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Cassville 13-year-old wins Democrat Egg Hunt (04/18/14)
Quinn Bolton, 13, of Cassville was named the winner of the Cassville Democrat Egg Hunt today.
Eagle Rock art class to host show (03/19/14)
On May 15, The Eagle Rock Community Barn will be filled from 10 a.m. to noon with the works of the Eagle Rock Library Home School Art Class. The class is having an open house and art show to share the students' work during the 2013-14 class. Students have also used their imaginations on 'doodle sheets' that showcase the wide variety of talents...
Barry County Museum gets $500 donation (03/19/14)
Commerce Bank in Cassville recently donated $500 to the Barry County Museum to help fund its upkeep and preservation.
Former deputy takes position as Park Ranger (03/19/14)
Sgt. Steve Jabben with the Barry County Sheriff's Office has accepted a position with the Missouri State Park Rangers at Roaring River State Park. Jabben's last day with the sheriff's department was March 13, and he began training with the Park Rangers on March 17...
Former deputy takes position as Park Ranger (03/19/14)
Sgt. Steve Jabben with the Barry County Sheriff's Office has accepted a position with the Missouri State Park Rangers at Roaring River State Park. Jabben's last day with the sheriff's department was March 13, and he began training with the Park Rangers on March 17...
PACE receives $500 donation for downtown area Christmas lights (03/12/14)
The Cassville Area Chamber of Commerce has been responsible for the upkeep of the Christmas lights in the downtown area since 2003 and would like to ensure the Christmas lights continue to glow bright this holiday season. Repairs and maintenance to the Christmas lights around the square, and the nativity scene that is placed in Oak Hill Cemetery, will be made in the next few weeks, and the chamber is requesting the help of all those who enjoy and appreciate the lights. ...
Cassville Police Department aims to reduce drunk driving (03/12/14)
Local police will be out in full force as part of the annual nationwide St. Patrick's Day Holiday "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" crackdown on drunk driving. The crackdown, which will include high-visibility enforcement throughout Cassville, will run from March 14 to March 17...
CPD to participate in Youth Seat Belt Enforcement (03/12/14)
The Cassville Police Department announced it is joining forces with statewide law enforcement March 15 to March 31 for an aggressive youth seat belt mobilization to crack down on Missouri's seat belt law violators and to reduce highway fatalities. Only 67 percent of Missouri's teens wear their seat belts when driving or riding in a motor vehicle. Eight out of 10 teens killed in traffic crashes are unbuckled...
Judge Goodman accepts award for 39th Judicial Circuit (03/05/14)
On behalf of the 39th Judicial Circuit, Presiding Judge Jack Goodman accepted the Permanency Award, presented by Supreme Court Chief Justice Mary R. Russell during a special ceremony on Feb. 27 at the Judicial Leadership Summit in Lake Ozark.
State Parks Youth Corps now accepting 2014 applications (03/05/14)
A nationally recognized jobs initiative for young adults is returning for its fifth year, Gov. Jay Nixon announced today. State Parks Youth Corps (SPYC), launched by the Governor in 2010, provides Missouri youth with the opportunity to work outdoors improving Missouri's state parks and historic sites...
CHS hosts Area XI FFA Banquet (03/05/14)
The Cassville High School Future Farmers of America (FFA) club hosted 16 schools and about 550 visitors for the Area XI Awards Banquet on Feb. 25. The banquet, held annually, recognizes FFA members who earn proficiency awards and degrees, many of whom were from schools in Barry County...
Kindergarten class donates more than 100 canned goods (03/05/14)
On Feb. 17, the kindergarten class at Cassville Primary School celebrated the 100th day of school. In January, Lyall's class began collecting cans for the 100th day of school, as the kindergartners have been discussing how to help others in the community. The goal was 100 cans for the 100th day...
SADD raises more than $8,000 for Griffis (03/05/14)
Dustin Griffis accepted a check for $8,296.30, presented to Griffis to help pay for his medical bills, as Griffis, a 16-year-old sophomore at Cassville High School, was diagnosed with stage 4 Hodgkin's lymphoma in October 2013
Two Exeter FBLA students head to State Leadership Conference (03/05/14)
Exeter High School had two students who qualified to attend the State Leadership Conference in Columbia, set for in April 13-15.
Purdy Middle School releases honor roll (03/05/14)
The following students have made the second-quarter honor roll at Purdy Middle School. Eighth grade, all A's: Zoe Brown, Savannah Burch, Tyler Keeler, Emma Mareth, Mikey Schad, Layne Skiles and Cailyn Spears. Eighth grade, B's: Megan Bound, Savannah Bradt, Weston Bricker, Julissa Cruz, Casey Elliaon, Savannah Harris, Hallie Henderson, Adam Humphrey, Rylee Moller, Ryan Pack, Yeimy Pastor-Gomez, Jose Perez, Macie Rivera and Joby Young...
Exeter schools announce Student of the Quarter winners (03/05/14)
The Exeter R-6 School District recently announced its Student of the Quarter winners for the middle school and high school in the second quarter.
Cassville High School senior wins scholarship (03/05/14)
Cassville High School senior Emily Brewer received the District FBLA scholarship in the amount of $500.
Exeter High School celebrates homecoming (03/05/14)
The Exeter R-6 School District celebrated Homecoming on Jan. 31. Junior Rylie Odenbrett was voted Queen, and Senior Michael Brattin was voted King by the Exeter High School student body.
CMS Agriculture Club makes candy bouquets (03/05/14)
The Cassville Middle School Agriculture Club met in January to make candy bouquets. The students used cans of soda as the base and arranged an assortment of candies on top to make the bouquets.
Exeter Schools announces Character Award winners (03/05/14)
The following Exeter students won Character Awards for the month of February. Winners included: Noah Beck, Mason Lee, Coby Johnson, Sage Grimes, Shea Hilburn, Noah Ennis, Dawnee Sorensen, Kayla Wisdom, Jude Still, Aaron Beck, Natalie Crumpler, Mackenzie Reed, Levi Gautney, Levi Hunter, Aubree Reed, Ruth Walker, Brennan Sorensen, Hailey Mattingly, Jessica Johnson, Aaliyah Ortiz and Alex Gomez...
Local University of Arkansas students make chancellor's, dean's lists (03/05/14)
A number of Barry County natives made the chancellor's and dean's lists at the University of Arkansas, recently released by the school. Senior information systems major Justin Mills, of Cassville, was named to the chancellor's list and the dean's list, the only Barry Countian to appear on both...
Barry County students make MSU dean's list (03/05/14)
The following students were named to the Missouri State University dean's list, recently released by the school: Aurora Jessica Walker Cassville Sarah Allen Courtney Beagle Tracy Buntin Zachary Harris Jessica Houskeeper Jessica Lueckenhoff...
What Roaring River means to me (03/05/14)
The following essays are the first-place and second place winners in the Roaring River Trout Hatchery's essay contest for Opening Day. 1st Place What Roaring River means to me By Dakota Moss/Cassville Middle school Roaring River to me means spending time with family...
Butterfield Fire Department Auxiliary hosts chili supper (02/26/14)
The Butterfield Fire Department Auiliary recently hosted a chili supper to benefit the department and a Hailey Owens memorial fund.
CHS FBLA competes in district competition (02/26/14)
On Feb. 19, the Cassville Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) competed in the FBLA District Competition at New Site Baptist Church in Monett. Five students participated in events that go straight-to-state, and 13 students qualified at the district competition...