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Stories from Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Bi-county Census assistance centers are open (03/17/10)
Preparation work for the 2010 Census has stepped up this week as a number of questionnaire assistance centers (QAC) have opened around Lawrence and Barry counties. Trained staff will be available over several days for 15 hours a week for the next month to answer questions and aid in the completion of the population count, which kicks off in earnest on Census Day, slated for April 1...
Purdy man dies in crash (03/17/10)
A Purdy man was killed last night in a two-vehicle wreck on Highway 37 at Purdy. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, John M. Webb, 41, was pronounced dead at the crash scene by Barry County Coroner Jim Fohn. Webb was killed when he drove his 2001 Ford Tauras into the path of a 2002 Chevrolet pickup driven by Danita O. Dalton, 46, of Cassville...
Monett NHS inducts 39 new members (03/17/10)
Induction ceremonies for the National Honor Society were held on March 9 at Monett High School. A total of 39 students, recognized for academic and citizenship accomplishments, joined the organization. The 43 chapter members inducted last year were on hand to greet the new members. Faculty sponsor Lori Bowman welcomed the crowd of well-wishers gathered in the high school commons for the event...
New bridal show in Monett was a success (03/17/10)
Monett High School's commons area was transformed into a bridal and prom mecca this past Saturday for "A Formal Affair," the first bridal and prom show to be held locally for a number of years. Organizers were pleased with the turnout for a first-time event...
Dates set for county younth camp (03/17/10)
The Barry County Youth Camp for 2010 will be held June 1 through June 4 at Camp Smokey in Roaring River State Park. This will be the 45th year for the camp, which began in 1965. The staff this year consists of Shirley Bass and Jane James, co-chairmen, Sarah Davis and Sarah Pfitzner, co-directors, Sandy Pfitzner, nurse, and Greg Davis, Melvin Casper and Bob Mareth, cooks...
Monett Cubs return lots of experience this spring (03/17/10)
Experience will be key for the Monett baseball team this spring with the Cubs ranked among the strongest teams in the always competitive Big 8 Conference. "I am excited about the potential of the upcoming season," said Coach Michael Calhoun. "We have a lot of eager, experienced young men back and ready to compete...
Area players are named to Ozark 7 team (03/17/10)
The entire starting five from Southwest's basketball team received All-Conference recognition, and Trojans' coach Jason Horn was honored as Co-Coach of the Year by the Ozark 7 Conference. He shares the honor with Cleo Elbert of Thomas Jefferson Southwest's superlative senior guard Levi Roberts was acclaimed as the Ozark 7's Player Of The Year. Donovan Bartkoski, of Wheaton, and Zach Wubker, of Exeter, were named fist team All-Conference by the Ozark 7 coaches...
Back in the Good Old Days for March 17 (03/17/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO March 17, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO March 17, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO March 17, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO March 17, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO March 17, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO March 17, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO March 17, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO March 17, 2000...
Ellen Kidwell (03/17/10)
Ellen Murial Kidwell, age 87, of Cassville, died on Tuesday, March 9, at National Healthcare, in Joplin. Private family services will be held at a later date at the Corinth Cemetery in Cassville. Arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home, in Cassville...
Phyllis Crane (03/17/10)
Phyllis Joy (Zumwalt) Crane, 75, of Monett, passed away at 3:50 p.m. on Monday March 15, at Cox South in Springfield. She was born on July 9, 1934 to John and Susie (Neeley) Zumwalt in Kansas City, Mo. She was united in marriage to James Allen Crane on May 9, 1953 in Springfield. He preceded her in death on August 21, 1997...
Mary Beard (03/17/10)
Mary Louise Burge Beard, age 82, died on Saturday, March 13, at the Table Rock Healthcare Facility in Kimberling City. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home, in Cassville...
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