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Stories from Thursday, October 14, 2010

Sprucing up Broadway businesses (10/14/10)
A billow of dust blowing off Monett Gun and Pawn at Third and East Broadway is a sign of work in progress. Contractor Brandon Wallace hopes it's also a sign of things to come. "We want to make downtown Monett look better one building at a time," said Wallace...
Purdy Council discusses dog problems (10/14/10)
Among other business matters, Purdy City Council members heard a number of dog complaint issues and continued their discussion of water leaks and system repairs at their October meeting. In his report to the board, Police Chief Jackie Lowe reported a number of incidents for the month of September...
Walnut business is picking up (10/14/10)
After a slow start, the walnut harvest is picking up in Monett. Walnuts collected in and around town are brought in for hulling at Farm Pro in Monett during October. Farm Pro has been a buyer for Hammons Product Company, based in Stockton, since the store opened 15 years ago...
Grief support group to begin meeting (10/14/10)
A grief support group is forming in Monett for those whose loved ones have died. The five weekly sessions will take place at noon on each Friday, beginning Oct. 15 and continuing through Nov. 12 at the Monett Senior Center, located at 405 Dairy St. "Good Grief" is the focus of the sessions, helping those who are suffering to turn the process into a more positive experience...
Lady Eagles are headed to state quarterfinals (10/14/10)
Another first occurred for the Pierce City Lady Eagles softball team as they defeated Crane 8-3 to capture their first sectional title Wednesday night. The Lady Eagle will travel to Warsaw to face the Lady Wildcats Saturday. Pierce City's Sara Stearns was dominant on the mound. She pitched seven innings, allowed one hit, walked two and struck out four...
Monett readies for 'Cats (10/14/10)
There will be no rest for the weary. One week after coming off a homecoming defeat to Mt. Vernon, the Monett Cubs football team prepares itself to face the two-time defending state champion Cassville Wildcats. "We have played a very tough schedule," said Monett Head Coach Chad Depée. "Our record on paper isn't as good as we wanted it to be. I am still proud of the way our players have come along. We have lost three close games and are still trying to put things together."...
Eagles and Cardinals to settle argument over football dominance (10/14/10)
There is an old sports saying that "close" only counts when throwing hand grenades and pitching horseshoes. Yet when you look at the Miller and Pierce City football team's recent history, "close" is what best describes the situation. The Eagles' and Cardinals' last two match-ups have been decided by a combined two points with Miller having won both games...
Purdy players top Ozark 7 (10/14/10)
Ozark 7 Conference softball honors were announced yesterday, and the conference champion Purdy Lady Eagles placed several team members on the post-season list. Purdy's Jeff Swadley was named Coach of the Year, and senior Brooke Swadley earned Most Valuable Player honors...
Craft fairs, concerts, shows offered in four-states entertainment Oct. 15-21 (10/14/10)
This week in Monett: At Mocha Jo's, 404 E. Broadway, musician Brian Lindell will perform cover songs and originals at 7 p.m. on Friday. Tony Ramsey will offer acoustic guitar and piano music at 7 p.m. on Saturday. At Denali Dreams, 316 E. Broadway, karaoke night is slated for 6:30 p.m. on Saturday...
Back in the Good Old Days for Oct. 14 (10/14/10)
100 YEARS AGO Oct. 14, 1910 EIGHTY YEARS AGO Oct. 14, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO Oct. 14, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO Oct. 14, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO Oct. 14, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO Oct. 14, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO Oct. 14, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO Oct. 14, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO...
Robert Long (10/14/10)
Robert Lee "Bob" Long, age 86, of Lampe, died at 4 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 12. Graveside services with military honors will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 15 in Lake Park Memorial Gardens in Shell Knob under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob...
Vonda Hollingsworth (10/14/10)
Vonda M. Hollingworth, age 76, of Fairview, died on Tuesday, Oct. 12 at her home. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 15 at White Funeral Home in Cassville. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 16 at Maplewood Cemetery near Exeter under the direction of White Funeral Home in Cassville...
Mike Hansford (10/14/10)
Mike Hansford, of Gold Bar, Wash., born on July 2, 1944 in Monett, Mo., passed away on September 25, 2010 in Everett, Wash. Mike was the son of Ward E. Hansford, of Houston, Mo., and L. Maxine Clements, of Monett, Mo.. Mike served as a Machinist Mate 2nd Class in the U.S. Navy from June 20, 1962 to June 26, 1968. As a Vietnam Veteran he earned the National Defense Service Medal and the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal. Mike was also a retired Snohomish County Sheriff...
Eugene Hall (10/14/10)
Eugene "Shorty" Hall, age 71, of Monett, died on Thursday, Oct. 14 at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield. Arrangements are incomplete at this time under the care of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett.
Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 10/13/10 (10/14/10)
Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction Close for 10/13/10 (10/14/10)
Missouri Weekly Hay Summary Week ending 10/15/10 (10/14/10)
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