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Stories from Thursday, October 26, 2006

Big weekend planned in Cassville (10/26/06)
The Cassville Area Chamber of Commerce is gearing up to host its biggest weekend of the year. On Saturday, the downtown square in Cassville will be bursting with activity for the annual Fall Festival and Chili Cook-Off. All booths have been reserved and a waiting list has been established, according to Amy White, chamber executive director...
Events to raise scholarship funds (10/26/06)
Several events will be held in conjunction with the Cassville Fall Festival and Chili Cook-Off this Saturday to honor the memory of Whitney Cline and raise money for a scholarship program established in Whitney's honor. Whitney was a sophomore at Cassville High School when she was involved in fatal crash near Shell Knob on her way back from a Wildcat football game. Both Whitney and Amanda Seekamp, another CHS student, died from injuries sustained in the crash, which occurred on Oct. 1, 2004...
Habitat marks beginning of second project (10/26/06)
A groundbreaking was held at the site of the Habitat for Humanity of South Barry County's new "Women's Build" on Tuesday afternoon. U.S. Congressman Roy Blunt attended the event, which took place at 503 Oak Hill St. in Cassville. Pictured above, from left, are: Judy Hayes, Women's build volunteer coordinator; Nora Young, Habitat vice president and Women's Build Committee member; Cappy Branham, Habitat board member; Justin Gates, Habitat board member; David Samuel, Habitat president; Diana Dobbs; Connie Griffin, Women's Build Committee member; Jan Massey, Habitat board member; Congressman Roy Blunt; Diane Lyons, project coordinator for the Women's Build; and Misha Blakely, Habitat board member. ...
Women are ready to spearhead project (10/26/06)
Habitat for Humanity of South Barry County broke ground Tuesday on its latest project, a Women's Build in Cassville. The local Habitat affiliate has purchased a lot on Oak Hill Street near Cassville's twin water towers and that is where the groundbreaking took place. A house that once served as the parsonage for Emmanuel Baptist Church in Cassville has been donated to Habitat and will be moved to the property sometime after Jan. 1, 2007...
Arson suspects arrested (10/26/06)
On Oct. 19, the Barry County Sheriff's Department arrested Donald Hendershot, 34, of rural Galena, and Sherman Starr, 33, of Monett, in connection with the string of unexplained fires that occurred in the northeast portion of the county over the few weeks...
CHS Volley 'Cats end 2006 season at home (10/26/06)
As the leaves start to fall and colder temperatures arrive, the Cassville volleyball team's season comes to an end. The Ladycats have been fighting to get over .500 all year and looked to do it with the last week of regular play and the district tournament coming up...
Wildcats take first step toward playoffs (10/26/06)
The Cassville Wildcats started district play this week in what would be a long road trip to face a new opponent in the Nevada Tigers. The Wildcats came into the contest boasting a 6-0 record and a #3 state ranking. The Tigers came in 2-5, but compete in a Class 4 conference in which they are the only Class 3 team. Cassville would ultimately prevail for a 55-28, but not without a challenge from the Tigers...
Wildcat strikers head to districts (10/26/06)
The Cassville Wildcat soccer squad closed out its regular season schedule on the road with a 1-0 win over New Covenant last Thursday and a 2-2 tie against Joplin on Monday. The CHS strikers' season record now stands at 16-5-2 going into district play...
THOMAS HENDERSON "T.H" ROBERTS (10/26/06)
Thomas Henderson "T.H." Roberts, 92, of Fulton, formerly of Longview, passed away Monday, Oct. 23, 2006, in Fulton Nursing and Rehab Center, Fulton. He was born July 13, 1914, in Tonganoxie, Kan., the son of Arthur and Susie (Moon) Roberts. On Aug. 7, 1935, in Oskaloosa, Kan., he was united in marriage to Mabel Ruth Harris, who preceded him in death on Dec. 10, 2003, after 68 years of marriage. He was also preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and one sister...
DOROTHY M. LANEY (10/26/06)
Dorothy M. Laney, 69, of Cassville, died at 12:20 a.m. Monday, Oct. 23, 2006, at her home. Mrs. Laney, daughter of John and Inez Beaver Vanderpool, was born on March 22, 1937, in Cassville. She was a lifelong resident of Barry County and attended the Cassville Church of the Nazarene...
BILL GUNDEL (10/26/06)
Bill Gundel, 66, of Seligman, died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2006, at his home. He was born July 12, 1940, at Jacket, to Frederick Edward Gundel and Ada May Duncan Gundel. He was a lifelong resident of this area and a dairy farmer for 37 years. he was a member of the Church of Christ in Pea Ridge, Ark. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Maurice Gundel and Edward Gundel; and two sisters, Marie Slane and Betty Slane...
ANTHONY JOSEPH GURESKI (10/26/06)
Anthony Joseph Gureski, 53, of Shell Knob, died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2006, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. He was born April 7, 1953, in Springfield, Ill., the son of the late Anton and Catherine (Pamer) Gureski. He was united in marriage on April 30, 1977, to Deborah Bucy, who survives...
JIM ROLLER (10/26/06)
Jim Roller, 63, of Neosho, formerly of Monett, passed away Sunday, Oct. 22, 2006, at his home. He was born Sept. 24, 1943, in Purdy, the son of the late loyd and Faye Mackey Roller. He married Billie Manning in February 2001, and she preceded him death on June 29, 2006...
Butterfield clerk was unfairly targeted (10/26/06)
Dear Editor: I was recently alerted to the article that ran in your Oct. 11 edition of the paper regarding the City of Butterfield state audit. I could not believe the way the auditor 's office chose to run the city officials and city clerk's good name through the mud with obviously exaggerated claims...
Adult stem cell research is legal (10/26/06)
Dear Editor: The Missouri Secretary of State has announced "your are advised that the proposed constitutional amendment may change, repeal, or modify..." 45 sections of the Missouri Constitution. No one knows what additional powers are contained in those 45 changes, which of course, can be "interpreted" by activist judges, but cannot be amended by our State Legislature...
Things to remember on election day (10/26/06)
Dear Editor: Election Day is approaching and it's your chance to make your voice heard. As Missouri's top election official, it's my job to ensure free and fair elections, and part of that includes helping registered Missouri voters stay informed so that their votes count. That is why I want to remind you about two things before you go to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 7...
Actions show values of elected officials (10/26/06)
Dear Editor: With election time fast approaching, the usual mud slinging in debates has returned. I have thought and heard it often said, that it makes it difficult to really know what a candidate stands for. Too much time is devoted to running down the opponent, and not enough talking about how they themselves feel about the issues. From personal experience I would like to relate how one candidate for re-election feels and reacts to his constituents' needs...
Not-to-be-missed events (10/26/06)
Cassville is preparing for a big weekend of activities, and we are encouraging all area residents to make plans now to attend. This Saturday, the Cassville Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its annual fall celebration o n the downtown square, which includes a chili and salsa cook-off. ...