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Stories from Thursday, May 27, 2010

Monett Chamber of Commerce gears up for summer events (05/27/10)
Monett Chamber of Commerce board members firmed up plans for summer activities at the group's May meeting. The next event will be the 23rd annual Industrial Appreciation Golf Tournament on June 4. All the hole sponsors have now signed up, including some from out of town. More than 70 players have registered. Executive Director Suzy McElmurry anticipated a field of around 100 players...
Monett City Council reviews city activities (05/27/10)
Monett City Council members reviewed activities by city employees during the May monthly meeting. Mayor Jim Orr introduced Jeff Brattin as the new assistant building inspector. Wade Ennis has been promoted to building inspector, succeeding George Rausch, who retired...
More clients are served by the Barry County Health Department (05/27/10)
The Barry County Health Department Board of Trustees reviewed the April service fees and other monthly reports at its regularly scheduled meeting on May 20. The April service fees report showed that the health department saw a 145.74 percent increase in fees last month. The health department collected $2,934 in April of 2009 and $4,275.92 in April of 2010...
Local veteran launches drive to fill a semi with shoeboxes for soldiers (05/27/10)
With Memorial Day on the horizon, a local "Shoeboxes for Soldiers" drive has been launched. A retired first sergeant from the Barry County area, who is passionate about this project but wishes to remain anonymous, has initiated the effort in the local area...
Purdy R-2 Board approves budget cuts (05/27/10)
After an extended discussion the Purdy R-2 Board of Education voted last Monday to approve $103,729 in budget cuts for the 2010-11 school year. Board members received cost-cutting proposals in closed session at the April board meeting. Discussion focused on several less popular choices...
Cub tracksters to compete at state (05/27/10)
The 4x400-meter relay team of Sara Hammond, Raigan Ratliff, Sophie Fulton and Millie Fulton won Monett's only gold metal last week at the sectional track meet. They will compete at the state championships tomorrow at Jefferson City. Hammond, a senior, will also race in the 300-meter hurdles...
Car show, rock concerts, theatre offered in four-states entertainment for May 28-June 3 (05/27/10)
This week in Monett: Joe Levanti's Horseshoe Theater will present the Perser Melody Ministries Gospel Music Show starring Doug and Lori Perser at 7 p.m. on Saturday at the Monett City Hall Auditorium. Admission is $5. This week in Springfield: The National Street Rod Association's 27th annual Mid-America Street Rod Nationals Plus Show runs Friday through Sunday at the Ozark Empire Fairground. ...
Back in the Good Old Days for May 27 (05/27/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO May 27, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO May 27, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO May 27, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO May 27, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO May 27, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO May 27, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO May 27, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO May 27, 2000...
Back in the Good Old Days for May 26 (05/27/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO May 26, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO May 26, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO May 26, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO May 26, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO May 26, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO May 26, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO May 26, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO May 26, 2000...
Wilbert Forrester (05/27/10)
Wilbert Norman "Buck" Forrester, age 89, of Aurora, died at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 25 at the Aurora Nursing Center. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 2 at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora with burial at the Maple Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 1 at the funeral home...
Kimberly Thomsen (05/27/10)
Kimberly Thomsen, age 38, of Aurora, died at 10:06 p.m. on Friday, May 21. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 29 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
Ethel  Summers (05/27/10)
Ethel Summers, age 85, of Cassville, died at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 25. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 28 in Oak Hill Cemetery in Cassville under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. There will be no visitation...
William Rupp (05/27/10)
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...
William Leach (05/27/10)
William Marcell "Bill" Leach, Jr., age 69, of Shell Knob, died at 12:08 p.m. on Monday, May 24. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 27 in Central Community United Methodist Church in Shell Knob, under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob. Burial will be at a later date in Park Lawn South Chapel in Independence...
Geneva Owens (05/27/10)
Geneva Maria Owens, age 77, of Cassville, died at 9:15 p.m. on Sunday, May 23. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 28 in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Butterfield under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 27 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Alma Garrett (05/27/10)
Alma Bernice Garrett, age 59, of Cassville, died on Monday, May 24. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 27 in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Butterfield under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 26 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Ray Frieze (05/27/10)
Ray Dean Frieze, of Verona, Mo. son of John Raymond and Alice (Hardin) Frieze, was born on April 4, 1939 at Viola, Mo. and passed away on May 19, 2010, at Cox Monett at the age of 71. Ray was a lifelong resident of the area, a factory worker and farmer...
Danny Davidson (05/27/10)
Lt. Col. Danny Everett Davidson (Ret.) 72, of Wardsville, died on Sunday, May 23, 2010, at St. Mary's Health Center. He was born on Aug. 29, 1937, in Opolis, Kan., the son of the late Myrl Everett and Noreen Lucille McClure Davidson. Danny was a graduate of the University of Missouri- Rolla with a B.S. in civil engineering...
Lucy Campbell (05/27/10)
Lucy Jewell Campbell, age 88, of Mt. Vernon, died at 11:41 p.m. on Saturday, May 22 at her home. A graveside service, under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, will be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 26 at the Summit Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2:30 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home...
Springfield, MO- Springfield Livestock Marketing Center: Cattle Auction Report for 05/26/2010 (05/27/10)
Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction Close for 5/26/10 (05/27/10)
Missouri Weekly Hay Summary - Week ending 04/28/2010 (05/27/10)
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