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Stories from Thursday, November 2, 2006

Cassville Chamber launches new event (11/02/06)
Cassville Area Chamber of Commerce leaders announced this week that the organization is launching a new quarterly event aimed at showcasing local business and industry. The first-ever "The Chamber: Today and Beyond" luncheon will be held at the Barry Electric headquarters on Business 37 in Cassville on Thursday, Nov. 16 at noon. Aunt Kathy's Cookies and More will cater the event at a cost of $7 per person...
Son collects memorabilia in dad's honor (11/02/06)
James R. Gray, of Springfield, Ill., collects military memorabilia in honor of his father, Sgt. Warren Gray, formerly of Cassville, who served in World War II. "I was born in 1958 and was a military memorabilia collector practically from birth," said James. "I guess maybe that's as close as I can get to my father, through those 203rd things."...
Work begins on museum dedicated to county historyBy Lindsay Reed (11/02/06)
A groundbreaking ceremony was held at the site of the future Barry County Museum on Highway 112 outside of Cassville on Oct. 13. "The Barry County Museum will help us see that artifacts of Barry County are preserved," said Caleb Buntin, Able 2 Products vice president, who is currently the media contact for the proposed museum...
Incognito (11/02/06)
Barry County Southern Commissioner Eddie Davison put on his "Sunday best" to help stir chili and salsa for the Barry County Republican Party's entry. The group won the People's Choice award for best salsa. Democrat Photo
Voters head to polls Tuesday (11/02/06)
Barry County voters have few local choices to make when they take the trip to the polls next Tuesday, Nov. 7. Only one county office is contested with incumbent Cherry Warren, a Republican, facing off against Democrat challenger Georgia Longley-Wenell for presiding commissioner of Barry County...
SW Trojans earn berth at state (11/02/06)
Running without sophomore standout Caleb Mitchell, the Southwest Trojans nailed down a berth in the MSHSAA state championships by taking second behind Springfield Catholic in the Class 2, District 6 cross country meet at Lake Springfield on Saturday...
Wildcat soccer squad ends season in district opener (11/02/06)
The Cassville Wildcat soccer team suffered a heartbreaking loss to Willard in the opening round of the district tournament on Saturday. Cassville lost 1-0 even though they dominated the game offensively. The lone goal was scored in the second half on Willard's only shot of the game. The Wildcats had several shots on goal, which were stopped by the Willard goalkeeper...
Wildcats beat Cubs in Battle of Barry County (11/02/06)
Last Friday night, the #2 state-ranked Cassville Wildcats traveled just a little ways north to Monett to compete in what had been dubbed, "The Battle of Barry County." The Cubs showed a lot of spirit in the contest, but the Wildcats ultimately won out 41-21...
Runners head to state meet (11/02/06)
The Cassville Ladycat cross country squad has earned a trip to state after finishing second as a team at district competition. Cassville runners finished with 51 points behind Carl Junction with 39. Clinton placed third with 60 points. Junior Misty Long, sophomore Tia Baker and junior Ron' L Hoff medaled in 11th, 12th and 14th place respectively. Long finished the race in 21:54, Baker clocked a 21:55 and Hoff crossed the finish line in 22:19...
UEL F. STEVER (11/02/06)
Uel Francis Stever, 78, of Yuba City, Calif., died Oct. 18, 2006. He was born in Mano and had been a resident of Yuba City, Calif., for the past 40 years. He was retired from Classic Creations Floral Manufacturing in Yuba City, Calif. He also worked at Bendix and Airmod, the Teen Challenge in Ventura, Calif. He had also worked on the first B-52 prototype at Boeing in Wichita, Kan...
CHARLES DAVIS BOWDEN (11/02/06)
Charles Davis Bowden, 71, of Washburn, passed away Sunday, Sept. 24, 2006. His body was cremated under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. A memorial service will be held at 2 P.m. Friday, Nov. 3 at Oak Ridge Abbey Sanctuary, Hillside, Ill...
NORMA JEAN FORGEY (11/02/06)
Norma Jean Forgey, 72, of Wheaton, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2006, in Cox Monett Hospital, Monett. She was born May 24, 1934, in Fairview, the daughter of Jess and Alta (Scott) McTeer. On Sept. 12, 1952, in Bentonville, Ark., she was united in marriage to Morris E. Forgey, who preceded her in death on June 14, 2001. She was also preceded in death by her parents...
GLEN F. HALL (11/02/06)
Glen F. Hall, 81, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. He was born Oct. 11, 1925, in Barry County to John F. and "Tine" (Doty) Hall. He worked for Tyson in maintenance for over 20 years. He was the pitcher for the Cassville Blues minor league team...
CHESTER DUANE ERIKSEN (11/02/06)
He was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers and three sisters. He received his education in Chicago, Ill. He worked as a printer for the Chicago Rotoprint Company. In 1978 he moved to Shell Knob. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, in Viola Baptist Church, Viola. Cremation was under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob...
LOUISE ELIZAETH RICHARD MEDLOCK (11/02/06)
Louise Elizabeth Richards Medlock, 92, of Shell Knob, died Oct. 24, 2006 at Red Rose Inn in Cassville. She was born on Nov. 3, 1913, in Burrton, Kan., to Rowland and Mary Ellen Rowland Richards. She graduated from high school in Burrton, Kan., and went on to attend and graduate from Bridgeport Business College. In 1995 she moved to Shell Knob...
Wreaths provide college scholarships (11/02/06)
Dear Editor: With the thermometer reading near 80 degrees, it seems impossible to believe that we are thinking about the Christmas season and Crowder College Watley Center's second annual Festival of Wreaths. This year the auction is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 1...
MVHS students thank Cassville community (11/02/06)
Dear citizens of Cassville, I would simply like to thank all of you for the amazing understanding and compassion you showed toward Mt. Vernon on Oct. 6. That day, after school was dismissed, two of our cheerleaders were involved in a wreck, killing one and injuring the other...
Do your own research (11/02/06)
On Monday, a woman came by the Cassville Democrat office and requested a copy of the newspaper containing the state amendments and propositions that will appear on the Nov. 7 election ballot. This woman said she was going to read each amendment and proposition carefully before casting a ballot in next Tuesday's election. ...