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Back In The Good Old Days

Thursday, June 25, 2009


June 25, 1939

* Mary Reynaud of Monett is visiting in Boonville with her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Cook.

* A new shipment of novelty sheer dresses for women, sized 12 to 20, has arrived at the J.C. Penney Store in Monett. Cost is 87 cents.


June 25, 1949

* Mr. and Mrs. Lou Campbell, owners of Campbell's Shoe and Dry Goods, 208 Broadway in Monett, have announced they have leased the storeroom formerly occupied by Orville's Foods at 411 Broadway.

* A former Monett man's wife, Mrs. Myron Dunlap of Rivermines, has been selected as one of the Master Conservationists for Missouri for 1948.


June 25, 1959

* Peak of the 1959 wheat harvest has arrived in southwest Missouri and trucks wait in line at the Ozark Beauty Feed Mills in Monett to unload.

* Rev. W.J. Stelling, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Freistatt, has been elected to serve as president of the Western District of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod.


June 25, 1969

* One resident of Barry County was injured and considerable damage was done by strong winds that evolved into what was described as a small tornado that swooped down on southwest Missouri on Saturday.

* Lightning struck the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Campbell, 208 West Park in Monett, during a storm Saturday afternoon, knocking out the electricity in the home.


June 25, 1979

* The Lawrence County Sheriff's Department said it was probably a dog that was found floating in a pool of stagnant water at an abandoned factory building in Verona.

* Plans are underway for a Barry County Bird Count to be taken later this month, with a planning session set for tomorrow at the Nature Center at Roaring River State Park.


June 25, 1989

* A new $500,000 pellet mill is now under construction as an addition to the Hudson Farms feed mill near Butterfield.

* Robert Chapman, a native of Pierce City, has joined Monett Physical Therapy Clinic, 811 Euclid.


June 25, 1999

* Barry County Prosecutor Stephen Hemphill has been awarded a $26,500 grant from the state to establish a victim's advocate in his office.

* Progress is being made by the Monett Street Department on the new sidewalks for the Greenways Trail project.

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