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Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015
News in brief
News in brief (02/27/15)
A spaghetti dinner and silent auction fundraiser to benefit the Scott Regional Technology Center's JROTC program's Cadet Enrichment Project from 5 to 7 p.m. on Feb. 28 at Scott Tech. A wide range of goods and services provided by area businesses. A craft night at the Scott Regional Technology Center featuring instructor Beth Garrett will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. ...
Mt. Vernon man dies in wreck (02/27/15)
A Mt. Vernon man died on Thursday after a wreck on Route V, two miles west of Mt. Vernon. According to a Missouri State...
Monett schools switching food servicer to Aramark (02/27/15)
The Monett school district will switch its food service to a new provider with the 2015-2016 school year. The Monett...
Charge against Childress dropped (02/27/15)
The Monett School Board's president saw his charge of resisting arrest dropped in on Tuesday, according to the Barry...
Law enforcement still seeking man wanted for January assault (02/27/15)
Law enforcement officials are still seeking the whereabouts of Ryan Fertig, 30, of Monett, in connection with the...
Emergency responders seek to improve recruiting (02/27/15)
Opportunities for public service were discussed at the monthly meeting of the Barry-Lawrence Amateur Radio Emergency...
Purdy takes aim at reigning champs (02/27/15)
As the last few seconds of the Class 2, District 12 semifinal match with Southwest ticket off the clock, Purdy Coach...
Pierce City looks for 3rd straight title (02/27/15)
It was not easy for the Pierce City girls basketball team to get back to its third consecutive district title game. On...
Conference foes set to clash for district title shot (02/25/15)
Purdy girls basketball Coach Eli Ernst was very honest with his team as he discussed its opening-round, 67-30 win over...
Balanced attack emerges for Pierce City girls (02/25/15)
All season long, Pierce City girls basketball Coach Rob Guerin has been working to get his Lady Eagles offense firing...
Senior's legacy makes mark at state (02/24/15)
COLUMBIA -- Monett Wrestling Coach Daryl Bradley knows what it takes to succeed at the highest level of wrestling in...
Local Entertainment: Feb. 26-March 5 (02/14/15)
Top Picks --- 1. Country music queen Miranda Lamber performs at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday at the BOK Center, 200 S. Denver. Lambert's songs of sass and fury, with one foot firmly planted in country music traditions, have made her a crowd favorite. The BOK Center in downtown Tulsa is a great, clean venue with good seats at every level. 2. The U.S. Air Force Airmen of Note, the premier jazz ensemble of the Air Force, will perform a free concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday at the Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts. The ensemble is participating during the day in the annual Missouri State University Jazz Festival at the Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts and Wehr Band Hall. The concert serves as a treat for the 45 to 50 high school and middle school bands participating. 3.Springfield Contemporary Theater offers an intimate setting for any play. The atmosphere will amplify the experience of Shakespeare's "The Tempest," presented by Springfield Contemporary Theatre, at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. on Sunday at 431 S. Jefferson. Parking is available on the south side of the theater.
Back in the Good Old Days for Feb. 22-28 (02/26/15)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO February 22-28, 1935 Unless federal funds are matched, the Monett transient bureau may have to be closed. Those in charge of the transient work in Missouri continue optimistic, making plans several months ahead. If the transient centers are closed, the transient problem will be right back where it was, because the work has been of a temporary nature, meeting chiefly just the needs of the day. ...
Back in the Good Old Days for Feb. 15-21 (02/16/15)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO February 15-21, 1935 The Gillioz Theatre is going to test your alertness. Starting Sunday, management will call 20 telephone numbers every day. If within 10 seconds the person called can name the picture showing at the theatre that night, the reward will be a ticket good for any show that week. This is going to start a lot of people checking up on the shows, for free passes are not to be sneezed at...
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