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Stories from Monday, July 11, 2011

Baby business is booming at local hospital (07/11/11)
Ten years have passed since the reopening of the obstetrics unit at Cox Monett Hospital. The anniversary is being marked with a special celebration at the hospital later this month. As of June 30, 3,304 babies have been delivered at the Monett hospital since the unit reopened. The occasion offered a chance to reflect on bringing back a widely desired service...
Horses take the track (07/11/11)
The Gal Pals competed during Saturday night's Chuckwagon Racing Association races at the Monett Speedway. According to Randy Mooneyham, owner of the Monett Speedway, this was the first time the chuckwagon racers had the chance to race under the lights on a permanent track. The races attracted a big audience despite the heat...
Sales tax numbers weaken in June (07/11/11)
Sales tax receipts in June offered a mixed showing for bi-county cities and county governments. The major Barry County cities, including Monett, had less income than last year, while Lawrence County cities had mixed results and generally came out even with last June. For the first half of 2011, towns around Monett recorded generally improved revenues...
MIDC elects new board members (07/11/11)
The annual meeting of the Monett Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) was held on June 27 and included the election of the first new person to the board of directors in several years. Keith McCracken was elected to take the place of Harold Schelin, who chose not to run for another three-year term. McCracken, who has Century 21 Properties in Monett, also serves on the city's building board and is a member of the Monett Chamber of Commerce's Board of Directors...
Summer sales warmed by Broadway Nights (07/11/11)
Broadway Nights offered another way to explore summer fun.
Flag ceremony commemorates Fourth (07/11/11)
An unusual flag retirement ceremony was held as part of the July 4th festivities at the Marionville City Park. Flags were disassembled and retired in sections, based on the colors. Pieces were taken to organizers by members of Boy Scout Troop #67, and additional assistance provided by Scout Troop #2, a special troop for handicapped Scouts. ...
Guardsmen train for disasters (07/11/11)
COLUMBIA, Mo.---- Missouri National Guardsmen who make up a unit that respond to man-made and natural disasters, including Guardsmen based in Monett and Pierce City, recently completed a week of training at the Boone County Fire District Missouri Task Force 1 Training Center...
Turning the horses loose (07/11/11)
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Fair wins amateur championship (07/11/11)
Monett's Jacob Fair won the 2011 Missouri Junior Amateur Championship at Silo Ridge Golf and Country Club in Bolivar. The tournament field featured 138 participants and consisted of two days of stroke play with 18 holes played each day on the par-72 course...
ProfitStars Introduces Remote Deposit Anywhere: Mobile and Flatbed Remote Deposit Capture Solution (07/11/11)
Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: JKHY), a leading provider of computer systems and electronic payment solutions primarily for financial services organizations, today introduced Remote Deposit Anywhere™, a mobile, tablet device, and flatbed scanner remote deposit capture solution provided by its ProfitStars® division as part of its Enterprise Payment Solutions platform. ...
Corporate One Federal Credit Union Expands Partnership with ProfitStars® by Increasing Remote Deposit Capture Settlement Options (07/11/11)
Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: JKHY), a leading provider of computer systems and electronic payment solutions primarily for financial services organizations, and Corporate One Federal Credit Union, one of the nation's largest corporate credit unions with approximately $5.1 billion in assets under management, today announced an...
Dale Chaney (07/11/11)
Memorial services for Dale Banner Chaney, age 65, of Gibson, La., formerly of Jenkins, Mo., will be held at 10 a.m., on Saturday, July 16, 2011 at the Leann Church and Cemetery, south of Aurora, Mo. with Rev. Joe Wolven officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home, of Branson, Mo...
Harlan Lilich (07/11/11)
Harlan Dale Lilich, age 73, of Mt. Vernon, formally of Somerset, Mass., died at 9:49 a.m. on Saturday, July 9, at the Cox South Hospital in Springfield. A graveside service, with full military honors, will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, July 12, at the Maple Grove Cemetery, southwest of Mt. Vernon. Visitation will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. on Monday, July 11, in the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon...
Joe Neill (07/11/11)
Joe Warren Neill, age 86, of Aurora, died at 12:45 a.m. on July 7 at the St. John's Regional Health Care Center in Springfield. A prayer service was held on July 9, 2011 at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home. Burial with full military honors followed in Mt. Calvary Cemetery...
Ethel Hendrix (07/11/11)
Ethel Mae Hendrix, age 89, of Miller, died at 10:20 p.m. on Friday, July 8, at the Lawrence County Manor in Mt. Vernon. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, July 12, at the Morris-Leiman-Mosher Funeral Home in Miller with burial at the Miller Memorial Gardens Cemetery...
Barbara Hobbs (07/11/11)
Barbara Jean Hobbs, age 71, of Exeter, died at 6:45 a.m. on Saturday, July 9. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, July 12, in Maplewood Cemetery, in Exeter, under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home, in Cassville. Visitation will be held from 6 until 8 p.m. on Monday, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
Ivan George (07/11/11)
Ivan George, age 96, of Pea Ridge, Ark., formerly of Exeter, died at 1 p.m., Thursday, July 7. at his home. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, July 11, in Edgar Cemetery in Edgar, Neb., under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Donna Swofford (07/11/11)
Donna Pearl Swofford, age 78, of Shell Knob, died at 7:05 p.m., Wednesday, July 6, at her home. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, July 12, in McCullough Cemetery in Viola under direction of Fohn Funeral Home of Shell Knob. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, in Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob...
James Schumacher (07/11/11)
James H. Schumacher, of Springfield, MO, died Tuesday, July 5, 2011 after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. Visitation was held on Sunday, July 10, 2011 from 4 to 7 p.m. with prayer service at 7 p.m., under the arrangements of Gorman-Scharpf, 1947 East Seminole in Springfield, MO 65804. Funeral was held 11 a.m. Monday, July 11, 2011 at St. Agnes Cathedral, 533 S. Jefferson Ave., Springfield MO 65804...
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