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News in brief (01/24/15)
The Lawrence County Emergency Preparedness Committee will meet at noon on Jan. 28 at Angus Branch restaurant in Monett. Master's Voice, the contemporary Christian gospel ensemble and evangelism team, will present a full concert at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. ...
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Aurora man arrested after wreck near Butterfield (01/24/15)
An Aurora man is facing three charges after being seriously injured Friday in a wreck on Route W, four miles west of...
LawCo commissioners approve $4.7 million budget (01/24/15)
A budget of $4,714,126 has been approved by Lawrence County Commission, boosting spending by $200,000 over 2014, but...
4 now running for 2 school board seats (01/24/15)
Several candidates filed in the finals days for city, school board and road district races around Monett for the April...
Parent surveys favor 4-day school week in Pierce City (01/24/15)
PIERCE CITY -- After weeks of research, discussion and community surveys, members of the Pierce City School Board...
Speaker recalls KC Monarchs visits (01/24/15)
The thrill of a hometown baseball game taking on big-time players came to life on Tuesday as author Phil S. Dixon...
Sports Headlines
Wrestling Cubs answer coach at Seneca (01/24/15)
Daryl Bradley does not sugar coat his assessments when he talks to his wrestlers. When they wrestle hard and compete...
Jared Lankford: Depee's character, leadership will be missed (01/24/15)
Ann Landers once wrote, "You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for...
Lady Eagles still growing (01/23/15)
Pierce City Coach Rob Guerin keeps a calm demeanor on the bench during the Lady Eagles basketball games. He constantly...
Swimmers eye history (01/23/15)
There is only one word needed to describe the Monett swimming team's performances in the pool this year -- dominating....
Depee leaving Monett for Ozark (01/21/15)
The Monett School district will soon be on the lookout for a new head football coach, as the Chad Depee has moved on to...
Church of Monett fire

An arson fire at the Church of Monett, 809 Eighth St. in Monett, heavily damaged the church building. Monett firefighters arrived shortly before 1 p.m. on Jan. 19. The following photos were shot from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

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Back in the Good Old Days for Jan. 18-24 (01/19/15)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO Jan. 18-24, 1935 The women who braved the weather to attend the final session of the Whitlock-Lines Free Cooking School on Jan. 18 were taught ways of making colored tea cakes and tea biscuits, pies and of course lightbread, which always turns out fluffy and brown for Mrs. Silvernail, national lecturer and demonstrator who spoke at the City Hall Auditorium. Mrs. Silvernail uses Aristos "Never-Fail" flour in all her recipes, which is sold at Whitlock-Lines...
Back in the Good Old Days for Jan. 11-17 (01/12/15)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO Jan. 11-17, 1935 Kerry King and his popular dance band of the South performed at the Junior Chamber of Commerce dance at the City Park Casino on Jan. 15. The band broadcasts on KVOO, WBAP and WFAA. Deputy Sheriffs Troy Wilson and Gladden Daugherty made a quick clean-up of Monett slot machines on Jan. ...

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