenced the erection of his new building on the lot next north of First National Bank. He will join walls with the bank, thus giving the new building a little wider space. The new building will be occupied by Hutchings and Schroeder hardware store.
Mrs. A.H. Lackey started Tuesday for the East, where she goes for medical treatment.