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Stories from Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Jack Henry ends year with income gains (08/18/10)
Monett-based Jack Henry and Associates (JHA) has announced profits for the company's 2009-10 fiscal year. Net income rose 14 percent compared to the prior fiscal year. Total revenue rose by 12 percent to $836.6 million. For the quarter ended June 30, the company generated total revenue of $227.8 million compared to $191.9 million in the same quarter a year ago. Gross profit increased to $95.1 million compared to $79.3 million in the fourth quarter of last fiscal year...
Purdy will not seek bond issue (08/18/10)
In a special meeting of the Purdy City Council Monday night, aldermen opted not to put before voters a question of funding water and wastewater improvements in the upcoming November election. Voters had previously voted down a similar proposal, and aldermen were seriously considering giving the question another go with city residents...
Top entertainers perform at Kings Prairie concert (08/18/10)
The 11th annual Kings Prairie benefit concert last Saturday brought top performers to the Monett area for nearly three hours of music in the scenic setting. Around 400 people were on hand to hear bluegrass, classic country and Western music. Donations and concession sales raised more than $1,000 to help build new bathrooms on the grounds of the Kings Prairie Community Center and maintain the facilities...
Burn ban in effect for Monett area (08/18/10)
A burning ban effective immediately has been imposed by the Monett City Fire Department, Monett Rural Fire Association, Pierce City city and rural departments and the Freistatt Fire Department. Monett Fire Chief Tom Jones said the ban will stay in place until the Monett area receives significant rainfall...
Monett softball looks to build off record year (08/18/10)
Monett Lady Cubs softball had a record setting last season. They finished 2009 with a school record 17 wins. In 2010 they look to break that record again. "We lost four girls due to graduation from last year's team," Head Coach Ty Goetz said. "We didn't know what to expect from this team as we headed into our summer workouts."...
Lady Cubs tennis team hopes to maintain momentum (08/18/10)
The 2010 Monett Lady Cubs tennis team is ready to start the season with a very seasoned team returning. Six of the team's top eight players, all seniors will anchor this team. Senior leaders include Brittany Huebner, Katelyn Sperandio, Theresa Mangler, Nrupa Desai, Carrie Robbins and Kerry Tinklepaugh...
Crowded field at Speedway (08/18/10)
A crowded field saw action at the Monett Speedway on Sunday night, leading up to the biggest race of the season so far with the United States Modified Touring Series. The night opened with the Rookies division races. Two heats led up to a seven-car feature race. ...
Back in the Good Old Days for Aug. 18 (08/18/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO Aug. 18, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO Aug. 18, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO Aug. 18, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO Aug. 18, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO Aug. 18, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO Aug. 18, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO Aug. 18, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO Aug. 18, 2000...
Betty Swadley (08/18/10)
Betty Swadley, age 84, of Mt. Vernon, formerly of Miller, died at 2:50 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 12. Funeral services were on Sunday, Aug. 15 at the Morris- Leiman-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Burial was held at the Round Grove Cemetery.
Lera Howerton (08/18/10)
Mrs. Lera Elizabeth (Stribbling) Howerton, 97, of Monett, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010 at Benchmark Healthcare of Monett. She was born on April 3, 1913 in Pierce City to James William and Naomi (Moore) Stribbling. She was united in marriage on September 17, 1932 in Joplin to Wilbur Howerton. He preceded her in death on July 30, 2009...
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