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Back In The Good Old Days

Friday, November 13, 2009

SEVENTY YEARS AGO

November 13, 1939

* Winston Churchill, first lord of the British admiralty, said Sunday that Britain and France would make war "until the other side has had enough of it."

* Mrs. Theresa Hastings, of Monett, returned home Friday from San Pedro, California, where she visited her son, Charles Royalty, of the United States Navy.

SIXTY YEARS AGO

November 13, 1949

* The Monett Cubs went touchdown crazy Friday night to take a 33 to 0 victory over the Neosho Wildcats.

* Westport Club, located two miles south of Monett on Highway 37, changed hands twice in the past two days. Current owners are Mr. and Mrs. Elven Akers of Branson.

FIFTY YEARS AGO

November 13, 1959

* Lee Extention Club of Monett observed its 30th anniversary yesterday at the home of Mrs. Fred Mermoud. It is the oldest extension club in Barry County.

* Coach Jim Julian presented varsity football letters to 26 players and four managers yesterday.

FORTY YEARS AGO

November 13, 1969

* Seniors Michelle Moore and Dwight Heseman at Monett High School were named courtesy queen and king yesterday by Principal David Sippy.

* Grand prize winner during the grand opening of Kinnear's Ben Franklin Store in Monett was Mrs. Helen Turpin, who won a portable television set.

THIRTY YEARS AGO

November 13, 1979

* Construction is well underway on the new $2.7 million feed plan being erected by Hudson Foods in Butterfield.

* Monett's Cubs overcame a penalty and turnover marred game to score an 18-0 victory over East Newton on a chilly night last night.

TWENTY YEARS AGO

November 13, 1989

* Groundbreaking ceremonies for a new Fastgas III Phillips 66 facility at the junction of Kyler and Highway 60 in Monett were held yesterday.

* A lease and service agreement with International Dehydrated Foods to facilitate the construction of a new pre-treatment facility at the Monett plant was approved at today's Monett City Council meeting.

TEN YEARS AGO

November 13, 1999

* Canned and non-perishable food items will be collected tomorrow around Monett by members of Cub Scout Pack 140 and Boy Scout Troop 38 to help families over the holiday season.

* The Hawthorne Literary Club in Monett recently celebrated its 70th anniversary with a cake party.

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