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Stories from Thursday, December 1, 2011

Library branch meetings planned (12/01/11)
The Barry-Lawrence Regional Library Board listened to a plan developed by Director Gina Milburn to integrate staff and improve facilities at different branches. Milburn told the board at its November meeting that she planned to hold meetings with supervisors at different branches every six weeks. ...
Special season (12/01/11)
December brings the colors and spectacle of the holiday season. December Calendar Girl Chloe Ridgley got into the spirit at Kay's Floral Affair in Monett. The daughter of Nancy Ridgley and Frank Ridgley, Chloe is a busy senior at Monett High School. ...
Christmas wishes (12/01/11)
The Dacy Foundation in Pierce City is sponsoring its first Christmas Wish Tree for children in need who live in the Pierce City R-6 District. The tree is at Sterling's Dry Goods, located at 104 W. Commercial St. in Pierce City. Tags designating whether the recipient is a boy or girl, along with a list of gifts they would like to receive, have been placed on the tree. ...
Holiday DWI efforts planned in Monett (12/01/11)
Holiday parties and get-togethers are no excuse for drinking and driving, and the Monett Police Department will reinforce that statement by participating in a statewide holiday DWI enforcement campaign. From Dec. 5 through Dec. 12, Monett police officers will increase enforcement efforts with a focus on reducing deaths and injuries caused by drunk drivers...
Local animal hospital hosts annual toy drive (12/01/11)
Monett Veterinary Hospital is currently conducting its annual holiday toy drive. Toys will be collected at the facility through Wednesday, Dec. 14. "It is always a special time for us when we load up the truck with toys every year," said Dr. Herrin, who owns the animal hospital. "My staff and I really enjoy participating in this, and our friends and clients always amaze us with their generosity. We look forward to this every year."...
Pierce City Police Department safety check nets 15 violations (12/01/11)
Members of the Pierce City Police Department conducted a safety checkpoint on Friday, Nov. 18, with good results. The checkpoint took place from 10 p.m. until 12 a.m. and resulted in 13 summons issued and two arrested on outstanding warrants. A total of 195 vehicles passed through the checkpoint...
Funding help now available to replace BarCo septic systems (12/01/11)
Funding is now available to help more Barry County residents finance septic system replacement projects. Ozarks Water Watch (OWW) has received a $1 million grant from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources to establish a grant and loan program designed to improve and protect water quality in the upper White River basin watershed by assisting homeowners with the cost of replacing failing onsite septic systems...
Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction Close for 11/30/11 (12/01/11)
Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 12/1/11 (12/01/11)
Missouri Weekly Hay Summary Week ending 12/02/11 (12/01/11)
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