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Monday, Sep. 22, 2014
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News in brief (09/20/14)
The 19th annual Relay for Life in Monett has moved to the E.E. Camp gymnasium at Monett Middle School. Activities will begin at 5 p.m. today, two hours later than originally scheduled. The survivors lap will still be held at 7 p.m. The American Cancer Society fundraiser concludes at 11 p.m...
Ridenour crowned Pierce City queen (09/20/14)
Pierce City senior Brooke Ridenour was named Pierce City Homecoming Queen Friday night.
Pierce City denies rezoning request (09/20/14)
Pirece City aldermen recently denied a re-zoning request for a mobile home park in the city, which is keeping the...
4 nabbed for recent burglary spree (09/20/14)
Four suspects were arrested in connection with a series of burglaries that occurred in the early morning hours on Sept....
LawCo Sheriff's Office gets new fingerprint scanner (09/20/14)
The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office has obtained a fingerprint scanner, specifically for concealed carry applicants....
Multi-car chain reaction pile-up causes no injuries (09/20/14)
Five cars collided at 3:25 p.m. on Thursday on 13th Street, between Roosevelt and Glen streets in Monett. According to...
Monett rolls rival Cassville, 38-0 (09/20/14)
What was billed as a Brawl, turned into a sleeper and a rout as Monett routed Cassville, 38-0, to take the second...
Miller tops Pierce City with pass game (09/20/14)
PIERCE CITY -- No. 7-ranked Miller's passing game proved too potent for Pierce City Friday, as the Eagles fell in their...
Cubs senior serves as inspiration to others (09/20/14)
For the last two years, center field for the Monett baseball team has not been a source of concern for the coaching...
Monett runners improve one step at a time (09/19/14)
Monett cross-country coach Kelly George is a perfectionist. She worries about every little detail when it comes to...
Young Cubs growing up on the pitch, jelling on both sides (09/19/14)
For the last three seasons, the Monett soccer program has been in a familiar, yet frustrating pattern. The Cubs possess...
Back in the Good Old Days for Sept. 21-27 (09/22/14)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO Sept. 21-27, 1934 The football game with Joplin, scheduled for Oct. 5, will be played at Monett on a lighted field. This is big news to football fans here. It means one of the biggest seasons of football ever seen in Monett. The Junior Chamber of Commerce voted to install eight 60-foot poles on the football field...
Back in the Good Old Days for Sept. 14-20 (09/15/14)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO Sept. 14-20, 1934 Rains on Sept. 13 broke the 60-day drought, assuring a third of the crop of fine quality apples in this area will bulge. The apple crop of the nation is light and good marketable apples are selling in Arkansas for $1 a bushel. Long-term effects of the drought are unclear, but there may be no strawberry crop next spring...
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