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Stories from Monday, September 24, 2012

Picture-Perfect Landscape (09/24/12)
Freistatt takes up amendment push (09/24/12)
Proponents of an amendment to the United States Constitution to abolish personhood for corporations was launched last week at the Freistatt Village Board meeting. Jim Burnett spoke as a representative of persons seeking to change the outcome of the 2010 Citizens Unites v. ...
Sidewalks await local artists (09/24/12)
Calling all artists . . . the Monett Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Chalk Walk on Friday, Oct. 5 in conjunction with Broadway Nights. The fun event is open to teams and individuals of all ages. Each artist will be provided with a pack of chalk and assigned a four-foot by four-foot sidewalk space...
Monett to host 18th annual Golden Age Games (09/24/12)
Plans are being completed for the 18th annual Missouri Health Care Association District IV Golden Age Games taking place on Friday, Oct. 19 at Monett High School. The Golden Age Games are open to all residents of Missouri Healthcare Association member facilities...
Resolutions passed on casino financing (09/24/12)
The Monett City Council approved several financial decisions at the regular monthly meeting on Thursday, Sept. 20. The city's annual property and casualty insurance was due for renewal. Monte Giddings, an insurance broker with CBiz, brought quotes from the city's current carrier, One Beacon, for $197,084, and from the city's former carrier, Travelers, for $197,748...
news In Brief (09/24/12)
The 28th annual Aurora Auto Fest will be held on Saturday, Oct. 6 at Oak Park on business Highway 60. Booths and crafts will be featured, along with a chili cook-off at 11 a.m. and a rib cook-off at 2 p.m. Max Brown and Bob Toft will provide live entertainment. For more information, call the Aurora Chamber of Commerce at 417-678-4150...
Century Farm families recognized (09/24/12)
The Barry County University Extension Council honored three Century Farm families at its annual meeting on Sept. 6. This year's Century Farm families are from the Monett, Pierce City and Aurora areas. Farms owned by Darrell and Cathie (Chapman) Brown, OD and Pamela Cope and Sandra Haddock, Jacalyn (Haddock) Counts and Robyn St. John were added to Barry County's list of honored Century Farm families last week...
Eldon Long (09/24/12)
Eldon B. Long, age 72, of Cassville, died at 6:38 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 25, in Maplewood Cemetery, Exeter. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville,...
Susan Haskins (09/24/12)
Susan Jane Haskins, 57, passed away at home with her family by her side on Sept. 7, 2012. Mrs. Haskins was born to Jack and Beverly Leushen on March 17, 1955 in Erie, Pa. Sue was married to Bill Haskins on Aug. 18, 2001. She was a certified nursing assistant employed with Lacoba Homes in Monett, Mo. for six years. Susan was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in West Siloam Springs, Okla...
Lois Dawn (09/24/12)
Lois Ella Dawn, age 73, of Monett, Mo., passed away on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield, Mo., following a short illness. Lois was born on June 17, 1939 in Purdy, Mo., daughter of Deleo Dawn and Loraine (Morlan) Dawn...
Robert Bone (09/24/12)
Robert "Red" Lee Bone, age 78, of Cassville, died at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 24, in Spring Creek Cemetery, Springdale, Ark., under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.
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