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News in brief
News in Brief (09/01/15)
Cox Monett Hospital will offer a leaner life class to help people lose weight, continue a healthy lifestyle and maintain weight loss. Classes will be offered on Wednesdays for eight weeks, from 5:15 to 6:45 p.m. on Sept. 2 in Conference Room A. The class provides week-to-week accountability. A physician referral is needed to participate. Cost is $186. For additional information, people may call 236-2591...
Purdy schools impose 1-hour lockdown (09/01/15)
The Purdy school district went into a precautionary lockdown on Tuesday following threats made by a parent dealing with...
Cassville woman injured in wreck (09/01/15)
A Cassville woman suffered minor injuries in a wreck Monday at 1:30 p.m. on Route M, five miles east of Cassville....
Sewer main rehab work continuing in Monett (09/01/15)
For the second year, Visu-Sewer will clean, line and photograph sewer mains in Monett. The Monett City Council approved...
FEMA shelters close to completion (09/01/15)
Work has nearly reached completion on the two FEMA shelters built for the Monett school district. Superintendent Brad...
End of primary for Monett city elections near (09/01/15)
Monett city elections will no longer need a primary once the city adopts a new ordinance advanced last week. Following...
Witt's decision spurs Cubs to victory over East Newton (09/01/15)
For the majority of the first half of Monett's football game at East Newton Friday, the Patriots gave the Cubs a...
Freeman shines with opportunity (09/01/15)
O ne simple lesson Pierce City Football Coach Brad Hocker learned about coaching Class 1 football was that a team needs...
Soccer Cubs red hot (09/01/15)
On Thursday, the Monett soccer team welcomes Logan-Rogersville to Burl Fowler Stadium as the Cubs continue their march...
Lady Cubs tennis team falls to Lamar, 7-2 (09/01/15)
The Monett girls tennis team fell to Lamar 7-2 on Thursday, with only the No. 1 singles player and the No. 1 doubles...
Cubs blank East Newton, 42-0 (08/29/15)
GRANBY -- The Monett football team cruised to a 42-0 victory Friday at East Newton to improve to 2-0 overall and...
Back in the Good Old Days Aug. 23-28 (08/24/15)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO Aug. 23-28, 1935 Old-age pension applications under the new federal Social Security Act are expected to reach Monett next week. People must answer several hundred questions, filling six pages. Because of the filibuster by Senator Huey Long, federal funds to aid the aged, the blind, crippled children and others who were to get help under the act will not be available before January 1936...
Back in the Good Old Days Aug. 16-22 (08/17/15)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO Aug. 16-22, 1935 Shortly before daylight on Aug. 16, the bodies of Will Rogers and Wiley Post were found in the wreckage of Post's plane, south of Point Barrow, Alaska. Well known for his writings and films, Rogers had been a roommate with Monett businessman Harry Osborn at the old Scarrett College in Neosho and had visited Osborn here...