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Stories from Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Food For Thought program continues to grow (11/18/09)
The Food for Thought Backpack program is in its second year and has doubled the number of children it feeds from 24 to 48. The program is a ministry of First Christian (Disciples of Christ) Church of Monett in partnership with Ozarks Food Harvest and Monett Elementary School...
'Season of Hope' promotes food banks (11/18/09)
A fresh look at area food pantries has prompted 29th District State Senator Jack Goodman to add his office's resources to bringing attention to local hunger issues. Goodman announced the "Season of Hope" food drive that will help provide families in need with groceries to prepare a traditional Christmas dinner...
Explosion causes home fire in Purdy (11/18/09)
One person suffered severe burns as a result of a house fire along Highway 37 near Purdy last Wednesday. According to Mike Redshaw with the Purdy Fire Protection District (PFPD), the owner of the residence, Dennis Webb, was reportedly attempting to light his furnace when something exploded...
Marshals discover meth lab in Aurora (11/18/09)
Officers from the U.S. Marshal's Service were executing an arrest warrant in the 800 block of West St. Louis in Aurora when they discovered what they believed to be a methamphetamine laboratory. According to Detective Lieutenant Jay Jastal with the Aurora Police Department, the U.S. Marshal's office notified the Aurora Police Department and Comet Drug Taskforce about the suspected drug lab and local officers responded to the residence and took three adults into custody...
MHS Pride Night For Winter Sports Set For Friday (11/18/09)
Monett Cubs Pride Night will tip off the 2009-10 winter sports seasons this Friday at the Monett High School gymnasium. "Extra curricular activities are important learning experiences for our students," said Alan Spencer, MHS Athletic Director. "The experience of taking part in these activities leads to a greater chance for success for our students in their endeavors after leaving high school."...
Three Monett Runners Earn All-District Honors (11/18/09)
Several members of area cross country teams, including three from Monett, have been named to the Southwest Cross Country Coaches Association's All-Southwest district cross country teams. In boys Class 3A, senior Micha Miller and sophomore Chris Renteria, of the Monett Cubs, were named honorable mention...
Speedway Banquet Sunday In Monett (11/18/09)
The 2009 Monett Speedway Banquet will be held this Sunday at the Casino at Monett South Park. Dinner will begin at 6 p.m. with the awards ceremony to follow. Presentations will be made to the top 10 in Late Models, A Modifieds, B Modifieds, Pro 4's, Bombers and Rookies...
Back In The Good Old Days (11/18/09)
SEVENTY YEARS AGO November 18, 1939 SIXTY YEARS AGO November 18, 1949 FIFTY YEARS AGO November 18, 1959 FORTY YEARS AGO November 18, 1969 THIRTY YEARS AGO November 18, 1979 TWENTY YEARS AGO November 18, 1989 TEN YEARS AGO November 18, 1999...
Geneva Heckart (11/18/09)
Geneva W. Heckart, 84, of Pierce City, died at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, 2009. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 20, at Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City. Burial will be at Pierce City Cemetery.
James White (11/18/09)
James White, age 68, died on November 17, 2009. He was born on October 4, 1941, son of Forest and Hazel White, in Prescott, Ark. He was a graduate of Purdy High School and University of Missouri in Rolla. He was a retired engineer for Hewlett Packard in Loveland, Colo...
Alice Snyder (11/18/09)
Alice Marie Snyder, 89, of Cassville, died at 1:50 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 16. Memorial services will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 18, at the First Baptist Church in Cassville. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home, of Cassville...
John Case Sr. (11/18/09)
John Harm Case Sr., 63, of Purdy, died Nov. 14, 2009. Services were held at 2 p.m. today, Nov. 18, at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial was in Sparks Cemetery near Butterfield.
Nellie Campbell (11/18/09)
Nellie Lucinda "Nelle" (Stanton) Campbell, 97, of Cassville, died Nov. 12, 2009. Services were held at 11 a.m. today, Nov. 18, at St. Edward's Catholic Church in Cassville under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home of Cassville. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery in Exeter...
Lois Fox (11/18/09)
Lois Kathleen Fox, 81, of Rogers, Ark., died Nov. 15, 2009. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow, Nov. 19, at Clio Cemetery near Jenkins under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home of Cassville. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today, Nov. 18, at the funeral home...
Henry Fulford (11/18/09)
Henry "Rex" Fulford, 65, of Rocky Comfort, died at 2:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 16, 2009. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, at Creason Cemetery in Ridgley under the direction of McQueen Funeral Home of Wheaton. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Nov. 18, at the funeral home...
Carol Potts (11/18/09)
Carol Maxine Potts, age 73, of Monett, MO, died Sunday, November 15, 2009, at Cox Monett Hospital in Monett, MO. She was born in Kansas City, MO, on April 16, 1936, the daughter of John and Geneva Davis Frirsen. She was preceded in death by one son, Harold Lee Ashby, in 1984, and her husbands, Tom Potts and Bob Przybylo...
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