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News Headlines
Ambulance district reinstates 12-hour shift (02/12/16)
The Barry-Lawrence Ambulance District board of directors approved returning a third crew to service working a 12-hour...
Cattle market outlook volatile (02/12/16)
Agriculture Economist Scott Brown asked the crowd of around 90 cattlemen attending the annual Beef Cattlemen's...
Residential collision in Monett disables pair of vehicles (02/12/16)
Although no injuries occurred, a collision between two vehicles at Fifth and Scott streets around 5 p.m. on Tuesday in...
Homeless student tally in Monett sees decline (02/12/16)
TRhe number of homeless students in the Monett school district dropped by 11 percent compared to a year ago. Assistant...
Reeds man arrested after being injured in wreck (02/12/16)
A Reeds man was injured and later arrested after a wreck Wednesday at 1:15 a.m. on Farm Road 1040, eight miles west of...
Sports Headlines
Cubs feel prepared for district rigors (02/12/16)
Monett Wrestling Coach Daryl Bradley reminded his Cubs before they left for district competition in Bolivar today,...
Wildcats aim to tame Exeter tonight (02/12/16)
The Verona boys basketball team invades Exeter tonight in the hopes of achieving its second conference win and third...
Verona girls seeking more balance (02/12/16)
The Verona girls basketball team scored 36 points in the second and third quarters to down Wheaton 63-41 on Tuesday in...
Individual district wrestling seeds announced (02/12/16)
The Monett wrestling team had nine of its 13 wrestlers seeded in the top 5 for the Class 2, District 3 tournament that...
Cubs not looking past Seneca (02/10/16)
Just four games remain in the Monett boys basketball team's regular season. While the season is short in terms of...
State news
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Back in the Good Old Days Feb. 7-13 (02/08/16)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO Feb. 7-13, 1936 Shortly after the roundhouse whistle sounded a sharp blast at 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 7, Boy Scouts came helter-skelter and arrived in front of the post office breathless and excited. The occasion was the annual mobilization, one of the features of Boy Scout Week. A flag-raising ceremony in front of the post office was the climax of the event...
Back in the Good Old Days Jan. 31-Feb. 6 (02/01/16)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO Jan. 31-Feb. 6, 1936 Miss Maud Schwandt, graduate nurse, has been employed as a health nurse for the Monett public schools. She will be stationed at the high school, but will make regular visits to all the schools in the system, She will in no way serve as a physician, the school board stated, but as a nurse, rendering first aid in case of injury, examining students when necessary to guard against the spread of disease, skin infections and things of that sort...
News in brief
News in brief (02/12/16)
The Monett Special Road District commissioners will meet at 5 p.m. on Feb. 16 at the Monett City Hall conference room. St. Lawrence Catholic Church and the Monett Knights of Columbus will host a fish fry for Lent on Fridays, beginning Feb. 12 and running through March 11. Meals will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. in the parish hall at 405 Seventh St. in Monett. Cost is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors and children 6 to 12, free for younger children...
School News
St. Mary's Spelling Bee winners named (02/06/16)
Winners of St. Mary's Catholic School's annual Spelling Bee are pictured.
St. Lawrence students celebrate Catholic Schools Week (02/06/16)
Catholic Schools Week 2016 was celebrated Sunday, Jan. 31 through Saturday, Feb. 6, at St. Lawrence Catholic School in...
Borgmann receives state honor from educators (02/06/16)
Monett Middle School band teacher Todd Borgmann received the Outstanding Young Music Educator for 2016 by the Missouri...
Elementary Students of the Week named (01/30/16)
Officials at Monett Elementary School have chosen students demonstrating the characteristic of being hard-working as...
Trinity Lutheran students honored for reading (01/23/16)
Students at Trinity Lutheran School in Freistatt were honored on Jan. 6 for reading achievement. These students...
Decatur Lodge donates to backpack program (01/23/16)
Members of Pierce City's Decatur Lodge No. 400 recently presented a check in the amount of $19,480 to the Pierce City...
Elementary Students of the Week named (01/23/16)
Officials at Monett Elementary School have chosen students demonstrating the characteristic of being hard-working as...
Pierce City High School library remodel complete (01/20/16)
Remodeling has been completed on the library at Pierce City High School, offering a new look more in line with the...
Kleinman wins St. Mary's Geography Bee (01/20/16)
Aiden Kleinman, an eighth grade student at St. Mary's Catholic School in Pierce City, was named the winner of the...
Trinity announces awards (01/20/16)
Trinity Lutheran School held its annual Geography Bee for fourth through eighth grades on Dec. 16.
Purdy Middle School honor rolls announced (01/20/16)
Officials at Purdy Middle School have released the names of students listed to the second quarter honor roll for the...
Purdy Students of the Month named (01/20/16)
Students of the Month for December have been announced by Purdy principals Janet Boys and Matt Gower.
Angela Johnson named Teacher of the Month (01/16/16)
In the monthly balloting at Monett High School, Special Education Teacher Angela Johnson, right, has been named Teacher...
Monett High School Students of Month named (01/16/16)
Student of the Month for December have been named at Monett High School.
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