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Stories from Friday, June 15, 2012

Central Texas Conference Youth in Mission teens in Monett (06/15/12)
Teens, young adults and their adult supervisors from Central Texas Conference Youth in Mission (CTCYM) were busy this week in Monett performing a number of community service projects for those in need. This is the second time in four years the group has traveled to Monett to give of their time, money and share their faith with others while working on projects that some area residents are too elderly or not financially able to accomplish themselves...
Empire donates land (06/15/12)
Empire District Electric Company recently announced the donation of two tracts of land to worthy organizations in the Pierce City area. The first donation of 1.16 acres, near the company's Pierce City service center, went to the Pierce City Rural Fire Department. The donation will allow the department to enhance firefighter safety and provide room for future expansion...
Purdy school board addresses personnel (06/15/12)
The Purdy R-2 Board of Education filled staff positions for the 2012-13 school year during its May meeting. Resignations were approved from Rana Antle as school nurse, Stephanie Fuller as a special education aide and Stacie Beck as food service cook. During a special meeting on May 17, a resignation was accepted from Grant Young, who served as a physical education teacher, coach and athletic director...
DWI checkpoint results in five arrests (06/15/12)
The Southwest Missouri Driving While Intoxicated Task Force conducted a sobriety checkpoint in Barry County on Saturday night. Host agencies for the crackdown effort were the Barry County Sheriff's Office and the Monett Police Department. Officers from the Carterville, Carthage and Joplin police departments and deputies from the Lawrence County and Jasper County sheriff's offices also participated...
Alderman resigns Verona council seat (06/15/12)
Verona alderman and mayor pro tem George Strawn submitted his resignation to the city council on June 13, stating it was "effective immediately." The move comes on the heels of the resignation of former Verona Mayor Lloyd Airrington, who tendered his resignation on May 23...
Synthetic drug use on the rise locally (06/15/12)
Synthetic drug use is on the rise in Barry County, as local law enforcement officials try to curb the availability of illegal substances that are easily obtained at area convenience stores. "We conducted a raid at Bar Y convenience store in Exeter," said Barry County Sheriff Mick Epperly. "We seized all of their inventory, including pipe bongs, scales and synthetic drugs. One type of substance yielded a positive field test for cocaine."...
No injuries in hit and run (06/15/12)
A hit and run crash on Wednesday afternoon resulted in no serious injuries to the parties involved. The crash occurred at about 4:14 p.m. on Bridle Lane in Monett near Walmart. According to investigating officers with the Monett Police Department, the suspect and the victim were both making a right hand turn when the white Mustang, driven by the suspect, clipped the green Pontiac and took off. ...
News in Brief (06/15/12)
The 70th annual IPRA/ACRA Cassville Rotary Rodeo will be held at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, June 15 and 16, at the Bill Hailey Arena, Business Highway 37 North in Cassville. Sign-ups for Monett Mighty Mite football and cheerleaders will be held July 12 through July 14 at St. ...
DVD on suttering available at Barry County Public Libraries (06/15/12)
A new DVD on stuttering and how to deal with it is now available at public libraries in Barry County. "Stuttering: For Kids By Kids" is a DVD made available by the 65-year-old nonprofit Stuttering Foundation. The DVD is special in that it stars real children who stutter...
Ribbon Cutting (06/15/12)
Monett Area Chamber of Commerce ambassadors were on hand to welcome the newest Chamber member, Printing and More, owned by Lenny and Julie Davis. Ribbon cutting ceremonies took place on Tuesday. Chamber members are pictured above. From left, are: Donna Beckett, Mike Brownsberger, Travis Mace, Lucy Etter, Lenny Davis, Randy Branum, Julie Davis, Shirley Davis, Robert Markovics, Thom Conus, Sharon Garrett, Lisa Schlichtman and Adrianna Salas. [Times Photo by Melonie Roberts]...
PC Fishing Derby (06/15/12)
Deven Banks and Richard Dacheff, both 15, proudly displayed their stringer of fish during the annual Pierce City fishing Derby on Saturday. The two finished up by 11 a.m. and took their catch home.
Area Senior Menus (06/15/12)
MONETT SENIOR CENTER Monday -- Smothered chicken, Swiss steak, roasted potatoes, stewed tomatoes, salad, fruit. Tuesday -- Savory meatballs, chicken and noodles, scalloped potatoes, spinach, peanut butter, cookies. Wednesday - Oven fried chicken, beef strips, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, angel food cake...
Avery Roller named to dean's list (06/15/12)
Avery Roller, of Purdy, a senior biology major at Hendrix College in Conway, Ark., was selected to the dean's list for the spring 2012 semester. A student must earn all A's to qualify for the list. Only 14 percent of the students at Hendrix qualified...
Named to Harding University dean's list (06/15/12)
Erin Daugherty, of onett, was named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Harding University in Searcy, Ark. To be eligible for the honor, a student must be carrying 12 or more hours with a 3.65 or higher grade point average.
Truman State University announces president's list. (06/15/12)
Truman State University, in Kirksville, has released the spring 2012 president's list. Among the students receiving the honor was Amy Hall, of Monett. To qualify for the list, an undergraduate student must attain a semester 4.0 grade point average and must complete 12 semester hours of credit...
Malitong recognized for academic excellence (06/15/12)
Rattanaporn Malitong, of Monett, was recognized as an outstanding student by Drury University's chemistry department in Springfield. Malitong was recognized at the annual departmental awards ceremony that honors students who demonstrate outstanding leadership and dedication to their studies...
Staff Recognition (06/15/12)
Monett Board of Education recognizes faculty and staff The Monett R-1 Board of Education recognized faculty and staff. Pictured above is Karen Brosi, left, recipient of the Southwest Counselor's Secondary Counselor of the Year award with Russ Moreland, Southwest Area Career Center director, making the presentation. ...
Broyles receives Breaking Traditions Award (06/15/12)
Austin Broyles, a senior at Southwest High School and two-year student at Southwest Area Career Center in Monett, received the state award for Breaking Traditions. The Missouri Breaking Traditions contest is for outstanding students in nontraditional careers and technical education programs...
Dr. James Eden (06/15/12)
Dr. James Eden, age 80, of Chillicothe, died on Saturday, June 2, at his home. Services were held on June 5 at the United Methodist Church in Chillicothe. Inurnment will be held at Edgewood Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements were under the direction of Lindley Funeral Home in Chillicothe...
Norwood, MO - Producers Auction Yards: Special Dairy Heifer Sale Report for 06/14/12 (06/15/12)
Missouri Weekly Hay Summary Week ending 06/15/12 (06/15/12)
(Untitled) (06/15/12)
Last Sunday's Kansas City Star ran a major feature on the southwest Missouri community of Noel. The vacation spot and river floating refuge has become known for something else of late: immigrants. Hispanics have long worked at the Tyson Foods complex in Noel. ...
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