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Stories from Thursday, March 19, 2009

Loaves and Fishes makes gains in difficult year (03/19/09)
Loaves and Fishes, the longstanding privately run program that delivers meals to shut-ins, held its annual banquet on March 10, honoring those who volunteer and electing officers for the coming year. According to Co-Chairman Larry Shanks, Loaves and Fishes spent $49,500 on an income of $51,000 during the past year. This was a better year for the organization, which continues to face a decline in customers...
Aurora Police probe suspicious death (03/19/09)
The Aurora Police Department is investigating the death of a 22-year-old woman as suspicious. Christina Lawson, 22, was rushed to St. John's Hospital-Aurora after emergency responders were called to her home at 121 W. Jasper. Lawson was pronounced dead at the hospital...
Goodwill effort at Camp Barnabas gains extra challenge (03/19/09)
A goodwill effort at Camp Barnabas became a greater challenge yesterday morning when a cabin collapsed during a demolition effort. Monett city and Monett Rural firefighters responded to a call for assistance from the camp around 11 a.m. Barry-Lawrence Ambulance crews assisted, as well as Highway Patrol Trooper Gary Horton...
Monett youth wins Joplin Globe Spelling Bee (03/19/09)
For the first time, a Monett youth has won the Joplin Globe's Spelling Bee. Fifth grader Christopher Smith, son of Brian and April Smith, took home the trophy and the $100 prize yester¬day at the Taylor Auditorium on the Missouri Southern State University campus in Joplin...
Ozark Festival Orchestra plans Young Artists Concert March 29 (03/19/09)
The Ozark Festival Orchestra will continue its 29th season with its 10th annual Young Artists Concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 29 in the Monett City Hall Auditorium. Eleven young people from smaller southwest Missouri towns auditioned in January for the privilege of playing a concerto movement with the full orchestra. Under the baton of Music Director Ken Meisinger, the orchestra will be playing music by Haydn and Mozart with the soloists...
Antique show, plays, concerts, fashion, movies out there this week (03/19/09)
Rundown of entertainment options within driving distance of Monett in week ahead
Back In The Good Old Days (03/19/09)
SEVENTY YEARS AGO March 19, 1939 A representative of the State Board of Health was in Monett today to inspect the new sewer recently laid in Forest Park, and he pronounced the sewer satisfactory. Betty Hall, eldest daughter of Monett Mayor V. B. Hall and Mrs. Hall, is another victim of the mumps...
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