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Stories from Thursday, July 29, 2010

Prisoners aren't pampered at Law Co Jail (07/29/10)
Changes have taken place at the Lawrence County Jail over the past year, and according to Sheriff Brad DeLay, they are changes for the better. It was about a year ago that the jail made news headlines, because of two escape attempts that highlighted some of the facility's flawed and outdated security measures...
Verona mayor, alderman resign (07/29/10)
In a surprise move following this week's Verona City Council meeting, both Mayor Roy Snyder and council member Deborah Snyder submitted letters of resignation. Roy Snyder's letter stated that his resignation was effective July 28. He wrote: "I am tired of not being able to purchase equipment for city maintenance. ...
Wanted: chalk artists to decorate Broadway (07/29/10)
The Monett Chamber of Commerce has announced an artistic event to be held in conjunction with the next Broadway Nights on Aug. 13. A Chalk Walk will offer participants a chance to create art on a section of Broadway sidewalk with special sidewalk chalk...
Purdy leaders talk sewer options with DNR representatives (07/29/10)
Purdy city leaders got direction about how to address the city's ongoing sewer system problem during recent talks with representatives from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR). City council members and their engineer discussed the issue for the first time with DNR since voters rejected a proposed $2.5 million bond issue in June...
Monett squad headed to World Series in Florida (07/29/10)
Winning isn't everything, but the 12-and-under Monett All-Star Softball girls have been doing a lot of it. At the end of regular season play in Monett, an all-star team was picked. Team members include Kendall Bounous, Brooke Burnside, Shelbie Henson, Abby Krueger, Allie Krueger, Brooke Madison, Haylee Morris, Ashton Ratliff, Taylor Rhea and Karissa Wiseman. The squad is coached by Kirby Krueger, Lori Madison and Ed Rhea...
Monett Speedway racers kept track hot on July 25 (07/29/10)
Six major races at the Monett Speedway provided plenty of action for racers and viewers alike in action last Sunday. In the Rookies division, Lennie Coats had a lock on the checkered flag, winning both the preliminary heat and the feature race. Clayton Powell found a way to improve from third place in the heat to second in the feature. Frank James pulled from last place in the heat to third in the feature. Janette Murphy and Jesse James finished out the feature lineup...
Ozark Empire Fair, shows, concerts, rodeos offered for entertainment in four-states July 30-Aug. 5 (07/29/10)
This week in Monett: At Denali Dreams, 315 E. Broadway, Deborah and Deanna Breon will play duo violins at 6:30 p.m. on Friday. An open invitation has also been extended to start a First Friday Cruise Night on Broadway from 6 to 10 p.m. This week in Springfield: The Ozark Empire Fair opens Friday. ...
Back in the Good Old Days for July 29 (07/29/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO July 29, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO July 29, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO July 29, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO July 29, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO July 29, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO July 29, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO July 29, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO July 29, 2000...
Theresa Watkins (07/29/10)
Theresa F. Watkins, age 47, of Monett died on Wednesday, July 28 at Cox Monett Hospital A memorial service is planned for a later date. Condolences can be made online at www.bennettwormington.com. Arrangements are under the care of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett...
Pauline Jones (07/29/10)
Pauline Jones, 89, of Springfield, MO, went home to be with the Lord surrounded by her loving family, on Tuesday, July 27, 2010. She was born on Thursday, Aug. 10, 1920 to Fred and Mary Wilkinson. Pauline was a long-time member of Broadway Methodist Church. She retired from Kickapoo High School food service. She was a fan of the MSU Lady Bears and the Cardinals. Pauline was also a member of the Studebaker Car Club and Grandmothers Club. Her biggest joys in life were her family and her church...
Donald Huffman (07/29/10)
Donald Eugene Huffman, age 58, of Windyville, died on Sunday, July 25, at St. Johns Hospital-Springfield. Donald is survived by one son: Troy Huffman, of Monett. No services are planned at this time. Arrangements under the care of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett...
Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 7/28/2010 (07/29/10)
Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction Close for 7/28/10 (07/29/10)
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