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News in brief (10/18/14)
Southern Missouri Beekeepers of Monett will hold their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at the First United Methodist Church, 1600 N. Central. Charlie Johnson will speak about swarm traps and how to catch swarms. Bob Clark will discuss pests and predators of honey bees. All interested persons welcome. For more information, people may contact John Schmidt at 235-7726...
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News Headlines
Jennings taking aim at Moon's State House seat (10/18/14)
The general election is a little more than two weeks away, and 59-year-old Vince Jennings, D-Marionville, is hoping to...
Pretty Boy Floyd left legacy 
of stories (10/18/14)
Monday marks the 80th anniversary of the death of "Pretty Boy" Floyd, one of many gangsters of the 1930s who is said to...
Monett raises hangar rates at municipal airport (10/18/14)
The city of Monett recently raised rental rates for the its major airplane hangars at the Monett Regional Airport,...
Ozark Festival Orchestra preps for Sunday concert in Monett (10/18/14)
Final rehearsals are being held this week for the Ozark Festival Orchestra's opening concert of its 35th season.
Jack Henry co-founder Jerry Hall receives Missourian Award (10/18/14)
Jerry Hall, co-founder of Jack Henry and Associates, has posthumously received the American Heart Association's...
Sports Headlines
Final Four bound (10/18/14)
It was a fitting ending to a great game when Monett pitching sensation Allie Krueger secured the final out of the Class...
Lady Cubs brace for districts (10/18/14)
The Monett volleyball team will put its season on the line Monday, as they play Seneca in the Class 3, District 10...
Cubs slaughter McDonald County, 67-2 (10/17/14)
The Monett football team ran 34 total plays in the first half of Friday's 67-2 romp of McDonald County, the Cubs ran 32...
Pierce City defeats Sarcoxie in season finale (10/17/14)
PIERCE CITY -- After suffering a three-game losing skid, Pierce City has ended the regular season with two wins in a...
Lady Cubs near ultimate goal (10/17/14)
The Monett and Bolivar softball teams have met twice this season, with each team earning a win in the series. As fate...
State news
  • Rams fans, Ferguson protesters fight; 2 arrested
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. (AP) -- Police say two women have been arrested after dozens of Rams fans and Ferguson protesters clashed outside the Edward Jones Dome....
  • Researchers seek to combat bat disease
    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) -- Researchers studying a deadly bat disease are turning their attention to a type of bacteria that inhibits fungal growth....
  • Missouri to vote on teacher evaluation changes
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri could be the first state to enshrine the role of student performance data in teacher evaluations in its state constitution if an initiative on the Nov. 4 ballot gets enough support....
  • Woman's death leaves questions unanswered
    AFFTON, Mo. (AP) -- Relatives of a 57-year-old St. Louis County woman are still searching for answers about her mysterious death....
  • Missouri officials, hunters seeing fewer deer
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri wildlife officials are considering more restrictions in whitetail deer hunting to reverse a continuing decline in the deer population, caused mostly by an outbreak of hemorrhagic disease and liberal hunting regulations....
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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. ...
Back in the Good Old Days for Oct. 5-11 (10/14/14)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO Oct. 5-11, 1934 Impressive ceremonies dedicating the flood lights at the Junior Chamber of Commerce athletic field on Oct. 5 were attended by the largest crowd Monett has seen in a long time. Cars were parked all round the field, on the parking grounds outside and along the streets and highways nearby. Many walked to the field, filling the bleachers and overflowing all along the boundaries...

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