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Stories from Thursday, April 26, 2012

Body found in Lawrence County pond (04/26/12)
A Greenfield man is dead following a single-vehicle crash at the intersection of Farm Roads 1010 and 2080 in Lawrence County. The crash occurred in the late hours of Tuesday, April 24 or the early morning hours of Wednesday, April 25 when the driver of a Ford Explorer, Ricky Purdy, 61, of Greenfield, left the roadway and drove through a fence and into a pond...
Ozark Festival Orchestra concert is Sunday (04/26/12)
The Ozark Festival Orchestra is holding final rehearsals this week for the 13th annual Young Artists Concert, which will be held at 3 p.m. this Sunday in the Monett City Hall Auditorium. Senior division winner Emily Campbell, a student of John Archer, will play the opening movement to Mozart's Piano Concerto #13 under the baton of music director Ken Meisinger. Junior division winner Harry Kime will play the finale to a piano concerto by Haydn...
Barry County health board approves special requests (04/26/12)
The Barry County Health Department Board of Trustees approved a special use permit and a variance request at its regularly scheduled meeting on April 19. "The special use permit is for a holding tank," said Roger Brock, health department administrator. "They want to put in a 2,000-gallon holding tank where their other tank was."...
ARC drive draws 34 donors (04/26/12)
Thirty-four people gave blood at the American Red Cross blood drive held in April at the First Freewill Baptist Church of Monett. Donna Beckett, bloodmobile chairman, noted two gallon marks were reached. Among those receiving gallon pins were: Madeline Ceselski, 19 gallons; and Julius Abramovitz, 10 gallons...
News In Brief (04/26/12)
A prayer breakfast, in observance of National Day of Prayer, will be held from 7 to 8 a.m. on Thursday, May 3 at the Monett South Park Casino. Gary Shaw, Joplin City Council member, will be the speaker. A complimentary breakfast will be served by Monett Kiwanis Club. The event is sponsored by the Monett Chamber of Commerce and the Monett Ministerial Association. Those wishing to attend must RSVP by May 1 by calling 235-7919, fax 235-4076 or e-mail chamberadmin@monett-mo.com...
New Latino organization launched in Monett (04/26/12)
Installation ceremonies were held on Sunday for the new Asociaci--n Latino "Imagen." Monett Mayor Jim Orr swore in the officers during the meeting at Drury University's Monett campus. Adela Garcia, president, thanked those who attended the event and led a discussion about upcoming plans. The association is sponsoring Dr. Luis C--rdoba, who will be speaking in Monett on May 6...
Police respond to crime spree, rash of car thefts (04/26/12)
Monett police officers had a busy weekend following a rash of car thefts and burglaries. According to Monett Police Chief Tim Schweder, suspects plundered four vehicles over the weekend, stealing several items, including a loaded firearm. "The weather is getting warmer, and we are getting a lot more reports of property damage and thefts," Schweder said...
Healthy Kids Day is this Saturday (04/26/12)
The Monett Area YMCA Healthy Kids Day is set to take place from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 28 at South Park in Monett. The event will feature YMCA inflatables, a one-mile fun run, face-painting, an obstacle course, volleyball, soccer and healthy snacks for kids. The first 100 kids to participate will be given a free T-shirt...
Area districts are gearing up for summer school (04/26/12)
While classes may be winding down for the traditional school year, area educators are gearing up for summer school. Purdy Schools Purdy R-2 School District's summer class schedule will get underway on May 21 and continue through June 22. Enrollment for students in kindergarten through eighth grades will be accepted up to the opening day of summer school classes on May 21. No classes will be held on Monday, May 28 for the Memorial Day observance...
LEPD authorizes four to attend Haz-Mat training (04/26/12)
The Local Emergency Planning District (LEPD) committee has approved sending four people to the annual Haz-Mat Symposium sponsored by the Missouri Emergency Response Commission's (MERC). The symposium will provide the opportunity for various agencies to receive hazardous material training, provided this year by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Division of Fire Safety, Missouri State Highway Patrol, Civil Support, Department of Homeland Security, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and MERC.. ...
PC grad receives campus staff award (04/26/12)
The College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR) at the University of Missouri held its annual Celebration of Excellence Award ceremony on April 12 to honor outstanding faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends of the college. Stephanie Chipman, director of career services, was recognized with the Frederick B. ...
MYBSL needs more help to achieve set goals (04/26/12)
The city joined us in the goal by donating money, time and resources. The Monett R-1 School District has joined in by donating funds to improve lighting on both the high school softball and baseball fields. The MYBSL has also committed time, energy and money to this cause...
THE SHOCK WINS (04/26/12)
The Purdy Shock won the Willard Tournament, which was hosted by the Springfield Mavericks on Saturday. Shock team members are from Monett, Pierce City, Cassville and Purdy. Pictured above, in the front row, from left, are: Ryan Mayberry, Kyler Propps, Austin Wilson and Garrett Tharp. Second row: Mason Schallert, Bill Ashley, Cameron Johnson, Colt Keeling, Jose Sanchez, Tyler Keeler and Joby Young. Not pictured are Hunter Cook and Adam Humphrey...
Purdy and Pierce City advance to sectionals (04/26/12)
The Purdy Eagles golf team won the Class 1, District 5 golf tournament on Tuesday at the Cassville Golf Course. Purdy recorded a 378 to earn first place honors. McAuley finished second with a team score of 404, and College Heights Christian High School was third with 419...
Gary Greek (04/26/12)
Gary "Fuzzie" Greek, age 55, of Shell Knob, died on Sunday, April 22 at Mercy Hospital in Berryville, Ark. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home, Cassville. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Teddy Sims (04/26/12)
Teddy R. Sims, age 74, of Exeter, died at 11:05 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24. Memorial services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 29, in the Purdy Community Center. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.
Springfield Livestock Marketing Center: Special Dairy Sale for 4/24/12 (04/26/12)
Joplin - Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction Close for 4/25/2012 (04/26/12)
Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 4/25/12 (04/26/12)
Missouri Weekly Hay Summary Week ending 04/27/12 (04/26/12)
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