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Stories from Friday, August 19, 2011

Students numbers are up at area school districts (08/19/11)
Attendance at three out of four public school districts around Monett showed increases in the number of students attending class on the first day this week. Monett R-1 The student count was up at all five campuses in the Monett R-1 School District on the first day. Numbers were up overall for the fifth consecutive year...
Fire explorers weekend (08/19/11)
Monett Fire Explorers Post #2001 recently hosted the annual Fire Explorers Weekend in Monett. Approximately 30 Explorers and adult advisors from Monett, Branson, Logan-Rogersville and Western Taney County participated in the three-day event. Activities included a simulated driver's competency course, a confined space course, hazardous materials response scenarios and rappelling from the Southwest Area Career Center rappel tower. ...
Crowder comes to Monett (08/19/11)
Students wishing to advance their education following high school now have the option to study core classes at Crowder College locally. Angela Seymour, director of Crowder College Cassville Campus, announced that classes are being held at two locations in Monett this fall. Technology courses are being held at the Southwest Area Career Center (SWACC), located at 2 David Sippy Drive in Monett. Core classes will be held at the Crowder College building, located at 303 E. Cleveland St. in Monett...
Suspicious death under investigation (08/19/11)
The Cassville Police Department is currently investigating the death of Vicki Leigh Clark, 43, of Cassville. According to a press release issued yesterday, Clark's body was found at a city residence on Aug. 17. The death has been classified as suspicious...
Kiwanians tour new school (08/19/11)
Members of the Monett Kiwanis Club toured the new buildings at Monett Elementary School as part of their Tuesday noon meeting this week. Dr. John Jungmann, Monett R-1 school superintendent, said a lot of exciting things were happening at Monett Schools. Opening of Monett Elementary this week capped a busy summer for Principal Susie Gasser, who led the tour...
Missouri VFW develops resolution (08/19/11)
The Veterans of Foreign War's (VFW) in Missouri has developed a resolution accompanied by petitions that will be presented at the Veterans Rally that will be held on Sept. 14 at the capitol in Jefferson City. The resolution is asking for support in establishing a dedicated funding source, which is sufficient to replace the general revenue funding requirements for 100 percent funding of the Veterans Commission programs, the Missouri Veterans Homes and Missouri Veterans cemeteries...
Candlelight ceremony (08/19/11)
Aug. 19 marks the 110th anniversary of the lynching and riot in Pierce City that left three African American men dead and resulted in the exile of that community's African American population. The occasion has been marked annually by Murray Bishoff, who wrote the history of the event for The Times 20 years ago and placed a memorial to the victims of the riot at the city cemetery in Pierce City 10 years ago. ...
Spring River sub-grant study provides latest bacteria counts (08/19/11)
The Lawrence County Health Department has received a sub-grant through the Environmental Resources Coalition for the Springfield-Branson Onsite Wastewater Project. To fulfill the requirements within the sub-grant, the Lawrence County Health Department is monitoring several locations of Spring River and creeks and tributaries that run into Spring River within the county. ...
Monett FFA members perform group's annual Stream Clean (08/19/11)
Several members of the Monett FFA recently met at Little Flat Creek in McDowell for the annual Stream Clean. The Monett FFA has cleaned from the Little Flat bridge to the Big Flat Creek bridge for over 15 years. The group cleans the litter from the stream and used a kick net to sample aquatic macro-invertebrates from the riffles...
Kings Prairie concert brings music to country roots (08/19/11)
The 12th annual Kings Prairie benefit concert on Saturday assembled a wide range of musical and performance styles into a three-hour show before a crowd of around 300 people at the historic Kings Prairie Community Center. The event, mounted as a fundraiser to expand the resources on the grounds of the old community school, raised around $1,500 through donations and the sale of food...
Ted White, Sr. (08/19/11)
Dr. Theodore William "Ted" White, Sr., age 72, of Aurora, died at 10:20 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 16, at his office in Mt. Vernon, A memorial service under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, Aurora, will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20, at Ted and Myrna's farm...
Charles Matthews (08/19/11)
Charles L. Matthews, age 85, of Marionville, Missouri, passed away suddenly at 11 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Missouri. A funeral service, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011, at the United Methodist Church in Aurora with burial at the Monett IOOF Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the service in the church...
Area School Menus/Senior Citizens Menus (08/19/11)
CENTRAL PARK AND MONETT ELEMENTARY Key: SC - Smart Choice entree item (16 grams of fat or less.) HM - Homemade fresh in the Opaa! Kitchen. WG - Whole Grain item. Monday - Breakfast: Mini pancakes, General Mills cereal or oatmeal. Lunch: 1. All-American hot dog. 2. Sloppy Joe. 3. Popcorn chicken chef salad w/WG breadsticks...
BarCo 4-H members compete at county fair (08/19/11)
Approximately 20 4-H members from Barry County competed in a wide variety of public speaking and knowledge contests on June 23 at Gizmo's Event Center in Wheaton prior to the Barry County Fair. Contests in traditional public speaking endeavors included prepared public speaking where youth memorize a five to seven minute speech on any topic of their choice and extemporaneous speaking where a topic is drawn the day-of the speech and then a speech is developed that needs to be five minutes in length or longer.. ...
Highlandville - CRS Sale's Company Sheep and Goat Sale: Monthly Sheep and Goat Auction for 08-18-11 (08/19/11)
Missouri Weekly Hay Summary Week ending 08/19/11 (08/19/11)
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