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Stories from Thursday, November 10, 2011

R-1 Board hears Cubs will be "going global" (11/10/11)
Jan. 3, 2012, will be a big day at Monett High School. as the "One to the World: Cubs Going Global" initiative gets underway, revolutionizing teaching and learning at the high school. Principal David Steward, Assistant Superintendent Brad Hanson and technology trainer Melody Paige presented findings of the 21st Century Learning Task Force to the Monett R-1 Board of Education at the October board meeting. ...
Purdy's newest landmark transforms park (11/10/11)
What started as an oddly-shaped metal frame on a bare patch of property next to Purdy's City Hall has been transformed into an impressive two-tiered fountain, depicting what one might see in a natural rainforest. The fountain is a focal point in the new Purdy park, developed by local entrepreneur Ed Mareth, who is spearheading the Genesis Project, a revitalization effort to benefit the community...
Culinary creation (11/10/11)
Cindy Stephens finally took a break from helping manage the estimated 350 to 400 guests at the eighth annual Festival of Flavors Tuesday night to sample Shaun Bennett's Denali Dreams specialty, "Missouristroni" soup. Vendors representing over 15 area businesses offered bite-sized samples of their specialty entrees and desserts just in time for holiday feasting. ...
Broadway Nights celebrates two years (11/10/11)
Area residents will have the opportunity to celebrate the second anniversary of Broadway Nights in Monett on Friday, with many downtown merchants joining in the birthday theme of events. Downtown merchants will be open until 7 p.m. Seasonal fashions will be available in all the clothing stores. Many will have sales to clear summer inventory and offer specials on new items...
Turkey Trot to be held in Monett (11/10/11)
Monett's first annual Crosslines Turkey Trot, sponsored by Monett First United Methodist Church, will be held on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24. "The Community Kitchen and the First United Methodist Church wants to give back to the community," said Charlene Dart, associate pastor of the church. "By sponsoring the Turkey Trot, we are able to do that with all of the proceeds going to Crosslines...
Raises in Medicare will be short lived (11/10/11)
For the first time since 2009, area senior citizens will receive an increase in their benefits, but higher Medicare premiums may eat up a big chunk of it. Area seniors will receive a 3.6 percent raise in benefits, with Medicare Part B expected to take as much of one-fourth of the increase in raised premiums...
SWACC honors area veterans (11/10/11)
A Veterans Day ceremony was held on Thursday, Nov. 3 at the Southwest Area Career Center in Monett. The ceremony began with the Pledge of Allegiance and singing the National Anthem followed by the salute to the flags by the JROTC Color Guard. Pictured above are some of the veterans who were invited to the event, which included a full-course meal prepared and served by SWACC culinary arts students...
BC sheriff to increase seat belt enforcement (11/10/11)
The Barry County Sheriff's Department will increase enforcement of the state's seat belt law through an aggressive "Click It or Ticket" campaign on Nov. 18. The local sheriff's office is encouraging area motorists to buckle up for safety and to avoid a costly ticket...
BCA fun fair draws huge crowd (11/10/11)
Berean Christian Academy of Monett recently held its second annual Country Fun Fair with a crowd of around 500. This year included a Lion Prowl 5K run and a one-mile Cub Run that took place the morning of the fair. The 5K had 17 participants and the run attracted 14. ...
Grant will prepare fire departments to respond to disasters (11/10/11)
A series of grants awarded to the Springfield Fire Department (SFD) by the United States Department of Homeland Security will benefit Barry County residents. Several local fire districts have partnered with SFD to receive grant funds for special equipment and training that will help prepare volunteers to respond to disasters like the tornado that hit Joplin in May...
Stream testing continues through grant program (11/10/11)
By MELONIE ROBERTS To fulfill the requirements within the sub-grant, the Lawrence County Health Department is monitoring several locations of the Spring River and creeks and tributaries that run into Spring River within the county. Results indicate that some areas have higher e. coli counts than the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) recommended limits...
Smokers in Monett are at increased risk for COPD (11/10/11)
The average Monett resident takes about 21,600 breaths a day. These breaths are easy ones, without pain or stress. But for people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), simply breathing in and out can be very hard. November is National COPD Awareness Month. ...
Grief seminar planned (11/10/11)
An "Understanding Grief" and "Help for the Holidays" open seminar will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15 at St. John's Hospital-Aurora. The Tri-County Pregnancy Resource Center is partnering with Center for Life Coaching and Counseling and the Mercy St. John's Hospital in Aurora to bring a seminar on grief to the community. The seminar will focus on those that have suffered the loss of a loved one and give a brief summary of grief and then some tips on how to survive the holidays...
Verona High School Class celebrates 50th reunion (11/10/11)
The Verona High School Class of 1961 held its 50th reunion on Sept. 3 with 42 in attendance. Nineteen graduates out of 26 attended with four deceased. Six were in attendance who attended Verona High School but graduated at other schools. The class toured the new Verona facility with William Sweet, Verona superintendent, as the guide. ...
Monett High School Class of 1961 holds 50th reunion (11/10/11)
The Monett High School Class of 1961 held its 50th reunion on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. On Sept. 30, there was a get-together at the Dairy Queen and then the group attended the Monett-Aurora football game. On Oct. 1, a breakfast was held at Star's Restaurant followed by a visit to the Monett Historical Museum. Social hour was held at 4 p.m. at the Monett City Park Casino followed by a class meeting at 6:30 p.m. The banquet was held at 7 p.m...
Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction Close for 11/09/11 (11/10/11)
Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 11/9/11 (11/10/11)
Missouri Weekly Hay Summary Week ending 11/11/11 (11/10/11)
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