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Stories from Thursday, September 29, 2011

Monett band takes third place at Webbstock contest (09/29/11)
The Monett High School band, under the direction of Danika White, recently participated in Webbstock VII, a band competition hosted by Webb City High School. Webbstock was originally designed as an educationally based festival where bands could perform as much of their show as they had ready and receive immediate comments from nationally recognized judges and clinicians...
Grid iron glory (09/29/11)
On the back of the press box at Burl Fowler Stadium are two sets of four-digit numbers that help tell a tale of a sport that has earned the loyalty of the community of Monett. The first set of numbers reads "1971" and the second "1977." Those years represent the two state football titles the Cubs have won in their tradition-rich history that dates back over 100 years...
Verona talks with railroad (09/29/11)
Negotiations continue on the proposed Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad private crossing agreement between the railroad and the City of Verona's wastewater treatment facility. Aldermen heard from City Attorney Bill Petrus at their September meeting about his concerns in naming the railroad as an additional insured party on the city's insurance. Petrus said he was planning to discuss waiving the insurance requirement and clarifying maintenance obligations...
BC Commission to hold Monett meeting (09/29/11)
Monett area residents are invited to mark their calendars for Thursday, Oct. 20. On that date at 6:30 p.m., the Barry County Commission will hold an informational meeting at the Monett Park Casino. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the county's current financial condition and present information pertaining to the proposed county sales tax that will appear on the Nov. 8 ballot...
PC man is among four southwest Mo. men arrested for child exploitation (09/29/11)
A Pierce City man is one of four southwest Missouri residents who have been indicted by a federal grand jury on separate and unrelated cases of child exploitation. William Fred Rohe, 54, a convicted sex offender, was arrested at the Pierce City Park last month after he made arrangements online to meet a young boy...
LET THE MUSIC BEGIN (09/29/11)
Rehearsals began on Tuesday for the 32nd season of the Ozark Festival Orchestra. Music Director Ken Meisinger led players through first readings of a variety of patriotic and military selections for a veterans salute that will be presented at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30 at Monett City Hall Auditorium...
Monett included in immigration sweep (09/29/11)
KANSAS CITY (AP)----Immigration agents arrested 17 people in Missouri as part of a nationwide crackdown on convicted criminal immigrants. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials said Wednesday they arrested 2,901 criminal immigrants in the last week...
R-1 Board approves multi-district collaboration (09/29/11)
The Monett R-1 Board of Education approved an expanded use of on-line resources that link different school districts during its September meeting. Board members approved a cooperative agreement between Monett, Marionville, Miller and Wheaton school districts. Using Internet capacities through the Southwest Area Career Center, a teacher at one school district can be linked to students in other districts at the same time, providing simultaneous classroom instruction and interaction...
Community pride on display (09/29/11)
Pride of Pierce City committee members hosted their first Pierce City community-wide clean-up day on Saturday. Event coordinators and volunteers are pictured at left. In the front row, from left, are: Jeff Litchey, J.B. Chapman, Thomas Portwood, Brandon Tucker and Joey Frantz. Back row: Brian Jones, Russ Creed, Melissa Creed, Dana Stanphill, Jason Stanphill, Bob Tyndall, Alan Frantz and Penny Smith. Not pictured are Kenny Smith, Sam Dalton, Katie and Bridgette Frantz and Richard Kutz...
Handmade quilt offered (09/29/11)
The women of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church of Monett are currently selling tickets for a quilt handmade by Dorothy Osterloh, pictured above. The quilt is 78x80 inches and is yellow with pastel starbursts on a white background. Tickets are available from any Episcopal church woman for $5 or six for $25. The drawing will be held on Oct. 30. Proceeds will go toward various ministries of the church...
100 Game winner (09/29/11)
Monett Lady Cubs down Aurora 8-4 (09/29/11)
The Monett Lady Cubs softball team defeated Aurora 8-4 on Wednesday night. "I didn't think we that sharp tonight," said Monett Coach Ty Goetz. "We are young and still growing. We need to buld some momentum before we head into district play next week."...
Robert Roden (09/29/11)
Robert H. "Bob" Roden, age 86, of Cassville, died at 6:20 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 28. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial with military honors will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Cassville...
Lucy Waltrip (09/29/11)
Lucy May Waltrip, age 77, of Monett passed away on Wednesday Sept. 28, 2011 at her home. She was born on Dec. 16, 1933 in Aurora, MO, the daughter of the late Sam and Lucy (Loyd) Shaffer. She was united in marriage on April 8, 1947 in Columbus, KS to Burnett Waltrip Sr. and he survives...
Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction Close for 9/28/11 (09/29/11)
Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 9/28/11 (09/29/11)
Missouri Weekly Hay Summary Week ending 09/30/11 (09/29/11)
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