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Stories from Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Purdy project helps create three new companies (07/14/10)
There is new business in downtown Purdy these days. Over the past year, the historic 1887 Purdy hotel has seen the beginning of a complete renovation. Three new businesses now share office space in the building's east end. A number of old buildings nearby have been renewed in a face lift that promises more to come...
Carnival is coming to Monett (07/14/10)
The Monet Jaycees Carnival, one of the high points of the summer for Monett area young people, will be held this year July 21 through July 24 at the South Park soccer fields. The carnival will open at 6:30 p.m. nightly and run until around 10 p.m. This year the Monett Jaycees' theme is "Cheers to 80 Years," celebrating the club's long-established history in Monett. The carnival is also a club legacy, having begun in 1930...
Dog story has wag-the-tail kind of ending (07/14/10)
After rescuing Summer from the Highway EE Conservation Area, we cared for the young female black labrador from June 21 to July 5. You couldn't ask for a better dog. Unfortunately, our schedules and tiny yard forced us to realize that it was in Summer's best interests to place her with a family that could better care for her and give her the attention she deserves...
Stones Prairie picnic is Friday (07/14/10)
The annual community picnic at St. John's Lutheran Church in Stones Prairie, northwest of Purdy, will be held on Friday, July 16 beginning will begin at 6 p.m. According to a church spokesman, the annual event typically draws more than 1,000 people on a clear day. Cooks plan to serve bratwurst, hamburgers, homemade pie and ice cream until 8:30 p.m. or when supplies run out...
Water Thrashers are second at Carthage meet (07/14/10)
The Monett Water Thrashers placed second in the A Division and first in the B Division at the 2010 Carthage Swim Invitational on July 10 and 11. The Joplin Stingrays won the meet with 772.5 points, followed by Monett's 700.5. Carthage was a distant third with 433 points in the field of 12 teams...
Monett football camps planned (07/14/10)
Football camps for Monett High School, Monett Middle School and the Mighty Mite program will get underway soon, according to Chad Dupee, new head coach for the Monett Cubs. Football camp for high school students will run July 19 through July 23 and again from July 26 through July 30 from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. Cost is $40. Middle school football camp will run July 19 to 22 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Cost is $35...
Back in the Good Old Days for July 14 (07/14/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO July 14, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO July 14, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO July 14, 1950 FIFTY YEAR AGO July 14, 1960 THIRTY YEARS AGO July 14, 1970 TWENTY YEARS AGO July 14, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO July 14, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO July 14, 2000...
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