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Stories from Wednesday, May 30, 2012

New city park planned for Marshall Hill (05/30/12)
Monett Advisory Bd hears about park plans By Murray Bishoff The Monett City Council announced plans for a new city park on Marshall Hill during the meeting of the council advisory board last week. Mayor Jim Orr said the park will be located at Oak and County Road. The city placed a tax lien on the land for a demolition at city expense. The owners donated the land to erase the tax lien covering demolition costs, leaving the city with a double lot...
Verona graduates celebrate achievement (05/30/12)
The 24 graduates of the Class of 2012 at Verona High School celebrated their time together and looked to the future during graduation ceremonies held last Sunday at Verona High School. "We've finally made it," said valedictorian Haley Cline. "Congratulations not only to us for achieving excellence in academics and in athletics, but also congratulations to our teachers. You no longer have to worry about flying objects coming across the room or us trying to convince you to get out of a test."...
Library building improvements completed (05/30/12)
Several planned improvements at Barry-Lawrence Regional Library branches were reported finished at the May meeting of the library directors. Work at the Cassville and Mt. Vernon branches were finished at a cost of $105,000 plus $7,588.20 for three change orders. At the Cassville Branch, brick was sealed and windows recaulked...
Relay for Life in Aurora June 1 (05/30/12)
Final preparations for Lawrence County Relay For Life, the annual fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, will be held on Friday, June 1, in Aurora. The event will take place at Kelley Field, beginning at 7 p.m. "Let's Celebrate" is the Relay theme. A basket auction begins around 8 p.m. The 31 items include quilting and scrapbooking baskets, gift cards, an outdoor chair and table plus birdhouse made by Jerry Reavis,...
First grade teacher selected for monthly award (05/30/12)
Watching a child progress from the start of school to the last day of the year is what Monett Elementary School teacher Julie Dalton loves about her chosen career. The first grade teacher was recently recognized by EFCO and The Monett Times as May's Teacher of the Month. The award was announced during a morning assembly, and it was a surprise to Dalton...
Buddy Poppy drive held (05/30/12)
Monett's Tom Wolfe Memorial VFW Post #4207 offered Buddy Poppies to motorists at Fifth and Cleveland Streets on Friday. The annual Buddy Poppy campaign serves as a memorial to those who have died in war. Donations from the event are used to provide financial assistance in maintaining state and national veterans' rehabilitation and service programs and helps support the VFW National Home for orphans and widows of our nation's veterans...
Physician of the Year honored (05/30/12)
The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) honored physician members at the annual President's and Awards Banquet held in conjunction with the Missouri Osteopathic annual convention on May 5. MOAPS award winners are selected from nominations received throughout the year...
Waterthrashers ready for another season (05/30/12)
The Monett WaterThrashers are ready for another exciting summer of competition. "Our theme this year is "Splashes of Success fill a Team with Greatness," said WaterThrashers coach Christin Jannsen. "Our goal as coaches is to teach the swimmers that in swimming, as well as in life, it is the little splashes they make that will all contribute to individual success and also our strength as a team...
Jackson Triumphs at Tony Roper Memorial (05/30/12)
Tony Jackson, Jr., of Lebanon, recorded his second Midwest Auto Racing Series (MARS) victory of the 2012 season at Monett Speedway. He claimed the checkered flag at the 12th annual O'Reilly Auto Parts Tony Roper Memorial, presented by Andy's Frozen Custard...
Williams birth (05/30/12)
Jordan and Ashley Williams, of Monett, announce the birth of their daughter, Lola Belle, born on May 8 at Cox Monett Hospital. She weighed eight pounds, five ounces and measured 20 and one-half inches. Grandparents are: Randy and Tammy Graham, of Bella Vista, Ark., and Steve and Jean Williams, of Crystal City...
Summer reading program set to get underway in June (05/30/12)
The Barry-Lawrence Regional Library Branches are offering annual summer reading clubs and programs beginning in June. The program will be available to all ages, from tots to adults. Incentives will be offered to all participants. "Dream Big -- Read!" is the program for children ages 0-3 and children ages 3-12...
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