Sunset ceremony honors POWs, MIAsMembers of Tom Wolfe Memorial Post No. 4207 gathered at sunset on Friday at Monett’s IOOF Cemetery for National POW/MIA Day, hosting a remembrance ceremony for prisoners of war and soldiers declared...
No obstacle too big to overcomeMembers of the Monett Kiwanis Club hosted Lt. Col. (R) Brennan Cook to discuss the need for an obstacle course for the JROTC program at Scott Regional Technology Center in Monett. “Instead of...
- Development Center to break ground
- Pierce City police force still needing officers
- Kiwanis to host golf tourney fundraiser
- News in brief
- COVID cases fall in last week (9/24/21)
- Cox proposes nature trail (9/22/21)1
- Monettan charged with child molestation (9/22/21)6
- Phone scam targeting residents (9/22/21)
- Man charged with assault after chase (9/22/21)
- Freistatt hires attorney (9/22/21)
- Circus comes to town (9/22/21)
- Shining in the sun (9/22/21)
- News in brief (9/22/21)
- Under new ownership (9/18/21)
- Marionville man murdered (9/18/21)
- New swift water rescue team coming (9/18/21)
- Who done it? Play to find out (9/18/21)
- Cubs take on Tigers for homecoming (9/18/21)
- Pierce City Homecoming slated Sept. 24 (9/18/21)
- News in brief (9/18/21)
- Monettan charged with child molestation
- Cubs’ youth a positive and negative
- Scoreboard — Sept. 15
- Cubs’ grit leads to win over Patriots
- Cubs take on Tigers for homecoming
- Cox proposes nature trail
- Phone scam targeting residents
- Homecoming bummer for Cubs
- Man charged with assault after chase
- Circus comes to town
- Mental strength a winning strategySkill and size are helpful to any volleyball team, but Pierce City’s squad has another marquee characteristic boosting the team this season — mental fortitude. The Lady Eagles (12-5-3) went 10-0-1 from Aug. 30 to Tuesday, when the streak finally broke against a Miller team that took third place in state last 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...
Kyle Troutman: One fest, two fest, three fest, fourIf there’s one thing I have come to learn about people in southwest Missouri, it’s that they love a good festival. The season of festivals has been upon us for a few weeks now, and you don’t have to travel even an hour each weekend at this point to spend all your money on craft booths, spin your kids into vertigo or train yourself for Thanksgiving-level calorie intake...
Kyle Troutman: Never forget how together we wereIt was another Tuesday. I got up, had breakfast, got ready, took the bus to school and played my morning pickup games of basketball with my friends at Dunbar Middle School in Little Rock, Ark. It was time to head in for class, so I made my way to my third floor, eighth-grade homeroom, Mrs. Flynn’s English class...
Kyle Troutman: Off the spikeMost weeks, coming up with a topic for this column is fairly simple and straightforward, but sometimes, there are too many things to talk about but not enough about one thing to make it the star. In this situation, I am resorting to a tactic used by the former owner of the Cassville Democrat, Bob Mitchell, and employing the “off the spike” technique of addressing multiple notes in one sitting...
Alvin Blake: We should protect ourselves from EMP eventDear Editor: We must do more to strengthen our power grid against an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) event. Such an event can result from an attack by an enemy, or it can occur naturally. It could result in devastating loss of life. There is disagreement on this, but why take chances?...
Countryside Christian to host The Farm HandsCountryside 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...
Scotty Store receives generous donationJill 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...
Students of the Week named (9/15/21)Students of the Week at Monett Elementary School for the week of Sept. 6 are pictured.
All Roads Lead Home Mural project receives grant (9/8/21)The second All Roads Lead Home Mural received a $500 boost during back to school meetings in August from the Missouri Retired Teachers Association, represented by Shirley Andrus (left) and Ruby...
Ethelwyn “Winnie” Strong (9/25/21)Ethelwyn “Winnie” Strong, of Monett, passed away on Friday, September 24, 2021, at the age of 82. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Stewart (Stu) Strong; children, Charles (Amanda) Strong,...
Rose Rhodes (9/25/21)Rose Marie Rhodes (nee Falzone), of O’Fallon, Missouri, passed away peacefully surrounded by friends Friday, September 17, 2021, at the age of 89. Cherished daughter of the late Ray and Rose Falzone....
Gerald Yardley (9/25/21)Gerald Gregory Yardley, 75, of Monett, Missouri, passed away September 16, 2021, in Springfield, Missouri. He entered this life March 31, 1946, in Deer Lodge, Montana, the son of Kermit and Doris...
Richard Luke Auernheimer (9/25/21)Richard Luke Auernheimer, 89, of Cassville, died Monday, Sept. 20. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, at Cassville United Methodist Church in Cassville, under direction of...
Jacob Berry (9/25/21)Jacob Leon “Jake” Berry, 31, of Mt. Vernon, died Sept. 18, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 25, at Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt....
Harold King (9/25/21)Harold King, 82, of Garfield, Ark., died at Tuesday, Sept. 21. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
Garage SalesGARAGE SALE: Friday and Saturday 24-25 8-?. 1400 N. 4th St., Monett. Lots of men's stuff & lots of misc.
Garage SalesGARAGE SALE: September 24 7-6 & September 25 7-3. 9745 Farm Road 1095, Purdy. Boys, girls and Plus size women clothes, tables, shoes, misc.
Garage SalesGARAGE SALE: Friday, September 24 8am and Saturday, September 25 8am-12pm. 538 Private Road 1116, Monett.
Apartments for RentLOFTS FOR rent. Call 417-235-9839.