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Stories from Monday, August 6, 2012

Headed to state (08/06/12)
Monett High School cheerleaders competed at the Missouri High School Cheer Coaches Association's regional competition at Nixa High School on July 21. The 12 girls placed second behind Seneca High School. Pictured in the front row, from left, are: Katie Rutherford, Kristen Tilley, Adriel Ridenhour, Alexis DeBell and Emma Schupbach. ...
IDF honored for its work with the disabled (08/06/12)
IDF has been recognized for its support of the disabled by The Arc of the Ozarks. The Employment Solutions Division of The Arc of the Ozarks honored IDF for its "outstanding support of individuals with disabilities" as the group's "Employer of the Year." The recognition was announced during at the Arc's annual banquet held on June 23 at the Oasis Convention Center in Springfield...
PC Aldermen discuss funding sources (08/06/12)
Members of the Pierce City Board of Aldermen held a special meeting on Tuesday, July 30, to discuss possible funding sources for the $750,000 wastewater improvement project. Attending the meeting were Jeff Riekhof, of Clearwater Environmental, LLC in Springfield, Tyson Markham, of McKinley and Company in Kansas City, and Andy Novinger, of Anderson Engineering in Springfield...
Shot time here again (08/06/12)
With the approaching school year, children in childcare, preschool and kindergarten through 12th grades are required by law to receive certain immunizations designed to protect the student and those around him or her from diseases. According to the Barry County Health Department, the immunizations needed for children entering childcare, preschool or kindergarten through 12th grades are the same as last year...
Virtual learning introduced at Monett schools (08/06/12)
New ways to teach and new state education policies were discussed during the July meeting of the Monett R-1 Board of Education. Superintendent Brad Hanson shared an article with board members about online learning. Beginning in the fall, advanced placement classes will start being taught partly over the Internet, as well as in the classroom...
Aurora woman injured (08/06/12)
An Aurora woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash that took place at 11:50 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 2, on Highway 60 in Billings. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred when the driver of a 1996 Chevrolet Corsica, Dee A. Adams, 45, of Walnut Grove, slowed in traffic and was struck from behind by a 1998 Oldsmobile Regency, driven by Tammy L. McConnell, 51, of Aurora...
News In Brief (08/06/12)
"Homeland: Immigration in America," the documentary series by the nineNetwork of Public Media in St. Louis, can be viewed online. The complete program entitled "Jobs," that features Monett, can be found at explorehomeland.org, clicking the "Watch now" link and finding the "Jobs" picture...
Halloween Comes Early (08/06/12)
Monett Area YMCA Challengers summer day program participants recently hosted a week-long celebration of holidays, including Thanksgiving and Halloween. Young day campers are pictured above in their ghoulish best during last Friday's observation of Halloween...
MSU program to begin in Cassville this fall (08/06/12)
Missouri State University will begin offering its elementary education degree completion program at the Crowder College Cassville Campus this fall. Enrollments are still be accepted for fall classes. "We started offering this program at the Neosho campus in 1997 and at the Nevada campus a couple years ago," said Larry Nichols, Missouri State University Outreach coordinator. "The program is designed for students who have completed a two-year associate of arts degree in teaching at Cassville...
Ribbon Winning Art (08/06/12)
Monett painter Geri Carey won three ribbons in the adult china painting fine arts entries at the Ozark Empire Fair. Carey's wedding dress scene, at left, won first place. Her mill scene on a stream, at right, earned a second place ribbon. A painted pitcher took third place...
Ribbon winning art (08/06/12)
John Baty Jr., of Monett, is one of a dozen bi-county amateur photographers whose photos are part of the annual photography show at the Ozark Empire Fair. Baty's photo, above, is a water scene. Among the other local photographers are Taylor Henson, Sharon Swift and Chance Reynolds, of Pierce City; Kelley Martinez and Lisa Murphy, of Aurora; Lisa Hall and Crissy Carsten, of Marionville; Raymond Christian Jr. ...
ImPACT program to help in concussion fight (08/06/12)
The diagnosis and treatment of concussions for area athletes continues to be one of the highest priorities for Cox Heath Systems. To further aid in the treatment of patients who have suffered concussions, Cox has added the Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing program or ImPACT for short...
Dollie Schell (08/06/12)
Dollie F. Schell, age 81, of Cassville, died at 7:48 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 2. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 6, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial was in Washburn Prairie Cemetery, Washburn.
Roberta Jackson (08/06/12)
Roberta Lee "Bobbie" Jackson, age 76, of Shell Knob, died at 7:25 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 2. Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9, in Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob.
Gary Gaines (08/06/12)
Gary E. Gaines, age 67, of Aurora, died on Thursday, Aug. 2, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. No service arrangements have been made at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett.
Mahala Burbridge (08/06/12)
Mahala Jean Burbridge, age 77, of Cassville, died at 11:50 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 4. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 7, 2012, in Fields Cemetery, Shell Knob, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.
Juanita Reed (08/06/12)
Juanita V. Reed, age 66, of Seligman, died at 6:40 a.m., on Wednesday, Aug. 1, at her home. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, in Beaver Cemetery, Seligman, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Visitation will be held from 6 until 8 p.m. on Friday, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
Melanie Mitchell (08/06/12)
Melanie Margarete (Savage) Mitchell, age 57, of Mt. Vernon, died on Aug. 2. Private family services will be held at a later date, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, in Mt. Vernon.
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