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Stories from Thursday, September 21, 2006

Former teacher's aide receives prison time (09/21/06)
A former Southwest R-V School District teacher's aide was sentenced to five years in prison on Sept. 14 after pleading guilty to child molestation in the first degree and statutory sodomy in the first degree. Shanna Lea Angle, 38, of Cassville, was sentenced in Barry County Circuit Court by Judge J. Edward Sweeney two and a half months after admitting she had sexual contact with a Southwest student under the age of 14...
Shell Knob gearing up for huge fall festival (09/21/06)
The first annual Shell Knob Chamber of Commerce Shakin' in the Shell Fest will be held in downtown Shell Knob on Saturday, Sept. 23. "It's going to be fun," said Sheila House, Shell Knob Chamber of Commerce executive director. "We have a lot of activities planned for the whole family. We have entertainment, a huge children's area, the car show, a lot of variety."...
Ride For Life returns to Barry County ranch (09/21/06)
Over 390 riders participated in the 31st annual Ride For Life at the Star City Ranch near Cassville on Saturday and Sunday. The Ride For Life is held each year to raise funds for the National Kidney Foundation (NKF). Event participants are required to raise donations for the Foundation, which funds research related to the prevention of kidney and urinary tract diseases. This year, riders raised close to $30,000 for the Foundation. Democrat Photo...
R-IV board awards bid for new school (09/21/06)
The Cassville R-IV School Board has hired a general contractor to construct a new intermediate school that will serve third, fourth and fifth grade students. Dalton-Killinger was the successful low bidder on the project. The Joplin-based company submitted a base bid of $4,277,587 as well as a bid of $653,567 for Alternate #1, a bid of $37,566 for Alternate #2 and a bid of $50,851 for alternate #4 for a total bid price of $5,019,571...
Weekend ride raises $30,000 for research (09/21/06)
Riders traveled from near and far to participate in the 31st annual Ride For Life at the Star City Ranch near Cassville on Saturday and Sunday. The Ride For Life is held each year to raise funds for the National Kidney Foundation (NKF). Event participants are required to raise donations for the Foundation, which funds research related to the prevention of kidney and urinary tract diseases...
Wildcat strikers up record to 7-4 (09/21/06)
The Wildcats are now 7-4 after a successful week of play in the very competitive Parkview Viking Tournament and matches with several area teams. Junior Ryan Schlichtman scored six goals in a 6-1 win over New Covenant last Tuesday, setting a new school record for most goals scored in a game. Schlichtman surpassed the record set by his brother, Nick, by one goal...
Southwest Lady Trojans capture Volleyfest title (09/21/06)
The Southwest High School volleyball team completed a nearly perfect week by capturing its second straight Volleyfest Tourney championship this past weekend. The Lady Trojans downed Cassville 25-20, 25-16 in the championship match. Meagan Colf and Summer Stephens had eight kills each, and Kayla Ferguson added 17 assists in the title match...
Wildcats defeat Lamar 24-7 and hike record to 3-0 (09/21/06)
Cassville was able to walk away as the victors on Friday night against a surprisingly good Lamar team. The Tigers (1-2) looked much better then last year's team, which the Wildcats beat 50-14. The new and improved Tiger team held Cassville to a respectable 24 points and put up 7 of their own...
CHS softball Ladycats split pair of games this week (09/21/06)
The Wildcat softball team played a game on Monday against Carthage. The Ladycats allowed three runs in the first three innings before they got on the board with a run of their own. In the remainder of the game, Carthage was able to score two more runs while Cassville could only manage one, leaving the game at 2-5, a Carthage victory...
BOYD DEAN SIPE (09/21/06)
Boyd Dean Sipe, 76, of Shell Knob, passed away Thursday, Sept. 14, 2006, in Barry County Care Center, Cassville. He was born March 31, 1930, in Enid, Okla., the only child of Chesley David and Lela (Puckett) Sipe. He was united in marriage to Jean M. (Wilcox) Komorowski, who preceded him in death on May 3, 2005. He was also preceded in death by his parents...
LARRY GALLETLY (09/21/06)
Larry Galletly, 61, of Seligman, died Thursday, Sept. 14, 2006, at the Fayetteville, Ark., VA Hospital. He was born July 9, 1945, at Kansas City, Kan., to Raymond Galletly and Veda Fern Wells Galletly. He was a US Navy veteran serving in Vietnam aboard the USS Ranger and was a member of Flight Squad #151. ...
BESSIE A. EAGAN (09/21/06)
Bessie A. Eagan, 98, of Washburn, and former Pittsburg and McCune, Kan., resident died at 1:15 a.m., Monday, Sept. 18, 2006, at the Mt. Carmel Medical Center Emergency Room in Pittsburg, Kan. Her death was unexpected. She was born in Beaver County, Okla., on Dec. ...
WILMA LUCILLE CUNNINGHAM (09/21/06)
Wilma Lucille Cunningham, 77, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2006, in St. John's Hospital-Cassville. She was born Sept. 2, 1929, in Cassville the daughter of William and Dessie Fay (Roller) Cunningham, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one sister, Evelyn Bagby...
JUANITA G. DOTY (09/21/06)
Juanita G. Doty, 80, of Pineville, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2006, in Heritage Park Nursing Center, Rogers, Ark. She was born May 8, 1926, in Yellville, Ark., the daughter of Ernie and Biffel (Carson) Melton. On Oct. 22, 1960, in Miami, Okla., she was united in marriage to Fred Doty, who preceded her in death on Jan. 31, 1999. She was also preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Wanda Byrd...
CLARA L. BLYTHE (09/21/06)
Clara L. Blythe, 89, of Kimberling City, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2006, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. She was born Sept. 5, 1917, in Shell Knob, the daughter of Charles and Maggie Matilda (Brock) Epperly. On Dec. 25, 1936, she was united in marriage to Floyd Blythe who preceded her in death on Dec. 29, 1994. She was also preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Elsie Cooper, Hilma Butler and Nancy Whisman and two brothers, Olen Epperly and Clarence Epperly...
DEWAYNE SMITH (09/21/06)
Dewayne Smith, 47, of Jenkins, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2006, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, following a brief illness. He was born on Aug. 11, 1959, in Harrison, Ark., the son of William and Rosemary Smith. He was a lifelong resident of Jenkins and a foreman for Journagan Quarries and Construction for 26 years...
Letter hit the "nail on the head" (09/21/06)
Dear Editor: Well hooray for Ron Anderson's letter to the editor in the Sept. 13 edition. It's about time someone spoke up about our idiocy in Iraq. He has hit the nail right on the head. President Johnson got 58,000 of our young military people killed in Vietnam and now our current President is getting a bunch of our young military people killed in Iraq. ...
Seligman is a great place to raise a family (09/21/06)
Dear Editor: If you haven't been to Seligman lately, you haven't been to Seligman. During these last four years, we have laid the groundwork for expansion by improving our water and sewer system by repairing streets and by enforcing our city codes. This improved infrastructure will accommodate an additional 250 homes...
Raising the bar for our students (09/21/06)
High expectations, academic studies, teachers working together, students actively engaged and a culture of continuous improvement are all tenets of the exciting High Schools That Work program. Administered through the Southern Regional Education Board, High Schools That Work is an innovative program that is impacting high schools across the United States by providing a model for accelerated student achievement...