10 years ago
Dec. 31, 1998
Connie Bowen, 45, has been playing Kansas Lottery games for several years. On Sat. Dec. 26, Bowen purchased a Kansas lottery bingo extra instant ticket and scratched off a $10,000 prize. She claimed her $10,000 lottery prize at lottery headquarters on Monday.
Joe Myers from Peabody who is attending Emporia State was one of a few selected to play at Governor Bill Graves inauguration.
Norma Anderson’s guests for Christmas Day dinner were Shelene and Harry Winter, Aaron Winter and Tana and Paul McKee.
25 years ago
dec. 1, 1983
The Style Shop in Peabody will close within the next few weeks, according to Marion Rosine, proprietor.
Max and David Cooper of Peabody have been chosen members of the Varsity Men’s Glee Club at Kansas State University, Manhattan.
Bill Temple of Red Lodge, Mont., was an overnight visitor at the home of Gary and Marilyn Jones Sunday night. Temple has been driving buses in Red Lodge and was on his way to his mother’s home in Tulsa. (A recent note from Bill, 2008, says he has now lived in Red Lodge for 29 years.)
50 years ago
nov. 27, 1958
Mrs. John DeForest, John Nettleton and Own McNeil were in Topeka Saturday where they attended a meeting of the Kansas Teachers Association 1958 workshop on teacher’s supply and salaries.
The newly erected stone bulletin board at the Methodist Church will be officially dedicated at the close of the regular morning services Sunday. The structure is a gift to the church from Mrs. A.G. Burton.
PFC Martin Koslowsky, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Koslowsky, recently participated with the 8th Infantry Division’s 2nd Artillery in annual combat efficiency Army training tests in Germany.
100 years ago
nov. 11, 1908
The FGD club gave a Halloween party at the home of Catharine Davison Saturday night. When the guests arrived, the house was dimly lighted by jack o’ lanterns, ghosts were at the door to usher them in and chairs were excluded entirely. All kinds of games appropriate for the jolly occasion were played. The fortunes of all the guests were told which added greatly to the holiday. The members of the club and those invited were Misses Lena House, Hazel Hamilton, Grace Sammis, Eunice House, Margaret Brindly, Mildred Sands, Helen Morrill, and Ray Roberts, Lawrence Turner, George Amborn, Leslie Bauslin, Talmage Wilson, George Slocombe, and Lawrence Brindly.
Special for Saturday — best bananas per doz. 15 cents, Tucker and Griffiths Mer. Co.
W. K. Palmer had a fine Jersey lap robe stolen from his buggy while in Marion at the rally Monday night. It is green plush lined, has a large white spot on each side of the flank. The A.H. will pay $15 for the thief and $10 for the robe.
125 years ago
oct. 25, 1883
Mr. Otte of Missouri has just bought a farm in this neighborhood and will move his family here this winter.
The ladies of the Presbyterian church will give an oyster supper tomorrow (Friday) evening in the church building. The proceeds will be used to help pay for the bell.
A. Schroeder, architect of Peabody, will furnish drafts and specifications for dwellings, schoolhouses and other public buildings. He will also give instruction to learners of the art. He has had many years experience since he acquired this knowledge in Germany under master architects.