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Stories from Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Purdy land dispute ends with city owning land where schools stand (10/21/09)
The debate in Purdy over who owns the city park, the city or the school district, has been resolved with some unexpected consequences. Surveyor Sam Goodman reported to the Purdy R-2 Board of Education this week that the park lies on city property and so do half of the school buildings...
Flu vaccine arrives for pregnant women in Lawrence County (10/21/09)
The Lawrence County Health Department has scheduled two H1N1 fu clinics for pregnant women next week. According to Administrator Alethea Goodman, the health department has received limited doses of preservative-free H1N1 vaccine for pregnant women who live in Lawrence County. The doses will be administered during two clinics, which will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 27 and from 8 to 11:30 a.m. and from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 28...
Jaycees Haunted House opens this week (10/21/09)
Spooks and creatures will rise for a hauntingly good time in Monett once again this Halloween as the Monett Jaycees open their haunted house of the occasion on Friday, Oct. 23, for a two-weekend run. The haunted house will be located on Dairy Street, across from Schreiber Foods and next to Unique Creations, beside Kelly Creek...
Den leader Buckridge to reach out to local youth (10/21/09)
J.D. Buckridge walks the streets of Monett four nights a week talking to youth and making sure they know they're welcome to hang out at The Den. Buckridge's outreach efforts are part of his new job as youth leader at The Den youth center, which is located above Mocha Jo's in downtown Monett. ...
Autumn foliage should be vibrant this year (10/21/09)
Missouri Department of Conservation foresters are predicting that 2009 will be a good year for autumn color. Sunny days and cool nights normally favor the development of vibrant fall foliage. "The fall color is looking good so far, but it is always hard to tell what we will see," said Tim Smith, Roaring River State Park naturalist. ...
Lady Cubs Spikers Fall to Mt. Vernon On Senior Night (10/21/09)
Monett was defeated but Pierce City won in area volleyball action last night. In a Big 8 Conference contest at Monett last night, the Lady Cubs lost to Mt. Vernon by scores of 16-25 and 23-25. Overall, the Lady Cubs are now 11-20-1. In the league, Monett is 1-5...
MHS Cubs Soccer Team Splits Games Monday And Tuesday (10/21/09)
By winning last night 5-0 over College Heights, the Monett Cubs soccer team snapped a three-game losing streak. The Cubs lost to Bolivar 8-2 on Monday night. "It was good to get back on the winning side after facing three very difficult opponents," said Monett Coach Jeremy Wilson. "This was a much-needed win with only three games left before district play. The team needs to go into the district tournament with momentum."...
Back In The Good Old Days (10/21/09)
SEVENTY YEARS AGO October 21, 1939 SIXTY YEARS AGO October 21, 1949 FIFTY YEARS AGO October 21, 1959 FORTY YEARS AGO October 21, 1969 THIRTY YEARS AGO October 21, 1979 TWENTY YEARS AGO October 21, 1989 TEN YEARS AGO October 21, 1999...
Charles Weaver (10/21/09)
Charles A. Weaver, age 69, of Monett, Mo. passed away at 5:35 a.m. Monday, October 19, 2009 at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin following a one year illness. Charles was born July 13, 1940 in Pierce City, Mo. and had lived in Monett most of his adult life. He was the owner of Weaver Construction Co. in Monett. He was a member of the New Site Baptist Church in Monett and was a lifetime member of the N.R.A...
John Plybon (10/21/09)
John L. Plybon, 68, of Mt. Vernon, died at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 17, 2009. Graveside services were held at 1 p.m. yesterday, Oct. 20 at Pritchett Cemetery under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home of Mt. Vernon.
John Rose (10/21/09)
John Marshall Rose, 49, of Lansing, Ks., died Oct. 10, 2009 after a long illness. Mr. Rose was born Dec. 8, 1959 in Monroe, La., the son of the late Polly and Jesse Rose. He is survived by two daughters, Shannon Rose, of Hutchinson, Ks., and Kaylee Rose, of St. John, Ks.; three sisters, Nora Young, of Cassville, Mo., Polly Heidlage, of Ponca City, Ok., and June Rose, of Oklahoma City, Ok.; and one brother, Jesse Rose, of Exeter, Mo...
Bonnie Keeton (10/21/09)
Bonnie Doris Patton Keeton, 76, of Monett, died at 10 a.m. Oct. 19, 2009. Services will be 2 p.m. tomorrow, Oct. 22 at White Funeral Home in Cassville with Rev. Ron Fieker officiating. Burial will be in Sparks Cemetery near Butterfield. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today, Oct. 21 at the funeral home...
Jimmy Dinwiddie Jr. (10/21/09)
Jimmy Ray Dinwiddie Jr., 36, of Springfield, died at 4:20 p.m. Oct. 17, 2009. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow, Oct. 22 at Miller Memorial Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Morris-Leiman-Mosher Funeral Home of Miller. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Oct. 21 at the funeral home...
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