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Back In The Good Old Days

Wednesday, December 30, 2009


December 31, 1939

* Mr. and Mrs. Troy Hull, of Monett, entertained all of their children over the holidays.

* Mrs. Clyde Combes and Peggy, Mrs. Carrie White and O.D. Shaddox, all of Monett, visited in Joplin today.


December 31, 1949

* Dr. Phillip Pierce, chiropractor, will open offices next week at 410 1/2 East Broadway in Monett and plans to have an open house on Monday.

* Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Withers left Monday for their home in Alberta, Canada, after visiting Mrs. Withers' sisters, Mrs. Oliver Anderson and Mrs. Clyde Seward, in Monett.


December 31, 1959

* Rev. Loren Laeger, who has been pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Monett since 1956, left for Pryor, Oklahoma, today where he has accepted a similar pastorate.

* Visiting in Monett over the holidays was A-3c Gilbert Peters, who is stationed at Vance Air Force Base in Enid, Oklahoma.


December 31, 1969

* A four-inch snowfall, which followed freezing rain and sleet, blanketed the Monett area today.

* Robert Koenig, a sophomore at Monett High School, showed his best pigeon during the Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri Pigeon and Bantam Show in Neosho on Saturday.


December 31, 1979

* David Tatum, chief of police in Aurora and former Monett police officer, has announced he will file as a candidate for the office of Lawrence County sheriff.

* Dedication service for a new steeple and bell at Christ United Methodist Church in Monett will be held Sunday.


December 31, 1989

* Snyder Construction Company of Joplin yesterday poured concrete for the floor of the newly expanded Dairy Street bridge in Monett.

* Lighting of the Centennial Overpass, the first of the Monett Jaycees to the "City of Lights" program, has been declared a success with 156 families and individuals remembered in dedications.


December 31, 1999

* Barry County WIC (Women, Infants and Children) program will soon be expanding services by adding a satellite WIC clinic each month at the Monett Community Building on County Road.

* Construction is on schedule for the new 18,000 square foot office complex at Miracle Recreation Equipment in Monett.

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