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Stories from Thursday, April 27, 2006

Task force makes arrests (04/27/06)
The Southwest Missouri Drug Task Force has been busy in Barry County lately, arresting six local residents on felony drug charges following the culmination of an undercover investigation. Task force officials label those who were arrested as "major methamphetamine dealers." The investigation resulted in the seizure of methamphetamine, guns and cash...
Volunteers invited to camp (04/27/06)
By Lindsay Reed Camp Barnabas, the non-denominational Christian summer camp for children with special needs located near Purdy, will host an open house from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 29. Paul and Cyndy Teas, camp founders and directors, planned the open house event to show appreciation to the 3,000 local volunteers who worked on the Camp Barnabas edition of ABC's "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" last summer...
Charges dropped against couple from Seligman (04/27/06)
Felony charges filed against a Seligman couple have been dismissed, according to Barry County Prosecutor Johnnie Cox. Cynthia Galletly, 41, and Larry Galletly, 61, were charged with receiving stolen property on Jan. 30 after the Missouri State Highway Patrol executed a search warrant at their business, Recollections Flea Market in Seligman. ...
Wildcats tally four big wins this week (04/27/06)
The Cassville Wildcat baseball team had a very busy team last week as they played five games in five days, winning four out of five. Last Tuesday, the Monett Cubs came to town to play a conference game. Cassville made a quick start, scoring four runs in the bottom of the first inning. The Wildcats not only hit the ball well but also ran the bases well, going nine-for-nine on stolen bases...
Buttrums, Harmon lead SW thinclads (04/27/06)
Glen Buttrum, beaten only once this season in the 3,200 meter run, continued his dominance of local runners with a strong 10:24.36 winning performance at the Pierce City Eagle Relays on Tuesday, April 18. The Southwest senior's time moved him into sixth place on the All-Time Trojan List...
Track teams finish fourth at home meet (04/27/06)
The Cassville Wildcats hosted their annual track meet last Thursday with nine schools participating. Both the boys' and girls' squads finished fourth scoring 66 and 69 points respectively. Webb City finished first for the boys with a team score of 142 followed by Carl Junction in second with 141 and Nixa in third with 78. McDonald County finished fifth with 43 points, Southwest was sixth with 41 and Strafford (26), Aurora (17) and Seneca (1) finished seventh, eighth and ninth at the meet...
CHS golfers finish third at Carthage (04/27/06)
The Cassville Wildcat varsity golf team had an impressive showing at the Sonic Invitational Tournament at Carthage last week. The squad finished in third place with a team score of 322, just seven strokes behind the hosts. Senior Dylan Vogt led Cassville with a 78, which placed him seventh among individual golfers...
FAYE WHITTINGTON (04/27/06)
Faye Whittington, 97, of Wheaton, died Tuesday, April 18, 2006. She was born the oldest of 14 children on Sept. 30, 1908, near Purdy, the daughter of the late Clarence Orville and Lottie May (Graber) Sanders. Survivors include: one son, Herb Whittington Jr., of Aurora; one brother, Bill Sanders, of Colorado Springs, Colo.; one sister, Helen Hudson, of Purdy; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren...
NORMAN E. ROLLER (04/27/06)
Norman E. Roller, 75, died Wednesday, April 19, 2006, at the Edward's County Hospital, Kinsley, Kan. He was born July 22, 1930, at Clantonville, Ark., the son of Edward Franklin and Flora Jane Ash Roller. He graduated from Seligman High School in Missouri in 1948. A Kinsley resident since 1961, moving from Seligman, he was a farm worker for over 50 years, retiring in October of 1992...
FRANCES EULA PROCTOR (04/27/06)
Mrs. Frances Eula Proctor, 104, of Boulder, Colo., formerly of the Cassville and Wheaton, area, died Thursday, April 20, 2006, in Boulder Manor, Boulder, Colo. She was born March 24, 1902, in the State of Missouri. She was united in marriage to James Proctor, who preceded her in death in 1946. She was also preceded in death by her parents and two daughters, Vivian and Christine...
GARY TAFT HALL (04/27/06)
Gary Taft Hall, 55, of Cassville, died Monday, April 17, 2006, in an automobile accident near Cassville. He was born April 1, 1951, in Jenkins, the son of Everet and Roxie (Anderson) Hall. In July 1999, in Eureka Springs, Ark., he was united in marriage to Marlene Richardson, who survives...
JESSEE ROBERT EASTBURN (04/27/06)
Jesse Robert Eastburn, 72, of Rocky Comfort, died Friday, April 21, 2006. He was born Saturday, Nov. 25, 1933, in Bethlehem, the son of the late Charles Ray and Louella (Myers) Eastburn. He was a retired special education teacher for the Kearsley, Mich., school district...
MARJORIE MAXINE COX (04/27/06)
Marjorie Maxine Cox, 88, of Seneca, passed away Monday, April 24, 2006, at her home. Margorie Maxine Beck was born July 8, 1917, in Cassville, the daughter of Harry Edward and Clerey Clarina Florence Ross Beck. She had moved to the Seneca area in 1954 from Cassville. She was a homemaker and a member of Bethany Baptist Church...
WILLIAM EUGENE BROWN (04/27/06)
William Eugene Brown, 81, of Monett, passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2006, at the Veterans Hospital in Fayetteville, Ark. He was born Oct. 8, 1924, in Monett to the late Frank and Mary Smith Brown. He married Faye Lou Carney and she preceded him in death on Dec. 18, 1987...
BRYCE BANKS (04/27/06)
Bryce Banks, 85, of Powell, died Tuesday, April 18, 2006, at Northwest Medical Center of Benton County in Bentonville, Ark. He was born Sept. 30, 1920, in McDonald County to Lott Gilbert Banks and Rilda Caroline Mahurin Banks. He was a lifelong resident of this area...
JOHN LEE GALYEN (04/27/06)
John Lee Galyen, 54, of Purdy, passed away Friday, April 21, 2006, in Cox-Monett Hospital, Monett. He was born Sept. 2, 1951, in Seligman, the son of John Thomas and Margaret (Brandon) Galyen. On Sept. 15, 1989, in Washburn, he was united in marriage to Eupha Lakey, who survives...
Welcome rain (04/27/06)
As I sit here watching lightning streak across the western sky and listening to the boom of thunder, I know there are some very happy farmers enjoying the spring thunderstorm all across Barry County. The persistent patter of raindrops hitting the roof are a comforting sound to many, especially since the rain has been falling steadily since mid-afternoon...
Fire district needs volunteers desperately (04/27/06)
To the community: We need firefighters and a couple of dispatchers desperately to serve the Eagle Rock-Golden-Mano Fire District. People relocate, move or change jobs and are no longer available to volunteer their time. We need to replace those people...
Wilma Hall's death impacted the Center (04/27/06)
Dear Editor: Who can step up to the plate and help? I am the senior center administrator for the Cassville Senior Center and I love my job and believe in what the senior services that I am able to be involved in and to be part of so many seniors' lives, which brings me to the purpose of this letter... On April 10, 2006, Wilma L. Hall, 75, of Cassville, died in an auto accident. Her sudden death put the Center, and other establishments where she volunteered, in a state of shock and sorrow...