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Stories from Thursday, September 16, 2010

Coalition explores reservoir options (09/16/10)
The Tri-State Water Coalition met in Joplin yesterday to accept an engineering study that suggests construction of aa third possible water reservoir between Springfield and Oklahoma. According to Monett Utilities Superintendent Pete Rauch, head of the technical committee for the coalition, the latest action does not spell a change of direction for the multi-city and county confederation. ...
Center to reopen in Ňurora (09/16/10)
Details about the reopening of the Tri-County Pregnancy Resource Center in Aurora were shared with the Monett Kiwanis Club this week. Speakers included director Rebecca Haine, board member David Richardson and volunteer Abbey Tandy. The center closed earlier this year and will reopen on Oct. 5 as an independent program with a new board. Operations will continue out of 315 S. Madison on the west side of the square in Aurora...
A treasure trove for farmers (09/16/10)
A leisurely drive along the backroads of rural Monett might lead one to Farm Road 2190, and from there, just a skip and a stone's throw down the road, to Spring River Salvage. The business holds a treasure trove of goods local agricultural producers hold most dear -- replacement parts for machinery...
Walk-a-thon to benefit area seniors (09/16/10)
The Monett Senior Citizens Center has planned its annual "Miles for Meals" walk-a-thon for Saturday, Sept. 25 at Monett South Park. Finances raised in the effort will support the center's meal program. The Monett center offers both a hot lunch program Monday through Friday at 405 Dairy St. and a home-delivered meals program to shut-ins. Volunteers deliver the meals to homebound seniors in Monett, Pierce City and Purdy...
Applefest to begin on Friday (09/16/10)
Area residents may want to mark their calendars now in order to attend Marionville's "Red, White and Blue" Applefest taking place this weekend. This year's event features, red apples, white squirrels and blue Comets. The event is slated to get underway at noon on Friday, with special guests from Wildlife Safari on display from 2 to 6 p.m. They include a white camel, alpaca, a monkey and a liger, which is a cross between a lion and a tiger...
Monett looks to get back on track against the Tigers (09/16/10)
The start of the 2010 football season has been a little shaky for the Monett Cubs (1-2). After an opening season shutout win over the McDonald County Mustangs, the Cubs fell to second ranked Logan-Rogersville and Class 5 Nixa. One would think, seeing a Class 2 Lamar (2-1) school on the schedule might be sight for sore eyes. Think again...
Purdy baseball defeats Wheaton (09/16/10)
The Purdy baseball team defeated Wheaton 2-0 Wednesday night at Billings in the semi-finals of the Crane Wood Bat Tournament. Kevin Miller got the win. He pitched seven innings, allowed four hits and struck out seven. Wheaton's Kyle Robbins pitched seven innings allowed one earned run, struck out nine, and gave up five hits and walked two...
Pierce City looks to defend perfect record (09/16/10)
The Pierce City Eagles football team will put its 3-0 record on the line Friday night at Greenfield. The fast start to the season is just what Pierce City needed. "I think starting 3-0 is important for our kids," said Pierce City Head Coach Mac Whitehead. "It gives them confidence in what we are trying to accomplish with our game plan...
Festivals, concerts, shows offered for entertainment in the four-states Sept. 17-23 (09/16/10)
This week in Monett: This week at Mocha Jo's, 404 E. Broadway, Ignite Memories will play at 7 p.m. on Saturday. Denali Dreams, 316 E. Broadway, will have karaoke at 6:30 p.m. on Friday. In Marionville, Apple Fest runs Friday and Saturday with a car show, crafts booths, with live performances by 300 Central in the square...
Back In the Good Old Days for Sept. 16 (09/16/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO Sept. 16, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO Sept. 16, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO Sept. 16, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO Sept. 16, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO Sept. 16, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO Sept. 16, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO Sept. 16, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO Sept. 16, 2000...
Elna Ziegelbein (09/16/10)
Elna Ziegelbein, age 100, of Monett, died at 12:50 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 15 at Lacoba Homes, Inc. in Monett. Arrangements are incomplete and under the personal care of Buchanan Funeral Home of Monett.
John Wetzig, Jr. (09/16/10)
John Edward Wetzig, Jr., age 84, of Aurora, died at 12:18 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11 at his home. The Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora has conducted local arrangements. No services are planned at this time.
Mary Walser (09/16/10)
Mary Walser, age 104, of Pierce City, died on Saturday, Sept. 11. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 16 at St. Patrick's Cemetery in Pierce City. Arrangements are under the care of Wessell Funeral Home in Pierce City.
Deane Stark (09/16/10)
Deane Stark, age 82, of Monett, died on Sept. 16 at Cox Monett Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Buchanan Funeral Home of Monett.
Joan Navarro (09/16/10)
Joan Kay Navarro, age 67, of Washburn, died at 12:10 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 14. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 17 in Seligman Cemetery, under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
James McLeod (09/16/10)
James "Mac" McLeod, age 94, of Cassville, died at 10:40 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 12. Graveside services with military honors will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 16 in Shawnee Mission Memory Gardens in Shawnee Mission, Kan. Under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Charles Howard (09/16/10)
Charles Howard, age 84, of Eagle Rock, died on Thursday, Sept. 9 at his home. Services will be held at a later date at the Kansas Veterans Cemetery in Winfield, Kan., under the direction of White Funeral Home in Cassville.
Roy Gibbs (09/16/10)
In memory of Roy Gibbs, who passed away July 29 at his home in Monett. Roy was a decorated military veteran and worked at Monett Steel Casting for 16 years. During his lifetime he made many friends and he loved to have BBQs and reminisce about the "Good Old Days."...
Ruby Carlson (09/16/10)
Ruby Carlson, age 91, of Holiday Island, Ark., died on Saturday, Sept. 11 at the Eureka Springs Hospital in Eureka Springs, Ark. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under White Funeral Home in Cassville.
Marjorie Barnett (09/16/10)
Marjorie Barnett, age 91, of Wheaton, died on Thursday, Sept. 9 at her home. Memorial services will be held at a later date in the Rocky Comfort Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home in Cassville
Betty Lou Arnold (09/16/10)
Mrs. Betty Lou (Stubbs) Arnold, 84, of Monett, passed away at home on Monday, Sept. 13, 2010. She was born June 23, 1926 in Salem, Mo to Elmer and Lula (Hamilton) Stubbs. She was united in marriage to Robert Arnold on Nov. 11, 1945. He preceded her in death on March 5, 2005...
Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 9/15/10 (09/16/10)
Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction Close for 9/15/10 (09/16/10)
Missouri Weekly Hay Summary Week ending 09/17/10 (09/16/10)
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