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Stories from Friday, December 18, 2009

Monett Rural fire department members OK dues hike (12/18/09)
New rates for membership and new signs will be coming from the Monett Rural Fire Association following its annual membership meeting on Dec. 5. Financial reports show the association has run a deficit for the past two years. With membership down from 1,200 to around 800, the organization ran a $2,500 deficit for 2008 and $3,045.95 for the year that ended on Nov. 30...
About half of county taxes paid (12/18/09)
Collection of county property taxes is approaching its final weeks for the 2009 tax cycle. County collectors report payments have been coming in at a pace comparable to last year. Lawrence County Collector Kelli McVey said that out of the $16.2 million in property taxes that he receives, about 45 percent had been paid by Thursday...
Lawrence County tax board members approve grants for 2010 (12/18/09)
In his report, LCDD Director George Woodward noted the 2010 projected income will be $421,669, of which $65,169 is the estimated carry-over amount from 2009. In addition, Woodward noted there has been more interaction with developmentally disabled individuals due to the larger amount of space at the new community center...
Monett City Council plans monthly meeting for Monday (12/18/09)
Airport and water system improvements will be open for discussion during the monthly meeting of the Monett City Council on Monday at 9:30 a.m. in council chambers at Monett City Hall. Review of the recently updated master plan for the Monett Municipal Airport is scheduled...
Purdy, Verona Girls Win Area Cage Games (12/18/09)
Girls basketball teams from Purdy and Verona won, but the Exeter boys were defeated in a light slate of area games played last night. The Purdy Lady Eagles went to 6-1 on the year with a 73-31 triumph over Wheaton. Purdy opened up a 22-3 bulge after the opening quarter enroute to the win...
Back In The Good Old Days (12/18/09)
SEVENTY YEARS AGO December 18, 1939 SIXTY YEARS AGO December 18, 1949 FIFTY YEARS AGO December 18, 1959 FORTY YEARS AGO December 18, 1969 THIRTY YEARS AGO December 18, 1979 TWENTY YEARS AGO December 18, 1989 TEN YEARS AGO December 18, 1999...
Joe Nelson (12/18/09)
Joe Vaughn Nelson, age 84, of Pierce City, passed away on thursday, December 17, 2009, at his residence. Joe was born on August 1, 1925, in Galena, MO., the son of the late Samuel Nelson and Ula Elizabeth (Scott) Nelson. Joe served his country by enlisting in the United States Army. He was honorably discharged on February 10, 1945. Joe had been a self-employed carpenter...
Jimmie Rattles (12/18/09)
Jimmie Rattles, age 48, of Monett, died on Friday, Dec. 18, 2009, at Cox-Medical Center South in Springfield. Services will be announced later. Arrangements are under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett.
Junior Coker (12/18/09)
Junior Coker, 84, of Monett, Missouri passed away on Thursday, December 17, 2009, at Cox-Monett Hospital. He was born on January 13, 1925 in Verona, MO., the son of Elijah and Ethel (Anderson) Coker. He was married to Vera Wormington on August 4, 1973 in Cassville, MO...
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