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News in brief
News in brief (03/28/15)
The final mid-week Lenten service, sponsored by the Monett Ministerial Association, has been scheduled for noon on Wednesday, April 1 at New Site Baptist Church, southwest of Monett on Farm Road 1060. Jimmy Copley will speak. A light lunch will follow the service...
Monett school board candidates name priorities (03/28/15)
Candidates running for the Monett Board of Education cite continuing the improvements made in the public schools and...
Monett pre-K shows gains (03/28/15)
The preschool program offered at Monett Elementary School has shown strong gains in assessment of learning tests for...
Libraries feeling funding pinch (03/28/15)
The Barry-Lawrence Regional Library continues to struggle due to a cut of $122,000 in funding, approximately 7.5...
Central Elementary Book Fair reels in readers (03/28/15)
The Central Elementary School book fair is hosted by the Pierce City Parent Teacher Organization, and proceeds from...
Monett Chamber makes 4th of July plans (03/28/15)
Monett Chamber makes 4th of July plans Events sponsored by the Monett Chamber of Commerce have started taking shape for...
Jared Lankford: A gentleman, a kindness and a true son (03/28/15)
Growing up, our television only picked up three-and-a-half stations. My father never saw the need for satellite...
Lady Cubs' record not indicative of team (03/28/15)
Progress can sometimes be painfully slow. For two seasons, Monett Soccer Coach Dan Janssen has labored to build a...
Locker room remodel unveiled (03/28/15)
Steven Chancellor, left middle, superintendent of Purdy schools, recently hosted a private tour of the district's...
Eagles aim to upset neighbor (03/27/15)
Pierce City Baseball Coach Chris Mettlach huddled his team around for one final meeting before he let them go from...
Monett's Dirty Dozen now state bound (03/27/15)
The Monett Youth Wrestling Program qualified 12 wrestlers to the the Missouri USA Wrestling State Tournament at the...
Back in the Good Old Days for March 22-28 (03/23/15)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO March 22-28, 1935 One of the most up-to-date fashion shows ever seen in Monett was the style revue presdentedat the Gillioz Theatre on March 28. The revue included street dresses and afternoon frocks for women and sport and business suits for men in the first part, with afternoon and evening wear in the second part. The clothing modeled was outstanding and more beautiful clothing never has before been shown in Monett...
Back in the Good Old Days March 15-21 (03/16/15)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO March 15-21, 1935 Dr. R.V. Campbell is the second dentist in Monett struck by gold thieves. His office was entered with a master key after attempts to jimmy the lock on the door failed. Dust storms stretched from New Mexico to the Black Hills, sending wheat prices strongly higher. ...
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