10 years ago
Dec. 17, 1998
Howard and Carol Smith of Andover visited Edna Schill and Roy and Hazel Dalke Sunday afternoon at Indian Guide.
Fordy and Marge Gray hosted a soup supper Sunday evening, Dec. 13.
Jason Lyke Rucker graduated with honors last Saturday from Kansas State University with a bachelor of science degree in animal science and industry and a minor in biology with an emphasis on pre-veterinary medicine.
25 years ago
Nov. 17, 1983
David W. Craig of Topeka, was installed as the 1984 first vice president of the American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers during the institute’s annual convention which was held at Las Vegas, Nov. 5-11. He is the son of Dorothy Craig and the late Ted Craig.
Another new business opened in Peabody. The Olive Street Inn was opened by Julie Irish at 502 N. Olive.
Mr. and Mrs. LaVern Stucky of rural Peabody, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Janelle Sue, to Grant Gordon Unruh, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Unruh of Martensville, Saskatchewan, Canada.
50 years ago
Nov. 14, 1958
The pig population took quite a jump Monday at the Harold Taylor place when a big Yorkshire sow gave birth to 19 pigs.
Jean DeForest gave an interesting talk at the American Legion Auxiliary meeting Tuesday, Nov. 11, about her trip to Mexico City and other places of interest.
Mrs. W. Ed Brewer has received word of the death of John Downs at Clearspring, Md., Oct. 27. The widow is a former Peabody resident, Mary Loose, and will be remembered by some of the old timers.
100 years ago
Nov. 5, 1908
Fred Graham, who lost a thousand-dollar stallion a few months ago, had another die on his hands Sunday night, leaving him in very bad financial straits. He was offered a thousand dollars each for them less than a year ago.
Vulcanite sanded on both sides is the best prepared asphalt roofing. Nonken and Sons.
Bennie Calbeck’s little child fell from the second story of their house yesterday and was badly hurt.
Work has begun Saturday on a house for Chas. Cockley on North Sycamore.
125 years ago
OCt. 11, 1883
The state Women’s Foreign Missionary Society of the Methodist Church will meet in Topeka on Thursday, Oct. 18. The delegates elected by the Peabody Auxiliary are Mrs. T.C. Thoburn, Mrs. H. Waitt, and Mrs. E.F. Davison.
Will Brockett of Marion was perambulating our streets Saturday.
Some of the new Kansas sugar manufactured at Sterling is for sale by C.S. Eyer. Call and try it.