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Stories from Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Elementary construction project moving ahead (12/29/10)
The Monett R-1 Board of Education adopted the 2011-12 school year calendar at its December meeting. The major change will eliminate the half-days when students go home early. Superintendent Dr. John Jungmann said the seven half-days, letting students go home at 12:30 p.m., have had limited success. ...
Freistatt board hires new village staff (12/29/10)
The Freistatt Village Board met in special session recently to conduct final interviews for utility workers. Board trustees voted to hire two part-time people to replace water and wastewater operator Charles Stearns, who resigned. Alan Obermann, of rural Freistatt, was hired for the water operator position. ...
Long-times bank employee to retire (12/29/10)
After working in the field of banking for the past 45 years, Kathy Creed has announced her retirement from U.S. Bank in Monett. An open house reception will be held in Creed's honor from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the bank's 522 Broadway branch on Thursday, Dec. 30. Light refreshments will be served, and memories will be shared...
Monett basketball stays busy in tourneys (12/29/10)
The Monett Lady Cubs basketball team fell 39-37 to Van Buren (Ark.) Tuesday night in the Neosho Holiday Classic. Monett led 13-9 at the end of the first quarter and 21-19 at halftime. The Lady Cubs were outscored 10-6 in the third quarter, providing the Lady Pointers with the two-point advantage...
Purdy basketball continues to roll in tourneys (12/29/10)
Brooke Swadley's layup as time expired catapulted the Purdy Lady Eagles basketball team to a 62-61 win over Parkview Tuesday night in the Pink and White Tournament at Springfield. No team had a lead greater than five points, and the contest saw six lead changes in the game's final 1:33. Parkview's Emily Akins gave Parkview a 61-60 lead with 12 seconds left in the game. Purdy then called timeout...
Back in the Good Old Days for Dec. 29 (12/29/10)
NINETY YEARS AGO Dec. 29, 1920 EIGHTY YEARS AGO Dec. 29, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO Dec. 29, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO Dec. 29, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO Dec. 29, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO Dec. 29, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO Dec. 29, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO Dec. 29, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO...
Steven Hartman (12/29/10)
Upon returning home from the Air Force he enrolled in Linn State Technical College in Linn, MO. He was a skilled carpenter, loving father, grateful son and loyal friend. Survivors include one son: Captain Daniel Hartman and his wife, Christina, of Ft. Riley, KS; one brother: Kenny Hartman, of Jefferson City, MO; three sisters: Sharon Rapert, of Monett, MO, Doris Walters and Maurita Swartwood, both of California, MO...
Pauline Batson (12/29/10)
Pauline Batson, age 98, of Aurora, died at 2:45 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 24 at Lacoba Nursing Home in Monett. A graveside service, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora, will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 31 at the Marionville IOOF Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. prior to the service at the funeral home...
Patricia Nash (12/29/10)
Patricia Ann (Wooldridge) Nash, 52, of Greenfield, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 25, 2010. Patti was born July 24, 1958 in Lamar, MO to Janie Wooldridge of Greenfield, MO, and John 'Chigger' Wooldridge of Stockton, MO. She has been a dedicated nurse for the last 31 years, most recently at Cox Monett...
David Looper (12/29/10)
David Looper, age 92, of Cassville, died at 6 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 29. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 31 in Mill Street Church of Christ in Cassville, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial with military honors will be in Cape Fair Cemetery in Cape Fair...
Lois Cross (12/29/10)
Lois Orr Cross, age 94, of Tucson, Ariz., formerly of Mt. Vernon, died on Saturday, Dec. 25 at the University Medical Center in Tucson, Ariz. A graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 31 at the Salem Cemetery, northwest of Mt. Vernon. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 31 at Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon...
Lenora Campbell (12/29/10)
Mrs. Lenora Rose (Gripka) Campbell, 87, of Monett, passed away Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at her home. She was born August 11, 1923 to Albert and Barbara (Korba) Campbell in Aurora, Mo. She united in marriage to Frank Miller February 26, 1946. He preceded her in death 1950. She then married Bernard Campbell April 24, 1954 in Aurora. He also preceded her in death, January 28, 2010...
Chester Krzyzaniak (12/29/10)
Chester Krzyzaniak, age 90, of Enon, Ohio died at 11:35 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 22. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 30, in Viney Creek Cemetery near Golden, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. There will be no visitation...
James Shields (12/29/10)
James H. Shields, age 73, of Cassville, died on Friday, Dec. 24 at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home in Cassville.
Donna Ingram (12/29/10)
Donna K. Ingram, age 67, of Washburn, died on Saturday, Dec. 25 at her home. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home and Crematory in Cassville.
Joe Brownsberger (12/29/10)
Joseph H. Brownsberger, age 87, of Clinton, MO, formerly of Appleton City, MO, passed away on Dec. 20, 2010 at his home in Clinton. Joe is survived by his wife of 65 years, Lois, of the home, and three children: Michael Brownsberger and wife, Gail, of Monett, MO, Donna Zajonc and husband, David, of Bainbridge Island, WA, and Diane Hannah and husband, Ed, of Clinton, MO; nine grandchildren and numerous extended family members...
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