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Stories from Friday, November 16, 2012

Airport master plan approval opens door to expansion (11/16/12)
After three years, the City of Monett's master plan for the Monett Municipal Airport has received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The move clears the way for land acquisition in 2013. The 20-year plan for the airport has been waiting for completion of the environmental study. ...
EFCO honor veterans (11/16/12)
EFCO Corporation, a Pella company, in Monett honored its employees who have served in the Armed Forces during ceremonies for each shift on Monday, Nov. 12. EFCO presently has 81 veterans or active duty military among its employees.
Mechanical failure cited in fatal plane crash (11/16/12)
Investigators for the National Transportation and Safety Bureau (NTSB) have issued preliminary findings in the fatal plane crash on Nov. 4 near Stotts City. Mechanical failure was cited as a factor in the crash that killed plane owner Deryl Edwards, of Joplin, and flight instructor Rick Armstrong...
Festival of Lights delayed (11/16/12)
The opening of the Monett Chamber of Commerce's Festival of Lights will be delayed. For the first time in the nine-year history of Monett's Christmas celebration, thieves have struck the lighting display in a major way. According to Monett Police Chief Tim Schweder, the theft of approximately 2,000 feet of heavy duty 10-gauge six-strand electrical cable was discovered on the morning of Tuesday, Nov. 13. The theft took place sometime after the close of work on Friday, Nov. 9...
Fire and police departments receive new vehicles (11/16/12)
The City of Monett has recently purchased three new vehicles for the police and fire departments. The fire truck was picked up in Bradenton, Fla., and driven back to Monett in October. Engine 1113 features a 1,000-gallon water tank and a 50-gallon foam tank, in addition to larger storage compartments and the new LED lighting technology...
Verona School Board explores refinancing (11/16/12)
The Verona R-1 Board of Education explores different strategies for saving money during the October meeting. Superintendent William Sweet said he explored the advantages of refinancing the districts bonds with the L.J. Hart investment banking firm. Bonds used to finance construction of the new high school can be repackaged at reduced interest rates that will result in an $80,000 savings and take two years off the length of the board...
Cox pitches in at Crosslines (11/16/12)
Participants in the Cox Monett spin classes recently donated canned goods to help Crosslines in Monett. Participants received a discount on their spin classes for bringing in three cans of food. Ridgley hopes to make this an annual event.
Burglary attempted at Monett business (11/16/12)
Monett police are seeking information into a burglary at the Roll 'n Go retailer at the Old Towne Mall, located at Chapell Drive and Highway 60. Police Chief Tim Schweder said a burglar alarm at the business sounded at midnight on Nov. 13. Officers responding found the front door had been shattered by a rock but the suspect did not gain entry...
Barry County Council on Aging offers help to elderly (11/16/12)
The Barry County Council on Aging (BCCOA), funded by the Barry County Senior Service Tax Fund, offers a variety of services to assist senior citizens in maintaining their independent lifestyles. Homework Service provides basic housekeeping chores for those unable to manage such tasks. The service provides the opportunity for senior citizens to remain in their homes instead of having to make other living arrangements...
News in brief (11/16/12)
Jack Henry and Associates' Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $.115 per share on common stock, payable on Dec. 17, to shareholders of record as on Dec. 3. The Monett Jaycees will host a fundraising paddle party, chili supper and pie auction at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 20, at the Monett Senior Citizens Center, 405 Dairy. Proceeds will benefit Linn Thornton's Christmas programs...
MHS Students of the Month (11/16/12)
Monett High School has announced Students of the Month for October. Pictured in the front row, from left, are: Eddie Aceves and Breanna Homfeldt, juniors; and Emily Pitts and Garrett Maxey, seniors. Back row: Chris Smith and Katie Tinklepaugh, fresmen; and Tarek Masri and Saloni Patel, sophomores...
Area School and senior menus (11/16/12)
CENTRAL PARK AND MONETT ELEMENTARY HM - Homemade fresh in the Opaa! Kitchen. WG - Whole Grain item. Monday -- Breakfast: Waffle sundae, cereal or oatmeal. Lunch: 1. Hamburger. 2. Ham and cheddar melt. 3. Chef salad. Tuesday -- Breakfast: Sausage biscuit, cereal or oatmeal. Lunch: 1. Burrito supreme. 2. Chicken Caesar wrap. 3. Fajita chicken salad...
Lola Rodgers (11/16/12)
Lola Nell Rodgers, age 87, of Aurora, died at 4:25 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the Aurora Nursing Center. A funeral service, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, Aurora, will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Chesapeake Baptist Church with burial at Ruckman Cemetery...
Raymond Hess (11/16/12)
Raymond E. Hess, age 88, of Monett, Mo., passed from this life on Tuesday evening, Nov. 13, 2012 while at Freeman West Hospital in Joplin, Mo. Raymond was born on April 26, 1924 in Peabody, Kan., the son of Harry D. Hess and Olga A. (Zieh) Hess. Following his school years and graduation from Burns High School in Burns, Kan., Raymond enlisted in the United States Army in 1943. ...
Rita Fuller (11/16/12)
Rita Joann Fuller, 82, of Purdy, passed awayon Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 at her home. She was born Sept. 12, 1930 in Bloomington, Ill., the daughter of the late Lynus and Alma (Dibble) Ross. She was a retired LVN, nursing school graduate, and a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Pierce City, Mo...
Kevin Caddick (11/16/12)
Kevin Don Caddick, Sr. age 50, of Century, Fla., brother of Kimberly Caddick, of Monett, died on Nov. 11. A memorial service was held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Burial will follow at a later date in the Goss Cemetery, northwest of Mt. Vernon...
Highlandville -CRS Sale's Company Sheep and Goat Sale: Monthly Sheep and Goat Auction for 11-15-12 (11/16/12)
Missouri Weekly Hay Summary Week ending 11/16/12 (11/16/12)
Envisioning an airport for Monett (11/16/12)
To get a sense of what the Monett Airport means in this community, you have to take into account a comment from Chris Fuldner. Fuldner, the retired president and chief executive officer of EFCO Corporation, before EFCO became a Pella company, said EFCO was not able to compete in the New York marketplace until jet service was added in 1994...
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