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Stories from Friday, April 23, 2010

Police promote Watch program (04/23/10)
Since Athene and Richard Switzer moved to Monett eight years ago, the couple have had the back windshield of their car bashed in and their kids' toys and bicycles stolen from their front yard. As incidents of crime and vandalism mounted so did the couple's frustration. Finally, a desire to "take back" their neighborhood led the Switzers to join forces with others living in the St. Lawrence Catholic Church neighborhood to organize a Neighborhood Watch effort...
Prayer breakfast scheduled for May 6 (04/23/10)
This year's featured speaker will be Dr. Kent Medlin, superintendent for Willard Schools, who is known to be a dynamic speechmaker. Music will be provided by Adam Rasmussen, Monett Community Church's worship leader. A complimentary breakfast will be served by the Monett Kiwanis Club...
Ambulance board eyes upgrade of facility (04/23/10)
The Barry-Lawrence Ambulance District voted to keep its officers and begin improvements on the entrance to its Monett facility during the April board meeting. No election was necessary on April 6 as the incumbents were the only candidates to file. Mike Bennett, from District Two, representing the Purdy area, and Daryl Fenski, from District Five, representing the Pierce City area, returned to the seats. Bennett joined the board in 2008. Fenski has served since 2000...
Monett police label graffiti a hate crime (04/23/10)
The Monett Police Department is searching for the person or persons responsible for spray painting a van with ethnic slurs in the early morning hours of April 21. The incident took place sometime between 1 and 5:30 a.m. in the 500 block of 10th Street...
Relay is only two weeks away (04/23/10)
"Imagine a World with More Birthdays" is the theme of Monett's 2010 Relay for Life event, which will be held May 7 and 8 in the city's South Park. The annual American Cancer Society fundraiser has attracted the involvement of 24 teams who have already been working hard to raise money through individual team fundraisers, like the Rock For a Cure concert that is being held tonight...
Monett track teams win at Lamar relays (04/23/10)
LAMAR - In a mixed field of medium and small schools, the Monett girls and boys won the Lamar relays with scores of 103 and 81 points respectively. In the girls' competition, Ash Grove was second with 94 points and Pierce City came in third with 81...
No pain, no gain for Monett Cubs baseball team (04/23/10)
CARL JUNCTION -- The Monett Cubs visited the Carl Junction Bulldogs on Thursday evening and lost a second straight Big 8 Conference game, 5-2. The Cubs are .500 on the year at 2-2 and 5-5 overall. The Bulldogs are 3-1 and 10-6 overall. Gauging momentum in sport is typically as easy as taking note of the win-loss record. ...
Good Old Days 4-23 (04/23/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO April 23, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO April 23, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO April 23, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO April 23, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO April 23, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO April 23, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO April 23, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO April 23, 2000...
Florence Shumaker (04/23/10)
Florence Marcella Shumaker, age 85, of Cassville, died at 6:40 p.m. on Wednesday, April 21. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, April 26 in The Golden Church of God under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in Ruddick Cemetery in Garfield, Ark...
Gurthal Holcomb (04/23/10)
Gurthal Virginia Holcomb, age 96, of Republic, died at 7:55 a.m. on Thursday, April 22 at the Woodland Manor Nursing Home in Springfield. A graveside service, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, was held at 3 p.m. on Friday, April 23 at the Goss Cemetery in Miller...
Jean Cook (04/23/10)
Jean D. Cook, age 88, of Cassville, died at 8:40 p.m. on Thursday, March 25. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 29 in Williams Cemetery in Licking under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
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