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Stories from Wednesday, September 22, 2010

EFCO restructuring impacts 42 local jobs (09/22/10)
EFCO Corporation, a Pella company based in Monett, has undergone a restructuring in light of current economic conditions. A total of 42 jobs have been impacted. "As the United States economy has slowed, so has the commercial construction market, which is down as much as 50 percent from a few years ago across the U.S.," said Kathy Krafka Harkema, corporate public relations manager. "Most forecasts do not expect a rebound in the short term."...
Cattle rustling reported in the area (09/22/10)
Three incidents of cattle theft have been reported in northwestern Barry County and the surrounding area. A cow-calf operation in the Pulaskifield area reported being hit by cattle rustlers for the second time this month on Monday. The ranch lost four bulls on Sept. 4 and three yearlings on Sept. 20...
Drug Take-Back Day is planned (09/22/10)
The Monett Police Department, Bruner Pharmacy of Monett and the Barry-Lawrence Crime Stoppers will participate in the first National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, Sept. 25. The event seeks to prevent increased pill abuse and theft. The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and government, community, public health and law enforcement partners will be collecting potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs for destruction at sites nationwide...
Ninth annual Toy Run set for Oct. 9 (09/22/10)
It's time once again for area businesses and bikers to take part in the ninth annual Toy Run, co-sponsored by Gary and Sue Updike. This year, the ride is set to kick off at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 9 at the Church of the Nazarene, located on Highway 37 south in Monett...
Chemical suicide causes big threat (09/22/10)
Members of the Local Emergency Planning District (LEPD) recently heard of a frightening new trend----chemical suicide----that is on the rise in the United States and has made its way to Missouri. The suicide method endangers not only first responders who arrivve at the scene, but area residents who may live nearby...
Lady Eagles are Spring River Conference champs (09/22/10)
With a 16-1 win over College Heights, the Pierce City Eagles softball team (11-2) won the Spring River Valley Conference regular season championship. "The girls came out fired up and took care of business," said Pierce City Head Coach Darin Henderson. "We knew if we won this game we would win the conference title...
Purdy wins Fall Classic tournament (09/22/10)
Purdy to roll in fall baseball. The Purdy Eagles (12-0) defeated Billings 11-2 Monday night. Kevin Miller got the win. He pitched seven innings, allowed two runs and struck out four. Devon Bennett and Reese Stevenson each added solo home runs. Last Friday, the Eagles won their Fall Classic tournament, beating Wheaton 10-0...
Monett falls to Republic (09/22/10)
The Monett Lady Cubs tennis team fell 5-4 to the Republic Lady Tigers. "The girls played well tonight," said head Coach Bob Crain. "If we had a couple of balls bounce the other way, the outcome could have been different." Nrupa Desai won her singles match 8-4. Monett also received singles wins from Katelyn Sperandio 8-6 and Darian Shields, 8-1...
Monett falls in 10 innings to CJ (09/22/10)
The Monett Lady Cubs fell 5-4 in 10 innings to the Carl Junction Lady Bulldogs Tuesday night. "Carl Junction made a few more plays tonight," said Monett Head Coach Ty Goetz. "It hurts, because it was so close." Carl Junction built a 2-0 lead heading into the bottom of the fourth. Monett would tie the game scoring two runs in the frame. The Lady Cubs would go up 3-2 in the sixth...
Back In the Good Old Days for Sept. 22 (09/22/10)
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Della Stehlik (09/22/10)
Della Mae Stehlik, age 82, of Cassville, died at 6:40 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 19. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 22 in First Christian Church in Cassville under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial was in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cassville...
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