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Chicken Cooking Success (07/12/12)
82nd annual Monett Jaycees Carnival starts Wednesday (07/12/12)
The Monett Jaycees will host the Jaycees Carnival, Monett's longest-running summer tradition, for the 82nd year beginning on Wednesday, July 18 at the South Park soccer fields. Activities get underway at 6:30 p.m. through Saturday. According to Brittie Oakley, Jaycees president, attractions will stay open until 10 p.m. or later on Friday and Saturday, depending on the crowds...
Teachers receive raises in Purdy (07/12/12)
The Purdy R-2 Board of Education approved raises of nearly 4.4 percent for teachers for the 2012-13 year during its June meeting. Superintendent Jerry Lingo, attending his last meeting prior to his retirement, said incoming superintendent Dr. Steven Chancelor and board secretary Stacey Williams studied the budget and recommended the change as part of the financial plan for the coming year...
City council explains electric rates (07/12/12)
Details on the increases in electric rates to Monett customers were provided at Tuesday's meeting of the Monett City Council. Utilities Superintendent Pete Rauch said the rate adjustment was expected, in light of expenses incurred by Empire District Electric...
Cassville woman injured in crash (07/12/12)
A Cassville woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash that occurred at 9:15 a.m. on Tuesday on County Road 1110 about three miles south of Cassville. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred when the driver of a 2000 Volkswagen Beetle, Nancy J. Gauss, 56, of Cassville, crossed the center of the roadway and struck a 1999 Ford pickup truck, driven by Clinton L. Hoppes, 25, of Washburn, head on...
News in Brief (07/12/12)
A girls basketball camp will be held July 16 through July 18 at Monett Middle School. Sessions will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m. for grades three through six and from 10:30 a.m. to noon for grades seven and eight. Cost is $20 and includes a camp T-shirt. Sign-up will be held on the first day of camp...
DNR introduces online permits (07/12/12)
The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has introduced an online permit process that significantly cuts time needed for the traditional application process. "The online permit process will simplify and speed up the process for those seeking land disturbance permits from the DNR," said Sara Parker Pauley, director. "Builders, contractors and developers will now be able to get permits in minutes instead of weeks while still offering the same level of environmental protection."...
LawCo officers issue 17 tickets for holiday traffic violations (07/12/12)
Lawrence County Sheriffs' patrol officers conducted a crackdown on impaired drivers over the July Fourth holiday, resulting in 17 tickets issued to motorists violating the law. Officers participating in the "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign from July 3 through July 8 issues tickets for the following violations: eight speeding tickets, one child restraint violation, one suspended license violation, and three uninsured motorist violations. ...
Service Recognition (07/12/12)
Emergency Medical Services are recognized annually in May. On May 17, Pierce City Fire Chief Andy Hogenmiller was presented the Flame Award in recognition of the Pierce City Fire Depaartment's commitment to excellence and in appreciation of the assistance provided to Barry-Lawrence County Ambulance District...
Carver Day, summer shows, concerts in week ahead (07/12/12)
This week in Monett: At Mocha Jo's, 404 E. Broadway, Nick Nixdorf performs at 6 p.m. on Friday. This week in Springfield: Missouri State University's Tent Theatre season continues with "Forty-Second Street" through July 20. Shows are at 8 p.m. on the lawn behind Craig Hall, near Grand and National...
Heartland Ensemble (07/12/12)
The Heartland Brass Ensemble, part of the Heartland Community Band from Carthage, provided music under the gazebo at the Trinity Lutheran Church picnic in Freistatt last Friday. [Times Photo by Melonie Roberts
Barry County Fair (07/12/12)
The 2012 Barry County Fair was held on June 29 and June 30 at the Rockin' P Ranch Rodeo Arena on Highway W in Wheaton with a large crowd attending.
Jo Friesen (07/12/12)
Jo C. Friesen, age 75, of Shell Knob, died at 11:45 p.m. on Tuesday, July 10. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 14, in Trinity Presbyterian Church, Shell Knob under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob. Burial will be in Fairview Park Cemetery, St. John, Kan...
Richard Lawrence (07/12/12)
Richard Lee Lawrence, age 50, of Aurora, died at 5:40 p.m. on Monday, July 9 at his home. A graveside service, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora, will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 12 at the Maple Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. on Thursday, prior to the service, in the funeral home chapel...
Mary Nowak (07/12/12)
Mary Ann Nowak, age 53, of Cassville, died on July 10, at her home. Private services will be held at a later date. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home and Crematory, Cassville, Missouri.
Mildred Luger (07/12/12)
Mildred Luger, age 93, of Tulsa, Okla., died on July 10, at the Clare House in Tulsa. Services are pending at this time. Arrangements have been entrusted to Buchanan Funeral Home.
Viola Froese (07/12/12)
Viola Virginia (Crossland) Edwards Froese, 94, of Strafford, Mo., formerly of Monett, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on July 16, 1917 in Webb City, Mo., the daughter of the late B.E. ...
Charles Balmas Charles S. Balmas, age 78, of Kalida, Ohio, died at 10:15 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28 at the Meadows of Kalida. He was born on March 12, 1933 in Monett, Mo. to the late Eli and Lola (Jackson) Balmas. On June 23, 1959, he married Sonia "Sue" John and she died on Sept. 21, 1985...
Dorys Braden (07/12/12)
Dorys Clara Peterson-Braden, a World War II POW, passed away on July 10, 2012 at Lacoba Nursing Home in Monett, Mo. Dorys was born in a blacksmith shop on Sept. 12, 1911 in Esk Saskatchewan, Canada to Lewis and William Peterson and Augustine Klatt-Peterson. ...