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Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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News in brief (07/22/14)
Drury University's College of Continuing Professional Studies and Cox College are offering a new dual degree program in Monett for students interested in a career in healthcare. Drury University will hold a free informational session about this program from 5:30 to 7 p.m. ...
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Work advancing rapidly on Monett Schools construction projects (07/22/14)
Warm and dry weather has offered ideal conditions for construction crews to make rapid progress on building projects...
Chamber develops upcoming activities (07/22/14)
New details have been announced for upcoming activities sponsored by the Monett Chamber of Commerce. The new teacher...
'Shenandoah' brings little-known musical to area (07/22/14)
This week, the Mt. Vernon Community Theatre and Rebel's Bluff Troupe will present the Broadway musical, "Shenandoah,"...
Foundation for Health renews grant for Monett (07/22/14)
Transformation efforts to support weight loss among Monett school children will continue, as the Missouri Foundation...
Purdy Festival fun for 'kids' of all species (07/22/14)
The Purdy Festival was held Saturday in Purdy, with many different games and attractions for visitors.
Sports Headlines
Locals compete in Premier Junior World Series (07/22/14)
As the summer begins to wind down, for some, the action just heats up. This week, 47 teams from across the United...
Lady Cubs set to take show on the road (07/22/14)
With a senior laden team and the goal of a final four appearance, the Monett Lady Cubs have beefed up their fall...
Sports Briefs (07/22/14)
Cody Parson recorded a coveted hole-in-one at Monett's Windmill Ridge Golf Course on Wednesday. Parson recorded the ace...
Sports Briefs (07/19/14)
Parsons records ace 
at Windmill Ridge Cody Parson recorded a coveted hole-in-one at Monett's Windmill Ridge Golf...
Purdy focused on development (07/19/14)
While most area basketball teams have spent the summer attending shootouts and leagues, not all took that traditional...
Monett Fourth of July activities

Monett's Fourth of July festivities included a day of activities to entertainment and delight Monettans and area residents. Events were centered at Monett's South Park.

State news
  • Missouri delays vote on KC schools accreditation
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Parents and students in the Kansas City School District will have to wait until the final few days before classes begin to learn whether the urban school system will remain unaccredited....
  • Turkish citizen pleads guilty in drug fraud case
    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A Turkish citizen pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal charges for smuggling counterfeit and adulterated cancer treatment drugs into the United States....
  • VA chief pledges end to whistleblower retaliation
    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The acting secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs vowed Tuesday to crack down on whistleblower retaliation after a private government watchdog released a critical report on the agency's treatment of employees who brought internal problems to light....
  • Missouri governor tours Iowa ethanol plant
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon traveled to Iowa to get a personal look at the latest methods in ethanol production....
  • Police: Man hit pregnant girlfriend with car
    SULLIVAN, Mo. (AP) -- An eastern Missouri man is facing charges for allegedly striking his pregnant girlfriend with a car, putting it in reverse, and trying to run down the woman's mother....
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Back in the Good Old Days for July 20-26 (07/21/14)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO July 20-26, 1934 The Safeway store in Monett, which moved from 418 E. Broadway to the Mansfield building at 314 E. Broadway, held its formal reopening on July 21. The store is very attractive and is spic and span in every detail. A large force of salesmen will be employed for the opening...
Back in the Good Old Days for July 13-19 (07/14/14)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO July 13-19, 1934 The Monett police force is hot on the heels of peddlers and salesmen of all kinds. Out of 13 arrests so far this month, three have been for selling fruits and vegetables without city licenses. The Monett City Council passed an ordinance providing for the control and operation of the municipal light system of the City of Monett, and established new rates for electric current and rules and regulations for consumers. ...

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