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Stories from Monday, October 26, 2009

Crime holds steady in Monett (10/26/09)
Crime in Monett has remained fairly consistent during 2009 compared to last year. According to numbers tallied by the Monett Police Department, crime in Monett has stayed fairly steady though changes in the way officers track domestic violence cases are expected to change year-end numbers...
Monett School Board looks closer at new plans for elementary school (10/26/09)
More direction for plans to improve the Monett Elementary School campus emerged from talks with architects at the R-1 Board of Education monthly meeting in October. The school board meeting was held at the elementary school to give board members an on-site opportunity to look at the campus layout if specific questions arose. Board members conducted a campus walk-through two weeks ago with an eye on the construction project...
Barry County Health Dept. is receiving flu vaccine (10/26/09)
The Barry County Health Department continues to receive small amounts of H1N1 influenza vaccine each week, according to Administrator Kathleen King. "We anticipate weekly shipments will continue to arrive," said King, "but information about when or how much vaccine we will receive has been coming at the last minute."...
Pierce City police plan big "High on Life" event (10/26/09)
Preparations are complete for the "High on Life" celebration set for 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 31 at the Pierce City National Guard Armory. Focused on showing alternatives to drug use, the event will feature entertainers, speakers and activities for young people to demonstrate life can be full and interesting without dabbling in drugs and alcohol...
Three Hurt In Area Wrecks (10/26/09)
Three people were injured in a trio of area traffic accidents since Friday. The Missouri State Highway Patrol issued the following reports: A Monett woman was hurt in a one-vehicle wreck at 9:30 a.m. Friday two miles east of Pleasant Ridge on Route Z in Barry County...
MHS Cubs Cruise Past East Newton, 37-0 (10/26/09)
Keeping their state playoff hopes alive, the host Monett Cubs utilized a good ground game and a determined defense to defeat the East Newton Patriots 37-0 last Friday night in a Class 3A District 12 and Big 8 Conference contest. With the win, the Cubs improved to 1-1 in the district, 8-1 on the year and 5-1 in the league. It sets up this Thursday night's encounter between Monett and the Seneca Indians at Seneca to decide which team advances to the state playoffs and which team stays home...
Monett Boys Take Second In Conference At Cross Country Meet (10/26/09)
With a score of 48, the Monett Cubs boys took second place Saturday in the Big 8 Conference cross country meet held at East Newton. The host Patriots won the meet with a score of 30. Other boys teams and scores were Lamar 59, Carl Junction 108 and Cassville 135...
Back In The Good Old Days (10/26/09)
SEVENTY YEARS AGO October 26, 1939 SIXTY YEARS AGO October 26, 1949 FIFTY YEARS AGO October 26, 1959 FORTY YEARS AGO October 26, 1969 THIRTY YEARS AGO October 26, 1979 TWENTY YEARS AGO October 26, 1989 TEN YEARS AGO October 26, 1999...
Delmar Garner (10/26/09)
Delmar Leon Garner, 70, of Pierce City, passed away October 24, 2009, in the V.A. Medical Center, Fayetteville, Arkansas. Delmar was born October 29, 1937 in Belle, Mo. to Launa and Ola Mae (Shockley) Garner. He was an educator (teacher, counselor and principal) in various schools. ...
Lois Lantz (10/26/09)
Lois Lenette Lantz, 98, of Mt. Vernon, died at 10:14 p.m. Oct. 21, 2009. Graveside services were noon today, Oct. 26 at Floral Hills Cemetery in Kansas City under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home of Mt. Vernon.
Belle Greenway (10/26/09)
Belle Sarah Greenway, 94, of Monett, died Friday, October 23, 2009, at the Aurora Nursing Home in Aurora, Missouri. Ms. Greenway was born September 20, 1915 to Glover and Anna (Owens) Greenway in Jenkins, Missouri. She was a member of the Temple Baptist in Monett, Missouri, and worked for Armor in Aurora as a line worker...
David Jackson (10/26/09)
David Joe Jackson, 59, of Purdy, MO, passed away Sunday, October 25, 2009, at Cox Monett Hospital. Mr. Jackson was born February 2, 1950 in Savannah, GA, the son of William J. and Kathryn Park Jackson. He was a salesman. He married Kim Shockey on July 27, 1991 in Neosho, MO, and she survives...
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