Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
Sept. 24, 2003
“Remembering Muriel”: a dedicated community volunteer was chosen to be remembered by the Main Street organization in a newsletter.
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Berns of Perry hosted Mr. and Mrs. Scott Robinson of Wichita and Ross Baker and the Fred Berns family of Peabody over the weekend. All attended the KU football game and enjoyed the Jayhawk victory.
Students from Marion County were among those honored by being selected members of the Hesston College Bel Canto Singers, included was Ashley Brewer, a sophomore and alto from Peabody.
25 years ago
Sept. 29, 1988
Peabody will be brimming with activities this weekend with a downtown fall festival and a quilt meeting being held at Peabody High School, and other events as well.
Bob Bethel, administrator of Peabody Memorial Nursing Home for the past three years has accepted the position of administrator of a new nursing home being opened soon in northeast Wichita, Larksfield Place.
Steve Glover of Peabody is playing saxophone and Jeff Sims is in the trombone section of the Kansas State University “Pride of Wildcat Land” band.
50 years ago
Sept. 26, 1963
The single largest bequest in the will of Miss Mary Barrett was $5000 to School District 12R for the purpose of providing scholarships.
Another Peabody student attending Baker University this year is Kirk Covell.
Orville Gibbs pulled in a 16 pounder from the Country Club Lake this weekend and then hooked another weighing 14 pounds.
100 years ago
sept. 24, 1913
Noah Kornhaus and Dr. Cressler won a big string of prizes at the Kansas State Fair at Hutchinson. Over 2000 chickens were exhibited and Noah captured most of the awards in the sweepstakes, 1 on cock, 1-2 hen, 1-2 cockeral, 1-2-3 pullet and 1pen. The Partridge Wyandottes of Cressler did equally as well in their field.
C.B. Underwood is unable to work on account of boils on his left hand.
Mrs. C.W. Clithero is slowly recovering from a recent illness.
125 years ago
Sept. 21, 1888
Joe Young trots at Topeka today.
Dr. Whittecar is driving a handsome new road cart.
F.E. Pettit is now domiciled in his own residence on Maple Street.