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News in brief
News in brief (12/20/14)
Countryside Christian Church will present a Living Nativity from 6:30 to 8 p.m. today, Dec. 20, on the church lawn, located at 1200 N. Eisenhower. Viewing is available by motorists from Eisenhower or Nellie streets. For additional information, people may call 417-489-0068...
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Pierce City school district 
ponders 4-day week (12/20/14)
Pierce City School Board members and administrators are considering moving the district from a five-day instructional...
Monett advances dispatching plan (12/20/14)
The city of Monett has approved a letter of intent outlining terms under which the city will take over emergency...
Head-on collision seriously injures 2 near Mt. Vernon (12/20/14)
Two men suffered serious injuries Thursday in a wreck on County Road 2130, four miles west of Mt. Vernon. According to...
Local residents get creative in deterring holiday gift thieves (12/20/14)
T'is the season, and local shoppers have come up with creative ways to deter thieves from stealing packages from their...
Chamber members celebrate holidays at Jingle Mingle (12/20/14)
Monett Chamber of Commerce members gathered at the chamber's community room on Tuesday to enjoy a meal together in the...
Sports Headlines
Wildcats hoops roars to 63-43 victory over Billings (12/20/14)
WALNUT GROVE -- The Verona boys basketball team opened the Walnut Grove Tournament in style with a 63-43 rout of...
Monett drops tourney opener to Exeter, 67-35 (12/20/14)
WALNUT GROVE -- Cold shooting, foul trouble and injuries led to the Lady Cubs dropping their opening-round game in the...
Lady Eagles pleased, but not content with season (12/20/14)
A 7-1 record to open the season and a Clever Tournament championship are good starting points for Purdy's girls...
Eagles to refocus on break (12/20/14)
Purdy boys basketball Coach Tommy Egan had an unusually long postgame meeting with his Eagles squad after a 67-61 loss...
Monett plays Valley Springs in tourney opener (12/20/14)
The Monet boys basketball team faces Valley Springs, Ark., to open play in the sixth annual Berryville Holiday...
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Back in the Good Old Days for Dec. 14-20 (12/15/14)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO Dec. 14-20, 1934 With the nation alarmed over the wide spread of the narcotics evil, Monett seems to be singularly free from the trouble at this time. Monett police have not been very gentle with addicts, and they seem to be giving the town a wide berth now. No drugs are sold here, so there is no need for the transient addict to loiter...
Back in the Good Old Days for Dec. 7-13 (12/10/14)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO Dec. 7-13, 1934 Instead of the cold and snow increasing business at the transient center as might be expected, it slows up the arrivals. It is supposed the transients simply stay where they are when the weather turns, and do not try to move. New registrations have been running around 12 to 15 a day, but during the cold spell of the last few days, it had dropped to about 10 a day...

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