LawCo Court News

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

The Monett Chamber of Commerce will host its Prayer Breakfast for the National Day of Prayer on May 4 at the Monett City Park Casino at 7 a.m. Dr. Bill Cox from the First Baptist Church will be the speaker. A complimentary breakfast will be served, thanks to the Monett Ministerial Association and food provided by the Monett McDonald’s restaurant and Farm Bureau Insurance, Todd Schubert agent.

Today only, the Monett Chamber of Commerce will offer tickets for the Liverpool Legends Beatles tribute concert at 7 p.m. on May 6 for $15, a special discount from the $25 price. The concert will be held at the Monett High School Performing Arts Center. Tickets for this special are cash only, available at the Chamber office, 200 E. Broadway.

The Berean Christian Academy will hold its graduation ceremony at 6 p.m. on May 4 at the school, located one mile east of Monett on Highway 60.

The Kings Prairie Community Association will meet at 6:30 p.m. on May 4 at the old school building at 11760 Farm Road 2015, west of Highway Z at the New Liberty Church. John Richardson will present a program on the Monett Historical Society.

Verona High School will hold commencement exercises at 7 p.m. on May 5 in the school gym.

The Purdy Cemetery Association will meet at 10 a.m. on May 6 at the Purdy Community Building on Highway C. All interested persons are encouraged to attend.

The ninth annual Pierce City Arts Festival will be held Saturday, May 6, at Jolly Mill Park, southwest of Pierce City. A 5K fun run will begin activities at 8 a.m. A biscuits and gravy breakfast will be offered in the mill from 9 to 11 a.m. A duck race will be held at 11 a.m. Activities will be held in the school house from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with special outdoor art workshops from 11 a.m. to noon. The festival runs to 5 p.m. For additional information, people may call 417-489-3041.

The second annual Show Off Your Ride car, truck and motorcycle show is set for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 6, at Gay Parita, located three miles west of Halltown on Historic Route 66. Entry fee on the day of the show is $15, and the fee for showing vehicles only, no judging, is $10. Forms may be downloaded from www.facebook.com/barbara.turnerbarnes. Proceeds will benefit Holiday Central Children’s Charity, sponsored by the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office.

The McDowell Golden Jubilee will hold its last show of the season at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 6 at the old McDowell School, south of Pleasant Ridge on Highway VV, south of Highway Z. Fans of old-time music and performers are welcome. Concessions will be available.

St. Mary’s Catholic School in Pierce City will hold its art show and spaghetti dinner at 5 p.m. on May 5 in the school gym. Cost for the dinner is $6 for age 13 and older, $3 for ages 6 to 12. Dinner ends at 7 p.m., followed by a live auction.

A trivia night fundraiser for the Monett/Purdy Habitat for Humanity affiliate will be held on Friday, May 5 at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 405 Seventh St. in Monett. Competition starts at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be avaliable at 6:15 p.m. Cost is $20 per person. Prizes will be awarded to the top two teams. Cost is $20 per person. For additional information, people may call Bill Van Eaton at 417-461-3065.

The Purdy Cemetery Association will meet at 10 a.m. on May 6 at the Purdy Community Building on Highway C. All interested persons are encouraged to attend.

The Cassville Senior Center, 1111 Fair St., will host a dance from 7 to 10 p.m. on May 6. Cost is $4. The Roaring River Sound band will play.

Monett radio company Talon Broadcasting will offer a special program on “immigration today” at noon on May 6 on its station KQMO at 95.9. Yesy Perez will serve as host. Austin Ferguson, well-known Kansas City immigration attorney will be the featured guest. The show will also appear at Monettwebtv.com or on the station’s Facebook page.