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Stories from Monday, November 19, 2012

Perspectives on leadership offered at Drury (11/19/12)
A unique opportunity to hear about leadership first hand from business and industry executives in Monett was offered at the first Leadership Summit presented by Drury University at its Monett campus on Nov. 12. Speakers included Ann Hall, retired president of First State Bank in Monett; Chris Fuldner, retired chief executive officer of EFCO Corporation; Jack Prim, chief executive officer of Jack Henry and Associates; and Ed Mareth, founder and owner of 3D Corporate Solutions in Monett and Project Genesis in Purdy. ...
Mechanical failure cited in fatal plane crash (11/19/12)
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...
MHS to host 53rd annual Bradford tournament (11/19/12)
Approximately 400 students from 25 high schools from across Missouri will be coming to Monett High School for the 53rd annual Priscilla Bradford Speech Tournament on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. Named for Monett's longtime speech teacher and founder of the tournament, the Priscilla Bradford competition is one of the longest running tournaments in Southwest Missouri...
Music teacher selected as Teacher of the Month (11/19/12)
Making a difference in students' lives through music is what Judie Starchman has been busy doing for over three decades. In October, Starchman, who teaches music at St. Lawrence Catholic School in Monett, was selected as Teacher of the Month by EFCO, a Pella Company, and The Monett Times...
One hurt in two-vehicle crash (11/19/12)
A Monett man and a Stotts City woman were hurt in a two-vehicle crash on Nov. 16. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Angel Wright, 34, of Stotts City, was driving her 2009 Dodge Journey SUV south on Highway 37, one mile south of Butterfield at 6 p.m. Her vehicle struck the rear end of a southbound 2002 Buick LeSabre, driven by Anthony Daniels, 19, of Monett. The Wright SUV traveled of the left side of the road...
Busy agenda planned for Monett City Council (11/19/12)
The Monett City Council has a busy agenda planned for its regular monthly meeting on Nov. 20. After meeting at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 19, to review bids for rebuilding the City Park Casino, council members plan to accept a construction bid and introduce an ordinance for a lease purchase for funding the casino project...
News in brief (11/19/12)
The Monett Historical Society will have its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 20, at 705 E. Broadway. For more information, call 235-5908. The First United Methodist Church in Monett will host its Family one-mile Fun Walk and 5K Run Turkey Trot at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 22, beginning at the church, located at 1600 N. Central. Registration on race day is $20 for runners and $10 for walkers. Registration forms are available on-line at 222.1stumcmonett.com...
Large to step down at Cassville (11/19/12)
Cassville Wildcat football will be under new leadership for the 2013-14 season. Head coach David Large has decided to step down as head coach for personal and family reasons. "I would like to take this time to inform our Wildcat community that I have turned in my resignation as the head football coach of Cassville High School," said Large. "I met with the team today and informed them of my decision...
Cubs fight hard fall short in semifinal 28-6 (11/19/12)
Monett head football coach Chad Depée had a simple and positive message for his squad after a 28-6 loss to top-ranked the John Burroughs Bombers. "It's been a heck of a ride," said Depée. "We knew that a good team would lose here today. You came together as a team this season. You left all your effort on the field and you have no reason to hang your heads."...
Ratliff signs to play with Southwest Baptist (11/19/12)
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."...
Peter McKilligan (11/19/12)
Peter Anthony McKilligan, age 82, of Mt. Vernon, died at 6:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov.14, at his home. A graveside service, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, in Mt. Vernon, will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 19, at the Missouri Veteran's Cemetery in Springfield...
Eleanor Sweeney (11/19/12)
Eleanor R. (Boehler) Sweeney, age 81, of Ste. Genevieve, Mo., formerly of Festus, died on Nov. 13, at Ste. Genevieve Care Center. Memorial Mass was held on Monday, Nov. 19 at Trinity Episcopal Church in DeSoto. Arrangements are under the direction of Mahn Funeral Home in Festus...
Earl Osgood (11/19/12)
Earl Richard "Bud" Osgood, age 88, of Shell Knob, died at 2:19 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 15, at his home. Memorial services with full military honors will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, Nov. 19, in Shell Knob First Christian Church, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob...
Peter McKilligan (11/19/12)
Peter Anthony McKilligan, age 82, of Mt. Vernon, died at 6:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov.14, at his home. A graveside service, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, in Mt. Vernon, will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 19, at the Missouri Veteran's Cemetery in Springfield...
Valerie Harris (11/19/12)
Valerie Lynn (House) Harris, age 54 of Shell Knob, died on Nov. 15. Cremation is being done under the direction of White Funeral Home and Crematory. Memorial services will be held at a later date at Painter Cemetery.
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