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Stories from Friday, January 18, 2013

Sheriffs up in arms over proposed gun regs (01/18/13)
President Barack Obama will be receiving letters from several Missouri sheriff's who are standing together to stress the importance of the Second Amendment in response to the president's proposed gun controls. The letter was authored by Sheriff Charles Heiss of Johnson County and circulated to members of the Missouri Sheriff's Association...
Freistatt board approves relocation of building (01/18/13)
The Freistatt Village Board of Trustees approved the moving of an 80 square foot storage building to the lawn next to the Freistatt Community Building. Action was taken during the board's January meeting. Elmer Conway, who also serves in the Hubert Kleiboeker American Legion Post, said the Legion has maintained a storage building for many years on the property of past commander Leland Doss. The building contains walkers and other medical supplies used in the community...
Hospice Compassus seeking non-medical volunteers (01/18/13)
Those interested in becoming non-medical volunteers for the local office of Hospice Compassus will have the opportunity to attend training from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5, at the Monett Hospice Compassus office, located at 845 Highway 60, Suite A, in Monett...
A job with a view (01/18/13)
Old memories came back to the Lonnie Fulp family this week as a crew with the Monett Utilities Department took down two trees at Eisenhower and Myrtle. The widening of Eisenhower with the construction of the railroad overpass bridge moved the utility lines closer to the trees, which became a hazard. The lines include a three-phase service feeding Cox Monett Hospital...
News In Brief (01/18/13)
The Kings Prairie Special Road District commissioners will hold their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. at Grant's restaurant in Monett. Preschool and kindergarten screenings will be held at Monett Elementary School on Feb. 5 and on March 5 and 12. ...
Three injured in crash (01/18/13)
Three people were injured in a single-vehicle crash that occurred at 3:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 16, on Highway H about one mile north of Freistatt. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred when the driver of a 1995 Dodge 1500 pickup, Patricia R. Brown, 21, of Monett, ran off the right side of the roadway, traveled down an embankment and overturned...
Crowder gets donation (01/18/13)
Crowder College received a donation of a digital blood pressure monitor from Old Town Pharmacy in Monett for use in the Lifetime Wellness class. Crowder College offers classes in Monett at the Scott Regional Technology Center. For more information, call 417-236-2895 or visit www.crowder .edu...
Rewards of good behavior at Monett Elementary School (01/18/13)
During the week of Jan. 7 through Jan. 11 Monett Elementary School celebrated Positive Behavior Expectations week. Monday was manners Monday. Students dressed fancy and reviewed manners and how to be polite and respectful. Tuesday was act responsible and students wore a favorite college shirt. Wednesday was career day. Students wore clothing depicting what they wanted to be when they grew up...
Dorcas Ladies Aid meets (01/18/13)
The Dorcas Ladies Aid, gathered for their December 2012 meeting in the fellowship hall of Trinity Lutheran Church in Freistatt. Judy Lehde, president, welcomed 13 members in attendance, along with Pastor Ryan Buchmueller. Doris Meyer gave the worship and program based on the Epiphany, a Christian feast day that celebrates the revelation of God the Son as a human being in Jesus Christ. ...
Pierce City Library News 1/4/13 (01/18/13)
New DVDs arriving at the Pierce City Branch Library include: Ice Age: Continental Drift, The Dark Knight Rises, Last Ounce of Courage: A Story of Family, Faith and Freedom, Smooch, The Pelican Brief, Cast Away, and E.T.: The Extra-terrestrial. Adult fiction titles include: "Rogue" by Mark Sullivan; and "The Black Box" by Michael Connelly, a large print mystery...
Monett Library News (01/18/13)
The first Wii gaming event of the New Year will be held at 4 p.m. on Jan. 10 at the Monett Branch Library. All ages are invited. New fiction titles available at the Monett Branch Library include: "Collateral" by Ellen Hopkins; "The Winter Palace" by Eva Stachniak; "Margaret Truman's Experiment in Murder" by Donald Bain; and "Frozen Heat" by Richard Castle...
Chelmer Ireland (01/18/13)
Chelmer Gaylord Ireland, age 78, of Aurora, died at 2:50 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 15, at the Missouri Veteran's Home in Mt. Vernon. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora, with burial at Sparta Cemetery in Sparta. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel, prior to the service...
Barnes family celebrate birth of son (01/18/13)
Eric and Amy Barnes, of Joplin, announce the birth of their son, Keith Christian, at 11:09 p.m. on Dec. 18, 2012. He weighed eight pounds, two ounces and measured 20 inches. Maternal grandparents are Teresa Heeter and the late Charles Heeter, of Pierce City...
Goldman, Coltharp wed (01/18/13)
Julie Jaylene Goldman and Corey Edward Coltharp were married on Dec. 12, 2012, at Stonegate Glass Chapel in Walnut Shade. The bride is the daughter of L.J. and Virginia Ozbun, of McDowell. The groom is the son of Dale and Shelby Coltharp, of Miami, Okla. The newlyweds reside in Nixa...
Highlandville - CRS Sale's Company Sheep and Goat Sale: Monthly Sheep and Goat Auction for 01-17-12 (01/18/13)
Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 1/16/13 (01/18/13)
Missouri Weekly Hay Summary Week ending 01/18/2013 (01/18/13)
Safer means taking the right first step (01/18/13)
People have invented some rather unique ways to hurt others. There seems to be no end to the resourcefulness of human ingenuity. For example, we may not remember their names, but we do recall the infamous Underwear Bomber and the Shoe Bomber. We'd like to think that once such tactics have surfaced, superior technology can provide proper safeguards...
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