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Stories from Thursday, September 15, 2011

Field Day features latest agricultural updates (09/15/11)
The 49th annual Field Day at the University of Missouri's Southwest Research Center near Mt. Vernon offered insight into a wide range of agricultural research, from insect control and crop success to energy management. University Extension specialists spoke throughout the morning and offered tours of the center to describe their work...
Plans for police memorial reviewed at city council meeting in Pierce City (09/15/11)
During the September meeting, Pierce City aldermen heard that members of the Harold Bell Wright Museum Board are working to obtain photos and information on the five Pierce City officers that lost their lives in the line of duty. A memorial for the officers will be displayed in the old jail on the museum property at 404 Walnut St. when it is completed...
Monett grad is among baking's best (09/15/11)
Dedre Beckett, a 2011 graduate of Monett High School, is among the nation's top bakers. She competed in the National Skills USA Championships on June 23 in Kansas City and earned fifth place. Dedre completed two years of study in baking at the Southwest Area Career Center in Monett under the teaching of Vickie Fuller. ...
5K run to showcase Newtonia (09/15/11)
The historic Newtonia battlefield and Ritchey Mansion will be the site of a 5K run/walk on Saturday, Sept. 24. The new event will begin at 7:30 a.m. and is open to all area runners and walkers age 10 and up. Awards will be presented to the top three male and female finishers in the following age divisions: 10-12; 13-15; 16-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; and 60 and older...
Pinwheel project is planned at school (09/15/11)
On Sept. 21, the students of Monett Elementary School will participate in an international art and literacy project, Pinwheels for Peace, by planting pinwheels with messages of peace at the campus. This is the fourth year of participation for Monett. Jan Jenkins, Monett Elementary kindergarten through second grade art teacher, is the coordinator for the event...
Destructive blaze in downtown Aurora (09/15/11)
Blood drive draws almost 50 donors (09/15/11)
Forty-eight people donated blood at the August American Red Cross blood drive held at the New Site Baptist Church in Monett. Donna Beckett, bloodmobile chairman, noted that Latricia Davis had reached the six-gallon mark. First-time donors included Dennis Allen, Tenea Wedel, Angela Pedersen, Albert Harper and Russ Bollinger...
Date for Porter funeral is Oct. 1 (09/15/11)
Funeral services have been scheduled for the second member of the Willard couple with family ties to Monett who were killed in April. Russell "Rusty" Porter, 34, will be buried following funeral services on Oct. 1 at the Glad Tidings Assembly of God in Springfield. Porter was the husband of Rebecca Porter, sister of Monett contractor Jim Hufft. Both are believed to have been murdered...
Woman hurt in crash near Newtonia (09/15/11)
A Rocky Comfort woman was injured in a single-vehicle wreck yesterday on Highway M three miles north of Newtonia. According to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the wreck occurred at 6:05 p.m. when the driver of a 2002 Kia, Jennifer R. Priest, 27, of Rocky Comfort, ran off the roadway and struck an embankment...
Carl Cunningham (09/15/11)
Carl E. "Gene" Cunningham, age 78, of Monett, MO, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011, while at Freeman Hospital in Joplin, MO. Funeral services for Mr. Cunningham will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 19, 2011 at the Buchanan Funeral Home Chapel. ...
Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction Close for 9/14/11 (09/15/11)
Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 9/14/11 (09/15/11)
Missouri Weekly Hay Summary Week ending 09/16/11 (09/15/11)
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