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Stories from Thursday, October 21, 2010

More people seeking help at Crosslines (10/21/10)
Economic from lay-offs, reductions in working hours and job shortages has resulted in an increase of people requesting help from the local Crosslines organization in Monett. According to Jolene Garoutte, director of the agency, many families have left gas bills unpaid through the summer months, resulting in termination of service. ...
A Force in forming space law (10/21/10)
A former Pierce City resident, now practicing law in St. Louis, has taken on a major role in forming law concerning outer space. Melissa Kemper Force, a 1979 Pierce City High School graduate, had a class prophecy of becoming an astronaut. She obtained a chemical engineering degree from the University of Missouri in Columbia to pursue that career path, then a law degree from the University of London. ...
New police chief hired in Verona (10/21/10)
Daniel R. Head Jr. is familiarizing himself with the Verona community as he settles into his new duties as police chief. Head picked up the reins of office on Oct. 13, succeeding Chief Joe Powell, who left to take a position in the state of Texas. Head is a 2003 graduate of the Western Missouri Region police academy in Independence. ...
Let the Golden Age Games begin (10/21/10)
Plans are being completed for the 15th annual Golden Age Games. Monett competitions will be held at the Monett High School from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. tomorrow. Games will also be held at Mountain Grove on Tuesday, Oct. 26. The Bolivar games were held on Oct. 15. Participation has increased from 13 facilities last year to 17 this year. Approximately 400 participants will compete...
Let the Golden Age Games begin (10/21/10)
Plans are being completed for the 15th annual Golden Age Games. Monett competitions will be held at the Monett High School from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. tomorrow. Games will also be held at Mountain Grove on Tuesday, Oct. 26. The Bolivar games were held on Oct. 15. Participation has increased from 13 facilities last year to 17 this year. Approximately 400 participants will compete...
Cubs prepare for Indians on Senior Night (10/21/10)
The Monett Cubs football team has a lot to play for this Friday as they host Seneca. Not only is the game the second step in the district playoff ladder, but for 11 Monett seniors it will mark the final time they will play a regular season home game at Burl Fowler Stadium...
PC Eagles primed for incoming Comets (10/21/10)
The pressure is on for the Pierce City Eagles football team. Win this Friday against Marionville and the playoffs are still in reach, lose and 10 games will be the entire season for the Eagles. "It's a situation we didn't want to be in," said Pierce City Coach Mac Whitehead. "We just need to concentrate on getting better this week."...
Halloween, concerts, shows offered in four-state area Oct. 22-28 (10/21/10)
This week in Monett: At Mocha Jo's, 404 E. Broadway, the band Red Letter Goodbye will play at 7 p.m. on Saturday. The Monett Jaycees Haunted House will be open today through Saturday at Central Avenue and Dairy St., across from Schreiber Foods and again Oct. 28 to 30. Pumpkin decorating contest opens at 5 p.m. on Saturday...
Back in the Good Old Days for Oct. 21 (10/21/10)
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Mary Santee (10/21/10)
Mary Esther Santee, age 86, of Stella, died at 9:10 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 19. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 22 in McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton. Burial will be in Union Cemetery in Longview. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to service time on Friday, in McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton...
Terry Mattlage (10/21/10)
Terry Mattlage, age 59, of Pierce City, died on Wednesday, Oct. 20 at Cox Monett Hospital. Services are pending at this time. Arrangements have been entrusted to Buchanan Funeral Home in Monett.
Steven Maloney (10/21/10)
Steven Ray Maloney, age 54, of Monett, died at 11:39 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 19. No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
Springfield Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 10/20/2010 (10/21/10)
Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction Close for 10/20/10 (10/21/10)
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