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Stories from Thursday, August 9, 2012

Monett Council approves deal for entrance to YMCA (08/09/12)
The Monett City Council approved a deal with the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission for the entrance to the new Monett Area YMCA at a special meeting last week. Under the agreement, a new entrance will be established between the YMCA building and the gravel driveway at the edge of the golf course. Access for the gravel entrance is conveyed back to the state. The new entrance will be shared by both the YMCA and the new golf course club house...
Grand Prize Winner (08/09/12)
A grand champion. Sophie Wagner and her prize winning dairy calf "Cupcake" enjoyed a great time at the Purdy Livestock Show and Purdy Festival. Wagner is in her second year of showing animals. [Times Photo by Jared Lankford]
Small business leaders offer views on promoting Monett (08/09/12)
Around 50 small business leaders in Monett gathered to exchange ideas on their needs recently during a luncheon at the Monett Chamber of Commerce office. Jeff Meredith, chamber executive director, encouraged each table of attendees to discuss how to gain more customers and define their current needs...
Helen Brown (08/09/12)
Helen Ruth Brown, 86, of Monett, formerly of Purdy, passed away on Monday, Aug. 6, 2012 at her home in Monett. She was born on Sept. 1, 1925 in Pierce City, Mo., the daughter of the late Clarence and Nannie (Roark) Box. She was united in marriage on Jan. 14, 1949 in Berryville, Ark. to Ethel Abraham Brown, he preceded her in death on April 25, 1994...
News in Brief (08/09/12)
The Monett City Council will meet at 8:30 a.m. on Friday to review and approve a bid for demolition of the Monett Park Casino. The Rebel's Bluff theatrical troupe will present Meredith Willson's "The Music Man" at 7:15 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 10, and Friday, Aug.. 11, preceded by dinner at 6 p.m. A matinee is offered at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12. Performances will be at the Marc, 833 W. Mt. Vernon Blvd. in Mt. Vernon. Advanced tickets are available by calling 417-466-7861...
Carthage woman seri-ously injured in LawCo wreck (08/09/12)
A Carthage woman sus-tained serious injuries in a two-vehicle crash that oc-curred at 10:15 a.m. on Aug. 6 on Highway 96 about one mile east of Miller. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred when the driver of a 2009 Yamaha V-Star, Cleta M. McNary, 53, of Carthage, struck a slower moving 2003 Chev-rolet van, driven by Joshua A. Morris, 33, of Fordland, from behind...
Results for Purdy livestock show announced (08/09/12)
Winners have been named in the various competitions during the Purdy FFA Alumni Livestock Show, held on July 21 Purdy High School in Purdy. Results for each division are as follows. Beef Goats Dairy Cattle Sheep Hogs Market sale This year, the show featured inaugural terminal market sale. Eight head were sold in the sale. Total gross sales were $13,650, with an average of $1.706 per animal...
Music Maker (08/09/12)
Kings Prairie concert, festivals, shows in week ahead (08/09/12)
This week in Monett: Nick Nixdorf plays at 7 p.m. on Friday at Mocha Jo's, 404 E. Broadway. On Saturday, the 13th annual Kings Prairie benefit concert will be held at the historic Kings Prairie school, three miles east of Monett, south on Highway Z one mile, then west on Farm Road 2015, across from the New Liberty Church. ...
Ribbon Cutting (08/09/12)
The Groom Room pet salon, a new cottage industry, is now open at 516 Lincoln St. in Monett. Monett Area Chamber of Commerce ambassadors, pictured above, were on hand to welcome new business owner Arleta Stewart. From left, are: Randy Henderson, Robert Markovics, Troy Stewart, Arleta Stewart, Jerad Stewart, Selina Rose, Ron Smith, Donna Beckett and Terry Moller. ...
John Chaffin (08/09/12)
John Chaffin, age 57, of Monett, Mo., passed away on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012 at his residence following a lengthy illness. John was born on Dec. 6, 1954 in Orange County, Calif., the son of the late Melvin and Clara (Bean) Chaffin. John was a finisher in the construction industry...
Letha Kay (08/09/12)
Letha M. Kay, age 94, of Monett, died at 5:22 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 8, at her home. Funeral services for will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11, at Buchanan Funeral Chapel. Visitation will be on Friday from 6:30 until 7:30 p.m. at Buchanan Funeral Home in Monett...
Lester Prewitt (08/09/12)
Lester L. Prewitt, age 81, of Wheaton, died at 4 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 5. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 7, in Ridgley Baptist Church, under direction of McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. Burial was in Chitwood Cemetery, Wheaton.
Dottie Talbert (08/09/12)
Dottie L. Talbert, age 84, of Pierce City, died at 2:45 a.m. on Aug. 4 at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. Visitation will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. at Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City. Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9 at the funeral home and burial will be at the Jolly Bethel Cemetery, southwest of Pierce City...
Dottie Talbert (08/09/12)
Dottie L. Talbert, age 84, of Pierce City, died at 2:45 a.m. on Aug. 4 at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. Visitation will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. at Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City. Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9 at the funeral home and burial will be at the Jolly Bethel Cemetery, southwest of Pierce City...
Lester Prewitt (08/09/12)
Lester L. Prewitt, age 81, of Wheaton, died at 4 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 5. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 7, in Ridgley Baptist Church, under direction of McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. Burial was in Chitwood Cemetery, Wheaton.
Letha Kay (08/09/12)
Letha M. Kay, age 94, of Monett, died at 5:22 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 8, at her home. Funeral services for will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11, at Buchanan Funeral Chapel. Visitation will be on Friday from 6:30 until 7:30 p.m. at Buchanan Funeral Home in Monett...
Patricia Gordon (08/09/12)
Patricia Zielinski Gordon, age 74, of Mt. Vernon, died at 10:45 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 3, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. A private memorial service, under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, in Mt. Vernon, will be held at a later date.
Helen Brown (08/09/12)
Helen Ruth Brown, 86, of Monett, formerly of Purdy, passed away on Monday, Aug. 6, 2012 at her home in Monett. She was born on Sept. 1, 1925 in Pierce City, Mo., the daughter of the late Clarence and Nannie (Roark) Box. She was united in marriage on Jan. 14, 1949 in Berryville, Ark. to Ethel Abraham Brown, he preceded her in death on April 25, 1994...
John Chaffin (08/09/12)
John Chaffin, age 57, of Monett, Mo., passed away on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012 at his residence following a lengthy illness. John was born on Dec. 6, 1954 in Orange County, Calif., the son of the late Melvin and Clara (Bean) Chaffin. John was a finisher in the construction industry...
Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction Close for 08/08/12 (08/09/12)
Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 8/8/12 (08/09/12)
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