SEVENTY YEARS AGO
November 16, 1939
* Students at Monett High School placed on the special recognition "E" honor roll for the first quarter were senior Eugenia Scott, sophomore Mary Hallenbeck, eighth grader Samuel Pittman and seventh grader Delores Lautaret.
* Mrs. A.B. Collier and Mrs. L.E. Lines honored Doris Lines, of Monett, with a party on the occasion of her 14th birthday.
SIXTY YEARS AGO
November 16, 1949
* Kenley Richardson, coach of the Monett football team, said three backs and an end are lugging footballs to classes this week to make them conscious of holding on to the ball in a game.
* Mr. and Mrs. George Rice, of Monett, returned yesterday from a three-day trip to Oklahoma.
FIFTY YEARS AGO
November 16, 1959
* Ed Hart, of Monett, has announced his retirement from the Frisco Railroad after nearly 50 years of service.
* June Lynn Skaggs, a graduate of Monett High School, has been awarded first prize in the annual storytelling contest at Southwest Missouri State College in Springfield.
FORTY YEARS AGO
November 16, 1969
* Richard Eck and Lorene Bray, of Pierce City, won special recognition at the annual Lawrence County 4-H Recognition Day Program on Sunday.
* W.R. Mattingly Jr., of Exeter, has accepted a position as deputy on the Barry County Sheriff's Department.
THIRTY YEARS AGO
November 16, 1979
* Grand opening of Marek's Fine Jewelry and Gifts, 531 Cleveland in Monett, will be held Thursday, according to owners Steve and Sherre Marek.
* Mr. and Mrs. John Archer, of Monett, and Mrs. Cecil Cannady, of Purdy, attended the Missouri Music Teachers Association meeting in St. Louis over the weekend.
TWENTY YEARS AGO
November 16, 1989
* After 43 years in the daily newspaper business, Dick Brady, publisher of The Monett Times, is retiring November 30, it was announced today.
* Renee Pryor and Christopher Eubanks were named Little Miss and Mister Merry Christmas at the Monett Women of Today pageant on Saturday.
TEN YEARS AGO
November 16, 1999
* Morgan Huntress and Joshua Long were selected Little Miss and Mister Merry Christmas at the conclusion of the Monett Women of Today pageant on Saturday.
* The boys basketball season at Monett High School was the topic of the program presented by Coach Bill Haynes at the Monett Kiwanis Club meeting yesterday.