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Thursday, Mar. 26, 2015
News in brief
News in Brief (03/25/15)
The next mid-week Lenten service, sponsored by the Monett Ministerial Association, has been scheduled for noon today, March 25 at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 405 Seventh St. Paul Lanning will be the speaker. A light lunch will follow the service. Monett Elementary School will host a Book Fair in the school library March 23 through March 27. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, with a family night from 5 to 7 p.m. on March 24, and 8 a.m. to noon on Friday...
Monett court cases drop for 3rd consecutive year (03/25/15)
Cases in Monett Municipal Court dropped 36 percent in 2014, through revenue dropped by only 16 percent, according to...
Purdy school admins rehired (03/25/15)
Administrators at the Purdy school district have been rehired for another year of service. School board members voted...
Pierce City reconsiders, gives go to Mazoo Liquor (03/25/15)
Pierce City aldermen voted 5-3 to approve a request from Greg Williams, owner of In Triplicate, the parent company of...
Book Fair running this week at Monett Elementary School (03/25/15)
Students at Monett Elementary School found interesting reading at the Scholastic Books Spring Book Fair, which runs...
Purdy school district streamlines year-end calendar (03/25/15)
With winter weather apparently at an end, dates for year-end activities and a calendar for the 2015-2016 school year...
Purdy hitters thrive in season debut (03/25/15)
A new coach, new attitude, new season and new facilities upgrade added up to a 12-1 Purdy softball win over Diamond on...
Youth dominate track squad (03/25/15)
To say that the 2014-2015 Monett boys track program has undergone a youth movement is akin to saying the Grand Canyon...
Witt shines in Monett's season opener (03/24/15)
The final stat line looked good for Monett senior Hunter Witt on Saturday, as he helped the Cubs win their first games...
Pierce City grabs 5 district honors (03/24/15)
Class 2, District 12 has released its all-district players for the boys and girls basketball squads following the...
Pierce City track seeking rebound (03/21/15)
Pierce City has had a long and proud tradition when it comes to track and field competition. One glance at the school's...
Back in the Good Old Days for March 22-28 (03/23/15)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO March 22-28, 1935 One of the most up-to-date fashion shows ever seen in Monett was the style revue presdentedat the Gillioz Theatre on March 28. The revue included street dresses and afternoon frocks for women and sport and business suits for men in the first part, with afternoon and evening wear in the second part. The clothing modeled was outstanding and more beautiful clothing never has before been shown in Monett...
Back in the Good Old Days March 15-21 (03/16/15)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO March 15-21, 1935 Dr. R.V. Campbell is the second dentist in Monett struck by gold thieves. His office was entered with a master key after attempts to jimmy the lock on the door failed. Dust storms stretched from New Mexico to the Black Hills, sending wheat prices strongly higher. ...
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