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Stories from Thursday, March 1, 2012

Topics vary at cattlemen's conference (03/01/12)
Beef producers heard a variety of strategies for improving farm operations during the 43rd annual Beef Cattlemen's Conference, held Feb. 21 at the National Guard Armory in Monett. Two presentations focused on bringing the next generation, known as Generation Y, into the farming business. ...
Family survives tornado strike (03/01/12)
Tragedy struck quickly and without warning for the Pendergrass family of Cassville. Shortly after 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, Kevin and Crystal Pendergrass' mobile home was flipped completely over with the couple and their two sons inside. Their home was one of four mobile homes completely destroyed by a tornado that touched down on Farm Road 1102 just north of Business 37 in Cassville...
Roaring River ritual attracts thousands to park (03/01/12)
The chill of winter was still in the air as dawn broke over Roaring River State Park this morning for the opening of trout season. Predictions of temperatures near 70 by midday may have encouraged later fishing and left the morning for the hearty enthusiasts...
Superintendent search underway (03/01/12)
The Monett R-1 Board of Education has moved forward on finding a successor for Superintendent Dr. John Jungmann and filled other vacancies at the regular February meeting. The board met Sunday and decided to seek applicants for the superintendent's job by posting notice of the vacancy on the district's website and to advertise statewide. Applications will be accepted through March 15. Interviews will follow and a successor will be named shortly thereafter...
Chamber prepares for annual meeting (03/01/12)
The Monett Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors passed its budget for the 2012-13 business year and prepared for the annual membership meeting during the board's February session. The 2012-13 budget called for income of $240,209 and expenses of $235,875. Executive Director Suzy McElmurry said both reflected a slight increase over the 2011-12 year...
Purdy's bench helps secure district win, girls advance (03/01/12)
The Purdy Eagles advanced to the Class 2, District 12 basketball championship game on Friday with a 50-43 victory over Liberal Wednesday night. "Our bench came up huge for us tonight," said Purdy coach Tommy Egan. "The starters struggled to hit shots and Brent (Cornman), Cameron (Terry) and Glen (Scott) came in and gave us a huge lift."...
Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction 2/29/12 (03/01/12)
Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 2/29/12 (03/01/12)
Missouri Weekly Hay Summary Week ending 03/02/12 (03/01/12)
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