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Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015

Community

Students earn Best Attendance honors (01/14/15)
Cassville Elementary School students received recognition for Best Attendance.
Crowder College honor students named (01/14/15)
Crowder College has released the names of students listed on the Dean's List for the fall 2014. Students and their hometowns are listed below: Morgan Cope, Pula Baker, Daniel Beckwith, Dana Bender, Erica Cubel, Megan Heman, Abigail Marcano and Salvador Martinez, all of Aurora; Jacqueline Resto, Sarah Stewart and Kelly Tolbert, all of Butterfield; Lyr-Ann Akers, Kelsey Baker Eric Bohmke, Katie Davis, Kasey Durm, Todd Evans, Jharry Gumabon, Natasha Gunkel, Chase Horner, Lucy Khang, Garrett Kirk, Anne Menego, Jamie Moore, Jordan Shore, Emily Speakman, Hunter Speakman, Braiden Vaught and Callie Woolhiser, all of Cassville;Christina Mock and Jennifer Neal, of Eagle Rock; Kylie Brown, Austin Couey, Breana Dave-Turner, Mai Hang, Shelby Medley, Jonathan Pointer, Sue Ann Stanley and Makala Stephens, all of Exeter.. ...
Program receives grant from Chaney Family Foundation (01/14/15)
Kornerstone's Teen Mom Program recently received funding from the Robert and Francis Chaney Family Foundation in the amount of $3,500 for program year 2015. Kornerstone is a local non-profit organization serving pregnant and parenting teens in Barry County through advocacy and education...
Cassville FBLA hosts leadership workshop (01/07/15)
The freshman and sophomore FBLA Leadership Workshop was held at the Crowder Community Building in Cassville on Oct. 17.
CHS speech and debate 2nd in East Newton (01/07/15)
Cassville High School speech and debate students took second in sweeps out of 11 participating schools at the recent East Newton competition.
FFA attends convention (01/07/15)
Members of the Exeter FFA Chapter took a trip to the 87th Annual National Convention, held in Louisville, Ky.
Exeter Character Kids named (01/07/15)
Officials at Exeter School District have announced students who demonstrated the character traits of feeling or showing appreciation, gratefulness and thanks.
Wheaton names Students of the Month (01/07/15)
Officials at Wheaton High School have announced Students of the Month for November.
Hands on learning taking place in Cassville (12/31/14)
Barry County Conservation Agent Dan VanDerhoef recently visited second-grade students at Cassville Primary School to conduct a program on fur-bearing animals as a class science lesson.
Exeter Miss Merry Christmas (12/31/14)
Exeter High School recently named its 2014 Miss Merry Christmas court.
Eagle Rock's fire department receives donation (12/24/14)
The Eagle Rock Community Association Board unanimously voted to award the Eagle Rock, Golden, Mano Fire department a donation to help with operation of the Volunteer Fire Department.
Daughters of Union Veterans celebrates 15 years (12/24/14)
Daughters of Union Veterans recently celebrated 15 years of organization with a luncheon at The Twin Oaks Country Club in Springfield.
Miss Springfield Little Sister announced (12/24/14)
Lorelei VanDerhoef, a second grader at Cassville Primary School, was named "Miss Springfield Little Sister" at the Miss Springfield pageant on Nov. 15.
Pet of the Week (12/24/14)
This week's pet of the week at the Haven of the Ozarks a Anberlin, one of a trio of gray tabby kittens which includes Tyga, Lennon and Rittz.
Holiday garb donned at Judicial Center (12/24/14)
Employees at the Barry County Judicial Center donned "ugly sweaters" last week in celebration of Christmas.
Sater receives award (11/26/14)
The Missouri Community College Association presented Sen. David Sater, R-Cassville, with the association's Distinguished Legislator Award at a recent ceremony in Branson.
House receives award (11/26/14)
Congratulations are in order for Billie House who works in Med/Surg at Mercy Hospital, Berryville, Ark., for receiving the Mercy Signature Service Connection Award.
Pet of the Week (11/26/14)
November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month.
Class with most improved attendance in October (11/26/14)
Students in Mrs. Rose's first grade were recently honored for having the most improved attendance during the month of October.
Southwest FFA builds float (11/26/14)
The Southwest FFA plans on entering the float into area Christmas parades in December.
Stussy in National Band (11/26/14)
Stussy Stephenson, a member of the Cassville FFA chapter, was on stage and in the spotlight at the 2014 National FFA Convention and Expo, held Oct. 29 through Nov. 1 in Louisville, Ky.
8th-graders explore careers in Scott Tech tour (11/26/14)
Eighth grade students from Marionville, Billings, Cassville, Exeter and Pierce City High schools visited the Scott Regional Technology Center (Scott Tech) to explore career options. Students received a briefing on the various fields of study offered at Scott Tech and the kind of career available through successful completion of coursework...
Monett woman, Purdy graduate a homecoming candidate at College of the Ozarks (11/26/14)
Kaitlyn Carpenter, of Monett, served as a candidate in the College of the Ozarks 2014 Homecoming Coronation on Oct. 30.
Murphy receives award (11/26/14)
Crowder College student Courtney Murphy, pictured, received the Missouri Community College Association's Student Leadership Award at a recent ceremony in Branson.
CIS recognizes character students (11/26/14)
Cassville Intermediate School recently gave character awards for perseverance.