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Stories from Monday, March 29, 2010

R-1 Board continues to focus on finances (03/29/10)
The Monett R-1 Board of Education looked at a number of major financial issues, including progress on plans for the Southwest Area Career Center (SWACC) during the board's March meeting. Superintendent Dr. John Jungmann reported Governor Jay Nixon had again reduced the state budget, this time cutting the total by $125 million. ...
Public encouraged to attend CUBS meeting (03/29/10)
The Monett R-1 School Board and members of the Proposition CUBS (Citizens United for Better Schools) election committee will be hosting an informational meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 1 in the Monett Elementary School campus cafeteria. The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss the $4.5 million Proposition CUBS bond issue that district voters will decide in the April 6 election...
Farmers market to return (03/29/10)
Plans are in place for the opening of the Monett Farmers Market for a second year. The first day for business will be Saturday, May 29, according to organizer May Xee Xiong with the Southeast Asia America Farmers Organization, doing business as Monett Farmers Market,.This year the market will be open on both Saturday mornings and Wednesday afternoons...
Ambulance district board acts to reduce debt (03/29/10)
Seeking to reduce its debts, the Barry-Lawrence Ambulance District Board of Directors voted at its March meeting to spend $100,000 in 2010 on its bank loan to pay for the ambulance station in Monett. The district completed payments on its ambulances in 2009. Without having payments to make, board members took a hard look at the building debt. The 2010 payment would cover $20,000 on the principle and $16,675 in interest...
Cubs fall to Parkview 8-4 in second outing (03/29/10)
SPRINGFIELD -- Monett's baseball game Friday night at the majestically renovated Parkview High School was a lesson in patience for Michael Calhoun's varsity team. After graduating six leaders from a successful Cubs' outfit last year, stalwart hitter-pitcher-outfielder Spenser Witt is the lone senior on this season's roster...
Monett Cubs tracksters compete at Mac County (03/29/10)
The Mustang Invitational track meet at McDonald County last Thursday produced a strong showing by the Monett girls' team, who placed third in a field of 10. Carl Junction won the meet for the girls. On the boys side, the Cubs finished in the middle of the pack, placing sixth out of 12 teams. McDonald County won the meet for the boys...
Back in the Good Old Days for March 29-30 (03/29/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO March 29, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO March 29, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO March 29, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO March 29, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO March 29, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO March 29, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO March 29, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO March 29, 2000...
Berniece Sisco (03/29/10)
Berniece Ilene Sisco, age 77, of Cassville, died on Friday, March 26. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 31, in Fohn Funeral Home, in Cassville. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, in Cassville. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 30, at Fohn Funeral Home, in Cassville...
Windle Hall (03/29/10)
Windle Hall, Sr., age 82, of Washburn, died at 7:23 p.m. on Friday, March 26. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 30, in Washburn Prairie Cemetery in Washburn, under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home, in Cassville.
Jewell Davis (03/29/10)
Mrs. Jewell Nadeen Nickle Davis, 89, of Purdy, passed away on Sunday, March 28. Jewell Davis was born on August 17, 1920, in Butterfield, the daughter of Walter and Corda (Vaughan) Nickle. She went to live with her Lord on the morning of Palm Sunday, March 28, 2010, at the age of 89 years, 6 months, and 11 days...
Jay Cox (03/29/10)
Jay "Chick" Deane Cox, age 80, of Silver Spring, Md., formerly of Cassville, died on March 10, at his home. Funeral services were held on March 15, in Rockville, Md.
Helen Chudomelka (03/29/10)
Helen Louise Chudomelka, age 91, of Aurora, died at 9:05 a.m. on Thursday, March 25, at the Lawrence County Manor in Mt. Vernon. A funeral Mass, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora, was held at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Aurora, on Monday, March 29. Burial was at the Mt. Calvary Cemetery...
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