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Stories from Wednesday, January 27, 2010

R-1 Board hires SWACC director (01/27/10)
The Monett R-1 School District has hired a new administrator to guide the Southwest Area Career Center (SWACC). Brad Hanson, who has served as principal at Cassville High School for the past seven years, has accepted the position of SWACC director, which has been filled this school year by Tyler Laney on an interim basis. Laney, a retired school superintendent, accepted a one-year appointment to the position after long-time director Ted Dorton retired following the 2008-09 school year...
Council approves airport plan (01/27/10)
The Monett City Council approved its master plan for the municipal airport and discussed various city projects at its January monthly meeting. The airport master plan and layout plan, prepared by the engineering firm of Bucher, Willis and Ratliff (BWR), was adopted with no revisions. After a presentation was made last month to council members, Mike Waller, aviation project manager and planner for BWR, made a return visit from Kansas City to review the plan with the Monett Industry Council...
Dining for Diabetes: a solution to a community problem (01/27/10)
A record number of diners, 397 in all, attended Cox Monett Hospital's eighth annual Dining for Diabetes event held Saturday night at the Pierce City Armory. A large group of volunteers, dressed to match the event's fiesta theme in somberos, sarapes and flamenco-inspired costumes, waited tables and served up delicious Mexican fare. ...
Shots fired at cemetery (01/27/10)
A routine patrol of a rural Lawrence County cemetery last night resulted in a foot pursuit of four subjects with shots fired. According to Lawrence County Sheriff Brad DeLay, a deputy was patrolling a cemetery in northwest Lawrence County when he noticed four individuals under a pavilion...
Monett Cubs jump on CJ early (01/27/10)
The Monett Cubs avenged an earlier tournament loss by soundly defeating Carl Junction 56-48 for a Big 8 Conference victory before a home crowd. Monett outscored the Bulldogs 12 to 5 in the first quarter to set the tone for the game. By halftime, the Cubs led 28-17 and Carl Junction was unable to narrow the gap...
MHS Cub grapplers win over SF Central (01/27/10)
Monett wrestlers fell to Ozark 55-16 and then beat Springfield Central 36-34 in a triangular meet held yesterday. "We are continuing to get better and better each week," said Coach Daryl Bradley. "It was nice to get a win finally. I know the kids are doing their best without a full line up. I am looking forward to the district tournament in the next couple of weeks."...
Lady Cubs fall 67-44 to Willard (01/27/10)
The Monett Lady Cubs hosted Willard on Monday night and suffered a 67-44 loss. Monett kept pace with Willard in the first quarter, trailing by only 4 points at 16-12. In the second quarter, the Lady Cubs were outscored 19 to 9 and faced a 25-21 half-time deficit that ended up being too much to overcome...
PC girls win big over Lockwood (01/27/10)
The Pierce City Lady Eagles overwhelmed Lockwood 65-27 on Monday night behind Kaelyn Osborn's 22 points. Pierce City led 44-12 at the half. In the final two quarters of play, a host of Lady Eagles got time on the court, scoring 21 more points to Lockwood's 15 for the final score...
Back in the Good Old Days for Jan. 27 (01/27/10)
SEVENTY YEARS AGO January 27, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO January 27, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO January 27, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO January 27, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO January 27, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO January 27, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO January 27, 2000...
Dale Ballard (01/27/10)
Boyd Dale Ballard, age 77, of Monett, passed away from this life on Jan. 25 at Sarcoxie Nursing Center following a long illness. He had lived in this area most of his life. He was born on Jan. 9, 1933 in West Plains and will be sadly missed by his family and friends...
Linda Bishop (01/27/10)
Linda Fay Bishop, age 65, of Cassville, died on Sunday, Jan. 24 at her home. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 26 at the Seligman Cemetery under the direction of White Funeral Home, of Cassville.
Roy Pearcey (01/27/10)
Roy M. Pearcey, age 83, of Stotts City, died at 3:45 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 23, at the HCR Manor Care in Springfield. A graveside service, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, of Mt. Vernon, was held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 26 at the Moore Cemetery in Stotts City...
Charline Perriman (01/27/10)
Charline Perriman, age 79, of Mt. Vernon, died at 5:24 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 25, at St. John's Hospital-Springfield. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 28, at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with burial at the Summit Cemetery in Mt. Vernon. A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 27, in the funeral home...
Beverly Sweeney (01/27/10)
Beverly M. Sweeney, age 77, of Eagle Rock, died at 12:25 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 24. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 31, in Fohn Funeral Home, in Cassville. Burial will be in Missouri Veteran's Cemetery in Springfield. Visitation will be held from noon until service time on Sunday, Jan. 24, in Fohn Funeral Home, in Cassville...
Joe Allen (01/27/10)
Joe Allen, age 55, of Cassville, died at 11:01 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 25. A prayer service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 30, in Fohn Funeral Home, of Cassville. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 30, in Fohn Funeral Home, of Cassville...
Linda Pendergrass (01/27/10)
Linda K. Pendergrass, age 66, of Monett, died at her home on Saturday, Jan. 23. She was born on Feb. 13, 1943 to Burness and Mildred (Miller) Mayfield in Aurora. Linda united in marriage to james Pendergrass on Aug. 28, 1963 in Monett. Linda is survived by her husband; one son: Burness and wife Dorothy Pendergrass, of Dundee, Fla.; two grandchildren: Sarah and Michael...
Buffalo Livestock Market-Buffalo, MO: Monthly Sheep and Goat Auction for 01/27/00 (01/27/10)
Springfield - Springfield Livestock Marketing Center: Special Dairy Heifer Sale for 1/26/10 (01/27/10)
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