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Stories from Thursday, September 13, 2012

Cassville man stabbed in Monett (09/13/12)
A Cassville man was hospitalized for stab wounds on Wednesday, Sept. 12, following an incident in Monett. According to a statement from Monett Police Chief Tim Schweder, Jonathan Gemmecke, 32, reported he had been stabbed outside a house on Sixth Street shortly after 11:30 p.m...
Overnight stabbing under investigation (09/13/12)
An overnight stabbing in Monett is under investigation by law enforcement officials with the Monett Police Department. According to Monett Detective Dave Haskins officers received a call at approximately 11:45 p.m. on Wednesday from emergency personnel at Cox Monett Hospital reporting a man had been stabbed. The victim was airlifted to a Springfield hospital...
Honoring a Gold Star mother (09/13/12)
A ceremony recognizing Teresa Stark, mother of the late Army explosives demolition expert Christopher Stark, received the honor of Gold Star mother in a ceremony held on Sunday at the Monett Community Church on Sunday. Specialist Christopher Stark died on Feb. 28, 2011 while on active duty in Afghanistan...
MHS band program described for Kiwanians (09/13/12)
The new season of the Monett Marching Pride Band and Flag Corps was described to the Monett Kiwanis Club at a recent meeting. New director Philip Soule and his drum majors, Bridget Barta and Kenny Mobley, made the presentation. Soule described how the band is working on its program, "Pandora's Box." The piece is musically challenging, describing figures in Greek mythology. The first movement introduces Zeus, the king of the gods...
Ozark Festival Orchestra announces plans for 33rd season (09/13/12)
The Ozark Festival Orchestra has announced plans for its 33rd season. Based in Monett, the classical music orchestra will again perform five concerts from October through May. Music director Ken Meisinger will return for a 14th season. This year's focus will be more on lighter classics. All of the concerts will be held on Sunday afternoons...
High winds cause damage (09/13/12)
The storm that passed through the area on Friday evening created some damaging winds and eerie cloud formations. The event produced some much needed heavy rainfall for a short period of time.
Monett joins fight against texting, driving (09/13/12)
Monett Mayor Jim Orr has signed a proclamation encouraging motorists to not text and drive. The promotion is being promoted by AT&T designating Wednesday, Sept. 19, as "No Text On Board Pledge Day." The proclamation follows: Whereas: Monett, Mo. holds the health and safety of its young adults as a chief concern; and...
Several injured in area wrecks (09/13/12)
A Monett man sustained serious injuries in a two-vehicle crash that occurred at 5:55 a.m. on Sept. 11 on Highway 174 about two miles east of Mt. Vernon. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred when the driver of a 1998 Chevrolet 1500, David L. Buck, of Monett, crossed the center line and struck a 1986 Freightliner dump truck, driven by Michael J. Curbow, 51, of Aurora, head on. Both vehicles skidded off the south side of the roadway and the Freightliner caught fire...
News in Brief (09/13/12)
A reorganizational meeting of Historic Pierce City will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Harold Bell Wright Museum, 404 N. Walnut. Anyone interested in participating in projects to preserve and enhance Pierce City's history is welcome to attend...
Hobbs arrested for Casey's burglary (09/13/12)
An 18-year-old Cassville man has been arrested in connection with the Monday morning armed robbery at Casey's General Store, located at 728 High-way 60 in Monett. Barry County Sheriff Mick Ep-perly and Barry County Detective Brian Landreth made the arrest Tuesday...
Monett looks to win third straight (09/13/12)
After beginning the 2012 season with a loss at Mt. Vernon, the Monett Cubs football team (2-1) has responded winning two straight games in impressive fashion. Tonight the Cubs will try to win their third consecutive contest on Homecoming night against the East Newton Patriots...
Monett Mighty Mites begin play (09/13/12)
The Monett Mighty Mites football program featuring teams in grades third through sixth got underway with games against Webb City and Lamar At Webb City the young Cubs went 3-1 and Monett split four contests against Lamar. Sixth grade In the sixth grade game at Webb City, the Cubs took a 2-0 lead with a safety at the 29-second mark of the first quarter. The Cardinals scored a touchdown with 1:27 left in the game to prevail 6-2...
Undefeated teams clash at Pierce City (09/13/12)
One thing is for certain after tonight's Pierce City football game against Sarcoxie; there will be one less undefeated team in Missouri. Both the Eagles and the Bears enter the tilt with an unblemished 3-0 mark. "We try not to think about our record," said Pierce City coach Matt Holt. "We know that if we take care of the things that we control and stick to our game plan our win-loss record will take care of itself."...
Monett volleyball falls to McDonald County (09/13/12)
The Monett Lady Cubs volleyball team (0-4) fell to the McDonald County Lady Mustangs 16-25, 20-25 Tuesday night. "I thought we matched up with them (McDonald County) pretty well," said Monett coach Crystal Shannon. "They made just a few less mistakes."...
CJ sweeps Seneca Cross Country Invitational (09/13/12)
Jonah Ragsdale's seventh-place finish in 19:26 led the Monett Cubs to a third place in the varsity boys team standings at the Seneca Cross Country Invitational on Saturday. The Cubs scored 84 points and only trailed Carl Junction (49) and East Newton (65). Cassville placed fourth with 110 points...
Monday night football (09/13/12)
Cutting against the grain. The Monett freshmen and junior varsity football teams hosted the McDonald County Mustangs Monday night at Burl Fowler Stadium. Above Monett quarterback Kedric Brink finds extra running room against the Mustangs' defense. The freshmen Cubs downed McDonald County 27-0 and the junior varsity squad prevailed 50-0. [Times Photo by Jared Lankford]...
Lady Cubs roar back to defeat Nevada (09/13/12)
The Monett Lady Cubs softball team (8-1, 1-0) erased a four-run deficit to clip the Nevada Lady Tigers 6-5 Monday night at North Park. Last year, The Lady Tigers ended the Lady Cubs season in the sectional playoffs. In 2010, Nevada came back to clip Monett 9-8. The Lady Tigers went on to win a state title that season...
Rose Knaust (09/13/12)
Rose Marie Knaust, age 84, of Mt. Vernon, died on Wednesday, Sept. 12, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. Services are pending at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett.
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