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Stories from Monday, May 2, 2011

Water speakers coming to Monett on Tuesday (05/02/11)
A wide range of issues concerning municipal water and wastewater operations will be discussed at the annual Missouri Water and Wastewater Conference for the southwest section, to be held on Tuesday, May 3 at the Monett City Park Casino. Following a welcome by Monett Mayor Jim Orr at 8 a.m., speakers will make presentations until approximately 4:45 p.m...
May calendar girl (05/02/11)
In May, the leaves on trees explode from green buds into canopies of shade, and the outdoors becomes a playground again. May Calendar Girl Madison Marie Carlin is shown in the scenic beauty of Monett's South Park. The daughter of Greg and Hiedi Carlin, Madison is an active athlete at Monett High School, currently competing on the track team, where she has been the conference champion in the 100 meter high hurdles in 2009 and 2010. ...
New Relay event is announced (05/02/11)
By MELONIE ROBERTS Area residents are being asked to "Give a Hoot" and join in a 5K run and one mile walk to benefit the American Cancer Society. The event will be held in conjunction with the upcoming Relay for Life in Monett on Saturday, May 21...
Drive honors a hero (05/02/11)
Forty-four people gave blood at the April American Red Cross blood drive held at the Countryside Christian Church in Monett. Each donor received a free gift for their donation. The blood drive was in honor of U.S. Army Specialist Christopher Glenn Stark. Stark, age 22, was killed in action on Feb. 28 in COP Tangi, Afghanistan...
Osama bin Laden is dead (05/02/11)
WASHINGTON (AP)---- Helicopters descended out of darkness on the most important counterterrorism mission in U.S. history. It was an operation so secret, only a select few U.S. officials knew what was about to happen. The location was a fortified compound in an affluent Pakistani town two hours outside Islamabad. The target was Osama bin Laden...
Supporting Monett's youth (05/02/11)
R-1 board talks finances, hires new teachers (05/02/11)
The Monett R-1 Board of Education made a wide range of financial decisions and hired teachers for the new year at the April board meeting.
A strong finish (05/02/11)
Monett Cubs baseball picks up two wins over the weekend (05/02/11)
The Monet Cubs baseball team (12-5, 4-1) picked up two needed wins over the weekend. On Friday, the Cubs scored five runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to shock the Republic Tigers 8-7. "We started real slow tonight," said Monett Head Coach Michael Calhoun. "Mental errors nearly cost us this game, but credit the boys with pulling out the win."...
Big day lifts tennis Cubs to first title (05/02/11)
The Monett tennis team shook off the soreness of playing six matches in the Bolivar Tournament on Thursday and won the 11-team Monett Invitational on Friday. "I thought we would do well, but I never expected to win this tournament," said Monett Tennis Coach Bob Crain. "The boys really played gutsy tennis today. I am very proud of them. I think this is the first time we have won our own tournament."...
Monett and Purdy advance golfers to sectional playoffs (05/02/11)
The Monett golf team took third place at the Missouri Class 3, District 6 playoffs on Friday. "We went into the match thinking that Carl Junction and Webb City were the teams to beat," said Monett Golf Coach Derrek Uhl. "Logan-Rogersville and Republic came out of nowhere to win the championship. I am proud of our boys. We missed the team qualifying by four strokes, and we missed four players going onto sectionals by two strokes. Golf is a crazy game."...
Raymond Kirby (05/02/11)
Raymond Evert Kirby, age 74, of Lockwood, died at 2:25 p.m. on Thursday, April 28 at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. Funeral services, under the direction of Morris-Leiman-Mosher Funeral Home, were held at 1 p.m. on Monday, May 2 in the Lockwood First Baptist Church. Burial was in the Red Oak Cemetery...
Lucy Dalton (05/02/11)
Lucy Mae Dalton, age 78, of Washburn, died at 3:25 a.m. on Sunday, May 1...
Leon Paul (05/02/11)
Leon Laverne Paul, age 82, of Washburn, died at 1:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 30. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 3 in Washburn First Baptist Church, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial with military honors will be in Washburn Prairie Cemetery...
Bill LeCompte (05/02/11)
James William "Bill" LeCompte, age 83, of longtime Cassville businessman and former mayor, died at 4:17 a.m. on Saturday, April 30. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 5 in Cassville United Methodist Church, under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in Washburn Prairie Cemetery...
Carol Gerster (05/02/11)
Carol Wonett Gerster, age 67, of Eagle Rock, died at 11:50 a.m. on Saturday, April 30. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 14 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
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