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Stories from Thursday, October 7, 2010

Pierce City Planning and Zoning split on request to rezone property (10/07/10)
In a contentious meeting of the Pierce City Planning and Zoning Board, community residents were on hand to question and oppose a new business venture proposed by Darren Clayton. Clayton had previously asked the Pierce City Council to re-zone a remote piece of property at the corner of Morris and Pine Streets from residential to commercial so that he could build a tie mill operation...
Cubs to celebrate homecoming (10/07/10)
Monett High School Homecoming is this Friday, Oct. 8. Festivities will kick off with a Homecoming assembly in the high school gymnasium beginning at 2:15 p.m. where senior Mayra Almaras will be crowned as the 2010 MHS Homecoming Queen. Other members of the royal court include:...
Is Monett going to the birds? (10/07/10)
As temperatures begin to fall and days begin to shorten, many residents of Monett and the surrounding area are noticing birds -- lots of birds -- landing in trees just before sunset to roost for the night. "At about 7 p.m., these birds just start flocking to trees for about two blocks on either side of us," said Bonnie Wheaton, who lives in the 500 block of County Road. ...
Chamber presents new member benefit (10/07/10)
A new benefit for Monett Chamber of Commerce members was discussed at the September meeting of the chamber board of directors. Two ideas for non-dues revenue income were brought back for discussion by Executive Director Suzy McElmurry, who recently attended an American Chamber of Commerce Executives Conference. ...
Barry County man faces federal child porn charges (10/07/10)
Thanks to a nationwide initiative to combat the growing epidemic of child exploitation and abuse, a Barry County man now faces federal charges related to child pornography as well as possession of counterfeit $100 bills. According to Beth Phillips, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, Timothy C. Stringer, 33, of Golden, was charged in a five-count indictment handed down by a federal grand jury yesterday...
Monett tennis is district champions (10/07/10)
For the first time since 1983, the Monett Lady Cubs tennis team has won the district championship. "It's a great feeling," said Monett Head Coach Bob Crain. "The girls started slow and finished real strong. I am very proud of them." The Lady Cubs defeated Mt. Vernon 5-4 in the semi-finals. The score was knotted at three games after the singles competition was completed, forcing the teams into a three-team doubles playoff...
Monett set to play Mt. Vernon (10/07/10)
Talk about going from one extreme to another. Last week, the Monett Cubs football team faced an Aurora squad that ran the ball up the middle, out of power formations. This week, the Cubs are preparing for a Mt. Vernon team that plans on spreading the field and throwing the ball a lot...
Eagles to host Tigers (10/07/10)
"Easy" would be one way to describe the Pierce City Eagles football schedule this season. Pierce City has dominated every game they have played, becoming masters of taking their opponents out of the game early. Yet many "experts" still doubt the resolve of this squad. ...
Purdy handles College Heights (10/07/10)
On a beautiful sundrenched evening, the Purdy Lady Eagles softball team advanced to the semi-final round of the Missouri Class 2, District 10 softball playoffs, defeating College Heights 12-1 Wednesday night, Purdy the #2 seed will play the third-seeded Diamond Lady Wildcats today at 6 p.m. This will be the second time these schools have met this year. Purdy prevailed in a 15-11 shootout in the first meeting...
Fall festivals, concerts, plays offered for entertainment Oct. 8-14 (10/07/10)
This week in Monett: Broadway Nights on Friday will provide a pet parade at 6 p.m. Live music will include classical guitarist Robert Palmert at Denali Dreams, 316 E. Broadway, and Neva Welters on hammered dulcimer at Mocha Jo's, at 404 E. Broadway...
Gerald Lillegard (10/07/10)
Gerald A. Lillegard, age 85, of Monett, MO, passed away on Tuesday evening, October 5, 2010, at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield, MO. Gerald was born on March 27, 1925 in Cylinder, Iowa, the son of the late Herbert E. and Nellie Coral (Hudson) Lillegard...
Cecil Moon Jr. (10/07/10)
Cecil Lee Moon, Jr., age 78, of Verona, died at 7:44 p.m. on Oct. 1 at St. John's Hospital-Springfield. A memorial service was held on Oct. 4 at Fellowship Baptist Church. Arrangements were under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home of Aurora...
Gerald Noller (10/07/10)
Gerald Earl "Jake" Noller, age 92, of Shell Knob, died at 8:15 a.m. on Oct. 5. No services are scheduled. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home of Shell Knob.
Duane Kellner (10/07/10)
Duane Wallace Kellner, age 78, of Cassville, died on Oct. 4 at his home. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home and Crematory in Cassville.
Hazel Williams (10/07/10)
Hazel Virginia Williams, age 90, of Seligman, died at 10:35 p.m. on Oct. 4 at Barry County Care Center in Cassville. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Oct. 8 at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in King Cemetery in Seligman. Visitation will be from 6 top 8 p.m. today at the funeral home...
Bonnie Williams (10/07/10)
Bonnie Ilene Williams, age 88, of Aurora, died at 8:50 a.m. on Oct. 5 at the Aurora Nursing Center. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. on Oct. 8 at the Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora, under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home of Aurora...
Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 10/6/10 (10/07/10)
Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction Close for 10/6/10 (10/07/10)
Missouri Weekly Hay Summary Week ending 10/08/10 (10/07/10)
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