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Stories from Monday, March 9, 2009

Barry County shows off new jail (03/09/09)
By LINDSAY REED On March 5, community members had the opportunity to tour new additions that were recently completed at the Barry County Jail in Cassville. Tours were conducted by Barry County Commissioners and sheriff"s department staff...
Monett City Council proposes constrained budget (03/09/09)
The Monett City Council has proposed an extraordinarily conservative budget for the 2009-10 fiscal year, beginning April 1. Unveiled last week, the fiscal plan is still one of the largest on record, but calls for no new capital improvements except those funded by restricted utilities revenue, a profound change from past years...
Monett Woman Arrested After Crash (03/09/09)
A Monett woman was arrested for drunk driving and felony assault following a two-vehicle crash Saturday night on Highway 37 one mile north of Cassville. Christan Larson, 22, was taken into custody after her vehicle crossed the centerline and hit another vehicle head-on. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Larson was arrested for felony assault in the second degree, misdemeanor driving while intoxicated, careless and imprudent driving and no insurance...
Lawrence County's Senior Citizen Tax Board awards grants (03/09/09)
The Lawrence County Senior Citizens Fund Tax Board allotted grant funds to area senior centers, made a resolution to purchase a certificate of deposit and reviewed the treasurer's report during its meeting held on January 22 at the Mt. Vernon Senior Center...
Beef Cattlemen's Conference offers perspective on market, innovations (03/09/09)
The 40th annual Beef Cattlemen's Conference in Monett focused on the economic situation, maximizing one's investment and changes due to technology and science. Interest in hearing from experts was high this year, as reflected by attendance of more than 160 people for the late afternoon and evening session at the National Guard Armory in Monett...
Coaches Give Out Monett Winter Sports Awards (03/09/09)
Individual awards from coaches to Monett High School athletes who participated in the winter sports of boys basketball, girls basketball and wrestling were presented at last Thursday night's annual winter sports program at Monett High School. Ty Goetz, boys basketball coach, presented awards to:...
Pierce City Boys Halted In District Title Game (03/09/09)
While the Seneca Indians beat back the Pierce City Eagles on Saturday night and won the Class 3 District 12 boys basketball championship at East Newton High School, 62-39, the biggest story of the night was simply, "where is Dietrick Sooter?" The Eagles' #23 never appeared in the contest, and spectators for the game scratched their heads and rechecked their programs in a hoops version of "Where's Waldo?" While Pierce City issued no formal announcement, reliable sources revealed that the situation involved team rules. ...
Miller Cage Teams Claim District Titles (03/09/09)
Both the Miller girls and boys captured basketball district championships this past weekend. The Lady Cardinals won the first girls district basketball title in Miller school history with a 77-62 decision over the Purdy Lady Eagles on Friday, March 6 at Purdy. The next night the boys cardinals trimmed Marionville, 48-45, for the title...
Back In The Good Old Days (03/09/09)
SEVENTY YEARS AGO March 9, 1939 Monett Fire Department made a run Wednesday to the taxi service office in the Boss Building on South Fourth Street where a coal oil stove was on fire and caused some damage. Fresh pork shanks are 13 cents a pound at Davis Brothers Grocery in Monett, it has been advertised by the store...
J.B. Cunningham Jr. (03/09/09)
J. B. Cunningham Jr., 86, of Aurora, died at 10 a.m. March 7 at the Missouri Veteran's Home in Mt. Vernon. Mr. Cunningham was born Dec. 10, 1922, in Maysville, the son of John B. and Ruth Ann Maret Cunningham. He was a 1941 graduate of Maysville High School, a Navy veteran of World War II and a pipe fitter with Missouri-Pacific Railroad, retiring in 1984. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Aurora...
Nellie Erwin (03/09/09)
Nellie Irene Erwin, 94, of Exeter, died March 6 at her home. Mrs. Erwin was born Jan. 9, 1915, in Barry County, the daughter of George and Sarah Baughman Hotten. She was a custodian at Exeter Schools and Barry County Farmer's Coop. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Exeter...
Sandy Horn (03/09/09)
Sandy Horn, 66, of Hideaway, Texas, died yesterday, March 8 at Hospice of East Texas Homeplace in Tyler, Texas. Mrs. Horn was born Feb. 15, 1943, in Joplin. She was a homemaker. She was married to Jack Horn and he survives. Additional survivors include: two sons, Douglas Horn, of Sapulpa, Okla., and Michael Horn, of Jenks, Okla., his mother, Thelma Ferrell, of Monett; two brothers, Raymond Shockley, of Lebanon, and Kevin Smith, of Monett; two sisters, Helen Morris, of Anderson, and Belva Camp, of Monett; and three grandchildren.. ...
Clinton Bennett (03/09/09)
Clinton Bennett, 73, of Monett, died today, March 9, at his home. Arrangements are under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home of Monett.
Emma Bradford (03/09/09)
Emma Jane Bradford, 88, of Aurora, died at 7:55 a.m. March 6 at Aurora Nursing Center. Mrs. Bradford was born May 15, 1920 in Quincy, Ill., the daughter of Lawrence and Bessie Emma Griffin Blatter. She moved to Aurora in 1988 and attended the United Methodist Church in Aurora. She was a graduate of Seneca High School and was a caregiver...
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