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Stories from Thursday, June 10, 2010

Purdy voters defeat $2.5 million bond issue (06/10/10)
Residents in Purdy voted down the city's proposed fix of the sewer system on Tuesday. The $2.5 million bond issue failed by a 40-53 vote. "I'm kind of disappointed," said Mayor Ron Dutra. "It was close. We didn't know which way it would go." The voter turnout was relatively low, compared to the 122 votes cast in the 2005 election for mayor. ...
Advice offered on how to avoid heat-related illness (06/10/10)
With forecasters predicting a hot, dry summer, the Barry County Office of Emergency Management encourages area residents to take precautions over the next few months. "The big things to remember are to remain hydrated and stay inside, in a cool environment, when it gets warm outside," said David Compton, Barry County Emergency Management director. ...
A Memorial Day they'll never forget (06/10/10)
Southwest Missouri was well represented at the nation's largest Memorial Day event when the Monett High School marching band performed at the National Memorial Day Parade in Washington, D.C., on May 31. In 95 degree temperatures wearing winter uniforms, the 70 members of the MHS band marched along the mile and a half parade route and performed in front of a crowd that was estimated at 300,000...
Monett R-1 to revise its reading program (06/10/10)
The Monett R-1 School District will introduce a different strategy this fall for teaching reading. The federally funded Reading First program, a major tool used for much of the past decade, has been set aside as the primary tool, leaving the district largely on their own to find their next direction...
Softball and basketball camps planned (06/10/10)
Monett High School varsity basketball and softball coach Ty Goetz will conduct softball and basketball camps for elementary and middle schoolers this month. Softball camp for fourth through eighth graders will be an afternoon camp held June 14, 15 and 16 from 3 to 5 p.m...
Cub players earn more post-season honors (06/10/10)
Monett Cubs centerfielder Spenser Witt and catcher Jake Smith were named to the Class 3, District 11 All-District first team. Both players were also named to the All-Big 8 Conference first team. Witt, a senior, won the team's Mr. Cub Award and was also named Most Valuable Player. He hit .456, scored 35 runs and had no errors again this season. He set a season record for getting on base with balls, at 22...
Triathalon, concerts, shows offered in four-states June 11-17 (06/10/10)
This week in Monett: Broadway Nights is Friday in downtown Monett. A car and bike show will be held between Third and Sixth streets from 5 p.m. until dark. The First Baptist Church Praise Choir performs at Denali Dreams. Singer Brian Lindell performs a wide range of music at Mocha Jo's...
Back in the Good Old Days for June 10 (06/10/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO June 10, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO June 10, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO June 10, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO June 10, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO June 10, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO June 10, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO June 10, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO June 10, 2000...
Richard Hall (06/10/10)
Richard Davis Hall, age 62, of Union City, Tenn., formerly of Monett, died on Tuesday, June 8 at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 11 at First United Methodist Church in Union City, Tenn. Burial will be in the East View Cemetery. Funeral is under the direction of White-Ranson Funeral Home, Inc. in Union City, Tenn...
Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 6/9/2010 (06/10/10)
Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction Close for 6/09/10 (06/10/10)
Missouri Weekly Hay Summary and Fescue Seed Report- Week ending 06/11/10 (06/10/10)
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