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Stories from Thursday, September 3, 2009

Monett leaders push for highway improvements (09/03/09)
Around 100 people, including a Monett delegation, gathered at the District 7 office of the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) in Joplin yesterday for a meeting of the Missouri Highway Commission. Mark Nelson, chairman of Monett's Tax Increment Financing Commission, made a presentation about work already done in Monett...
Charles Brady will cover 300th Cubs football game on Friday for The Times (09/03/09)
Anyone who's attended a Monett Cubs football game over the past three decades has most likely seen Monett Times sports editor Charles Brady prowling the sidelines, wearing a purple Cubs baseball cap, carrying a notebook and pen and writing down each play of exciting gridiron action...
Clark Center operations explained at Kiwanis meeting (09/03/09)
The work of the Clark Community Mental Health Center was described by Frank Compton, chief executive officer, at this week's meeting of the Monett Kiwanis Club. Serving as the major mental health provider for the bi-county area, the Clark Center is primarily funded by the Missouri Department of Mental Health, Compton said. Approximately 60 percent of funds come from federal sources, including Medicaid, and the rest comes from the state...
Pierce City school board continues building discussion (09/03/09)
School board members heard a presentation about the Pierce City School District becoming a Professional Learning Community (PLC) and continued discussion on the school's building project during the R-6 School Board's Aug. 24 meeting. Pierce City High School teacher Crystal Charles gave the PLC presentation, which represents a new way for faculty to work together that substantially affects the practices of schooling...
Tours wil be focus of annual Field Day on Sept. 11 (09/03/09)
This year's Southwest Center field day will be held on Friday, Sept. 11 and will include a grapes tour. Listed as a "special" tour last year, the grape tour now joins the field day's regular line-up. A new vineyard across the road from the Center headquarters, which is located on Highway H four miles southwest of Mt. ...
Marshfield To Challenge Cubs In Home Opening Grid Game (09/03/09)
Putting Monett's #1 Class 3A Missouri Associated Press state ranking to the test Friday night will be the Marshfield Bluejays when that team invades Burl Fowler Athletic Field for the Cub home opener. Last year Marshfield was added to the Monett schedule for the first time, and the Cubs had their hands full. The visiting Cubs took a 14-0 halftime lead and held on to win 14-12...
Returnees Bode Well for Monett Cross Country Teams (09/03/09)
Eight returning lettermen, including an All-State qualifier, bodes well for the boys and girls Monett Cubs cross country teams as they prepare for the first meet of the season on Sept. 5. It will be the Southwest Missouri Cross Country Coach's Association meet at East Newton...
Music festivals, fairs, concerts offered as entertainment options in week ahead (09/03/09)
This week in Monett: Running through Sept. 11 at the Jeannine Blankinship Photography and Gallery, 207 3rd St., is the Local Artists Show, with more than 50 works at 10 local artists on exhibit. The gallery is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday. This week in Springfield: The Vandivort Theatre's production of Arthur Miller's "All My Sons" runs for the second of three weekends at 305 E. Walnut. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. with a 2 p.m. matinee on Sundays...
Back In The Good Old Days (09/03/09)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO September 3, 1929 SEVENTY YEARS AGO September 3, 1939 FIFTY YEARS AGO September 3, 1959 FORTY YEARS AGO September 3, 1969 THIRTY YEARS AGO September 3, 1979 TWENTY YEARS AGO September 3, 1989 TEN YEARS AGO...
Robert Ratliff (09/03/09)
Robert Ratliff, 61, of Exeter, formerly of Monett, died yesterday, Sept. 2, 2009. Arrangements are under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett.
Tom Benton (09/03/09)
Tom Junior Benton, 79, of Washburn, died Aug. 29, 2009. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.,. Saturday, Sept. 5, at Rogers Cemetery in Rogers, Ark., under the direction of White Funeral Home of Cassville.
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