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Stories from Friday, January 11, 2013

Specialists discuss weed control at Soils and Crops Conference (01/11/13)
Weed control provided a major focus for the 89th annual Lawrence County Soils and Crops Conference, held on Jan. 3 at the University of Missouri's Southwest Research Center in Mt. Vernon. The threat of weeds has amplified in the last 25 years, said Dr. Kevin Bradley, state weed science specialist. The proliferation of Roundup-ready crops, plants developed use with the Glyphosate herbicide, has created a new problem...
R-6 students aim to create archery club (01/11/13)
Pierce City students requesting the formation of an archery club got a tentative okay from the R-6 Board of Education during its December meeting. Students Travis Parrigon and Kelsey Conley, along with Jason French, science teacher at the district, approached board members citing a number of students not enrolled in traditional sports programs had expressed an interest in forming an archery club...
One hurt in two-vehicle crash (01/11/13)
A Springfield man was injured in a two-vehicle crash that occurred at 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 9, on Highway 37 about two miles west of Monett. The crash occurred when the driver of a northbound 2007 Chrysler, Brian P. Robinson, 40, of Springfield, pulled into the path of a westbound 2004 GMC pickup truck, driven by Jesse L. Blades, 34, of Monett...
Kiwanians receive update on Scouting program in Monett (01/11/13)
An update on Scouting in Monett was provided by Jon Funk, scoutmaster with Troop #38, at a recent meeting of the Monett Kiwanis Club. Funk participated in the Boy Scouts as a youth. He served as assistant scoutmaster for six years in Troop #38 before becoming scoutmaster. Past Kiwanis president Eric Kean is an advance chairman for the Scouts' region...
State GOP under new leadership (01/11/13)
On Saturday, the Missouri Republican State Committee voted to elect Ed Martin as chairman. Martin will replace Cassville attorney David Cole, who held the position for the last four years. "I look forward to working with the members of the state committee, our volunteers, activists and donors as we take our conservative message to Missourians from across the state and from all walks of life," said Martin. ...
Aurora woman injured in Hwy. 60 crash (01/11/13)
An Aurora woman was injured in a single-vehicle crash that occurred at 5:44 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 9, on Highway 60 about one mile east of Granby. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred when the driver of a 2007 Mazda, Anna M. Cochrane, 30, of Aurora, swerved to avoid an animal in the road, traveled off the right side of the roadway and overturned...
News In Brief (01/11/13)
The Ozark 7 Music Day will be held on the Purdy High School Campus on Wednesday, Jan. 16. Approximately 175 choir students and 110 band students from area schools will rehearse together in the morning and perform a special concert in the high school gym. The public is welcome to attend the concert at 1:30 p.m. Admission is free. Schools participating in the event include Purdy, Exeter, Southwest, Thomas Jefferson, Verona and Wheaton high schools...
Cub Pride newsletter goes digital (01/11/13)
Cub Pride is back with a brand new look for 2013! Cub Pride is the Monett R-1 School District newsletter designed to give students, teachers, parents and community supporters a weekly glance concerning events, programs and matters within the district...
EFCO presents to Children's Miracle Network (01/11/13)
EFCO, a Pella Company, recently presented a check in the amount of $2,182 to Children's Miracle Network Hospitals of CoxHealth. The funds will be used to underwrite the cost of a new BiliBed for Cox Monett Hospital. The BiliBed uses special blue spectrum lights to treat newborn babies with hyperbilirubinemia, or jaundice...
Purdy FCCLA collects over 5,000 pounds of food (01/11/13)
The Purdy Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Chapter held a food drive during the third week of October 2012. The group raised over 5,000 pounds in non-perishable foods. The national community service project for FCCLA is "No Kid Hungry." The project was in conjunction with the national project. ...
Area school and senior menus (01/11/13)
CENTRAL PARK AND MONETT ELEMENTARY HM - Homemade fresh in the Opaa! Kitchen. WG - Whole Grain item. Monday -- Breakfast: Pancakes, cereal or oatmeal. Lunch: 1. BBQ rib on a bun. 2. Grilled chicken w/Opaa! WG hot roll. 3. Chef salad. Tuesday -- Breakfast: Colby egg omelet, cereal or oatmeal. Lunch: 1. Super nachos. 2. Flatbread PB&J. 3. Fajita chicken salad...
Lisa Bruton (01/11/13)
Lisa LaDawn Bruton, age 43, of Wheaton, died at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 9. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 14, in Hogeye Cemetery, east of Wheaton, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Visitation will be held from 4 until 6 p.m. Sunday, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
Gerald Patton (01/11/13)
Gerald Ray Patton, age 70, of Branson, died at 9:15 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 7. Services will be held at a later date. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.
Harlan Stinson (01/11/13)
Harlan R. Stinson, age 93, of Leavenworth, Kan., passed away on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013. Harlan was born at home on March 22, 1919 in Wentworth, Mo., to Albert Ray and Adah Lucinda Stinson. Harlan was married to Kathleen Dorothy Anderson, of Wentworth, Mo., from Dec. 24, 1941 until her death in 1997. On Aug. 29, 2004, he married Enid Tankersley Morton, of Leavenworth, Kan...
Norwood, MO - Producers Auction Yards: Special Dairy Heifer Sale Report for 1/10/2013 (01/11/13)
Missouri Weekly Hay Summary Week ending 01/10/2013 (01/11/13)
Backing efforts to fight cattle rustling (01/11/13)
Driving through the country, one never knows anymore whose farm fields are at the side of the road. Often they belong to the farmer who lives a half-mile away at the visible house. Sometimes, it's somebody else's cows grazing there. If one of them gets out on the road, it's often unclear who needs to know...
Join the digital journey (01/11/13)
If you're not moving forward, you're falling behind is an adage that has proven to be especially true in the digital age. The ever-evolving world of technology has been the driving force behind revolutions in the global marketplace and has fueled a major shift in the newspaper industry...
Letter to the Editor: Monett's Festival of Lights (01/11/13)
Dear Editor: I hope everyone had an opportunity to visit Monett's South Park and enjoy our awesome Festival of Lights. We had record attendance again this year. The Festival of Lights would not be possible without the assistance of the City of Monett. Aaron Burdett, Electric Department foreman, and his crew do a great job installing the displays...
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