Photo contributed by Carolyn Clark

Old News

From the 3rd floor
of the Webb City Public Library

Franklin School Sixth Grade, 1953

Webb City Area Genealogical Society

Look at these sharp sixth graders at Franklin School in 1953. Miss Goldie Burton is their teacher.

(FRONT) Terry Howard, Sharon Bunch, Janet Yost, Judith Thorpe, Virginia Cramer, Linda Farrell, Max Barlow.

(MIDDLE) Donald Barlett, Gary Kernel, Arthur Cummings, Richard Guiou, Clayton Wheeler, James Castro, Mack Tapanna.

(BACK) Douglas Packer, Jerry Chester, Jerry Dan Carter, Carolyn Craker, Patricia Allen and Lonnie Wilson.

Sentinel bound volumes are now in the Genealogy Room

The WCAGS has accepted ownership of the complete collection of bound volumes of the Webb City Sentinel, from 1983 (after the fire) until the final issue on Dec. 30, 2020.

Those issues can also be viewed on microfilm, along with much older issues.

Webb City Area Genealogical Society

WCAGS members staff the Genealogy Room on the third floor of the Webb City Public Library. Current hours are noon to 4 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Meetings are held at 6 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month in the Genealogy Room.

Everything you want to know about Jasper County Missouri Schools is available at a site compiled by Webb City Area Genealogical Society member Kathy Sidenstricker.

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