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Stories from Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Voters overwhelmingly support R-1 bond issue (04/07/10)
Voters supported every money issue in the Tuesday municipal and school elections, though only one of two school bonds had enough support to win passage. Patrons in the Monett R-1 District got solidly behind the $4.5 million no-tax-increase bond issue to renovate and add to the Monett Elementary School campus. The $7 million-plus proposition had 86 percent of voters backing the measure...
School races provide few upsets (04/07/10)
Incumbents turned out to have an edge in bi-county elections for school board seats yesterday. Barry County Monett R-1: One-term incumbent Marty Scabarzoi led the five-person field in winning a second term with 555 votes (302 Barry County, 253 Lawrence). Doug Childress, making his second consecutive bid for office, was successful in earning 513 votes (289 Barry, 224 Lawrence)...
Incumbents run strong in municipal contests (04/07/10)
City races offered some surprises, especially in Lawrence County, in yesterday's municipal elections. Barry County Purdy: Voters in Purdy re-elected Ward One Alderman Rex Coffey and Ward Two Alderman Kenneth Real. Coffey had 34 votes and Real received 23, sending both back into office for their second full terms...
Steward tapped as state's top principal (04/07/10)
Monett High School Principal David Steward has been selected as the 2010 Missouri High School Principal of the Year by the Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals (MASSP). The selection was made from a field that includes more than 600 high school principals across the state of Missouri...
"No sales tax" incentive for April Broadway Nights (04/07/10)
Broadway Nights will be back on Friday night, offering area residents another evening of fun and entertainment in Monett's downtown district. Stores are staying open late every Friday into the summer but Broadway Nights still offers special draws. According to Shaun Bennett, organizing committee chairman, participating merchants are offering relief for the traditional April bite of federal and state income taxes. ...
Monett baseball advances to championship game (04/07/10)
CARTHAGE -- After dropping the first two games of the season, the Monett Cubs baseball team has churned out three victories in a row, and for the first time, advanced to the championship game in the 36th annual Bill O'Dell Tournament in Carthage. The early season tournament is an eight-team bracket featuring Class 3 schools from the Big 8 Conference, including state-ranked Carl Junction...
Pierce City baseball team beats McAuley, falls to Aurora (04/07/10)
PIERCE CITY -- At 2-3 on the year, the baseball campaign hasn't revealed what Pierce City is about. Home games on consecutive days this week further cloud the picture. On Monday, the Eagles thrashed Class 2 and league opponent McAuley in five innings, 14-1. Junior pitcher Jaren Barchak dominated with 10 strikeouts, while Wayne Joe Sooter and Trenton Boykin each had two hits...
Purdy baseball win streak at four (04/07/10)
Two wins in two days. The Purdy Eagles have taken command of their season with four consecutive victories after a three-defeat start. This week, the Eagles began with baseball calculus at College Heights. Fourteen hits and 10 errors are more than enough in one baseball game for two teams, but at the splendid Joe Becker Stadium in Joplin Monday night, the Purdy Eagles played large in every respect. Call it wild-good...
Cub netters fall to Webb City (04/07/10)
The Monett High School boys tennis team continued a tough season with a defeat yesterday in Webb City. The only victory of the day came in the doubles match of Caleb McCurry and Alex Hall. They defeated Matt Reynolds and Ethan Reglogle 8-6. Losing in singles action were Al Dohmen to Ryan Miller 0-8, Taylor Petersen to Caleb Shoemate 0-8, Mike Barnes to Adam Miller 1-8, Caleb McCurry to Chase Dilworth 2-8, Alex Hall to Matt Reynolds 8-9 in a tiebreaker, and Abraham Mejia to Reglogle 4-8...
MHS golfers win another Big 8 match (04/07/10)
Monett High School golfers secured the low score against Mt. Vernon and Lamar at the Big 8 Conference Tournament held Tuesday in Mt. Vernon. The Cubs closed the day with a team score of 154 to win. Mt. Vernon had 159 and Lamar had 210. Coach Derrek Uhl expressed satisfaction with his team's performance under windy conditions...
Back in the Good Old Days for April 7 (04/07/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO April 7, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO April 7, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO April 7, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO April 7, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO April 7, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO April 7, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO April 7, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO April 7, 2000...
Terry Talbert (04/07/10)
A full honor guard service will be held at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Springfield, on Friday, April 9 at 2:30 p.m. Online condolences may be left at the HH Lohmeyer Funeral Home website, www.hhlohmeyer.com. PAID OBITUARY...
Rebecca Riley (04/07/10)
Rebecca J. Riley, age 74, of Republic, formally of Aurora, died at 5:10 a.m. on April 4, at her home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 8, at the First Baptist Church in Aurora and burial will be at the Marionville IOOF Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 7, at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora...
Mona McManus (04/07/10)
Mona Fern Dent McManus, age 88, of Seligman, died at 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 4. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 8, in Fohn Funeral Home, in Cassville. Burial will be in Bayless Cemetery in Garfield, Ark. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 7, at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Lori Swearingen (04/07/10)
Lori Beth Sligar Swearingen and her husband, Bo (James) departed this life on April 3, as the result of an accident. Lori had a tremendous enthusiasm for life and she and Bo were doing what they loved when the Lord called them home. Lori's Facebook page states "I absolutely love my life! I have two beautiful daughters, the most awesome husband one could ever hope for, love God, love my job and have just a few hobbies."...
Kaylin Keith (04/07/10)
Kaylin Ruth Keith, infant, of Pierce City, passed away on April 1. She was born to Kenneth Keith and Latosha Knearem. She is survived by her parents, twin sister: Kynsie Keith; one sister: Brooke Yahner; one brother: Brayden Yahner, all of the home; maternal family: grandmother: Kim Stacy, of Pierce City; great-aunt: Tonya and Tracy Davis, of Pierce City; uncle: Shane Ayala, of Pierce City; paternal family: grandparents: Kim Lewis Probstfield, of Ava and Kenneth Keith, Sr., of Pierce City; great-grandparents: Patty Gilmartin and Jeff Miller, of Verona; Brenda Keith, of Monett; and Chuck Wakefield, of Monett; uncle: Steven Keith.. ...
Bo Bibb Swearingen (04/07/10)
Bo Bibb Swearingen rode into the gates of heaven with his loving wife, Lori Swearingen, by his side on Saturday, April 3 when they were killed in a tragic accident near Winslow, Ark. Bo was born on June 11, 1977 in Fayetteville, Ark. and lived in Springdale, Ark. ...
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