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Stories from Thursday, October 28, 2010

R-1 School Board eyes savings (10/28/10)
The possibility of saving money on its debt prompted the Monett R-1 Board of Education to authorize action at its October board meeting. Superintendent Dr. John Jungmann reported that some of the district's bonds can now be re-purchased. Buying back the bonds for refinancing at a lower interest rate could save the district as much as $500,000 in interest payments over the life of the bonds...
BarCo Drug Court lands sizable federal grant (10/28/10)
The Barry County Drug Court has received some very welcome news. After functioning for two and a half years without state or federal funding, the local program has been awarded a substantial federal grant that will allow the program to expand over the next three years...
Trunk or Treat is this Saturday (10/28/10)
Little ghouls and goblins will have a wealth of opportunity to score big this Saturday, Oct. 30 with three Trunk or Treat locations providing safe activities in observance of Halloween. First Christian Church in Monett will host one event between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. ...
Preparations underway for Fall Feast (10/28/10)
An autumn tradition, the St. Lawrence Catholic Church Fall Feast, has been scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 7 in the school gymnasium from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sponsored by the St. Lawrence Catholic Church Parish Council of Catholic Women, the dinner will be open to the public. The meal offered will include turkey and dressing, pork loin, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans and corn, homemade salads, bread and home-baked desserts...
Monett has top sassafras tree in Missouri (10/28/10)
The number one sassafras tree in the state of Missouri is in Monett's South Park. Jon Skinner, a forester with the Missouri Department of Conservation, presented the city with a plaque this week announcing the honor. The tree has been under observation by the state for a number of years. Will Branch, an arborist with the University of Missouri and a Monett native, is credited with discovering the tree...
Trotter delivers verdict on zoning vote (10/28/10)
A Pierce City man seeking a change in zoning to allow a small sawmill operation near the railroad tracks in the northern part of town has been denied. The landowner, Darrell Clayton, had requested the variance so that he could put in a small industrial operation to manufacture railroad ties. The land is currently zoned for a mobile home park...
Monett falls in semi-finals to Carl Junction (10/28/10)
The Monett Lady Cubs' volleyball season came to an end Wednesday night as the squad fell 25-10, 25-8 to Carl Junction in the Class 3 District 11 semi-finals. "Carl Junction is a great team," said Monett Head Coach Shyrah Perry. "We came out a little flat, and the Lady Bulldogs took advantage of the situation."...
Halloween activities, concert, plays offered for entertainment in four-states Oct. 29-Nov. 4 (10/28/10)
This week in Monett: The Monett Halloween Costume Contest will be held at 5 p.m. on Saturday at Monett City Hall Auditorium. Trunk or Treat activities follow at the First United Methodist, First Christian and First Baptist Church parking lots...
Back in the Good Old Days for Oct. 28 (10/28/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO Oct. 28, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO Oct. 28, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO Oct. 28, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO Oct. 28, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO Oct. 28, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO Oct. 28, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO Oct. 28, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO Oct. 28, 2000...
Emma Patton (10/28/10)
Emma Jean Patton, age 81, of Monett, died at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 26. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 29 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in Horner Cemetery near Cassville. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 28 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Vera Kruse (10/28/10)
Vera (Kleiboeker) Kruse, age 92, of Aurora, died on Oct. 28 at Aurora Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete and under the personal care and direction of Buchanan Funeral Home in Monett.
Jean Jordan (10/28/10)
Mrs. Lois "Jean" Jordan, age 75, of Monett, passed from this time with us on Oct. 27, 2010. She was born in Pontotoc County, Okla. on July 13, 1935 to George and Cora Bain. After graduating from East Central College she was hired by the Bakersfield, California School District where she began her teaching career. She met the love of her life, Max Jordan, and they married on Nov. 8, 1958. They were married for 39 years...
Dorothy Brooks (10/28/10)
Dorothy Maye Brooks, age 71, of Cassville, died at 12:34 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 27. Funeral serviceds will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 30 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in Mineral Springs Cemetery near Cassville. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 29 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Juanita Abramovitz (10/28/10)
Juanita Rose (Grasskem-per) Abramovitz, age 69, of Monett, died on Wednesday, Oct. 27 at Cox-Monett Hospital. Rosary will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 29 at Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett. Visitation will follow until 8 p.m. Services will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 30 at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Pulaskifield. Burial will follow at Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery...
Springfield - Springfield Livestock Marketing Center: Special Dairy Heifer Sale for 10/26/10 (10/28/10)
Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 10/27/10 (10/28/10)
Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction Close for 10/27/10 (10/28/10)
Missouri Weekly Hay Summary Week ending 10/29/10 (10/28/10)
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