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Stories from Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Chris Fuldner family makes major gift (12/16/09)
The capital campaign being conducted by the Monett Area YMCA received a major boost today with the announcement of a $3 million dollar gift from the family of Chris and Ginny Fuldner. Two million dollars of the Fuldner gift has been earmarked for the construction of a new YMCA building, and $1 million will be used to establish an endowment fund to support operations of the aquatic center to be built as part of the new Y facility...
Election races take shape in early filings (12/16/09)
Filings opened yesterday for school board and municipal elections that will take place on April 6, 2010. A number of races began taking shape early as candidates put their names on record for consideration. The fastest race developing yesterday was for the Monett R-1 Board of Education. Three-term incumbent Tony Rickard, who has served as board president, has announced he will not seek re-election, leaving one vacancy to fill...
New magazine to focus on southwest Missouri (12/16/09)
"Connection," a new magazine for Barry and Lawrence counties, has been launched. The 42-page full color magazine is the first of its kind to be published in the Cassville and Monett areas and will be a new monthly publication. According to Lisa Schlichtman, the editor of "Connection," the new magazine will focus on the people of southwest Missouri...
More H1N1 vaccine available for Barry County residents (12/16/09)
A once-rationed supply of H1N1 flu vaccine is now available to the general public, and Barry County health officials are urging area residents to receive their H1N1 vaccination. The Barry County Health Department will be hosting an H1N1 flu vaccination clinic on Thursday, Dec. 17 from 3 to 7 p.m. at its Monett and Cassville offices...
PC council hits impasse over mayor's pay (12/16/09)
A debate between aldermen at Monday's monthly meeting of the city council in Pierce City led to a rare impasse as neither side mustered enough votes to resolve the question. Mayor Carol Hirsch announced, "I can't run again for various reasons." The next mayor's salary would have to be set prior to the April election. At the request of one of the aldermen, Hirsch placed the matter on the agenda for consideration...
Monett Teams Lose, Purdy Girls Victorious In Cage Games (12/16/09)
The Monett Cubs boys and girls teams lost last night, as did the Purdy boys, but the Lady Eagles of Purdy posted a win. Monett boys Grabbing control in the second quarter, the Spokane Owls went on to upend the Monett Cubs 72-42 in a non-conference contest at Spokane...
PC Lady Eagles Fall To E.N. (12/16/09)
In a non-conference basketball game at Pierce City on Monday, the East Newton Lady Patriots went on a 20-0 run in the first half to take control of the game on the way to defeating the Lady Eagles 49-35. Pierce City dropped to 2-4 on the season. Kaelyn Osborn, of the Lady Eagles, got the home team started on the right track with an early trey and a 3-0 lead. East Newton came back later in the first quarter to close to within a point at 9-8...
Back In The Good Old Days (12/16/09)
SEVENTY YEARS AGO December 16, 1939 SIXTY YEARS AGO December 16, 1949 FIFTY YEARS AGO December 16, 1959 FORTY YEARS AGO December 16, 1969 THIRTY YEARS AGO December 16, 1979 TWENTY YEARS AGO December 16, 1989 TEN YEARS AGO December 16, 1999...
Don Franklin (12/16/09)
Don T. Franklin, age 81, of Monett, died on Dec. 14, 2009. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. at Resthaven Cemetery in Shawnee, Okla. on Friday, Dec. 18, 2009. Burial services will follow. Arrangements are under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett, Mo...
Robert Davis (12/16/09)
Robert John "Bob" Davis, 62, of Jasper, Mo., passed away suddenly shortly before noon on Saturday, December 12, 2009. He was born on March 29, 1947, in Lockwood, Missouri, to Orla and Lola Davis. He served his country for four years in the U.S. Marine Corps and spent most of his life working as a contractor, doing plumbing, heating, air conditioning and electrical work...
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