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Stories from Thursday, October 18, 2012

United Fund to begin campaign (10/18/12)
The Barry-Lawrence Area United Fund has started its annual fund drive to raise money to support children and youth programs in the two-county area. For more than 40 years, the United Fund has supported programs that offer expanded opportunities for young people. Local businesses are being contacted to enroll employees in a minimal payroll deduction program...
Purdy street banner design approved at council meet (10/18/12)
The Purdy City Council rejected a proposal by a landowner seeking a sewer main extention on the east side of town. Aldermen reviewed a report from the city's engineer with Allgeier, Martin and Associates about the sewer request. The engineer determined that the landowner's property, located in an inclined location, could not be serviced by a gravity-flow sewer...
St. Mary's Carnival on tap in Pierce City (10/18/12)
St. Mary's Catholic School in Pierce City will host its annual school carnival from 5 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27 in the school gym. A wide range of activities are planned. The event starts at 5 p.m. with a soup and chili dinner, running until 7 p.m. ...
Ozark Festival Orchestra to open 33rd season on Oct. 28 with light classics (10/18/12)
The Ozark Festival Orchestra opens its 33rd season of concerts in Monett, Mo., on Sunday, Oct. 28 at 3 p.m. The concert will be held at the Monett Elementary School commons room. The school is located at 601 Learning Lane, south of County Street on the northwest corner of Monett...
Pierce City homecoming queen crowned (10/18/12)
Jazmine Parra-Navarro was crowned the 2012 Pierce City Homecoming queen. She was escorted by Cedric O'Hara, at left and Garron Cantrell.
Providers keep equipment moving for Army (10/18/12)
Spc. Nicholas Cabral, a mortuary affairs specialist with the 54th Quartermaster Company, 530th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, and Cassville native, ground-guides a high mobility multi-purposed wheeled vehicle during a training exercise at the Joint Rotational Training Center Intermediate Staging Base in Alexandria, La., on Oct. 1...
Monett City Council to consider utility rate increases (10/18/12)
The Monett City Council will introduce ordinances increasing water and sewer rates at the monthly meeting at 9:30 a.m. on Friday. The rate increases would go into effect in the next fiscal year, beginning on April 1, 2014. The first reading will not include public comment...
News in Brief (10/18/12)
Time for the "Glow in the Dark" golf tournament, sponsored by the Monett Kiwanis Club, has been slated for a 7 p.m. tee-off on Friday, Oct. 19 at the Windmill Ridge Golf Course in Monett. Cost for the nine-hole three-person scramble is $30. "Glow-balls" will be provided. To register, call 235-6076...
Monett Police Department announce September statistics (10/18/12)
Officers with the Monett Police Department responded to 2,174 incidents, not including 911 calls, during the month of September, along with 12 collisions involving 19 vehicles. Three injury wrecks were documented, but 21 vehicles were damaged during September...
Memorial benefit a success (10/18/12)
It was a full house and then some at the Jenny Garner Student Memorial Benefit dinner, which took place on Saturday, Oct. 6, in Pierce City. The Pierce City Senior Center's 84-seat dining room was filled to capacity and a second room opened up to accommodate the overflow. Several attendees took their meals to go...
Monett focused on Carl Junction (10/18/12)
The Monett Cubs football team (5-3, 3-3) travels to Carl Junction for a gridiron battle with the Bulldogs (3-5, 3-3) tonight. Monett earned a huge victory over the Seneca Indians on Oct. 12. The win proved to be big on multiple levels. The victory gave the Cubs a much-needed shot of confidence by halting a two-game losing streak. The win also catapulted Monett from the fifth-seed, in the Class 3, District 4 tournament to the third-seed...
Verona earns win over Galena District volleyball seeds announced (10/18/12)
The Verona Lady Wildcats volleyball team (13-12-3) earned a 25-18, 25-15 victory over Galena on Oct. 16. The Lady Wildcats were led by Amanda Mullen with seven kills. Jessica Youngberg contributed five kills and three blocks. Taylor Pinkly recorded four kills. Jordyn Tuten added 10 digs. Leann Hesemann recorded three aces, and Shelby Barsotti finished with 12 assists...
Monett boys fifth at Cassville Invitational (10/18/12)
Crane's Thomas Chabracek wore down a host of other would-be front runners, and then pulled away for a decisive victory at the Cassville Cross Country Invitational on October 8. Chabracek took the gold medal with a 16:14 performance. Small school powerhouse Lamar won the boys' team title with a score of 31...
Quin Tegerdine (10/18/12)
Quin Gary Tegerdine, infant son of Gary and Emily Kate (Cowherd) Tegerdine, of Columbia, died on Monday, Oct. 15. Graveside services will be held at noon on Friday, Oct. 19, in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Butterfield, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
Gale Stockton (10/18/12)
Gale G. Stockton, age 72, of Purdy, died on Monday, Oct. 15, at the Mercy Hospital in Cassville. Funeral services will be held on Friday, Oct. 19, at 11 a.m. at the White Funeral Home in Cassville, with burial to follow at the Purdy Cemetery in Purdy. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, Oct.18 from 6 until 8 p.m...
Curtis Crawford (10/18/12)
Curtis D. Crawford, age 88, of Aurora, died on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at Select Specialty Hospital in Springfield. Arrangements are pending at this time. Services are under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett.
Springfield Livestock Marketing Center : Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 10/17/2012 (10/18/12)
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