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Back In The Good Old Days

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

SEVENTY YEARS AGO

March 17, 1939

About one-fourths of Holland's recorded gold reserves have been transferred to the United States since the crisis culminating in the Munich pact last year.

A special group of Easter coats has just arrived at the Bon Ton Shop in Monett, priced at $5.95 and $7.95.

SIXTY YEARS AGO

March 17, 1949

Miss Frances Black of Monett has been appointed Grand Faith of the Order of Rainbow for Girls of the State of Missouri.

Lowell Kelly of Monett is the new commander of Hobbs-Anderson Post 91 Monett American Legion, replacing Art Jackman who has moved to Denton, Texas.

FIFTY YEARS AGO

March 17, 1959

Bus service between Monett and Springfield has been resumed with one trip each day, according to Clarence Alyea, manager of the local bus station.

Approximately 150 youngsters and leaders attended the outing hosted by the Monett Girl Scouts for the Boy Scouts on Saturday at the city park.

FORTY YEARS AGO

March 17, 1969

Monett firemen answered five fire alarms yesterday with grass and timber blazes threatening damage before being extinguished.

Fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the American Legion was commemorated at a special dinner meeting for all Legionnaires and members of the Legion Auxiliary last Saturday in Monett.

THIRTY YEARS AGO

March 17, 1979

Crestwood Senior Wind Ensemble and Stage Band from Ontario, Canada, will be joined by the Monett High School band in a concert March 24 at E. E. Camp Gymnasium.

Plans for a Monett Golf Tournament were discussed at last night's meeting of the Monett Jaycees with B. J. Stegman, first vice president, presiding.

TWENTY YEARS AGO

March 17, 1989

Dr. Wayne Putnam of Carthage has joined the staff at St. Vincent's Hospital in Monett, with his duties involving reading and interpreting results of radiological examinations.

Michael Hughes, a senior at Monett High School, has been selected as a semifinalist in the Ronald Reagan Scholarship Competition at Eureka College in Eureka, Illinois.

TEN YEARS AGO

March 17, 1999

The Barry-Lawrence Ambulance District has successfully undergone inspection for a new state license last week, it has been announced by Nancy Martin, administrator.

The Foggy River Boys, one of the most popular groups of area musicians, have agreed to give a benefit concert in Monett on April 6 for the Ozark Festival Orchestra.

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