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Back In The Good Old Days

Thursday, June 18, 2009

EIGHTY YEARS AGO

June 18, 1929

* Walsh's Grocery, the first grocery store in Monett proper, was moved Saturday from the room it had occupied for 41 years. The transfer was made from 410 Broadway to the room across the street.

* Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Austen, Rosine Saxe, Mary Saxe, Amos Gurley and Junior Wright of Monett motored to Bella Vista, Arkansas, on Saturday for the opening of the summer resort there.

SEVENTY YEARS AGO

June 18, 1939

* Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Black and children of Monett returned home Thursday from a vacation trip to Oklahoma and Texas.

* General Lewis Means and Lieutenant T.R. Yancey were in Monett recently to inspect the new National Guard Armory.

SIXTY YEARS AGO

June 18, 1949

* Hub Ellis of Monett will give a fly casting exhibition near Eagle Rock on Saturday.

* Mrs. C.L. Jones and son of York City have arrived in Monett to spend the summer with her mother, Mrs. W.F. Landrum.

FORTY YEARS AGO

June 18, 1969

* Mr. and Mrs. Roy Doennig, 527 West Myrtle in Monett, have announced the adoption of a baby girl.

* Kenneth Lampe, son of Mr. and Mrs. Erwin Lampe, Route 3, Mt. Vernon, has graduated from Concordia Senior College at Fort Wayne, Indiana.

THIRTY YEARS AGO

June 18, 1979

* Lewis Smith, presiding judge of the Lawrence County Court, presented outstanding service awards in the civil defense program yesterday.

* An application for the establishment of an industrial development corporation for the City of Monett has been filed by the Monett City Council.

TWENTY YEARS AGO

June 18, 1989

* Linda Jelinek was re-elected president of Hobbs-Anderson Post 91 Monett American Legion Auxiliary last night.

* A special summer park concert by the Monett High School Band will be presented July 13 at the Monett City Park under the direction of John Cheary, band director.

TEN YEARS AGO

June 18, 1999

* A total of 103 children were treated last week for the Barry County Youth Camp at Roaring River State Park near Cassville.

* William Brown of Pierce City will be traveling to "Luckytown" to play in the Fun and Fortune lottery game show.

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