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News in brief
News in Brief (04/24/15)
Walk to School Day on Thursday in Monett had 210 students participating. The Monett Rural Fire District board will meet at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 28 at the rural fire station on County Road in Monett. 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...
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Purdy superintendent addresses school incident that led to arrest (04/24/15)
Purdy Superintendent Steve Chancellor on Friday afternoon released a statement regarding an incident on school grounds...
Dairy at Southwest Research Center to close (04/24/15)
The dairy at the University of Missouri's Southwest Research Center near Mt. Vernon is closing, and the reduction is...
Car-train collision kills Crane man (04/24/15)
A Crane man was killed in a vehicle-train collision at 1:17 a.m. on Wednesday in Marionville. According to an...
EFCO drill raises challenges for responders (04/24/15)
Emergency responders from Monett's city fire and police departments, two ambulance services, plus county emergency...
Monett Chamber of Commerce plans spring events (04/24/15)
Several events sponsored by the Monett Chamber of Commerce will take place over the next month. An Eggs and Issues...
Sports Headlines
Speedway slowed by wet weather (04/24/15)
The distinct roar of engines hovering over Monett has been mostly absent this year, thanks to one culprit -- Mother...
Monett track shines in Cassville (04/24/15)
As the Monett boys and girls track teams prepare for the Monett Relays on Tuesday, they got a needed boost of...
Monett baseball setting the table (04/24/15)
The leadoff hitter is one of the most important spots in a baseball team's roster. Assuming he stays healthy, he will...
Cubs runners take 3rd at East Newton meet (04/22/15)
Pfitzner re-rewrites Cubs' record book in 400-meter Another meet led to another school record for Monett senior Levi...
Eagles riding win streak (04/22/15)
The Pierce City baseball team won its third consecutive game on Monday with a 8-0 decision over Pleasant Hope to...
Purdy High School prom 2015

The Purdy High School prom, using the theme of "Masquerade," was held on Saturday, April 11 at the Monett City Park Casino.

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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. ...
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