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Stories from Friday, September 24, 2010

Monett Main Street program begins downtown effort (09/24/10)
The work of Monett's Main Street program began last night as Downtown Coordinator DJ Miller outlined how the program for which he was hired will work. Miller said the Main Street program has a distinguished track record in other communities. The approach to addressing local needs pivots off of four emphases: design, organization, promotion and economic restructuring...
Aurora woman indicted for defrauding two companies (09/24/10)
An Aurora woman appeared in federal court in Springfield yesterday on charges of embezzlement, according to Beth Phillips, United States Attorney for the Western District. Diana Kay Erickson, 45, a bookkeeper for Superior Lifts of Aurora, was charged in a 16-count indictment handed down by a federal grand jury that alleged she embezzled $219,606 from her employer. Superior Lifts, between Sept. 7, 2006 and April 2, 2008, Superior Lifts, which once had offices in Aurora, is no longer in business...
Political parties plan rallies (09/24/10)
Bi-county Republicans and Democrats will hold major annual gatherings in the coming week. Republicans will meet on Thursday, Sept. 30 at the Civilian Conservation Corps campground in Shell Knob. beginning at 6 p.m. Special speakers will include Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder and Billy Long, candidate for the Seventh District Congressional seat...
PCHS Homecoming goes "Mario" (09/24/10)
Pierce City High School will celebrate homecoming next Friday. The Eagles will take on the McAuley Warriors from Joplin. Theme for the week is "It's Me! Mario!" from the Mario Brothers video games. Senior candidates for queen are Micayla Blinzler, daughter of Simone Massey and Michael Blinzler; Chelsi Curtis, daughter of Ivan and Judy Curtis; and Azia Donnini, daughter of Richard and Melissa Younker...
Golden Age Games coming to Monett (09/24/10)
The 15th annual Golden Age Games, sponsored by District 4 of the missouri Health Care Association, will be held on Friday, Oct. 22 at Monett High School. Nursing home residents from throughout the area will gather for a wide range of events, competing in cow milking, hog calling, basketball toss and wheelchair races among others. Each resident will receive a Golden Age Games T-shirt and certificate of participation...
Monett softball defeats Aurora (09/24/10)
Two days after playing an exhausting 10-inning game, the Monett Lady Cubs softball team took the field Thursday night to play the rival Aurora Lady Houn' Dawgs. "We wanted to get the taste of Tuesday's bitter defeat out of our mouth," said Monett Head Coach Ty Goetz...
Area cross-country running strong (09/24/10)
Several area cross-country runners had a good showing at the Nixa Invitational. Monett finished fifth in the Division 1 varsity boys. Cubs' Chris Renteria finished 12th individually with a time of 17:12.40; Isaac Weber, 27th; Bill Townsend, 38th; Michael Morley, 55th; Jonah Ragsdale, 63rd; and Aaron Morley, 74th...
Monett volleyball team comes up short against Mountaineers (09/24/10)
The Monett Lady Cubs volleyball team fell 25-15, 25-18 to Mt. Vernon Thursday night. "We have got to sustain momentum in our matches," said head Coach Shyrah Perry. "We hit the ball well tonight, but right at Mt. Vernon defenders." Monett's Hunter Glouse had 10 kills...
Monett tennis falls to Mt. Vernon (09/24/10)
The Monett Lady Cubs tennis team fell to Mt. Vernon 3-6 Thursday night. Monett lost two heartbreaking tie breakers which proved to be the difference. "Mt. Vernon is much improved (over last year)," said Monett Head Coach Bob Crain. "We lost two matches that we had a chance to win. The girls battled hard, they just came up short."...
Back In the Good Old Days for Sept. 24 (09/24/10)
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Rose Hemby (09/24/10)
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