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Stories from Monday, April 5, 2010

Funding withhold forces area senior centers to adjust services (04/05/10)
Gov. Jay Nixon has announced a $150,166 withhold for the Southwest Missouri Office on Aging (SMOA), which will force senior centers across southwest Missouri to close three days over the next three months. "The governor is balancing the budget, which he is legally required to do," said Dorothy Knowles, SMOA chief executive officer. "In order to do that, he is making withholds from organizations that funds have been allocated to...
Jungmann honored as top superintendent (04/05/10)
Monett R-1 Superintendent Dr. John Jungmann was recently honored by Missouri Association of School Administrators (MASA) as one of eight outstanding young superintendents in the state. According to Roger Kurtz with MASA, Missouri is broken into eight areas, and administrators in each section select someone who has never been a superintendent in another district who has made a measurable contribution to district efforts. ...
Former Monettan dies in motorcycle crash in Arkansas (04/05/10)
A former Monettan was killed in a motorcycle accident at 5:53 p.m. on April 3 near Fayetteville, Ark. The Arkansas State Highway Patrol reported Lori B. Swearingen, 41, formerly of Monett, and her husband, James "Beau" Swearingen, 32, both of Gentry, Ark., were killed in a multiple vehicle crash north of Winslow in Washington County...
Sam Jones files for Law Co judge (04/05/10)
Sam Jones, a Missouri Senior Judge, has filed a declaration of candidacy for the Lawrence County Associate Circuit Judge, Division 2, vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Larry Meyer. "I have been given opportunities to serve the public at the county, state and regional level," said Judge Jones. "I look forward to resuming that service in my home county."...
Purdy R-2 board hires staff members at recent meeting (04/05/10)
Staff hiring and program reports provided the major focus for the Purdy R-2 Board of Education during its March meeting. Board members rehired all of the probationary teachers and support staff, including counselor Nancy Doubrava and librarian Dianna Laswell. Jeannette Johnson was hired to work three days a week for the 2010-11 school year. Action on high school science teacher and baseball coach Josh Hughes was delayed until Hughes' certification had been completed...
Monett Speedway celebrates 40th season in 2010 (04/05/10)
Easter produced something less subtle than the garden-variety egg hunt on the southeast end of town Sunday. In a full slate of auto racing at the dirt oval Monett Speedway, race teams from all around the region converged for an evening of competition in six classes, marking the track's 40th year of continuous operation...
Back in the Good Old Days for April 5-6 (04/05/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO April 5, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO April 5, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO April 5, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO April 5, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO April 5, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO April 5, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO April 5, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO April 5, 2000 EIGHTY YEARS AGO...
Carole Warner (04/05/10)
Carole L. Warner, age 74, of Pierce City, died at 8:55 p.m. on April 2 at Cox Monett Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 9 at Van Buren Baptist Church near Wentworth. Burial will be in the Van Buren Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City...
James Smith (04/05/10)
James Ira "J.I." Smith, age 69, of Exeter, died at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 3. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, April 6 at McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton. Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery in Exeter. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday in McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton...
Judy Ray (04/05/10)
Judy Darlene Ray, age 68, of Mt. Vernon, died at 5:20 a.m. on Sunday, April 4, at her home. A memorial service, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher funeral Home, in Mt. Vernon, will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 9, at the First Christian Church-Disciples of Christ in Mt. Vernon. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 8 at the funeral home...
Mary Lee (04/05/10)
Mary Margaret Lee, age 86, of Verona, died at 11:50 a.m. on Saturday, April 3 at Missouri Veteran's Home in Mt. Vernon. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. at Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora. Burial will be in the Lee Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the funeral service. Arrangements are under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora...
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