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Barry County Fair 1909

An article dated October 21, 1909 in the Cassville Republican recounts the big Barry County fair held the previous week.The article reports the winners in pears, horses, cattle, poultry, needlework, baking, canned goods, jellies, pies, and pickles.
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An Ozark Sensation

The burning of the Ozark water mill and finding a bomb in a livery stable caused a great sensation in Christian County in 1899.   READ MORE
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Junior Art at the Art Museum

The Springfield Art Museum had one hundred participants in the junior art classes offered in 1957. The youngsters entertained their families at an open house and display of their work.   READ MORE
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City Prisoners

The City of Springfield refurbished the old calaboose to house prisoners after the county jail raised it's prisoner fees. It was estimated that the city would save two thousand dollars a year.    READ MORE
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Turner Station Depot

Once a busy shipping point on the old Memphis Railroad, Turner station had become a flag stop for the post office by 1958. The old depot, long out of use, was torn down by the Frisco Railroad in 1958. This article gives some of the history of the Turner area.
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