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Thursday, July 31, 2014
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News in Brief (07/30/14)
The Pierce City Senior Center will host a dance at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 24. The Fun timers Band will provide the music. Admission is $3. Countryside Christian Church, 1200 N. Eisenhower in Monett, will hold Vacation Bible School from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. ...
Country star can 'Roll With It' in Cassville (07/30/14)
On Monday morning, at about 10 or 11 a.m., there was one vehicle in particular that stood out in Cassville -- the big...
Purdy buses to try more centralized strategy (07/30/14)
A new strategy for busing children to and from the Purdy schools this fall will explore using central locations for...
Sales tax receipts see big leap in July (07/30/14)
For the fourth time in seven months, sales tax receipts to the bi-county area have jumped by more than 20 percent...
Purdy School District beefs up personnel with 6 new hires (07/30/14)
Beefing up the personnel for the coming school year, the Purdy School District hired two certified and four...
Purdy schools announce opening schedule (07/30/14)
Purdy Schools have announced registration and schedule pick-up dates for elementary, middle and high school students....
Speedway features Sunday USMTS race (07/30/14)
It only happens once a year for race fans in southwest Missouri, and this weekend, it is coming. The Monett Speedway os...
Jared Lankford: What makes a good coach? (07/30/14)
One of the first trips I ever took without my parents was to the state capitol when I was 10. I was with a small group...
Wicked Strong finds stride in N.Y. (07/29/14)
Faith is something that Monett resident Jane Rogers is very familiar with. Whether it is in the service of the Lord or...
Burl Fowler turf passes final inspection (07/29/14)
The turf project at Burl Fowler Stadium cleared its final hurdle as the Monett School District and its architectural...
Growth, competition keys of Cubs' camp (07/26/14)
The sights and sounds of pads popping on Friday was a joyful chorus to the Monett football coaching staff. For two...
Back in the Good Old Days for July 27-Aug. 2 (07/29/14)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO July 27-Aug. 2, 1934 Packing the sidewalks to see Standard Oil Company's Live Power Parade, a large throng in Aug. 1 viewed the vivid picture presented by the Mardi Gras on Wheels. The line was formed down Ninth Street, through Broadway to Central Avenue, then back down Broadway and parked their floats and cars in the center of Broadway between Fifth and Sixth streets. ...
Back in the Good Old Days for July 20-26 (07/21/14)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO July 20-26, 1934 The Safeway store in Monett, which moved from 418 E. Broadway to the Mansfield building at 314 E. Broadway, held its formal reopening on July 21. The store is very attractive and is spic and span in every detail. A large force of salesmen will be employed for the opening...
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