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Stories from Monday, May 24, 2010

Monett bonds will go on sale (05/24/10)
The Monett City Council moved forward with its water and sewer system upgrades using federal stimulus money through action taken at the regular monthly meeting on Thursday. UMB Bank was selected as the city's underwriter for handling the Recovery Zone Economic Development Bonds obtained from Lawrence and Barry counties. The $2,853,850 in bonds is expected to be available for sale on June 30, meeting the July 1 deadline to have all the bonds finalized...
Fatal wreck ends with manslaughter charge (05/24/10)
A Purdy teenager has been charged with felony manslaughter following a fatal car crash that claimed the life of a Fairview teenager. Sierra N. Wood, 17, was arrested on Sunday morning on charges of manslaughter, driving while intoxicated, no drivers license and failure to drive on the right half of the roadway...
Purdy public hearing will focus on bond issue (05/24/10)
The City of Purdy will host a public hearing at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 27 at the Purdy Community Center to discuss the upcoming June 8 ballot issue. Purdy voters are being asked to approve a $2.5 bond issue to finance sewer improvements that are being mandated by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR)...
Barry County Youth Camp is set to start (05/24/10)
Plans for the 45th Barry County Youth Camp are complete. The week-long event will be held June 1 through June 4 at Camp Smokey in Roaring River State Park. Over 100 children are signed up to attend the camp, according to Shirley Bass, co-chairman. Bus service is available from Monett, Purdy and Cassville. Pick-up points and times are included in the accompanying chart...
Cubs win district baseball championship (05/24/10)
AURORA - In a small-ball rally that blew up into a scoring firestorm, the Monett Cubs captured the Class 3, District 11 baseball championship on Friday night, beating the feisty Bolivar Liberators, 13-7. The title puts the Cubs into the sectional playoffs on Tuesday against another Big 8 Conference team, powerhouse Carl Junction, last year's state runner-up...
MHS tracksters are headed to state (05/24/10)
MARSHFIELD -- The Monett Cubs track and field teams sent a qualifying contingency to the Class 3 sectionals on Saturday, and the Lady Cubs came away with enough success to make a potential splash at the state championships later this week. The top four finishers in each event at sectionals qualify for state...
Pierce City track teams compete at state (05/24/10)
After winning district titles and qualifying most of the boys' team and a good portion of the girls' team at sectionals, Pierce City went on to compete at the track and field state championships last week in Jefferson City. Maplewood-Richmond Heights won the boys competition with 75.25 points. The PC Eagles took 15th with 17 points...
Back in the Good Old Days for May 24-25 (05/24/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO May 24, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO May 24, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO May 24, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO May 24, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO May 24, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO May 24, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO May 24, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO May 24, 2000 EIGHTY YEARS AGO...
Mary Wormington (05/24/10)
Mary Helen Wormington, age 68, of Greenfield, died at 9:20 a.m. on Thursday, May 20. Graveside services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, May 24 in the Purdy Cemetery, under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
William Rupp (05/24/10)
Mr. William F. "Bill" Rupp, 80, of Monett, Mo, passed away on Sunday, May 23, 2010 at St. John's-Aurora Hospital. He was born on August 17, 1929 in Monett to Fred and Lucy (Schad) Rupp. He was united in marriage to Margaret Banes December 14, 1952 in Purdy. She survives...
Jessica Pettengill (05/24/10)
Jessica Nicole Pettengill, age 17, of Wheaton, died Sunday, May 23, 2010. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 26, 2010, in Wheaton School Gymnasium, under direction of McQueen Home, Wheaton, Missouri. Burial will be in Rocky Comfort Cemetery, Rocky Comfort, Missouri...
Allen Good (05/24/10)
Allen T. "Al" Good, age 72, of Cassville, died at 8:08 a.m. on Friday, May 21. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 25 in Purdy First Baptist Church, under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in Russell Cemetery in Butterfield. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Linda Day (05/24/10)
Linda Mae Day, age 62, of Mt. Vernon, died at 8:10 a.m. on Thursday, May 20 in her home. Funeral services, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, were held at 2 p.m. on Monday, May 24 at the Covenant Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon. Burial was in the Summit Cemetery...
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