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Back In The Good Old Days

Thursday, May 28, 2009

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.

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