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Stories from Thursday, August 26, 2010

School construction reviewed by R-1 Board (08/26/10)
Progress on construction at Monett Elementary School was reviewed by Board of Education members during their August meeting. Superintendent Dr. John Jungmann said the first phase of construction will focuing on adding on to the north building of classrooms. This week R.E. Smith Construction crews poured concrete footings for the new building where the playground had been. The north area has been separated from the rest of the campus by a substantial amount of orange fencing...
LawCo tax board approves levy increase (08/26/10)
Members of the Lawrence County Tax Board for the Developmentally Disabled held their annual tax levy hearing prior to the regular meeting on Aug. 23, and after much consideration, raised this year's levy by nearly 2/10ths of a cent per $100 assessed valuation...
Seniors speak out for Verona police chief (08/26/10)
Verona Police Chief Joe Powell received a vote of confidence from representatives of Verona Senior Housing at the regular meeting of the Verona City Council Aug. 24. Rosa Croft spoke on behalf of the residents at Verona Senior Housing, stating that "Joe has been the best policeman that we have had so far."...
Monett cadets are nearing course's end (08/26/10)
The Monett Fire Explorers spent Tuesday afternoon practicing a drill called throwing ladders. "The students who enroll in this course are preparing to become a volunteer or regular firefighter," Post Advisor Shane Anderson said. "This training class allows the student to travel with the fire department on emergency calls," Anderson said. ...
Sports editor joins Monett Times staff (08/26/10)
A new face will be covering sports from the sidelines this fall. Jared Lankford has been hired as The Monett Times' sports editor, and he began his duties at the newspaper on Aug. 9. A native of southwest Missouri, Lankford is an avid sports fan who is looking forward to turning his passion into a new career. He joins the newspaper staff after working in marketing, customer service and sales...
Cubs football opens season on Friday (08/26/10)
This Friday night marks the beginning of the 2010 Missouri high school football season. The Monett Cubs will make the trip to Anderson to face the Mustangs of McDonald County. The first game of the season is always important as teams try to establish their identities...
Pierce City Eagles gear up for Sarcoxie (08/26/10)
The Pierce City Eagles begin the 2010 football campaign on the road Friday night at Sarcoxie. "We want to line up and run right at them," Eagles Head Coach Mac Whitehead said. "We want to force the Bears to commit eight men in the box, then we'll try to throw it over the top. We want to shorten the game and allow our defense a chance to rest."...
Hunter safety course offered (08/26/10)
Counts Archery in Monett will sponsor a Missouri Hunter Education course at the Monett Middle School. The event is a two day, 14-hour training course to be held on Saturday, Sept. 11, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 12, from 1 to 6 p.m. Those individuals completing the course receive a Missouri Heritage card with a hunter education certification from the Department of Conservation. This certification is mandatory for anyone wanting to purchase a hunting permit...
Festivals, Broadway shows, concerts offered for entertainment Aug. 27-Sept. 2 (08/26/10)
This week in Monett: The Christian band Soultice performs at 7 p.m. today at Mocha Jo's, 404 E. Broadway. The annual Broiler Fest in Crane runs through Saturday at the city park. The Miss Chick contest is at 6 p.m. on Friday in the Community Center. Missouri Boatride plays bluegrass at 8 p.m. Friday. On Saturday, the parade is at 10 a.m. The band 65 South plays at 8 p.m...
Back in the Good Old Days for Aug. 26 (08/26/10)
100 YEARS AGO Aug. 26, 1910 EIGHTY YEARS AGO Aug. 26, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO Aug. 26, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO Aug. 26, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO Aug. 26, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO Aug. 26, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO Aug. 26, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO Aug. 26, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO...
Emery Towler (08/26/10)
Emery Ray Towler, age 60, of Exeter, died at 9:40 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 25. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 28 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial with military honors will be in Maplewood Cemetery in Exeter. There will be no visitation...
Cheryl Maples (08/26/10)
Cheryl Ann Maples, age 61, of Springfield, was called home on Saturday, Aug. 14, at Cox Medical Center-South. She was born on Sept. 10, 1948, in Tulsa, Okla. to James and Lois (Lanning) McCullough. She was a member of the James River Assembly of God. ...
Nora Ferrell (08/26/10)
Nora Ann Roesslet Ferrell was born on June 6, 1917 in Freistatt, MO. Nora entered God's Joyous Kingdom of Heaven on Aug. 24, 2010 after living a long and full life, surrounded by her family who loved her. She was preceded in death by her son: Kenneth Ferrell; her sister: Lorna Bellm; and her parents: Fred and Freida Roesslet...
Mada Terrell (08/26/10)
Mada Jeanne Terrell, age 84, of Mt. Vernon, died at 9:40 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 23, at the Lacoba Nursing Home in Monett. Funeral services, under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 26, at the First Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon. Burial will follow at the Mt. Vernon IOOF Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. at the church prior to the service...
Laura Severs (08/26/10)
Laura Rose Severs, age 78, of Pierce City, died on Sunday, Aug. 22, at 6:16 a.m. at her home, near Pierce City. She was born on Monday, July 18, 1932 in Sarcoxie, the daughter of Fred and Bertha Wagner Wecker. She married Dwight Severs on July 18, 1953 at Sarcoxie and he survives. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church...
Rose Havelka (08/26/10)
Rose Koehler Havelka, age 79, of Aurora, died at 3:25 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 23, at the Aurora Nursing Center. A funeral Mass, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 27, at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church with burial in the Calvary Cemetery in Verona...
Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 8/25/10 (08/26/10)
Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction Close for 8/25/10 (08/26/10)
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