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Stories from Monday, May 7, 2012

MONETT PRAYER BREAKFAST (05/07/12)
AMAZEMENT (05/07/12)
Elizabeth Atwater seemed engrossed in the Maypole dancing, performed by her sisters, nieces and cousins on Tuesday. The event also featured games, treats and music to celebrate the spring.
BCSD receives over 200 calls (05/07/12)
The Barry County Sheriff's Department received 205 calls for service from March 26 to April 2. The following offenses and services were recorded during the period: animal neglect; harrassment; child offense; recovered stolen property; stealing from a motor vehicle; speeding; resisting or interfering in an arrest; domestic violence assault in the second and third degrees...
News In Brief (05/07/12)
The Zion Cemetery Association, located at Highway 39 at Honey Creek, will hold its annual decoration and business meeting on Sunday, May 6. Decoration of graves will be held at 1:30 p.m. with the business meeting to follow at 2 p.m. Art Haines, Missouri State University radio broadcaster, will be the guest speaker at the quarterly night meeting of the Kiwanias. ...
Two Monettans hurt in crash (05/07/12)
Two Monett women were hurt in a one-car crash on Saturday one mile south of Sarcoxie. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Paige Kimbrough, 19, was driving a 1998 Subaru Impreza north on Highway 37 when she failed to negotiate a curve. The car ran off the left side of the roadway and struck several trees...
RIBBON CUTTING (05/07/12)
TRINITY TOP GRADUATES (05/07/12)
Trinity Lutheran School, in Freistatt, has announced its top students of the 2012 graduating eighth grade class. Pictured from left, are: Christopher Smith, valedictorian, son of Brian and April Smith; co-salutatorians, Grant Bushman, son of Richard and Nancy Bushman and Alexis Ehrhardt, daughter of Matthew and Clarissa Ehrhardt. ...
MAYPOLE DANCE (05/07/12)
Life Line Screening to be offered (05/07/12)
Area residents have the opportunity to take part in a Life Line Screening offer for stroke or osteoporosis, in an effort to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture. The event will be held on Wednesday, May 23 at First United Methodist Church, located at 1600 N. Central in Monett...
PC man in jail for shooting (05/07/12)
A Pierce City man is being held in the Lawrence County Jail for first degree assault and armed criminal action following a shooting in Mt. Vernon on Saturday. According to a release from Lawrence County Sheriff Brad DeLay, Dennis H. Webb, 56, of Pierce City, was taken into custody following a report of a shooting at a Mt. Vernon residence at 6:30 a.m. Sheriff's deputies and Mt. Vernon police responding to the scene located the victim, who had been shot in the arm...
Missouri Career Center explained for Kiwanians (05/07/12)
Programs and opportunities available through the Missouri Career Center were described at a recent meeting of the Monett Kiwanis Club. Shirley Click, the regional manager for the Missouri Department of Economic Development's Division of Workforce Development, was the speaker. Click is responsible for the Missouri Career Center in Monett for Barry and Lawrence counties and for the office in Joplin...
PCHS honor graduates named (05/07/12)
Honor graduates for the Class of 2012 at Pierce City High School have been announced by Principal Steve Garner. Valedictorian will be Drew Boursheski, the son of Erin and Kent Boursheski. Salutatorian will be Mattie Parrigon, daughter of Alicia and Patrick Parrigon...
Chamber committee members named (05/07/12)
By Murray Bishoff In the first meeting by the new Board of Directors for the Monett Chamber of Commerce, President Walter Branch named chairmen in charge of major projects for the year. Russ Moreland and Todd Schubert will manage the agriculture conferences...
Pierce City girls claim district track meet title (05/07/12)
The Pierce City girls track team took first place in the 16-team Class 2, District 5 track meet Saturday in Lamar. The Lady Eagles amassed 132 points to win the event. Stockton took second recording 99 points. Hollister finished third with 70.5 points, and Ash Grove was fourth with 58 points...
Area businesses hit the links to help raise funds for the Arc (05/07/12)
Nearly a hundred golfers, representing several area businesses, converged on Monett's Windmill Ridge Golf Course on Friday to participate in a golf tournament. The event helped raise $6,000 for The Arc of the Ozarks. "We budgeted for 20 teams and 80 golfers for this tournament," said Julie Guillebeau, the Arc's Chief Advancement Officer. "We had 24 register and compete. The goal was to raise $5,000."...
Verona boys take third at conference meet (05/07/12)
The Verona boys track team took third place in the Ozark 7 Conference track meet on Tuesday. Southwest took top honors scoring 188 points. Wheaton finished second with 138 points, and the Wildcats recorded 97 points. Results for the Verona boys are as follows...
Monett Cubs fall to Reeds Spring, 2-0 (05/07/12)
The Monett Cubs fell 2-0 to the Reeds Spring Wolves in a pitcher's duel Thursday night at North Park. Monett pitcher Aaron Patton was solid on the mound. Patton threw seven innings, allowed two hits and struck out 14. "Aaron threw a great game," said Monett coach Michael Calhoun. "This was the second consecutive pitching performance where he really gave us a chance to win. We just didn't execute on offense."...
Elizabeth Taylor (05/07/12)
Elizabeth A. "Betty" Taylor, age 72, of Cassville, died at 11:26 a.m. on Saturday, May 5. A Celebration of Life services will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8, in Community Faith Church. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
Winifred Stegman (05/07/12)
Winifred Stegman, age 94, of Monett, died on Sunday, May 6, at Cox Monett Hospital in Monett. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 9, from 6 to 7 p.m. at Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett, Mo. Services will be held on Thursday, May 10, at 10:30 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Monett. Burial services will be at 2 p.m. at White Chapel Cemetery in Springfield, Mo...
Virginia Hull (05/07/12)
Virginia Lee Hull, age 94, of Smiths Grove, Ky., formerly of Missouri, died on Friday, May 4, in Bowling Green, Ky. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Monday, May 7 at Patton Funeral Home Brownsville Chapel, Ky. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 8 at the funeral home...
Patricia Holle (05/07/12)
Patricia Ann (Rusch) Holle, age 77, of Dallas, Texas, formerly of Hoberg, died on Sunday, May 6. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.
Donna Henry (05/07/12)
Donna Louise Henry, age 63, of Rogers, Ark., died at 2:41 p.m. on Friday, May 4. Funeral services wereheld at 2 p.m. on Monday, May 7, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial was in King Cemetery, Seligman.
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