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Stories from Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Local United Fund effort now underway (10/07/09)
The annual fundraising drive for the Barry-Lawrence Area United Fund is now underway. Established as a vehicle to raise local money for local charities, the United Fund Board is again seeking donations to support a wide range of services, mostly for children in Monett and nearby communities...
Monett police offer tips for preventing crime (10/07/09)
October marks Crime Prevention Awareness month, and area law enforcement authorities are offering tips for citizens on how to protect themselves and their property. "We would appreciate it if people would take their personal belongings, that are inside their vehicle, inside their home," said Monett Police Chief Tim Schweder...
Freistatt board discusses village nuisance law (10/07/09)
Freistatt village board members discussed how to enforce nuisance laws with their marshal and city attorney during the board's September meeting. Since City Attorney Don Trotter advised the Lawrence County Associate Circuit Court can process some nuisance violations for the village, board members have been moving toward having Marshal Kevin Davis take on a bigger role in the community. Previously Davis's duties have been largely limited to Ernte Fest weekend...
Library Board Deals With Personnel, Maintenance (10/07/09)
Personnel as well as maintenance and repair items highlighted the September meeting of the Barry-Lawrence Regional Library Board of Trustees. Ashley Willmschen has been hired as a replacement for Alicia Wilson, the part-time shelver in Aurora, according to Library Director Jean Berg...
MHS Cubs Down Central In Soccer, 3-1 (10/07/09)
In a soccer encounter Monday night at Springfield Central, the Monett Cubs were victorious over the Springfield Central Bulldogs by a 3-1 score. The win raised the Cubs record to eight wins against four defeats on the year. "It was a sloppy effort, both offensively and defensively," said Monett Coach Jeremy Wilson. ...
Monett Boys Runners Place Fifth (10/07/09)
The boys Monett Cubs finished fifth among 22 teams yesterday in the cross country meet held at Springfield Catholic. "We were 17 points away from second place," said Monett Coach Andy Lemons. "We were missing our fourth runner, Isaac Weber, due to sickness. I think we would have had no problem competing for second if he had been in the line up."...
Monett Netters Come Back To Trim Webb City (10/07/09)
Behind 4-1, the Monett Lady Cubs came back to nip Webb City 5-4 on Monday in a tennis match at Webb City. Monett went to 7-5 on the season. "We were down 4-1 after doubles and the first two singles," said Monett Coach Bob Crain. "Then Theresa (Mangler) won, Millie (Fulton) won, Nrupa (Desai) won and Brittany (Huebner) won. It was our best comeback win of the season...
Monett Captures Big 8 Volleyball Game (10/07/09)
Monett won, Pierce City split and Verona lost in volleyball games played last night and Monday. At Seneca last night, the Monett spikers won in Big 8 Conference action by scores of 25-21 and 25-17. "I am very proud of the urgency to get better this time of year," said Monett Lady Cubs Coach Shyrah Boyle. "We have exciting games coming up, and we are preparing in the way I want us to."...
Lady Cubs Rally To Nip Reeds Spring In Softball (10/07/09)
Rallying for two runs in the fourth inning, the Monett Lady Cubs came from behind to edge Reeds Spring, 4-3, in a non-conference softball game at Monett North Park on Monday. Monett improved to 17-7 on the year. "It was ugly, but a win is a win," said Monett Coach Ty Goetz...
Back In The Good Old Days (10/07/09)
SEVENTY YEARS AGO October 7, 1939 SIXTY YEARS AGO October 7, 1949 FIFTY YEARS AGO October 7, 1959 FORTY YEARS AGO October 7, 1969 THIRTY YEARS AGO October 7, 1979 TWENTY YEARS AGO October 7, 1989 TEN YEARS AGO October 7, 1999...
Wanda Wade (10/07/09)
Mrs. Wanda Lee Wade, 74, Republic, passed away Saturday, October 3, 2009 in her home, with family at her side. She was born March 3, 1935 in Barry County, Missouri, the daughter of Delmar and Gertie (Ennes) Myers. Mrs. Wade was united in marriage to Rev. ...
Pete Cupito (10/07/09)
Pete Cupito, 77, of Miller, died Oct. 4, 2009. Services will be 11 a.m. tomorrow, Oct. 8 at the Assembly of God in Mt. Vernon. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Springfield under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home of Mt. Vernon...
Merle Jenkins (10/07/09)
Mrs. Merle Peck Jenkins, 99, died peacefully Sept. 16, 2009, in her apartment in Claridge Court, Prairie Village, KS. Mrs. Jenkins was born in Goltry, OK in 1910. She moved with her family to Bentonville, AR, in 1912, and then to Carthage, MO, in 1919. ...
Dewey Akin (10/07/09)
Dewey Lee Akin, 83, of Verona, Mo., passed away Sunday, October 4, 2009, at his home in Verona, Mo. Mr. Akin was born August 19, 1926, in Barry County, Mo., the son of William Fred and Ina Cordelia Hancock Akin. He was a cabinet maker. He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. He was a member of the First Christian Church in Aurora, Mo. In 1982 he created Rocky Top Blueberry Farm in Verona, Mo., which is still family owned and operated...
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