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Stories from Friday, April 21, 2006

Two-boat collision under investigation (04/21/06)
A boating accident on Table Rock Lake is still under investigation after one of the boats involved in the incident left the scene. According to a news release issued by the Missouri State Patrol, the two-boat collision occurred on the Kings River arm of the lake near Shell Knob at 5:20 p.m. on April 16...
Dogwood car show fielded over 110 entries (04/21/06)
Summer-time temperatures and lots of sunshine drew a large crowd to the 20th annual Dogwood Car and Truck Festival on Saturday. The event, which is sponsored by the Cassville Area Chamber of Commerce and held at Roaring River State Park, attracted 114 entries, which was 20 more than last year...
Teenager rescued from Mineral Springs cave (04/21/06)
Area emergency response workers rescued a 13-year-old boy from the Rock House Cave near the Mineral Springs community on April 18. Around seven teenagers, two teachers and a nurse from an alternative school in the Springfield School were inside the cave when the boy fell. The boy was pulled from the cave on a back board and air lifted to a hospital in Springfield around 5 p.m. Democrat Photo...
Boy rescued from Barry County cave (04/21/06)
Teen fell during school trip to Rock House Cave By Lindsay Reed A 13-year-old boy from Springfield fell in the Rock House Cave near the Mineral Springs community on April 18. "A Springfield school came out to see the cave," said Leonard Collins, Barry County Sheriff's Department detective. "One of the boys fell and they couldn't get him out so they called for help."...
Southwest shooters claim state championship (04/21/06)
Southwest lived up to its reputation for producing the top trap shooters in the state by claiming the championship at the Missouri State High School Shoot held at Linn Creek on April 8. The Southwest High School team was the state's top team for the fourth year in a row, and senior Drew Nickols was the high overall shooter with a perfect score of 100 out of 100...
CHS track athletes medal at Carl Junction (04/21/06)
Both the Cassville boys and girls track teams had strong showings at the Carl Junction Relays on Monday. The boys team finished third at the six-team meet with 75 points behind Carl Junction and Webb City. Cassville medalists were: • Kyle Bishop: first place, high jump, 6'2"...
CHS golfers reach midpoint of season (04/21/06)
The Cassville golf team is midway through the 2006 season under the directon of Coach Lance Parnell. The varsity squad opened play in the Neosho Tournament on March 27 with a second place team finish. Dylan Vogt shot a 77 and Derek Neill shot a 80 to lead the Wildcats...
Wildcats split pair of Big 8 games (04/21/06)
Last week, the Cassville Wildcat baseball team opened up Big 8 Conference play by shutting out the Lamar Tigers 7-0. Senior Clay Craig was the starting pitcher for the Wildcats and he pitched a gem, going seven innings, allowing one hit, walking one and striking out 10...
ARTHUR R. NORMAN, JR. (04/21/06)
Arthur R. Norman, Jr., 78, of Cassville, passed away Friday, April 14, 2006, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield He was born Nov. 20, 1927, in Washburn, the son of A. R. and Leona (Boles) Norman. On April 9, 1955, he was united in marriage to Mary Scott, who survives...
WILMA L. HALL (04/21/06)
Wilma L. Hall, 75, of Cassville, passed away Monday, April 10, 2006, in an auto accident. She was born May 14, 1930, in Purdy, the daughter of Jim and Naomi (Henderson) Mizer. On Aug. 29, 1948, she was united in marriage to Donal Lee Hall, who preceded her in death on Sept. 17, 2002. She was also preceded in death by her parents, her step-father, Henry Ferguson and one brother, Buddy Mizer...
GARY TAFT HALL (04/21/06)
Gary Taft Hall, 55, of Cassville, died Monday, April 17, 2006, in an automobile accident near Cassville. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Cassville. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
FAYE FARWELL (04/21/06)
Faye (Stiles) Farwell, 76, of Eureka Springs, Ark., passed away Thursday, April 13, 2006, in her home. She was born Aug. 28, 1929, in Golden, the daughter of Milburn and Alice (Phillips) Stiles. On Sept. 9, 1978, in Golden Baptist Church, she was united in marriage to Wayne Farwell, who survives. They would have been married 29 years in September...
CARYL GRACE COURTNEY (04/21/06)
Caryl Grace Courtney, 93, of Monett, passed away Wednesday, April 12, 2006, at Cox Hospital in Springfield. She was born Dec. 8, 1912, in North Dakota to the late William F. and Sarah Burkenbine King. She married Roscoe Courtney and he survives. She was a housewife...
ILA JEAN BUTLER (04/21/06)
Ila Jean Butler, 85, of Wheaton, died Thursday, April 13, 2006, in Freeman Neosho Hospital. She was born Feb. 10, 1921, in Exeter, the daughter of the late Otis J. and Letha (Tarvin) McQueen. She was a housewife and a member of Solid Rock Baptist Church...
LARRY J. BAGGETT (04/21/06)
Larry J. Baggett, 69, of Seligman, passed away Sunday, April 16, 2006, in St. John's Hospital-Cassville. He was born Nov. 5, 1936, in San Antonio, Texas, the son of Jess and Minn (Osborne) Baggett. On April 25, 1987, in Exeter, he was united in marriage to Phyllis Arnold, who survives...
Dropping out is costly (04/21/06)
The drop-out rate is a statistic that area high schools pay a lot of attention to, as they should. Not only is this statistic a factor used to assess the health of a school district, but it also has a tremendous effect on taxpayers, according to a new study conducted by economist Brian Gottlob of PolEcon Research...
Parents of slain man seek justice (04/21/06)
Dear Editor: The work is "Homicide, the killing of one human being by another." That's the word used on the certificate of death of Harold Scott Howell, of Cassville, who was killed in a fight with several other individuals at Shoreline Campgrounds in Eagle Rock on Saturday March 11, 2006. Barry County Coroner Skip White made a statement to another news source: "Results of the autopsy show that death occurred from a heart attack due to stress from the altercation."...