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Stories from Thursday, May 4, 2006

Caravan helps seniors understand Medicare plans (05/04/06)
The Medicare Part D Outreach Caravan, which is a partnership between the office of Congressman Roy Blunt and the Southwest Missouri Office on Aging, stopped at the Crowder College Watley Center in Cassville on April 27. "There is a lot of bad information on the street that says the plan is not as helpful as it is," said Dan Wadlington, public information officer for Blunt's office. ...
Large crowd gathers (05/04/06)
Over 75 area citizens attended a meeting of the Highway 37/60 Corridor Coalition last Friday afternoon in Cassville. Pete Rahn, director of the Missouri Department of Transportation, was guest speaker at the meeting. In the photo below, Cherry Warren, Barry County presiding commissioner and chairman of the Coalition, welcomes the group to the meeting. In the photo above, Rahn addresses the crowd while new District 8 engineer Becky Balz looks on. Democrat Photo...
Barry County talks transportation (05/04/06)
Missouri's top highway official visits Cassville By Lisa Schlichtman The director of the Missouri Department of Transportation drew a standing-room-only crowd last Friday when he addressed a meeting of the Highway 37/60 Corridor Coalition in Cassville...
Butterfield faces audit (05/04/06)
After receiving audit request petitions with the signatures of 39 registered voters living in the Butterfield city limits, the Missouri State Auditor's Office began an audit of the newly formed City of Butterfield last month. According to state law, the auditor must conduct an audit of any political subdivision when a request is submitted by enough registered voters in that subdivision. The audit request for Butterfield required 33 signatures...
Habitat ReStore is now open (05/04/06)
After months of planning and hard work, Habitat for Humanity of South Barry County's ReStore in Cassville will open for business on Friday. The store, located in the old Lonnie's Florist building on Main Street, will be open on Fridays from 1 to 6 p.m. and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m...
Wildcat golfers are Big 8 champs (05/04/06)
The Cassville Wildcat golf team won the Big 8 Conference Tournament on Thursday, beating out Carl Junction by two strokes. Cassville golfers, put together a team score of 317. Individual scores were: Dylan Vogt, 78; Derek Neill, 79; D.J. Meadows, 80; Taylor Vanzandt 80, and Laith Hayward, 86...
Purdy Eagles win baseball crown (05/04/06)
The Purdy Eagles baseball team has won the 2006 Ozark 7 Conference championship. To earn the crown, the Eagles defeated host McAuley 17-11. Mason Roller started on the mound, and Spencer Terry came in to earn the win in relief. Terry pitched very well coming out of the bullpen, allowing only three earned runs in five and a third innings...
Wildcats pick up another Big 8 win (05/04/06)
The Cassville Wildcat baseball team had several of its games rained out last week but would win the only game they played. A convincing 9-1 victory over Mt. Vernon gives Cassville a 4-1 record in the Big 8 and puts them at the top of the conference...
Opening Day for Cassville Baseball (05/04/06)
Cassville Baseball, formerly known as Cassville Little League, is preparing for its annual Opening Day celebration, which will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 6 at the Cassville city baseball fields. Festivities will include youth baseball games on four fields, carnival games with prizes, a silent auction for gift baskets and gift certificates donated by the community and food and game booths...
Track teams have tough outing at Monett meet (05/04/06)
The Cassville Wildcat track and field team participated in a meet in Monett last Thursday. The Cassville boys placed 10th with 25.5 team points. The Wildcats finished ahead of Aurora and Seneca, but behind Stockton, Neosho, Monett, Carl Junction, Greenfield, Lamar and McDonald County, Mt. Vernon and Southwest...
JACK WATSON (05/04/06)
Everett "Jack" Watson, 73, of Seligman, died Sunday, April 30, 2006, at Northwest Medical Center of Benton County, Ark. He was born Aug. 26, 1932, at Stewartsville, N. J., to Everett Edward Watson Jr. and Velma Hart Watson. He moved to this area in 1989 from Austin, Texas, after retirement from the U.S. ...
MARK OWEN SEVERSON (05/04/06)
Mark Owen Severson, 58, of Gordonsville, Tenn., died Sunday, april 30, 2006, at Smith County Memorial Hospital, Carthage, Tenn. He was born Aug. 24, 1947, in Seattle, Wash., the son of Dorris Jeanne Phillips and the late Wendell Eric Severson. He grew up in the Denver area on the family ranch in Franktown, Colo. ...
NORA BELVA LEVITCH (05/04/06)
Nora Belva Levitch, 81, of Wheaton, died Tuesday, April 25, 2006. She was born Sept. 24, 1924, in Wheaton, the daughter of the late Henry I. and Lula E. (Nichols) Utter. She was a member of the Wheaton Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents, and three sisters...
MRS. VINCENZA "ENZA" LAMP (05/04/06)
Mrs. Vincenza "Enza" Lamp, 78, of Monett, passed away Friday, April 28, 2006, at Galena Nursing Center in Galena, Kan., following a lingering illness. She was born on Nov. 18, 1927, in Napals, Italy, the daughter of the late Paul and Anna Scherillo. She was a machine operator at Jumping Jacks, and a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church...
PAULINE DODSON (05/04/06)
Pauline Dodson, 84, of Purdy passed away Sunday, april 30, 2006, at Cox Monett. She was born June 1, 1921, in Purdy, to the late Jess James and Leora Jones Keeling. She married Paul Dodson on July 25, 1941, in Barry County and he preceded her in death April 26, 2003. She was a retired beautician...
HAZEL HAMMOND (05/04/06)
Hazel Hammond, 78, of Cassville, died Saturday, April 29, 2006, in her home. She was born March 26, 1928, in Ripley, Okla., the daughter of Roy and Nora (Dooley) Brown. On May 29, 1944, in Yuma, Ariz., she was united in marriage to Bill Hammond who preceded her in death on May 10, 1998. She was also preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Betty...
Join the Highway 37/60 crusade (05/04/06)
The four-laning of Highway 37 from Monett to the Arkansas state line continues to be one of Barry County's top priorities. For several years now, a coalition of cities, counties, chambers and business interests have been working hard through the Highway 37/60 Corridor Coalition to make sure the transportation needs of southwest Missouri are heard loud and clear in Jefferson City...