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Monett High School student faces charge in school threat investigation  KY3

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

Monett High School Placed on Lockdown

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

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, ...

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 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.

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 ...

Monett-based orchestra to perform annual concert  Joplin Globe

MONETT, Mo. — Abigail Coates, 14, of Springfield, will be the featured soloist in the Ozark Festival Orchestra's Young Artist concert scheduled for 3 p.m. ...

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 ...

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, ...

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: 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 ...

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.

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, ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 to boost ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Cubs claim first football title since '77  Springfield News-Leader

Thirteen unanswered points and a will of iron fueled a state championship win.

Former Monett substitute charged with sexual contact with a student  Springfield News-Leader

Loryn Barclay, a former substitute in Monett, was charged with sexual contact with a student in two counties.

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 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 ...

Fall 2017 Preview: Monett Volleyball  Ozarks Sports Zone

By Josh Hall ( Courtney Popanz's word of the year is effort. Entering her first season as the head coach of the Monett High School volleyball ...

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.

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.

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

Large crowd attends annual Golden Age Dinner in Monett  Monett Times

Iris Wormington, center, was one of the servers presenting full holiday meals with all the fixings to guests at Monett High School's Golden Age Dinner.

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.

Local News: Mural takes shape in Monett (11/28/16)  Monett Times

As part of their portfolio class, Monett High School art students are leaving their marks on the city of Monett. A mural has been painted downtown on the west ...

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.

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.

Local News: MHS teacher wins November award (12/21/12)  Monett Times

Monett High School special education teacher Angela Johnson was selected as November's Teacher of the Month by EFCO, a Pella Company, and The Monett ...

Cubs gridders returning to site of first title win in 1971  Monett Times

The 1971 Monett football team claimed the honors of the first Cubs squad to win a state football title, taking the Missouri Class AA football state championship.

Chiefs' Dante Hall headlines annual football luncheon Oct. 17  West Plains Daily Quill

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

Monett art students head to State Capitol for annual exhibit  Monett Times

Monett High School art students have a highlight for their year this week, as eight students headed to the Youth Art Month program in Jefferson City.

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 ...

Four High School Basketball Players Suspended For "Their Involvement In Pouring Urine" In The Other Team's Water Cooler  Deadspin

Great euphemisms in this one, a story about a basketball player peeing, into a cup probably, and her friends pouring the pee into their rival's water cooler prior to ...

Weekend Outlook February 15-17, 2019  KSMU Radio

The Student Showcase , part of Missouri State University's celebration of Black History Month, is Friday night (2/15) from 5:30 to 7 in the Plaster Student.

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.

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.

Uhl hired to lead Monett football program  Joplin Globe

Monett athletics director Daryl Bradley said he believes the Cubs have found their coach to move the football program forward.

Monett grad recalls Mizzou history; Curbow turned down offer to play for Bobby Knight  Monett Times

College football is exciting and unique. The rivalries, marching bands, cheers and legendary stadiums give the game its own flavor. Fans' obsession with "their ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Roweton brothers, Patterson to be honored by MSHOF Oct. 17  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar graduates Lance and Brock Roweton and SBU graduate Kevin Patterson will receive the "Elite 11" award at the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame ...

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 ...

Official: Big 8 Conference expanding to 14 schools  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 - NY Daily News  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 ...

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, ...

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'

The Spartans Seven remain in the hunt for a state wrestling medal  Moberly Monitor Index

Moberly High School's 'Spartans Seven' all remain in the hunt for a Class 2 state medal following Thursday's action at the 2019 MSHSAA Wrestling ...

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

Branson officials are working on turning diversity talks into action.

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 ...

Strafford basketball squad wins Girls Team of the Year  Marshfield Mail

The Strafford High School girls basketball team took home the award for Girls Team of the Year at the Springfield Sports Commission's awards banquet Monday.

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, ...

Moten, late block lead Burroughs to state championship game

MONETT • John Moten carried the Bombers to the Dome. With more than 2000 rushing yards, he has all season.

Local News: Campaign to fund new Monett Museum underway (12/11/15)  Monett Times

The Monett Historical Society has launched a $1.25 million campaign to fund the renovation of the buildings, on the northwest corner of Broadway and Fifth ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Features: MHS students put leadership in practice (8/24/12)  Monett Times

JEFFERSON CITY -- There's no better way to develop leadership skills than to practice, practice, practice. That is exactly what Kiersten Harper, Blake Spain and ...

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 ...

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 ...

Sparta cross-country team continues to haul in medals  Christian County Headliner News

Team and individual honors continue to pile up for the Sparta High School cross-country team. That includes second-place team honors and a handful of ...

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.

3 inmates die at Arkansas prison in less than 24 hours  KY3

A Department of Correction official says three inmates have died in less than 24 hours at a prison in southeast Arkansas, possibly from drug use.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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, ...

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 ...

Ex-Kickapoo, Nixa coach returns to Springfield with football team  USA TODAY High School Sports

Former Kickapoo football coach Joel Wells knew leaving for Arkansas would be difficult.

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.

Marine Saves Bridge Jumper in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS -- Retired marine James Sperry says something made him take Eads Bridge last Tuesday instead of his usual route home. That decision might have ...

Late-starting Hoeft to run for Hannibal-LaGrange  Christian County Headliner News

The only reason Brooke Hoeft's running resume isn't longer is because she got a late start in the sport.

2017 Fall Preview: Willow Springs Volleyball  Ozarks Sports Zone

By Kai Raymer. After its best season in nearly two decades, major changes are ahead for the Willow Springs volleyball program this fall – on the court and on the ...

The Latest: 'Roma" gets best picture at British film awards

LONDON (AP) - The Latest on the British Academy Film Awards (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Alfonso Cuaron's lyrical "Roma" has been named best picture at the ...

Pitt State football announces 2017 recruiting class  Pittsburg Morning Sun

PITTSBURG — National Signing Day kicked off with a bang in Crimson and Gold country, as Pittsburg State football announced its 2017 recruiting class in front ...

Jeff Starkweather to retire as Joplin AD  Joplin Globe

Jeff Starkweather's career at Joplin High School breaks into 11-year cycles.

Waldorf's Littrell Announces New Coaching Staff – Mix 107.3 KIOW  KIOW

Waldorf University football coach Josh Littrell announced members of his new coaching staff on Monday. Littrell has named six members to his staff. Waldorf's ...

Wright County searches for escapee, cleans up jail after fire  KSPR

An inmate is still on the run after the Wright County Jail was evacuated following a fire in a jail cell Thursday night.

The Latest: Collaborators: No word from Glover on Grammys

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Latest on the 61st annual Grammy Awards, which are being presented Sunday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles (all times local): ...

Looking for something to do in Springfield this weekend? Here's a start  Springfield News-Leader

Books & Brew, 6 p.m., Mother's Brewery, 215 S. Grant Ave. “Super Black: American Pop Culture and Black Superheroes” by Adilifu Nama. Free. 417-882-0714.

Ozarks residents claim “con artist” is taking their money  KSPR

SPARTA, Mo. Police across the Ozarks are looking for a man tonight some consider a con artist. People we've spoken to say he took their case for fence work ...

Charles Manson Dead at 83

Charles Manson, who led deranged followers known as the Manson Family into a series of horrific crimes that haunted Americans for over a generation, died ...

Missouri Military Academy wrestler  Mexico Ledger

Missouri Military Academy junior Jacob Priester, of Maumelle, Ark., offered a fantastic showing at this year's Missouri Class 2 District 2 Wrestling Championship ...

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