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Stories from Friday, March 16, 2012

Public administrator to retire this year (03/16/12)
After 12 years in office, Barbara White, public administrator, will retire this year. White's term will expire on Dec. 31, and she does not plan to re-file for office. "I am proud that I had the opportunity to help people," said White. "I have really enjoyed seeing the smiles on their faces. I've been able to help them budget their money so that they can have the things they want."...
Morrow trailer park cleared for parking (03/16/12)
SPRING IS BUSTING OUT (03/16/12)
In the sudden warm weather over the past week, the Bradford pear trees around Monett burst out in buds in a matter of days and exploded into full bloom this week. The line of trees between U.S. Bank and UMB Bank on Broadway show the rich display of flowers that make the Bradford pears so popular this time of year...
Improvement project to be completed at RRSP (03/16/12)
The Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is working to improve services at Roaring River State Park by completing a new water line construction project this summer. "Our goal is to have the primary project completed prior to Memorial Day weekend so we can provide a quality experience to all our visitors throughout the busy season," said Bill Bryan, director of Missouri State Parks, a division of the Missouri DNR...
Monett City Council addresses personnel matters at Feb. meeting (03/16/12)
The Monett City Council addressed two personnel-related issues at a special meeting held on Tuesday. Russ Balmas, sanitation superintendent, was named the city's new representative to the Southwest Missouri Solid Waste Management District. Balmas succeeds City Administrator Dennis Pyle in the post. Pyle will continue as the city's alternate...
Event to benefit local Drug Court (03/16/12)
The Cassville First Baptist Church's Women's Ministry will sponsor its second Abundant Blessings Tea at the Family Life Center in Cassville on April 21. The event, which benefits Barry County Drug Court, will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Barry County Drug Court is an intensive court-supervised drug treatment program for non-violent offenders who have drug or alcohol abuse problems. ...
Monett Police Department announces Feb. statistics (03/16/12)
Officers with the Monett Police Department responded to 1,617 incidents, not including 911 calls, during the month of February, along with eight collisions involving 15 vehicles. Two injury wrecks were documented, along with 15 vehicles damaged during February. Two people were injured...
Purdy's Addy Roller selected for national contest (03/16/12)
The American Family Insurance High School Slam Dunk and 3-Point Selection Tour descended on Purdy High School on Thursday to announce that Addy Roller will compete in the National High School 3-Point and Slam Dunk Competition in New Orleans, La., during the NCAA Division I Men's Final Four...
Athletes named to Academic All-State teams (03/16/12)
Monett, Pierce City, Purdy and Southwest softball squads were named to the Missouri State Fast-Pitch Softball Coaches Association Academic All-State honor rolls this week. The Missouri State Fast-Pitch Softball Coaches Association recognizes student athletes and teams for their academic success in the classroom by awarding an Academic All-State award to both teams and individual student athletes...
Students mark National Lutheran Week (03/16/12)
The students at Trinity Lutheran School in Freistatt celebrated National Lutheran Week from March 4 through March 10. The theme was "Securing Each Child's Future - Equipped." On Monday the students dressed as their favorite sports team and played games. ...
Area school/Senior Menus for March 19-23 (03/16/12)
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: French toast sticks, cereal or oatmeal. Lunch: 1. Chicken tenders. 2. Asian wrap. 3. Popcorn chicken chef salad with WG breadsticks...
Duane MacDonald (03/16/12)
Duane Thomas MacDonald, age 58, of Shell Knob, died at 1:27 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6. Visitation will be held from 1 until 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 17, in Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob.
Irma Flowers (03/16/12)
Irma Minnie Flowers, age 94, of Lacoba Nursing Home in Monett, Mo., passed away at 11:44 p.m. on Wednesday, March 14, 2012, at Cox-South Hospital in Springfield, Mo. Irma was born on February 21, 1918, in Monett, the daughter of Fred William Meyer and Alma Helen (Lampe) Meyer. ...
Highlandville -CRS Sale's Company : Monthly Sheep and Goat Auction for 03-15-12 (03/16/12)
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