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Stories from Thursday, December 10, 2009

Monett's own Santa Claus gearing up for annual effort (12/10/09)
Linn Thornton has begun preparations to bring Christmas to families in and around Monett. Once again Monett's "Santa Claus" is working on distributing toys and preparing for his Christmas day community dinner. "I had a lot of early calls, in September and October," Thornton said. "I see needs are up a third over last year."...
Crime Stoppers program works, officials say (12/10/09)
The mission of Crime Stoppers was described by Monett Police Chief Tim Schweder and Board Chairman John Strong at last week's meeting of the Monett Kiwanis Club. According to Schweder, the Crime Stoppers program began locally in 2007. When a prisoner who had escaped from the Barry County Jail was captured as a result of a tip...
Two more arrested in wake of meth lab bust (12/10/09)
Two people have been taken into custody after officers with the Barry County Sheriff's Department and the Missouri State Highway Patrol discovered the makings of a meth lab at a residence located off of VV Highway north of McDowell. Tracy Lee Walker, 27, of Verona, was charged with delivery/manufacturing of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia...
Drug Court holds first graduation (12/10/09)
The Barry County Drug Court will celebrate its first graduation on Wednesday, Dec. 16. One of the drug court's first participants will be graduating from the program after 18 months of involvement. The special event will be held in conjunction with the regular drug court session in the Barry County Associate Circuit Courtroom located in the Barry County Judicial Center in Cassville beginning at 4:30 p.m. Graduation itself will take place at 5:30 p.m...
Three MHS Cubs Gridders Named All-State (12/10/09)
By CHARLES BRADY College recruiters have been clammering for the attention of the three senior Monett Cubs football players, Beau Bounous, Jason Obermann and Christian Privett, who were named to the Missouri Football Coaches Association All-State teams this week...
Christmas events, cookie tour, concerts abound for entertainment this week (12/10/09)
This week in Monett: On Friday, Broadway Nights will extend hours of stores until 8 p.m. and feature live entertainers, painter Gwen Campbell and author Cheryl Hodde at different venues. On Sunday, the Ozark Festival Orchestra will present its Christmas concert with the Crowder College Community Chorus and the Aurora High School Concert Choir at 3 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 1600 N. Central across from North Park. An offering will be taken to cover expenses...
Back In The Good Old Days (12/10/09)
SEVENTY YEARS AGO December 10, 1939 SIXTY YEARS AGO December 10, 1949 FIFTY YEARS AGO December 10, 1959 FORTY YEARS AGO December 10, 1969 THIRTY YEARS AGO December 10, 1979 TWENTY YEARS AGO December 10, 1989 TEN YEARS AGO December 10, 1999...
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