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Stories from Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Armed robbery in Monett solved by MPD (06/30/10)
A trio from Monett were arrested this week in connection with an armed robbery that occurred at Rapids Roberts convenience store at 914 Central in Monett. Terrance K. Dockery, 18, has been charged by Barry County Prosecutor Johnnie Cox with robbery in the first degree and armed criminal action. Sherman R. Starr, 36, has been charged with robbery in the first degree, and Heidi D. Starr, 35, has been charged with receiving stolen property...
Monett July 4th plans announced (06/30/10)
Preparations are complete for Monett's Fourth of July celebration. This year's event will feature a number of innovations designed to enhance the day of fun at Monett's South Park. Activity at the park on Sunday will start at 1 p.m. with free swimming at the Monett swimming pool, thanks to special arrangements made with the Monett Area YMCA. The pool will be open until 5 p.m...
R-6 District begins new meals program (06/30/10)
Action taken by the Pierce City R-6 Board of Education at its June meeting triggered the beginning of a new free summer lunch program for youth. The board approved applying for a grant through the Temporary Assistance for Need Families (TANF) Block Grant to fund a post-summer school meal program. On Monday, Central Elementary School cafeteria began providing sack lunches with a sandwich and fruit to students...
Cities establish guidelines for fireworks use (06/30/10)
Independence Day is right around the corner, and it is time to remind area citizens about fireworks safety and city ordinances pertaining to the usage of fireworks. According to Monett Fire Chief Tom Jones, using fireworks within the city limits is illegal. Pierce City's ordinance on fireworks inside the city limits follows suit with Monett...
Monett Post 91 splits doubleheader (06/30/10)
After absorbing an 11-1 loss in the first game of an American Legion doubleheader against Cassville's Post 118 on Tuesday night, Monett's Post 91 team rebounded to claim a 4-2 victory in the second contest. The Cassville Legion team lost for only the third time this summer, and it was their first loss to a Missouri team in 2010...
Water Thrashers dominate Pittsburg Invitational (06/30/10)
The Monett Water Thrashers swim club dominated the Pittsburg (Kan.) YMCA Invitational over the weekend, amassing 529 points in winning over 10 other teams. The Parson Dolphins took second with 355.5 points. No other team scored more than 300. Several Thrashers placed in the top three of their respective age groups in individual high scoring. ...
Back in the Good Old Days for June 30 (06/30/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO June 30, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO June 30, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO June 30, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO June 30, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO June 30, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO June 30, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO June 30, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO June 30, 2000...
Amy Lou Haymes (06/30/10)
Amy Lou Haymes, age 90, of Monett, MO, passed away on Tuesday, June 29, 2010 at Cox Monett Hospital after a lengthy illness. Amy was born on May 26, 1920 in Monett to the late Luther A. and Amy "Bell" Vermillion. She attended school in Monett and graduated from Monett Junior College. She retired as a medical secretary at the Walter Reed Hospital in Washington D.C. Amy was a member of the St. John's Lutheran Church in Monett. She enjoyed golfing and playing her violin...
Zelma Francisco (06/30/10)
Zelma Evelena Francisco, age 86, of Wheaton, died at 6:55 a.m. on Sunday, June 27. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 1, in Wheaton Southern Baptist Church under the direction of McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton. Burial will be in Rocky Comfort Cemetery in Rocky Comfort...
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