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Stories from Monday, July 16, 2012

Thirsty Anyone? (07/16/12)
Synthetic drug sales the topic of Crime Stoppers meeting (07/16/12)
Synthetic drug sales and use were the topic of the June meeting of the Barry-Lawrence Chapter of Crime Stoppers. Law enforcement officials in Barry and Lawrence County are fighting the synthetic drugs that are being sold at various convenience stores in the bi-county area...
MHS student enrollment (07/16/12)
The Monett High School student enrollment for the 2012-13 school year will begin with the seniors picking up their schedules on Wednesday, Aug. 1 and Thursday, Aug. 2. Juniors can pick up schedules on Friday, Aug. 3 or Monday, Aug. 6. Sophomores can pick up schedules on Tuesday, Aug. 7...
Technology opening doors at Monett R-1 District (07/16/12)
Technology continued to open new doors for teachers in the Monett School District. Melody Paige, who for the third year served as technology instructional specialist, updated the R-1 Board of Education on her efforts in helping faculty use technology more effectively...
SW man convicted on child porn charges (07/16/12)
According to evidence introduced at the trial, task force officers identified a computer at Landsdown's residence that was using a peer-to-peer file sharing program to receive and distribute child pornography. A search warrant was executed at Landsdown's home and two computers were seized. ...
News In Brief (07/16/12)
Ebenezer Baptist church will hold Vacation Bible School from 6:30 to 8:40 p.m. July 30 through Aug. 3. The theme will be "Amazing Wonders Aviation." The church is located north on Chapell Drive, two miles north of Business 60. For more information, call 235-3029 or 417-847-1721...
CRUISE WINNERS! (07/16/12)
A cruise give away was recently held at Jimmy Michel Motors in Aurora. The winners were Jeff and Melissa Brattin, of Monett. Pictured above at the prize presentation, from left, are: Chad Vaught, assistant manager, Josh Millager, sales, Jeff and Melissa Brattin and Danny Luttrull, sales manager...
Fatality crash in Barry County (07/16/12)
A Carthage man was fatally injured in a one-vehicle crash that occurred at 2:35 p.m. on Saturday, July 14 on Route W, three miles east of Wheaton. The crash occurred when the driver of a 2000 GMC Sierra, Manuel Callejas, 54, of Carthage, traveled off the right side of the roadway, struck a fence and overturned. ...
BCSO releases bi-weekly stats (07/16/12)
The Barry County Sheriff's Office received 561 calls for service from June 11 through June 24. The following reports were filed for that time period: Cassville: violation of an order of protection, consumption of alcohol in a moving vehicle, death investigation, informational report, attempted suicide, two reports of stealing a motor vehicle, stealing conspiracy, four reports of stealing, four reports of second-degree burglary, two reports second degree trespass, conveyed or detained a mental person, first degree trespass and third degree assault.. ...
Cruisin' to the picnic (07/16/12)
Dwayne Holmberg, a member of the Cassville Cruisers Car Club, is pictured above with his 1936 Chevy. Members of the local car club will be cruising into the Stone's Prairie Picnic on July 20 at 6 p.m. Area car enthusiasts are invited to join the cruise-in. There will be a fenced grass area at the picnic where cars will be on display. For more information, call Mark McMillan at 417-389-0517...
Purdy Festival nears (07/16/12)
The Purdy community is gearing up for the Purdy Festival, Cars, Cows and Corn, taking place on Saturday, July 21. For the inaugural event, the Purdy Festival Committee has scheduled a day filled with fun and activities sure to appeal to young and old alike...
Handbook changes at Verona schools (07/16/12)
The Verona R-7 Board of Education accepted resignations and hired staff for the coming year during its June board meeting. Resignations were accepted from Molly Rothert, high school social studies teacher who has been with the district since 2002; Jamie Graham, elementary teacher, who has been with the district since 2005; and Isaac Crawford, high school counselor, who has been with the district one year...
"Homeland" documentary focusing on Monett to air (07/16/12)
"Homeland: Immigration in America," the documentary series prepared by the Nine Network of Public Media in St. Louis, begins airing this week in the St. Louis area. One hour of the three-part series focuses on Monett and its Hispanic community. National distribution of the series begins next week. The documentary was formallyl unveiled during the St. Louis Showcase, a film festival for St. Louis-based films, held on Sunday at the Tivoli Theater in University City...
Shell Knob man killed in crash (07/16/12)
A Shell Knob man is dead following a two-vehicle crash July 11 on Highway 39 in Shell Knob. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred at 8:30 p.m. when the driver of a 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix, Nicholas C. Kulhanek, 27, of Shell Knob, was attempting to make a turn and struck a 1967 Harley-Davidson motorcycle, driven by Aaron L. Poston, 49, of Shell Knob, head on. Kulhanek was not wearing a seat belt...
News In Brief (07/16/12)
The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office will host a law enforcement academy beginning Aug. 16 at the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office. The 700-hour course will qualify students with a Class A peace officer license in Missouri. The class will meet on Tuesday and Thursday nights as well as Saturdays and some Sundays. ...
Homeland Documentary (07/16/12)
Filmmakers of the documentary "Homeland: Immigration in America" spoke at the Tivoli Theater on Sunday at the official unveiling of the project which includes a major portion on Monett. From left, are: Ray Saurez, film narrator and senior correspondenty for the PBS News Hour; Ted Alden, with the Council on Foreign Relations; Leo Eaton, executive producer; and Jim Kirchherr, series producer and writer. [Times Photos by Murray Bishoff]...
JHA secures major account after major study of service (07/16/12)
Monett-based Jack Henry and Associates (JHA) has received a contract for services from a major Texas-based bank with $16 billion in managed assets following a two-year search. First Command Bank selected JHA's SilverLake core processing system to provide the bank and its subsidiaries with enterprise-wide automation...
BCSO releases weekly stats (07/16/12)
The Barry County Sheriff's Office received 205 calls for service from June 4 through June 10. The following reports were filed for that time period: Cassville: stealing animals, failure to register as a sex offender, violation of an order of protection, possession of drugs, third degree domestic assault, second degree domestic assault, felonious resisting arrest and property damage...
BIG BANG WINNER (07/16/12)
Check Cashers, of Monett, recently held its annual Big Bang give away. The fireworks package contained $1200 worth of exciting fireworks. The winner was Tom Majors, of Pierce City, pictured above with his prize.
Darrel Morlan (07/16/12)
Darrel Lee Morlan, 62, of Monett passed away on Thursday July 12, 2012 at his home. He was born on July 6, 1950 in Wheaton, Mo., the son of Beulah (Potter) Morlan and the late Jack Morlan. He was united in marriage on Sep. 18, 1970 in Monett, Mo. to Donna Spain, she survives...
Rachel Sams (07/16/12)
Rachel R. Sams, age 67, of Jenkins, died at 11:19 p.m., on Thursday, July 12, in Mercy Hospital, Springfield. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., on Tuesday, July 17, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial will be in Clio Cemetery, Jenkins. Visitation will be held from 5 until 7 p.m., Monday, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
Olga Worm (07/16/12)
Olga Worm, age 98, of Freistatt, died on Sunday morning, July 15 at Lacoba Nursing Home in Monett. Plans are incomplete under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home in Monett.
Aaron Poston (07/16/12)
Aaron Lee Poston, age 49, of Shell Knob died on Wednesday, July 11. Services will be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 21023 Farm Road 1252, Shell Knob, on Monday, July 16, at 7 p.m. with Dale Russell officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home in Cassville...
Lillian Tisher (07/16/12)
Lillian Juanita Tisher, age 94, of Seligman, died at 10:20 p.m. on Thursday, July 12. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, July 17, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial will be in Bayless Cemetery, Garfield, Ark. Visitation will be held from 6 until 8 p.m. Monday, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
Wesley Brown (07/16/12)
Wesley "Brownie" Brown, 89, of Monett passed away on Tuesday July 3, 2012 at Cox Monett Hospital in Monett, Mo. He was born on July 8, 1922 in Brooks, Iowa, the son of the late Warren and Elizabeth (Boham) Brown. He was united in marriage on May 22, 1965 to Thelma Sowersby, she survives...
Mildred Lugar (07/16/12)
Mildred Catherine Lugar, age 93, of Broken Arrow, Okla., passed from this life on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 while at the Clare House in Tulsa, Okla. Mildred was born on May 7, 1919 in Miami, Okla., the daughter of the late Winfred Lindell Warnick and Harriette (Blodwen) Warnick. She was a graduate of Dawn High School in Dawn, Mo. and later furthered her education at Missouri Southern State College, receiving her bachelor's of science in education...
Ruth D'Arcy (07/16/12)
Ruth Ellen D'Arcy passed away at 5:30 a.m. on Thursday July 12, 2012 at her residence in Monett, Mo. She was born on Oct. 13, 1922 in Broadview, Mont., the daughter of Webster and Grace (Reintsma) Lasater. Her mother died when Ruth was very young and her father married Anne Bloedau in 1929...
Homeland: the documentary (07/16/12)
The documentary film "Homeland: Immigration in America," which has been prepared by the Nine News Network in St. Louis, looks at Monett's experience with its Hispanic community. The filmmakers were particularly impressed by how well Monettans and their new neighbors have gotten along...
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