CHS hosts Area XI FFA Banquet
The Cassville High School Future Farmers of America (FFA) club hosted 16 schools and about 550 visitors for the Area XI Awards Banquet on Feb. 25. The banquet, held annually, recognizes FFA members who earn proficiency awards and degrees, many of whom were from schools in Barry County...
Kindergarten class donates more than 100 canned goods
On Feb. 17, the kindergarten class at Cassville Primary School celebrated the 100th day of school. In January, Lyall's class began collecting cans for the 100th day of school, as the kindergartners have been discussing how to help others in the community. The goal was 100 cans for the 100th day...
SADD raises more than $8,000 for Griffis
Dustin Griffis accepted a check for $8,296.30, presented to Griffis to help pay for his medical bills, as Griffis, a 16-year-old sophomore at Cassville High School, was diagnosed with stage 4 Hodgkin's lymphoma in October 2013
Two Exeter FBLA students head to State Leadership Conference
Exeter High School had two students who qualified to attend the State Leadership Conference in Columbia, set for in April 13-15.
Purdy Middle School releases honor roll
The following students have made the second-quarter honor roll at Purdy Middle School. Eighth grade, all A's: Zoe Brown, Savannah Burch, Tyler Keeler, Emma Mareth, Mikey Schad, Layne Skiles and Cailyn Spears. Eighth grade, B's: Megan Bound, Savannah Bradt, Weston Bricker, Julissa Cruz, Casey Elliaon, Savannah Harris, Hallie Henderson, Adam Humphrey, Rylee Moller, Ryan Pack, Yeimy Pastor-Gomez, Jose Perez, Macie Rivera and Joby Young...
Exeter schools announce Student of the Quarter winners
The Exeter R-6 School District recently announced its Student of the Quarter winners for the middle school and high school in the second quarter.
Cassville High School senior wins scholarship
Cassville High School senior Emily Brewer received the District FBLA scholarship in the amount of $500.
Exeter High School celebrates homecoming
The Exeter R-6 School District celebrated Homecoming on Jan. 31. Junior Rylie Odenbrett was voted Queen, and Senior Michael Brattin was voted King by the Exeter High School student body.
CMS Agriculture Club makes candy bouquets
The Cassville Middle School Agriculture Club met in January to make candy bouquets. The students used cans of soda as the base and arranged an assortment of candies on top to make the bouquets.
Exeter Schools announces Character Award winners
The following Exeter students won Character Awards for the month of February. Winners included: Noah Beck, Mason Lee, Coby Johnson, Sage Grimes, Shea Hilburn, Noah Ennis, Dawnee Sorensen, Kayla Wisdom, Jude Still, Aaron Beck, Natalie Crumpler, Mackenzie Reed, Levi Gautney, Levi Hunter, Aubree Reed, Ruth Walker, Brennan Sorensen, Hailey Mattingly, Jessica Johnson, Aaliyah Ortiz and Alex Gomez...
Local University of Arkansas students make chancellor's, dean's lists
A number of Barry County natives made the chancellor's and dean's lists at the University of Arkansas, recently released by the school. Senior information systems major Justin Mills, of Cassville, was named to the chancellor's list and the dean's list, the only Barry Countian to appear on both...
Barry County students make MSU dean's list
The following students were named to the Missouri State University dean's list, recently released by the school: Aurora Jessica Walker Cassville Sarah Allen Courtney Beagle Tracy Buntin Zachary Harris Jessica Houskeeper Jessica Lueckenhoff...
What Roaring River means to me
The following essays are the first-place and second place winners in the Roaring River Trout Hatchery's essay contest for Opening Day. 1st Place What Roaring River means to me By Dakota Moss/Cassville Middle school Roaring River to me means spending time with family...
CHS FBLA competes in district competition
On Feb. 19, the Cassville Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) competed in the FBLA District Competition at New Site Baptist Church in Monett. Five students participated in events that go straight-to-state, and 13 students qualified at the district competition...
CHS choirs compete in Soundfest
The Cassville High School Center Stage and No Boys Allowed Choirs recently won awards at the Carthage Soundfest Competition.
Cassville High School names Students of the Quarter
Cassville High School students Alyssa Pearman and Wyatt Lopez were recently named Students of the Quarter by the Holiday Island Elk's Lodge No. 1042.
Two Cassville natives make Pittsburgh State dean's list
A pair of Cassville natives have been named to the Pittsburgh State University dean's list, recently release by the university. Freshman Ali Hanson earned dean's scholastic honors in nursing, and senior Mercedes Brink earned dean's scholastic honors in art...
Cassville woman earns master's degree
A Cassville woman earned her master of science and nursing on Dec. 13 from the St. Louis School of Nursing. Brenna Primrose, the daughter of Herb and Cathi Primrose, of Cassville, earned the master of science in nursing as an adult/gerontological nurse care practitioner...
Crowder trustees name next president
The Crowder College Board of Trustees met on the afternoon of Feb. 14, and after extensive discussion of all three finalists, offered the position of President of Crowder College to Jennifer Methvin, vice-chancellor for academics at the University of Arkansas at Hope...
CHS FBLA students attend ethics workshop
Cassville High School sent 42 freshman and sophomore Future Business Leaders of America members to an Ethics Workshop in Washburn.
Cassville Intermediate School releases honor rolls
The following Cassville Intermediate School students were named to the second-quarter honor roll, recently released by the school. Fifth grade, all A's Zachary Acheson, Jordan Anderson, Dylan Berndt, Jayden Bowman, Madison Bowyer, Zachary Coenen, David Delano, Jerome Ewing, Josie Guevara, Joshua Holz, Cameron Lewis, Kelsey Liley, Lakein Madison, Michelle Martinez, Olivia McCracken, Zane Mebruer, Cole O'Neill, Robert Preddy, Jaiden Reibert, Kegan Robinson, Hayden Sink, Camron Sloan, Jordyn Stafford, Carson Whittemire, Brylee Wilson and Chantly Yarnall.. ...
Area schools surpass allotted snow days
With all area schools canceling classes Feb. 3-7 due to inclement weather, districts are mulling makeup-day options that will likely extend school into summer months. The Cassville R-4 School District allots 10 makeup days for inclement weather throughout the year, and with last week's lingering snow and poor road conditions, the district is now five days over that allotted amount...
Pair of girls tops in Cassville's Middle School's sixth-grade spelling bee
Cassville Middle School announced the winners of its sixth-grade spelling bee on Tuesday.
Purdy schools make staffing changes
Two teachers retired and two resigned at the Purdy School District in January. The Purdy Board of Education accepted the retirements of two middle school teachers: Gary W. West and Julie Jeanay Price. West began teaching in Purdy in August 2002. Price began teaching in Purdy in August 2007...
PHS homecoming this week
Purdy High School will celebrate homecoming this week, culminating in the crowning of the homecoming queen on Friday. Theme for the event is "Purdy's Queen of Hearts." The queen will be crowned before the hometown crowd at about 6:30 p.m. Friday. The Eagles will take on McAuley for the big game. The coronation will take place between the junior varsity boys game and the varsity boys game. The girls game will follow in a doubleheader...