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Stories from Friday, September 23, 2011

IDF hosts chamber luncheon (09/23/11)
International Dehydrated Foods (IDF) was the host of the Monett Chamber of Commerce's latest Membership Mingle, which was held at the local plant yesterday. "We have experienced phenomenal growth over the past 10 years," said Scabarozi. "We're extremely proud to part of this community, and we thank all of you for helping us reach this level."...
Monett kids get GREAT education (09/23/11)
Students in Monett School District's third and sixth grades will be getting a G.R.E.A.T. education this year with Gang Resistant Education and Training courses offered by School Resource Officer Jerrod Jarvis. "These courses offer examples of communication skills, anti-bullying, positive role models, anger management and other social skills that are not necessarily taught elsewhere," Jarvis said. "This is a highly successful program that is taught throughout the United States and Puerto Rico."...
Verona school board to pursue creating new position (09/23/11)
The Verona R-7 Board of Education approved pursuing the creation of a new position to handle core data for the district during its September board meeting. According to board secretary Kristy Madewell, monthly reports to the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) have grown greatly in recent years. Core data involves all the information used in the state's Annual Performance Review (APR) and the Annual Yearly Progress (AYP) reports...
Pierce City High School homecoming festivities (09/23/11)
Royalty was crowned at the Pierce City High School homecoming festivities before the Sept. 16 football game.
Walk-a-thon event for seniors is Saturday (09/23/11)
The seventh annual Walk-a-Thon to benefit the Monett Senior Center is slated to get underway on Saturday, Sept. 24 at Monett's South Park, located at the junction of Highways 37 and 60 beginning at 8 a.m. "This annual fundraiser helps to replenish and supply adequate equipment to keep the meals program going," said Lori Balmas, center administrator...
New computer lab for Drury University in Monett (09/23/11)
The new computer lab has been installed at the former First United Methodist Church education wing as part of the facility's conversion to classrooms for Drury University. Ann Saunders, director of the Monett campus, said each classroom has computers. The lab is specifically used for the composition, expository writing and desktop applications classes, and is available for any students doing research...
LEPD officials report on new EPA guidelines (09/23/11)
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a new set of rules and hazardous materials regulations governing pipeline operations across the nation. There are two such pipelines, Magellan and Explorer, in the bi-county Local Emergency Planning District (LEPD)...
Area Workshop holds fun-filled picnic (09/23/11)
The Area Workshop held its 12th annual picnic on Aug. 19 at the Monett City Park. According to Mica Plummer, Workshop director, it was a day filled with fun, prizes and food. Workshop staff members Joe and Craig designed a new water feature, the "Water Bomb," which gave employees the opportunity to get thoroughly soaked if they chose to...
Tweet, tweet (09/23/11)
It is easy to join. Go to Twitter, sign up for a free account, search for @MonettSports and click the follow button, and remember it is free...
Providing for our local athletes (09/23/11)
In football, skill positions like quarterbacks, running backs and receivers, tend to get all the headlines. Lineman are like the proverbial child; better seen and not heard. In similar fashion, athletic trainers are like lineman. They provide a valuable service and would prefer not to be in the spotlight for much of the game...
PCHS VOLLEYBALL (09/23/11)
St. Mary's holds book fair (09/23/11)
St. Mary's School in Pierce City began the year with many special activities, including the Scholastic Book Fair. The children were happy to have Clifford the Big Red Dog as a special guest. Pictured above, with Clifford, are Andrew Loyd, Grady Ehrhardt, Macy Fenske, Trinity Witt, Karleigh Reber and Pete Masri...
Area School/Senior Menus for 9-26 - 9-30 (09/23/11)
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 tenders. 2. Grilled cheese. 3. Popcorn chicken chef salad w/WG breadsticks...
Lawrence Mangrum (09/23/11)
Lawrence W. Mangrum, age 81, of Diamond, died on Sept. 23. Graveside services will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 26 at Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora Arrangements are under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett.
Ruth Johns (09/23/11)
Ruth Katherine Johns, age 82, of Shell Knob, died at 3:20 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 26, in Central Community United Methodist Church, Shell Knob, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob. Burial will be in Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Springfield...
Herschel Beck Jr. (09/23/11)
Herschel Lee Beck Jr., age 56, of Exeter, Missouri, passed away at his home on Tuesday, Sept. 20. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., on Saturday, Sept. 24, at Horner Cemetery, Cassville. Arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home in Cassville...
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