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Work is underway on new Alternative Academy at Monett High School  KSNF/KODE -

Work to provide a facility for a new program at Monett High School is well underway.

Local News: News in brief (5/1/19)  Monett Times

May 4 will be the last night of the season for the McDowell Gold Jubilee. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the show starts at 6:30 p.m. with open jamming and stage ...

Monett High School Placed on Lockdown

MONETT, Mo. - A potential threat towards Monett High School placed the school on lockdown early this morning.

Monett High School adds Jobs for America's Graduates program next fall  KY3

The Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG) program serves students who have academic potential, but who also face significant barriers to success.

Monett High School student faces charge in school threat investigation  KY3

The school threat investigation into the threat lasted about an hour.

Park Women's Basketball Signs Nine Future Pirates For 2019-20 Signing Class  Victory Sports Network

Park University head women's basketball coach Norman Kenneth Cooper Jr., and his coaching staff are excited to announce the signing of nine future...

Cubs qualify nine wrestlers to state en route to district title  Joplin Globe

MONETT, Mo. — The district tournament has been pretty good to Daryl Bradley and his Monett wrestling squad in recent years.

Monett School District looks at non-traditional education with JAG program  KSNF/KODE -

A Southwest Missouri school district looks at non-traditional education programs to give students their best chance at success. Beginning next year, students in ...

Monett High student charged in Thursday school threat  Springfield News-Leader

Kaleb Switzer, 17, was charged Friday in connection with the Thursday incident at Monett High School.

High School Sports: All Hall of Famers (9/7/18)  Monett Times

The phrase “a tradition unlike any other” just took on a whole new meaning for the football program in Monett. On Thursday, the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame, ...

Obituary: Alice Foster (3/23/19)  Monett Times

Alice Meador Foster, age 98, passed away on Thursday, March 21, 2019, at Lacoba Care Center. Mrs. Foster was born November 18, 1920, to Elmer and Bess ...

Monett district, school leaders sued over student's alleged sexual assault on bus  Springfield News-Leader

The family of a Monett High School student has filed a federal lawsuit against the school district, two school officials and a bus company.

Local News: Monett Class of 2018 top 10 percent announced (5/9/18)  Monett Times

Year-end graduation announcements and schedules have been announced at Monett High School. The 183 students in the Class of 2018 represents an 11 ...

Local News: Monett High School seniors receive honors recognition (5/16/18)  Monett Times

Monett High School seniors received recognition for outstanding achievement and years of consistent performance during the Senior Honors Program, held May ...

Obituary: Jon Suit (12/15/18)  Monett Times

Jon C. Suit, 76, of Monett, Mo., went home to be with his Heavenly Father on Wednesday, December 12, 2018, while at Lacoba Homes in Monett. Jon was born ...

Student in Custody After Threat Toward Monett High School

MONETT, Mo.--Monett police say they have someone in custody after a student threatened violence Thursday at Monett High School.

Obituary: Maurice McDunner (12/25/18)  Monett Times

Maurice Lance McDunner, 58, of Wentworth, Mo., passed from this life on Saturday, December 22, 2018, while receiving care at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, ...

Monett student accused of making school-shooting threats  Joplin Globe

MOUNT VERNON, Mo. — A Monett High School student was arraigned Tuesday in a trial division of Lawrence County Circuit Court on charges that he made ...

Local News: Monett school board adopts 2018-2019 calendar (1/3/18)  Monett Times

Monett school board members approved the calendar for the 2018-2019 school year following a scheduled public hearing required when classes are slated to ...

Ozark Festival Orchestra offers holiday concert  Joplin Globe

MONETT, Mo. — The Ozark Festival Orchestra will put on a holiday concert filled with holiday favorites for the public this weekend.

Substitute teacher bound over on third count in student sex case  Joplin Globe

MOUNT VERNON, Mo. — A judge ordered a 26-year-old substitute teacher bound over for trial Thursday on one of two charges that she was facing in Lawrence ...

GO CAPS program at Monett High School ready to expand  Monett Times

Katherine Smith, a quality control engineer with EFCO Corporation, is pictured visiting with Gavin Wild and William Murphy from the GO CAPS engineering and ...

Monett School District faces a federal lawsuit over the sexual assault of a student  KSPR

MONETT, Mo. A local school district is under fire after a parent says not enough was done to protect his daughter from being sexually assaulted by another ...

Monett Teen Arrested for Terrorist Threat  KSNF/KODE -

A teen is behind bars after officers say he made threats at Monett high school.

Drury students in Monett earn grant to help revitalize downtown area  Drury Newsroom

Community Foundation of the Ozarks' Monett Affiliate awarded a $2425 grant to Drury University in Monett to undertake a revitalization project.

Local News: Monett school faculty changes announced (3/23/18)  Monett Times

Setting the groundwork for the 2018-2019 school year, the Monett Board of Education has approved three retirements, six resignations and hired 12 new ...

Ex-substitute teacher is charged for having sex with student in Monett  KY3

MONETT, Mo. (KY3) -- An-ex substitute teacher at Monett schools faces four charges of having sexual contact with a 17-year-old student. The Lawrence County ...

Monett FFA team wins top marks at national event  Monett Times

The Monett High School FFA dairy judging team, having made the unprecedented achievement of winning the state championship at the 89th Missouri FFA ...

Local News: Monett students honor local veterans during assembly (11/12/16)  Monett Times

Veterans from the Monett area received honor in music and word from Monett High School students during the assembly held for Veterans Day on Tuesday at ...

Monett High School top academic performers  Springfield News-Leader

All-Star nominee: Joel Ridenour. Top 10 percent of 2017 graduating class: Karsyn Ballay, Alexis Brannon, Natia Compton, Jacob Furry, Cale Harper, Deven ...

Monett Cubs Claim Class 3 Championship

SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- Dense fog surrounded Plaster Stadium and Missouri State University for the last day of high school football in the State of Missouri.

Crowder College hosts Engineering Day competition for high school students  Joplin Globe

NEOSHO, Mo. — More than 150 high school students from 11 area schools on Wednesday traveled to Crowder College for its first Engineering Day, ...

2018 Spring Preview: Monett Girls Soccer  Ozarks Sports Zone

By Derek Shore (For *Fresh* off their best season in terms of wins and losses, the Monett High School girls' soccer team took a large step ...

David Williams named new Monett High School principal  Monett Times

David Williams, the assistant principal at Monett High School for the past two years, has been named the new high school principal for the 2015-2016 school ...

Monett Artists' Guild to present 'Godspell' starting July 13  Cassville Democrat

Stephen Schwartz's musical “Godspell” will be the summer production of the Monett Artists' Guild, coming to the Monett High School Performing Arts Center next ...

Monett Schools May Begin Random Drug Testing

MONETT, Mo. -- A southwest Missouri school district considers a drug testing policy for students to combat a growing problem.

Monett High School Class of 1956 gathers for reunion  Monett Times

The Class of 1956 from Monett High School met recently for its 60th reunion at the home of Jerry James. Classmates, many accompanied by their spouses ...

For Monett softball, 22 became a magic number  Joplin Globe

The number 22 will always be a meaningful one for this year's Monett High School softball team.

Missouri school district sued over alleged sexual misconduct

MONETT, Mo. • A southwest Missouri father has filed a lawsuit alleging his daughter was sexually assaulted by a classmate on a school bus trip a year ago.

High School Sports: Monett celebrates its football history (8/22/14)  Monett Times

Burl Fowler Stadium has seen its share of big crowds. One of the largest was on Nov. 12, 2012, as the Cubs played Eldon in the state quarterfinal playoffs.

Local News: Performing Arts Center opens in style (9/15/15)  Monett Times

The Monett High School Performing Arts Center opened with a ribbon cutting and a concert on Thursday before a three-quarters capacity audience. "The dream ...

Top Chamber awards to Gale Huffmaster, Main Street  Monett Times

Gale Huffmaster received the Monett Chamber of Commerce's top honor, the Community *Service* Award, at the Chamber's annual membership meeting on ...

Monett Historical Museum plans grand opening  Joplin Globe

The Monett Historical Museum will hold a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony at 2 p.m. Saturday at 422 Broadway.

Lebanon wins inaugural district girls wrestling team title  Ozarks Sports Zone

Nixa hosted one of four district girls wrestling tournaments that were the first in state history this weekend. While it may have been the first MSHSAA sanctioned ...

Annual orchestra festival features 12-year-old cellist  Joplin Globe

MONETT, Mo. — Thirty-eight years — that's how long the Ozark Festival Orchestra has put on its Young Artist/Soloist Showcase to the public.

Morning fire destroys Granby business  KSNF/KODE -

An early morning blaze destroys a Newton County business.

Features: MHS seniors recognized for achievement (5/23/13)  Monett Times

Achievements by Monett High School students during the year were announced at the annual Senior Honors Assembly, held on May 13 in the school commons.

Football-mad Monett advances to playoff semifinals by downing Owensville  Springfield News-Leader

Monett's football players hope to equal the performance of their school's soccer team.

Arkell Smith, Kaesha George named as Globe's Male, Female Athletes of the Year  Joplin Globe

Arkell Smith, of Carthage High School, and Kaesha George, of Monett High School, have been named as the Globe's Male and Female Athletes of the Year.

Remembering Cat Johnson  KSNF/KODE -

Gary "Cat" Johnson thrilled Joplin area basketball fans in the 1970's at Memorial High School leading the Eagles to two state titles. Johnson played college ...

Missouri Sports Hall of Fame to induct Camdenton/Missouri State/NFL lineman Jason Whittle

Football Luncheon presented by Ozarks Coca-Cola/Dr Pepper set for 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17 at University Plaza Hotel & Convention Center.

Monett football coach moving to Ozark  Springfield News-Leader

OZARK – Monett's loss becomes a gain and a *fresh* set of downs for Ozark. Ozark High School introduced Chad Depee as its new head football coach shortly ...

Local News: Sonic changes general manager (10/15/16)  Monett Times

Management at the Sonic restaurant in Monett changed on Oct. 1, placing Gary VanNote as the new general manager. VanNote is taking over for Rocky Gaston, ...

Titanic Display in Joplin  KSNF/KODE -

Over the next few weeks, you won't need to go far to see an impressive exhibit about the Titanic.

Historic Monett downtown has grappled with flooding for more than a century  Joplin Globe

MONETT, Mo. — Monett and the railroad have a long history together.

Area bus drivers put skills to the test in new event  KSNF/KODE -

Bus drivers are putting their skills to the test in the first ever Southwest Missouri Bus Rodeo.

SCOREBOARD, LIVE BLOG: High school football starts with county rivalry game  Joplin Globe

High school football games start in Missouri with a bang, as Carl Junction travels to Webb City for an intense rivalry game. Joplin travels to Willard, Carthage ...

Chiefs' Dante Hall headlines annual football luncheon Oct. 17

Two former National Football League standouts, Kansas City Chiefs return man Dante Hall and New York Giants lineman Jason Whittle of Camdenton High ...

Obituary: Jack McCaffrey (2/17/17)  Monett Times

John F. (Jack) McCaffrey, 81, of Monett, MO, passed from this life peacefully on Monday afternoon, February 13, 2017, at his residence. Jack was born on August ...

High School Sports: The top 10 Times' sports stories of 2012 (1/3/13)  Monett Times

Times Photo by Jared Lankford The 2012 Monett Cubs football team is pictured above. In the front row, from left, are: Jordan Henson, Caleb Morris, Seth Starr, ...

Barry County Recorder of Deeds questionnaire: Angela Coones  Cassville Democrat

Age: 53. Political Party: Republican. Current Occupation: Current Chief Deputy Recorder for Barry County. Past Experience: In 1996-2006, I was hired by ...

VIDEO: Missouri boys hoops player hits 3/4-court buzzer beater to win game  USA TODAY High School Sports

The odds were strongly in favor of Tuesday night's boys basketball game between Diamond (Mo.) and Monett going to overtime. With 1.6 seconds on the clock ...

Missouri Highway Patrol assigns four graduates to Northwest Missouri  kttn

Captain James E. McDonald, commanding officer Troop H, has announced the assignment of four new troopers to Northwest Missouri. The new troopers were ...

Aurora schools consider switch to four-day weeks  Monett Times

In two public meetings this week, Aurora school superintendent Travis Shaw laid the foundation for switching the biggest school district fully in Lawrence County ...

A new era set to kickoff at Monett tonight  Monett Times

Tonight is a historic evening for Monett High School at South Park. For the first time in the school's history, the Monett Lady Cub soccer team will storm the field to ...

Arrests made after firearms and drugs discovered in Jasper County home  KSNF/KODE -

Detectives found 31 grams of suspected meth and four firearms, which included an SKS style rifle.

Emergency Road Conditions officially implemented  KSNF/KODE -

The Joplin Police Department is officially under Emergency Road Conditions.

Bringing him home: A Monett family's struggle to recover a veteran's remains from Laos  Springfield News-Leader

'He was my hero and I never dreamed he would not come home'

Former Monett students are finding college success in theatre  Monett Times

Laramie Ellis stars in a show at State Fair Community College. [Photo courtesy of Eric Yazell of State Fair Community College]. Order this photo. If the entire ...

2019 MSSU Research Symposium  KSNF/KODE -

Missouri Southern students are getting a chance to show off the hours and hours of work they've done outside of the classroom.

Official: Big 8 Conference expanding to 14 schools | Sports  Joplin Globe

Six schools have officially accepted bids to join the Big 8, which makes the expanding conference a 14-member league, President of Big 8 Athletic Directors ...

Missouri high school girls basketball team drinks urine in water cooler prank pulled by rivals  New York Daily News

They certainly weren't drinking Gatorade. An entire Missouri girls basketball team drank diluted urine after prankster players from a rival high school tampered ...

Spartans wrestling team makes program history finishing fourth at state, having five Moberly athletes medal  Moberly Monitor Index

Moberly's 'Spartans Seven' made the school's wrestling program's history Saturday in different ways at the 2019 MSHSAA Class 2 Wrestling Championships ...

Missouri releases list of rivers, streams and creeks considered polluted  Four States Homepage

JOPLIN, Mo. - Missouri has released the 2018 list of Impaired Waters. The 470 rivers, creeks and streams on the list are considered polluted in some way. Spring ...

Highway 66 in Cherokee County Closed Due to Fatal Crash  KSNF/KODE -

Highway 66 between Galena and Riverton is closed to through traffic as emergency crews work an injury crash.

Breaking: Remains identified as missing Chanute woman  KSNF/KODE -

The remains of a Chanute woman are identified in connection to a 2017 disappearance.

Joplin Police Department assist high speed pursuit into Oklahoma  KSNF/KODE -

(WYANDOTTE OK 74370) — Joplin Police Department tell us exclusively overnight that this all began about 10:00PM in Southwest Joplin as ODET|Ozarks Drug ...

Joplin News Jaden Collins arrest package  KSNF/KODE -

Jaden Collins, 18, was wanted on a Jasper County warrant for a Joplin burglary. He was taken into custody at 2025 S Murphy around 2:00PM on Thursday, ...

High School Sports: Monett wrestlers earn state awards (3/6/13)  Monett Times

Monett High School wrestlers Chase Brennan and Devon Overall were named to the Missouri Wrestling Academic All-State team on March 2 at the Missouri ...

Nine new faces will be present in the next Missouri State Senate after last week's primary  Four States Homepage

The Missouri State Senate will have nine new members when it assembles for the 100th General Assembly in January.

Steve's Trading Post - They have a large assortment of guns and ammo (110918)  KSNF/KODE -

We are proud to have the area's largest showroom of new and used firearms and are an authorized dealer of Benelli, Glock, Browning,Kimber, STI, Sig Sauer, ...

Missouri Hall of Fame honors local football stars  Monett Times

The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame has announced the inaugural group of Elite 11 honorees. Among its numbers are Monett alumni Dennis Heim and Kelly ...

High school Athlete of the Year award winners named  Springfield News-Leader

Hunter Yeargan of Willard and Brooke Stanfield of Republic were honored Thursday as the Athlete of the Year Award winners at the second ever News-Leader ...

Local News: Physician honored for 50 years of service (6/20/14)  Monett Times

Dr. Andres Apostol of Monett was recently honored by the Missouri State Medical Association for having served 50 years in the field of medicine. "This was a ...

Local News: Judge Sweeney receives excellence award (11/20/12)  Cassville Democrat

Judge J. Edward Sweeney, of Monett, recently received the 2012 Missouri Bar Theodore McMillian Judicial Excellence Award, recognizing jurists who, by virtue ...

Local News: Purdy hires Banwart as high school principal (2/22/17)  Cassville Democrat

Derek Banwart has been hired as the new principal at Purdy High School for the coming school year, succeeding Matthew Gower, who resigned at the board's ...

17th Annual Kids Fishing Day at Kellogg Lake  Four States Homepage

If you're not an avid fisherman or woman but want to try your hand at reeling in a catch, this weekend is the ideal time.

The nominees and winners of the 2017 News-Leader Sports Awards  Springfield News-Leader

2017 News-Leader Sports Awards were held on Thursday night and honored the best athletes of SWMO prep sports.

Coaches association names 2016 all state football teams  Springfield News-Leader

The Missouri Football Coaches Association announced its all-state teams for six classes of high school football.

Sports reporters name Missouri high school football all-state football teams  Springfield News-Leader

Sports reporters from across Missouri named their all-state high school football teams for 2016.

Royals Radio Affiliate - Monett, Missouri [990 KRMO-AM]  Royals Review

The Royals Radio Network is comprised of over eighty affiliates and stretches across seven states. In this recurring series (previous features listed below at the ...

Carthage Middle School Renovation  Four States Homepage

The Carthage School Board hires a contractor to take charge of an eight-million dollar renovation project.

As student populations diversify, teaching staffs remain mostly white  Joplin Globe

When Disney's “Moana” was released in 2016, Emma Ball's young daughter, Isabella, was ecstatic. Finally, the little girl said, there was a heroine on the screen ...

ALL-USA Ozarks high school football teams named  Springfield News-Leader

They blocked, tackled, ran, threw and kicked. Most of all, they represented their schools with pride and competed with their best efforts. Some of the top high ...

Two arrested for drug trafficking in Joplin  Four States Homepage

Two men are arrested after a police K-9 alerted officers of approximately 369 grams of meth that was concealed in their vehicle.

Coalition working to diversify city | News Free  Branson Tri-Lakes news

Branson officials are working on turning diversity talks into action.

From the effects of sugar to plant emotions, students show off science skills  Joplin Globe

By her own admission, Taylor Yuhas consumes a lot of sugar and artificial sweeteners — maybe too much.

Features: Monett Student Council receives award (5/22/13)  Monett Times

Student Council members are pictured in the front row, from left: Courtney Brown, Iris Wormington, Katie Tinklepaugh, Biridiana Salas, Verenice Rodriguez, ...

Area events in the Ozarks this weekend  KY3

From fun Halloween themed festivals to an up close encounter Captain Kirk, this weekend offers all kinds of good times. Star trek actor William Shatner is coming ...

Green diamonds: Springfield softball squads to play on new turf  Springfield News-Leader

Construction crews installed artificial turf on the baseball infields at Parkview High School and Hillcrest High School.

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