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Stories from Friday, October 23, 2009

Monett's DREAM for downtown is not funded (10/23/09)
For the second consecutive year, Monett's application for the Downtown Revitalization and Economic Assistance for Missouri (DREAM) Initiative has been turned down. The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) this week announced that five Missouri communities have been selected to participate in the 2009 DREAM program and none of those cities are located in southwest Missouri...
Lawrence County commissioners address, assess jail situation: Part 2 (10/23/09)
Lawrence County commissioners, at the request of The Monett Times, have answered questions about the closing of the Lawrence County Jail in July. In this second installment, the commissioners cite a number of problems contributing to the situation and the ongoing financial crunch resulting from the move...
Trunk or Treat returning for another Halloween in Monett (10/23/09)
Monett area churches and the YMCA will be hosting the second annual "Trunk or Treat" from 6 to 9 p.m. on Halloween night, Saturday, Oct. 31 in the parking lot of First United Methodist Church of Monett, located at 1600 N. Central. Because of the success of last year's event, the hours have been extended to 9 p.m. The entire event is free to children and their parents and depends entirely upon donations...
Pierce City School Board awards construction contract (10/23/09)
After several months of discussion and preparation, the Pierce City School Board has accepted a bid for construction of a new music and art room addition on the Pierce City R-6 School District campus. The low bid accepted by the R-6 School Board was $86,000 higher than the orginal architect's estimate of $450,000...
Pink Tea offers food, fun, fellowship (10/23/09)
The Cox Monett Hospital Auxiliary hosted its inaugural Pink Tea on Saturday and used the festive occassion to raise money for the CoxHealth Foundation Breast Cancer Fund for women in Barry and Lawrence counties. The event was held at the First United Methodist Church in Monett with 19 hostesses and over 150 guests in attendance. Each table was decorated with a theme, and many of the hostesses brought out heirloom China and tea services to treat their guests to a memorable luncheon event...
Lady Cubs, Verona, Pierce City Claim Area Volleyball Victories (10/23/09)
Monett, Verona and Pierce City won but Purdy was defeated in area volleyball action last night. In a Big 8 Conference outing, the visiting Monett Lady Cubs ended league and regular season play with a 39-28, 26-24 triumph over the Lamar Tigers. With the win, the Lady Cubs went to 11-20-1 on the season and finished the conference with a 2-5 record...
Purdy, PC Players On District Softball Team (10/23/09)
Four Purdy players and three from Pierce City were named to the All-District softball team for Class 2 District 8 this week. The first team All-District squad includes:...
Back In The Good Old Days (10/23/09)
SEVENTY YEARS AGO October 23, 1939 SIXTY YEARS AGO October 23, 1949 FIFTY YEARS AGO October 23, 1959 City. FORTY YEARS AGO October 23, 1969 THIRTY YEARS AGO October 23, 1979 TWENTY YEARS AGO October 23, 1989 TEN YEARS AGO October 23, 1999...
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