Cassville Democrat News News headlines from the Cassville Democrat newspaper in Cassville, Missouri en-us 2 wanted for alleged theft of mower The Wheaton Police Department is looking for two men who allegedly stole a mower on Friday. Police are looking to question for Kevin Granger and Logan Moore after a zero turn mower was stolen from a... Sun, 28 May 2017 17:13:07 -0500 Aurora man injured in motorcycle wreck An Aurora man was seriously injured in a wreck Saturday in Route EE, five miles east of Cape Fair. According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Andrew Gaston, 27, of Aurora, was driving a... Sun, 28 May 2017 14:04:30 -0500 3 teens injured in UTV wreck Three teenagers from out of state were injured Friday in a wreck at 6:02 p.m. on Farm Road 1216, two miles south of Shell Knob. According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Zara Deidel, 14,... Sun, 28 May 2017 14:04:23 -0500 Cassville Fire Protection District adds first ladder truck The Cassville Fire Protection District recently added a 75-foot ladder truck to its fleet, the first the department has ever had. The 2000 E-One model firefighting apparatus was acquired on April 30... Fri, 26 May 2017 13:11:45 -0500 UPDATE: Stolen Boy Scout trailer recovered Det. Danny Boyd, with the Cassville Police Department, said the trailer belonging to Boy Scout Troop No. 76 of Cassville has been recovered... Thu, 25 May 2017 16:12:44 -0500 State legislators laud budget, road district bills With the state’s legislative session wrapping up in May, local legislators say key accomplishments this year include the passing of the state budget, which fully funds the Foundation Formula, and the... Wed, 24 May 2017 15:41:41 -0500 Storms damage boats, lead to wreck Heavy storms early Friday morning led to damage to boats on Table Rock Lake in Shell Knob, as well as multiple reports of tree damage, one of which caused a wreck with injury at 4:40 a.m. on Farm... Wed, 24 May 2017 15:41:35 -0500 Cassville graduates 140 seniors in Class of 2017 Cassville graduates swayed together in song at the conclusion of their commencement ceremony Sunday afternoon, during which 140 seniors graduated and bid farewell to their alma mater. More photos... Wed, 24 May 2017 15:41:23 -0500 Roaring River park manager retiring in July Some people start careers in one field, then transition to another, only to find themselves coming full circle and back to the original job. That is the case for Roaring River State Park Manager... Wed, 24 May 2017 15:41:08 -0500 Youth Camp bus schedule announced Final preparations are underway for the 52nd annual Barry County Youth Camp, which will begin Tuesday and run through June 2 at Camp Smokey at Roaring River State Park. The camp provides experiences... Wed, 24 May 2017 15:40:55 -0500 Purdy Council discovers livestock ban erased After implementing a new nuisance ordinance recently, Purdy aldermen discovered the city's restrictions on livestock are no longer in place, and they have been scrambling to determine options.... Wed, 24 May 2017 15:28:25 -0500 Cassville announces first class of cum laude system Graduation ceremonies brought a lot of joy and excitement to 140 graduates and their families, but Cassville schools also inducted the first class for the district into the cum laude academic system.... Wed, 24 May 2017 15:28:11 -0500 Cassville man arrested on burglary charge A Cassville man was arrested and charged with two felonies, marking the third and fourth felony charged leveraged against him in the past year. Leroy Stockton, 28, of Cassville, is charged with... Wed, 24 May 2017 15:27:52 -0500 Mercy heroes go orange in honor of EMS Week Orange is the color of safety, and residents likely see more of it next week as Mercy’s first responders wear special T-shirts in honor of National EMS Week, which began Sunday and runs through... Wed, 24 May 2017 15:27:40 -0500 Mercy named in Top Five health care systems in U.S.   Shorter hospital stays, fewer complications and better patient results are just a few metrics used to rank Mercy as one of the top five large health systems in the nation, alongside Mayo Clinic.... Wed, 24 May 2017 15:27:29 -0500 Library kicks off ‘Build a Better World’ reading program The Barry-Lawrence Regional Library has presented its 2017 summer reading club and program. Registration for the program is now open at all branches. This year's theme is entitled "Build a Better... Wed, 24 May 2017 15:27:18 -0500 Exeter seniors receive diplomas Exeter High School held its graduation ceremony recently. Wed, 24 May 2017 15:24:07 -0500 One-night circus wows crowds with stunts, dinosaurs A dance number opened the show at the Carson & Barnes CircusSaurus, held one night only on May 17 at the American Legion grounds in Cassville. More photos of the event may be found in a gallery at:... Wed, 24 May 2017 15:21:18 -0500 Last day of school brings wave of emotions Children get a jump start on summer fun after the last day of school ended on Tuesday, playing together on the playground. Wed, 24 May 2017 15:16:02 -0500 Heavy rains, wind mark Friday storm in Barry County A shelf cloud is pictured at about 7:45 p.m. Friday heading northwest into in Butterfield, bringing heavy rains and wind. Wed, 24 May 2017 15:15:21 -0500 35-year Roaring River employee hangs hat An employee of Missouri State Parks at Roaring River for 35 years, from 1982-2017, Leon Mahurin, center, retired from his post and a reception was held at the Barry County Museum. Wed, 24 May 2017 15:10:17 -0500 News briefs Grade cards for Cassville High School students are being mailed this week. If a student does not receive one, the parent may call the high school at 417-847-3137. Sign-ups for the 16th Annual School... Wed, 24 May 2017 15:07:13 -0500 Clute creates Recreational Library at Central Crossing Senior Center On Wednesday, May 17, Sharon Clute received special recognition for her efforts in creating and organizing the Recreational Library at Shell Knob’s Central Crossing Senior Center. 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