Painter celebrates 80th birthday
Bob Painter, of Monett, will celebrate his 80th birthday on Dec. 21. Due to COVID-19 and health concerns, family members are planning a card shower and a birthday car parade in his honor. Cards may be mailed to 500 Davis Dr., Monett, Mo 65708. Those wishing to participate in the parade may gather prior to 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 20, at Monett Elementary School, just off West County at 601 Learning Lane. The use of balloons, posters, air horns, car horns and other festive accoutrements is welcomed.