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Stories from Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Management changes made at The Times (01/12/11)
The new year has ushered in changes at The Monett Times and Cassville Democrat. Mike Schlichtman has been named as general manager of both publications. Schlichtman is the former publisher and owner of the Cassville Democrat. He served in that capacity for 10 years before he and his wife, Lisa, sold the newspaper to Rust Communications in 2004. The company purchased The Monett Times in 2009...
R-1 School Board receives A+ update (01/12/11)
The Monett R-1 Board of Education received reports on the high school's A+ program and the district's technology program during the board's December meeting. A+ program An evaluation of the A+ program was submitted by the A+ Action Team. The team includes science teachers Melanie Mayberry and Kara Tinklepaugh, math teacher Joni Reed, Spanish teacher Sheri Depee and English language learners instructor Tamara Stadter. ...
Conservative budget proposed in Lawrence County (01/12/11)
The Lawrence County Commission will hold its 2011 budget hearing at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 19 in the second floor courtroom at the historic courthouse in Mt. Vernon. Commissioners have been holding meetings with officeholders to reach a spending framework for the coming year in light of requests that run nearly $600,000 more than expected income...
Art is focus of Friday's Broadway Nights (01/12/11)
Broadway Nights continues on Friday evening in downtown Monett with a focus on the arts. "We're trying to do things inside and get people to go in each store," said Shaun Bennett, one of the organizers of Broadway Nights. Ten stores will have visual artists on hand displaying their creations and rendering new pieces...
Lady Cubs roll past Carl Junction (01/12/11)
The Monett Lady Cubs (10-4) avenged an early season defeat to Carl Junction with a resounding 59-42 over the Lady Bulldogs Monday night to open Big 8 Conference play. The Lady Cubs trailed 12-11 after one quarter of play. Monett battled back in the second quarter, outscoring the Lady Bulldogs 16-12 to take a 27-24 lead at halftime...
Monett Booster Club to hold spaghetti supper (01/12/11)
The Monett High School Athletic Booster Club will host a spaghetti supper this Friday, Jan. 14 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Monett High School. Proceeds from the event benefit the Monett High School athletic department. Advanced tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 3 to 12. Tickets can also be purchased at the door and are $6 for adults and $4 for children...
Back in the Good Old Days for Jan. 12 (01/12/11)
NINETY YEARS AGO Jan. 12, 1921 EIGHTY YEARS AGO Jan. 12, 1931 SEVENTY YEARS AGO Jan. 12, 1941 SIXTY YEARS AGO Jan. 12, 1951 FIFTY YEARS AGO Jan. 12, 1961 FORTY YEARS AGO Jan. 12, 1971 THIRTY YEARS AGO Jan. 12, 1981 TWENTY YEARS AGO Jan. 12, 1991 TEN YEARS AGO...
Phyllis Wilson (01/12/11)
Phyllis Anne Wilson, age 89, of Aurora, died at 1:08 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 9, at the St. John's Hospital in Springfield...
Judith Cooper (01/12/11)
Judith L. "Judy" Cooper, age 70, of Wheaton, died at 6:20 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 11...
Elizabeth Smith (01/12/11)
Elizabeth "Babe" Smith, age 97, of Mt. Vernon, died at 11:05 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 11, at the Mt. Vernon Place Care Center. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 13 at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with burial at the Mt. Vernon IOOF Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the service in the funeral home chapel...
Beverly Dawson (01/12/11)
Beverly Sue Dawson, age 71, of West Fork, Ark., formerly of Mt. Vernon, died at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 9, at her home. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 15 at Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with burial at the Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora...
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