Winter weather leads to school closings

Monday, January 15, 2018

Events canceled as 6 inches of snow blanket area

More than 6 inches of snow blanketed parts of the Barry and Lawrence county area Sunday and Monday, leading to multiple school closings and event cancelations.

The following bi-county schools will be closed on Tuesday:

• Cassville

• Monett

• Exeter

• Mt. Vernon

• Verona

• Purdy

• Wheaton

• Shell Knob Elementary

• Southwest

The following events will be canceled or postponed:

• Due to the snow and dangerously cold temperatures, Purdy schools is postponing Tuesday's groundbreaking for the new performing arts center. A new date will be announced at a later time.

• Cassville Middle School's basketball game at Hollister scheduled for Monday has been canceled.

• Monett High School's girls basketball game Monday at Fair Grove has been postponed to Tuesday.

• The Central Crossing Senior Center will be closed on Tuesday. The guest chef and Chinese food meal has been postponed to Wednesday.

• The Southwest Missouri Democrats town hall scheduled for Wednesday has been canceled.

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