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Stories from Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Jack Henry and Associates to build offices in Springfield (07/22/09)
Construction is underway on two 75,000-square-foot buildings for Jack Henry and Associates in Springfield. The project is the first major construction effort by the Monett-based firm outside of Monett. According to company officials, the undertaking does not represent a change in commitment about the company's base...
Chamber board reviews summer events (07/22/09)
At meetings in June and July, directors for the Monett Chamber of Commerce have planned and reviewed summer projects and made preparations for end-of-summer activities. Last week, a meeting was held of retail business operators to discuss marketing plans. Chamber Executive Director Suzy McElmurry said an effort is being made to organize merchants into a Retail Committee, similar to how manufacturing leaders meet regularly as members of the Industry Council...
PC man placed on probation (07/22/09)
The third person arrested in connection with the 2007 alcohol poisoning death of a Verona teenager appeared before Barry County Associate Circuit Court Judge Carr Woods last week. The judge placed Dennis D. Meinke, Jr., of Pierce City, on two years supervised probation and ordered him to perform 200 hours of community service. Meinke pleaded guilty to seven counts of knowingly allowing or failing to stop a person under 21 from drinking or possessing alcohol...
New equipment enhances emergency response efforts (07/22/09)
New equipment recently acquired by the Barry-Lawrence Ambulance District has expanded the capabilities of the staff. Jim Liaromatis, operations manager, reported that new innovations regularly improve emergency medicine. The combat application tourniquet (CAT), for example, has been developed from the U.S. ...
Seven Racers Take Flag At Speedway (07/22/09)
Winners of feature and heat races at Monett Speedway last Sunday night have been announced. Rookie feature race winner was John Long. Also in the top five, in order, were Shawn Price, Shawn Duncan, Cole Wells and Ryan Johnson. Heat winners were Long and Rusty Forrest...
Back In The Good Old Days (07/22/09)
SEVENTY YEARS AGO July 22, 1939 SIXTY YEARS AGO July 22, 1949 FIFTY YEARS AGO July 22, 1959 FORTY YEARS AGO July 22, 1969 THIRTY YEARS AGO July 22, 1979 TWENTY YEARS AGO July 22, 1989 TEN YEARS AGO July 22, 1999...
Ralph Williams (07/22/09)
Ralph D. Williams, age 84, of McDowell, Missouri, passed away Monday, July 20, 2009 at his home. He was born October 18, 1924, in Star City, Missouri, the son of Maynard and Alphia (Brown) Williams. On September 18, 1949, in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, he was united in marriage to Rethal Mae Zinn...
Dorothy Compton (07/22/09)
Dorothy E. Compton, 97, of Joplin, died at 1 a.m. July 20, 2009. Services will be 11 a.m. Friday, July 24, at Parker Mortuary Chapel in Joplin with Rev. Fred Pugh officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.
Edward Knaust (07/22/09)
Edward Ernst Emil Knaust, 83, of Freistatt, Mo., passed away Monday, July 20, 2009, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Mt. Vernon, Mo. Mr. Knaust was born June 10, 1926, in Hoberg, Mo., the son of Herman and Erna Ceddonia Pietsch Knaust. He was an auctioneer for 47 years. ...
Christine Martin (07/22/09)
Christine Martin, 54, of Colleyville, Texas, died July 8, 2009. She was the wife of Steven C. Martin, formerly of Monett.
Betty Pfaff (07/22/09)
Betty Lou Pfaff, 77, of Mt. Vernon, died at 9:23 p.m. July 17, 2009. Burial will be in Elgin Cemetery in Greenriver, Utah, at a later date under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home of Mt. Vernon.
Louise Sanders (07/22/09)
Louise Sanders, 86, of Wyandotte, Okla., formerly of Monett, died yesterday, July 21, 2009. Arrangements are under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett.
Sharon Shearhart (07/22/09)
Sharon Loraine Shearhart, 69, of Aurora, died at 6:15 p.m. July 20, 2009. Memorial services will be held at a later date at the American Legion Post 126 in Aurora under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral home of Aurora.
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