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Stories from Thursday, June 30, 2011

Monett woman's sister murdered in Honduras (06/30/11)
When I first heard that Neyda Holmes' sister was gunned down in a "drug war in Honduras," I immediately assumed that the reference was in connection to the illegal drug trade that flows through that area and into the United States with impunity...
Fireworks planned in bi-county area (06/30/11)
A number of celebrations are planned near Monett to celebrate the July 4th holiday. New Site in Monett New Site Baptist Church, on Farm Road 1060 in rural Monett, will hold its Summer Festival on Friday. Activities begin at 6:30 p.m. There will be traditional picnic activities with picnic food such as hamburgers and hot dogs available, face painting, carnival games and inflatables from the Monett Area YMCA. ...
Purdy R-2 Board approves 2011-12 budget (06/30/11)
Anticipating tight state funds for the coming year, the Purdy R-2 Board of Education passed a conservative budget for the 2011-12 school year at its June monthly meeting. "If the revenue all comes in, we should be $51,843 to the good at the end of the year," said Superintendent Jerry Lingo. ...
Vehicle break-ins still a problem (06/30/11)
Law enforcement officials in both Barry and Lawrence counties continue to be plagued by a rash of vehicle break-ins and cautioning area residents to be aware of the situation. "We've had probably 15 cars broken into in Lawrence County over the past two weeks," said Lawrence County Sheriff Brad DeLay. "Nothing is centralized, leading us to believe the person or persons have a vehicle and can travel from one area to another...
Ready for a rush (06/30/11)
Monett Lions Club members lifted the covers off the barbecue pits at South Park last night to make preparations for annual barbecue chicken dinner sales on Saturday. Lions will cook 1,300 chicken halves to sell in the dinner package. Cost is $5.50 in advance and $6 at the park if any tickets are still available. ...
Man hurt in two-car crash near Pierce City (06/30/11)
A two-vehicle crash on Wednesday resulted in injuries to a Purdy man. The wreck occurred at 12:45 p.m. on County Road 2180 four miles north of Pierce City when the driver of a 2008 Ford Explorer, Joseph W. Guinn, 33, of Stark City, failed to yield to a 2008 Chevrolet Impala, driven by Darrell L. Tabor, 34, of Mt. Vernon, and struck the Impala broadside...
Park pavilion changes (06/30/11)
Visitors to Monett's South Park for July 4th festivities will see a few changes because of the construction plans for the new Monett Area YMCA facility. The picnic pavilion near the old Jones property, acquired for the YMCA building, was moved. Park Superintendent Russ Balmas said a picnic area was needed by the tennis courts, and combining both scenarios made a good solution for both...
Holiday celebration, concerts, plays July 1-7 in four-state area (06/30/11)
This week in Monett: Festival and Fireworks celebrates July for with the Rockets Red Glam pageant at the City Park Casino at 6:30 p.m. on Friday. Live entertainment will include Christian bands Friday evening in South Park, bands and recorded music through the afternoon on Saturday, and Corybell Country at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday. A small fireworks show will be offered around 9:15 p.m. on Friday and the large fireworks show will be at 9:30 p.m. on Saturday at South Park...
Mary Ellen Scott (06/30/11)
Mary Ellen Scott, age 82, of Aurora, died at 10:20 p.m. on Tuesday, June 28, in the Aurora Nursing Center. A graveside service, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora, will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 1, at the Maple Park Cemetery...
Carl Kutz (06/30/11)
Carl Kutz, age 90, of Wentworth, died at 2:56 a.m. at St. John's Hospital in Joplin. A funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, July 1 at St. Agnes Catholic Church on Sarcoxie Prairie, southwest of Wentworth. Visitation will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 30 at Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City with the Rosary to be held at 8 p.m. Arrangements are under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City...
Nadine Alumbaugh (06/30/11)
Nadine LaRue Alumbaugh, age 86, of Broken Arrow, Okla., formerly of Wentworth, died at 11:04 a.m. at the Village Health Care Center in Broken Arrow. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, July 1 at the First Church of the Nazarene in Broken Arrow with interment in Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Walker-Brown Funeral Home in Barlesville, Okla...
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