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Stories from Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Monett R-1 Board adopts $26 million budget (07/07/10)
The Monett R-1 School Board closed its books on the 2009-10 school year and made financial plans for the start of the coming year by adopting a $26 million spending plan. The 2009-10 year closed with a surplus of $388,000, increasing the operating reserves from 17 to 19 percent...
Street performers to hit Broadway (07/07/10)
Broadway Nights returns to downtown Monett on Friday with a focus on entertainment. Street performers will offer music and visual displays for a two-block stretch to delight passersby in a relaxed summer setting. Stores will be offering an abundance of summer fashions and some have special sales planned. Connie's Photography will have a special backdrop in place to give subjects the look of an experience juggler for the occasion...
VB Hall Antique Warehouse turns 15 (07/07/10)
VB Hall Antique Warehouse in Monett will celebrate its 15th birthday this Saturday, July 10. Vig Hall, the son of the late VB Hall, Sr., opened the antiques business in the summer of 1995 after refurbishing the structure at the corner of Main Street and Euclid that once was home to one of Monett's longest-running businesses, VB Hall Wholesale...
BC E-911 Board approves budget (07/07/10)
Pat Leighter, E-911 director, estimated that the 2010-11 fiscal year revenues will be around $909,050. This includes around $900,000 in sales tax revenue. Barry County Emergency Services received $864,419.48 in sales tax revenue during the 2009-10 fiscal year and $909,178.33 during the 2008-09 fiscal year...
Marceline Sweeney (07/07/10)
Marceline L. Sweeney, (Marty), age 92, of Monett, MO, passed from this life on Monday, July 5, 2010 at the St. John's Hospital in Aurora, MO, following a lengthy illness. Marty was born on February 5, 1918 in Aurora, MO, daughter of the late Albert J. and Catherine Adams Ruscha...
Thrashers tune up for Carthage at Nevada meet (07/07/10)
With only 32 swimmers in the water, the Monett Water Thrashers placed fifth out of 11 teams at the Nevada Invitational on July 3 and 4. The Joplin Stingrays won the meet with 333.5 points, followed by Nevada, Lamar and Carthage. Olivia Janssen and Jonah Paszek won two events each, and Emily Swanson earned one gold medal to lead the Thrashers. ...
Back in the Good Old Days for July 7 (07/07/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO July 7, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO July 7, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO July 7, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO July 7, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO July 7, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO July 7, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO July 7, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO July 7, 2000...
Dorothy Youngblood (07/07/10)
Dorothy Irene Youngblood, age 83, mother of Barry County Circuit Clerk Gary Youngblood, died on Saturday, July 3. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, July 6 at Fairview Christian Church under the direction of Knell Mortuary in Carthage.
Sam Nolan (07/07/10)
Sam Preston Nolan Jr., age 90, of Monett, died on Tuesday, July 6 at Missouri Veterans Home in Mt. Vernon. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 10 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Monett. Burial will be in IOOF Cemetery in Monett. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday at Buchanan Funeral Home...
Roger Brown (07/07/10)
Roger M. Brown, age 91, of Miller died at 7:15 a.m. on Monday, July 5 at his home. A graveside service, under the direction of Morris-Leiman-Mosher Funeral Home in Miller, will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 8 in Oak Hill Cemetery in Chetopa, Kan. A visitation will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 7, at the funeral home chapel...
George Allen (07/07/10)
George L. Allen, age 88, of Purdy, died at 2 a.m. on Thursday, July 1. No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
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