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Stories from Monday, September 21, 2009

Downpour damages downtown Monett (09/21/09)
A rainstorm that simply would not quit generated a huge flood in Monett on Saturday that lasted longer than any on record. The depth of the flood surpassed major flooding in April 2008 and left significant damage in business and industrial areas of town...
Flood damage reported in Monett, nearby communities (09/21/09)
Flooding damage around Monett was evident yesterday afternoon as residents came out to see the aftermath of the evening storm. Asphalt on the bridges over Kelly Creek was particularly worn by the heavy water over a prolonged period. On Fourth Street, a section of street had two inches of asphalt peeled down to the bricks underneath. On the west side of the street, a 10-foot section of sidewalk was torn out and washed away to a depth of two feet...
NH1N1 virus confirmed in Monett (09/21/09)
With three confirmed cases in the Monett area, the H1N1 virus and its vaccine were a prime topic of discussion during the September meeting of the Local Emergency Planning District (LEPD) held on Thursday. David Compton, director of the Barry County Office of Emergency Management, verified that three cases of swine flu had been confirmed in Monett. He said the much anticipated should to be available to specific priority groups by mid to late October...
History of Mighty Mites reported for Kiwanians (09/21/09)
The evolution of the Mighty Mite football program in Monett was described by Sean Kelley, organization president, for the Monett Kiwanis Club this week. Kelley said the Mighty Mite program was founded by Jack Fox in 1960. Fox headed the program for 10 years, initially receiving assistance from Ralph Scott, who served as Monett High School football coach during the 1957-58 school year and taught chemistry...
'Movie Madness' Is Theme For Monett Football Homecoming (09/21/09)
Miss Sara Dian Hammond, daughter of Jim and Renea Hammond, will be crowned 2009 Homecoming Queen at Monett High School during coronation ceremonies this Friday afternoon in a special assembly at the high school and again Friday night just prior to the Monett-Carl Junction football game...
Cubs Get Past Mt. Vernon In Mistake-Prone Grid Game, 33-22 (09/21/09)
In a mistake-prone game for both teams, the Monett Cubs had enough offensive and defensive punch from the line of scrimmage to come away with a 33-22 Big 8 Conference football victory over the host Mt. Vernon Mountaineers last Friday night. Penalties and turnovers plagued both clubs as the game statistics show. ...
Two Monett Entries Place in Tennis Tourney (09/21/09)
With 13 1/2 points, the Monett Lady Cubs finished tied for fifth with Nevada last Friday in the annual Monett tennis tournament. Republic won the tourney with 27 points. A total of 11 teams competed. "I think the girls gained a lot of experience in the matches," said Monett Coach Bob Crain...
Lady Cubs Blank Southwest In Softball (09/21/09)
Paige Marney, of the Monett Lady Cubs, followed up her one-hitter against East Newton earlier last week with a two-hit gem on Friday as visiting Monett defeated Southwest, 7-0, in a non-conference softball game. The Lady Cubs improved to 9-2 for the season...
MHS Cubs Split Soccer Tournament Games (09/21/09)
The Monett soccer team bounced back from a disappointing 1-0 loss on Thursday at the hands of Carl Junction to defeat Aurora 10-0 on Saturday in the Monett Tournament. The second game scheduled for Monett on the day was postponed due to rain. The win on Saturday secured a championship match up with the Willard Tigers when the third game for each team is played...
PCHS Eagles Celebrate Homecoming With Victory (09/21/09)
The Pierce City Eagles found their footing as a football team on the fourth game of the season on Friday, racking up 410-yards of offense and a 34-6 win for homecoming over the Liberal Bulldogs. Queen Katelyn Hansen and her court watched the Eagles struggle at the beginning of the game but then take control for three-and-a-half quarters for their second win of the season...
Back In The Good Old Days (09/21/09)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO September 21, 1929 SEVENTY YEARS AGO September 21, 1939 SIXTY YEARS AGO September 21, 1949 FIFTY YEARS AGO September 21, 1959 FORTY YEARS AGO September 21, 1969 TWENTY YEARS AGO September 21, 1989 TEN YEARS AGO...
Wanda Holden (09/21/09)
Wanda Lee Estes Brown Holden closed her pretty blue eyes at 4:35 a.m., September 17, 2009. Surrounded by her family, the angels came and sang this lovely lady home. Her shining white hair was like a halo on her head as she left in the arms of Jesus...
Ethel Jenkins (09/21/09)
Ethel "Ernestine" Jenkins, 90, of Mt. Vernon, died at 3:50 a.m. Sept. 19, 2009. Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. today, Sept. 21 at Miller Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Miller under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home of Mt. Vernon.
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