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Stories from Friday, October 19, 2012

FUN ON THE SQUARE (10/19/12)
Food for Thought program continuing (10/19/12)
A check for $22,000 has been presented to the Ozarks Food Harvest to continue the Food For Thought backpack program in the Monett R-1 School District into the 2013-14 school year. Terra Lamb, community outreach coordinator for Ozarks Food Harvest, accepted the donation...
Trunk or Treat offers fun for all (10/19/12)
Monett area churches and the YMCA will be hosting the fourth annual "Trunk or Treat" from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27 in the parking lot of First United Methodist Church of Monett, located at 1600 N. Central. The entire event is free to children and their parents and depends entirely upon donations...
Area schools to celebrate Red Ribbon Week (10/19/12)
The annual Red Ribbon Week activities will be held at school campuses across the bi-county area. Planned activities promote drug and alcohol-free lifestyles with a focus on educating children on how to counteract peer pressure. The theme this year is "The Best Me Is Drug Free."...
R-1 to move forward on FEMA projects (10/19/12)
Detailed plans have begun for the two storm shelter projects proposed by the Monett R-1 School District. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) gave approval for the district to move forward to the detailed design phase of the plan on Sept. 27...
News In Brief (10/19/12)
The Monett Area YMCA will host "Lights On After School," from 5:30 to 7 p.m., on Thursday, Oct. 25 at Central Park Elementary School. The free event will feature inflatable bounce toys, games and snacks, Costumes are optional. The event will help promote the YMCA after-school programs. For more information, call Jeremy Schmidt at 235-8213...
NOAH'S ARK FIGURINES DISPLAY (10/19/12)
During the month of October, Noah's Ark figurines are being exhibited at the Monett Branch Library in the display case. The collection is owned by Jan Moore, of Monett. The library is located at 213 Sixth St
Chocolate Extravaganza to benefit the Dream Team (10/19/12)
Chocoholic alert. It's time for the annual Sweet Dreams Chocolate Extravaganza, to be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 21 at the Tri-Lakes Center in Branson. This mouthwatering event will benefit the Dream Team of Hospice Compassus, which fulfills the dreams of terminally ill patients receiving hospice services...
Library plans events (10/19/12)
Several activities are planned for the coming week at branches of the Barry-Lawrence Regional Library System. The Food For Fines Amnesty Week begins on Monday, Oct. 22 and runs through Saturday, Oct. 27. Customers that have overdue books or fines will have an opportunity to save money during Food for Finds Amnesty Week...
Teacher professional development day Monday (10/19/12)
On Monday, Oct. 22, school will not be in session in the Monett R-1 School District to allow teachers to participate in a day of professional development and collaboration. Campus agendas are as follows: Monett Elementary: Team building cooperative learning; PBS (Positive Behavior Support) strategies, Google Doc training, educreations, Early Childhood curriculum sharing, 6+1 trait writing strategies, math strategies using math manipulatives...
MAJOR WATER MAIN BREAK (10/19/12)
MHS Students of the Month (10/19/12)
Monett High School has announced Students of the Month for September. Pictured in the front row, from left, are: Luis Medrano and Zeina Masri, seniors, and Courtney Brown and Samuel Martinez, juniors. Back row: Bonnie Upchurch and Garrett Craig, sophomores and Eric Welch and Iris Wormington, freshmen...
Area School/Senior Menus (10/19/12)
CENTRAL PARK AND MONETT ELEMENTARY HM - Homemade fresh in the Opaa! Kitchen. WG - Whole Grain item. Monday -- No school. Tuesday -- Breakfast: Colby egg omelet, cereal or oatmeal. Lunch: 1. Soft tacos. 2. Shaped flatbread PB&J with yogurt. 3. Fajita chicken salad...
Bobbie Richardson (10/19/12)
Bobbie Richardson of Chamblee, Ga., formerly of Monett, Mo., passed away on Monday, Oct. 15, 2012 at the age of 93. Bobbie McIntire was born in the family farm house outside of Neosho before moving to Diamond and graduated from Diamond High School...
Lueda Elliott (10/19/12)
Lueda Elliott, age 86, of Chesapeake, died at 1:05 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at the Lacoba Nursing Home in Monett. A funeral service, under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, in Mt. Vernon, was held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 19, at the Chesapeake Baptist Church. Burial was in the Campground Cemetery...
Rita Cullen (10/19/12)
Rita Deloris (Mathews) Cullen, age 55, of Monett, died on Oct. 15 at her home. A funeral service was held on Thursday, Oct. 18 at Faith Worship Center, under the direction of Peterson Funeral Chapel in Aurora.
Curtis Crawford (10/19/12)
Curtis D. Crawford, age 88, of Aurora, Mo., passed away on Tuesday evening, Oct. 16, 2012 at the Select Specialty Hospital in Springfield, Mo. Curtis was born on March 31, 1924 in Barnard, Mo., the fourth child born to Opha M. Crawford and Hazel (Thompson) Crawford...
Evelyn Burleson (10/19/12)
Evelyn "Nadine" Burleson, age 80, of Aurora, died at 4:36 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 15, at her home. A funeral service, under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora, will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19, at the First Baptist Church of Aurora. Burial will follow at the Maple Park Cemetery...
Couple to observe 50th anniversary (10/19/12)
Jim and Lois Gaddy, of Mt. Vernon, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with family on Oct. 28. Jim Gaddy and Lois Fellwock were united in marriage on Oct. 28, 1962, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Freistatt. They are the parents of two children, Eric, and his wife Carrie, and Jon. They have two grandchildren, Ashton and Colton...
Brown to celebrate 85th birthday (10/19/12)
Dorothy Brown, of Monett, will celebrate her 85th birthday on Sunday, Oct. 21. Friends and family are hosting a card shower in observation of the event. Cards may be addressed to: 903 N. Lincoln, Ave. Monett, MO 65708.
Pierce City Branch Library News (10/19/12)
PC Library News 10/16/12 "Food for Fines Amnesty Week" will be held at all Barry-Lawrence Regional Library branches during National Friends of the Library Week, Oct. 22 through Oct. 27. Patrons are urged to take non-perishable food items to one of the library's 10 locations and have up to $1 in fines forgiven per card. One can of food is equal to 50 cents and two cans of food for a dollar. No more than $1 per card can be forgiven during the week...
Monett Branch Library News (10/19/12)
Monett Library 10/16/12 The Monett Branch Library is now offering wireless Internet access to library visitors. To receive Internet access on personal devices such as laptops and tablets, visitors must sign in at the front desk to review the library's Internet use policy and to receive the necessary login information...
McCullah-Wasson family holds 122nd reunion (10/19/12)
The 122nd annual McCullah-Wasson family reunion was held Aug. 5 through Aug. 12 at the Finley River, near Hawkins Bridge, located five miles south of Nixa. Guests stayed on a two and a half acre campsite that has been in continual use for 104 years, since 1908, on a portion of the Hawkins farm...
Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction 10/17/12 (10/19/12)
Highlandville - CRS Sale's Company Sheep and Goat Sale: Monthly Sheep and Goat Auction for 10-18-12 (10/19/12)
Missouri Weekly Hay Summary Week ending 10/19/12 (10/19/12)
(Untitled) (10/19/12)
Congratulations are in order for the Monett R-1 Board of Education for moving forward with plans to build a performing arts center for the high school in combination with a storm shelter. It's been 40 years since Monett's second high school disappeared, and with it went the last real auditorium to serve school district functions. That's long enough to forget. But the generation of people serving on the school board today have an inkling of what a facility added to an education program...
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