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Stories from Wednesday, June 3, 2009

R-1 school board gets good news about state funding (06/03/09)
Key financial decisions impacting the coming school year were made by the Monett R-1 Board of Education during its May meeting. According to Dr. John Jungmann, superintendent, passage of the 2009-10 state budget by the Missouri General Assembly included the next phase-in of more money for public schools under the Foundation Formula. The legislature's efforts to resolve inequities in the state's funding system called for a multi-year increase...
Monett native left legacy of leadership (06/03/09)
Monett native David Pozniak, who retired in December as president and chief executive officer of Schreiber Foods, headquartered in Green Bay, Wisc., died on May 31 following an extended battle with cancer. Pozniak died at the Mayo Clinic Hospice with his family at his side. He was 57...
Local law enforcement officers join Torch Run (06/03/09)
Members of the Aurora and Monett Police Departments, along with some friends, participated in the 2009 Law Enforcement Torch run on Thursday, May 21. The annual event is done to help support the Missouri Special Olympics. This year The Missouri State Summer Games were held in Springfield from Thursday, May 28 through Saturday, May 30...
Library Board Deals With Personnel Items (06/03/09)
Personnel matters were among a large amount of items handled by the Barry-Lawrence Regional Library Board of Trustees in May. Myriah Mancillas resigned as part-time shelver at the Monett Branch. Gabriela Rodriguez was hired as her replacement effective May 6...
Area Seniors To Play In Lions Cage Games (06/03/09)
The 30th annual Lions All-Star Twin Classic Basketball games are on tap for Saturday, June 6 at 6 p.m. at the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center on the Missouri Southern State University campus in Joplin. The games feature a selection of outstanding seniors from an eight-county area of southwest Missouri...
Back In The Good Old Days (06/03/09)
SEVENTY YEARS AGO June 3, 1939 SIXTY YEARS AGO June 3, 1949 FIFTY YEARS AGO June 3, 1959 FORTY YEARS AGO June 3, 1969 THIRTY YEARS AGO June 3, 1979 TWENTY YEARS AGO June 3, 1989 TEN YEARS AGO June 3, 1999...
Dannell Harris (06/03/09)
Mrs. Dannell Winder Harris, 64, of Monett, Missouri, passed away at 10:24 p.m. Monday, June 1, 2009, at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield. She was born August 3, 1944, in Springdale, Utah, to the late Daniel and Myrtle (Crawford) winder. She was united in marriage to Rodger Harris on August 30, 1968 in St. George, Utah, and he survives...
Betty Steele (06/03/09)
Betty Lou Steele, 73, of Monett, died yesterday, June 2, 2009. Arrangements are under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett.
Troy Collins (06/03/09)
Troy Collins, 39, of Purdy, died yesterday, June 2, 2009. Arrangements are under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett.
David Pozniak (06/03/09)
David Pozniak, 57, Green Bay, passed away Sunday morning, May 31, 2009 after a courageous battle with cancer. The son of Earnest and Ruby (Brattin) Pozniak was born April 2, 1952 in Monett, MO. He earned a B.S. degree in Dairy Science from the University of Missouri and an M.B.A. ...
William Tucker (06/03/09)
Funeral Mass for William (Bill) Tucker, 89, of Wentworth, who passed away May 20, 2009, was held at 10 a.m. May 23 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Pierce City with Father Peter Morciniec officiating. Lector was Judge J. Edward Sweeney, and Mass servers were Mattie Brottlund and Jonna Brottlund. Music was provided by mary Ryder, organist, and Tari Reeves and Dorothy Witt, who sang "On Eagles' Wings," "Gentle Woman," "Peace is Flowing" and "How Great Thou Art."...
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