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Stories from Thursday, July 2, 2009

Fireworks will light up the Monett sky (07/02/09)
Emory Melton, Barry County historian and former state senator, will give the patriotic address at Monett's Fourth of July celebration on Saturday at South Park. Melton's evening address will lead into the fireworks celebration, which is expected to offer some pyrotechnic surprises...
Celebrate safely on July 4 (07/02/09)
With Fourth of July celebrations just days away, authorities remind patrons of firework safety and city ordinances on the usage of fireworks. "It's illegal to shoot any fireworks inside the city limits of Monett," said Monett Fire Chief Tom Jones. Pierce City's ordinance on fireworks inside the city limits follows suit with Monett...
Purdy Council to raise utility rates due to lawsuit (07/02/09)
Utility rates are going up for Purdy residents as a result of a lawsuit over the city's two sales taxes. Last week the Purdy City Council adopted its budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1. The budget called for a major restructuring of the way the city pays its personnel, pushing most of the burden off the sales-tax-based general fund and onto the utilities...
Fundraising campaign is going strong (07/02/09)
Fundraising efforts for The Den youth center in Monett are moving forward, and volunteer organizers are hoping to increase giving during the month of July to take advantage of a generous pledge offered by an anonymous donor...
Area athletes invited to register for triathlon (07/02/09)
The annual "Y" Not "Tri" sprint triathlon will be held Saturday, July 11 in Cassville. The endurance event is being sponsored again this year by the Cassville YMCA. Race director is Stacy McKenzie, wellness director at the Monett YMCA. According to McKenzie, she is expecting this year's triathlon to attract more participants...
Rodeo, pow-wow, silent movie fest, shows, concerts offered as entertainment options in week ahead (07/02/09)
This week in Springfield: Performances at the Missouri State University Tent Theatre behind Coger Hall at Grand and National, features "Miss Firecracker" on July 3 and 8. "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" opens on July 9. Tickets are $10 to $22...
Leanne Brattin (07/02/09)
Leanne Brattin, age 58, of Pierce City, died Wednesday, July 1. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, July 3, at Wheaton Southern Baptist Church, under the direction of McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton. Burial will be in Dice Cemetery in Fairview...
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