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Stories from Friday, April 16, 2010

Monett girl survives near drowning and receives "Hero" award for bravery (04/16/10)
It is no secret that children are prone to accidents. Miranda Marshall, a 6-year-old girl from Monett, snuck out of her house with her 11-year-old brother and decided to go ice skating on a frozen pond by her home back in December 2009. In a matter of moments, Miranda's life -- and her family's life -- was forever changed...
R-1 Board hires food service company (04/16/10)
The Monett R-1 Board of Education voted to change its approach to food service but save the jobs of current employees at a special meeting this week. New teachers were also hired during the busy session. In an effort to end the loss of around $75,000 a year in the district's meal program, the board heard proposals from Patsy DuPlessis, the current food service director, and Ted Davis, representing OpAA Food Management. Both parties had submitted written proposals in March...
Accused murderer's confession under fire (04/16/10)
Defense attorneys for David Spears, the Stella man accused of raping and killing his 9-year-old stepdaughter, Rowan Ford, are trying to get Spears' taped confession proved inadmissable before the case goes to trial in July, Since Wednesday, attorneys for both the defense and prosecution have been presenting their arguments before Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tracy Storie...
EFCO expands with Springfield facility (04/16/10)
EFCO Corporation, a Pella company, has announced plans to add a Super Service Center in Springfield, which will include the creation of new jobs. According to James Bateman, director of storefront for EFCO, the facility will manufacture and provide coast-to-coast access to stock lengths, fabricated materials and EFCO entrance doors for commercial construction needs...
Pierce City boys triumph at East Newton meet (04/16/10)
NEWTONIA - In a 20-school field at the East Newton Invitational track and field meet Thursday, the Pierce City boys' team prevailed with 74 points. Second place Webb City had 67 and Monett came in third with 61. On the girls' side, Carl Junction won with 90 points, followed by Webb City (88), Cassville (83), Monett (68) and Pierce City (62)...
Monett Cubs baseball goes two-up in Big 8 (04/16/10)
In the second Big 8 Conference game of the season, the Monett Cubs (2-0) traveled to Lamar and routed the Tigers 19-5 in five innings. Junior Andy Hagedorn threw a five-hitter and was supported by just two errors in the field. The Cubs rolled up 15 runs before Lamar got on the board in the bottom of the fourth inning...
Back in the Good Old Days for April 16 (04/16/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO April 16, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO April 16, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO April 16, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO April 16, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO April 16, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO April 16, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO April 16, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO April 16, 2000...
Donna Walker (04/16/10)
Donna Walker, age 62, of Cassville, died at 5:35 p.m. on Wednesday, April 14. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 18, in Fohn Funeral Home, in Cassville. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery, in Cassville. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 17 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Loren Mahurin (04/16/10)
Loren Mahurin Loren Harrison Mahurin, 79, of Purdy, Missouri, passed away Thursday, April 15, 2010 at Cox South in Springfield, Mo. He was born October 30, 1930 to Alvie and Mabel (Lombard) Mahurin in Monett, Mo. He was united in marriage to Wilma Wormington of Purdy on July 23, 1955...
Highlandville MO-CRS Sale's Co. Sheep and Goat Sale.: Monthly Sheep and Goat Auction for 04-15-10 (04/16/10)
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