Memories

Photos from Yesteryear: WWII doctor billets in United Kingdom

During WWII, Dr. Martin (Mart) Rucker was billeted with Mrs. Margaret Bayliss in Dursley, Gloucestershire. Captain Rucker had been in England with the Medical Corps. When looking through his late…

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Memories 8.16.2017

125 Years Ago Friday, August 12, 1892 The editor of the Kansas City Journal says that the old farmers say that this hot weather is hardening the corn beautifully and…

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Memories 8.9.2017

125 Years Ago Friday, August 5, 1892 It was not Jerry Simpson who was hanged up by the thumbs for hurrahing for the would be assassin of Mr. Frick. The…

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Memories 8.2.2017

125 Years Ago Friday, July 29, 1892 If we are a little short on local items this week our readers will please excuse us as our local editor was very…

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Memories 7.26.2017

125 Years Ago Friday, July 22, 1892 The Sycamore Springs are booming. The people are beginning to appreciate the medical qualities of the water, as Mr. Gue, the proprietor has…

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Photo from Yesteryear: Class of 1918 30th Reunion

This photo was taken in 1948 is the Sabetha High School class of 1918 posing at their 30th class reunion. Read More

Memories 7.19.2017

125 Years Ago Friday, July 15, 1892 Harvest hands imported into Kansas at $2.50 a day, 65,000,000 bushels of wheat to go to market, corn growing two inches a day,…

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Photos from Yesteryear: Photos show changing Main Street

This photo shows the south side of Sabetha’s Main Street’s 800 block in 1895. This photo was taken of the west side of Washington Avenue in Sabetha, between Main and... Read More

Memories 7.12.2017

125 Years Ago Friday, July 8, 1892 Those who were at Bern to spend the Fourth give a very different report from the usual one at that place. The crowd…

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Memories 6.21.2017

125 Years Ago Friday, June 17, 1892 Miss Mary P. Wright is a Kansas lady and the first woman in Kansas to be elected a county superintendent. She is educated,…

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Memories 6.28.2017

125 Years Ago Friday, June 24, 1892 After the renomination of Broderick, Wednesday, somebody pulled a string which held a curtain which concealed a portrait of the congressman, so that…

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Memories 6.14.2017

125 Years Ago Friday, June 10, 1892 At the meeting of the Nemaha County Columbian Exposition Association held at the court house in Seneca, last Saturday, Permanent officers were elected…

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Memories 6.7.2017

125 Years Ago Friday, June 3, 1892 Miss Lucie Kiomer closed a very successful and satisfactory year in the primary grade of the public school in Bern last week and…

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Memories 5.31.2017

125 Years Ago Friday, May 27, 1892 The editor of the Fairview Enterprise has decided not to start a bureau for prognosticating the weather. He prophesied a drought in May…

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Memories 5.24.2017

125 Years Ago Friday, May 20, 1892 The storm, Monday night, also caught the Grand Island at Fairbury where wash outs delayed the night train going each over five hours…

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