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Stories from Thursday, June 11, 2009

Monett Police work to promote driver safety (06/11/09)
The Monett Police Department recently completed an extensive seat belt compliance effort aimed at encouraging drivers to buckle up. The effort was conducted from May 18 through May 31 as part of the national Click It or Ticket mobilization. During the enforcement effort, Monett officers issued a total of 40 tickets and warnings. ...
Bicycle riders has close call (06/11/09)
A serious accident was narrowly averted at 4 p.m. on Wednesday at the intersection of Fifth Street and Broadway. Bicyclist Jeremy Hammon was headed east on the city sidewalk, and when he came to cross Fifth Street, he encountered a city fire truck, heading out to pick up supplies from the day's hydrant painting...
Monett young men among those attending Boys State (06/11/09)
This week high school boys who will be seniors this fall will be heading to Warrensburg for the 70th annual session of Boys State, slated for June 13-20 at Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg. Boys State offers a model exercise, sponsored by the American Legion in Missouri. ...
Verona church to hold Summerfest Saturday (06/11/09)
The fifth annual Verona Sacred Heart Summer Fest will be held on the grounds of Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Saturday, June 13 from 5 to 10 p.m. Live music is planned for the event. The gospel band Rusurrection will play from 8 to 9 p.m. Rick Boyer from Aurora will provide recorded music through the evening. Those attending are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs...
Pierce City event will showcase the arts Saturday (06/11/09)
The Pierce City Arts Festival is set for Saturday, June 13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in downtown Pierce City on Walnut and Main Streets. A variety of artists, including painters and authors, food vendors and live entertainment will be featured at the festival...
County property to be reassessed (06/11/09)
Last month, several individuals who own commercial property in Barry County received notice that their property taxes will increase this year. According to June Smith, county assessor, the increase is due to the regular reassessment that is completed every two years...
Fire District is ALS certified (06/11/09)
The Purdy Fire District recently attained certification as an Emergency Medical Response Agency in an effort to better serve the community as Advanced Life Support (ALS) providers. For District Fire Chief Mike Redshaw and those serving with him, this is very exciting and welcome news...
Opera, car rally, concerts, festivals, shows offered in entertainment options in week ahead (06/11/09)
This week in Monett: Joe Levanti's Horseshoe Theater presents the Clark Street Bluegrass and Gospel Band plus 18-year-old Alan Young, with bluegrass, gospel and country music plus originals. The show at the Monett City Hall Auditorium is at 7 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $5...
Back In The Good Old Days (06/11/09)
SEVENTY YEARS AGO June 11, 1939 SIXTY YEARS AGO June 11, 1949 FIFTY YEARS AGO June 11, 1959 FORTY YEARS AGO June 11, 1969 THIRTY YEARS AGO June 11, 1979 TWENTY YEARS AGO June 11, 1989 TEN YEARS AGO June 11, 1999...
Calvin Leamon (06/11/09)
Calvin Leamon, age 75, of Aurora, Missouri, died Wednesday, June 10, 2009. He was born November 11, 1933, in Granby, Missouri, to William Franklin and Orpha Leamon. He worked for Juvenile Shoe for 18 years and Justin Boot Company as a truck driver. He was preceded in death by his father, mother, one brother, and one sister...
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