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Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016
Seligman to host Christmas Lighting contest (12/07/16)
To make the season even brighter, the city of Seligman will be hosting a Christmas Lighting contest. Judging will occur on the nights of Dec. 7 through Dec. 9, therefore, residents are asked to keep their displays lit on those nights. The city encourages all residents to join in the festive fun by decorating their homes and yards...
Seligman to hold annual Christmas parade (12/07/16)
The city of Seligman will be helping to make the season bright with its annual Christmas parade on Saturday, Dec. 10, at 2 p.m. The event will be begin at the north end of town, at the corner of Highway 37 and Business Highway 37 and travel south to the community center, at the corner of South Main and Joan Avenue...
Wheaton to host annual Christmas parade, pictures with Santa (12/07/16)
The city of Wheaton will be helping celebrate the holidays by holding its annual Christmas parade on Saturday, Dec. 10, beginning at 6 p.m. Area residents are invited to see the traditional holiday event, which will travel through town beginning at the Body of Christ Church off Highway 86. In addition to the parade, there will be free hot dogs, chili, cookies and hot chocolate at the city park...
'Babe' Renkoski to celebrate 90th birthday (12/07/16)
Rosella "Babe" Renkoski of Purdy will reach her 90th birthday on Dec. 17.
8 CMS students selected as pioneers to organize TSA chapter (12/07/16)
Eight Cassville Middle School (CMS) students were recently selected by Project Lead The Way (PLTW) teachers Jake Forste and Robbie Artherton as CMS Pioneers to organize and establish a TSA Chapter (Missouri Technical Student Association) in Cassville...
Cassville Speech and Debate Team bring home 8 trophies, advance to finals (12/07/16)
The Cassville High School Speech and Debate Team recently attended the Willard/Republic tournament where they competed against 28 other schools.
Cassville announces primary students of the month (12/07/16)
Each month, the Cassville Primary School recognizes students from each grade who personify a certain character.
Cassville Primary School announces students demonstrating kindness (12/07/16)
The following Cassville primary second-grade students were selected for showing the character triad of kinds during the month of October.
Exeter announces Students of the Quarter (12/07/16)
The Exeter school district recently announced its Student of the Quarter awards for the first quarter of the school year.
Cassville students participate in Red Ribbon Week (11/30/16)
Cassville Intermediate students recently participated in a 'Red Ribbon Week' assembly.
Cassville FBLA hosts District 5 Leadership Workshop (11/30/16)
FBLA (Future Business Leaders of Amercia) officers and select members recently hosted the District 5 Leadership workshop Nov. 11th at the Family Life Center in Cassville.
Elks Lodge presents Students of the Quarter awards (11/30/16)
Dr. Ken Brown, youth activities committee chairman of the Holiday Island, Ark., Elks Lodge No. 1042, presented Cassville High School student Collin Pearman with the Student of the Quarter award.
Lambel makes All National Choir (11/30/16)
Lisa Lambel, a junior at Cassville High School, auditioned and won a seat in the All National Choir.
2 Cassville students awarded American FFA degree (11/30/16)
The American FFA degree is awarded to FFA members who have demonstrated the highest level of commitment to FFA and made significant accomplishments in their supervised agricultural experiences.
Cassville announces October character winners (11/30/16)
The following Cassville intermediate students were recognized during the month of October for showing perseverance.
Central Crossing celebrates Thanksgiving holiday (11/30/16)
Central Crossing Senior Center held their Thanksgiving celebration last week. Over 125 people attended to enjoy a Thanksgiving feast complete with all the fixings.
Central Crossing celebrates Veterans Day with special event (11/30/16)
The Central Crossing Senior Center recently celebrated Veterans Day with an event to honor veterans. About 100 hungry patriots showed up to help the center celebrate one day early. Participants, including veterans, were treated to a special program honoring all veterans living and deceased. Hot dogs, hamburgers and barbecue ribs were served, along with all the fixings and desert cake with ice cream...
Quilt awarded on Veterans Day (11/30/16)
During the Veterans Day event at Central Crossing Senior Center in Shell Knob, Donna Forhmals presented an afghan which was to be awarded to a veteran in the crowd.
Rupp wins Mercy Cassville DAISY Award (11/30/16)
The first DAISY Award winner was announced at Mercy Hospital Cassville. Nurse Pam Rupp (Cassville) received the award for extraordinary nurses thanks to reviews by patients and peers.
Rick, Heidi Fisher receive Eddie Award for Challenger (11/30/16)
Cassville Cruisers Car Club members presented Rick and Heidi Fisher the 'Eddie Award' for being voted the Best of the Bunch from 1991-2016 vehicles at the October Cruise-In.
Pet of the week (11/30/16)
Meet Smokey Joe, the Haven of the Ozarks pet of the week.
BarCo Court News (11/30/16)
Jerrod Wayne Archer, Washburn, no seat belt, $10 Joseph Samuel Bickel, Shell Knob, driving while revoked/suspended, one year unsupervised probation Joshua Dain Busch, Cassville, assault third degree, 180 days incarceration, credit for time served...
Rick, Heidi Fisher receive Eddie Award (11/23/16)
Cassville Cruisers Car Club members presented Rick and Heidi Fisher the 'Eddie Award' for being voted the Best of the Bunch from 1991-2016 vehicles at the October Cruise-In.
CoxHealth Center in Cassville now offering women prenatal medical care (11/16/16)
CoxHealth Center Cassville is pleased to welcome Drs. Ronda Azelton, Elizabeth Lucore, Blaine Levy and Justin Nowlin, to their healthcare team. The physicians from Family Practice and Obstetrics of Monett will offer prenatal medical care in Cassville, beginning Friday, Nov. 4...
Soroptimist Club installs new member (11/16/16)
The Soroptimist Club, Cassville Branch, recently installed new member in Devon Forsythe.
DEA collects 294,786 drugs in 2016 take back events (11/16/16)
On behalf of the Drug Enforcement Agency, the Cassville City Police Department recently announced totals for drug take-backs during collection events by region and state. The DEA reported that in 2016, a total of 294,786 drug prescriptions were collected. With 44,285 drugs collected in April 2016, compared to 36,125 in September 2016...
Pet of the Week (11/16/16)
Meet Oliver Peck, the Haven of the Ozarks pet of the week.
CASK artists enjoy October Paint 'n Pour event (11/16/16)
CASK (Creative Arts of Shell Knob) Paint 'N Pour artists enjoyed time creating with instructor Nicki Hanna in October's class. The musical theme of the class was appreciated by musicians and non-musicians alike, and are versatile enough to be used in any room in the house...
Exeter students recognized for respect (11/09/16)
Exeter Elementary School students were recognized during October for displaying the character trait of respect, to include treating others with courtesy and honor.
Purdy grad to sing at 58th inauguration (11/09/16)
Senator Roy Blunt announced selection Oct. 7 Katherine Wise, a Missouri State chorale student from Purdy, will travel to Washington, D.C. to sing with the Missouri State University Chorale at the 58th presidential inauguration on Jan. 20, 2017. The chorale, directed by Dr. Cameron LaBarr, will perform during the nationally televised inaugural ceremony, when the 45th president of the United States will be sworn in...
Wheaton October students of the month (11/09/16)
Wheaton High School announced its October students of the month.
Wheaton announces first quarter honor roll (11/09/16)
Seventh-grade A Honor Roll: Abbey Bowling, Zane Johnson, Zane Smith, Bentley Stephens, Pa Vang, Patti Vang and Donovan Xiong Seventh-grade A/B Honor Roll: Ian Castro, Coy Harper, Lori McNeill and Kelton Park Eighth grade A Honor Roll: Charlene Chang, Connor Killion, Zachary Leverich, Sarah Mattingly, Jack Mitchell and Cade Woolaway...
Silver Haired Legislature chooses key priorities (11/09/16)
The 43rd Annual Conference of the Silver Haired Legislature took place at the state capitol in Jefferson City on Oct. 18, 19, and 20. The 118 delegates in attendance formulated plans to advocate for senior issues during the upcoming legislative session. After spirited debates in the legislative chambers, the delegates chose the following issues as their top five priorities for the 2017 legislative session, which, if enacted into law, could help improve the lives of Missouri seniors...
Senior Solutions program offers Open House outreach (11/09/16)
Senior Solutions, a program that offers a variety of helpful resources for seniors at Mercy Cassville, held an Open House event Nov. 2.
Central Crossing hosts Halloween contest (11/09/16)
A whole host of unusual characters showed up during the lunch hour last Friday at Central Crossing Senior Center's Halloween contest.
Pet of the Week (11/09/16)
Meet Squattels, the Haven of the Ozarks pet of the week.
Reid completes Facilities Manager Certification (11/02/16)
Dusty Reid, Cassville director of facilities and operations, recently earned his Facilities Manager Certification through the Missouri School Plant Managers Association (MSPMA). The certification program is offered by MSPMA to develop a knowledge base for building and grounds and facilities leaders across the state to provide safe and healthful educational facilities...
Students turn old bleachers into tables (11/02/16)
Cassville High School industrial arts woodworking II students recently repurposed old bleachers from the middle school gym.
Central Crossing enjoys OJ's cookout (11/02/16)
Pictured is OJ Thompson cooking BBQ hot dogs and hamburgers for guests at Central Crossing Senior Center in Shell Knob.
Mercy to host open house for senior therapy program (11/02/16)
Growing older can be challenging. Aside from physical changes, it can bring a higher risk of depression, anxiety or stress -- but there's a team at Mercy Hospital Cassville who can step in to help. Senior Life Solutions, a hospital-based, intensive outpatient therapy program, is hosting an open house on Wednesday, Nov. ...
Pet of the Week (11/02/16)
Meet Roman, the Haven of the Ozarks Pet of the Week.
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. ...