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Stories from Monday, June 28, 2010

Escaped Barry County inmate captured near Cassville (06/28/10)
An escaped inmate was recaptured by area law enforcement officers on Friday night, seven hours after he managed to sneak out of the Barry County Jail. Timothy Stringer, 33, of Golden, was discovered by officers in a trailer near the Cassville Airport at around 10 p.m. ...
Lions chicken barbecue will be held on Saturday in Monett (06/28/10)
Monett's celebration of the July 4th holiday has become a two-day event, thanks to separate organizations planning for the occasion. Festivities will be held at South Park on Sunday, July 4 with entertainment, a patriotic address and fireworks. On Saturday, July 3, the Monett Lions Club will sell their traditional barbecued chicken dinners at the South Park...
Livestock show winners announced (06/28/10)
The 2010 Monett Junior Livestock Show provided an opportunity for young people from Lamar to Pleasant Hope to hone their skills exhibiting livestock. Attracting around 80 exhibitors and 200 animals, the event drew larger numbers than in recent years...
Monett will host corporate challenge (06/28/10)
A traveling trophy and bragging rights are at stake in the first annual Barry-Lawrence County Corporate Golf Championship to be held at the Windmill Ridge Golf Course in Monett on Aug. 13. Bob Markovics, with UMB Bank in Monett and a member of the City of Monett's Golf Advisory Committee, is organizing the tournament, which he hopes will become an annual fundraiser for the golf course...
Monett Post 91 claims title at Wood Bat tourney (06/28/10)
After splitting a doubleheader earlier in the week, it was only fitting that Monett and Sports World played for the championship of the fourth annual Marcus O'Hara Wood Bat Tournament at Monett on Saturday. Jared Barchak allowed only a single run in the game, and Monett Post 91 earned their first-ever title at the Wood Bat classic with a 2-1 victory. Teams from Ash Grove and Everton also competed in the tournament...
Back in the Good Old Days for June 28-29 (06/28/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO June 28, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO June 28, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO June 28, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO June 28, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO June 28, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO June 28, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO June 28, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO June 28, 2000 EIGHTY YEARS AGO...
Montgomery Tobin (06/28/10)
Montgomery Alvin "Monty" Tobin, age 72, of Miller, died at 8:25 p.m. on Monday, June 21 at Cox South 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...
Tracy Ridpath (06/28/10)
Tracy D. Ridpath, age 39, of Hollister, died on Friday, June 25. Funeral services were held at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 28 in the Snapp-Bearden Funeral Home in Branson with Rev. Scott Coffelt officiating. Burial will be at a later date. Tracy was born on May 21, 1971 in Monett, Missouri to Frank and Sheila (Fisher) Ridpath. ...
Virginia Orndorff (06/28/10)
Virginia L. "Jenny" Orndorff, age 64, of Purdy, died on Friday, June 25 at St. John's Hospital in Cassville. At this time there are no services scheduled. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home and Crematory in Cassville...
John Mais (06/28/10)
John "Bernard" Mais, Sr., age 87, of Aurora, died on June 24. A prayer service was held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 28 at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora with visitation to follow. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 29 at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Aurora. Military burial will follow at the Mount Calvary Cemetery in Aurora...
Joan Kirk (06/28/10)
Joan Maree Kirk, age 78, of Shell Knob, died on Friday, June 25. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 30 in Trinity Presbyterian Church in Shell Knob under the direction Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob. Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery near Butterfield...
Bernard Dart (06/28/10)
Bernard Gordon Dart, age 81, of Cassville, died at 3:10 p.m. on Friday, June 25. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. on Monday, June 28 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial was in Corinth Cemetery near Cassville.
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