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News In Brief

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

The Monett 911 Center has rescheduled the monthly tornado warning siren test to 1 p.m. on Monday, May 14. Malfunctions of sirens should be reported by calling 235-4241.

The annual Kids Fishing Derby, sponsored by the Monett Sportsmen's League, will be held from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 12, at Monett City Park Lake. Children 15 and under can participate. Bait will be provided and cash prizes. Lunch will be served after the derby.

A retirement reception of Purdy R-2 School District Superintendent Jerry Lingo will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16 at the school cafeteria. The public is welcome.

The Monett Youth Baseball and Softball League will have its summer kick-off tournament June 8 through June 10. Registration deadline in May 18. More than 700 teams, with 50+ in each division, will play in the Wichita, Kan., area. For information, contact laynef@mayb.com.

The Monett Special Road District commissioners will meet at 5 p.m. on Monday, May 14, at the Monett City Hall conference room.

The Monett High School band will present a spring concert at 8 p.m. at the Fine Arts Night on May 12 at the high school gymnasium.

Art Hains, Missouri State University radio broadcaster, will be the guest speaker at the quarterly night meeting of the Kiwanias. The event will be held at 7 p.m. on May 15 at Big Baldy's in Monett. The public is invited to attend and the cost will be $10 per person.

Open enrollment for summer and fall classes through Crowder College is now underway. Schedules are available at the Southwest Area Career Center in Monett. For information, call 236-2895.

Jack Henry and Associates has announced its regular quaterly cash dividend of $.115 per share. The cash dividend on its common stock, par value of $.01 per share, is payable on May 31, 2012, to stockholders of record as of May 21.

Challenged Champions Field Day, a special field day event for challenged students in Barry and Lawrence counties, will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 12 at the Pierce City High School football field. Activities will be modified based on the participant's abilities. If an aide is required, they will have to be provided by the participant's family. Each participant will receive a T-shirt, medal and a ribbon.

The Monett FFA will hold an agriculture greenhouse sale from 3 to 6 p.m. on Friday, May 11 and from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 12 at the agriculture greenhouse located at the Southwest Area Career Center. For more information, call Tamra Sunby at 235-7022 or e-mail tsunby@monett.k12.mo.us.

A program on "The Seven Types of Fibromyalgia Pain" will be presented by the Aurora Fibromyalgia Support Group at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15, at Mercy Hospital, Aurora.

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