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Stories from Thursday, May 3, 2012

Twenty Monett apartments receive extensive remodeling (05/03/12)
Five buildings containing 20 apartments owned by Hamilton Properties in Monett have undergone a $529,340 upgrade using loan money from the United States Department of Agriculture's Rural Development program. An official unveiling ceremony was held in Monett on April 26. Representatives from Rural Development presented Hamilton Properties with an official commendation for the undertaking...
Corrections (05/03/12)
It was incorrectly reported in the April 27 issue of The Monett Times that law enforcement officials are seeking the whereabouts of Gary Dillard, formerly of Monett. Dillard has been arrested and has been released on bond. There is no reward being offered for information on Dillard. The Monett Times regrets the error...
News In Brief (05/03/12)
The Youth Empowerment Program (YEP) at Monett High School will host an inaugural Whiffleball Tournament fundraiser at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, May 4 in the high school gym. Different classes at MHS will compete, with the winning team taking on the faculty. Admission will be $3 for adults and $2 for students...
Top Monett High School graduates named (05/03/12)
Honor graduates for the Monett High School Class of 2012 at have been announced by Principal David Steward. The valedictorian will be Jacob Fair, son of Christy Long and Rick Fair. The salutatorian will be Nicollette Fellwock, daughter of Phillip and Lydia Fellwock...
Sales tax tallies weaken in April (05/03/12)
Sales tax disbursements to bi-county cities and counties showed mixed results in April. Receipts have fallen into a pattern of up one month and down the next. April receipts reflected the smallest drop in the last six months, compared to the previous year...
LawCo Deputy Ryan Devost is named Officer of the Year (05/03/12)
The Newton-Jasper County Chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driver (MADD) has named a Lawrence County Patrolman as Officer of the Year during a banquet held April 19 in Joplin. Deputy Ryan Devost was honored for his efforts to crack down on drunken or impaired driving...
Dancing the night away at the Pierce City Senior Citizens Prom (05/03/12)
Pierce City High School's 13th annual Senior Citizens Prom was held in the school cafeteria on Sunday. The event was sponsored by the PCHS National Honor Society, which decorated the cafeteria with balloons and decorations from the school prom on Saturday...
Jack Henry third quarter income shows increase (05/03/12)
Jack Henry and Associates, Inc. (JHA) recorded a 7 percent fiscal year third quarter increase in revenue. JHA logged an 11 percent increase in net income over the third quarter of fiscal 2011. The company saw an increase of 8 percent in gross profit. For the first nine months of fiscal 2012, revenue increased 6 percent...
Men sentenced for kiddie porn (05/03/12)
According to press releases issued by David M. Ketchmark, acting United States attorney for the Western District of Missouri, Jason Farris, 31, of Anderson, and Jerry Earl Troupe, Jr., 51, of Humansville, were sentenced by U.S. District Judge Ortrie D. Smith on Monday...
Inmates help with trash collection (05/03/12)
Trustees from the Lawrence County Jail spent some time in the sun on Friday as they cleaned trash and debris on Highway H, north of Monett. The three prisoners were under close guard by patrol officers as they performed their volunteer service.
Pierce City Museum reopens (05/03/12)
The Harold Bell Wright Museum, the municipal museum in Pierce City, has reopened for 2012. The Harold Bell Wright exhibit has been enhanced with issues of McCall's magazine featuring stories by the famous novelist who preached in Pierce City. An original beaver-skin hat sold as a promotional item for the film "Smokey and the Bandit" from 1977, like the one Burt Reynolds wore, is among the new displays...
Burglar arrested at crime scene (05/03/12)
A Cassville woman was arrested Tuesday after she was discovered outside a Mineral Springs area home with a bag of stolen loot by her side. Barry County Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to a rural Cassville home on April 29 after the homeowners arrived at their residence to find a strange car in the driveway and immediately called 911...
Monett's Jacob Fair advances to tourney (05/03/12)
Monett High School golfing sensation Jacob Fair advanced to his fourth consecutive state tournament shooting an even-par 72 at Briarbrook in Carl Junction Wednesday in the Class 3 sectional. "It's kind of a bittersweet feeling," said Fair. "I am happy I qualified, but I really want the team to get the opportunity to compete a state."...
Pierce City track teams strong at SRVC meet (05/03/12)
The Pierce City boys and girls track teams finished first and second respectively at the Spring River Valley Conference meet on Tuesday. "I was proud of the way our kids competed," said Pierce City track coach Brad Hocker. "We still have room for improvement. Overall, it was a good day."...
Monett Library News (05/03/12)
The next Wii gaming event will be held at the Monett Branch Library on Thursday, May 10 at 4 p.m. All ages are invited to participate. Congratulations go out to the winners of the bookmark design contest held during National Library Week. The winning design for the 5-to-8 category was created by Sofia Semerad and the winning design for 9-to-12 category was created by Maggie Lauderdale. Bookmarks featuring their designs are now available at the Monett Branch Library...
Richard Sybert (05/03/12)
Richard W. "Dick" Sybert, age 75, of Golden, died at 7:53 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, 2012. A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 4, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.
William Pitts (05/03/12)
William Ernest Pitts, age 88, formerly of Monett, died on Thursday, March 29, in Ashford Hall, in Irving, Texas. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 5 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Monett.
Frances Balmas (05/03/12)
Frances M. Balmas, age 78, of Monett, died on Wednesday, May 2. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 5, at the Buchanan Funeral Home Chapel in Monett. Interment will be in the Waldensian Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until service time on Saturday. Arrangements are under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett...
Rose Ingle (05/03/12)
Rose Ingle, 74, of Monett, passed away on Monday, April 30, 2012 at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Mo. She was born on Dec. 14, 1937 in Cassville, Mo., the daughter of the late Earl and Ruby (Starnes) Reed. She was united in marriage on Dec. 20, 1956 to Frank Ingle. He survives...
Couple to wed in June (05/03/12)
Martin and Aundrea Krallman, of Cassville, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Chelsea Krallman, to Austin McCracken, son of Darrell and Kim McCracken, of Monett. The bride-elect is a 2010 graduate of Cassville High School and is currently attending Drury University in Springfield, majoring in elementary education. ...
Burnside students compete at Joplin recital (05/03/12)
Six piano students of Ruth Burnside performed in Joplin at Piano Teachers Association events throughout the school year. They are Tara Hancock, Daniel Salazar, Ashley Henderson, Liz Leverich, Myka Masters and Chelsea Henderson. The students participated in the Sonatina Festival, the Christmas Recital, the Marie Guingerich Music Festival and the honors recital. ...
Krueger presents program at Dorcas Ladies Aid meeting (05/03/12)
The Dorcas Ladies Aid met on April 5 at Trinity Lutheran School in Freistatt. The meeting was called to order by Judy Lehde, president. She welcomed 15 members and one guest. Judy Krueger gave the opening prayer followed by the business meeting and reading of correspondence...
Pierce City Library News (05/03/12)
Memorial Day will be on Monday, May 28 and the Pierce City Branch Library would like to show appreciation and respect for local veterans, both currently serving and those who have previously served. A bulletin board has been planned for the month of May to post photographs of veterans...
Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction 5/02/12 (05/03/12)
Springfield - Springfield Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 5/2/12 (05/03/12)
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