Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
Tommy Phillips of Peabody has been named to the first semester President’s Honor Roll at Dodge City Community College.
The group known as “Peabody Churches” recently returned from their Fourth Annual Christmas Tour at Branson.
Grace E. Kottwitz Dunn, 98, died Jan. 9, 2003 at Country View Estates Care Home at Seneca. She graduated from Peabody High School in 1923 and received a bachelor’s degree in home economics from Kansas State Agricultural College, then taught school in Wyoming and Marion County.
25 years ago
Jan. 14, 1988
This part of the world has been hit by the most severe winter weather in many years since the snow started falling Christmas morning.
Mrs. Paul E. Baker, lifelong resident of Peabody, died Monday at Peabody Memorial Nursing Home where she had resided for several years.
Dennis Franchione has been named NAIA Coach of the Year for the second consecutive season. The former Peabody High School coach guided the Pittsburg State Gorillas to a highly successful season again this past fall.
50 years ago
JAN. 10, 1963
Gerald McMillen is in critical condition in Axtell Hospital in Newton following an unusual traffic accident Saturday night north of Brainerd.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Johnson have purchased the Hiway Café property and plan to reopen the establishment in a few weeks.
Pfc. Gerald D Gregerson left Friday for Fort Meyer, Va., after spending the holidays with his mother, Mrs. Ted Knust, Sr. and Mr. Knust.
100 years ago
Jan. 8, 1913
A Peabody landmark, the old laundry owned for the past several years by W. W. House, burned yesterday. It was the first general store in Peabody, being built for D. O. Loucks and was known for years afterward as the JHC Brewer store, at the present Doyle corner.
Noah Kornhaus and Dr. E. P. Cressler have chickens entered in the state poultry show in Wichita this week and A. F. Sieglinger has a Mammoth Bronze Turkey entered.
125 years ago
Jan. 11, 1888
Rev. Lackey is still conducting services preaching nightly to large audiences. He has been in Burlingame and Winfield.
Isaac Pecare has just executed a map for the Indian Territory, Oklahoma, and No Man’s Land for a Wichita man who is working up a boom for that forbidden country.