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Aug. 11, 2004

Traylee Woodruff, Peabody-Burns Junior High 7th grader, will sing the National Anthem at the Women’s Ranch Rodeo.

Peabody Historical Society’s downtown walking tour will feature music that could have been heard 130 years ago.

Bob Madsen, 75, died July 31 at Florence.

Aug. 17, 1989

New football coach Ray Savage has 22 players out for the team this year.

Methodist men are reminded of the 7 a.m. pancake breakfast Saturday morning at the church with Roy Unruh, chief chef, John Glover, fast flipper, and other helpers. Joe Stockebrand urges a good attendance.

A letter from Gaylord Maples says they have sold their home to Mr. and Mrs. Frances Payne of Wichita, who will take possession April 1, 1990.

Aug. 13, 1964

Lloyd Douglas Gillet, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Gillet of Peabody, has been awarded his silver wings upon graduation from U.S. Air Force navigator training at James Connally AFB, Texas.

Funeral services were held Monday morning for Harry C. House, who died after a long illness. The deceased was a retired mail carrier and was the last of the old-time carriers who made their country route with a horse and buggy.

Jim South of Newton, formerly of Peabody, is shown holding the big one that didn’t get away. South hooked this big catfish in the Fall River reservoir and it looks like it should weigh 22 lbs. or so. His two children look on admiringly.

Aug. 13, 1914

Born to Mr. and Mrs. J.S. Schroeder on August 7, a daughter, Keturah Paul.

Benjamin Warrenburg is suffering from a broken arm sustained while cranking an automobile last week.

Mrs. C.C. Reno and her son and daughter visited relatives and attended the Chautauqua in Florence on Tuesday.

Aug. 1, 1889

Abe Chittenden started Monday with some fine horses to attend some of the principal cities in the state.

Frank Christ goes to Abilene next month to shoe a fine trotting stallion, which is entered in races there.

For sale — a first class mare, good size, perfectly gentle, a good roadster, and suitable for all kinds of work. Inquire at the Gazette office.

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