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Stories from Thursday, August 11, 2011

Drury proposal could change Barry-Lawrence Library plans (08/11/11)
The proposal to establish a permanent campus in downtown Monett for Drury University opens new possibilities for the Barry-Lawrence Regional Library. According to Jean Berg, retiring library director, if Drury proceeds with its proposal to create a campus out of the historic Jumping-Jacks factory building on Front Street, between Fourth and Fifth streets, most of the first floor would be available for the public library...
Barry County Tax Board for the Developmentally Disabled sustains tax levy level (08/11/11)
Members of the Barry County Tax Board for the Developmentally Disabled held a spirited discussion concerning the organization's cash reserves prior to setting the 2011 tax levy at the board's August meeting. Board member David Sater questioned why the tax levy should be set at seven cents per $100 assessed valuation for the fiscal year when the organization had nearly $800,000 in reserve...
New Legion leaders installed (08/11/11)
New officers have been installed to serve for the coming year at Hobbs-Anderson American Legion Post #91 in Monett.
Banquet to benefit The Den (08/11/11)
The Den youth center will host its second annual fundraising banquet on Saturday, Sept. 10 at the Southwest Area Career Center commons area in Monett. Branson performer Keith "Red" Allen will be the featured guest. He will entertain with comedy, music and stories from his past. ...
Putting on a good face (08/11/11)
CoxHealth offered free face painting and blood pressure testing at the School Readiness Fair held at the Crowder College Cassville Campus on Aug. 4. The event is sponsored by the Barry County OACAC Neighborhood Center.
Verona school board prepares for new year (08/11/11)
The Verona R-7 Board of Education filled personnel vacancies and studied progress on replacing the business classroom during the July meeting. Board members voted to hire Lesley Sumners as the new school nurse, Ginger Velasco as the new high school secretary and Dora Pinkley as a para-professional to work with special education students...
Monett WaterThrashers Tri-State champions (08/11/11)
Davis takes second (08/11/11)
KC Chiefs look to improve on 10-7 season (08/11/11)
The NFL's motto for the 2011-12 season is "Back to Football" for the Kansas City Chiefs and all professional football fans those words are sweet music to the ears. On Tuesday, the Chiefs continued their preseason training camp workouts in St. Joesph with a two hour and forty minute workout in the morning and and hour long walk-through session in the afternoon...
Dwayne Friend to bring decades of music experience to Kings Prairie (08/11/11)
The 12th annual Kings Prairie benefit concert on Saturday will include a performance by guitarist Dwayne Friend, a performer who has been performing as a musician for almost 50 years. Friend will join the cast of Kelly's Country Junction, bluegrass performers Brightwater Junction and Al Brumley Jr. for the concert beginning at 6 p.m. on the grounds of the historic Kings Prairie school and community center, east of Monett...
Earlene Nicoletti (08/11/11)
Earlene Elizabeth Nicoletti, of Gainesville, Fla., died suddenly on May 13, 2011, while visiting relatives in Missouri. Visitation and memorial services for Earlene will be held on Aug. 14, 2011. Visitation will be at 1 p.m. and the memorial will be held at 2 p.m. at the Lakin Funeral Home, of Pierce City, with Rev. Robert Summers officiating. Memorials may be made to the American Red Cross...
Showing at the Ozark Empire Fair (08/11/11)
Soaking up the sun. Pierce City freshman Shania Hogan won reserve grand champion in the Brown Swiss September heifer division at Springfield's Ozark Empire Fair. ]
Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction Close for 8/10/11 (08/11/11)
Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 8/10/11 (08/11/11)
Missouri Weekly Hay Summary Week ending 08/12/11 (08/11/11)
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