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50 YEARS AGO - April 17, 1969

Fredericktown is to entertain the annual meeting of the Southeast
Missouri Press Association this year and preparations are already underway.
The Madison County Farmer’s Warehouse Association has received
its incorporation papers and is now ready to begin the construction of
its warehouse near the freight depot.
The school board last week elected practically all the teachers required at the grade and high school for next year.

Miss Carla Kay Bollinger, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Bollinger,
is a queen candidate for Sagamore Queen at Southeast Missouri State
College.
Frank Gillett, retired vocational agriculture teacher at Fredericktown High School, has been nominated (and selected) to receive the
Teacher-Education Award of the College of Agriculture, University of
Missouri.
Marine Pvt Larry Mills, 18, son of Mrs. Clara Mills of Marquand, was
killed Friday, April 11 near Da Nang in Vietnam.

75 YEARS AGO - April 13, 1944

25 YEARS AGO - April 14, 1994

Flight Officer Leo Allen DeGuire last week graduated and received
his wings from Selman Field, Monroe, La, as an aerial navigator.
A contingent of about 400 soldiers are expected to camp in the City
Park tonight.
When Capt. C.J. Whitener was in the recent raid over Brunswick,
Germany, his co-pilot was the noted Hollywood star, James Stewart.

The U.S. Olympic Festival Torch Relay will make a 5-mile trip through
Fredericktown, Sunday, June 5. The torch will reach town from Perryville at approximately 8 a.m.
Robert Scott Reid, a senior at the University of Missouri-Columbia
School of Law, will join the Law Firm of Schnapp, Graham, Reid and
Fulton in Fredericktown, following his graduation in May of 1994.
Mary Jane Huffman and Alan Kopitsky will be married Sunday, April
17, at Eagle Lake Country Club, in Farmington.

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