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Back In The Good Old Days

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

SEVENTY YEARS AGO

June 2, 1939

* Trevon McBride, picking berries in the White Oak community, was bitten by a copperhead snake. He was taken to the Aurora hospital.

* A pint of three-flavored brick ice cream is advertised at 10 cents at the Monett Drug Company.

SIXTY YEARS AGO

June 2, 1949

* A new season's heat record was set yesterday afternoon in Monett when the temperature rose to 91 degrees at 3 p.m.

* John Cline and David Whitlock of Monett were among the graduates at Drury College in Springfield on Monday.

FIFTY YEARS AGO

June 2, 1959

* The Ann Landers column, one of the most popular human relations columns in America, began appearing in The Monett Times today.

* A total of 110 new rural subscribers were added to The Times mailing lists during the first two weeks of May.

FORTY YEARS AGO

June 2, 1969

* British runner Bruce Tulloh jogged through downtown Monett yesterday on the 39th day of his cross country run which he hopes to complete in a record-setting 66 days.

* Barry County Telewriter system, which has been operating in all high schools in the county, will be terminated and not in use on a central office basis next year, it has been announced.

THIRTY YEARS AGO

June 2, 1979

* Barry County Youth Camp is now underway at Camp Soaring Hawk near Pioneer with about 90 children participating, according to Debbie Parker, camp director.

* A Chevrolet Camero, one of nearly 3,500 vehicles damaged on their way to a dealer showroom, has been donated to the Monett Area Vocational Technical School for use by students.

TWENTY YEARS AGO

June 2, 1989

* Several piano students from the studios of Anne Telschow, Joan Wooley and John Archer of Monett have registered as candidates for membership in the National Fraternity of Student Musicians.

* Billie Bounous, president of the Monett Adult Youth Council, was guest speaker at yesterday's meeting of the Monett Kiwanis Club.

TEN YEARS AGO

June 2, 1999

* Tom Beckett was installed as the new president of the Monett Lions Club at last night's installation banquet.

* Wayne Ribordy, of Topeka, Kan., recorded a hole in one at the Monett Municipal Golf Course, according to Pat Moore, manager

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