Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
April 25, 2002
Local taxidermist Cory Foth of Doyle Creek Taxidermy cleaned up honors at the Kansas Association of Taxidermists state championships.
Stockholders of Farmers Grain Cooperative, headquartered in Walton, will vote Thursday on merging with Mid Kansas Cooperative, headquartered in Moundridge.
Steven Morgan was chosen as “Athlete of the Year” at the Athletic Banquet at Peabody-Burns High School Monday night.
25 years ago
April 23, 1987
Mr. and Mrs. Philip Topham and girls have purchased the Stalwitz house on Walnut and will be moving there June 1 from Marion.
The mercury suddenly went out of control on Saturday and Sunday and hit 92 both days.
Mrs. Ernest Kellem passed away Tuesday morning at Peabody Memorial Nursing Home.
50 years ago
April 26, 1962
Doug Gillet, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Gillett of Peabody, has been elected to membership in Gamma Sigma Delta, the honor society of agriculture at Kansas State University where he is majoring in feed technology.
Gerald Gregorson, who is stationed with the honor guard detail in Washington, D.C., was a member of the honor guard which served during the recent visit of the Shah of Iran.
Les Collins, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Collins, has been awarded two scholarships at Kansas University.
100 years ago
April 25, 1912
Peabody had a light frost Tuesday night.
Miss Lena House was in Cedar Point on business Saturday.
C. O. Guinn is adding dormer windows and otherwise improving his residence property.
125 years ago
April 21, 1887
Geo. H. Buck’s new home on Sycamore is finished.
H. U. Lincoln is treating his residence to a coat of paint.
J. W. Tavener has made and set a new porch in the front of his building.