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Monday, Apr. 27, 2015

Community

Fancy footwear makes debut at Cassville High School (04/15/15)
Students at the Cassville High School art department recently entered into the annual Vans Custom Culture Shoe Competition in hopes of winning the grand prize of $50,000.00 and a trip to New York. Over the course of the last month, seven students worked tirelessly to sculpt, paint and wire four pair of white Vans shoes. Each pair of shoes had to tie to one of the competition themes of art, music, local flavor and action sports...
Exeter students take honors (04/15/15)
Exeter math and science students recently competed in the Ozark 7 Math and Science competition in Monett.
Cassville High School recognizes band (04/15/15)
Cassville High School recently recognized the band for its March 27 performance at the Missouri State High School Activities Association District Solo & Ensemble music festival at Missouri Southern State University in Joplin
Purdy announces honor rolls (04/15/15)
Officials at Purdy High School have released the list of students named to the third quarter honor roll for the 2014-15 cadmic year. Students and their achievement are listed below. Freshmen: Savannah Bradt, Zoe Brown, Tyler Keeler, Mikey Schad and Layne Skiles...
USDA to limit some farm payments (04/08/15)
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced a proposed rule to limit farm payments to non-farmers, consistent with requirements Congress mandated in the 2014 Farm Bill. The proposed rule limits farm payments to individuals who may be designated as farm managers but are not actively engaged in farm management. ...
Big Man on Campus contest slated for Saturday (04/08/15)
Cassville Project Graduation's ninth annual Big Man on Campus contest will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday at the FEMA Building.
Students jump rope for heart (04/08/15)
During the month of February the second through fifth grad students at Cassville Primary and Intermediate participated in the annual Jump Rope and Hoops for Heart event.
Wheaton releases honor roll (04/08/15)
Officials at Wheaton Elementary School have released the list of students named to the third quarter honor roll. Students are listed by grade level and achievement. Third grade: Jianna Cha, Christian Renkoski, Hayden Royer and Chloe Yang. Fourth grade: Adrianna Barrientos, Alanis Hang, Archie Hang, Joselyne Juarez, Kadence Mestas and Allison Whitman...
Exeter's Academic Team takes 2nd (04/08/15)
Exeter's 8th Grade Academic Team, took second place at the Wheaton Knowledge Bowl Tournament, held Feb. 25.
Cassville Middle School recognizes band members (04/08/15)
Cassville Middle School band members were part of outstanding ensembles at the Monett Cub Fest band festival on March 21.
Area FFA groups attend banquet (03/11/15)
Purdy Future Farmers of America attend the Area 11 FFA banquet Thursday at Cassville High School.
Mercy donates 277 items to Cassville pantry (03/04/15)
Mercy Cassville completed its four-week drive Thursday for the Cassville Community Food Pantry at Cassville United Methodist Church.
Barry County Museum gets donation (03/04/15)
Commerce Bank in Cassville recently contributed $500 toward upkeep and preservation of the Barry County Museum.
Forgiven Quartet in concert (03/04/15)
Forgiven, a gospel quartet, will perform at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 14, at Bethlehem Free Will Baptist Church, located three miles west of Rocky Comfort or 4 miles east of Longview.
Pet of the Week (03/04/15)
This week's pet of the week at the Haven of the Ozarks is Nala, a one-year-old brindle, tan and white beagle, weighing about 20 pounds.
Wheaton Homecoming Court honored (03/04/15)
The Wheaton Basketball Homecoming Court coronation ceremonies were recently held, with Marley Sherwood, junior, crowned as Homecoming Queen.
Students raise funds for March of Dimes (03/04/15)
Cassville Future Business Leaders of America recently held a change drive and raised nearly $500 to benefit the March of Dimes.
Character Kids demonstrate kindness (03/04/15)
Exeter Elementary Students demonstrated kindness by raising over $860 dollars for Pennies for Patient with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Southwest drama students rake in awards (03/04/15)
Drama students with the Southwest Little Theatre, under the direction of Wyatt Hester, are the Ozark-7 Conference One-Act Play Champions after taking first Place/Best Play with their production of Lost at a recent competition at Crowder College in Neosho...
Local students make Missouri State University dean's list (03/04/15)
Each semester, students at Missouri State University who attain academic excellence are named to the dean's list. For undergraduate students, criteria include enrollment in at least 12 credit hours during and at least a 3.50 grade point average on a 4.0 scale...
Education briefs (03/04/15)
Kelsey Renee Fields, Cassville, has earned a place on the fall 2014 Dean's Honor Roll at Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kan. Fields is a senior majoring in elementary education. To be eligible, students must have completed 12 or more credit hours and have a minimum grade point average of 3.60 for the semester...