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Stories from Monday, July 9, 2012

FAMOUS BARBECUE CHICKEN (07/09/12)
Healthcare changes already taken place at Cox Monett (07/09/12)
The United States Supreme Court ruling on President Barack Obama's Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is unlikely to have any effect on operations at Cox Monett Hospital. According to hospital administrator Genny Maroc, changes put in place since the law was written reflect the evolution of the healthcare industry...
Community Kitchen staying busy over summer (07/09/12)
The Monett Community Kitchen has remained very active as summer weather settled in. According to Charlene Dart, co-director, the number of volunteers remains high and those served continue to come in significant numbers. After 18 months of operation, the Community Kitchen has served a little over 25,000 meals. Dart said the average is 1,300 meals a month. Daily attendance bounces between 60 and 120, averaging out to around 100...
Debate helps define candidates (07/09/12)
The Southwest Missouri Tea Party hosted a Missouri Senatorial debate for the 29th District on June 18 at the Shell Knob VFW, with candidates Jim Strafuss, James Strahan and Representative David Sater participating. A total of 97 citizens attended the event, along with several candidates seeking other offices in the next election...
Debate helps define candidates (07/09/12)
The Southwest Missouri Tea Party hosted a Missouri Senatorial debate for the 29th District on June 18 at the Shell Knob VFW, with candidates Jim Strafuss, James Strahan and Representative David Sater participating. A total of 97 citizens attended the event, along with several candidates seeking other offices in the next election...
Three injured in crashes (07/09/12)
Three Aurora residents suffered minor injuries in a crash over the weekend. The crash occurred at 4:40 p.m. on Friday, July 7 on Route K, three miles north of Aurora. Kimberly Ackerman, 30, driver of a 2009 Volkswagen Jetta, pulled into the path of a 2002 Pontiac Alero, driven by Shania Childress, 16 and struck the Ackerman vehicle in the rear. ...
NEWS in Brief (07/09/12)
With the recent dry weather, the Monett Rural Fire Association reminds all property owners outside the Monett city limits to have their blue signs with orange stickers clearly visible in case of a fire. Property owners who are not currently members can stop at The CPA Group, located at 217 Fourth St. in Monett, to pay dues...
WATERING NEW TREES (07/09/12)
Monett Council to hear views on electric rate hike (07/09/12)
The Monett City Council has scheduled public comment on increases to electric rates for commercial and residential customers at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, July 10. The rate increases stem from the year-old wholesale contract with Empire District Electric that allows for rate adjustments annually. Empire proposed a 15 percent increase for the year beginning June 1...
EAGLE ROCK FIREWORKS (07/09/12)
Boaters on Table Rock Lake were in an ideal position to enjoy fireworks over the water on July 4, fired from the Highway 86 bridge. According to Deborah Schoen, who watched from one of the boats with her husband, Stephen, about 150 boats gathered for the 25-minute show, which provided a double treat amplifying the light off the lake itself...
Darlene Thomas (07/09/12)
Barbara "Darlene" Thomas, age 70, of Cape Fair, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, July 4, 2012, in Mercy Hospital, Springfield, Missouri. She was born June 19, 1942, in Seymour, Missouri, the daughter of Cluas C.C. and Fay Zelma (Maples) Daniel. On September 1, 1960, in Wheelerville, Missouri, she was united in marriage to Henry Carl Thomas, who survives...
Dorothy Cawthorn (07/09/12)
Dorothy M. Cawthorn, age 91, of Monett, Mo., passed from this life on Friday, July 6, 2012 while at Benchmark Healthcare in Monett. Dorothy was born on Dec. 1, 1920 in Monett, the daughter of the late Louis J. Balden and Rena (Price) Balden. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Monett...
Dale Wormington (07/09/12)
Dale A. Wormington, age 77, of Monett, MO, passed from this life after a short illness on Thursday evening, July 5, 2012 while at the Mercy Hospital in Springfield, MO. Dale was born on January 30, 1935 in Monett, the son of the late Ernest Eugene "Gene" and Goldie (Redding) Wormington. ...
Eugene Keltner (07/09/12)
Eugene "Gene" Clyde Keltner, 93, of Monett passed away Thursday July 5, 2012 at the Missouri Veteran's Home in St. James, Mo. He was born Dec. 5, 1918 in Carthage, Mo., the son of the late Clyde and Bertha (Kerkemeyer) Keltner. He was united in marriage on Dec. 31, 1938 in Columbus Kan. to the late Geneva Beard...
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