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Stories from Monday, July 19, 2010

Monett Senior Center leader hired (07/19/10)
Lori Balmas has been hired as the new administrator at the Monett Senior Citizens Center. A 1979 graduate of Monett High School, Balmas has started at the beginning of a new fiscal year and has found herself very busy in the first weeks on the job. Balmas is the daughter of Gale and Rose Huffmaster and the late Karan Huffmaster. ...
Readiness fairs are planned in Barry and Lawrence counties (07/19/10)
The Barry County OACAC Neighborhood Center in Cassville and the Lawrence County OACAC Center in Aurora are preparing for their 2010 School Readiness Fairs. Barry County School Readiness Fair The Barry County event will be held at the Crowder College Cassville Campus auditorium in Cassville on Thursday, July 29...
"A living Norman Rockwell painting" at Stones Prairie (07/19/10)
The Stones Prairie Picnic attracted a large crowd Friday night as residents from across southwest Missouri gathered to enjoy delicious food, old-fashioned fun and the fellowship of visiting with friends and neighbors. A late afternoon storm threatened the picnic but blew through quickly, lowering temperatures and creating perfect conditions for the evening event...
Agri Economics pursues farm market with new product (07/19/10)
Farms and agriculture-based industries provide a constant stream of material, some marketable and some not. Finding a way to use a waste bi-product or create a new product through repackaging is the goal of Agri Economics, one of three businesses operating under Ed Mareth's Genesis Project in Purdy...
Neosho eliminates Monett 7-1 (07/19/10)
For the first two days of the American Legion District 15 Tournament at Carl Junction, the seeded teams won every game but one: the host team bounced fourth-seeded Neosho in a monumental 10-0 upset. That wrench in the seeding gears set up a Friday elimination game between Monett Post #91 and the Neosho Nighthawks. Win or go home...
MHS grad named COO of WNBA team (07/19/10)
Amber Cox, a 1992 graduate of Monett High School, has been promoted to chief operating officer of the Phoenix Mercury, the WNBA women's basketball team based in Phoenix, Ariz. "Amber's been deeply involved in every aspect of the Mercury's operation, making her a natural choice for her new role," said Phoenix Suns President and Chief Executive Officer Rick Welts...
Children's Center golf tourney planned (07/19/10)
The date has been set for the eighth annual Children's Center Open golf tournament. This year's fundraising event will be held on Saturday, Aug. 14 at the Windmill Ridge Golf Course in Monett. The four-peron scramble will begin with a shotgun start at 6 a.m. The cost to enter is $160 per team plus the cost of a cart or $40 per person plus the cost of a cart...
Back in the Good Old Days for July 19-20 (07/19/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO July 19, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO July 19, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO July 19, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO July 19, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO July 19, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO July 19, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO July 19, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO July 19, 2000 EIGHTY YEARS AGO...
Donna Roberts (07/19/10)
Donna Lea (Read) Roberts, age 73, of Purdy, passed away on Thursday, July 15, 2010 at Red Rose Inn, in Cassville, MO. She was born to Leon Cecil and Elizabeth (Appenzeller) Read on Aug. 22, 1936 in Syracuse, Neb. She was united in marriage to William Roberts on Dec. 30, 1956 in Arkon, Colo. and he survives...
Herschell "Todd" Harry (07/19/10)
Herschel "Todd" Harry, age 42, of Monett, MO, passed away suddenly at his residence on Sunday, July 18, 2010. Todd was born on February 27, 1968, in Pawnee, OK the son of Jack Nels Harry and Shirley (Cook) Bussey. Todd graduated from Ralston High School in Ralston, Oklahoma, and enjoyed restoring vehicles, the Oklahoma Sooners, motorcycling, deer hunting, fishing and watching the Three Stooges...
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