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Stories from Friday, November 17, 2006

CHS grad joins president's helicopter crew (11/17/06)
Plans for the second annual Crowder College Festival of Wreaths have expanded this year to include a formal social event and live auction. As of Tuesday, 52 holiday wreaths and centerpieces had been donated by local businesses. These wreaths are the items that will be auctioned off to raise money for college scholarships. Last year, local businesses donated 16 wreaths, which raised about $700 in scholarship money...
Patriotic promise (11/17/06)
Michelle Melton, a current member of the Missouri National Guard, attended Friday's Veterans Day Assembly at Cassville High School with her daughter, Charley. Democrat Photo
Veterans Day tradition continues (11/17/06)
The gymnasium full of teenagers remained respec-tively silent as Cassville High School students Anthony Larson and A.J. Frana concluded last Friday's Veterans Day Assembly by playing "Taps." Most of the veterans who gathered for the annual ceremony stood with heads bowed as they remembered friends and fellow soldiers who gave their lives fighting for freedom...
CHS grad joins president's helicopter crew (11/17/06)
A year and a half after graduating from Cassville High School, LCPL Daniel Hagan is now serving as a member of President George Bush's helicopter maintenance crew. Hagan, the son of Bob and Tracy Hagan, of Eagle Rock, is currently attached to the HMX1 out of Quantico, Va. To become a member of the presidential helicopter squadron, Hagan had to undergo extensive testing and background checks. He was one of only five Marines initially selected for consideration...
R-V board makes trap team decision (11/17/06)
The Southwest R-V School Board selected a practice location for the district trap team at its regularly scheduled meeting on Nov. 9. Superintendent Doug Lawyer presented the board with three trap team practice field options. "Option one, we could continue to lease property from Jeff and Malinda Cockrum," said Lawyer. "Option two, we could lease property from Gary Fields north of town. I have a few issues with this option...
Ladycat girls to play at Blue Eye (11/17/06)
The Cassville Ladycat girls basketball team will open the 2006 season in the Blue Eye Invitational. The Ladycats are seeded third in the tournament and will play sixth-seeded Eureka Springs, Ark., at 6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 20 in the high school gym...
Big 8 was well represented in state playoffs (11/17/06)
Last Wednesday night, Big 8 Conference teams made a tremendous appearance in the Missouri state playoffs. The conference qualified four teams (a record) to the high school post season. Of those, two of the three possible teams advanced with Lamar and East Newton playing each other in the first round. Mt. Vernon defeated Ava 50-14, Lamar beat out East Newton 49-21 and Seneca fell to Harrisonville 7-45...
SW runners earn postseason honors (11/17/06)
Southwest Trojan cross country runners continued a long tradition of receiving awards at the conclusion of the season. Logan Pendergraft, Luke Hackett, Dustin Breedlove and Kyle Buttrum were All-District runners in the boys division of Class 2, District 6. Charlotte Buttrum earned All-District honors in the girls division...
FRED A. WILSON (11/17/06)
Fred A. Wilson, 62, of Cassville, passed away at Barry County Care Center Sunday, Nov. 12, 2006. He was born in Cassville, Aug. 8, 1944, the son of Henry Harrison and Pearl (Johnson) Wilson. Survivors include: one brother, William H. Wilson, of Fulton; and two sisters, Linda Shields and Connie Wilson, both of Cassville,...
GOLDENA COOK (11/17/06)
Goldena Cook, 86, of Cassville, died at Monday, Nov.13, 2006, at Cox Hospital in Monett. she was born Feb. 1, 1920, in Tulsa, Okla., the daughter of A.J. Sutton and Clara Heuer Sutton. She has been a resident of Cassville since 1944. She is a member of the First Baptist Church in Cassville, where she taught Sunday School for several years...
WILLIAM D. "BILL" PERRIMAN, JR. (11/17/06)
William D. "Bill" Perriman Jr., 78, of Haven, Kan., died Nov. 10, 2006, at his home. He was born Dec. 6, 1927, at Monett, the son of William Dean and Mary Dora Black Perriman. He was a retired machinist at Cessna/Eaton. He married Irma J. Morris at Hutchinson, Kan., Sept. 4, 1954...
GEORGE (TOM) C. LONGLEY (11/17/06)
George "Tom" C. Longley, 70, Cassville, passed away Monday, Nov. 13, 2006, at Freeman Hospital in Joplin. He was born April 16, 1936, in Cassville the son of Hershal and Coila Porter Longley. He married Sharon Witt Longley on Feb. 2, 1982, in Exeter and she survives...
DAYNE N. LEE (11/17/06)
Dayne N. Lee, 80, of Cassville, died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006, at his home. He was born on Nov. 9, 1925, in Seligman, the son of Oren and Ester Smith Lee. He was a deacon at the Corinth Baptist Church in Cassville, and he was a self employed carpenter...
CHARLES W. HILBURN (11/17/06)
Charles William Hilburn, 68, of Seligman, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2006, in Northwest Medical Center of Washington County, Springdale, Ark. He was born Dec. 12, 1937, in Butterfield, the son of William Harvey and Lona (Richardson) Hilburn. On Oct. 16, 1984, he was united in marriage to Betty Hutchinson, who survives...
WILLARD E. BURTON (11/17/06)
Willard E. Burton, 84, of Nixa, formerly of Barry County, passed away Friday, Nov. 10, 2006, in his home. He was born Oct. 8, 1922, west of Butterfield, the son of Oliver F. and Lydia Mae (Vineyard) Burton. On May 25, 1947, he was united in marriage to Alene Church, who survives. Additional survivors include: two sons, Richard Burton and his wife, Carol, of Nixa, and Gregory Burton and his wife, Barbara, of Chillicothe; eight grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren...
THOMAS VINCENT BAUER (11/17/06)
Thomas Vincent Bauer, 61, died Nov. 6, 2006, at his home in Shell Knob. He was born on Aug. 21, 1945, in Chicago, Ill., the son of George A. and Lorraine A. Taylor Bauer. He attended Bishop Hogan Catholic School in Kansas City and served in the US Coast Guard in Kansas City, and St. Louis. He was a member of the Holy Family Catholic Church, Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge # 4155 and the American Legion Post #788 all in Shell Knob...
Wildcat Pride - a CHS football dynasty (11/17/06)
Dear Editor: For 40 years, I have been proud to have Cassville as my hometown. In all those years and more, our community has enjoyed many great achievements for which we are to be thankful. Recently, the 2006 Cassville High School football team and coaching staff has delivered to us all some of the best and most exciting times I can remember. ...
End the ignorance (11/17/06)
"Racial attack by teen reported in Monett" is the headline that caught my attention on the front page of a recent issue of the Monett Times. According to the news report, written by Melonie Roberts, three juveniles allegedly assaulted a young Hispanic woman outside a Mexican restaurant in Monett. ...