Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
July 10, 2002
Visiting Joan Berns and granddaughter, Hannah, on June 30, were Mrs. Thomas Porter of Burlingame, Ala., her daughter, Megan, and sister, Carol.
Anna Lachenmaier, 93, died July 4, 2002 at Presbyterian Manor, Lawrence.
A card shower is requested for Edna May Ewert, who will be celebrating her 98th birthday July 14.
25 years ago
July 2, 1987
A weekend guest of Mrs. Nelson Poe was her nephew, Henry A. Ball of Tacoma, Wash., who flew into Kansas from Seattle.
The La Verne Deckers and the Vern Slocombes went to Enid on Saturday to attend the 50th wedding anniversary of Erwin and Bernice Pereboom.
Ann M. Channel and Lyle K. Leppke were married in an afternoon ceremony May 31 at Eastmoor United Methodist Church.
50 years ago
July 5, 1962
The approval of the request for $125,000 in Hill Burton hospital funds for the Peabody Convalescent Hospital is assured, the hospital group was informed Monday of this week.
Sharyon Huckens of Chester, Nebraska came Saturday to spend a few days visiting in the home of her aunt, Mrs. W.V. Krause and family.
Marilyn Lyle and Marcia Stallwitz came from Kansas City to spend the 4th with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Moffett and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Stallwitz.
100 years ago
July 4, 1912
Workmen are hard at work rebuilding the Beeton Bros. livery stable, recently destroyed by fire.
John Griffiths attended the Cummings-Aves wedding last Thursday in Florence and sang a solo in his usual pleasing manner.
Mr. and Mrs. F.A. Nonken and son, Hugh, Mr. and Mrs. Bryant Keller, and Mrs. Herbert Wehry, autoed to Wichita last Thursday.
125 years ago
June 30, 1887
Camp Fur is the favorite pleasure resort now for Peabody people.
The cocoonery is being slowly fired up to meet the needs of the business.
Lon Miller’s brother has shipped cattle.