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News in brief (09/27/14)
The Monett Elementary School Family Fun Fest will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27 at the school. Activities will include inflatables, carnival games, a dunk tank, face painting and a silent Auction. Heno Head will offer science demonstrations from 5 to 6 p.m...
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Cox Monett to offer breast cancer surgeries (10/01/14)
Area residents needing surgery now have an option as to where they would like to have it done that does not include...
Linahan remembered 2 years after death (10/01/14)
Shelby Linahan, a former Monett elementary school teacher, battled breast cancer from 2007 until her death in 2012. Her...
When cancer strikes twice (10/01/14)
For those diagnosed with cancer, defeating the disease once is trial enough, but some see the tumors reoccur, and they...
Hospital teams up with community for Mammogram Day (10/01/14)
EFCO helps with annual event in Monett Cox Monett Hospital is hoping to make a difference in women's health during...
More than 200 attend Cox Monett health fair (10/01/14)
Many healthcare providers in the Monett community had booths and offered services during the Live Well Health and...
Sports Headlines
Pierce City Eagles seeking positive growth (10/01/14)
The last two weeks of football have been anything but ideal for the Pierce City football team. The Eagles have lost key...
Cubs prep for spread attack (10/01/14)
Regular season games don't get much bigger than Friday's game in Carl Junction. Class 3, No.10 ranked Monett -- 5-1...
Football Rankings (10/01/14)
Big 8 Conference Standings This week's schedule Monett at Carl Junction Mt. Vernon at Cassville Nevada at Aurora Last...
By the Numbers (10/01/14)
10: The state ranking of the Monett Cubs football team. 3: The number of Big 8 Conference teams that are state ranked....
Adjustments lead Cubs to surge in second half (09/30/14)
Quincy Jackson is fast. During the track season, he runs the first leg of the 4x200 relay team. His job on the relay...
State news
  • Tweet about Ferguson grand jury sparks probe
    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Prosecutors are investigating a Twitter post claiming that grand jurors hearing evidence in the police shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old near St. Louis haven't seen enough evidence to justify prosecuting the officer....
  • Missouri lawmakers question troopers' training
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri lawmakers spent more than five hours Wednesday drilling current and retired troopers about training protocols in a review of the State Highway Patrol sought after a man drowned this summer while under arrest....
  • Consumer group sues over Missouri insurance rates
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A Missouri consumer group announced Wednesday that it has sued the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in the latest effort to obtain information used to justify the rates consumers will pay for insurance on the federally run online marketplace....
  • Officer accused of taking drug from evidence room
    FLORDELL HILLS, Mo. (AP) -- A suburban St. Louis police officer is facing charges for allegedly stealing prescription drugs from a police evidence room....
  • St. Louis panel focuses on police force diversity
    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Police agencies need to work harder to become more diverse, and a key starting point is improving relations between police and minority communities, experts said Wednesday during a conference in St. Louis....
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Back in the Good Old Days for Sept. 21-27 (09/22/14)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO Sept. 21-27, 1934 The football game with Joplin, scheduled for Oct. 5, will be played at Monett on a lighted field. This is big news to football fans here. It means one of the biggest seasons of football ever seen in Monett. The Junior Chamber of Commerce voted to install eight 60-foot poles on the football field...
Back in the Good Old Days for Sept. 14-20 (09/15/14)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO Sept. 14-20, 1934 Rains on Sept. 13 broke the 60-day drought, assuring a third of the crop of fine quality apples in this area will bulge. The apple crop of the nation is light and good marketable apples are selling in Arkansas for $1 a bushel. Long-term effects of the drought are unclear, but there may be no strawberry crop next spring...

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