Toys for Tots drive (12/09/11)
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Stories from Friday, December 9, 2011
Toys for Tots drive (12/09/11)
Deployed but not forgotten (12/09/11)
The shoeboxes are packed and on their way to soldiers serving overseas, thanks to the dedicated efforts of volunteers from across the Ozarks. Barry and Lawrence county area residents donated over 400 shoeboxes for this year's Shoeboxes for Soldiers Christmas campaign. The local effort is orchestrated by a retired first sergeant from the Barry County area, who is passionate about this project but wishes to remain anonymous...
Candle-lighting service supports families after loss of a child (12/09/11)
The Monett community will join The Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candle Lighting project supporting families after the loss of a child. Held annually, this special candle-lighting service unites family and friends around the globe as they light candles for one hour to honor and remember children who have died at any age from any cause...
MES Students of the Week Dec. 5 (12/09/11)
Monett Elementary School has announced Students of the Week for Dec. 5. Pictured in the front row, from left, are: Amelia Freiburger and JJ Cavazos. Back row: Phalen Fryling, Jose Martinez and Hayden Garrison.
MHS Nov. Students of the Month (12/09/11)
Monett High School has announced November Students of the Monet. Pictured in the front row, from left, are: Bobby Mobley and Leanna Marion, seniors; and Stephanie Schumacher and Garrett Maxey, juniors. Back row: Nathan Webb and Kiersten Harper, freshmen; and Kara Hopkins and Tom Younker, sophomores...
DeWater receives state award (12/09/11)
Shanna DeWater, of Springfield has been selected to receive the State of Missouri Excellence Award from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). DeWater was nominated and selected because of her activities and efforts that are improving advanced practice registered nursing in Missouri. She will be formally presented with the award at the Academy's National Conference to be held in June 2012 in Orlando, Fla...
School/Senior Menus Dec. 12-16 (12/09/11)
CENTRAL PARK AND MONETT ELEMENTARY Key: SC - Smart Choice entree item (16 grams of fat or less.) HM - Homemade fresh in the Opaa! Kitchen. WG - Whole Grain item. Monday - Breakfast: Pancake griddle sandwich, cereal or oatmeal. Lunch: 1. Chicken nuggets. 2. 3 cheese grilled cheese. 3. Popcorn chicken chef salad w/WG breadsticks...
Cora McKnight (12/09/11)
Cora Ann McKnight, age 56, of Mt. Vernon, died at 1:41 p.m. at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 11, in the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home with visitation from 1 p.m. until service time.
Fern Jones (12/09/11)
Fern Delight Jones, age 90, of Mt. Vernon, formerly of Miller, died at 5:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7, at the Lawrence County Manor in Mt. Vernon, A funeral services was at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 9, at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Burial was in the Miller Memorial Gardens Cemetery...
Julia Dietsch (12/09/11)
Julia Ann Dietsch, age 84, of Frederick, Md., formerly of Monett, died on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011 at College View Nursing Home in Frederick. Julia was born on June 21, 1927 in Kansas City, Kan. to Walter E. and Julia Walthour Cree. Julia was a loving wife, mother, a member of the United Methodist Church and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star for more than 50 years...