Cassville Democrat News News headlines from the Cassville Democrat newspaper in Cassville, Missouri en-us Emergency manager keeping eye on waters in Barry County Rains over the past nearly 36 hours have dropped about 2.5 inches of water in some areas, and despite some flash flooding in the most flood-prone areas, Barry County Emergency Management Director... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:45:07 -0500 Purdy mayor calls for 90-day plan Bo Prock, at his first meeting as the new mayor of Purdy, proposed undertaking new initiatives that paved the way for more active involvement in the community by city leaders. Prock presented... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:55:49 -0500 Cassville man faces 5 felonies A Cassville man is facing five felonies after allegedly being caught with methamphetamine and pills while at a swimming area on Highway Y. Chance Henson, 21, of Cassville, is charged with delivery of... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:55:39 -0500 City approves next round of street repairs The city of Cassville has approved a new round of street repairs for the year, budgeting more than $200,000 for work on a handful of areas in town. According to Robert Forrest, Cassville public works... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:55:17 -0500 Prock assumes duties as new mayor in Purdy A new shape for the Purdy government developed last week, as the city council reorganized and one council member resigned. Bo Prock, who has served on the council since 2015, was sworn in as the new... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:55:03 -0500 Barry County family raises 12 children in small cabin The Barry County Museum is charged with collecting, preserving and exhibit items that represent the past, present and future of the life and times of Barry Countians, and one example of its work is a... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:54:59 -0500 Purdy schools seeking to fill administration, teaching slots The Purdy school district is looking for an administrator, three teachers and a counselor for the coming school year. Superintendent Steven Chancellor said that the district is seeking a new... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:54:47 -0500 SKITS ready to delight audiences with upcoming play Shell Knob in the Spotlight (SKITS) wants the people of Barry County to know that “meatballs” are simmering on the back burner, as the play, “Million Dollar Meatballs,” described by staff as a comedy... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:52:34 -0500 Spawning spuds in the Ozarks Growing vegetables may not be a simple science, but with the expertise of a village of University of Missouri Extension specialists, it's not rocket science either. Take potatoes, for instance, a... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:52:18 -0500 Drug Take Back Day scheduled The Cassville Police Department is again participating in the D.E.A. Prescription Take Back Day. The event will be held on April 29 between the hours of 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cassville City Hall and... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:52:07 -0500 Residents enjoy traditional Easter buffet with families A beautifully-displayed salad bar and assorted dessert bar was on the menu at the Emory Melton Inn & Conference Center Easter Sunday as part of their traditional Easter Buffet, which the center has... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:50:48 -0500 No rain check needed for Easter egg hunts Children take a group photo for their parents’ memory album in between eating Easter candy, after a multi-family Easter egg hunt at Roaring River State Park Sunday afternoon. Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:49:58 -0500 New Dollar General places sign, prepares for opening Workers prepare to mount the sign for the new Dollar General store located at corner of 11th and Main Street, which is tentatively scheduled to open the first week of May. Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:49:30 -0500 Cassville Arrows to bring collegiate baseball to community this summer The Cassville Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting for the Cassville Arrows Baseball Club, a summer collegiate baseball organization, on April 14, to welcome the group to the community. Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:49:07 -0500 Cassville Chamber of Commerce welcomes McKay Roofing Services The Cassville Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for McKay Quality Roofing Services on March 11 to celebrate its recent opening and help welcome the business to the Cassville... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:48:36 -0500 News briefs The Cassville Area Chamber of Commerce will host the 31st Annual Dogwood Car, Truck and Motorcycle Festival on May 6 on the Cassville square. Registration will take place inside of the courthouse... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:48:15 -0500