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Stories from Wednesday, September 28, 2005

RRSP hatchery to receive a makeover (09/28/05)
The Missouri Department of Conservation Commission has authorized a $2,299,753 contract with G & G Construction Co., of Carthage, for water supply renovation and dam stabilization at Roaring River State Park. The project will upgrade and stabilize the rock dam near the Roaring River hatchery...
Mock crash has real effect on students (09/28/05)
Anyone driving past Purdy High School last Thursday afternoon may have been in for a shock when they saw a two-car crash at the entrance of the school driveway. A pair of fire trucks, police cars, two ambulances, a medical helicopter and the coroner's hearse converged on the scene to assist with a docudrama presentation planned by the school's FCCLA Chapter. ...
Run will raise money, honor teen's memory (09/28/05)
Pink and yellow ribbons standout against the traditional black and gold that is on display this week during Homecoming Week festivities at Cassville High School. The ribbons are being worn by many students in memory of Whitney Cline and Amanda Seekamp, two Cassville students who lost their lives in a car accident almost a year ago on the night of Oct. 1, 2004...
Ladycat softball team loses heartbreaker to Nixa (09/28/05)
Ladycat offense came from Jessie Gripka, who went two-for-three, Amber Bowman and Julie Cupps, who both went one-for-three, Brittany Taylor, one-for-three with a RBI and Forsythe, who went one-for-three and scored once. On the mound, Cassville's Carla Gautney allowed three runs off of six hits while walking eight and striking out three...
Wildcats notch another Big 8 victory (09/28/05)
The Cassville Wildcats improved to 2-0 in Big 8 Conference play in a close game against the Carl Junction Bulldogs (2-2/2-2). The Wildcats (4-0/2-0) won the match up by a score of 28-13. "I felt like we made some mistakes in the first half that hurt us and created some opportunities for Carl Junction," said Cassville Head Coach David Large. ...
Soccer 'Cats are now 12-2 (09/28/05)
The Cassville Wildcat soccer team is now 12-2 after a pair of wins over Carl Junction and College Heights. The Wildcats defeated Carl Junction last Thursday behind goals from Brett Buchanan, Nick Schlichtman and Aaron Jamieson. Schlichtman scored the first two goals, Jamieson the third and Buchanan added the final two. Jason Bromley had two assists on a pair of long throw-ins and Schlichtman also tallied an assist in the win...
DONALD WAYNE WILLIS (09/28/05)
Donald Wayne Willis, 82, of Purdy, passed away at 1:15 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2005, at Monett Health Care following a lingering illness. He was born in Woodson, Ill. on March 18, 1923, the son of the late Ben T. and Anna O'Brien Willis. He married Dolly Thompson on Dec. 7, 1949...
EMMA JO RATHBUN (09/28/05)
Emma Jo Rathbun, infant daughter of Keith and Cherish (Moore) Rathbun, died Monday, Sept. 19, 2005, in St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin. survivors include: her parents, Keith and Cherish Rathbun; grandparents Carl and Joyce Harlow, of Exeter; great grandparents, Donald and Patti Hall, of Madill, Okla., and Larry and Elaine Rathbun, of Coalinga, Calif.;...
REGENA MAUDE OLBERTZ (09/28/05)
Regena Maude Olbertz, 93, of Shell Knob, passed away Thursday, Sept. 22, 2005, in her home. Her body has been cremated under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob. No services are planned. FOHN FUNERAL HOME Shell Knob, Missouri 417-858-3151
PAULA DUNCAN (09/28/05)
Pauline "Paula" Duncan, of Exeter, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2005, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. She was born in Oark, Ark., the daughter of Arthur E. and Rella (Langdon) Miller. On Nov. 12, 1988, she was united in marriage to Allen Duncan, who survives...
Activities will honor memory of CHS student (09/28/05)
To Whom It May Concern: Our school has lost an outstanding person and student. Whitney Cline was 15 years old and a sophomore when an automobile accident took her life on Oct. 1, 2004. She was a passenger on her way back from a football game. Her twin sisters are in the eighth grade at Cassville Public Schools. The dreams and aspirations of this young lady are now cut short. She will not graduate from high school nor will she attend college or pursue her dream of becoming a physician...