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Stories from Monday, February 1, 2010

Inmates return to Law Co Jail (02/01/10)
The Lawrence County Jail reopened on Monday and is now in full operation. The facility has been closed since last July due to safety issues that required a number of improvements. Other upgrades at the facility include larger and more efficient kitchen appliances, which are used to prepare jail meals...
Changes seen in court activity (02/01/10)
Monett Municipal Court had an average year in 2009, based on summary statistics released by Court Clerk Mechele Tharp. It was the first year under Municipal Judge Michael D. Garrett. Several trends were evident in revenue and case resolutions. Court sessions continue to be held on Tuesdays, processing between 75 and 175 cases per session. ...
Little girl rescued from pond (02/01/10)
A 6-year-old girl from Monett was rescued by her mother after falling through an iced over pond on 1226 Farm Road 1030 in Monett on Saturday around 1:30 p.m. Barry County first responders, ambulance crews and the Barry County Sheriff's Department responded to the call. By the time emergency personnel arrived, the girl's mother had pulled her daughter from the pond and had begun CPR...
Verona R-7 board reviews building plans with architect (02/01/10)
Verona Superintendent of Schools William Sweet recognized the school board at the January meeting and presented each member with a certificate from the Missouri School Boards Association. "I would like to recognize the time and effort each board member sacrifices for the benefit of our students and community," said Sweet...
Monett AD releases game list (02/01/10)
Monett High School Athletic Director Alan Spencer has released a list of athletic actitivities for this week. The Lady Cubs basketball team hosted Lamar on Monday night, and on Tuesday night, the Lady Cubs will host Diamond beginning with the junior varsity contest at 6 p.m. The Monett boys will be travelling to Carthage on Tuesday night and Monett wrestlers will be at Bolivar...
Wrestlers sixth at Seneca (02/01/10)
Monett High School's wrestling team took sixth place at the Seneca Tournament where eight schools competed.  Monett finished with 131.5 points. Seneca won the tourney with 376 points. Other schools competing included: Carl Junction, second, 213.5 points; Ozark, third, 142.5; Seneca JV, fourth, 141; Neosho JV, fifth, 139; Diamond, seventh, 111.5; Nevada, eighth, 82.5; Neosho, ninth, 46; Monett JV, 10th, 15; and Diamond JV, 11th, 13...
Cubs pick up another Big 8 win (02/01/10)
The Monett Cubs triumphed 78-66 over Lamar on Saturday night in a postponed match-up. The game was supposed to have been the annual Rose homecoming game but weather disrupted the festivities and the Rose game will now be played on Friday, Feb. 19 against East Newton...
Back inthe Good Old Days for Feb. 1 and 2 (02/01/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO February 1, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO February 1, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO February 1, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO February 1, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO February 1, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO February 1, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO February 1, 1990...
Randel Swearingen (02/01/10)
Randel Lee "Randy" Swearingen, age 54, of Cassville, died on Saturday, Jan. 30. Arrangements are pending at this time. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home, of Cassville.
Irene Smith (02/01/10)
Irene Smith, age 80, of Harrah, Okla., formerly of Monett, died on Saturday, on Jan. 30, at the Harrah Nursing Center, in Harrah, Okla. She was born on April 4, 1929, in Butterfield to Archie and Julie (McMillin) Boyd. She was united in marriage to Billie Stewart, and he passed away on June 5, 1972. She then married Elmer Smith on Oct. 29, 1976, and he passed away on July 4, 1998...
Blon Rhea (02/01/10)
Blon L. Rhea, age 88, of Marionville, died at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 27, at his home. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6, at the Harmony House, in Aurora, under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, of Aurora.
Anthony Price (02/01/10)
Anthony "Tony" Allan Price, age 27, of Monett, died on Saturday, Jan. 30, at his home after a long illness. He was born on January 23, 1983 in Springfield, to Darrell Price, of Monett, and Angela (Chandler) Madero, of Golden. Tony is survived by his parents, maternal grandmother: Vera Coker, of Monett; and paternal grandparents: Norman and Arlene Price, of Pierce City...
Robert L. Philibert, Sr. (02/01/10)
Dr. Robert L. Philibert, Sr., age 87, of Shell Knob, and former Monett High School science teacher, died at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 28. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 3, in Fohn Funeral Home, in Shell Knob. Burial with military honors will be in Painter Cemetery, in Shell Knob under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home...
Mark Masur (02/01/10)
Mark Masur, age 79, of Lakewood, Colo., formerly of Carl Junction and Monett, died on Friday, Jan. 29, in Hospice of St. John's Lakewood, Colo. Services are pending under the direction of Bennett-Wormington  Funeral Home.
Richard Lawson (02/01/10)
Richard H. "Buck" Lawson, age 78, of Exeter, died on Thursday, Jan. 28. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 2 in Fohn Funeral Home, in Cassville. Burial will be in Royal Oaks Cemetery, in Cassville. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until service time on Tuesday, Feb. 2, in Fohn Funeral Home, in Cassville...
Nita Donica (02/01/10)
Nita L. Donica, age 79, of Monett, died at 5:38 p.m. at Cox Medical Center South, in Springfield. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 2 at Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora, under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home, of Pierce City...
Billy Booth (02/01/10)
Billy "Alan" Booth, age 69, of Exeter, died on Friday, Jan. 29. Memorial services were held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 1, at Fohn Funeral Home, in Cassville.
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