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Stories from Thursday, September 14, 2006

Citizens join together for 9-11 tribute (09/14/06)
Rain didn't dampen plans to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attack on the United States. Instead, Monday's 9-11 Memorial Rally Around the Flag Pole was moved inside to the old courtroom at the Barry County Courthouse in Cassville...
Wellness Center open house draws large crowd (09/14/06)
A large crowd of community members turned out to tour the brand new 10,000-square-foot Jack Byrd Rehabilitation and Wellness Center at St. John's Hospital in Cassville on Sept. 10. Hospital President Gary Jordan started the event by thanking all of the co-workers, community members and businesses that donated funds to the rehabilitation and wellness center project...
Fight over dog bite leads to stabbing death (09/14/06)
A dog bite appears to be at the center of an altercation that left one Barry County man dead on Saturday night. Perry G. Fennell, 33, of Eagle Rock, died from multiple stab wounds and was pronounced dead near the scene of the fight by Barry County Coroner Skip White shortly after 11 p.m. on Sept. 9...
CFPD breaks ground at new fire station building site (09/14/06)
Cassville Fire Protection District (CFPD) firefighters, board members and project managers gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the future CFPD fire station on Sept. 11. Pictured above, in the front row, from left, are: Chuck Miner, assistant fire chief; Millard Andrews, fire chief; Jennifer Goldsmith, of Jack Ball and Associates Architects; and Cherry Bailey, CFPD secretary. ...
CFPD begins new project (09/14/06)
Cassville Fire Protection District (CFPD) firefighters, board members and project managers gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the future CFPD fire station on Sept. 11. The new 7,000-square-foot facility will be located on Sale Barn Road, across from Fasco Industries, in Cassville. The building will include a 5,600-square-feet area with seven truck bays and a maintenance bay...
Ladycat spikers notch Big 8 victory over Monett (09/14/06)
The Cassville Ladycats volleyball squad started an extra long week of action that had them playing a total of six games. The Ladycats started on Tuesday against rival Monett. The JV team played Monett and unfortunately could not produce the same result as their varsity counterparts, losing to Monett, 7-25, 26-24, 23-25...
Wildcats roll over Carl Junction for Big 8 win (09/14/06)
Last week was another exciting week in the life of the Cassville Wildcat football team as they took another step toward a successful season. The Wildcats took on the Carl Junction Bulldogs at Carl Junction. Before the game had started you could almost sense the perception that Cassville was going to win...
Wildcats compete well against Class 3 schools (09/14/06)
Cassville took a huge 10-0 win over Columbus, Kan., last Tuesday in a road match. Uziel Franco led the goal scoring with three goals. Hector Valenzuela and Ryan Schlichtman had two goals each, and Aaron Jamieson, Nate Evans and Jeremiah Harris added a goal apiece. The match ended in the first half when the Wildcats scored their 10th goal...
Ladycat softball falls in two close games (09/14/06)
On Tuesday, Sept. 5 the Ladycat softball team faced off against conference rival Seneca. Seneca would strike first, scoring a total of four runs in the first three innings, but in the bottom of the third, Cassville would put themselves right back in it with three runs of their own...
PERRY G. FENNELL, JR. (09/14/06)
Perry G. Fennell, Jr., 33, of Eagle Rock, passed away on September 10, 2006, in Eagle Rock. He was born Feb. 21, 1973, the son of James K. Williams and Elizabeth "Betty" Ruth James, in Atchison, Kan. He was a construction worker and was in the process of opening his own printing company. He married Sandra G. Horne on Feb. 21, 2005, in Golden. She survives...
MILDRED JARVIS (09/14/06)
Mildred (Gemmecke) Jarvis, 80, of Warren, Mi., died Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2006, at St. John's Macomb Hospital in Warren. She was born in Seligman Aug. 18, 1926, to George and Ella (Clantton) Gemmecke. She graduated from Seligman High School. Survivors include: her husband, Ross Jarvis whom she wed May 25, 1946, in Vancouver, Wash., They met on Treasure Island, Calif., where she worked as a civilian and he was in the navy...
FRANCES FAYE THOMAS (09/14/06)
Frances Faye Thomas, 94, formerly of Cassville, went home to be with the Lord and her parents, 10 brothers and sisters, her husband, William, and her daughter, SuEllen, on Aug. 14, 2006. She was born in Ashland, Kan., to homesteaders Lola Belle and Sherman Shupe on Oct. 31, 1911...
AGNES HENRIETTA GRAY (09/14/06)
Agnes Henrietta Gray, 88, of Monett, passed away Saturday, Sept. 9, 2006, at Cox South in Springfield from a short illness. She was born June 10, 1918, in Pleasant Ridge. She was a member of the Family Worship Center in Monett. Survivors include: one daughter, Roxie Finkle, of Monett; and two grandchildren...
WENDELL RAY COOPER (09/14/06)
Wendell Ray Cooper, 63, of Aurora, passed away Thursday, Sept. 7, 2006, in his home. He was born Jan. 22, 1943, in Crescent, Ore., the son of Estel and Irene (Mikeman) Cooper, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by five brothers...
CARL EUGENE "GENE" TAGGART (09/14/06)
Carl Eugene "Gene" Taggart, age 68, of Cassville, Missouri, passed away Monday, September 11, 2006, in Cox-Monett Hospital, Monett, Missouri. He was born April 23, 1938, in Carnegie, Oklahoma, the son of Charlie Carl and Agnes Evelyn (Charles) Taggart. On March 30, 1973, in Twin Rivers, Oklahoma, he was united in marriage to Anne M. Riley, who survives...
Does the end justify the means? (09/14/06)
Dear Editor: What is being touted as the "Missouri Research and cures Initiative" is confusing and misleading. The details of the scientific process to create cloned human embryos for stem cell research are complicated. Those of us who are not molecular biologists can understand the facts when they are presented honestly...
Committee input is very negative (09/14/06)
Dear Editor: Well on Aug. 31 the ugly face of defeatism and negativity raised its head again at the Wheaton School Board meeting in the form of a new committee "Community Facility Input." I find the name of this committee a joke. I believe a more appropriate name for this group should be "Negative Input Committee."...
United States needs to stop meddling (09/14/06)
Dear Editor: A man named Will Rogers said, "I don't care how little your country is, you got a right to run it like you want to. When the big nations quit meddling then the world will have peace." Someone should have made President George Bush aware of this statement when he was making up his foreign policy...
Attacks revealed American spirit (09/14/06)
Sept. 11, 2001, is a day the United States will never forget. It is the day when terrorists hijacked four commercial airplanes and caused the greatest loss of human life on U.S. soil in the nation's history. Two of the hijacked planes were flown into the Twin Towers in New York City, a third crashed into the side of the Pentagon, and a fourth ended up in a Pennsylvania field thanks to the bravery of the people onboard the plane. ...