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Stories from Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Community Kitchen celebrates first anniversary (11/02/11)
The Community Kitchen is marking its one-year anniversary today, Nov. 2. "The Community Kitchen has been a definite success," said Charlene Dart, associate pastor of the First United Methodist Church of Monett and co-chairman of the kitchen. "This has proven that our community does have needs."...
Monett R-1 board reviews campus improvements (11/02/11)
The Monett R-1 Board of Education reviewed improvements at different campuses during the October meeting. Architect Pam Haldiman with Sapp Design Associates said the work at Monett Elementary School had been substantially completed. Crews for R.E. Smith Construction were now proceeding with a long punch list of finishing items...
New agent selected for Aurora License Office (11/02/11)
The Aurora License Office will soon have a new management team. The Mt. Vernon Area Community Foundation, a regional affiliate of the Community Foundation of the Ozarks, will be the new agent for the Aurora License Office. The winning bid was one of two submitted. The Aurora office will remain at its current location at 316 Church St...
Pierce City artists win awards at recent show (11/02/11)
Area artists were honored at the 16th annual Thomas Hart Benton Four State Regional Art Competition and Exhibit, which was held at Crowder College on Oct. 8. Area artists who won awards at the four-state contest were: Becky Golubski, of Pierce City, "Shakti," professional, third place; Robyn Cook, of Pierce City, "Wrong Way Down a One Way Street," excellence award in drawing; and Aubrey Donaldson, of Pierce City, "Untitled 1," student award...
Highest FFA honor to two Monettans (11/02/11)
Taylor Casey, daughter of Larry and Anna Long, of Monett, and Mark Mareth, son of Tom and Melinda Mareth, of Monett, received the American FFA Degree. Both students are members of the Monett FFA Chapter. Earning the degree means they were one of a select group of individuals recognized for years of academic and professional excellence...
Monett FFA undertakes patriotic effort (11/02/11)
The Monett FFA will be collecting items for Shoeboxes for Soldiers this Saturday, Nov. 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Monett Walmart Supercenter. Area residents are asked to help support the group's efforts to show troops serving overseas that American citizens care about them and want them to enjoy their Christmas far away...
Guilty plea entered in murder case (11/02/11)
The Arkansas man accused of killing the owner of a liquor store in Golden back in January of 2006 will not stand trial for first degree murder. Instead, Luke A. Trottier, 43, of Berryville, Ark., pleaded guilty to an amended charge of second degree murder and armed criminal action. ...
Monett Jaycees announce start of annual Thanksgiving basket drive (11/02/11)
The Monett Jaycees will collect food donations for Thanksgiving baskets from Nov. 7 through Nov. 20. The drive is one of the biggest of the year to assist less fortunate families in the Monett area. Donation boxes will be set up at Save-A-Lot, Ramey Supermarket and at the U.S. Bank branch at Sixth and Broadway...
Arely Salas (11/02/11)
Arely Linda Salas, age 6, of Monett, died at 2:42 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 31 at the Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. A funeral Mass, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora, will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Verona. Visitation will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. prior to the service in the church...
Bonnie Richardson (11/02/11)
Bonnie A. Richardson, age 85, of Oklahoma City, Okla. passed away on Oct. 26, 2011. Bonnie was born on April 11, 1926 to Don and Blanch Erwin, in Avilla, MO, later growing up in Wentworth, MO. She attended Wentworth and Pierce City schools. Bonnie married Harley Richardson, of Monett, MO on May 5, 1944...
Christina Lasswell (11/02/11)
Christina "Tenner" (Shoemaker) Lasswell, age 88, of Marionville, died on Saturday, Oct. 29 at the Ozark Methodist Manor. A funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 2 at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora with burial at the Clay Hill Cemetery...
Marty Boyd (11/02/11)
Marty Leon Boyd, age 44, of Cassville, Mo., passed away on Monday, Oct. 24, 2011, in Rocky Comfort, Missouri. He was born on March 10, 1967, in Bentonville, Ark., the son of Billy W. and Laveta "Tweedle" (Ellis) Boyd. Marty received his education at Southwest School in Washburn and East Newton High School. ...
Faye Bowman (11/02/11)
Faye Bowman, age 67, of Jenkins, died at 6:21 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30, in Cox South Hospital in Springfield. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 4, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial will be in Leann Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 until 7 p.m., on Thursday, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
Local couple weds (11/02/11)
Jim McCaffrey and Robin and Tim Brodie, of Monett, announce the marriage of their daughter, Kylie Fae, to Matthew Scott Whisman, son of Scott and Kim Whisman, of Monett. The wedding was held on July 16 with a small ceremony at New Site Baptist Church in Monett with Rev. Aaron Weibel officiating...
Dorcas Ladies hold meeting in October (11/02/11)
The Dorcas Ladies Aid met on Oct. 6. Judy Lehde, president, called the meeting to order and presented the welcome. The worship was given by Shirley Stanford on "Reformation" from Portals of Prayer. "A Mighty Fortress is Our God" was sung by the group with Nadine Obermann as the pianist...
Sallee to celebrate 100th (11/02/11)
Jim Sallee, of Mt. Vernon, will be celebrating his 100th birthday on Nov. 13. Jim was married to Lena Sallee for 74 years before she passed away two years ago. He is a retired dairy and hog farmer and minister. This will be the first birthday that Jim will not be in the woods for deer hunting season. ...
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