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Back In The Good Old Days

Friday, December 11, 2009


December 11, 1919

* Mrs. Arthur Black and Catherine Collins, of Monett, visited Mrs. J.E. McNally in Joplin for two days.

* Mr. and Mrs. Y.E. Costley, of the Liberty community, entertained a dinner Sunday for Mr. and Mrs. Merritt Costley and Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Matthews.


December 11, 1929

* Mrs. Chester Reniff and Mr. and Mrs. Lee Everett, of Monett, motored to Neosho on Sunday.

* New members of the Monett Junior College Booster Club are Mrs. S.W. Silber, Marguerite Burg, Mrs. L.A. Manley, N.E. Spain, George Johnston and Mrs. George Johnston.


December 11, 1939

* Dr. and Mrs. Fred Hargrove have moved from Duncan, Oklahoma, to 805 Euclid in Monett.

* Michael-Stern suits for men, tailored at Tiffany, have just arrived at Mansfield's in Monett and are priced at $29.50.


December 11, 1959

* A new real estate division, known as the Davis First Addition to the City of Monett, was accepted by the Monett City Council yesterday.

* Thirty-five Monett boys were special guests of the Monett Lions Club at the annual Lions Christmas party held at Hatcher's last night.


December 11, 1979

* Shannon Francisco, 8-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Francisco, was named Purdy Little Miss Merry Christmas last night.

* Fire of undetermined origin destroyed the residence of J.D. Darnell, a half mile north of Butterfield, on Wednesday.


December 11, 1989

* Monettans experienced some of the heaviest snow in southwest Missouri yesterday as a brisk fall afternoon turned into a winter wonderland in a matter of hours.

* Johnny Gage, son of Robert and Carolyn Gage, of Purdy, has been selected for the 1990 edition of Who's Who Among Students In American Universities And Colleges.


December 11, 1999

* A special choir from area churches will join the Ozark Festival Orchestra on Sunday in presenting seasonal music at the orchestra's annual Christmas concert in Monett.

* Final event locally of the George Washington Bicentennial will be the flying of the American flag at half-mast at Monett City Hall and Monett South Park, according to a spokesman for the Alexander McNair Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, sponsor of the event.

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