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Stories from Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Queen of forages: Major producers discuss alfalfa at conference (01/09/13)
What to grow and how to stop unwanted plants provided the focus for the 89th annual Soils and Crops Conference in Lawrence County, held Jan. 3 at the University of Missouri's Southwest Research Center in Mt. Vernon. A panel discussion on growing alfalfa brought together three major producers. Glen Obermann, of rural Monett, Nolan Kleiboeker, of rural Pierce City, and Clyde Jones, of Marionville...
Packing up the lights (01/09/13)
Work got underway last week disassembling the pieces to the Festival of Lights displays at Monett's South Park. There are 95 assembled units in the Festival of Lights, representing several hundred pieces that will be packed away for another Christmas season...
Verona school board nears decision on superintendent (01/09/13)
An announcement may be forthcoming this week on a new superintendent for the Verona R-7 School District. Hoping to meet their Jan. 7 target date for signing a new top administrator, board members held a closed meeting on Dec. 28, 2012. Dr. Mike Jinks, from the Missouri Association of Rural Educators (MARE), met with board members to review applications for the position...
Any landing you can walk away from... (01/09/13)
A two-vehicle collision on Jan. 3 at Cleveland Avenue and Chapell Drive in Monett resulted in no injuries. According to the Monett Police Department, the collision took place at 4:16 p.m. Marilyn Yvonne Bell, of rural Monett, who was driving north on Chapell Drive in a 2011 Honda CR-V, failed to stop at a steady red light and pulled into the intersection, colliding with a 2008 Nissan Altima, driven west on Cleveland by Amy Nichole Allen, of Nixa...
Funds remain tight for Barry County (01/09/13)
Money will remain tight for Barry County in 2013, according to initial budget information released by Barry County Clerk Gary Youngblood this past week. Budget requests submitted by county officeholders in 2013 total $3,290,448, which is $215,925 less than spending plan approved in 2012. Last year, the county came in slightly under budget, spending $3,391,246 of the $3,506,373 allocated...
LawCo commission looking at restricted budget for 2013 (01/09/13)
A public hearing will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 16 in Mt. Vernon on the proposed budget for the 2013 fiscal year for Lawrence County. Presiding Commission Sam Goodman provided details about discussions on the county's financial road map during the 89th annual Soils and Crops Conference at the University of Missouri's Southwest Research Center on Jan. 3...
News In Brief (01/09/13)
The Monett Special Road District commissioners will meet at 5 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 14 at Monett City Hall. The Southern Missouri Beekeepers of Monett will hold their regular meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 15 at the First United Methodist Church, 1600 N. ...
Public administrator honored (01/09/13)
Barbara White, Barry County public administrator, was honored during a retirement ceremony at the Barry County Judicial Center on Dec. 21, 2012. During the special ceremony, White received special recognitions from Rep. David Sater, Sen. Jack Goodman and local attorney Don Cupps...
Lawrence County Sheriff's Department releases monthly stats for December (01/09/13)
The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office made 117 stops for the month of December 2012 and issued 26 citations and 113 warnings. The breakdown is as follows: Driving while intoxicated, 2. Driving while revoked or suspended, 4. *Speeding, 51. Failed to register, 14...
Purdy fiddler plays at the White House (01/09/13)
Joshua Lee, a violinist of rural Purdy and a sophomore at Missouri State University, recently performed at the White House in Washington, D.C. with his colleagues from the Possom Hollow Fiddlers, "I've not been to Washington, D.C. before. It was a great experience," Lee said. "I love traveling and visiting new places."...
Lucille Faulkner (01/09/13)
Lucille Johnston Faulkner, age 92, formerly of Cassville, died on Monday, Jan. 7, at Alexandria INOVA Hospital, in Alexandria, Va. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., on Saturday, Jan. 12, in Cassville United Methodist Church, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Cassville...
Grace Engleman (01/09/13)
Grace Audry Engleman, age 78, of Exeter, died on Monday, Jan. 7, at her home. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 11, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Exeter. Visitation will be held from 6 until 8 p.m., Thursday, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
Bobby Potts (01/09/13)
Bobby D. Potts, age 69, of Monett, died on Monday, Jan. 7, at his home. Graveside funeral services for will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 10, at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Monett. The family will receive friends at the Buchanan Funeral Home Chapel from 6 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday...
Rosemary Carson (01/09/13)
Rosemary Carson, age 86, of Mt. Vernon, died on Saturday, Jan. 5. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 11, at the First Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon with burial at the Mt. Vernon IOOF Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 10, in the funeral home chapel...
Ardith Davis (01/09/13)
Ardith E. Davis, age 75, of Monett, died on Sunday, Jan. 6, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. Services are pending at this time. Arrangements have been entrusted to Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett.
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