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Stories from Thursday, January 5, 2006

Planning to begin for Exeter water project (01/05/06)
The wait is finally over. On Tuesday, Jan. 3, the City of Exeter received official notification that its application for $500,000 in funding from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program had been approved. The grant award is the final piece in the city's funding puzzle and will allow Exeter to begin work on its water system improvement program...
Butterfield lowers water, sewer rates (01/05/06)
The Butterfield City Council passed several ordinances at its Dec. 27, 2005, meeting, significantly reducing water and sewer rates and taking the first steps toward reorganizing Butterfield as a fourth class city. Butterfield residents voted to change Butterfield from a village to a fourth-class city in the November election, and the first order of business at the meeting was to create wards for the city. ...
Vandals strike Christmas display (01/05/06)
Late at night, on Dec. 27, 2005, vandals made their way down the Cassville Greenway Trail and knocked over 12 of the Cassville Area Chamber of Commerce Christmas light displays. "They cut five or six places in the drive lights," said Amy White, Cassville Area Chamber of Commerce executive director. "One display even looks like they tried to carry it off."...
Liquor license issue raises new questions for city officials (01/05/06)
The Cassville City Council discussed methods for allocating liquor licenses at its regularly scheduled meeting on Jan. 3. Last month, the council passed an ordinance limiting packaged liquor licenses to five within the city limits of Cassville. Tuesday night, Susan Lynxwiler, Cassville Wal-Mart manager, presented the council with a letter of request for a liquor license for the new Cassville Wal-Mart Supercenter...
Wildcats place fourth at SW holiday tourney (01/05/06)
The Cassville Wildcat basketball squad spent a portion of Christmas break competing in the Southwest Holiday Tournament. The Wildcats, who won the tournament last year, finished fourth overall in 2005. Cassville opened the tournament against the Wheaton Bulldogs and dominated, winning the game by a score of 57-38...
Cupps sparks Ladycat squad (01/05/06)
Last Monday, the Cassville Ladycats began play in the Walnut Grove Invitational Tournament. The Ladycats finished the tournament placing seventh. Cassville opened tournament play against Fordland. The two teams were tied at the end of regulation play, forcing an overtime period. It was there that Fordland would take the win by a final score of 60-58...
MELBA JEAN CHADD (01/05/06)
Melba Jean (Fielding) Chadd, 84, of Washburn, passed away Friday, Dec. 30, 2005, in Barry County Care Center, Cassville. She was born Sept. 29, 1921, in Barry County, the daughter of Jim and Lou (Ellis) Fielding. In December 1945, she was united in marriage to Charlie Chadd, who preceded her in death on April 27, 1979. She was also preceded in death by her parents, five brothers, Alfia, Harvie, Murel, Paul and Auther and one sister, Mary...
ELSIE ETTA ANGEL (01/05/06)
Elsie Etta Angel, born Nov. 3, 1927, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005, in her home in Cassville. She was born and raised in Green Ridge, the daughter of Cecil and Stella (Glassburn) Barnett. She graduated high school with the Class of 1945. As a 24-year-old, she moved to Independence and went to work for Safeway Stores as a clerk. There she met, then later married, Doyle Angel on June 7, 1958...
MARGUERITE "DOSH" SAVAGE (01/05/06)
Marguerite "Dosh" Savage, 96, passed away Thursday, Dec. 29, 2005, at Medicalodge of Neosho, following a long illness. She was born Nov. 22, 1909, in Ridgley to the late James F. and Mary V. (Redwine) Wells. She married Elmer Savage Sept. 28, 1930. She worked as a canner for Rush Canning Company. She was a member of Ridgley Church of Christ...
DALE MURRAY (01/05/06)
Edward "Dale" Murray, 67, of Shirley, Ark., died Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005, in his home. He was born Sept. 12, 1938, in Shirley, Ark., son of Gladys (McClain) and Ray Murray. He graduated from Shirley High School and lived all his life there. He was a retired heavy equipment operator...
SUSIE MCCORMACK (01/05/06)
Susie Marie McCormack, 81, of Cabot, Ark., died Monday, Jan. 2, 2006, in Rebsamen Hospital, Jacksonville, Ark. She was born Aug. 22, 1924, in Seligman, the daughter of Arthur and Esther (Galyen) Collins. On Oct. 1, 1945, in Barry County she was united in marriage to Herman R. McCormack who preceded her in death on June 18, 1994. She was also preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and one sister...
FLORENCE LOUISE (STANDLEE) JONES (01/05/06)
Florence Louise (Standlee) Jones, 70, of Golden, passed away Sunday, Jan. 1, 2006, in her home. She was born Feb. 15, 1935, in Eureka Springs, Ark., to Oral C. and Ruby V. (Barker) Standlee. She was united in marriage with Virgil Jones on Jan. 1, 1996. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Golden. She was retired from Sears after 31 years...
STEVEN EDWARD FRIDAY (01/05/06)
Steven Edward Friday, 43, of Monett, passed away Thursday, Dec. 29, 2005, at Cox-Monett Hospital following a sudden illness. He was born May 2, 1962, in Monett, to the late Virgil Edward Friday and to Patty Horine Friday. He was preceded in death by his father...
HAZEL EVELYN SPIVA (01/05/06)
She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; and two sisters, Selma Harrell and Neva Newman. Survivors include: one daughter, Evelyn Haun, of Monett; one son, Winford Spiva, of Walnut grove; one sister, Wilma Ridenour, of Monett; six grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren...
CLARA ELIZABETH DANIEL (01/05/06)
Clara Elizabeth Daniel, 78 of Bella Vista, Ark., died Dec. 25, 2005. She was born Aug.10, 1927, in Arapaho, Okla., to Paul Russell and Nancy Elisabeth (Henderson) Chapman. She moved to Bella Vista four years ago after living in Exeter for many years...
PAUL HENRY DUNCAN, SR. (01/05/06)
Paul Henry Duncan, Sr., 81, of Jenkins, passed away Friday, Dec. 30, 2005, at Aurora Nursing Center. He was born Oct. 28, 1924, in Newnan, Ga., to the late Lovick Potter and Elsie Treadwell Duncan. He married Barbara Martin, and she preceded him in death...