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Stories from Thursday, June 9, 2011

More details announced for July 4 fest in Monett (06/09/11)
Plans are expanding for Monett's celebration of the nation's birthday next month. Sarah Hohensee, chairperson of Freedom and Fireworks, has announced the schedule for the holiday weekend that includes some surprises. The local celebration has moved from July 4 to the preceding weekend and expanded to two days...
Habitat finishes a home (06/09/11)
Sunday, June 4, saw the dedication of the Monett/Purdy Habitat For Humanity affiliate's fifth house, built for the Guadalupe Castro family of Monett. Following the dedication ceremony, refreshments were served and a tour of the newly completed home was given...
Cancer survivor's fight inspires those around her (06/09/11)
Jordan Craig, of Rocky Comfort, was aware there was something just not right about her daughter, Shawn, taking ill every three weeks. The single mother could count it like clockwork. "She'd be fine for three weeks and then she'd be sick for a week," Craig said. "Then there was a lump on the side of her neck. The doctor said it was a swollen lymph gland and told me not to worry."...
Event to benefit tornado relief (06/09/11)
The Wheaton Masonic Lodge and the Wheaton Fire Department will host a barbecue cook-off contest in the Wheaton City Park from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 11. "Several members of the Wheaton Masonic Lodge have been volunteering in Joplin," said Mike Cook, Masonic Lodge member. "We thought we should try to raise money to help the people up there."...
Local youth bound for Boys State (06/09/11)
Bi-county delegates have been selected to attend the 72nd session of Missouri Boys State, a project of the American Legion. Boys State provides a week-long civics exercise in how government works. Delegates for city, county and state governments learn skills through workshops, campaign for office and hear speakers of national renown from both the public and private sectors. Boys State will be held June 11 through June 18 at Central Missouri University in Warrensburg...
Four injured in vehicle crashes in bi-county area (06/09/11)
Numerous wrecks in the bi-county area sent four people to area hospitals. The first occurred at 2:55 p.m. on Route F eight miles southeast of Cassville. When a 2000 Buick Regal, driven by Teresa R. Hostetler, 24, of Green Forest, Ark., traveled into the path of a 2001 Dodge Intrepid, driven by Ronnie R. Tollison, 63, of Eagle Rock, impacting the driver's side head-on...
Bank robber sought (06/09/11)
On June 3 at about 4:30 p.m., a white male wearing a fake mustache and
 beard entered the Regions Bank in Mount Vernon, demanding cash from the teller. The white male is
 described as 5-feet 10-inches in height with a thin build and brown hair. The subject was wearing a
 jacket. The suspect male brandished a bolt-action firearm during the incident...
Precautions urged in extreme heat (06/09/11)
With the extended forecast predicting several days of 90 degree temperatures, area residents, especially those working or playing outdoors, should take precautions against heat-related illnesses. David Compton, director of the Barry County Office of Emergency Management, said residents should remember to drink plenty of water and take frequent breaks from the heat...
Pierce City Fishing Derby (06/09/11)
Approximately 55 children attended the annual Pierce City Fishing Derby held June 4 at Pierce City's South Park. According to one of the event organizers, Scott Wahl, each child received a prize.
MHS athletes honored during Awards Night (06/09/11)
Monett High School recently hosted its Spring Sports Award Night. Boys and girls track, tennis, golf and baseball players were recognized by their coaches for their efforts during the 2010-11 season. Melanie Mayberry and Chad Depeť, track coaches, Michael Calhoun, baseball coach, Derrek Uhl, golf coach and Bob Crain, tennis coach, handed out awards and varsity letters in their respective sports. Athletes recognized during the Awards Night are listed below...
Concerts, plays from Fayetteville to Kansas City, Tulsa to St. Louis for June 10-16 (06/09/11)
This week in Monett: Broadway Nights will be in downtown Monett on Friday. Stores are open until 7 p.m. Chelsea Jones performs at Mocha Jo's, 404 E. Broadway. The Captain's Son plays at Denali Dreams, 316 E. Broadway. The Trinity Lutheran Church has its 121st annual picnic on the grounds of Trinity Lutheran School in Freistatt at 6 p.m. on Friday. Liz Moriando provides live music...
Tommy Shell (06/09/11)
Tommy Wayne Shell, age 68, of Monett, died on Tuesday, June 7 at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 10 at Countryside Care Center in Monett with New Site Baptist Church conducting the service. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Harold Snider (06/09/11)
Harold Snider, of Aurora, died at 11:40 a.m. on Wednesday June 8, in his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced byBennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett.
Ralph Paul (06/09/11)
Ralph Junior Paul, age 76, of Cassville, died at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 11 in Cassville First Baptist Church, under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial with military honors will be in Washburn Prairie Cemetery...
Gilbert McNiel (06/09/11)
Gilbert "Lee" McNiel, of Monett, formerly of Cassville, passed away on June 7, 2011 at Benchmark Nursing Home in Monett due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident on April 30, 2011. Visitation will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday June 11, at Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett, with graveside services to follow at 2 p.m. at Calton Cemetery with Rev. Aaron Weibel officiating...
Charles Kellim (06/09/11)
Charles Alvin Kellim, age 93, of Cassville, died at 12:28 p.m. on Wednesday, June 8 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 12 in First Baptist Church in Cassville under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial with military honors will be in Corinth Cemetery Cemetery near Cassville...
Pierce City Library News (06/09/11)
A Summer Reading Club event was held on June 8. A guest from Wonders of Wildlife presented a program entitled "Native Niches." The program was about the relationships between animals found in various ecosystems such as the tropical rainforest and the Australian dessert...
Schad, Mueller, Miller family reunion held (06/09/11)
Descendants of Carl and Anna Schad, Mueller and Miller gathered on Sunday, May 29 at Grant's Restaurant in Monett. Those attending enjoyed a buffet meal followed by reminiscing with each other. The group shared old pictures and new ones. Carl and Anna were German immigrants who came to America and settled in the Stones Prairie community, located northwest of Purdy, in the late 1800s. The couple had six children: John Miller, Carl Miller, Emma Farmer, Gus Karnes, Bert Farmer and Delia Stebler...
1949 Strawberry Queen and King (06/09/11)
Mary Ellen Henry, age 7, from left, and Dale Pilant, age 8, were crowned king and queen of the Barry County Strawberry Festival held in Cassville in 1949. They were crowned by C.C. Williford, the weatherman. Henry was a 1959 graduate of Monett High School and currently lives in Port Orange, Fla...
Burnside students perform at Joplin (06/09/11)
Three piano students of Ruth Burnside performed in the Joplin Piano Teachers Association recently. Participating were, at right, Ashley Henderson and Daniel Salazar, at left. Also performing but not pictured was Anna Sinclair Hall. To be eligible for the event, the students must play in one other recital and the JPTA Marie Guengerich Festival. The students also performed in the Sonatina Festival...
Burnside adult students perform recital (06/09/11)
An adult piano recital was held on May 19 at the home of Ruth Burnside, teacher. Those performing, from left, are: Vikki Branum, who played "Shenandoah" and "What a Friend We Have In Jesus." Dyanna Yarbro, played "Lean On Me" and "The Rose." Sue Lacey played "English Rose Garden" and "Hamster Chase." The group played games, refreshments were served and awards were presented to the students...
Five Generations Representated (06/09/11)
Five generations were celebrated at a recent family dinner at the home of Robyn Rosewicz. Pictured above from left, are: Chelsea LaNore, holding Kennedy LaNore, Robyn Rosewicz, Jeanie Cash and Don Smith.
Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 6/8/11 (06/09/11)
Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction Close for 6/08/11 (06/09/11)
Missouri Weekly Hay Summary Week ending 6/09/11 (06/09/11)
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