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Stories from Friday, April 13, 2012

Monett R-1 Board reorganizes after election (04/13/12)
The Monett R-1Board of Education reorganized on Wednesday and elected Marty Scabarozi as the new board president. Scabarozi is in the third year of her second term on the board. Dr. J.D. Roberts, who has served as board president for the past two years, indicated he did not was to run again for the leadership position...
Area teens win the robotics "superbowl" (04/13/12)
A local 4-H Club has won what amounts to the "superbowl" of high school robotics competitions -- the FIRST 2012 Robotics Competition (FRC). For the second year, Bit by Bit 4-H #3784 FIRST robotics team won the regional competition held March 1 and 2 at Hale Arena in Kansas City. They advanced to worldwide competition, which will take place April 25-28 at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis...
PC water issue is explained (04/13/12)
Members of the Pierce City Board of Aldermen were updated on the status of the well malfunction that occurred in late March during the council's regular April meeting. Mayor Allen Stockton said the fuse at the south water tower blew sometime after workers made their final check of the evening on March 28, causing the well to shut down...
Citizens can track BarCo sheriff's call logs (04/13/12)
The Barry County Sheriff's Office has added a new feature to its official website, which can be found at www.barrycountysheriff.com. The weekly call volume and the number of reports filed for the county is now located under the "press releases" tab on the website...
Cruisin' on Broadway (04/13/12)
Vintage vehicles returned to Monett last Friday for the First Friday Cruise-In, sponsored by Denali Dreams. Leo Abramovitz, of Aurora, sits with his 1923 T-Bucket, one of many classic cars on display for viewing along Broadway. [Times Photo by Murray Bishoff]...
Drury to host workshop for non-profits (04/13/12)
By Murray Bishoff A seminar for people running not-for-profit organizations will be hosted by Drury University on Thursday, April 26 in Monett. "Speak Up, Get Noticed" is billed as a strategic communication training session for non-profit professionals. The four-hour session is designed to help educators as well as healthcare, faith-based or other professionals working in charitable organizations...
Thieves steal pieces of history (04/13/12)
A pair of bold thieves stole a historic 1938 military uniform, and information about the man who wore it, from the Lawrence County Courthouse in Mt. Vernon last Friday afternoon. "The items were taken from a historic display at the courthouse," said Lawrence County Sheriff Brad DeLay. "The thieves also took an extra-wide 1918 Liberty Loan framed photo from the display."...
Main Street Feed earns state award (04/13/12)
Main Street Feed, Inc. in Monett has received the 2011 Excellence in Compliance Award from the Missouri Department of Agriculture. The award recognizes excellence in maintaining consistency and accuracy on feed sample guarantees in 2001. "We commend Main Street Feed for their success in meeting label guarantee claims for nutritional values," said Dr. Jon Hagler, Missouri director of agriculture...
News in Brief (04/13/12)
A spaghetti dinner will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on April 19 at the Hobbs-Anderson American Legion Hall, 717 E. Broadway in Monett. The cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children under 12. Carryout is available. Proceeds will go toward the Legion youth programs...
Inaugural youth golf clinic coming to Monett's Field of Dreams range (04/13/12)
It has been said that golf is a "game of a lifetime." You can begin playing at an early age and still enjoy the sport when you are advanced in years. Brett Bailey developed a love of golf at a very early age and with the aid of several friends established the Golf Benefit Fund, an organization that helps area a youth participate in sports programs and allows kids to have fun while learning a sport...
Purdy Eagles rout Sarcoxie Bears 18-2 (04/13/12)
The Purdy Eagles baseball team sent 15 batters to the plate in the first inning, scoring 10 runs on five hits to propel them to an 18-2 victory over Sarcoxie Thursday night. "We were patient and got off to a hot start," said Purdy coach Joshua Hughes. "I was really proud of the way we competed."...
SBU announces honor roll (04/13/12)
Area students were named to the winter 2011 Southwest Baptist University honor roll in Bolivar. Among the honored students are: Angela Bennett, Mikayla Bennett, Deborah Breon, Brendon Cox, Jennifer Frazier, Cameren Hawkins, Micah Miller and Carissa Willey, all of Monett; Kimberly Glassco, of Freistatt; Devin Hillman and Shauntel Metcalf, of Aurora; Catherine Tipton, Joseph Trokey and Julia Trokey, all of Mt. ...
FFA convention to be held in Columbia (04/13/12)
FFA members from across the state will meet in Columbia on April 19 and 20 to honor fellow members for outstanding achievements, to conduct association business, to elect new officers and to participate in leadership workshops at the 84th Missouri FFA Convention...
MHS March Students of the Month (04/13/12)
Monett High School has announced March Students of the Month. Pictured in the front row, from left, are: Tyler Webb, senior; and Delann Eden and Luis Medrano, juniors. Back row: Zach Hammond and Brooke Madison, freshmen; and Breanna Homfeldt and Eddie Aceves, sophomores. Not present for the picture was Jessica Schad, senior...
SCHOLAR BOWL CHAMPS (04/13/12)
The academic team from Trinity Lutheran School in Freistatt enjoyed its own version of "March Madness" in claiming the state championship of the Lutheran Sports Association of Missouri's 2012 Scholar Bowl held on March 24 in Jackson. The team competed against 19 other academic teams from Lutheran schools across Missouri. ...
Area school and senior menus for April 16-20 (04/13/12)
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: Pancakes, cereal or oatmeal. Lunch: 1. Cheeseburger. 2. Mozzarella dunkers. 3. Popcorn chicken chef salad w/WG breadsticks...
Sylvia Hultgren (04/13/12)
Sylvia Louise Hultgren, age 95, passed peacefully into the arms of Jesus on April 9, 2012. Sylvia was born on May 1, 1916 to Floyd Noble McIntosh and Anna Maude Albright McIntosh in Purdy, Mo. Sylvia attended school in Purdy where she was valedictorian of her high school graduating class in 1933 and went on to attend Monett Junior College (1933-35). ...
Sylvester Cook (04/13/12)
Sylvester C. Cook, age 98, of Aurora, died at 11:40 a.m. on Wednesday, April 11 at the Aurora Nursing Center. A funeral Mass, under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home was held on Friday, April 13, at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Burial was in the St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery in Billings...
Glenn Childress (04/13/12)
For many years, Glenn owned and operated the G & C Painting Company in the Purdy and Cassville area of southeastern Missouri. He later was trained as a turret lathe operator used for repetitive production of duplicate parts in the construction of valves for the Geo Source Valve Company. He continued to work in that capacity for many years...
Lucille Aspiasu (04/13/12)
Lucille V. Aspiasu, age 80, of Cassville, died at 9:20 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, April 16, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial will be in Viney Creek Cemetery, Golden. Visitation will be held from 2 until 4 p.m. Sunday, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
Hansford Ash (04/13/12)
Hansford Lester Ash, age 89, of Cassville, died at 1 a.m. on Thursday, April 12. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, April 16, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Cassville. Visitation will be held from 5 until 7 p.m. Sunday, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
Norwood - Producers Auction Yards: Special Dairy Heifer Sale for 4/12/12 (04/13/12)
(Untitled) (04/13/12)
The pursuit and capture of Cody Dobyns by Monett Police on April 5 included several noteworthy points. Dobyns is accused of driving a stolen car into Monett and eluding officers in a high speed chase. Two Monett police cars were rammed by Dobyns as he tried to escape. Taxpayers end up bearing the cost on damage to city property. Damaging a police car hurts the public in general...
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