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Stories from Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Few surprises in municipal elections (04/08/09)
A generally light turnout offered few surprises around the bi-county area in municipal elections yesterday. Barry County had 12 percent of the voters going to the polls, while in Lawrence County, which had the two more contested issues on the ballot, nearly 16 percent of voters cast ballots...
Voters pick winners for Health Department, road district (04/08/09)
Voters had a wide range of races for administering boards and road district commissions to determine in the Tuesday election Barry County Health Dept. There will be a change on the Barry County Health Department Board of Directors. Board chairman John Starchman won re-election with 1,404 votes, followed by incumbent Jan Thomas with 833. Linda (Bass) McBride got 785 votes to beat out incumbent Pauline Gage of Monett, who had 753 votes...
Voters not kind to money issues on April ballot (04/08/09)
By MURRAY BISHOFF and LINDSAY REED Voters were generally negative toward big money issues in a year with a weak economy. No where was that more in evidence than in the Pierce City R-6 School District. The Board of Education was seeking a 23 percent tax increase to build a new high school. The package went to voters as a $3.5 million bond issue, raising the property tax levy by 33 cents per $100 of assessed property, and a lease-purchase, adding another 45 cents on $100 of property...
Incumbents returned to office in Monett School District (04/08/09)
By MURRAY BISHOFF and LINDSAY REED Barry County Monett R-1: Incumbents easily carried the day in the Monett school district. Jerry D. Roberts got a second term by repeating as the top vote getter with 384 (207 Barry County, 177 Lawrence). Fellow first-term incumbent Mark Coatney had 350 votes (181 Barry, 169 Lawrence) to take the other seat...
Monett Netters Fall to Webb City (04/08/09)
With four singles wins and a pair of doubles victories, the visiting Webb City Cardinals beat the Monett Cubs 6-3 in a tennis encounter at Monett North Park yesterday. Monett dropped to one win against two defeats on the spring. Picking up singles victories for Monett were Colt Moller over Chase Dilworth 9-8, and Al Dohmen over Takahito Niina 8-0...
MHS Cubs Drop Baseball Tourney Game (04/08/09)
Giving up nine unearned runs, the Monett Cubs baseball team was defeated by the Carthage Tigers 10-6 yesterday in the Carthage Tournament. Monett dropped to two wins against one loss on the season. Despite out-hitting the host Tigers 11-8, Monett committed five errors that ultimately proved to be the deciding factor...
Monett Track Teams In Middle Of Pack At Webb City (04/08/09)
Monett's Lady Cubs were fifth and the boys Cubs were sixth yesterday in the Redbird Relays track meet at Webb City. The Monett girls had a team score of 56. Webb City won the 10-team event with 117 points. Aurora was seventh with 41 points, Cassville was eighth with 40 points and Mt. Vernon was ninth with 27 points...
Charles Shoults Jr. (04/08/09)
Senior Chief Charles Raymond Shoults Jr. was born April 9, 1924, in St. Louis, Missouri. He was the son of the late Charles R. and Essie (Brady) Shoults. He attended the Salvation Army Training College in Chicago, Illinois, and was commissioned a lieutenant on June 11, 1943...
Lillian Mayer (04/08/09)
Lillian Christine Mayer of Blackwell, Oklahoma, sister of Cecil Mayer of Monett, died Monday morning, April 6, 2009, in the Ponca City Medical Center at the age of 87 years. Services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Thursday, April 9 in the Trinity Lutheran Church in Blackwell with the Rev. James Dehne of St. John's Lutheran Church officiating. Burial will follow in the Blackwell Cemetery...
Barbara Mangrum (04/08/09)
Barbara Jean Mangrum, 67, of Springfield, Missouri, died on Sunday, April 5, 2009, at Mana Care in Florissant, Missouri. Born Monday, May 12, 1941, in Stotts City, Missouri, she was the daughter of the late Alvin Kleine and the late Lucille Wiese Kleine...
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