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Stories from Wednesday, March 31, 2010

YMCA campaign accepts $2M challenge grant (03/31/10)
The campaign to construct a new Monett Area YMCA has received a major boost in the form of a $2 million challenge grant from the J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation in Tulsa, Okla. Under the terms of the Mabee challenge grant, if pledges to the YMCA Capital Campaign total $8 million by Jan. ...
Purdy city officials lay out need for sewer system improvments (03/31/10)
Purdy residents learned the city's wastewater system is in trouble at a public meeting on Monday. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has changed standards the city has to meet, and as a result, city officials are seeking a $2.5 million bond issue to fix the ailing system...
Eagle Rock CAFO is upheld by AHC (03/31/10)
The Missouri Administrative Hearing Commission (AHC) issued a formal decision upholding permits that were issued to Rodney and Michelle Ozbun to operate a confined animal feeding operation (CAFO) on property the couple owns near Roaring River State Park...
R-1 issue is topic of Kiwanis meeting (03/31/10)
Details about the $4.5 million bond issue going before Monett School District voters on April 6 were shared by Monett School Superintendent Dr. John Jungmann at last week's meeting of the Monett Kiwanis Club. Jungmann said the proposed renovations and new construction at Monett Elementary School are planned to improve safety and security on campus, as well as create a more effective and efficient learning environment for students...
Monett Cubs golf team scores home course win (03/31/10)
The Monett High golf team won its first home meet Tuesday at the city's Windmill Ridge golf course, hosting Cassville, who placed second, and Seneca, who finished third, on a blustery spring day. Sophomore sensation Jacob Fair was a final putt short of par but prevailed with a nine-hole score of 36. Senior Kennon Cox was second with a 41...
Cub boys take first at RS meet (03/31/10)
The Central Ozark Conference/Big 8 Challenge at Reeds Spring Tuesday proved to be a triumph for Monett's boy and girl teams. The Cub boys scored 125 points to defeat Bolivar (117), Reeds Spring (100), Cassville (70), Springfield Catholic (65), Mt. Vernon (39) and Aurora (33)...
PC earns first win of 2010 season (03/31/10)
PIERCE CITY -- In a contest of winless teams, the Pierce City Eagles put together a comprehensive game Tuesday to defeat the Sarcoxie Bears, 12-2, and go 1-2 on the season. A week after Cassville pelted junior Eagle pitcher Mitchell Gibson, he dominated Sarcoxie, scattering five hits and fanning eight...
Monett netters earn big win (03/31/10)
The Monett boys' tennis team competed at Nevada Tuesday, snaring a 7-2 match win. Number two singles player Taylor Petersen won 8-3, #3-singles Mike Barnes won 8-5, and #5-singles Abraham Mejia won 8-7. The 8-5 victory recorded by #6-singles Alex Hall clinched the match for the Cubs...
Purdy baseball wins big (03/31/10)
After beginning the season with narrow defeats, the Purdy Eagles brought back a 12-2 victory from Lamar on Monday night to go 1-3 on the season. Riding a streak of three consecutive district titles, Coach Josh Hughes has his kids expecting success. "That's the way we like it," said Hughes. "Once you start winning, it's kind of contagious."...
Back in the Good Old Days for March 31 (03/31/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO March 31, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO March 31, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO March 31, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO March 31, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO March 31, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO March 31, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO March 31, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO March 31, 2000...
Jean Melton (03/31/10)
Jean Melton, of Cassville, died at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 30. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 2, in Cassville First Baptist Church, under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home, in Cassville. Friends may sign the book from 10:30 a.m. until service time in the church...
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