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Saturday, Apr. 30, 2016

Community

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.
Purdy Middle School honor students named (04/13/16)
Officials at Purdy Middle School have released the list of students named to the third quarter honor roll for the 2015-16 academic year. Students and their achievement are listed below. Fifth grade: Monserat Alvarez, Destiny Clevenger, Carlee Deditius, Ezequiel Garcia, Bosten Goetz, Alli Hayes, Anna Hoffman, Lisa Lee, Frances Matthews, Makayla Mazza, Lizbeth Salazar and Nancy Salazar...
Cassville juniors to attend Boys State (04/13/16)
Cassville High School juniors Jeremiah Hilburn, left, and Charlie Seymour, right, have been selected to represent CHS at the 77th session of the American Legion Boys State of Missouri this summer on the campus of University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg...
Education Briefs (04/13/16)
Jacob B. Gouvion, of Cassville, was named to Wichita State University's dean's honor roll for fall 2015. To be included on the dean's honor roll, a student must be enrolled full time (at least 12 credit hours) and earn at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale...
Students of the Month named (04/13/16)
Officials at Eunice Thomas Elementary School in Cassville have named February Students of the Month.
Cassville business, FBLA students bring home trophies (04/13/16)
Cassville High School business and FBLA students traveled to Crowder College Wednesday, March 30, for the annual Crowder Business Contest.
CASK hosts March Paint 'n Pour (04/06/16)
Bright colors, cheerful people and munchy treats helped make the March Paint 'N Pour a hands down a good time for the 10 artists gathered to create a spring-themed painting at Creative Arts of Shell Knob. Each painting featured a bird, the sun, flowers and other spring-themed elements...
Southwest Middle School honor students named (04/06/16)
Officials at Southwest Middle School have released the list of students named to the third quarter honor roll for the 2015-16 academic year. Students and their achievement are listed below. Fifth grade: Bryce Hammers. Sixth grade: Andrew Cornell, Jared Hayworth, Samuel Hennings, Ryan Lawrence, Christian Long, Amy Reeves and Elizabeth Ross...
Purdy High School honor students named (04/06/16)
Officials at Purdy High School have released the list of students named to the third quarter honor roll for the 2015-16 academic year. Students and their achievement are listed below. Freshmen: Shelby Heston, Justin McGuirk, Kyler Propps, Hannah Reid, Madison Renkoski and Mason Schallert...
Pet of the Week (04/06/16)
This week's pet of the week at the Haven of the Ozarks is Sara Lee.
Church donates to school program (03/30/16)
All Faith United Methodist Church recently donated $250.93 to the Cassville Bright Futures Program at Cassville R-IV Schools.
April is Public Health Month (03/30/16)
In recognition of April's designation as Public Health Month, the Barry County Health Department will be offering private well water testing kits at a cost of $10. Samples must be collected in the department-provided water test kit and be submitted to the office between Monday, April 4 and Wednesday, April 6...
Students of the Month awarded (03/30/16)
Officials at Eunice Thomas Elementary School in Cassville have named January Students of the Month.
Cassville Intermediate students 
recognized for cooperation (03/30/16)
The following Cassville Intermediate School students were recently recognized for displaying the character trait of "cooperation" for the month of February.