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Stories from Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Monett Council to again pursue DREAM funding (07/21/10)
Pyle pointed out the DREAM program requires a local match of $50,000 for the grant over the next three years. To improve Monett's chances at getting a grant, Pyle talked to representatives at the Missouri Development Finance Board, which oversees the program. One of the reviewers had agreed to look at the latest application and offer comments in advance of submitting the proposal...
Leaders for Barry-Lawrence Library District named (07/21/10)
Appointments for the Barry-Lawrence Regional Library Board were announced and officers for the 2010-11 fiscal year were elected at the board's June meeting. The Barry County Commission has appointed Jeannie Jones of Shell Knob to complete the unexpired term of Regina McIlrath. That term will expire June 30, 2012...
Don Tuck brings wide-ranging experience to MHS position (07/21/10)
Don Tuck, the new assistant principal at Monett High School, is already on the job. Tuck, who lives in Willard and plans to commute, brings a wide range of experience to the Monett R-1 School District. "I expect to do whatever I can to help our staff provide the best possible learning environment to lead to student success," Tuck said. "I've got a pretty well-rounded educational background."...
Kiwanians offered investment tips for shaky economic times (07/21/10)
Jim Haston, financial advisor with Edward Jones Investments, offered an overview on how to approach saving in the current financial climate for the Monett Kiwanis Club. Haston reported the public is frequently asking what to do if interest rates go up, how will the federal deficit affect the economic picture and where does new healthcare legislation fit into the big picture. ...
Final lineup for Babe Ruth tourney in Monett announced (07/21/10)
Preparations are complete for the five-day Missouri State Championship tournament for 13-year-old boys Babe Ruth teams this week in Monett. All games will be played at Monett's North Park, on Central Avenue. Action will begin on Thursday morning. Opening ceremonies introducing all the teams and players will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursday...
Monett All-Stars to compete at regional tourney this week (07/21/10)
The 10-and-under girls all-star softball team from Monett is bound for additional season action in the regional Babe Ruth Tournament. Monett's team placed third at the state tournament, held July 9 to July 11 in Cape Girardeau. The finish was good enough to advance Monett's girls to the regional tourney, beginning July 22 in Sikeston. Competing teams will come from Missouri, Colorado and Kansas...
Monett Water Thrashers strong in Parsons (07/21/10)
After blowing out Webb City in a dual meet at the Monett pool, the Monett Water Thrashers returned to action last weekend at Parsons, KS. Monett swimmers captured a number of medals in a highly competitive meet. None of the Thrashers won a high point award in their age group categories, but Olivia Janssen managed second in the Girls 6 and Under division. Monett swimmers earned seven individual gold medals, twelve silver, and nine bronze...
Gaga for Lady Gaga: A look at the July 17 Monster Ball performance in St. Louis (07/21/10)
The best show in St. Louis last Saturday was in and around the Scottrade Center downtown. Lady Gaga was performing her "Monster Ball" show inside, and her "little monsters" populated the vicinity on the way to their seats. Gaga fans ranged from tweens to folks in their 50s. ...
Back in the Good Old Days for July 21 (07/21/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO July 21, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO July 21, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO July 21, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO July 21, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO July 21, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO July 21, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO July 21, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO July 21, 2000...
Homer Nicholas (07/21/10)
Homer E. Nicholas Sr., age 68, of Verona, died at 4:25 a.m. on Saturday, July 17, at his home. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, July 20, at the family home, under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora.
June Huffman (07/21/10)
June Huffman, age 81, of Pierce City, died at 8:50 p.m. on Tuesday, July 20 at St. John's Hospital in Aurora. Arrangements are incomplete under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City.
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