News In Brief

Friday, April 29, 2011

David Steward, Monett High School principal, has announced that the senior honors assembly will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 16 in the high school commons. Recognition will be given to students who receive honors for scholarships from colleges, universities and local organizations.

The Hobbs-Anderson American Legion Post #91 of Monett will be hosting a flag retirement ceremony at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3 at Monett South Park, across from the playground.

The seventh annual Cox Monett Hospital Auxiliary's salad luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, May 20 at the first United Methodist Church in Monett. Tickets are $6 and carry-out containers are available. Recipe books will be for sale for $2. All proceeds will go toward the auxiliary's healthcare scholarship fund. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 354-1199 or stop by the hospital's information desk during normal business hours.

The Tom Wolfe Memorial Post #4207 Ladies Auxiliary will host lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4 at the Post home, located on Highway 60, west of Monett. The cost is $5. The menu will be pot roast, potatoes, carrots, salad, dessert, coffee or tea.

A spaghetti dinner, art show and auction will be held on May 5 at St. Mary's gymnasium in Pierce City. The dinner will begin at 5:30 p.m. followed by the art auction and drawing at 7 p.m. The cost of the dinner is $6 for adults and $3 for children ages 6 to12. Children under the age of 5 can attend for free.

Contestants are being sought for the Lawrence County youth fair queen pageant to be held on Sunday, May 22. The competition will begin at 3 p.m. and is open to ladies between the ages of 8 and 22. Applications must be submitted by May 8 and can be picked up at Norma's Inline Fashions in Aurora, the University of Missouri Extension office in Mt. Vernon or from Janella Spencer. The entry fee is $25. For more information, call Janella Spencer at 417-678-4498 or Karla Deaver at 417-466-3102.

The second annual Barry County livestock scholarship fund heifer auction will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 14 at the Cassville High School agriculture building. Individuals interested in donating heifers for the sale can call Jim Fohn at 417-847-7090, Carrol Craig at 417-847-3434, Wayne Hendrix at 417-847-5948 or Dennis Epperly at 417-846-5439. For more information on the scholarships, call Larry Julian at 417-536-6582. Completed scholarship applications must be submitted before May 1.

The Southwest Missouri Solid Waste Management District N will hold its executive board meeting at 11:50 a.m. on Tuesday, May 10 at Alice Irene's Restaurant in Marionville. The meeting is open to the public.

The Parrigon family reunion will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 15 at the Gene Taylor Community building in Sarcoxie. For more information, call Sarah Brummett at 417-325-6495.

Revival services will be held at the Macedonia Free Will Baptist Church, located southeast of Monett, at 7 p.m. May 2 through May 4. Pastor Jerry Nickle of the Gunter Methodist Church will be speaker.