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Stories from Friday, October 16, 2009

Red Ribbon Week promotes drug-free lifestyles starting next week (10/16/09)
The annual Red Ribbon Week celebration and activities will be held at school campuses across the bi-county area. Planned activities promote drug and alcohol-free lifestyles with a focus on educating children on how to counteract peer pressure. A tailgate party will be held at the middle school on Thursday at 11:30 a.m. Teachers will cook hotdogs, and there will be chips, dessert and milk served for lunch. There will be games in the gymnasium with music and decorations...
Flu raises absentee rates at Monett schools (10/16/09)
With concerns raised over a possible outbreak of the H1N1 flu virus, school officials in Monett have already seen a significant rise in illness last week and this week. "Absenteeism spiked on Tuesday," said Superintendent Dr. John Jungmann. "Some buildings had as much as 14 percent absent."...
Ambulance board gets clean audit (10/16/09)
Approval of the annual audit and equipment upgrades were major actions taken by the Barry-Lawrence Ambulance District Board of Directors at their September meeting. Dawnata Hopkins, accountant with The CPA Group in Monett, presented the audit of the district's finances for calendar year and fiscal year 2008. No concerns were cited, and the district's finances appeared in good shape. The audit was approved as presented...
Children heart of bikers event (10/16/09)
Area bikers displayed their continued support of needy children in Barry and Lawrence counties at the eighth annual Toy Run that kicked off on Saturday, Oct. 10 at the Church of the Nazarene in Monett. The unseasonable weather didn't hinder the 47-plus bikers who rode approximately 45 miles through a scenic tour of the Ozarks. Officers from the Monett Police Department and the Barry County Sheriff's Department were on-hand to help block traffic...
MHS Cubs Fall To Greenwood, 5-0, in Soccer (10/16/09)
Unable to generate any offense, the Monett Cubs soccer team was beaten 5-0 by host Greenwood in Springfield last night. Monett is now 8-6 on the year. "We played hard the entire game," said Monett Coach Jeremy Wilson. "The team fought through not having four starters...
Lady Cubs Defeated, Pierce City Wins In Volleyball Action (10/16/09)
Monett and Purdy lost but Pierce City was victorious in volleyball action last night. In Big 8 Conference play, the Monett Lady Cubs were defeated by Carl Junction by scores of 15-25 and 13-25. The Lady Cubs dropped to 10-15-1 on the year and 1-3 in the league...
Back In The Good Old Days (10/16/09)
SEVENTY YEARS AGO October 16, 1939 SIXTY YEARS AGO October 16, 1949 FIFTY YEARS AGO October 16, 1959 FORTY YEARS AGO October 16, 1969 THIRTY YEARS AGO October 16, 1979 TWENTY YEARS AGO October 16, 1989 TEN YEARS AGO October 16, 1999...
Almus Ragsdale (10/16/09)
Almus Hazen Ragsdale, 88, of Miller, died at 10:05 a.m. on Oct. 14, 2009. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow, Oct. 17, at Mt. Vernon IOOF Cemetery under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home of Mt. Vernon. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Oct. 16, at the funeral home...
Eldon Dierking (10/16/09)
Eldon Lavern Dierking, 81, of Monett, died Oct. 15, 2009. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20 at Lincoln Memorial Cemetery in Lincoln, Neb. A local memorial will be held at a later date.
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