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Stories from Thursday, September 17, 2009

Purdy voters asked to revise sales tax (09/17/09)
The Purdy City Council has opted to seek voter approval to revise its sales tax to eliminate the potential legal conflict raised by Farmington attorney Tom Burcham. At a special meeting on Aug. 24, council members voted to ask city residents to alter the purpose of the city's second one-cent sales tax, approved in April 2005. Passage of the tax created two one-cent sales taxes, both for the general fund...
Cattle rustlers arrested by Highway Patrol (09/17/09)
A pair of cattle rustlers were nabbed by officers of the Missouri Livestock and Farm Protection Task Force. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Elijah Long, 20, of La Russell, and Tracey Coates, Jr., 19, of Springfield, are accused of stealing 48 head of cattle. The thefts occurred in Lawrence County between the months of May and September 2009...
The Maize takes on baseball theme for 2009 (09/17/09)
With over seven acres of corn planted and a new design, the "MAiZE craze" is back in Verona, Missouri for its 11th year. This year, The Maize and the Springfield Cardinals have created a "field of dreams." The Maize will open to the public on Sept. ...
Caboose in Pierce City donated to city ownership (09/17/09)
The city council in Pierce City took possession of the railroad caboose and raised sanitation fees during the regular monthly meeting on Monday. The Frisco railroad caboose has been property of the Pierce City Chamber of Commerce on a narrow strip of land owned by the Congregational Church, set between Casey's convenience store and Fern's Tavern...
Lady Cubs Fall To Seneca In Softball Struggle, 1-0 (09/17/09)
In a pitcher's duel yesterday, the visiting Seneca Lady Indians nipped the Monett Lady Cubs, 1-0, in a Big 8 Conference softball game at Monett North Park. Monett dropped to 2-1 in the league and 7-2 on the season. Seneca improved to 12-3 overall and stayed perfect in the conference at 3-0...
Monett, Mountaineers To Tangle In Big 8 Grid Contest (09/17/09)
The first Big 8 Conference football game of the season for Monett will be tomorrow night when the Cubs travel to Mt. Vernon to take on the Mountaineers. Mt. Vernon, however, has already played three league games, going 1-2. Last week the Mountaineers lost 23-17 to Carl Junction...
Festivals, concerts, plays out there as entertainment options in week ahead (09/17/09)
This week in Springfield: The 12th annual Cider Days arts and crafts festival on Historic Walnut Street, east of downtown Springfield opens at 10 a.m. Saturday. More than 65 artists and craft vendors will have booth space. Admission is $3. The Vandivort Theatre's production of Arthur Miller's "All My Sons" runs for one more weekend 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 (09/17/09)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO September 17, 1929 SEVENTY YEARS AGO September 17, 1939 SIXTY YEARS AGO September 17, 1949 FIFTY YEARS AGO September 17, 1959 THIRTY YEARS AGO September 17, 1979 TWENTY YEARS AGO September 17, 1989 TEN YEARS AGO...
Kristi Hedrick (09/17/09)
Kristi Jo Hedrick, 30, of Pierce City, died at 10:30 p.m. Sept. 15, 2009. Services will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow, Sept. 18, at the Church of Christ in Aurora with Phil Williams officiating. Burial will be in Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora...
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