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Stories from Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Monett selected for 2010 DREAM Initiative (09/29/10)
Monett is one of five Missouri cities selected to participate in the 2010 DREAM (Downtown Revitalization and Economic Assistance for Missouri) Initiative program. This was the third year Monett had applied for the grant. Also named this year were Cassville, Ozark, Waynesville and Jackson...
Crime Stoppers website unveiled (09/29/10)
The Barry-Lawrence Crime Stoppers now has an active website for the organization, which focuses on finding information for local felons wanted by law enforcement agencies in the bi-county area. The Internet website, www.blcrimestoppers.com, features posters of suspects wanted for questioning by local law enforcement officials. It also offers tipsters a method of leaving anonymous information on the whereabouts of local criminals...
Pierce City alderman has resigned (09/29/10)
In a special meeting of the Pierce City Board of Aldermen held Monday, Sept. 27, council members accepted the resignation of one of their members. Pierce City's Ward 3 Alderman Larry Bartkoski resigned his position after aldermen at last month's meeting voted to return to the former scheduled meeting time of 7 p.m. on the second Monday of the month...
Be on the lookout for bank robber (09/29/10)
Monett Police Chief Tim Schweder has asked area businesses and residents to be on the lookout for a bank robbery suspect who has struck in both Joplin and Springfield. An alert for the subject has been issued by the Missouri Information Analysis Center...
New 911 director tapped (09/29/10)
The Barry County 911 Board has selected Mike Phillips as the new administrator for the county-wide 911 system. He replaces Pat Leighter who resigned last month to accept another 911 position in Kansas. Phillips has been with Barry County 911 since 2006 as the GIS mapping coordinator and is familiar with the operations of the 911 center, which is located in Cassville...
Mustangs run wild over Monett (09/29/10)
By JARED LANKFORD Softball is a game of momentum and lucky breaks. Tuesday night the Monett Lady Cubs (12-7) had a tough time getting either one as they fell 10-1 to McDonald County. "It was a rough night," said Monett Head Coach Ty Goetz. "Credit McDonald County for putting the ball in play and taking advantage of its scoring opportunities. The Lady Mustangs forced us to make plays to get them out. We just didn't get the job done. They (McDonald County) played aggressive and earned this win."...
Monett wins in the dark (09/29/10)
Not even the lack of proper lighting could prevent the red hot Monett Lady Cubs tennis team (6-6) from winning 5-4 at Thomas Jefferson Tuesday night. In singles play, Katelyn Sperandio won 8-4. Theresa Mangler, Kerry Tinklepaugh and Darian Shields won their respective matches 8-3, 9-7 and 8-0...
Verona tops Wheaton (09/29/10)
The Verona Lady Wildcats volleyball team (11-6-2 and 3-0 in Conference play) topped Wheaton 25-20, 25-22 Monday night. Verona was led by Jessica Smith's six kills, 17 digs and two aces. Tristan Carrasquillo added five kills, three blocks and six digs. Jenna Chadd had seven assists and 3 digs for the Lady Wildcats...
Meija and Thompson head Cubs to win (09/29/10)
The Monett Cubs soccer team needed 30 seconds of overtime to defeat the Webb City Cardinals 4-3 on Tuesday. In overtime, Monett's Travis Thompson intercepted a Cardinal pass at mid-field and dribbled quickly down the far side line, and sending a kick past a diving Webb City Goalie into the back of the net...
Monett volleyball downs East Newton (09/29/10)
After a rough and rocky start to the 2010 season the Monett Lady Cubs volleyball team (9-10) is coming together at the right time. Monett has won four of its last five matches, includeing a 25-21, 25-19 win over East Newton Tuesday night. "The girls have really stepped up their intensity," said Cubs Head Coach Shyrah Perry. "They are starting to believe in each other and apply what we are practicing to game situations."...
Back In the Good Old Days for Sept. 29 (09/29/10)
100 YEARS AGO Sept. 29, 1910 EIGHTY YEARS AGO Sept. 29, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO Sept. 29, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO Sept. 29, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO Sept. 29, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO Sept. 29, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO Sept. 29, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO Sept. 29, 1990...
Glenda Yount (09/29/10)
Glenda Yount, age 55, of Mt. Vernon, died at 2:01 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 25 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 30 at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Burial will follow at the Wade Chapel Cemetery in Republic. A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 29 in the funeral home chapel...
May Tripp (09/29/10)
May Lillian Tripp, age 87, of Mt. Vernon, died at 8:20 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 27 at Lawrence County Manor. Funeral services in Tucson, Ariz. are pending. Local arrangements are under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
Mary Ann Hagebusch (09/29/10)
Mary Ann Hagebusch, age 75, of Pierce City, died at 8:10 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 26 at Cox Monett Hospital. Visitation will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 29 at Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 30 at Lakin Funeral Home. Burial will be at Van Buren Cemetery near Wentworth. Arrangements are under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City...
Willis "Ray" Clem (09/29/10)
Mr. Willis "Ray" Clem, age 75, of Monett, passed away on Monday, September 27, 2010 at the Missouri Veterans Home in Mt. Vernon. He was born on August 25, 1935 in Georgetown, Ky. to George and Alma (Duncan) Clem. He was united in marriage to Bette Shoesmith on July 1, 1972...
Buffalo Livestock Market-Buffalo, MO: Monthly Sheep and Goat Auction for 09/28/10 (09/29/10)
Springfield - Springfield Livestock Marketing Center: Special Dairy Heifer Sale for 9/28/10 (09/29/10)
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