MO’s 66 Drive-In Gets New Ownership

There’s a great article in today’s Carthage (MO) Press about the changing of the guard at the 66 Drive-In Theatre there. After restoring the 66 and running it for 30 years, Mark and Dixie Goodman have sold it to Nathan McDonald, his wife, Amy, and three children. McDonald, a former Jasper County Sheriff’s Deputy, had worked for the 66…

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Meet the final (?) four winners of Project Drive-In

Today, Honda announced four more winners of its Project Drive-In contest to award digital projection systems. The latest lucky drive-ins include: Ocala Drive-In, Ocala FL, the only Florida entrant in the contest. Starlite Drive-In, Cadet MO, which somehow escaped our seemingly exhaustive four-part list of news stories about the candidates. Monetta Drive-In, Monetta SC, The…

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Project Drive-In roundup 2, The Sequel

In my last post, I began the task of listing every local media report of every local drive-in that’s participating in Honda’s Project Drive-In. Foolishly, I thought that I might gather up all of them in one sitting. When I hit 20 theaters, each with a similar tale of tenuous finance and this lottery-ticket hope…

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