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Stories from Wednesday, April 14, 2010

New mayor takes over in Pierce City (04/14/10)
New leadership was sworn in at the regular meeting of the city council in Pierce City this week. Voter approval of new sales taxes offered new financial options at the same time a major changeover in police staff created new personnel issues to address...
Fund request is tabled by county board (04/14/10)
On April 12, the Barry County Board for the Developmentally Disabled tabled a $40,159 grant request presented by Mica Plummer, of the Monett Area Extended Employment Workshop. "We would like to concrete in the north side of our building next to the railroad tracks," said Plummer. "When the front was paved, crews told us that they would make a drainage in the back so that the water would drain out, but they just made it worse. Now it is like a pool...
Purdy Council acts to advance sewer project (04/14/10)
Returning aldermen were sworn in at the April Purdy City Council meeting and steps were taken toward promoting the city's June 8 sewer improvement bond issue. At the beginning of the meeting, aldermen Rex Coffey and Ken Real were sworn in for a full term after their re-election on April 6. Both have served for three years and ran unopposed. Clerk Debbie Redshaw administered the oath of office...
Monett slips past Mt. Vernon in extra innings (04/14/10)
In the opening game of Big 8 Conference play, Monett Cubs catcher Jake Smith's double in the bottom of the ninth inning drove in Marcus Enloe, defeating the Mt. Vernon Mountaineers 7-6 on Tuesday night. The Cubs carried a swagger into the tilt that was both bane and benefit. Runner-up success at the Bill O'Dell Tournament in Carthage last week created an air of team satisfaction...
Purdy Eagle golfers win tournament (04/14/10)
The Purdy High School golf team hosted Thomas Jefferson last Friday at the Cassville Golf Club. The Pierce City golf team also participated on an individual basis, not having the required four members to participate as a team. Purdy defeated Thomas Jefferson 194-226. Garrett Garmon, of Pierce City, was the meet medalist with his score of 45. Silver medalist was Brady Wormington, of Purdy, with his score of 46, and bronze medalist honors were earned by Phillip Roller, of Purdy, who shot a 48...
Purdy Eagles fall to Southwest in Ozarks 7 play (04/14/10)
The law of averages finally brought an end to the Southwest losing streak. Josh Hartin mastered the Purdy lineup on Monday night, facing only 26 batters in his six innings of work, and Levi Roberts came on to pitch the final inning as the Trojans won an Ozark 7 Conference contest over their Highway 37 rivals...
Fair wins at Bolivar tournament (04/14/10)
Cub golfers played in the Bolivar Tournament at Silo Ridge on Monday. The Cubs finished second with 304, sandwiched between winning school Branson (301) and Nixa (305). Monett's Jacob Fair was the meet medalist again, shooting a 69 on the par-72 course. Devin Steward finished sixth with an 80. The scramble team of Kennon Cox and Travis Thompson had a score of 71 to finish fifth. Kyle Woods and Tyler Bass had an 84...
Pierce City dominates the field at Hillbilly Relays (04/14/10)
PIERCE CITY - The boys and girls track teams of host Pierce City both won in a field of 16 teams at the annual Hillbilly Relays on Tuesday. The Eagle girls team total of 125 points was challanged only by Ash Grove, which came in second with 122. Lamar was third at 72 and Miller fourth at 47.5...
Back in the Good Old Days for April 14 (04/14/10)
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