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Stories from Thursday, November 17, 2005

Soccer 'Cats are among state's elite: (11/17/05)
Wildcats ended the season at state championships. The Cassville Wildcat soccer squad experienced a historic weekend, advancing to the Final Four of the Class 2 state soccer championship and competing at the Anheuser-Busch Soccer Complex near St. Louis. ...
No YMCA in Cassville now, maybe someday (11/17/05)
Officials from the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) met with a group of Cassville citizens on Monday and reported that the Association did not consider it feasible to build a physical facility in Cassville at present. The meeting provided an opportunity for YMCA officials to discuss the results of a feasibility study they had conducted that looked at existing facilities in Cassville, including the gymnastics center, Family Life Center, Cassville Aquatic Center, a proposed expansion of facilities at St. ...
George's breaks ground on new feed mill project (11/17/05)
George's, Inc., celebrated the groundbreaking of a new feed mill at their Cassville location near Butterfield this morning (Wednesday) at 10 a.m. The addition of a feed mill will complete the fully integrated operation in southwest Missouri. George's, Inc., built a state-of-the-art processing plant in 1989, which currently processes 1.9 million birds per week. A truck shop and live haul facility was built in 1990...
SW board discusses policy items (11/17/05)
The Southwest R-V School Board approved the Missouri School Board Association (MSBA) board policy updates with a six-to-one vote on Nov. 10. Richard Asbill, Southwest superintendent, distributed copies of the board policy updates to all members in October...
CHS soccer squad places third at state (11/17/05)
What a run! The Cassville Wildcats finished an amazing soccer season at the Class 2 Missouri State High School soccer championships in Fenton last weekend. The squad advanced to the state tournament finals following a district tournament champion-ship win (1-0) over Carthage and a state quarterfinal victory (1-0) over fifth-ranked Lee's Summit West at Nixa last Tuesday...
Wildcats advance to state quarterfinals (11/17/05)
Cassville defeats Bolivar in sectionals and then falls to powerful Harrisonville squad By Joey Nosler The Cassville Wildcats have accomplished something no other Cassville football team has achieved in the history of the program. The 2005 squad, under the direction of Coach David Large and his coaching staff, advanced to the state quarterfinals after capturing the Big 8 Conference and district championships with a win over Seneca on Nov. 3 and beating Bolivar in sectional play last Wednesday...
Wildcats named to All-District team (11/17/05)
After winning a district championship and placing third at state, Cassville Wildcat soccer players are sure to pick up some post-season honors. Today, selections for the Class 2, District 5 team were announced, and eight Wildcats made the All-District team. In addition, senior Nick Schlichtman was named District Player of the Year, and Cassville Coach Terry Jamieson was District Coach of the Year...
MICHAEL DEAN BARNES (11/17/05)
Michael Dean Barnes, 42, died Friday, Nov. 11, 2005. Funeral services were held today (Wednesday) at Lakeview Funeral Home. He was preceded in death by his father, Levi Allen Barnes and mother, Sharon K. Johnson. Survivors inlcude: his wife, Kelli, and children, Mackenzie Barnes and Levi Barnes, all of the home; Felicia Barnes, of Wichita, Kan., and Jesse Barnes, of Wellston, Okla.; and sister, Debi Barnes, of Springfield; and stepmother, Freda Barnes-Cooper, of Cassville...
ALICE LORENE PAGE (11/17/05)
Alice Lorene Page, 99, a longtime resident of Peachwood Manor, Cassville, passed away Friday, Nov. 11, 2005, in Red Rose Inn of Cassville. She was born Dec. 20, 1905, in Evansville, Ind., the daughter of John and Sophia (Feurbach) Schaad. On Nov. 20, 1925, in Evansville, she was united in marriage to Walter Raymond Page, who preceded her in death on Jan. 7, 1961. She was also preceded in death by her parents; one son, Gary and two sisters, Hazel Louise Dingman and Mildred Caroline Walmaley...
EVAN OLIN GARRISON (11/17/05)
Evan Olin Garrison, five month old infant, passed away Sunday, Nov. 13, 2005, at home in Wheaton. He was born June 7, 2005, at Monett, the son of Jessie and Jessica (Pearce) Garrison. He was preceded in death by great grandparents, Ralph and Velma Garrison and James Pearce...
JERRY A. GIBBS (11/17/05)
Jerry A. Gibbs, 72, of Rocky Comfort, passed away Saturday, Nov. 13, 2005, at his home. He was born in Carbondale, Ill., on March 20, 1933, to Robert and Alice (McLinn) Gibbs. He was a self-employed auto mechanic. He married Pansy Ann Fry in Miami, Okla., on Nov. 22, 1991...
HERSHEL KENNETH HALL (11/17/05)
Hershel Kenneth Hall, 85, of Purdy, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2005, at Monett Health Care. He was born Jan. 23, 1920, in Cassville to the late Homer and Nora Ennis Hall. He married Marjorie Elizabeth Douthitt in Butterfield on Feb. 6, 1940, and she survives...
JEAN COX (11/17/05)
Jean Cox, 71, of Monett, died Sunday, Nov. 13, 2005, at her home. She was born Jan. 28, 1934, in Calico Rock, Ark., the daughter of Zelf and Mabel Davis Lawrence. She was a custodian at Monett Schools and was a member of Ebenzer Baptist Church of Monett...
Recent editorial was "foolish and illogical" (11/17/05)
To the Editor: Somebody gave me the Nov. 2 issue of the Cassville Democrat. Page 4 contains possibly the silliest and most ill-informed editorial I have ever read. It contains one factual error after another, as well as foolish, illogical conclusions...
R-III board member seeks voter understanding (11/17/05)
To the Registered Voters of the Wheaton School District: On Nov. 8, 2005, I received this letter from "John Q. Public." The letter states the following: "Dear Mr. Goostree: On May 20, 2004, you committed nepotism by voting to hire your father. Lowell McInturff made the motion to hire your father for bus mechanic and transportation director for the 04-05 school year and Larry Butler seconded the motion. ...
Event is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity (11/17/05)
Dear Editor: The current success of our football team has evidently caused some concern among some of our community, and I feel compelled to express my opinion regarding some recent ads that ran in one of our local papers. Though I respect the opinion of the purchaser of those ads, I am very concerned that we are confusing a once-in-a-lifetime experience with a lifestyle change. ...