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Monday, July 23, 2012

Sign-ups for Monett Mighty Mite football and cheerleaders will be held July 23 through July 26 at the field house at Burl Fowler Stadium from 5 through 7 p.m. For more information, call Sean Kelley at 235-9700. The first game will be on Sept. 1.

The City of Verona will test its tornado sirens on the first Monday of every month, weather permitting.

The descendants of Henry Booker and Nora Etha (Poynor) Sisco will meet at the Monett Pizza Hut on Friday, July 27, at 7 p.m. for their 15th family reunion. Sy 6 p.m. on Saturday, the reunion will resume at Grant's restaurant in Monett for photos, singing, reminiscing and storytelling.

The Lawrence County Commission has issued a burn ban for all of the unincorporated areas of the county.

The Barry County Republican Central Committee is hosting a "Meet the Candidates" Republican rally on Friday, July 27 at the Crowder College campus in Cassville, with a barbecue dinner at 5:30 p.m. U.S. Senator Roy Blunt will speak.

The Verona Fire Department is looking for volunteer firefighters, first responders, fire engine drivers and operators and in-service helpers. Anyone interested is urged to get an application at Verona City Hall, 144 N. Third St.

A wild turkey banquet to benefit the National Wild Turkey Federation will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 3 at the American Legion Home, 717 E. Broadway in Monett. A drawing for guns and artwork will be held. Advanced tickets are available by calling Bill at 236-3719.

Training for Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) participation will be held July 27 and 28 at the Sycamore Community Building, east of Chesapeake. Sessions will be fro 5 to 10 p.m. on July 27 and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on July 28. Training is free. For more information, call 417-861-4469.

Sign-ups for Pierce City Mighty Mites will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on July 28 at the high school baseball complex at Pierce City's North Park. For more information, call 417-393-9355.

The Monett Fundamental Methodist Church will hold Vacation Bible School July 23 through July 27. The theme is "Sky" Everything is Possible with God." Sessions will be held from 6:15 to 8:30 p.m. The church is located at 810 Park St. For more information, call 235-5351.

Monett Alcoholics Anonymous meets in the St. Lawrence Catholic Church, located at 405 Seventh St., at 8 p.m. on Wednesday and Friday and 7 p.m. on Sunday. For more information, call 236-0216.

Al-Anon meets at 6:30 p.m. on Monday evenings at the Pierce City First Baptist Church, north of town on Highway 97, in the west wing. For more information, call 476-5721.

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