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Stories from Thursday, December 14, 2006

Tea for 135 (12/14/06)
Jo Anne Ellis served as chairman of the fourth annual Tinsel Tea held Saturday at the Cassville United Methodist Church. A total of 135 women attended the tea, which raised $1,000 for the church's food pantry. Ellis is pictured above with a table she decorated for the occasion. Democrat Photo...
Student's natural talent could lead to music career (12/14/06)
Although Jake Elliott has only been in the Cassville High School marching band for a couple of years, his percussion skills will most likely win him a scholarship to play in the Missouri Southern State University (MSSU) marching band next year. "Right now I'm just trying to focus on getting out of high school and into college," said Elliott. "I plan to go to MSSU and major in music education with an emphasis in percussion."...
Tinsel tea is a popular holiday event (12/14/06)
Family heirlooms, antique toys, fine china, crystal and sparkling silver were used to decorate 16 tables for the fourth annual Tinsel Tea at the United Methodist Church in Cassville. Over 130 women gathered together for a time of fellowship and Christmas cheer. The event also raised over $1,000 for the church's food pantry...
Seligman to build skatepark (12/14/06)
The Seligman City Council approved a $5,000 expenditure to finance the construction of a skateboard park at its regularly scheduled meeting on Dec. 11. Mayor Duane Corn presented the council with several examples of skate-board park layouts. "The business owners would be happy if the kids weren't skating on their parking lots. ...
Program focuses on promoting nontraditional career paths (12/14/06)
Area students had the opportunity to explore nontraditional careers during a two-day program offered through the Southwest Area Career Center in Monett. A total of 263 eighth graders from 13 different schools participated in the Center's New Traditions Upward Program (NTUP). Students from Cassville, Purdy, Exeter, Wheaton, Southwest and Shell Knob were involved in the program, which took place on Dec. 5 and 6...
Wildcats named to All-State teams (12/14/06)
As football season gives way to basketball, the usual post-season football awards have been announced. Cassville players have once again topped several award lists with three Wildcat seniors being named to three different presti-gious groupings: the Associated Press All-State team; the Missouri Soccer Coaches Association All-State team; and the Springfield News-Leader's All-Ozarks team...
All-State honors go to pair of Wildcats (12/14/06)
A pair of Cassville soccer players earned Class 2 All-State honors for their play during the 2006 season. Junior Ryan Schlichtman was named to the All-State second team and senior Nate Evans won All-State honorable mention recognition. The All-State team is voted on by members of the Missouri State High School Soccer Coaches Association...
Ladycats have up and down week (12/14/06)
One might say the Cassville Ladycats have had a fairly successful season so far and would be totally right in doing so, but despite their success, the girls have been unable to string two wins together. Cassville traveled on Thursday to McDonald County to face the Lady Mustangs. The Ladycats came into the contest 3-2 while the Mustangs were 3-1...
Wildcats split games this week (12/14/06)
The Cassville Wildcats played two games in the last week and won one and lost one. On Thursday, the squad traveled to East Newton High School to play the Patriots and then turned around on Friday to play Blue Eye at home. Coming into the first contest, Cassville had a record of 1-3 but had played some good games. East Newton was 4-0 and building momentum...
JAMES PAT WEIBLE (12/14/06)
James Pat Weible, 68, of Seligman, died Thursday, Dec. 7, 2006, at the home of his caregiver, Wanda Hachmeister. He was born March 11, 1938, in Alexandria, La., the son of Clarence E. and Agnes (Miller) Weible. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Joe Weible and one sister, Delores Dail...
CHARLES ROBERT FITZPATRICK (12/14/06)
Charles Robert Fitzpatrick, 63, of Eagle Rock, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2006, in his home. He was born Oct. 25, 1943, in Brooklyn, N. Y., the son of Helen Fitzpatrick. On Oct. 7, 1971, in Reno, Nev., he was united in marriage to Karen Dickerson, who survives...
BERT HAMPTON COLEMAN (12/14/06)
Bert Hampton Coleman, 86, of Wheaton, died Monday, Dec. 11, 2006, at Cox-Monett Hospital. He was born July 24, 1920, in San Antonio, Texas, the son of the late Wallace Hampton and Molly Ellen (Cloud) Coleman. He attended 12 different schools between Texas and Missouri and graduated from alamo Heights High School, San Antonio, Texas, in 1938. He married Louise Williams on April 19, 1942, near Monett. He was a dairy farmer...
THOMAS CLIFTON "CLIFF" HENDRIX (12/14/06)
Thomas Clifton "Cliff" Hendrix, 75, of Washburn, died on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2006, at his home following a lengthy illness. He was born on Sept. 7, 1931, in Washburn, the son of Bud and Mildrend (Henry) Hendrix. He served in the Army and was a veteran of the Korean Conflict. ...
My "aha" moment (12/14/06)
Have you ever been somewhere and suddenly felt as if you were seeing the people around you from a new, more enlightened perspective? Have you ever had one of those "Aha" moments that Oprah loves to describe? This Saturday, I was overwhelmed with a feeling of clarity and deep appreciation for the life my family and I have experienced in Cassville over the last 20 years. ...