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Stories from Monday, April 12, 2010

Total crime rate in Monett stays low in 2009 report (04/12/10)
The total crime index for the City of Monett has continued at a low level, according to the Monett Police Department's 2009 annual report. Activity in illegal drugs and the number of arrests showed significant increases, but in terms of serious crimes, Monett had the lowest crime index total of towns between 7,000 and 15,000 population in southwest Missouri...
Rural Purdy man killed in crash (04/12/10)
A rural Purdy man was killed in a single vehicle crash at 7:18 p.m. on April 10. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Soua Yang, 34, was eastbound on Highway HH, six miles west of Purdy when he failed to negotiate a curve in his 1997 Toyota Tacoma and ran off the road. The car overturned several times...
Verona school board takes action on personnel, building project (04/12/10)
Superintendent William Sweet recognized the girls' basketball team for their court and classroom abilities at the Verona School Board meeting in March. Sweet said that the girls had won academic awards and are excellent examples to their peers and younger students...
New senior food assistance program offered in Barry County (04/12/10)
Beginning in May, the Cassville United Methodist Church will offer the Senior Box Program to eligible seniors each month. It is a government program administered through the Department of Health and Senior Services that provides nutritious food packages to low income individuals who are 60 years old and above...
Monett falls in baseball tournament championship (04/12/10)
CARTHAGE - "It felt like an uphill battle the whole time," admitted Webb City baseball Coach Shawn Mayes on Friday, after it took his Cardinals six innings to manufacture the runs to overcome the relentless Monett Cubs, 5-2. The game was a defensive tussle, indicative of the quality play both teams brought to the championship of the 36th Bill O'Dell tournament. Like slow roasting meat inside the Ozark's omnipresent smokers, the duel was tasty baseball for parents and purists alike...
Cubs tennis faces off with Bolivar (04/12/10)
The Monett boys' tennis hosted Bolivar on Friday afternoon and struggled to be competitive, losing the match 8-1. Senior Al Dohmen was the lone Cub victor, winning the #1 singles against Auggie Newberry, 8-6. Alex Hall fell to Bolivar's Eli Samek, 8-5 in #5 singles, while Dohmen and #1 doubles partner Taylor Petersen lost 8-5. Mike Barnes and Caleb McCurry lost 8-4 in #2 doubles...
Back in the Good Old Days for April 12-13 (04/12/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO April 12, 1930 The Jacques Store and beauty shop opened for business yesterday at 210 Fifth St., the building formerly occupied by the Quality Millinery Shop. SEVENTY YEARS AGO April 12, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO April 12, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO...
Virginia Perry (04/12/10)
Virginia Witt Perry, age 78, of Franklin, Texas, passed away on Feb. 18, following a lengthy illness. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joe and Cecelia Witt, of Monett, and one sister, Rosemary Annesser. Virginia is survived by her husband, Wayne; two daughters, Marilyn Roetto and her husband, Gene, of Monett; Gwen Wilczynski, of Texas; two sons: Neal and Lester, both of Texas; one sister: Julie Morris, of Kansas City and one brother-in-law, Gene Annesser; 10 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.. ...
Robert Kinkead (04/12/10)
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Leroy Holdeman (04/12/10)
Leroy William Holdeman, age 86, of Mt. Vernon, died at 1:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 8, in the Missouri Veteran's Home in Mt. Vernon. Funeral services, under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 13, in the Northside Baptist Temple in Mt. Vernon. Burial with full military honors will follow in the Mt. Vernon City Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, April 12, in the church...
Theresa Hatfield (04/12/10)
Theresa Marie Hatfield, of Marionville, was born on March 21, 1941, in Spokane, Wash., and departed this life on April 1 at Ozark Methodist Manor in Marionville. At this time of her passing she was 69 years of age. She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Barbara Hatfield...
Nick Abernathy (04/12/10)
Nick Edward Abernathy, age 22, of Mt. Vernon, died at 6:10 p.m. on Thursday, April 8, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 13, at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with burial at the Mt. Vernon IOOF Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, April 12, at the funeral home chapel...
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