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Back in the Good Old Days for June 2

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

EIGHTY YEARS AGO

June 2, 1930

* Miss Dorothy Bentley, who is taking nurses training at St. Anthony's Hospital in Oklahoma City, Okla., and who has been at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. Bentley, in Monett for the past three months, returned to Oklahoma on Sunday to resume training.

* Mr. and Mrs. B.D. Cullifer visited over the weekend at Rogers, Ark, as guests of Mr. and Mrs. R.T. Keithley.

SEVENTY YEARS AGO

June 2, 1940

* Jeane Shockley of Springfield visited Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Shockley on Sunday.

* Mrs. Ralph Williams and sons, Jack and Jerry, are leaving Tuesday for Tucson, Ariz., for a two week visit.

SIXTY YEARS AGO

June 2, 1950

* Coach Kenley Richardson of Monett High School is leaving June 10 for Columbia where he will take a summer course at the University of Missouri.

* Joe Moody and Jim Eslick were elected as delegates to the National Junior Chamber of Commerce convention to be held in Chicago, Ill., at a meeting here last night. Floyd Stewart will also attend.

FIFTY YEARS AGO

June 2, 1960

* Two dozen Pierce City fishermen set out early today for Forsyth on the annual fishing trip.

* Dr. C.W. Huntress Jr., optometrist, has announced the opening of his new office in the First State Bank building in Monett.

FORTY YEARS AGO

June 2, 1970

* Raymond Horner announced the opening of Horner's Body Shop, 101 Lincoln, in Monett. He will specialize in body and fender work, glass installation and refinishing.

* Visiting in Monett with Mr. and Mrs. C.M. Jones was their son and daughter-in-law, Captain and Mrs. Don Jones. Captain Jones recently completed a tour of duty in Vietnam.

THIRTY YEARS AGO

June 2, 1980

* Rev. Robert A. Francis has assumed the pastorate of the First Free Will Baptist Church, located at the corner of Central and Sycamore.

* Announcement of the opening of Monett Hen House Beauty and Figure Salon of 106 S. Seventh St. in Monett is made by the owners, Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Lewis and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Sweeney.

TWENTY YEARS AGO

June 2, 1990

* A highly successful membership drive for the Monett Chamber of Commerce was wrapped up last night with total memberships expected to meet or exceed the goal of $21,750, according to membership chairman Don McCormick.

* New officers of the Hawthorne Club in Monett are Mary Margaret Lamberson, president; Elizabeth O'Connell, vice president; Sylvia Hultgren, secretary; and Helen Dixon, treasurer.

TEN YEARS AGO

June 2, 2000

* Action by the Missouri Highway Commissioner is expected today on sharing expenses on a state highway plan between Monett and the municipal airport.

* Sys-Tech Inc, of Shawnee, Kan., providers of uninterruptible power supply systems and specialists in building and maintaining computer facilities, has been purchased by Jack Henry and Associates Inc. in Monett.

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