News In Brief

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Jack Henry and Associates' Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $.105 per share. The cash dividend on its common stock, par value $.01 per share, is payable on June 2 to stockholders of record as of May 20.

The Pleasant Ridge Special Road District will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 16 at the Pleasant Ridge School House. The meeting is open to the public.

Benchmark Healthcare of Monett has joined its sister facilities across Missouri to celebrate National Nursing Home Week (NNHW) through May 14. This year's theme is "Fulfilling the Promise," designed to honor those who are serving others by adding value to life and helping to overcome many of the infirmities of age and disability. Special activities have been planned and will continue through the end of the week.

Clay Hill Cemetery Association will hold its annual board meeting at 2 p.m. on May 29 at the cemetery. For more information, call Barbara Carroll at 417-489-3266.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, May 29 at the Zion Memorial Cemetery. A basket dinner will be held at noon with the service to begin at 1:30 p.m. Bob Fairis will be the guest speaker. The church is located six miles northwest of Mt. Vernon. For more information, call Bonnie Neely at 235-5698.

The 1960s graduates of the Wheaton High School have scheduled their class reunions for Saturday, July 9 to be held in conjunction with the annual Wheaton Fireman's barbecue. The reunion is for graduates from 1960 through 1969 classes. For more information, call Les Crider at 417-466-8142 or e-mail

The Olivet-Boucher Family Cemetery Association will hold its annual Memorial Day meeting at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 29 in the Mt. Olivet Church, located at 5422 Lawrence 2180. The picnic lunch will be held on the front lawn preceding the cemetery meeting. For more information, call 417-285-6065.

Cox Monett Hospital Auxiliary's seventh annual 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. Over 40 salads will be offered with croissants, crackers, desserts and a drink. Carry-out containers will be available. Tickets are $6, and recipe books will be for sale for $2. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 354-1199 or stop by the hospital's information desk during normal business hours.

A multi-family garage sale fundraiser will be held from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, May 13 and from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 14 at 505 Clayton Ave. in Billings. All proceeds from the garage sale will be donated to the American Diabetes Association. Take Highway 60 east to Billings, turn right on Terrill Creek and left on Clayton Avenue.

The second annual Schreiber Relay for Life poker run will be held at 10 a.m. on May 14 at the Mt. Vernon Schreiber plant located at 108 W. North St. Participants can pre-register by May 7 for $20 or $25 on the day of the event. Passengers can pre-register for $10 or $15 on the day of the event. A cook-out will be held at the completion of the run. Cost for the cook-out is $5 for non-participants. For more information, call 417-229-1834 or 417-466-4666, ext. 8350.