1974Tiger

Kansas City, MO

#215 Sep 8, 2007
You're right...I got mixed up on my directions....sorry...it is 11th Street..
1961 Cville alumni

Rolla, MO

#216 Sep 8, 2007
I grew up on Jefferson a couple of houses down across the street from Sowell's (it was run by Mrs Lula Sowell). MY little brother and I would go there to buy candy & sodas. She sold a few sodas & candy out of her kitchen (right out of her refrigerator). So I don't know if it could even be called a store. That was back during the good old days when you could buy a whole carton of sodas for a quarter!!! She was actually pretty nice when you got to know her (of course, we were pretty regular customers) She had a large back yard where she raised giant sunflowers, and kept rabbits, goats & other small animals. It was kind of a fore runner to today's kid's petting zoo. I'm not sure if she raised the animals for food, pets or to sell. I wonder if anyone still keep goats in the city limits?

“THE BOOGERMANNN!”

Since: Aug 07

SMALLTOWN MO

#217 Sep 8, 2007
Anybody remember Mr. Boyd on Playground Rd. He used to have a little tractor and to dirt work for everyone.
time bandit

United States

#218 Sep 8, 2007
anyone remember the railroad making a loop thru town. they would pickup & deliver, what the big trucks do now.
Comfortably Numb

Poplar Bluff, MO

#219 Sep 8, 2007
I remember my Daddy teaching me to drive on the "slab yard." I was little and couldn't reach the gas pedal, but he would let me steer.
bssouth2007

United States

#220 Sep 8, 2007
That's where and how I learned too "CN". Seems like it went on forever when you were little. I remember when there was hardly even a bump out there just concrete.
class of 69 too

United States

#221 Sep 8, 2007
class of 69 wrote:
<quoted text>
That is where it was...they had a long bar with stools, and I think a plate lunch was a dollar...I think the same family had the cafe, barber shop...pawn shop later. I used to go there 66-68...then we started going to Knox's for lunch senior year.
Quinn's Cafe was good...I remember eating cheeseburgers and BBQ Fritos dipped in mustard there! But Knox's was the best...pizzaburgers! How about getting strawberry ice cream sodas at Hayden's when they still had the soda fountain...along with Baskins and Sawyers soda fountains?
The Cmdr

Springfield, MO

#222 Sep 8, 2007
Super cheese Burger that was Knox's best sandwich. Back in 69 you could have an "account" at knox's. An your right it would be hard to judge who had the best soda fountain. My favorite was Baskin's. Wonderful year 69. Ms. Yancy, taught one year, Bubba H and Ronnie J. threw her chair out of her third floor room and it shattered on the sidewalk between the shop building and the school and she covered for them.
Comfortably Numb

Poplar Bluff, MO

#224 Sep 9, 2007
I know people remember when the Casanova was a very nice restaurant.

“Legendary Greatness”

Since: Aug 07

Location hidden

#225 Sep 9, 2007
Sumbidy wrote:
<quoted text>It was Mr. Reed that lost his lic. Reeds was right down from Taylors and I believe they were kin to Taylors I'm one of the boys we mixed it in my 7up, there were only three that drank it . FACT!!
I remember that. It was Chlordane wasn't it?

“Legendary Greatness”

Since: Aug 07

Location hidden

#226 Sep 9, 2007
bssouth2007 wrote:
Does anyone remember which lumber co. it was at the end of Parkview? Right across the street from where kwik check was.
Moodys or Stricklins I think.
Far Away From Home

United States

#227 Sep 9, 2007
I really like this forum. Sure brings back some old memories. I graduated in 1968 and was married in 1968. I worked at Brown Shoe and my husband worked at Colsons and the shipyard. Our first place was right across the street from Barne's grocery store. On paydays, we would go out to eat. It was always to the Tennessee Inn, to get a BBQ. My husband would always have a bowl of beans with his as there was always one cooking there...lol. We would then go to the ferry and sit for hours and watch the ferry go back and forth across the river. Then we would just "ride the loop" til it was time to go home and go to bed. It was so much fun back then....lol.

Since: Aug 07

Whiteman Air Force Base, MO

#228 Sep 9, 2007
The first Haydens drug store was owned by Bill Hayden. My granfather.
Toni

United States

#229 Sep 9, 2007
seayers wrote:
<quoted text>
Yep! You are 3 days older than me, if that tells you anything. And I married one of our classmates in 2003.
Okay- Susan Emily-took me a minute to figure out Ayers. How are you? Sorry I missed you when I was home last year for reunion. Now that mom & daddy are down here with me I never get back home. Can you believe we will be 50? The hot flashes really let me know my age now!!!
A Real Bootheel Lady

United States

#230 Sep 9, 2007
No Neeley Brothers did not sell and moved to Hayti
it belong the Charles P Neeley and Pierce Neeley
and I know this for a fact because I am a great-
granddaughter to Charles Neeley. My granddad did
sell to someone in Pville I belive. But my family
still owned the building until they sold it to
Bob Churchill.
bssouth2007

United States

#232 Sep 9, 2007
A Real Bootheel Lady wrote:
No Neeley Brothers did not sell and moved to Hayti
it belong the Charles P Neeley and Pierce Neeley
and I know this for a fact because I am a great-
granddaughter to Charles Neeley. My granddad did
sell to someone in Pville I belive. But my family
still owned the building until they sold it to
Bob Churchill.
I kinda thought that's who you were.:-)
seayers

Saint Louis, MO

#233 Sep 9, 2007
Toni wrote:
<quoted text>Okay- Susan Emily-took me a minute to figure out Ayers. How are you? Sorry I missed you when I was home last year for reunion. Now that mom & daddy are down here with me I never get back home. Can you believe we will be 50? The hot flashes really let me know my age now!!!
We are doing great. 50 used to be so OLD, didn't it? Hard to believe WE are OLD like that! Happy Birthday early!
A Real Bootheel Lady

New Cambria, KS

#235 Sep 9, 2007
bssouth2007 wrote:
<quoted text>I kinda thought that's who you were.:-)
who might be
A Real Bootheel Lady

United States

#236 Sep 9, 2007
bssouth2007 wrote:
<quoted text>I kinda thought that's who you were.:-)
Never did
I ever give any hints at all did I????
A Real Bootheel Lady

United States

#237 Sep 9, 2007
jake wrote:
<quoted text> Pretty sure they sold the dealership to Baker tractor and Imp of Kennett Arliss Hill managed it. was later sold to Don Medlin and moved to McCarty comm. I don't think McCrate Equip. of Portageville Ever owned it.
I never said McCrate's actually I'm
I'm not sure I just remember them selling it and
I do remember Mr Hill working there doing what I don't know but I was friends with his daughter. My father could tell all the legal ins and outs if you need to know since it was my family and if its that important? Like I said the building they still owned until they sold to Bob Churchill.But you couldn't have found a better man than my great-granddad Charlie Neeley he was a good man!!

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