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Thursday, Sep. 3, 2015
News in brief
News in Brief (09/02/15)
The Monett Senior Center will host a dance at 7 p.m. on Sept. 7 at 405 Dairy St. Vietnam Veterans of America will meet at 4 p.m. on Sept. 6 at Angus Branch Steakhouse, east of the Monett Walmart. A hunter education class will be held from 8 a.m. to noon of Sept. 5 at the Missouri Department of Conservation's Andy Dalton Shooting Range near Ash Grove...
3 Seligman residents injured in wreck (09/02/15)
A Seligman man was arrested Tuesday following a wreck at 4 p.m. Tuesday on Farm Road 2290, two miles east of Seligman,...
Purdy files language for special election (09/02/15)
The Purdy City Council has filed ballot language with Barry County Clerk Gary Youngblood, calling for a special...
Monett takes over 911 for county (09/02/15)
The transfer of dispatching service from Lawrence County to the Monett dispatching center took place Tuesday morning,...
Crowds flock to annual Wheaton Barbecue (09/02/15)
Half of the fun of a car and motorcycle show is sharing it with family. Mike Swearingen, at right, gave his grandson...
No same-sex marriage licenses issued in BarCo (09/02/15)
One month after updating its computer software to handle the change, no same-sex marriage licenses have been issued in...
Fight for perfection (09/02/15)
It may be the third week of the season, but games during the regular season do not get much bigger than the one to be...
Eagles to battle for top conference spot (09/02/15)
First place in the Spring River Valley Conference is up for grabs on Friday, with the Eagles of Pierce City and the...
By the Numbers (09/02/15)
66-9 Lamar's record over the last five seasons. 36-25 Monett's record over the last five seasons. 260 Yards Monett is...
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...
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...