Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
april 28, 2004
Peabody Mayor Randy Dallke has filed to run on the Republican ticket for the Marion County Commission District Three position.
James H. Brosemer, a prominent Florence businessman, died Monday in a tragic two-vehicle accident on U.S. 50.
Several Peabody organizations are busy preparing for the Kansas Sample Festival May 1-2 in Newton.
25 years ago
may 4, 1989
Downtown Peabody business “Baskets Beautiful” is featured in the Newton Kansan May 1 edition in a story by Craig Andres.
Joleen K. Rempel and Mark K. Lyons of Newton, along with their parents, Lee and Arlene Rempel of Peabody, and Steve Lyons of Oregon, Ill., and Martha Lyons of Aurora, Ill., announce their engagement.
Joe and Maxine Stockebrand were in Wichita Thursday through Saturday. They stayed with their grandchildren while the parents attended a convention.
Dr. Charles Krause of Edmond, Wash., came Friday to visit his brothers, Mr. and Mrs. W.V. Krause of Peabody and Mr. and Mrs. Gayle Krause of El Dorado.
50 years ago
April 30, 1964
Loretta Scrivner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Scrivner, and her class of fourth grade rope jumpers from Maynard School in Emporia have gained fame with their demonstrations.
A piano recital will be given by students of Mrs. D.M. Greene and Miss Virginia Skinner at 7:30 p.m. May 2 in the Methodist Church.
Mr. and Mrs. Hartman Baker flew to Ohio the first of last week and drove home a new hearse for Baker Funeral Home.
100 years ago
april 30, 1914
Chicken thieves are at work. Mrs. Noll lost nearly 200 the other night and Mrs. M.A. Jordan lost 45 before thieves were scared off.
Newton is vigorously discussing the abolition of pool halls.
Miss Bessie Skinner went Friday to Wichita where she is being trained in elocution.
125 years ago
april 18, 1889
Mr. John Beeton has bought the Jersey Dairy milk business from Mr. Hutton and commenced delivering milk today.
The boiler, engine, and press have arrived for the brick works, for Col. Hobletsell.
Mr. Jos. Brown has two fine Clydesdale stallions in this city. They are kept at the Tucker barn on South Walnut Street and horse breeders should be sure to see them.