EIGHTY YEARS AGO
May 28, 1929
* Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Gulick of Joplin were guests of Mr. and Mrs. B.C. Breeden in Monett on Sunday.
* Nellie Mills, Mrs. W.S. Lewis and Mr. and Mrs. Laurence Lewis motored to Eureka Springs, Ark., on Monday.
SEVENTY YEARS AGO
May 28, 1939
* A carload of peonies was shipped out of Sarcoxie on the Frisco to points east on Tuesday.
* Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Croddy and son Tommy of Monett motored to Anderson on Sunday to attend a birthday dinner.
SIXTY YEARS AGO
May 28, 1949
* Mr. and Mrs. John Hunt have moved to Monett from Topeka, Kan., where Hunt has been representative for the Proctor and Gamble Company for the past year.
* Mrs. Opal Frazier and Franklin Tarvin of Aurora were recent visitors in the home of Mrs. A. Davis near Monett.
FIFTY YEARS AGO
May 28, 1959
* "Monett Has It," an advertising promotion in The Monett Times, has been cited for a national award by the Missouri Advertising Executives Association.
* Kenneth Fields was elected the new president of the Verona Lions Club at the club meeting last night.
THIRTY YEARS AGO
May 28, 1979
* A total of 411 graves of Monett area veterans in six local cemeteries will be marked by American flags over the Memorial Day holiday by Hobbs-Anderson Post 91 Monett American Legion.
* Donna Edwards, a Monett High School graduate and a senior at Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield, has received a scholarship from the Southwest Chapter of the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants.
TWENTY YEARS AGO
May 28, 1989
* Ozark Drive-In Theatre, located north of Monett on Highway 37, will open for the summer season tonight, according to Jerry Lewis, manager.
* Plans to purchase a cyclone seeder were approved at last night's meeting of the board of directors of the Ozark Areas chapter of Quails Unlimited.
TEN YEARS AGO
May 28, 1999
* Thom Conus, coordinator for the Monett Y2K Task Force, has announced finalized plans for the upcoming Y2K public forum set for June 1.
* After yet another round of talks, the Pierce City school board took the first decisive steps forward toward getting air conditioning in still untreated classrooms.