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Stories from Monday, August 24, 2009

B-L Library Board Votes To Decrease Tax Levy (08/24/09)
The Barry-Lawrence Regional Library board of trustees voted to decrease the district's tax levy following a public hearing at the board's August meeting. The board set the tax levy for the 2009-2010 fiscal year at 15 cents per $100 assessed evaluation, a decrease from 17.43 cents per $100 assessed valuation of last year...
Nine Returnees Give Leadership To 2009 Cubs Soccer Team (08/24/09)
Nine experienced lettermen are back to lead the Monett Cubs soccer team this fall as the Cubs prepare for the season opener at Aurora on Thursday, Sept. 3. Coach Jeremy Wilson said, "As the 2009 Monett soccer season begins, many position battles must be determined. Five seniors must be replaced including four starters. Though replacing those seniors will be a difficult task, many bright spots from the 2008 season return to the soccer field this fall."...
Monett Plays CJ, Carthage In Football Jamoree (08/24/09)
Fans of Monett Cubs, Carl Junction Bulldogs and Carthage Tigers football got their first chance to observe those teams in action this season under near game-like conditions as the teams took part last Friday in the jamboree held at Carl Junction. Monett, in Class 3A, competed against two Class 4A teams, first against Carl Junction and then against Carthage...
Back In The Good Old Days (08/24/09)
SEVENTY YEARS AGO August 24, 1939 SIXTY YEARS AGO August 24, 1949 FIFTY YEARS AGO August 24, 1959 FORTY YEARS AGO August 24, 1969 THIRTY YEARS AGO August 24, 1979 TWENTY YEARS AGO August 24, 1989 TEN YEARS AGO August 24, 1999...
Andy Schelin (08/24/09)
Andy Schelin, 57, of Independence, died Sunday morning at the Wesley Medical Center in Wichita. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jack Gregory, pastor, officiating. Graveside services and interment will be held at 4 p.m. ...
Andy Goodman (08/24/09)
Earnest Andrew "Andy" Goodman, 64, of Stotts City, died at 11:29 a.m. Aug. 20. Graveside services were 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 24, at Summit Cemetery in Mt. Vernon under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home of Mt. Vernon.
Doyle Cossey (08/24/09)
Doyle A. Cossey, 64, of Pierce City, died at 10 a.m. Aug. 23, 2009. Services will be held at 7 p.m. on Aug. 25 at Lakin Chapel in Pierce City. Graveside services will be 1 p.m. tomorrow, Aug. 26, in Atkins, Ark., under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home of Pierce City...
Merle Bowers (08/24/09)
Mrs. Merle Ozell Bowers, 92, of Purdy, passed away at 3 a.m. Saturday, August 22, 2009, at Monett Health Care. She was born December 19, 1916, in Stella, Missouri, the daughter of the late Roscoe and Ida (Brewer) Wyatt. She was united in marriage to Lowell Bowers on October 17, 1932, in Neosho, Missouri, and he preceded her in death June 30, 1980...
Bob Rucker (08/24/09)
Bob L. Rucker, 80, of Monett, Mo., passed away Saturday, August 22, 2009, at his home. Mr. Rucker was born February 13, 1929 in Borrowsmill, Mo., the son of Wayne Arthur and Hazel Viola Clark Rucker. He was a carpenter for St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin and a member of Freedom Christian Center in Aurora, Mo...
Violet Higgs (08/24/09)
Violet I. Higgs, 93, of Monett, Mo., passed away Friday, August 21, 2009, at Joplin Health Care in Joplin, Mo. Mrs. Higgs was born April 2, 1916, in Purdy, Mo., the daughter of Ira and Elsie Rhea Overton. She was an inspector for Avon in Kansas City, Mo., and a member of Solid Rock Baptist Church...
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