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Thursday, May 5, 2016
12 students inducted into Technology Honor Society (05/04/16)
A total of 12 Cassville High School students were recently inducted into the National Technology Honor Society at Scott Regional Technology Center in Monett.
Band students compete in District, State music festivals (05/04/16)
Students from the Cassville High School Band recently competed in the MSHSAA sponsored District and State Music Festivals, bringing home five top ratings. Students prepare solos and ensembles to play for judges who assign ratings for their performance. Performers are rated from one through five, with one being the highest rating a student can achieve, qualifying those students for the State music festival held at the University of Missouri-Columbia...
Pet of the Week (05/04/16)
This week's pet of the week at the Haven of the Ozarks is Searcy, found as a stray and too terrified to be caught.
Exeter Character Kids named (04/27/16)
Exeter school district officials have named Character Kids for the month of April, choosing students who demonstrated the trait of endurance.
Pet of the Week (04/27/16)
This week's pet of the week at the Haven of the Ozarks is Caper.
Exeter Students of the Quarter named (04/27/16)
Officials at Exeter High School have announced the Students of the Quarter for the 2015-16 academic year.
Cassville speech and debate national qualifiers named (04/20/16)
Members of Cassville High School speech and debate team competed in the National Speech and Debate Association District Tournament.
Hand-crocheted flag dedicated at center (04/20/16)
O.J. Thompson, past administrator at the Central Crossing Senior Center in Shell Knob, stands in front of a hand-crocheted American Flag, which he won at a raffle and donated back to the center in memory of his son, Jeff Thompson.
Sturgell named state finalist (04/20/16)
Rebelle Sturgell, 14, of Cato, is a state finalist in the National Miss Missouri Pageant, to be held June 25 in Columbia.
Haven of the Ozarks receives donation (04/20/16)
Tractor Supply Company store in Cassville recently donated 40 bags of pet food to feed local dogs and cats in search of forever homes. "Tractor Supply is a partner for those working hard to connect homeless pets with loving families," said Stephen Smith, manager of the Cassville Tractor Supply store. "We are grateful to have such caring pet partners in our community, and we are looking forward to serving those new pet families."...
Pet of the week (04/20/16)
This week's pet of the week at the Haven of the Ozarks is Flicka.
Lego Club hosts Dr. Seuss Party (04/13/16)
The Eagle Rock Library joined with the Eagle Rock Lego Club to celebrate two great birthdays recently -- Read Across America and the Lego Club's anniversary.
Couple to observe 70th anniversary (04/13/16)
Robert Wayne and Maxine Henson, of Redding, Calif., formerly of Barry County, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Sunday, April 17.
Pet of the Week (04/13/16)
This week's pet of the week at the Haven of the Ozarks is Rittz.
Snacking with the Easter Bunny (04/13/16)
The Eagle Rock Friends of the Library hosted the annual Easter Egg hunt Saturday, March 19.
Purdy Middle School honor students named (04/13/16)
Officials at Purdy Middle School have released the list of students named to the third quarter honor roll for the 2015-16 academic year. Students and their achievement are listed below. Fifth grade: Monserat Alvarez, Destiny Clevenger, Carlee Deditius, Ezequiel Garcia, Bosten Goetz, Alli Hayes, Anna Hoffman, Lisa Lee, Frances Matthews, Makayla Mazza, Lizbeth Salazar and Nancy Salazar...
Cassville juniors to attend Boys State (04/13/16)
Cassville High School juniors Jeremiah Hilburn, left, and Charlie Seymour, right, have been selected to represent CHS at the 77th session of the American Legion Boys State of Missouri this summer on the campus of University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg...
Education Briefs (04/13/16)
Jacob B. Gouvion, of Cassville, was named to Wichita State University's dean's honor roll for fall 2015. To be included on the dean's honor roll, a student must be enrolled full time (at least 12 credit hours) and earn at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale...
Students of the Month named (04/13/16)
Officials at Eunice Thomas Elementary School in Cassville have named February Students of the Month.
Cassville business, FBLA students bring home trophies (04/13/16)
Cassville High School business and FBLA students traveled to Crowder College Wednesday, March 30, for the annual Crowder Business Contest.
CASK hosts March Paint 'n Pour (04/06/16)
Bright colors, cheerful people and munchy treats helped make the March Paint 'N Pour a hands down a good time for the 10 artists gathered to create a spring-themed painting at Creative Arts of Shell Knob. Each painting featured a bird, the sun, flowers and other spring-themed elements...
Southwest Middle School honor students named (04/06/16)
Officials at Southwest Middle School have released the list of students named to the third quarter honor roll for the 2015-16 academic year. Students and their achievement are listed below. Fifth grade: Bryce Hammers. Sixth grade: Andrew Cornell, Jared Hayworth, Samuel Hennings, Ryan Lawrence, Christian Long, Amy Reeves and Elizabeth Ross...
Purdy High School honor students named (04/06/16)
Officials at Purdy High School have released the list of students named to the third quarter honor roll for the 2015-16 academic year. Students and their achievement are listed below. Freshmen: Shelby Heston, Justin McGuirk, Kyler Propps, Hannah Reid, Madison Renkoski and Mason Schallert...
Pet of the Week (04/06/16)
This week's pet of the week at the Haven of the Ozarks is Sara Lee.
Church donates to school program (03/30/16)
All Faith United Methodist Church recently donated $250.93 to the Cassville Bright Futures Program at Cassville R-IV Schools.
April is Public Health Month (03/30/16)
In recognition of April's designation as Public Health Month, the Barry County Health Department will be offering private well water testing kits at a cost of $10. Samples must be collected in the department-provided water test kit and be submitted to the office between Monday, April 4 and Wednesday, April 6...
Students of the Month awarded (03/30/16)
Officials at Eunice Thomas Elementary School in Cassville have named January Students of the Month.
Cassville Intermediate students 
recognized for cooperation (03/30/16)
The following Cassville Intermediate School students were recently recognized for displaying the character trait of "cooperation" for the month of February.
Cassville Education Fund receives $1K (03/30/16)
The Cassville Communication Teachers Association donated $1,000 to the Cassville Education Fund, which is managed by the Cassville Community Foundation.
Commerce donates to community organizations (03/30/16)
Commerce Bank and Commerce Bancshares Foundation recently donated $500 to the Barry County Museum to help fund its upkeep and preservation.
Pet of the Week (03/30/16)
This week's pet of the week at the Haven of the Ozarks is Joker.
Tiny Miss Barry County (03/30/16)
Raeleigh Brown, 18-month-old daughter of Brett and Rachael Brown, of Seligman, was recently crowned Natural Beauty Supreme for America's Best Pageant in Springfield.
Couple to celebrate 75 years (03/30/16)
Bill and June Leonard, formerly of Cassville, will celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday, April 10, at Lacoba Villa #2, located to the east of Lacoba Homes on Hwy. 60 in Monett.
Ohmes, Couch to wed (03/23/16)
Together with their parents, Katelynn Corinne Ohmes and Ethan Emery Couch are pleased to announce their upcoming marriage.
Purdy youth attends Teen Conference (03/23/16)
Brady Powers, of the Screeching Eagles 4-H Club in Purdy, was among 333 people attending the annual Missouri 4-H Teen Conference, March 12 and 13, at the University of Missouri in Columbia.
FBLA members join March of Dimes campaign (03/23/16)
The Cassville High School and Middle School FBLA chapters joined together to host a March of Dimes change race to raise funds for the March of Dimes organization.
Student of the Month named (03/23/16)
Elissa Griffin, a senior at Cassville High School, was named February Student of the Month at Scott Regional Technology Center in Monett.
Cassville Middle School students named to Honor Choir (03/23/16)
Eight students from Cassville Middle School had the privilege of performing in the the Southwest District Junior High Honor Choir on Saturday, March 5 in Joplin.
Pet of the Week (03/23/16)
This week's pet of the week at the Haven of the Ozarks is Bullett (pronounced Boo-Lay).
Couple marks 60 years (03/23/16)
The family and friends of Doug and Sue Louk of Cassville, would like to congratulate the couple on 60 years of marriage. Married on April 6, 1956. Happy Anniversary. Contributed photo
Good Friday service set (03/23/16)
The Cassvile Ministerial Alliance will hold its collaborative Good Friday service at 7 p.m. Friday, March 25, at the Cassville United Methodist Church.
Book signing fundraiser slated (03/16/16)
Seven authors will sign and sell their books in a fundraising effort from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday, March 21, at the Senior Center in Shell Knob. Proceeds will benefit Central Crossing Senior Center. Lunch will be served from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m...
Gourdo melting at local dental clinic (03/16/16)
Staff from Carolyn Hunter's dental clinic sent a status update for residents on Gourdo the gourd.
First State Bank supports YMCA (03/16/16)
First State Bank recently donated $300 to the Cassville and Monett YMCAs.
Pet of the Week (03/16/16)
This week's pet of the week at the Haven of the Ozarks is Penny Lane, sweet senior at around 10 years of age. She has had a loving home but had to come to us when her owner moved into a nursing home.
Barry County Court News (03/16/16)
Jack Scott Cypret, Marionville, one year probation for passing a bad check. Christopher Mark Davis, El Dorado Springs, two years probation for non-support. William Edmondson, Cassville, $30.50 for failure to yield at an intersection. Matthew Gower, Aurora, one year probation and no law violations for careless driving...
Pet of the Week (03/09/16)
This week's pet of the week at the Haven of the Ozarks is Marco, who is about two and has been waiting for his forever home since he was six months old.
McIntyre, Veith to wed (03/09/16)
Mr. and Mrs. David Waugh, of Cassville, and the late Stephen Scott McIntyre, announce the engagement of their daughter, Alisha JoAnn McIntyre, to Ryan Dean Veith, son of Ronnie and Renee Veith of Purdy.
Adult education class gets into the glaze (03/09/16)
The Southwest High School Agriculture Department held its fifth adult education class of the year, inviting members of the community to attend a painting class hosted by Glaze Craze in Aurora.
Students excel in math competition (03/09/16)
The Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics math contest for regional and state competitions was held Feb. 27 in Cassville.