Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
nov. 26, 2003
The Peabody-Burns USD 398 Board of Education voted at its Nov. 10 meeting to purchase the property directly north of the Brown Building on Sycamore Street currently owned by Harder Ag Products.
Sorosis Beta had is Nov. meeting Thursday at the United Methodist Church where members worked on Christmas wreaths for West View Manor.
Legacy Park, the Mid-America Health Center facility at 407 N. Locust St., Peabody, recently completed a huge remodeling project to provide a secure area for Alzheimer residents where they can wander and be safe.
25 years ago
Dec. 1, 1988
Mary Dyck, longtime restaurant operator in Peabody, died Nov. 24, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita after being in failing health for several weeks.
Cathy Lemley and Matt White, Peabody High School seniors, and Mr. Don Hague, Principal, attended the Marion County Academic Awards Program at Tabor College Nov. 21.
Jaclyn Voight, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stan Farr of Peabody, is one of six area students who have recently won University of Kansas scholarships for the fall semester.
The new VCR movie “The Flint Hills of Kansas,” has been donated to the Peabody Township Library.
50 years ago
nov. 28, 1963
The Marion County Women’s Democratic meeting was held Thursday evening, Nov. 22 at Durham with the Durham ladies as hostesses. Attending from Peabody were Mrs. Nelson Poe, Mrs. Arthur Stallwitz, Mrs. Ed Nicklaus, and Mrs. John Berns.
Junior Paul has been recuperating at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. D.H. Paul, following his knee surgery a couple of weeks ago.
After some delay, the alley floors for the blowing lanes being established in Peabody arrived this week and being installed.
100 years ago
nov. 26, 1913
Little Walton Hoyt accompanied his father, Lucian Hoyt, on a trip to Oklahoma.
Mr. Frank Homer and Miss Helen Morrill were quietly married at 3 o’clock at the home of the bride’s parents. Mr. Homer has a good position with the Doyle Hardware and Lumber Company. His bride, who recently resigned her position at O.J. Roberts store, is a very popular personality and a vocalist of ability.
Prunes — 3 pounds for 25 cents at Meads.
125 years ago
nov. 23, 1888
J.L. Heath just returned from a trip to the northwest. He had the misfortune to lose a number of cattle in a railway wreck.
E. DeForest is doing a good job of painting John Lytton’s house.
Boiled cider for mince pies and turkeys for Thanksgiving — at the market house one door south of Brewer’s store.