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Stories from Thursday, June 4, 2009

Work On Visioning Project Is Continuing (06/04/09)
Work on moving forward with ideas shaped by Drury University students over the future of Monett's downtown has started. Two meetings have been held to exchange ideas on plan details and strategies for what to do next. Downtown business operators have met with City Administrator Dennis Pyle and Jeff Barber, architecture specialist from the University of Missouri Extension Service. ...
Roadside Bomb Claims Life Of Miller Soldier (06/04/09)
A 19-year-old southwest Missouri soldier who lists his hometown as Miller was killed Monday by a roadside bomb that detonated near his vehicle in Nerkh, Afghanistan. Pfc. Matthew Wilson was one of three soldiers assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), which is based at Fort Drum in upstate New York, on June 1. ...
Area Dancers To Perform Annual Recital (06/04/09)
The annual recital by the Mary Beck Studio of Dance will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 7 at Taylor Auditorium on the campus of Missouri Southern State University in Joplin. The season-ending recital will include 35 performances, both ensemble and solo presentations. Admission is free...
New Swim Coach Now On The Job (06/04/09)
"This is my sport, my favorite thing. I love it," said Michelle May, the new head coach of the Monett Water Thrashers. May began establishing her presence in Monett this week as the town swim team began practice for the season. Originally from Claremore, Okla., May has been swimming for more than 10 years. She came to southwest Missouri as a student at College of the Ozarks and took the head coaching position with the Branson Waves...
Agents Want Help Solving Eagle Shooting (06/04/09)
Officials with the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) are turning to patrons for help in solving a case of a recent shooting of a mature bald eagle in Lawrence County. "Due to the extent of the injury, the eagle had to be euthanized," said Barnes. "It lived for about three days."...
Concerts, monster trucks, plays, wine tasting available in coming week within driving distance of Monett (06/04/09)
This week in Monett: Joe Levanti's Horseshoe Theater presents the Stonebrook Band, a mix of bluegrass, gospel, country and traditional folk music, at the Monett City Hall Auditorium at 7 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets are $5. St. Mary's Catholic Church annual picnic is underway Friday and Saturday evenings in Pierce City...
Monett Legion Team Splits With Cassville (06/04/09)
The host Cassville American Legion Post #118 team broke into the win column for the first time this season, splitting a doubleheader with Monett Post #91 last night at Wildcat Field. Cassville won the first game, 9-4, but dropped the nightcap, 10-5...
Back In The Good Old Days (06/04/09)
SEVENTY YEARS AGO June 4, 1939 SIXTY YEARS AGO June 4, 1949 FIFTY YEARS AGO June 4, 1959 FORTY YEARS AGO June 4, 1969 THIRTY YEARS AGO June 4, 1979 TWENTY YEARS AGO June 4, 1989 TEN YEARS AGO June 4, 1999...
Lela Stubblefield (06/04/09)
Lela Mae (Bood) Stubblefield, 97, of Monett, died today, June 4, 2009. Arrangements are under the direction of Bennbett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett.
Betty Steele (06/04/09)
Mrs. Betty Lou Steele, 73, of Monett, Missouri, passed away at 8:35 a.m. Tuesday, June 2, 2009, at Monett Health Care Center. She was born January 10, 1936, in Monett, Missouri, the daughter of the late Earl L. and Pauline (Mayfield) Miller. She was united in marriage to George Steele on January 29, 1954, in Monett, Missouri, and he survives...
Francis Eden (06/04/09)
Francis Eden, 62, of Monett, died today, June 4, 2009. Arrangements are under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett.
Troy Collins (06/04/09)
Mr. Troy Lee Collins, 39, of Purdy, Missouri, passed away at 6:05 p.m. Tuesday, June 2, 2009, at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield, Missouri. He was born January 13, 1970, in Iola, Kansas, the son of Joe Allen and Patricia (Johnson) Collins. He was united in marriage to Angie Collins on July 15, 1989, in Biloxi, Mississippi, and she survives...
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