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Stories from Thursday, September 7, 2006

Demolition Derby should draw crowds (09/07/06)
Huge crowds are expected to converge on Bill Hailey Rodeo Arena in Cassville on Saturday, Sept. 9 to catch all the action of the Cassville Rotary Club's fourth annual Demolition Derby. The exciting event will begin at 7 p.m. Each year, the derby grows in popularity. This time around, one heat for compact cars will be added. Organizers hope this category will attract additional drivers interested in capturing a $300 prize...
Are you ready for some football? (09/07/06)
Cassville Wildcat football players, led by #72 Aaron Carr, exploded onto the field Friday night to begin their 2006 campaign against Branson. Fans packed the football stadium and it was standing room only as the Wildcats gave the visiting Pirates a 42-18 pounding. The Wildcats travel to Carl Junction for a Big 8 contest this coming Friday and then are back at home on Sept. 18 against Lamar. Photo by Robert Hoppie/Action Sports Photos...
Bisher convicted of first degree murder (09/07/06)
After deliberating for nearly three hours, a 12-member Barry County jury pronounced Dennis Ray Bisher guilty of first degree murder and armed criminal action in the shooting death of 65-year-old William Nance, of Shell Knob, on July 4, 2005. Before leaving the courtroom to deliberate, Judge J. ...
New Wellness Center to be dedicated Sunday (09/07/06)
The Cassville Area Chamber of Commerce will kick off the event with a ribbon cutting ceremony followed by a formal dedication of the Center and a few words from Hospital President Gary Jordan. Those who attend the open house will also have the opportunity to tour the 10,000-square-foot space...
Wildcats give visiting Pirates a whooping (09/07/06)
For those who weren't there Friday night, which probably wasn't many, the Cassville Wildcats have started another football season off on the right foot with a 42-18 pounding of the visiting Pirates. Last season, Branson went 5-5 with a young team, and this year, that young team had gotten older and better and that showed in the game...
Ladycats go 13 innings with Big 8 rival Monett (09/07/06)
Cassville and Monett battled it out for 13 innings last Thursday in what Ladycat Coach Bonnie Cox described as a "great high school softball game." In the end, the Ladycats fell 2-1 despite a brilliant, hard-fought battle. Cassville scored its first run in the 10th inning when sophomore Jessie Meadows led off with a hit, advanced to second on a bunt by senior Julie Cupps, reached third on a passed ball and then crossed the plate when Courtney Beagle hit a fly into right that was dropped...
Wildcat strikers fall in opening action (09/07/06)
Monett defeated the Cassville soccer 'Cats 4-1 in the opener for both teams last Thursday at Monett. Junior Ryan Schlichtman scored the lone goal for Cassville in the 33rd minute of play, and senior Hector Valenzuela was credited with the assist. The Wildcats led 1-0 at half-time but the day unraveled in the second half as Monett put in four unanswered goals...
Ladycat spikers win home opener (09/07/06)
Senior Chelsea Corn led the team with 12 kills and 15 digs. Senior Holley Skinner was strong from the service line, tallying 17 service points and five aces. Olivia Cline, freshman setter, racked up 14 assists, and senior Abby Munoz had three blocks...
SUE FAUCHER (09/07/06)
Sue Faucher, 76, Marionville, formerly of Shell Knob, passed away Thursday, Aug. 31, 2006, in the Methodist Manor. She was born July 26, 1930, in Lawrence County to Carl and Dora (French) Moore. She worked as a computer operator for the Juvenile Shoe Factory and was a member of the Shell Knob Baptist Church...
SHIRLEY ANN SCARBROUGH (09/07/06)
Shirley Ann Scarbrough, 52, of Monett, passed away Sunday, Sept. 3, 2006, in Cox-Monett Hospital, Monett. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday in Moore Memorial Gardens, Arlington, Texas, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. There will be no visitation...
BELINDA JEAN MCCLEAN (09/07/06)
Belinda Jean McClean, 45, of Exeter, Calif., formerly of Cassville, passed away Saturday, Sept. 2, 2006, in UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, Calif. She was born Nov. 5, 1960, in Kansas City, the daughter of Douglas Elworth and Mary Wanda (Greer) Weaver...
SABRINA JO HUNTER (09/07/06)
Sabrina Jo Hunter, 5 1/2 months old daughter of A.J. Hunter and Jessica Ingle, of Butterfield, passed away Monday, Sept. 4, 2006. Survivors include: her parents; one sister, Jestina Hunter, of the home; maternal grandmother, Anita Mitchell, of Anderson; maternal grandfather, Richard Ingle, of Marshfield; paternal grandparents, Steve and Polly Hunter, of Butterfield; maternal great grandmother, Edith Hasten, of Marshfield; and paternal great grandparents, Charles and Betty Hilburn, of Seligman...
HELEN IRENE REYNAUD (09/07/06)
Helen Irene Reynaud, 90, Springfield, and life long resident of Monett, passed away Aug. 31, 2006, She was born July 6, 1916, to Bert and Jeanette Bounous. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Monett. She was preceded in death by her husband Earl Reynaud in 1993, one sister Clara Bounous and one brother Aurell Bounous...
DIANN "RENEE" (POWELL) WAMMACK (09/07/06)
Diann "Renee" (Powell) Wammack, 39, of Monett, passed away Saturday, Sept. 2, 2006, at her home in Monett from a sudden illness. She was born June 8, 1967 in Kansas City. She was a homemaker, wife and mother. She was a volunteer of Haven of the Ozarks Animal Sanctuary...
LEROY BRATTIN (09/07/06)
Leroy Brattin, 74, of Cassville, passed away Monday, Sept. 4, 2006, in his home. He was born Aug. 17, 1932, in Ridgley, the son of Champ and Lucille (Savage) Brattin. On Nov. 15, 1950, in Calvary Baptist Church at Exeter, he was united in marriage to Sue Stephenson, who survives...
Speaking out about something positive (09/07/06)
Dear Editor: I have never written a letter to the editor before, and it seems as people it is our nature to speak out when we feel something is wrong. I'd like to speak for something right. I recently bought a used car for my daughter from Les Jacobs Ford. ...
Safer streets for cars and bikes (09/07/06)
Has anyone else noticed all the teenagers who ride small bikes around Cassville. The teens dart on and off sidewalks and race across streets, and none of them wear helmets. Over the weekend I was driving on Highway 248 when three young bike riders appeared in front of me. ...