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Stories from Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Local hearings held in TIF suit (07/06/11)
Attorneys for all the sides in the litigation over Monett's tax increment financing (TIF) program had a final local hearing on Friday in Mt. Vernon. Vernon County Circuit Judge Neil Quitno heard arguments in Lawrence County Circuit Court on amending his April 20 ruling, which ruled in favor of the City of Monett...
Officers respond to wrecks (07/06/11)
Helicopters were called in response to two vehicular accidents around Monett since Friday. A single male driver was heading north of Eisenhower shortly before 1 p.m. on Friday in a Nissan Maxima, shown above. According to Sergeant Dennis Camp with the Monett Police Department, the driver lost control, ran off the right side of the road and hit a tree and a utility pole before coming to rest. ...
Washburn woman hurt in two-vehicle crash (07/06/11)
A two-vehicle wreck yesterday on Highway 76 two miles west of Cassville left a Washburn woman injured. The crash occurred at 4:15 p.m. when the 1997 Jeep Wrangler, driven by Carla A. Ganoung, 23, of Washburn, became disabled on the highway and was struck from behind by a 1988 Ford F250, driven by Dale L. Bradley, 25, of Rocky Comfort...
YMCA project is shovel ready (07/06/11)
A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Monett YMCA facility took place on Saturday in conjunction with Monett's annual Fourth of July celebration. Opening remarks were made by Mike Garrett, co-chairman of the Monett YMCA Capital Campaign Committee, who said the state-of-the-art facility would be one of the finest recreational facilities in the four-state area...
Fourth festivities attract over 5,000 (07/06/11)
An estimated 5,000 people lined the grounds at Monett's South Park on Saturday afternoon in anticipation of the annual Freedom and Fireworks celebration that kicked off at 1 p.m. "Things went very smoothly," said Sarah Hohensee, chairperson for the event. "There were no incidents reported."...
Diamond Divas win championship (07/06/11)
MSSU announces ticket information for exhibition game against Mizzou (07/06/11)
JOPLIN -- Missouri Southern Athletics has announced ticket plans for the "One State, One Spirit Classic" presented by Leggett & Platt, Inc. The Classic will feature a men's basketball exhibition game between the Missouri Tigers and the Missouri Southern Lions at MSSU's Leggett & Platt Athletic Center in Joplin on Sunday evening, Oct. 30...
Water Thrashers shine at Nevada (07/06/11)
The Monett Water Thrashers sent 21 swimmers to the Nevada Neptunes Invitational over the holiday weekend. Matthew Bahl won two golds and a silver for Monett, and Megan Johnson collected seven silver medals to lead the Thrashers in points with 35. Tyler Bass won the boys 15-18 50 free and also earned a pair of silver medals and a bronze, while Phillip Roller took silver in the boys 15-18 200 free. Lauren Bass earned a silver and two bronze medals in the Girls 13-14 division...
Wilma Allen (07/06/11)
Wilma was born April 30, 1932 in Monett, MO to Samuel O. Rittenhouse and Carrie Eunice Rittenhouse. Wilma attended Monett High School where she was a drum majorette in the marching band. She graduated in 1950. Wilma was also Miss Frisco Beauty Queen. Wilma married Roy C. Allen Jr. of Monett, Missouri, on January 18, 1953, at the First Methodist Church in Monett. The two moved to San Diego, Calif. where Wilma started work as a secretary while Roy started work for the Phone Company...
Helen Bennett (07/06/11)
Helen Bennett, age 92, of Purdy, passed away July 3, 2011 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. She was born May 31, 1919, in Purdy, the daughter of the late James and Flossie (Sapp) Linebarger. She united in marriage on Sept. 28, 1941 to George Bennett at the First Baptist Church in Purdy. He preceded her in death on August 11, 1989...
Sue Lor (07/06/11)
Sue Lor, age 32, of Diamond, died on June 30. Graveside services will be held at 9 a.m. on July 11 in Diamond Cemetery, under direction of McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. Visitation will be held from 8 a.m. until 12:00 midnight Saturday, July 9 and 8 a.m. until 12:00 midnight Sunday, July 10 and from 6 a.m. until service time Monday, July 11 in McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton...
Mary Worley (07/06/11)
Mary J. Worley, age 86, of Miller, died at 10 a.m. on July 3 at the Lawrence County Manor in Mt. Vernon. Graveside services will be held at 4 p.m. July 7, at the Harvey Cemetery, southwest of Miller, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Thursday in the funeral chapel...
Nengntakhueyeng Thao (07/06/11)
Nengntakhueyeng Thao, age 48, of Cassville, died on June 29. Funeral services will be held at All Faith Chapel in Madison, Wis., with burial in Forest Hill Cemetery on July 18. Local arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
Monett library news (07/06/11)
New adult fiction titles available at the Monett Branch Library include: "The Art of Saying Goodbye" by Ellyn Bache; "Best Staged Plans" by Claire Cook; "Summer Blowout" by Claire Cook; "Love Finds You in Amana, Iowa" by Melanie Dobson; "A Day in the Life of a Smiling Woman" by Margaret Drabble; "What Alice Forgot" by Liane Moriarty; "The Ranger" by Ace Atkins; and "Now You See Her" by James Patterson...
News in Brief for July 6 (07/06/11)
The Community Blood Center of the Ozarks (CBCO) will have the following blood drives: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, July 11 at St. John's Hospital-Cassville; noon to 6 p.m. on Monday, July 11 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Monett; 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, July 12 at Yoder Farms in Verona; 2 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13 at Washburn First Baptist Church; and from noon to 4 p.m. on Friday, July 15 at St. John's Hospital-Aurora...
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