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Stories from Thursday, November 1, 2012

MHS docudrama focuses on distracted driving (11/01/12)
A docudrama focusing on distracted driving offered a vivid example of the consequences of bad decisions for Monett High School students on Tuesday, Oct. 30. Assistance for the events was provided by the Monett Police, city firefighters, Barry-Lawrence Ambulance, the Lawrence County Sheriff's Department, Lawrence County Coroner Scott Lakin and the Missouri State Highway Patrol...
Bi-county sales tax continues to dip in October (11/01/12)
For the fourth consecutive month, sales tax revenue for Barry and Lawrence counties in October have fallen below 2011 levels. Monett, however, reversed a three-month losing trend and registered a slight gain for only the fourth time this year. Monett's two sales taxes for the general fund generated $133.225.74, the largest October total in four years. Monett's combined four sales taxes produced $1,455 more than a year ago...
Thanksgiving basket collections underway (11/01/12)
The Monett Jaycees will collect food donations for Thanksgiving baskets from Nov. 1 through Nov. 17. The drive is one of the largest of the year to assist families in need in the Monett area. Donation boxes have been placed at Save-A-Lot, Ramey Supermarket and the U.S. Bank branch at Sixth and Broadway...
Calendar girls bringing in the autumn season (11/01/12)
November brings the celebration of the harvest and the joy of Thanksgiving. Calendar girl Anna Cloud enjoyed some of the many decorations of the season available at Wickman Gardens in Monett. The daughter of Jim and Kelley Cloud, Anna has been a busy senior at Monett High School. ...
News in Brief (11/01/12)
Monett Relay for Life committee retreat will be held from 5:30 to 10 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2 at the First United Methodist Church in Monett. Participants will brainstorm about activities for the year. Barry County Republicans will hold an election-eve rally at the Crowder College campus in Cassville on Monday, Nov. 5, beginning at 5 p.m. A free meal will be provided, catered by Jim Fohn. Several candidates present will speak...
Barry County Sheriff's Office releases recent stats (11/01/12)
The Barry County Sheriff's Office received 32 calls for service from Oct. 15 through Oct. 21. The following reports were filed for that time period: Cassville: custody dispute, drug possession, animal abuse, second degree domestic assault, abandoned vehicle, third degree assault, second degree burglary, property damage and third degree domestic assault...
Wheaton drawing won by city clerk (11/01/12)
Wheaton City Clerk Marianne Witt won a large, black, wooden cat through a drawing sponsored by the Wheaton Historical Society and the Wheaton Depot Museum. Funds raised through the drawing and sale of other handcrafted Halloween characters will be used for ongoing expenses at the museum, which is located on Main Street in Wheaton...
Second half surge lift Cubs to district win (11/01/12)
A 29-point second half explosion propelled the third-seeded Monett Cubs football team (8-3) to a 35-6 victory over the second-seeded Reeds Spring Wolves (8-3) in the Class 3, District 4 semi-final on Oct. 31. "Our defense came ready to play," said Monett coach Chad Depée. "They remained fierce and attacked all night. It was a good win."...
Ronald Gerot (11/01/12)
Ronald Gerot, age 72, of Cassville, died at 11:55 p.m., on Monday, Oct. 22, at his home. Private family burial will be held in Riverside, Iowa, at a later date. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.
Diane Thompson (11/01/12)
Diane Thompson, age 65, of Exeter, died on Tuesday, Oct. 30. A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. on Nov. 3 at White Funeral Home in Cassville.
Carthage-Joplin Regional Stockyards: Cow and Bull Auction 10/31/12 (11/01/12)
Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 10/31/12 (11/01/12)
Diamond - TS Whites Sheep and Goat Sale: Monthly Sheep and Goat Auction for 10/04/12 (11/01/12)
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