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Thursday, May 10, 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.

VFW Post #4207 Ladies Auxiliary will host a luncheon on Wednesday, May 16, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The meal will include turkey with dressing, mashed potatoes with gravy, seasoned carrots, salads, dessert and beverage. Cost is $6. The Post is located west of Monett on Highway 60.

Pierce City High School will host a 3-on-3 basketball tournament on June 2. All proceeds will benefit the 2012-13 boys basketball team. The tournament is open for grades seven and up through adult teams. For more information, contact Matt Street at 417-848-9889 or mstreet@pcschools.net.

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

Pierce City High School Band will give its spring concert at 7 p.m. today in the school gym.

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.

Body of Christ Ministries in Rocky Comfort will have the Builderbacks in concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 12. A love offering will be received. The church is located at First and Main streets in Rocky Comfort. For more information, call 416-652-3709.

Repairs to the damaged overhead trusses on the Shell Knob bridge, on Route 39 at Table Rock Lake are scheduled to begin Monday, May 14, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation. The repairs are expected to be completed by May 24. Drivers can expect one-lane traffic across the bridge where crews are working.

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.

The Verona FFA plant sale will continue weekday sales from 7:40 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through May 11 and from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 12 at the Verona High School greenhouse. For more information, call Joe Moore at 417-366-3838.

The Ducks Unlimited Spring Fling will be held on May 11 at the Cassville American Legion Hall, Highway 112 South, beginning at 6 p.m. For tickets, call Julie Snodgrass at 417-489-1078.

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