Down memory lane on Monett History Day

Saturday, September 8, 2018
As part of the Monett Chamber of Commerce’s annual leadership program, Thursday was History Day, when Judge Mike Garrett briefed the group on the history of the Monett Industrial Development Corporation, and Monett Times news editor Murray Bishoff gave a walking tour of Broadway. Bishoff is shown telling about the Harvey House and the Bijou Theater silent movie palace, located in part of the building now occupied by the newspaper. Leadership class members, at rear from left, are: Stephanie Heman, Anita Prow, Rachel Baker, Monica Arenas, Gricelda Soriano, Joseph Holmes, Jeramiah Taylor, Brian Smith and Joseph Rosewicz. Jeff Meredith/Special to The Monett Times

As part of the Monett Chamber of Commerce’s annual leadership program, Thursday was History Day, when Judge Mike Garrett briefed the group on the history of the Monett Industrial Development Corporation, and Monett Times news editor Murray Bishoff gave a walking tour of Broadway.