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Stories from Monday, March 28, 2011

Purdy city council buys PD equipment (03/28/11)
Purdy City Council members have approved the purchase of two Scorpion micro DVRs for officers to wear during routine traffic stops and when they are away from their patrol cars for any reason. The purchase was approved at the March meeting of the Purdy City Council...
Monett City Council approves motto, budget (03/28/11)
The Monett City Council approved placing the motto "In God We Trust" above the seal of the State of Missouri in the Monett council chambers. The action was taken during the March council meeting. Mayor Jim Orr said he received a mailing promoting placement of the motto...
Freedom from drugs is center's mission (03/28/11)
A faith-based treatment program in Aurora is helping area addicts get clean. The Freedom Dream Center began its mission about six years ago, under the direction of Pastor Tony Swillum, and dealt with one woman at that time. The 12-month program is geared toward detoxing the body of noxious substances , like drugs and alcohol, and replacing them with better living habits and a belief in the transforming power of God. The center is now home to 16 men and seven women of varying ages...
Patton's strong outing helps Cubs to victory (03/28/11)
The Monett Cubs (2-1) picked up an 8-2 victory over the Ash Grove Pirates Friday afternoon. Aaron Patton (2-0) picked up the win for the Cubs on the mound, throwing seven innings and striking out eight. "Aaron didn't look like a sophomore on the mound today," said Monett Head Coach Michael Calhoun. "He has worked hard and earned this start. It's important for him to gain confidence early in the season."...
Final Four teams head for Houston (03/28/11)
Even in the unpredictable, anything-goes world of March Madness, this is a Final Four nobody saw coming. Kentucky, Connecticut, Butler and Virginia Commonwealth -- the improbable, the implausible, the unthinkable and the downright unimaginable. In one game in Houston next Saturday, No. 4 seed Kentucky will play No. 3 Connecticut -- not a completely absurd thought as a Final Four matchup, though hardly a trendy pick given their up-and-down regular seasons...
MSU's Cuonzo Martin bolts to Tennessee (03/28/11)
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Tennessee has turned to Missouri State's Cuonzo Martin to stabilize a basketball program facing NCAA sanctions following recruiting violations by former coach Bruce Pearl. Tennessee announced Sunday it had hired the 39-year-old Martin as the Vols' 18th head coach. A press conference to introduce Martin was scheduled for Monday...
Area runners lead at Polar Bear Races (03/28/11)
Jerry Ragsdale led a group of Monett runners with his 2nd place finish in the Men's 40-49 division of the Polar Bear Races 10K at Bolivar on Saturday, February 26. Ragsdale finished 5th overall in the six and a quarter mile race, posting a time of 40:48...
Purdy takes third at Cassville tourney (03/28/11)
The Purdy Eagles baseball team took third place at the Cassville Classic Tournament with a 3-1 win over Aurora on Friday afternoon. For the complete story see today's Monett Times paper.
Patricia Sether (03/28/11)
Patricia Marie Sether, age 64, of Warrensburg, died on March 23 at her home. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 30 at First Baptist Church, Lindsborg, KS. Burial will be held at Elmwood Cemetery, Lindsborg. Arrangements are under the direction of Christians Funeral Home in Lindsborg, Kansas...
Mary Good (03/28/11)
Mary "Eloise" (Young) Beck Good, age 64, of Seligman, Mo. passed away on Wednesday, March 23, 2011 in her home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, March 28 at Liberty United Methodist Church in Monett under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Mark Barnett (03/28/11)
Mark Barnett, age 49, of Butterfield, died on Sunday, March 27. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, April 1, at Sparks Cemetery in Butterfield, Mo. Visitation will be held from 6 until 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 31, at Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett, Mo...
Janice Grieb (03/28/11)
Janice Grieb, age 96, of Monett, died at 8:05 a.m. on Monday, March 28 at Cox Monett Hospital. Visitation will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 31 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Monett with the funeral to follow. Arrangements are under the care of Buchanan Funeral Home in Monett...
Bernard Faraone (03/28/11)
Bernard Jerome "Bernie" Faraone, age 82, of Aurora, died at 10:45 p.m. on Wednesday, March 23, at the Cox South Hospital in Springfield. A graveside service, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora, will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 29, at the Missouri Veteran's Cemetery...
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