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Stories from Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Cattle rustlers strike again (01/23/13)
Cattle rustlers have struck another Lawrence County farmer during the overnight hours of Tuesday, Jan. 22. Eight calves were taken from the Scott Welch Farm in Lawrence County. According to a press release from Lawrence County Sheriff Brad DeLay, thieves cut fences and gates through four fields to gain access to the cattle...
New Monett Y to host grand opening Feb. 16 (01/23/13)
"When will the new YMCA open in Monett?" has been a question circulating throughout the community for months, and now area residents have a firm answer. Saturday, Feb. 16 has been set as the date for the Monett YMCA's grand opening celebration. Tours of the brand new recreational facility will be offered from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on that day, which will also feature special activities, prize giveaways, healthy snacks and the opportunity to join the Y and sign up for its expanding list of programs...
Voters will decide county sales tax issue in April (01/23/13)
On April 2, Barry County voters will have the opportunity to decide a one-eighth of a cent sales tax that would be used for public safety personnel, building safety and equipment. The Barry County Commission voted to place the sales tax increase on the spring ballot during its meeting on Jan. 17...
Cattle theft reported near Marionville (01/23/13)
Lawrence County deputies are investigating the theft of approximately 27 head of cattle from a farm in the Marionville area. Rancher Kyle Burk reported that two white steers and 25 black steers were taken on Jan. 18. The thieves broke down a fence and took about a third of Burk's herd...
LawCo officers bust meth lab (01/23/13)
Lawrence County sheriff's deputies busted a meth lab andarrested three people while serving an arrest warrant in rural Ash Grove on Jan. 15. According to a statement from Sheriff Brad DeLay, officers went to 2574 Farm Road 1247 in rural Ash Grove to serve a felony arrest warrant...
Battle of the Sexes revisited (01/23/13)
Mike and Phyllis Garrett won top honors in the 2013 Dining for Diabetes costume contest. The pair dressed up in their retro tennis gear as Bobby Riggs and Billie Jean King in honor of the event's sports theme. This year's Dining for Diabetes marked the 11th year Cox Monett Hospital has hosted the fundraiser. It was another sold-out event with 425 tickets sold...
News In Brief (01/23/13)
The Community Blood Center of the Ozarks will hold blood drives from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at Cox Monett Hospital, 801 N. Lincoln, An "E-Reader Class" will be held at the Monett Branch Library, 213 Sixth St., at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 31. This is an opportunity for those with E-Reader devices to learn helpful tips on using them. For more information, call the library at 417-235-6646...
Monett Relay for Life plans changes for 2013 (01/23/13)
As the New Year's ball went down in New York City, people all around the United States was saying "Good-bye!" to 2012 and "Hello!" to 2013. There were resolutions made with the hope of success and changes that were planned with the intention to make this year a better one. ...
Two injured in Barry County crash (01/23/13)
Two people were injured in a single-vehicle crash that occurred at 7:20 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 21, on Highway 76 about one mile east of Cassville. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred when the driver of a 2008 Toyota pickup truck, Patrice M. Graham, 39, of Eagle Rock, had stopped in the eastbound lane of traffic and was struck from behind by a 2004 Dodge Stratus, driven by Patrick L. Caddell, 33, of Exeter...
Thrivent contributes to Purdy R-2 backpack program (01/23/13)
The St. John's Lutheran Church Vision Leadership Program recently received a $5,000 "Lutheran Community Economic Outreach Bridge Grant" from the Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation. The funding was awarded to the Vision Leadership Program based on its effectiveness in addressing basic needs of the local community such as food, clothing or shelter...
Fourth quarter woes cost Verona (01/23/13)
The upset minded Verona Lady Wildcats basketball team stumbled in the final eight minutes and fell 47-38 to Cassville on Jan. 22. Verona (8-10) trailed 15-9 at halftime, but came out of the locker room on fire. A 3-pointer by Tessa Bilyeu and a layup by Shelby Barsotti tightened the game quickly for the purple and gold just 45 seconds into the third quarter...
Purdy defeats Tomas Jefferson, 54-22 (01/23/13)
Purdy's Cameron Terry recorded three thundering dunks and Brent Cornman scored 12 points to help the Purdy Eagles earn a 54-22 over Thomas Jefferson on Jan. 22. The Eagles outscored the Cavaliers in every quarter (14-6, 9-4, 13-8 and 18-4) to secure the victory...
Pierce City splits varsity tilts with Seneca (01/23/13)
Pierce City High School's basketball teams left Seneca with a mixed bag of results, on Jan. 22, Pierce City's girls earned a 58-35 victory, while the boys fell 64-47 to the Indians. In the girls contest, the Lady Eagles outscored Seneca 18-3 in the first period and led 32-13 at halftime...
Carl Junction handles Monett, 78-47 (01/23/13)
The Monett Cubs basketball team couldn't break Carl Junction's pressure and fell 78-47 on Jan. 22. The Cubs trailed 23-10 after the first period and 43-17 at halftime. Carl Junction won the third and fourth periods 18-15 and 19-15 respectively. Scoring for Carl Junction: Gage Crockett, 30 points; J. Thomas and Travis Vogt, 12 each; Dustin Satterlee, 7; Hunter McPherson and Matt McGee, 4 apiece; Cody Vogt, 2; and Ryan Devore, 1...
Purdy Elementary School character award winners named for December (01/23/13)
Purdy Elementary Principal Jeff Swadley has announced character education medal winners for December. Purdy's kindergarten through fourth grade teachers, in partnership with elementary counselor Gary Jurgensen, teach a different character trait each month...
Purdy Elementary School character award winners for November (01/23/13)
Purdy Elementary Principal Jeff Swadley has announced character education medal winners for November. Purdy's kindergarten through fourth grade teachers, in partnership with elementary counselor Gary Jurgensen, teach a different character trait each month...
Purdy Elementary School character award winners for October (01/23/13)
Purdy Elementary Principal Jeff Swadley has announced character education medal winners for October. Purdy's kindergarten through fourth grade teachers, in partnership with elementary counselor Gary Jurgensen, teach a different character trait each month. ...
Verona announces second quarter honor roll (01/23/13)
Verona School District has announced high school and junior high school honor rolls for the second quarter of the 2012-13 school year. High school students named to the All-A Honor Roll are: Concepcion Lara, Shelby Barsotti, Amanda Mullen, Michelle Landeros, Seth Losack and Colt Pruente...
Pierce City Middle School announces honor roll (01/23/13)
The Pierce City Middle School has announced its All-A Honor Roll and A/B Honor for the first semester. Making the A Honor Roll from the sixth grade are: Chloe Blackburn, Baleigh Cornman, Kayla Gunter, Jayce Hernandez, Chase Howard, Marie Leavitt, Kasey Mettlach, Alex Parra-Navarro, Oscar Sanchez, Jessica Spencer and Kealy Sullivan...
Rodney Woolsey (01/23/13)
Rodney Woolsey, age 77, formerly of Shell Knob, died on Friday, Jan. 18, at Citizens Memorial Hospital in Bolivar. Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 23 at the Mineral Spring Church, Cassville. Arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home in Cassville...
Sharon Hixson (01/23/13)
Sharon Lou Hixson, age 66, of Wheaton, died at 7:40 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19. No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under direction of McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton.
Kaylee Mahurin (01/23/13)
Kaylee Mahurin, stillborn daughter of Kevin and Stephanie Mahurin, died on Thursday, Jan. 17, at 1:12 p.m. at Freeman Hospital in Joplin. Graveside services for will be held on Thursday, Jan. 24 at 10 a.m. at Purdy Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett...
Deborah Pearson (01/23/13)
Deborah Marie Pearson, age 59, of Monett, died on Sunday, Jan. 20, at Cox Monett Hospital. She has been taken for cremation. No formal services are planned at this time. Arrangements have been entrusted to Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett.
John Rainbolt (01/23/13)
John Kenneth Rainbolt, age 83, of New Caney, Texas, died at 4:50 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 14, at the Memorial Hermann North East Hospital in Humble, Texas. A gravesides service, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, was held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 22, at the Maple Grove Cemetery...
Horace Wright (01/23/13)
Horace Mark Wright, age 89, of Holiday Island, Ark., died at 5:05 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 21. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26, in Promise City Cemetery, Promise City, Iowa, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.
Elnora Enlow (01/23/13)
Elnora Angeline Enlow, age 87, of Ava, formerly of Mt. Vernon, died at 1:30 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 21, at her daughter's home in Ava. A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24, at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Burial will follow at the Summit Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 2 to 3 p.m., prior to the funeral service, in the funeral home chapel...
James Gabler (01/23/13)
We mark the passing of James W. Gabler who entered the world on May 2, 1957 and departed it on Jan. 15, 2013. A loving father, son, brother, uncle, and friend, he cherished spending time with his family, playing golf and playing poker. Jim enjoyed helping others-whether they be family, friends, or strangers...
Maxine McClanahan (01/23/13)
Maxine McClanahan, age 99, a resident of Monett, Mo., passed from this life to her eternal home on Monday evening, Jan. 21, 2013 at Cox-Monett Hospital following a short illness. Maxine was born on Oct. 2, 1913 in Monett, daughter of the late Mack McClanahan and Bertha (Thomas) McClanahan...
Kathryn Faucher (01/23/13)
Kathryn M. Faucher, age 79, of Aurora, Mo., passed away at 2 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at the Aurora Nursing Center. She was born on May 13, 1933, the daughter of the late Ward and Mary (Childers) Maples. Kathryn was a 1951 graduate of Marionville High School and a longtime member of the First Baptist Church of Marionville. ...
Springfield Livestock Marketing Center: Special Dairy Sale for 1/22/13 (01/23/13)
Buffalo Livestock Market-Buffalo, MO: Monthly Sheep and Goat Auction for 01-22-13 (01/23/13)
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