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Stories from Wednesday, February 24, 2010

R-1 district unveils school renovation plans (02/24/10)
The campaign to renovate Monett Elementary School kicked off Monday evening with a rally in the campus cafeteria. Around 50 people gathered to hear about ways that passage of a $4.5 million bond issue will help transform the school. Superintendent Dr. John Jungmann said it was time to update the Monett Elementary School campus...
Early filings reveal few surprises (02/24/10)
Filing for the August primary election opened Tuesday, and seven of the nine candidates who filed for office in Barry County are incumbents as were seven of the 10 candidates seeking office in Lawrence County. Barry County filings The only office to attract new names to the ballot is the position of Division II Associate Circuit Judge. ...
Trotter files for Lawrence County prosecutor (02/24/10)
Monett attorney Don Trotter is among the candidates who filed on Tuesday to run for Lawrence County prosecutor. Trotter is seeking to succeed Robert George, who has filed to run for associate circuit court judge. Trotter, who grew up in Purdy and went to school in Cassville, has had his local law practice for more than three years. ...
Freistatt residents won't read meters (02/24/10)
The Freistatt Village Board in February voted at its February meeting to end the unique practice of having water customers read their own meters. "It's time we came up on the 21st Century," said Mayor Mike Ortwein. "A lot of people in town are elderly. They have to lay on the ground to read the meter. I've watched them have trouble getting up and down. We're trying to help the community. It seemed like a good thing to do."...
Lady Cubs beat Aurora 55-46 in district opener (02/24/10)
By LEE STUBBLEFIELD The Monett Lady Cubs rode the hot hand of Hunter Glouse to a 55-46 victory over Aurora in Monday night action of the Class 4 District 11 basketball tournament at Republic. Glouse scored 16 points, and three other Lady Cubs reached double figures, to lead the Lady Cubs into a Wednesday night game against top-seeded McDonald County...
Cassville upends Monett boys 62-38 (02/24/10)
Cassville shocked the field with a 62-38 upset of third-seeded Monett at the Class 4 District 11 boys basketball tournament at Republic last night night, After forging to a 14-5 lead after one period, Cassville erupted for a 15-0 run to reach 29-5. The Wildcats went on to lead 39-14 at halftime and never led by less than 25 in the second half...
Lady Wildcats earn 10th league win (02/24/10)
The Verona Lady Wildcats are continuing their winning ways with a 58-39 Ozark 7 Conference victory over McAuley. A dominating 20-2 first quarter gave Verona a huge cushion, and the Lady Wildcats led 39-13 at the half. Even though McAuley scored 17 points to Verona's 9 in the final quarter, it was not enough to earn the win as the Lady Wildcats walked away with their 10th league victory...
Purdy Lady Eagles host Verona Friday (02/24/10)
The Purdy Lady Eagles will face off with the Verona Lady Wildcats on Friday, Feb. 26 in a game that will finally decide the Ozark 7 Conference champion. Fittingly, it comes on the final day of the regular season. Three Ozark 7 schools -- Verona, Purdy and Exeter -- slugged it out through the conference schedule from start to finish. ...
PC squads notch wins over Diamond (02/24/10)
The Pierce City Lady Eagles picked up their seventh Spring Valley Conference win on Monday night when they bested Diamond 64-49. The Lady Eagles outscored Diamond in all four quarters and led 29-22 at halftime before enjoying a big 21-point third quarter that gave them a 50-36 advantage going into the final quarter...
Purdy girls win, boys fall to teams from TJ (02/24/10)
The Purdy Lady Eagles picked up an 84-15 road win over Thomas Jefferson last night while the Purdy boys fell 71-36. The Lady Eagles led throughout the game and enjoyed very balanced scoring with four players leading the way. Brooke Swadley had a team high 18 points while Addy Roller put up 17 points. Audrey Patton and Shelby White both contributed 14 points...
Back in the Good Old Days for Feb. 24 (02/24/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO February 24, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO February 24, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO February 24, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO February 24, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO February 24, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO February 24, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO February 24, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO...
Jack Vore (02/24/10)
Jack Lavern Vore, age 90, of Purdy, died at 4:45 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 21. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 26, in Granby First Church of God, under the direction of McQueen Funeral Home, in Wheaton. Burial will be in Rocky Comfort Cemetery...
John Rooney (02/24/10)
John Paul Rooney, age 37, of Marionville, formerly of Mt. Vernon, died at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 22. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 25 at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, in Mt. Vernon. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 26, at the Mt. Vernon City Cemetery, located at the end of McCanse Street...
Eva Meadows (02/24/10)
Eva Fern Meadows, age 93, of Aurora, died at 6 a.m. on Feb. 20, at the Aurora Nursing Center. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 24, at Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home with burial at the Maple Park Cemetery.
Neta Mclean (02/24/10)
Neta May "Eden" McLean, age 77, died on Sunday, Feb. 21 at National Healthcare. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 25, at Mason-Woodard Mortuary and Chapel in Joplin. Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery, located south of Monett. Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 24, at Mason-Woodard Mortuary and Chapel, in Joplin...
Joyce Martin (02/24/10)
Joyce Elaine Martin, 78, of Billings, Oklahoma, was the daughter of Blunt Hervy and Cecile Genevieve (Arnaud) Martin. She was born on July 15, 1931 in Okmulgee, Okla. and died on Saturday, Feb. 20, at the Integris Bass Baptist Hospital in Enid, Okla...
David Hadlock (02/24/10)
David Lynn Hadlock, age 54, of Springdale, Ark., went to be with the Lord on Feb. 21. He was born on July 13, 1955 in Fort Smith, Ark. to Theo and Gerti Comer Hadlock. He graduated in 1972 from Southside High School in Fort Smith, Ark. David married Rebecca Long on July 17, 2000. He worked for 16 years as a Surveying Supervisor for McClelland Consulting Engineers. David was a member of the First Baptist Church, of Springdale, Ark...
Martha Freeman (02/24/10)
Martha L. Freeman, age 69, of Purdy, died at 5:55 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 23. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 26, in Blessing Heights Worship Center, in Cassville, under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home, in Cassville. Burial will be in Leann Cemetery, in Leann...
Buffalo Livestock Market-Buffalo, MO: Monthly Sheep and Goat Auction for 02/23/10 (02/24/10)
Springfield - Springfield Livestock Marketing Center: Special Dairy Heifer Sale for 2/23/10 (02/24/10)
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