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Stories from Wednesday, February 17, 2010

New agronomy centeer now open in Freistatt (02/17/10)
Dedication ceremonies were held Feb. 12 for the new Freistatt Farmers Exchange Agronomy Center. The 6,300-square-foot facility, located a half mile west of Freistatt on Highway H, provides expanded service for the Freistatt organization and completes a plan that has been in the works for 15 years...
Mt. Vernon men injured in crash at Butterfield (02/17/10)
Two Mt. Vernon men were injured in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 37 at Butterfield yesterday afternoon. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Melvin Owens, 71, was life flighted to St. John's Hospital in Springfield with serious injuries, and Frank Owens, 67, was taken by ambulance to Cox Monett Hospital with moderate injuries...
Lawrence County prosecutor to run for judge (02/17/10)
Lawrence County Prosecutor Robert E. George has announced his intention to file for the office of Lawrence County Associate Circuit Judge on the Republican ticket. George plans to seek the Division Two seat currently held by Judge Larry Meyer, who plans to retire at the end of his term on Dec. 31...
Rape lands Aurora man behind bars for 15 years (02/17/10)
An Aurora man, who pleaded guilty to multiple charges of rape and sodomy in Stone County, was sentenced on Tuesday to 15 years in prison. Kevin D. Padgett was sentenced by Judge Alan Blankenship on eight counts of statutory rape and 25 counts of statutory sodomy. Padgett pleaded guilty to crimes involving an 11-year-old victim between September 2007 and August 2008. The sentences are to run concurrently by agreement with the victim's family...
Monett Lady Cubs overpower SW 61-29 (02/17/10)
The Monett Lady Cubs easily dispatched Southwest Monday night, overpowering the Ozark 7 school 61-29. Monett limited the Lady Trojans to 8 points or less all four quarters of the game. The Lady Cubs led 33-14 at halftime and 50-22 going into the final quarter on their way to the lopsided 61-29 win...
Pierce City boys and girls squads post victories (02/17/10)
The Pierce City boys and girls basketball squads both celebrated victories over Golden City last night. The Lady Eagles easily downed their opponents 63-16 while the Pierce City boys earned a 46-32 win. In the girls game, Kaelyn Osborn led all scoring with 18 points. Other Pierce City scorers were: Megan Golubski 13; Emily Ashley 11; Taylor Mettlach 8; Briaa Zebert 3; Mattie Parrison 2; Becca Hatfield 2; Jennefer Velten 2; Krishna Merriman 2; and Abby Ashley 2...
Cubs battle back to beat the Wildcats 59-56 (02/17/10)
The Monett Cubs battled back to defeat visiting Cassville 59-56 in a Big 8 match-up last night. Coming out of the half-time locker room, Monett looked sharper and stronger. The Cubs were outscored 18-16 in the third quarter but then took over the game in the fourth...
Back in the Good Old Days for Feb. 17 (02/17/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO February 17, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO February 17, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO February 17, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO February 17, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO February 17, 1070 THIRTY YEARS AGO February 17, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO February 17, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO...
Robert Townsend (02/17/10)
Robert W. "Bob" Townsend, age 92, of Cassville, died at 1:30 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 15. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 19, in Cassville United Methodist Church, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery in Exeter. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until service time on Friday, Feb. 19, in the church...
Linda Meyer (02/17/10)
Linda Lou Meyer, age 58, of Aurora, died at 4:50 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 15, at her home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 18, at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora with burial in the Maple Park Cemetery. A visitation will be held prior to the service from noon to 2 p.m. at the funeral home...
Sid Hill (02/17/10)
Sid Hill, age 80, of Pierce City, died on Feb. 8 at McCune Brooks Hospital in Carthage. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20, at Pierce City Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home, in Pierce City...
Norma Henson (02/17/10)
Norma Henson, age 85, of Monett, passed away at Monett Health Care on Tuesday, Feb. 16. Norma was born on March 18, 1924, in McDowell, the daughter of the late Eunice Aaron and Flora (Baldwin) Harris. She was a retired home health care worker and an antique dealer. She was a Methodist. Norma also opened her home to many foster children throughout the years...
Leon Golubski (02/17/10)
Leon Golubski, age 54, of Joplin, formerly of Pierce City, died at 1:33 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 15 at his home. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 18, at Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City with burial in Spring River Cemetery near Verona. Visitation will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 17. Arrangements are under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City...
Curtis Butler (02/17/10)
Curtis Butler, age 72, of Washburn, died on Monday, Feb. 15, at his home. A private immediate burial was held at Washburn Prairie Cemetery in Washburn under the direction of White Funeral Home in Cassville. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 27 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Cassville...
Anna Buehler (02/17/10)
Anna Joline Buehler, age 79, of Mt. Vernon, died on Sunday, Feb. 14, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. Funeral services, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, were held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 17, at the First Christian Church in Mt. Vernon. Burial was held at the Missouri Veteran's Cemetery in Springfield...
Jacquelynn Bowman (02/17/10)
Jacquelyn "Jackie" Bowman, age 75, of Cassville, died at 8:12 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 16. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 19, in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until service time on Friday, Feb. 19, in Fohn Funeral Home, in Cassville...
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