10 years ago
Oct. 8, 1998
Faith Johnson, 1989 graduate of Peabody-Burns High School was sworn into the Kansas Bar Association on Sept. 25, 1998, at Topeka.
Bill and Shirley Krause and Warren and Letha Hughes spent several days last week at Grand Lake in Oklahoma at the Hughes family cabin.
The last bottle of Peabody wine in captivity will sell Oct. 24 at the Main Street Benefit Auction. See you there.
25 years ago
Sept. 2, 1983
Sharon Walker Schmill, Dodge City, is listed as one of the students enrolling in the first year nursing program at Dodge City Community College this fall, according to the college. Mrs. Schmill is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Walker and a graduate of Peabody High School.
A “kitchen” shower was held in honor of Miss Carol White, bride-elect of Dan Farr, at the home of Mrs. Gaylord Maples on Saturday, Aug. 27, 1983.
Six-year-old Toby Levy is starting a career in radio advertising at a rather young age. He helped make an advertising spot for Hume Music Company that will be appearing on three Wichita radio stations six times daily Sept. 1-14.
50 years ago
Sept. 4, 1958
Pat Berns, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Berns, was one of the two queen’s attendants at the Marion County Fair this year.
Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Gillet went to Manhattan Tuesday to take Douglas for “rush week” activities at Kansas State.
Miss Emma Frobenius moved into her new home on Olive Street Saturday. The new home was erected on the site of the old home which was moved. Milt Hett was the builder.
100 years ago
Aug. 27, 1908
S. Root’s is ready to make cider on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Peaches, 50c a bushel, Robert Graham, six miles southwest of town.
M.H. Calbeck sends in a big peach for entrance in the quality class. It’s a beauty.
125 years ago
July 23, 1883
Old time “harvest home” services will be held this week in the Lutheran church next Sunday at 10:30 a.m. The audience room of the church will be decorated with ripened grain, fruits, flowers and other products of the earth. All are invited to come and give thanks to God for the beautiful harvest that has been safely gathered.
Jim Snavely had his wheat threshed last week. A field of 16 acres yielded 38 ½ bushels per acre and the total average of 53 acres was nearly 31 bushels per acre – Russian wheat.
No new books have been placed in the library during the past year except by donation, and there is great need of more of them. Among those donated are over 50 volumes which were left by A.B. Knowlton.