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Stories from Friday, March 12, 2010

Purdy council opts to pursue June bond issue (03/12/10)
The Purdy City Council has decided to call for a special election in June for a vote on a bond issue to upgrade the city's sewer system. Aldermen passed a resolution at the March meeting agreeing to compliance standards with the United States Department of Agriculture's Rural Development program that will help fund the effort...
Cox promotes nutrition month (03/12/10)
Healthy eating and living a nutritious lifestyle is the focus of a National Nutrition Month celebration at Cox Monett Hospital this month. Raine Holly, who serves as Cox Monett's food nutrition director, is spearheading Nutrition Month activities targeting both hospital employees and community members...
Specialists promote beef industry success (03/12/10)
Speakers at the 41st annual Beef Cattlemen's Conference in Monett provided insight on achieving more success in the cattle industry. Dr. Bryon Wiegand, team leader of the University of Missouri's commercial agriculture meats team, talked about understanding beef grades. Grading standards for beef have dovetailed into value-added quality...
Lady Cubs track team keeps its eye on Big 8 title (03/12/10)
The Monett Lady Cubs track team is already hard at work preparing for another successful season. Coach Alan Spencer will rely on a strong core of athletes, including four seniors, who possess both experience and proven leadership skills. "We look to have a solid year," said Coach Spencer. "We hope to have a competitive team that can score well in the conference meet. Monett has won 13 of the last 16 Big 8 girls track championships, and we hope to compete for the top spot again this year."...
Back in the Good Old Days for March 12 (03/12/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO March 12, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO March 12, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO March 12, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO March 12, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO March 12, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO March 12, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO March 12, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO March 12, 2000...
Ida Jackson (03/12/10)
Ida Jackson, age 93, of Monett, passed away on Wednesday, March 10, at Lacoba Homes in Monett. Ida was born on August 17, 1916 in Monett, to Jake and Lillie (Woods) Carter. She was united in marriage to Norman Jackson on Jan. 28, 1939. He preceded her in death on July 5, 2001...
Robert Cole (03/12/10)
Robert Eugene "Bob" Cole, age 56, of Springfield, formerly of Monett, passed away on Wednesday, March 10, at the St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa, Okla. Bob was born on July 27, 1953 in Monett, the son of Max A. Cole and Doris Aline (McTeer) Cole. Bob was a U.S. Navy veteran and a member of the Second Baptist Church in Springfield. He was employed by Boyd Aluminum in Springfield as a Manufacturing Representative...
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