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Stories from Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Resilience praised as Joplin High School graduates (05/23/12)
JOPLIN--President Barack Obama praised the resilience of Joplin residents and the volunteers who stood by them during commencement exercises for Joplin High School's Class of 2012. Graduation ceremonies were held on Monday at the Leggett and Platt Athletic Center on the Missouri Southern State University (MSSU) campus, on the eve of the one-year anniversary of the May 22, 2011, tornado that hit Joplin...
Veterans remembered (05/23/12)
Flags will be placed at the graves of around 1,000 veterans in Monett and nearby cemeteries by Hobbs-Anderson American Legion Post #91 in Monett, with assistance from local 'Boy Scouts, for Memorial Day. Flags will be distributed at 4 p.m. on Friday at the IOOF, Oakdale, Cox and McCormick -St. John's cemeteries in Monett, as well as the Mt. Calvary, Waldensian and Kings Prairie cemeteries in rural Monett and cemeteries in the Purdy area...
The Times announces delivery changes (05/23/12)
Today, The Monett Times is announcing a change in delivery. Beginning with the Friday edition, the local newspaper will change from an evening newspaper to a morning newspaper. At the same time, The Monett Times will be phasing out its carrier delivery...
LCSO to join statewide enforcement campaign (05/23/12)
The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office will be joining with statewide law enforcement from May 21 through June 3 for an aggressive "Click It or Ticket" mobilization to crack down on Missouri's seat belt violations. "Seven out of 10 people killed in Missouri traffic crashes involve drivers and passengers who are not buckled," said Lawrence County Sheriff Brad DeLay. ...
Wanted fugitives (05/23/12)
The McDonald County Sheriff's Office is asking for help from the public in locating two wanted fugitives from McDonald County. Jeremiah Rearick is wanted for failure to appear on multiple counts of felony assault, among other charges. He is from the Pineville area but could be anywhere in the four-states...
Crash injures two (05/23/12)
Two people were hurt in a two-vehicle crash shortly after noon on Tuesday on Chapell Drive at Highway 60 in Monett. According to the police report, the driver of the westbound Hyundai Sonata and the eastbound Chevrolet HHR both claimed to have either a green arrow to turn or a green light. The two vehicles collided in the intersection, with the HHR hitting the Sonata broadside with its front end...
Lawrence County Sheriff's Department monthly stats (05/23/12)
The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office received 582 calls for service for April. Patrolmen made 153 stops and issued 30 citations and 132 warnings for the month. The breakdown is as follows: Officers also received 582 calls for service and made 23 arrests. Officers conducted 12 extra patrols. The breakdown of call categories follows:...
Freistatt board reviews water issues (05/23/12)
The Freistatt Village Board of Trustees reviewed water issues during their May meeting. Clerk Deborah Schoen reported the village has received two notices of violation from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) for reports that were not filed. Corrective action will have to be taken, including the cost of publishing statements about the situation in the newspaper...
Southwest hosts DARE graduation (05/23/12)
Students from Wheaton Elementary School and Purdy Middle School traveled to Washburn to participate in the annual Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) graduation, which was held in the Southwest Middle School gymnasium on May 4. Barry County DARE Officer Larry Stockton opened the DARE graduation by introducing teachers, administrators and other officials in attendance at the event. Stockton also recognized his wife, Cheryl, who assists him with the DARE program...
Barry County Sheriff's Office weekly statistics (05/23/12)
The Barry County Sheriff's Office received 242 calls for service from May through May 13. The following reports were filed for that time period: Cassville: burglary, three reports of stealing, sexual assault, tow an abandoned vehicle, third degree domestic assault, first offense stalking, tampering with a motor vehicle, trespassing and child abuse...
William Blinzler (05/23/12)
William T. Blinzler, age 74, of Wentworth, Mo., passed away on Monday, May 21, 2012 at his residence. William was born on July 16, 1937 in Newton County, Mo., the son of Jack and Mary (Nichols) Blinzler. He was a lifetime area resident and served his country in the National Guard for over six years as a tank operator. ...
Beverly Reed (05/23/12)
Beverly S. Reed, age 65, of Exeter, died at 12:30 p.m., on Sunday, May 20, at her home. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 23, 2012, in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Cassville, Missouri, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville, Missouri...
Springfield - Springfield Livestock Marketing Center: Special Dairy Heifer Sale for 5/22/2012 (05/23/12)
Buffalo - Buffalo Livestock Market: Monthly Sheep and Goat Auction for 05/21/12 (05/23/12)
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