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Stories from Thursday, October 20, 2011

A high-flying 70th birthday celebration event (10/20/11)
There are a number of things that people would love to achieve in their lifetime, but very few reach their goals. One local resident recently experienced something she never thought she would get to do in celebration of her 70th birthday. "I have always wanted to experience what an eagle or hawk would feel like in flight," said Jan Moore, of Monett...
Golden Age Games return to Monett Friday (10/20/11)
Plans are being completed for the 17th annual Missouri Health Care Association District IV Golden Age Games. Monett competitions will be held at the Monett High School from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21. Registration will be held at 9 a.m., and opening ceremonies will begin at 10 a.m. Games will also be held at Boliver on Friday, Oct. 28. The Mt. Grove games were held on Oct. 7. Participation will consist of 15 facilities with approximately 400 participants competing...
Ozark Festival Orchestra to salute veterans at Oct. 30 concert (10/20/11)
The Ozark Festival Orchestra will open its 32nd season with a concert salute to veterans at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30 at the Monett City Hall Auditorium in Monett. Under the baton of music director Ken Meisinger, the orchestra will play a number of familiar selections about America and the U.S. Armed Forces. Aaron Copland's "Variations on the Shaker Melody" from "Appalachian Spring" will open the concert, plus the "Suite #2" by Gustav Holst, originally written for military band...
PC school board awards contract for new building (10/20/11)
The Pierce City R-6 School District is one step closer to breaking ground on the new construction project after opening and awarding construction bids at a special meeting Tuesday night. Board members opted to offer the contract to Rich Kramer Construction, of Springfield. The company came in with the lowest base bid at $2,699,000 with a construction deadline of 245 days...
Cassville man injured in crash (10/20/11)
A Cassville man is in serious condition following a pedestrian accident yesterday on Highway 76 one mile east of Cassville. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the incident occurred at 9:10 p.m. when the driver of a 2002 Toyota, Suzanne Owings, 76, of Shell Knob, struck a pedestrian, Rickey J. Dodson, 46, of Cassville, in the roadway...
Local teams well represented in state volleyball rankings (10/20/11)
The 2011 Missouri High School Volleyball Coaches Association state rankings are listed below and were updated on Oct. 18. Team records are in parentheses. CLASS 1 1. Winona (26-4-2) 2. Eminence (28-4-1) 3. Lesterville (26-3-2) 4. Valle Catholic (20-4)...
Honors continue to roll in for Monett golfer (10/20/11)
Senior golfer at Monett High School, Jacob Fair, continues to collect honors and awards. Last week, Fair was named American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) HP Scholastic Junior All-American and this week Fair was recognized as Rolex Junior All-American, second team member...
Cubs soccer on a roll, winners of three straight (10/20/11)
By JARED LANKFORD The Monett Cubs soccer team is starting to peak at the right time of the year. The Cubs have won five of their last six games, including their last three contests. On Tuesday night, Monett downed Webb City 3-1. "It was another nice win. ...
The Show returns to Cassville this week (10/20/11)
Performances of the 19th annual The Show will be held at the Crowder College Cassville Campus Community Center at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20 and Saturday, Oct. 22 and 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 23. "The theme is '50s and '60s, which is always really popular because the crowd we appeal to came up through that music," said Greg Beck, The Show director. "This will not be a bee-bop and poodle skirt show though. That's why we called it 'The Way It Was.'...
Cassville Fall Fest on Saturday (10/20/11)
This weekend, area residents will don poodle skirts and tie-dyed shirts for the Cassville Area Chamber of Commerce's annual Fall Festival. The theme for this year's Chili and Salsa Cook-Off is 1950s and 1960s. "This is the biggest event our chamber puts on each year," said Mindi Artherton, chamber executive director. "Everyone should stop by, even for an hour, and take advantage of everything this event has to offer...
Julia Cooper (10/20/11)
Julia F. Cooper, age 92, of Eagle Rock, died at 7 a.m., on Tuesday, Oct. 18, at Medicalodge in Neosho. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., on Saturday, Oct. 22, in Roaring River Baptist Church, Eagle Rock, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial will be in Munsey Cemetery, Eagle Rock...
Edna Owens (10/20/11)
Edna J. Owens, age 94, of Wheaton, died at 9:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21, in McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. Burial will be in Arnhart Cemetery, near Purdy. Visitation will be held from 6 until 8 p.m. on Thursday, in McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton...
Wylma Swaffar (10/20/11)
Wylma Darlene Swaffar, age 81, of Purdy, MO, passed from this life at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011 while at the Webb City Health and Rehab Center in Webb City, MO. Wylma was born on Jan. 3, 1930 in Purdy, MO, the daughter of the late Porter DeWitt Swaffar and Verna Mae (Prier) Swaffar. ...
Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction Close for 10/19/11 (10/20/11)
Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 10/19/11 (10/20/11)
Carthage- Joplin Regional Stockyards: Feeder Cattle Auction Open for 10/17/2011 (10/20/11)
Missouri Weekly Hay Summary Week ending 10/21/11 (10/20/11)
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