Days of Yore

10 years ago

february 5, 1998

Word was received this week that the new Peabody Printing Museum is a recipient of the Kansas Tourism Development Grant through the Department of Housing.

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Stout of Wichita and Mrs. Hazel Brown of Edmond, Okla., visited Orlene Scrivner on Saturday.

Mr. and Mrs. James Riffel and Karlton of Tampa announce the arrival of Kyle Joseph. He was born on Jan. 23 and weighed 8 1/2 pounds.

25 years ago

january 27, 1983

Cecil Wright of Peabody, an employee of the Farmers Grain Cooperative, died at his home last Wednesday, Jan. 19. He was 61 years old.

Peabody High School senior Diane White has been informed she was selected from among the 4,000 who had auditioned to be a member of the Kansas state band.

Filing for Position #1 in District 398 are: Jerry Watts, James L. Edmonds, Robert K. Kerbs and Brenda L. Smith. All are of Peabody, of course, since this is a Peabody city area district position.

50 years ago

january 23, 1958

Dallas Paul has been ill with the flu.

A.J. Stovall was ill with the flu at the first of the week.

Mrs. Fordie Gray has been ill this week.

Mrs. Neysa Eberhard, high school English teacher, has been selected by the Kansas State Teachers Association.

100 years ago

january 23, 1908

More of the post card views on the front page: Walnut Drive (?) Peabody, Kansas. Another unidentified view of trees. North view city park. Entrance doors Prairie Lawn Cemetery. Palisade Hotel corner.

There was a party at the home of George Mitchell south of town Saturday night.

Miss Ollie Newhard is sick with the grippe.

125 years ago

january 25, 1883

Apples, by the barrel, bushel or peck, fresh cider and cider vinegar, sauerkraut, pickles, dried and canned fruit at the Red Front.

Brindley and Dickerson bought over 400 head of fat sheep, fed by Messrs. Bush, Graham and Mayes and will ship them to Kansas City tomorrow.

Charley Buck was almost lost in the storm last Thursday evening and caused his parents considerable anxiety.