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Stories from Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Area firefighters engage in training exercise (03/03/10)
Nearly a dozen local fire departments and districts came together to participate in multi-jurisdictional training in Wheaton on Saturday morning. After practicing several fire drills, local firefighters coordinated a controlled burn of the old Wheaton hotel...
Area sales tax receipts show gains in February (03/03/10)
Sales tax receipts to Barry and Lawrence county cities and governments showed gains in February. A year ago, the nine-month plunge in Monett's sales tax receipts began the general local recession. Although the January total showed another major decline after two months of improvements, February showed more signs of recovery, especially for Monett...
Library board will not seek levy (03/03/10)
The possibility of placing a tax levy initiative on the April ballot was discussed by members of the Barry-Lawrence Regional Library Board of Trustees at their Jan. 14 meeting. Library Director Jean Berg presented a list of pros and cons to consider before asking voters to approve a tax levy increase. ...
Bid dates set for R-7 project (03/03/10)
Bid specifications and dates for the Verona R-7 Districts building project, presented by Richard Werner, the school's architect, were approved by the school board at its February school board meeting. According to architect Richard Werner, drawings are available at Springfield Blue Print. ...
Engineering firm commits to new Y (03/03/10)
Architectural Systems Inc. (ASI) has pledged contributions totaling $100,000 over the next five years toward the construction of the new Monett Area YMCA facility. ASI, which provides engineering and fabrication services to businesses throughout the country, was founded by Charlie Locher and Scott Beckwith in 1998 at its current location near Highway 60 and Eisenhower in Monett...
PC boys down EN in districts (03/03/10)
The Pierce City boys won their district opening game 53-47 over East Newton last night to advance to a semi-final match-up against Mt. Vernon, the host team, at 6 p.m. on Friday night. Pierce City opened the game with a narrow 12-10 lead over the Patriots after the first quarter. The game remained close through the second stanza, and the Eagles led 22-19 at the break...
Verona Wildcats fall to Niangua in district action (03/03/10)
AURORA -- The Niangua Cardinals shook off a sluggish start, pulled away in the third quarter and put away the Verona Wildcats, 52-39, at Aurora on Tuesday night. Niangua, the #2 seed, ended Verona's season and will play Chadwick on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the Class 1 District 6 boys basketball tournament's semi-finals...
Purdy , Wheaton, Miller advance (03/03/10)
A pair of Ozark 7 teams pulled upsets to stay alive in district play on Tuesday. The Purdy Eagles squeezed Greenfield with commanding play in the second and third quarters to take a 68-49 victory in Class 2 District 10 boys action at Sarcoxie. Landon Terry led the Eagles with 26 points, with ample support from Devon Bennett with 13 and Cody Hall with 9...
Wilkerson keys Miller rout in district opener (03/03/10)
The first round of the Class 2 District 10 girls basketball tournament at Sarcoxie saw Purdy score 84 points to Miller's 82. Too bad the teams didn't play each other. Career scoring leader Hannah Wilkerson watched Purdy destroy Marionville and then helped her Miller Lady Cardinals replicate that feat, dismantling host Sarcoxie in an 82-39 snoozer...
Purdy girls top Marionville (03/03/10)
Purdy jumped all over Marionville with a 46-14 opening half and cruised to an 84-26 victory in their Class 2 District 10 girls basketball tournament game at Sarcoxie on Monday night. Junior guard Brooke Swadley scored 21 points in just three quarters of work to pace the Lady Eagles...
Back in the Good Old Days for March 3 (03/03/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO March 3, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO March 3, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO March 3, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO March 3, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO March 3, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO March 3, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO March 3, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO March 3, 2000...
Letha Riott (03/03/10)
Letha Emily Riott, age 82, of Cassville, died at 12:02 p.m. on Monday, March 1. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 4, in Fohn Funeral Home, in Cassville. Burial will be in Sparks Cemetery, in Butterfield. Visitation will be held from 6 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 3, in Fohn Funeral Home, in Cassville...
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