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Stories from Thursday, March 30, 2006

R-IV voters to decide crucial ballot issue (03/30/06)
This Tuesday, April 4, voters living in the Cassville R-IV School District will have the opportunity to provide students with additional classroom space in each attendance area by approving two ballot propo-sitions. The $7.1 million building plan calls for construction of a new 42,000-square-foot, two-level facility for fourth and fifth grades as well as an additional 21,765 square feet of space added to the existing high school facility. ...
Local districts among state's most improved (03/30/06)
Exeter and Southwest school districts made Missouri's list of most improved schools based on the percentage of students who moved into higher levels of achievement on their Missouri Achievement Program (MAP) tests. The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) tracks districts' MAP scores and annually ranks schools as "highest performing" or "most improved" based on a five-year average on the MAP test...
School races highlight election (03/30/06)
Contested school board races headline the April 4 general election ballot this spring as voters will head to the polls to decide school, city and road district issues. Voters in Cassville will be asked to approve a bond issue and levy proposal that will allow the R-IV District to pursue a $7.1 million construction plan that will build a new facility for fourth and fifth grades and add on to the existing high school campus. ...
Outlook good for track teams (03/30/06)
Cassville High School boys and girls track teams opened the 2006 season at the Cassville Wildcat warm-up relays on Tuesday. Both squads boast strong numbers and youthful enthusiasm. "Our numbers are great with 42 boys out for track," said David Large, head boys coach...
Athletes honored by Big 8 for academics (03/30/06)
Cassville High School has released a long list of student-athletes who were named to the All-Big 8 Academic first and second teams for the 2005 fall and 2005-06 winter sports seasons. Honored students are listed below by sport and activity. CHS Athletic Director Terry Jamieson made the honor list public this past week...
Golf team returns entire squad (03/30/06)
"I am very excited about the 2006 golf season," said CHS Golf Coach Lance Parnell. "We have our entire team back from last year. Our four seniors have worked very hard to improve their game and have been good leaders for our younger golfers so far this spring...
JAMES EDWARD "JIM" SEXTON (03/30/06)
James "Jim" Edward Sexton, 77, of Seligman, passed away Thursday, March 23, 2006, in his home. He was born July 11, 1928 in Winfield, Tenn., the son of Caleb and Thelma (Baker) Sexton. On April 12, 1957 in Bushton, Kan., he was united in marriage to LaVer Murray, who survives...
CARL EUGENE NIVENS (03/30/06)
Carl Eugene Nivens, 64, of Monett, passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2006, at Cox-South Hospital, Springfield following a sudden illness. He was born May 18, 1941, in LaRussell the son of Harrison and Louise Jackson Nivens. He married Gladys Heseman on June 26, 1964, in Freistatt. He was retired from Jumping Jacks and a member of St. John's Lutheran of Monett...
DONAL HOMER CREECH (03/30/06)
Donal Homer Creech, 60, of Purdy, passed away Friday, March 24, 2006, at Pierce City. He was born June 24, 1945, in Rogers, Ark., the son of Lee and Ruth Edna (Davis) Creech, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by one brother, Larry...
ALLEN A. ROBBINS (03/30/06)
Allen A. Robbins, 86, of Exeter, passed away Thursday, March 23, 2006, in his home. He was born Feb. 25, 1920, in Cassville the son of Roxie and Opal (May) Robbins. On Oct.19, 1941, in Las Vegas, Nev., he was united in marriage to Mary Margaret Bates, who preceded him in death March 17, 2001. He was also preceded in death by his parents, six sisters, four brothers and three grandchildren...
LUCILLE BROWN (03/30/06)
Lucille Brown, 78, of Monett, passed away Monday, March 28, 2006, at her home. She was born april 27, 1927, in Monett, to the late Manford and Ida Buening Waltrip. She married Glenis Brown and he preceded her in death in 1971. She was preceded in death by her parents and four brothers...
CARL BEAVER (03/30/06)
Carl Beaver, 61, of Seligman, died Tuesday, March 21, 2006, at St. John's Hospital in Cassville. Survivors include: his wife of 40 years, Shirley Beaver, of the home; two daughters, Ronda Owens and her husband, Tim, of Pea Ridge, Ark., and Joni beaver, of Seligman; one son, Bobby Beaver and his wife, cindy, of seligman; one brother, Glen Ray Beaver of Lubbock, Texas; four sisters, Anna Mae Clark, of Springfield, Carlene Hyatt, of Lubbock, Texas, Ruth Marie Peacock, of Batesville, Ark., and Mary Etta Smith, of Reeds Spring; and four grandchildren.. ...
Vote YES for Cassville kids (03/30/06)
By now, voters in the Cassville R-IV School District should realize an important issue will be decided in the polls Tuesday, April 4. The R-IV District is seeking approval of a bond issue and levy proposal (Proposition #1 and #2) that would provide funding for construction of a new building to serve fourth and fifth grade students and additions to the existing high school facility...
Reader responds to Duane Corn's letter (03/30/06)
The people that do attend these meetings have heard Judy Friend's little speech more than once. She has not done the right things for the kids, and she has not done what she promised to do. She is going to resign. So far she has not kept that promise either...
Letter writer is pro life advocate (03/30/06)
When another person becomes involved (a baby) that really limits your choices. Nobody has the right to take another's life just because they choose to. There will always be women who seek abortions, legal or not. Far fewer would if it were illegal. To say we should legalize abortion so women won't die in back alley abortions makes no sense. What about the women who die from "safe abortions" and the abortion pill RU486, which killed seven women in the U.S. and injured 850 more?...
Proposition is about two students (03/30/06)
Dear Editor: We have lived at Route 5 in Cassville for 20 years. Just recently it has been brought to our attention that although we live on the line between the Cassville and Exeter school districts and our two children have attended Cassville R-IV from kindergarten and our oldest will start high school next year, they now tell us that we live in the Exeter School District...