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Stories from Thursday, July 30, 2009

Sidewalk plan may alter Monett treescape (07/30/09)
Sidewalks in Monett's neighborhoods have been a source of concern for many years. Many older walks, especially in the center city, have become uneven due to pressure from tree roots. The Monett City Council is considering a program to fix the problem that involves sidewalk and tree removal...
Economy forces Thrivent to limit Habitat commitment (07/30/09)
Due to the weakened economy, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans will significantly curtail its assistance for future Habitat for Humanity projects. The announcement was made at the Monett-Purdy Habitat for Humanity board meeting on July 21. Raynel Schallert of Thrivent Financial presented a check from the local chapter from their June 7 fundraiser in the amount of $1,765. ...
EFCO donation gives boost to youth center (07/30/09)
Support for The Den, the new youth center in Monett, has been coming from a wide range of sources. EFCO Corporation in Monett made a significant donation recently, filling in a number of gaps in the youth center's resources. Donations of furniture, games and even a color TV projector for playing Nintendo Wii games have been helpful, reported Betty Messer, secretary for The Den board. ...
Monett Youth Excels In Golf Tournaments (07/30/09)
Jacob Fair, who will be a sophomore this fall at Monett High School, has competed very well in golf this summer in Oklahoma events as well as at Poplar Bluff. Fair competed in the Oklahoma Junior Golf Tour in the Oklahoma City and Tulsa areas. He finished with a two-day total of 156, good enough for second place, at Claremore, Oka...
Concerts, shows, Ozark Empire Fair offer entertainment options for week ahead (07/30/09)
This week in Monett: Joe Levanti's Horseshoe Theater show at the Monett City Hall Auditorium on Saturday will feature The Missouri Mountain Gang at 7 p.m. on Saturday. A favorite with Horseshoe audiences, the band features Mary Baty on guitar, Danny Bradley on banjo, Larry Mayfield on fiddle and mandolin and Monett High School graduate Mary (Stribling) Mayfield on upright bass. Admission is $5...
Back In The Good Old Days (07/30/09)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO July 30, 1929 SIXTY YEARS AGO July 30, 1949 FIFTY YEARS AGO July 30, 1959 FORTY YEARS AGO July 30, 1969 THIRTY YEARS AGO July 30, 1979 TWENTY YEARS AGO July 30, 1989 TEN YEARS AGO July 30, 1999...
Rex Reese (07/30/09)
Rex J. Reese, 78, of Mt. Vernon, died at 1:35 p.m. July 28, 2009. Graveside services were 2 p.m. today, July 30, at Mt. Vernon City Cemetery under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home of Mt. Vernon.
Joyce Allen (07/30/09)
Joyce Faye Allen, 59, of Purdy, died July 25, 2009. Services will be 10 a.m. tomorrow, July 31, at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
Bruce Creel (07/30/09)
Bruce Lee Creel, 66, of Exeter, died July 27, 2009. Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at Corinth Baptist Church in Cassville under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home of Cassville.
Wilbur Howerton (07/30/09)
Mr. Wilbur  "Chic" Hubbard Howerton, 99, of Monett, Missouri, passed away Thursday, July 30, 2009, at the Monett Health Care Center. He was born January 31, 1910, in Neosho, Missouri, the son of the late William and Letha Hubbard Howerton. He was united in marriage to Lera Stribbling on September 17, 1932, in Joplin, Missouri, and she survives...
Gertrude Tracy (07/30/09)
Gertrude Mae Tracy, 80, of Monett, passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2009, at Lacoba Nursing Home in Monett. Miss Tracy, the daughter of Charles and Ursa Williams Tracy, was born September 27, 1928, in Bedford, Iowa. She was a 1947 graduate of Monett High School and worked many years for Monett Laundry, before retiring from Monett Health Care Center...
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