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Stories from Thursday, February 17, 2011

Wrestlers get state send-off (02/17/11)
Administrative posts filled by Monett board (02/17/11)
Parents advised to monitor teen texting (02/17/11)
Facebook. Texting. Teens have developed a whole world through social networking that parents never experienced at that age. But there's a darker side to social networking. Posting sexually suggestive or explicit photos on a personal web page, sending photos between cell phones or text messaging sexually graphic comments known as "sexting" can go on without parents having any idea...
Snow response reviewed by PC council (02/17/11)
Pierce City aldermen reviewed the performance of city workers and volunteers during the winter storm of 2011 and took action to be better prepared for future events of that nature. Mayor Allen Stockton reported to aldermen that the majority of Missouri Department of Transpor-tation's (MoDOT's) snow clearing equipment had been diverted to Interstate 44 during the storm, prompting concerns about how local emergency responders would be able to navigate the snow and ice covered roadways in the city...
Purdy residents speak out about broiler houses (02/17/11)
By MELONIE ROBERTS Members of the Purdy City Council heard concerns about air quality issues that could impact city residents if construction on two chicken houses located less than half a mile from the city limits is completed. Bill Roller, a Purdy resident representing several concerned citizens, approached aldermen at Monday night's meeting to express concerns about two broiler houses being built approximately three-tenths of a mile west of the city limits by John and Becky Thomas...
911 Center handles over 1,700 incidents (02/17/11)
Monett Police Depart-ment's 911 Communications Center handled a total of 1,743 incidents for the month of January, which included 264 calls to 911 for service. The Monett Police Department topped the list for 911 calls at 213, followed by 10 calls for Pierce City law enforcement, 13 for Lawrence County law enforcement officials and 22 for Barry County officers...
Zumbathon will raise Relay funds (02/17/11)
The second annual Jack Henry's Banking On a Cure Zumbathon event to benefit the Relay for Life of Monett will be held on Saturday, March 12 at the Southwest Area Career Center in Monett. Because of the recent winter weather, the event has changed the location from the Monett High School commons area to the SWACC building...
Purdy basketball drops pair of games (02/17/11)
The Purdy Lady Eagles fell 65-54 to Fair Grove in an emotional game on Tuesday night which was the third annual "Pink Out." "Tonight we are recognizing those in our lives that have been touched by cancer," Purdy Assistant Head Coach Jennifer Schallert said before the game. "Cancer touches everyone in someway, and we can never back down until there is a cure."...
Area basketball player signs with William Woods (02/17/11)
A heavily recruited basketball player from Exeter made her college choice public last Friday. Destani Stensrud, a Lady Tiger senior, signed a letter of intent to join the William Woods University Lady Owls next season. The signing ceremony was held at Exeter High School with Destani's family in attendance as well as her new college coach, Dan Chapla, and high school coach, Jason Cole...
Missouri State Bears eye NCAA bid (02/17/11)
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) -- In a state where college basketball talk usually begins and ends with the Missouri Tigers, a former directional school and teacher's college tucked near the Arkansas and Oklahoma borders is making a strong case to join that conversation...
Monett Middle School Cubs advance in tourney (02/17/11)
The Monett Middle School seventh grade basketball team opened up the Big 8 Conference Tournament with a 50-39 victory against a very physical Lamar squad. For the complete story see today Monett Times.
PCHS basketball sweeps Golden City Eagles (02/17/11)
The Pierce City Eagles picked up a 62-33 over College Heights Monday night. The Eagles led 18-9 at the end of the first quarter and 38-15 at halftime. "We are getting closer to playing the type of ball that we were before the snow hit. Each game we get a little better," said Pierce City Head Coach Matt Street. ...
Concerts, plays,dance, cook-offs offered in four-state entertainment Feb. 18-24 (02/17/11)
This week in Monett: On Friday, Frisco Jackson, a specialist in railroad songs and a frequent performer at Silver Dollar City, plays at Denali Dreams, 318 E. Broadway. At Mocha Jo's, 404 E. Broadway, the Flying Buzzards bluegrass band plays at 7 p.m. on Friday. The Captain's Son, and indie rock bank, plays at 8 p.m. Saturday...
Henry Lester (02/17/11)
Henry L. "Hank" Lester, age 69, of Mt. Vernon, died at 2:25 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 16, at the St. John's Hospital in Springfield. A graveside service, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, in Mt. Vernon, will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 19, at the Ozark Prairie Cemetery...
Donald Williams (02/17/11)
Donald Ray Williams, age 65, of Webb City, died at 10:38 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 13, at the St. John's Hospital in Joplin. A graveside service, under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 18, in the Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora...
Vicki Burch (02/17/11)
Vicki D. Burch, age 37, of Purdy, died at 9:35 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 13. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 17 in Sparks Cemetery near Butterfield under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Ted Grigsby (02/17/11)
Ted S. Grigsby, age 87, of Duenweg, Missouri, went to be with his good Lord on Feb. 12, 2011. He passed away at St. John's Regional Medical Center after a battle with cancer. Graveside services will be held at Baptist Ford Cemetery in Greenland, Arkansas on Feb. 16, 2011 at 1 p.m. with military rites. The service will be officiated by Chaplain Phil Misenheimer...
Ralph Tabo (02/17/11)
r Ralph Tabor, age 82, of Shell Knob, died on Tuesday, Feb. 15 at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. Private memorial services will be held at a later date. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home and Crematory in Cassville...
Noma Hill (02/17/11)
Noma Dell Hill, age 96, of Miller, died at 10:55 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 14 at Mt. Vernon Place Care Center. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 17 at the Morris-Leiman-Mosher Funeral Home in Miller with burial at the Shiloh Cemetery...
Leroy Watts (02/17/11)
Leroy Watts, age 87, of Verona, MO, departed this life on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011 while at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, MO, following a sudden illness. A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011 at the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church. A lunch and visitation will begin at 12 p.m. at the church. Rev. Hubert Conway will officiate...
Juanita Faucett (02/17/11)
Juanita E. Faucett of Mt. Vernon, Missouri, passed away on Saturday morning, Feb. 12, 2011, at her home. A funeral service, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, in Mt. Vernon, was held at 11a.m., on Tuesday, Feb. 15, at the Summit Baptist Church with burial at the Sycamore Cemetery...
Randall Johnston (02/17/11)
Randall Ralph "Randy" Johnston, age 54, of Shell Knob, died at 8:05 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 14. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 19 in Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob. Visitation will be held from 10 until 11 a.m. on Saturday in Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob...
Herbert Riott (02/17/11)
Herbert Lee Riott, age 69, of Barry County, died on Feb. 12 at his home. No services are planned at this time. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home and Crematory in Cassville.
Marguaret Chandler (02/17/11)
Marguaret "Margie" Louise Chandler, age 76, of Cassville, MO, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011 at the St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, MO. Margie loved life and the celebration of her life will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011 at the Maplewood Cemetery in Exeter, MO. Rev. Steve Higgs will officiate. A visitation will be held at the Buchanan Funeral Home Chapel from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday...
Berneta Dalton (02/17/11)
Berneta Opal Dalton, age 90, of Cassville, died on Monday, Feb. 14 at her home. Funeral services will beheld at 1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 18 at the White Funeral Home in Cassville. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to service time on Friday. Burial will be in the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Cassville...
Alfred Saunders (02/17/11)
Alfred "Pete" Saunders, age 88, of Purdy, died on Saturday, Feb. 12 at Cox Monett Hospital Cremation arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home in Cassville.
Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 2/16/2011 (02/17/11)
Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction Close for 2/16/11 (02/17/11)
Missouri Weekly Hay Summary Week ending 2/18/11 (02/17/11)
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