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Stories from Thursday, August 10, 2006

Barnabas segment gets Emmy nod (08/10/06)
The "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" episode, which was videotaped at Camp Barnabas in August of 2005, has received an Emmy nomination for "Outstanding Reality Program." "When we learned about the episode's Emmy nomination we were thrilled for the show, PB2, the countless volunteers involved in the build and most importantly our campers," said Cyndy Teas, who founded and directs the camp with her husband, Paul...
Feed mill construction progresses (08/10/06)
Construction of a new George's feed mill in Butterfield is on schedule. Last week, an eight-bin grain storage structure was completed next to the feed mill structure. Democrat Photo
George's feed mill project is on schedule (08/10/06)
Work on the new George's feed mill in Butterfield is progressing on schedule, according to a press release issued by the Springdale, Ark.-based company on Tuesday. A second slip form project of an eight-bin grain storage structure was completed on July 30. This facility will be used to store a total of 750,000 bushels of grain...
Butterfield fire district passes, Purdy fails (08/10/06)
Voters in the Purdy R-II School District defeated a tax-supported fire protection district issue while Butterfield voters approved the formation of a fire protection district on Aug. 8. The Purdy Fire Protection District issue received 156 "yes" votes and 233 "no" votes during Tuesday's election...
Camp promotes inventive thinking (08/10/06)
For five days last week, a group of 54 elementary-age students had the opportunity to study math and science in a very creative environment provided by Camp Invention. The week-long camp was held at the Crowder College Watley Center in Cassville. Students in first through sixth grades had the freedom to develop their critical thinking skills and experience the traditionally staid subjects of math and science in fresh ways through the Camp Invention curriculum...
Hillbilly is a success for 22nd year in a row (08/10/06)
A total of 96 golfers, representing local industries and businesses, participated in the 22nd annual Hillbilly Golf Tournament held Aug. 3 and 4 at the Cassville Golf Course. The event is held each year as a way to thank industries and businesses for their investment in the Cassville economy...
Wildcats get ready for alumni game, golf tourney (08/10/06)
Plans are underway for the fifth annual Cassville High School Alumni Football Game, which will be held on Friday, Aug. 18. This year, Coach David Large is restricting play to alumni who are 25 or older. The cost to participate is $20 per player. Proceeds from the game support the Wildcat football program...
YMCA prepares for fall sports leagues (08/10/06)
YMCA Recreation and Gymnastics Center of Cassville is currently accepting registrations for youth soccer, youth flag football and adult softball leagues. Youth soccer and flag football leagues will include a schedule of seven games that will be played at the South Park Sports Complex in Cassville on Saturday mornings...
LEOTA "TOT" WILSON (08/10/06)
Leota "Tot" Wilson, of Monett, passed away Friday, Aug. 4, 2006, at Lacoba Nursing Center in Monett following a long illness. She was born May 16, 1913, in Rocky Comfort, the daughter of the late Jonathon and Rachel Shephard Kelley. She was a waitress. She married J.B. "Dick" Wilson and he preceded her in death on July 2, 1973. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Monett...
GEORGE TAYLOR, JR. (08/10/06)
George Taylor, Jr., 82, of Cassville, passed away Friday, Aug. 4, 2006, in Red Rose Inn, Cassville. He was born Aug. 20, 1923, in Tyronza, Ark., the son of George and Annie (Harding) Taylor. He was united in marriage in Bakersfield, Calif., to Doris Kathleen Rogers, who preceded him in death in May 1986. He was also preceded in death by his parents and one sister...
BULAH "BOOTS" SHOEMAKER (08/10/06)
Bulah "Boots" Shoemaker, 80, of Monett, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2006, at Lacoba Nursing Center in Monett, following a brief illness. She was born Nov. 10, 1925, in Galena, to the late Ray and Annie Sims Williams. She was a housewife. She married James Shoemaker on Feb. 7, 1944, in Mt. Home Ark., and he preceded her in death on Jan. 28, 2004...
JOHN CARL OWINGS (08/10/06)
John Carl Owings, 75, died July 31, 2006, at his home in Klamath Falls, Ore. Graveside services were held Aug. 2 in the Garden of Acacia at Eternal Hills Memorial Gardens with Pastor Billy Hamblin officating. He was born Nov. 10, 1930, in Exeter, to Vance and Edith Owings...
MABEL E. LEWIS (08/10/06)
Mabel E. Lewis, 83, of Exeter, passed away Thursday, Aug. 3, 2006 in Red Rose Inn of Cassville. She was born June 4, 1923, in Exeter, the daughter of Roy and Mildred (Elliot) Stapleton. On Oct. 20, 1941, in Wheaton, she was united in marriage to Charles H. "Barley" Lewis, Jr. who preceded her in death on Dec. 5, 1964. She was also preceded in death by her parents...
PHOEBE "ANNABELLE" HOLLEY (08/10/06)
Phoebe "Annabelle" Holley, 81, died, Friday, Aug. 4, 2006, at Parks Edge Nursing Home in Tulsa, Okla. She was born Jan. 12, 1925, in Purdy to Ed and Ann (McClure) Rodgers. She married Owen W. Holley on Feb. 2, 1945, who preceded her in death Feb. 9, 2006...
LEONA FITZGERALD (08/10/06)
Leona Fitzgerald, 65, of Wheaton, died Aug. 2, 2006, at her home. She was born Jan. 26, 1941, in Aurora, the daughter of Clarence and Vida Baker Watkins. She worked in the office of a horse racing track in Stockton, Calif. He husband, Harry Fitzgerald, preceded her in death...
GALEN KEITH COCHRAN (08/10/06)
Galen Keith Cochran, 27, of Eagle Rock, passed away Friday, Aug. 4, 2006, in his home. He was born Dec. 26, 1978, in Springdale, Ark., the son of Buddy and Judy (Miller) Cochran. On Feb. 14, 1998, in Shell Knob, he was united in marriage to Stacy McDougle, who survives...
BOBBY GENE BUCHANAN (08/10/06)
Bobby Gene Buchanan, 68, of Yankton, S.D., formerly of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, died of cancer Sunday, July 23, 2006, in his home. Services were held July 26 at Calvary Baptist Church, Yankton. His body was cremated. Survivors include: his wife, Peggy; a son, Randy, of Amana, Iowa; one daughter, Debra Vogel, of Palo, Iowa; and a sister, Barbara Sievers, of Aurora, a daughter-in-law, Mary Buchanan; a son-in-law, Randy Vogel; and brother-in-law, Curtis Sievers; three granddaughters; a great-granddaughter; and two great-grandsons.. ...
Stay cool if you can (08/10/06)
Smoldering, sweltering, sultry and sweaty are just a few of the adjectives that I can think of to describe the recent rise in temperature. Area residents are being warned to take precautions during this latest heat wave, which is expected to last into next week...