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Stories from Friday, May 15, 2009

Monett Rural firefighters boosted by EFCO land gift (05/15/09)
EFCO Corporation has given a big boost to the Monett Rural Fire Association through the donation of one acre of property in the Monett Industrial Park. A formal ceremony was held on site this week. In 2007, EFCO purchased almost five acres of land from the Monett Chamber of Commerce to expand parking options for its main plant on Bridle Lane. The Chamber had long used the property for its Junior Livestock Show and had few off-season uses for the land...
Jack Henry issues quarterly report (05/15/09)
Decreases in revenue, gross profit, income from continuing operations and net income for the third quarter of fiscal 2009 have been announced by Jack Henry and Associates Inc., headquartered in Monett. The company reported a 4 percent decrease in revenue, 9 percent decrease in gross profit, 7 percent decrease in income from continuing operations and 7 percent decrease in net income compared to the third quarter of fiscal 2008...
Storm microburst damages homes in Purdy (05/15/09)
Two homes in Purdy were damaged on Wednesday by straight line winds. According to David Compton, emergency management director for Barry County, the storm that moved through the Monett area on Wednesday night generated a microburst of intense wind that tore through the center part of Purdy around 11:20 p.m...
Honor graduates for Pierce City High School announced (05/15/09)
Honor graduates have been named for the Pierce City High School Class of 2009. Principal Steve Garner has announced that Jessica Parrigon, daughter of Jeff and Marcie Parrigon, will be the valedictorian, and Hilari Zebert, daughter of Michael and Sheila Zebert, will be the salutatorian...
Purdy hosts combined DARE graduation (05/15/09)
The 2009 D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) Graduation for Purdy, Wheaton and Southwest sixth grade students was held on Tuesday, May 8 in the Purdy High School gymnasium. After 31 graduation ceremonies and 16 years of service, Barry County DARE Officer Dana Kammerlohr tearfully gave her last speach to graduates...
MHS Golfers Take Second In Tourney (05/15/09)
With a score of 344, the Monett Cubs golf team finished second in the Aurora Tournament. Mt. Vernon took first place in the 10-team event. Jacob Fair, of Monett, was the meet medalist. He shot a 75 to place first overall. Devin Steward, of Monett, finished eighth. He had a score of 85...
Back In The Good Old Days (05/15/09)
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