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Years Ago

Posted on May 20, 2015 at 11:21 am

100 Years Ago May 25, 1915 Commencement exercises were held for the 24th graduating class of Monroe City High School for 16 graduates as follows: Charles Clayton Rodgers, Anna Ethyl Rodgers, Oza Gladys Crawford, Della Lorraine Crawford, Everett Daily Crandall, Cora Virginia Schweer, Ruth Ella Griffith, Roy William Batty, Virginia Willard Fields, Harvey Samuel Benson, Dovie Geraldine Elliott, Lena Irene Powers, Alfred Menefee Longmire, Mary Edna Shearman, Eula Dilola Jones,

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    Posted on May 20, 2015 at 10:52 am

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    Posted on May 13, 2015 at 8:09 am

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    Posted on May 13, 2015 at 8:07 am

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    Posted on May 6, 2015 at 11:22 am

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    Posted on May 6, 2015 at 11:20 am

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