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Stories from Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Monett audit reflects solid budget practices (01/06/10)
Careful handling of finances and better budget management were evident in the City of Monett's recent audit for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2009. This was the first audit reflecting oversight by City Administrator Dennis Pyle, and a number of positive signs were evident...
Winter safety tips could be crucial (01/06/10)
With temperatures expected to plunge to record lows this week, officials with Barry County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) offers winter awareness safety advice. "The biggest issue with the cold temperatures revolves around preparation," said Barry County OEM Director David Compton. "Having winter weather disaster kits in vehicles and at home is the most important safety measure to implement when preparing for winter emergencies."...
Lawrence County jury returns guilty verdict (01/06/10)
Lawrence County Prosecutor Robert George has earned his first conviction of 2010. Sitton was also caught on tape attempting to open a package of cologne and then picking up a pair of boxer shorts, ripped off the sales tag and cramming them in his pocket. Store officials kept an eye on Sitton as he walked through the store and finally approached him as got near an exit...
Cyber task force group nabs child porn suspect (01/06/10)
 Over the last few months, local law enforcement officers Brian Martin and James Smith, who work with the Southwest Missouri Cyber Crimes Task Force, took part in an investigation that led to the arrest of a cyber criminal. Martin, who works as the Barry County Sheriff's Department's cyber investigator, and Smith, who works as the Cassville Police Department's cyber investigator, helped the Task Force collect evidence against Donald Lee Zaeer, 58, of Jasper. ...
MHS Lady Cubs Trip Up Joplin, 52-40 (01/06/10)
Getting balanced scoring, the Monett Lady Cubs came back in the second half to defeat the Joplin Lady Eagles 52-40 in a non-conference basketball game at Monett on Monday. "It was a good, strong effort, especially in the second half," said MHS Coach Derrek Uhl...
Strong Starts List SW, Exeter Lady Tigers To Cage Wins (01/06/10)
First half dominance carried both the Southwest Trojans and the Exeter Lady Tigers to basketball victories last night. Southwest-Pierce City Southwest took a 39-16 lead by intermission on the way to defeating host Pierce City 60-47 in a non-conference game...
Back In The Good Old Days (01/06/10)
SEVENTY YEARS AGO January 6, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO January 6, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO January 6, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO January 6, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO January 6, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO January 6, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO January 6, 2000...
David Lowery (01/06/10)
David Lowery, 56, died on Sunday, Jan. 3, at his home. He was born on Oct. 7, 1953 in Monett, Mo. to Billy Gene and Velma Louise (Burg) Lowery. David is survived by his mother, two daughters: Nicole and Amanda; two brothers: Freddie Lowery, of Noel, Mo. and Bill Lowery of Monett, Mo.; two sisters: Pat Arivett, of Verona, Mo. and Cheryl Yarnall, of Cassville, Mo...
Quentin Epperly (01/06/10)
Quentin Carl Epperly, age 90, of Cassville, died on Tuesday, Jan. 5. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 7, at Mill Street Church of Christ in Cassville, under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home, in Cassville. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Cassville...
Catherine Burger (01/06/10)
Catherine (Roetto) Burger, age 79, of Columbia, passed away Jan. 3, 2010 of an apparent heart attack. She was born on Feb. 16, 1930, in Monett, daughter of the late Frank and Catherine (Witt) Roetto. On May 20, 1950, she was united in marriage to Bernard Burger at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Pierce City, and he survives...
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