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Stories from Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Water outage in Pierce City prompts voluntary boil advisory from City Hall (03/28/12)
Pierce City is under a voluntary boil order due to a mechanical failure in the water system. According to City Clerk Julie Johnson, city wells are checked daily, and some time after the check on Tuesday, fuses blew on the south water tower, shutting down the well...
R-1 Board discusses performing arts center (03/28/12)
The possibility of adding a performing arts center at Monett High School emerged as the Monett R-1 Board of Education discussed facilities at the March meeting. Superintendent Dr. John Jungmann said ideas from architect Pam Haldeman, with Sapp Design Associates, about a storm shelter, suggested new possibilities. ...
Voluntary boil order issued in Pierce City (03/28/12)
Pierce City is under a voluntary boil order due to a mechanical failure in the water system. According to City Clerk Julie Johnson, city wells are checked daily, and some time after the check on Tuesday, fuses blew on the south water tower, shutting down the well...
On your marks, get set, hunt eggs (03/28/12)
Around 200 area youngsters attended the Monett Jaycees' Easter egg hunt on Saturday at South Park. Children were divided into four age categories and raced to collect as many of the candy-filled eggs as possible. [Times Photo by Jared Lankford]
In concert (03/28/12)
Popular local recording artist Michaela Wallace will be performing in Springfield this Saturday, March 31 at the Believe in Girls Expo in Springfield. The talented Monett teen will perform on the main stage during the expo, which will be held from 11 a.m. ...
Bikers Against Cancer ride for a cure (03/28/12)
A Monett native will soon be taking to the road to live his dream and make a difference in the ongoing fight against cancer. Rick Kackley, who graduated Monett High School in 1971, is fulfilling one of the goals on his "bucket list." Kackley will take a motorcycle journey from Dallas, Texas, on March 30, travel to the California coast and up the Pacific Coast Highway until he reaches the Sequoia National Forest and views the mighty redwoods of northern California...
News in Brief (03/28/12)
The Monett High School Class of 1957 will hold a reunion planning meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 29 at Mocha Jo's, located at 404 Broadway in Monett. For more information, call Sara Parker at 417-342-4243. Silver Teens will meet at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 5 at the Monett Senior Citizens Center on Dairy Street for a potluck supper. Those attending are asked to bring a dish. For more information, call 235-9978...
Pierce City opens season with wins (03/28/12)
The Pierce City Eagles baseball team opened the 2012 season with back-to-back victories. On Monday, the Eagles routed Exeter 24-0 and then defeated Sarcoxie 9-5 Tuesday night. "We're a young team and getting two victories to start our season is huge," said Pierce City coach Darin Henderson. "We know we have room to improve. We just need to put in the work."...
Monett falls in opening games (03/28/12)
The Monett Cubs baseball team's start to the baseball season has been anything but smooth. The Cubs fell 11-1 to McDonald County on Saturday. "We made some beginning-of-the-season mistakes against the Mustangs," said Calhoun. "The mistakes are correctable, and I am confident that we will improve throughout the season. We are young and inexperienced but have good attitudes and are coachable. I am looking forward to our improvement as the season continues."...
Monett falls in opening games (03/28/12)
The Monett Cubs baseball team's start to the baseball season has been anything but smooth. The Cubs fell 11-1 to McDonald County on Saturday. "We made some beginning-of-the-season mistakes against the Mustangs," said Calhoun. "The mistakes are correctable, and I am confident that we will improve throughout the season. We are young and inexperienced but have good attitudes and are coachable. I am looking forward to our improvement as the season continues."...
Monett track team takes fourth place in meet (03/28/12)
The Monett track team took fourth place in the eight-team McDonald County Relays on Friday. "I was very proud of our team's effort," said Monett track coach Kelly George. "We scored points in 10 events. We need to continue to build off this great start to help improve our team score."...
SKILLS WINNERS (03/28/12)
On Feb. 24 the Southwest Area Career Center sent SkillsUSA state vice president Tyler Lowery, pictured at right, to meet with the Purdy FFA officer team and Ryan Best, National FFA president, pictured at left. The students were able to discuss the various similarities and differences between SkillsUSA and the FFA...
Voice for Life contest (03/28/12)
St. Lawrence Catholic School students recently competed at the diocesan level of the Voice for Life contest. The students learned about Saint Padre Pio. Pictured above, from left, are: Abby Apostol, second grade, who won second place in the coloring contest; Katie Smith, third grade, who won second place in the poster contest; and Karmen DePriest, sixth grade, who won first place in the poetry contest...
Awards ceremony held at national park (03/28/12)
The George Washington Carver National Park hosted an awards ceremony on Saturday, March 10 for its annual art and essay contest. Approximately 400 students, family members, teachers and park VIPs were present to recognize the work of area fourth graders. Two students from St. Lawrence Catholic School received honorable mention awards during the presentation, and they are pictured above. From left, are Joseph Semerad, art and Ashley Freiburger, essay...
MES Students for March 19 (03/28/12)
Monett Elementary School has announced Students of the Week for March 19. Pictured in the front row, from left, are: Mercedes VanWie, Addison Ginther and Meghan Long. Back row: Juan Cruz, Breydon Miller, Kenna Schatte and Jasmine Meza.
MIS sixth grade Cubs for February (03/28/12)
Monett Intermediate School has announced sixth grade Cubs of the Month for February. Pictured in the front row, from left, are: Jason Ehrhardt, Andrea Canales and Mike Tsai. Back row: Kelsey Pedersen, Tyler Allcock and Evan Lauderdale. Not present for the picture was Brisa Meza...
MIS fifth grade Cubs for February (03/28/12)
Monett Intermediate School has announced fifth grade Cubs of the Month for February. Pictured in the front row, from left, are: Connor Henry, Maddi Coones and Camera Myers. Back row: Adriana Ramirez, Mariana Serrano, Alyssa Williams, Paige Daniel and Madelyn Milburn...
Purdy Elementary announces honor roll (03/28/12)
Purdy Elementary School has announced its honor roll for the third quarter of the 2011-12 school year. Third graders named to the All-A Honor Roll are: Drew Graham, Clay Henderson, Connie Lee, Audrey Lowe, Kinsley Mattingly, Lauren Schallert, Macy Terry, Rylee Boyd, Jaci Moore, Eduardo Rodriguez, Andres Aldaba, Bailey Aust, Erik Cruz, Daniela Hernandez, Paul Oldnettle and Anna Pippin...
SkillsUSA has awards ceremony (03/28/12)
SkillsUSA District contests for Southwest Area Career Center students and teachers were held in February. SWACC held a special awards ceremony in a morning and afternoon session on March 6. Award winners from the a.m. class are pictured above. In the front frow, from left, are: Jorie Nichols, Emma Verstraete and Tarek Masri. ...
PC Middle School names its third quarter honor roll students (03/28/12)
The Pierce City Middle School has announced its All-A and A/B honor rolls for the third quarter. Students named to the All-A honor roll from sixth grade are: Bill Ashley, Ragan Blinzler, Hunter Hatfield, Christen Henderson, Connor Henderson, Bobbi Keith, Kali Stow, Tyler Stow, Libbey Strickler, Katie Timbrook and Aric Zabala...
Purdy Middle School announces 2011-12 third quarter honor roll (03/28/12)
The Purdy Middle School has announced its honor roll students for the third quarter of the 2011-12 school year. Fifth graders named to the All-A Honor Roll are: Avery Hancock, Emma Harkey, Kyler Propps, Hannah Reid, Colby Robbins, Bayleigh Schad, Mason Schallert and Olivia Thomas...
Orpha Parker (03/28/12)
Orpha Beatrice Parker, age 93, of Cassville, died at 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 24. Burial will be held in Highland Memorial Gardens, Des Moines, Iowa. Local arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville, Missouri.
Mary Hartmann (03/28/12)
Mary Alice Hartmann, age 104, passed away peacefully on Saturday morning on March 24, 2012 at Camelot Nursing Home in Farmington. Mary was born on Dec. 8, 1907 at the family farm near Bloomsdale, Mo., to Joseph and Josephine Trautman, the first of seven children...
Homer Essary (03/28/12)
Homer Lee Essary, age 60, of Aurora, died on Sunday, March 25. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 28, in Mars Hill Cemetery, Scholten, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville, Missouri.
Spring wedding planned (03/28/12)
Mr. and Mrs. Ken Lawrence, of Springfield, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Brooke Lawrence, to Nathan Aldrich, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Aldrich, of Springfield. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Beverly Roetto, of Monett, and the late Martin Roetto. Nathan and Brooke will graduate from the St. Louis College of Pharmacy with doctorate of pharmacy degrees in May. A spring wedding in Springfield is being planned...
Couple to celebrate 60th anniversary (03/28/12)
Everett Allred and Nadine Moudy were united in marriage on April 5, 1952, in Bentonville, Ark. The couple have two children, John and his wife, Melody, of Purdy, and Ron and his wife, Esther, of Moberly; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. A celebration is planned at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 8 at the Purdy Community Center...
Monett Library News (03/28/12)
The Monett Branch Library has several events planned for April. The first will be a special "Easter Bunny" themed Storytime with a visit from the Easter Bunny at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 4. Children of all ages are invited to attend. The library will celebrate "National Library Week" from April 8 through April 14 with several activities, including a "Bookmark Designing Contest" for children and teens. ...
Monettan sends off president (03/28/12)
Senior Airman Jared Caton, a 2004 Monett High School graduate and son of Richard and Donna Caton, of Monett, is serving in the U.S. Air Force as an air traffic controller at the Osan Air Force Base in South Korea. On Tuesday, Caton experienced a high point in his military service, sending President Barack Obama and Air Force One on the way back to the United States from the G-20 summit meeting. ...
Springfield Livestock Marketing Center: Special Dairy Sale for 3/27/12 (03/28/12)
Buffalo - Buffalo Livestock Market: Monthly Sheep and Goat Auction for 03/27/12 (03/28/12)
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