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Stories from Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Local Habitat group dedicates its fourth house (01/20/10)
On Sunday, a crowd of around 40 gathered at the Monett Community Center to celebrate the completion of the fourth home built by the Habitat of Humanity Monett-Purdy Affiliate. The new structure, located at 303 County Rd., is now home to Alberto and Sofia Peralta and their two youngest children, Lucy, 17, and Alberto, 12. The Peralta family was present at Sunday's dedication, and local Habitat leaders presented the Peraltas with a photo album, a picture frame and a Spanish language Bible...
Wreck At Sarcoxie Leave Three Dead (01/20/10)
Three people were killed and six people were injured in area crashes since Monday. The Missouri State Highway Patrol issued the following reports. Three people were killed and four people were hurt yesterday in a two-vehicle wreck a mile south of Sarcoxie on Highway 37 in Newton County at 3:40 p.m...
Guard now under new leadership (01/20/10)
Capt. Lawrence Adrian officially took command of the 276th Vertical Engineer Company of the Missouri National Guard in ceremonies held at the Pierce City Armory. The 276th, formerly based at the Monett Armory before the last Guard reorganization, has been led for the past two years by Captain Eric Spencer...
Monett police respond to recent rash of crime (01/20/10)
Thefts from cars, graffiti painting and a commercial burglary kept Monett police busy over the weekend. According to a report from officers, thefts were reported from vehicles at 605 Third St., 511 Fifth St., 402 Sixth St., 611 Eighth St. and 616 9th St. All the vehicles were unlocked at the time...
Lady Cubs Fall To Strafford In Tournament (01/20/10)
Coming back in the second half, the Strafford Lady Indian handed the Monett Lady Cubs a 49-46 loss in an opening round basketball game of the Sarcoxie Tournament on Monday. "We knew this was going to be a battle and it was," said MHS Coach Derrek Uhl. "I thought the girls played hard but we didn't shoot well again despite having some good looks."...
Middle Two Quarters Costly As MHS Cubs Lose To Webb City (01/20/10)
Outscored 44-25 in the middle two quarters, the Monett Cubs were unable to make up those points and lost to Webb City 73-60 last night in a non-conference basketball game on the road. "I was proud of the way we battled," said Monett Coach Ty Goetz. "The guys never let down and gave us a chance. We had a letdown at the end of the third quarter but other than that we answered everything they threw at us."...
Pierce City, Verona Girls; Purdy Boys Win (01/20/10)
Girls basketball teams from Pierce City and Verona as well as the Purdy boys won but the Pierce City boys lost in games played Monday and Tuesday. Pierce City vs. Dadeville The Pierce City Lady Eagles took a 16-6 first quarter lead and went on to defeat Dadeville 58-49 on Monday...
Back in The Good Old Days (01/20/10)
SEVENTY YEARS AGO January 20, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO January 20, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO January 20, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO January 20, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO January 20, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO January 20, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO January 20, 2000...
Cody Stephens (01/20/10)
Richard "Cody" Stephens, age 23, of Cherryvale, Kan., formerly of Monett, died on Jan. 16, at KU Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. He was born on May 6, 1986 to Randy and Toni (Stephens) Gower in Springfield. Cody is survived by his parents; maternal grandparents: Paul Stephens, of Monett; maternal great-grandmother: Thelma Stephens, of Washburn; paternal grandparents: Terry and Mary Gower, of Welch, Okla. ...
Jon Blue (01/20/10)
Jon Blue, age 48, of Monett, died on Sunday, Jan. 17, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born on Aug. 30, 1961, to Paul H. and Bernice (Frost) Blue. He was united in marriage to Geneva J. Chew on June 6, 1989, in Springfield. Jon is survived by his parents: Paul and Bernice Blue; his wife, Geneva Blue; one loving son, Caleb John Blue, of Monett; the daughter of his heart: Sara Parker, of Aurora; two sisters: Becky Forester and husband John, of Springfield, and Vicki Schreiner and husband, Joel, of Ankeny, Iowa; and one uncle: Floyd Blue and wife, Frieda.. ...
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