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Back In The Good Old Days

Friday, May 29, 2009

SEVENTY YEARS AGO

May 29, 1939

* Dr. W.M. West of Monett has been honored by being named a member of the State Board of Health by Governor Lloyd Stark.

* Mrs. Fred Mermoud of Monett was guest speaker at the Republican Women's meeting at the Community Hall in Cassville on Monday.

SIXTY YEARS AGO

May 29, 1949

* Bill Scott, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Scott of Monett, has been named business manager of the Drury College annual for next year.

* Unveiling of a memorial portrait of Dr. William Nelson, former Monett pastor, will be a highlight of the ninth annual Methodist homecoming week at Marionville in June.

FIFTY YEARS AGO

May 29, 1959

* Walter Buchanan, who has been pastor for the past 16 months at the Central Church of Christ in Monett, will preach his farewell sermon on Sunday.

* Kenley Richardson, who was named assistant fire chief of Monett two month ago, has submitted his resignation.

FORTY YEARS AGO

May 29, 1969

* Randy Jameson, Jon Mourglia, Larry Finn and Robert Hilton of Monett left Monday for Alva, Okla., where they will work in the wheat harvest.

* An organizational meeting of the XYZ (extra years of zest) Club for retired and elderly residents of Monett has been set for June 20 at the Monett City Park Casino.

THIRTY YEARS AGO

May 29, 1979

* Receiving certificates as graduates of State School 34 in Monett were Kim Davis, Irene Berger, Ronnie Chandler, Ray Weaver and Jamie Bruton.

* Rev. Bob Bartelsmeyer, pastor of the Union Presbyterian Church, is sponsoring the annual community Gospel Song on Sunday.

TWENTY YEARS AGO

May 29, 1989

* Several new programs at the Monett Municipal Swimming Pool have been announced by Johnny Sue Carlisle, manager.

* David Dolbow, Chris Burton and Tim Heseman of the Monett Cubs baseball team have been named to the second team all-conference in the Big 8 Conference.

TEN YEARS AGO

May 29, 1999

* Barry-Lawrence Ambulance District board announced today a new location for its operations. It will be on a 52,664 square foot lot on Dairy Street in Monett.

* Those who have family members buried in the Pierce City Cemetery and supporters of the facility donated $2,156.21 over the weekend toward sustaining the cemetery.

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