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Three named to Laclede County Route 66 Wall of Fame

An entrepreneur whose business grew from selling ice water to having a Route 66 town named after him, a family that owned three gas stations and a popular Conway restaurant famous for its “little round pies,” and a woman who owned five motels including Lebanon’s El Rancho and Holiday motels are the newest members of the Laclede County Route 66 Wall of Fame, the Lebanon-Laclede County Route 66 Society announced Wednesday. J. Floyd Caffey, the Harris Family — S.W. “Sim” Harris, son Barney and Barney’s wife Marie — and Marie Williams will be inducted at the Route 66 Society’s annual membership meeting Saturday, Jan. 27, at the Cowan Civic Center in Lebanon. A social hour, starting at noon, will include a free chili and soup lunch. The program starts at 1 p.m. Everyone who supports the Route 66 Society’s mission “to educate, preserve, promote and develop Route 66 in Laclede County” is welcome to attend. For more on this story, see the LCR.