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Stories from Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Legal battle to be waged over TIF funding (08/19/09)
Monett is heading into a legal battle with Lawrence County, Barry County and the Barry County Emergency Services Board over payments to Monett's tax increment financing program. Since June, Lawrence and Barry counties have ceased all payments reimbursing the city of Monett for sales tax revenues generated inside Monett's tax increment financing district. Lawrence County has hired Ivan Schraeder from the Lowenbaum Partnership law firm in St. Louis...
Lawrence County sheriff nets arrests with DWI campaign (08/19/09)
Officers with the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office continue their efforts to keep Missouri roadways safe. On Friday, Aug 14, the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office conducted a Hazardous Moving Violation Project between the hours of 8 p.m. and 2 a.m. According to Lawrence County Sheriff Brad DeLay, there were 10 Lawrence County officers who conducted the project that resulted in 80 traffic stops...
Purdy school board discusses student numbers as new year opens (08/19/09)
Financial, staff and facility preparations for the new school year were reviewed by the Purdy R-2 Board of Education during its August meeting. Board members voted to keep the same tax levy as last year. The levy calls for property taxes of $2.75 per $100 of assessed property for general operations, plus $.6857 per $100 of property for paying off debts...
Monettan Starts Internet Broadcasting Company (08/19/09)
Monett native Mike McClure has started his own Internet broadcasting company, McClure Broadcasting, LLC., in celebration of 20 years of play-by-play sports coverage of Monett High School athletics. McClure said he plans to broadcast approximately 70 Monett High School sporting events on his web sites: www.mcclurebroadcasting.net and www.mhscubs.com...
Rebuilding Year In Progress for Monett Cubs Girls Tennis Team (08/19/09)
It will be a rebuilding year for the Monett Cubs girls tennis team, according to Coach Bob Crain, as the team prepares for the season opener Monday at home against Carthage. "We lost our top four players from last season when we were 9-4," said Crain. "The team is currently playing challenges to determine the line up."...
Back In The Good Old Days (08/19/09)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO August 19, 1929 SEVENTY YEARS AGO August 19, 1939 SIXTY YEARS AGO August 19, 1949 FIFTY YEARS AGO August 19, 1959 THIRTY YEARS AGO August 19, 1979 TWENTY YEARS AGO August 19, 1989 TEN YEARS AGO August 19, 1999...
Charlotte Hand (08/19/09)
Charlotte Marie Hampton Hand, 92, of Monett, died Aug. 17, 2009. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 21, at Rocky Comfort Cemetery with Rev. Tony Martin officiating under the direction of White Funeral Home of Cassville. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. tomorrow, Aug. 20, at the funeral home...
Hoyt Atkeson (08/19/09)
Hoyt Dean Atkeson, 20, of Springfield, formerly of Chesapeake, died Aug. 16, 2009. Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 20, at Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Burial will be in Campground Cemetery at Chesapeake. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Aug. 19, at the funeral home...
Bennie Burton (08/19/09)
Harold Benson "Bennie" Burton, 62, of Aurora, passed away at 7:50 a.m., on Sunday, August 16, 2009, at his home. He was born on January 22, 1947 in Kirksville, Missouri, the son of Harold B. Sr. and Lucretia Delezene (Roberts) Burton. On July 1, 1989 he married Linda (Dalton) Clay in Chula, Missouri. ...
James Murray (08/19/09)
Mr. James Burl Murray, 71, of Tulsa, Okla., formerly of Monett, passed away on Friday, Aug. 14, 2009. He was born January 11, 1938, in Washington DC, the son of the late Glen and Pansy Vermillion Murray. He was a retired Tulsa city employee. He is survived by one daughter, Kathy Eden, of Monett; one sister, Martha Neer, of Columbia, Maryland; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren...
Katherine Patchen (08/19/09)
Katherine Ross Patchen, 90, of Aurora, died Aug. 16, 2009. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 20 at Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home of Aurora. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Aug. 19, at the funeral home...
Shirley Woods (08/19/09)
Shirley A. Woods, 75, of Aurora, passed away at 5:40 p.m. Friday, August 14, 2009, at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield. She was born January 10, 1934, in Aurora, Mo., the daughter of Dee and Ollie Burrow. She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Gerald R. Woods...
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