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Tuesday, Apr. 21, 2015
News in brief
News in brief (04/18/15)
The grand opening of the Monett Community Garden has been moved to 10 a.m. on April 25. The garden will be located south of the Monett Community Church. The Southern Missouri Beekeepers of Monett will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 21, at First United Methodist Church, 1600 N. Central in Monett. Those interested in beekeeping or wanting to learn more are invited to attend. For more information, call John Schmidt at 235-7726...
Mt. Vernon man killed in wreck (04/19/15)
A Mt. Vernon man was killed Saturday night in a head-on collision on Route HH, three miles west of Carthage. According...
Mt. Vernon woman injured in Saturday wreck (04/18/15)
A Mt. Vernon woman was injured Saturday morning in a wreck on Highway 174, two miles west of Republic. According to a...
Aurora businessman plans to sue Pierce City (04/18/15)
Aldermen at Pierce City have tossed a hot potato to the city's planning and zoning committee that may end up seeing the...
Monday starts Walk to School Week (04/18/15)
The second annual Walk to School Week, a project of the Monett Healthy Schools/Health Communities initiative, will...
Monett students learn fine art of shooting (04/18/15)
Students from Monett High School's team sports and lifetime activities class traveled to the Monett Sportsmen's...
Cubs out-Witt Mountaineers (04/18/15)
As the Cubs baseball players broke from their postgame huddle, they in unison all said the same word -- family. Monett...
Monett man Boston bound (04/18/15)
What started out as a simple invitation grew into a hobby and now an obsession for one Monettan. Micah Miller, a 2010...
Pierce City track sharing athletes (04/17/15)
With the seasonal move of the softball season from the fall to the spring, the Pierce City track team has been stuck...
Monett sizing up competition (04/17/15)
A seventh-place finish at a tough Nixa Relay on Tuesday has left the Monett track team and Coach Tyler Rickard feeling...
Cubs baseball hosts nemesis Mountaineers on Thursday (04/15/15)
Although it is only the second conference game of the season for Monett, in terms of positioning for the Big 8 title...
Back in the Good Old Days for April 19-25 (04/20/15)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO April 19-25, 1935 It appears that towns in this section that have units of the National Guard will get new armories. The government expects towns that want public improvements under the work relief plan, or want to obtain public funds for any purpose, to present their demands and support them with proper facts. Congressman Dewey Short said the House subcommittee on the National Guard, on which he sits, held hearings on funding new armories, including in Monett and Pierce City...
Back in the Good Old Days for April 12-18 (04/20/15)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO April 12-18, 1935 J.P. Martin was named on April 12 as the acting postmaster at Monett, succeeding S.A. Chapell, who resigned to take over as the city's finance commissioner following the death of J.H. Smedley. By this appointment, the son of one of the early founders of the town of Monett succeeds a man who has been closely identified with the history of the town since its beginning. ...