Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
march 3, 2004
Adam Jones is pictured receiving notice of his selection for the 2004 Shrine Bowl.
LaVonne Ammeter gave a cake decorating demonstration Thursday afternoon at Legacy Park.
Peabody-Burns High School is currently observing “Music in Our Schools” month.
25 years ago
march 9, 1989
Norman and Judy Claassen, Elizabeth, Colo. announce the engagement of their daughter, Jody Lynn Unruh, to David Lee Rempel, son of Lee and Arlene Rempel, all of Peabody.
The Luncheon Bridge Club met at the home of Mrs. W.C. Jessen Wednesday for a 1 p.m. luncheon.
A group of friends came to Goldie Homan’s apartment at Indian Guide Terrace to surprise her and honor her for her birthday.
50 years ago
march 5, 1964
Members of the Peabody Co-operative Equity Exchange voted to spend a maximum of $115,000 for replacement of the Co-op milling and warehouse facilities destroyed by fire in December.
Mr. and Mrs. Warren Slocombe were awarded a plaque for being first runner-up as a Kansas Outstanding Young Farmer.
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Grosse, Bill and Candy, and Mrs. Charles Grosse drove to Cherokee, Okla. Sunday where they visited Mrs. Gene Braley and Miss Bobbie Braley.
100 years ago
march 5, 1914
The Peabody History Club will meet Friday with Mrs. George Morgan. Roll call: current events. Paper: “Equal Suffrage” by Miss Reitha Hansen.
The second class in Domestic Science made prune pie and pineapple and raisin pie Tuesday morning, while the first class prepared orange jelly, pineapple Bavarian cream, and grape sponge.
For sale — Thoroughbred White Orpington Cockerels. W.R. Maze, phone 522F13.
125 years ago
FEB. 28, 1889
The choir of the Lutheran Church is arranging to give a concert for the benefit of the church in a few days — probably on the 8th or 12th of March.
Prescott and Co. have just received a car of farming implements and are selling at ruinously low prices.
Four inches of snow carpeted this part of the terrestrial sphere Monday.