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Back In The Good Old Days

Tuesday, May 12, 2009


May 12, 1919

* Mr. and Mrs. Tip Watson, Mrs. Mary Wightman and Josie Cassity of Monett motored to Sarcoxie on Sunday to visit the peony fields.

* Mr. and Mrs. C.P. Glass and Warren Glass visited with Mrs. Joe Cooper and Anna Cunningham last weekend.


May 12, 1939

* The store building northeast of Monett, formerly known as the Shipman Store, burned down Thursday after being struck by lightning.

* Miss Jean Walpert was elected worthy advisor of the Order of the Rainbow for Girls in Monett yesterday.


May 12, 1959

* New officers for the coming year of the Chi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi in Monett are Mrs. Warren Horine, treasurer; Mrs. Eddie Dawson, first vice president; Mrs. Harold Fulp, president; Mrs. John Rahoy, second vice president; Mrs. Marvin Atwell, corresponding secretary; and Jerrie Turner, recording secretary.


May 12, 1969

* Raymond Krueger, junior at Monett High School, placed third in the 880-meters in the state Class M track finals in Columbia on Saturday.

* Jerry Matthews of Aurora, a student at the Monett Area Vocational-Technical School, received a three rating in mechanical drawing at the Missouri Industrial Awards Program.

* Mr. and Mrs. Doyle McCubbin and Becky of Monett spent the weekend in Kansas City visiting with their daughter, Mrs. William Witt.


May 12, 1979

* Registration for the 1979 Monett Summer Youth Program is now underway with activities scheduled to start June 11.

* This year's John Phillip Sousa Award for the outstanding senior band student at Monett High School went to Vickie Miller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Miller.


May 12, 1989

* Special career counseling was provided yesterday for Monett High School students in preparation for college and summer work, according to Ed Hall, counselor at Monett High School.

* Visiting with Mr. and Mrs. Ray Moller of Monett on Tuesday was their grandson, Rev. Mark Moller of Purdy.


May 12, 1999

* Star Wars fans were at the Plaza Five Theatre in Monett early yesterday to ensure they got their tickets to Episode One: The Phantom Menace first showing.

* An affordable storm siren was purchased by the Purdy City Council last night as aldermen tended to a number of business matters that have previously been under consideration.

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