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Stories from Thursday, March 12, 2009

Rescue training boosts firefighters' skills (03/12/09)
By LISA SCHLICHTMAN Dangling upside down from a rope was one way Monett firefighters practiced their advanced rope skills last week. There are now 17 of Monett's 23 city firemen who have completed the "Rope Rescue: Technician" course that was offered at the Southwest Area Career Center on Friday and Saturday. The 32-hour course taught students techniques on how to use ropes to rescue victims who are trapped in confined spaces or at great heights...
Public able to provide input on Monett budget plan (03/12/09)
The Monett City Council has scheduled second reading for its ordinance adopting a $31.9 million budget for fiscal year 2009-10 at its regular monthly meeting on March 20 at 9:30 a.m.. Public comment on the plan, including the proposals to raise water and sewer rates, will be heard at that time...
Energy, innovation make job of assistant superintendent exciting in Monett schools (03/12/09)
Julie Germann has completed over half of her first year as assistant superintendent for the Monett R-1 School District and remains very upbeat about her experience. "I love it here," she said. "It's a good district; good folks, hardworking, willing to take new ideas to suit the needs of the various campuses."...
St. Pat's events, dancing, shows, concerts, plays out there this week (03/12/09)
This week in Springfield: On Saturday the Springfield Symphony will perform Verdi's "Requiem" at 7:30 p.m. at Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts. Tickets can be ordered by calling 417/864-6683. On Sunday, the Missouri State University music department will present a free Concert Chorale Concert at 7 p.m. at St. Agnes Catholic Cathedral...
One Killed, Four Injured In Crashes (03/12/09)
A Marionville man was killed and four people were injured in a pair of area traffic crashes yesterday. The Missouri State Highway Patrol issued the following reports: Knail Soutee, 59, of Marionville, one of the drivers, was killed in a four-vehicle wreck at 1:05 p.m. on Interstate 44 a mile west of Stotts City in Lawrence County. He was pronounced dead at the scene by Lawrence County Coroner Don Lakin. The body was taken to Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City...
Miller Boys Reach 2A State Basketball Quarterfinals (03/12/09)
While disappointment reigned on the girls' side, there was joy on the boys side of the Miller benches last night in the Class 2A basketball sectionals at Willard. Undefeated Sparta, now 28-0, knocked off the Miller Lady Cardinals, 75-68, while the Miller boys upset Clever, the state's ninth-ranked team, 52-40...
Back In The Good Old Days (03/12/09)
SEVENTY YEARS AGO March 12, 1939 The Dionne quintuplets will meet King George VI and Queen Elizabeth in Toronto on May 22, traveling the 180 miles for their first trip away from home. All types of suit blouses at the Muriel Shop in Monett are advertised. Tailored style with zippers are 60 cents, and satins, crepes, linens and sheers are $1...
Dorothy Exposito (03/12/09)
Dorothy B. Exposito, 82, of Hutchinson, Kan., died March 10, 2009, at Promise Regional Medical Center in Hutchinson. Mrs. Exposito was born Sept. 12, 1926, in Monett, the daughter of Roy C. and Vesta Mae Kelley Allen. She was a 1944 graduate of Monett High School...
Hattie Purdom (03/12/09)
Hattie Louise Purdom, 93, of Monett, died yesterday, March 11, 2009, at her home. Mrs. Purdom was born Oct. 20, 1915, in Exeter, the daughter of Beecher and Augusta Cooper Antle. She was a homemaker and a member of Eastside Church of Christ in Monett...
Warren Betts (03/12/09)
Warren Edgar Betts, 85, of Cassville, died at 11:45 p.m. March 5, 2009. Mr. Betts was born July 15, 1923, in Guthrie County, Iowa, the son of Charles Franklin and Ena Pearl Crandall Betts. He was a 1940 graduate of Guthrie Center High School in Guthrie Center, Iowa. ...
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