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Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
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News in brief (10/18/14)
Southern Missouri Beekeepers of Monett will hold their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at the First United Methodist Church, 1600 N. Central. Charlie Johnson will speak about swarm traps and how to catch swarms. Bob Clark will discuss pests and predators of honey bees. All interested persons welcome. For more information, people may contact John Schmidt at 235-7726...
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News Headlines
PC officials question training (10/21/14)
Pierce City aldermen are taking aim at the police department, requesting a reserve officer be suspended without pay for...
Unscheduled meeting borderlines illegality (10/21/14)
Three Pierce City aldermen held an unscheduled meeting with Mayor Allen Stockton on Sunday evening to discuss the...
Monett revises sewer ordinance (10/21/14)
New standards on sewer pretreatment plants at Monett industries will give the city broader flexibility for setting...
The Den showcases renovations at open house (10/21/14)
An open house was held on Thursday at The Den youth center in Monett, showcasing the center's new look, equipment and...
Local woman goes bald for breast cancer (10/21/14)
Ann Hoffman, a circuit coach at Curves and a breast cancer survivor from Pierce City, presented a motivational talk to...
Sports Headlines
Focus leads Cubs to rout (10/21/14)
The Cubs football team talked all week about the need to start fast and finish strong. What was good for the purple and...
Lady Cubs softball finally earns golden ticket (10/21/14)
It is not a very big envelope, roughly six inches wide and eight inches long. It's white in color and has only two...
Seniors end on a high note (10/21/14)
Make it two wins in a row for the Eagles of Pierce City as they improved to 4-4 Friday on senior night Friday at Don...
Final Four bound (10/18/14)
It was a fitting ending to a great game when Monett pitching sensation Allie Krueger secured the final out of the Class...
Lady Cubs brace for districts (10/18/14)
The Monett volleyball team will put its season on the line Monday, as they play Seneca in the Class 3, District 10...
State news
  • Nixon creating group to address Ferguson issues
    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- An independent commission will be created to study issues that have surfaced since the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Tuesday....
  • City delays vote on St. Louis homeless shelter
    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The city of St. Louis has postponed a decision on the potential closure of a downtown homeless shelter that's facing complaints from neighboring property owners....
  • Missouri woman to face trial for son's death
    MOUNT VERNON, Mo. (AP) -- A southwest Missouri judge has concluded there's enough evidence to send a woman to trial for last year's death of her 4-year-old son....
  • Grandview man accused of scamming businessman
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A failed drug deal ended up costing a Kansas City-area businessman $3 million that he thought was going toward bribes to prosecutors and judges but instead was being used to finance the lavish lifestyle of his drug supplier, federal prosecutors said....
  • Student still hospitalized after school bus wreck
    LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. (AP) -- One member of the Raymore-Peculiar High School girls volleyball team remained hospitalized after the team bus collided with a truck on the way to a match....
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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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