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Stories from Monday, October 5, 2009

Swine flu is subject of public sessions (10/05/09)
Area residents interested in learning more about how the H1N1 influenza will affect their business and community are invited to attend an informational meeting from 4 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 8 at the Monett Chamber of Commerce meeting room. The public session is being hosted by the Barry County Health Department and the Barry County Office of Emergency Management. ...
Sales tax receipts down in September (10/05/09)
Economic doldrums continue to plague the bi-county area. For the fourth time this year, sales tax income in September was down by around $200,000 for the bi-county area. Disbursements from the Missouri Department of Revenue were down for all but one town in Barry and Lawrence counties for the month...
Bid dates set for Pierce City school building project (10/05/09)
Pierce City School Board members heard a presentation from a building committee member and set the date to receive bids on the school's building project during a Sept. 24 meeting. Kevin Hatfield, chair of the Committee for Neighborhood Schools, presented school board members with a brief update on the committee's campaign for Pierce City's middle school building. The voluntary community committee was formed to assist in getting school bonds passed...
Monett Observing Fire Prevention Week (10/05/09)
Fire prevention and common sense when it comes to fire safety are being streesed this week to Monett youngsters during observance of National Fire Prevention Week, October 4-10. Monett Fire Chief Tom Jones, fire chief, said the department will be targeting its fire safety message for pre-kindergarten through fifth grade students...
Woman Killed, Six Hurt In Weekend Crashes (10/05/09)
A Pierce City woman was killed and six people were injured in several bi-county traffic wrecks since Friday. The Missouri State Highway Patrol issued the following reports: Marilyn Henderson, age unavailable, of Pierce City, one of the drivers, was killed in a two-vehicle crash at 12:35 p.m. Friday a mile south of Monett on Highway 37 in Barry County...
Cubs Edge Upset-Minded Aurora, 14-7 (10/05/09)
Quarterback Tyler Green, of the Monett Cubs, fired a touchdown pass to Spenser Witt with less than three minutes remaining in the game to lift the Cubs to an exciting 14-7 triumph over the upset-minded Aurora Houn' Dawgs in a Big 8 Conference football game last Friday night at Aurora...
MHS Boys Finish Fifth In Cross Country Meet (10/05/09)
With a score of 124, the Monett varsity boys cross country team took fifth place among 11 teams competing Saturday in the East Newton Invitational. Neosho won the 5,000-meter race with a score of 60. McDonald County was second with a score of 61, followed by College Heights 71 and East Newton 74...
Monett Claims Big 8 Tennis Title (10/05/09)
By taking first place in three singles flights and in a doubles flight, the Monett Lady Cubs captured the championship of the Big 8 Conference tennis tournament held on Friday at Aurora. "These girls played inspired tennis in a 13-hour tournament," said Monett Coach Bob Crain...
Lady Cubs Split Four Games In Softball Tourney (10/05/09)
Monett split four games over the weekend in the Carthage softball tournament. "It was a very competitive tournament with 16 good teams in it," said Monett Coach Ty Goetz. "Chillicothe is the best team we have seen all season with the best pitcher," he said. "I was proud we gave ourselves a chance by tying the game in the sixth inning. Overall, we had a good tournament."...
Cubs Capture Third Place In Willard Soccer Tourney (10/05/09)
The Monett Cubs soccer team defeated Webb City 5-2 to claim third place this weekend in the Willard Tournament. Monett improved to 7-4 on the year. "This was a difficult tournament to compete in," said Monett Coach Jeremy Wilson. In the first game of the tournament on Friday night, the Cubs defeated New Covenant 5-4 in a last minute thriller. ...
Miller Holds On To Nip PCHS Eagles, 13-12 (10/05/09)
It all came down to one play. In a seesaw football battle that included six interceptions and two scoreless quarters, the Pierce City Eagles failed to convert a two-point post-touchdown attempt and lost 13-12 in the Miller Cardinals on Friday in Miller. It was a game of lost opportunities for both sides where victory pivoted on dominance in the fourth quarter...
Back In The Good Old Days (10/05/09)
SEVENTY YEARS AGO October 5, 1939 SIXTY YEARS AGO October 5, 1949 FIFTY YEARS AGO October 5, 1959 FORTY YEARS AGO October 5, 1969 THIRTY YEARS AGO October 5, 1979 TWENTY YEARS AGO October 5, 1989 TEN YEARS AGO October 5, 1999...
Marilyn Henderson (10/05/09)
Marilyn Sue Henderson, 64, of Pierce City, passed away at 1:25 p.m. Friday, October 2, 2009. She was born April 27, 1945 in Topeka, Kansas, the daughter of Fred Carl and Helen Elizabeth (Thomas) Woods. Marilyn was a housekeeper at Cox Monett Hospital and was a member of Chapel of Grace...
Glenn Murrell (10/05/09)
Private committal of ashes for Glenn Murrell, 83, of St. Louis, formerly of Monett, who died Dec. 3, 2008, was held Oct. 2 at Oakdale Cemetery in Monett under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home of Monett.
Herbert Johnson (10/05/09)
Herbert M. Johnson, 89, of Mt. Vernon, died at 6:12 p.m. Oct. 1, 2009. Services were held at 10 a.m. today, Oct. 5 at Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Burial with military honors was in Mt. Vernon City Cemetery.
Dewey Akin (10/05/09)
Dewey Lee Akin, 83, of Verona, died yesterday, Oct. 4, 2009. Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, at Buchanan Funeral Home in Monett. Burial will be in Purdy Cemetery.
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