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Monday, July 25, 2016
Gates sworn in as Rotary Club president (07/20/16)
New Cassville Rotary Club President Justin Gates receives the gavel from outgoing President Eugene Dilbeck, as he was sworn in on July 1.
Pet of the Week (07/20/16)
Marissa is the Haven of the Ozarks' featured pet of the week.
Purdy Class of '66 meets (07/20/16)
The Purdy Class of 1966 recently gathered for a class reunion. The group met at the Angus Branch Restaurant on June 25 to celebrate.
Barry County Court News (07/20/16)
Margo Marie Belisle, Eagle Rock, operating a vehicle without a license, six months unsupervised probation and court costs; failure to register a motor vehicle, $30.50 fine Kylan James Bruton, Cassville, $310 fine for speeding and failure to wear a seat belt...
Purdy honor students named (07/13/16)
Officials at Purdy High School have released the names of students listed to the fourth quarter honor roll for the 2015-16 academic year. Students are listed by grade level and achievement. Seniors: Umar Akhtar, Desirie Ennes, Brooke Farris, Mikala Fletcher, Breanna Keeler, Robbie Ortega, Abby Parsons, Maria Perez, Katie Real and Jonatan Salazar...
Southwest Middle School students achieve perfect attendance (07/13/16)
Officials at Southwest Middle School have released the names of students who achieved perfect attendance for the fourth quarter of the 2015-16 academic year. Fifth grade: Logan Campbell, Anna Church, Jacob Corter, Bryce Hammers, Jacob Nelson, Colton Pendergraft, Hunter Peterson, Tyler Sadr-Momtaz, Harley Setzer and Signe Suchowski...
Southwest Middle School honor students named (07/13/16)
Officials at Southwest Middle School have released the names of students listed to the fourth quarter honor roll for the 2015-16 academic year. Students are listed by grade level and achievement. Fifth grade: Bryce Hammers. Sixth grade: Andrew Cornell, Jared Hayworth, Samuel Jennings, Ryan Lawrence, Christian Long, Amy Reeves and Elizabeth Ross...
Cassville Cruisers announce Eddie Award winner (07/13/16)
The Cassville Cruisers Car Club presented Bill and Lea Hills with an Eddie Award for their 1959 Chevrolet at their June cruise-in event. Contributed photo
Forum held at Central Crossing Senior Center (07/13/16)
A large crowd showed up to attend a forum at the Central Crossing Senior Center to ask questions of five of the seven candidates for the Barry County Sheriff's position, as well as the three candidates for the Barry County Public Administrator position. ...
Pet of the Week (07/13/16)
Nebbie Nose is the Haven of the Ozarks' Pet of the Week.
CASK reports June happenings (07/13/16)
CASK, which stands for Creative Arts of Shell Knob, held its June meeting at the guild gallery in the Bridgeway Plaza. The group reported that the month flew by, and members are planning events for July. Among upcoming group happenings, Jim Hoover's art takes residence in the special event room for the month. His special talent is painting with oils on wood, and he will have more to share. Hoover will be having an Open House at the gallery on Saturday, July 2, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m...
REGAL associates honored upon retirement (07/13/16)
Brenda Popplewell celebrated her retirement from Regal Beloit America, Inc.,
Turkey Mountain 3 entertains seniors (07/06/16)
Bluegrass and folk band Turkey Mountain 3 entertained guests at the Central Crossing Senior Center on Thursday, June 2.
Cassville resident to compete in International Finals Youth Rodeo (07/06/16)
Brent Whitley, of Cassville, is competing in the 24th annual International Finals Youth Rodeo held July 10-15 at the Heart of Oklahoma Exposition Center, in Shawnee, Okla. Whitley is participating in the world's richest youth rodeo, hoping to win his share of more than $200,000 in prize money and championship saddles and buckles...
Local teen elected to Missouri State 4-H Council (07/06/16)
Jeremiah Rittenhouse, of Barry County, recently returned from Columbia, where he was elected as a regional representative to the Missouri State 4-H Council. The election took place as part of the 71st annual State 4-H Congress from June 1-3, which was attended by more than 230 Missouri teens. Jeremiah is the first regional representative elected from Barry County since the 1940s...
Local horse earns award (07/06/16)
I Know a Cool Secret, a 4-year-old quarter horse gelding owned by Walter and Glenda Hasler, of Cassville, and shown by Evelle Hasler Houck, of Pierce City, earned points to complete a Register of Merit in Halter from the American Quarter Horse Association at the June 12 show in Carthage...
Pet of the Week (07/06/16)
Kit is The Haven of the Ozarks' featured Pet of the Week. This sweet and adorable little girl is about four-and-one-half-years old and is a great size for any home.
CHS scholarship recipients named (06/29/16)
Officials at Cassville High School have announced scholarship awards for the 2016 graduating seniors. Memory Barber -- Baker University Scholarship of Academic Merit; Little Joe Transplant Fund Scholarship; CHS A+ scholarship; and Barry County Youth Camp Scholarship...
Pet of the Week (06/29/16)
The Haven of the Ozarks featured pet of the week is Little Debbie. This beautiful, outgoing, and happy Border Collie mix is about seven-and-a-half years old.
Compassus recognizes local nursing assistant (06/22/16)
The Hospice Compassus program serving Monett and the surrounding areas is proud to recognize Stacey Green, of Seligman, during National Nursing Assistants Week, June 9-16, for providing the highest level of quality hospice care for patients and their families...
Pet of the Week (06/22/16)
Rosanna is the Haven of the Ozarks Pet of the Week.
Barry county court news (06/22/16)
Cody Eugene Wilderbuer, Cassville, three years probation for second degree assault. John Daniel Wilson, Eagle Rock, four years with the DOC for five counts of second degree burglary and four counts of theft of services or property. Cherie Allan Chitwood, Shell Knob, $67.50 for defective equipment...
Purdy fourth quarter honor roll students named (06/22/16)
Officials at Purdy High School have released the names of students listed to the fourth quarter honor roll for the 2015-16 academic year. Students are listed by grade level and achievement. Seniors: Umar Akhtar, Desirie Ennes, Brooke Farris, Mikala Fletcher, Breanna Keeler, Robbie Ortega, Abby Parsons, Maria Perez, Katie Real and Jonatan Salazar...
Pet of the Week (06/15/16)
This week's pet of the week at the Haven of the Ozarks is Rosanna, a pretty little girl, just over a year old and a likely a beagle mix. Rosanna arrived at the Haven pregnant and has finished raising her babies. She is now ready for a home of her own. ...
Cassville honor students named (06/15/16)
Officials at Cassville High School have released the names of students listed to the second semester honor roll for the 2015-16 academic year. Students are listed by grade level and achievement. Seniors: Alyssa Brewer, Brooke Cornell, Zachary Denton, Colton Dilbeck, Parker Dunker, Kourtney Greek, Lindsey Halterman, Jessica Haney, Andrew Hare, Jena Hilburn, Austin Holt, Dylan Klewer, Tawnie Nelson, Sydney Olbertz, Riley Wilson and Kiley Wolf...
Pet of the Week (06/08/16)
This week's pet of the week at the Haven of the Ozarks is Quinn, a gorgeous girl that about four years old and very sweet.
Cassville Education Fund presents awards (06/08/16)
The Cassville Education Fund has awarded Andrew Hoskins, Cassville High School's geography and government instructor, received $1,650 to purchase government and geography curriculum that will be utilized by ninth, 11th and 12th grade students.
Cassville hosts National Honor Society induction (06/08/16)
A total of 37 qualifying juniors and seniors were inducted into CHS National Honor Society Wednesday, April 20.
Southwest National Honor Society names new officers (06/08/16)
The Southwest High School chapter of National Honor Society held their new member induction and officer installation on Monday, April 18.
National Honor Society members named (06/08/16)
Exeter R-6 High School hosted its National Honor Society Induction April 18 with Lucretia Brattin, chapter advisor, prsenting seniors with their honor cords for graduation.
Pet of the Week (06/01/16)
This week's pet of the week at the Haven of the Ozarks is Coy, a very special dog that is about five years old.
Students of the Quarter named (06/01/16)
Officials at Exeter School District have announced Students of the Quarter for the fourth quarter.
Students of the Month (06/01/16)
Officials at Eunice Thomas Elementary School in Cassville have announced kindergarten Students of the Month for April.
Students achieve perfect attendance (06/01/16)
Officials at Eunice Thomas Elementary have announced classes with the best attendance for April.
A Matter of Balance class graduates (05/25/16)
Central Crossing Senior Center in Shell Knob hosted A Matter of Balance class for seniors in an effort to prevent injuries due to falls.
Primrose receives April's Eddie Award (05/25/16)
The Cassville Cruisers car club members selected Herb Primrose's 1940 Ford Opera Coupe for the "Eddie" Award at their first cruise in of the 2016 season.
Couple to wed (05/25/16)
Mr. and Mrs. David Driskell, of Vestavia Hills, Ala., and Mr. and Mrs. Matt Skinner, of Cassville, are pleased to announce the upcoming wedding of their children.
Perfect attendance (05/25/16)
The following 10 Cassville High School students did not miss a day of school all year long.
Cassville's top seniors recognized (05/25/16)
Cassville's Top 10 students were recognized at the school's traditional scholarship awards assembly for having the highest GPA's, however, this year, there was an extra student included in the mix.
Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon held (05/25/16)
In recognition of National Volunteer Appreciation Month, Barry County Museum hosted its annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon at the museum.
Central Crossing helps Hospice (05/25/16)
Sharon Clute, the Central Crossing Senior Center librarian, and her husband, George, recently assisted two hospice facilities in Springfield by delivering 150 cassette books on tape for use in their hospice programs.
REGAL associates honored at retirement (05/25/16)
Shirley Clevenger celebrated her retirement from Regal Beloit America, Inc., Oct. 6, 2015.
Primary students recognized for good attendance (05/18/16)
Each month, one class per-grade level at Eunice Thomas Elementary School is presented with a "Best Attendance" traveling trophy.
Cassville Teachers of the Year named (05/18/16)
Pamela Furguson-White, pre-school teacher at Eunice Thomas Elementary School in Cassville, was recently named 2015-2016 Teacher of the Year.
Powers is Outstanding FBLA Adviser (05/18/16)
Chelsea Powers, Cassville Middle School business teacher and Future Business Leaders of America adviser, was recently named Outstanding Middle Level FBLA Adviser for the state of Missouri during the Missouri State Leadership Conference.
14 students recognized for perfect attendance (05/18/16)
Fourteen Cassville Intermediate School students were recognized for having absolutely perfect attendance during the school year.
Business students excel at first state competition (05/18/16)
Cassville Middle School students from the Middle-Level Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) attended the group's state leadership conference in Springfield on April 25 for the first time and competed in events ranging from objective tests, writing a report over chapter projects, speaking events and creating documents in Microsoft Excel, Word, Publisher and PowerPoint...
Cassville students raise money for animal shelter (05/18/16)
The following Cassville Middle School students from the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America group (FCCLA) recently raised $1,000 during a drive to help provide needed supplies to care for animals at Haven of the Ozarks animal shelter.
Commerce Bank donates to industrial arts program (05/18/16)
Commerce Bank of Barry County has made a contribution to the Cassville Middle School industrial arts program.
Art students place at Big 8 Art Show (05/18/16)
Fifteen art students from Cassville Middle School recently placed at the Big 8 Middle School Art Show, in individual categories.