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Stories from Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Frugal spending plan outlined for departments in proposed budget for Monett (03/11/09)
The proposed $31.9 million "no frills" budget proposed by the Monett City Council for its new fiscal year beginning April 1 means more frugal spending for the city's various departments. According to the budget statement prepared by City Administrator Dennis Pyle, the Police Department will be playing catch-up on past spending. The budget proposal has $29,648 in it to pay for three police cars purchased in 2008, as well as $46,500 for upgrading the communications system...
Street, Drainage Improvements Planned In Verona (03/11/09)
Plans were made for municipal streets and drainage improvements in Verona at the February meeting of the Verona City Council. Mayor Roy Snyder reported that JoAnn Dent, from the Missouri Department of Economic Development in Jefferson City, was in Verona recently to discuss the possibility of applying for a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for municipal streets and drainage improvements. ...
Ambulance District positions finances for coming year (03/11/09)
The Barry-Lawrence Ambulance District Board took steps to position itself financially for the coming year during its February board meeting and made a change in the provider of random drug tests for employees. Major financial decisions for the year were made, as the board approved making its annual building payment to UMB Bank for $32,575.87. Of that, $15,000 is a principle payment...
EFCO pledge gives big jump to YMCA effort in Monett (03/11/09)
EFCO, a business that has been part of the Monett community for more than 50 years, is continuing to show its support for the area. The company has pledged monetary contributions totaling a quarter million dollars over the next five years toward the construction of a new YMCA facility for the area...
MHS Lady Cubs Prepare To Defend League Track Title (03/11/09)
With 20 returning lettermen the Monett Lady Cubs tracksters are in a good position to defend their Big 8 Conference championship of 2008 as this year's season inches closer. Head Coach Alan Spencer of the Lady Cubs commented: "We have a solid team returning with good senior leadership. With that ingredient and a great tradition in women's track, we feel we will be competitive in track and field."...
Exeter Lady Tigers Advance To Quarterfinals (03/11/09)
Powered by all-stater Whitney Edie, the Exeter Lady Tigers roared into the Class 1A quarterfinals with a 52-35 basketball triumph over Humansville last night at Bolivar. Exeter, 27-1, will now face Montrose in the quarterfinals in Sedalia on Saturday at 2:45 p.m...
Firemen stop apartment fire (03/11/09)
Back In The Good Old Days (03/11/09)
NINETY YEARS AGO March 11, 1919 Frank Combs of near Monett arrived home Sunday from Camp Funston, Kansas, where he was discharged from the service. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Frear of Monett went to Webb City today to visit relatives, and then will go to Joplin where they will play for a dance...
Ruby Ulmer (03/11/09)
Ruby Jewell Sanders Ulmer, 78, of Cassville, died at 6:40 a.m. March 9, 2009. Mrs. Ulmer was born March 31, 1930, in Barry County, the daughter of James E. and Bessie Brock Sanders. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Cherokee Nation West, Butterfield Ladies Auxiliary and the Baptist Church in Butterfield...
Maurice Beck (03/11/09)
Maurice Ivan "Poppy" Beck, 68, of Cassville, died March 8, 2009, at St. John's Regional Health Center in Springfield. Mr. Beck was born Aug. 9, 1940, in Cassville, the son of Erskin "Bud" and Thelma Chappell Beck. He was a heavy equipment operator for the Flat Creek Road District and a Baptist...
Nana Kramer (03/11/09)
Nana Mae Kramer, 84, of Purdy, died at 7:25 p.m. March 6, 2009, at Lawrence County Manor in Mt. Vernon following a long illness. Mrs. Kramer was born June 7, 1924, the daughter of Marguerite Marie and Joseph Nell George. She was a licensed practical nurse, retiring in 1990 after 47 years of service. She was a member of United Methodist Church in Raceland, Ky., and the Eastern Star...
Phillip Henderson (03/11/09)
Phillip C. Henderson, 78, of Independence, MO, passed away March 6, 2009, at his home. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Park Lawn Chapel. Services will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at the chapel. Burial with military honors will be in Memorial Park Cemetery...
Hattie Purdom (03/11/09)
Hattie L. Purdom, 93, of Monett, died today, March 11, 2009, at her home. Arrangements are under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home of Monett.
Lugene Atwell (03/11/09)
Lugene Isla Atwell, 86, lifelong resident of Monett, died at 12:50 a.m. Tuesday, March 10, 2009, at Lawrence County Manor in Mt. Vernon. She was born Dec. 19, 1922 in Monett, daughter of William Aubra and Pearl (Walton) Lassiter. She was a homemaker and was named Miss Ozark Smile Girl of 1939...
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