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Saturday, July 4, 2015
News in brief
News in brief (07/03/15)
Tickets for the Monett Lions Club barbecued chicken dinner on July 4 are now on sales at Top Hat Cleaners, 210 W. Broadway in Monett, and at Community National Bank, UMB Bank and First State Bank branches. Dinners will be available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lions barbecue pit west of the Monett City Park Casino at South Park. Tickets are $6 in advance or $7 at the door...
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News Headlines
Monett drug bust nets 5 arrests (07/03/15)
The Monett Police Department was involved in a drug bust on Tuesday in the city, arresting five adults on drug-related...
6 suspects nabbed in window-shooting spree (07/03/15)
Monett police have arrested six individuals in connection to windows being shot on private property and city property...
Fourth of July brings memories (07/03/15)
The July 4 celebration in Monett has continued for nearly 70 years, bringing varied memories to those who have enjoyed...
Local youth casts a line at Monett's South Park (07/03/15)
William Blair, 14, of Monett, casts his line into the pond at Monett's South Park Thursday.
Monett high school hires assistant principal (07/03/15)
Monett High School filled an administrative void recently, hiring Nixa science teacher Caysie Turner as its new...
Sports Headlines
Cubs aim to be road warriors (07/03/15)
Coming off an 11-3 season and another appearance in the Class 3 semifinals, the Monett Cubs football team is looking to...
Jared Lankford: Take time to listen and read the signs (07/03/15)
I love history. If I see a historical marker on the side of the road, on a town square or on the side of a building, I...
Check Cashers (07/03/15)
The 2014-2015 Check Cashers Minor League baseball team.
Schreiber Foods (07/03/15)
The 2014-2015 Schreiber Foods 8-and-under softball team.
Lady Cubs facing tough slate (07/01/15)
Monett softball coach Ty Goetz rewarded his 2015-2016 softball squad with another difficult and challenging schedule....
State news
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Back in the Good Old Days for June 28-July 4 (07/01/15)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO June 28-July 4, 1935 On June 27, Barry County Probate Judge Dan B. Meador, just after driving a golf ball from the No. 8 tee at the Monett golf course, was shot in the head by an unseen assailant, possibly behind a tree at the No. 6 hole. By July 3, Meador began speaking to doctors at the West Hospital. Lawrence Coffey, 18, of Butterfield, confessed to a robbery attempt where he lost his nerve after the shooting...
Back in the Good Old Days for May 31-June 6 (06/16/15)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO May 31-June 6, 1935 Farmers Night at the Railway Ice Company's plant was one of hospitality and enjoyment. F.A. Wightman, secretary of the Commercial Club, found that guests consumed 20 1/2 pounds of bologna, 28 1/4 pounds of boiled ham, 360 boiled eggs, 70 pounds of cheese, 95 pounds of frankfurters, 85 pounds of potato salad, 1,000 radishes, 500 green onions, thee dozen cakes, 500 cups of ice cream and 400 cigars...
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