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Stories from Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Relay teams "bank" their bucks for cancer (04/29/09)
Final preparations are underway for the 14th annual Relay for Life, the community fundraising event for the American Cancer Society. Bank night was held Tuesday, as 26 teams turned in the proceeds from money raising efforts in advance of the main event on Friday, May 1...
Law enforcement will target drunk driving (04/29/09)
By DARLA DAMRILL According to law enforcement officials, 243 people died in more than 7,780 alcohol-related traffic crashes in 2007, resulting in a death or injury every 1.7 hours. "It's never worth the risk to drive while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Drivers could lose their license, pay large fines or worst of all, cause a tragic loss of life," said Monett Police Chief Tim Schweder...
Barry County murder trial now underway (04/29/09)
The jury trial for an Exeter woman accused of killing her estranged boyfriend in December of 2005 began this week in Barry County Circuit Court. Adella Fae Patton, 48, stands charged with second degree murder and armed criminal action in connection with the shooting death of 45-year-old Kevin Madison, of Exeter...
Chamber volunteers tapped for leadership positions (04/29/09)
3-30 Monett Chamber for Apr 4/28 By MURRAY BISHOFF Leadership positions for the coming year were announced at the Monett Chamber of Commerce's April board meeting. Dates for summer events were set and plans put in motion. President Lori Negre named the following committee chairmen: Clif Crockett, prayer breakfast; David Young, junior livestock show; Jay Apostol, Industrial Appreciation Golf Tournament; Jim Haston, July 4; Mike Garrett, government affairs and new teachers luncheon; Cindy Stephens, Chamber Ambassadors and the Festival of Flavors; Danny Vaughn, Festival of Lights; Randy Henderson, agriculture conferences; Mike Golfhoffer, annual meeting; and Regina Bowsher, membership.. ...
Cubs Netters Sweep Republic (04/29/09)
It was no contest yesterday for the Cubs tennis team as Monett swept past Republic, 9-0, at Monett North Park. Monett upped its season record to four wins against five losses. Winning in singles action for the Cubs were: Sean Medlin over Tyler Reid 8-4; Johannes Eisenhardt over Kurtis Weaver 8-2; Colt Moller over Austin Brashers 8-0; Michael Kean over Denver Tindell 8-1; Drew Williams over Taylor Jenkins 8-2; and Al Dohmen over Juan Martino 8-3...
Youth Ball Program Slates Opening Day Ceremonies (04/29/09)
The opening day celebration for the Monett Youth Baseball and Softball League will be held Saturday at the North Park Complex. The celebration gets underway at 9 a.m. All players will be introduced. The teams will then play a 30-minute scrimmage game each...
Lawrence Calvert (04/29/09)
Lawrence Allen Calvert, 69, of Mt. Vernon, died at 3:41 a.m. Aprtil 27, 2009. Services will be 10 a.m. Friday, May 1 at Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Burial will be in Mt. Vernon IOOF Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. tomorrow, April 30, at the funeral home...
David Lindberg (04/29/09)
David Paul Lindberg, 51, of Aurora, died at 11:15 a.m. April 25, 2009. Memorial services will be held at a later date at the Lake Street Memorial Park Cemetery in Elgin, Ill. Local arrangements are under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home of Aurora...
Joann Shock (04/29/09)
Joann Shock, 76, of Pierce City, died at 11:07 p.m. yesterday, April 28. Arrangements are under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home of Pierce City.
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