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Stories from Monday, March 21, 2011

Huggins murder trial ends with a jury divided (03/21/11)
The final day of a jury trial for Michael Huggins, 26, formerly of Monett, ended on Friday with a hung jury. After deliberating for over two hours, the jury came back nine to three in favor of acquitting Huggins, who is accused of second degree murder in the beating death of Joshua Woods Utter, 21, of Pierce City, on Sept. 25, 2007...
Burke's 30 years with the Navy provides insight on world issues (03/21/11)
Former Monettan Captain Randy Burke, son of Judge Dale and Sharon Burke, of Monett, spoke on a wide range of pressing international issues during Contemporary Issues Day at Monett High School on Friday. The day of topical discussions is sponsored annually by the Monett Kiwanis Club and the Key Club...
State Champions (03/21/11)
Purdy seniors Brooke Swadley, Brittany Mareth, Shelby White, Audrey Patton and Shelby Scott hold up the Class 2 Missouri championship trophy the Lady Eagles received after defeating Couch 55-49 on Saturday night to claim the state title. More photos and complete game coverage appear on page 5 of today's Monett Times...
Purdy reaches goal, claims state title (03/21/11)
Chants of "we're number one" from the Purdy student section filled Mizzou Arena in Columbia Saturday night as the Purdy Lady Eagles captured the Missouri Class 2 state championship with a 55-49 win over Couch. "Our past four of five games, we've been down at some point," said Purdy Head Coach Grant Young, "but it didn't rattle us. ...
Urban Tiemeyer (03/21/11)
Urban "T" Tiemeyer, age 86, of Shell Knob, died on Thursday, March 17. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 23, in Holy Family Catholic Church, in Shell Knob, under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home, in Shell Knob. Burial with military honors will be at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 24 in St. Rose Cemetery in Mt. Vernon, Kan...
Rita Miller (03/21/11)
Rita Miller, age 52, of Monett, passed from this life on Thursday morning, March 17, 2011 at her home following a lengthy illness. The family will have a memorial service at Ebenezer Baptist Church on Saturday March 26, 2011 at 2 p.m. Arrangements have been entrusted to Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett, MO...
Laqueta Reynolds (03/21/11)
Laqueta Jean Reynolds, age 64, of LaRussell, died at 12:50 a.m. on Saturday, March 19, at the home of her son. A graveside service, under the direction of Morris-Leiman-Mosher Funeral Home in Miller, will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22, in the Red Oak Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, March 21 in the funeral home chapel...
Jewel Roach (03/21/11)
Jewel G. Roach, age 87, of Mt. Vernon, died at 6:20 p.m. on Friday March 18, at her home. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 22, at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, with burial in the Campground Cemetery at Chesapeake. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., on Monday, March 21 in the funeral home chapel...
Edmund Abramovitz (03/21/11)
Edmund C. Abramovitz, age 90, of Pierce City, died at 1:55 p.m. on March 19 at Cox-Monett Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 23 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Pierce City. Visitation will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22 at the church and Rosary at 7 p.m...
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