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Back In the Good Old Days for Sept. 22

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

EIGHTY YEARS AGO

Sept. 22, 1930

* Mr. and Mrs. Walter Reynaud, of Rolla, came Sunday to visit their parents, Mr. and Mrs. M.E. Gillioz and Mr. and Mrs. J.J. Reynaud.

* Tilman Lautaret, of Poplar Bluff, spent the weekend in Monett. On his way back he was accompanied as far as Springfield by Miss Mattie McNeil, Mrs. Mildred Newman and Robert Holland.

SEVENTY YEARS AGO

Sept. 22, 1940

* Dr. Fred T. Hargrove, who was called to duty this week to examine the National Guardsmen, is back in his office in Monett and has resumed his private practice.

* Mrs. E.N. Finely became ill yesterday while attending the Methodist Conference meeting in Joplin.

SIXTY YEARS AGO

Sept. 22, 1950

* W. Vance Davis, president of the First National Bank, accompanied by Mrs. Davis, left for New York City where he will attend the 75th annual convention of the American Bankers Association.

* Monett grade school children will begin receiving diptheria-tetanus and whooping cough shots next Tuesday on a voluntary basis.

FIFTY YEARS AGO

Sept. 22, 1960

* Mrs. Dick Jones, of Wentworth, was elected president of the Pierce City-Wentworth Parent Teachers Association at a meeting of the reorganized group.

* Monett's success in securing new industries through the formation of the Monett Industrial Development Corporation continues to gain widespread attention.

FORTY YEARS AGO

Sept. 22, 1970

* A Purdy man was reported in satisfactory condition Monday at Cardwell Memorial Hospital in Stella where he was taken following a one-car accident late Sunday. Injured was Barry Kimbrough.

* Mr. and Mrs. Verlin Whorton, Bill McDougall, Sue Taylor and Mr. and Mrs. Tom Pinkley, all of Monett, were in St. Louis Sunday where they attended the Cardinals versus Phillies game.

THIRTY YEARS AGO

Sept. 22, 1980

* A total of 28 talent entries will be featured in Saturday's Benefit Talent Show, sponsored by the Volunteer Advisory Board, and scheduled for 8 p.m. at the American Building in Cassville.

* Monett Rural Fire Association was called to the Earl Miller farm to extinguish a grass fire.

TWENTY YEARS AGO

Sept. 22, 1990

* Doyle Williamson, Barry County coroner for the past 34 years and former longtime funeral home owner and director, has submitted his resignation from the office.

* "Eating Smart For Your Heart" will be the subject of a mini-seminar sponsored by the Monett Health Council and scheduled for Sept. 26 at the Monett Neighborhood Center. Charlotte Nelson, R.D. at the Aurora Community Hospital, will present the program.

TEN YEARS AGO

Sept. 22, 2000

* Missouri Telecom Inc., owned by Judy and Kevin Wormington, has requested permission to use the city's utilities easements to install a new network of fiber optics cables around the city, from which individual lines would be strung to company subscribers.

* The Verona R-7 School District has been reclassified as provisionally accredited by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary education following its assessment by the Missouri School Improvement (MSIP) Program. Student achievement, drop-out rates and high absenteeism were cited.

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