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Stories from Thursday, October 29, 2009

Flu impacts R-1 student attendance (10/29/09)
Dealing with the flu, state funding of the Career Ladder program and a change in the building rental policy were among the topics addressed by the Monett R-1 Board of Education during its October monthly meeting. Recently, student attendance has been down, reported Superintendent Dr. John Jungmann...
Highway crews to work continuously on Hwy. 60 passing lanes (10/29/09)
To meet a Nov. 25 deadine, road crews will work around the clock to complete construction on alternate passing lanes along Highway 60 from Monett to Republic. The 24/7 schedule will begin once the rain stops, according to officials with the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT)...
State test scores assessed by Pierce City school board members (10/29/09)
Both gains and losses in standardized state tests taken last spring were reported to the Purdy R-2 Board of Education at its October meeting. Purdy High School Principal Bob Vice had a breakdown of scores from the district's Annual Yearly Progress (AYP) report, prepared as part of the No Child Left Behind Act...
Barry County Health Dept. to link offices with computer server (10/29/09)
On Oct. 15, the Barry County Health Department Board of Trustees approved a bid from MDC Technology Group for a new server that will be installed at the Cassville office. The board received a $6,149.99 bid from Midwest IT Services and a $7,275.11 bid from MDC Technology Group. Kathleen King, Barry County Health Department administrator, recommended the board approve the bid from MDC, which included the installation and configuration of all new server equipment and software...
Six MHS Lady Cubs Earn All-Big 8 Conference Honors In Softball (10/29/09)
Six members of the Monett Lady Cubs softball team have been tabbed for All-Big 8 Conference honors as a result of voting by league coaches last week. Named first team All-Conference from Monett were junior pitcher Paige Marney, senior catcher EmiLee Davis and senior outfielder Tiffany Carver...
Drug Court Raises Money With Golf Tourney (10/29/09)
The second annual Barry County Drug Court golf tournament was held Oct. 3 at the Cassville Golf Course with over 70 golfers participating. Winners of the four-person scramble in the A Flight were: McCullah, Utter, Keeler and Haynes, first place; Edie, Edie, Crass and Ledgerwood. second place; and Stimble, Stimble, Meadows and Ledford, third place...
Halloween, plays, concerts offered as entertainment in week ahead (10/29/09)
The week in Monett: Joe Levanti's Horseshoe Theater has the Missouri Mountain Gang performing bluegrass at 7 p.m. on Saturday at the Monett City Hall Auditorium. Performers include Larry Mayfield on mandolin and fiddle, Danny Bradley on banjo, Marty Baty on guitar and Mary Mayfield on bass fiddle. Admission is $5...
Back In The Good Old Days (10/29/09)
SEVENTY YEARS AGO October 29, 1939 SIXTY YEARS AGO October 29, 1949 FIFTY YEARS AGO October 29, 1959 FORTY YEARS AGO October 29, 1969 THIRTY YEARS AGO October 29, 1979 TWENTY YEARS AGO October 29, 1989 TEN YEARS AGO October 29, 1999...
Marzell Balmas (10/29/09)
Marzell C. Balmas, 97, of Monett, passed away October 27, 2009, in Monett Health Care. Marzell was born February 8, 1922 in Jenkins, to Jim and Ella (Henson) Stockton. She was united in marriage to Alvin A. Balmas on December 27, 1930. He preceded her in death...
Paula Miller (10/29/09)
Paula Sue Miller, 55, of Purdy, died at 5 p.m. Oct. 27, 2009. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, at Lakin Funeral Chapel in Pierce City. Burial will be in Mt. Olive Cemetery near Fairview under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home of Pierce City...
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