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Stories from Monday, July 26, 2010

R-1 Board turns down deal with Missouri Career Center (07/26/10)
The Monett R-1 Board of Education has decided against a deal with the Missouri Career Center that would have placed offices for the unemployment center at the Southwest Area Career Center. Jason Jones and Shirley Click, from the Missouri Career Center, appeared before the board and participated in an extended discussion about the unemployment office's needs. Board members returned to the topic at the end of the meeting and decided against participating...
Annual Barry County land tax sale slated for Aug. 23 in Cassville (07/26/10)
The annual Barry County land tax sale will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 23, at the historic Barry County Courthouse in Cassville. Barry County Collector Janice Varner has 114 properties going on the block for unpaid taxes dating back three years...
Hospice Dream Team works to fulfill special requests (07/26/10)
Hospice Compassus is not only offering supportive services to those who are terminally ill and their families. The organization's volunteers and staff have taken on the task of making dreams come true for their patient clients. "We try to get an idea of what our patients want to do, something that they have never done and always wanted to, or something that they would like to do again before they die," said Janet Gard, executive director of the Branson/Monett and Joplin/Pittsburg offices. ...
Two injured in traffic incidents (07/26/10)
A weekend vehicle-pedestrian collision has left a Cassville man injured. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the incident occurred at 9:22 p.m., July 24, on Old Exeter Road at the Rainbow Drive-In at Cassville. The pedestrian, James O. Holder, 66, was crossing the roadway at a hillcrest when the 1997 Audi, driven westbound by Caitlyn M. George, 18, of Cassville, struck Holder as the vehicle came over the hill...
Babe Ruth tourney brings drama to Monett's North Park (07/26/10)
The Babe Ruth boys state baseball tournament for 13 year olds concluded on Sunday with the Mineral Area Baseball All-Stars (MABA) taking home the title. The conclusion came after a contest of high drama, after the local teams ended participation on Saturday...
Back in the Good Old Days for July 26-27 (07/26/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO July 26, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO July 26, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO July 26, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO July 26, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO July 26, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO July 26, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO July 26, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO July 26, 2000 EIGHTY YEARS AGO...
Harold Schimke (07/26/10)
Harold Arthur "Hal" Schimke, age 76, of Freistatt, Missouri was called to his heavenly home on Saturday, July 24, 2010. He was born in Kansas City, MO, on April 7, 1934 to the late Walter and Lillian Schimke. He held Bachelors and Masters Degrees from Concordia Teachers College, Seward, NE, where he met Dorothy Mae Gerlach. They were married on January 1, 1955 in Kansas City, KS...
Tim Kirk (07/26/10)
Tim D. Kirk, age 61, of Eagle Rock, died at 8:07 a.m. on Friday, July 23. Funeral services were held at 7 p.m. on Monday, July 26, in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 29 in Oaklawn Cemetery in Gorman, Texas, under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Geraldine Cox (07/26/10)
Geraldine May Cox, age 85, of Rocky Comfort, died at 3:05 a.m.. on Saturday, July 24. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 28, in Rocky Comfort Cemetery under the direction of McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, July 27 in McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton...
Mary Ozelle Bass (07/26/10)
Mary Ozelle (Ennes) Bass, 92, of Monett, MO, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, July 22, 2010 in Lacoba Homes, Inc. She was born on Sept. 7, 1917 in Corsicana, MO near Purdy. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Monett, UMW Lydia Circle, Etta Gardner Garden Club, Hawthorne Literary Club, Mo D of the National TTT and National Hair Dressers Association. ...
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