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Stories from Tuesday, June 2, 2009

National report ranks county kids' wellbeing (06/02/09)
"Children in the state [of Missouri] are facing increasing challenges brought on by higher levels of poverty, a lack of affordable health care and a lack of high-quality education opportunities for all Missouri's children." Citizens for Missouri's Children reached that conclusion in its 2008 Kids Count study. ...
Nodler adds name to race for Congressional seat (06/02/09)
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) -- State Sen. Gary Nodler is joining the crowded Republican race to succeed U.S. Rep. Roy Blunt. Nodler, 58, announced his candidacy Thursday during stops in Springfield and his hometown of Joplin and pledged to resist what he described as an expansion of federal spending and power under President Barack Obama...
Anderson finalist for MSBA Award (06/02/09)
Monett R-1 School Board member Rod Anderson is a finalist for the first Paul Morris Community Service Award, offered by FutureBuilders, the education foundation of the Missouri School Boards' Association. The R-1 Board of Education recognized Anderson for the honor at its May meeting...
PC Council discusses Carver Building issues (06/02/09)
Issues relating to the Roy Carver Building and other city property took priority at the May meeting of the city council in Pierce City. Frank Compton, chief executive officer for the Clark Community Mental Health Center, and Clark Board Member Carolyn Flummerfelt asked aldermen to lower their rent on the Carver Building to cover the cost of a maintenance contract on the building's elevator. ...
Ten Injured In Bi-County Wrecks (06/02/09)
Ten people were injured in several bi-county traffic wrecks that occurred since Saturday. The Missouri State Highway Patrol issued the following reports: A Bentonville, Ark., man was hurt in a one-vehicle crash at 7:40 p.m. yesterday two miles north of Seligman on Highway 112 in Barry County...
Monett, Area Athletes Do Well At State Track Meet (06/02/09)
No entries from Monett earned medals last weekend at the Class 3A state track meet in Jefferson City despite competing well. Two athletes from Mt. Vernon did win medals by placing in the top eight, and several other area thinclads had good performances...
Back In The Good Old Days (06/02/09)
SEVENTY YEARS AGO June 2, 1939 SIXTY YEARS AGO June 2, 1949 FIFTY YEARS AGO June 2, 1959 FORTY YEARS AGO June 2, 1969 THIRTY YEARS AGO June 2, 1979 TWENTY YEARS AGO June 2, 1989 TEN YEARS AGO June 2, 1999...
Melvin Garrett (06/02/09)
Mr. Melvin Ray Garrett, 85, of Cassville, Missouri, passed away at 6:26 a.m. Friday, May 29, 2009, at Red Rose Inn, Cassville, Missouri. He was born February 23, 1924 in Fay, Oklahoma, the son of the late John and Sara (Caudle) Garrett. He was united in marriage to Caroline Newell on April 5, 1955 in Wichita, Kansas, and she preceded him in death July 27, 2008...
Jim Cook (06/02/09)
Jim (Mike) Cook, 69, of Cassville, died at 6:15 p.m. May 30, 2009. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, June 4 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Cassville with Rev. Bob Neeley and Rev. James Stewart officiating under the direction of White Funeral Home of Cassville...
Charles Roberts Jr. (06/02/09)
Charles Andrew Roberts Jr., 52, of Monett, passed away Saturday, May 30, 2009, at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield, Mo. Mr. Roberts was born January 3, 1957, in Mendota, Calif., the son of Charles Andrew and Theresa B. Peyton Roberts, of Pierce City, Mo., and they survive. He was employed by Schreiber Foods in Mt. Vernon, Mo., and a member of Christ United Methodist Church in Monett...
Florence Burton (06/02/09)
Mrs. Florence Estella Burton, 98, passed away Tuesday, June 2, 2009, at Lacoba Nursing Home in Monett. Florence was born April 27, 1911 in Marceline, Missouri, to the late Thomas Tilford and Bessie (Williams) Sturguess. Florence moved to McCloud, California, where she met and married Eston (Dutch) Burton of Purdy on March 20, 1929. ...
Mary Viles (06/02/09)
Mary Ann Viles, 87, of Aurora, died yesterday, June 1, 2009. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, June 4, at Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home of Aurora. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. tomorrow, June 3 at the funeral home...
Dannel Harris (06/02/09)
Dannel Winder Harris, 64, of Monett, died yesterday, June 1, 2009. Arrangements are under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett.
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