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Monett Council Hears Fireworks Concerns

MONETT - The fate of a popular Fourth of July firework may be up in the air in one southwest Missouri community. At their regular city council meeting Wednesday, the Monett council heard from a resident who is asking the city to ban sky lanterns, also known as Chinese lanterns. The popular displays

FOURSTATESHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-09-20 23:27:53

Walk to School Week underway in Monett

Walk to School Week has been underway since Monday in Monett. Students and adult volunteers are pictured on Tuesday morning heading across Euclid to head toward the middle school and Central Park Elementary, while students at rear headed off to Monett Elementary. According to Alex Severs, wellness c

MONETT TIMES - 2017-09-20 05:00:00

City of Monett to name Lisa Crawford new city clerk

The Monett City Council plans to cover a wide range of busy when it meets at 9:30 a.m. today at Monett City Hall, ranging from a staffing change to financing the new aquatic center. Council members plan to appoint Lisa Crawford, the current deputy clerk for the city, as the new city clerk on Jan. 1

MONETT TIMES - 2017-09-20 05:00:00

New credit recovery strategy used at Monett

This year, Monett High School has expanded its credit recovery program in an innovative way, making it possible for students who have not achieved a passing grade in a class to go back and master the skill or specific area that held them back. Principal David Williams and Assistant Principal Stepha

MONETT TIMES - 2017-09-19 05:00:00

Four people injured in two area accidents

A Goodman resident sustained minor injuries in a single-vehicle accident at 4:40 p.m. Wednesday on Missouri Highway 76, about 2 miles west of Exeter in Barry County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Tyler C. Burr, 18, was taken to Mercy Hospital Joplin. He was driving an eastbound pic

JOPLIN GLOBE - 2017-09-21 02:12:59

Food, music, fellowship draw crowds to Hispanic Heritage Festival

Marimba Caliente from Springfield provided some of the live music offered at the Hispanic Heritage Festival at Monetts South Park on Sunday. Murray Bishoff/times-news@monett-times.com Dandyni, a clown and balloon artist from Springdale, Ark., made a balloon hat for Alejandra Rivera at the Hispanic

MONETT TIMES - 2017-09-20 05:00:00

Infant flown to hospital after wreck

Three people, including an infant, were injured Wednesday in a wreck at 6:48 a.m. on Highway 60 at Farm Road 1100, east of Monett. According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Daniel Gulley, 46, of Springfield, was driving a 2017 Freightliner box truck westbound and attempted to make a left

MONETT TIMES - 2017-09-20 05:00:00

2 injured in wreck near Jolly Mill

Two people were injured Monday in a wreck at 7:20 p.m. on Jolly Mill Road, eight miles east of Granby. According to a Missouri State Highway patrol report, Douglas Ingle, 34, of Miller, was driving a 2010 Pontiac G6 eastbound when his vehicle drove off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree

MONETT TIMES - 2017-09-19 05:00:00

Purdy school construction project taking shape

Revisions in the construction plan for the new FEMA shelter at the Purdy school district offered $100,000 in savings as school officials drew closer to awarding a construction contract. Superintendent Stephen Chancellor recently unveiled several revisions worked out with Paragon Architecture of Spr

MONETT TIMES - 2017-09-20 05:00:00

City of Purdy passes new detailed livestock ordinance

After delaying action for two months in hopes that issues would resolve themselves, the Purdy City Council changed directions and adopted a detailed new livestock ordinance in September. Mayor Bo Prock told aldermen the key question was whether or not the city would impose governance over livestock

MONETT TIMES - 2017-09-20 05:00:00

Horse in roadway causes wreck

A Springfield man was injured Tuesday in a wreck at 2:04 a.m. on Route K, five miles north of Aurora. According to a Missouri State Highway patrol report, Levi Bruner, 25, of Springfield, was driving 2001 Ford Crown Victoria northbound when his vehicle struck a horse in the roadway. Bruner suffered

MONETT TIMES - 2017-09-19 05:00:00

Horse Causes Crash in Aurora; Springfield Man Injured

Courtesy of MGN Online AURORA, Mo.(Hometown Daily News) - A man from Springfield is injured in a single-vehicle crash early this (Tuesday) morning, five miles north of Aurora in Lawrence County. The Missouri Highway Patrol reports 25-year-old Levi Brunner was traveling northbound on Route K at 2:04

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2017-09-20 00:44:03

VIDEO: Springfield crash injures driver of scooter

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A woman suffered injuries after an SUV hit her scooter Tuesday morning in Springfield. The crash happened at the intersection of Mount Vernon and Westport around 9 a.m. Police say the driver of the SUV was cited for improper passing. The driver of the scooter suffered non-life-t

KSPR.COM - 2017-09-19 19:02:00

Marionville Applefest offers pageantry, entertainment

Baylee Husmann, at center, was crowned Miss Applefest at Marionvilles annual celebration on Friday. Competing for the honor in the age 15-18 group, from left, were Kinsey Stephens, Husmann and Emilee Farley, who took first runner-up. Last years winner, Emile Valence, second from right, crowned the w

MONETT TIMES - 2017-09-19 05:00:00

MDC, Stone Co. Partner for New Bridge to Help Trout

New bridge spanning Crane Creek - photo: MDC CRANE, Mo. - A new clear-span bridge in Stone County benefits the rainbow trout population of Crane Creek. The Missouri Department of Conservation partnered with Stone County officials to replace the deteriorating box-culvert bridge on Roundhouse Road wit

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2017-09-19 12:58:07

Week 6 State Football Rankings

CLASS 4 1. Webb City (15) 2. Carl Junction 3. Kearney 4. Platte County 5. Parkway North 6. Parkway Central 7. Ladue 8. Harrisonville 9. Camdenton 10. West Plains Also receiving votes: Smithville, St. Francis Borgia, MICDS, Hannibal CLASS 3 1. McCluer South-Berkeley (15) 2. Blair Oaks 3. Park Hi

MONETT TIMES - 2017-09-20 05:00:00

Crane woman charged in death of infant son

A woman is being held in Stone County Jail without bond after being charged in relation to the death of her infant son. Dakota Cheyenne Moore, 18, was charged over the weekend with first-degree involuntary manslaughter and abuse or neglect of a child. Both charges are felonies. According to a report

BRANSONTRILAKESNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 04:00:00

MO Hwy Task Force Halfway to Goal

JOPLIN, Mo. - A Missouri task force looking for more funding for highway projects is halfway to its goal. State Representative Bill Reiboldt of Neosho was one of the lawmakers taking part in the hearing in Kirksville. He says one plan would ask voters to hike the gasoline tax by ten cents, raising

FOURSTATESHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-09-20 22:22:53

Federal grant adds, expands child care slots in Southwest Missouri

James White, 2, plays with toy cars on Wednesday at the South Joplin Early Head Start building. The program, where the waiting list on average holds more than 40 names, has been able via a grant obtained by the Economic Security Corp. to expand the infants and toddlers classroom from eight to 16 pup

JOPLIN GLOBE - 2017-09-21 04:00:00

Neosho School District secures funding to rebuild Goodman Elementary

Neosho, MO- An agency hired by the Neosho School District secures enough money to begin rebuilding Goodman Elementary. National Fire Protection is negotiating with the district's insurance company and has guaranteed at least 3 million dollars. That money will be used to start the process of rebuild

FOURSTATESHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-09-20 23:23:36