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Stories from Monday, May 10, 2010

Relay for Life raises over $84,000 (05/10/10)
The 15th annual Monett Relay for Life raised more than $84,300 by the closing of activities Saturday morning at Monett's South Park. The American Cancer Society fundraiser again faced a weather challenge with unseasonably cool evening temperatures, but the spirited event was energized by a common cause and the fellowship of the moment...
EFCO president presents positive report (05/10/10)
EFCO Corporation President Mike Farquhar updated members of the Monett Kiwanis Club on the local manufacturer's current business outlook at a recent Kiwanis meeting. EFCO, which became a Pella company in 2007, presently employs 1,500 people. Farquhar said the present workforce represents about 100 temporary workers added for peak production periods...
Nurse of the Year honors are announced at Cox Monett (05/10/10)
Cox Monett Hospital hosted its second annual Nurses's Day awards banquet on May 6 to honor its nursing staff. The theme for Nurses Week was "The Lady with the Lamp" focusing on the 100th anniversary of the death of Florence Nightingale. Chief Nursing Officer Sandy Jastal gave a presentation on Nightingale, who died on Aug. 13, 1910. She shared that Nightingale laid the foundation for modern professional nursing...
Cubs win their own tournament undefeated (05/10/10)
Postponed by rain several weeks ago, the Monett Invitational baseball tournament resumed Saturday with four games among four teams. This time, a mild, breezy day of sunshine greeted the competition. The Monett Cubs, 13-5, defeated feisty Seneca in the morning, 7-4, and beat up on Big 8 Conference rival East Newton, 12-2, in the tourney's nightcap game, winning the round-robin event undefeated at 3-0...
Purdy falls to Cassville; PC defeats WHS (05/10/10)
The Purdy Eagles hosted Class 3 power Cassville on Thursday and went into the sixth inning down 5-2 before losing 9-4. A four-run Wildcat spree put the game away but not before the Eagles put up two more. John Cavness got the win for Cassville, while Landon Terry took the loss...
Back in the Good Old Days for May 10-11 (05/10/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO May 10, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO May 10, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO May 10, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO May 10, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO May 10, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO May 10, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO May 10, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO May 10, 2000 EIGHTY YEARS AGO...
Ruth Wood (05/10/10)
Ruth Ann Wood, age 72, of Aurora, died at 1:45 a.m. on Friday, May 7 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. A funeral Mass, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 11 at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church with burial at the Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Aurora. Rosary will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, May 10 at the funeral home with visitation from 6:30 to 8 p.m...
Nelly Wilkinson (05/10/10)
Nelly Regina Wilkinson, age 86, of Golden, died at 10:20 p.m. on Saturday, April 24. A family gathering will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 15 in her home at 25215 Shawnee Drive in Golden. Cremation arrangements were under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Roger Ellis (05/10/10)
Roger Dale Ellis, age 53, of Seligman, died at 11:43 a.m. on Friday, May 7. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 15 in Washburn First Baptist Church. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
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