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Stories from Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Diamond Divas win tourney (10/12/11)
The Monett Diamond Divas 12-and-under fast pitch softball team took first place in the Adair Park Fall Opener in Independence. The team was undefeated in the tournament and won the championship game in a 3-2 nail biter. Pictured above are the Diamond Divas with their trophy. ...
Stolen farm machinery recovered in BarCo (10/12/11)
Barry County Sheriff Mick Epperly announced the recovery of several items of farm machinery that were stolen from southwest Missouri, Oklahoma, Georgia and Arkansas over the summer, and a man from Berryville, Ark., has admitted to the thefts. According to Epperly, Detective Doug Henry has spearheaded the investigation, recovering a large amount of stolen property. ...
Somber ceremony (10/12/11)
R-1 district looks to switch core standards (10/12/11)
The next big shift in education appears to be coming from the states and not from the federal government. Monett R-1 Assistant Superintendent Brad Hanson said Monett educators have begun fine tuning the curriculum to align with the common core state standards. Rather than wait to see what replaces the No Child Left Behind, all 50 states have ratified new common core state standards designed to make students ready for college or a career...
Verona hires new building inspector (10/12/11)
Verona aldermen voted to hire John Cowen as the city's building inspector at their October meeting. Cowen was one of four original applicants for the position and one of three applicants who was interviewed by aldermen. Cowen will serve in the position on an as-needed basis at a rate of $12 per hour...
Haunted hayride planned (10/12/11)
The Monett Jaycees will again offer a special treat for Halloween. This year's project centers around the 150th anniversary of the Civil War battle at Wilson's Creek. "The Monett Jaycees have discovered that after the Battle of Wilson's Creek on Aug. ...
Broadway Nights to feature car and bike show on Friday (10/12/11)
Broadway Nights will host a car, bike and truck show on Broadway this Friday night. Owners of vintage vehicles are welcome to bring their showpieces for display and park along Broadway between Third and Fifth streets. Activities get underway at 5:30 p.m...
National training (10/12/11)
The National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) held its 17th annual Drug Court Training Conference this summer and several area drug court team members were in attendance. The world's largest conference on addiction and the criminal justice system was also the largest in NADCP's history. ...
Woman hurt in LawCo wreck (10/12/11)
A Mt. Vernon woman was seriously injured in a single-vehicle wreck yesterday on Highway 174 at Chesapeake. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the wreck occurred at 5:10 p.m. when the driver of a 2002 Nissan Xterra, Marsi J. Hearne, 37, of Mt. Vernon, traveled off the roadway and struck a private driveway and overturned...
Spotlight is on local musician (10/12/11)
Brandon Rickman, son of Gary and Karla Rickman, of Purdy, is a member of the Lonesome River Band, which will be performing at South Haven Baptist church in Springfield, at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 14. Rickman is a 1995 graduate of Purdy High School and currently lives in Nashville, Tenn. He plays the upright bass fulltime for the band and has been with the Lonesome River Band for approximately 10 years...
Lady Cubs ready for sectionals (10/12/11)
The Monett Lady Cubs softball team is riding high as they head into the sectional playoff round today against Nevada. The Lady Cubs have 18 victories this season, which is the most in the program's history. "We are playing good softball right now," said Monett head coach Ty Goetz. "Our defense has been solid ,and that is what it takes to win games."...
Monett Volleyball (10/12/11)
Pierce City and Marionville to battle, again (10/12/11)
By JARED LANKFORD The Pierce City Lady Eagles and Marionville Lady Comets softball teams square off in the Missouri Class 2 sectional playoffs on Thursday in Marionville. The game will mark the third time these teams have battled this year with each squad claiming a 5-1 victory...
Missouri high school football rankings (10/12/11)
KANSAS CITY (AP) -- Statewide football rankings as compiled by a panel of 13 sportswriters and radio broadcasters were updated Oct. 11, and those rankings are listed below by class. First place votes are in parentheses. CLASS 6 1. Jefferson City (10)...
Monett rallies past Cassville (10/12/11)
The Monett Cubs soccer team claimed a tough 3-1 victory over the Cassville Wildcats on Monday night. "I thought we played an excellent game tonight, and I am very proud of our boys," said Monett head coach Dan Janssen. "We possessed and moved the ball well today and were able to dictate a lot of the play. We pressured the ball when they had possession and made them work for every inch. The kids love to play against Cassville, and I was thrilled that they went out and earned themselves a win."...
Monett shines at Cassville (10/12/11)
McDonald County swept the team titles in both the varsity boys and varsity girls divisions of Monday's Cassville Invitational cross country meet. The Mustangs scored 42 to take the boys' crown while the Lady Mustangs tallied 49. The Monett Cubs took third in the boys team race with 70 points. Cassville finished fifth (168), Southwest was sixth (178) and Wheaton placed 10th (217) in the 11-team field...
Verona September students of the month (10/12/11)
Shelby Eubanks, eighth grade, pictured above left, and Savannah Parker, ninth grade, pictured above right, were chosen as the September Students of the Month at Verona High School. The students had a pizza buffet lunch with Terry Winton, principal, compliments of Wing Street in Aurora...
Named as royalty nominee (10/12/11)
Suzanna Mayhew, of Shell Knob, was named a nominee for Fort Hays State University's Home-coming royalty. Mayhew, a junior at the university, was nominated by the AMSA/Pre-Med. Each FHSU student organization was encouraged to nominate a candidate for homecoming king or queen. Candidates must be full-time FHSU students and have a minimum grade point average of 2.5...
Initiated into Alphi Chi (10/12/11)
Over 120 students were initiated in the Missouri Iota Chapter of Alpha Chi, a national scholastic honor society, at Missouri Southern State University in Joplin during ceremonies on Sunday, Oct. 2 on the MSSU campus. Among the students initiated were: Colt Moller, Jesse Poynter, Jerry Harrison, all of Monett; Tiffany Johnson, of Pierce City; and Brittany Linenbrink, of Cassville...
Crowder presents award (10/12/11)
James P. (JP) Dickey won the Loren Reid Service Award presented by the Speech and Theatre Association of Missouri (STAM). This award is given to a person who distinguishes him or herself on behalf of the speech and/or theatre disciplines. Nominations are submitted to a committee who recommends the winner...
Students demonstrates technology (10/12/11)
Melody Paige and Lauralie Powell, technology instructional specialists, presented a video to the Monett Board of Education demonstrating how technology is being used within the classrooms districtwide. One example was the new video project at Monett Intermediate School. Pictured above are two MIS students who assisted with the presentation and told the board how the students prepare and present the morning celebration videos each week...
MES Students of the Week, Oct. 10 (10/12/11)
Monett Elementary School has announced Students of the Week for Oct. 10. Pictured in the front row, from left, are: Jacqueline Tinoco and Josey Zinn. Back row: Matthew Fillinger, Marcus Young and Garrett Sanders. Not present for the photo was Andrew Greenlee...
Beverly Sippy (10/12/11)
Beverly J. Sippy, age 79, of Bartlesville, OK, formerly of Monett, pdied on Tuesday, Oct. 11, at the Sterling House Assisted Living Center in Bartlesville...
Ruby Sanders (10/12/11)
Ruby D. Sanders, age 100, of Washburn, died at 3 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 10. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 13, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial will be in Roller Cemetery, Washburn. Visitation will be held from 6 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
Stoney Heatherly (10/12/11)
Stoney Heatherly, age 85, of Exeter, died on Sunday, Oct. 9 at his home. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home and Crematory in Cassville.
Valerie Hayden (10/12/11)
Valerie (Davis) Hayden, age 41, of Cassville, died at 11:15 a.m. on Sunday, October 9. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15, in Mill Street Church of Christ, Cassville, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville, Missouri.
Clarice Haimbaugh (10/12/11)
Clarice Marie Haimbaugh, age 79, of Exeter, died on Sunday, Oct. 9 at the Willard Care Center. There are no services planned at this time. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home and Crematory in Cassville.
Mary Friar (10/12/11)
Mary Frances Friar, age 89, of Miller, died at 7:35 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 9 in the Lincoln Community Nursing Home in Lincoln. A funeral service was held at noon on Wednesday, Oct. 12 in the Morris-Leiman-Mosher Funeral Home in Miller and burial was in the Shiloh Cemetery...
Kelli Braden (10/12/11)
Kelli Rene Braden, age 51, of Monett, died on Saturday, Oct. 8 at her home. No services are planned at this time. Arrangements are under the personal care and direction of Buchanan Funeral Home in Monett.
Dale C. Bishoff (10/12/11)
Dale Cloyd Bishoff, 89, of Monett, Mo., died at 4:50 a.m. on Oct. 11, 2011, at Cox Monett Hospital. Mr. Bishoff was born on March 29, 1922 in Swissvale, Pa., the son of Harry J. and Hannah (Jones) Bishoff. He was a 1940 graduate of Wilkinsburg (Pa.) High School, a 1947 graduate of Penn State University and a 1950 graduate of Colgate-Rochester Divinity School in Rochester, NY. ...
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