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Stories from Monday, April 16, 2012

YMCA pool and slides going up (04/16/12)
Work continues at the Monett Area YMCA facility, with body flumes for the leisure pool going up this week. Jim Tsikas, project superintendent for Westport Pools, is overseeing construction on the pool portion of the facility, which will offer area residents a variety of water-based fun...
Bi-county wrecks leave three injured (04/16/12)
A Cassville man was injured in a three-vehicle crash that occurred at 9:35 a.m. on Sunday on Highway 60 about one mile west of Monett. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred when the driver of a 1995 Toyota Tacoma, Musae Thao, 19, of Cassville, collided into a 2003 Saturn, driven by Mary K. ...
MACF awards grant to Big Brothers, Big Sisters (04/16/12)
Monett's Big Brothers Big Sisters program is the beneficiary of a $3,000 grant from the Monett Area Community Foundation (MACF). The funding will be used to increase the size and scope of the afterschool mentoring program at two schools in Monett. The grant was made possible through the Tom and Mary Del Clark Fund, a component fund of the MACF, which is an affiliate of the Community Foundation of the Ozarks...
Schoen receives Freistatt Community Service Award (04/16/12)
The Freistatt Community Service Award for 2011 was presented to Deborah K. Schoen, village clerk. The formal presentation was made during the April Board of Trustees meeting. Freistatt Mayor Mike Ortwein said the request for nominations was made at the annual community dinner in December. A letter and several individual's comments were submitted on behalf of Schoen, singling out her efforts to save the Freistatt Post Office...
Cox Monett Auxiliary volunteers honored for over 5,000 hours (04/16/12)
Several Cox Monett Hospital Auxiliary volunteers were honored with a recognition luncheon and awards ceremony on Thursday. During the past year, volunteers served over 5,000 hours at the hospital in areas such as the auxiliary gift shop, the wellness center, environmental services, food and nutrition services, main entrance information desk, patient access. Workers have also knitted baby caps for newborns, hosted fundraisers and served as operating room volunteers...
911 details discussed at meeting (04/16/12)
Details about Monett's dispatching system and 911 service were presented at this week's meeting of the Monett Kiwanis Club. Jack Schulz, chairman of the city's 911 Advisory Board, recounted how the Monett Chamber of Commerce explored community interest in having 911 in 1991. Voters approved a 10 percent surcharge on land-line phones to finance the undertaking in November 1991...
American Red Cross presents award (04/16/12)
American Red Cross recently awarded Geneva Brown, of Pierce City, a plaque for being a 15-gallon dpmpr at the Monett blood drive. The plaque was engraved with Brown's name and given for outstanding support on behalf of the American Red Cross. Community National Bank in Monett also awarded Brown a travel cup. Pictured above, from left, are Brown and Donna Beckett, American Red Cross chairman, of Monett. [Times Photo by Lisa Craft]...
Bi-county wrecks leave three injured (04/16/12)
By Melonie Roberts A Cassville man was injured in a three-vehicle crash that occurred at 9:35 a.m. on Sunday on Highway 60 about one mile west of Monett. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred when the driver of a 1995 Toyota Tacoma, Musae Thao, 19, of Cassville, collided into a 2003 Saturn, driven by Mary K. ...
News in Brief (04/16/12)
The Tyson Foods "Crowin' For a Cure" Relay for Life team will host the ninth annual chicken dinner from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 21 in the south parking lot of Tyson Foods in Monett at the intersection of Kyler and County Streets. The cost is $5 per plate...
Monett Cubs rallies to defeat Wheaton 3-2 (04/16/12)
The Monett Cubs baseball team scored two runs with two out in the fifth inning to beat the Wheaton Bulldogs 3-2 on Friday night. "Tonight was a good night for us," said Monett head coach Michael Calhoun. "What we need more than anything is to play more games. It is one thing to coach a young team and tell them what they need to do, but another thing when they are put into situations and forced to react."...
Smith signs with Avila (04/16/12)
Former Verona Lady Wildcats basketball star Jessica Smith signed a national letter of intent to play basketball at Avila University in Kansas City. Smith was a three-year starter for the Lady Wildcats and earned All-State first team honors her junior season. ...
Mia Vicaya (04/16/12)
Mia Roze Steele-Vicaya died on Friday, April 13, at Mercy Hospital in Aurora. Full arrangements will be announced at a later time. Arrangements are under the care of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett.
Mary Tucker (04/16/12)
Mary Willoughby Tucker, age 51, of Success, formerly of Monett, died on Thursday, April 12, 2012 at West Plains Hospital. She was born on Oct. 9, 1960, the daughter of Clifford Wall and Gladys Wall Smalley in Richwoods. Mary was a homemaker and was very loving and kind to everyone...
Robert Horner (04/16/12)
Robert Eugene (Bob) Horner, age 87, of Cassville, died on Thursday, April 12, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Mt. Vernon, Missouri. Funeral services were held on Sunday, April 15, at White Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial was at Horner Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of White Funeral Home in Cassville...
Mary Glass (04/16/12)
Mary Louisa Wilcock-Glass passed away on April 11, 2012 and was reunited with her husband, Wendell, after 13 years. MaryLou was born on Oct. 10, 1939 in Las Vegas, Nev. to Roy and Ruby LeSueur. She was a life-long member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and loved living in Mesa, Ariz. for the first and last part of her life...
Russell Davenport (04/16/12)
Russell K. Davenport, age 69, of Pineville, died at 11:50 p.m. on Friday, April 13. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 17 in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial will be in Russell Cemetery, Butterfield. Visitation will be held from 10 until 11 a.m. on Tuesday, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
John Boucher (04/16/12)
John David Boucher, age 68, of Monett, died on Saturday evening, April 14, at Cox Monett Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, April 20, at the Buchanan Funeral Home Chapel. Interment and military honors will be at the Waldensian Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-7:30 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home...
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