Monett alum gets Navy, Marine Corps Commendation MedalA 2016 Monett High School alumnus has received the prestigious Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal for his efforts to render aid to a neighbor under attack by a vicious dog. Cpl. Sean Jastal...
Back to schoolAugust is “back to school” month and Calendar Girl Abigail Apostol is ready to head back to Monett High School and kick-off her senior year with a welcoming smile.
- Vincent named Monett Fire Chief (7/31/21)1
- Monett Special Road District summer projects named (7/31/21)
- On my mark…Action! (7/31/21)
- News in brief (7/31/21)
- Fitzpatrick launches campaign for Missouri State Auditor (7/30/21)
- Active cases dip this week (7/29/21)
- Monett Fire Chief retires (7/28/21)
- Step seven, month seven in the path to recovery (7/28/21)1
- New development in Purdy (7/28/21)
- Barry-Lawrence Ambulance Board to seek new member (7/28/21)
- Honoring a Blue Angel (7/28/21)2
- News in brief (7/28/21)
- Cox nearing COVID record (7/27/21)
- Health Department shuts doors due to COVID positive (7/26/21)
- Employers cited for asbestos exposure (7/24/21)
- Man pleads guilty to statutory rape (7/24/21)
- Busy months ahead for Monett Chamber of Commerce (7/24/21)
- Verona schools set lunch price (7/24/21)
- Stones Prairie Picnic marches on (7/24/21)
- Going to market (7/24/21)1
- Vincent named Monett Fire Chief
- ’12 together’
- Cubs get taste of action at camp
- Monett alum gets Navy, Marine Corps Commendation Medal
- Monett Special Road District summer projects named
- On my mark…Action!
- Monett Fire Chief retires
- Back to school
- Concerned citizens gather for roundtable discussion
- C of O grad cutting teeth at Purdy
- ’12 together’It doesn’t sound like much to most but for one team and one amazing weekend it was everything. That team and that weekend was the 16U Bullpen Psychos at the Wichita Region National Softball Championships. In the heat of the weekend, these young ladies came together and played for each other, their coaches and their families...
Stones Prairie Picnic 2021 (7/24/21)
Monett Freedom and Fireworks 2021 (7/7/21)
Purdy Fourth of July 2021 (7/7/21)
Verona Graduation 2021 (5/29/21)
Pierce City Graduation 2021 (5/26/21)
Purdy Graduation 2021 (5/26/21)
Purdy State Softball Championship vs. Holcomb — May 23, 2021 (5/24/21)
Purdy State Softball Semifinal vs. Advance — May 22, 2021 (5/23/21)
Kyle Troutman: Made by us, for youWhen I was a sophomore, I was strolling my way to class when something caught my eye — The Tiger school newspaper, made by students and for students. I picked one up and was enthralled. My parents got the Sunday paper at home, and I always thumbed through the sports section and, of course, the comics, but I had never given thought to the role actual news plays and what reporting it would entail...
Alvin Blake: Preventative steps with world’s missilesDear Editor: I’m not sure if hypersonic missiles or Iran’s drones have a chance of first strike capability. If so, or if some countries will think so, and/or don’t fear a second strike, then we need to take preventative steps. The same applies to nuclear weapons (with or without these), and perhaps likewise even poison gas...
Kyle Troutman: Tsunami on the wayFor the first time since February, I was on a conference call this week that I did not want to be on and that the organizer would rather not have to set up. CoxHealth held COVID-19 calls in November, December and February, initially detailing the initial surge of cases and eventually highlighting the arrival of vaccines that everyone hoped would break the wave...
Kyle Troutman: When you call, will they come?For almost half a decade, police forces across the country have started to see a steady dip in their ranks, and the Barry County Sheriff’s Office roster is becoming a prime example of how fewer employees can lead to larger issues. Right now, the county is at 67 percent of its normal staffing, and where the office is hurting the most is where the public is most likely to see them — the road...
Kyle Troutman: Navigating the deltaA week ago, my wife, daughter and I sat down for lunch at a local Monett eatery, discussing the topics of the day as we waited for our meal to be delivered. We were discussing the COVID-19 vaccine rates and the latest news on the delta variant, specifically the Tweet from CoxHealth President Steve Edwards telling vaccine nay-sayers to “shut up.”...
Students celebrate piano party (7/14/21)Students of piano teacher Mrs. Ruth Burnside enjoyed a piano party at Burnside’s home in Purdy June 5. According to Burnside, student Elijah Maples won the door prize by guessing the musical term 0 (whole note.) The party also included a “double double” ensemble by Jake Maples, Heidi Schrbrock, Maddie Clifton and Mrs. Burnside. There were also two piano solos, performed by Clifton and Schrbrock...
42 donors give the gift of life (7/10/21)A total of 42 people donated blood at the recent American Red Cross blood drive at Countryside Church of Monett. First time donors included Matthew Brubacker and Julie Balmas. Those achieving donation milestones included Molly Johnson and Angela Johnson, two gallons; Aaron Johnson, three gallons; Walt Hamer, eight gallons; and Donna Beckett, 25 gallons...
Live to serve (6/23/21)Serving others isn’t always pretty, but service is what Monett Lions do every day. Local Lions served the community recently by cleaning up their section of roadway near the airport as part of the Adopt-a-Highway program.
Preserving Monett’s yesterdays (6/23/21)A team of Monett Lions proudly presented a $1,700.00 check to the Monett Historical Society – funds generated from the Lions annual Steak Dinner.
Lions learn about Clark Center (6/23/21)Brad Ridenour, director of Clark Community Mental Health Center, provided a program for local Lions Club members recently that outlined the origin of Clark Center, the increasing need for its services and the vast array of staff and services utilized to address those needs...
Education briefs (7/31/21)Cale Mackinley Miller and Natalie Shea Bekemeier, both of Mt. Vernon, were named to the University of Central Missouri Spring 2021 Dean’s List. Each semester, the Dean's List is divided into two...
Education briefs (7/24/21)Park University held virtual ceremonies in May for its Spring 2021 graduates. Local students earning a Bachelor of Science degree included Aaron Brubeck, business administration/computer information...
Monett School District employees take home the honors (7/17/21)Monett educators were recently honored at the end of the academic year.
SBU releases honor roll, graduate lists (7/14/21)Southwest Baptist University has released its Spring 2021 graduate and honor roll lists. Among the graduates are: Jordan Campbell, of Cassville, who graduated cum laude with a bachelor of science;...
Drury University announces Spring 2021 dean’s list (7/14/21)Drury University has announced the names of students on the Spring 2021 Dean’s List. They include the following bi-county students: Sarah Childress, of Monett; Tatum Clark, of Miller; Shaylin Dalton,...
Mary Rosanna Botzow (7/31/21)Mary Rosanna “Zana” (Boone) Botzow, 75, of rural Monett, Mo., passed from this life on Monday, July 26, 2021, while at her home with family at her side. Zana, as she was known by those close to her,...
Berniece Morris (7/31/21)Berniece Morris, 86, of Monett, Mo., passed from this life on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, while at Lacoba Homes following a lengthy illness. Berniece was born on September 11, 1934, in Purdy, Mo.,...
Timothy Carlson (7/31/21)Timothy Lee “Tim” Carlson, 61, of Cassville, died Monday, July 26. No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
Rebecca Ann Carrell (7/31/21)Rebecca Ann Carrell, 77, of Marionville, passed away Saturday, July 24, at the Ozarks Methodist Manor, in Marionville. A memorial service was held Wednesday, July 28, at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral...
Gladys Marie Miekley (7/31/21)Gladys Marie Miekley, 81, of Purdy, died Monday, July 26. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 31, at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Tuscumbia, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in...
Mary Rosanna Botzow (7/29/21)Mary Rosanna “Zana” (Boone) Botzow, 75, of rural Monett, Mo., passed from this life on Monday, July 26, 2021, while at her home with family at her side. Zana, as she was known by those close to her,...
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