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Purdy FBLA students qualify for state; Students take a first, second place at district
Three members of the Purdy High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Chapter qualified for state competition at the District 5 Competition. Billie House took home first place in business calculations. Abby Parsons achieved second place in FBLA principles and procedures. Lino Perez came in fifth in computer problem solving. House, Parsons and Perez will represent Purdy Schools at the State FBLA competition April 13-15 in Columbia...
MHS speech students place in recent contests; Five place at two invitational events
Monett High School speech students placed in meets held Feb. 21 and 22 in Neosho and Reeds Spring. At the Reeds Spring Individual Event, the following students advanced to finals and placed: Elizabeth Hurst, second in prose; Jami Asher, third in poetry; Katelyn Morrison, fourth in poetry; and Taylor Rodriguez, fourth in prose...
Berean students sing for Lacoba residents
Submitted photo Students from the Berean Christian Academy in Monett recently provided musical entertainment for the residents at Lacoba Homes in Monett. Blending their voices for a celebration in sound, from left, were: Brooke Keeling, Chase Jack, Shelby Jack, Noah Cutlers, Taylor Keeling, Connor Anderson, Sarah Baker and Jordan Wyatt...
Good Old Days
Feb. 28, 1934 The Lawrence County Court refused to grant the petition to disincorporate Forest Park, claiming there were not enough petitioners. Forest Park citizens wish to become part of Monett. The popular Byron Fly 10-piece orchestra, of Joplin, rated as one of the best orchestras of this district, was been engaged to play for the Junior Chamber of Commerce's dance on March 2 at the City Park Casino. The orchestra features George Willhoite, of Monett, as pianist...
Back in the Good Old Days for Feb. 27
EIGHTY YEARS AGO Feb. 27, 1934 Lulu Vollmer's play "Sun-Up" will be produced by the Dramaticus Club of the Monett Junior College. Vollmer is well known from her "Moonshine and Honeysuckle" radio series. The water project, going before Monett voters as explained at a mass meeting at the City Hall Auditorium, will be doing away with dead-end lines and adding new pumps. The plan can be done with no tax increase...