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Wednesday, May 25, 2016


Primary students recognized for good attendance (05/18/16)
Each month, one class per-grade level at Eunice Thomas Elementary School is presented with a "Best Attendance" traveling trophy.
Cassville Teachers of the Year named (05/18/16)
Pamela Furguson-White, pre-school teacher at Eunice Thomas Elementary School in Cassville, was recently named 2015-2016 Teacher of the Year.
Powers is Outstanding FBLA Adviser (05/18/16)
Chelsea Powers, Cassville Middle School business teacher and Future Business Leaders of America adviser, was recently named Outstanding Middle Level FBLA Adviser for the state of Missouri during the Missouri State Leadership Conference.
14 students recognized for perfect attendance (05/18/16)
Fourteen Cassville Intermediate School students were recognized for having absolutely perfect attendance during the school year.
Business students excel at first state competition (05/18/16)
Cassville Middle School students from the Middle-Level Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) attended the group's state leadership conference in Springfield on April 25 for the first time and competed in events ranging from objective tests, writing a report over chapter projects, speaking events and creating documents in Microsoft Excel, Word, Publisher and PowerPoint...
Cassville students raise money for animal shelter (05/18/16)
The following Cassville Middle School students from the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America group (FCCLA) recently raised $1,000 during a drive to help provide needed supplies to care for animals at Haven of the Ozarks animal shelter.
Commerce Bank donates to industrial arts program (05/18/16)
Commerce Bank of Barry County has made a contribution to the Cassville Middle School industrial arts program.
Art students place at Big 8 Art Show (05/18/16)
Fifteen art students from Cassville Middle School recently placed at the Big 8 Middle School Art Show, in individual categories.
Students demonstrate self-discipline (05/18/16)
The following primary students were recognized for displaying the character trait of self-discipline during the month of April. Front row, from left: Fantasia Cotton, Brianna Still, Emilli Manner, Emily Gray and McKenzie Wall. Back row: Isaac Cornett, Daniel Sledden, Daniel Frazier, Jarrett Paul, Logan Parsons and Rykon Beck. Contributed photo...
Pet of the Week (05/11/16)
This week's pet of the week at the Haven of the Ozarks is DJ, an older guy full of spunk, energy, and happiness.
12 students inducted into Technology Honor Society (05/04/16)
A total of 12 Cassville High School students were recently inducted into the National Technology Honor Society at Scott Regional Technology Center in Monett.
Band students compete in District, State music festivals (05/04/16)
Students from the Cassville High School Band recently competed in the MSHSAA sponsored District and State Music Festivals, bringing home five top ratings. Students prepare solos and ensembles to play for judges who assign ratings for their performance. Performers are rated from one through five, with one being the highest rating a student can achieve, qualifying those students for the State music festival held at the University of Missouri-Columbia...
Pet of the Week (05/04/16)
This week's pet of the week at the Haven of the Ozarks is Searcy, found as a stray and too terrified to be caught.
Exeter Character Kids named (04/27/16)
Exeter school district officials have named Character Kids for the month of April, choosing students who demonstrated the trait of endurance.
Pet of the Week (04/27/16)
This week's pet of the week at the Haven of the Ozarks is Caper.
Exeter Students of the Quarter named (04/27/16)
Officials at Exeter High School have announced the Students of the Quarter for the 2015-16 academic year.
Cassville speech and debate national qualifiers named (04/20/16)
Members of Cassville High School speech and debate team competed in the National Speech and Debate Association District Tournament.
Hand-crocheted flag dedicated at center (04/20/16)
O.J. Thompson, past administrator at the Central Crossing Senior Center in Shell Knob, stands in front of a hand-crocheted American Flag, which he won at a raffle and donated back to the center in memory of his son, Jeff Thompson.
Sturgell named state finalist (04/20/16)
Rebelle Sturgell, 14, of Cato, is a state finalist in the National Miss Missouri Pageant, to be held June 25 in Columbia.
Haven of the Ozarks receives donation (04/20/16)
Tractor Supply Company store in Cassville recently donated 40 bags of pet food to feed local dogs and cats in search of forever homes. "Tractor Supply is a partner for those working hard to connect homeless pets with loving families," said Stephen Smith, manager of the Cassville Tractor Supply store. "We are grateful to have such caring pet partners in our community, and we are looking forward to serving those new pet families."...
Pet of the week (04/20/16)
This week's pet of the week at the Haven of the Ozarks is Flicka.
Lego Club hosts Dr. Seuss Party (04/13/16)
The Eagle Rock Library joined with the Eagle Rock Lego Club to celebrate two great birthdays recently -- Read Across America and the Lego Club's anniversary.
Couple to observe 70th anniversary (04/13/16)
Robert Wayne and Maxine Henson, of Redding, Calif., formerly of Barry County, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Sunday, April 17.
Pet of the Week (04/13/16)
This week's pet of the week at the Haven of the Ozarks is Rittz.
Snacking with the Easter Bunny (04/13/16)
The Eagle Rock Friends of the Library hosted the annual Easter Egg hunt Saturday, March 19.