Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
april 7, 2004
Photo shows annual pasture burning in the Flint Hills, fire consuming grass along a fence enclosing a pasture belonging to Frank Heath near Burns.
Renae Kersenbrock from Oakley is the new administrator at Legacy Park. Peggy Unruh has assumed duties of social services director in recent months.
Marcie and Ty Fredrickson of Peabody are parents Giles Andre, born March 18, 2004, at Newton Medical Center.
25 years ago
april 13, 1989
The forensic team is pictured: sponsor Dorothy Rucker, Ty Fredrickson, Brian Mosiman, Wade Jury, Polly Gaines, Chip Winsor, and Jim Philpott.
Danny Farr of Prairie Village spent the weekend at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Stan Farr.
Mr. and Mrs. Rod Myers and Jeff of Udall, were overnight guests Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Don Myers.
50 years ago
april 9, 1964
Jack Collins has resigned as councilman since he is unable to attend meetings regularly due to his change in employment.
Randy Robinson, of the American Investment Company, has been named a representative of Waddel and Reed, Inc.
Mr. and Mrs. Farrell McCauley and son Mike, plan to move to Potwin this weekend.
100 years ago
April 9, 1914
C.C. Reno moved Saturday to his farm recently purchased from F.N. Van Wormer, just southeast of town.
The city council voted for the regular blowing of a whistle four times a day by the light plant and Mr. Sands said that one has been ordered.
Mrs. T.L. Bauslin is very ill with erysipelas.
125 years ago
april 4, 1889
92 degrees in the shade Tuesday.
Corn planting has commenced.
Thos. Osborne’s store front shines in a new coat of ochre paint.