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Stories from Thursday, April 13, 2006

Brock withdraws council candidacy (04/13/06)
More than 200 vehicles are expected to make the nine-mile trek from Cassville High School to Roaring River State Park, which marks the start of the 20th annual Dogwood Car and Truck Festival, which will be held this Saturday, April 15. Registration for the event will be held from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. ...
Services for county seniors are expanded (04/13/06)
On March 16, the Barry County Senior Citizens Services Fund Board approved a request from the Barry County Council on Aging for a $12,000 fund transfer from respite care services to personal care services. "We had $25,000 allocated for respite care services, and we asked the board to divert $12,000 to personal care services," said Ron Shook, Barry County Council on Aging president. "This will leave respite care funding intact."...
Seligman alderman resigns (04/13/06)
By Lisa Schlichtman On Monday night, the Seligman City Council read a letter of resignation submitted by Jeff Handley, east ward alderman. In his letter, dated April 5, Handley wrote: "After much consideration, I have decided to resign my seat as the east ward alderman. ...
Brock withdraws council candidacy (04/13/06)
A tie vote in the race for Cassville north ward aldermen will not result in a new election. Last Wednesday, Blaine Brock, one of the candidates, announ-ced his intention to withdraw his candidacy for the post. "After prayerful conside-ration of my support in the campaign, I feel that it is with the best interest of the City of Cassville, that I hereby withdraw my candidacy for the north ward alderman position with thanks and appreciation to the voters who supported me," stated Brock in a written statement released by Mayor Jim Craig on Thursday.. ...
Cassville kicker commits to MSU (04/13/06)
Cassville High School senior Jason Bromley will continue his football kicking career at Missouri State University next fall. The talented multi-sport athlete committed to MSU on Monday as a preferred walk on. "After getting to meet Coach (Terry) Allen and Coach (Rob) Bolks, I'm very excited to be part of the football program at Missouri State," said Bromley. ...
Purdy standout to play college ball (04/13/06)
Sidelined by injury for most of her senior season, Christie Gray wondered at times if her dream of playing college volleyball would ever come true. The Purdy High School senior never gave up, worked diligently to make it back to the court by season's end, and on Thursday, took the first step toward achieving her dream by signing a national letter of intent to play volleyball at Park University in Parkville...
Wildcats fall to state-ranked Hollister (04/13/06)
Last week, the Cassville Wildcats were to play McDonald County on Thursday at home, but due to rain the game was postponed and will be made up on April 24 at Wildcat Field. On Friday, weather conditions were favorable as the Wildcats hosted Hollister, a Class 2A team that is currently ranked fourth in the state...
Ladycats open '06 track season (04/13/06)
The Ladycat girls track team began competition on April 3 at the Webb City Relays. Girls receiving individual medals at the opening meeting were Misty Long, who placed second in the 3,200-meter run, and Brittany Vollenweider, who finished fourth in the discus...
MAROLYN I. SHUNTERMAN (04/13/06)
Marolyn I. Shunterman, 96, of Granby, passed away Tuesday, April 4, 2006, in the Granby House. She was born in Fredonia, Kan., March 17, 1910, the daughter of William John and Martha (Dewitt) Slater. On Aug. 24, 1951, in Springdale, Ark., she was united in marriage to Harry R. Shunterman, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and one sister...
EUGENE L. HENRY (04/13/06)
Eugene L. Henry, 75, of Washburn, passed away Sunday, April 9, 2006, in Red Rose Inn of Cassville. He was born Sept. 16, 1930, in Washburn, the son of John and Rowena (Stephens) Henry. He was preceded in death by his parents, stepmother, Opal Mahurin and one brother...
WILMA L. HALL (04/13/06)
Wilma L. Hall, 75, of Cassville, passed away Monday, April 10, 2006, near Pierce City. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday in Corinth Baptist Church, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Rev. James Stewart and Rev. Bob Neeley will conduct the services. Burial will be in Arnhart Cemetery, Purdy...
ERNEST DONALD GRAVES (04/13/06)
Ernest Donald Graves, 73, died Saturday, April 8, 2006, at St. John's Hospital, Aurora. He was born May 15, 1932, in Barry County to Orbie and Rhoda (Long) Graves. He was a 1950 graduate of Cassville High School. He was a dairy farmer and attended the Aurora Fundamental Methodist Church...
JERRY DON EDWARDS (04/13/06)
Jerry Don Edwards, 50, of Shell Knob, passed away Tuesday, April 4, 2006, at his home. He was born in Amarillo, Texas, Feb. 10, 1956, the son of Charles Leslie and Molly Sue (Edmonds) Edwards. On March 25, 1977, in Page, Ariz., he was united in marriage to Phyllis Arlene Miller, who survives...
HOWARD THOMAS "TOM" SIMON (04/13/06)
Howard Thomas "Tom" Simon, 85, of Golden, passed away Saturday, April 8, 2006, in his home. He was born April 14, 1920, in Chicago, Ill., the son of Albert and Mazie (Fogerty) Simon. He grew up in Downers Grove, Ill., and was a 1938 graduate of Downers Grove High School. He also attended Illinois Institute of Technology, where he studied metallurgy. During World War II Tom served in the United States Navy, joining the day after Pearl Harbor, Dec. 8, 1941...
A strong showing of support (04/13/06)
I couldn't be prouder of Cassville R-IV School District voters who gave their overwhelming approval to a bond issue and levy proposal in last Tuesday's election. Voter turnout could have been higher, but it was still very clear that local voters support their school district...
Alderman resigns, addresses voters Dear Editor: (04/13/06)
I recently resigned my position as east ward alderman of the City of Seligman. A position I have been honored to serve. I wish to apologize to the citizens that elected me to that position. I hope that I have not let you down. To resign my position was a very tough decision to make. Please understand, I have never been a quitter -- EVER! My motto in life is "I always win." This motto is even my screensaver...