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Back in the Good Old Days for March 3

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

EIGHTY YEARS AGO

March 3, 1929

Jewel Estes began work Friday as bookkeeper at the Central State Bank in Monett, it has been announced.

J. A. Johnson, police chief of Monett, is suffering from a broken bone in his hand after he fell from his vehicle when the axle of the car broke.

SEVENTY YEARS AGO

March 3, 1939

Sheriff Troy Wilson of Barry County has announced the appointment of Gene Baker as deputy sheriff.

According to an advertisement, spare ribs, lean and meaty, two pounds, is 34 cents at Huffman's Market in Monett.

SIXTY YEARS AGO

March 3, 1949

It is now a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of $1 to $25 to park in front of and obstruct a driveway in the city limits of Monett.

W. W. Little of Monett, chief Frisco Railroad dispatcher of the eastern division with headquarters in Springfield, has announced his retirement.

FIFTY YEARS AGO

March 3, 1959

Members of the Monett Lions Club have completed arrangements for the annual minstrel show to be staged Thursday and Friday nights.

Jack Scott of Monett is aboard the aircraft carrier Intrepid bound for Spain, according to word received by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Scott.

THIRTY YEARS AGO

March 3, 1979

Monett Police Department is investigating the theft of a citizens band radio and the attempted theft of an automobile last night.

Approximately 60 area dairy farmers attended the annual Monett Dairy Conference yesterday at the American Legion Hall.

TWENTY YEARS AGO

March 3, 1989

Ribbon-cutting ceremony was held yesterday as a part of an in-service reception opening the new 6,000 square foot addition at the Schreiber Foods-Mid-American Dairymen plant in Monett.

Adam Litchy of Verona has been named third place winner in the secondary art category in the creative art and poetry competition sponsored by Springfield Symphony Association and Burlington Northern Railroad.

TEN YEARS AGO

March 3, 1999

Twenty-fifth annual state tornado drill will be held Tuesday, according to Gene Mulvaney, emergency preparedness coordinator for Monett.

Monett High School art teacher John Bremer has received a first place award for a painting in a contest sponsored by the Missouri State Art Education Association.

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