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Stories from Thursday, June 7, 2012

SALAD LUNCHEON (06/07/12)
Members of Cox Monett Hospital Auxiliary hosted their annual salad luncheon fundraiser on Friday, June 1, tempting diners with a colorful and delicious display of salad combinations. Auxiliary members also compiled a cookbook, featuring all of the recipes served during the event, which sells for $2. The salad luncheon was held at First United Methodist Church in Monett...
SUNSET DRAMA COLORS THE SKY (06/07/12)
The glow of a dramatic sunset reflecting off thunderheads rolling across Mt. Vernon provided a scenic view for motorists and area residents watching the sky on Monday. [Times Photo by Murray Bishoff]
Numerous activities scheduled at Pierce City Arts Festival (06/07/12)
The final schedule for the fourth annual Pierce City Arts Festival has been announced for Saturday, June 9, in downtown Pierce City. Activities will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Vendors with tents and booths lining Walnut and Main streets will open at 9 a.m., offering a wide array of fine art items, including paintings, jewelry, pottery, wood crafts, glass creations and more...
PC Museum Board elects officers (06/07/12)
Members of the Harold Bell Wright Museum Board elected officers at their May meeting. Ron Landoll will serve as president, and Murray Bishoff will serve as vice president. Molly Dyke was elected to serve as secretary. All terms will run for one year...
Final Boys State delegate list announced (06/07/12)
The final list of delegates attending the 73rd annual Boys State has been announced. Boys State is the model government program sponsored by the America Legion. The session will take place June 16 through June 23 at the University of Central Missouri at Warrensburg...
Airport numbers reflect upswing (06/07/12)
An upswing in business activity has prompted a record number of flights in and out of the Monett Municipal Airport for the first five months of 2012. Take-offs and landings are tallied for business hours during the weekday. Evening and weekend flights are uncounted and may represent a similar additional tally...
BCSO releases weekly stats (06/07/12)
By Melonie Roberts The Barry County Sheriff's Office received 232 calls for service from May 14 through May 20. The following reports were filed for that time period: Cassville: two incidents of driving while intoxicated, possession of marijuana, an informational report, an animal bite, and a missing person...
NEWs In Brief (06/07/12)
The New Liberty Methodist Church will have its 16th annual Ice Cream Social from 4 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 9. Grilled food and homemade ice cream will be available, along with live gospel music. Attendees should bring lawn chairs. The church is located on Kings Prairie, two miles east of Monett, and south on Highway Z one mile...
Fair will showcase talents and skills (06/07/12)
By Lindsay Reed The Barry County OACAC Neighborhood Center is looking for local artists who are interested in sharing their talents with individuals who attend the first annual senior fair at the Crowder College Cassville Campus Community Center on Sept. 14...
MHS STUDENTS VOLUNTEER (06/07/12)
Monett High School students volunteered for a number of community service projects on May 23, including one-on-one visits, music and other activities with the residents of Benchmark Healthcare in Monett. "Our community is blessed with such an abundance of youth showing an interest in giving," said Darlene McPheely, admissions and marketing representative for Benchmark Healthcare. ...
FESTIVAL ENTERTAIINMENT (06/07/12)
Bluegrass music provided a big part of the entertainment at Saturday's Strawberry Festival. Above is the band Spur of the Moment, which includes members from Monett. Below is Brightwater Junction, based in Cassville.
Festivals, concerts, car rallies slated in week ahead (06/07/12)
This week in Monett: At Denali Dreams, 316 E. Broadway, Edwin Scheuerman will perform bluegrass and country music at 7 p.m. on Friday. At Mocha Jo's, 404 E. Broadway, Jeremiah's Call will perform at 7 p.m. on Friday. In Pierce City, the fourth annual Arts Festival runs 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday at Walnut Street and Main with arts exhibitors, demonstrations and wine tasting...
FRESH PRODUCE (06/07/12)
Monett's Farmers Market is serving customers every Saturday at Front and Fourth streets. Marion Dohmen, at left, picked up fresh produce during her visit last Saturday. According to organizer Sara Xiong, around eight vendors are currently bringing produce to the market. ...
Joe Reidle (06/07/12)
Joe Reidle, age 22, of Monett, died at 11:50 p.m. on Monday, June 4, at the home of a friend. A visitation with viewing will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 9, in the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora. Private family burial will be held at the Spring River Cemetery, south of Verona...
Leonard Juel (06/07/12)
Leonard Arden Juel, age 85, of Seligman, died at 9:30 p.m., on Tuesday, June 5, at Mercy Hospital - Cassville. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m., Friday, June 8, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial with full military honors was in Washburn Prairie Cemetery, Washburn...
Helen Jones (06/07/12)
Helen Elizabeth Jones, age 100, died on Tuesday, May 29, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, June 19, at 2 p.m. at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora.
James January (06/07/12)
James Calvin January, age 84, of Shell Knob, died at 5:55 p.m., on Tuesday, June 5, at his home. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m., on Saturday, June 9, in Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob.
Louise Baxter (06/07/12)
Louise Ernestine Baxter, age 87, of Hermitage, formerly of Aurora, died at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 3, at the Christian Health and Rehabilitation Center. A graveside service, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora, will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, June 11, at Orange Cemetery...
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Missouri Weekly Hay Summary Week ending 06/08/12 (06/07/12)
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