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Stories from Wednesday, October 12, 2005

Planning begins for jail expansion project (10/12/05)
Plans to expand the Barry County Jail are taking shape with the Barry County Commission seeking bids for a project architect. For the past two years, the Commission has set aside capital projects funds to finance a future jail expansion project. In 2004 and 2005, the county set aside $175,000 for the project. To date, $350,000 has been earmarked for jail expansion...
Camp Barnabas segment will air on Sunday (10/12/05)
The "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" episode videotaped at Camp Barnabas, a local non-profit, non-denominational Christian camp for disabled individuals, will air on Sunday, Oct. 16 on ABC. The camp, which is located between Purdy and Fairview, will be featured on a special two-hour episode of Extreme Home Makeover...
Feed mill project on horizon (10/12/05)
George's Inc., hopes to start excavation for a new feed mill at the Butterfield plant location in November, said Craig Coberley, George's vice president of the Arkansas-Missouri complex. In September, the Missouri Department of Economic Development approved a $266,500 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), which will fund industrial infrastructure improvements in Barry County...
Wildcats down Lamar 50-14 (10/12/05)
This past Friday, the Cassville Wildcats (6-0/3-0) defeated Lamar (1-4/0-4) with a final score of 50-14. It looks like the long trip didn't affect the team at all, and neither did the cold. On the night, the Wildcats had 30 carries for 220 yards to Lamar's 39 carries for 97 yards. Lamar had 183 yards on 11 completions to the 'Cats' 149 passing yards on four completions. That's a total of 369 yards of offense for Cassville and 280 for Lamar...
Softball Ladycats are district runners-up (10/12/05)
What a way to end a season. The Cassville Ladycat (13-15) softball team took second place in the district tournament on Saturday. In the championship game, the team, seeded fifth in the tournament, fell to Aurora in 11 innings after a hard-fought battle...
Lady Trojans are district champions (10/12/05)
Southwest entered the Class 2, District 8 tournament with the goal of earning their first district victory in school history and came away as district champs. The Lady Trojans, the tournament's fourth seed, scored two runs in the seventh for a 3-1 win over Lamar...
JAMES M. WILLIAMS (10/12/05)
James M. Williams, 83, of Shell Knob, passed away Monday, Oct. 10, 2005, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. Arrangements are pending and will be announced by Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob. FOHN FUNERAL HOME Shell Knob, Missouri 417-858-3151...
LORENE RUPP (10/12/05)
Lorene Rupp, 71, of Purdy, passed away on Friday, Oct. 7, 2005, at her home in Purdy. She was born April 2, 1934, in Verona to the late Ray Homer and Martha Ann Sims Williams. She married Leleand J. Rupp on June 10, 1952 in Monett. She was a homemaker and a member of Stone Prairie Lutheran Church...
EDITH MAY REED (10/12/05)
Edith May Reed, 83, of Cassville, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2005, at her home. She was born Nov. 20, 1921, in Maysville, Okla., to the late John and Jennie Donnell Roberts. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Seligman. She was preceded in death by one brother, Glen Roberts...
MONA JEANNE RAY (10/12/05)
Mona Jeanne Ray, 79, of Purdy, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2005, at Red Rose Inn in Cassville. She was born July 11, 1926, to the late Kirk and Cora Abarm Douthitt. She married Walter Ray in Cassville on Jan. 25, 1945. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Purdy. She was an owner of Ray Feed Store in Cassville...
JULIA CHRISTINE EASLEY (10/12/05)
Julia Christine Easley, 79, of Eagle Rock, passed away Friday, Oct. 7, 2005, in her home. She was born Sept. 4, 1926, in Beaver, Ark., the daughter of Harvey and Myrtle (Beaver) Skelton. In May 1944, she was united in marriage to Joe Warner Easley, who preceded her in death...
BIRDIE MAXINE BRUTON (10/12/05)
Birdie Maxine Bruton, 89, of Cassville, passed away Thursday, Oct. 6, 2005, in Red Rose Inn of Cassville. She was born March 8, 1916, in Blue Jacket, Okla., the daughter of John and Maude (Austin) Morlan. On Nov. 23, 1933, in Lamar, Colo., she was united in marriage to Samuel Lloyd Bruton, who preceded her in death on April 26, 2005. She was also preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Lloyd Keith Bruton and Jerry Wallace Bruton and 11 brothers and sisters...
CURTIS ANDERSON (10/12/05)
Curtis "Fat" Eugene Anderson, 80, of Cassville, passed away Monday, Oct. 10, 2005, in his home. He was born Jan. 9, 1925, in Cassville, the son of Clifford and Verlie (Spain) Anderson. On July 1, 1944, in Bentonville, Ark., he was united in marriage to Ruby Mattingly who preceded him in death on Feb. 28, 1991. He was also preceded in death by his parents; a daughter; a son and brothers and sisters...
A solution offered for animal shelter problems (10/12/05)
Dear Editor: I have been a supporter of the National Humane Society for over 40 years and a volunteer for the Doggie Thrift Shop in Eagle Rock for nine months. The controversy is outstanding. As an observer and not taking sides, I wonder why persons involved can't come to a solution to satisfy everyone...
Southwest FFA members deserve one recognition (10/12/05)
To Whom It May Concern: On Saturday night, Oct. 1 we had the privilege of attending the Southwest FFA Fall Festival as they were celebrating "Thirty Years of Excellence." The benefits of that night will go to help hurricane victims in the south, and we commend these young people of Southwest for doing such a great job of putting it all together...