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Stories from Thursday, January 19, 2006

SW superintendent resigns (01/19/06)
Southwest Superintendent Richard Asbill submitted a letter of resignation to the R-V School Board last Thursday night during the board's monthly meeting. In presenting his resignation to the board, Asbill said it had been a pleasure to "work with such a fine group of educators and outstanding students."...
Council changes earlier liquor decision (01/19/06)
Cassville city aldermen vote 3-1 to rescind restriction on licenses By Lindsay Reed On Tuesday night, the Cassville City Council voted to rescind the ordinance amendment that limited the number of packaged liquor licenses issued in the city limits of Cassville to five...
Cosmo is First Baby of 2006 (01/19/06)
The Cassville Democrat's First Baby of 2006 has a name few will forget. Cosmo Kent Rhoads was born at 12:33 a.m. on Jan. 2 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield to Dustin and Rhonda Rhoads, of Cassville. He weighed in at 7 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 21 inches...
R-IV District gets straight A's from state (01/19/06)
The Cassville R-IV School District has received high marks from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), earning 147 of 149 possible points on its latest Missouri School Improvement Review and achieving full accreditation from the state...
Wildcats fall in overtime to Lamar (01/19/06)
This past week, the Cassville Wildcats lost two Big 8 Conference games, falling to Mt. Vernon 40-48 and losing to Lamar 58-65 in overtime. Against Mt. Vernon, Cassville played strong against a talented Mountaineer squad. The Wildcats were able to limit Mt. Vernon's leading scorer, Tomas Brock, to only 10 points...
Exeter Tigers end 182-game losing streak (01/19/06)
Loyal fans never lost hope and players never gave up during nine-year slide By Joey Nosler With 10 seconds left in last week's game against Wheaton, senior Colt Higgs broke a smile. "I've kept playing because I love to play basketball, and I was wanting to break the streak this year," said Higgs...
CHS Ladycats defeated by Mt. Vernon (01/19/06)
Last Thursday, the Cassville Ladycats played Mt. Vernon there. The Ladycats could never find their groove and lost 52-38. The Ladycats were led in scoring by Julie Cupps with 20 points. She was followed by Abby Munoz with 8, Gabby LeCompte with 4 and Brittany Vollenweider, Jessie Gripka and Brittany Wilbanks with 2 points each. Cupps was the only Ladycat to make a three-pointer in the game...
BETTY "LOU" AUSTIN (01/19/06)
Betty "Lou" Austin, 53, passed away Friday, Jan. 13, 2006, at Tulsa, Okla. She was born on March 14, 1952, at Wheaton, to Eldon and Mary Lowe Elliott. She was an account executive at the Holmes Organization. Survivors include: three daughters, Melissa Kuhn, of Altus, Okla., Julie Kolmer and her husband, Tom, of Muskogee, Okla., and Shawna and her financee, Kevin Hunt, of Pampa, Texas; two brothers, Donnie Elliott, and his wife Donna, of Russelville, Ark., and Garry Elliott, and his wife, Tess, of Cassville; two sisters, Rhonda Cooper and her husband, Chris, of Cassville, and Sharon Elliott and her husband, Don, of Hereford, Texas; and six grandchildren.. ...
JAMES RAY BOWMAN, JR. (01/19/06)
James Ray Bowman, Jr., 45, of Exeter, passed away at his home Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2006. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, in Maplewood Cemetery, Exeter, under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Hart Rogers will conduct the services...
JACK JORDAN (01/19/06)
Claude "Jack" Jordan, 73, of Kansas City, passed away at his home Jan. 2, 2006. He was a former resident of Seligman and a 1950 graduate of Seligman High School. He served in the Korean War as a First Lieutenant in the 187 Airborne Regiment. He owned and operated Land Speed Insurance and recieved the Don Martin Award in 1995 for outstanding service. ...
Maybe fireworks (01/19/06)
should be banned Dear Editor: New Year's Eve, when citizens in the Shell Knob area started shooting off fireworks, I called the Sheriff's office to report the problem. If I remember correctly, I called around 6:30 p.m. I gave them the location where the fireworks were being exploded. They said they would check it out. At 1 a.m. Jan. 1, fireworks were still being exploded...
"Judge not, that (01/19/06)
ye not be judged" Dear Editor: Attention all Christians, including Christians who own convenience stores, liquor stores, bars, grocery stores that sell alcohol, or those Christians who enjoy an occasional glass of wine. No where in the Bible does it say that drinking or selling alcohol is a sin. ...
Under superintendent's (01/19/06)
watch SW has thrived Dear Editor: It has been my privilege to work beside Richard Asbill these past three years. He is, without any doubt, the most incredible and visionary minded superintendent I have ever worked for in my 24-year career at four other school districts across the nation...
SW faculty voices (01/19/06)
support for Asbill Dear Editor: Richard Asbill is an outstanding superintendent whose financial skills have kept Southwest R-V School District monetarily solid. His hard work, commitment and dedication are largely responsible for our wonderful new high school facility, of which we are so proud. He has the ability and fortitude to make difficult decisions during a time of personal crisis and opposition...