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Stories from Monday, January 7, 2013

2012 sees airport activity increase (01/07/13)
Flights in and out of the Monett Regional Airport showed an increase for 2012, according to numbers released by Airport Superintendent Howard Frazier. Aircraft activity is documented weekdays during business hours. Early and late weekday flights and weekend activity represent significant additions are not tallied in the total...
Final ticket sales underway for Dining for Diabetes (01/07/13)
Ticket sales are still available for the 11th annual Dining for Diabetes fundraising dinner, scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 19 at the National Guard Armory in Pierce City. Proceeds from the event support the diabetes education program at Cox Monett Hospital. The program assists residents in Barry and Lawrence counties with diabetes who do not have the money to pay for education classes to help them manage their diabetes or the medicine they need to control it...
Freistatt trustees adopt higher water rates (01/07/13)
Trustees for the Village of Freistatt voted to raise the base rate for water by $3 during the December meeting, effective in January. Following a work session on the budget for 2013, trustees announced the water system managed a $845 profit in 2012. In 2013, the system would run a deficit at the same rates...
Monett High School Rose homecoming court announced (01/07/13)
Times Photo by Murray Bishoff Monett High School will celebrate its Rose basketball homecoming on Friday, Jan. 18. The theme for Rose is "Winter Wonderland." The royalty will be formally introduced at an assembly at 2:30 p.m. on Jan. 18. The queen will be crowned during the evening game against the Trojans from Southwest...
News In Brief (01/07/13)
The Monett Senior Citizens Center will hold its first dance of the year from 7 to 10 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 7 at 405 Dairy St. The Fun Timers Band will play. Attendees are asked to bring a potluck dish or finger food. A brainstorming session will be held on Jan. 7 at 7 p.m. in the Historic Courthouse in Mt. Vernon to discuss cattle thefts in Lawrence County. Sheriff Brad DeLay, Prosecutor Don Trotter, stockyard owners, University Extension and the County Commission will be in attendance...
Lions Club donates to Reading is Fundamental (01/07/13)
Steve Wise, with the Monett Lions Club, labels books donated by the organization during the annual Reading is Fundamental (RIF) give-away on Thursday, Dec. 13, at Monett Elementary School. The local Lions Club donated $1,300 to the school so books could be purchased for the event. The program serves students on preschool through second grade...
Pizzazz Poms clinic held (01/07/13)
The Monett High School Pizzazz Poms held a dance clinic at the on Saturday, Dec. 8 at the Monett Athletic Center for kindergarten through eighth grade students. Thirty-seven students attended the clinic. Dance team members include: Brenda Maciel, MacKenzie Ast, Cassie Hagedorn, Breann Weatherly, Breanna Homfeldt, Casey Moller, Hollie Huse, Lexi Witt, Haley Henry, McKenna Mahl, Maddie Petersen, Magen Hensley and Sierra Jensen...
Therapists to receive hands-on training (01/07/13)
Aquatic Therapy University, located in Oak Ridge, Tenn., will be presenting a hands-on Aquatic Therapy for the Ortho and Neuro Client class at Cox Rehab and Sports Medicine on Jan. 11 and Jan. 12. The class corresponds with the opening of the new aquatic therapy pool at Cox Rehab and Sports Clinic. According to Darren Bass, DPT administrator director of rehab and support services, the aquatic therapy pool will open to clients on Jan. 14...
EFCO employees receive citizenship (01/07/13)
Six team members at EFCO, a Pella Company, in Monett, pictured above, recently became United States citizens after completing the necessary requirements. In a special recognition ceremony, Mike Farquhar, president of EFCO, welcomed the new citizens. ...
Beautiful winter scene (01/07/13)
A picturesque winter scene was captured by Ali Campbell at her home in Purdy. The barn located at the Campbell home was frozen in time during the first snowfall in December 2012.
41st Annual Monett Wrestling Tournament --Complete Results (01/07/13)
Team Scores 1. Willard High School 105.5 2. Clinton Oklahoma High School 86.0 3. Reeds Spring High School 83.5 4. Bolivar High School 82.5 5. McDonald County High School 80.0 6. Monett High School 74.5...
Margery Ruggles (01/07/13)
Margery Carolyn Ruggles, age 66, of Verona, passed away at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 2, at her home. Funeral services were held on Saturday, Jan. 5 at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora. Burial was at Spring River Cemetery.
Danny Nelson (01/07/13)
Danny Joe Nelson, age 70, of Cassville, died at 8:04 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 2. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, in Blessing Heights Worship Center, Cassville, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial was in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Butterfield...
Don Teague (01/07/13)
Don Teague, 68, of Monett passed away Wednesday January 3, 2013 at Cox South in Springfield. No service arrangements have been made at this time. Arrangements are under the care of the Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett.
Vanessa Bland (01/07/13)
Vanessa Bland, age 42, of Purdy, died at 7:45 a.m. on Jan. 4 at Cox Monett Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 7 at Rock Ridge Baptist Church in Seligman. Arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville...
Joe Packwood (01/07/13)
Joe Allen Packwood, age 61, of Wheaton, died at 1:45 p.m., on Jan. 2. Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 5, at the Ridgley Baptist Church, under direction of McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton, Missouri. Burial was in the Rocky Comfort Cemetery....
Dorsey Carroll (01/07/13)
Dorsey Gene Carroll, 74, of Purdy died on Saturday, Jan. 5, at Cox Monett Hospital in Monett. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 10 at the Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett, with funeral services to follow at 2 p.m. Burial will follow services at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Butterfield...
Fred Mieswinkel (01/07/13)
Fred Gene Mieswinkel, age 79, of Mt. Vernon, died at 2:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 2, at the Lawrence County Manor, in Mt. Vernon. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 7, at the First Christian Church in Mt. Vernon under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Burial was at the Zion Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the service, at the church...
Neva Linebarger (01/07/13)
Neva Josephine (Wormington) Linebarger, 89, of Purdy, went to be with the Lord on Jan. 4, 2013 at Cox Monett Hospital in Monett, Mo. She was born on May 9, 1923 in Purdy, Mo., the daughter of the late Ellis and Goldie (Smith) Wormington. On June 24, 1944 she was united in marriage to Eugene Linebarger in Purdy, he preceded her in death on Sept. 9, 1988...
Jay Brown (01/07/13)
Jay B. Brown, age 81, of Pierce City, died on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, in Pierce City, Mo. Mr. Brown was born in Ponca City, Okla. on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 1931. He was the son of Samuel and Helen "Brown" Meek. Mr. Brown was married to Geneva Dalton on Saturday, June 3, 1950, in Neosho, Mo. He was a truck driver. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Pierce City, Mo...
Terry Waugh (01/07/13)
Terry Lee Waugh, 75, passed away on Dec. 30, 2012 in Austin (Lakeway), Texas. He was born on Aug. 31, 1937 to Bernard "Jack" and Ida (Bauer) Waugh. Highlights of Terry's life include: Starter and co-captain of his high school basketball team and popular among his classmates in his hometown of Great Bend, Kan. He went on to earn his bachelors degree in Industrial Engineering from Kansas State University -- Go Wildcats...
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