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Stories from Friday, June 18, 2010

Barry Co. search warrants lead to seven arrests (06/18/10)
Barry County Sheriff's deputies, the Missouri State Highway Patrol SWAT team and the Southwest Missouri Drug Task Force arrested seven people while serving a search warrant on June 4. Additional arrests in the case followed, including one on Tuesday...
Monett's blueberry heaven: Profile of the Rausch Blueberry Farm (06/18/10)
By R.K. WILSON George Rausch never thought himself a farmer and there's probably moments to this day that the profile stirs a little discomfort. For the hit and miss nature of agriculture is enough to try the patience of the best of men, regardless of title...
Crash outside Monett kills Pierce City man (06/18/10)
A two-vehicle crash just outside Monett at 7:35 a.m. yesterday proved fatal for a Pierce City man. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Eugene Wrobleski, 81, of Pierce City, was eastbound in a 1993 Chevrolet on Highway 37 approaching the Monett city limits. ...
Scott Joplin Festival marks 30 years with festive concerts: a report on Missouri's ragtime festival (06/18/10)
This year's Scott Joplin International Ragtime Festival in Sedalia represented 30 years celebrating the core of original American music. The four-day event drew both performers and audience members from all over the nation for rousing performances and nostalgic journeys into musical literature seldom heard outside of festival venues...
Fire district, Habitat, school receive grants (06/18/10)
The Robert and Francess Chaney Family Foundation awarded funds to five Barry County organizations during its spring grant awards this year. The foundation awards funds to non-profit organizations that benefit education, human services and programs for children, families and public safety personnel...
Monett's Jacob Fair wins major youth golf tournament (06/18/10)
A Monett High School golfer has captured the title in the 2010 Junior Match Play Championship, held June 9 to 12 at John Daly's Murder Rock Golf Course in Branson. Jacob Fair, who will begin his junior year at Monett this fall, shot a 77 to earn a fifth place seed in the field of 32 golfers to qualify for tourney action as the event opened on June 9. ...
Back in the Good Old Days for June 18 (06/18/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO June 18, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO June 18, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO June 18, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO June 18, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO June 18, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO June 18, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO June 18, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO June 18, 2000...
Eugene Wrobleski (06/18/10)
Eugene Wrobleski, age 81, of Pierce City, Missouri, died on Thursday, June 17, 2010, at St. John's Hospital in Joplin, Missouri, following an auto accident near Monett, Missouri. Mr. Wrobleski was born on Sunday, May 26, 1929 in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of Edward and Rose Shaskey Wrobleski. He was the husband of Betty Michael Wrobleski whom he married on March 3, 1951 in Eureka Springs, Arkansas and she survives...
Erma Wood (06/18/10)
Erma Edith Wood, age 82, of Cassville died at 1:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 15. No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
Elden Schmidt (06/18/10)
Elden Ray Schmidt, age 77, of Golden, died at 12:15 a.m. on Thursday, June 17. A celebration of life will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 19 in Grace Lutheran Church in Holiday Island, Ark. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Lena Planchon (06/18/10)
Lena Irene Snotherly Planchon, age 70, died on Tuesday, June 15 at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, Ala. She is survived by her husband, Claud Planchon, formerly of Monett. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 19, at Tabernacle United Methodist Church in Taylor, Ala. Interment will follow in Gardens of Memory Cemetery under the direction of Ward Wilson Funeral Home...
Oliver Mead (06/18/10)
Oliver Mead, age 84, of Purdy, passed away on Friday June, 18, 2010 at Missouri Veteran's Home in Mt. Vernon, Missouri. He was born on September 9, 1925 in Diamond, Missouri, to Ben and Lula (Sherman) Mead. He was united in marriage to Rosalie Pennel on February 15, 1986 and she survives...
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