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Stories from Monday, October 1, 2012

Monett Council introduces street parking ordinance (10/01/12)
The Monett City Council proposed revising non-residential street parking regulations for commercial and industrial use at the September monthly meeting on Friday. City Administrator Dennis Pyle said the city has been approached by industries interested in building warehouse space in Monett. ...
Three injured in two-vehicle crash (10/01/12)
Three people were hurt in a two-vehicle crash at 2:35 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 28, one and a-half miles east of Pierce City on Highway 37. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a westbound 2005 Honda Accord, at right, driven by Lynn McClure, 59, of Monett, crossed over the center line and collided head-on with an eastbound 2007 Chevrolet Suburban, seen at left, driven by Tracy O'Hara, 37, of Pierce City...
Police seek information in shooting (10/01/12)
Monett police are seeking information in an apparent shooting on Thursday, Sept. 27 that injured a Monett girl. According to Police Lieutenant Greg Brandsma, officers received a 911 call around 7 p.m. on Thursday that a girl around age 11 had been struck by some kind of projectile in the 100 block of Third Street...
Serve 2012 brings churches together (10/01/12)
Serve 2012, the multi-church community service undertaking by United Methodist congregations, was described at last week's meeting of the Monett Kiwanis Club. Charlene Dart, who coordinated the undertaking through the First United Methodist Church in Monett, said, "The primary objection is to get churches outside the walls of the church and into the community."...
Calendar girl shows fall colors are coming (10/01/12)
October brings fall colors and celebrations. Calendar Girl Emily Pitts fit right in with the autumnal decorations in the yard of Mike and Phyllis Garrett. The daughter of Jeremy and Teresa Pitts, Emily is active in Student Council, Key Club, Book and Book Club at Monett High School. She is a member of the National Honor Society, the Academic Team and the concert and chamber choirs...
Two motorcyclists hurt in crashes (10/01/12)
A motorcyclist was hurt in a single vehicle crash at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29, three miles west of Washburn. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Gary Love, 61, of Austin, Texas, received serious injuries when he drove his 2007 Harley-Davidson motorcycle off the right side of Highway 90. The motorcycle overturned...
News in Brief (10/01/12)
A "Glow in the Dark" three-person scramble golf tournament is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 5, at Windmill Ridge Golf Course in Monett, beginning at 8 p.m. Cost is $30 per person. "Glow-balls" will be provided for nine holes of play. Teams can register by calling Mike Knight at 235-6076...
Ribbon cutting for Atlas Risk Management (10/01/12)
Ribbon cutting ceremonies were recently held by the Monett Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors for Atlas Risk Management, located at 208 E. Broadway. Atlas provides pre-employment and tenant background checks, drug screening for businesses and fingerprinting in Missouri and Arkansas for licensing bodies such as teachers, nurses, real estate agents and for adoptions...
24th annual Marionville Applefest draws crowds (10/01/12)
The sun shone, the cool autumn breezes blew and the smell of BBQ, and funnel cakes drifted through the air this past weekend as an estimated 6,000 plus people attended Marionville's 24th annual Applefest. This year's festival was a three-day event, beginning on Friday, Oct. 21...
Monett comes up short against Cassville, falls 30-20 (10/01/12)
The Monett Cubs (4-2, 2-2) football team played their hearts out on Friday, Sept. 28 but came up short in its upset bid against Cassville (6-0, 4-0), falling 30-20. Missed chances, penalties and a tenacious Wildcats' defense proved too much for the Cubs to overcome...
Pierce City falters against Miller (10/01/12)
There were flashes of brilliance, of unstoppable offense and a defense that stopped runners at the line. But there wasn't enough firepower for the Pierce City Eagles to hold off the Miller Cardinals in a 47-14 loss at home on Friday. Pierce City (3-3), with several offensive big guns sidelined from injury, went into the game as underdogs against Miller (6-0), ranked fifth in the state. ...
Monett VB squeezes past Cassville in three sets (10/01/12)
The Monett Lady Cubs traveled to Cassville on Thursday, Sept. 27, seeking their third win of the volleyball season. Likewise, the Lady Wildcats were looking to improve on their own 2-9-5 season record. Although Cassville took the first set by a 25-17 tally, the Lady Cubs responded with wins in both the second and third sets to take the match, 2-1...
Monett claims first conference title (10/01/12)
East Newton's Ellie White's sharply hit ball went directly to Monett shortstop Brooke Madison, who routinely fielded the neon yellow sphere and tossed to Kelsey Wisemen at first, the out secured the Lady Cubs' 14-2 victory and a place in school history...
Orval Wilbanks (10/01/12)
Orval Wilbanks, age 77, of Washburn, died at 5:51 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29. No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
Edward Rickman (10/01/12)
W. Edward Rickman, age 72, of Aurora, died at 9:01 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 28 at Mercy Hospital-Aurora. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 1 at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora. Burial will be at Maple Park Cemetery.
Dale Stevenson (10/01/12)
Dale Eugene Stevenson, age 71, of Mt. Vernon, formerly of Corona, Calif., died at 9 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 27, at his home. Local arrangements have been conducted by the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. A private family memorial service will be held at a later date...
Rebecca Richardson (10/01/12)
Rebecca M. Richardson, 82, of Monett, died at 4:20 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29, at Mercy Hospital-Aurora. Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 1, at Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City. Funeral and graveside services will be held at a later date at Red Oak, Iowa, under the direction of the Sellergren-Lindell-DeMarce Funeral Home...
Ina Stephens (10/01/12)
Ina I. Stephens, age 93, of Washburn, died at 9:45 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 3, at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be in Hickman Cemetery, Washburn, Missouri. Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Wednesday on the funeral home...
Franklin Marr (10/01/12)
Franklin "Junior" Marr, Jr., age 85, of Mt. Vernon, died at 4 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, at Mercy Hospital in Aurora. A funeral service, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, was held at on Monday, Oct. 1, at the First Baptist Church, in Mt. Vernon. Burial was at the Mt. Vernon IOOF Cemetery...
James Hagerman (10/01/12)
James Wray Hagerman, age 89, of Shell Knob, died on Wednesday, Sept. 26, at his home. Services arrangements will be held Wednesday Oct. 3, at 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church, Shell Knob. Arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home in Cassville...
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