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Stories from Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Monett Council adopts $38.1 million budget (03/24/10)
The Monett City Council adopted a $38.1 million budget for fiscal year 2010-11 at the March meeting on Friday. Adjustments were made to the 2009-10 budget as well, including the addition of $500 bonuses for each of the city's full-time employees. City Administrator Dennis Pyle projected revenues in FY 2010-11 of $37.9 million. ...
Tower lease okayed (03/24/10)
The Barry County E-911 Emergency Services Board approved a tower lease agreement at its quarterly meeting on March 22. The tower lease agreement allows the emergency services board to place antennaes and transmitters on the KAMO tower located west of Cassville...
Over 100 inducted into National Technical Honor Society (03/24/10)
A record sized group of 102 students were inducted last week into the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) chapter at the Southwest Area Career Center (SWACC). This is the fourth year for the program at SWACC. Inductions have grown from the initial group of 36 students...
Monett ready for storms (03/24/10)
Emergency planners in Monett are continuing their preparation for severe storm season. Emergency Preparedness Coordinator Bonnie Witt-Schulte said all the sirens in Monett tested properly when the city participated on the state tornado drill. Monett has no storm shelters approved to meet standards under the Federal Emergency Management Agency. ...
Conditions for Barry County youth improve (03/24/10)
The health and welfare of children in Barry County have improved over the past year, according to the annual Kids Count report released by Citizens for Missouri's Children. Kids Count ranks 114 Missouri counties and the city of St. Louis using 10 indicators of child well-being. ...
Track athletes fare well at warm-up meet (03/24/10)
NEOSHO -- A warm and breezy spring Tuesday was well suited to track and field competition as the Monett Cubs ran up against four other teams at the Neosho Warm-up. Carthage, McDonald County and Seneca also came to compete against dominant host Neosho in a mixed event of Class 4 and 5 schools...
Cubs fall 6-2 to Mac County in first game (03/24/10)
In the season opener at McDonald County, the Monett Cubs baseball team fell 6-2. McDonald County jumped on the Cubs in the first inning for five runs and went on to score one more in the fourth. Totals were six runs on six hits and one error for the host and two runs, two hits and two errors for Monett...
Fair leads Cubs to opening victory (03/24/10)
In the season-opening tournament Tuesday at Briarbrook Country Club in Carl Junction, the Monett Cubs prevailed with a team score of 172 over the host, Cassville and Seneca. Sophomore Jacob Fair's front-nine 37 led the way, picking up where he left off last year, when he placed top-25 at state. His one-over game was followed by Devin Steward's 40 on the four-man squad...
Back in the Good Old Days for March 24 (03/24/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO March 24, 1930 Miss Mildred Counts, of Ash Grove, spent Sunday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Counts. SEVENTY YEARS AGO March 24, 1930 SIXTY YEARS AGO March 24, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO March 24, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO March 24, 1970...
Vivian Timmons (03/24/10)
Vivian Timmons, age 75, of Pierce City, passed away in Harlingen, Texas on Sunday, March 21. She was born in Kansas City on Sept. 5, 1934, to Cecil and Marie Henry. Vivian and Gene raised their family in Springfield and they settled in Pierce City after retirement...
Eldon Starling (03/24/10)
Eldon M. Starling, age 85, of Mt. Vernon, died at 2:50 a.m. on March 23, at the Autumn Court Residential Center in Mt. Vernon. Funeral services, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, in Mt. Vernon, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 27, at the First Christian Church, Disciples of Christ in Mt. ...
Zelma Smith (03/24/10)
Zelma Louise Smith, age 73, of Mt. Vernon, died at 9:15 a.m. on Sunday, March 21, in her home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 24, at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Burial will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 25, at the Orient Cemetery in Harrisonville...
George Garrett III (03/24/10)
George A. Garrett III, age 58, of Shell Knob, died on  Sunday, March 21, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 25, at White Funeral Home, in Cassville. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 24 at the funeral home...
Thelma Ferrell (03/24/10)
Thelma Ferrell, age 89, of Monett, died at 1:12 p.m. on Saturday, March 20, at Cox Monett Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 24, at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora, with burial in the Calton Cemetery...
Cleo Ethridge (03/24/10)
Cleo Marvin Ethridge, age 92, of Mt. Vernon, formerly of Cassville, died on Tuesday, March 23. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 26, in Viney Creek Cemetery, near Golden, under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home, in Cassville...
Buffalo Livestock Market-Buffalo, MO: Monthly Sheep and Goat Auction for 03/29/10 (03/24/10)
Springfield - Springfield Livestock Marketing Center: Special Dairy Heifer Sale for 3/23/10 (03/24/10)
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