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Stories from Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Pasture-based dairy among ag tour stops (08/12/09)
Mike Meier was ready to quit dairy farming. A fourth generation dairy farmer on the north edge of Stones Prairie, halfway between Monett and Purdy, Meier was facing escalating costs and no real solution that would keep his farm profitable short of abandoning dairying altogether for beef production...
Ernte Fest ready to roll in Freistatt (08/12/09)
The 36th annual Ernte Fest, the high point of the year for the Freistatt community, will be held on Friday, Aug. 14., and Saturday, Aug. 15, on the Friestatt Lions' Ernte Fest grounds. The "harvest festival" is a fundraiser for the Freistatt Lions and features food, games and live entertainment...
Booster Club looks to expand (08/12/09)
The Monett Athletic Booster Club is hoping to expand its role in the community and increase membership in the coming year. Focused on all sports at the high school level in Monett, the Athletic Booster Club manages concession stands for all home games. Participants also handle concessions for middle school events and assist at Mighty Mite football games, which are held at Burl Fowler Stadium...
MASH camp offers students a hands-on experience (08/12/09)
Area eighth and ninth grade students recently participated in Missouri State University's MASH (Missouri AHEC Science and Health) Camp hosted by Cox Monett Hospital. The three-day camp, which was held Aug. 4 through Aug. 6, gave participants an opportunity to expand their knowledge about careers in healthcare...
Bone, Cheevers, Essary top winners at Monett Speedway (08/12/09)
Racing fans saw a wide range of contests Sunday at the Monett Speedway. Results from the races follow. In the rookie division, taking first, second and third in the feature race were Rusty Forrest, Clayton Powell and Charles Hooper. Filling ou the top five were John Beard and Garrett Essary. Fourteen competed in the race...
Kings Prairie crowd enjoys rousing performances (08/12/09)
Perfect weather conditions combined with three hours of music to make the 10th annual Kings Prairie benefit concert last Saturday a full and satisfying event. More than 225 people gathered on the grounds of the historic Kings Prairie schoolhouse for music and refreshments to help support the rural Monett community center...
Mildred Vitantonio (08/12/09)
Mildred Lavern Vitantonio, 75, of Cassville, died Aug. 10, 2009. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m., Friday Aug. 14 at White Funeral Home in Cassville.
Ryan Arnold (08/12/09)
Ryan "Catfish" Arnold, 27, of Aurora, died at 1:40 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 14 at the Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13 at the funeral home...
James Ramey (08/12/09)
James A. Ramey, 64, of Weeki Wachee, Fla., formerly of Mt. Vernon, died on Aug. 2. Memorial services will be held jointly with those of his mother, Gladys Shockley, at 4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 14, at Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
Gladys Shockley (08/12/09)
Memorial services for Gladys Shockley, 85, of Mt. Vernon, who died on July 5, will be held at 4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 14, at Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
Frances Campbell (08/12/09)
Frances Campbell, 73, of Pierce City, died Aug. 10. Graveside services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Monett IOOF Cemetery, under the direction of Clark Funeral Home of Granby. Visitation is 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. today at the funeral home...
Donald Bartley (08/12/09)
Donald Gene "Donnie" Bartley, 47, of Springfield, died at 4:50 p.m. Aug. 9, 2009. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. today at the Mt. Vernon City Cemetery under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, of Mt. Vernon.
Noel Skaggs (08/12/09)
Noel Staggs, 86, of Monett, died at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 9, 2009. No services are planned at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett.
Robert Robertson (08/12/09)
Robert Donald Robertson, 46, of Pierce City, was found deceased on Aug. 4, 2009. He was born May 14, 1963, in Tulsa, Okla., to Curtis Dale Robertson, deceased, and Rosalee Joyce (Givens) Brooks, who survives, as does his Dad, Robert DelMonte "Bob" Brooks, who has been his "Dad" since Robert was two...
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