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Friday, July 1, 2016
Verona superintendent paints tight financial picture (07/01/16)
Responding to teachers' requests in May for a percentage raise, Verona School Superintendent Tony Simmons was cautious...
$65K horseshoe project approved (07/01/16)
Pierce City aldermen approved hiring Bussey's Asphalt Construction, of Seneca, to complete a street project for the...
Ripe for the pickin' (07/01/16)
Sampling these juicy, ripe blueberries was an irresistible draw for Amelie Velasquez, 2, as she assisted her mother,...
Ordinances on work zones, encroachment proposed (07/01/16)
The Monett City Council is considering four new ordinances, which deal with work zones, encroachment, rezoning and city...
Lawrence County's Gay Parita open for business once again (07/01/16)
Travelers and adventurers touring Historic Route 66, from Chicago, Ill., to Santa Monica, Calif., can once again pull...
Lady Cubs volleyball to hit the road (07/01/16)
Home cooking will be more scarce this season for the Monett volleyball team. The Lady Cubs play 52 percent of their...
Jack Henry & Associates (07/01/16)
The 2016 Monett Youth Baseball Minor League team sponsored by Jack Henry & Associates is coached by Matt Batson.
Babe Ruth 13-15-year-old (07/01/16)
The 2016 Monett Youth Babe Ruth 13-15-year-old team is coached by Brent Daingerfield.
Ozark 7 releases all-conference teams (06/29/16)
The Ozark 7 Conference took its time, but finally release the list of its top baseball players with its all-conference...
Four States Dental (06/29/16)
The 2016 Monett Youth Baseball Major League team sponsored by Four States Dental is coached by Ed Johnson.
Barry county court (07/01/16)
Barry County Circuit Court Thomas Delmar Berry, Purdy, failure to properly attach muffler, $182.50 fine James William Blakeney, Jr., Pierce City, no insurance and display/possession of motor vehicle plates of another person, $161 in fines, driving without a license, $30.50 fine, failure to display plates on motor vehicle, $20.50 fine, failure to wear seat belt, $10 fine...
Bailey-Funk Family Reunion held in Monett (06/29/16)
The 47th annual Bailey-Funk Family Reunion was held June 12 at the Monett Senior Citizen's building in Monett with 53 family members and friends attending. Although previous reunions had been held, it became an annual celebration starting on Lottie Funk Bailey's 80th birthday in 1969 at Roaring River Park. It was held there for the following several years until moving to the Monett City Park...
News in brief
News in brief (07/01/16)
Tickets for barbecued chicken dinners prepared by the Monett Lions Club on July 4 are available for $6 in advance at Top Hat Cleaners or Lions Club members. Cost is $7 at the Lions barbecue shack at Monett's South Park on July 4. The Mt. Vernon Red, White and Boom celebration will be held from 4 to 10 p.m. on July 1 at the Spirit of 76 Park. The band Sober as a Judge will perform, concluding with fireworks. A free swim will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. in the city pool...
Education briefs (06/29/16)
Barry and Lawrence counties retired teachers met on June 9 at the Olive Grill Restaurant for a buffet luncheon for...