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Stories from Monday, November 8, 2010

Monett golf course concludes disappointing season (11/08/10)
Play at the Windmill Ridge municipal golf course in Monett continues through the winter, but the main season wrapped up in October. It's been a disappointing year for the course, according to Mike Knight, director of golf at the course. Corrective steps have been taken for a fresh start next spring...
Festival of Flavors coming on Thursday (11/08/10)
Tickets are still available for the Monett Chamber of Commerce's seventh annual Festival of Flavors. The premier dining event of the year in Monett will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday at the Family Life Center of the First United Methodist Church at 1600 N. Central...
Prayer shawls renew comfort (11/08/10)
When families contact Hospice Compassus, they know that time with their loved one is limited. The staff at Hospice Compassus goes out of its way to ease the patients' suffering and to offer hope and comfort to the grieving families. One Hospice Compassus staff member, Dorothy Blinzler, takes the ministry one step further and makes prayer shawls for her clients, and oftentimes their family members as well...
Purdy school Board reviews state student test scores (11/08/10)
Principals at the Purdy School District provided a detailed analysis of scores from the Missouri Achievement Program (MAP) during the October Board of Education meeting. Middle School Principal Janet Boys reported test scores for the six subgroups of students tracked in the district did not meet the desired high achievement level for the district as a whole. ...
Eight hurt in recent vehicle crashes (11/08/10)
A Purdy man received moderate injuries in a single vehicle crash at 12:35 a.m. on Sunday. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported Christopher Musick, 22, was driving south on Highway 248 in a 2001 Nissan Xterra five miles west of Jenkins when he ran off the south edge of the road, struck an embankment and a clothesline pole. Musick was taken to Cox Medical Center South in Springfield for treatment. He was not wearing a safety belt...
Monett cross country runs well at state meet (11/08/10)
On a perfect day for running last Saturday, individual and team championships were decided in the separate class and gender races on the traditional site of the meet, the Oak Hills Golf Center on Ellis Boulevard in Jefferson City. While the location was the same, the course was very different from what runners and coaches have come to expect over the years...
Back in the Good Old Days for Nov. \8-9 (11/08/10)
NINETY YEARS AGO Nov. 8, 1920 EIGHTY YEARS AGO Nov. 8, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO Nov. 8, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO Nov. 8, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO Nov. 8, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO Nov. 8, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO Nov. 8, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO Nov. 8, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO...
Ed Terry (11/08/10)
Ed Terry, age 75, of Tulsa, Okla., formerly of Monett, died on Nov. 1. He was born on Dec. 24, 1934, the son of Homer and Mellie Burg Terry, of Purdy. He is survived by his wife, Martha Coshow Terry, formerly of Purdy; one step-daughter: Samantha Messick; two step-grandchildren; two brothers: Eugene Terry, of Springfield and Jed Terry, of Purdy...
Dollie Shaffer (11/08/10)
Mrs. Dollie (Smith) Shaffer, age 84, of Monett, passed away at Aurora Nursing Center on Sunday Nov. 7, 2010. She was born on Aug. 29, 1926 to Ambrose and Minnie (Loftis) Smith in Miami, Okla. She was united in marriage to George Shaffer on Sept. 3, 1962. He preceded her in death on Jan. 29, 2006...
Gwendolyn Phelps (11/08/10)
Mrs. Gwendolyn Henderson Phelps, age 92, of Purdy, passed away on Friday, Nov. 5, 2010 at Lacoba Nursing Home in Monett. She was born on August 3, 1918 in Purdy, MO to Elzy and Florance (Wormington) Henderson. She united in marriage to Gladden Miller on May 2, 1936 and then later married William Phelps on Jan. 14, 1961. William preceded her in death on Nov. 18, 2002...
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