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Back In The Good Old Days

Thursday, October 8, 2009


October 8, 1939

* Adolph Hitler of Germany proposed a European peace settlement "on a comprehensive basis" today but added that if the Allies rejected "out-stretched hand" this statement will have been "my last, then we shall fight."

* Mr. and Mrs. C.W. Collier and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Reynaud, of Monett, attended the Tri-County Fair in Aurora on Friday.


October 8, 1949

* There will be a total eclipse of the moon tonight and should be visible to residents of Monett.

* Mr. and Mrs. E.M. Estus, of Visalia, California, have arrived in Monett to visit their daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Cottingham.


October 8, 1959

* Frisco railway trains this morning resumed normal service for the first time in four days since flash floods forced detours and curtailments between Monett and Tulsa, Oklahoma.

* Mrs. J.L. Turner and Mrs. Dick Caine, of Monett, will leave tomorrow for St. Louis to attend the annual convention of the Missouri Congress of Parents and Teachers.


October 8, 1969

* Monett's United Fund residential drive got underway today and will continue through Friday. The goal is $14,495.

* Progress on the construction of the new addition to the southeast end of the Monett R-1 Area Vocational Technical School shop building is rapidly moving ahead toward completion.


October 8, 1979

* Plans for a road block to benefit the Monett United Fund Drive were discussed at the recent meeting of the Monett Jaycees with Wayne Self, president, presiding.

* Ozarks area resident were greeted with a covering of light frost this morning as temperatures dipped into the mid 30s, the coldest day of the season so far.


October 8, 1989

* Debbie Berger, chairman, has announced the Children's Arts Festival, sponsored by Artes Composit, will be held Saturday at the Monett City Park.

* Andrew Weston has assumed the position as full time minister at the Countryside Christian Church in Monett.


October 8, 1999

* Sharing concerns about youth and dealing with public violence, Rev. Adrian Rogers of Jonesboro, Arkansas, spoke at Monett High School last night.

* Around 150 motorcycle enthusiasts gathered at Monett's South Park on Saturday for the March of Dimes Bikers for Kids fundraiser.

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