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Stories from Monday, November 22, 2010

Historic designation sought for center city neighborhood (11/22/10)
The Monett City Council heard a proposal for the creation of a historic district at its November city council meeting. Nadine Bowman, who has advocated stronger property maintenance enforcement codes in the center city, asked council members to consider establishing a historic district from Broadway to Cleveland and 10th Street to Lincoln...
Kiwanians get update on Linebargers' mission to the Philippines (11/22/10)
The missionary work that Purdy native Dennis Linebarger and his wife, Eden, have done for the past 10 years in the Philippines was described at last week's meeting of the Monett Kiwanis Club. Larry and Sherry Lowery made the presentation. The Lowerys became familiar with the Linebargers when Larry served as pastor at the church in Easyville. ...
Lawrence County Health Department employee is awarded "Rookie of the Year" honor (11/22/10)
An employee of the Lawrence County Health Department has received a statewide honor. Andrew Paul Freiburger has been named the Rookie Environmental Specialist of the Year by the Missouri Environmental Health Association. Freiburger has been employed in the Lawrence County Health Department's Environmental Services Section in Mt. Vernon for the past two years. He was hired after graduating from Missouri State University in Springfield as an environmental public health specialist I...
Barry County DD board awards series of grants (11/22/10)
Members of the Barry County Tax Board for the Developmentally Disabled approved a number of grant requests at their Nov. 9 meeting. Grants approved include:...
MMS wrestling posts good week (11/22/10)
The Monett Middle School wrestling team (5-1) competed in three competitions last week. On Monday, the Cubs traveled to Seneca and defeated the Indians 5-13. On Tuesday, Monett traveled to Carl Junction and won nine of 16 matches. MMS wrestling Cubs concluded the week hosting a four-team dual on Thursday...
Back in the Good Old Days for Nov. 22-23 (11/22/10)
NINETY YEARS AGO Nov. 22, 1920 EIGHTY YEARS AGO Nov. 22, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO Nov. 22, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO Nov. 22, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO Nov. 22, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO Nov. 22, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO Nov. 22, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO Nov. 22, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO...
Leonard Steverson (11/22/10)
Leonard Gerald "Jerry" Steverson, age 77, of Cassville, died at 10:09 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 19. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 23 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in Corinth Cemetery near Cassville.
Mable Scott (11/22/10)
Mable G. Scott, age 88, of Pierce City, died on Saturday, Nov. 20 at her daughter's home in Pierce City. Graveside services were held at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 22 in St. Mary's Cemetery in Pierce City. Arrangements were under the care of Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City...
Marlene Fritz (11/22/10)
Marlene lived with ALS for nearly 14 years and was an active participant and supporter of ALS support groups in Kansas City. Her friendliness, positive attitude and generosity made her a true inspiration and role model to those who knew her. She and Charles happily shared their ALS coping experiences with others...
Minnie Cornell (11/22/10)
Minnie Irene Cornell, age 88, of Exeter, died at 2:35 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 19. Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 22 in Maplewood Cemetery, near Exeter, under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
Irene Bobski (11/22/10)
Mrs. Irene Clara Bobski, age 89, of Purdy, died on Monday, Nov. 22. A full obituary and arrangements will be posted later. Arrangements are under the care of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett.
Ada Alvarado (11/22/10)
Ada Acosta Alvarado, age 78, of Monett, MO passed away on Friday, Nov. 19, 2010, at St. John's Hospital in Joplin, MO. Ada was born and raised in Puerto Rico, the daughter of Andres Rivera and Emilia Acosta. She was a homemaker and attended the Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Cassville, MO where she was very active. ...
Frederick Wecker (11/22/10)
Frederick "Fritz" Wecker, 75, of Pierce City died on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010 in the Cox Monett Hospital. He was born to Fred and Bertha Wagner Wecker on July 20, 1935 in Sarcoxie, MO. He was a retired contractor. Survivors include his wife, Elaine; two sons: Jim Wecker, of Wentworth and Jerald Wecker, of Pierce City; two brothers: Ed Wecker, of Joplin and Duane Wecker, of Pierce City; two sisters: Phyllis Gasser, of Pierce City and Jeanett Lugar, of Pierce City; 12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.. ...
Paul Shepherd (11/22/10)
Mr. Paul Marvin Shepherd, age 79, of Joplin, Mo., formerly of Purdy, Mo., passed away on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010 at his home. He was born May 14, 1931 in Purdy, Mo. to Roy and Elmira (Swaffar) Shepherd. He was united in marriage with Mary Mitchell on October 4, 1985 in Grandview, Mo...
Willard Rogers (11/22/10)
Willard "Lee" Rogers, age 72, of Wentworth, died at 2:05 p.m. on Nov. 17 at his home. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City. Burial will be at a later date.
Bobbie Miller (11/22/10)
Bobbie J. Miller, age 70, of Wheaton, died at 7:53 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 18. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 22 in Maplewood Cemetery near Exeter, under the direction of McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton. There will be no visitation...
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