News In Brief

Thursday, May 3, 2012

The Youth Empowerment Program (YEP) at Monett High School will host an inaugural Whiffleball Tournament fundraiser at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, May 4 in the high school gym. Different classes at MHS will compete, with the winning team taking on the faculty. Admission will be $3 for adults and $2 for students.

The Zion Cemetery Association will hold its annual decoration and business meeting on Sunday, May 6. Decoration of the graves, at Highway 39 at Honey Creek, will be done at 1:30 p.m., followed by a business meeting at 2 p.m. All families with relatives buried at the cemetery are urged to attend.

The new Marionville Farmers Market will open at 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 5. For information, call Dan at 417-463-2925.

On Friday at the Monett Senior Citizens Center, Dr. Sana Habis, a geriatric doctor, will speak at noon on "Are your doctor visits getting shorter?" He will speak on getting better answers from your healthcare provider. Medicines will be reviewed for those bringing detailed lists.

The monthly dance at the Monett Senior Citizens Center will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 7. The Fun Timers Band will play. Participants are encouraged to bring potluck or finger foods. Admission is $3. The dance will be at 405 Dairy St. in Monett.

The Kings Prairie Community Association will meet at 6:30 p.m. on May 3 at the old Kings Prairie school house, on Farm Road 2015, west of the New Liberty Methodist Church off Highway Z. Discussion will focus on bids for constructing a restroom and a possible autumn craft fair. All interested persons are welcome. For more information, call Nancy Dotson at 417-442-7910.

The annual Kings Prairie Cemetery Association meeting will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 6 at the New Liberty United Methodist Church, on Highway Z, southeast of Monett. Annual donations for upkeep and mowing can be mailed to Kings Prairie Cemetery in care of Carol Grimm, treasurer, 2468 Farm Road 1120, Monett MO, 65708.

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