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Stories from Friday, February 18, 2011

Judges rule to allow murder confessions (02/18/11)
The prosecution received welcome news this week when the judges in the David Spears and Christopher Collings' murder cases denied the defense's motions to suppress the two men's confessions. Spears and Collings are accused of raping and murdering 9-year-old, Rowan Ford, in November 2007 at Collings' trailer in Wheaton...
Concern voiced over liquor law (02/18/11)
Monett City Council members heard concern voiced over plans to revise the city's ordinance on liquor licenses at the February monthly meeting held last night at Monett City Hall. The proposal calls for changing the city's stricter standard for licensing to match the state standard. The city council would have final say on the issuance of all licenses. At the present time, a church or school within 300 feet of a proposed license holder could veto any application...
New rules for vital records (02/18/11)
Missouri has adopted new requirements for those obtaining birth, death, marriage and divorce records in an effort to guard against identity theft. Beginning March 1, identification will be required from those requesting vital records from the state health department in Jefferson City and local health departments throughout the state...
Heart health is focus of upcoming Cox health fair (02/18/11)
Community members will have the opportunity to participate in screenings and educational programs during Cox Monett Hospital's annual Heart Healthy Fair, which will be held from 7 to 11 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 25. The Heart Healthy Fair will offer a free personal assessment including blood pressure, pulse oximetry, body mass index (BMI), height/weight and blood sugar testing...
Thornton gets key to the city (02/18/11)
The Monett City Council honored Linn Thornton for his years of service to the community during the February city council meeting. Mayor Jim Orr, at right, presented Thornton with the key to the city, the first known presentation of such an honor. City Clerk Janie Knight read the following proclaimation: "The City Council of the City of Monett desires to recognize Linn Thornton, express gratitude and compliment Linn Thornton on his civic-minded acts of kindness to families during the holiday season. ...
PCHS notches two more wins (02/18/11)
Plagued by foul trouble and a pesky Miller Lady Cardinals basketball squad, the Pierce City Lady Eagles held on for a 58-52 victory Thursday night. The Pierce City Eagles picked up a 47-36 victory over Lockwood. For the complete story see today's Monett Times...
Monett state wrestling results (02/18/11)
First round results for Thursday 103 pounds: Monett's Chase Brennan, pins A.J. Edwards from Excelsior Springs in 1:31.
Monett sends three to the quarterfinals at state (02/18/11)
The Monett Cubs wrestling team had a productive first day in Columbia at the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) Class 2 state tournament. Monett's Chase Brennan, Ethan Davis and Chris Renteria advanced to the quarterfinals by pinning their first round opponent...
Monett ladies pick up victory (02/18/11)
The Monett Lady Cubs picked up a 66-44 win over East Newton Thursday night. Monett finishes the 2011 regular season 19-6 and 6-1 in the Big 8 Conference. For the complete story see today's Monett Times
State Wrestling Day 2 (02/18/11)
Carter Huffmaster TBA Clayton Patton TBA...
Richard Nerren (02/18/11)
Richard "Yogi" Nerren, age 39, of Springfield, formerly of Monett, died at 5:10 p.m. on Feb. 16. Arrangements are incomplete under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City.
Mary Clotfelter (02/18/11)
Mary Sreaves Clotfelter, age 87, of Monett, passed away on Thursday, Feb.17, 2011, at her home with her children by her bedside. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011 at the First Baptist Church in Monett, followed at 2 p.m. by the funeral service also at the church. A private family burial will be held at a later date in Oakdale Cemetery in Monett...
Kurt Wise (02/18/11)
Kurt Wise, 35, of Port Richey, Fla., formally of Monett, died on Thursday, Feb. 17, in Tampa, Fla. Funeral services are incomplete by Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett.
Etta Peterson (02/18/11)
Etta Louise Peterson, age 75, of Monett, MO, passed from this life on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011 at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, MO Funeral services for Mrs. Peterson will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011 at the Buchanan Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bob Whittemire officiating. Interment will follow in the Spring River Cemetery, Verona, MO...
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