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Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016
Students of the Month (10/26/16)
Cassville Intermediate staff recognized the following students for demonstrating Cattitude and Friendship during the month of September.
Barry County Court News (10/26/16)
Yesenia Castro, Wheaton, operate motor vehicle with brakes not in good working order, $107.50 Dustin James Graves-Saucedo, Diamond, operate vehicle without a license, no insurance, one year supervised probation by ORCS; one year to get license Aaron T. Allen, Aurora, no adequate muffler, $50.50...
Kornerstone 5K event raises $2,300 for teen program (10/19/16)
Kornerstone, Inc., a Shell-Knob based advocacy organization for pregnant and parenting teens, reported that its third annual Kornerstone Kares for Kids 5K Run/Walk was a huge success, raising over $2,300 for its program, which serving teens in Barry County...
Oberly named administrator (10/19/16)
Shell Knob native Rebecca Oberly recently took over the helm as new administrator for Central Crossing Senior Center in Shell Knob.
Cassville Band marches to hardware (10/19/16)
Cassville High School has added another feather in its cap this fall. In festivals over the past two months, the Cassville Wildcats Marching Band tallied a first-place win and a second-place win, as well as awards for outstanding music, outstanding color guard and outstanding visual effect. The band also earned spots in finals competitions twice...
Cassville High School gets grant for business, ag (10/19/16)
The Cassville High School (CHS) business and agriculture departments were awarded the Career Technical Education Enhancement Grant.
Cassville FFA students compete in livestock show, rodeo (10/19/16)
Five Cassville High School FFA students and one middle school student recently competed in the American Royal Livestock Show and Rodeo Calf Scramble Program.
Cassville announces 2016-2017 student council (10/19/16)
Cassville High School announced its 2016-2017 student council members.
Cassville native selected for Harding University marching band and university chorus (10/19/16)
Cassville native Parker Skinner has been selected for the 2016-17 Harding University Thundering Herd marching band and University Chorus. The university is located in Searcy, Ark. Skinner plays the alto saxophone in the marching band, which performs at all home football games and selected fall exhibitions and parades, and consists of instrumentalists including woodwind players, brass players and percussionists from all majors. ...
Purdy MSU students named to summer dean's list (10/19/16)
Alexandar A. Alvarado and Ramon I. Barrientos, both of Purdy, were named to Missouri State University's summer 2016 dean's list. For undergraduate students, criteria include enrollment in at least six credit hours during the summer semester, and at least a 3.50 grade point average on a 4.0 scale...
Students of the Month (10/19/16)
Eunice Thomas Elementary announced its September students of the month.
Cassville primary students awarded Best Attendance (10/19/16)
Eunice Thomas Elementary presents a 'Best Attendance' trophy each month per class and grade level.
Pet of the Week (10/19/16)
Annie Oakley is the Haven of the Ozarks Pet of the Week.
Barry County Court News (10/19/16)
Jay Daniel Henson, Purdy, failure to wear seat belt, $10 fine Steven Pickett, Neosho, speeding, $80.50 fine Michael Scott Adams, Aurora, no insurance, displayed motor vehicle plates of another person, $161 fine Michael Scott Adams, Aurora, no insurance, operate vehicle without a valid license, $111 fine...
Senior Center welcomes cook, bids farewell to administrator (10/12/16)
Central Crossing Senior Center Center Chief Operating Officer/Chief Executive Officer Jerry Arnold welcomes new head cook, Taffie Adams. Adams hails from the Branson area where she served as the head cook at their senior center before deciding to bring her culinary skills to the Shell Knob center...
Pet of the Week (10/12/16)
Meet Amana, the Haven of the Ozarks pet of the week.
Cassville Municipal Court (10/12/16)
Steven Eric Walker, Aurora, no insurance, $150.50 Tanner S. Williams, Cassville, disorderly conduct, fail to register vehicle, $500 Jessie Clyde Wilson, Cassville, animal cruelty, $150 David William Cape, fail to register vehicle, $50 Jordyn Marie Delossantos, Cassville, fail to register vehicle, $50.50...
Local retired teachers attend state conference (10/05/16)
Representing Barry and McDonald Counties at the MRTA annual meeting in Jefferson City were Vicki Orr and Mary Mael, Monett; Barbara Burnett, Rocky Comfort; and, standing, Ruby Vincent, Jenkins.
Commerce Bank gives $250 to L.U.C. Boys Ranch (10/05/16)
Commerce Bank and Commerce Bancshares Foundation donated $250 to the Lives Under Construction Boys Ranch.
CASK to host world renowned sculpture artist Oct. 13-14 (10/05/16)
This month, world-renowned sculpture artist Lew Aytes, is offering a sculpture workshop at CASK (Creative Arts of Shell Knob) Oct. 13-14. The two-day workshop runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day, and is open to anyone interested in learning or advancing their skills in three-dimensional art, from beginners to advanced artists of any medium. The workshop is limited to eight participants, so please contact Aytes at 831-278-6641 to reserve a spot, or sign up at the gallery...
Pet of the Week (10/05/16)
For the Haven of the Ozarks pet of the week, the Haven is doing something a little different -- reintroducing Flicka.
CMS patterns American pioneers by offering innovative courses for future (09/28/16)
In the spirit of the 19th Century, when westward expansion began after Thomas Jefferson orchestrated the Louisiana Purchase to improve the nation's health, Cassville Middle School started the school year following in the footsteps of the earliest American pioneers by offering several innovative courses to keep the school moving forward--and staying healthy. ...
Pickleball comes to Central Crossing Senior Center (09/28/16)
The Central Crossing Senior Center announced it has created a Pickleball court to introduce members to the sport. An organizational and informational meeting was held Sept. 26 to discuss plans and scheduling for the court. The center said Pickleball is a sport for all ages, which does not require a lot of moving around nor much skill, and is a good way to get exercise and meet people. ...
Commerce gives $100 to the E.R.C.A. (09/28/16)
Commerce Bank and Commerce Bancshares Foundation recently donated $100 to the Eagle Rock Community Association.
Pet of the Week (09/28/16)
Meet Captain, the Haven of the Ozarks Pet of the Week.
Industrial Tech Department gets grant (09/21/16)
The Cassville High School Industrial Technology department, led by Instructor Marcus Reynolds, was recently awarded $5,191 through the Ted Gap grant.
Cassville Project Graduation sets up at Shakin' in the Shell (09/21/16)
Cassville High School's Project Graduation set up a booth at Shakin' in the Shell at Chamber Park in Shell Knob on Saturday.
Cassville students make District Honor Choir (09/21/16)
On Sept. 10, Cassville High School choir students traveled to the new high school in Carthage to try out for the prestigious All-District Honor Choir.
Farr begins term as United Methodist bishop (09/21/16)
For the first time in 12 years, the 800 United Methodist Churches in Missouri will have a new bishop at the helm. For the first time in its history, it will be one of their own. Robert Farr was elected to serve as a Bishop in the United Methodist Church at the South Central Jurisdictional Conference in Wichita, Kansas in July and started serving as the Bishop of Missouri on September 1. ...
Soroptimist Club installs new officers (09/21/16)
On Thursday, Sept. 8, the Cassville Soroptimist Club held a meeting to install officers for the 2016-2017 year.
Pet of the Week (09/21/16)
Meet Bennie, the Haven of the Ozarks' pet of the week.
Mercy collects 1,399 pounds of food, makes matching donation to food bank (09/14/16)
The Mercy Hospital Cassville administration recently completed a six-week employee food drive and was able to donate a check for $279.90 to the Cassville Community Food Pantry at Cassville United Methodist Church.
Commerce gives back to community (09/14/16)
Commerce Bank and Commerce Bancshares Foundation has donated $500 to the Cassville YMCA.
Pet of the Week (09/14/16)
Lucie is the Haven of the Ozarks featured pet of the week.
Local woman celebrates 103rd birthday (09/07/16)
On the occasion of her 103rd birthday, Ruth Vollenweider was serenaded by four ladies from the Cassville United Methodist Church.
BarCo native made new command sergeant major (09/07/16)
In July, the Fort Leavenworth, Kan. Garrison welcomed a new command sergeant major in at the Frontier Conference Center, Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Fuller. A Barry County native, Fuller was born in Monett, has several family members in Cassville and Monett, and is a graduate of Pierce City High School. ...
CASK completes 'postcards from around the world' (09/07/16)
The recent opening reception of 'postcards from around the world' art exhibit was a hit and enjoyed by visitors and Creative Arts of Shell Knob (CASK) members alike. Artists from all over the world sent a host of unique 'weather-themed' postcards for the exhibit...
Hinsons chosen as BarCo's State Fair Farm Family (09/07/16)
Jimmy and Talana Hinson and family of Cassville were among families recently honored during the Missouri Farm Family Day event on Aug. 15 at the Missouri State Fair. The Hinson family was selected as the Barry County Missouri Farm Family by the Barry County Extension Council and local Farm Bureau. The family includes Talana, Tierany, Cameron and Jaret and Jimmy Hinson...
Phillips honored at Central Crossing event (09/07/16)
On Saturday, Aug.13, the community gathered at the Shell Knob Central Crossing Senior Center to honor couple Glenn and Cathy Phillips for their contributions to the center. The Phillips were instrumental in founding, establishing and growing the senior center and its parent, Shell Knob Seniors, Inc. (SKSI) into the phenomenal success it is today, said Jeff Harp, chief publicity officer for the center...
Cassville students represent school at national FBLA conference (09/07/16)
On Aug. 2, more than 9,380 of America's best and brightest high school students traveled to the peach state of Georgia to connect with top future business leaders, compete in events, add to their industry knowledge and showcase their talents at the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) national leadership conference...
Asbill named MASA president for 2016-2017 (09/07/16)
Richard Asbill, superintendent of the Cassville school district, was named the Missouri Association of School Administrator's (MASA) southwest region president for 2016-2017. As a regional president, Asbill will organize monthly meetings for superintendents in the southwest region of Missouri. ...
Barry County court (09/07/16)
Raymond Allen, Cassville, fail to yield to emergency vehicle, no insurance, $61 Misty A. Edwards, Exeter, passing bad check, 60 days in Barry County jail Roy Wayne Johnson, Seligman, driving while revoked/suspended, two years unsupervised probation, no insurance, one year unsupervised probation, fail to secure child under eight in child restraint or booster seat, $41, fail to secure child under 16 in properly fastened restraint, two years unsupervised probation...
Municipal court news (09/07/16)
David K. Antle, Exeter, fail to register vehicle, $100 Scotty R. Hall, Cassville, assault, $200 Shawn M. Hall, Cassville, fail to register vehicle, $150 Patricia J. Harvey, Garfield, Ark., stealing, $150 Kevin Ray Hayes, Cassville, fail to register vehicle, $150...
New teachers welcomed with gift (08/31/16)
Local businesses recently came together to ensure that new teachers in Cassville felt welcomed for the 2016-2017 school year with the gift of a "teacher bag."
First State Bank gives $500 to Cassville Main Street Association for new downtown lighting (08/31/16)
First State Bank of Cassville recently donated $500 to the Cassville Main Street Association to use toward the purchase of concrete poles and fixtures for its lighting project.
Pet of the Week (08/31/16)
Meet Kayak, the Haven of the Ozarks Pet of the Week.
Pet of the Week (08/24/16)
Beans is the Haven of the Ozarks pet of the week. She is a three-year-old Lab mix.
Crowder College to offer free AEL classes (08/17/16)
Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) classes, offered through Crowder College, are set to begin in Cassville, Monett and Seligman. Classes include instruction for the following areas: academic skills including math, language, social studies, science, and reading; high school equivalency prep, college placement prep; WorkKeys prep for the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC); ASVAB prep; college and career transitions...
32nd annual Hillbilly Industrial Golf Tournament announces winners (08/17/16)
The 32nd annual Hillbilly Industrial Golf tournament was held Aug. 4 and 5 at the Cassville Golf Club.
Burbridge Family holds seventh bi-annual family reunion (08/17/16)
The Burbridge Family held its seventh bi-annual family reunion in July at Fairview Church in Shell Knob. At the event, 76 family members enjoyed a slide-show, door prizes, and a catered dinner provided by Zanetta Campbell and Karlton Burbridge. The following family members were in attendance:...