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Stories from Monday, December 28, 2009

A community Christmas (12/28/09)
At 5 a.m. on Friday, Linn Thornton unlocked the American Legion Home in Monett, got out of shovel and began clearing the walks of the snow and ice that fell overnight. By 5:30 a.m. helpers began to arrive and within another hour the building was buzzing with activity...
Monett City Council finalizes plans for bond money (12/28/09)
The Monett City Council adopted an ordinance at its December meeting to establish how federal Recovery Zone Economic Development bonds will be used by the city. Bonds from the federal stimulus program designated for the counties have been requested for use on city water projects. ...
Icy Roads Lead To Wrecks (12/28/09)
Bad weather conditions were partly to blame for injuries in wrecks since Thursday. The Missouri State Highway Patrol issued the following reports. A Purdy woman was hurt in a one-vehicle crash at 9:20 p.m. Friday five miles west of Monett on Highway 97 in Barry County...
Verona Lady Wildcats Lose In Tourney (12/28/09)
Unable to come back from a big first half deficit, the Verona Lady Wildcats lost to second-seeded Couch 43-35 on Saturday in the girls division of the Ash Grove basketball tourney. Verona dropped to 6-3 on the year. Couch took an 11-2 first quarter lead over the seventh-seeded Lady Wildcats and increase the advantage to 21-7 by intermission...
Three Monett Gridders Receive More All-State Honors (12/28/09)
Three Monett Cubs football players, Beau Bounous, Jason Obermann and Christian Privett, have received more All-State honors. The trio was named last week to the Associated Press All-State team, chosen by sportswriters from across the state. Bounous was named to the first team defense at end, marking the second straight year for him being named to the first team. Obermann was selected to the first team at offensive lineman. Privett was named to the second team at running back...
Back In The Good Old Days (12/28/09)
SEVENTY YEARS AGO December 28, 1939 SIXTY YEARS AGO December 28, 1949 FIFTY YEARS AGO December 28, 1959 FORTY YEARS AGO December 28, 1969 THIRTY YEARS AGO December 28, 1979 TWENTY YEARS AGO December 28, 1989 TEN YEARS AGO December 28, 1999...
Theodore Tanner (12/28/09)
Theodore Martin Tanner, age 84, of Aurora, died at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 23, at the Aurora Nursing Center. Graveside services, under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan, 2, 2010 at the Maple Park Cemetery, with full military honors...
Burney Sixkiller (12/28/09)
Burney Sixkiller, 78, of Monett, died Dec. 27, 2009. No services are planned at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett.
Marla Mercer (12/28/09)
Marla J. Mercer, 65, of Cassville, died Dec. 23, 2009. Memorial services were held at 1 p.m. on Dec. 26 at White Funeral Home in Cassville.
Paul Herbert (12/28/09)
Paul Dean Herbert, age 57, of Miller, died at 9:17 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 25, at his home. A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 30 at Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora.
Junior Elkins (12/28/09)
Junior Barnes Elkins, age 82, of Shell Knob, died on Saturday, Dec. 26. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 29, in Lohmer Full Gospel Church, of Shell Knob, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob. Burial will be in Fields Cemetery in Shell Knob...
Jimmie Dunning (12/28/09)
Jimmie Ed Dunning, 66, of Republic, formerly of Aurora, died Dec. 24, 2009. Memorial services were held at 10 a.m. on Dec. 28, at the First Baptist Church in Aurora. Burial was in Maple Park Cemetery under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home of Aurora...
Delmer Donaldson (12/28/09)
Delmer T. Donaldson, age 89, died on Saturday, Dec. 26, at the Marionville Methodist Manor in Marionville. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 29, at Viola Cemetery in Shell Knob under the direction of White Funeral Home in Cassville...
Harlan Barekman (12/28/09)
Harlan Christopher Barekman, age 84, of Monett, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 26, 2009, at Cox-Monett Hospital. Harlan was born on July 19, 1925, in Colfax, Ill., the son of the late Christopher C. and Blanche Agnes Worstell Barekman. Harlan served his country by enlisting in the United States Navy during World War II. He was honorably discharged on November 13, 1945. Harlan retired as the Superintendent of Utilities with the City of Monett...
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