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Stories from Friday, October 30, 2009

Cox Monett Hospital restricts visitors (10/30/09)
Cox Monett Hospital has announced children ages 14 and under are not permitted to visit patients at the hospital until further notice. The restriction was made as a precaution from spreading the flu virus. According to a hospital statement, children easily and rapidly transmit the virus...
Bi-county voters look ahead to ballot issues next week (10/30/09)
Courthouses in Mt. Vernon and Cassville will be open for absentee voting in the clerks' offices from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday for the Nov. 3 election. In Barry County, voters in Purdy will decide whether or not to replace one of the city's two half-cent sales tax issues with two half-cent taxes. To avoid controversy over having "stacked" taxes, for which the city is being sued by Farmington attorney Tom Burcham, the city council is asking residents to relabel one of the taxes...
Empire District Electric seeks rate hike (10/30/09)
Empire District Electric Company has announced that it has filed a request with the Missouri Public Service Commission (MPSC) for changes in rates for its Missouri electric customers. Empire is seeking an annual increase in revenues of approximately $68.17 million or about 19.6 percent. ...
Monett Times to host Halloween costume contest Saturday (10/30/09)
Monett's 50-year tradition of holding a Halloween costume contest will continue. The event will be held at 5 p.m. on Saturday at Monett City Hall Auditorium. The Monett Times will host the contest. This is the second time in the last decade that The Times has stepped forward to continue the costume event when community organizations have not been available to carry on the show...
Verona R-7 Studies School Foundation (10/30/09)
Creation of a school foundation for the Verona School District was discussed at the October meeting of the school board. Julie Leeth, of the Community Foundation of the Ozarks, presented the idea. She said the best route for the school would be to form a charitable educational fund that would be handled by a board separate from the school...
Seneca Ends MHS Cubs' Season With 28-6 District Win (10/30/09)
Led by the running of Dillan Webb, the host Seneca Indians brought a fine season for the Monett Cubs to a close last night with a 28-6 win in a Class 3A District 12 and Big 8 Conference football game. In going to 7-3 overall, 6-1 in the league and 2-1 in the district, Seneca claimed the district runner-up position and will travel to Springfield Catholic on Wednesday for a state playoff game. Monett finished the year with an 8-2 record, 5-2 in the conference and 1-2 in the district...
Pierce City, Aurora Make Grid Playoffs As Runners-Up (10/30/09)
Pierce City and Aurora secured district football runner-up positions to advance to the state playoffs with victories last night. In a Class 2A District 11 and Spring River Valley Conference game, the Pierce City Eagles took a 34-0 halftime lead enroute to beating Diamond 40-0...
Back In The Good Old Days (10/30/09)
SEVENTY YEARS AGO October 30, 1939 SIXTY YEARS AGO October 30, 1949 FIFTY YEARS AGO October 30, 1959 FORTY YEARS AGO October 30, 1969 THIRTY YEARS AGO October 30, 1979 TWENTY YEARS AGO October 30, 1989 TEN YEARS AGO October 30, 1999...
Winifred Bell (10/30/09)
Winifred Bell, age 87, formerly of Mountain Home, passed away Tuesday, October 27, 2009, at her assisted living residence, in Springdale. The daughter of Earnest and Marianne Milburn, Mrs. Bell was born in rural central Missouri and grew up in a railroad family, following job assignments across several states. ...
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