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Stories from Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Monett R-1 board eyes food service change (12/30/09)
Monett School Board members moved toward a major change in the R-1 District's food service program during its December meeting. Superintendent Dr. John Jungmann reported the food service program has lost around $75,000 a year for the past two or three years. Use of the program has not decreased and enrollment has stayed stable...
Pierce City School Board hears idea promoting FFA program (12/30/09)
The Pierce City R-6 Board of Education heard presentations from the Pierce City High School FFA advisor and from a group hoping to preserve the district's middle school building during the board's Dec. 17 meeting. According to Erin Boursheski, the Pierce City FFA advisory group met last week to discuss the possibility of forming a committee to help Pierce City's FFA chapter. The committee would consist of 12 local business owners and area farmers...
Search for First Baby has begun (12/30/09)
The Monett Times is sponsoring the First Baby of the Year Contest to usher in 2010. For the 67th consecutive year, The Times will honor the first baby of the year born at Cox Monett Hospital with prizes. The first baby born after midnight, Dec. 31, will be declared the winner by the hospital...
Verona School Board Update On Project (12/30/09)
Work on school property highlighted action taken at the December meeting of the Verona R-7 Board of Education. Richard Werner, the school district's architect, presented a preliminary drawing of the new locker room space. The board gave Werner permission to hire Heithaus Engineering Associates as civil engineer on the project...
Lady Cubs Get First Victory (12/30/09)
The Monett Lady Cubs won their first game of the season but the boys were defeated as the Neosho Holiday Basketball Tournament continued on Tuesday. Cubs girls Coming off a tough overtime loss the day before, the Lady Cubs rebounded with a 64-46 win over Kansas City Ruskin in the consolation round...
Southwest, Wheaton Win In Holiday Tourney (12/30/09)
Southwest and Wheaton won second round games in the annual boys Southwest Holiday Tournament on Tuesday. In the semifinals, top-seeded Southwest grabbed a 43-21 lead by halftime enroute to downing Purdy 73-43. Levi Roberts fired in 26 points to spark Southwest to the victory. Also scoring for Southwest were Josh Hartin with 13 points, Austin Rettman with 9 points, Matt Whittington with 8 points, Tyler Ferguson and Skylar Knoll with 6 points each and Travis Hayworth with 5 points...
New Year's Day events, concerts, plays open for entertainment in first week of January (12/30/09)
This week in Springfield: The Missouri State University Concert Chorale will give a concert at 7 p.m. Sunday at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1551 E. Portland St. Opening Jan. 7 for a month-long run at the Stained Glass Theatre, 1996 W. Evangel in Ozark, will be Jacob Fuchs' "Vanity and Valor," a medieval tale of a forced marriage and faith. Shows are Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Ticket information is available by calling 417-581-9192...
Back In The Good Old Days (12/30/09)
SEVENTY YEARS AGO December 31, 1939 SIXTY YEARS AGO December 31, 1949 FIFTY YEARS AGO December 31, 1959 FORTY YEARS AGO December 31, 1969 THIRTY YEARS AGO December 31, 1979 TWENTY YEARS AGO December 31, 1989 TEN YEARS AGO December 31, 1999...
Mazie King (12/30/09)
Mazie L. King, age 93, of Berryville, Ark., died on Tuesday, Dec. 29. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 2 in Central Community United Methodist Church in Shell Knob under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home of Shell Knob. Burial will be in McGuire Cemetery in Shell Knob...
Alfred Box (12/30/09)
Alfred Box, age 87, formerly of Pierce City, died at 4:35 p.m. on Dec. 28, at the home of his niece in Purdy. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 31 at the Pierce City cemetery under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City...
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