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Stories from Thursday, February 23, 2012

New steakhouse to open in Monett (02/23/12)
Monett area residents will soon have a new place to dine. The Family Room, located at 641 W. Highway 60 in Monett, is opening its doors on Thursday, March 1 and will offer a warm and welcoming atmosphere where diners can enjoy an upscale meal. For owner Jami Lawrimore, of Pierce City, it is a dream come true...
Sweethearts dinner for Wheaton Historical Society (02/23/12)
The Wheaton Historical Society and Wheaton Depot Museum held their sixth annual Sweetheart Dinner on Feb. 11 at the Wheaton School Technology Center. The dinner was a sellout, and the crowd was treated to a special evening. The round tables draped with beautiful red table cloths were each decorated by women of the society who furnished their own fine china and silver...
Council could expand after town hits 10,000 (02/23/12)
Monett's three-person city government of a mayor and two commissioners will expand to five people in the future, according to information released at the February Monett City Council meeting. The topic was raised by Deborah Schoen, whose husband, Stephen Schoen, is running for a city council seat in the April 3 election. Schoen said research into Monett's commission form of government led to Chapter 78 of Missouri Revised Statutes...
Mardi Gras in Monett (02/23/12)
Where do N'Awlins folk go for real Cajun food? The Bayou Steakhouse in Monett, Missouriana, of course. These guests from Gretna, La., not only stopped in for some authentic down-on-the-Bayou cooking, but stayed to celebrate an ancient French Catholic tradition, Mardi Gras on Tuesday night. ...
FFA president's speech inspires (02/23/12)
Monett High School FFA students were treated to a special presentation on Tuesday from National FFA President Ryan Best. In his speech, Best, who hails from New Mexico, urged students to resist allowing bad situations to define their futures. Best spoke of being a freshman at the District FFA convention and reciting the FFA creed...
"No parking" signs ordered in Freistatt (02/23/12)
The Freistatt Board of Trustees stepped up efforts to preserve village sidewalks by ordering signs to be posted. the action took place during the board's February meeting. Problems have persisted, particularly in the vicnity of Trinity Lutheran Church and Trinity Lutheran School, with vehicles parking on sidewalks after trustees passed an ordinance banning parking on the walkways in 2011. Village streets have no curbs, making it unclear to some motorists where to stop...
MCF makes change to grant policy (02/23/12)
The Monett Community Foundation has announced a change in its procedure for accepting grant applications. According to Mark Nelson, president of the community foundation's board of governors, grants will be awarded in April and October of each year. Applications will be accepted in February and March and again in August and September...
Filing for county office set to begin (02/23/12)
Next Tuesday, will mark the first day candidates are eligible to file for Barry County office in the August primary election. Candidates will file on the Democrat or Republican tickets for the following open positions: southern commissioner, northern commissioner, sheriff, assessor, coroner, public administrator and surveyor...
Open house to be held at Haven (02/23/12)
Haven of the Ozarks will host an open house at the new Barbara Williams Training Center from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25. The Barbara Williams Training Center will offer basic obedience classes. Pet owners are invited to enroll in the seven-session course, which will cost $89...
Soloists to perform Sunday (02/23/12)
Purdy's Addy Roller is in a class by herself (02/23/12)
Twitter, area papers and sports chat rooms around the state were buzzing last week when Purdy's Addy Roller set the state record for 3-pointers made in a career. Roller surpassed the mark of 285 that was established by Michelle Holman, of Dadeville...
Team effort carries Cubs to win (02/23/12)
Eight different Monett players scored as the fifth-seeded Cubs upset Reeds Spring, the fourth seed, 60-45 on Tuesday night in the opening round of the Class 4, District 12 tournament. "It was a great night, and I am proud of the job the team did tonight," said Monett coach Ty Goetz. "The boys executed our game plan. On defense, we held them to one shot and offensively, we worked for good shots."...
Cassville ends Monett's season (02/23/12)
Cassville prevailed 35-23 over Monett in the end, but it wasn't an easy win for the Lady Wildcats in opening round of the Class 4, District 12 districts on Monday night. The battle marked the fourth time the Big 8 Conference foes had tangled this season. The Lady Wildcats had won the previous three meetings by an average of 19 points...
Wheaton comes back to beat Purdy 75-64 (02/23/12)
A stirring third-quarter comeback lifted Wheaton into the lead and propelled the Bulldogs to a 75-64 Ozark 7 Conference win over the visiting Purdy Eagles on Monday night. Sean Goostree scored 30 points in a victory that kept the Bulldogs in the hunt for a conference championship...
Norma Allen (02/23/12)
Norma Jean (Randolph) Allen, age 84, of Monett, died at 10:50 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 20. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25, in Oak Hill Cemetery, Carrollton, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville, Missouri.
Daniel Anderson (02/23/12)
Daniel Anderson, age 62 of Verona, died on Sunday Feb. 19, at his home in Verona. Graveside services will be held on Friday, Feb. 24 at 10 a.m. at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Springfield. Arrangements are under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett...
Mary Reeves (02/23/12)
Leroy Earll (02/23/12)
Leroy Earll, age 67, of Pierce City, Mo., died on Monday, Feb. 20, at 4:45 a.m. in his home with family at his bedside. He was born on July 13, 1944 in Nevada, Mo. to William Earnest and Viola Gene (Perry) Earll. Leroy lived in Missouri most of his life. ...
SWEETHEARTS DINNER (02/23/12)
The Wheaton Historical Society and Wheaton Depot Museum held their sixth annual Sweetheart Dinner on Feb. 11 at the Wheaton School Technology Center. Among the guests were Cherry and Ann Warren, of Exeter, and Doug and Bernadine Hobson, of Monett, pictured above. ...
Christian women's conference to be held at Aurora church (02/23/12)
A Christian women's conference will be held at Harvest Fellowship Church in Aurora on Friday, Feb. 24 and Saturday, Feb. 25. The Kevin Esterline Gospel Bluegrass Band from Lockwood will perform on Friday. Belinda Owens, missionary in South America, will serve as the guest speaker...
Committee reports given at Dorcas Ladies Aid meeting (02/23/12)
The Dorcas Ladies Aid met on Feb. 2 in the fellowship hall at Trinity Lutheran School. Judy Lehde, president, called the meeting to order and gave the welcome to 19 members and one guest. The Christian Growth Committee presented the worship and program. ...
Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction 2/22/12 (02/23/12)
Springfield - Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 2/22/12 (02/23/12)
Missouri Weekly Hay Summary Week ending 02/24/12 (02/23/12)
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