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Stories from Thursday, February 9, 2012

Let there be better light at ballfields (02/09/12)
The Monett Youth Baseball and Softball League (MYBSL) is ready to launch a massive fundraising effort and is in need of community support. The MYBSL, in cooperation with the City of Monett and the Monett R-1 School District, plans to replace the field lighting system at Monett's North Park Sports Complex...
Library to offer limited wireless (02/09/12)
The Barry-Lawrence Regional Library Board of Directors voted at its January meeting to move forward on requests to add wireless Internet service (wi-fi) at its two busiest branches. According to Director Gina Milburn, wireless access has been one of the most requested services from library customers. Lacking funds to install wireless Internet access at all of its branches, directors took a closer look at the challenge...
Scout spearheads worthy project (02/09/12)
Monett's 20-year-old aluminum Christmas tree decorations have received a new lease on life thanks to work spearheaded by Eagle Scout Tanner Courtney. "A couple of years ago I saw that the paint on all of the metal trees was chipping off," said Courtney...
Vision tests at center of state debate (02/09/12)
A debate in the Missouri General Assembly over vision testing for children has placed David Sater, 68th District state representative from Cassville, in the middle of two competing proposals. Legislation passed four years ago requiring incoming kindergarten students to get comprehensive eye examinations will expire in 2012. The effort to renew the legislation has run into a debate over cost...
JHA raises quarterly dividend (02/09/12)
A 10 percent increase in the quarterly dividend for Monett-based Jack Henry and Associates (JHA) has been authorized by the JHA Board of Directors. "This increase in our dividend is reflective of our ongoing commitment to generate a return on our stockholders' investment," said Kevin D. Williams, JHA chief financial officer...
Masons to sponsor MOCHIP event (02/09/12)
Registration for the Missouri Child Identification and Protection Program (MOCHIP) will be hosted by the Monett Masonic Lodge #129 AF&AM from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11. The lodge is located at 501 13th St. in Monett. MOCHIP is a comprehensive child identification and protection program designed to provide families a proactive means of preparation should their child or teen become missing. ...
Collecting license plates (02/09/12)
The Monett Chamber of Commerce's license office display of "Plates from the States" is growing. J
Empire District Electric reports 2011 earnings (02/09/12)
Empire District Electric Company has declared its quarterly dividend. For 2011, the company reported earnings increased by nearly 16 percent over 2010. At the Empire Board of Directors meeting on Feb. 2, a dividend of 25 cents per share was declared for stockholders of record on March 1. Dividends will be payable on March 15...
Monett building inspector makes Kiwanis presentation (02/09/12)
Details about operations in the City of Monett's Building and Zoning Inspector's office were shared with the Monett Kiwanis Club at last week's meeting. Building Inspector Wade Ennes said contractors bring their plans to Ennes' office for review of code compliance and storm water retention requirements...
New face at license bureau (02/09/12)
Erica Biliko, at center, has begun her new duties as part-time clerk at the Monett Chamber of Commerce's license office. She is shown serving customer Kathy Schoen, with some assistance from full-time clerk Adriana Salas, at right. [Times Photo by Murray Bishoff]...
TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONS (02/09/12)
The St. Mary's fifth grade boys basketball team, pictured above, won first place in the St. Ann's Tournament recently. Members of the team are from St. Mary's Catholic School in Pierce City and St. Lawrence's Catholic School in Monett. In the front row, from left, are: Mason Ballay, Zach Rosebaugh and Harry Finch. Second row: Trevor Moore, Jantzen Scott, Jude Rosebaugh and coach Ben Rosebaugh. Not pictured is Wayne Verhoff...
Pierce City sweeps a pair of wins from Sarcoxie (02/09/12)
It was a good night for Pierce City basketball Tuesday evening as the Eagles and Lady Eagles each downed Sarcoxie. In the boys game, Wayne Joe Sooter hit a 3-pointer from just inside half court as the buzzer sounded to lift the Eagles to an exciting 56-55 victory...
Cassville handles Monett Lady Cubs (02/09/12)
The Cassville Lady Wildcats used their interior size and crisp ball movement to earn a 46-24 victory over the Monett Lady Cubs Monday night. "Cassville did a good job of getting into the paint and finishing," said Monett Cubs coach Derrek Uhl. "I told the girls that we are getting better. It may not feel like it right now, but we are."...
Verona splits two with Wheaton (02/09/12)
The Verona Lady Wildcats got a 32-point performance from Tristan Carrasquillo and romped to a 53-13 victory over Wheaton Tuesday night. The Lady Wildcats led 19-3 at the end of the first quarter, 35-8 at halftime and 46-9 after three quarters of play...
Betty Crossland (02/09/12)
Betty Jean Crossland, 75, of Monett, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012 at Lacoba Nursing Center in Monett. She was born on March 13, 1936 in Mammoth Springs, Ark. the daughter of the late Bo and Anis (Swope) Adams. She was united in marriage on June 20, 1954 in Thayer, Mo. to Don Crossland, he survives...
Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction 2/08/12 (02/09/12)
Springfield - Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 2/8/12 (02/09/12)
Missouri Weekly Hay Summary Week ending 02/10/12 (02/09/12)
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