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Stories from Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Motorcycle group honors the fallen and missing (09/15/10)
A motorcycle motorcade rolled into Monett's South Park on Sunday afternoon to honor military prisoners of war and those declared missing in action. The event was hosted by Missouri Chapter #3 of Rolling Thunder, and keynote speakers included State Rep. 132nd District Don Ruzicka, Colonel Michelle Hovland of the Missouri Army National Guard, and Shannon Wann-Plaster, the daughter of a recovered Vietnam soldier declared missing in 1971...
Veterans to hold MIA/POW ceremony (09/15/10)
This Friday, Sept. 17, prisoners of war and soldiers listed as missing in action will be remembered during a POW/MIA ceremony, which is hosted annually by Tom Wolfe Memorial VFW Post #4207 and its Ladies Auxiliary. The public event will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Tom Wolfe's memorial site at the IOOF Cemetery in Monett...
Ad innovations shared at Field Day (09/15/10)
Experts in agriculture shared information on the latest research and options at the University of Missouri's Southwest Research Center during the 48th annual Field Day last Friday. The event offered a chance to show off the local facility and discuss innovations being considered...
Verona Police Chief resigns (09/15/10)
The Verona City Council met last night to accept the resignation of Police Chief Joe Powell and discuss the future of the city's police department. Powell, who has worked for the city since October 2008, submitted a voluntary letter of resignation to take a job as police chief at a city in Texas. Powell turned in his resignation on Sept. 9 and his last day was Tuesday...
Lady Cubs softball splits games (09/15/10)
The Monett Lady Cubs softball team defeated Seneca 18-4 Tuesday night. Monett's Paige Marney got the win. She pitched five innings, allowed five hits and struck out five. Raigan Ratliff went three for four with four runs scored and two RBIs. Monett fell 9-8 to Nevada Monday night...
Area runners shine at Monett (09/15/10)
Monett High School hosted its 31st annual Cross Country Invitational Tuesday night at Monett's South Park. Over 200 runners from several area schools competed. The Monett boys cross country team placed sixth in the varsity class 3-4 division. Cubs' Chris Renteria finished eighth individually with a time of 17:47.9...
Purdy softball and baseball both win (09/15/10)
The Purdy Lady Eagles defeated Southwest 7-3 last Friday night. Purdy yielded three runs in the bottom of the first before putting on the defensive clamps. The Lady Eagles exploded with five runs in the top of the second and added two more in the third...
Monett middle school football team downs Seneca (09/15/10)
The Monett seventh and eighth grade football teams notched opening season win over Seneca on Monday night. Monett prevailed 26-14 in the eighth grade game. The Cubs' Qunicy Jackson scored on a 52 yard run in the first quarter. Jackson found pay dirt again in the second quarter from 38 yards out. Tyler Ash added the two-point conversion off a Kedric Brink pass...
Monett soccer falls to Bulldogs (09/15/10)
The Monett Cubs soccer team fell 4-0 to the Carl Junction Bulldogs Monday night. "Carl Junction is a good team," Cubs coach Jeremy Wilson said. "We need to use this loss as a learning experience." The Bulldogs scored goals in the fifth, 51st, 67th and 75th minutes...
PC Lady Eagles softball is red hot (09/15/10)
The Pierce City Lady Eagles (8-2) are on fire, winning five consecutive games in the last five days. The Lady Eagles defeated rival Miller 4-2 on Tuesday night. "Our pitching and defense has carried us this week," said Head Coach Darin Henderson. "We have struggled at the plate a little but we are still finding a way to score runs."...
Lady Cub tennis tennis team is improving (09/15/10)
The Monett Lady Cubs tennis team fell to Bolivar, 5-4, Tuesday night. "Our team is improving," said Head Coach Bob Crain. "It was a great effort by our girls. Bolivar has dominated us in recent years. To play them this tough is really a step in the right direction."...
Back In the Good Old Days for Sept. 15 (09/15/10)
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