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Stories from Friday, July 16, 2010

Main Street coordinator hired (07/16/10)
A Barry County native who has experience working with the DREAM Initiative has been hired as Monett's first Main Street coordinator. After interviewing a number of candidates, D.J. Miller emerged as the top choice to fill the newly created position, which is supported by a collaboration between the City of Monett, the Monett Chamber of Commerce and downtown merchants...
first Baptist Church-Monett holds groundbreaking ceremony (07/16/10)
More than 100 people turned out on Sunday for groundbreaking ceremonies for the First Baptist Church in Monett. Construction on the 14,972-square-foot project started this week. The congregation purchased 75.43 acres of land from Barbara Copeland at the south edge of Monett on Highway 37 in 2004. After years of planning and saving, preparations were ready for groundbreaking...
Tournament will bring 400 people to Monett (07/16/10)
Monett will once again be the center of the universe, well maybe just the center of the Missouri 13-year-old Babe Ruth baseball universe, when it plays host to the five-day Missouri State Championship Tournament. Eight teams from across Missouri, from Sikeston to Boonville and including Cassville, will descend upon Monett beginning Wednesday July 21...
Purdy company develops video games (07/16/10)
The portability of technology allows ideas and products to be developed anywhere. Coby Utter is doing just that, developing a video game in Purdy for international marketing as part of the Genesis Project. Utter's company, Pixelscopic, is one of three new businesses operating under Ed Mareth's entrepreneurial program. A 2002 Purdy High School graduate, Utter welcomed the chance to come back home to develop an idea that he hopes will become a keystone in his career...
Good 'ole days 7-16-10 (07/16/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO July 16, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO July 16, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO July 16, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO July 16, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO July 16, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO July 16, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO July 16, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO July 16, 2000...
Donna Roberts (07/16/10)
Donna Lea Roberts, age 73, of Purdy, died at 11:25 p.m. on Thursday, July 15 at Red Rose Inn in Cassville. Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday July 19, at Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett. Burial will follow at Purdy Cemetery in Purdy...
Sharlene Nichols (07/16/10)
Sharlene Jeanette Nichols, age 68, of Monett, MO, passed from this life on Thursday, July 15, 2010, at her home following a battle with cancer. Sharlene was born on July 17, 1941, in Hastings, Iowa, the daughter of the late James and Esther Bell (Davis) Campbell. She was a homemaker...
Beatrice Bayless (07/16/10)
Beatrice M. Bayless, age 84, of Wentworth, died at 8:40 p.m. on Thursday, July 15 at Lacoba Homes, Inc., in Monett. Funeral services are incomplete at this time under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City.
Highlandville Mo.-CRS Sale's Co. Sheep and Goat Sale.: Monthly Sheep and Goat Auction for 07-16-10 (07/16/10)
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