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Stories from Monday, June 20, 2011

Information still sought on robberies (06/20/11)
Law enforcement officials are still seeking information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for an armed robbery and a bank robbery in Monett, as well as information leading to the arrest of the person who broke into a Shell Knob pharmacy and stole several bottles of the narcotic Hydrocodone...
Bringing the big sound (06/20/11)
The Bluecoats, one of the top eight marching drum and bugle corps in the nation, stopped in Monett on Friday to perform on their way to a competition showdown on Sunday with their rivals in Fort Worth, Texas. The Bluecoats offered their show in full dress uniform for the crowd gathered at Burl Fowler Stadium in the evening...
Neighborhood Watch finds value in effort (06/20/11)
The Neighborhood Watch program organized for the central city of Monett on Seventh Street held its first meeting in many months on Friday. Participants reported value in the watch program despite concerns raised over the process. The Neighborhood Watch effort for Seventh Street was started in the spring of 2009 by Athene and Richard Switzer, who live at Seventh and Cale. Their watch area concentrates on the area from Fifth to Ninth streets between Broadway and Cleveland...
Teachers hired by R-1 District (06/20/11)
The Monett R-1 Board of Education held a special meeting recently to move forward on summer improvement projects. Contracts were approved for major work at Central Park Elementary School. Superintendent Dr. John Jungmann reported the board awarded a $115,200 contract to Kenney-Hall Construction to install new lighting, ceiling grid and tile, plus floor tile in the hallways and cafeteria. A second bid from Bales Construction was $13,000 higher...
Sheriff's Training Academy graduates first local class (06/20/11)
A total of 19 students graduated Thursday night from the first Missouri Sheriffs' Association Training Academy hosted by Mt. Vernon. Students participated in over 300 hours of classroom learning as well as hands-on training. Keynote speaker Richard Crites told students in his address, "You are the sheep dogs protecting the flock, and the flock ain't gonna like you. They will hate you when you are late, and they will hate you when you are on time...
Monett man hurt in one-vehicle crash (06/20/11)
A Monett man was injured early Saturday morning in a one-vehicle crash on a farm road south of the city. Damien A. Taylor, 34, was taken to Cox Monett Hospital with moderate injuries after the 2002 Ford Escort he was driving ran off the road and overturned...
Great day for a picnic (06/20/11)
Several activities were available for young children, including the popular catle drive train ride, during Sacerd Heart Catholic Church's annual picnic in Verona. [Times Photos by Jared Lankford]
Seth Hall (06/20/11)
Seth Marcus Hall, age 16, of Cassville, died on Friday, June 17. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 22, in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery near Exeter. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 21, in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Chrisandra Phillips (06/20/11)
Chrisandra "Sandy" Phillips, age 60, of Washburn, died at 1:45 a.m. on Saturday, June 18. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 21 in Washburn First Baptist Church, under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in Washburn Prairie Cemetery...
Kenneth Donoho (06/20/11)
Kenneth Donoho, age 92, of Cassville, died on Friday, June 17, at the Barry County Care Center in Cassville. nephews. Funeral services were held on Monday, June 20, 2011 at the White Funeral Home in Cassville. Graveside services with military honors will be conducted in the Humphreys Cemetery on Tuesday, June 21, at 1p.m. in Humphreys, Missouri...
Billy Jack England (06/20/11)
Billy Jack England, age 24, of Cassville, died on June 17. Funeral services were held on Monday, June 20, at the White Funeral Home in Cassville, with burial at Oak Ridge Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home in Cassville...
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