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Stories from Thursday, October 6, 2011

Council considers hiring golf course consultant (10/06/11)
The Monett City Council met with a professional golf course consultant last week to discuss problems with the Windmill Ridge municipal course this summer. City Administrator Dennis Pyle reported that the course experienced another turf loss on the greens similar to what happened in 2011. As a result, approximately half the holes on the course were closed for about three weeks in September...
The outlook is bright for foliage this fall (10/06/11)
Crisp nights and the warm days of Indian Summer herald the arrival of fall in the Ozarks. The energizing cooler days are a welcome relief from this summer's intense heat and drought that turned yards and crops brown. Even through the stress of a long, hot summer, trees in southwest Missouri have bounced back from late summer and early fall rains. Many area residents will only have to step into their back yards and view Mother Nature at her best...
Teacher entries wanted (10/06/11)
Nominations are still be accepted for October Teacher of the Month. Area students, parents, teachers or co-workers are encouraged to nominate a teacher for the award, which is handed out monthly. Nomination letters can be dropped off at school offices or emailed to editor@monett-times.com. The deadline for October letters is Oct. 12...
MHS cheerleaders place at state (10/06/11)
Monett High School cheerleaders competed in the Missouri Cheerleading Coaches Association state competition this past weekend. Showing their spirit, the 12-girl squad earned fifth place in the 4A small division against 16 different schools from all over the state. This is the highest place Monett has earned since the squad began competing in 2009...
Makin' Apple Butter (10/06/11)
At this time of year, the Monett Lions Club focuses on its largest fundraiser of the year, which is making apple butter. Over the past several weeks, Lions Club members have cooked and canned apple butter to sell at area events, including the Apple Fest in Marionville and Apple Butter Makin' Days in Mt. Vernon...
New face of Gerber has county ties (10/06/11)
The newest face of Gerber baby food has ties to the Barry County community. Tate James Rosendahl, the 11-month-old son of Ron and Amy Jo Rosendahl, of Springfield, has been selected as the winner of the 2011 Gerber Generation Photo Search. Tate's mom, Amy, is a 2001 graduate of Cassville High School. His grandparents include Jim and Diane Larson, of Shell Knob, and Ron and Linda Rosendahl, of Willard...
Generous donation helps outreach (10/06/11)
To help Sydney Blair Sebastian make 50 blankets for babies and toddlers affected by the May 22 tornado in Joplin, Walmart in Monett has agreed to donate 40 yards of baby fleece for her project. Sydney, a seventh grader at Monett Middle School, said each blanket takes about an hour to make. She hopes to have 50 finished by Dec. 1. She is networking to find the best way to distribute her creations...
Herman Cain wins local GOP straw poll (10/06/11)
Herman Cain was the straw poll winner at the September meeting of the Barry County Republican Club where those attending were asked to pick their favorite candidate for the Republican presidential nomination. Cain, the former president and chief executive officer of the Godfather's Pizza chain and a syndicated columnist and radio host, received 26 percent of the votes in an informal poll of local GOP club members...
MHS celebrates National Yearbook Week (10/06/11)
With school experiences and stories unfolding and yearbook design in full swing, the Monett High School yearbook staff will take time this week to celebrate the yearbook tradition during National Yearbook Week. Through yearbook-related activities, schools throughout the country will observe National Yearbook Week, Oct. ...
Andrew Carr (10/06/11)
Andrew Jason-Paul Carr, age 22, of Halltown, died at 7:45 a.m. on Oct. 5. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 9, at the home of his parents, Tammy and Gary Adams, in South Greenfield. Arrangements are under the direction of Morris-Leiman-Mosher Funeral Home of Miller...
Kirk Davenport (10/06/11)
Kirk Davenport, age 51, of Shell Knob, died at 7:44 p.m. on Oct. 4. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8, at Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob.
Ella Terry (10/06/11)
Ella Mae Terry, age 84, died on Sept. 26 at Palm Harbor, Fla. She was born on June 22, 1927, the daughter of Carl and Lila Johnson, of Pierce City. She married Fulton Terry, of California, who preceded her in death in 2000. She is survived by their son: Dennis Terry and family, of Palm Harbor...
Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction Close for 10/05/11 (10/06/11)
Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 10/5/11 (10/06/11)
Missouri Weekly Hay Summary Week ending 10/07/11 (10/06/11)
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