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Stories from Monday, November 14, 2011

Anonymous tip leads to capture of America's Most Wanted (11/14/11)
An anonymous tip on Sunday led Barry County Sheriff's deputies to a remote area near Mineral Springs to capture of one of America's Most Wanted felons, who has been on the run for over a decade. According to Sheriff Mick Epperly, James Willis Brown, a featured felon on the real-life crime show "America's Most Wanted," was located at a residence on Farm Road 1150 on Southern Acres Drive near Mineral Springs...
Purple Heart recipient speaks to Monett students (11/14/11)
Local veterans were honored guests at an assembly held last Friday at Monett High School in observance of Veterans Day. Guest speaker for the event was Army Staff Sgt. Paul Schmitz, Jr. Schmitz served two tours of duty in South Korea. He was stationed at Ft. Benning, Ga., and later at Ft. Lewis, Wash. Schmitz graduated Primary Leadership Course and Sniper School at Ft. Benning...
Collecting coats (11/14/11)
The annual Knights of Columbus coat drive will continue this year through Thanksgiving, according to Marion and Al Dohmen, Sr., owners of Top Hat Cleaners. Over 275 coats have been cleaned, repaired and distributed so far this year. "This year has been the biggest year ever," said Marion. "We are especially needing donations of children's and infant's clothing for the coming winter months." Coats may be dropped off at Top Hat Cleaners, located at 210 W. Broadway in Monett...
New daycare center now open in Monett (11/14/11)
It's a place that's all about kids - from birth to 10 years old, young guests at Tiny Hands Daycare will find something to expand their minds, occupy their time and fulfill their playful imaginations. Owned and operated by the mother-daughter duo of Mary and Ashley Denney, Tiny Hands Daycare is a licensed childcare center...
R-1 website attracting more traffic (11/14/11)
Reports on several programs run in the Monett R-1 School District were reviewed at the October meeting of the Board of Education. One of the priorities set by Superintendent Dr. John Jungmann when he joined the district was to make more extensive use of the district's website. Statistics from this fall show gains in that area...
Jerry Schad (11/14/11)
Jerry Dean Schad, 66, of Purdy, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011 at 7:55 a.m. at Freeman Hospital in Joplin. He was born on Nov. 18, 1944 in Cassville, MO, the son of the late Rudolph and Leona (Casper) Schad. He was united in marriage on Dec. 19, 1964 to Carolyn Laughlin at Stones Prairie Lutheran Church in Purdy, MO and she survives...
Harold Rooney (11/14/11)
Harold Glen Rooney, age 98, of Monett, MO, departed this life on Friday, Nov. 11, 2011 while at Lacoba Nursing Home in Monett. Harold was born on Sept. 11, 1913 in Joplin, MO, the son of the late Fred James Rooney, Sr. and Eva Marie (Miller) Rooney...
Pauline Martin (11/14/11)
Pauline Ruth Martin, age 70, of Monett, MO, passed away on Monday, Nov. 7, 2011, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield, MO. Pauline was born on May 26, 1941, in Omaha, NE, to Edward A. and Katherine A. (Stolte) Morse. She managed convenience stores in the area for many years and was of the Lutheran faith...
Lillian Johnson (11/14/11)
Lillian Marie Sexton Johnson, age 86, of Santa Ana, Calif., formerly of Miller, died at 9:55 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 8, in her home. A graveside service, under the direction of the Morris-Leiman-Mosher Funeral Home will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at the Shiloh Cemetery northeast of Miller...
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