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Stories from Thursday, April 7, 2011

Monett Speedway is ready to roar (04/07/11)
The sound of engines screaming and the sight of cars circling the three-eighths of a mile dirt track at Monett Speedway on last Sunday's play day signaled that the 2011 racing season is almost here. "I came from a sports family," said Speedway owner Randy Mooneyham. "I grew up listening to NASCAR races on the radio. Hearing the announcer talk about Richard Petty and Cale Yarborough, I just kind of deveopled a love for the sport."...
Purdy coach and players receive All-State honors (04/07/11)
Purdy Lady Eagles Head Coach Grant Young was named the 2011 Missouri Class 2 Coach of the Year by the Missouri Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association (MSSA) and the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association (MBCA). "I'm honored," said Young. "The credit however, should go to the 12 girls on my team. I didn't score one point or have one assist this season. The girls did all the work; they were a great group to be around."...
Prep football playoff system to change (04/07/11)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Missouri high school football playoffs will undergo a major change in the fall of 2012. The Missouri State High School Activities Association decided Saturday that one regular season game will be eliminated and a single-elimination tournament will start in the 10th week...
MHS Cubs tennis takes second at Mt. Vernon (04/07/11)
The Monett Cubs tennis team took second place in the Mt. Vernon Round Robin Tournament on Wednesday. "We played really well," said Monett Head Coach Bob Crain. "We lost a couple of close matches but still had a good day." In singles action, Monett's Caleb McCurry finished in first place. Shane George, Chris Trout, Andres DeLeon and Abraham Mejia finished in second place. Alex Hall was third...
Broadway Nights, concerts, plays in the four states April 8-14 (04/07/11)
This week in Monett: Broadway Nights in downtown Monett offers tax-free shopping after hours. For live entertainment, classical guitarist Robert Pommert plays at Denali Dreams, 316 E. Broadway. Mocha Jo's Idol finalist Ben Nelson performs at Mocha Jo's, 404 E. Broadway...
Virgil Karns (04/07/11)
Virgil M. Karns, age 89, of Cassville, died at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, 2011. No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial will be in Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Springfield, Missouri...
Thelma Carlson (04/07/11)
Thelma D. Carlson, age 71, of Shell Knob, died at 9:15 a.m., on Tuesday, April 5, at her home. A private family burial will be held at a later date. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob.
Ronnie Swadley (04/07/11)
Ronnie Dean Swadley, age 66 of Purdy, Mo., passed away on Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield, Mo. Visitation will be from 2 till 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 10, 2011 at Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett. Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, April 11, 2011 at Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Kings Prairie in near Monett with Rev. Jimmie Copley officaiting...
Marjorie Pearson (04/07/11)
Marjorie Louise Samuel Pearson, age 88, of Cassville, formerly of the Leann/Aurora area, died at 7:15 a.m. on Wednesday, April 6, at the Barry County Care Center in Cassville. A graveside service, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora, will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 8, at the Leann Cemetery...
Louis Avondet (04/07/11)
Louis Austin Avondet, 84, of Monett, Mo., passed away on Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at Mt. Vernon Veterans Home in Mt. Vernon, Mo. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., on Saturday, April 9, 2011, at the New Site Baptist Church in Monett. The family will receive guests beginning at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at New Site Cemetery with Rev. Aaron Weibel officiating...
Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 4/6/11 (04/07/11)
Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction Close for 4/06/11 (04/07/11)
Missouri Weekly Hay Summary Week ending 4/08/11 (04/07/11)
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