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Stories from Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Cattlemen get good news at conference (09/08/09)
Insight into the current economic picture and the role of bankers, especially in trying times, were discussed at the fall meeting of the Southwest Missouri Cattlemen's Association. The dinner meeting, sponsored by UMB Bank, was held last week at the University of Missouri's Southwest Research Center near Mt. Vernon...
Ambulance board votes to pay off debt (09/08/09)
The Barry-Lawrence Ambulance District board voted to pay off a debt and address several maintenance issues during its July and August meetings. At the August meeting, the board moved to pay off the $58,081.56 standing loan taken out to pay for new ambulances. The loan had been secured with the district's savings as collateral...
200-year sentence handed down to Cobb in abuse case (09/08/09)
A Raytown man who sexually abused two young boys was sentenced to 200 years in prison for his crimes. On Friday, Judge Carr Woods sentenced Samuel E. Cobb, 54, to 10 20-year sentences on 10 counts of first degree statutory sodomy. Judge Woods ordered that the sentences run consecutively...
Nine Injured In Area Crashes (09/08/09)
Nine people were injured in several area traffic wrecks since last Friday. The Missouri State Highway Patrol issued the following reports: A Monett man was hurt in a one-vehicle crash at 3:10 a.m. Saturday four miles south of Monett on Barry County Farm Road 2050...
MHS Cubs, Privett Run Over Marshfield, 35-14 (09/08/09)
With Monett's offensive line opening huge holes, senior runningback Christian Privett rushed for a whopping 295 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Cubs to a 35-14 home opening non-conference football triumph over the Marshfield Bluejays at Burl Fowler Athletic Field last Friday night...
Monett, Other Area Teams Compete As Cross Country Season Begins (09/08/09)
The 2009 cross country season began at Granby on Saturday morning with the annual Southwest Missouri Cross Country Coaches Association meet. East Newton High School hosted the meet, which shifts sites yearly based on a vote of the membership at their annual meeting. Jake Holt, the East Newton coach and a former All-State runner at Southwest, served as meet director...
PCHS Eagles Fall To State-Ranked Greenfield (09/08/09)
For the second consecutive week, the Pierce City Eagles football team has outperformed its opponent in terms of yards gained on the field but ended up losing on the scoreboard. The state-ranked Greenfield Wildcats capitalized on turnovers to hand the Eagles a 37-20 defeat at Pierce City...
Back In The Good Old Days (09/08/09)
SEVENTY YEARS AGO September 8, 1939 SIXTY YEARS AGO September 8, 1949 FIFTY YEARS AGO September 8, 1959 FORTY YEARS AGO September 8, 1969 THIRTY YEARS AGO September 8, 1979 TWENTY YEARS AGO September 8, 1989 TEN YEARS AGO...
Alfred Snowden (09/08/09)
Alfred James "Jim" Snowden, 78, of Reveena, Texas, died Sept. 5, 2009. Graveside services will be 10:30 a.m. tomorrow, Sept. 9, at Cedar Valley Cemetery in Hollister under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home of Monett.
Robert Ratliff (09/08/09)
Mr. Robert Ratliff, 61, of Exeter, Missouri, formerly of Monett, passed away Wednesday, September 2, 2009, at his home. He was born July 20, 1948 in Monett, Missouri, the son of Rex Eugene and Betty (Stufflebeam) Ratliff. Robert was retired from EFCO Corp., where he worked for over 20 years and was night plant manager. ...
William Harvey (09/08/09)
William E. "Bill" Harvey, 72, of Pierce City, Mo., passed away at 8:15 a.m. Sunday, September 6, 2009, at Cox Monett Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was born June 4, 1937 in Verona, Mo., to Fenton "Pete" Harvey and Barbara Ruscha Harvey, now deceased...
William McDougall (09/08/09)
William T. "Bill" McDougall, 79, of Monett, Mo., passed away Friday, September 4, 2009, at his home in Monett. Mr. McDougall was born December 24, 1929, in Hoxie, Ark., the son of William Ira and Vera Ouida Murphy McDougall. He was retired as a purchasing agent from Jumping-Jacks Shoe Company in Monett after 45 years of service. ...
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