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Stories from Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Kiwanians hear about Big Brothers Big Sisters program (06/13/12)
The Big Brothers Big Sisters program in Monett has been successful in its first two years. The number of children served is slated to double in the coming year, reported program coordinator Don Tuck in speaking at this week's meeting of the Monett Kiwanis Club...
Asphalt scam alert (06/13/12)
Many property owners have begun construction and home improvement projects. Freelance contractors will often approach homeowners about possible work. Unknown vendors pose a risk, particularly when offering a service that is unfamiliar to the buyer. Jeffery Myers, who works with Hutchens Construction, offered a caution about vendors driving around with a load of asphalt, claiming to have extra and offering to make a deal to use it up...
E-books for libraries petition in circulation (06/13/12)
Readers with e-books are well aware that the cost of non-paper novels, magazines and newspapers is only slightly less than their paper and ink counterparts, leading many to seek e-books through a library loan system. Although libraries have various DVD movies and books on compact disc, the e-book question is one that is still unresolved for both libraries and e-readers...
El Salvador trip changes Monettan's life (06/13/12)
A Monett man has been forever changed following a recent trip to El Salvador where he worked on a Thrivent Builds with Habitat for Humanity project in the city of Ahuachapan. "I learned a lot of Spanish," said Matt Ticknor, the Thrivent representative from Monett who was nominated to take part in the 2012 Thrivent Builds with Habitat for Humanity project. "We learned a lot through immersion."...
Seligman teen injured in weekend crash (06/13/12)
A Seligman teen was injured in a weekend crash that occurred at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday on Highway DD about 5 miles west of Seligman. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred when the driver of a 1992 Chevrolet Cavalier, Shelby L. Munday, 16, of Seligman, ran off the right side of the road and struck a tree...
News In Brief (06/13/12)
A fundraising benefit for Troy Davis will be held from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. on Friday, June 15, at the Monett City Park Casino. Live music will begin at 7 p.m., provided by Tequila, Lime, No Salt as well as by Adam Freitas, Jamie Meeks, Cory West and Scott Gwinn. Homemade chili will be available. An auction will be held for sports tickets, gift certificates and other donated items. Donations will be accepted to help the Davis family with expenses while Troy battles cancer...
MPD's May stats released (06/13/12)
Officers with the Monett Police Department responded to 2,311 incidents, not including 911 calls, during the month of May, along with 18 collisions involving 30 vehicles. Two injury wrecks were documented, but 25 vehicles were damaged during May. The 911 Communications Center answered a total of 330 "911" calls. ...
FFA Arts and Crafts (06/13/12)
Looking for a bargin. Jaime Rutherford, at left and Caressa Blankenship, took advantage of the Monett FFA arts and craft show held recently at Southwest Area Career Center. [Times Photo by Jared Lankford]
Miller-Schad Reunion (06/13/12)
Family descendants of Carl and Anna (Schad) Miller gathered on Sunday, May 27, at Grant's Restaurant in Monett. Family memories and a meal were enjoyed by those attending. Old pictures of ancestors were viewed and new group pictures were taken. Carl and Anna were German immigrants that settled in the Stone's Prairie community, northwest of Purdy. ...
Bea White (06/13/12)
Bea Pearl White, age 86, of Shell Knob, died on June 11. Private services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home, Cassville.
Evelyn Marr (06/13/12)
Evelyn Irene Marr, age 85, of Mt. Vernon, died at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 9, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. A funeral service, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, was held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 12, at the First Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon. Burial was at the Mt. Vernon IOOF Cemetery...
Elaine Fyr (06/13/12)
Elaine Fyr, age 91, of Monett, Mo., went home to be with her Heavenly Father on Sunday, June 10, 2012, while at her home following a lengthy illness. Elaine was born on Nov. 20, 1920 in Aurora, Mo., the daughter of the late Walter and Dyress (Young) Taylor...
Paul Evans (06/13/12)
Paul "Roger" Evans, age 57, of Seligman, died on Sunday, June 10, at the Mercy Hospital in Rogers, Ark. Graveside services were held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13, at the Ruddick Cemetery, in Garfield, Ark. Arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home in Cassville...
Mary Custer (06/13/12)
Mary Custer, age 90, of Aurora, died on June 9, at Aurora Nursing Center. No services are planned. Final disposition was cremation under the direction of Manlove-Stumpff Funeral Home, in Crane.
June wedding planned (06/13/12)
The children of Diana Gage and James Roller announce the forthcoming marriage of their parents. The bride-elect is the daughter of Johnny and Betty Cotton, of Gateway, Ark., and the late Doyle Gage. The prospective groom is the son of James and Marilyn Roller, of Washburn. Plans are being completed for a 3 p.m., June 16 wedding at the First Baptist Church in Washburn. Friends and family members are invited to attend...
Couple to wed in July (06/13/12)
Shawnna Lee Williams, daughter of Jackie Williams, of Monett, and Roger Williams, of Washburn, and Rev. Caleb Jeffrey Lines, son of Kim and Linda Lines, of Monett, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The bride-elect is a 2007 graduate of Monett High School and a 2011 graduate of Missouri State University with a bachelor's degree in religious studies. ...
Monett Library News (06/13/12)
The next gaming event at the library will be held at 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 14. Registration for the "Dream Big--Read!" and "Own the Night" summer reading clubs for children and teens continues. Those who would like to participate are encouraged to visit the library to sign up for these free programs that will be held throughout the summer...
MHS Class of '49 reunites (06/13/12)
Monett High School Class of 1949 gathered on May 26 at Grant's Restaurant in Monett to mark 63 years since graduating. Those attending were: Bill and Lois Hull, of Camdenton; Jack Howerton, of Carthage; David Turner and a friend, Kathleen, of Eagle Rock; Jerald Cherry and his brother, Charles Cherry, of Kansas City; Marilyn McKee, of Kansas City; John Eden, of Paragould, Ark.; Deloris and Charles Bertalott, of Tulsa, Okla.; Nolun Frits, of Edmond, Okla.; Jeanie and Ron Landoll, Mary Sue and Jack Fox, Sam and Delores Birkenbach, Ada Smith and her daughter, Debbie, and Bob and Emma Jean McCormick, all of Monett.. ...
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