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Back In The Good Old Days

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

SEVENTY YEARS AGO

June 17, 1939

* Mr. and Mrs. W.F. Landrum of Monett returned home Monday after visiting their daughter, Sally, in New York City.

* Mr. and Mrs. E.E. Camp of Monett have left for Berkley, Calif., where Mr. Camp will take a special summer course. He is principal at Monett High School.

SIXTY YEARS AGO

June 17, 1949

* A fire this morning destroyed the McGinty Clothing Store on the square in Neosho.

* Sunshine greeted Jaycee Carnival officials this morning and added to the hopes of a record turnout for the four-day run of the annual event sponsored by the Monett Junior Chamber of Commerce.

FIFTY YEARS AGO

June 17, 1959

* Miss Juanita Cox, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dallas Cox of Mt. Vernon, was crowned Miss Lawrence County Maid of Milk on Saturday.

* Elected as president of the 15th District American Legion Auxiliary was Mrs. Clarence Hornor of Monett. Mrs. Byron Mooney of Monett was named secretary.

FORTY YEARS AGO

June 17, 1969

* Mr. and Mrs. George Reynaud of Westmoreland, Calif., arrived in Monett today to attend the 50th reunion of the MHS Class of 1919.

* Alice Obermann, 18, of Route 2, Verona, is a contestant in the 1969 Dairy Princess Contest sponsored by the Neosho Chamber of Commerce.

THIRTY YEARS AGO

June 17, 1979

* Present market value of the Barry County dairy herd is estimated at from $17 to $18 million, according to Ken Morris, area farm management specialist at the University Extension Center in Cassville.

* Evadene O. Roetto of Monett has announced her retirement as director of nurses at Cardwell Memorial Hospital in Stella.

TWENTY YEARS AGO

June 17, 1989

* The approval of $98,000 in grants and loans to the Village of Butterfield by the Farmers Home Administration for partial improvements to the water system has been announced.

* Wilburn Riddell, plant manager at Tyson Foods in Monett, has been presented a plaque in recognition for support of the Boy Scout Troop 38 annual chicken sale.

TEN YEARS AGO

June 17, 1999

* Winning Best of Show in the Mozark Artist Guild's spring competition for her watercolor painting was Carol Shipman of Monett.

* Wilber Bray, Barbara Bauer, Sue Doennig, Debra Seufert and Ray Martin attained gallon marks at the recent American Red Cross blood drive in Monett.

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