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Stories from Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Monett officials seeking federal help with flooding (10/14/09)
Monett city leaders have continued discussions last week in two meetings over options in dealing with ongoing city flooding. Members of the city's flood remediation committee, part of the Vision 2030 effort, discussed the flooding situation with Mayor Jim Orr, City Administrator Dennis Pyle, Street Superintendent Russ Balmas, Utilities Superintendent Pete Rauch, Building Inspector George Rausch and Assistant Building Inspector Wade Ennis...
Kiwanians honor Gordon Brown, install Henderson as new president (10/14/09)
Randy Henderson was installed as the new president of the Monett Kiwanis Club and Gordon Brown was named Kiwanian of the Year during the club's annual banquet, held last week at Grant's restaurant. Kiwanis Lieutenant Governor J.C. Harrell conducted the installation and presented awards...
Villagranas find changes in Monett as they resume mission work to Hispanic community (10/14/09)
Fausto and Alma Villagrana found Monett had changed when they returned this summer. Having gone to El Paso, Texas, to serve separately at different churches, the Villagranas were coming back to Monett to retire. They served as missionaries to the Hispanic community in Monett through the First United Methodist Church for 10 years before taking the Texas assignment in 2006...
City Council in Pierce City revises utility deposit rates (10/14/09)
The City Council in Pierce City approved a new trash collection agreement with Stanphill Sanitation and corrected the altered the annexation ordinance for the right-of-way to Highway 97 at Monday's monthly meeting. Jason and Dana Stanphill brought the city a new collection contract for approval. The old contract, based on pre-2003-tornado figures, had not factored in a reduction in customers. The new contract, based on 29 less customers, dropped the city's bill from $5,000 a month to $4,800...
Willard Nips Cubs To Conclude Monett Soccer Tourney (10/14/09)
The visiting Willard Tigers used a stifling defensive effort to down the Monett Cubs 2-1 in a soccer contest at Monett South Park in a make-up game from the annual Monett Tournament on Monday evening. "We had multiple opportunities throughout the game to score, but the story of this game was the defensive effort of both teams," said Monett Coach Jeremy Wilson...
Purdy Lady Eagles Drop District Title Softball Game (10/14/09)
The Diamond Lady Wildcats put on a hitting clinic at the Purdy softball complex on Monday night, routing the top-seeded Lady Eagles 9-1 to win the Class 2 District 8 title. Diamond defeated College Heights, 6-0, and Marionville, 8-5, enroute to the championship tilt against Purdy...
Monett Cubs Varsity Boys Take Third At Cross Country Meet (10/14/09)
Caleb Hoover, the College Heights cross country phenom, ran away with the varsity boys race at the Cassville Invitational on Monday, and McDonald County won the boys team race with 38 points. Maggie Tennal of Lamar continued her banner season, winning the varsity girls division, while East Newton won the girls team competition with 24 points...
Lady Cubs Fall To East Newton In Volleyball (10/14/09)
Monett lost, but Pierce City and Verona were victorious in recent volleyball games. In Big 8 Conference action at Monett last night, the host Lady Cubs fell to East Newton by scores of 23-25, 25-15 and 22-25. For the year the Lady Cubs are now 10-14-1 and in the league Monett is 1-3...
Back In The Good Old Days (10/14/09)
SEVENTY YEARS AGO October 14, 1939 SIXTY YEARS AGO October 14, 1949 FIFTY YEARS AGO October 14, 1959 FORTY YEARS AGO October 14, 1969 THIRTY YEARS AGO October 14, 1979 TWENTY YEARS AGO October 14, 1989 TEN YEARS AGO October 14, 1999...
Virginia Holle (10/14/09)
Virginia Mae "Dawson" Holle, 85, of Pierce City, MO, passed away Monday, October 12, 2009, at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield, MO. Mrs. Holle was born June 4, 1924 in Monett, the daughter of George O. and Ruth Johnson Dawson. She was a homemaker, a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Freistatt, Dorcas Ladies Aid of the church, and Freistatt Friendship Club. She enjoyed painting and was a 1942 graduate of Monett High School...
Donald Morrow (10/14/09)
Donald Morrow, 74, of Pierce City, died Oct. 12, 2009. Graveside services will be 1 p.m. tomorrow, Oct. 15 at Pierce City Cemetery under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home of Pierce City. Visitation will be from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. tomorrow at the funeral home...
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