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Stories from Thursday, February 9, 2006

ACES aims high (02/09/06)
In an effort to enhance student performance and success, Cassville High School has launched an innovative Advisement for Career and Educational Success (ACES) program. This new advisement program begins today, Feb. 8. Through ACES, high school students have been divided into different advisement groups with a teacher becoming the advisor to 15 to 17 students. The groups have been divided by grade and placement was done randomly. Students will not be allowed to change groups or advisors...
Supercenter receives finishing touches (02/09/06)
Crews began construction on Monday at the new Murphy's Gas Station, which will be located in the new Wal-Mart Supercenter parking lot. The new Supercenter will contain a full-service deli and bakery, a one-hour photo department, a large grocery area, a new automotive center with a drive-through recreational vehicle bay and several car bays, a heated green house, a state-of-the-art pharmacy, a vision center, a branch of the First State Bank of Purdy, Smart Style Hair Salon and a Subway restaurant. ...
Teacher's aide faces child sex charges (02/09/06)
Shanna Lea Angle, 38, of Cassville, a former employee of the Southwest R-V School District, was charged with four counts of child molestation on Feb. 1. Southwest administrators were notified of allegations regarding Angle's conduct on Jan. 25. Although Richard Asbill, Southwest superintendent, could not comment on how the allegations were brought to the administration's attention, he did comment on the district's response to the situation...
Barry County's new rising stars (02/09/06)
Point South, a southern rock band from Exeter, has reached a pivotal point in its career by topping the music charts at several Kansas City, Texas and Oklahoma radio stations. "Point South is featured on our station (TOSSM Music) and have been getting tremendous amounts of requests," said Philip Corder, of TOSSM Music. "Last month, they reached number one for a couple of weeks and they currently are in the top 20."...
Ladycats win back-to-back Big 8 games (02/09/06)
The Cassville Ladycats earned two Big 8 victories this week with a win over visiting Lamar last Thursday followed by a huge road win over Monett on Monday. Cassville was able to upend the Lady Cubs 58-51 in an exciting game between two rivals. Junior Julie Cupps led all scorers with 24 points. Other Ladycat point-getters were Abby Munoz with 14 points, Brittany Vollenweider with 12 points and Gabby LeCompte with 8 points...
CHS striker signs with Truman (02/09/06)
After a prep soccer career that has spanned four years at Cassville High School, senior Nick Schlichtman will continue playing the game he loves at nationally ranked Truman State University in Kirksville. Schlichtman signed a national letter of intent on Feb. 1, the opening day of NCAA signings around the nation...
Lady Tigers win another tournament (02/09/06)
The Exeter Lady Tigers are on a huge roll, playing their best basketball at the very best time, according to Coach Jason Cole. This weekend, the Lady Tigers earned another tournament championship, this time taking home the top trophy from the Lady Warrior Classic at McAuley High School in Joplin...
CHS Wildcats pick up win over Mustangs (02/09/06)
The Cassville Wildcats won one and lost one this week, defeating the McDonald County Mustangs 60-50 last Tuesday and then falling to Hollister 53-72 on the road. Against the Mustangs, the Wildcats started and finished well. The team came out of the gates and took on a 6-0 lead and throughout the game played extremely well...
IRA LAMOINE ENGLAND (02/09/06)
Ira Lamoine England, 86, of Exeter, passed away Thursday, Feb. 2, 2006, in Barry County Care Center, Cassville. He was born Feb. 10, 1919, in Exeter, the son of Ira and Mabel Etta (Birkes) England. On July 19, 1941, in Exeter, he was united in marriage to Sibyl Reed, who survives...
ANNA DORIS MITCHELL (02/09/06)
Anna Doris Mitchell, 81, of Stella, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2006, at Freeman Neosho Hospital, Neosho. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. Burial will be in Dice Cemetery, Fairview. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday in McQueen Funeral Home...
VERGIE MAE ROBINSON (02/09/06)
Vergie Mae Robinson, 96, of Springfield, died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2006, in Magnolia Square Nursing Facility in Springfield, after a long illness. She was born Nov. 15, 1909, in rural Wheaton, daughter of the late Morris Monroe and edna Lamberson Barnett...
IRA SENTER VADER (02/09/06)
Ira Senter Vader, 88, of Eagle Rock, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2006, in St. John's Hospital, Berryville, Ark. He was born in Kearney, Neb. Nov. 5, 1917, the son of Elmer and Georgianna (Studebaker) Vader. On July 23, 1939, in Kansas City, he was united in marriage to Betty May Cook, who survives...
EUGENE "GENE" R. DALE (02/09/06)
Eugene "Gene" R. Dale, 56, of Springfield, Ill., passed away Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2006, at St. John's Hospice, Springfield, Ill. He was born Mar. 29, 1949, in St. Louis county to Dolores Mohrmann Phelps. He married Connie Jo Boyd in 1979 and she survives...
CUBA "LORINE" LEA (02/09/06)
Cuba "Lorine" Lea, 83, of Shell Knob, passed away Sunday, Feb. 5, 2006, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. She was born in Medoc Aug. 11, 1922, the daughter of Miles A. and Mary (Hufft) George. On Aug. 30, 1956, in Reno, Nev., she was united in marriage to Robert E. (Bob) Lea, who survives...
Missouri AG promotes consumer awareness (02/09/06)
To the Editor: My office has joined a group of federal, state and local government agencies and national consumer advocacy organizations to launch the eighth annual National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW), Feb. 5-11. NCPW highlights the importance of consumer education in the fight against fraud...
UN is usurping power from the U.S. (02/09/06)
Dear Editor: Recently Ted Turner and the United Nations Foundation made the claim that 82 percent of Americans support the UN and want a stronger UN. This poll was bought and paid for by their foundation. Who really believes that number? Let us see just what the UN has done for the United States. ...