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Stories from Monday, August 31, 2009

Monett students score well on school standardized tests (08/31/09)
How students in the Monett R-1 School District performed in last spring's standardized tests was presented to the Board of Education during its August monthly meeting. Assistant Superintendent Julie Germann and Superintendent Dr. John Jungmann ran down the numbers and what they mean...
Judge changes ruling on Purdy sales tax issue (08/31/09)
A ruling in the sales tax lawsuit against the city of Purdy has taken a significant change of course and is now heading toward a new hearing. Circuit Judge Robert Wiley has reversed his decision against the city. Judge Wiley had issued an injunction on April 29 against the city for having two one-cent sales taxes for the same purpose with a final judgment against the city. ...
Lawrence County Tax Board for the Developmentally Disabled chooses case management firm (08/31/09)
After a protracted discussion, members of the Lawrence County Tax Board for the Developmentally Disabled voted to follow the lead of the Barry County Tax Board and recommend Community Support Services to handle targeted case management for the county. The Clark Community Mental Health Service presented a counter proposal in a 90-minute debate...
Teenager Killed In LawCo Wreck (08/31/09)
Bi-county traffic wrecks resulted in one fatality and two injuries since Friday. The Missouri State Highway Patrol issued the following reports: A Pineville teenager was killed and another teen was hurt in a one-vehicle crash a half mile west of Halltown on Interstate 44 in Lawrence County at 5 a.m. Saturday...
Monett Cubs Cruise Past McDonald Co. In Football Opener, 32-12 (08/31/09)
Pass defense and a solid rushing attack were key to the Monett Cubs' 32-12 victory over the host McDonald County Mustangs on Friday in a game that was not as close as the final score indicates. Despite being flagged a whopping 11 times for 131 yards, Monett's defensive and offense came through enough. ...
MHS Lady Cubs Take Second In Ash Grove Softball Tournament (08/31/09)
It was a pretty successful weekend for the Monett softball team. The visiting Lady Cubs defeated Crane, 5-0, in a non-conference game on Friday and then won two out of three games in the Ash Grove Tournament on Saturday to take second place. "Overall, I was pleased with our weekend," said Monett Coach Ty Goetz...
Monett Defeats Aurora In Tennis (08/31/09)
In a tennis match against the Aurora Houn' Dawgs last Friday at Monett North Park, the MHS Cubs prevailed by a 6-3 score. Monett went to two wins against one loss on the season. Winning in singles action for the Cubs were: Millie Fulton over Emmallie Zellers 9-7; Brittany Huebner over Katrina Conn 8-3; Nrupa Desai over Sarah Burnett 8-1; and Sophie Fulton over Natalie Phipps 8-3...
PC Eagles Fall To Jasper, 20-19 (08/31/09)
In a game that lasted until almost 11 p.m. on Friday, the Pierce City Eagles fell just short of a win, losing their football season opener to Jasper 19-20. It was the first time the Jasper Eagles had bested Pierce City in football since Pierce City joined the Spring River Valley Conference and began playing Jasper regularly...
Back In The Good Old Days (08/31/09)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO August 31, 1929 SEVENTY YEARS AGO August 31, 1939 FIFTY YEARS AGO August 31, 1959 FORTY YEARS AGO August 31, 1969 THIRTY YEARS AGO August 31, 1979 TWENTY YEARS AGO August 31, 1989 TEN YEARS AGO August 31, 1999...
Michael Sawyer (08/31/09)
Michael Jay Sawyer, of Mt. Vernon, Missouri, passed away from this life at 9:35 a.m. on August 29, 2009, surrounded by his family. He was born on May 15, 1945 in Kansas City, Missouri the son of Jack and Lorraine (Hackler) Sawyer. He is survived by his wife, Betty, one son, Chris and his wife, Nancy; sisters, Jacki Hageman and Judy Wood and her husband, Jerry; five grandchildren, Britney and Kyle Wilson, Rachel and Jeremy Baker, Destiny Sawyer, Sabra and Mark Jenkins, and Aaron Pendergrass; three great grandchildren; three sisters-in-law and their spouses, and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Erma Preston (08/31/09)
Erma Jean Preston, 82, of Seligman, died Aug. 29, 2009. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2 at Seligman Cemetery under the direction of White Funeral Home of Cassville. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1 at the funeral home...
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