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Stories from Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Flu vaccine supply is delayed (10/18/06)
There is no shortage of flu vaccine this fall, just a delay in shipment of the vaccine to local health departments across Missouri. The Barry County Health Department has received less than a third of its order so far but will begin offering flu shots to high risk individuals on Monday, Oct. 23...
Local woman tapped for seat on Commission (10/18/06)
Monett business owner, Sharon Garrett, was named to the Missouri Tourism Commission by Gov. Matt Blunt on Sept. 12. "I believe tourism is an important part of state government because of the money it brings into the state," said Garrett. "With the increasing number of businesses we have in southwest Missouri, I feel like our economy is growing, which is bound to draw people to the state...
Hanging out with heroes (10/18/06)
Cassville kindergartner Isaiah Stanley had the chance to sit on the back of the Cassville fire truck with two firefighters, Assistant Fire Chief Chuck Miner and Brad Harvey. Photo by Desiree Corn
Unexplained fires spreading across county (10/18/06)
Area fire departments have responded to an unusually high number of abandoned structure, hay barn and grass fires in Barry County over the last month, said Barry County Sheriff Mick Epperly. "People are very upset and nervous," said Epperly. "The structures are abandoned, but they are land markers that belonged to local residents for many years."...
Butterfield responds to audit (10/18/06)
The Butterfield City Council discussed the results of the Missouri State Audit at its regularly scheduled meeting on Oct. 16. Aldermen Carrol Hayes and Gary Florer said that they did not feel that the state auditors looked far enough into the village's accounting records...
Soccer 'Cats are now ranked 10th in the state (10/18/06)
The Cassville Wildcats picked up two more wins this past week to up their season record to 15-5-1. Last Tuesday, Cassville hosted Neosho and ended up beating the visiting Wildcats 1-0. Junior Ryan Schlichtman scored an unassisted goal in the first half, which held up through the second half to give the Wildcats a 1-0 victory. Anthony Larson was credited with the shutout. Seniors Nate Evans and Chris Born were credited for strong defensive play...
CHS Wildcat runners are looking stronger (10/18/06)
Recently the Cassville Wildcat cross country teams competed in three different meets, including their own Cassville Invitational. The team traveled to Carl Junction on Oct. 5, and the Ladycat varsity girls team looked good, placing three runners in the top 20...
Wildcats pounce on Patriots for 42-6 win (10/18/06)
The Wildcats look good as they move into district play, mowing over an overmatched Patriot team on Friday. The Patriots came into the contest 0-6. Despite East Newton's struggles, the Patriots had played well in some of those games but they just didn't go their way. Cassville of course came into the contest 5-0 and looking to get ready for district play...
Hendrix is Ozark 7 Player of the Year (10/18/06)
The Southwest Lady Trojans earned a large number of post-season honors from the Ozark 7 Conference. Jason Horn, coach of Southwest's conference championship team, was named Ozark 7 Coach of the Year and Southwest's Meagan Hendrix earned Player of the Year Honors...
EARON ANNIS "BILLIE" WOOTEN (10/18/06)
Earon Annis "Billie" Wooten, 80, of Exeter, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2006, in her home. She was born Feb. 13, 1926, in Carterville, the daughter of Frank and Ruby (Rogers) Black. She was united in marriage to L. P. Wooten, who survives. She is also survived by a son, Stan Wooten; four grandchildren; and three great grandchildren...
LILLIAN (ENNIS) TOWNSLEY (10/18/06)
Lillian (Ennis) Townsley passed away Monday, Oct. 9, 2006, at the Neighborhoods of Quail Creek" Palliative Care Center, in Springfield where she had been a resident for one week. She was born to Urtle and Robie (Hawk) Hutchens at Cassville on Feb. 17, 1917. She graduated from Cassville High School in 1935...
KATHLEEN R. MITTELSTAEDT (10/18/06)
Kathleen R. Mittelstaedt, 62, passed away Friday, Oct. 6, 2006, at Capitol Region Medical in Jefferson City. She was born Feb. 1, 1944, in Anamosa, Iowa, to Dennis and Beulah Kula. She was united in marriage to Duane E. Mittelstaedt on Feb. 21, 1970. He survives...
MARION R. HESTER (10/18/06)
Marion R. Hester, 50, of Pea Ridge, Ark., died at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, 2006, at his home. He was born on July 24, 1956, in Pomona, Calif., the son of Howard and Ona Lerene McGehee Hester. He was a 1974 graduate of Southwest High School in Washburn and was a veteran of the U. S. Marine Corp. He was a machinist with Bekaert Corporation in Rogers, Ark...
BOBBY WAYNE HAYWARD (10/18/06)
Bobby Wayne Hayward, 72, of Cassville, passed away Sunday, Oct. 15, 2006, in his home. He was born Aug. 1, 1934, in Purdy, the son of Ora Rubin and Zinna Opal (Henderson) Hayward. On Dec. 30, 1956, he was united in marriage to Norma Saunders, who survives...
JAMES "JIM" DWIGHT CLINE (10/18/06)
James "Jim" Dwight Cline, 53, of Eagle Rock, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2006, in St. John's Hospital -- Cassville. He was born March 30, 1953, in Mountain Grove, the son of Clarel A. and Denna Lee (Bledsoe) Cline. On Sept. 5, 1987, he was united in marriage to Shelia Wiedower, who survives...
Mountain Maid article was exceptional (10/18/06)
Dear Editor: I cannot express my feelings in regard to Lindsay Reed's lovely article on Miss Wallace, known as the Mountain Maid. It brought back so many memories of her. She was a good friend of my grandmother, Cora Belle Reitz. I was a little girl when I met Miss Wallace, and she truly had "The Gift."...
Writer offers follow-up to last week's letter (10/18/06)
Dear Editor: I wrote you last week about my baby's diaper bag being stolen, and I just wanted to clear some things up that some people in the community misunderstood about what I had wrote. I recently found out that the diaper bag could have been left by the car in the parking lot by the school. ...
School safety is a community effort (10/18/06)
School safety has once again captured headlines in the national, regional and local news media. School shootings in Pennsylvania and Colorado were followed by an incident involving a student and a gun at a middle school in Joplin. Parents, students, school officials and communities across the United States are all asking the same question: "How can we make sure our students and our schools are safe?"...