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Stories from Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Alternative energy options well out of reach, expert claims (03/18/09)
Energy alternatives to using traŽditional petroleum products may sound appealing, but many of these "green" options are not yet availŽable as a practical solution. How far alternative energy has yet to go was detailed by Bob Schultheis, a natural resources engineer from Marshfield, at the 80th annual Barry County Soils and Crops Conference, held recently at the Butterfield Community Building...
MDA Lock-Up finds success in Monett (03/18/09)
The Greater Ozarks Area Chapter of the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) recently held its major fundraising event of the year in Monett, its MDA Lock-Up, at Grant's Restaurant, receiving an exceptional reception from the public. Eighty people agreed to serve as "jailbirds," calling from a phone bank to raise "bail" money, all of which went toward fighting neuro-muscular diseases and providing services to its victims. ...
Relay for Life teams plan fundraisers (03/18/09)
The American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Monett has set dates for a number of fundraisers that will be held during the months of March and April. The various money-making events are highlighted below. A baked potato dinner will be held on Saturday, March 28 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Reavisville Baptist Churc south of Aurora on Highway TT. A $5 donation includes a huge baked potato and all the fixings with dessert and a drink...
Forty-Five Gives Blood At Local Drive (03/18/09)
Forty-five people donated blood at the most recent American Red Cross blood drive held at the Church of Christ located 1107 Ninth Street in Monett, according to Donna Beckett, local bloodmobile chairman. Beckett said there were two people who achieved gallon marks and there was one first-time donor...
Experience, Leadership Aids MHS Cubs Boys Track Team (03/18/09)
Eleven returning lettermen points to good things for the Monett Cubs boys track team this season as the squad prepare for the season-opening competition in the Neosho warm-up on March 24. "We are looking forward to a successful year," commented Head Coach Jerry Hudson. "The returning lettermen are providing good team leadership and our numbers are up this year with 48 young men reporting and working hard."...
Back In The Good Old Days (03/18/09)
SEVENTY YEARS AGO March 18, 1939 An enthusiastic crowd attended the Junior Chamber of Commerce dance at the park casino in Monett on Friday with the Varsity Club Orchestra of the University of Arkansas providing the music. Stock prices fell $1 to $5 a share today in one of the worst breaks of the year as European war fears jarred world speculative markets...
Spring weather brings frolicking in park (03/18/09)
Gary Lautaret (03/18/09)
Gary Lautaret, 66, of Kimberling City, died March 9, 2009, at his home. Mr. Lautaret was born Oct. 4, 1942, in Monett, the son of Clyde and Rosalee Frandsen Lautaret. He was a 1960 graduate of Elwood High School in Elwood, Kan., and an Army veteran. He worked at Farmarco Elevator in St. Joseph for 20 years and Silver Dollar City for 23 years...
Lugene Atwell (03/18/09)
Services for Lugene Lassiter Atwell, 86, of Monett, who died March 10, 2009, were held at 1 p.m. March 13 at Lakin Chapel in Pierce City with Rev. Arnold Ray Evans officiating. Music included "Pray For Me" and "Amazing Grace." Casketbearers were Buzz Smith, Max Craft, Casy Patterson, Pat Patterson, Donald Pryor and Roger Umfleet...
Shirley Roberson (03/18/09)
Shirley Ann Roberson, 80, of Raytown, formerly of Monett, died at 11:15 p.m. yesterday, March 17, 2009, at her home. Mrs. Roberson was born July 21, 1928, in Monett, the daughter of Cecil W. and Robbie Weise Patton. She was a homemaker. She married John David Roberson on Sept. 19, 1946, in Columbus, Kan., and he survives...
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