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Stories from Thursday, October 20, 2005

The Show features variety of music (10/20/05)
This week, the Cassville Area Chamber of Commerce is also gearing up for its 13th annual production of The Show. The 2005 production, under the direction once again of Greg Beck, is entitled "The Big Mix." According to Beck, this year's show features 26 different vocalists who will be singing a wide variety of songs...
Downtown square comes alive on Saturday (10/20/05)
Cassville is the place where you can sample delicious chili, shop for distinctive arts and crafts items, run a half-marathon and enjoy a two-hour musical production all in one weekend. On Saturday, the Cassville Area Chamber of Commerce will host its 13th annual Fall Festival and Chili Cook-Off around the downtown square...
Fowl smells in Exeter get state's attention (10/20/05)
The rancid smell of rotting chicken has abated in Exeter following a massive clean-up effort at the now defunct Eski-Mo Packing plant. On Saturday, five semi-trailer loads of putrefied chicken patties were hauled away from the downtown Exeter business, which closed approximately three weeks ago...
Watch party at Barnabas is "Extreme" (10/20/05)
Around 300 individuals attended the "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" watch party at Camp Barnabas on Oct. 16. Contractors, family members and friends gathered in the Bless All Mess Hall at Camp Barnabas to watch the premiere of the Extreme Home Makeover Camp Barnabas episode on ABC...
Ladycats are winding down regular season (10/20/05)
The Cassville Ladycats faced off against perennial powerhouse Mt. Vernon last Tuesday night. Cassville fell in three games 9-25, 25-22 and 21-25. Katie Hynes had four kills and 10 digs in the game, and Jessica Mitchell had five assists and six service points. Lili Guk was credited with nine digs and Chelsea Corn tallied 11 points...
Wildcats dominate Patriots' squad in 43-6 Big 8 victory (10/20/05)
Players are now preparing for next Friday's big game against rival Monett By Joey Nosler The Cassville Wildcats (7-0/4-0) traveled to East Newton (0-7/0-5) for a Big 8 Conference game and walked away with a 43-6 victory. It was a game that Cassville dominated throughout. The Wildcats had 237 yards rushing compared to East Newton's 119. The Wildcats also had 86 yards giving them total yardage of 323. East Newton tallied 187 total yards of offense...
Wildcat strikers post historic win over Neosho (10/20/05)
Talented squad nears end of season with 17-3 record The Wildcats are back to winning with a pair of road wins last week at Neosho and Carl Junction. Head Coach Terry Jamieson labeled the Neosho win as the biggest in school history. "We have never even played that school close and to go there and win 3-0 is amazing," said Jamieson. The last time the Wildcats faced Neosho in 2003, the score was 5-0 in favor of Neosho...
Area runners shine at Cassville Invitational (10/20/05)
Cassville hosted its annual Cassville Invitational cross country meet last Monday with 13 schools competing. The Ladycat squad finished fourth as a team behind a trio of medalists. Freshman Courtney Beagle finished seventh with a time of 22:23 and sophomore Ron'L Hoff was close behind in ninth with a time of 22:30. Tia Baker, another freshman runner, finished 14th in 19:34...
THOMAS ROGERS (10/20/05)
Thomas Rogers, 52, of Verona, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2005, at his home in Verona following a long illness. He was born Aug. 20, 1953, in Amarillo, Texas, to James Willard and Lola Faye Woods Rogers. He married Karen Schroeder on Oct. 27, 1989...
JAMES MARVIN 'JIM' WILLIAMS (10/20/05)
James Marvin "Jim" Williams, 83, of Shell Knob, passed away Monday, Oct. 10, 2005, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. He was born Nov. 23, 1921, in Reeds, the son of Clarence and Effie (Sanders) Williams. On Dec. 27, 1972, in San Jose, Calif., he was united in marriage to Elsie Rice, who survives...
JOANN IRIS GROVE (10/20/05)
JoAnn Iris Grove, 77, of Kansas City, passed away Sunday, Oct. 16, 2005, at her home. She was born Oct. 29,1927, in Monett to Clyde Sherman and Judith Kring McKee. She married Willard F. Grove in 1949. She worked in the assembly department of Western Electric...
NANCY L. GANN GRANGER (10/20/05)
Nancy L. Gann Granger, 78, of Stella, died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2005, at her home following a long illness. She was born June 30, 1927, in Arkansas City, Kan. She worked at East Newton School District for several years and retired in 1999. She was a member of the Jones Chapel Church and was very active in the Stella Senior Citizens, had served as president and was active in the Stella Chapter of the Eastern Star...
GLADYS N. BIGGS (10/20/05)
Mrs. Gladys N. Biggs, 96, of Gladstone, Missouri, formerly of Exeter, Missouri, passed away Sunday, October 16, 2005, at Pleasant Valley Manor Care Center. Mrs. Biggs was born February 27, 1909 at Thomas Hollow, Missouri, the daughter of Fred and Lena (Antle) Cole. On September 17, 1930 at Greeley, Colorado, she was united in marriage to Bill Biggs, who preceded her in death October 1, 1979. She was also preceded in death by her parents, four brothers and one sister...
IRA J. RAY (10/20/05)
Ira Joseph Ray, 88, of Aurora, passed away Friday, Oct. 7, 2005 in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. He was born May 23, 1917, in Cato, the son of Joe and Paralee (Doty) Ray. On July 19, 1947, he was united in marriage to Carrie Elizabeth Snider who preceded him in death on Sept. 9, 1992. He was also preceded in death by his parents; one stepdaughter; two sisters and one brother...