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Stories from Wednesday, October 5, 2005

Thorco plant celebrates big safety milestone (10/05/05)
Thorco Industries of Cassville celebrated two years without a lost-time accident on Sept. 30. "This is a milestone for Thorco in Cassville," said Ken Howard, Thorco president. "You all need to be congratulated. This is unheard of for a plant to go two years without a lost-time accident."...
Flu vaccine now available to those at risk (10/05/05)
The Barry County Health Department began offering flu shots to walk-in clients on Monday. The local health unit has replaced its traditional flu clinic schedule with a two-tiered system that will distribute the vaccine first to those who need it most...
Barry Electric crews volunteer to restore power in Mississippi (10/05/05)
Seven Barry Electric Cooperative employees volunt-eered to work with Mississippi cooperatives, which were affected by Hurricane Katrina, last month. The men were sent in two separate teams to cut brush, set poles, string wire and straighten poles for the Coast Electric Power Association in Gulf Port, Miss...
First Baptist Church begins alternative worship service (10/05/05)
First Baptist Church of Cassville began a new fellowship service at Cassville Elementary School on Oct. 2. "North Point Fellowship offers a casual informal opportunity for people who have been turned off by the traditional church and larger crowd," said John Duncan, First Baptist Church pastor. "It will be a very casual, easy going service and a lot of fun."...
Wildcats devour Wolves on homecoming (10/05/05)
Last Friday, the Cassville Wildcats (5-0) took on Reeds Spring (1-4) on Homecoming night and devoured the Wolves 45-7. With all the hoopla surrounding a homecoming football game, Coach David Large was pleased with how his team was able to put aside the distractions...
CHS soccer 'Cats are now 14-2 (10/05/05)
Cassville now stands at 14-2 on the 2005 season after a pair of wins this past week. The Wildcats have achieved more records thus far in the 2005 season than in the six-year history of the soccer program at Cassville High School. The Wildcats defeated Monett last Thursday by a score of 3-0. Senior Brett Buchanan had the first goal, which proved to be the game winner. His goal was scored on an assist by freshman Aaron Jamieson...
Ladycat spikers fall to Monett, Seneca (10/05/05)
In volleyball action last week, the Cassville Ladycats (3-13-1) dropped two Big 8 Conference matches to Monett and Seneca. Against the Lady Cubs, Cassville fell 16-25, 11-25. Senior Lili Guk recorded three kills, nine digs and two aces in the contest. Chelsea Corn, a junior, tallied three kills...
Ladycats place fourth at Cassville Invitational (10/05/05)
This past Saturday, the Cassville Ladycats (11-13) hosted the annual Cassville Tournament, an eight-team double pool play tournament, at the Cassville Aquatic Park. The Ladycats took fourth place in the tournament, winning two out of four games. Cassville opened the tourney with a game against Marionville. The Lady Comets gave the Ladycats an early wake-up call by winning 4-2...
Wildcat runners post personal bests (10/05/05)
The Ladycat varsity cross country squad had a strong showing at East Newton last Tuesday. Sophomore Ron'L Hoff medaled in 18th place, running the course in 21:30. Following close behind Hoff were freshmen Courtney Beagle and Tia Baker, who just missed a medal by finishing in 22nd and 29th place respectively...
HAZEL NELLIE CORBIN (10/05/05)
Hazel Nellie Corbin, age 88, of Cassville, entered into eternal rest Sunday, Oct. 2, 2005, in Freeman-Neosho Hospital, Neosho. She was born October 13, 1916 in Cassville, the daughter of Joe and Esther (Braught) Robison. On Oct. 12, 1935, she was united in marriage to Earl Corbin who preceded her in death on Feb. 17, 2002, after 66 years of marriage. She was also preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Charles Vaughan and one sister, Beatrice Stubblefield Romine...
BETTY ANN FULLERTON (10/05/05)
Betty Ann Fullerton, 81, of Shell Knob, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2005 in her home. She was born March 26, 1924, in Aurora, Neb., the daughter of Ralph H. and Bessie (Guard) Woods. On Sept. 22, 1944, in Denver, Colo., she was united in marriage to Eugene "Rebel" Fullerton, who preceded her in death on Aug. 8, 1999. She was also preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and two sisters...
FRANK E. STIPP (10/05/05)
Frank E Stipp, 91, of Purdy, died Saturday Oct. 1, 2005, in St. John's Hospital, Cassville. He was born on the family farm in Purdy on Sept. 15, 1914, the son of Frances and Catherine (Cznaski) Stipp. He was united in marriage to Elizabeth Burdolski, who preceded him in death on Dec. 7, 1996. He was also preceded in death by his parents; one granddaughter, Veronica Bailey; one grandson, David and three sisters, Mary Smith, Emma Candido and Sophie Smith...
MARY MARGUERITE (BROWN) NICKLE (10/05/05)
Mary Marguerite (Brown) Nickle, 82, of Cassville, Missouri, passed away Sunday, Oct. 2, 2005, in her home. She was born Feb. 23, 1923, in Lawrence County, the daughter of William "Ed" and Bertha (Wisely) Brown. On February 1, 1941, in Butterfield, she was united in marriage to Ray Nickle, who preceded her in death on March 3, 2000. She was also preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Carl and Paul Brown and one sister, Helen (Nickle) Coggins...
VERAH CARGILE (10/05/05)
Verah Dunlap Cargile, 80, of Washburn, passed away Sept. 28, 2005 at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. She was born on Jan. 1, 1925, in Purdy. She married John Dunlap, Jr. on Aug. 8, 1941. He preceded her in death on Aug. 24, 1968. She married Homer Cargile on Jan. 1, 1974. He preceded her in death on June 30, 1998. She was also preceded in death by her parents, Morris and Omah England, a brother, Eddie England and a sister, Velma Martin...
State education board needs scrutiny, change (10/05/05)
Dear Editor: Matt Blunt made the recommendation that the governor appoint the commis-sioner of the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Currently, the commissioner is selected by the State Board of Education. The commission claims the gubernatorial appointment would "strengthen the leadership of the position and would increase the governor's accountability for public education." Many individuals and organizations, including the Missouri State Teachers Association, believe an appoint-ment would only politicize the process. ...
UN dues should be used for hurricane relief (10/05/05)
Dear Editor: The compassionate response to the tragic hurricanes has been tremendous, however, did anyone by any chance see the ACLU, NAACP, The American Atheist Organization or People For The American Way setting up feeding lines, opening up shelters or organizing trucks of medical supplies or water? I heard a lot of griping from the likes of politicians and Jesse Jackson. Does it make you think how ordinary Christian people quietly respond? But surely we may not mention God in Any Way...
Would code make newsmedia more ethical? (10/05/05)
Dear Editor: Over the past two years, there have been major ethical failures in journalism. Everything from made up quotes and stories, to plagiarism and accusations of biased reporting have gained wide public attention. With this ongoing parade of scandals, there has been growing talk about the need for a code of ethics among journalists. Some groups have even begun to float the idea of licensing journalists, or at least requiring them to pursue continuing education like other professions...