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Stories from Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Monett's first building inspector set to retire (04/21/10)
The man who has served as the City of Monett's building inspector for the past two decades was honored by the Monett City Council during its meeting yesterday morning. Mayor Jim Orr read a resolution recognizing George Rausch's outstanding contributions to city government. Rausch is retiring from his post this month. A reception will be held in his honor on Wednesday, April 28 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the City Park Casino in Monett's South Park...
Pierce City R-6 board retains leaders for another year (04/21/10)
The Pierce City R-6 Board of Education re-elected officers for another year at its reorganizational meeting held on April 15. Results of the April 6 election were formally certified. Board Secretary Debbie Hogan administered the oath of office to Kenny O'Hara, returning for a third term on the board after losing his re-election bid in 2009, and Kent Boursheski, who won a second term...
Rolling Thunder is heading to Monett (04/21/10)
A program commemorating veterans and supporting government action to resolve missing in action and prisoner of war questions will be held at noon on Saturday at South Park in Monett. The Missouri POW/MIA Awareness Run and Ceremony will be held on April 24 by the Rolling Thunder motorcycle organization. The bikers will ride from Carthage to Monett and hold a ceremony at the Phantom Jet veterans memorial. Don Ruzicka, 132nd District state representative, will be one of the guest speakers...
Council endorses planting proposal (04/21/10)
The Monett City Council has approved a resolution that encourages city residents to plant the Rose of Sharon flower within the city. The action was taken during the council's monthly meeting yesterday morning. Mayor Jim Orr said the city is inviting area residents to participate in this choice of landscaping theme...
Pierce City Eagles' track win is all about team (04/21/10)
PIERCE CITY -- In a field day hosting 16 boys and girls track teams, the Eagles of Pierce City added another pair of victories to their prodigious team success this season. While the Eagle Invitational's last event of the day was the very definition of team competition - the 4x400-meter relay race - it was an unassuming student-athlete who dazzled the crowd with a rousing come-from-behind win at the finish line...
Area spring sports round-up (04/21/10)
The Purdy Eagles visited Jasper Monday and won, 7-5. Pitcher Riley Veith went into the sixth inning, striking out nine. Landon Terry threw the final two outs for the save. At the plate, Kevin Miller drove in runs as usual, scoring three. Utilityman Daniel Burnside got two hits, including a double...
Monett Cubs lose heartbreaker to Cassville 5-4 (04/21/10)
The Cassville Wildcats survived a late bid by Monett and held on for a 5-4 victory over the Monett Cubs at Wildcat Field on Tuesday afternoon. Monett came into the game sky high after winning four of their last five games to reach 5-3, including a 19-5 romp at Lamar last Thursday. Cassville was equally confident, having won eight in a row while reaching 9-1. The Wildcats defeated McDonald County 12-7 on Monday night...
Good Old Days 4-21 (04/21/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO April 21, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO April 21, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO April 21, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO April 21, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO April 21, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO April 21, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO April 21, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO April 21, 2000...
Elwood Rexroat (04/21/10)
Elwood DeWitt "Woody" Rexroat, age 88, of Aurora, formerly of Mesa, Ariz. died on Saturday, April 17 at the VA Medical Center in Fayetteville, Ark. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 22 at the Dayton Memorial Park Cemetery in Dayton, Ohio, with full military honors. The Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora has conducted local arrangements...
Minnie Parr (04/21/10)
Minnie Irene Parr, age 85, of Wheaton, died at 1 p.m. on April 19 at Cox Monett Hospital. Graveside services, under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 24 at Muncie Chapel near Wheaton. Visitation will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. on Friday, April 23 at the funeral home...
Gary Kelley (04/21/10)
Gary N. Kelley, of Largo, Fla. passed away on April 10, following along illness. Gary was born on Oct. 23, 1939, in Monett to parents Clifford and Ella Mae Kelley. Gary had a full life and many careers. Early on he worked as a dance instructor, truck driver, realtor and store owner. He settled into a successful career as a financial advisor for several national broker dealers since 1990...
Linda Honeycutt (04/21/10)
Linda June Miller-Honeycutt, age 57, of Mt. Vernon, died at 12:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 17 at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. A memorial service, under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, will be conducted at a later date...
Helen Comstock (04/21/10)
Helen Madeline Comstock, age 98, of Mt. Vernon, died at 10:20 a.m. on Friday, April 16 at the Mt. Vernon Place Care Center. The funeral service, under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, was held on Tuesday, April 20 at the Ozark Prairie Presbyterian Church and burial was held at the Ozark Prairie Cemetery...
Joyce Callison (04/21/10)
Joyce JoAnn Callison, age 74, of Shell Knob, died at 12:38 p.m. on Saturday, April 17. No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob.
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