Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
Oct. 27, 2004
Some of the most colorful trees in town every fall are the maple trees in the Peabody Historical Museum Complex.
Thanksgiving 2004 marks 50 years since Betty Grimwood of Burns started the visitation program for international students from the University of Kansas.
Legacy Park residents have made two trips during October to Walter’s Pumpkin Patch near Burns.
25 years ago
OCT. 26, 1989
The name of Lt. John Dyck will be distributed all over the world thanks to a new toy fighter plane being sold by Hasler Toy Company.
Ralph Ewert, Edna Ewert, and Laura Slocombe drove to Braman, Oklahoma, Monday to attend the funeral of a cousin, Dick Arnold.
Gladys Mann drove to Marion to visit the Lodge session of the Rebekahs.
50 years ago
OCT. 22, 1964
The Ford Sedan driven by John Beeman was wrecked and burned early Tuesday morning at Watchorn Corner, five miles east of Peabody.
Mrs.Cora Pew went to Liberal Saturday to spend a few weeks visiting friends.
A new poultry house has been completed on the farm of Mr. and Mrs. John Fruechting just east of Aulne.
100 years ago
OCT. 22, 1914
The United States Marine Band of Washington, D.C. will appear in concert Oct. 26, in the city auditorium in Newton. Admission is $1.00.
The Kansas City Journal has increased its subscription price to $4 a year, instead of five cents a week.
Max Bradley had his tonsils removed Sunday.
125 years ago
OCt. 1o, 1889
Will Church was in Marion yesterday and inspected the coal find.
J.W. Slocombe’s twins have been quite sick lately.
Charley Grayson and Pete Hubbard went to Ft. Riley last week, to join the regular army, but gave it up and have returned.
Last modified Oct. 16, 2014