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Stories from Monday, October 29, 2012

CUBS WIN FIRST DISTRICT GAME (10/29/12)
Monett sophomore Zack Hammond breaks up a pass intended for Aurora's Jordan Fronabarger during the Cubs 37-20 playoff victory. [Times Photo by Melissa Leech]
Chamber plans for year-end events (10/29/12)
Plans for year-end events were finalized during the October meeting of the Monett Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. A total of 21 restaurants and caterers have signed up to bring their culinary specialties to the ninth annual Festival of Flavors. The annual dinner will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at the First United Methodist Church, 1600 N. Central in Monett...
Chaney Family Foundation donates $3,878 to OACAC (10/29/12)
The Chaney Family Foundation has awarded $3,878 to Ozarks Area Community Action Corporation (OACAC) Head Start for the purchase of DIAL-4 kits, which will provide services to 156 pre-school children in Barry County. The kits are developmental indicators for the assessment of learning, a tool used to facilitate collaboration between school districts and minimize the need for re-screening students...
Shoeboxes for Soldier Christmas campaign underway (10/29/12)
The Shoeboxes for Soldier campaign sending gift supplies to Americans serving in the Armed Forces in Iraq and Afghanistan is now underway. The local deadline for sending boxes is Dec. 1. The boxes used are the large Priority Mail boxes available for free from the United States Post Office...
American Red Cross holds Oct. blood drive (10/29/12)
Schreiber Foods provided cheese during the drive, and Ramey Supermarket provided the orange juice. Those donating blood included: Daliah Bradley, Jana Bible, Alison Scheid, Jared Hunke, Judy Kitchen, Lon Dupre, Diane Dupre, Gorden Renfro, Kris Johnson, Eileen Green, Donna Beckett, Dale Gentry, Jeanne Swadley, Marilyn Bell, Michel Garman, Mindy Bradshaw, Mark Bradshaw, Marlene Mareth, Robert Mareth, Jerry Hudson, Charles Majors, Lucinda Vadrais, Cecile O'Nell, Mark Harper, Lou Ellen Honeycutt, Jeff Gates, Randy Kristek, Christel Kristek, Ashton Snow, Molly Johnson, Gerry Bounds, John Howerton, Latricia Davis, Kevin McCasey, Wayne Ridenour, Roger Smith, Roger Smith, Roger Spencer, Marty Lewis, Ken Saloga, Wilma Stoll, Ronnie Veith, Robert McGuire, Rebecca Brown, Betty Moss and Madeline Ceselski.. ...
Shell Knob man killed in crash (10/29/12)
A Shell Knob man was killed in a two-vehicle crash that occurred at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25, on Missouri Highway 13 south of Lampe. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred when the driver of a 2012 Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle, Kyle Mueller, 20, lost control and crossed the center line and struck a 2012 Subaru Outback, driven by Donna Rusterholz, 70, of Berryville, Ark. ...
News In Brief (10/29/12)
The Monett Halloween costume contest will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31, in the Monett City Hall Auditorium, sponsored by The Monett Times and the Monett Lions Club. A bag of treats will be given to each participants. The public is invited to watch as well as participate...
Mt. Vernon Community Theatre Holds Broadway Karaoke Night Nov. 2 (10/29/12)
Mt. Vernon Community Theatre will host its first Broadway Sing-Along and Karaoke Night at Keen Bean, located at 1031 S. Market St. in Mt. Vernon, on Friday, Nov. 2, from 7 to 9 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Mt. Vernon Community Theatre is a new theatre organization dedicated to producing quality plays, offering educational opportunities, and serving Mt. Vernon and the surrounding area...
BACKPACK FUNDRAISER (10/29/12)
Jack Henry and Associates (JHA), Monett headquarters, participated in a fundraising event during the summer months where associates paid $1 a day to wear shorts and flip-flops to work. The event, combined with a special breakfast fundraiser, raised $6,000 to support six local public schools with their backpack nutrition programs. ...
STATE COMPETITION (10/29/12)
The Monett High School cheerleading squad recently competed in the Missouri Cheer Coaches Association's state competition, which was held in the Hearnes Arena on the campus of the University of Missouri in Columbia. The squad, which qualified for state by placing second at the regional competition, finished in eighth place at state. ...
Mildred Wilson (10/29/12)
Mildred June Wilson, 90, of Monett, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, welcomed into the arms of Jesus Christ, her Lord. Visitation will be Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett, Mo. with services on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 at 2 p.m. at Bennett-Wormington Funeral Chapel...
Robert Calk (10/29/12)
Robert Eugene Calk, Sr., age 74, of Exeter, died at 3:05 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 25, at Mercy Hospital, Cassville. No services are planned. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.
Morriss Parker (10/29/12)
Morriss Franklyn "Morey" Parker, age 75, of Shell Knob, died at 4:16 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 18. Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1, in Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob.
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