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Stories from Monday, December 14, 2009

Retailers seeing improvement in holiday season (12/14/09)
Monett merchants report sales activity during the first half of the Christmas shopping season has been generally busier than last year and year-end sales projections are upbeat. Bigger ticket items were in strong demand at Lowe's as the post-Thanksgiving sales period started. According to Neil Ramsey, administrative manager at Lowe's, sales on the day after Thanksgiving were the best in the three years the Monett store has been open...
Retailers seeing improvement in holiday season (12/14/09)
Monett merchants report sales activity during the first half of the Christmas shopping season has been generally busier than last year and year-end sales projections are upbeat. Bigger ticket items were in strong demand at Lowe's as the post-Thanksgiving sales period started. According to Neil Ramsey, administrative manager at Lowe's, sales on the day after Thanksgiving were the best in the three years the Monett store has been open...
Habitate for Humanity goals outlined for Kiwanians (12/14/09)
The mission and the accomplishments of the Monett-Purdy affiliate of Habitat for Humanity were detailed at last week's meeting of the Monett Kiwanis Club. Linda Schelin, founding board member and past chairman, provided insight into where the organization is going as its fourth home nears completion...
Layoffs announced at Roaring River State Park (12/14/09)
Roaring River State Park was not immune from statewide layoffs announced recently by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR). According to Roaring River State Park Superintendent Dusty Reid, the layoffs went into effect on Nov. 15 with Roaring River losing two maintenance positions and one office support staff. One of the three positions was vacant at the time of the layoffs...
Two hurt in Sunday vehicular accidents (12/14/09)
Two people were injured in a pair of Barry County wrecks yesterday. The Missouri State Highway Patrol issued the following reports. An Exeter man was hurt in a one-vehicle crash at 10 a.m. four miles west of Exeter on Farm Road 1045. Larry Anderson, 48, the driver, sustained serious injuries and was taken to St. John's Hospital in Springfield. Anderson was wearing a seat belt, according to the Patrol report...
Monett Cage Teams Lose On Friday (12/14/09)
Both the Monett girls and boys basketball teams lost non-conference games on Friday. The Lady Cubs fell in their home opener to Buffalo 59-46. The Monett boys lost at McDonald County 50-44. Cold shooting, especially in the middle two quarters, was the downfall for the Lady Cubs as Monett dropped to 0-5 on the year...
MHS Grapplers Finish Sixth In C.J. Tournament (12/14/09)
With 116 points the Monett Cubs wrestling team finished sixth among 10 teams competing Saturday in the Carl Junction Tournament. Seneca won the event with 267 1/2 points. Other teams and scores were Pittsburg, Kan. 205, Carthage 139, Carl Junction 136 1/2, Webb City 117, Nevada 98 1/2, McDonald County 80, Labette County, Kan. 76 1/2 and Cherryvale, Kan. 31...
Back In The Good Old Days (12/14/09)
SEVENTY YEARS AGO December 14, 1939 SIXTY YEARS AGO December 14, 1949 FIFTY YEARS AGO December 14, 1959 FORTY YEARS AGO December 14, 1969 THIRTY YEARS AGO December 14, 1979 TWENTY YEARS AGO December 14, 1989 TEN YEARS AGO December 14, 1999...
Lora Hammond (12/14/09)
Lora Leona (Ennis) Russell Loftin Hammond, age 100, of Cassville, died at 9:48 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 11, 2009. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009, in Fohn Funeral Home, of Cassville. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Cassville...
James Anderson (12/14/09)
James Alfred Anderson, age 71, of Cassville, died on Friday, Dec. 11, 2009. Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 14, 2009, in Antioch Cemetery in Cassville, under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
Danny Adamson (12/14/09)
Danny Joe Adamson, age 51, of Monett, died on Sunday, December 13, 2009, at his home in Monett. He was born on March 8, 1958, in Monett, to Donald Adamson Sr. and Mary Lowe. He owned and operated a bakery business and was a school bus driver. After graduating from Hillcrest High School, Danny entered the Navy and a veteran who served in Japan. ...
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