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News Headlines
Barry County sheriff will not seek re-election (02/09/16)
CASSVILLE -- After 28 years in law enforcement and five consecutive terms as Barry County sheriff, Mick Epperly...
Purdy school board approves technology upgrades (02/09/16)
Two major technology changes are coming for the Purdy School District. After a visit to Google headquarters,...
Sales tax revenues take a dip to start 2016 (02/09/16)
Both the Barry and Lawrence County commissions took a cue from the January sales tax totals, predicting a year of...
600-plus slide in for 'The Baseball Show' in Monett (02/09/16)
Three skits in "The Baseball Show" focused on three outrageous older ladies in the crowd: Nadine, Harriet and Doris,...
Washburn man injured in wreck (02/09/16)
A Washburn man was injured Saturday in a wreck at 12:30 a.m. on Highway 76, one mile south of Cassville. According to a...
Sports Headlines
Cubs come back to rally past rival Mountaineers (02/09/16)
The chant was unmistakable. With 1:20 left in regulation in Monett's game against Mt. Vernon, nearly 50 Monett High...
Cubs finish 5th in Oak Grove (02/09/16)
Illness might have left the Monett wrestling team short-handed at the Oak Grove tournament on Saturday, but the Cubs...
Lady Cubs rinse, recycle, repeat (02/06/16)
Thursday night witnessed the return of an all-too-familiar pattern for the Monett girls basketball team. An unhealthy...
Cubs head to Oak Grove (02/06/16)
Monett Wrestling Coach Daryl Bradley got what he wanted Thursday night -- a win over Joplin. The Cubs handed the Eagles...
Legion tryouts set for March 5 (02/06/16)
The Monett summer Legion Baseball tryouts will be on March 5 at Monett North Park Field 6, beginning at 3 p.m. Tryouts...
State news
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Back in the Good Old Days Feb. 7-13 (02/08/16)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO Feb. 7-13, 1936 Shortly after the roundhouse whistle sounded a sharp blast at 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 7, Boy Scouts came helter-skelter and arrived in front of the post office breathless and excited. The occasion was the annual mobilization, one of the features of Boy Scout Week. A flag-raising ceremony in front of the post office was the climax of the event...
Back in the Good Old Days Jan. 31-Feb. 6 (02/01/16)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO Jan. 31-Feb. 6, 1936 Miss Maud Schwandt, graduate nurse, has been employed as a health nurse for the Monett public schools. She will be stationed at the high school, but will make regular visits to all the schools in the system, She will in no way serve as a physician, the school board stated, but as a nurse, rendering first aid in case of injury, examining students when necessary to guard against the spread of disease, skin infections and things of that sort...
News in brief
News in Brief (02/09/16)
The Monett Ministerial Association will again sponsor Lenten Services this year with a half-hour service starting at noon followed by a light lunch. The first session will be on Feb. 10 at Chapel of Grace, 1153 Farm Road 1060, with Bill Vincent, pastor at the First Presbyterian Church, speaking...
School News
St. Mary's Spelling Bee winners named (02/06/16)
Winners of St. Mary's Catholic School's annual Spelling Bee are pictured.
St. Lawrence students celebrate Catholic Schools Week (02/06/16)
Catholic Schools Week 2016 was celebrated Sunday, Jan. 31 through Saturday, Feb. 6, at St. Lawrence Catholic School in...
Borgmann receives state honor from educators (02/06/16)
Monett Middle School band teacher Todd Borgmann received the Outstanding Young Music Educator for 2016 by the Missouri...
Elementary Students of the Week named (01/30/16)
Officials at Monett Elementary School have chosen students demonstrating the characteristic of being hard-working as...
Trinity Lutheran students honored for reading (01/23/16)
Students at Trinity Lutheran School in Freistatt were honored on Jan. 6 for reading achievement. These students...
Decatur Lodge donates to backpack program (01/23/16)
Members of Pierce City's Decatur Lodge No. 400 recently presented a check in the amount of $19,480 to the Pierce City...
Elementary Students of the Week named (01/23/16)
Officials at Monett Elementary School have chosen students demonstrating the characteristic of being hard-working as...
Pierce City High School library remodel complete (01/20/16)
Remodeling has been completed on the library at Pierce City High School, offering a new look more in line with the...
Kleinman wins St. Mary's Geography Bee (01/20/16)
Aiden Kleinman, an eighth grade student at St. Mary's Catholic School in Pierce City, was named the winner of the...
Trinity announces awards (01/20/16)
Trinity Lutheran School held its annual Geography Bee for fourth through eighth grades on Dec. 16.
Purdy Middle School honor rolls announced (01/20/16)
Officials at Purdy Middle School have released the names of students listed to the second quarter honor roll for the...
Purdy Students of the Month named (01/20/16)
Students of the Month for December have been announced by Purdy principals Janet Boys and Matt Gower.
Angela Johnson named Teacher of the Month (01/16/16)
In the monthly balloting at Monett High School, Special Education Teacher Angela Johnson, right, has been named Teacher...
Monett High School Students of Month named (01/16/16)
Student of the Month for December have been named at Monett High School.
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