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Stories from Thursday, June 29, 2006

Water district is considering expansion (06/29/06)
Around 150 people indicated their interest in joining the Southwest Rural Water District, and locations of these potential water users are now being platted on district maps. Interest in expanding the water district, which has been serving portions of Barry and McDonald counties since 1998, was explored through the use of advertising in local newspapers...
Honoring a war hero (06/29/06)
Retired USAF Lt. Col. Steve Gray, who now serves as senior military and veterans advisor to U.S. Congressman John Boozman from Arkansas, pinned a series of World War II service medals on Joe Still during a special ceremony held last Friday at the Shell Knob VFW Post. Still was a radio operator during World War II and was shot down over Hamburg, Germany. He spent 25 months in Stalag 17B, an infamous German prisoner of war camp. Democrat Photo...
Large crowd gathers to honor Shell Knob war hero (06/29/06)
For 25 months, Joe Still, a member of the U.S. Air Force, was imprisoned at Stalag 17B, a German prisoner of war camp located outside of Krems, Austria. From May of 1943 to June of 1945, Still and five of his fellow crew members were held captive under infamously stark conditions with meager rations and sometimes harsh treatment...
County 911 board and Monett officials at odds (06/29/06)
On June 26, the Barry County E-911 Emergency Services Board discussed county 911 sales tax revenues with members of the Monett 911 Board and Monett City Council. "What is offered presently is not acceptable and the voters are concerned," said Jack Schulz, Monett 911 Advisory Board chairman. "We have a good working system that has performed well and has been updated as needed. We have the most current technology. We want to keep the 911 system for the citizens of Monett."...
Fireworks will light up the sky over Table Rock (06/29/06)
Fireworks will light up the night-time sky in Shell Knob, Eagle Rock and Seligman this week as all three area communities plan to continue the tradition of providing Barry County residents with impressive pyrotechnic displays in celebration of the Fourth of July holiday...
CHS represented well in All-Star game (06/29/06)
Cassville soccer was well represented at the second annual Southwest All-Stars game held last Thursday at Cooper Soccer Stadium in Springfield. Both Nick Schlichtman and Brett Buchanan were starters on the Red Team, which defeated the Gold Team by a score of 3-0. The Red Team was coached by Wildcat head coach Terry Jamieson and Glendale High School Coach Jeff Rogers...
New CHS volleyball coach named (06/29/06)
As a sixth grader, Purdy native Mandy (Payne) Henry knew she wanted to be a coach just like her dad, Mike Payne. Now, a decade and a half later, Henry finds herself taking over as head volleyball coach at Cassville High School after serving as middle school volleyball coach at Cassville for the past five years...
HERBERT LESLIE LINK (06/29/06)
Herbert Leslie Link, 78, of Cassville, passed away Sunday, June 25, 2006, in Cox-Monett Hospital, Monett. He was born March 11, 1928, in Fayette City, Penn., the son of Edwin E. and Bertha (Hough) Link. On Aug. 8, 1949, at Our Lady of Victory Chapel in Norfolk, Va., he was united in marriage to Margaret Schreiber, who survives...
THOMAS DUANE KELLEY (06/29/06)
Memorial services for Thomas Duane Kelley, of Marionville, formally of Louisiana, Mo., were held at 2 p.m. Monday, in the Williams Funeral Chapel in Marionville. The body has been cremated under the direction of the Williams Funeral Home. He was born on May 9, 1952, in Indianapolis, Ind., to Ralph Clemson and Geraldine B. ...
INEZ JONES (06/29/06)
Inez Jones, 57, of Cape Fair passed away Friday, June 23, 2006, in her home. She was born the Emmitt and Esther Donahue Eby on July 18, 1948, in Galena. She was a farmer. She was preceded in death by her parents and one son, Daniel Jones. Survivors include: her husband, Kail; one daughter, Tabatha Grubb and her husband, Rick, of Verona; three brothers, Bill Eby and his wife, Tammy, of Wentworth, Mike Eby and his wife, Sandy, of Kimberling City and Gene Eby, of Galena; four sisters, Susie Holt and her husband, Larry, of Oldfield, Pat Jones, of Ozark, Una Eby, of Galena, and Mary Eby, of Galena; three granchildren; seven step-grandchildren; and four step-great-grandchildren.. ...
JOSEPH "JOE" GARZON (06/29/06)
Joseph "Joe" Garzon, 77, of Exeter, passed away Friday, June 23, 2006, at his home. He received his education in Woodland, Calif., and graduated from Woodland High School. He served in the United States Army. Most of his life, he spent working in electrical line construction as a groundman. From 1972 until 1984, he and Rosemary published a paper known as Dew Drops. In 1984 they moved from Broadview, Mont., to Exeter to make their home...
CAROL A. EATON (06/29/06)
Carol A. Eaton, 46, of Rogers, Ark., passed away Monday, June 19, 2006, in St. Mary Rogers Memorial Hospital, Rogers, Ark. She was born Jan. 16, 1960, in Pueblo, Colo., the daughter of Marland and Dorothy (Barrett) Brooks. On Sept. 25, 1999, she was united in marriage to Charles Eaton, who survives. ...
WALTER EDWIN COSHOW (06/29/06)
Walter Edwin Coshow, Jr., 86, of Shell Knob passed away Friday, June 23, 2006, in his home. He was born April 16, 1920, in St. Louis, the son of Walter, Sr. and Eleanor V. (Coyne) Coshow. In 1959 in St. Louis, he was united in marriage to Mary Adelee Hart, who preceded him in death on May 3, 1984. He was also preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Robert and a grandson, Jesse...
DONALD JOE CONAWAY, SR. (06/29/06)
Donald Joe Conaway, Sr., 65, of Golden, passed away Saturday, June 24, 2006, in his home. He was born Jan. 9, 1941, in Spur, Texas, and is the son of Thomas James and Mary (Butler) Conaway, who preceded him in death. On March 6, 1958, in Arlington, Texas, he was united in marriage to JoAnn Geer, who survives...
ALFRED CALVIN BROWN (06/29/06)
Alfred Calvin Brown, 69, of Purdy, passed away Monday, June 26, 2006, in his home. He was born Dec. 25, 1936, in Crane, the son of William and Mary (Ryan) Brown. He was united in marriage to Christine Lewis April 1, 1983, and they had made their home in the Purdy area since 1990 coming from Monett. Before retiring, he worked for Dayco for over 21 years. He attended Grace Community Church in Mt. Vernon...
MICHAEL ALLEN WHITTENBURG (06/29/06)
Michael Allen Whittenburg, 37, of Purdy, passed away Tuesday, June 13, 2006, in his home. He was born Oct. 5, 1968, in Monett, the son of Roy Dean and Martha (Lamp) Whittenburg. On Sept. 2, 2005, in Eureka Springs, Ark., he was united in marriage to Daisy Whittenburg, who survives...
LEROY PERKINS (06/29/06)
Leroy Perkins, 88, of Jenkins died Thursday, June 22, 2006, in his home. He was born to Charles and Mary Smith Perkins on Nov. 29, 1917, in Willington, Texas. He was a retired police officer and a U.S. Navy veteran. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Mable; one son, Dale Perkins; three brothers and one sister...
AUBRY MCNABB (06/29/06)
Aubry McNabb, 90, of Washburn, passed away Sunday, June 25, 2006, in Cox Monett Hospital, Monett. He was born July 16, 1915, on Flat Creek, the son of Norman and Amy (Robberson) McNabb. On Aug. 18, 1940, he was united in marriage to Marie Weathers who preceded him in death on July 4, 2002. He was also preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Paul McNabb and a sister, Marie McNabb...
THELMA MAY (06/29/06)
Thelma May, 74, of Cassville, formerly of Wellington, Kan., died Wednesday, June 21, 2006, at her home in Cassville. She was born the daughter of Boyd Henry and Dora Abbynita Wierick May on Nov. 10, 1931, in Lincoln, Ark. She was united in marriage with L.E. May on March 3, 1950. To this union four children were born. She worked at the Wellington Hospital in the kitchen for a number of years before retiring to Cassville...
LON JESSE ADAMS (06/29/06)
Lon Jesse Adams, 79, of Shell Knob, passed away Monday, June 26, 2006, in his home. He was born Nov. 22, 1926, in Sedan, Kan., the son of J.A. "Pete" and Fern (Tucker) Adams. In 1955, he married Doris Jacobson, who preceded him in death. In 1974, he was united in marriage to Dixie Christensen, who preceded him in death on Oct. 30, 2001...
Slow down, you're on vacation (06/29/06)
Summertime for many people means embarking on a vacation, which they have saved and planned for all year long. We will use this week's editorial space to relay some of this information on the relationship between speed and traffic collisions in the hopes that it might make our readers drive more safely as they hit the highways this summer. Here are some of the facts relating to increased speed limits...
New administratorreceives warm welcome (06/29/06)
To the citizens of Cassville: I have completed my first week on the job as your city administrator. I would like to thank each and every one of you whom I have met in the past week. I have never had a warmer response and this encourages me. For those whom I have not yet met, I look forward to meeting you...