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Stories from Thursday, April 28, 2011

R-1 refinances lease purchase to save money (04/28/11)
The Monett R-1 Board of Education voted at its April meeting to refinance its lease purchase agreement on the high school and combine it with a new agreement to cover construction at Monett Elementary School.
Dinner, art auction planned at St. Mary's (04/28/11)
Members of St. Mary's Catholic Church and School will host a spaghetti dinner and art show beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 5 in the church gymnasium in Pierce City. The dinner will feature spaghetti, salad, beverages and St. Mary's famous homemade cinnamon rolls...
Masonic Lodge to host MOCHIP event (04/28/11)
Registration for the Missouri Child Identification and Protection Program (MOCHIP) will be hosted by Monett Masonic Lodge #129, AF&AM, on Saturday, May 7. MOCHIP is a comprehensive child identification and protection program designed to provide families a proactive means of preparation should their child or teen become missing...
Arkansas man hurt in crash on Highway 39 (04/28/11)
A Rogers, Ark., man was seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash that occurred at 5:20 p.m. yesterday on Highway 39 four miles north of Mt. Vernon. The wreck took place when the driver of a 2005 Kenworth tractor-trailer, Kenneth D. Abrams, 56, ran off the right side of the roadway and overturned into a ditch...
Purdy police are looking for tips (04/28/11)
It's been a busy month so far for Purdy Police Chief Jackie Lowe according to a report he gave at the April meeting of the Barry-Lawrence Crime Stoppers. Three major incidents in Purdy remain under investigation.
Purchase by Kemin involves pair of ADF plants in Verona (04/28/11)
DES MOINES, Iowa -- American Dehydrated Foods, Inc. (ADF) and Kemin Industries, Inc., have announced an agreement on acquisition terms allowing Kemin to purchase property, equipment and assets related to ADF's spray drying technology for products used in premium and super-premium pet food...
Firefighters learn lessons from live burn (04/28/11)
Monett firefighters recently participated in a house burning exercise on the Larry Long farm.
Take Back event is Saturday (04/28/11)
A prescription Take Back event will take place this Saturday, April 30 in Monett. Area residents will have the opportunity to drop off bottles of their unused and outdated prescriptions at the Walmart Supercenter in Monett's west entrance between 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Backpack program qualifies for grant (04/28/11)
Monett's Food for Thought Backpack program has been selected to receive a matching grant for funds up to $3,050 from the Community Foundation of the Ozarks (CFO).
Lake levels are high (04/28/11)
Table Rock Lake levels remain very high and a number of docks and camping areas are experiencing flooding. This photo submitted by Deborah Schoen shows the Big M Marina boat dock. Water has reached the decking on many of the bridges over Table Rock, including the Central Crossing Bridge in Shell Knob where traffic was reduced to one lane because of the high water. ...
Random Thoughts (04/28/11)
Webster's Dictionary defines the term community as: "people with common interests living in a particular area." On Friday, the City of Monett is going to rededicate the North Park ballpark to its citizens at 6 p.m. in conjunction with the opening ceremonies of the Monett Youth Baseball and Softball League...
Original Monett North Park drawing (04/28/11)
SPORTS BRIEFS (04/28/11)
Legion baseball tryouts are Sunday Monett Legion baseball tryouts will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 1 at Monett North Park. In case of rain, the tryouts will be rescheduled to 2 p.m. on May 7. Teams wanted for upcoming tourney A Relay for Life volleyball tournament is being planned in honor of Crystal Patrick. The tournament will take place on May 7 at the Family Life Center in Cassville. Times will be determined by the number of teams that sign up to play...
Monett netters down Republic (04/28/11)
Mother Nature let up just enough for the Monett tennis team to squeeze in a 6-3 victory over Republic on Tuesday. "The boys did pretty well for not having hit for a week," said Monett Head Coach Bob Crain. "It took us a little bit to knock off the rust, but the boys responded well."...
Hunters check 18,788 turkeys during first week of season (04/28/11)
JEFFERSON CITY--Rain and severe weather complicated hunting during the first week of Missouri's 21-day spring turkey season, leading to a 10-percent drop in the first-week harvest. Missouri hunters checked 18,788 turkeys April 18 through 24, a decrease of 2,233 compared to last year. Top counties during the first week of Missouri's regular spring turkey season were Franklin with 427 birds checked, Bollinger with 332 and Callaway with 329...
Concerts, plays, dance in coming week from Fayetteville to Kansas City, Tulsa to St. Louis, for April 29-May 5 (04/28/11)
This week in Monett: At Mocha Jo's, 404 E. Broadway, John Clapper from Pierce City will perform at 7 p.m. on Friday. The pop/rock duo Two's Company from Branson will play at 7 p.m. The Monett High School Jazz Band will perform at 7 p.m. on May 2. Beginning in May, Mocha Jo's will close at 5 p.m. on Saturdays...
David Criss (04/28/11)
David "Buzz" Criss, age 58, of Stotts City, died at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26 at his home. Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 30 at Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City. Burial will be held at a later date in Moore Cemetery near Stotts City...
Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 4/27/11 (04/28/11)
Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction Close for 4/27/11 (04/28/11)
Missouri Weekly Hay Summary Week ending 4/29/11 (04/28/11)
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