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Compiled from past issues

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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