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Stories from Thursday, November 15, 2012

Monett council declares Jack Fox Day (11/15/12)
Around 100 people were on hand at the Monett Municipal Airport on Sunday, Nov. 11, to honor Jack Fox for his efforts to guiding the city's development of the facility. The Monett City Council had declared the occasion as Jack Fox Day. A reception was held in Fox's honor at the main hangar for Jack Henry and Associates. Fox's Stearman biplane had been brought into the hangar...
Vehicle crash knocks out power in Monett (11/15/12)
A single vehicle crash on Ninth Street in Monett knocked out electrical service to most of the city of Monett on Tuesday, Nov. 14. According to the Monett Police Department, the crash took place at 11:55 a.m. at Ninth Street and Dayton. A southbound 1993 Chevrolet S-10 pickup, driven by Jerry C. Medlin, 84, of rural Monett, dropped off the right side of the roadway, hit a culvert, vaulted into the air and landed on guy wires supporting a utility pole...
Jungmann promoted in Liberty (11/15/12)
Former Monett R-1 School Superintendent Dr. John Jungmann was been named the new superintendent of schools for the Liberty Public School District, north of Kansas City. Jungmann served for four years as Monett superintendent and has served since July 1 as deputy superintendent in Liberty...
Sweeney receives excellence award (11/15/12)
Judge J. Edward Sweeney, of Monett, recently received the 2012 Missouri Bar Theodore McMillian Judicial Excellence Award, recognizing jurists who, by virtue of their integrity, leadership and diligence in the pursuit of the efficient administration of justice, inspire other members of the judiciary to similar noble purpose...
News in brief (11/15/12)
Cox Monett Hospital Auxiliary will hold a holiday book fair from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 20 in the hospital's main lobby. A large selection of cookbooks, children's books and gifts will be available. For more information, call 354-1409. United Methodist Men's breakfast will be held at 7 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 16, at Grant's restaurant...
Monett prepared for Bombers' attack (11/15/12)
For the first time since 1977 Monett High School will host a semifinal football game. The Cubs (10-3) entertain the top-ranked John Burroughs Bombers (12-0) in a 1:30 kickoff at Burl Fowler Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 17. The general consensus of the sports journalism world is that Monett is the underdog. That fact doesn't bother the Cubs. The underdog role is something they have come to expect and embrace...
Monett's trenches are key to victory (11/15/12)
The Gridiron Guide preview magazine included the following statement about the Monett Cubs football team. "The Cubs feature more depth on the offensive and defensive lines than they possessed a year ago. The lines must develop cohesion and work as a unit to be successful. This Cubs' team goes as far as the line takes them."...
Ratliff signs to play with Southwest Baptist (11/15/12)
Monett senior and softball standout, Raigan Ratliff, signed a national letter of intent to play at Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar on Nov. 14. "It's exciting that I get to continue my playing career," said Ratliff. "I knew some of the current SBU players and they were really excited about the program. Once I met the coaching staff and saw the field I knew it would be a good fit."...
Monett honors fall sports athletes (11/15/12)
Monett fall sports athletes and their families were treated to a catered meal sponsored by the Monett Athletic Booster Club on Tuesday, Nov. 13. Six fall sports -girls tennis, football, volleyball, soccer, cross-country and softball- were recognized during the event...
Martha Self (11/15/12)
Martha Sue (Randolph) Self, age 89, of Laurel, Miss., formerly of Monett, passed away Sunday Nov. 11, 2012 at Jones County Rest Home in Ellisville, Miss. She was born in Pilot Grove, Mo. on Nov. 3, 1923 the daughter of the late Preston and Eva Mae (Root) Randolph. She was united in marriage on January 13, 1940 in Sedalia, Mo. to Lelain Self and he preceded her on Oct. 1, 1989...
Phyllis Schnake (11/15/12)
Phyllis Lea Schnake, 79, of Mt. Vernon died Monday, November 12, in Mercy Hospital in Springfield. Funeral services will be on Thursday, Nov. 15, at 10 a.m. at the Mt. Vernon Church of Christ. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Burial will be in the Mt. Vernon City Cemetery under the direction of Fossett-Mosher...
Doug Jackson (11/15/12)
Doug Jackson, age 56, of Monett, died on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at his home. Cremation arrrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home & Cremato
Raymond Hess (11/15/12)
Raymond Hess, 88, of Monett, died at 7:55 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at Freeman West Hospital in Joplin. Arrangements are under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home in Monett.
Richard Hayward (11/15/12)
Richard (Dick) J Hayward, age 80, of Chesterfield, Mo., formerly of Purdy, Mo., passed away on Nov. 9, 2012 at St. Luke's Hospital. He leaves behind his loving wife of 59 years, Margie Hayward; five children, Rick Hayward and wife, Darlene, Portland, Maine, Debra Pourney and husband, Tom Osmun, Wildwood, Mo., Cynthia Gann, Monett, Mo., Pamela Hayward, Gladstone, Mo., and Sharla Davies and husband, Dave, Lee's Summit, Mo. ...
Robert Guthrie (11/15/12)
Robert S. Guthrie, of Bella Vista, Ark., died peacefully at his home on Nov. 9, 2012. Bob was born to Pete and Noveta Guthrie on June 27, 1944. His parents, sister, Sue and son, Steve, preceded him in death. After coming to the area in 1996, Bob was employed by Marks/Anderson Electric and Plumbing Supply in 1997. ...
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Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 11/14/12 (11/15/12)
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