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Stories from Thursday, November 18, 2010

Businessman looks back on 60-year career (11/18/10)
Don Crossland has been selling cars in Monett for 60 years. His business, Crossland Motors, is the longest running single owner business in town. Crossland recently took time to reflect on the Monett business landscape as he has seen it. "I worked at the McKee Sheehan Drug Store while I was in high school," Crossland said. ...
MHS cheerleaders head to state (11/18/10)
For the second consecutive year, the Monett High School cheerleaders have advanced to state. The cheerleaders earned their right to compete at the state level after placing in the top six at the regional level. The cheerleaders have put in many hours of dedication to earn this privilege...
Purdy R-2 board looks at changing testing standards (11/18/10)
A review of pending changes in education standards provided members of the Purdy R-2 School Board with a view of what will happen after the current round of state testing concludes. Middle School Principal Janet Boys and Elementary Principal Jeff Swadley provided details during the November board meeting...
Monett's Davis signs with Northern Illinois (11/18/10)
Monett wrestler Ethan Davis signed a national letter of intent to play for the Northern Illinois Huskies Wednesday night. Davis chose Northern Illinois over Arizona State and Old Dominion University. "I feel good about my decision," said Davis. "I really liked the coaching staff, and I believe they can push me to become a better athlete. Going to Northern Illinois will help me accomplish my goals of winning a NCAA championship."...
Christmas activities, concerts, plays planned in the four-states Nov. 19-25 (11/18/10)
This week in Monett: The Central Methodist University Choir will perform at 7 p.m. Friday at the First United Methodist Church, 1100 N. Central. Christmas and contemporary selections, most sung without accompaniment, will be presented. At Mocha Jo's, 404 E. Broadway, Romantic Antix plays at 7:30 p.m. on Friday...
Back in the Good Old Days for Nov. 18 (11/18/10)
100 YEARS AGO Nov. 18, 1910 EIGHTY YEARS AGO Nov. 18, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO Nov. 18, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO Nov. 18, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO Nov. 18, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO Nov. 18, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO Nov. 18, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO Nov. 18, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO...
Barbara Whitmore (11/18/10)
Barbara Sue Whitmore, age 53, died on Friday, Nov. 12 at her home in Butterfield. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home and Crematory in Cassville.
Thomas Beckett (11/18/10)
Mr. Thomas Newton Beckett Jr., age 63, of Monett, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010 at Cox South Springfield, Mo. He was born on Dec. 16, 1946 in Fayetteville, Ark. to Thomas and Bonnie (Fortner) Beckett Sr. Tom was united in marriage with Chiqueta Hensley on May 13, 1966...
Leonard Simmons (11/18/10)
Leonard Glenn Simmons, age 89, died at 8:55 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 12, at the Missouri Veteran's Home in Mt. Vernon. No services are planned at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
Scott Sanders (11/18/10)
Scott Sanders, age 53, of Memphis, Tenn., formerly of Monett, died on Nov. 15 at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis.
John Reed (11/18/10)
John W. Reed, age 81, of Cassville, died on Nov. 10. Arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home in Cassville. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Paul Shepherd (11/18/10)
Paul Shepherd, age 79, of Joplin, formerly of Monett, died on Thursday, Nov. 18 at his home. A full obituary and arrangements will be posted later. Arrangements are under the care of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett.
Gregory Oakes (11/18/10)
Gregory Roy Oakes, age 60, of Aurora, died at 5:46 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 10 at his home. No services are planned at this time. The Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home of Aurora is handling the local arrangements.
Morgan Murphy (11/18/10)
Morgan James Murphy, age 24, of Cassville, died at his home on Monday, Nov. 15. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 19 at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in Russell Cemetery near Butterfield. Visitation will be held from 12:30 p.m. until service time on Friday at Fohn Funeral Home...
Ethel Cornell (11/18/10)
Ethel Cornell, age 83, of Aurora, died Nov. 15, 2010 in her home. Mrs. Cornell was born on Sept. 13, 1927 in Oklahoma City, OK., the daughter of George and Maggie Short. She was a homemaker. She married Nate Cornell on July 30, 1947 in Oklahoma City, OK. He preceded her in death on Feb. 18, 2005...
Harry Bickford (11/18/10)
Harry Hubert Bickford, age 91, of Purdy, MO, passed away at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield, MO on Wednesday Nov. 17, 2010 after a short illness. Harry was born the second of 12 children on April 4, 1919 in Bartlesville, OK the son of John R. ...
Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 11/17/10 (11/18/10)
Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction Close for 11/17/10 (11/18/10)
Missouri Weekly Hay Summary Week ending 11/19/10 (11/18/10)
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