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BACK IN THE GOOD OLD DAYS EIGHTY YEARS AGO MARCH 16-22, 1934 • Nearly 100 members of civic clubs and representative citizens attended the public relations dinner of the Business and Professional Women’s Club, where President Mrs. Bert Bradford announced plans to promote a Strawberry Festival in May. Governor Park agreed to be here to crown the strawberry queen. • A record 1,813 persons voted in the Monett city election, aided by fine spring weather. In the five-way race for mayor, incumbent Dr. L.J. Ferguson won re-election over his predecessor, Dr. J.M. Russell, 695-571. SEVENTY YEARS AGO MARCH 16-22, 1944 • Another Monett church building has been added to the list of those which are free of debt. The local Church of Christ has completed payment on it Carthage stone building, which was finished less than three years ago. It was anticipated payments would continue over 10 years. • Monett High School coach Russ Kaminsky has accepted a similar position at Joplin High School for next year. Kaminsky, who is in his second year with Monett, was offered the position earlier but the Board of Education in October refused to release him from his contract. SIXTY YEARS AGO MARCH 16-22, 1954 • Sam Jolley, 71, who has worked for 47 years for the railroad, is still on the job as a Frisco switchman. Jolley recalled the longest train he’s ever

seen was 207 cars. When he moved to Monett in 1913, he earned $105 a month, seven days a week and no overtime. He once worked 281 days in a row without a day off. • Kenneth McShane, proprietor of the McShane Drug Company, was elected president of the Monett Chamber of Commerce. Eugene Arend, secretary-treasurer of the Vaisey-Bristol Shoe Manufacturing Corp., was named vice president. Mrs. Helen Sagar was re-elected secretary-manager of the organization. FIFTY YEARS AGO MARCH 16-22, 1964 • Glennon Bass was elected president of the Monett Safety Council for the coming year. Bass will succeed Ralph Scott. Plans were discussed for the vehicle safety check program and the bicycle safety check project. • Monett residents have donated more than $600 to the American Red Cross fund campaign during house-to-house solicitations conducted during the past two weeks. The total does not include the business district. FORTY YEARS AGO MARCH 16-22, 1974 • A former Monett and Pierce City resident, Virginia Slankard Ground, is the author of a new novel, “It Could Have Been A Kumquat!,” which has just been published by Vantage Press of New York City. Mrs. Ground is a Pierce City High School graduate and worked as an office assistant at The Monett Times in 1951. • The Monett R-1 Board of Education approved a base raise for teacher of

Four young dance students of Mrs. Dorothy Horine on March 18, 1954 presented a dancing feature during a packed-house safety rally sponsored by the Frisco Railroad at the Monett City Hall Auditorium. From left are: Vicki Henbest, Esther Auffert, Jimmie Lee Campbell and Christy Horine. File photo/The Monett Times $500 a year for a total raise average of 7.25 percent. The new salary scheduled ranges from $7,500 for a beginning teacher to a maximum of $10,550 for a teacher with a masters degree plus 32 hours of graduate work and 16 years teaching experience. THIRTY YEARS AGO MARCH 16-22, 1984 • William Terry Fuldner, president of EFCO Corporation in Monett, was named Missouri’s Small Business Person of the Year for 1983 by the Small Business Administration in ceremonies at Lodge of the Four Seasons at Lake of the Ozarks. • Eldred Holle, of

Monett, an employee of Wells Aluminum here, was named Driver of the Year for 1983 for Ryder Truck Rental. Holle has driven 27 years and 2,467,000 miles without a chargeable accident. TWENTY YEARS AGO MARCH 16-22, 1994 • Major earthmoving work began this week at the Monett Municipal Airport for the 1,000-foot extension of the runway, putting the facility up to 4,000 feet. Paid mostly through grant funds, the project will hopefully be finished by fall. • The Pierce City skyline changed over the weekend as the new 100,000-gallon water tower at well 4

was erected by crews from Pittsburg Tank and Tower Company. The tower will double the city’s reserve supply of water and improve pressure on the south side of town. TEN YEARS AGO MARCH 16-22, 2004 • Monett window manufacturer WinTech received the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s approval under the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program

(SHARP). SHARP recognizes small employers who operate an exemplary safety and health management system. • Ground has been broken at Lacoba homes in Monett for another fiveplex independent living complex. The first independent living unites on the west side of the main building, were begun in 1999 and finished in 2002. The new complex will be similar. The units are expected to open this fall.

ON THE COVER: Pauline Gage, a vendor at Pitiful to Posh, a re-purposed furniture and hem decor shop in Monett, added new stock to her booth Tuesday morning. Vendors frequently add new merchandise to sell and shoppers are urged to check back frequently. Melonie Roberts/

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One man’s trash is another man’s treasure Local antique, flea markets provide memorabilia, collectibles BY MELONIE ROBERTS

Once upon a time, Victorian furniture was all the rage. Now much of grandma’s heirlooms

sit collecting dust in the attic, hidden from collectors who would purchase and treasure their unexpected finds. Monettans have the unique opportunity to have grandma’s vintage collectibles showcased in several local shops, specializing in antiques, collectibles and memorabilia. V.B. Hall Antique Mall, located at 201 Main St., is one of the CONTINUED ON PAGE 6

Heath Clary, owner of Clary’s Retail and Consignment store in Monett displayed a treasure trove of collectibles featuring Shirley Temple currently offered for sale at his business. Clary also has several collectible albums from Led Zepplin, Kiss, Jefferson Starship and other artists. Melonie Roberts/reporter@

Tammy Smallwood, one of two store managers at Find It Again Antiques and Furniture, located at 410 Broadway in Monett, offered information on booth sizes and prices to a potential vendor. The store features 64 booths and 38 showcases to display items for sale. Melonie Roberts/

Susan Davisson, shopping at Pitiful to Posh, admired a bedroom collection refurbished by store owner Kathy Davis. “I like taking something old and turning it into something cool,” Davis said. Melonie Roberts/

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SPRINGFIELD: Clarinetist and sax player Anat Cohan leads an ensemble celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Newport Jazz Festival at 7:30 p.m. on Friday at the Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts. Chinese pianist Chu-Fang Huang will performing in a Don and Betty Wessell Emerging Concert Artists series at 7:30 p.m. on March 26 at the Hammons Hall. The Yonder Mountain String Band and the Brothers Comatose perform at 8 p.m. on Sunday at the Gillioz Theatre, 325 Park Central East. At Evangel University in Barnett Hall, the St. Louis Brass performs at 7:30 p.m.on March 24. Immanence, Evangel’s worship band, will give a concert at 7:30 p.m. on March 25. FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.: At George’s Majestic Lounge, 515 W. Dickson, Carolyn Wonderland, Duty Free, Jimbo Mathus and the Tri-State Coalition on Friday; Icon for Hire plays on March 26; Candy Lee and the Sweets plays on March 27. The University of Arkansas Wind Ensemble performs works by Milhaud, Piston, Grainger and more at 7:30 p.m. on Friday at the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson. CARTHAGE: At the Woodshed in Cherry’s Art Emporium, 311 S. Main, the Vogt Sisters play live bluegrass at 7:30 p.m. on Friday. JOPLIN: The Pro Musica concert series continues with the Horszowski Trio performing at 7 p.m. on March 27 in Corley Auditorium at Missouri Southern State University. At the Downstream Casino, west of Joplin, Jesse and the Rips and the Straits perform on Friday. Oklahoma blues artist Steve Pryor plays on Saturday. MIAMI, Okla.: Country music songbird Lorrie Morgan performs at 8 p.m. on March 27 at the Buffalo Run Casino. TULSA, Okla.: At the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 S. Second St., in the John H. Williams Theatre, the Elias String Quartet performs at 3 p.m. on March 23. Ragtime pianists Bryan Wright and Dalton Ridenhour perform at 7 p.m. on March 25. At Cain’s Ballroom, 423 N. Main, the Yonder Mountain String Band and

the Brothers Comatose play on Friday; Blackberry Smoke and the Delta Saints play March 25; EOTO and Center of the Universe play on March 27. Country musicians Justin Moore, Randy Houser and Josh Thompson perform at 7 p.m. on Saturday at the SpiritBank Events Center, 115th and Memorial. Country musician Clay Walker performs at 7 p.m. on March 24 at the Osage Casino. BARTLESVILLE, Okla.: At the Community Center, 300 SE Adams, Nora Jane Struthers and the Party Line play with the Hey Diddles String Band at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday. An Abba tribute is offered at 7:30 p.m. March 24. KANSAS CITY: At the Midland Theater, 1228 Main, country music star Jennifer Nettles and Brandy Clark perform at 8 p.m. on Thursday. Pop song stylist Lorde performs at 8 p.m. on Friday. The Sing Off tour with Home Free, the Philharmonic, VoicePlay and the Cat’s Pajama is presented at 8 p.m. on Saturday. ZZ Ward, Grizfolk and the O’My’s perform at 7:30 p.m. on March 26. Jazz violinist Regina Carter performs at 7 p.m. on Sunday at the Kauffman Center, 1601 Broadway. ST. LOUIS: The St. Louis Symphony plays Korngold’s Violin Concerto with superstar soloist Gil Shaham, Dvorak’s Symphony 9 and Marshall’s “Bright Kingdom” at 10:30 a.m. and 8 p.m. on Friday and 8 p.m. on Saturday at Powell Hall, Delmar and Grand. At the Peabody Opera House, 1400 Market, Lorde performs at 9 p.m. on Thursday, the Brit Floyd tribute concert to Pink Floyd is offered at 8 p.m. on Saturday. At the Chaifetz Arena, Lindell and Market, Demi Lovato performs at 7 p.m. on Thursday. Justin Moore plays at 7 p.m. on March 27. The St. Louis Jazz Orchestra plays at 7:30 p.m. on March 25 at the Sheldon Concert Hall, 3648 Washington Blvd. At the Pageant, 6161 Delmar, Young the Giant and Vance Joy play Friday. Yonder Mountain String Band and the Brothers Comatose play Saturday.






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SPRINGFIELD: The touring Aquila Theatre presents a stage version of Ray Bradbury’s “Fahrenheit 451” at 7:30 p.m. on March 24 at the Hammons Hall for the

Performing Arts. Gilbert and Sullivan’s “Pirates of Penzance” is performs at 7:30 p.m. March 27 through next weekend in Coger Hall at Missouri State University. OZARK: Ron Boutwell’s play “A Place Called Eden” is presented through April 5 at the Stained Glass Theatre, 1996 W. Evangel. EUREKA SPRINGS, Ark.: A concert of music and dance to celebrate the Vernal Equinox is offered on Friday at the Auditorium, 32 S. Main St. CARTHAGE: The Stone’s Throw Theater presents “Greater Tuna” Friday through Sunday, preceded one hour by a dinner. TULSA, Okla.: At the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, a stage version of Aaron Sorkin’s “A Few Good Men” is offered at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. on Sunday and again next weekend in the Liddy Doenges Theatre. Neil LaBute’s play “Fat Pig” is present at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday and Friday and 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday in the John H. Williams Theatre. Tulsa Ballet presents its spring triple bill of William Forsythe’s “In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated,” Alejandro Cerrudo’s “Extremely Close” and Christopher Bruce’s “Rooster” at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. on Sunday at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center. Johnna Adams’ play “Nurture” is presented at 8 p.m. on Thursday through Saturday at the Nightingale Theater, 1416 E. Fourth St. BARTLESVILLE, Okla.: At the Community Center, 300 SE Adams, Dan Gordon’s play “Kingdoms of Democracy” is presented in a dinner theater format at 7:30 p.m., preceded one hour by the meal. KANSAS CITY: Kansas City Repertory Theater’s production of Christopher Durang’s “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” runs through April 6 at the Spencer Theatre, 4949 Cherry St. Jon Baitz’s “Other Desert Cities” runs through March 30 at the Unicorn Theater, 3828 Main. ST. LOUIS: At the Peabody Opera House, “Ghost: the Musical,” a stage version of the romantic film, is presented at 8 p.m. on March 25 through next weekend. “We Will Rock You,” the Queen tribute concert, runs through March 30 at the Fox Theatre, 527 N. Grand. At the Touhill Performing Arts Center at the University of Missouri, the Second City comedy troupe performs at 8 p.m. on Thursday and Friuday and 6 and 9 p.m. on Saturday. A touring production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s “H.M.S. Pinafore” is present-

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SPRINGFIELD: The Sertoma Club hosts a Cajun cook-off on Saturday at the Shrine Mosque, 601 E. St. Louis. An artisan showcase featuring homemade artwork, jewelry, textiles and ceramics is offered from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday at the University Plaza Hotel, 333 S. JQ Hammons Parkway. The eighth annual Fashionation fashion show will be held at 8 p.m. on Friday at the Gillioz Theatre. The third annual Corks and Kegs beer tasting fundraiser for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. on Saturday at 425 W. Walnut. SPRINGDALE, Ark.: “A Taste for Modernism,” selections of modern art by masters from French impressionists on from the William Paley collection, runs through July 7 at the Crystal Bridges Art Museum. EUREKA SPRINGS, Ark.: The annual Kite Festival is offered Saturday

at the Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge on Spring Street. JOPLIN: The 38th annual PhotoSpiva photography exhibit runs through May 4 at the Spiva Center for the Arts, Third and Wall. MIAMI, Okla.: A ballroom dancing master class is offered at 10 a.m. on Saturday, followed by the documentary film “Mad Hot Ballroom” at 6:30 p.m. at the Coleman Theater, 103 N. Main. TULSA, Okla.: Comedienne Kathy Griffin performs at 7 p.m. on Friday at the River Spirit Events Center, 8330 Riverside Parkway. Griffin also performs at 8 p.m. on Saturday at the Uptown Theater, 3700 Broadway in Kansas City. At Expo Square, 4245 E. 21st St., the Oklahoma Reining Horse Association’s Tulsa Ride & Slide runs Friday through Sunday in the Truck Arena. The U.S. Team Roping Championships “Rope the Ozarks” runs Saturday and Sunday in the Mustang Arena. KANSAS CITY: Disney on Ice brings its show “Let’s Celebrate” to the Sprint Center, 1407 Grand, with shows March 26-30.





Springfield Contemporary Theater’s production of Nora and Delia Ephron’s play “Love, Loss and What I Wore” will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday and through the next two weekends at 431 S. Jefferson. Nora Ephron’s play reflect the witty style and personal perspective seen in her screenplays to “When Harry Met Sally” and “Sleepless in Seattle.”

Joplin Little Theatre, 3009 W. First St., presents Ron Clark and Sam Bobrich’s “Murder at the Howard Johnson’s” March 26 through next weekend. This quirky suspense comedy pits the triangle of a wife, her lover and husband in competing conspiracies against each other with no clear end in sight. Weekday shows are at 7:30 p.m.



ed at 8 p.m. on Saturday. At the Edison Theatre at Washington University, the Motionhouse Dance Theatre presents its show “Scattered” at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Harold Pinter’s play “Betrayal” is presented March 27 through next weekend. St. Louis Repertory Theater’s production of Rebecca Gilman’s play “Soups, Stews and Casseroles: 1976” is presented through March 30 at the Loretto Hilton Center on the Webster University campus in Webster Groves. Performances of Michael Frayn’s British comedy “Noises Off” runs through April 13.

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SPRINGFIELD: Horsefest for equestrian fans runs Friday through Sunday at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds. A PRCA Pro Rodeo opens at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. COLUMBIA: The Missouri Beer Festival runs from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday at the Holiday Inn Select Expo Center, 2200 Interstate 70 Drive SW.

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Lyric Opera of Kansas City’s production of Puccini’s opera “La Bohème,” the great romantic tale with heartwarming characters and stirring music, is presented at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Kauffman Center, 1601 Broadway.

Murray Bishoff is a veteran theatergoer, traveling weekends to many of the venues within driving distance, from Tulsa to St. Louis. From dance recitals to operas, he’s been there and shares his recommendations.

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Treasures: Some local market owners are taking advantage of social media


city’s oldest antique resale shops and a forerunner of the resale shop business in Monett. Opened in 1995, V.B. Hall Antique Mall, owned

by Viga Hall, started renting booth space to those who wanted to de-clutter their attics and pass along some of the heirloom belongings they no longer

More than 2,000 albums and antique record players are tucked away in Mr. Warren’s booth on the ground floor at Clary’s C, located at 311 E. Broadway in Monett. “I’m making my booth all about music,” Warren said. His collection includes opera, swing and classics. Melonie Roberts/

needed or wanted. “I was wondering what to to with this building and a friend of mine in Pierce City suggested turning it into an antiques store,” Hall said. “I started looking at other antique warehouses and went to one in Hollister,” Hall said. “The owner was sitting out front, smoking a cigarette and when I asked him what he had he told me to go on in, I’d probably find something I liked. “I went in and the place was dark, dirty and you couldn’t breathe in there. I thought if that guy could be successful in business, we could certainly do well with a first class place.” Hall started renovations, and decided not to go cheap. Air conditioning, heat and lights were installed, and the business opened that July. “This is like an incubator for small business owners,” added Kathy Hoyer, store manager. “We have over 50 vendors who have everything from a glass shelf to an entire room rented for their merchandise.” The store is a destination stop for travelers as far away as England who come to the United States to travel and search for heirloom-quality merchandise. “We have loyal customers who come back year after year,” Hall said. “We fill a niche that other businesses can’t.” The store offers a treasure hunt offering customers the opportunity to locate an item posted on their Facebook page and

the winner receives it at no charge. The store offers everything from antiques and collectibles to toys, books, glassware, knick-knacks and home decor and is open every day except Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Pitiful to Posh Another niche business is Pitiful to Posh, located at 110 W. Broadway, a store offering re-purposed furniture and home decor. Owned by Kathy Davis, the shop also features booths for vendors to rent and stock with their own items to sell. “We opened in October 2012 when I got the idea during a trip to Kansas,” Davis said. “I saw some painted furniture and thought I could do that, take something old and make it cool.” Davis buys a lot of her stock at auctions and then paints, decorates, rehabilitates and transforms items into minor works of shabby chic art. “I called my husband, Chris, on the way home and told him I was going to open a store and call it Pitiful to Posh,” Davis said. “I like taking something no one else wants and turning it into something useful.” Davis also does custom work for customers who bring in their furniture to be refurbished. “I love doing my own painting, though,” Davis said. “It takes practice.” The shop is charmingly arranged in decorated vignettes to repurposed showcase items in a home setting.

Paula Esch gazed at some treasures showcased at Find It Again, located at 410 Broadway in Monett. The business offers 38 showcases and 64 booths for vendors to display their goods. Melonie Roberts/

From antiques to novelty items, local flea markets offer a variety of items. According to Viga Hall, owner of V.B. Hall Antiques, many out-of-state shoppers make the store a destination stop on their travels.

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Vendors offer a variety of unique items including handmade soaps, vintage clothing and home decor. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

Clary’s Retail and Consignment Clary’s Retail and Consignment, located at the former Westco building at 311 E. Broadway, also offers vendors booth

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space to sell items. Owner Heath Clary has 33 space opportunities for those wishing display their items. “They come in and stage their merchandise anyway they wish,” Clary said. “They decorate the

area however they want and do their own thing.” The shop offers furniture, antiques, jewelry, glassware, records, art, books, video games and coins, among other items. “We’ve been here two months, and traffic


is starting to improve,” Clary said. “We get about 200 people a week in the store. “I also post items on out Facebook page several times a day, especially when something new comes in,” he contin-


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ued. “There isn’t anyone in here who hasn’t sold something.” Clary also uses a variety of print media to advertise the business. “Anything to get the word out,” he said. “It helps all of us. Each [business owner] has their own identity. My store is different than V.B. Hall, and the guy’s down the street is different than mine. But that’s good. We help each other out.”

Find It Again Find It Again, owned by Jackie and Janice Harris, is located at 410 Broadway, and has 64 booth spaces and 38 showcases for rent. “Every day is something different,” said Tammy Smallwood, one of two store managers. “We’ve had customers from Springfield, Joplin and Oklahoma get off Highway 60 just to come discover Monett. We’ve had vacationers at Roaring River State Park take a break from fishing and come up to visit Monett and see what’s here. That’s always nice.” Find It Again offers a variety of goods, including books, clothing, glassware, knick-knacks, jewelry, collectible items, and home decor. The store is open from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday.


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Pregnant sister facing jail arouses reader response

DEAR ABBY: Your answer to “Heartbroken in Alabama” (Jan. 2) did not go deep enough. The pregnant sister, “Nicole,” who is facing prison time, needs to contact the Department of Children’s Services in her county/state as soon as possible. They will oversee the placement of her child if said child is born in jail or prison. A child born in custody becomes a ward of the state, and if arrangements can be made prior to birth for a foster family, it could benefit the child and “Heartbroken.” OBSTETRICAL RN IN MICHIGAN DEAR RN: Thank you for writing. Readers’ views were emotionally charged about this subject, as you will see: DEAR ABBY: “Heartbroken” is upset because her parents want to raise her sister’s child while her sister serves a prison sentence. It should be the sister’s decision who will raise the child, no one else’s. It sounds like the parents intend to maintain the family ties and make sure the child knows his/ her birth mother, regardless of the circumstances. This is especially important, since the birth father is married and probably unavailable. It’s unlikely the birth mother would be released from prison ready and able, emotionally and financially, to care for her child. But if the parents have custody,

JEANNE PHILLIPS DEAR ABBY a relationship can still be formed and the child won’t be cast to the wind. If I were the birth mother, I wouldn’t want my child raised by a sister who has no compassion or empathy for me. “Heartbroken” is behaving like the child is a commodity with no rights or needs of his/her own. That child needs to view the birth mother as someone of value (as everyone is) in order to develop a healthy sense of self. I urge “Heartbroken” and her husband to educate themselves about the emotional needs of adopted children before they take ANY child into their home. ADOPTIVE MOTHER IN CALIFORNIA DEAR ABBY: “Heartbroken” may desperately want to be a mother and her mother may want to raise her grandchild, but has either of them given consideration to the special needs that Nicole’s child will likely be born with? We have two adopted children whose birth mothers had varying degrees of alcohol and drug dependency. Our

boys have learning disabilities, seizures, ADHD and more. They require numerous kinds of therapy and more doctors’ appointments than we had with our six biological children combined. Adoption is a wonderful process and the joys of raising a child with special needs are numerous. However, “Heartbroken” and her mother both need to be aware that adopting a bundle of joy whose mother was drugged and/ or drank during pregnancy means they will be raising a child who has some level of disability. “Heartbroken,” DO YOUR RESEARCH. I’d hate to see your heart broken again. MOM WHO KNOWS IN IDAHO

DEAR ABBY: Having an addiction does not absolve Nicole from facing

the music for her past actions—she may indeed serve time. But respect and empathy are more appropriate reactions to her situation than judgment and criticism. It’s likely Nicole is already providing herSELF with plenty of those. “Heartbroken” should consider talking with her sister to validate how hard it must be for Nicole, who “always wanted to be a mom,” to finally be pregnant but facing jail time instead of nursery time. I know several women in the same situation, who acted on what they perceived to be in the best interest of their child. They facilitated the adoption of the child, most often sending the child to a loving and trusted relative, especially a sibling. ADDICTION MEDICINE DOC IN NEW ENGLAND

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TRINITY LUTHERAN School, Freistatt, MO, is accepting applicants for the position of custodian/maintenance person. School Hours: 2:00-7:00 p.m. Summer Hours: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Applicants may call the school at 417-235-5931 from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., or send resume to: Trinity Lutheran School, Attn: School Board, 218 North Main Street, Freistatt, MO 65654.

BENTONVIEW PARK Health and Rehab is now firing for RN’s, LPN’s and CNA’s! We offer competitive wages and benefit package! Interested part should apply in person at 410 W. Benton, Monett, MO. Please call with any ‘s. (417) 235-6031. M/F/H/V EOE. CNC LATHE Machinist: Clark Industries is seeking skilled CNC Lathe Machinists capable of setup and program editing. Experience in Mazak and/or Okuma machines preferred. Competitive pay and benefits for the right person. Apply in person at 816 Callan Street, Monett or call 417-235-7182.

FULL-TIME TIRE Changer needed. Immediate opening. Excellent pay, insurance provided. Good hours. Applicants may apply in person, with or without experience, at Ball & Prier Tire, Inc. located at Hwy. 86 & J, Golden, Mo. Phone 417-271-3299. MANUFACTURING TECH / ESTIMATOR: Clark Industries is seeking a Manufacturing Tech / Estimator with CAD experience. Focus of this job will be estimating & quoting potential jobs, customer involvement & relations, and project management over job acquisitions when needed. Apply in person at 816 Callan Street, Monett or call 417-235-7182.

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25. Real Estate For Sale PUBLISHER’S NOTICE: All real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise “any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or intention to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination. We will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis.

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BEAUTIFUL 4BR/2BA, 1800 Sq Ft Home in Purdy. 1 Acre (up to 7 acres available). Carpet, Tile, Double Garage, Large Master Bedroom & Closets. City Services & Quiet Neighborhood. Owner Financing! 417.818.0896 or 417.831.3125.

2 BR, Stove, frig, washer/dryer, water, trash. Pierce City. $360.00. 236-5737.

4 PLOTS for sale in historic IOOF Cemetery, all in a row. Call 816-882-8478 or call IOOF for info. $400 ea or all 4 for $1500.

KRUEGER’S STORAGE: Boat & RV storage. Fenced/gated -24 hr access. Ph numbers are 737-4590 or 235-3690. or North Eisenhower & Hwy 37.

ANTIQUE WOOD burning cook stove, $600.00 Call 417-669-5256, please leave message.

WHY PAY More, Rent from Us & Store. S & G Storage. 417-235-1914 or 417-235-9289.

AVAILABLE NOW: Must see like new 2 bd, 2 ba, open kitchen & living area, Appl. furn. W/D hkups, walkin closet, lot of cabinet space. Call 354-0744 or 773-8948. $495 mo/$350 dep.

FOR SALE By Owner. No Money Down. Financing available, newly remodeled. 2 bed/1 bath with a stand up shower and whirl pool tub. Large bedrooms, walk in closets, very nice enclosed front porch. Living room and dining room large with big windows. Utility room and back porch storage room. Utility access basement; could also be considered as a shelter for storms. Call 417-846-0324, Mon – Fri 8 AM to 5 PM.

THE NEIGHBORHOOD at Deer Lake Four-Plexes: Newer 2 bedroom, 2 bath units for rent. Discounts available for retired residents, active duty military and multi-month rent payment. Features all electric, energy-efficient appliances, washer/dryer hook-up and single car garage. Nice, quiet neighborhood. Rent is $650. A $350 deposit is required. Please call (417) 773-8948 or 235-9520 to schedule a tour

29. Houses for Rent

30. Apartments for Rent

2 BDRM 1 bath in Purdy. $350 month, $150 Deposit. ph. 442-7986 after 5pm or 489-1230.

2 BEDROOM 1 bath, $400 a month/$400 deposit. Pierce City, 417/476-5749. Half off first month’s rent w/1 yr lease.

2 BR 1 Bath house in country between Monett & Purdy. $400 mo 417-442-3987. 2 BR houses for rent. Call 417-235-3374. 2 STORY farm house. 2 bedroom, 1 bath, wood heat. No pets. $500 month plus $350 deposit. 417-476-5465. 3 BDRM 1 ba house for rent in Pierce City. No pets. $475 a month, $475 deposit. 476-3079. 3 BR, 2 bath older 2 story, updated. New kitchen, stove, DW, fenced yard. Monett. $550.00 NO pets. 236-5737. I HAVE very nice rental homes, varied number of bedrooms, the city of Monett. Call Max Easley at 417-235-6871 or 417-693-1024.

2 BR, 1 Ba. All electric. All appliance furnished. W/D hookups. Central H/A. $425 per month, $250 deposit. 354-0744 or 236-0140

APARTMENTS FOR $360-$475. CH/Air, stove, fridge, W/D hookups and more. No pets. 476-3077 EXTRA NICE, 1 Bdrm apt. Upstairs. Appliances furnished. All electric heat & air, private parking. Rent $325, Dep-$200. No pets. 235-6116. FOR RENT 1, 2 & 3 bed newly remodeled rentals available in Cassville and Exeter. Call 417-846-0324, Mon – Fri. 8 AM to 5 PM.

BEAUTIFUL DIAMOND wedding band. Six marquise cut diamonds totaling 1.50 carats. Appraised at $5,000, will sell for $2000.00 Call Roxanne at 235-8264 or 235-9867. FIREWOOD FOR Sale. $45 rick. Call J. R. anytime 417-592-6480.

Classifly, Classiflew, Classiflown. However you say it... things fly in the classiflieds.

Providing a peace of mind on every budget. 100% FREE CONSULTATION No obligation

Let us come visit you. Locally owned

GENTLY USED queen size sleeper sofa. Paid $800 asking $300. 417-393-6772. WHIRLPOOL REFRIGERATOR 20.9 cu ft. Color: Black with ice maker. $300 Excellent condition.

41. Farm Products 28 BALES 5 X 5 1/2, 2nd cutting. Stored inside. $30.00, call 235-5779. GOOD MIXED grass hay for sale. 4x5 wrap rounds and square bales. Cash only. Phone 417-439-9769 or 417-850-4822.

49. Wanted VINTAGE & CLASSIC Ford parts: Mustang, Cougar, Fairlane, large or small block. Also vintage and classic cars-all kinds, running or not. 417-699-1933. WANTED hens for healthy 476-2108 sage.

ROOSTERS & laying butchering. Must be & heavy breeds. please leave a mes-

UNDER NEW Management, 2 Br 2 Ba apartments in Monett. $475 a month, $350 deposit. 236-5951.

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29a. Duplexes For Rent

31. Rooms for Rent

CROSSLAND STOR-ALL. Across East of Wal-Mart. 10 buildings, 7 sizes. 235-3766.

2 & 3 bdm, both with 2 ba, 2 cg, all apl, fenced yard, good area. $650 & $700 mo plus deposit. 417-342-0867.

J & T ECONO Rooms to Rent. Weekly low rates - No pets. Cable TV, refrigerator, microwave. 417-489-6000

FRIEZE’S STORAGE- 10 Sizes plus outside storage. Gated at night. Phone 417-235-7325 or 417-393-9662.

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