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Stories from Monday, May 16, 2011

YMCA seeks additional funding (05/16/11)
The campaign to construct a new Monett Area YMCA facility is seeking additional funds to offset recent increases in the cost of building materials, according to an announcement made Friday by YMCA Executive Director Gordon Brown. "According to our general contractor, various construction materials have recently increased in cost," Brown said. ...
Verona graduates' future is bright (05/16/11)
Twenty-five graduates at Verona High School received diplomas during commencement exercises in the school gym on Saturday. The 15-member Verona band played "Pomp and Circumstance" as the graduates, wearing robes in the school colors of gold and black, walked to the stage in twos and threes...
Relay Week promotion underway (05/16/11)
Area businesses are being encouraged to "Paint the Town Purple" this week in honor of Saturday night's Relay for Life in Monett. Business owners and other community members are asked to show their support for Relay for Life by decorating their houses and places of businesses in purple...
St. Mary's plans for old-fashioned festival (05/16/11)
The 24th annual St. Mary's Old-Fashioned Festival will be held on Saturday, June 4 and Sunday, June 5 in Pierce City on the church grounds. On Saturday, festival activities will begin at 5 p.m. and on Sunday, the celebration begins at 11 a.m. There will be inflatable bouncers for children and a beer garden for adults on both days along with trash and treasure booths, a country store, a purse and jewelry auction and several food stands offering funnel cakes, hamburgers, sausage and fancy fried spiral potatoes.. ...
Band director earns teachers honor (05/16/11)
Music is a passion for Monett High School band director and teacher Danika White. Because she couldn't imagine a day without music in her life, White changed her college major from nursing to music education and has never looked back. "It was a passion for me that I just had to share," said White...
EFCO helps plant hit by tornado (05/16/11)
EFCO Corporation, a Pella Company, based in Monett, has reached out to help another industrial window manufacturer hit by the F5 tornado that tore through Tuscaloosa, Ala., on April 27. Coral Industries employed around 400 people at its Tuscaloosa facility. The tornado completely destroyed the company's architectural division, but Coral's main plant survived the storm. Many of Coral's employees lost their homes in the storm...
Three people hurt in traffic crashes (05/16/11)
A Monett man and a Cassville man were hurt in a single-vehicle crash at 10:15 p.m. on Friday five miles south of Cassville. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Josť Martinez, 30, of Monett, was driving north on Highway 112 in a 2000 Lincoln when the car ran off the right side of the roadway and then returned, running off the left side of the road and striking a tree...
Breaking News!!!!! Monett's Jacob Fair leads field at state golf meet (05/16/11)
Monett's Jacob Fair shot a 4-over-par 76 on the first day of the Missouri Class 2 State Tournament. Fair has a one stroke lead heading into Tuesday's final round. Fair will tee off at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday morning. Look for a full recap of state golf coverage in Wednesday's Monett Times...
Monett Cubs to play in district semi-finals against Reeds Spring (05/16/11)
The Monett Cubs baseball team advanced to the Missouri Class 3, District 12 semi-finals with a 10-4 victory over Lamar on Saturday. "It wasn't pretty," said Monett Coach Michael Calhoun. "We made enough plays at critical times to get the win." Monett improved to 16-7 on the season. The 16 wins ties the school record for victories in a season...
Monett Cubs thinclads qualify for sectionals (05/16/11)
The Bolivar boys won the Class 3 District 6 Track and Field Championships at Carl Junction on Saturday, rolling up a total of 113.5 points. Cassville was sixth with 54, and Monett tied Aurora for 14th with 23. Matt Murphy placed third in the 300-meter hurdles, clocking 43.8...
Purdy Eagles blank Sarcoxie 10-0 (05/16/11)
The Purdy Eagles moved one step closer to a district title with a 10-0 win over Lamar on Saturday. "Defensively, we played really well," said Purdy Coach Joshua Hughes. "Landon Terry pitched a great game. Sarcoxie only hit two balls out of the infield. Offensively, we struggled to get key hits."...
Pierce City and Purdy qualify athletes for state (05/16/11)
The Pierce City Lady Eagles controlled the team picture at the Class 2 Sectional track meet at Hollister on Saturday. Pierce City's girls won the meet with 89 points followed by Stockton with 74. Purdy finished 14th with 10 points. The Pierce City Lady Eagles qualified a number of athletes to the Class 2 state meet...
Verona advances two to state meet (05/16/11)
By JARED LANKFORD For the first time since 2002, the Verona track program qualified athletes for state competition in Jefferson City this Friday and Saturday. "I am proud of all of our athletes and our entire track team this year," said Verona Coach Brad Stewart. "It was a great day for both Wesley (Kissinger) and Cody (Ernsberger). Wes qualified on his last attempt in the long jump and made it by an inch."...
Laura Doss (05/16/11)
Laura H. Doss, age 98, of Monett, died on Sunday, May 15, at Cox Monett Hospital. Committal services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18, at the McCormick St. John's Cemetery in Monett. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Freistatt...
Janet Jame (05/16/11)
s Janet Lee "Jan" James, age 55, of Robeline, La., died at 5:33 p.m. on Tuesday, May 10. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 15, in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial was in Muncie Chapel Cemetery in Wheaton.
Homer Dutton (05/16/11)
Homer Wesley Dutton, age 98, of Shell Knob, died at 2:40 a.m. on Friday, May 13. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17 in Lohmer Full Gospel Church in Shell Knob, under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob. Burial will be in McGuire Cemetery in Shell Knob...
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