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Stories from Wednesday, November 10, 2010

The DREAM begins in Monett (11/10/10)
Monett community leaders met for the first time with the team spearheading the Downtown Revitalization and Economic Assistance for Missouri (DREAM) initiative yesterday. An overview of Monett was provided and the state DREAM team outlined how the process will proceed...
Purdy Chief warns of scam (11/10/10)
Purdy Chief of Police Jackie Lowe is warning area residents of a scam that is taking place in Barry County targeting elderly residents. Lowe reported that a band of transients staying in the Sarcoxie area are traveling to Lawrence and Barry counties and offering to patch the roofs or driveways of elderly homeowners. While two of the suspects keep the homeowner occupied, the third goes into the home and searches for valuables...
EEZ public hearing raises no objections (11/10/10)
The Barry County Commission and newly established Barry County Enhanced Enterprise Zone (EEZ) held a public hearing last Thursday at the Barry County Courthouse to accept public comments regarding the establishment of an EEZ in Barry County. In addition, Carol Shoemaker, Enhance Enterprise Zone coordinator with the Missouri Department of Commerce, attended...
Broadway Nights marks one year (11/10/10)
Friday's Broadway Nights in downtown Monett will mark the event's one-year birthday. Food, dancing and refreshments will be part of the festivities. Shaun Bennett, one of the Broadway Nights organizers, said Broadway will be closed to traffic at Fourth Street for the evening. The Monett Kiwanis Club will host a chili dinner on Fourth Street. An area in the middle of Broadway at Fourth Street will be cordoned off for performances...
MMS girls basketball season starts` (11/10/10)
The Monett Middle School basketball seventh and eighth grade girls' season is now underway. The seventh grade girls split their first two matches. The Lady Cubs defeated Diamond 37-28 and fell to East Newton 24-21. Against Diamond, the Lady Cubs were led in scoring by Brooke Madison's 12 points. Monett also received help from: Abby Krueger who chipped in 11 points; Haylee Morris, 6 points; Allie Krueger, 4 points; Brooke McLean, 3 points; and Brooke Burnside, 2 points...
Miller Cardinals end Pierce City's season (11/10/10)
The 2010 Pierce City football season ended Monday night with the Eagles falling 35-8 to the Miller Cardinals. The game was a lot closer than the score indicated. "I thought at times we played well enough to win the game," said Pierce City Head Coach Mac Whitehead. "We needed to play a perfect game to win, and simply put, we didn't do that."...
Back in the Good Old Days for Nov. 10 (11/10/10)
100 YEARS AGO Nov. 10, 1910 EIGHTY YEARS AGO Nov. 10, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO Nov. 10, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO Nov. 10, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO Nov. 10, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO Nov. 10, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO Nov. 10, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO Nov. 10, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO...
Ellen Vangunda (11/10/10)
Ellen V. Vangunda, age 59, of Seligman, died on Monday, Nov. 8 at her home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday at the Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett. Visitation will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 11 at the funeral home...
Iona Hemmerling (11/10/10)
Iona Hemmerling, age 95, of Purdy, died at 3:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 10 at Benchmark Healthcare in Monett. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and under the care of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett.
Rev. Jim Forkner (11/10/10)
Rev. Jim Hall Forkner, age 78, of Shell Knob, died at his home on Monday, Nov. 8. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 12 at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Shell Knob. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 13 at the church...
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