Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
Nov. 14, 2001
John Dyck, 1980 graduate of Marion High School and son of Harold and Neva Dyck, was promoted to rank of lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Air Force on Nov. 1.
Jane M. Good, 86, died Monday at Newton.
Vic and Betty Seibel are new residents at Indian Guide Terrace.
25 years ago
Nov. 13, 1986
Former Peabody mayor and longtime civic leader Guy Meirowsky died unexpectedly Tuesday after suffering a coronary.
The Peabody High School Warriors let victory slip away in the second half last Thursday night, losing their final game of the season to Moundridge, 13-12.
Kent Glaser, the lone Warrior runner to qualify for the state meet, placed 16th with a time of 11 minutes, 41 seconds at the state cross-country meet.
50 years ago
Nov. 9, 1961
Earl Fickertt, 76, former publisher for more than a quarter of a century of the Gazette Herald, died suddenly last Friday, Nov. 3, about noon. He had suffered for many years with a heart condition.
Gene Ferguson was dismissed from Axtell Hospital on Sunday.
Miss Carolee Mellott and Jerry lee Foth were married in a double ring ceremony Oct. 15 at the First Christian Church in Peabody.
100 years ago
Nov. 16, 1911
25 cent bulk coffee at the Bee Hive. Try some of it.
Mrs. E.P. Cressler entertained the card club yesterday and the History Club will meet with her tomorrow.
Dill pickles 15 cents a dozen at the Bee hive.
125 years ago
Nov. 18, 1886
The Santa Fe is running California excursions — $60 for the round trip.
Mrs. Prescott has sold her large and elegant residence to Mr. and Mrs. E.S. Crisfield who will convert it into a hotel. Mrs. Prescott moved into her business property on Walnut Street and Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Morse will occupy the Crisfield property which changes ownership as part of the transaction. The new hotel (the Palisade) under Mrs. Crisfield’s competent management, will be a valuable addition to the city.
The ladies of the Christian Church were not successful with their carpet rag social last week due to inclement weather; however, the sum of $15 was realized.