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Stories from Thursday, August 20, 2009

Sirens sound; storms produce little damage (08/20/09)
Storm sirens sounded just after midnight this morning in several Barry County cities as a powerful storm system moved through portions of the county. David Compton, director of the Barry County Office of Emergency Management, said an emergency operations center was activated at around 10 p.m. last night and storm spotters were sent out at around 10:30 p.m...
Jack Henry posts fiscal 2009 results (08/20/09)
Jack Henry and Associates, Inc., a leading provider of integrated technology solutions and outsourced data processing for financial institutions, headquartered in Monett, has announced fiscal 2009 results. Total revenue remained even compared to the prior fiscal year at $746.6 million. ...
August sales tax numbers show slight improvement (08/20/09)
Like the national economy, sales tax revenues in Barry and Lawrence counties in August showed a degree of improvement. While many of the comparisons with last year continued to show revenue declines, the amount of the difference was less than in July. The assessment is particularly meaningful for Monett, which has seen sizable declines almost all year...
Habitat for Humanity to celebrate two events (08/20/09)
This weekend will be full of busy events for the Monett-Purdy Habitat for Humanity beginning with the groundbreaking of the group's fourth house and the dedication of the third house. Discussion was held on both events at the Aug. 19 meeting of the Monett-Purdy Habitat for Humanity board...
MHS Lady Cubs Softball Team Boasts Experience As Season Nears (08/20/09)
Experience and confidence are the key words to describe this year's Monett Lady Cubs softball team as it prepares for the season opener Tuesday at home versus non-conference opponent Ash Grove. "We are excited about this season," said Head Coach Ty Goetz. "We had a good summer, going 7-3 in the Ash Grove League...
Festivals, heavy metal, bluegrass, concerts, shows out there as entertainment options for week ahead (08/20/09)
This week in Monett: Joe Levanti's Horseshoe Theater will present the Ascension Quartet, the well-traveled gospel music group, at 7 p.m. on Saturday at the Monett City Hall Auditorium, Fifth and Bond. Admission is $5. The band Julian Drive will play at 7 p.m. on Aug. 27 at the Monett Community Church, 301 4th St...
Back In The Good Old Days (08/20/09)
SEVENTY YEARS AGO August 20, 1939 SIXTY YEARS AGO August 20, 1949 FIFTY YEARS AGO August 20, 1959 FORTY YEARS AGO August 20, 1969 THIRTY YEARS AGO August 20, 1979 TWENTY YEARS AGO August 20, 1989 TEN YEARS AGO August 20, 1999...
Helen Reynaud (08/20/09)
Helen E. Reynaud, 100, of Monett, Mo., passed away Wednesday, August 19, 2009, at Monett Health Care Center. Mrs. Reynaud was born May 6, 1909 in Rolla, Mo., the daughter of M.E. and Mary Moret Gillioz. She was a homemaker, a member of the First United Methodist Church in Monett, a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, United Methodist Women and a secretary for the Barry County Cancer Society...
Sharon Boyd (08/20/09)
Sharon Lynn Boyd, 41, of Aurora, died Aug. 17, 2009. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 22 at Crafton-Cantrell Funeral home. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21, at the funeral home.
Carl Belknap (08/20/09)
Carl Ellis Belknap, 75, of Independence, formerly of Monett, died Aug. 16, 2009. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 22 at LDS Chapel in Independence. Viewing will start at 8:30 a.m. Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Aug. 29 at Joseph City Cemetery in Joseph City, Ariz...
George Hudson (08/20/09)
Mr. George Edward Hudson, 68, of Monett, Missouri, passed away at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, August 19, 2009, at his home in Monett. He was born July 26, 1941. He was united in marriage to Maxine Miller on February 12, 1994 in Monett, and she survives. He is survived by four sons: George Hudson Jr., of Monett, Curtis Hudson, of Alma, Ark., Mike Gordon, of San Antonio, Texas, and Kevin Wheeler, of Chippewa Falls, Wis.; two daughters: Tami Gardner, of Alma, Ark., and Anna Kirkland, of Branson, Mo.; two brothers: John Hudson and Charles Hudson, both of Pierce City; 20 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.. ...
Dorothy Swadley (08/20/09)
Mrs. Dorothy Swadley 85, of Gladstone, Mo., formerly of Monett, passed away at home of natural causes Wednesday August 19, 2009, just days before her 86th birthday. Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband Junior Leon Swadley. Dorothy is survived by her childern, Gerald Swadley of Escondido, Calif, Deborah Purvis, Gladstone, Mo., Richie Swadley, Lee's Summit, Mo., and Karen Yancey, Wichita, Kan. Dorothy is also survived by 14 grandchildern and 22 great-grandchildern...
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