Compiled from past issues
10 YEARS AGO
Sept. 1, 2003
The family of Lyle Manka is requesting a card shower in honor of his 64th birthday.
Velma Winter Unruh, 93, of the Aulne community, rural Marion, died Aug. 26, 2003 at Marion Manor.
Ronnie and Patti Gaines and Maude Gaines spent the weekend in Perry visiting the Abel, Gantz, and Robb families.
25 YEARS AGO
Sept. 8, 1988
A benefit dance at the American Legion is being planned for the Windsor-Ammeter benefit funds. At last report Hope Windsor is still critical. She was injured in the accident that took the life of Melissa Ammeter on July 27.
Janet Post, a Burns singer, will perform at this year’s Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson, inaugurating a newly constructed Farm Bureau Arena.
Tom Allen, a former exchange student from Scotland, was a visitor in the Peabody community last week.
Several friends from this area were in Ottawa recently for the wedding of Carol Martin and Steve Woods.
50 YEARS AGO
Sept. 5, 1963
Janet Jewell, who competed in the Marion County Queen contest last month, spoke to the members of the Peabody Kiwanis Club this week.
Les Collins, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Collins of Peabody and a graduate of Peabody High School, will leave by plane Sept. 12 for study in the Tunghai University of Formosa. Collins, who has been studying the Chinese language during the past year at Kansas University will be the first American ever admitted at the Tunghai University.
Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Dallke are the parents of a daughter, Patsy Kay, born at St. Lukes Hospital on August 24. She has a brother, Randy.
100 YEARS AGO
Sept. 3, 1913
Peabody city has ordered the purchase of two steel road drags.
Miss Mildred Zirkle is clerking in the O.J. Roberts store. Miss Helen Morrill has given up her position there.
Mrs. Orlando Jollife went recently to visit with relatives and friends in Burns.
125 YEARS AGO
Sept. 1, 1888
The mayor and council, after careful investigation, decided to change the route of the sewer to be put in for the public school so that it will empty its contents into the creek east of the city. This will undoubtedly be the best in the future.
Mrs. C.A. Loose is quite sick.
Will Dickerson is now in the employ of the Kansas State Bank.