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Back In The Good Old Days

Thursday, January 14, 2010


January 14, 1940

* A chili supper and line party entertained the Beta Sigma Phi sorority on Tuesday. Supper was served at Kaufman's Cherre Shop in Monett.

* W.C. Hazel was elected president for the coming year of the Monett Camera Club last night.


January 14, 1950

* Noel Autry, 407 Eighth St. in Monett, has gone to work in the service department of Friend Motor Company.

* Eddie Sweeney, five-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Sweeney of Monett, is confined to his home because of illness.


January 14, 1960

* Monett area residents contributed nearly 5,000 dimes to the March of Dimes through the Monett Junior Chamber of Commerce's Block of Dimes program Saturday.

* Eddie Sweeney, sophomore at Monett High School, was named the 15th District American Legion oratorical champion yesterday.


January 14, 1970

* The Monett Cubs basketball team notched a thrilling victory over Aurora last night at the Aurora National Guard Armory.

* Authorization of the purchase of a radar unit for use by the city police department was given by the Monett City Council yesterday.


January 14, 1980

* Nominated as laywoman of the year 1979 of St. Mary's Parish in Pierce City is Mrs. Anna Bellm.

* Maps identifying flood hazard areas in Monett were displayed and the National Flood Insurance Program was explained at a public meeting last night.


January 14, 1990

* Marci Daugherty, a senior at Monett High School, has been named Rose Queen for the annual basketball celebration.

* Mildred Taylor and John Farmer, authors from Monett, were recognized for their work at the annual Quill Literary Awards ceremony at Crowder College in Neosho.


January 14, 2000

* Tommy and Nora Young showed Pierce City aldermen their plans to build eight houses on West Golubski in Pierce City at last night's city council meeting.

* Pat and Tim Garrett, of Monett, have conducted a series of interviews with local residents about their experiences in the strawberry industry, and collected a documentary that will be stored in the Library of Congress in Washington D.C.

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