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Stories from Monday, August 29, 2011

Freistatt residents rally to save post office (08/29/11)
Around 80 people packed the Freistatt Community Building on Thursday to hear about the U.S. Postal Service's proposal to close the post office in Freistatt. The meeting, initially expected to last an hour, extended for two hours as a challenge was posed from another faction within the postal community over the reasons behind the proposition...
Major gains seen from MHS grading policy (08/29/11)
Monett High School is embarking on its second year of new grading policies. "Our graduation rate is the highest that it has ever been at 92 percent," said MHS Principal David Steward. "I attribute it to the new program being critical to keeping hope alive for the students."...
Corn maize salutes Yakov (08/29/11)
Yakov Smirnoff, a Russian comedian who performs in Branson, will be the centerpiece of this year's Corn Maize in Verona, just off of Highway 60. The maize features over seven acres of corn and is operated by GRIP Boys Home in Verona with the help of farmer Jim Sherwood. Sponsors of the attraction are the Springfield Cardinals, Pioneer Seed, Coast to Coast and Clear Channel Communications. The maize will open on Sept. 17 for its 13th season...
Vision at Southwest Area Career Center shared with Kiwanians (08/29/11)
Russ Moreland, the new director at the Southwest Area Career Center (SWACC) in Monett, spoke to the Monett Kiwanis Club about vocational and technological services provided at the campus. A former Monett High School teacher, Moreland returns to the Monett R-1 District after working for five years as the high school principal and five years as superintendent with the Pierce City R-6 School District...
VFW Auxiliary officers named (08/29/11)
Officers have been installed for the 2011-12 year for the Ladies Auxiliary to Tom Wolfe Memorial Post #4207, Veterans of Foreign Wars, in Monett.
New officers named at VFW Post #4207 (08/29/11)
Officers for Tom Wolfe Memorial Post #4207, Veterans of Foreign Wars, have been named in Monett.
Area robots team claims third place at Mo. State Fair (08/29/11)
On Aug. 15, members of Bit By Bit 4H - FIRST Robotics Team 3784 traveled to Sedalia to compete at the Missouri State Fair in the Show Me Robotics Competition. The event was held to showcase science and technology advancements and to promote science to students...
Big plays lift Cubs 19-6 win over Mustangs (08/29/11)
Football coaches stress the need for their teams to win all three phases of the game: offense, defense, and special teams. Friday night the Monett Cubs used all three to pick up a 19-6 victory over McDonald County. "This is the way you want to start the season," Monett Head Coach Chad Depeť, told his team after the game...
MHS Cross Country team ready to run for season (08/29/11)
In recent history, Monett has developed a proud tradition of churning out quality long distance runners. Last season, the Cubs finished second in the conference and third at districts. The Lady Cubs were third in the conference and sixth at districts...
Monett takes second at Ash Grove (08/29/11)
For the third consecutive year, the Monett Lady Cubs took second place at the Ash Grove Lady Pirate Softball Tournament on Saturday. "I thought we did some good things today," said Monett Head Coach Ty Goetz. "We ran the bases very well when we were able to get on. ...
PC outlasts Sarcoxie to open season with 36-20 win (08/29/11)
Football is a game of momentum and four quarters, both of which weighed heavily in Pierce City's opening game against the Sarcoxie Bears. The Eagles, though largely outplayed in the first half, held onto a half-time lead that was erased early in the third quarter. Explosive scoring runs tipped the balance for Pierce City as the team grew stronger as the game progressed...
Catherine Sinclair-Hall (08/29/11)
Catherine Sinclair-Hall, 62, of Cassville, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011 at Cox South in Springfield, MO. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Cassville, MO. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011 at 10 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Cassville, MO with President Travis Larson officiating. Burial to follow services at Kings Prairie Cemetery in Monett, MO...
Casen Vanzant (08/29/11)
Casen Issac Vanzant, infant son of Makayla Sturgiss and Jared Vanzant, of Cassville, died at 4:30 a.m., on Thursday, Aug. 25, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 30, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Exeter...
Maida Fyfe (08/29/11)
Maida Pearl Fyfe, age 87, of Mt. Vernon, died at 2:15 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 26, at the St. John's Hospital in Springfield. Graveside services, under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, Mt. Vernon, were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27, at the Cedarville Cemetery in Cedarville...
Albert Dalke (08/29/11)
Albert Earl Dalke, age 80, of Monett, died on Sunday, Aug. 28, at Cox Monett Hospital. A full obituary will follow at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett.
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