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Stories from Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Purdy soldier is awarded the Bronze Star (10/20/10)
How does one define bravery? Sgt. Justin Souder, of Purdy, is merely one example of the brave men and women serving in America's armed forces. He was recently awarded the Bronze Star for heroic or meritorious service while serving his country in war-torn Afghanistan...
Pierce City Council votes 5-2 to re-zone (10/20/10)
It was another contentious meeting between some residents of Pierce City and aldermen as they once again pondered the question to of whether or not to approve re-zoning of a plot of land located at the corner of Pine and Morris Streets. The landowner, Darrell Clayton, wants to put in a small sawmill operation to manufacture railroad ties. ...
Debate is last face off for Long, Eckersley and Craig in Congressional race (10/20/10)
Three candidates for the Seventh District Congressional seat met in a final debate at Willard High School last night. Republican Billy Long, Democrat Scott Eckersley and Libertarian Kevin Craig made an effort to draw distinctions between their positions and attract voters...
Schools promote drug-free lifestyles through Red Ribbon Week activities (10/20/10)
The annual Red Ribbon Week celebration and activities will be held at school campuses across the bi-county area. Planned activities promote drug and alcohol-free lifestyles with a focus on educating children on how to counteract peer pressure. On Thursday, the school will host a speaker from "Think First" from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. ...
Verona continues to win (10/20/10)
For the Verona Lady Wildcat volleyball team life is good. Verona won the Golden City Tournament last Saturday and defeated Galena 25-10, 25-14 Tuesday night. "We have gained some momentum lately," said Verona Head Coach Brad Stewart. "Our girls are playing with confidence. We take the court every night expecting to win."...
Back in the Good Old Days for Oct. 20 (10/20/10)
NINETY YEARS AGO Oct. 20, 1920 EIGHTY YEARS AGO Oct. 20, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO Oct. 20, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO Oct. 20, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO Oct. 20, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO Oct. 20, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO Oct. 20, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO Oct. 20, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO...
Marietta Lank (10/20/10)
Marietta Angeline Lank, age 92, of Shell Knob, died at 9:05 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 17. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 23 in Central Community United Methodist Church, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob. Burial will be at a later date in Udall Cemetery in Udall, Kan...
Holly Poremba (10/20/10)
Holly R. Poremba, age 50, of Cassville, died on Monday, Oct. 18 at her home. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 21 at White Funeral Home in Cassville and the Rosary will be held at 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 22 at White Funeral Home. Interment will be at Mount Calvary Cemetery near Monett...
Larry Bolton (10/20/10)
Larry Bolton, age 70, of Cassville, died at 9:50 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 17. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 20 in the Assembly of God in Cassville under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial is in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Cassville...
Steven Allhands (10/20/10)
Steven Neill Allhands, age 51, of Billings, formerly of Mt. Vernon, died on Saturday, Oct. 16. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 20 at Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with burial following in the Marionville IOOF Cemetery...
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