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Stories from Monday, April 30, 2012

Puppies ready to adopt at Monett pound (04/30/12)
Animal Control Officer Glenn Palade has several puppies looking for homes that are now living at the city pound. For more information, call Palade at 235-4241.
Cassville Chamber gears up for annual Dogwood Festival (04/30/12)
The Cassville Area Chamber of Commerce is gearing for the 26th annual Dogwood Car, Truck and Motorcycle Festival, which will be held on the square in Cassville on Saturday, May 5. "We hope that you will mark your calendars and plan on supporting this fun and unique community effort," said Mindi Artherton, chamber executive director...
Cassville Chamber gears up for annual Dogwood Festival (04/30/12)
The Cassville Area Chamber of Commerce is gearing for the 26th annual Dogwood Car, Truck and Motorcycle Festival, which will be held on the square in Cassville on Saturday, May 5. "We hope that you will mark your calendars and plan on supporting this fun and unique community effort," said Mindi Artherton, chamber executive director...
Weekend crashes leave injuries (04/30/12)
Four people were hurt in wrecks that occurred over the weekend. Two Cassville residents, Charles R. Edwards, 57, and Jeanetta A. Phelps, 49, were seriously injured when the 1989 GMC S15, driven by Edwards, travelled off the roadway and struck a tree...
News In Brief (04/30/12)
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...
Cox MRI unit undergoes upgrade (04/30/12)
The magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) equipment at Cox Monett Hospital recently completed a major upgrade. "We are now on par with the technology Springfield offers," said Janell Patton, director of community relations. According to MRI technologists Heidi Elbert and Janet Andrews, the outer shell of the MRI unit, which generates images from inside the body, remains the same. ...
Habitat picks new family, home site (04/30/12)
The Monett/Purdy affiliate of Habitat for Humanity has selected a family for its sixth home in Monett and scheduled a groundbreaking for May 5. The occupants of the new Habitat home will be Sharra Meadows and her three daughters, Mya, 13, Tessa, 11, and Angel, 9...
Monett PD to join in torch run (04/30/12)
Members of the Monett Police Department will participate in the 30th annual Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run, to be held on Tuesday, May 22. Monett School Resource Officer Jay Jastal said that he and other members of the department will start the run at 9 a.m. at Jimmy's Pre-Owned Autos on Highway 37, south of Monett...
300 families assisted by Crosslines (04/30/12)
"It's hard to believe a year has passed since I was named administrator of Crosslines," said MaLinda King. "So many things have happened over the past year." King said donations are picking up at Crosslines as the summer yard sale season approaches...
City-wide clean-up changes announced (04/30/12)
A change in Monett's annual city-wide clean-up procedure was explained at the April meeting of the Monett City Council. Sanitation Superintendent Russ Balmas said the city will limit collections from each household to eight cubic yards, the equivalent of one dump truck load. Balmas said one load is a reasonable expectation for one household in a year's time...
Monett 911 expands resources (04/30/12)
The Monett 911 Advisory Board listened to a report on the expansion of services by the Monett Police Department communications department at the boards quarterly meeting. Karen Brown, 911 communications supervisor and emergency management specialist, said the department added the Intermediate Response Information System (IRIS), a product of TechRadium Inc., last year. The IRIS system replaces the former phone tree, which used four phone lines to send emergency messages, such as flood alerts...
Rose explosion at the Monett Senior Center (04/30/12)
The roses at the Monett Senior Citizens Center, located at 405 Dairy St., have been particularly outstanding this spring. Director Lori Balmas credits the display of blooms to tender loving care provided by center board members Eldon Williams and Kenneth Gauthier...
Monett's Monday night game against Purdy PPD (04/30/12)
Monett's Monday night game versus Purdy has been PPD due to wet field conditions. No make up date has been set.
Purdy climbs in state rankings (04/30/12)
The Purdy Eagles climbed to sixth in the latest Missouri High School Baseball Coaches Association rankings. The entire rankings are listed below. Class 1 1. Santa Fe 2. Cooter 3. Oran 4. Concordia 5. Billings 6. New Franklin 7. Northeast Cairo 8. Pilot Grove...
JV CHAMPIONS (04/30/12)
Continuing a proud tradition. The Purdy Eagles junior varsity baseball team won the Purdy JV Tournament on Saturday. The Eagles defeated East Newton, Wheaton and Southwest to claim top honors. Above, Heath Burnside gets a hit against East Newton during tournament action. [Photo by Stacy Stevenson]...
SPARKS ENJOY GREAT SEASON (04/30/12)
Verona track off and running (04/30/12)
The Verona boys and girls track team opened their abbreviated track schedule with two meets last week. On Monday, the boys and girls teams took fourth place in the 12-team Diamond relays. Results for the Verona boys are as follows. Times and distances were not available...
Wilma Holman (04/30/12)
Wilma Elizabeth Veith Holman, age 94, a lifetime resident of Lawrence County, died on Friday, April 27. Funeral services for Mrs. Holman will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 2 at the First Baptist Church in La Russell. Interment will be in Union Cemetery near Stotts City. The family will receive friends from 6 until 7 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home...
Donald Bassore (04/30/12)
Donald James Bassore, age 76, of Marionville, died on Friday morning, April 27 at the Ozarks Methodist Manor in Marionville. A funeral service, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, was held on Sunday, April 29, at the Marionville First Baptist Church. Burial was in the Marionville IOOF Cemetery...
Eleanor Smidt (04/30/12)
Eleanor K. Smidt, age 94, of Freistatt, Mo., departed this life at 8:17 p.m. on Friday, April 27, 2012 at the Lawrence County Manor in Mt. Vernon, Mo. Eleanor was born on Nov. 20, 1917 in Pender, Neb., one of 11 children born to Hans Simonsen and Lena (Tonjes) Simonsen. Eleanor was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Freistatt where she was involved in the Lutheran Braille Workers and L.W.M.L. "Ladies Aid." She was also a member of the Freistatt Friendship Club and the Senior Citizens Center...
Joplin - Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction Close for 4/25/2012 (04/30/12)
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