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Stories from Wednesday, October 28, 2009

More jobs coming to Miracle in Monett (10/28/09)
PlayPower, the parent company of Miracle Recreation Equipment, will be adding more manufacturing jobs to its factories in Monett. An announcement last week by PlayPower confirmed that all the manufacturing jobs located in Farmington would be moving to Monett by the end of the year...
Hydro Aluminum consolidating Cassville plant into Monett operation (10/28/09)
Hydro Aluminum has announced plans to consolidate its Cassville facility into the company's operations in Monett, which will move a number of jobs to Monett. "Consolidating the Cassville operations into Monett will improve our responsiveness to customers and increase our operating efficiency," said Rhonda Wright, vice president and general manager of Hydro's central region...
K-9 aids in rescue of Lawrence County woman (10/28/09)
Yesterday's search for a missing rural Lawrence County women ended happily as law enforcement officials found her lying in the woods where she had fallen and could not get up to seek help. Lawrence County's K-9 Magnum, his handler Detective Chad Garoutte and Detective Melinda Mitchell were the ones to locate 52-year-old Nancy Dickerson, of Republic, after she'd been missing for 12 hours...
Festival of Flavors tickets now on sale (10/28/09)
Tickets are now on sale for the Monett Chamber of Commerce's Festival of Flavors, the annual tasting event featuring delicacies from eateries and food industry specialists from around the area. Cindy Stephens, Festival of Flavors chairperson, said 19 vendors have signed up to share their cooking. The event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 12, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church gymnasium on Seventh Street. Parking is available across the street and around the church property...
Halloween activities abound this weekend (10/28/09)
Upcoming Halloween events are being scheduled beginning tonight at several area locations. Monett's traditional costume contest and downtown parade will not be held this year. The Festival Committee decided against holding its parade for children along the downtown business district on a Saturday. Consequently, the Monett Lions Club decided not to hold the costume contest at city hall, where the Horseshoe Theater has a show scheduled for 7 p.m...
Monett-Seneca To Decide Grid Playoff Spot (10/28/09)
Which football team continues to play in 2009 will be determined by whoever wins Thursday night when the Monett Cubs travel to Seneca to take on the Indians in the Class 3A District 12 and Big 8 Conference game. Last week the Cubs, 8-1 overall, 5-1 in the league and 1-1 in the district, defeated East Newton 37-0. ...
MHS Cubs Defeat Thomas Jefferson In Soccer (10/28/09)
Playing a strong game on both offense and defense, the Monett Cubs defeated host Thomas Jefferson 5-1 on Monday. Monett improved to 10-7 on the season by winning the last regular season contest. Monett clinched its second straight winning season. "The team played very well together throughout the game," said Monett Coach Jeremy Wilson. "I was pleased with the unselfish passing by all members of the team...
Cubs, Purdy, PC And Verona Spikers Fall In District Play (10/28/09)
Volleyball season came to an end in district tournaments for Monett and Purdy on Monday and for Pierce City and Verona last night. Class 3A District 12 Monett was defeated by Nevada in the first round by scores of 15-25 and 16-25 at Carl Junction. "We had moments of great play, but we could not make the change and push through Nevada's defense," said Monett Coach Shyrah Boyle...
Back In The Good Old Days (10/28/09)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO October 28, 1929 SEVENTY YEARS AGO October 28, 1939 SIXTY YEARS AGO October 28, 1949 FIFTY YEARS AGO October 28, 1959 FORTY YEARS AGO October 28, 1969 TWENTY YEARS AGO October 28, 1989 TEN YEARS AGO October 28, 1999...
Oscar Schad (10/28/09)
Mr. Oscar J. Schad, 87, of Purdy, passed away at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 25, 2009. He was born February 8, 1922 in Purdy, to Casper and Matilda (Schnieder) Schad. He was united in marriage to Lillian Rupp on November 27, 1949 in Purdy. Oscar was a retired farmer and carpenter, and a member of St. John's Lutheran Church at Stones Prairie near Purdy...
Wanda Ward (10/28/09)
Wanda Ann Jarvis Ward, 74, of Pierce City, MO, died on Monday, October 26, 2009, at her home near Pierce City, MO. She was born October 3, 1935 near Pierce City, the daughter of the late Oral and Lauretta Jasumback Jarvis. She married Newell Ward Sr. in 1952, and he preceded her in death in 1998...
Delmar Garner (10/28/09)
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. ...
Marzell Balmas (10/28/09)
Marzell C. Balmas, 97, of Monett, died Oct. 27, 2009. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 30 at Bennett-Wormington Chapel in Monett with Don Deffenbaugh, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Waldensian Cemetery south of Monett under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett...
Ernest Heckard (10/28/09)
Ernest E. Heckard, 66, of Galena, Kan., died at 8:53 p.m. Oct. 23, 2009. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 30 at Pierce City Cemetery under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home of Pierce City.
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