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Stories from Friday, June 11, 2010

Filmmaker from Purdy could win Oscar gold (06/11/10)
Every filmmaker daydreams of walking across the stage of the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood to accept a small golden statue known as an Oscar or Academy Award. For Jeremy Casper, that dream comes true this Saturday when he and two fellow filmmakers accept the Student Academy Award from the Academy of Arts and Science. ...
R-1 bonds officially approved (06/11/10)
Federal stimulus funds available for school construction have been secured by the Monett R-1 School District for expansion and renovation of the Monett Elementary School campus. Governor Jay Nixon has announced Monett will receive $1,973,925 in Qualified School Construction Bonds awarded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Monett is one of 60 districts that together received $146,348,000...
City's new assistant building inspector is on the job (06/11/10)
Jeff Brattin has begun his duties as the new assistant building inspector in Monett. Brattin succeeds Wade Ennis, who has been promoted to building inspector with the retirement of George Rausch. Brattin is a Barry County native who grew up in Wheaton, graduating from Wheaton High School in 1989. ...
Victorian home and garden tour planned in Pierce City (06/11/10)
A Victorian House and Cottage Garden Tour will be held from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 13 in Pierce City. The tour will start at Commercial Street and North Walnut Street at the bandstand and gazebo across from city hall. The tour will include the following stops:...
Local golfer competes in junior PGA circuit (06/11/10)
Monett's Jacob Fair shot a tournament-best early round of 69 and went on to take fourth place at the PGA Junior Series golf tournament at Windyke Country Club in Memphis, Tenn., on June 4. Fair shot 74-74 on his other two rounds for a 217 total. Fellow Missourian Ryan Zech from Kearney won the championship with three consecutive tours of 70 strokes each...
Water Thrashers open season at Branson (06/11/10)
The Monett Water Thrashers swim team opened their season on June 5 at the Branson Invitational meet at the Branson RecPlex. The Water Thrashers won the 10-team meet with 527 points. More than 450 swimmers competed. Results for team members finishing in the top five per event follows:...
Back in the Good Old Days for June 11 (06/11/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO June 11, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO June 11, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO June 11, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO June 11, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO June 11, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO June 11, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO June 11, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO June 11, 2000...
John Staponski (06/11/10)
John Staponski, age 48, of Purdy, died on Thursday, June 10 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. Arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett.
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