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Stories from Thursday, June 24, 2010

Groundbreaking marks start of school project (06/24/10)
A festive mood prevailed at Monett Elementary School yesterday for groundbreaking ceremonies that marked the start of construction on new school buildings for the campus. "We realized the need for patrons of the district to have a new school," said J.D. Roberts, president of the Monett R-1 Board of Education. "With the help of patrons, we passed the $4.5 million bond issue."...
Mail fraud sends Mt. Vernon man to prison (06/24/10)
A Mt. Vernon man has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for wire fraud. According to United States Attorney Deborah Gilg, 39-year-old Greg Ray was convicted of misappropriating hundreds of thousands of dollars from various client accounts while he was employed at Edward Jones and Company as an investment adviser/broker in Mt. Vernon...
Blunt tour showcases ag diversity (06/24/10)
Seventh District Congressman Roy Blunt's 14th annual Southwest Missouri Agriculture Tour made four stops in Lawrence County this week as part of a showcase for the diversity and importance of agriculture in the economy of the region. "I've had two goals in the tour," said Congressman Blunt. ...
Bike event slated for Saturday in Monett (06/24/10)
The third annual Tour de Monett bicycle ride, a fundraiser for the Multiple Sclerosis Society, will be held this Saturday, June 26 at Monett's South Park. Sponsored locally by the Flat Tire Gang, the event offers a 38 or 58 mile ride and a century (100 mile) option. The ride is fully supported with rest stops, volunteers and support vehicles. A lunch will be provided at the end of the ride...
Lady golfers host tournament (06/24/10)
Members of the Monett Ladies Golf League hosted their annual Guest Day on June 22 at Windmill Ridge Golf Course in Monett. Following the tournament, ladies attended a catered luncheon at the Monett Park Casino where door prizes and a basket were awarded...
Opera, rodeos, concerts, shows, plays offered for entertainment in the four states June 25-July 1 (06/24/10)
This week in Monett: At Mocha Jo's, 404 E. Broadway, Doug Norvell plays folk, blues, Christian and 70s at 7 p.m. on Friday. For its one-year birthday bash, Mocha Jo's will have entertainment daily next week. Over the lunch hour will be Deb Berger on piano on Monday; Linda Brith on piano on Tuesday; Jason George on piano on Wednesday, and Amy Sampson on guitar on Thursday. ...
Back in the Good Old Days for June 24 (06/24/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO June 24, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO June 24, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO June 24, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO June 24, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO June 24, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO June 24, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO June 24, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO June 24, 2000...
Nancy Kinney (06/24/10)
Nancy Ann Kinney, age 62, of Purdy, died at 8:25 a.m. on Tuesday, June 22. No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
Freda Johnson (06/24/10)
Freda B. Johnson, age 88, of Mt. Vernon, died at 4:45 a.m. on Tuesday, June 22 at the Lawrence County Manor in Mt. Vernon. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 25 at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, with burial to follow at the Mt. Vernon City Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 24 at the funeral home chapel. Arrangements are under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon...
DeeLana Howell (06/24/10)
DeeLana Howell, age 61, of Mt. Vernon, died at 7:45 p.m. on Monday, June 21, at the Lawrence County Manor in Mt. Vernon. Funeral services, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 26, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Burial will follow in the Mt. Vernon IOOF Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, June 25 at the funeral home chapel...
James Anderson (06/24/10)
James P. Anderson, age 85, of Mt. Vernon, died at 7:58 p.m. on Thursday, June 17 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. Local arrangements are under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. There are no services planned at this time...
Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 6/23/2010 (06/24/10)
Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction Close for 6/23/10 (06/24/10)
Missouri Weekly Hay Summary and Fescue Seed Report- Week ending 06/25/10 (06/24/10)
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