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Stories from Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Trial is delayed for 10 months (05/04/11)
It will be another 10 months before Christopher Collings stands trial for the murder of 9-year-old Rowan Ford back in November 2007.
Helping Hands award presented (05/04/11)
Winner of the 2011 Dale Taunton Helping Hands Award is Ben Layton for his continued efforts to build the park at Highways 37 and 97 in Pierce City.
Domestic violence is subject of class (05/04/11)
Marionville Police Chief Mark Webb and Aurora Police Chief Rick Witthuhn are hosting a free class concerning the investigation and dynamics of domestic violence. Area law enforcement officials, school counselors and faith-based community advocates, as well as the Lawrence County victims advocate, are urged to attend...
Senior center introduces monthly dance (05/04/11)
The first in what is expected to be monthly dances at the Monett Senior Citizens Center was held on Tuesday and attracted around 115 people.
Plants for sale (05/04/11)
The Monett High School Agriculture Department has been busy this year getting ready for its annual Greenhouse Sale. They have a variety of perennials, annuals, and houseplants ready for sale. They will also be selling student-made wren houses, bluebird houses and garden crafts just in time for Mother's Day. ...
April sales tax numbers reflect significant jump (05/04/11)
For the first time since the economic downturn began, bi-county recipients of sales tax have seen a double-digit increase in revenue in a month. April receipts showed a 10 percent rise from a year ago.
Annual prayer breakfast is this Thursday (05/04/11)
The Monett Chamber of Commerce and the Monett Ministerial Association will host their annual Prayer Breakfast in observance of the National Day of Prayer at 7 a.m. on Thursday, May 5 at the American Legion Home, which is located at 717 E. Broadway. Pastor Chad Bennett from the Monett Community Church will be the featured speaker. Vocalist Tracy Essary, music director at the First United Methodist Church in Monett, will provide special music...
New equipment will save money (05/04/11)
The Barry County Judicial Center is making a change in how routine arraignments are now handled. The 39th Circuit Court is now utilizing the Polycom teleconferencing system, and it's already bringing a financial savings to the county.
Monett track places at conference meet (05/04/11)
The Monett Lady Cubs track team took third place in the Big 8 Conference track meet on Tuesday at Lamar. Results for the girls were as follows: First place Second place Third place Monett boys First place Third Place The track team begins district competition on Saturday at Carl Junction...
Monett Cubs down Seneca 3-0 (05/04/11)
The Monett Cubs baseball team (13-5, 5-1) picked up a 3-0 win over the Seneca Indians Tuesday night. The Cubs' sophomore southpaw pitching sensation Aaron Patton (5-1) picked up the victory. Patton pitched a complete game and allowed two hits and struck out two...
Purdy and Verona shine at conference track meet (05/04/11)
The Purdy Eagles had a great showing at the Ozark 7 Conference track meet at Thomas Jefferson on Tuesday. Purdy claimed the conference title in the girls division. Results are as follows: First place Second place Third place Purdy boys results The Purdy boys results were as follows:...
Mary Reeb (05/04/11)
Mary Alice Reeb, age 87, of Jenkins, formerly of Springfield, died on Sunday, May 1 at her home. Private family services will be held at a later date at the Springfield National Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home in Cassville...
Mary Butcher (05/04/11)
Mary M. Butcher, age 82, of Eagle Rock, died on Thursday, Feb. 3 at the Red Rose Health and Rehab in Cassville. A celebration of life service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 7 at White Funeral Home in Cassville. Internment will be at the Beaver Cemetery in Seligman...
Marion Calton (05/04/11)
Marion Buck Calton, of Cassville, died on May 1 at his home. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home and Crematory of Cassville and no formal services are scheduled.
Deletta Vaught (05/04/11)
Deletta Faye Bowling Vaught, age 66, of Aurora, died on May 2 at her home. A graveside service, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora, will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 6 at the Maple Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 5 in the funeral home chapel...
Charles Gripka (05/04/11)
Charles Edward Gripka, age 94, of Aurora, died at 2:20 a.m. on Monday, May 2 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4 with a prayer service at 7 p.m. in the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora...
Arthur Kiefer (05/04/11)
Arthur Russell "Art" Kiefer, age 90, of Shell Knob, died at 2:14 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26. Memorial services were held on May 4 in Trinity Presbyterian Church in Shell Knob, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob. Burial with military honors was in Lake Park Memorial Gardens in Shell Knob...
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