Boxing back breast cancer for 18 roundsThat moment many women experience when they first feel a lump in their breast can be one of the most difficult for them to deal with. Getting a second opinion, making the call to the doctor’s office...
A medical journey like no otherAny major medical diagnosis can be hard to wrap one’s head around, but after one life-altering diagnosis at 21 years old, 36-year-old Whitney Fridley got another in January of this year. For more...
- New officers hit the road
- Water service aid available in Pierce City
- Man dies in Aurora wreck
- News in brief
- COVID cases dip by a third (10/13/21)
- Power of Pink helping put the ‘fight’ in fighting breast cancer (10/13/21)
- Balchem cited by OSHA for violations (10/13/21)
- Pierce City blindsided by $80,000 charge (10/13/21)
- Pfizer booster shots available in Cassville, Monett (10/13/21)
- Makin’ memories in Mt. Vernon (10/13/21)
- News in brief (10/13/21)
- Groundbreaking held for new Development Center (10/9/21)
- Back-ordered ambulance computer delayed due to lack of chips (10/9/21)
- Verona Council updating job descriptions (10/9/21)
- National Night Out helps build community relationships (10/9/21)
- YMCA to host annual Trunk or Treat (10/9/21)
- Membership Mingle offers networking opportunities (10/9/21)
- News in brief (10/9/21)
- Wellbaum Tire owner dies in car crash (10/8/21)3
- COVID cases fall marginally (10/7/21)
- A medical journey like no other
- Monett alum ready to rumble in Miami
- Scoreboard — Sept. 15
- Scoreboard — Sept. 29
- Makin’ memories in Mt. Vernon
- Cubs’ grit leads to win over Patriots
- Power of Pink helping put the ‘fight’ in fighting breast cancer
- Boxing back breast cancer for 18 rounds
- Wellbaum Tire owner dies in car crash
- Balchem cited by OSHA for violations
- Community rallies around LaGarceIt’s impossible to put a number on the amount of lives Charles LaGarce has impacted over the last two decades. One measure that may prove accurate is the number of people who are reaching out to the longtime as the Monett WaterThrashers and Monett High School swimming coach, as he has been diagnosed with stage 4 prostate cancer that has metastasized to his bones...
Apple Butter Makin' Days 2021 (10/13/21)
Natoinal Night Out 2021 (10/9/21)
FOOTBALL: Pierce City h Agape — Oct. 7, 2021 (10/8/21)
Pierce City Arts Fest 2021 (10/2/21)
Barry County Brawl 2021 (10/1/21)
Monett High School Homecoming Parade (9/29/21)
Repurposed Faire 2021 (9/1/21)
PCHS All School 80s Reunion (8/21/21)
Kyle Troutman: A happy first yearPierce City Leader-Journal Editor Paul Donley and I were talking before the Eagles football game a couple weeks ago and he told me his 50th wedding anniversary was this month. I’ve had plenty of people tell me their anniversaries are coming up, and I’ve celebrated the anniversaries of my parents and other extended family...
Resident: Vaccines should be requiredDear Editor: To prevent further spread of the coronavirus, we should require everyone to get fully vaccinated, (including a possible third dose) — unless exempted by a sincerely held religious belief or medical condition. We should write to our legislators and executives at all levels of government...
Kyle Troutman: Pink out for OctoberThe color pink has many meanings and interpretations in society, but none are more significant than the color’s use in October each year, aimed at raising awareness for breast cancer. National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, started in 1985, is an international campaign that — largely thanks to all the pink — is probably the most visible of any health-related awareness day or month throughout the year. ...
Kyle Troutman: Proud to be usA week ago, I sat in anticipation as my journalism colleagues throughout the state accepted their Better Newspaper Contest awards, itching to hear the winners of this year’s Gold Cups and if The Monett Times would win another one. Last year, we won our first in a strange year. ...
Kyle Troutman: Crime stories cause a stirThere’s no good way to report bad things. All too often, I am tasked with one of my least favorite job duties — writing a crime story where a child or children are the victims of alleged sexual abuse. These crimes are much more prevalent than you may think, and while not a scientific number, I’m confident in saying 95 percent of child sex crime cases I report involve children who know and trust the adults accused of the abuse...
Countryside Christian to host The Farm Hands (9/25/21)Countryside Christian Church in Monett is hosting a gospel and bluegrass concert featuring The Farm Hands at 6 p.m. on Oct. 10, at the church, located at 1200 N. Eisenhower in Monett. The group features leader Tim Graves (dobro), Kimberly Bibb (fiddle), Bryan Graves (bass), Kelsey Crews (banjo) and David Mansfield (guitar), will showcase their gospel and bluegrass stylings with songs such as “Pride,” “Circle of Wood,” “Green River Ferry Boat,” “Come Walk with Me” and more...
Recent blood drive yields 32 donations (9/15/21)A total of 32 people donated blood at the recent American Red Cross blood drive at New Site Baptist Church in Monett. First time donor was Tracy Glouse. Those achieving donation milestones included Michele Cornell and Glenn Fields, one gallon; and Nora Barrientos, 4 gallons...
Happy 95th birthday (9/1/21)Evert Fritz, a lifelong resident of the Monett/Freistatt area, will turn 95 years young on Sept. 7. All family and friends are invited to attend an open house to help him celebrate his birthday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Monett. Contributed photo...
Knights of Columbus celebrates 100 years (8/14/21)As Missouri celebrates 200 years of statehood, one local organization is celebrating its 100th year of work in the community. On Sunday, May 2, the Verona Knights of Columbus Council held a celebration in the Holy Trinity Parish Hall in Aurora to commemorate the appreciation the Knights have for their clergy and religious, and also to celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the Verona Council of the Knights of Columbus...
May Food Service Report released (8/14/21)The Health Department divides food service code violations into two categories; Priority and Core items. Priority items are more likely than other violations to contribute to food contamination, or illness and/or injury. Core items although important to the overall hygiene of the establishment, do not necessarily present an immediate threat to food contamination or illness and/or injury...
Students of the Week namedOfficials at Monett Elementary School have named Students of the Week for the week of Oct. 4.
University honors Pierce City students (10/9/21)Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) recently announced that Pierce City residents Tyler Walker and Samantha Walker have been named to the summer 2021 President's List. Full-time students who...
Students of the Week named (10/9/21)Officials at Monett Elementary School have named Students of the Week for the week of Sept. 20.
Students of the Week named (10/2/21)Students of the Week at Monett Elementary School for the week of Sept. 6 are pictured.
Scotty Store receives generous donation (9/25/21)Jill Fannin, left, marketing instructor at Scott Regional Technology Center in Monett, and Sara Barchak, a marketing representative for EFCO Corporation in Monett, celebrated the opening of the newly...
Everett J. Stephens (10/16/21)Everett J. Stephens, 53, of Roanoke, Texas, died Monday, Oct. 11, at Mercy Hospital in Joplin. Celebration of Life will be held from 2-4:00 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 18, at Buchanan Funeral Home in...
Pauline Rodgers (10/16/21)Pauline (Polly) Lenora Rodgers, 96, of Mt. Vernon, died at 5:40 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 9, at Lawrence County Manor in Mt. Vernon. Funeral services were held from at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 13, at...
Jeanie Miller (10/16/21)Jeanie Hallouise Miller, 94, of Ash Grove, died at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 11, at the Lawrence County Manor in Mt. Vernon. No services are planned at this time. Arrangements are under the...
Jimmie Lawmaster (10/16/21)Jimmie Lynn Lawmaster, 73, of Mt. Vernon, died at 10:50 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 10, at KU Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. Private family graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct....
Kyrs Lynn Hawkins (10/16/21)Krys Lynn Hawkins, 5-month-old son of James Hawkins and Jennifer Snodgrass of Golden, died at Monday, Oct. 11. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Cremation arrangements are under...
Evelyn Juanita Cron (10/16/21)Evelyn Juanita Cron, 66, of Seligman, died Wednesday, Oct. 13. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18, at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial will be at King Cemetery in...
Garage SalesINDOOR SALE: 507 4th. Thurs-Sat. 8-6. Moving, all goes! Men's bicycle, furniture, shampooer, pressure cooker, speakers/5-cd player, shoes/clothing (most $.25-$1).
DeliveryPackage Delivery Driver. 1099, sub-contractor. 3 days a week possibly more, Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday. Gather and organize in Cassville at 7:30 a.m. then deliver to parts of Cassville and Eagle Rock until finished, sometimes as early as 1:30...
AnnouncementsSTORAGE UNIT content disposal on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 of property to satisfy a landlord's lien for Stephanie Wade. M&G Mini Storage, 1420 E Cleveland, Monett, MO - 417-882-6000.
Services OfferedGENERAL CONSTRUCTION : Small carpenter jobs, painting, power washing; driveways, decks and siding, and fencing and decking. 236-5477.
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