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Stories from Monday, October 11, 2010

Disaster drill helps prepare for airplane crash in Monett (10/11/10)
Seventeen emergency response agencies and local businesses participated in a disaster drill at the Monett Municipal Airport on Saturday. In the first large scale enactment of its kind here, the crash of a small passenger plane was simulated, complete with casualties...
Food service update considered by Barry Co. Health Dept. (10/11/10)
The Barry County Health Department board members reviewed proposed updates for the Barry County food service ordinance at their September meeting but tabled any action on the matter until all officials had the opportunity to thoroughly review those changes...
St. Mary's Carnival slated for Oct. 23 (10/11/10)
The event starts at 5 p.m. with a soup and chili dinner, running until 7 p.m. The all-you-can-eat meal will include soup or chili, crackers, cheese, dessert and a drink. Cost is $5 for adults and $2.50 for children. The costume contest will kick off activities at 6 p.m. Entries from infants through adults are welcome. Games, starting at 6:30 p.m., will include bingo, ring toss, dime pitch and many more. A general store will offer baked goods and other specialties...
Six hurt in crashes (10/11/10)
Five members of a Verona family were hurt in a single vehicle crash at 10 p.m. on Saturday on Highway Z, eight miles east of Monett. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Calvin Bloomer, 23, was driving west in a 1997 Chevrolet SUV when the vehicle ran off the roadway and overturned. ...
High stepping Mountaineers spoil Cubs homecoming (10/11/10)
Bolting out to an early lead, the Mt. Vernon Mountaineers spoiled Monett's football homecoming Friday night by rolling to a 41-9 Big 8 Conference victory. Queen Mayra Almaras and her court watched as the visitors employed an impressive passing attack and took advantage of numerous Monett Cubs turnovers in the game to get the win...
Pierce City softball captures first district crown (10/11/10)
"This was the most exciting game I have ever been a part of," said Pierce City Head Coach Darin Henderson. "The girls never quit. They believed from the beginning of the season that they could reach and win this championship game." In the top of the sixth inning Purdy took a 9-8 lead on Brooke Swadley's second two-run home run. In the bottom half of the sixth, Pierce City had to answer...
Eagles tame the Tigers (10/11/10)
The Pierce City Eagles football team scored 18 points in 2:15 to build a 39-0 lead en route to a 47-0 win over the Lockwood Tigers last Friday. "Our boys played well," said Pierce City Head Coach Mac Whitehead. "Lockwood was very physical and fought hard all night long. We had a really good game plan and executed very well."...
Hunter ed class to be held in Monett (10/11/10)
The Monett High School FFA Chapter will sponsor the next Missouri Hunter Education course on Saturday, Nov. 6 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 7 from 1 to 6 p.m. in the Monett Middle School cafeteria at Ninth and Cleveland. Those successfully completing the course will receive a Missouri Conservation Heritage card with hunter education certification from the Department of Conservation. ...
Eighth grade Cubs win (10/11/10)
The Pierce City Eagles football team scored 18 points in 2:15 to build a 39-0 lead en route to a 47-0 win over the Lockwood Tigers last Friday. "Our boys played well," said Pierce City Head Coach Mac Whitehead. "Lockwood was very physical and fought hard all night long. We had a really good game plan and executed very well."...
Back In the Good Old Days for Oct. 11-12 (10/11/10)
100 YEARS AGO Oct. 11, 1910 EIGHTY YEARS AGO Oct. 11, 1930 SEVENTH YEARS AGO Oct. 11, 1940 The Tank and Tummy lunch has been given an extensive remodeling by Eldon McNaff. New fixtures have been installed in the kitchen. SIXTY YEARS AGO Oct. 11, 1950...
Laura Vore (10/11/10)
Laura Vore, age 78, of Pierce City, died at 10:50 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 10. Visitation will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 12 at Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 13 at First Baptist Church in Pierce City...
Joseph Simon (10/11/10)
Joseph Simon, age 64, of Cassville, died at 10:15 a.m. on Saturday. Oct. 9. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 12 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery in Exeter. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to service time on Tuesday, Oct. 12 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Hazel Rhodes (10/11/10)
Mrs. Hazel Marie Rhodes, age 94, of Mt. Vernon, Missouri, passed away on Thursday, October 7, 2010, at her home. She was born on April 30, 1916, in Republic, Mo. to Homer and Elva Gilliland. She was united in marriage to Clyde Rhodes on May 18, 1942; he preceded her in death on February 9, 1986...
James Muench (10/11/10)
James Edward "Gus" Muench, age 86, of Aurora, died at 4:55 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 7, at the Missouri Veteran's Home in Mt. Vernon...
Emma Moenkhoff (10/11/10)
Emma "Marie" Moenkhoff, age 89, of Mt. Vernon, died at 5:35 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 7 at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 10 at the Zion Church under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home of Mt. Vernon...
Pat Limb (10/11/10)
Princess Maxine "Pat" Limb, age 90, of Aurora, died at 2:20 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 8, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 12 at the First Baptist Church in Aurora under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora. Burial will be in the Maple Park Cemetery...
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