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Stories from Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Citizens question Purdy over $2.5 million bond issue plan (06/02/10)
Questions about Purdy's proposed wastewater system improvement project made for a lively discussion at last week's public hearing on the $2.5 million bond issue going before voters on June 8. City council members, engineers and Bruce Hively from the United States Department of Agriculture's Rural Development program provided a wide range of answers...
Chickens illegally dumped in county (06/02/10)
Between 600 and 700 dead chickens were found illegally dumped in a creek in the Washburn area on Saturday. David Compton, director of Emergency Management for Barry County, reported the incident was discovered by a property owner on Saturday morning on Farm Road 1085, south of Farm Road 2212...
Spears murder trial is postponed (06/02/10)
The trial of accused child murderer David Spears has been postponed from July to August of 2011. Spears is charged with raping and murdering his 9-year-old stepdaughter, Rowan Ford, in November 2007. The decision to postpone Spears' trial was made last Thursday following the completion of another pre-trial hearing in Pulaski County Circuit Court to determine whether or not Spear's tape-recorded confession is admissable in court...
St. Mary's to host 24th annual festival (06/02/10)
The 24th annual St. Mary's Old-Fashioned Festival will be held Saturday, June 5 and Sunday, June 6 in Pierce City on the church grounds. On Saturday, festival activities will begin at 5 p.m., and on Sunday, the fest starts at 11 a.m. There will be inflatables for children to enjoy and a beer garden for adults on both days along with trash and treasure booths, a purse auction and several food stands offering funnel cakes, hamburgers, sausage and fried potatoes...
Sign-ups begin for junior golf league (06/02/10)
Windmill Ridge Golf Course in Monett is taking sign-ups for its Junior Golf League. To participate, young golfers need to be 8 to 15 years old, own their own golf clubs and bag and have the ability to keep the ball in play. The league will begin play at 9 a.m. on June 10. Play continues every Thursday morning through Aug. 5 with a season-ending tournament...
Back in the Good Old Days for June 2 (06/02/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO June 2, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO June 2, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO June 2, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO June 2, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO June 2, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO June 2, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO June 2, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO June 2, 2000...
Back in the Good Old Days for May 31-June 1 (06/02/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO May 31, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO May 31, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO May 31, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO May 31, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO May 31, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO May 31, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO May 31, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO May 31, 2000 EIGHTY YEARS AGO...
Lucile Weaver (06/02/10)
Lucile Jelean Weaver, age 94, of Hutchinson, Kan., formerly of Mt. Vernon, died on Tuesday, May 25 at the Wesley Towers Hester Care Center in Hutchinson, Kan. A memorial service will be held at 6:30 p.m. on thursday, June 3 at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Burial will be at Summit Cemetery at a later date...
Martha Sinclair (06/02/10)
Martha Sinclair, age 82, of Cassville, died at 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday, May 26. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 2, in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Cassville. There will be no visitation...
Lois Gaddy (06/02/10)
Lois Faye Gaddy, age 63, of Stotts City, died at 7:07 a.m. on Friday, May 28 at her home. Funeral services, under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, were held on Tuesday, June 1 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Freistatt. Burial was in the church cemetery...
Eva FitzGerald (06/02/10)
Eva Lynn FitzGerald, age 43, of Aurora, died at 2:14 a.m. on Saturday, May 29 at her home. Arrangements are being handled by Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 5 at the House of Prayer Church in Monett...
Dar Lene Ewbank (06/02/10)
Dar Lene Ewbank, age 72, of Washburn, died on Monday, May 31. Funeral services will be held at noon on Friday, June 4 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be at a later date in Forest Lawn-Covina Hills in Covina, Calif. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until service time on Friday in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Beverly Crain (06/02/10)
Beverly Jane (Black) Crain, born August 14, 1934, in Monett, Missouri, entered her final rest at her residence in Phoenix, Arizona on May 26, 2010. PAID OBITUARY...
John Clotfelter (06/02/10)
John E. "Jack" Clotfelter, age 90, of Monett, MO, passed away on Monday, May 31, 2010 in his home. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, June 4, 2010 at the Buchanan Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be in the Oakdale Cemetery. The family will receive friends at 9:00 a.m. ...
Armond Carlin (06/02/10)
Mr. Armond Kirk Carlin, 85, of Monett, passed away May 29, 2010 at Monett Health Care. He was born January 12, 1925 to Armond Sidney and Sibyl Lois (Browning) Carlin south of Monett, Mo. He was united in marriage to Mary Frances Black September 18, 1949 in Monett, Mo...
Susan Bland (06/02/10)
Susan Ann Bland, age 43, of Purdy, died at 10:10 a.m. on Thursday, May 27. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 5 in New Freedom Worship Center in Purdy. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Juliet Black (06/02/10)
Juliet Cecelia "Siti" Black (Hagale), age 86, of Springfield, formerly of Monett, died on May 29. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 2, in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Funeral Mass will follow at 11 a.m. under the care of Herman H. Lohmeyer Funeral Home, in Springfield. Interment will be at a later date in Monett...
Jimmy Bean (06/02/10)
Jimmy L. Bean, age 74, of Washburn, died on Sunday, May 30. Funeral services were held at the Bible Way Holiness Church in Washburn on Tuesday, June 1 under the direction of White Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial was in Roller Cemetery.
Ellen Bass (06/02/10)
Ellen K. Bass, age 83, of Seligman, died on Tuesday, June 1. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 5 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in Dent Cemetery in Seligman. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, June 4 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
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