SEVENTY YEARS AGO
November 6, 1939
* G.E. Mendell, manager of the Railway Ice Company in Monett, has returned from Chicago, Illinois, where he attended the 22nd annual convention of the National Association of Ice Industries.
* H.A. Gardner, of Monett, was elected president of the board of directors of the Ozark Empire Fruit Growers Exchange.
SIXTY YEARS AGO
November 6, 1949
* The Monett City Park and Casino are now ready for company after a two-month job of renovations of the building and clearing of brush and pruning of trees.
* Completion of the new M.E. Gillioz office building on Broadway in Monett has been announced.
FIFTY YEARS AGO
November 6, 1959
* Members of the flute quartet at Monett High School are Donna Bradley, Cheryl Edwards, Connie Coleman and Mary Everett.
* Members of the Verona High School basketball team include Albert Farmer, J.D. Barry, William Weatherman, Ronnie Greenway and Rex King.
FORTY YEARS AGO
November 6, 1969
* Lana Long, of Cassville, and Carla Sartin, of Marionville, were named to receive expense paid trips to the National 4-H Congress in Chicago, Illinois.
* Dr. Norman Justus, superintendent, has announced a special program tomorrow to make the 10th anniversary of the Southwest Missouri Research Center near Mt. Vernon.
THIRTY YEARS AGO
November 6, 1979
* Monett's Cubs remained in the thick of the race for the Big 12 Eastern Division football title by defeating Cassville last night, 13-10.
* Mrs. Colleen Witt, of Kansas City, visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Doyle McCubbin, in Monett yesterday.
TWENTY YEARS AGO
November 6, 1989
* Lawrence County Clerk Bob Bartelsmeyer, of Aurora, has been elected president of the County Clerks Association of Missouri for 1989-90.
* Roxann Watkins was named the Woman of the Year at last night's annual Monett Business and Professional Women's Club VIP and Bosses Night Banquet.
TEN YEARS AGO
November 6, 1999
* Southwest Area Career Center at Monett will host the annual Trade and Tech Day on Tuesday, according to Ted Dorton, career center director.
* Miller, East Newton, Lamar, Seneca, and Greenfield won district football titles in games played last night to qualify for post-season play.