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Stories from Thursday, September 9, 2010

State DWI law changes to impact Monett (09/09/10)
New legislation dealing with drunk drivers has been signed by Missouri Governor Jay Nixon and went into effect on Aug. 28. Changes will affect the way a number of law enforcement operations are handled and may impact how the Monett Police Department handles prisoners...
Mechanical bull is highlight of Broadway Nights (09/09/10)
Broadway Nights on Friday will bring some high bucking excitement and a wide range of craft booths to downtown Monett for an extended evening of entertainment. Two big draws are anticipated to attract crowds tomorrow. After months of anticipation, the mechanical bull is scheduled to return to give rides outside Bruner Pharmacy. John Bruner, sponsor for the attraction, said the rides are free...
Old favorite reopens with new look (09/09/10)
There's a new look to an old favorite in town as McDonald's restaurant opened its doors for business again on Wednesday following an eight-month hiatus. The former McDonald's restaurant was destroyed by a fire on Jan. 8 of this year, one of the coldest days on record. Firefighters from Monett and surrounding areas battled the blaze for hours...
Verona School Board looks at construction (09/09/10)
Progress on construction at the Verona R-7 School District was reviewed as board members looked at the opening of a new school year at their August board meeting. "I am grateful to these patrons who volunteered their time," Sweet said. Board members reviewed bids for paving the parking lot where the old high school had been, an area now used as the daily loading and unloading for buses. ...
Mighty Mites still going strong (09/09/10)
On a beautiful sun-drenched morning last Saturday, 179 of Monett's youth traveled to Cassville to begin the 2010 Mighty Mites football season. "Jack Fox helped start Monett's Mighty Mites football program in the 1960s," said Mighty Mites President Sean Kelley. "Back then they mainly just scrimmaged each other. Today, we are able to field four teams (third, fourth, fifth and sixth grades) and play other towns near by."...
Monett Cubs await Nixa (09/09/10)
Last Friday, Monett tasted defeat for the first time this season. It's a taste that they are eager to get out of their mouths. All that stands in the Cubs way is the Missouri Class 5 Nixa Eagles. "It will be a challenge," said Cubs Coach Chad Depée. "We have to play mistake-free football. Nixa will use multiple sets on offense. They will spread you out with four receiver sets, then line up in the I-formation and power the ball up the middle."...
PC Eagles are set to battle Diamond Friday (09/09/10)
Pierce City Coach Mac Whitehead has a problem with his Eagles football team. A problem that he hopes will payoff in Friday's home match with Diamond "I have five or six guys on this team with big play capability," Whitehead said. "I knew that we had some players on this team that were quick, but not this many. This team just gets better each week."...
PC Eagles baseball wins again (09/09/10)
The Purdy baseball team moved to 6-0 with a 13-4 win over Spokane in the Crane Wood Bat Tourney. Reese Stevenson got the win. He pitched four innings, struck out nine and only allowed one earned run. Landon Terry went two for three with two RBIs. Terry also pitched two innings. He struck out all six batters he faced...
Broadway Nights, festivals, concerts, shows offered for entertainment Sept. 10-16 (09/09/10)
This week in Monett: Broadway Nights is Friday evening. Extended hours for stores will be accompanied by a crafts show with vendors set up for the evening on Broadway. At Mocha Jo's, 404 E. Broadway, Offset Sunset will perform an acoustic set. On display will be new photographs by Amy Sampson and watercolors by Dianne Baum. Denali Dreams will have live music as well...
Back in the Good Old Days for Sept. 9 (09/09/10)
NINETY YEARS AGO Sept. 9, 1920 EIGHTY YEARS AGO Sept. 9, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO Sept. 9, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO Sept. 9, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO Sept. 9, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO Sept. 9, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO Sept. 9, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO Sept. 9, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO...
Terry Fuldner (09/09/10)
Terry Fuldner, age 82, of Monett died on Thursday, Sept. 9 at Cox South Springfield. A full obituary with services will be posted as soon as possible. Arrangements are under the care of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett.
Charles Daughtry (09/09/10)
Charles A. Daughtry, age 73, of Monett, on Sept. 5 at Benchmark Healthcare of Monett. Visitation will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 12 at Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett. Graveside services will begin at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 16 at the Missouri Veteran's Cemetery in Springfield...
Ronald Woodward (09/09/10)
Ronald J. Woodward, age 61, of Seligman, died at 9:17 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 3. Funeral services will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 12, in the family home. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Dorena Morena (09/09/10)
Dorena Seitz Morena, age 52, of Mt. Vernon, died on Tuesday, Sept. 7 in her home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 10 in the Peterson Funeral Chapel in Aurora and burial will be in Calton Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 9 in the funeral home chapel...
Armanda McNiel (09/09/10)
Armanda Sue "Mandi" McNiel, age 69, of Aurora, MO, passed from this life on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010 at the Benchmark Healthcare of Monett following a lengthy illness. Mandi was born on June 1, 1941 in Picher, OK, the daughter of the late Walter Thomas Wolfinbarger and Ida Mae (McDonald) Wolfinbarger. Mandi attended school in Picher, OK. She was a member of the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary in Miami, OK and Monett...
Hazel Leach (09/09/10)
Hazel Leach, age 91, of Monett, died on Wednesday, Sept. 8 at Cox Monett Hospital. Services are incomplete and under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home of Monett.
Cynthia Jones (09/09/10)
Cynthia L. Jones, age 35, of Eagle Rock, died on Tuesday, Aug. 31 at St. John's Hospital-Cassville. A memorial service will be held at noon on Saturday, Sept. 18 at the Eagle Rock Community Association Building in Eagle Rock under the direction of White Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will take place in California...
Larry Hines (09/09/10)
Larry "Bruce" Hines, age 60, of Rocky Comfort, died at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 5. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 10 in Wheaton Church of Christ, under the direction of McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery near Cassville...
Nancy Graves (09/09/10)
Nancy Marshall Graves, age 80, of Cassville, died on Monday, Sept. 6 at Cox Hospital South in Springfield. Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 10 at White Funeral Home in Cassville...
Kenneth Gilreath (09/09/10)
Mr. Kenneth H. Gilreath, 78, of Monett, passed away at his home on Monday September 6, 2010. He was born October 15, 1931 in Lebanon, Oregon to William and Nora Addie (Guinn) Gilreath. He was united in marriage to Erma Lea Smith in Mannford, Oklahoma April 19, 1952...
Melvin Forrester (09/09/10)
Melvin W. Forrester, age 91, of Aurora, died at 1:40 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 3 at the Missouri Veteran's Home in Mt. Vernon. A funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 7 at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora, with burial held in the Maple Park Cemetery...
Sue DePriest (09/09/10)
Sue Ellen DePriest, age 62, of Aurora, died at 11:18 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 5 at her home. A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8 at Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home Chapel in Aurora.
Charles Daughtry (09/09/10)
Mr. Charles A. Daughtry, 73, of Monett, passed away at Benchmark Healthcare of Monett, September 5, 2010. He was born May 11,1937 to Arthur and Margaret (Collier) Daughtry in Gresham, Nebraska. He was united in marriage to Tresia Wooden June 12, 1965 in Park City, Kansas...
Stephen Craker (09/09/10)
Stephen A. Craker, age 51, of Monett died on May 28. A memorial service was held at the home of his parents, in rural Monett, on June 5.
Mark Caswell (09/09/10)
Mark R. Caswell, age 53, of Golden, died at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 26. No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
Ray Butler (09/09/10)
Ray Gene Butler, age 50, of Cassville, died at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 3. No services will be held. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
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