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Stories from Thursday, February 2, 2006

Burn ban still in effect (02/02/06)
At around 1:30 p.m. last Thursday, Cassville firefighters responded to a brush fire off of Business 37 north of Barry Electric. According to Cassville Fire Chief Millard Andrews, the fire spread to 15 to 20 acres of underbrush, but fire crews were able to keep it away from nearby homes. ...
Murder suspect arrested in Arkansas (02/02/06)
Man who allegedly shot and killed Golden liquor store owner held without bond By Lisa Schlichtman A hushed "Yes sir" were the only words spoken by a suspected murderer who appeared for arraignment before Barry County Associate Circuit Judge Michael Garrett on Friday...
Fire danger is still high (02/02/06)
Since last Thursday, firefighters with the Cassville Fire Protection District have been busy putting out grass fires and responding to residential blazes. At around 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Cassville fire-fighters were called to a brush fire off of Business 37 north of Barry Electric. ...
Alderman arrested on felony charge (02/02/06)
A Seligman City Council woman and her husband, who own and operate a flea market in Seligman, have been charged with receiving stolen property. Larry R. Galletly, 61, and Cynthia C. Galletly, 41, were arraigned in Barry County Associate Circuit Court on the felony charges late Tuesday afternoon...
SW hosts drug testing forum (02/02/06)
Southwest R-V School District will hold its final public forum on a proposed drug testing policy on Feb. 7 at 6 p.m. in the high school commons area. The purpose of the meeting is to answer questions and concerns about the proposed policy and explain the intended goal of the policy and why it is needed...
Purdy volleyball teams honored (02/02/06)
All former players and fans are invited to attend...
CHS golfer to play at next level (02/02/06)
Cassville High School senior D.J. Meadows has signed a letter of intent to play golf at Pratt Community College in Pratt, Kan. The signing took place in the CHS library on Jan. 25. Present for the signing were D.J.'s parents, Randy and Debbie Meadows, CHS golf coach Lance Parnall and CHS Principal Brad Hanson...
Wildcats falter this week with pair of losses (02/02/06)
The Wildcats lost two tough games this week, falling to Blue Eye by one point in a non-league game and faltering against a talented squad from Carl Junction for the week's second loss. Against Blue Eye, the Cassville Wildcats stayed close all game. At the end of the first half, Cassville trailed 21-24. In the third quarter, the Wildcats came on strong, outscoring Blue Eye 12-9. In the final stanza, Cassville scored 11 points to Blue Eye's 12...
Ladycats fall to C.J., top-ranked Chadwick (02/02/06)
Last Monday, the Cassville Ladycats traveled to take on the Lady Bulldogs in a Big 8 Conference match-up. At the end of the first half, it looked like it would be a close game with Carl Junction leading the Ladycats by a narrow 25-23. But that was the closest the Ladycats would get. In the final two quarters of the game, Cassville was outscored 28-22, giving Carl Junction a 53-45 victory...
ALTA M. KELLIM (02/02/06)
Alta M. Kellim, 81, of Cassville, passed away Thursday, Jan. 26, 2006, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. She grew up in Barry County and graduated from Washburn High School. For 25 years she was employed with Thomas Abstract in Cassville...
EVELYN ENGLAND (02/02/06)
Evelyn England, 78, of Wheaton, died Thursday, Jan. 26, 2006. She was born July 24, 1927, in Ridgley, daughter of the late William M. "Doc" Creason and Mamie (Coffey) Creason. She was a Life Member of VFW Auxillary in Cassville. She was a laborer for several factories during her life...
JOHN EDWARD ROBINSON (02/02/06)
John Edward Robinson, 58, of Golden, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2006, in Golden. He was born May 8, 1947, in Indianapolis, Ind., the son of Lorenzo and Mildred M. (Callahan) Robinson. On Sept. 3, 1965, he was united in marriage to Linda Faye Prewitt, who survives...
GEORGE SHAFFER (02/02/06)
George Shaffer, 66, of Monett, passed away Sunday, Jan. 29, 2006, at Cox-Monett Hospital. He was born Sept. 6, 1939, in Aurora, to the late Sam and Lucy Loyd Shaffer. He married Dollie Smith on Sept. 3, 1962, in Miami, Okla., and she survives. He was retired from Well Aluminum, where he had worked as a saw operator. He attended Faith Church in Monett...
SYDNEY CRAFT REBER, JR. (02/02/06)
Sidney Craft Reber, Jr., 87, of Dallas, Texas, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2006, in Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center, Waco, Texas. He was born June 12, 1918, in Jackson, Miss., the son of Sidney Craft, Sr. and Robert (Merrill) Reber. On Dec. 4, 1943, in Galesburg, Ill., he was united in marriage to Alwilda Montgomery, who preceded him in death on Feb. 24, 1993. He was also preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Rebecca Washington and his sister Martha Reber Pfeiffer...
HAROLD LEE PALMER, JR. (02/02/06)
Harold Lee Palmer, Jr., 59, of Golden, passed away Friday, Jan. 27, 2006, in Washington Regional Medical Center, Fayetteville, Ark.. He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister. He received his education in Kansas City and was a 1964 graduate of East High School. ...
ROBERT "BOB" LOOMIS (02/02/06)
Robert "Bob" Loomis, Shell Knob, formerly of Excelsior Springs, died Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006, in Waco, Texas. He was born June 27, 1936, in Oelwein, (Fayette County) Iowa, the son of Irving and Elsie (Brickman) Loomis. He attended school in Arlington, Iowa, and graduated in 1954. For two years he served in the United States Army, receiving an honorable discharge in May, 1957...
RICHARD LEWIS (02/02/06)
Richard Lewis, 48, of Washburn, died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2006, at his home near Washburn. He was born June 6, 1957, in Fort Madison, Iowa, the son of Russell Lewis and the late Alice (Beeasley) Lewis. He was a farmer moving to this area five years ago...
ELVIN KIME (02/02/06)
Elvin LDee Kime, 72, of Cassville, passed away at his home Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2006. He was born Nov. 26, 1933, in North Liberty, Ind., the son of Elroy and Marie (Kizer) Kime. He was united in marriage Jan. 7, 1953, in Lakeville, Ind., to Alta E. Magnuson, who survives...
MARSHA DIANE HEARN (02/02/06)
Marsha Diane Hearn, 48, of Cassville, passed away Thursday, Jan. 19, 2006, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. She was born Dec. 26, 1957, in Quantico, Va., the daughter of William L. and Marcella Irene (Hunter) Hearn. She was united in marriage to Dennis James Wood, who survives...
GARY WAYNE KESSINGER (02/02/06)
Gary Wayne Kessinger, 61, Springfield, died in his home Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2006. He was born Oct. 9, 1944, in Cassville, the son of Fred and Kathelene (Starkey) Kessinger. He served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam Conflict. He was united in marriage to Alene Brashers on May 11, 2005, in Carson City, Nev...