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Stories from Monday, November 5, 2012

LawCo plane crash kills two (11/05/12)
Victims identified in LawCo plane crash By Murray Bishoff The victims of the plane crash near Stotts City on Sunday, Nov. 4 have been identified. Killed in the crash were Royce Deryl Edwards, 41, of Joplin, owner of the plane, and flight instructor Rick Armstrong, 50, of Neosho, confirmed the Lawrence County Sheriff's Department in an announcement on Tuesday, following an autopsy in Springfield...
DREAM survey offers support for downtown efforts (11/05/12)
Results are in, and there is support for redeveloping Monett's historic downtown, based on a survey conducted by the Downtown Revitalization and Economic Assistance for Missouri (DREAM) Initiativet. Andrew Murray, project manager for Monett's effort, provided details on the survey during a work session with the Monett Main Street organization...
Verona council hires reserve officer (11/05/12)
Verona aldermen voted to hire a part time reserve officer to the city's police force. Shelby Berry, a dispatcher with the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office (LCSO), has been hired as a reserve officer and will join Captain Jeff Cooper. Berry also worked for the Marionville Police Department prior to joining LCSO...
County election on Tuesday (11/05/12)
In addition to selecting who will serve as President for the next four years and choosing among numerous federal and state candidates, area voters will decide contested county races on Nov. 6. Barry County Incumbent Southern County Commissioner Wayne Hendrix, Democrat, will be challenged by Republican candidate Gary Davis, and incumbent Sheriff Mick Epperly, Republican, will face off against Randall Munday, Democrat...
Flu hit in drive-by "shot"ing (11/05/12)
Cox Monett Hospital made it easy to get protection during the coming flu season with its annual drive-through flu shot vaccination clinic on Saturday, Oct. 27, in the parking lot of the Monett Physicians Building adjacent to the hospital. Karen Brady received a shot from Aaron Hooker, registered nurse, as driver Charles Brady watched. Around 50 people came to the drive-through clinic...
Tri-State Water Coalition annual water conference in Springfield Nov. 8-9 (11/05/12)
Missouri State University and Tri-State Water Coalition will present "Water: An Indispensable Resource" on Nov. 8-9 at the Doubletree Hotel, located at 2431 N. Glenstone in Springfield. The conference will give water professionals, community leaders, and the general public, an opportunity to learn about water supply issues at a global, state and regional level...
Monett man hurt in car crash (11/05/12)
A Monett man received minor injuries received on Saturday, Nov. 3, three miles west of Monett. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Jared Spears, 36, was driving north in a 1998 Mercury on Farm Road 1150 at 3:13 a.m. when the vehicle ran off the roadway and overturned...
News in Brief (11/05/12)
The Monett Booster Club will host a tail gate party at Wildcat Stadium in Cassville at 5 p.m. today, Nov. 5. A hamburger or hot dog meal plus chips and a drink will be available for $3.50. All Cubs fans are urged to attend. A Community Blood Center of the Ozarks blood drive will be held from noon to 6 p.m. ...
Senior Center raises the "steaks" (11/05/12)
The Monett Senior Citizens Center hosted a well-attended steak dinner fundraiser on Oct. 20 to raise money for maintenance and food service expenses. Staff served 120 people. DeWayne Friend and Al Brumley Jr., at left, provided musical entertainment...
Familiar foes to battle for district crown (11/05/12)
It is fitting that Monett (8-3) and Cassville (11-0), two long-time rivals from the Big 8 Conference, should battle for the Class 3, District 4 football crown tonight. Each team's coach has used the same generic lines of "We know that it is going to be a battle," and "We know we will get the other team's best shot" when describing the gridiron tilt...
Aceves' hat trick secures Cubs' district crown (11/05/12)
Regulation was not enough time to settle the Class 1, District 12 soccer championship between Monett and Cassville. In the 12th minute of overtime, junior striker Eddie Aceves scooted a line drive worm-burner past a diving Cassville goalie to lift the top-seeded Monett Cubs to a 4-3 victory over the upset-minded Wildcats...
Herbert Waxelman (11/05/12)
Herbert J. Waxelman, age 87, of Cassville, died on Wednesday, Oct. 31, at Mercy Hospital in Cassville. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home and Crematory, Cassville.
Alice Johnson (11/05/12)
Alice Faye Johnson, age 68, of Miller, died at 10:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31, at Mercy Hospital in Joplin. A graveside service was held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Shiloh Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of the Morris-Leiman-Mosher Funeral Home in Miller...
Nedra Isom (11/05/12)
Nedra Mayanna Isom, age 83, of Mt. Vernon, formerly of Sullivan, died at 12:10 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 4, 2012, at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home with burial at the Missouri Veteran's Cemetery at a later date...
Morris Koeler (11/05/12)
Morris Koehler Morris Koehler, age 71, of Verona, Missouri, passed away on Friday, November 2, 2012, at his home. He was born September 30, 1941, in Verona, the son of Carl and Alberta (McNerney) Koehler. Morris was a 1959 graduate of Verona High School, a dairy farmer, a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, member of the Knights of Columbus for 51 years, member of the Aurora Farmers Market and the Verona Fire Chief for 12 years. ...
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