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Stories from Monday, November 28, 2011

Habitat celebrates partner families (11/28/11)
It was a special evening of thanksgiving as the Monett/Purdy Habitat for Humanity Board of Directors, committee members and spouses hosted a Thanksgiving meal for the organization's five partner families. Gifts and food baskets were presented to the Brandi and Jody Cooper family, the Carrie and Fred Jobe family, the Sophia and Alberto Peralta family and the Guadalupe Castro family at the meal. The Michael Campbell family was unable to attend due to a prior commitment...
Getting a jump on holiday shopping (11/28/11)
Holiday season shopping has started off strong in Monett. Stores were busy Thursday night and through the day on Friday. According to shoppers, Monett's Walmart store was exceptionally full of customers for sales unveiled at 10 p.m. and midnight on Thanksgiving night...
Monett pet business attracts new owner (11/28/11)
The Pet Parlor, located at 101 S. Lincoln Ave., in Monett, is under new ownership. Parker Stumpff, of Cassville, is the new owner and groomer. The Pet Parlor was owned and operated by Connie Holland for approximately 20 years. When Holland decided to move to Arizona last summer she asked Parker's father, Donnie Stumpff to do an auction of her business and supplies. Donnie contacted his son about the opportunity, thinking Parker would be interested in the business...
R-6 board will not endorse Mexico trip (11/28/11)
The Pierce City R-6 Board of Education nixed a proposed plan for National Honor Society students to take a trip to Mexico next March. The club had proposed a service project to Colima, Mexico, where students would stay with the Para-Navarro family and make minor repairs to an elementary school about a block away from the host family's residence...
Holiday spirit (11/28/11)
Traffic has been steady through the Monett Chamber of Commerce's Festival of Lights at Monett's South Park. Judy Huffer drove a carload through on Friday night with her granddaughter, Felicia Velasquez, and her friend Dennis Honeycutt and his granddaughter, Anastasia. Volunteer "elves" handing out candy canes to festival visitors included Kaitlyn Nickell and Abby Patton. The Festival of Lights is open nightly through the last week in December...
Monett crews discuss projects (11/28/11)
Reports on work by Monett city crews provided insight on the latest activities around town during the November city council meeting on Monday. Mayor Jim Orr reported the street department has cleaned up the pole yard at South Park, south of the soccer field. Russ Balmas, street superintendent, said the fuel tank has been removed and donated to the Monett Speedway...
Bonnie Stewart (11/28/11)
Bonnie Louise Stewart, age 83, of Marionville, died at 12:35 p.m., on Friday, Nov. 18, at her home. Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3, in McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. Burial with military honors will be in Muncie Chapel Cemetery, Wheaton...
Ruby Stanley (11/28/11)
Ruby Lester Stanley, age 95, of Seligman, died at 8:25 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 26. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 29, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial will be in Gateway Cemetery, Gateway, Ark. Visitation will be held from 6 until 8 p.m. on Monday, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
Nancy Henbest (11/28/11)
Nancy Jean Henbest, age 78, of Cassville, died at 4:15 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 24. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 30, in Horner Cemetery, Cassville, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Visitation will be held from 6 until 8 p.m. Tuesday, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
Mary Higgs (11/28/11)
Mary Francis Higgs, age 103, of Pierce City, died at 7:06 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 26. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 29, in Pierce City First Baptist Church, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Exeter, Missouri...
Arthur Magnin (11/28/11)
Arthur Magnin, 91, of Purdy, Mo. passed away on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011 at his home. He was born on March 3, 1920 in Monett, the son of the late Felix and Julie (Cuendet) Magnin. He was united in marriage on Sept. 28, 1951 in Brazil, Ind. to Pauline Slatter. She preceded him in death on June 8, 1993...
Neal Gaydou (11/28/11)
Neal Whaley Gaydou passed from this life to his heavenly home on Nov. 25, 2011 at the Missouri Veteran's Home in Mt. Vernon where he had been a resident for the last two months. He was born in Monett, Mo. on Dec. 9, 1924 to Ed and Lynna Gaydou, who preceded him in death...
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