Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
May 29, 2002
Margaret Jewell was the oldest alumni present Monday at the annual Memorial Day dinner at Peabody-Burns High School.
Sonja Koslowsky’s piano students participated in a spring recital at the Baptist Church.
Peabody High School class of 1942 held their 60th class reunion on Memorial Day at the Brown Building.
25 years ago
May 21, 1987
Virgil Fisher, 87, died Friday, May 15, 1987, at Medicalodge East, Arkansas City, Kansas. He was born Aug. 1, 1899.
A buffet supper and reception was held at the Don Lemley home following commencement exercises on Sunday, May 17, to honor the graduation of Cindy Lemley.
Don Skinner of Santa Ana, California, was a guest of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Merle Skinner, from Thursday until Sunday.
50 years ago
May 24, 1962
Jr. Paul won the discus and Bill Pereboom was the winner in the class B half-mile run at the State Track and Field Meet at Manhattan last week.
Elaine Slocombe Sears will receive a degree in physical education from Kansas State University.
Another home is being moved into Peabody this week. The two-story home purchased by Mr. and Mrs. Frank Woodruff was moved onto their lot on the corner of Second and Olive yesterday.
100 years ago
May 23, 1912
For their annual treat at Butler Day this year, the school children attended the moving picture show before going to the park.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas Marsh, Mr. and Mrs. J.M. Jolliffe, and Mrs. E.E. Linden attended the funeral in Florence on Friday of Faye Healy, aged 28, who died after an illness of only 3 days with erysipelas in the face.
125 years ago
May 19, 1887
Mrs. C.A. Loose and daughter, Mamie, and Mrs. A.J. Hanson went to Belle Plaine and Wichita this morning at which latter place the Methodist Women’s Foreign Missionary Society convenes.
The Grand Army Post, the Women’s Relief Corps, and Sons of Veterans are making extensive arrangements for a service on Memorial Day — both afternoon, at the cemetery, and evening, at Butler Hall.
We have just received a car of Glidden barbwire, every pound of which will make one rod of fence for next 30 days at rock bottom prices. Prescott & Co.