EIGHTY YEARS AGO
August 19, 1929
* Dr. and Mrs. T.E. Hastings of Monett went to Reddings Mill near Joplin yesterday to attend an outing held by osteopaths.
* Max Bass and Joe Doennig of Monett went to Kansas City on Sunday to drive home some of the new cars for local dealers.
SEVENTY YEARS AGO
August 19, 1939
* A saddle horse show is to be presented in Monett at the Jaycee Athletic Field the night of Labor Day.
* Mrs. Mellis Burger of Springfield will be the guest of Mrs. J. Fred Mermoud of Monett on Wednesday.
SIXTY YEARS AGO
August 19, 1949
* Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Bradford and daughters of Monett left yesterday for Colorado Springs, Colorado, for a vacation visit.
* Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Rowell of Stillwater, Oklahoma, were overnight guests in the home of their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Rowell, 801 Central, in Monett.
FIFTY YEARS AGO
August 19, 1959
* Gordon Hesemann, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hesemann, Route 1, Monett, has been admitted as a freshman in the school of veterinary medicine at the University of Missouri.
* Monett Boy Scouts Davie Fagan, Buddy Jones, Bob Whitlock and Larry Tennison participated in the Pan-American Torch Relay from Joplin to Halltown yesterday.
THIRTY YEARS AGO
August 19, 1979
* Robert Kassel, principal, said registration for new and returning students at Trinity Lutheran School in Freistatt will be held Monday evening.
* Practice sessions for MHS cross country will get underway Monday at E.E. Camp Gymnasium, according to Coach Richard Mettlach.
TWENTY YEARS AGO
August 19, 1989
* At least 100 years of worship will be marked with special services Sunday at Bethel Cumberland Presbyterian Church of rural Wentworth.
* September 18 will be the date of an oboe recital in Monett by David Goza, new music director/conductor of the Ozark Festival Orchestra.
TEN YEARS AGO
August 19, 1999
* A special reception for Hollis Blevins, who has overseen the city cemetery in Pierce City for 50 years, will be held Friday.
* Barry-Lawrence County Development Center in Monett has had a "fantastic" start to the new school year, according to Lynda Painter, director.