(Obituary ~ 02/29/16)
Freda Jackson, 85, of Aurora, died at 4:50 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, at Freeman West Hospital, in Joplin, following a short illness. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 1, at Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora. Visitation will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 29, at Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora...
Back in the Good Old Days Feb. 28-March 5
(Features ~ 02/29/16)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO Feb. 28-March 5, 1936 Weather favored the fishermen who flocked to Roaring River on March 1. The crowd was the largest in the history of the park, with the fishing disappointing, according to many from Monett who were there. The fishermen were lined up as thick as they could stand on the banks of the creek, and many could not get to the water edge to fish. ...
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