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Stories from Friday, February 19, 2010

Children's Center sees rise in calls (02/19/10)
The Children's Center, which provides child abuse assessment, saw a 10 percent increase in the number of children served at the Monett office during 2009. Calls to help children tend to come in spurts, Anderson said. Staff may have to respond to eight or nine children from the same family in a single night after days of no calls...
Meeting Monday to offer info on school proposal (02/19/10)
Citizens United for Better Schools (CUBS) will hold a public meeting detailing plans for renovations at the Monett Elementary School at 6:30 p.m. on Monday in the elementary school cafeteria. This will be the first presentation the group will offer on the $4.5 million bond issue going before voters on April 6. Architects from Sapp Design Associates will have renderings of the building changes and new construction at the meeting...
Verona celebrates homecoming this week (02/19/10)
Verona High School is celebrating homecoming this week. "Lovin' Basketball" is the theme for this year's event. Coronation of the homecoming queen will take place on Friday as the Wildcats take on the Trojans from Southwest. Vying for the title of queen are two seniors: Beth Bigham, daughter of Bill and Debbie Bigham, and Jori Dodson, daughter of Lori Dodson and Rick Dodson...
Leadership Monett 2010 class is still open (02/19/10)
The Monett Chamber of Commerce is still accepting applications for its 2010 Leadership Monett class. This will be the fourth time the chamber is sponsoring the popular program, which will begin on March 11 and conclude in June. According to Suzy McElmurry, chamber executive director, the program involves a four-month commitment by its members who meet every other Thursday for eight four-hour sessions. Class members also work to complete a community project together...
Lady Cubs end regular season with Big 8 win (02/19/10)
In a very low scoring affair, the Monett girls earned the victory over visiting East Newton last night. The Lady Cubs closed out their regular season with the 35-25 Big 8 win. In the second half of the game, the Lady Cubs settled down and took control of the game. Monett outscored the visitors 7 to 4 in the third quarter and 14 to 6 in the fourth to earn the 35-25 victory...
Over 100 Monett athletes make Big 8 academic lists (02/19/10)
Monett High School and the Big 8 Conference have announced All-Academic teams for the fall semester of the 2009-2010 school year. There are 108 Monett High School student-athletes who received the honor. First team members earned a semester grade point average of 9.6245 or better and second team members earned a GPA of 8.9370 through 9.6244. All-Academic team members are listed below by sport and level of honor...
Back in the Good Old Days for Feb. 19 (02/19/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO February 19, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO February 19, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO February 19, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO February 19, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO February 19, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO February 19, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO February 19, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO...
John McCarthy (02/19/10)
John Patrick McCarthy, age 95 years and 11 months, passed away at 9:03 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 16, at his home. He was born on March 20, 1914, in Boston, Mass. On May 5, 1945, he was united in marriage to Marjorie Leah Leming, of Percy, Ill. They met at a USO dance. He was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Columbia, MO...
Florian Daniel (02/19/10)
Florian Daniel, infant child of William Florian Palma and Susana Daniel, of Carthage, and grandchild of Mary Daniel, of Monett, was stillborn on Monday, Feb. 15, at Calvary Community Hospital in Fulton. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 22 at the Monett I.O.O.F. Cemetery. Arrangements are under the personal care and direction of Buchanan Funeral Home, in Monett...
Linda Alley (02/19/10)
Linda Kay Andrews Alley, age 63, of Mt. Vernon, died at 8:07 p.m. on Feb. 16, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 19, at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, in Mt. Vernon with burial in the Evergreen Cemetery in Republic...
Highlandville Mo.-CRS Sale's Co. Sheep and Goat Sale.: Monthly Sheep and Goat Auction for 02-18-10 (02/19/10)
Joplin- Joplin Regional Stockyards: Special Wean-Vac and Source Verified Feeder Cattle Report for 1/18/2010 (02/19/10)
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