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Stories from Friday, April 3, 2009

Municipal elections offer races in some times, no comers for jobs elsewhere (04/03/09)
A wide range of candidates are running for municipal seats across the bi-county area. Few contests have many candidates running, and many cities have unopposed races. Lawrence County cities Pierce City: One seat is open for the Ward One alderman's post in Pierce City. No one filed to fill the three-term incumbent David Jones, leaving the position open for a write-in race...
Freistatt Lions support local Braille book program (04/03/09)
The Braille Work Center has received a $750 donation from the Freistatt Lions Club. A Lutheran Church undertaking based at St. John's Lutheran in Monett, the Braille Center produces materials shipped internationally. Robert Brandt, who accepted the Lions' donation, explained the operation at a recent Freistatt Lions meeting...
Barry County joins cyber crime enforcement (04/03/09)
The Barry County Sheriff's Department is among the law enforcement agencies that have joined together to form the new Southwest Missouri Cyber Crime Task Force (SMCCTF). The purpose of the task force is to provide a regional approach to investigating, apprehending and prosecuting sexual predators who target children...
MHS speech students advance to national competition (04/03/09)
Ten Monett Speech and Debate students qualified to compete at the national tournament for the National Forensic League in the qualifying tournament on March 20 and 21. According to speech teacher Marilyn Mann, the following students have advanced to the National Tournament in Birmingham, Ala., in June: Kirstin Racicot and Bridgette Renfro, first place in duo acting; Rolando Rodriguez and Desirae Fowler, third place in duo acting; Kacy Barta, third place in humorous interpretation; Megan Aleshire, third place in dramatic interpretation; Kirk Gandy, first place in foreign extemporaneous speaking; Brit Isbell and Nic Kennedy, first place in public forum debate; and Bill Townsend, first place in oratory.. ...
Leaders for health board, road districts, ambulance districts to be elected Tuesday (04/03/09)
3-30 Assorted races 4/1 By MURRAY BISHOFF A number of races for ambulance and road district commissioners as well as fire districts and nursing home boards will be on the ballot around the bi-county area on Tuesday. Barry Co. Health Dept. The only countywide race in Barry County is for three open seats on the Barry County Health Department board. Seven candidates are running for three vacancies, filling four-year terms...
Bi-county area sees several races for area school boards (04/03/09)
3-30 School races By MURRAY BISHOFF All but five school districts in the bi-county area will have elections on Tuesday to fill school board seats. No district mustered more than five candidates to pursue two open board seats. Barry County schools Monett R-1: Four people are running for two open seats on the Monett R-1 school board. One-term incumbents Jerry D. Roberts and Mark Coatney are in a field against first-time candidates Richard Morris and Doug Childress...
Cubs Golfers In Reeds Spring Tourney (04/03/09)
In a field of 16, the Monett Cubs golf team finished eighth yesterday in the Reeds Spring Tournament. Jacob Fair was Monett's top golfer, shooting a 76 on the par 71 course. He was fifth among all golfers participating. Other results from Monett were Devin Steward and Kennon Cox, 95; and Jacob Barker and Travis Thompson, 100...
Monett Track Teams Compete At Carthage (04/03/09)
The Monett Cubs boys were sixth and the Lady Cubs were 10th yesterday in the Carthage track meet. Carthage won the boys meet with 129 points. Monett had a score of 51. Southwest was ninth with a score of 14 and Pierce City was 11th with a score of six...
School menus for week of April 6 (04/03/09)
SCHOOL MENUS 4/6-10 Central Park Central Park Elementary will offer the following every day for meals: Breakfast: yogurt, jelly, juice, milk. Lunch: milk. Monday- Breakfast: assorted cereal and toast, yogurt, jelly, juice, milk. Lunch: Pizza or Chef salad/ham, corn, toss salad, apple sauce cup or fresh fruit, milk...
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