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News Headlines
Strong arm robbery suspect apprehended (08/23/16)
The suspect of a strong arm robbery at Ramey in Purdy on Aug. 16 has been apprehended after an associate in the alleged...
Major revisions proposed for 37/60 intersection (08/23/16)
The Monett City Council has taken steps toward major changes at the Highway 37 and 60 intersection to correct the long...
Local seniors schooled in fraud detection (08/23/16)
Criminals are finding more and more ways to obtain merchandise and services by illegal means, and targeting senior...
Amy Irwin joins Monett Chamber of Commerce staff (08/23/16)
Amy Irwin has been hired as the new executive assistant at the Monett Chamber of Commerce. Irwin began last week. She...
Local church offers gospel concert (08/23/16)
The Southern Gospel trio Sunday Drive will present a free music concert at 6 p.m. on Saturday at the First Presbyterian...
Sports Headlines
Edgy defense setting tone for Cubs (08/23/16)
Michael Branch received a ton of attention, and rightfully so, for his three first quarter touchdowns against...
Frosh faces making impact for Eagles football (08/23/16)
The post-game huddle and speech after Pierce City's 24-14 loss to Diamond was upbeat and positive. Coach Brad Hocker...
Cubs press on at Republic (08/23/16)
Monett's boys soccer team is looking to break into the win column today as it travels to Republic for the second game...
Cubs roar to win over Pintos (08/20/16)
Monett wasted little time showing what it is made of in an impressive, 34-6 win over California Saturday night. The...
Jared Lankford: Reassessing a good idea (08/20/16)
There is an old saying, "A zebra cannot change its stripes." Generally, the meaning is associated with behavior, but...
State news
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47 donate at Red Cross blood drive (08/23/16)
A total of 47 donors contributed blood at the American Red Cross blood drive on Aug. 15 at the First United Methodist Church in Monett. Hitting milestones with their donations were Paul Renfro at 24 gallons and Mabel Brubaker with one gallon. Donors include: Kenneth Spencer, Julius Abramovitz, Tracy Archer, David Beckett, Donna Beckett, Marilyn Bell, Gerry Bounds, Mabel Brubacker, Ruth Brubaker, Sarah Brubacker, Roy Cash, Latricia Davis, David Foster, Jeffery Gates, Howard Gentry, Gene Halbert, Douglas Harris, Sheila Harris, Samuel Helmkamp, Roxane Hill, David Hood, Angela Johnson, Molly Johnson, Judy Kitchen, Marty Lewis, Felisha Martin, Robert McGuire, Mark Meyer, Mark Nelson, Danny Potter, Lana Reavis, Gorden Renfro, Paul Renfro, Rita Scarborough, Cheryl Schad, George Schad, Chad Shaw, Roger Spencer, Diana Swanson, Donald Swanson, Ronnie Veith, Deanna Warran, Lana Beck, Marlene Mareth, Bob Mareth and Mary Brubacker.. ...
Monett graduate enters Naval Academy (08/20/16)
Christopher Smith, a Monett High School graduate, was inducted into the U.S. Naval Academy Class of 2020 and began six weeks of midshipman training as part of Plebe Summer.
News in brief
News in brief (08/23/16)
The Kings Prairie Special Road District commissioners will meet at 7 p.m. Aug. 25 at Angus Branch Steakhouse in Monett. The Verona City Council will meet at 7 p.m. today. Council members will vote to repeal a portion of land annexed acquired when the city annexed the Highway 60 right of way. Action is also expected to place reauthorization of the sales tax for public safety on the Nov. 8 ballot...
School News
Purdy FFA and alumni host successful livestock show (07/30/16)
The Purdy FFA and FFA Alumni hosted their annual Purdy Livestock Show in conjunction with the Purdy Festival on...
Pierce City grad recognized at Pitt State (07/27/16)
Elizabeth Suzanne Younker of Pierce City, was recognized in the Magna Cum Laude list of Pittsburg State University's...
Back-to-school schedule announced for Purdy schools (07/27/16)
The back-to-school scheduled has been announced by the Purdy R-2 School District, which will include new activities...
3 area students on Dean's List at CMU (07/16/16)
Two Monett-area students at Central Methodist University in Fayette have been named to the Dean's List for the spring...
Bi-county students named to Drury University Dean's List (07/16/16)
Thirty Monett students and 22 other bi-county students at Drury University earned academic recognition on the...
Younker completes degree at PSU (07/13/16)
Elizabeth Younker, of Pierce City, graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in nursing in May from Pittsburg State...
Turner completes doctoral degree (07/13/16)
Bekki Turner, Monett High School Class of 1984, recently completed her doctoral degree in education from Walden...
Two veteran staffers retire at Trinity Lutheran (07/09/16)
Two veteran staff members, Sandy Voskamp and Fawn Hansen, retired from their duties at Trinity Lutheran School in...
2011 Monett graduate selected as member of Missouri Law Review (07/09/16)
Brianna Hills, a 2011 Monett graduate and 2015 graduate of the University of Missouri, was selected as an Associate...
Purdy Class of '66 meets (07/09/16)
The Purdy Class of 1966 recently gathered for a class reunion. The group met at the Angus Branch Restaurant on June 25...
Cubs of the Month (07/02/16)
Cubs of the Monet for April and May have been announced.
Underclass honors awarded at Monett High School (07/02/16)
Recognitions for outstanding achievement by Monett High School students who will be returning for the 2016-2017 school...
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