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Back In The Good Old Days

Thursday, September 10, 2009


September 10, 1939

* Relative quiet prevailed today in the European situation. England and France have not as yet come to the aid of Poland.

* Mrs. P.N. Cook, of Monett, is confined to her home with a severe attack of bronchitis.


September 10, 1949

* Television reception in the Monett area may become a reality much sooner than expected, according to test pattern surveys which have been conducted in the past 10 days by station WDAF-TV, the Kansas City Star station.

* Jackie Fischer was named president of the senior class at Verona High School during elections at the school yesterday.


September 10, 1959

* A total of 98 students has enrolled St. Joseph Catholic School in Monett for the 1959-60 term.

* Edward Burk, of Buck Prairie Township, was elected as chairman of the Lawrence County Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation committee.


September 10, 1969

* The home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Luney, 517 Lincoln in Monett, was heavily damaged when a huge tree fell on the house Sunday morning during a wind and rain storm.

* Jim Randall, a graduate of St. Louis University School of Law, has joined the firm of Randall Insurance Agency in Monett.


September 10, 1979

* Preparations for the third annual Polish Uczta (Celebration), to be held Sunday at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Pulaskifield, are now complete.

* A special performance of the Kalamity Kids Precision Drill Team will be held Sunday at the Rockin A Saddle Club Arena in Aurora.


September 10, 1989

* The intersection of Hickory and Dairy streets in Monett, previously a two-way stop, has been designated by the Monett City Council as a four-way stop.

* New scoreboard for athletic events at Monett High School's Burl Fowler Athletic Field will go into service for the first time at tomorrow' home football contest, thanks in part to major assistance from the Monett Lions Club.


September 10, 1999

* George Woodward has been re-elected president of the Lawrence County Tax Board for the Developmentally Disabled for the coming year.

* Painter and archeologist Lee Adams will be the recipient of the Monett Collective Arts Study Group's Outstanding Artist Award for 1999.

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