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News in brief (02/28/15)
Due to impending inclement weather, the spaghetti dinner and silent auction fundraiser to benefit the Scott Regional Technology Center's JROTC program's Cadet Enrichment Project has been rescheduled. Instead of being held today, the event will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 7 at Scott Tech. A wide range of goods and services provided by area businesses...
Monett plans $2.2 million in capital improvements (02/28/15)
The proposed budget for the City of Monett's 2015-2016 fiscal year, beginning April 1, includes $2,228,400 million in...
Homeless student count rises sharply (02/28/15)
The number of homeless students in the Monett school district has risen sharply in the current school year. According...
Former Aurora man to jam with Brad Paisley (02/28/15)
A former Aurora teen, now a professional musician in Las Vegas, has caught the attention of country music star Brad...
Canvas and Coffee in Monett brings out inner artists (02/28/15)
The first Canvas and Coffee offered by artists April Davis Brunner and Becky Golubski was held on Tuesday at Mocha Jo's...
Mt. Vernon man dies in wreck (02/28/15)
A Mt. Vernon man died on Thursday after a wreck on Route V, two miles west of Mt. Vernon. According to a Missouri State...
Pierce City stuns Purdy, 47-43 (02/28/15)
For almost 30 of the game's 32 minutes, the Pierce City girls basketball team fought an uphill struggle against Purdy...
Eagles vie for district title (02/28/15)
The top two seeds in the Class 3, District 12 tournament advanced Thursday to today's championship in Pierce City. It...
Wildcats reflect on positive season (02/28/15)
WILLARD -- As the last few minutes ticked off the clock during the Class 1, District 5 championship game, it was...
Pizzazz Poms performing at state (02/28/15)
The Monett High School Pizzazz Poms Dance Team recently competed at the Missouri State University Sugar Bears...
Purdy takes aim at reigning champs (02/27/15)
As the last few seconds of the Class 2, District 12 semifinal match with Southwest ticket off the clock, Purdy Coach...
Local Entertainment: Feb. 26-March 5 (02/14/15)
Top Picks --- 1. Country music queen Miranda Lamber performs at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday at the BOK Center, 200 S. Denver. Lambert's songs of sass and fury, with one foot firmly planted in country music traditions, have made her a crowd favorite. The BOK Center in downtown Tulsa is a great, clean venue with good seats at every level. 2. The U.S. Air Force Airmen of Note, the premier jazz ensemble of the Air Force, will perform a free concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday at the Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts. The ensemble is participating during the day in the annual Missouri State University Jazz Festival at the Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts and Wehr Band Hall. The concert serves as a treat for the 45 to 50 high school and middle school bands participating. 3.Springfield Contemporary Theater offers an intimate setting for any play. The atmosphere will amplify the experience of Shakespeare's "The Tempest," presented by Springfield Contemporary Theatre, at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. on Sunday at 431 S. Jefferson. Parking is available on the south side of the theater.
Back in the Good Old Days for March 1-7 (03/02/15)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO March 1-7, 1935 Monett Police Chief A.C. Ebright is notifying owners of dogs in Monett they must confine them from March 1 to Nov. 1. The time set heretofore has been from April 1 to Oct. 1, but property owners who are putting out gardens and improving their premises have made complaint that dogs are causing damage and so the time of confining them has been changed...
Back in the Good Old Days for Feb. 22-28 (02/26/15)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO February 22-28, 1935 Unless federal funds are matched, the Monett transient bureau may have to be closed. Those in charge of the transient work in Missouri continue optimistic, making plans several months ahead. If the transient centers are closed, the transient problem will be right back where it was, because the work has been of a temporary nature, meeting chiefly just the needs of the day. ...
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