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Friday, Mar. 6, 2015

Community

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...
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.