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Stories from Monday, December 21, 2009

Vision for Monett Elementary School changes taking shape (12/21/09)
The vision for changing Monett Elementary School got the green light from the Monett R-1 Board of Education at the December board meeting. Shaping input from previous sessions, architect Pam Haldiman from Sapp Design Associates brought renderings that showed dramatic changes to the existing campus...
Two Monett industries hit by burglary ring (12/21/09)
By MURRAY BISHOFF and LISA CRAFT Two Monett industries have been the targets of a sophisticated burglary ring in recent weeks. One business was hit on Dec. 2, according to Lt. Greg Brandsma of the Monett Police Department. An unknown subjects took blank payroll checks. A second business also hit where payroll checks were also taken...
Ten hurt in weekend accidents (12/21/09)
By CHARLES BRADY Ten people were injured in several bi-county crashes since Friday. The Missouri State Highway Patrol issued the following reports: An Everton man was hurt in a one-vehicle wreck at 1:10 a.m. Sunday two miles east of Miller on Route DD in Lawrence County...
Citations issues in driving campaign (12/21/09)
Authorities with the Lawrence County Sheriff's Department recently participated in the statewide You Drink & Drive, You Lose campaign, which was held from Dec. 7 through Dec. 13. According to Lawrence County Sheriff Brad DeLay, three officers with the sheriff's department worked 24 hours of overtime during the campaign and made a total of 49 traffic stops...
Barry County man arrested in suspected meth lab bust (12/21/09)
One man was arrested near Shell Knob on Dec. 17 when officers seized a suspected methamphetamine lab. The Southwest Missouri Drug Task Force, Missouri State High Patrol SWAT Team and the Barry County Sheriffs department deputies served a search warrant at 5 a.m. on Dec. 17 at a residence located north of Shell Knob...
Ten People Hurt In Wrecks (12/21/09)
Ten people were injured in several bi-county crashes since Friday. The Missouri State Highway Patrol issued the following reports: An Everton man was hurt in a one-vehicle wreck at 1:10 a.m. Sunday two miles east of Miller on Route DD in Lawrence County...
Republic Easily Defeats MHS Cubs (12/21/09)
Limited to just a single basket in the second quarter, the Monett Cubs fell behind by 21 points by intermission and were unable to overcome that huge deficit in losing to the Republic Tigers 58-25 in a home non-conference basketball game Friday night...
Four Area Girls Cage Teams Log Wins (12/21/09)
Girls basketball teams from Verona, Purdy, Pierce City and Exeter notched area wins over the weekend. Verona defeated Golden City on Friday 62-23 and then beat Chadwick 66-55 in the Walnut Grove Tournament on Saturday. The Lady Wildcats took a 19-0 first quarter lead on the way to beating Golden City...
Back In The Good Old Days (12/21/09)
NINETY YEARS AGO December 21, 1919 SIXTY YEARS AGO December 21, 1949 FIFTY YEARS AGO December 21, 1959 FORTY YEARS AGO December 21, 1969 THIRTY YEARS AGO December 21, 1979 TWENTY YEARS AGO December 21, 1989 TEN YEARS AGO December 21, 1999...
Jimmie Rattles (12/21/09)
Jimmie Harold Rattles, age 58, of Monett, died on Friday, Dec. 18, at Cox-Medical Center South in Springfield. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 22, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett. Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 23, at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Pierce City Cemetery...
Berta Stehr (12/21/09)
Berta Lou Stehr, age 77, of Aurora, died at 11:15 a.m. on Dec. 18, in Springfield. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 22, in the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora with burial following at 2 p.m. in the Missouri Veteran's Cemetery in Springfield...
Richard Vaughn (12/21/09)
Richard Duane Vaughn, age 59, of Aurora, died at 11 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 17, at his home. Funeral services, under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 21, at the First Presbyterian Church of Aurora.
Ray Wallace (12/21/09)
Ray D. Wallace, age 52, of Exeter, died at 1:44 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 18. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 21, at Fohn Funeral Home, in Cassville and burial was in the Union Cemetery in Stella.
Ernest Jones (12/21/09)
Ernest Eugene "Gene" Jones, age 63, of Wheaton, died on Saturday, Dec. 19. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 22, at McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton. Burial will be in Union Cemetery in Stella. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday at McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton...
Robert Gripka (12/21/09)
Robert Alan Gripka, age 48, of Cassville, died on Friday, Dec. 18. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 22, at Emmanuel Baptist Church, under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home, in Cassville. Burial will be in Russell Cemetery, in Butterfield...
Douglas Bingham (12/21/09)
Douglas D. Bingham, age 52, of Wheaton, died at 3 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 18. No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of McQueen Funeral Home, in Wheaton.
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