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Stories from Monday, May 17, 2010

Huge theft ring busted in southwest Missouri (05/17/10)
A major farm equipment theft ring has been busted with arrests made on May 13 in McDowell. A Monett man and a McDowell man are in the Barry County Jail following their arrests. Additional arrests in other counties are expected. News of the arrests was announced at the Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop D headquarters in Springfield on Monday morning. According to Captain Juan Villanueva, commanding officer for Troop D, approximately $350,000 in stolen farm equipment has been recovered...
MHS graduation was a "good, good" night on Friday (05/17/10)
Monett High School's Class of 2010 made history on Friday night when 151 students graduated, making this year's graduating class the largest in school history. Graduation ceremonies drew a standing room only crowd that flowed out into the high school commons area. The crowd cheered loudly as the long line of graduates wearing purple gowns filed into the gym while the MHS Concert Band played the traditional "Pomp and Circumstance."...
Monett PD gears up for campaign (05/17/10)
The Monett Police Department is gearing up for another aggressive campaign aimed at cracking down on drivers who don't wear their seat belts. Local police will be joining a statewide "Click It or Ticket" mobilization from May 24 to June 6. During that time, officers will be enforcing the state's seat belt laws with the goal in mind of reducing highway fatalities...
R-6 Board makes plans for next year (05/17/10)
The Pierce City R-6 Board of Education made preparations for summer school and the 2010-11 school year in action taken at the April monthly meeting. Whether or not Pierce City will offer summer school lhas not been determined. Board members nonetheless approved a salary schedule in the event that summer school would happen in some form. Rates are $25 an hour for administrators, $20 an hour for teachers and a lower scales for secretaries, food service staff and teacher's aides...
MHS track teams vie for sectionals at district meet (05/17/10)
CARL JUNCTION -- Like all of southwestern Missouri, peroidic rain fell here on Saturday, framing a gloomy day for the track and field teams of Monett High School. Missing teammates and event finishes falling just short of advancement to the sectionals compounded a day of frustration for the Cubs...
Pierce City track teams shine at district meet (05/17/10)
On a wet and overcast Saturday at Hollister, Pierce City unleashed its district champion teams at the Class 2, Sectional 3 championships, coming away with five gold medals and qualifying in another nine events for the Missouri state track and field championships to be conducted this week at Jefferson City...
District baseball games are reset (05/17/10)
The Monett Cubs will play host Aurora on Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. in the rescheduled Class 3 district baseball playoffs. The winner will meet the Springfield Catholic-Forsyth winner on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in Aurora. In Class 2 districts, Pierce City is scheduled to play McAuley on Monday at 6 p.m. The winner will advance to the semifinal game on Tuesday at 6 p.m...
Back in the Good Old Days for May 17-18 (05/17/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO May 17, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO May 17, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO May 17, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO May 17, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO May 17, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO May 17, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO May 17, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO April 17, 2000 EIGHTY YEARS AGO...
Gary Weaver (05/17/10)
Gary Weaver, age 66, of Monett, passed away on May 15, 2010, at Monett Health Care after a long illness. He was born on Feb. 29, 1944 in Joplin, Missouri, to "Doc" and Grace (Acres) Weaver. He was united in marriage to Joyce Hall on Nov. 25, 1996, in Purdy...
Viola Hughey (05/17/10)
Viola Dean Hughey, age 85, of Aurora, died on Thursday, May 13 at the Aurora Nursing Center. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, May 17 at Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett. Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 18 at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora...
Wayne Jones (05/17/10)
Wayne DeLyle Jones, age 80, of Shell Knob, died at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 13. No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob.
Elane Hutchens (05/17/10)
Elane Hutchens, age 82, of Stark City, Mo., died at 6:37 a.m. on Saturday, May 15, 2010, at a Joplin healthcare facility. Mrs. Hutchens was born on May 29, 1927, at Purdy, Mo., and was a lifelong resident of the Purdy and Stark City area and a graduate of the Purdy High School. She was a retired beautician and homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Fairview, Mo...
Christopher Driskill (05/17/10)
Christopher Driskill, infant son of Michael and Amy (Hunt) Driskill, died at 9:56 a.m. on Wednesday, May 12. No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
Philip Arnaud (05/17/10)
Philip E. Arnaud, age 88, of Monett, died on Sunday, May 16 at Cox Monett Hospital. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 18 at Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett. Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 19 at the First Baptist Church in Monett. A full obituary will be posted at a later date...
Elizabeth Bone (05/17/10)
Elizabeth A. Bone, age 68, died at 10:40 a.m. on Friday, May 14. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 19 in Spring Creek Cemetery in Springdale, Ark., under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
Mary Brand (05/17/10)
Mary L. Brand, age 85, of Exeter, died at 1:48 p.m. on Saturday, May 15. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 18 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in Thrasher Cemetery in Neosho. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, May 17 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Mary Brisco (05/17/10)
Mary Lucile Brisco, age 81, of Lampe, died at 4:22 p.m. on Saturday, May 1 Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 20 in Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob. Burial will be in McCullough Cemetery in Shell Knob. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 19 in Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob...
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