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Stories from Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Campaign gets drunk drivers off the road (05/19/09)
The Monett Police Department recently participated in a DWI/Hazardous moving violations enforcement, also known as the "You Drink & Drive, You Lose" campaign. The statewide crackdown was enforced from Friday, May 1 through Sunday, May 3 and was funded through a grant from the Missouri Division of Highway Safety...
Police nab suspect in robbery (05/19/09)
On Friday, the Barry County Sheriff's Department arrested Bobby L. Burdiss, 22, of Cassville, in connection with an armed robbery that occurred in Wheaton on May 14. The Cassville Police Department and the Missouri State Highway Patrol assisted with the arrest...
Monett City Council plans monthly meeting (05/19/09)
The Monett City Council will meet for its regular monthly session at 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday in the Monett City Hall council chambers. Clerk Janie Knight has announced the following agenda: The meeting is open to the public. During the regular monthly meeting, Mayor Jim Orr will usually open the floor to hear public comments on city issues and ask for a summary of activities from city department heads...
Pierce City High School graduates 48 (05/19/09)
The 48 members of the Class of 2009 at Pierce City High School celebrated graduation Sunday with both baccalaureate and commencement in the school gym. Speakers offered challenges, and the graduates offered a salute to a fallen class member. The baccalaureate service provided talks by Rev. Scott Wilkerson from Mt. Olivet Baptist Church and Rev. Charlie Brown from the New River Family Fellowship...
Fair In Top 10 In State Golf (05/19/09)
Monett's Jacob Fair is tied for 10th place after the first round of golf yesterday at the Class 3A high school state tournament in Nixa. Fair, a freshman, shot an 81 on the par-71 course at Freemont Hills Country Club. Cassville's Taylor Vanzandt also shot an 81 to tie for 10th with Fair and eight other golfers...
MHS Cubs Win District Baseball Opener (05/19/09)
Breaking through in the fourth inning with all their runs, the Monett Cubs blanked the Bolivar Liberators, 5-0, last night in the opening round of the Class 3A District 11 baseball tournament at Cassville. Monett, seeded third, will now face the Cassville Wildcats, the second-seed, in the semifinals at 7 p.m. today at Springfield Catholic. Cassville stopped Aurora, 5-2, in the other opening round game at Cassville yesterday...
Southwest, Purdy To Play For District Baseball Title (05/19/09)
The Southwest Trojans entered the Class 2 District 12 baseball tournament looking for respect. Although the Trojans beat Purdy 7-4 on hostile ground to win the Ozark 7 Conference, the Eagles received the top seed for the district tourney and the first-round bye...
Back In The Good Old Days (05/19/09)
SEVENTY YEARS AGO May 19, 1939 SIXTY YEARS AGO May 19, 1949 FIFTY YEARS AGO May 19, 1959 FORTY YEARS AGO May 19, 1969 THIRTY YEARS AGO May 19, 1979 TWENTY YEARS AGO May 19, 1989 TEN YEARS AGO May 19, 1999...
Shirley VanVorst (05/19/09)
Shirley M. Albertson VanVorst, age 68, of Monett, Mo., died Sunday, May 17, 2009, at Monett Health Care Center in Monett, Mo. She was born in Franklin County, Mo., on January 1, 1941, the daughter of Pete and May (Martin) Albertson. Mrs. VanVorst was a Baptist, and was preceded in death by her first husband, Robert Wayne Moeller, and then married Richard VanVorst on May 8, 1998, and he survives...
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