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Stories from Thursday, January 24, 2013

AT&T services are back up and running (01/24/13)
AT&T services are back up and running according to Katie Nagus, senior public relations manager of AT&T. "Earlier today, some customers in Kansas and Western Missouri may have experienced issues with 3G wireless services. AT&T technicians quickly worked to resolve the issue, and service is currently running normally. We apologize for any inconvenience to our customers."...
AT&T outages impact SWMO (01/24/13)
AT&T customers across the south, including southwest Missouri, are experiencing widespread outages which are affecting Internet, digital television and phone services. According to Mark Siegel, an AT&T spokesman, the disruption in services is due to a software upgrade in the system. The outages reportedly affect less than one percent of the company's estimated 7.4 million U-verse customers...
Dining for Diabetes raises over $28,000 (01/24/13)
A record number of tickets were sold for the 2013 Dining for Diabetes fundraiser held Saturday, Jan. 19. The Pierce City Armory's dining hall again was filled to capacity as 430 diners gathered together for a good cause. The event, which includes a dinner and auction, also set a new record for fundraising with $28,409.97 collected for diabetes education. This total surpassed last year's mark of $26,135.95...
Monett, Pierce City firefighters battle Wentworth blaze (01/24/13)
Monett firefighters, pictured at right, joined Pierce City Rural firemen in battling a structure fire at the Philip Haase home in Wentworth on Thursday, Jan. 24. The house was located directly behind the Pierce City Rural fire station on Highway J in Wentworth. Monett firefighters received the call at 8:37 a.m. for mutual aid. The house was fully engulfed by the time they arrived...
Local teens hurt in rollover crash (01/24/13)
Two Monett teens were injured in a roll-over crash that occurred at approximately 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 22, at the corner of Cale and Central streets in Monett. The vehicle, a Nissan Altima, took out a stop sign and cable box at the corner of Frisco and Cale, before rolling over several times and coming to a rest on its top...
Monett resident arrested in connection with burglary (01/24/13)
A Monett area resident has been arrested in connection with a burglary at Monett Farm Center, located at 11 County Rd., which occurred on Monday, Jan. 22. Baltasar Rodriguez, age 19, has been charged with second degree burglary for allegedly stealing change and other small items from the business...
Sprenkle and Associates merges Anderson Engineering, Inc. (01/24/13)
The engineering firm of Sprenkle and Associates, Inc., which has operated in Monett for 17 years, has merged with Anderson Engineering, Inc., a Springfield-based firm. The local company will now be known as Sprenkle & Associates, Inc. a division of Anderson...
Cattle rustlers strike again (01/24/13)
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...
Taking a stroll in the park (01/24/13)
Southwest Missouri winters aren't all snow and bluster, but they can limit recreation opportunities available during cold months.
News In Brief (01/24/13)
The Pierce City Senior Center will host a dance with the Fun Timers Band at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24. Admission is $3. Finger foods are welcome. Ebenezer Baptist Church will host an Old-Fashioned Day service on Sunday, Jan. 27, beginning with worship at 10 a.m. A dinner will be served following services. At 1 p.m., special singing will be offered by three different groups. The church is located two miles north of Monett on Chapell Drive (Farm Road 1090)...
Monett Police Department remains busy during holiday season (01/24/13)
Officers with the Monett Police Department responded to 12 collisions involving 24 vehicles. Two injury wrecks were documented and 23 vehicles were damaged during December 2012. Officers completed 128 offense reports for the month, 10 of which involved juveniles. Other reports included 63 arrests and 46 general-purpose reports, two of which involved juveniles...
Lucille Brooks (01/24/13)
Lucille Brooks, age 76, of Cassville, died on Monday, Jan. 21, at Mercy Hospital in Joplin. Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 25 at the Blessing Heights Worship Center. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Thursday, Jan. 24 from 6 tom 8 p.m. at the White Funeral Home, Cassville...
Harriet Burnham (01/24/13)
Harriet Alma Burnham, age 78, of Shell Knob, died Monday, January 21. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, in Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob. Burial will be in Painter Cemetery, Shell Knob.
John Wetzig (01/24/13)
John (Jay) Wetzig, age 51, of Aurora, died at 1:52 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 20, at his home. A memorial service, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 28, at the Aurora Baptist Temple.
Helen Davis (01/24/13)
Helen Moore Davis, age 89, of Mt. Vernon, died on Monday, Jan. 21, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. A funeral service, under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 25, in the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Mt. Vernon. Burial will follow in the Mt. Vernon IOOF Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24, in the funeral home chapel...
Missouri Weekly Hay Summary Week ending 01/25/2013 (01/24/13)
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