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Stories from Thursday, August 30, 2012

Chamber switches two board members (08/30/12)
The Monett Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors tapped both of its alternates at the August meeting, filling vacancies due to resignations. Jeremy Vanderbol and Russ Moreland, newly elected board members, tendered their resignations due to time conflicts. Taking their places are Rhonda Schilly, with Drury University, and Todd Schubert, with Farm Bureau Insurance...
Local man participates in WorldRace Mission trip (08/30/12)
A Monett man will embark on the WorldRace, starting on Sept. 5, and will visit 11 countries in 11 months as part of a mission trip offered through Adventures in Missions, a Georgia-based organization. Christopher Courtney, 21, of Monett, will join a team of 60 people from the United States and Canada who will provide additional manpower to established missions in Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, the Philippines, Australia, Malaysia, Cambodia, Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda...
News in Brief (08/30/12)
The Missouri Department of Conservation will be conducting a hunter education class from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct.12, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 13 at the University of Missouri Southwest Research Center near Mt. Vernon. For information, call Andy Barnes at 417-461-4586...
MHS homecoming royal court named (08/30/12)
The royalty court has been named for the Monett High School football homecoming on Sept. 14, when the Cubs will face East Newton. Each class voted on their representatives for the royal court. In a second round of voting, the royalty and attendants were selected as well as the queen, who will be announced during coronation ceremonies at the game...
Celebrating the Not So Square Fest (08/30/12)
The Not So Square Arts and Literary Festival is set to get underway starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8 in Mt. Vernon. Artwork, performance art, dance, literature, food and fun are on tap for guests attending this year's festival. Starting at 10 a.m. at the Mt. Vernon Arts and Recreation Center (the MARC), located at 822 W. Mt. Vernon Blvd., special recognition will be given to Vietnam War veterans...
Crash injures two (08/30/12)
A two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Highway 60 and Bridle Lane sent two people to the hospital. The crash occurred about 4 p.m. on Tuesday when the driver of a 2003 Mercury Sable, Bobbie Lynn Moss, of rural Exeter, ran a red light and struck a 2007 Suzuki Forenza, driven by Gilberto Hernandez, of Monett, who was attempting to make a left turn onto Highway 60...
Ozarks Celebration Festival marks its 15th year (08/30/12)
Missouri State University's Ozarks Celebration Festival marks 15 years as the event opens on Sept. 7 in Springfield. The talents and wares of more than 75 craftsmen and musicians will be on display, along with five entertainment stages featuring music, storytelling and dance...
Prairie Day at Carver Monument on Sept. 8 (08/30/12)
The annual Prairie Day celebration of 19th century life in the Ozarks will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8, at the George Washington Carver National Monument near Diamond. Visitors will be able to take a horse-drawn wagon ride through the prairie, settle in for live music, walk the trail and try many interactive stations displaying lifestyles activities of the period. ...
Cubs look to rebound against Wildcats (08/30/12)
Last Friday night didn't go as well as the Monett football coaching staff had planned. The Cubs looked to make a splash at Mt. Vernon in the conference and district standings but they struggled to wakeup from the hibernation of the offseason and fell 26-10...
Wheaton Firefighters' BBQ 'biggest and best ever' (08/30/12)
This year's Wheaton Fire Department's 54th annual barbecue was the "biggest and best, ever," according to Lindy Lombard, of the Wheaton Volunteer Fire Department. The day's activities got underway with the 18th annual Spud McCracken Memorial Horseshoe Tournament, followed by the firefighters' traditional barbecue chicken or pulled pork dinners...
American Legion Auxiliary names officers, honors (08/30/12)
Pierce City changes football game start time (08/30/12)
Pierce City High School has announced that Friday's varsity football game with greenfield has move its kickoff time up to 5 p.m. due to inclement weather.
Errors cost Monett against Webb City (08/30/12)
The Monett Lady Cubs softball team (4-1) entered Tuesday's tilt with Webb City (4-2) with a perfect record and an opportunity to gain regional attention if they could master the softball juggernaut Webb City Lady Cardinals. "We're disappointed," said Monett coach Ty Goetz. "I was really looking forward to this chance to play one of the best teams in Class 4. We didn't get the job done."...
Monett drops volleyball opener (08/30/12)
The Monett Lady Cubs volleyball team dropped its season opening match 25-8, 25-18 to the Carthage Lady Tigers Tuesday night. "Carthage is a strong team and will be a leader in their conference this year," said Monett coach Crystal Shannon. "I feel like we came out knowing it would be good competition, but we really stepped it up in the second game. Our passing was strong and the girls really hustled, but we just needed more kills and fewer errors...
Soccer Cubs split opening matches (08/30/12)
The Monett Cubs soccer team (1-1) opened the 2012 season splitting its first two contests of the season. On Tuesday, Monett defeated Republic 3-2. "Our passing was much improved tonight as compared to our first game," said Monett coach Dan Janssen. "We were able to move the ball more to our wings and get them involved in the action, play which led to a lot more quality shots on net."...
Week one football rankings released (08/30/12)
The Missouri high school football rankings for week one rankings as compiled by a panel of 14 sportswriters and radio broadcasters were updated Aug. 27. The rankings are listed below by class. First place votes are in parentheses. CLASS 1 1. Hamilton (10)...
Louise Wilkinson (08/30/12)
Louise V. Wilkinson, age 88, of Wheaton, died at 9:50 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 27. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 31, in McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. Burial will be in Muncie Chapel Cemetery, Wheaton. Visitation will be held from 6 until 8 p.m. on Thursday, in McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton...
Wesley Adams (08/30/12)
Wesley E. Adams, age 75, of Aurora, died on Sunday, Aug. 26, in the Strafford Care Center. Graveside services were held on Aug. 29 in Maple Park Cemetery under the care of Peterson Funeral Chapel in Aurora.
Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction 8/29/12 (08/30/12)
Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 8/29/12 (08/30/12)
Missouri Weekly Hay Summary Week ending 08/31/12 (08/30/12)
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