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Stories from Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Himes gets four years in prison for alcohol poisoning (05/26/09)
A Pierce City man was sentenced to four years in prison on Friday for his role in the alcohol poisining death of a Verona teenager. Brandon Himes, 24, will now serve time behind bars after he pleaded guilty to the reduced charge of second degree involuntary manslaughter in connection with the death of 18-year-old Jessica Murphy...
A day for honoring heroes (05/26/09)
Rain didn't keep members of Tom Wolfe Memorial Post #4207 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and its Ladies Auxiliary from holding their annual memorial service at the IOOF Cemetery in Monett on Memorial Day. The ceremony, which has been held annually since 1969-1970, honors the memory of veterans who have served their country. A memorial wreath was placed on the grave of Thomas Hubert Wolfe...
Upbeat building report offered to Monett City Council (05/26/09)
An upbeat report about construction and a wide range of activities by city departments were reviewed at the May monthly meeting of the Monett City Council. Building Inspector George Rausch reported the city has issued permits for $6.6 million in new construction so far in 2009. ...
Monett Rural reports light run load in past month (05/26/09)
The Monett Rural Fire Association has had a light month for service calls, reported Assistant Chief Phil Ogle. From April 20 to May 20, firefighters responded to a grass fire on May 19 on Z Highway, southeast of Monett. Ogle said the fire started as a controlled fire that got out of control, spreading to nearby hay bales...
YMCA offers variety of summer kids programs (05/26/09)
With the summer season approaching, the Monett Area YMCA has a variety of programs and events available for area patrons. The Summer Odyssey program is at the top of the programs with its kick-off date of May 25. The Summer Odyssey program, designed for children, is divided into two categories; Rangers, for kindergarten through third grade, and Challengers, for fourth through sixth graders...
MHS Cubs Thinclads Qualify For State In Two Events (05/26/09)
One entry each from the Monett Cubs boys and the Lady Cubs, as well as several other bi-county athletes, qualified for the Class 3A state track meet this coming weekend in Jefferson City as a result of placing in the top four last weekend at the sectional held in Marshfield...
Pierce City, Miller Track Athletes Place At State (05/26/09)
Pierce City and Miller athletes earned medals last weekend at the Class 2A state track meet in Jefferson City. The Pierce City girls 4x200-meter quartet reached the award stand. The team of Rachel Miller, Abby Ashley, Chelsea Levingston and Kaelyn Osborn placed sixth in the finals in 1:49.63...
Back In The Good Old Days (05/26/09)
SEVENTY YEARS AGO May 26, 1939 SIXTY YEARS AGO May 26, 1949 FIFTY YEARS AGO May 26, 1959 FORTY YEARS AGO May 26, 1969 THIRTY YEARS AGO May 26, 1979 TWENTY YEARS AGO May 26, 1989 TEN YEARS AGO May 26, 1999...
Beulah Clapper (05/26/09)
Beulah Deen Clapper, 68, of Pierce City, died May 23, 2009. Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, May 28 at Buchanan Chapel in Monett with Rev. Jimmy Copley officiating. Burial will be in Monett IOOF Cemetery under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home of Monett...
Willie Atwell (05/26/09)
Willie Geraldine "Jerry" Atwell, 83, of Mt. Vernon, died at 11:25 a.m. May 20, 2009. Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, May 28, at Oakdale Memorial Park and Mortuary Cemetery in Glendora, Calif. Local arrangements are under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home of Mt. Vernon...
Everett Bromlow (05/26/09)
Everett E. Bromlow, 79, of Fairview, died May 23, 2009. Arrangements are under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home of Pierce City.
Larry Drake (05/26/09)
Mr. Larry Joe Drake, 50, of Monett, Missouri, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2009, at Cox Walnut Lawn Care Center in Springfield. He was born February 18, 1959 in Monett, Missouri, the son of Sonny and Adelma (Witt) Drake. He was engaged to be married to Lynn Smith, and she survives...
Jayson Price (05/26/09)
Jayson Francis Price, infant son of Jeremy Price and Sarah Merritt, died May 17, 2009, in Pensacola, Fla. Services were 11 a.m. today, May 26, at Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora. Burial was in Mars Hill Cemetery.
John Spencer (05/26/09)
John "Parker" Spencer, 74, of Stotts City, died May 24, 2009. Arrangements are under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home of Pierce City.
Karen Buehler (05/26/09)
Karen Louise Buehler, 65, of Mt. Vernon, died at 5 p.m. May 24, 2009. Services will be 2 p.m. tomorrow, May 27 at the Presbyterian Church in Mt. Vernon with Chaplain Jack Betts officiating. Burial will be in Zion Memorial Cemetery southwest of Mt. Vernon under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home of Mt. Vernon...
Kenneth Cobaugh (05/26/09)
Kenneth F. Cobaugh, age 54, of Pierce City, Mo., died Saturday, May 23, 2009, at Cape Fair State Park in Cape Fair, Mo. Mr. Cobaugh was born in Carthage, Mo., on March 15, 1955, the son of Kenneth and Naomi (Spruce) Cobaugh. He married Alice "Sue" Baker on November 4, 2005, in Mt. Vernon, Mo., and she survives. Mr. Cobaugh served his country in the Army during the Vietnam War...
Charles Rupp (05/26/09)
Mr. Charles A. Rupp, 78, of Purdy, Missouri, passed away Monday, May 25, 2009, at his home. He was born February 8, 1931, in rural Purdy, Mo., the son of the late Oscar and Meta (Casper) Rupp. He was united in holy matrimony to Helen Loraine Jeans on November 22, 1956 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Stones Prairie, by Rev. Duane Mohling, and she survives...
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