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Stories from Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Monett airport volume is hitting peak levels (06/09/10)
Volume of flights in and out of the Monett Municipal Airport has hit new peaks for a five-year period. Counting all the incoming and outbound flights during weekday business hours, the Monett airport had 2,219 flights from January through May. The total is 537 flights or 32 percent more than a year ago, when the count was down 7 percent from the previous year...
Car show comes to Broadway on Friday (06/09/10)
The June edition of Broadway Nights, the monthly downtown Monett event, will feature a car and bike show, a mechanical bull, live entertainment and special shopping opportunities this Friday. The special attraction will be a car show featuring 100 to 200 cars and up to 100 motorcycles. Word of the event has been circulating at regional shows for the past six weeks...
Blunt ag tour to make three stops in Lawrence County (06/09/10)
Seventh District Congressman Roy Blunt's 14th annual Southwest Missouri Agriculture Tour will make three stops in Lawrence County. This year's tour will focus on the diversity of classic farms and showcase farming operations that represent the backbone of the regional agriculture sector...
Annual Pierce City festival celebrates the arts (06/09/10)
Pierce City will be the place to be on Saturday for anyone who appreciates art and a nice glass of wine. The second annual Pierce City Arts Festival will take place this Saturday, June 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Festival booths will be set up around the historic bandstand on Walnut and Main Streets, and the new winetasting component of the event will be held inside Bookmarks, LLC, at the corner of West Commercial Street and Walnut...
Fresh hoops for Pierce City girls (06/09/10)
PIERCE CITY -- Energy is in abundance with the arrival of Chelsea Holmes, who was named basketball coach last month for the varsity Lady Eagles. Holmes comes from Joplin's McAuley High School, where she served as athletic director and, softball and track coach. At Pierce City, she replaces Marty Reinhart, who went to East Newton...
Area baseball players earn spot on All-Ozark 7 Conference team (06/09/10)
Individal All-Ozark 7 honors are listed below. First team: Tyler Ferguson, Southwest sophomore; Levi Roberts, Southwest senior; Landon Terry, Purdy junior; Cody Hall, Purdy sophomore; Daniel Burnside, Purdy senior; James Musick, Wheaton senior; Sean Goostree, Wheaton sophomore; Blake Dilbeck, Wheaton senior; Tyler White, Exeter freshman; and Cody Stringer, Exeter junior...
Back in the Good Old Days for June 9 (06/09/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO June 9, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO June 9, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO June 9, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO June 9, 1960 FIFTY YEARS AGO June 9, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO June 9, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO June 9, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO June 9, 2000...
Wilbur Taft (06/09/10)
Wilbur L. Taft, age 75, of Cassville, died at 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday, June 2. No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
Theodore Parrish (06/09/10)
Theodore "Ted" L. Parrish, age 77, of Spokane, Wash., formerly of Monett, died on Friday, June 4, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane, Wash. Service time is incomplete but will be held on June 19 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Monett. Arrangements are under the personal care and direction of Buchanan Funeral Home in Monett...
Randall Monaghan (06/09/10)
Randall John Monaghan, age 27, of Springfield, died at 7:22 p.m. on Friday, June 4 at the St. John's Hospital in Springfield. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, June 10 at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. A private burial will be held in Yeakley Chapel Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon...
Hazel Maples (06/09/10)
Hazel Pearl Maples, age 84, of Aurora, passed away at 11:35 a.m. on June 6, 2010 at her home. She was born on May 29, 1926 in Galena, the daughter of Karl and Irene (Lebow) Lawrence. Hazel was a charter member of the Wilson Avenue Baptist Church of Aurora. On Sept. 7, 1946 she married James Orvil Maples in Aurora. They endured a loving 61 years of marriage and he preceded her in death on Dec. 14, 2007...
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