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Stories from Monday, September 10, 2012

Casey's General Store robbed during early hours (09/10/12)
Monett was the scene of an armed robbery early Monday morning. The Monett Police Department received a 911 call reporting the robbery at 6:18 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 10 at Casey's General Store, located at 728 Highway 60 in Monett. The clerk reported that a tall white male subject, wearing a dark mask, entered the store displaying a knife and demanding money. The subject left the store with an undetermined amount of cash...
Annual Field Day offers programs Sept. 14 (09/10/12)
Programs on diverse areas of agriculture will be presented on Friday, Sept. 14, at the Field Day for the University of Missouri's Southwest Research Center, near Mt. Vernon. Programs will be presented from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. A free lunch will be provided for the first 1,000 visitors. In addition to the speakers working in several locations on the research farm, there will be a walking tour of horticulture research, a tree and shrub walk at noon and exhibitors showing agricultural products...
Scenes from a storm (09/10/12)
A high thunderhead sporting winds in excess of 60 miles per rolled through Purdy and darkened downtown Monett from afternoon to night conditions for a brief period on Thursday. The storm turned flags to blowing straight up and bathed Monett streets with showers before quickly moving north...
Apple Fest Sept 21-22 in Marionville (09/10/12)
The 24th annual Marionville Apple Fest has been scheduled for Friday and Saturday, Sept. 21 and 22. A full schedule of attractions and activities has been planned. Events will start on Friday evening and will center around the stage in the southeast corner of the square. Vendors will set up around the square...
Pierce City School Board sets tax levy (09/10/12)
Members of the Pierce City R-6 Board of Education set the district's tax levy for the 2012-13 school year at the August meeting. Board members approved a $2.75 operating levy and a 79 cents debt service levy, for a total of $3.54 per $100 assessed valuation on real and personal property...
Local veterans host POW/MIA ceremony (09/10/12)
On Friday, Sept. 21, prisoners of war and soldiers listed as missing in action will be remembered during a POW/MIA ceremony, which is hosted annually by Tom Wolfe Memorial VFW Post #4207 and its Ladies Auxiliary. The public event will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Tom Wolfe's grave site at the IOOF Cemetery in Monett. Wolfe, the namesake of the Post, was killed in the Vietnam war...
News in Brief (09/10/12)
A benefit fried chicken dinner for the Jenny Garner Student Memorial in Pierce City will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6 at the Pierce City Senior Center, 104 N. Locust. Cost is $7 per person and $3 for children 10 and under. A truck and tractor pull, sponsored by the Freistatt Fire Department, will be held on Saturday, Sept. ...
St. Lawrence faculty introduced (09/10/12)
Staff for the year at St. Lawrence Catholic School in Monett were introduced during the open house prior to classes.
Meet the Mac (09/10/12)
The Monett Athletic Center, nicknamed the Mac, is now in use. The former city gymnastics center, located behind the Ramey Supermarket on Park Street, has been remodeled for use by school programs. The gymnastics pit has been filled in and an 8,000-square-foot carpet laid...
Cubs defense stymies Mustangs, 40-0 (09/10/12)
The Monett Cubs traveled to McDonald County Friday night in search of their second-consecutive football victory of the season. While the Cubs offense sputtered early, the defense rose to meet every challenge and helped lead the Cubs (2-1) to a 40-0 victory over the Mustangs...
Cubs defense stymies Mustangs, 40-0 (09/10/12)
The Monett Cubs traveled to McDonald County Friday night in search of their second-consecutive football victory of the season. While the Cubs offense sputtered early, the defense rose to meet every challenge and helped lead the Cubs (2-1) to a 40-0 victory over the Mustangs...
Pierce City dominates Liberal, win 42-0 (09/10/12)
The biggest question on the mind of Pierce City football coach Matt Holt, before the start of Friday night's 42-0 victory over Liberal, was how focused was his team? On the bus ride to Liberal, the Eagles were caught in the teeth of the fast moving storm that crossed the Ozarks. The storm forced several games to start late or be postponed until Saturday...
Pierce City volleyball downs Lamar (09/10/12)
The Pierce City Lady Eagles volleyball team improved to 3-0 overall and 1-0 in the Spring River Valley Conference Thursday night with a straight set victory, 25-15, 25-14 over Lamar. The Lady Eagles were paced by Brianna Zebert's six digs and 14 assists. Kirishna Merriman added seven kills and one block. Christine Younker chipped in six aces...
Soccer Cubs fall in OT to Rogersville (09/10/12)
The Monett Cubs soccer team (3-2) fell 4-3 to Logan-Rogersville Wildcats Thursday night in double overtime. The Wildcats' Tucker Brown recorded a hat trick including the game winner in the 98th minute. The Cubs dug an early hole falling behind 3-1 at halftime...
Missouri fades in 41-20 loss to No. 7 (09/10/12)
COLUMBIA (AP) -- A fake punt on fourth-and-11 that mustered just 3 yards summed up coach Gary Pinkel's frustrations about a much-anticipated day gone sour for Missouri. His tolerance level for second-guessing was zero. "I've been doing this for a long time," Pinkel said after the Tigers surrendered 24 straight points to finish a 41-20 loss to No. ...
Michael Englesby (09/10/12)
Michael S. "Mike" Englesby, age 67, of Wheaton, died at 9:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6. Memorial services will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 14, in McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton
Dorothy Dell (09/10/12)
Dorothy A. Dell, age 88, of Cassville, died on Sept. 7, at the Northwest Medical Center in Bentonville, Ark. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 11, at 1 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Cassville. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Sept. 10 at the funeral home...
Dave Bennett (09/10/12)
Dave Bennett, 74, of Bolivar, Mo., went to be with the Lord on Sept. 7, 2012 in his home surrounded by his family. He was born on July 29, 1938 in Joplin, Mo., and grew up around southwest Missouri. He married Billie Ruth "Tige" McKinley, his best friend and the love of his life, on April 1, 1961 in Joplin, Mo...
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