Contributed by Mrs. Erma Weeks, Carthage

Old News

From the 3rd floor of the Webb City Public Library

Alba High School Class of 1949


Webb City Area Genealogical Society


Here’s a nice photo we found in the archives of the Webb City Historical Society.

It’s of the Alba High School Class of 1949.

(FRONT) Erma Jean Askins, Viva Dean Pattison, Almeda Boyer, Patty Miller, Patricia Flesher, Leona Henderson, Dixie Williams.

(SECOND ROW) Mickie Betebenner, Max Atnip, Bill Conway, Mr. Overman-teacher, Wilbur Johnson, Arthur Taylor, Kathleen Rider.

(THIRD ROW) Anna V. Radford, Charlene McClanahan, Max Minkler, Johnny Storm, Esther Dale, Betty Staats.

(BACK) Dick Prins, Kenton Boyer, Junior Gunlock, Marvin Oliver and Sammy Plank.


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 second Tuesday of each month in the Geadalogy 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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