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Stories from Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Visioning group meets to advance plans (07/15/09)
The final report detailing the vision presented by the Drury University class for revitalizing downtown Monett has been presented to the city. Community and business leaders working to develop the vision broke into committees on Monday and started work on portions of the plan...
The Den youth center to open Friday (07/15/09)
Organizers with The Den youth center announced today that the new facility will officially open this Friday, July 17 at 6 p.m. The Den also plans to be open on Saturday night at 6 p.m. as well. Board members have established the following hours of operation for the center: 4 to 10 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays; and 6 p.m. to midnight on Fridays and Saturdays. The facility, located above Mocha Jo's on Broadway, will be closed on Mondays, Wednesdays and Sundays...
Alderman resigns from PC City Council (07/15/09)
A resignation from the city council in Pierce City was announced at the July council meeting. Mayor Carol Hirsch reported that Alderman Willie Parks has verbally submitted his resignation. A job change will keep Parks out of town four days a week, including when the council meets...
Cox Monett PACE class offers relief from joint pain (07/15/09)
Cox Monett Hospital offers a great way for area community members to find relief from arthritis or joint pain through its weekly PACE exercise classes. Class sessions guide participants through gentle routines that include stretching and strengthening, breathing activities and range of motion and fitness exercises...
Joplin Defeats Monett In Legion Baseball, 9-7 (07/15/09)
Joplin scored late and often Sunday to defeat the Monett American Legion team, 9-7, in a baseball game at Joplin. "We started great and then gave up six runs in one inning," said Monett Manager Blaine Trout. Monett took a 4-0 lead in the top of the first inning. Pokey Henderson drew a lead-off walk and advanced to second on a ground out. Henderson scored on a single by Andy Hagedorn. Jake Smith had an RBI single, and Jared Barchak capped the scoring with a two-RBI single...
Moentt Teams Take Second In District Baseball Tournaments (07/15/09)
Monett Youth Baseball and Softball League hosted three district tournaments at North Park last weekend with Monett teams finishing second in all three tourneys, according to Kirk Verhoff, league president and tournament organizer. The three divisions represented were 8-and-under Rookie baseball, 9-and-under Minor League baseball and 13-and-under Babe Ruth baseball...
Gospel show coming to Monett Saturday (07/15/09)
A day-long show of gospel music is planned for this Saturday at the Monett City Hall Auditorium. Joe Levanti's Horseshoe Theater is hosting the Heir Wave Internet Radio gospel music showcase, featuring 15 gospel music acts. The performance will run from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m...
Back In The Good Old Days (07/15/09)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO July 15, 1929 SEVENTY YEARS AGO July 15, 1939 SIXTY YEARS AGO July 15, 1949 FIFTY YEARS AGO July 15, 1959 FORTY YEARS AGO July 15, 1969 TWENTY YEARS AGO July 15, 1989 TEN YEARS AGO July 15, 1999...
Emmelikne Casper (07/15/09)
Emmeline E. Casper, 97, of Purdy, died yesterday, July 14, 2009. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 18, at Waldensian Presbyterian Church south of Monett with Rev. Vicki Evans officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett...
Troy Askins (07/15/09)
Troy Filmore Askins, age 67, Pierce City, Mo., passed away at 5 a.m. Saturday, July 11, 2009, at Freeman West Hospital, following an illness. He is survived by three sisters, Lola Ione Hickman, Bald Knob, Ark., Ivy Lovelle Askins Mooney, Little Rock, Ark., and Faye Hendy, Odessa, Tx.; five brothers, Jackie Lee Askins, Biscoe, Ark., Alvie Melburn Askins, Morrilton, Ark., William Arnold Askins, Little Rock, Ark., Richard Dale Askins, Little Rock, Ark., and Clay Askins, Biscoe, Ark.; twenty-nine nieces and nephews, and many great-nieces and nephews. ...
Eugene Ceselski (07/15/09)
Eugene Paul Ceselski, 83, of Purdy, died Monday, July 13, 2009. Memorial Mass will be held at 4 p.m. September 6 at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Pulaskifield with Father David Miller officiating under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home of Cassville...
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