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Stories from Thursday, July 6, 2006

SW students get lesson in CSI, Barry County style (07/06/06)
Detective Doug Henry and Communications Officer Jerry Corn, with the Barry County Sheriff's Office, presented crime scene investigation information at Southwest Middle School on June 29. "Crime scene investigation is not like CSI on television," said Henry. "It takes more than an hour to solve a crime. I have spent three days from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. investigating a homicide."...
Crime scene investigation at Southwest Middle School (07/06/06)
Detective Doug Henry and Communications Officer Jerry Corn, with the Barry County Sheriff's Office, presented crime scene investigation information at Southwest Middle School on June 29. Henry and Corn demonstrated the process of lifting fingerprints from metal and paper. Pictured above, dusting a soda can for fingerprints, is Henry. Democrat Photo...
Area man is murder suspect (07/06/06)
A Cassville man is accused of beating a Shell Knob man to death at a construction site in Pike County where the two had been working for the past month. Christopher Lee Whiteaker, 31, has been charged with second degree murder in connection with the death of 38-year-old Randy Rogers in the early morning hours of June 25...
Habitat plans new initiatives (07/06/06)
Habitat for Humanity of South Barry County has announced a pair of initiatives that will open up new volunteer opportunities for area residents. A "Women's Build" is being planned in Cassville and a "Rural Build" is slated for the Eagle Rock, Golden and Mano area, according to David Samuel, president of the local Habitat affiliate...
Citizen raises concerns about cancer in Carr Lane (07/06/06)
A woman who grew up in the Carr Lane area has contacted the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) to report what she believes is a high rate of cancer in the small community that lies south of Shell Knob on the Barry-Stone county line...
Club to host junior golf clinic (07/06/06)
The Cassville Golf Club will host its annual Junior Golf Clinic over the next three weeks. Sessions will be held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on July 11, 13, 18, 20 and 25. The cost to participate is $10 per player, and the clinic is open to all youngsters age 8 to 14...
YMCA to host triathlon event (07/06/06)
The YMCA Recreation and Gymnastics Center of Cassville will host its first annual "Y" not "Tri" Sprint Triathlon on Saturday, July 15 at 8 a.m. There will be three age divisions and a team division. Free T-shirts will be given to the first 20 individual entries and the first six team entries. Prize drawings will also be held after the race...
Baseball players get All-Area recognition (07/06/06)
A number of Barry County area baseball players received special mention from the Joplin Globe this weekend as the newspaper named its 2006 All-Area Baseball team. No local players were selected for the first or second teams, but 11 players from the area did receive special mention recognition...
HOWARD WILBUR VINCENT (07/06/06)
Longtime Jenkins beef farmer, Howard Wilbur Vincent, 93, passed away Thursday, June 29, 2006, in Cox South Hospital, Springfield. He was born Aug. 17, 1912, in Polk County to William and Fannie (Neil) Vincent. On March 2, 1938, he was married to Mathel Chaney. She preceded him in death in 2003...
ROBERTA BELLE SMADING (07/06/06)
Roberta Belle Smading, El Dorado Springs, passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2006, at St. John's Hospital, following a brief illness. She was born in Nevada, Mo., to Walter M. Moore and Mildred Berneice Woodward Moore. She and T.J. Smading were married June 5, 1947, in Girard, Kan., and he survives of the home...
LORENE ELLEN HARVEY (07/06/06)
Lorene Ellen Harvey, 93, formerly of Rocky Comfort, passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2006 at Granby House. She was born April 4, 1913, in Rocky Comfort, the daughter of the late William and Susan (Black) Cloud. She was a member of Wheaton Church of Christ. She was a housewife and had worked as a teacher for four years...
JOHNNY D. GAUTNEY (07/06/06)
Johnny D. Gautney, 41, of Monett, passed away Saturday, July 1, 2006, at Cox South in Springfield. He was born March 12, 1965, in Cassville to the late Dale Gautney and Kay Garrison, of Springfield. He resided in Monett for 20 years. He worked as a roofer...
CARLEE DONNA CAMPBELL (07/06/06)
Mrs. Carlee Donna Campbell, 70, of Purdy passed away Saturday, June 24, 2006, at her residence in Purdy following a short illness. She was born on Sept. 26, 1935, in Jackson County, the daughter of the late Carl W. and Marjorie L. Miller Hicks. She married Robert A. Mcfarland on Aug. 14, 1956. She later married William R. Campbell, Jr. on Dec. 31, 1966, and he survives...
SAMUEL J. BONNETTE (07/06/06)
Samuel J. Bonnette IV, 29, Eagle Rock, died Wednesday, June 28, 2006, at his home. He was born, June 1, 1977, at Baton Rouge, La., son of Samuel J. Bonnette III, and Monica Harmon. He received his High School education at Baton Rouge, La., with an additional two years of College education. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. He was self employed as a boat captain on the Mississippi River and the Gulf of Mexico. He was born and raised in Baton Rouge, La., moving to Eagle Rock last year...
The theology of the hammer (07/06/06)
Affordable housing is an issue that continues to challenge the Barry County community. There are also many families forced to live in substandard housing because housing costs are on the rise and their housing choices are very limited. In response to this great need, there is one organization in particular that has stepped up and taken on this cause...