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Stories from Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Monett again applies for DREAM program (08/11/10)
For the third consecutive year, Monett has submitted an application to seek funding for improvements under the Downtown Revitalization and Economic Assistance for Missouri (DREAM) program. This year's application is the most detailed proposal Monett has ever submitted to the state, at a time when funding will be likely be tighter than ever...
Game night planned on Broadway (08/11/10)
The "Back To School" Broadway Nights this Friday will have a game night theme as a "last big party of the summer" gathering in downtown Monett. New for the occasion will be the Chalk Walk, a contest to create the most creative and colorful 4x4 foot section of sidewalk using sidewalk chalk. Space is still available for both individuals and teams. No entry fee is necessary...
Stolen church property recovered (08/11/10)
Property from two separate church burglaries has been recovered following an investigation by detectives with the Barry County Sheriff's Department. Detective Brian Landreth reported that musical equipment stolen from Chapel of Grace Church and Faith Church, both located near Monett, was recovered Thursday, Aug. 5...
Purdy still seeking answers to sewer issue (08/11/10)
Members of the Purdy Board of Aldermen are still seeking answers to ongoing problems with the city's water and wastewater treatment issues, and time is quickly running out for financial options for this fiscal year. Officials with the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) have mandated upgrades to the city's wastewater system to meet their requirements. ...
Water Thrashers second a "A" championships (08/11/10)
The Monett Water Thrashers finished a strong second at the Tri-State Conference "A" Championships, which were held at Siloam Springs, Ark., on Saturday and Sunday. The Monett swimmers scored 435.5 points. The Joplin Stingrays swim club won the meet with 516.5 points, and Webb City and Siloam Springs placed third and fourth with 252 and 204 points respectively. None of the other eight teams scored over 200...
Cubs football team is ready to heat up (08/11/10)
On a hot and muggy Monday morning, the 2010 Monett Cubs football team took to the gridiron for the first practice of the season. "It's nice to put into action everything we've been working on since spring," said first-year Coach Chad Depée. "It gives us a chance to evaluate the work done in the weight room and seven - on - seven drills."...
Lisa Layne bringing Patsy Cline to Kings Prairie concert (08/11/10)
Branson's Lisa Layne will headline the Kings Prairie benefit concert on Saturday, concentrating on classic country music, especially the work of Patsy Cline. Layne will be joined by Last Resort bluegrass band, Ermal Williamson as actor John Wayne and Paula Cravens Williamson as "America's Yodeling Sweetheart." Al Brumley Jr. will also perform at the fundraising event...
Back in the Good Old Days for Aug. 11 (08/11/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO Aug. 11, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO Aug. 11, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO Aug. 11, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO Aug. 11, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO Aug. 11, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO Aug. 11, 1980 Aug. 11, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO Aug. 11, 2000...
Cleatus Stewart (08/11/10)
Cleatus Marian Stewart, age 61, of Mt. Vernon, passed away at 7:10 p.m. on Monday, August 9, 2010 at the Missouri Veteran's Home in Mt. Vernon. He was born on June 7, 1949, in Casa Grande, Arizona, the son of Marion Houston and Ernestine (Harris) Stewart...
Charles Marrett (08/11/10)
Charles Joe Marrett, age 69, of Webb City, Mo. passed away on Friday, Aug. 6, 2010. Charles was born January 10, 1941 in Webb City, Mo. to Joe Dugan and Pearl May Buchanan Marrett. He attended Webb City High School and spent most of his life in the Southwest Mo. ...
Lena Henry (08/11/10)
Lena Fay Henry, age 76, died on Aug. 8 at her home in Washburn...
Willie Hendrix (08/11/10)
Willie Hendrix, age 86, formerly of Washburn, died at 6:45 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 9. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 12 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial was in King Cemetery in Seligman.
Ricky Granger (08/11/10)
Ricky A. Granger, age 43, of Stella, died at 12:50 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 8. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 12 in Macedonia Cemetery in Stella under the direction of McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton. There will be no visitation...
Rick Gettman (08/11/10)
Rick Gettman, age 54, of Aurora, died on Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010 in St. John's Hospital-Aurora. He was born to Robert and Lorene Bottoms Gettman on Sept. 1, 1955 in Denver, Colo. He was a maintenance worker for Tyson Foods. Survivors include his mother, Lorene; his wife, Michele; two daughters: Amy Lasley, of Springfield and Angie Turpin and husband, Steve, of Republic; four brothers: Robby Gettman, Stewart Post, James Post and Danny Post; and two sisters: Sharon Whier and Delores Foss...
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