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Stories from Thursday, March 5, 2009

MoDOT awards contracts for more bi-county road work (03/05/09)
By LISA SCHLICHTMAN Barry and Lawrence counties will again benefit from the infusion of federal stimulus package funds. Yesterday afternoon, the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) announced that it had awarded contracts for resurfacing work on two area highways...
Dairymen briefed on economic situation, industry innovations (03/05/09)
Dealing with the current economic situation and innovative technology were among the themes discussed at the Monett Chamber of Commerce's Dairy Day conference, held on March 3 at the Monett National Guard Armory. The economy is so bad now, said Joe Horner, state agricultural business specialist for the University of Missouri in Columbia, that dairymen can expect their expenses will surpass their revenues by $100 per cow every month for the next six months...
Monett R-1 School District hired new administrators (03/05/09)
New administrators and staff were approved by the Monett R-1 Board of Education at meetings in February. In seeking a successor for Robin Jones as principal at Central Park Elementary, the board narrowed the field to two and conducted interviews. From that, Annette Cozort got the job. ...
Annual Tornado Drill Slated For Tuesday In Monett (03/05/09)
Despite the fact that Monett and surrounding areas were already under a tornado watch in February, tornado season here doesn't traditionally doesn't begin until this month. In anticipation of that, the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) and the National Weather Service (NWS) will conduct the 35th annual tornado drill at about 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10, weather permitting...
Civil War anniversary, Alaskan country music, dance, concerts, plays out there this week (03/05/09)
This week in Monett: The Horseshoe Theater opens its 2009 season at the Monett City Hall Auditorium. Performing at 7 p.m. on Saturday will be musician, author, story teller, reading and writing workshop leader, and entertainer Dusty Sourdough from Wasilla, Alaska...
Verona, Miller, Exeter, Purdy Win Semifinal District Cage Games (03/05/09)
Girls basketball teams from Purdy, Miller, Exeter and Verona lived to play another day as a result of posting semifinal district basketball victories last night. Class 2A District 10 In the Class 2A District 10 tourney at Purdy, the host Ladies Eagles took charge over Wheaton in the second quarter and went on to win the semifinal contest, 48-37...
Golf Tourney Set In Monett (03/05/09)
The sixth annual Arc of the Ozarks Monett Golf Tournament is scheduled for Friday, May 8 at Windmill Ridge Golf Course in Monett. Registration forms are due by April 10 for the early bird special rates and may be obtained by contacting Jolynn Ragan, golf committee chairman, at 417-354-0071...
Back In The Good Old Days (03/05/09)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO March 5, 1929 Mrs. William E. Gray was elected president of Chapter CN of the PEO Sisterhood at the meeting held at the home of Mrs. Solon Wright in Monett. Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Roderick have returned to make their home in Monett from St. Clair where they had been residing...
Ted Marbut (03/05/09)
Theodore "Ted" Marbut, 76, died Feb. 26 at Woodhaven Care Center, Ellinwood, Kansas. Mr. Marbut was born Oct. 26, 1932, at Purdy, the son of Hershell (Red) and Blanche Baker Marbut. He worked aa an auto body paint and maintenance man in Tracy, California...
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