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Stories from Friday, September 3, 2010

Old bridge to be replaced (09/03/10)
Details about the Missouri Department of Transportation's plans to replace the 223-foot-long bridge over Spring River west of Verona were unveiled at a public hearing held by MoDOT officials yesterday at Verona City Hall. Sean Matlock, project manager, and Steve Campbell, resident engineer, said the crew for L. ...
AP test results show gains in Monett (09/03/10)
Advanced placement courses at Monett High School offer students a recognized way to demonstrate high achievement. Each year students take AP tests that allow their achievement to be compared to other students around the nation. Principal David Steward reported to the Monett R-1 Board of Education in August that results from AP testing showed Monett to be in the lead in AP testing in southwest Missouri with students scoring at record levels...
Central elementary streamlines operations (09/03/10)
By MURRAY BISHOFF When Central Elementary School in Monett opened for classes in August, the face of the campus had a new look. The office has been moved to the southwest corner of the school at the entrance with the 1953 cornerstone. "It's been wonderful," said Principal Annette Cozort. "It's good for parents and kids."...
Event will benefit Barry County drug court (09/03/10)
An Abundant Blessings Tea will be held at the Family Life Center in Cassville from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 18, and area residents are invited to attend. The event, which is sponsored by the First Baptist Church of Cassville's Women's Ministry, will benefit Barry County Drug Court, an intensive court-supervised drug treatment program. All ticket sales from the luncheon will be donated to the local Drug Court program...
Soccer Cubs dominate in opener (09/03/10)
The Monett Cubs soccer team started the 2010 campaign off on the right track with a 5-0 win over Aurora. "I was really encouraged tonight," Monett Head Coach Jeremy Wilson said. "Our underclassmen stepped up and scored all our goals." Francisco Morales got the scoring started in the 12th minute. Morales, a sophomore, took a pass from Abraham Mejia and quickly buried the ball in the farside corner of the goal...
VHS volleyball posts road win (09/03/10)
The Monett Lady Cubs volleyball team had to wait a little while Thursday night but got its first win of the season, 25-23 and 25-20, over Central in Springfield. Match play was interrupted for 30 minutes because of a tornado warning. "It was a long and exhausting night," Lady Cubs Coach Shyrah Perry said. "We came out strong and focused...
Verona spikers log volleyball win (09/03/10)
The Verona Lady Wildcats moved to 2-0 on the young season with 25-19 and 25-17 wins over Golden City. Verona was led by Jessica Smith with nine assists, two aces and four kills. Jenna Chadd added four digs, four assists and two kills, and Tristan Carrasquillo had eight kills, two blocks, one ace and five digs. Taylor Pinkly had eight digs, and Lynnsey Youngberg added six digs and one ace...
PC splits games with Mac County, Sarcoxie (09/03/10)
The Pierce City Lady Eagles earned a split in their last two contests. The Lady Eagles lost to McDonald County 2-0 Thursday night. "We never like to lose," Lady Eagles Coach Darin Henderson said. "But we played very well. "The Lady Mustangs are a Class 4 school, and we hung with them all night," Henderson said. "We only struck out three times at the plate and against one of the better pitchers we will face all season."...
Lady Cubs softball downs Cassville (09/03/10)
Clutch hitting is always important in winning games. Thursday night the Monett Lady Cubs' softball team displayed that skill in a 8-0 win over rival Cassville. "I've always been told that good teams find ways to score with two outs," Lady Cubs Coach Ty Goetz said. "Tonight all of our runs were scored with two outs in the inning."...
Back in the Good Old Days for Sept. 3 (09/03/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO Sept. 3, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO Sept. 3, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO Sept. 3, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO Sept. 3, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO Sept. 3, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO Sept. 3, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO Sept. 3, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO Sept. 3, 2000...
Betty Riddle (09/03/10)
Betty A. Riddle, age 67, of Pierce City, died at 5:50 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 2 at her home. Visitation will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 5 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Pierce City with the Rosary at 7:30 p.m. Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 6 at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Arrangements are under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City...
Orville Janes (09/03/10)
Orville F. Janes, age 78, of Aurora, died on Tuesday, Aug. 31 at his home. Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 3 at Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora. Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 4 at the First Baptist Church in Marionville. Burial will follow in the Marionville IOOF Cemetery...
Estella Fritz (09/03/10)
Estella Augusta Fritz of Joplin, MO went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday evening, Aug. 31, 2010 at Jordan Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Springfield at the age of 86 after a long illness. Miss Fritz began her life on April 19, 1924, born to the late Emil O. ...
Diamond MO.-White's sheep and goat sale: Monthly Sheep and Goat Auction for 09/02/10 (09/03/10)
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