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Stories from Friday, April 2, 2010

R-1 voters to decide CUBS bond proposal (04/02/10)
Monett R-1 School District voters will decide the future of a $4.5 million bond issue proposal when they head to the polls on Tuesday. Billed as Proposition CUBS (Citizens United for Better Schools), the issue focuses on renovation and new construction at the Monett Elementary School campus...
Monett 911 calls are on the rise (04/02/10)
A dramatic increase in 911 calls were recorded at the Monett Police Department's dispatch center in 2009. A summary of the year's activities involving the Monett 911 Communications Center was recently presented to the city's 911 Advisory Board. Dispatching Supervisor Bonnie Witt-Schulte reported dispatchers received 4,059 calls on 911 lines last year, a 58 percent increase over 2008 and almost double the number of calls received in the first two years of operations. ...
Bi-county city and school races to be decided Tuesday (04/02/10)
School board and city government positions will be filled by voters who go to the polls on Tuesday, April 6. School board races Barry County Monett R-1: Five candidates are running for two seats on the Monett School Board. One-term incumbent Marty Scabarozi heads a field that includes 2009 candidate Doug Childress and first-time candidates Mark Jackson, Darren Bass and Kenneth Gaspar. Incumbent Tony Rickard did not refile...
Voters to resolve issues on Tuesday (04/02/10)
Voters in the Pierce City School District and citizens of Seligman will address money issues when they go to the polls on Tuesday. Pierce City R-6 bond issue Pierce City school patrons will be asked for the third time to approve a $3.9 million bond issue to build a new middle school and a $700,000 addition to the vocational agriculture building. In November 2009, the proposal won a 51 percent majority, up from 41 percent when first tried in April 2009, but enough for passage...
Cubs throw Pirates overboard in six (04/02/10)
Beating a well-seasoned team that had rampaged over larger schools, the Monett Cubs scored in every inning but one to top the Crane Pirates,16-6, on Thursday. The game broke open in the third inning, when Cubs' junior outfielder Doug Aldridge got a single and stole second base. Junior Chris Trout repeated the example, driving in Aldridge...
Carthage meet is test for Monett tracksters (04/02/10)
CARTHAGE -- In a field of 10 schools, the Monett girls track teams placed fifth and the boys finished sixth at the 26th annual Carthage Invitational. The girls' 4x200-meter relay team of junior Katie Upchurch, seniors Sara Hammond and Millie Fulton and freshman Raigan Ratliff took second. The same team, with sophomore Sophie Fulton running in place of Upchurch, placed third in the 4x400 relay...
Cub golfers runners up at tourney (04/02/10)
The promising Monett golf team was second in a field of 14 teams at the LedgeStone course in Reeds Spring on Thursday. The team shot 341, 17 strokes behind Branson. Sophomore Jacob Fair again was the premiere performer. His 73 won the day. "The hours they spent in the off-season have really paid off," said Cubs Coach Derrek Uhl...
MHS tennis team stumbles at Joplin event (04/02/10)
On Thursday at Thomas Jefferson in Joplin, the netters of Monett didn't gain admission to the country club. All six singles' players and the three doubles' teams were defeated, winning but six games in the entire match of 72 games. The only traction by the Cubs the entire afternoon was in Abraham Mejia's singles match, in which he was defeated 8-4 by Gus Stappy...
Purdy's Veith pitches a gem (04/02/10)
The Purdy Eagles blanked Diamond on Thursday night, 4-0. Pitcher Riley Veith pitched a complete game, striking out eight and giving up only two hits. Landon Terry and Reese Stevenson both went two-for-three at the plate. They also hit doubles, along with Cody Hall and Daniel Burnside...
Back in the Good Old Days for April 2 (04/02/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO April 2, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO April 2, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO April 2, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO April 2, 960 FORTY YEARS AGO April 2, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO April 2, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO April 2, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO April 2, 2000...
Mark McMullin (04/02/10)
Mark Fredrick McMullin, age 56, of Cassville, died at 11:05 a.m. on Wednesday, March 31. No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
Laverne Kincaid (04/02/10)
Laverne V. Kincaid, age 95, of Cassville, died at 1:25 a.m. on Thursday, April 1. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 2, in Maplewood Cemetery in Exeter, under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
Diamond MO.-White's sheep and goat sale: Monthly Sheep and Goat Auction for 04/01/10 (04/02/10)
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