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Stories from Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Casino discussion continues Thursday (09/08/10)
The Monett City Council will continue their discussion with architect Richard Werner about the future of the City Park Casino this Thursday. Werner and his firm, Werner and Associates, have been hired to create a master plan for the future of the popular gathering place...
Area Workshop is barely hanging on (09/08/10)
These are difficult days at the Monett Area Extended Employment Workshop. Work orders are at the lowest point in years. The approximately 50 handicapped employees are sorting recyclables almost all the time. There is little money in the jobs available...
Crashes on area roads leave several injured (09/08/10)
A single-vehicle crash on Highway 86 six miles southeast of Cassville resulted in minor injuries to Tanner S. Williams, 17, of Cassville. The crash occurred at 2:35 p.m. on Sept. 4 when the 2008 Ford F-150 Williams was driving ran off the roadway and struck an embankment...
The MAiZE in Verona prepares to open Sept. 18 (09/08/10)
It's time once again for area residents to get ready for the 12th annual MAiZE fundraising event to benefir the GRIP Boys Home in Verona. Opening day for this year's event is Saturday, Sept. 18, and ticket sale proceeds for that day only will be donated to the Children's Miracle Network...
Billy Long to stop in Monett Friday (09/08/10)
Billy Long, the Republican candidate for southwest Missouri's 7th District congressional seat, has announced plans for a small business tour that will include a stop in Monett. On Friday, Sept. 10 at 11:30 a.m., Long will visit Meek's Lumber Co., located at 827 Jerome Lane in Monett. Community members are encouraged to visit with Long during his stop in Monett...
Cubs stumble in home opener (09/08/10)
Capitalizing on Monett mistakes both early and late, the Logan-Rogersville Wildcats spoiled Monett's home opener last Friday night by posting a 26-18 non-conference football decision over the Cubs. Despite trailing at one time by 16 points, game statistics show the contest was much closer than the final score indicates. In fact, the Cubs outgained the visitors in total yards, 308 to 283, and had only three less first downs, 12 to 15...
Monett soccer wins a 2-1 thriller over rival Cassville (09/08/10)
In a game that was not for the faint of heart, the Monett soccer Cubs (2-0) defeated Cassville 2-1 Tuesday night. "I couldn't ask for any more out of my players," Cubs Coach Jeremy Wilson said. "Everyone gave maximum effort, and it took that effort to win."...
MHS softball wins in extra innings (09/08/10)
The Monett Lady Cubs beat Lamar 2-1 in eight innings Tuesday night. The game remained scorless until the eighth when Monett's Shana Paulsen walked to open the inning. Andrea Soriano singled to send Upchurch to third, and Soriano stole second. Paige Marney got a hit scoring Upchurch to secure the win...
PC Eagles roll over Liberal 43-0 (09/08/10)
So far the 2010 football season has been very kind to the Pierce City Eagles as they moved to 2-0 with a 43-0 win over Liberal last Friday. "We played well tonight," Eagles Head Coach Mac Whitehead said. "We were able to overcome some early mistakes and put together a great team effort."...
Purdy downs Wheaton 10-3 in exciting softball action (09/08/10)
The Purdy Lady Eagles took a big step toward securing a conference championship by beating Wheaton 10-3 last Friday night. "Our girls played great," Lady Eagles Coach Jeff Swadley said. "Wheaton is a good team and well coached. Our girls were able to capitalize when the opportunities arose and that was the difference."...
Monett Speedway was busy last Sunday night (09/08/10)
With only one more weekend of races scheduled for the season at the Monett Speedway, racing fans had a full dose of action on Sept. 5 for the 39th annual Four-state Dirt Track Championship and the Mid-American Stock Car (MARS) Late Model races. In the Rookie division, Clayton Powell dominated the field, winning both the preliminary heat and the feature race. ...
Back in the Good Old Days for Sept. 8 (09/08/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO Sept. 8, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO Sept. 8, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO Sept. 8, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO Sept. 8, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO Sept. 8, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO Sept. 8, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO Sept. 8, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO Sept. 8, 2000 Making two errors in the seventh inning, the Monett Cubs softball team lost 5-4 to Seneca...
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