February 25, 2001

Items from
the notebook
of a former
reporter and
history buff.




We're in the news!

      _This Month's Feature_
      Captain Briney, host of an early children's TV show on KTTS-TV, was a friend and companion to many youngsters growing up in the Ozarks in the 1950s and 1960s. Meet Wayne Grisham who was Captain Briney and his sidekick Salty here.
      _Did You Know?
      In February, 1906, St. John's Hospital opened in a new building at Nichols and Main, in a move from its first site on Washington Avenue. The building later was expanded and became Mercy Villa Nursing Home after the hospital moved to 1235 East Cherokee Oct. 2, 1952. Find out about other February events here.
      _Consider This_

      Tradition is what you resort to when you don't have the time or money to do it right. - Kurt Herbert Adler

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