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Stories from Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Bikers raise money for Christmas effort (10/13/10)
A sunny and warm autumn day on Saturday brought out more than 80 people for the ninth annual Toy Run. Motorcycle enthusiasts gathered with toy donations to help make Christmas brighter and enjoyed a ride together across Barry County. "We had 38 bikes and around 83 people attending," said Gary Updike, who organizes the event with his wife, Sue. "We raised $850 that was given to Linn Thornton."...
Monett girl to appear on TV (10/13/10)
Three Monett girls are making their way in the television industry. One will appear on the NBC sitcom "The Office" on Thursday. The sisters are the children of Chase Burk and Crystal Maples. Burk and the girls have been living in the Los Angeles, Calif., area for the past two years. Their mother runs her husband's lawn care business in Monett and frequently flies to the West Coast to be with the girls...
Information sought in area attack (10/13/10)
Barry-Lawrence Crime Stoppers and the Barry County Sheriff's Department are seeking information on a home invasion in Wheaton that occurred on Oct. 4. According to law enforcement reports, the incident occurred at a residence located one mile north of Wheaton off of Highway 86 at around 3 p.m. in the afternoon...
Area farmer sets another world record (10/13/10)
A local soybean producer has broken his own world record. The 100 Bushel Club announced yesterday that Kip Cullers, of Purdy, produced a record 160.6 bushels per acre. The new world record is six bushels higher than the record Cullers set in 2007. Missouri Governor Jay Nixon visited the soybean fields of Cullers, located in Newton County near Stark City, to recognize the grower's 2010 record yield. ...
Marionville audit shows irregularities (10/13/10)
A petitioned audit of the City of Marionville was presented publicly on Monday at Marionville City Hall. Irregularities were found in the way the previous city clerk and treasurer handled funds relating to herself. According to auditors, a lack of supervision by the Marionville Board of Aldermen contributed to the problem. Auditors identified $28,957 in unfiled federal payroll taxes and subsequent penalties and interest now due...
Monett cross country picking up the pace (10/13/10)
The Monett boys placed second overall in the Cassville Invitational on Monday. Monett's Chris Renteria finished third, Isaac Weber, seventh, Juan Renteria, 10th, Bill Townsend, 12th, Michael Morley, 15th, and Jonah Ragsdale, 25th. The Monett Girls placed third. Hannah Martin was the meet's gold medalist. Other top finishers were Madeleine Weber, second, and Sophie Fulton, 15th...
Lady Eagles eye play-off win (10/13/10)
There are a lot of "firsts" these days in Pierce City, especially when it comes to its softball team. The Lady Eagles have already secured their first conference and district championship. Now they are eyeing their first sectional playoff win. "It's exciting," said Pierce City Head Coach Darin Henderson "This season has been a lot of fun. We still have some goals that we need to obtain, our work is not over."...
Monett falls to East Newton (10/13/10)
The Monett Lady Cubs volleyball team fell 25-16, 25-23 and 25-16 to East Newton Tuesday night. "We weren't as focused as we needed to be," said Monett Head Coach Shyrah Perry. "We had our chances but couldn't capitalize." Monett was led by Hunter Glouse, who had nine kills. Maddie Schmidt and Madison Carlin added nine assists each. Amanda McKinney had 11 digs, and Jenney Frazier had four blocks...
MMS eighth graders win thriller (10/13/10)
The Monett Cubs' Quincy Jackson scored the winning touchdown with just 12.9 seconds left on the clock to give the visiting Cubs a 22-18 victory over host Cassville last Thursday. The Cubs were down 18-16 with less than two minutes on the clock and marched the ball down the field with no timeouts. Facing a fourth down with four yards to go, the Cubs ran a sweep to the right side and Jackson darted into the end zone for the winning score...
Verona wins two (10/13/10)
Timing is everything, and the Verona Lady Wildcats volleyball team (16-6-2) is starting to hit their stride. This week Verona picked up two more wins, defeating Greenfield 25-22, 20-25 and 25-7 Monday night, then handling Billings 25-17, 25-21 Tuesday...
Back in the Good Old Days for Oct. 13 (10/13/10)
100 YEARS AGO Oct. 13, 1910 EIGHTY YEARS AGO Oct. 13, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO Oct. 13, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO. Oct. 13, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO Oct. 13, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO Oct. 13, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO Oct. 13, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO Oct. 13, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO...
Laura Vore (10/13/10)
Laura Ann Vore, age 78, of Pierce City, died on Oct. 10 at her daughter's home near Mt. Vernon. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. today, Oct. 13 at the First Baptist Church in Pierce City. Burial will be in the Pierce City Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City...
Larry Shelton (10/13/10)
Larry Marshall Shelton, age 63, of Springfield, formerly of Monett, died Oct. 10 at his home. A private burial was held at the IOOF Cemetery in Mt. Vernon. Arrangements were under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
James Cooper (10/13/10)
James Earl Cooper, age 76, of Aurora, died at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 7. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 16 in Cassville First Baptist Church, under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in Painter Cemetery in Shell Knob...
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