Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
June 26, 2002
A new restaurant soon will be open, the Burns Buffalo Gulch Roadhouse, a Class B private club. It will open in mid July.
Peabody Historical Society members Pat Jury and Carmen South served fried chicken and potato salad at the Morgan House before the musical production, “Peabody Phantasmagoria.”
Chris Shaw, who attends Bethel College and is a 2000 graduate of Peabody Burns schools, will perform in a benefit concert on the 1980 Dobson tracker organ at the West Zion Mennonite Church in Moundridge.
25 years ago
June 18, 1987
Bradley Bartel of Wichita was named B52 systems Employee of the Month for his accomplishments while assigned to a 4 week off site project. Bartel is the son of Mrs. Ed Truax and graduated from Peabody High School in 1965.
Patricia Cullen, writer of the Peabody community, was among those who attended the recent conference at St. Mary’s College in Dodge City in early May.
Sharlene Brunner Brooks of Peabody was among the Hutchinson Community College students who completed work required for Associate Degrees this spring.
50 years ago
June 21, 1962
Robert Ensign, popular instrumental music instructor in Peabody for the past several years, has signed to be instrument music instructor at Concordia Schools next year.
Mrs. Charles Gibbs and little daughter, Louise Ann, was dismissed from Bethel College at Newton on Saturday.
Sunday evening guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Johnson were Beth Berns, Alice Schupp, and Gene Larsen.
100 years ago
June 20, 1912
Dr. E. H. Johnson reports the birth of a son on Sunday, the 16th, to Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Suffield, also the birth yesterday morning to Mr. and Mrs. Dan Rowland, of twin boys, one of whom died shortly after birth.
The Gazette has 10 pages this week.
Harry Slaymaker was in Emporia for a few days this week.
125 years ago
June 16, 1887
One gentleman took an unpremeditated bath this morning by slipping into an excavation full of water at the site where the Holler’s stone block is being erected.
Moxie, the great nerve and brain food — cool and refreshing — at the Peabody Pharmacy soda fountain.
Peabody township levies 3 mills for public library and 3 for road purposes this year.