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Stories from Friday, September 23, 2005

Horner joins Security Bank staff (09/23/05)
A shift within the structure of Cassville's banking community was announced last week with Jon Horner being named president of Security Bank of Southwest Missouri. Horner joins the Security Bank team after working for Commerce Bank of Barry County since 1987. In making the announcement, Gary Fields said he would be remaining as Security Bank's chief executive officer...
R-V board to pursue drug testing policy (09/23/05)
Southwest school will also be tightening its student dress code in 2005-06 By Lisa Schlichtman The Southwest R-V School Board voted on Thursday night to officially tighten the school dress code and pursue a random drug testing policy for the district...
An extraordinary day of golf (09/23/05)
History may have been made at the Cassville Golf Course on Sunday, Sept. 11 when a pair of area golfers hit back-to-back holes-in-one. Jim Roe and Jeff Banks were enjoying a casual afternoon of golf when they arrived at Hole #17. Roe teed off first and Banks followed...
Women's tourney attracts field of 96 (09/23/05)
The Cassville Women's Golf Association hosted its annual Cassville Women's Golf Invitational on Sept. 15 at the Cassville Golf Course. A field of 96 golfers competed in the tournament, which also included a luncheon prepared and served by members of the Cassville FCCLA Chapter under the direction of Janet Sullivan, FCCLA advisor. ...
Wildcats remain undefeated (09/23/05)
The score at the end of Cassville's Big 8 Conference opener against Mt. Vernon was 38-0. With such a lopsided point differential, fans who did not attend Friday night's game might not realize how closely the game was actually played. The Wildcats (3-0/1-0) only had 137 total rushing yards for the night, while the Mountaineers (1-2/0-2) had 136. The Cats also added 51 passing yards to the Mountaineers' 23 for a total offense of 188 yards to Mt. Vernon's 159...
CHS strikers compete in Springfield (09/23/05)
The Cassville Wildcat soccer team had a great showing in the highly competitive Springfield Parkview Tournament this past weekend, placing fourth. The Wildcats defeated Lebanon on penalty kicks after a hard fought 1-1 tie in regulation play. Freshman Aaron Jamieson set the stage for the match with a goal in the first period, and then following a goal by Lebanon, the foursome of Nick Schlichtman, Ryan Schlichtman, Brett Buchanan and Jamieson drilled penalty kicks into the net to give Cassville the win.. ...
KENNETH MICHAEL "MIKE" WHISMAN (09/23/05)
Kenneth Michael "Mike" Whisman, 58, passed away Sept. 15, 2005, in Purdy, following a long illness. He was born May 10, 1947, in DeQueen, Ark., to Kenneth C. and Vivian V. (Underwood) Whisman. He was united in marriage to Lynn C. Stiles on Aug. 1, 1968, at Miami, Okla., and she survives...
HUTSON D. "BUCK" REED (09/23/05)
Hutson D. "Buck" Reed, 82, of Neosho, passed away Sunday, Sept. 11, 2005, at his home in Neosho. He was born Dec. 16, 1922, in Rural Newton County to Willie Lee and Ina (Meador) Reed. He worked in Masonary Construction for various contractors and was a member of the Belfast Baptist Church located west of Neosho. He married Peggy Pauline McMillen March 3, 1951, in Eureka Springs, Ark...
C.C. (TIM) RATH (09/23/05)
C.C. (Tim) Rath, 89, of the Iowa Veterans Home, passesd away Monday, Sept. 12, 2005. He was born June 17,1916, in Alvin (Wray), Colo. He was the third child of nine children born to Alice May (Bachman) and Charles Lee Rath. He attended the Montezuma schools and graduated out of the new High School with the class of 1935. ...
MIRL MILLER (09/23/05)
Charles Mirl Miller, 86, of Cassville, passed away Monday, Sept. 19, 2005, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. He was born Sept. 17, 1919, in Crane, the son of Clem and Rhoda (Hunter) Miller. On May 10, 1941, in Cassville, he was united in marriage to Ruby Henson, who survives...
RICHARD E. HILE (09/23/05)
Richard E. Hile, 57, of Exeter, passed away Thursday, Sept. 15, 2005, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield following a short illness. He was born in Monett on Nov. 5, 1947, the son of the late John and Pearl Moody Hile. He married Linda Wellson Nov. 5, 1988. He was a truck driver for Dan Cline Trucking in Mt. Vernon. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, the Barry County Shrine Club, and the Abu Ben Temple in Springfield...
WILMA DEAN ELLIS (09/23/05)
Wilma Dean Ellis, 84, of Exeter passed away Friday, Sept. 16, 2005. She was born April 3, 1921, South of Wheaton in Barry County to Audie and Daisy (Creason) Harrell. She was a homemaker. She married Lemmie C. Ellis on Nov. 19, 1938, in Washburn. He preceded her in death on May 16, 2004. She was a member of the Ridgley Assembly of God Church...
PANSY (PAT) BRASHIER (09/23/05)
Pansy O. (Pat) Brashier, 81, of Joplin, passed away Friday, Sept. 16, 2005, at St. John's Regional Medical Center after a long illness. She was born March 14, 1924, in Tulsa, Okla. She was the daughter of the late Roy J. Holder and Cola J. Carroll Holder, and had lived in Joplin the past year, moving from Washburn. ...
DONALD G. ALLEN (09/23/05)
Donald G. Allen, 71, passed away Sept. 18, 2005, in Eureka Springs, Ark. He was born Aug. 23, 1934, in Viola, a son of Noah D. and Addie M. (Roush) Allen. He was a farmer and of the Pentecostal faith. He was preceded in death by: his parents, Noah and Addie Allen; and four brothers, Lonnie Allen, Willard Allen, Bill Allen and Dennis Allen...
MoDOT director addresses ER citizens (09/23/05)
Dear Concerned Citizens of Eagle Rock: We recently received your letter and petition regarding the Eagle Rock maintenance building. We appreciate hearing about the local residents' concerns and understand your interest in the maintenance facility and the workers...
Sign is reminder to shop locally (09/23/05)
Dear Editor: I recently read an article on controversy over the "Shop the square" sign. I do not fully understand the problem here. The first time I saw the sigh, my immediate reaction was a reminder to shop locally. It did not impress me to only shop the square. I guess because I believe in spending money locally, I did not feel compelled to think only of the square. I would think that the majority of citizens would also think that way...
Losing a pet for bad behavior is hard (09/23/05)
Dear Editor: For animal lovers, it's traumatic enough to have a pet euthanized because of illness, injury or age. I know-I have three boxes of ashes on my mantel now. Losing a healthy pet because of bad behavior can be even more devastating. It can tear your heart out and make you feel so guilty for not giving better care...