Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
NOV. 27, 2002
Instrumental ensembles from the Peabody Community Band will provide Christmas music in the Peabody Library from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Following the annual Christmas parade and lighting ceremony Sunday night, the Girl Scouts of Peabody will be singing Christmas carols in the community.
David Brazil was appointed part-time transfer station manager.
25 years ago
Nov. 26, 1987
Jack Kirkpatrick, who lived in Peabody as a youth in the 1950s, has been awarded the Defense Intelligence Agency’s Meritorious Civilian Service citation. The citation said Kirkpatrick played a leading role in the production of a series of critical National and Defense Intelligence estimates which directly supported formulation of a United States National Security policy.
Mrs. Dorothy Rucker’s photo-journalism class at Peabody High School will take Santa Claus pictures at the American Investment Building on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
50 years ago
NoV. 26, 1962
Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Cooper are the parents of twin boys, born Thursday, Nov. 15 at Bethel Hospital at Newton. The boys have been named David Wayne and Max Eugene.
Mrs. Jim Baker of Peabody Township was elected Home Economics representative Thursday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Walker and daughter Sharon, and Norman Classen, visited Mr. and Mrs. Bill Harmin at Lawrence Saturday and attended the KU-California football game.
100 years ago
NOV. 29, 1912
Mrs. Roy Westbrook is enjoying a visit with her mother, Mrs. G.W. Adams, from Oklahoma, and her sister, Mrs. Nye, from Chicago.
Next Saturday afternoon at 3:30 at the City Park the Peabody High School team will play the fast Emporia College Reserves.
The ladies of the Baptist church will hold a Candy Bazaar on Saturday, Dec. 3 in the Peerless Tailoring Shop.
125 years ago
NOV. 24, 1887
W.H. Morgan was in Newton this morning.
Mrs. T.M. Potter and Mrs. Bucher were in Florence yesterday.
A social club has been organized by gentlemen of our city, who have fitted up a club room over the Kansas State Bank building.