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Stories from Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Main Street effort advances (04/19/11)
Monett's Downtown Coordinator D.J. Miller will be in Jefferson City on Tuesday pursuing a grant to advance Monett's efforts at downtown renewal.
For Pet's Sake is dedicated to preventing unwanted animals (04/19/11)
An unofficial corporate mascot named Brownie, an angry neighbor and the subsequent euthanizing of a dog, already promised a home, was the straw that broke the camel's back for a local couple who were among several people attempting to rescue the abandoned animal.
Weekend marked by serious wrecks (04/19/11)
Several people suffered injuries in area wrecks over the weekend.
Sheriff conducts sex offender registry check (04/19/11)
Barry County Sheriff Mick Epperly recently conducted a check of registered sex offenders in the area and found most offenders were compliant.
Healthy fun (04/19/11)
A fun challenge at the YMCA Healthy Kids Day in Monett on Saturday was the Equalizer, a "tug of war" type contest for two people connected by a rope, trying to reach a marked goal line. Colton Pfitzner, 10, of Verona, was off to a good start, using the block with Velcro in his right hand to help pull him forward. More photos from this event can be found on page 10. [Times Photo by Murray Bishoff]
Virginia McNabb (04/19/11)
Virginia Allene McNabb, age 88, of Sierra Vista, Ariz., died at 3:37 a.m. on Wednesday, April 13. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 19 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in Antioch Cemetery near Cassville. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Rebecca Agnew (04/19/11)
Rebecca Ann "Becky" (Elliott) Agnew, age 52, of Urich, formerly of Wheaton, died at 12:35 a.m. on Friday, April 15. Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. on Monday, April 18 in Maplewood Cemetery near Exeter, under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. There will be no visitation...
Patricia Plunkett (04/19/11)
Patricia Diane Plunkett, age 61, of Miller, died at 3 p.m. on Friday, April 15 at her home. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 19 at the Morris-Leiman-Mosher Funeral Home in Miller with burial following in the Shiloh Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday in the funeral home chapel...
Maxine Willhoite (04/19/11)
Maxine Elizabeth Willhoite, age 97, of Monett, MO, passed away on Friday morning, April 15, 2011, while at Benchmark Healthcare of Monett. A memorial service to celebrate Maxine's life will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 22, 2011 at the Buchanan Funeral Home Chapel. Chaplain Jack Betts will officiate. Visitation will follow the services. Memorial contributions can be made to St. John's Hospice in care of the funeral home...
Jesse Bates (04/19/11)
Jesse D. Bates, age 71, of Monett, died at 2:09 a.m. on Sunday, April 17 at Cox Monett Hospital. No formal services are planned at this time. Arrangements have been entrusted to Buchanan Funeral Home in Monett.
Carthage- Joplin Regional Stockyards: Feeder Cattle Auction Close for 4/18/11 (04/19/11)
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