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Stories from Monday, August 9, 2010

Appeals court upholds ruling in Jones' favor (08/09/10)
The Southern District of the Missouri Court of Appeals has let stand the Jasper County Circuit Court ruling allowing Sam Jones to run for associate court judge in Lawrence County. The unanimous ruling ruled against arguments presented by Robert George that Jones had not maintained a residency in Mt. Vernon in the process of keeping a job in the Kansas City area...
Calling all Cubs: Pride Night is this Saturday (08/09/10)
Monett High School will host its annual Fall Sports Pride Night at the Burl Fowler Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 14. The event offers the community an opportunity to watch the football Cubs scrimmage and meet all the athletes who will be competing for Monett High School this fall. Cheerleaders and members of the Monett High School marching band will also be introduced...
Purdy R-2 Board makes insurance change (08/09/10)
The Purdy R-2 Board of Education voted to change its healthcare network to save money. The action was taken at the board's July meeting. Carol Morgan, from Jenkins and Associates and a past assistant superintendent from the Republic School District, was present at the meeting along with Michael Daugherty, a Mercy Health Plan employee. ...
Mt. Vernon man killed in LawCo crash (08/09/10)
A Mt. Vernon man died Sunday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash on Lawrence County Road 1170 approximately one mile east of Mt. Vernon. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Christopher L. Erganian, 35, was pronounced dead at the crash site at 3:32 p.m. by Lawrence County Coroner Don Lakin...
Area fire departments help one of their own (08/09/10)
Teams are still needed for a benefit dodge ball tournament scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 14 in Aurora. The benefit is for Terry Buffalow, who was recently diagnosed with spinal hemangioma, a tumor that has wrapped around a portion of his spine, nerves and blood vessels...
Action abounds at Monett Speedway on Monday (08/09/10)
A full slate of races provided plenty of excitement for fans at the Monett Speedway on Sunday. Seven racers lined up for two spins at the checkered flag in the Rookies division. Clayton Powell bettered his fourth place finish in the preliminary heat to win the feature race. Powell squeezed in ahead of Frank James, Jesse James and Lenny Coats, who finished first, second and third in the preliminary. Shawn Duncan took fifth in both races...
Benefit golf tournament is planned (08/09/10)
The second annual Inspired by Isaac Golf Fore Life Tournament will be held on Aug. 28 at the Windmill Ridge Golf Course in Monett. The three-man scramble will have an 8 a.m. shotgun start. The cost to enter the tournament is $120 per team or $40 per person with a $10 per-person cart fee...
Back in the Good Old Days for Aug. 9-10 (08/09/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO Aug. 9, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO Aug. 9, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO Aug. 9, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO Aug. 9, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO Aug. 9, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO Aug. 9, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO Aug. 9, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO Aug. 9, 2000 EIGHTY YEARS AGO...
Mildred Smith (08/09/10)
Mildred Ruth "Millie" Smith, 73, of Strasburg, PA went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010 at the Quarryville Presbyterian Home in Quarryville, PA. Born and raised in Monett, MO, she was the daughter of the late M. Lawrence and Maggie (Bittick) Baker. A graduate of Monett High School and Southwest Baptist College she married her high school sweetheart, the late Jimmy "JD" Smith in 1956...
John Faucher (08/09/10)
John Daniel Faucher, age 73, of Green Forest, Ark., formerly of Purdy, died on Friday, Aug. 6, at a hospital in Berryville, Ark. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 11 at the Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett. Visitation will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 10 at the funeral home. Arrangements are under the care of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett...
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