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Back In The Good Old Days

Thursday, November 12, 2009


November 12, 1939

* Mr. and Mrs. V.B. Hall, of Monett, entertained a dinner yesterday in honor of the birthday of Coach Ray Moss.

* Mrs. J.P. Arend, of Monett, was appointed to the district grand matron of the 55th District, Order of the Eastern Star.


November 12, 1949

* Mr. and Mrs. Richard Padgham returned yesterday from a wedding trip to St. Louis and are now at home in an apartment at 311 Wishart Street in Monett.

* Mr. and Mrs. W.F. Landrum, Mrs. Charles Mansfield, Mrs. Joseph Rowell and Mrs. Fielding Sizer drove to Springfield on Tuesday to spend the day.


November 12, 1959

* A total of 102 students from Barry County are enrolled at Southwest Missouri State College in Springfield during the present fall term.

* Mrs. Loyd Cox, of Monett, has returned from Wickenburg, Arizona, where she went to visit her brother, Fred Gibbons.


November 12, 1969

* Fortieth anniversary of the Merls Chapel Free Will Baptist Church was observed yesterday with all-day services.

* Employment of Larry Richardson as policeman, Cy Carpenter as volunteer firefighter and Frank Barchak as meter reader was approved by the Monett City Council yesterday.


November 12, 1979

* Larry and Deena Bottom, owners, have announced the opening of Biermann's Restaurant in Freistatt.

* Dr. Elburn Smith, of Neosho, a native of Monett, has announced plans to operate Smith Clinic at the hospital in Stella.


November 12, 1989

* Plans for the purchase of property west of Monett for the development of a new 18-hole golf course for the city were announced last night.

* Kathy Wormington, a 1978 graduate of Monett High School, has recently joined the Price-Fulton branch of Century 21 Real Estate in Springdale, Arkansas.


November 12, 1999

* Erin Hoemann, Sara Sperandio and Shannon Rhuems, of the Monett Cubs volleyball team, have been named for All-Conference honors.

* Increased concern about the dry weather conditions prompted Verona Fire Chief Morris Koehler to issue a no burn ban in the city.

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