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100 YEARS AGO - SEPTEMBER 12, 1918

Henry Knox of the Missouri Mining Corporation announced
arrangements to open the fine tungsten mine at Silver Mine.
Madison County has gone “over the top” on Salvation Army
War Fund. The full quota of $1,000 has been sent in.
A marriage license was granted to H.L. Clifton and Miss Etta
Ruth.

75 YEARS AGO - SEPTEMBER 9, 1943

The Fredericktown Lumber Co. sold its machinery and went
out of the manufacturing business after 53 years, Manager
Frank DeGuire said.
Two 17 year olds from near Fredericktown, Clarence Eugene
Owens and James P. Jewell, joined the naval aviation service.
The Fredericktown schools opened Tuesday with 270 students
at the high school on the first day.

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50 YEARS AGO - SEPTEMBER 12, 1968

The figures for Madison County show local farmers had a gross income in the past year of $1,996,000.
The first 11 persons to send in their membership to Fredericktown
Country Club are: Bob Saling; O.B. Ferguson; Rich Ferguson; G.W.
Johnson; Glen Ruth; Wayne Hovis; Dr. William Bryson; H. P. Wayland;
Ivan Barnhart; Dr. E.W. Delezene and Jill Johnson.

25 YEARS AGO - SEPTEMBER 9, 1993

The home of G.W. and Rose Johnson, 405 Marshall St., was chosen
for Yard of the Month. Second went to Jr. and Leota Reagan at 202
Lee St.
Fredericktown Lions Club President presented a check to Assistant
Superintendent Kelly Burlison to purchase red ribbons for Red Ribbon
Week.
The Blackcats football team won 14-7 at Perryville, Friday, as Mike
Umfleet, Chris Rice, and Chuck Underwood each had interceptions
and Rice and Brian Fingers led the defense in tackles.

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