Carterville had one of the area’s leading bands

Besides performing in parades, the Carterville Band competed in contests. (Photo donated by Henry Hulett) Old News From the 3rd floor of the Webb City Public Library Carterville had one of the area’s leading bands Webb City Area Genealogical Society Carterville Band members were active in the community in the early 1900s. They played at […]

Local candidate filing period shortened by two weeks, starts Dec. 7

Local candidate filing period shortened by two weeks, starts Dec. 7 If you’re thinking about filing as a candidate for a local government seat – be aware that the filing period is now two weeks shorter in Missouri – it ends Tuesday, Dec. 28. Candidates in previous years had until mid January to file. The […]

Private in Civil War militia was first awarded acreage that became Independent Gravel

Independent Gravel Co. Ancestors, Legends & Time Private in Civil War militia was first awarded acreage that became Independent Gravel Jeanne Newby Aug. 22, 1856, 20 years before Webb City became a city, President James Buchanan awarded Nathanial M. Crawford 120 acres of land in Jasper County for his service in the Georgia Militia Creek […]

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