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Stories from Monday, October 25, 2010

City audit offers upbeat report (10/25/10)
The City of Monett received upbeat news on its finances in the annual audit, which was presented at the October city council meeting. Mayor Jim Orr said the reviewers from The CPA Group had no advisories to issue. "They thought we were doing a better job controling our money and our inventory," Orr said...
Monett, Bar Co 911 teams reach agreement over drill (10/25/10)
Insights into how 911 operations were exchanged last week when Monett and Barry County Emergency Services staff sat down to review details of the plane crash exercise at the Monett Municipal Airport held on Oct. 9. David Compton, Barry County emergency management director, who participated in the drill, went with Bonnie Witt-Schulte, Monett emergency management director and dispatching supervisor, to review the scenario with new Barry County 911 Director Mike Phillips and Pat Blevins, operations manager.. ...
Ten injured in crashes on Saturday (10/25/10)
Six people, including two from Mt. Vernon, were hurt in a two-vehicle crash at 10:32 a.m. on Saturday near Battlefield. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported Cynthia Freitag, 47, of Mt. Vernon, was driving east in a 2001 Dodge Intrepid on Highway 160, one mile north of Battlefield. Freitag ran a red light and was struck by a southbound 2007 Saturn Ion driven by Gena Medlock, 30, of Springfield...
Shoeboxes for Soldiers effort continuing in Monett area (10/25/10)
Details about the ongoing Shoeboxes for Soldiers program were shared with the Monett Kiwanis Club at last week's meeting. The speaker, a retired First Sergeant from Barry County, said he learned in June about the program that sends boxes of supplies to active duty soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan. The First Sergeant had been listening to KTTS radio, heard about the program and went to speak directly with organizer and talk show host Andy Taylor...
Cubs keep fighting buy come up short before Seneca (10/25/10)
Giving the Seneca Indians quite a scare, the host Monett Cubs eventually were overcome in the second half and lost 36-21 in a Big 8 Conference and Class 3A District game. Monett outplayed the Indians in the first half, leading 14-7 at the break. But Seneca, now 8-1 overall, 6-0 in the conference and 2-0 in district play, scored a pair of quick TDs in the third quarter to take the lead for good...
Pierce City Eagles squeeze by Marionville (10/25/10)
Before the season began Pierce City Coach Mac Whitehead stated that the Eagles' identity was going to be forged on the defensive side of the ball. Last Friday the Pierce City defense fulfilled Whitehead's promise as the Eagles held off the Marionville Comets 14-7...
Back in the Good Old Days for Oct. 25-26 (10/25/10)
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Joshua Jackson (10/25/10)
Joshua Phillip Jackson, 34, of Granby, died on Friday, Oct. 22, 2010 in a motorcycle accident on Highway 86 east of Neosho, MO. Joshua was born on March 13, 1976 to Philip Jackson and Sharon Kay Moore Jackson in Joplin, MO. He lived most of his life in Granby, MO, moving to Midland, Texas five years ago. He returned one year ago to this area...
Kenneth Calvin (10/25/10)
Kenneth Ray "Wolfie" Calvin, age 67, of Mt. Vernon, died at 11:29 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 21 at his home. A funeral service, under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 26 at the First Presbyterian Church, located on the corner of Market and Cherry Streets in Mt. Vernon. Burial will follow at the Salem Cemetery...
Eldon Caldwell (10/25/10)
Eldon Caldwell, age 88, of Republic, formerly of Monett, died on Friday, Oct. 22 at the Mt. Vernon Place Care Center. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 25 at the Liberty Cemetery. Arrangements were under the personal care and direction of Buchanan Funeral Home in Monett...
Terry Mattlage (10/25/10)
Terry Wayne Mattlage, age 59, of Pierce City, Missouri, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010, at Cox Monett Hospital. Terry was born on Oct. 23, 1950, in Monett, Missouri, the son of the late Virgil Charles and Vera Marie (Lampe) Mattlage. Terry was raised on the family farm and was a 1968 graduate of Pierce City High School...
Stephen Maloney (10/25/10)
Stephen Ray Maloney, age 54, of Monett, passed away on Tuesday Oct. 19, 2010 at Cox-Monett Hospital. Stephen was born on Sept. 11, 1956 in Joplin, MO and is the son of the late Art Maloney. Survivors include his mother, Edith Maloney, of Monett; one son: Nathan Maloney, of Boise, Idaho; and one brother: Bill Maloney, of Kansas City, MO...
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