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Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014
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News in brief (10/25/14)
An informational meeting on Amendment 3 on the Nov. 4 ballot will be held by the Monett Elementary School Parent/Teacher Organization at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 27 at the school gym. Community Teacher Association president Misty Calhoun will explain the basic tenants proposed in the amendment...
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George, Stemmons square off for LawCo judge seat (10/25/14)
Lawrence County voters will go to the polls on Nov. 4 to select a new associate circuit court judge for Division 2,...
Watershed plan 
discussion (10/25/14)
By Murray Bishoff times-news@monett-times.com An audience made up largely of cattle ranchers prompted dialogue over the...
Monett Fire District gears up for property transfer (10/25/14)
Leaders of the Monett Rural Fire District have taken successive steps toward consolidating the resources of the Monett...
Washburn named Kiwanian of the Year (10/25/14)
Frank Washburn, the incoming lieutenant governor for the Kiwanis Club, received the Kiwanian of the Year Award at the...
Monett woman met by 100 upon homecoming (10/25/14)
More than 100 people lined the 300-foot driveway of Vicky and Robert McGuire's home in Monett on Thursday night to...
Sports Headlines
Lady Cubs softball takes 3rd at state (10/25/14)
SPRINGFIELD -- The Monett softball team experienced both the agony of defeat and the joy of winning at Killian Softball...
Marionville ends Pierce City's season (10/24/14)
A season that saw Pierce City force young players into action due to injuries ended Friday night with a 54-14 road...
Cubs blank Patriots, roll into semifinals (10/24/14)
The Monett football team sent a message on its first play from scrimmage when Zack Hammond connected with Levi Pfitzner...
Monett ready for shot at state title game (10/22/14)
It was just a normal day of practice for the Monett softball team on Monday as they prepared to chase the elusive goal...
2nd season upon Cubs (10/22/14)
It's a tradition that the Cubs football team started a couple of years ago. During the playoffs, at the end of the last...
State news
  • Armed demonstrators stroll through St. Louis
    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- About 40 demonstrators carrying pistols in holsters and with long guns slung from their shoulders took to the streets Saturday in St. Louis to assert their right to openly carry firearms....
  • Ferguson bike event cancelled after Brown shooting
    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- An annual fall bicycle ride in Ferguson has been cancelled in response to the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown and subsequent protests....
  • Strong supply, but low prices, for corn, soybeans
    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) -- Corn and soybean farmers are seeing record yields, thanks to a cool, mild spring. But the downside of the strong supply is a dip in prices....
  • Attorneys: Exorcism drove confession in IHOP death
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A suburban Kansas City man who confessed to killing the wife of his prayer group leader had just undergone an exorcism to expel demons when he gave his account to police, his attorneys said in a motion to exclude those statements from his trial next month....
  • Missouri auditor revels in Hollywood, history
    CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) -- It's just a few weeks before the election, and Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich is talking animatedly about a big success that's been years in the making. The subject isn't his re-election, which appears all but assured....
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Back in the Good Old Days for Oct. 19-28 (10/21/14)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO Oct. 19-28, 1934 Four heavily armed men robbed Mr. and Mrs. Ed Salzer and Philamena Bauman, in holding up the Brown Gables in Monett on Oct. 18. In a week that included "Pretty Boy" Floyd being shot to death in Ohio, the robbers were pursued by Sheriff Shore and escaped into the Roaring River hills. For the first time, Headquarters Battery, Missouri National Guard mobilized at the request of the sheriff to join the hunt if called by Governor Park...
Back in the Good Old Days for Oct. 12-18 (10/14/14)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO Oct. 12-18, 1934 In a presentation to the Monett Ad Club, Pearl Lewis from the Frisco Employees Club reported that the railroad has 500 employees with their families in Monett, comprising more than 1,260 people, and a monthly payroll of $62,000. ...

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