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Friday, May 25, 2012

The Monett Municipal Swimming Pool will open for the season at 1 p.m. on Saturday.

Memorial Day services for the Zion Evangelical Church, west of Freistatt, will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 27. Pot luck dinner will be at noon. Everything is welcome.

A celebration of the 50th wedding anniversary of Eugene and JoAnn Mahurin will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 26 at Heritage Harmony House, located at 700 S. Hudson, in Aurora. Eugene Mahurin and JoAnn Edwards were married on May 25, 1962 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Petersons in Monett. The couple has four children and 20 grandchildren. The celebration will be hosted by their children.

A Memorial Day service will held by Tom Wolfe Memorial Post #4207, Veterans of Foreign Wars, at noon on Monday, May 28, at the gravesite of Tom Wolfe at the Monett IOOF cemetery. The public is welcome.

The 25th annual St. Mary's Old-Fashioned Festival will be held on Saturday, June 2, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Pierce City. Live music will be provided from 7 to 10 p.m. on June 2. Duck races will be held in Clear Creek at 4 p.m. on June 3 with a demonstration by the Bootkickers at 5 p.m. The hamburgers and sausage stand will run both days and a chicken or beef dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 3. Events start at 5 p.m. on June 2 and 11 a.m. on June 3. For more information, call 476-2827.

The annual meeting of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 26 at the Mt. Pleasant Church. All persons interested in the cemetery are urged to attend.

The Bethel Cemetery Association will hold is three-times-a-year memorial service and business meeting at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 27 at the Bethel Baptist Church in Purdy. Memorial contributions will be collected at the cemetery beginning on Friday afternoon, May 25, through Monday, May 28. Donations can be sent to Larry Lowery, 217 Fourth St., Monett MO 65708.

The annual meeting of the Calton Cemetery Association will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 28 on the cemetery grounds in rural Barry County.

The Clay Hill Cemetery Association will have its annual meeting at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 27, at the Clay Hill Cemetery. All flowers need to be removed by Sunday June 17.

The Leann Cemetery Association annual meeting is scheduled for 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 27, at the cemetery, south of Aurora. Financial records report, election of directors, and comments from the public are on the agenda. For more information or to send donations contact secretary Ruby Vincent, 20674 Farm Road 2065, Aurora, MO 65605 or phone 417-574-6323.

Mocha Jo's will be closed on Monday, May 28, for Memorial Day.

The Barry County Courthouse and Judicial Center will be closed on Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day.

All branches of the Barry-Lawrence Regional Library will be closed on Monday, May 28, for Memorial Day.

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