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Stories from Friday, January 29, 2010

Rural roads see major breakups in recent weather (01/29/10)
Extreme shifts in temperatures have taken a toll on rural roads in Barry County. While the weather warming to spring-like conditions last week may have been welcomed by residents, the freezing-and-thawing cycle has created major challenges those maintaining roadways...
Barry County Health board accepts resignation of administrator (01/29/10)
The Barry County Health Department Board of Trustees accepted a letter of resignation from Kathleen King, administrator, at its regularly scheduled meeting on Jan. 21. According to Chairman John Starchman, the board has already started its search for a new administrator. The position will be advertised through several media outlets, and the board hopes to begin receiving applications and resumes within the next few months...
OACAC offers weatherization aid (01/29/10)
Residents in the bi-county area have an opportunity to help lower heating costs this winter through Ozarks Area Community Action Corporation's (OACAC) weatherization program. According to OACAC Weatherization Program Director Todd Steinmann, who is based in Springfield and oversees program services for 10 southwest Missouri counties, the weatherization program is designed to help assist patrons who otherwise would not be able to pay for weather-related repairs...
Second half scoring leads Thomas Jefferson past Purdy boys (01/29/10)
Jordan Stauffer took over in the 2nd half to lead Thomas Jefferson to a 66-40 Ozark 7 Conference win at Purdy on Tuesday, January 26. The 6-5 center for the Cavaliers scored 19 of his game-high 26 after halftime, turning a mere 7-point 3rd-quarter lead into a commanding 26-point victory over the host Eagles...
Pierce City, Purdy girls win, Verona loses in basketball action (01/29/10)
In girls high school basketball action last night, Pierce City easily over College Heights and Purdy surged in overtime for a victory over Miller. The Pierce City Lady Eagles took a 21-8 first quarter lead against College Heights and never looked back, cruising to a 53-39 win. Pierce City was up 40-21 going into the fourth quarter...
Hot shooting in first half spurs Cubs to victory over Bulldogs (01/29/10)
A first half spurt gave the Monett High School boys basketball team enough of a lead to carry the Cubs to victory at home last night over Carl Junction 56-48. The Cubs took control of the game early, securing a 12-5 lead in the first quarter that built to a 28-17 advantage. The Bulldogs narrowed the margin by five points in the third quarter. A high scoring but even final stanza enabled Monett to put the game away...
Back in the Good Old Days for Jan. 29 (01/29/10)
SEVENTY YEARS AGO January 29, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO January 29, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO January 29, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO January 29, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO January 29, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO January 29, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO January 29, 2000...
Back in the Good Old Days for January 28 (01/29/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO January 28, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO January 28, 1940 FIFTY YEARS AGO January 28, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO January 28, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO January 28, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO January 28, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO January 28, 2000...
Bernard Campbell (01/29/10)
Bernard is survived by his wife, Lenora; one son: Ronald Campbell, of Monett; three daughters: Barbara Brightwell, of Carthage; Carolyn Beard, of Ozark; and Marilyn Ceselski, of Monett; two brothers: Robert Campbell, of Pierce City; Terry Campbell, of Monett; two sisters: Ann Bowman, of Neosho; and Carolyn Witt, of Pierce City; 13 grandchildren and special friend, Marsha Wiles...
Doris Henson (01/29/10)
Doris Jean (Henson) Garoutte, age 70, of Aurora, died at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 27, at her home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 30, at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora with burial in the Maple Park Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 29 in the funeral home...
Bobby Pope (01/29/10)
Bobby Pope, age 64, of Exeter, died at 9:50 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 27. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 2, in Word and Spirit Family Outreach in Goodman. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
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