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Class of 1966 at Los Luna's - Saturday, August 19th, 2017

Dog days of summer outside, but our "so cool" group of '66ers gathered together for fun and Mexican food at Los Luna's on South Rangeline.
(Front row L-R)Diane (Reid) Adams, Joyce (Carr) Fritchey, Shirley (Velton) Allen, Frank Fogg, Carol (Lemmons) Greenlee, Elaine (Buehler) Thomas, and Sheila Lewis
(Back row L-R)Sandy (O'Dell) Bandy, Billy Parker, Jim Scott, Doug Lawson, Paul Cooper, and Joe Kingore (not present)
Photo credit: Mary Anne Phillips, '71 Raytown South High School, a.k.a. Jim's wife!
Class of 1966 at Los Luna's - Saturday, May 20th, 2017

This festive bunch of '66ers only needed sombreros to round out their evening at Los Luna's May 20th!
(L-R)Paul Cooper, Doug Lawson, Deanna Brown-Woolsey, Shirley (Velton) Allen, Frank Fogg,
Diane (Reid) Adams, Bill Rowland, Joyce (Carr) Fritchey, Joe Kingore, Jim Scott, and Tobey Huff
Photo credit: Mary Anne Phillips, '71 Raytown South High School, a.k.a. Jim's wife!
Class of 1966 at Los Luna's - Saturday, February 18th, 2017

The first gathering for 2017 saw a rowdy bunch ready for fun and Mexican food at Los Luna's on South Rangeline.
(Front row L-R)Diane (Reid) Adams, Joyce (Carr) Fritchey, Shirley (Velton) Allen, Frank Fogg, Carol (Lemmons) Greenlee, Elaine (Buehler) Thomas, and Sheila Lewis
(Back row L-R)Sandy (O'Dell) Bandy, Billy Parker, Jim Scott, Doug Lawson, Paul Cooper, and Joe Kingore (not present)
Photo credit: Mary Anne Phillips, '71 Raytown South High School, a.k.a. Jim's wife!
Class of 1966 at Carino's - Saturday, August 20th, 2016

Saturday, August 20th this group gathered for a "photo-op" at Johnny Carino's in Joplin!
(Back row L-R)Joe Kingore, Mike and Kathy King, Paul Cooper, Doug Lawson, Jim Scott, Billy Parker, and Frank Fogg
(Front row L-R)Sheila Lewis, Shirley Allen, Joyce Fritchey, Connee Bowen, Janice Garrett, and Diane Adams
Photo credit: Mary Anne Phillips, '71 Raytown South High School, a.k.a. Jim's wife!
Class of 1966 at Carino's - Saturday, May 21st, 2016

Saturday, May 21st several 66'ers got together for dinner at Johnny Carino's in Joplin!
(Back row L-R)Jim Scott, Frank Fogg, Tobey Huff, Bill Rowland, Mike King, and Paul Cooper
(Front row L-R)Sheila Lewis, Joyce Fritchey, Diane Elliott, Shirley Allen, Vicki Mays, and Kathy King

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Event Calendar
Plan to attend our 55th class reunion this October 15-16, 2021   (Click for details)

Photo Collection Photos sent to us by members.

ClassReunions Photos from the 50th and more!

Alumni Page Senior class pages from the 1966 yearbook.

In Memoriam
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Carol Lemmons Greenlee, 7/24/1948 - 5/31/2021
Billy Parker, 3/3/1948 - 3/26/2021
Robert W. Dawes, 11/24/1948 - 1/8/2021
Larry D. Martin, 10/1/1948 - 12/2/2020
Regina McGehee Sharp, 12/15/1948 - 11/21/2020
Tony Tudor, 3/5/1948 - 9/2/2020
Steve Barnett, 8/12/1948 - 8/13/2020
Vicki Buckingham Mays, 11/6/1948 - 3/11/2020
Don Gunther, 1/25/1948 - 2/29/2020


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Some Links

  • Live outside of Joplin? Use this link to get The Joplin Globe - Online Edition.
  • Get information about our area at City of Joplin website.
  • Our Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce is very active promoting local businesses.
  • Planning a trip to Joplin? Here are the lowest local GAS Prices from around the area.
  • There is always something interesting going on at The Spiva Center for the Arts in downtown Joplin.
  • If genealogy is your thing, the Missouri Secretary of State has an online searchable database
    with downloadable Death Certificates from 1910 to 50 years ago.
    The index has PDF scans of certificates and updated monthly. Use the advanced search for more flexibility.
  • The Virtual Wall Veterans Memorial lists casualties of the Vietnam Conflict www.virtualwall.org and is searchable by state.
  • JHS - Joplin Schools home page. School and foundation information, merchandise, event listings, and more.
  • MSSC is now MSSU - Missouri Southern State University. Located at Newman and Duquesne roads.
  • OCC - Ozark Christian College located on North Main Street Road
  • MSU - Missouri State University in Springfield. Second largest school in Missouri. Home of the Bears.
  • MU - University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. Home of the Tigers.
  • For fun, this little movie "Looking For My Wallet" (2.5MB) sums up what we all are experiencing these days!
  • Having learned of the demise of a certain establishment in Galena Kansas, Vicki Mays and Jim Scott recited
    their renditions of The Ode to the Green Parrot at the 40th class reunion.
    For your enjoyment, the PDF files of Vicki's version and Jim's version can be downloaded.
  • Some of the favorite strips we grew up can be found at GoComics.com, and they can email them to you daily!
  • Do you recall hearing BBC "Letters from America" by Alistair Cooke?
    This archive of broadcasts consists of his 10 minute stories that explain a little about what makes up "America", and cover almost every topic from Our love of the flag to Will Rogers!
  • The IRS could learn from Glenn Reeves. Download his spreadsheet and use EXCEL or OPEN OFFICE to help you file your taxes! (link updated 2015)
  • Weatherbug has reporting stations and CAMS around the nation. This one is at the Joplin Regional Airport.
  • NOAA Storm Prediction Center to see convective outlooks and forecasts.
  • RAP Get real time WX Data from GOES-10 and GOES-12 satellites with visible and Infrared images.
  • Find WX for any city, state or ZipCode with Weather Underground. Use this link for Joplin and vicinity.
  • Viruses, SPAM, and Hoaxes! Ever received an email that just begged to be passed on to all your friends!
    Some with tear jerking stories, others with offers that seemed too good to be true? Some can be sinister.
    Search SNOPES.COM - Urban Legends Reference Pages to determine authenticity.
    This site is just plain interesting - it's amazing what people can think up!
  • The darker side of the web? A little information about cookies, hackers, and viruses.
  • For some fun and completely different, you can find famous (or infamous) quotations at Quote of the Day website.
  • Have you ever wondered what you can see when looking up at night? At Heavens-Above, get accurate predictions for flares, satellite passes, comets, and more.
    You will need to provide your Latitude and Longitude information to configure this website for your viewing.
    We have set the location initially for central Joplin, Missouri.
  • We live in a remarkable time, and news of scientific discoveries occur every day. NASA Science News
    offers a free subscription service, or you can just browse from here.
  • Keep abreast of astronomical events at SpaceWeather.com. This website offers a free email
    subscription service in addition to a site full of interesting photos and hot topics. It is updated daily.
  • A shameless plug for the Joplin Amateur Radio Club.
  • The American Radio Relay League is a national organization for the benefit of amateur radio operators.
  • Of course we can't forget September 19th. "Avast you lubbers!" "Arrr... " Talk like a Pirate Day.

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