Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
May 22, 2002
Marion County has qualified for a $90,000 grant to clean and repair the courthouse.
Tresa Jones of Seneca has her hand-appliqued quilt “In the Still of the Night” featured just inside the front cover of the newest book in a series of quilt books by the Kansas City Star, “Hearts and Flowers — Vol. III Show Quilts.”
The Peabody Historical Society is planning a summer solstice special, the Peabody Phantasmagoria.
25 years ago
May 14, 1987
Nellie Eby is 107 and going strong. Eby, a resident of Peabody Memorial Nursing home, will celebrate her 107th birthday May 17.
Lyle Kelly Leppke of Marion to Ann Marie Channel of Peabody, marriage license issued.
Violet Truax and Gwen Gaines served coffee cake and coffee to 15 members at Vi’s home when the Janette Fulton Circle met.
50 years ago
May 17, 1962
Charles “Chuck” Crozier, about 81, was found dead in bed at his home on the north edge of Peabody Tuesday night.
Mr. and Mrs. Hartman Baker were hosts to Sunday night Supper Club. Dr. and Mrs. Robert D. Wood were guests.
Harry Rhodes, who resigned as principal of Peabody Grade School this spring, has accepted the position of superintendent of schools at Pavillion, Wyoming.
100 years ago
May 16, 1912
A. Rambo of Sedgwick came Tuesday to visit Wm. Skinner and other friends.
The game Saturday between the Methodists and the Logans will be called at 3 p.m. on account of the Wichita Booster train which will be arriving at 5:09 on the Rock Island.
Cattle shipments over the Santa Fe the first of the week were Arnold Berns, 4 cars, O.H. Craw, 1 car, and Henry Windsor, 1 car. All for Kansas City.
125 years ago
May 12, 1887
The Kansas City Bridge and Iron Company have completed the work on the new bridges recently built in Peabody.
Oliver Nusbaum and John Thorburn start for Lawrence tonight to attend commercial college during the summer.