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Stories from Friday, April 9, 2010

Monett Chamber selects leaders, July 4 strategy (04/09/10)
New leaders for the Monett Chamber of Commerce were selected at the joint meeting of the incoming and outgoing board of directors and plans were advanced for major events in 2010. Outgoing President Lori Negre, who missed the annual membership banquet due to illness, was presented with a clock in appreciation for time spent leading the organization. ...
Verona mayor breaks budget vote tie (04/09/10)
In a special session on March 29, the Verona City Council passed its budget for the 2010-11 fiscal year on a split vote decided by Mayor Roy Snyder. Finances and police service provided the bulk of discussion during the regular March council meeting...
YMCA 's annual Healthy Kids Day slated for April 17 (04/09/10)
The seventh annual Healthy Kids Day will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 17 at the Monett South Park. The event is sponsored by the Monett Area YMCA with support from local churches, organizations and civic groups. Groups that will be sponsoring activities during Healthy Kids Day include: the Barry Barry-Lawrence County Ambulance; First Baptist Church; First United Methodist Church; Monett Community Church; Monett Fire Department; the Monett Library; Monett Police Department and New Site Baptist Church.. ...
Shoppin' in the Shell to begin at SK Home and Business Show today and Saturday (04/09/10)
The 23rd annual Shell Knob Chamber of Commerce Home and Business Show will be held in the Shell Knob School gymnasium on April 9 and 10. Businesses from across southwest Missouri and northwest Arkansas will present products and services during the free event. Indoor and outdoor exhibits will feature furniture, appliances, home construction and remodeling, gifts, home decor, boat lifts, tractors, golf carts and health, financial and pet services...
Prep golf round-up (04/09/10)
Monett golfers came away from the Cassville tournament Thursday with a third-place finish amongst many district opponents, with a team score of 347. Host Cassville won it with a 337, followed by Webb City at 341. Twelve teams competed. Cub sophomore Jacob Fair posted the lowest score of the day at 79. Teammates Devin Steward and Kennon Cox each had 88...
Purdy baseball loss hurts more than the score (04/09/10)
PURDY -- On a crisp day in spring for the boys of summer, the Aurora Houn' Dawgs put a bite on the Eagles of Purdy, 16-2. Put another way, every imaginable play that could go wrong for Purdy -- did. It all came up roses for Aurora on Thursday night: walks, hits and steals, feeding off Purdy's errors (7), bad bounces and weird hops. Sloppy Eagle fielding was more claw than glove...
Back in the Good Old Days for April 9 (04/09/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO April 9, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO April 9, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO April 9, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO April 9, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO April 9, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO April 9, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO April 9, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO April 9, 2000...
Roy Moore (04/09/10)
Roy united in marriage to Louise Wormington on October 19, 1947. She preceded him in death on June 30, 1980. Roy later married Doris Sustaire on March 4, 1984 and she survives. Roy was an Army veteran and served during WWII. He attended East Side Church of Christ in Monett. He retired as a farmer and was a member of the Jenkins VFW...
Evelyn Stephens (04/09/10)
M. Evelyn Stephens, age 91, passed away Wednesday, April 7th, at Laurel Baye Health Center in Williston, S.C. She was born on Feb. 10th 1919 to the late Alva and Dovie Friend in Greenfield, where she spent most of her life. On Aug. 30, 1941 she married Floyd F. Stephens. They celebrated 52 years together before his death in 1994...
Andrew Shimek, Sr. (04/09/10)
Andrew Dean Shimek, Sr., age 67, of Mt. Vernon, died at 8:45 p.m. on Tuesday, April 6, at his home. A memorial service, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 10, at the Miller Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness in Miller...
Maxine Williams (04/09/10)
Maxine Williams, age 91, of Cassville, died at 1 a.m. on Thursday, April 8, at St. John's Mercy Villa in Springfield. Funeral services, under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville, will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 10, at the funeral home. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to service time...
J.I. Smith (04/09/10)
James Ira "J.I." Smith, age 69, of Exeter, passed away on Saturday, April 3 at his home. He was born on April 30, 1940, in Barry County, the son of John Smith and Twila (England) Smith. On June 26, 1960, he was united in marriage to his beloved wife, Shirley Faye Plouch, who survives. ...
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