Gloria Davis, Mary Ann Logal, Al McDonald

As of Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021 Gloria Davis Mary Ann Logal Al McDonald OBITUARY Gloria Davis July 3, 1946 – Nov. 25, 2021 Gloria Dean Davis, age 75, passed away on Thursday at Mercy Hospital Joplin. Gloria was born July 3, 1946, in Mount Pleasant Township, Mo., to the late union of Earnest F. Parker […]

Our town has lots of historical tidbits

The concrete walls of the streetcar overpass can are still present on Daugherty Street between Webb City and Carterville. Ancestors, Legends & Time Our town has lots of historical tidbits Jeanne Newby Here are some interesting tidbits of information about Webb City, Missouri. • The first photo of Earth from outer space was taken by […]

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 […]

Officers were dispatched to…

WEBB CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT   POLICE REPORTS Dec. 1, 2021 Friday, Nov. 12 13:36 – I was dispatched to 25 S. Hall St. in reference to property damage. Friday, Nov. 15 19:51 – An officer was dispatched to WCPD in reference to a walk-in report of harassment occurring at 701 W. Daugherty St. Wednesday, Nov. 17 […]

HAPPY THANKSGIVING from our veterans

VETERANS’ ANNUAL THANKSGIVING DINNER American Legion and VFW members celebrated Thanksgiving early Sunday – as they always do (except last year) – by providing a traditional dinner for free to all Webb City R-7 School District patrons who to accepted the invitation. Beta Sigma Phi members helped again by serving diners – complete with whipped […]

The last of the neighborhood markets

On top of everything else to draw you in to Broadway Market were the watermelons chilling in the horse tank.  Ancestors, Legends and Time The last of the neighborhood markets Jeanne Newby Twenty-two years ago as we were preparing for Thanksgiving dinner shopping, we were given the announcement in the Nov. 19, 1999, Sentinel that […]

E.W. Franz moved here to supply the hardware needs of this growing mining community

Franz Hardware advertisements featuring the convenience of gas (1906) and comfort of coal (1914).  Old News From the 3rd floor of the Webb City Public Library E.W. Franz moved here to supply the hardware needs of this growing mining community Webb City Area Genealogical Society We recently featured a trade token from the Franz Hardware […]

Glendene Eskridge, Rose Fox

As of Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021 Glendene Eskridge Rose Fox   OBITUARY Glendene Eskridge 102 April 29, 1919 – Nov. 21, 2021 After a long and beautiful life, Glendene Marie Eskridge, age 102, of Neosho, passed away Sunday at Granby House in Granby. She was born on April 29, 1919, in Noel, the daughter of […]

Ready for winter and the holidays

Ready for winter and the holidays We’ll be open with special markets before Thanksgiving and Christmas Rachael Lynch Guess what folks?! The ground crew of Webb City’s Parks & Recreation has done it again. Every Autumn, when the weather turns cold they dedicate two days to hanging sides and installing doors on the Market Pavilion […]