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Stories from Thursday, May 18, 2006

Seligman council accepts resignation (05/18/06)
The Seligman City Council voted to accept Jeff Handley's resignation as east ward alderman and appoint Jason Scates to Handley's seat. The action was taken during the council's May 15 meeting. The aldermen received a letter of resignation from Handley on April 5. Although aldermen tabled the issue during the April council meeting, the council accepted the resignation with a 3-0 vote on Monday night...
Barry County plans for growth (05/18/06)
Anyone interested in getting involved in the Missouri Arkansas Partnership (MAP) is invited to attend an organiza-tional meeting on Monday, May 22 at 7 p.m. in the Barry County Courthouse in Cassville. This meeting, hosted by the Barry County Commission, will serve to further the planning process for Barry County's involvement in MAP. Several areas of economic development and community development priorities will be discussed at the planning session...
R-IV Board awards bid for addition (05/18/06)
On May 11, the Cassville R-IV School Board voted to approve a $937,000 bid from Branco Enterprises for construction of a high school addition and alterations project. Branco was the lowest of five bidders who submitted general contractor proposals for the project, which was approved by district voters in April. Other bids were: $945,000 from R.E. Smith; $1,005,000 from Powers Construction; $1,080,000 from Sides Construction; and $1,327,000 from Dalton-Killinger...
Wildcat freshmen improve record to 6-4 (05/18/06)
On April 22, the Cassville Wildcat freshman baseball team traveled to Reeds Spring to play a doubleheader. The first game was a well-played game, with the young 'Cats getting the win in extra innings by a score of 3-2. Jake Nolan went six innings and didn't give up any runs on three hits and six strikeouts...
Wildcats are Big 8 Conference co-champions (05/18/06)
With a big win over East Newton on Friday, the Cassville Wildcat baseball team claimed a share of the the Big 8 Conference crown. Cassville and Seneca are the 2006 Big 8 Conference co-champions. To earn this honor, the Wildcats amassed a 7-1 conference record. Their final win over the Patriots was a big one as Cassville defeated their visitors 20-2...
Bishop, Pianalto medal at districts (05/18/06)
Cassville's Kyle Bishop is the Class 3, District 12 champion in the high jump following competition at Branson on Saturday. The senior, who will become a member of Central Methodist University's men's track and field team in the fall, brought home gold by clearing 6'4" for the first time this season...
J.R. WOOLAWAY (05/18/06)
J.R. Woolaway, 57, Cassville, died Saturday, May 13, 2006, at his home, following a sudden illness. He was born July 9, 1948, in Cassville and was a lifelong area resident. He owned and operated a private transport service and prior to that worked for the Missouri Conservation Department as an agent and pilot for forest fires and also had worked as a police officer for the city of Cassville. He was a member of the Corinth Baptist Church...
LEE DANIEL TOQUOTHTY (05/18/06)
Lee Daniel Toquothty, 75, of Shell Knob, passed away Wednesday, May 10, 2006, in his home. He was born Sept. 7, 1930, in Walters, Okla., the son of Robert and Mary M. (Kosechta) Toquothty. On May 15, 1974, in Newkirk, Okla., he was united in marriage to Donna Grace Glass, who survives...
RICHARD CLAY ECKLAND (05/18/06)
Richard Clay Eckland, 62, passed away on Saturday, May 6, 2006, at his home in Eagle Rock. He was a former resident of Wichita. He was born on June 8, 1943 at Wichita, Kan., to Paul Clay and Pauline Barbara (Current) Eckland. He graduated from high school and lived most of his life in the Wichita area. ...
MARY BETH DOHERTY COWLES (05/18/06)
Mary Beth Doherty Cowles, infant daughter of Ellen Doherty and Peter Cowles, of Wheaton, passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2006, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. She is survived by her parents and twin sister, Madison Rielly Doherty Cowles. Funeral services were held Friday in United Methodist Church, Wheaton, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville, Missouri. Burial was at Muncie Chapel Cemetery, Wheaton...
HARROLD LOYD BROWN SR. (05/18/06)
Harrold Loyd Brown Sr., 69, of Seguin, Texas, formerly of Exeter, died Friday, May 5, 2006, at Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base in Texas. He was born on June 2, 1936, at Exeter, the son of Ira and Ruth Nelson Brown. he was retired from the United States Air Force...
JOHN CLAY BRADSHAW (05/18/06)
John Clay Bradshaw, 54, of Monett, passed away May 11, 2006, at the Cox Monett Hospital from a sudden illness. He was born Sept. 14, 1951, in Ward County, Texas, to the late Lee McKeller and Mable Virginia Perry Bradshaw. He was a support manager at Jack Henry and Associates...
DANNY JOE BEVER (05/18/06)
Danny Joe Bever, 49, of Monett, passed away Monday, May 8, 2006, at Cox-Monett Hospital, Monett following a sudden illness. He was born July 23, 1956, in Nevada, Mo., the son of Denezl and Dora Money Bever. He married Tammy Kettner on June 12, 1980, in Miami, Okla...
CHRISTINE ANN OWENS ARNHOLTER (05/18/06)
Christine Ann Owens Arnholter, 47, of Leesville, La., formerly of Monett, passed away Monday, May 15, 2006. She was born May 9, 1959, the daughter of the late Everett Owens and Mildred Hayson Owens, of Monett. She was a hairdresser. Survivors include: her mother; one daughter, Gina Ortiz, of Germany; two sons, Brunce Stoops, of Phoenix, Ariz., and Brent Arnholter, of Leesville, La.; two grandchildren; two brothers, Gary Owens, of Montgomery, Texas; and Jimmy Finckbone, of Washington state; two sisters, Pam Ostertag, of Albany, Ky., and cathy Denney, of Aurora.. ...
My graduation advice (05/18/06)
In honor of all spring graduates, I have compiled my own list of advice for living life after graduation. And here it is . . . • Acquire an unquenchable thirst for knowledge. This quest will lead you on a truly excellent adventure. • Search for a career that you love and you'll never work a day in your life...
13 years of memories (05/18/06)
I've been doing a lot of reminiscing lately, sifting through years and years worth of pictures, remembering past sporting events and thinking about how much my oldest son has grown up in the past year. Just last week, I found myself walking down the elementary school hallway and I stopped in my tracks and let a flood of memories overtake me. ...
Readers reminded of electric rate increase (05/18/06)
To the community: It has been more than 17 years since the member/owners of Barry Electric Cooperative have had an increase in their electric rates. The Cooperative's rates to its members have remained unchanged since April of 1989. An increase in wholesale power costs, along with increased operative and maintenance costs, have brought about the need to raise rates effective with the billing that goes out the last part of May, which will be due in June...