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Stories from Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Candidate brings tour to smaller towns (09/01/10)
Scott Eckersley, the Democratic candidate for the congressional seat being vacated by Roy Blunt, was the first of the party nominees to campaign in Monett. After a visit in Cassville yesterday morning, Eckersley spoke at the Monett Chamber of Commerce's meeting room, then visited businesses along Broadway...
Monett Chamber of Commerce advances projects (09/01/10)
Programs and projects offered by the Monett Chamber of Commerce underwent a review at the August board meeting. Monett Downtown Coordinator DJ Miller has moved into his new office in the chamber's headquarters at 200 E. Broadway. Miller will be in the office from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday unless attending meetings elsewhere around town...
Sales tax revenues take dip (09/01/10)
Sales tax revenue for the bi-county area showed the area economy is progressing tentatively. After showing gains in three of the last four months, revenues dropped by 9 percent in August. Six of the 11 towns collecting sales tax income topped totals a year ago, but the generally marginal gains were offset by big drops elsewhere...
Purdy fire district benefits from series of grant awards (09/01/10)
Since 2004 the Purdy Fire Department has received over $780,000 in grants to purchase necessary equipment for firefighters. This year, the Purdy Fire Protection District, which was established in 2007, has been awarded $6,000 from the Volunteer Firefighters Assistance Grant Program, $10,000 from the Chaney Foundation, and $56,000 from the USDA Rural Development program, for a total of $72,000...
Barry County woman arrested for shooting ex (09/01/10)
Charges have been filed against a Barry County woman after she allegedly shot her ex-husband during a heated argument over car titles. According to Barry County Undersheriff Leonard Collins, the incident occurred Friday night about one-half mile south of Bates Corner when officers responded to a 911 call for assistance...
Lady Cubs lose season opener (09/01/10)
The Monett Lady Cubs volleyball team fell 25-12 and 25-19 to Carthage Tuesday night. Even though it was a setback Lady Cubs Coach Shyrah Perry was still upbeat. "Carthage is a good team," Perry said. "They were able to put runs together and found the holes on the floor...
Monett gears up for first home game (09/01/10)
There is an old coaching adage "I would rather win ugly, than lose pretty." Last Friday night's Cubs win was definitely ugly. "Fifty percent of the teams that played last Friday lost," said Cubs' Head Coach Chad Depée. "We were lucky to get the win. We have a lot to work t do in practice...
Purdy Eagles baseball notches wins (09/01/10)
The Purdy Eagles baseball team (4-0) handled Golden City 6-2 Tuesday night. The Eagles' Landon Terry pitched a complete game, allowing two runs on three hits while striking out 10. Riley Veith came up big on offense, belting a two-run home run. In Monday's action, the Eagles defeated Galena 16-6...
Verona girls win first game (09/01/10)
The Verona Lady Wildcats volleyball team (1-0) posted its first win of the season. By a scores of 25-12 and 25-13 they defeated Hurley. For the Lady Wildcats Tristan Carrasquillo had five kills and three blocks, Taylor Pinky added six digs, and Jessica Smith had fice aces and 20 service points...
Lady Eagles defeat College Heights in softball action (09/01/10)
The Purdy Lady Eagles defeated College Heights 13-0 Monday night. "The girls played real well," Lady Eagles' Head Coach Jeff Swadley said. "They hit the ball and ran the bases aggressively." Carlee Hall got the win, pitching five innings, allowing four hits and striking out six...
Lady Cubs tennis falls to Nevada (09/01/10)
The Monett Lady Cubs tennis team fell to the Nevada Tigers, 4-5, in Tuesday night's action. "Our girls played well," said Lady Cubs' Head Coach Bob Crain. "They just came up short one game." Lady Cubs' Nurpa Desai, Darian Shields and Kerry Tinklepaugh won their respective singles matches, 8-4, 8-5 and 8-1...
Back in the Good Old Days for Sept. 1 (09/01/10)
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