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Stories from Monday, June 18, 2012

FREISTATT LIONS OFFICERS (06/18/12)
LOCALLY OWNED AND OPERATED (06/18/12)
Free enterprise is alive and active in Monett, as can be seen at Sixth and Bond streets this summer, where a lemonade stand is open for business. Shown in the front row, from left, are: Makenzie Utter and Triston Utter. Back row: Helena Sanchez and Alecia Sanchez...
RRSP now has free Wi-Fi (06/18/12)
Roaring River State Park now offers free Wi-Fi services at the Emory Melton Inn and Conference Center and all three campgrounds. "We hope that by giving our guests the option to 'stay connected' customers will camp more often and extend their stays," said Dusty Reid, park superintendent. ...
Voters must register by July 11 for primary (06/18/12)
Barry County residents who plan to vote during the Aug. 7 primary election must be registered by Wednesday, July 11. Area residents who have moved or changed their names are also encouraged to update their voter registration information. Absentee voting will begin at the Barry County Clerk's Office on Tuesday, June 26. Voting hours are from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m...
Tickets issued during campaign (06/18/12)
The Monett Police Department participated in the national Click It or Ticket mobilization conducted from May 21 through June 3. During the enforcement effort, officers issued a total of 78 traffic tickets and warnings including: 10 seat belt tickets, five speeding tickets, and 14 other traffic violations. Officers also passed out child safety seat literature during morning drop-off at Monett Elementary School, making contact with 225 vehicles...
OACAC cuts affect Barry County residents (06/18/12)
A last-minute budget cut at the state level has impacted two early childhood care centers and at least six staffers and administrators in Barry County. The Ozarks Area Community Action Corporation (OACAC) was surprised by deep funding cuts to the state's Early Head Start program after the Missouri General Assembly passed the budget in May...
News In Brief (06/18/12)
The Monett Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 19 at the Monett Museum, located at 705 E. Broadway. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call Doug at 235-5908. The Pierce City Senior Citizens will host their monthly dance at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 28 at the senior center, located at 104 Locust St. The entertainment will be The Fun Timers Band. Admission is $3 and finger foods are welcome. For more information, call 417-476-5800 or 417-737-4900...
HABITAT DIRECTORS (06/18/12)
Frank and Tini Elbert, shown above, have agreed to serve on the board of directors for the Monett/Purdy affiliate of Habitat for Humanity. According to former board chairperson Linda Schelin, the Elberts bring the current board up to 18 out of a maximum of 20 allowed by the national organization. The Elberts will serve a two-year term...
RETIREMENT HONORED (06/18/12)
A luncheon celebration honored Kathleen Hayes on May 24. Hayes retired from Schreiber Foods. She began her career on April 26, 1988, working in the processing area. Her last position was a blending specialist. Hayes, at left, received a gift from the formulations team leader, Mike Heffernan, right, for her 24 years of service...
NEW BUSINESS BUILDING (06/18/12)
NEW BUSINESS OWNERS (06/18/12)
A new business, Tyme After Tyme, has opened at 501 E. Broadway in Monett. Owners Rhonda and Rafael Brantley described their store as "upper end resale" with a boutique for items such as tutus and an arts section for bracelets, keychains and other handmade products. The store is open Thursdays and Fridays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. From left, are: Shawna Rivera, Rhonda and Rafael Brantley...
JHA introduces iBizManager (06/18/12)
Monett-based Jack Henry and Associates (JHA) has introduced a new software product, iBizManager, as part of its Internet and mobile banking solutions. The new service supports commercial customers of banks with secure, anytime-anywhere access to their accounts. The iBizManager funds transfer and bill payment capabilities, issues alerts and other services...
Bass Electric marks 50 years in business (06/18/12)
A local company has achieved an historic milestone -- marking its 50th year of local operations. Jim and Shirley Bass, owners of Jim Bass Electric and Refrigeration, observed their 50th year of ownership in May, but the company has been in Monett for far longer...
Lawrence County Youth Fair (06/18/12)
Rachel Callison, at right, of the Fire Sweep Simmentals in Verona, won champion bred-and-owned steer with her Simmental, Charlie, at the Lawrence County Youth Fair. Charlie was also the reserve champion market steer and carcass champion in his class at 1,324 pounds...
Art Hains talks MSU with Monett Kiwanis (06/18/12)
His voice is unmistakable, his name is synonymous with Missouri State Bears athletics and if you have ever listen to sports talk radio in southwest Missouri you have heard Art Hains. Hains recently spoke to the Kiwanis Club in Monett at their quarterly night meeting held at Big Bawldy's...
Thunder is rolling (06/18/12)
The Southwest Missouri Thunder 11-and-under baseball team took first place at the Champion Diamonds Summer Sizzler Tournamnet in Nevada. Pictured above, in the front row, from left, are: Daegan Friggle, Peyton Weathermon, Logan Lauffer, Austin Hartwigsen and Casey Weathermon. Second row: Kolton Pinkly, Clayton Kaiser, Carter Tinklepaugh, Alex Rivera, Kaden Clark and Corey Spain. Third row: coaches Keven Hartwigsen, Mark Kaiser, Scott Spain and Brandt Friggle...
Wayne Reichard (06/18/12)
Wayne Gordon Reichard, age 69, of Shell Knob, died at 11:19 p.m. on Friday, June 15. No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob.
Edith Malony (06/18/12)
Edith "Edie" Malony, age 79, of Monett died on Thursday, June 14, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. Visitation will be held on Monday June 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett. Graveside services will be held Tuesday, June 19, at 10:30 a.m. at Maplewood Cemetery in Exeter...
Bill Haynes (06/18/12)
Bill P. Haynes, Jr., age 51, of Lincoln, Mo., passed away on Monday, June 11, 2012 while vacationing in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was born on Sept. 6, 1960, in Joplin, Mo., the son of Edna and Bill P. Haynes, Sr. Bill graduated from Siloam Springs High School in Siloam Springs, Ark., Crowder College and Missouri Southern State College in Joplin, Mo. He received his master's degree from Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Mo...
Rosa Felder (06/18/12)
Rosa May Felder, age 70, of Shell Knob, died at 9 a.m. on Thursday, June 14. Services will be held at a later date. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob.
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