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Stories from Wednesday, August 5, 2009

More teachers are staying at Monett School District (08/05/09)
Monett R-1 Board of Education members discussed preparations for the coming year on several levels during their July meeting. One personnel change was made. Farrah Elsenraat resigned as a third grade teacher. Taking her spot will be Sarah Edwards, a first year teacher from Southern Baptist University...
Shop and save during sales tax holiday in Monett this weekend (08/05/09)
Shoppers who are looking for bargains on back-to-school purchases don't have to travel far. Monett is the only city in the bi-county area participating in the Sales Tax Holiday. By state law, the holiday begins the first Friday in August and continues through the following Sunday. This year, the holiday begins at midnight on Friday, Aug. 7 and runs through Sunday, Aug. 9...
Wild animals should be left in the wild (08/05/09)
After a recent sighting of a black bear near a Lawrence County residence, conservation authorities are reminding citizens of the abundant and sometimes nuisance wildlife resources in the area. "This is the time of year when people are most likely to see some of Missouri's wildlife," said Missouri Department of Conservation Agent Andy Barnes who is based in Lawrence County. "Understanding and applying proper procedures when dealing with these types of situations is very important."...
Dairy firm has new approach (08/05/09)
A major new player in the local dairy industry and strategies brought into the area from New Zealand were discussed at last week's meeting of the Monett Kiwanis Club. Tony Finch, general manager for Grasslands Consultants, described the efforts being made by his firm in southwest Missouri...
Feature, Heat Winners Named At Monett Speedway (08/05/09)
Feature and heat race winners in the various categories last Sunday at Monett Speedway have been announced. Cole Wells captured the Rookies feature checkered flag. Also in the top five, in order, were John Long, Luke Mason, Clayton Powell and Shawn Duncan...
Back In The Good Old Days (08/05/09)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO August 5, 1929 SEVENTY YEARS AGO August 5, 1939 SIXTY YEARS AGO August 5, 1949 FIFTY YEARS AGO August 5, 1959 THIRTY YEARS AGO August 5, 1979 TWENTY YEARS AGO August 5, 1989 TEN YEARS AGO August 5, 1999...
James Basye (08/05/09)
James Lester Basye, 64, of Cassville, died Aug. 2, 2009, at the Veterans Hospital in Fayetteville, Ark. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 7, at White Funeral home in Cassville with Rev. James Stewart officiating. Burial with military honors will be in Corinth Cemetery in Cassville. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6, at the funeral home...
Robert Robertson (08/05/09)
Robert Donald Robertson, 46, of Pierce City, died yesterday, Aug. 4, 2009. Memorial services will be held at a later date under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett.
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