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School/Senior menus Sept. 12-16 (09/09/11)
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: French toast sticks, cereal or oatmeal. Lunch: 1. Chicken nuggets. 2. All-American hot dogs. 3. Popcorn chicken chef salad w/WG breadsticks...
Recently graduates from law school (09/09/11)
Douglas Hansen has recently graduated from the University of North Carolina School of Law at Chapel Hill, N.C. Hansen is a 2002 Monett High School graduate and a 2006 graduate of Central Methodist University where he received a bachelor of arts degree in English. ...
Remembering Sept. 11, 2001 (09/09/11)
Jeremy Vanderbol, funeral director at Buchanan Funeral Home: "I was working at the Newton County Sheriff's Department when some one in the administration office radioed me to turn on the television. I was in shock. By the time I saw it, both planes had hit the towers, and it was obvious that it was not an accident. ...
On the road to a better life (09/09/11)
Mike Rust is a changed man. Ask his pastor. Ask his older brother. Ask the other recovering addicts who attend Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings with Mike weekly. Gone is the paranoia that caused Mike to avoid cops at all costs. Gone are the weekends spent in jail, and gone is the dope that ruled Mike's life...
Five area families are honored with Century Farm status (09/09/11)
The Barry County University Extension Council honored five Century Farm families at its annual meeting on Sept. 1. This year's Century Farm families are from the Cassville, Butterfield and Verona areas. Farms owned by Laverne Black and Randall Black, of Cassville, Ruth Higgs and Betty Lamberson, of Purdy, and the late Joe Higgs, Odell and Joyce Mattox, of Verona, Jeff and Eva Holder, of Butterfield, and John and Linda Sperandio, of Monett, were added to Barry County's list of honored Century Farm families last week.. ...
Local veterans host POW/MIA ceremony (09/09/11)
On Friday, Sept. 16, prisoners of war and soldiers listed as missing in action will be remembered during a POW/MIA ceremony, which is hosted annually by Tom Wolfe Memorial VFW Post #4207 and its Ladies Auxiliary. The public event will begin at 6 p.m. at Tom Wolfe's memorial site at the IOOF Cemetery in Monett...
Graduates from nursing school (09/09/11)
Shelli Stockton-Martinez, a 2004 Monett High School graduate, has been accepted to the Missouri State University School of Nursing's anesthesia program.
Recently graduates from Park University (09/09/11)
Jerrad Hansen recently graduated from Park University, located in suburban Kansas City, where he received a masters degree in education. Hansen is a 2004 graduate of Pierce City High School and a 2008 graduate of William Jewell College with a bachelor of arts degree in mathematics. He is employed by the Diamond School District as a math teacher and assistant football coach. He and his wife, Brennah, have two children, Tyrel and Aubrey...
Monett FFA Chapter receives check (09/09/11)
The Monett FFA Chapter recently received a check for $92.37 from Race Brothers Farm and Home Supply in Monett. The check was a result of a program that Race Brothers offers in conjunction with Pfizer animal health products. Race Brothers carries the product and receives a rebate that is donated to local FFA chapters. ...
Trinity Lutheran School announces citizenship awards (09/09/11)
Trinity Lutheran School in Freistatt has announced the 2011 Principal Citizenship Awards. The children were nominated by their teachers, and students receiving awards are pictured above. In the front row, from left, are: Ruby Knight and McKenna Schmidt, preschool; Isaac Ticknor, kindergarten; Cade McCollough, first grade; Katie Smith, second grade; and Katherine Bushman, third grade. ...
Shirley Williams (09/09/11)
Shirley A. Williams, age 73, of Shell Knob, died on Thursday, Sept. 8. Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10, in Thurman Funeral Home, Richmond, and at 10 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 12, in Shell Knob First Christian Church, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob...
James Williams (09/09/11)
James D. Williams, age 50, of Seligman, died at 8:10 p.m., on Wednesday, Sept. 7, in St. John's Hospital in Springfield. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10, in Tucks Chapel Cemetery in Rogers, Ark., under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
Birth announced (09/09/11)
Jared and Melissa Lankford, of Verona, announce the birth of their second son, Jonathon Allan Lankford, born at 9:30 a.m. on Aug. 24 at Freeman Hospital in Joplin. The proud father is the sports editor at The Monett Times newspaper. Jonathon weighed six pounds, 11 ounces and measured 19 and one-half inches. Grandparents are James and Dixie Lankford, of Neosho, and Bobby Joe and Dorthy Shipley, of Elmore City, Okla. He was welcomed home by his 21-month-old brother, Ezekiel Joseph...
Couple to wed in October (09/09/11)
Mr. and Mrs. David Furry, of Monett, and Mr. and Mrs. Gary Davidson, of Harrisonville, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Davidson, to Ben Pruett, son of Barbara Pruett and Michael Pruett, of Springfield. The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Monett High School, a 2008 graduate of Drury University and a 2010 graduate of Washington University School of Medicine. ...
Wedding planned (09/09/11)
Matt and Julie Wages, of Monett, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Cara Diane, to Ben Adam Sayers, of Springfield, son of John and Jane Sayers, of Springfield. The bride-elect received her EMT license in January 2011 and will graduate as a paramedic in May 2013. ...
Couple to celebrate 50th anniversary with open house (09/09/11)
Jack and Mary Ann Daugherty, of Mt. Vernon, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24 at the John Taylor Senior Center, located two blocks north of the Mt. Vernon Courthouse. The couple have two daughters, Karen and husband, Mike Barber, of Lockwood, and Jo Ann and husband, Ryan Bennett, of Chicago, Ill. ...
Copley family reunion held (09/09/11)
The Copley reunion was recently held in the home of Lonnie and Linda Fulp. The day was spent reminiscing and a potluck dinner was held. Those attending were: Larry and Connie Copley, of St. Louis; Harold and Lora Eppler, of Ozark; Pam Carter, of Fair Grove; Mike and Berniece Gann and Jimi Joe Perkins, of Springfield; Shane, Wendy, Madalynn and Adrick Copley, of Mt. ...
Pierce City Library News (09/09/11)
New on the shelf at the Pierce City Library is a book on CD entitled "The Ideal Man" by Julie Garwood and a DVD, Logan. New adult fiction titles include: "Senior Moments are Murder: a Paul Jacobson Geezer-Lit Mystery" by Mike Befeler; "Love Finds You in Sundance, Wyoming" by Miralee Ferrell; "Ambush of the Mountain Man" by William W. Johnstone; "Saint's Gate" by Carla Neggers; and "Kill Me if You Can" by James Patterson...
Local artist selected for state-wide exhibit (09/09/11)
Ann Marie Rausch, a local artist from Monett, was selected for inclusion in "Celebrating Creativity," a state-wide exhibit showcasing some of the finest artists in the state. A diverse array of fine arts and crafts created by members of The Best of Missouri Hands artists and artisans opened in the Mildred M. Cox Gallery in Kemper Center for the Arts at William Woods University on Aug. 25 and will be on view through Sept. 18...
Norwood - Producers Auction Yards: Special Dairy Heifer Sale for 9/8/11 (09/09/11)
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