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Stories from Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Census shows shifts in Monett population (10/05/11)
New data released by the U.S. Census Bureau shows a variety of changes have taken place in the City of Monett between 2000 and 2010. The new population breakdown for 8,873 residents, up 1,477 from a decade ago, is more even in terms of men and women. The percentage of men has increased to 48.1, up .4 percent, while women dropped to 51.9 percent...
Dairy Queen has new owners (10/05/11)
Dairy Queen of Monett is officially under new ownership. The business was established in 1956, and Ed and Cathy Daugherty, longtime Monett residents and Monett High School graduates, purchased the business from Ed and Janyce Dawson in 1995, making the Daughertys the third owners...
Retirement from Schreiber Foods (10/05/11)
Longtime Schreiber Foods employee John Guilfoyle retired on Sept. 29. Guilfoyle began his career with Schreiber Foods in August of 1977 as a production supervisor. In 1980, he moved into the quality assurance field and has dedicated his career to quality at Schreiber Foods...
Curves offers Breast Cancer Month special (10/05/11)
According to statistics from the American Cancer Society (ACS), nearly 230,480 women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in 2011, and another 57,650 will be diagnosed with carcinoma in situ (CIS), a non-invasive, early form of breast cancer...
Car fire doused (10/05/11)
to the Monett Fire Department report, the driver's side front brakes on the car at left locked up, igniting the wheel grease. The fire melted the inside of the front left tire before firemen arrived where the car pulled over at 403 E. Broadway and used a portable extinguisher to douse it. Fire Chief Tom Jones, at right, said if firemen had not been able to reach the car quickly, the fire could have easily spread and engulfed the vehicle...
Kiwanians install Kean as new club president (10/05/11)
Eric Kean was sworn in as president of the Monett Kiwanis Club during the annual installation banquet, held Tuesday at Grant's restaurant in Monett. Kean was also named Kiwanian of the Year. Don Davis, Kiwanis lieutenant governor from Carthage for a second year, conducted the installation. Frank Washburn, the club's outgoing president, presided at the dinner meeting...
City fiber optics system expands (10/05/11)
A three-and-half-mile expansion of Monett's fiber optics system is presently underway. The latest work loops the southern part of the town, running from the Jack Henry and Associates campus, west across Moge Road and north to South Park. Utilities Superintendent Pete Rauch said the city's fiber optics network expands based on the requests for service by customers, rather than adding length each year. ...
Citizens warned of recalls (10/05/11)
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has notified the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services of two additional confirmed cases of Listeriosis in Missouri associated with the national of cantaloupe produced by Jensen Farms, of Holly, Colo...
Fair named HP Scholastic Junior All-American (10/05/11)
Monett native honored by AJGA, HP for achievements on the golf course, in the classroom BRASELTON, Ga. -- Jacob Fair of Monett, Mo., has been named an HP Scholastic Junior All-American, the American Junior Golf Association and HP announced Wednesday. Sponsored by HP since 1988, the team consists of 12 young men and 12 young women who demonstrate the ability to excel both on the golf course and in the classroom...
Monett strikers drop two games (10/05/11)
The Monett Cubs soccer team dropped a pair of matches this week. On Tuesday, Monett fell 3-2 to College Heights. The Cougars built a 3-0 lead and were in complete command for the first 70 minutes of the game. Monett woke up when Francisco Morales score in the 76th minute. Two minutes later Morales found the back of the net again...
Monett downs Reeds Spring 1-0 (10/05/11)
The Monett Lady Cubs softball team defeated Reeds Spring 1-0 behind another sensational pitching performance by Allie Krueger. Krueger allowed one hit and struck out 12 in the victory. She has 25 strikeouts in her last two starts for the Lady Cubs. "Offensively, we have to start being more consistent," said Monett coach Ty Goetz. ...
Team efforts lifts Pierce City over Cassville 6-5 (10/05/11)
It took nine innings and a total team effort for the Pierce City Lady Eagles to pick up a 6-5 victory over the Cassville Lady Wildcats on Senior Night Monday. "I am very proud of my team tonight," said Pierce City coach Darin Henderson. "This wasn't the type of game where you can say that this girl or that girl's individual play made the difference. Tonight every one of our players came up big and contributed to this win."...
District Softball Brackets for Purdy, Pierce City and Monett (10/05/11)
District Softball Brackets for Purdy, Pierce City and Monett (10/05/11)
Clara Van Hise (10/05/11)
Clara Marie Van Hise, age 90, of Aurora, died at 7:50 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29 at the Aurora Nursing Center. In accordance with Clara's wishes, there will be no viewing. A memorial service, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 7 in the First Baptist Church with burial at the Maple Park Cemetery...
Gary Stewart (10/05/11)
Gary Ray Stewart, age 72, of Cassville, died at 9:28 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 2. Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct.6, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.
Marzell Squibb (10/05/11)
Marzell M. Squibb, age 83, of Lindsborg, Kan., died on Oct. 2. Local survivors include: Edna Rice and Shirley Adams, both of Purdy. Funeral services were held on Thursday, Oct. 4 at the First Baptist Church in Lindsborg. Burial was in the Elmwood Cemetery...
Helen Morgan (10/05/11)
Helen Berry (Curran) Morgan, age 88, of Cassville, died at 2:35 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 3. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 6, in Marshfield City Cemetery, Marshfield, MO under direction of Heritage Funeral Home, Chillicothe...
Birth Announced (10/05/11)
Leslie W. Schroeder III and Nicole M. Schroeder, of Monett, announce the birth of their second daughter, Emma Mae, born at 11:12 a.m. on Sept. 11. She weighed seven pounds and measured 20 inches. She was welcomed home by her 14 month-old sister, Delylah. Grandparents are Leslie Schroeder I and Joni and Brice Watkins, all of Monett; Dale Jackson, of Aurora, and Everett Vahn, of Jasper, Ind...
Couple to wed in October (10/05/11)
John and Julie Morrison, of Pierce City, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Michelle Morrison, of Pierce City, to Bruce Chandler, Jr., of Monett, son of Bruce and Brenda Chandler, of Monett. The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Pierce City High school and is an office manager at Monett Sheet Metal. ...
Monett High School Class of '47 holds 64th reunion (10/05/11)
The Monett High School Class of 1947 met for its64th reunion at Grant's Restaurant on Sept. 30. Lawrence Anderson served as master of ceremonies. Ermalee Cline Albright gave the invocation prior to the dinner. Jennie Means Schelin gave the memorial service using Psalms 90 and Psalms 139, and closing with a moment of silence and a prayer for 36 class members...
Burton family holds reunion (10/05/11)
The family of Homer and Alcy Burton, Sr., met at the Monett City South Park for a reunion on Sept. 24. The meal was provided by the third and fourth generations, leaving the second generation to enjoy the meal and visit. Robert and Phyllis Burton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. It was announced that Homer and Alcy Burton had nine children and three have died. They are: Jimmy, Clarence and Homer, Jr...
Pierce City Library News (10/05/11)
The Pierce City Branch Library has added one DVD to the shelves. It is The Penny. New adult titles include: "Shadow in Serenity" by Terri Blackstock; "Feast Day of Fools" by James Lee Burke; "The Affair: A Reacher Novel" by Lee Child; "Nightwoods" by Charles Frazier; "An Angel for Christmas" by Heather Graham; "1225 Christmas Tree Land: A Cedar Cove Novel" by Debbie Macomber; and "A Lawman's Christmas: A McKetticks of Texas Novel" by Linda Lael Miller...
Monett Library News (10/05/11)
The Monett Branch Library will hold the next Wii gaming event on Thursday, Oct. 13 at 4 p.m. A variety of games will be available to play, and all ages are welcome to participate. The library will be celebrating Teen Read Week Oct. 16 through Oct. 22 with a drawing for prizes during the week as well as a teen night event featuring a movie and popcorn on Thursday, Oct. ...
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