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Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
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News in Brief (10/22/14)
The Monett Parent Teacher Organization will hold a Book Fair at Monett Elementary School from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday and from 8 a.m. to noon on Friday. The 41st annual Golden Age Dinner hosted by Monett High School Student Council, will be held at Monett High School on Thursday, Nov. 20 at 5:30 p.m. All senior citizens are invited. Dinner, entertainment, and prizes are provided. People may call the high school at 235-5445 to sign up...
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News Headlines
Child struck by car at Monett Middle School (10/22/14)
A 12-year-old Monett girl received minor injuries after being struck by a car on Ninth Street by the Monett Middle...
Mental health resources targeted (10/22/14)
A woman from Purdy is hoping to shed some light on the lack of mental health resources in Barry County after her...
2 arrested for suspected meth near Shoal Creek (10/22/14)
A man and a woman allegedly living out of their vehicle were arrested recently near Shoal Creek in Pioneer after being...
Deputy's attempt to help couple results in couple's arrest (10/22/14)
A Barry County sheriff's deputy's recent attempt to help a local family took a sour turn when he realized one of the...
Trees breaking into full fall colors in Monett (10/22/14)
The true barometer of Monett's autumn beauty took a major turn between Sunday and Monday, as the trees at the corner of...
Sports Headlines
Monett ready for shot at state title game (10/22/14)
It was just a normal day of practice for the Monett softball team on Monday as they prepared to chase the elusive goal...
2nd season upon Cubs (10/22/14)
It's a tradition that the Cubs football team started a couple of years ago. During the playoffs, at the end of the last...
By the Numbers (10/22/14)
9: The state ranking of the Monett Cubs football team. 3: The number of Big 8 Conference teams that are state ranked....
Football rankings (10/22/14)
This week's schedule East Newton at Monett Mt. Vernon at Cassville Seneca at Aurora Marshfield at Carl Junction...
Youth league sign-ups start Nov. 1 (10/22/14)
The Barry County Athletic Association Youth Boys Basketball League will Begin Nov. 1. The association third annual...
State news
  • Suspicious package forces quarantine of workers
    FARMINGTON, Mo. (AP) -- An investigation continues after a suspicious package and threatening letter left at Centene Corp.'s Farmington office forced 22 employees to be briefly quarantined....
  • Hotel Savoy in Kansas City damaged in fire
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The owner of the iconic Hotel Savoy in Kansas City says he's confident the business will reopen....
  • UMSL weighs purchase of golf course
    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The University of Missouri-St. Louis campus could get room to grow soon if university officials decide to purchase a neighboring golf course....
  • Dooley's son accused of 18 store holdups
    FLORISSANT, Mo. (AP) -- The son of St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley is jailed on $100,000 bond, suspected of robbing 18 gas stations....
  • Missouri police preparing for grand jury decision
    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri police have been brushing up on constitutional rights and stocking up on riot gear to prepare for a grand jury's decision about whether to charge a white police officer who fatally shot a black 18-year-old in suburban St. Louis....
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Back in the Good Old Days for Oct. 19-28 (10/21/14)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO Oct. 19-28, 1934 Four heavily armed men robbed Mr. and Mrs. Ed Salzer and Philamena Bauman, in holding up the Brown Gables in Monett on Oct. 18. In a week that included "Pretty Boy" Floyd being shot to death in Ohio, the robbers were pursued by Sheriff Shore and escaped into the Roaring River hills. For the first time, Headquarters Battery, Missouri National Guard mobilized at the request of the sheriff to join the hunt if called by Governor Park...
Back in the Good Old Days for Oct. 12-18 (10/14/14)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO Oct. 12-18, 1934 In a presentation to the Monett Ad Club, Pearl Lewis from the Frisco Employees Club reported that the railroad has 500 employees with their families in Monett, comprising more than 1,260 people, and a monthly payroll of $62,000. ...

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