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Stories from Thursday, May 25, 2006

On-Star technology credited with saving life of Arkansas man (05/25/06)
An Arkansas man was moderately injured Friday morning in an accident on Highway 86 two miles west of Eagle Rock. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Bobby Collier, 74, of Holiday Island, Ark., was driving a 2000 Cadillac that travelled off the right side of the roadway, struck several trees and overturned...
Water district to begin expansion study (05/25/06)
A $100,000 low interest loan is the impetus the Southwest Rural Water Supply District needed to conduct a study on future expansion needs. The district, which serves portions of Barry and McDonald counties, is the first to receive such a loan in the State of Missouri through a newly created Revolving Loan Fund administered by the National Rural Water Association. ...
Kids Fishing Day reels in 1,618 anglers (05/25/06)
A new record for attendance was set Saturday when 1,618 young anglers made the trek to Roaring River State Park for Kids Fishing Day. The new attendance mark beat the existing record by 190. "We had a very successful day with warm weather and plenty of sunshine," said Jerry Dean, hatchery manager. "A whole lot of wonderful, hardworking people got together to make it work."...
Monett man found not guilty (05/25/06)
A Stone County jury found a Monett man not guilty in connection with an alleged assault of a Barry County deputy. Brian Akins, 35, was set free last week following the conclusion of a four-day jury trial in Stone County Circuit Court in Galena. The jury deliberated for approximately two hours before returning with a verdict of not guilty on the charge of first degree assault of a law enforcement officer...
Wildcat players earn All-Big 8 honors (05/25/06)
This past week the All-Big 8 Conference team was announced, and the Co-Big 8 Champion Wildcats had seven players make the list. Ashton Dorris made the first team as an outfielder and received honorable mention recognition as pitcher. Last year, Dorris was named the All-Big 8 first team as designated hitter...
CHS athletes advance to state meet (05/25/06)
Cassville High School will be represented by two athletes at the Class 3 state tournament, which will be held in Jefferson City on Friday and Saturday. Nick Pianalto will compete in discus after winning the gold medal at sectionals last Saturday at Ozark. The junior recorded a throw of 155'7" to lead the field...
Wildcats end season in district tournament (05/25/06)
The Cassville Wildcats had two games this past week, closing out their season in district play at Republic. The Wildcats' first game pitted them against rival Monett, marking the fifth time that the 'Cats had played the Cubs with each team winning two games apiece...
CHS golfer signs to play at Evangel (05/25/06)
Two days after returning from his second trip to the state golf tournament, Cassville High School senior Derek Neill signed a national letter of intent to continue his game at the college level as a member of the Evangel College men's golf team. Steven Jenkins, Evangel golf coach, travelled to Cassville to witness the signing, which took place last Wednesday. Neill's parents, Rick and Gayla Neill, of Cassville, and CHS golf coach Lance Parnell were also present for the signing ceremony...
CHS baseball player to play at next level (05/25/06)
Ever since Cassville High School senior Ashton Dorris first picked up a baseball and bat, he has dreamed of playing in the big leagues. On Monday, Dorris took the first step toward achieving that dream by signing to play baseball for Iowa Central Community College in Fort Dodge, Iowa...
CHS golfers perform well at state meet (05/25/06)
Cassville High School seniors Derek Neill and Dylan Vogt competed last Monday and Tuesday in the Class 3 state tournament at Silo Ridge Golf and Country Club in Bolivar. Neill shot an 82 and an 82 (164) during the two-day tournament and finished 42nd overall. Vogt shot an 85 and an 86 (171) to finish in 78th place...
CLARENCE E. REED (05/25/06)
Clarence E. Reed, 92, of Cassville, passed away Saturday, May 20, 2006, in Red Rose Inn of Cassville. He was born in Exeter, Missouri, Aug. 21, 1913, the son of John P. and Jewel (Ellis) Reed. On Dec. 29, 1938, in Monett he was united in marriage to Kathleen Carney, who survives...
KURT BRADLEY KNIGHT (05/25/06)
Kurt Bradley Knight, 52, formerly of Fairview, died Monday, May 15, 2006, of an apparent heart attack. He was born April 21, 1954, in St. Joseph, the son of the late George Wayne and Norma (Harlan) Knight. He spent his childhod in Fairview and St. Joseph...
STELLA S. JOHNSTON (05/25/06)
Stella S. Johnston, 77, of Cassville, passed away Friday, May 19, 2006, in her home. She was born July 15, 1928, in San Diego, Calif., the daughter of Francis "Frank" and Stella (Hodgson) Graalfs. On June 29, 1952, in San Diego, Calif., she was united in marriage to Richard E. Johnston, who survives...
GURTHA A. COLE (05/25/06)
Gurtha A. Cole, 81, of Purdy, passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2006, in Lacoba Nursing Home, Monett. Funeral services will be held in San Jose, Calif. Local arrangements were under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. FOHN FUNERAL HOME Cassville, Missouri...
JERRY LEE BUTTS (05/25/06)
Jerry Lee Butts, 61, of Washburn, passed away Tuesday, May 16, 2006, in his home. He was born June 14, 1944, in Marshfield, the son of Ralph and Eula (Petty) Butts. On Oct. 17, 1963, in Marshfield he was united in marriage to Patsy Goodale, who survives...
ELEANOR BABB (05/25/06)
Mrs. Eleanor (Tyrrell) Babb, 89, of Cassville, died Monday, May 22, 2006, in her home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville, Missouri. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery, Cassville. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today (Wednesday) in Fohn Funeral Home...
ONNIE L. TUCKER (05/25/06)
Onnie L. Tucker, 72, of Oak Grove, passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2006, at K.U. Medical Center after a brief battle with a malignant brain tumor. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, at the Oak Grove Restoration Branch Church with at burial in Floral Hills Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday evening at Royer Funeral Home, Oak Grove...
Teachers: we appreciate you (05/25/06)
As the 2005-06 school year ends at school districts around the county, we think it's the perfect time to thank our area school teachers for another year of service. Hundreds of teachers are employed by Barry County's seven school districts, and during the school year, these teachers often spend more time with our children than we do...
Whatever happened to truth and justice? (05/25/06)
Dear Editor: Whatever happened to truth, integrity, honesty, fairness, compassion and justice? Defense attorneys rely on obfuscation to taint the jury pool by planting preconceived judgments not based on fact but very difficult to dislodge once implanted. Obfuscation means to obscure, darken, confuse, bewilder, perplex, mix up, jumble together, conceal from view, fail to distinguish between, mistake the identity of, befuddle, puzzle, to make complicated or intricate, not clear or distinct...