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Stories from Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Senior Citizen Tax Board awards grants (03/10/09)
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...
Monett Chamber of Commerce taps board members at banquet (03/10/09)
The Monett Chamber of Commerce elected new board members and honored those who contributed to the Chamber's successes during the past year at the Chamber's annual membership banquet last week. Following the distribution of ballots to members, the announcement was made at the end of the evening that new board members would be Jonathan Apostol, from the Monett R-1 School District, Regina Bowsher, from International Dehydrated Foods, David Young, from Tyson Foods, and Cindy Stephens, from UMB Bank. ...
Monett City Council proposes water, sewer rate increases to cover major system improvements (03/10/09)
The City of Monett's proposed budget for 2009-10 calls for a major increase in water and sewer rates over the next three years Changes in billing would be effective on July 1. Sewer rate changes, according to the budget statement prepared by City Administrator Dennis Pyle, are coming, because the current rate schedule is not covering expenses. ...
MHS Honor Roll Students Named (03/10/09)
Students at Monett High School making the A and A-B honor rolls for the second quarter of the current school year have been announced by David Steward, principal. Named to the A Honor Roll from the senior class are Courtney Abramovitz, Kellen Bounous, Felisha Chandler, Clinton Cloud, Kyle Coatney, Margaret Costley, Whitney Dannenmueller, Erin Daugherty, Andrea DeLeon, Angelica DeLeon, Leah Fellwock, Brittany Gasser, Mikaela Hilburn, Caitlin Holbrook, Shellbie Hughes, Michael Kean, Chelsee Kingrey, Michael Merritt, Kyle Meyer, Colt Moller, Brittany Nibert, Alysia Phelps, Kirstin Racicot, Carly Renfro, Vicente Reveles, Michael Roberts, Brook Severs, Jeffrey Spooner, Josie Vaughn, Daniela Villa, Rachelle Weatherly and Denver Wilson.. ...
Experience Bodes Well For This Year's MHS Tennis Season (03/10/09)
Five returning starters for the Monett Cubs tennis team signal strong hopes for a better season this year. Bob Crain, coach of the Monett netters, commented: "We will compete well against schools our size, but have problems against the bigger schools...
Back In The Good Old Days (03/10/09)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO March 10, 1929 J. C. Reynolds of Monett has mentioned that his niece, Mrs. Art Hoover, married the second cousin of President Herbert Hoover. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Baird, Mr. and Mrs. John McTigue, and Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Bartelsmeyer of Monett visited in Springfield on Monday...
Clinton Bennett (03/10/09)
Clinton Bennett, 73, of Monett, died yesterday, March 9 at his home. Mr. Bennett was born May 7, 1935, in Cassville, the son of Ralph and Mildred Thomas Bennett. He was retired from EFCO Corporation in Monett, an Army veteran and a Baptist. He married Charlene Poe on April 30, 1965, in Wheaton, and she survives...
J.C. Duncan (03/10/09)
James Carroll "J.C." Duncan, age 74, of Cassville, Missouri, passed away Sunday, March 8, 2009, in his home. He was born May 19, 1934, in Exeter, Missouri, the son of Henry Duncan and Anna (Reed) Duncan. On June 4, 1955, he was united in marriage to Patty Jean Killion, who survives. ...
Joan Burns (03/10/09)
Joan Burns, 81, of Concordia, died at 9:35 a.m. March 3 at Lutheran Good Shepherd Nursing Center in Concordia. Mrs. Burns was born Dec. 17, 1927, in Salina, Kan., the daughter of Willis Byron and Lillie Belle Baird Crowther. She was a retired librarian in Pierce City. She was a member of the Literary Club and Garden Club in Pierce City and the Assembly of God in Concordia...
Anna Smith (03/10/09)
Ann Mae "Peggy" Smith, 94, of Cordova, Md., formerly of Mt. Vernon, died March 5 at her home. Mrs. Smith was born Nov. 17, 1914, the daughter of Fredrick and Lily Lovejoy. She moved to Mt. Vernon in 1976. She married Orris Eugene "Gene" Smith on April 30, 1938...
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