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Stories from Thursday, May 10, 2007

DARE is something to smile about (05/10/07)
Tracy Akins and Eric Anderson, two Southwest sixth graders, react to a multimedia presentation prepared for last Wednesday's DARE graduation ceremony held in the Southwest Middle School gym. Certificates were presented to 166 Purdy, Wheaton and Southwest students who completed the DARE program. A commemorative CD, created by Donna Allen, was given to each graduate. A complete story on the recent DARE graduation appears on page 18 of this week's Cassville Democrat. Democrat Photo...
Council awards Glenwood Circle bid (05/10/07)
The Cassville City Council voted to proceed with a sewer project for Glenwood Circle located in the Southern Hills subdivision during Monday night's regular meeting. Aldermen voted to award a construction bid to AMC Excavation, of Willow Springs, in the amount of $662,823.27...
County FSA office is on chopping block (05/10/07)
A federal plan to consolidate Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices nationwide could result in the closure of the Barry County FSA office in Cassville. Currently, the FSA office operates out of the USDA Service Center at 74 S. Main St., which also houses the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) and the Barry County Soil and Water Conservation District offices...
Citizens to decide fate of project (05/10/07)
The Cassville City Council will meet in special session on Monday night at 6 p.m. to give Glenwood Circle residents one more chance to have their voices heard. City Administrator Mike Hayslip said he has researched further the issue of dissolving a Neighborhood Improve-ment District (NID) like the one established to finance the Glenwood Circle sewer improvement project...
Public input sought for 37/60 study (05/10/07)
A meeting to gather public input on the 37/60 Corridor Study will be held on May 17 in the Aurora High School gymnasium. The Missouri Department of Transportation will host the open house meeting from 5 to 7 p.m. "To help MoDOT plan for the future, the 37/60 Corridor Study is examining how population growth and development will impact transportation along the corridor over the next 25 years," said Beth Schaller, MoDOT District 7 project manager...
Wildcats tune up for districts (05/10/07)
The Cassville Wildcat varsity track teams went to two meets recently and were busy tuning up for districts. The Wildcats traveled first, just a little ways up the road, to compete at the Monett Relays. The girls did well on the day, finishing sixth overall...
Wildcats end Big 8 play with win (05/10/07)
The Cassville Wildcats played two games this week. The 'Cats beat Aurora 16-4 in their final Big 8 Conference game and then lost to Carthage 11-0. Cassville traveled to Aurora for their last Big 8 contest. The Wildcats were looking to stay above .500 in the league coming in with a record of 3-3...
Vanzandt headed to state golf tourney (05/10/07)
The Class 3, District 6 golf tournament was held this past week, and Cassville's Taylor Vanzandt qualified to compete in the state tournament. "I am very excited for Taylor," said CHS Golf Coach Lance Parnell. "He picked a great time to play his best golf of the spring."...
SW track team takes Ozark 7 title (05/10/07)
"Who are those sprinters wearing Southwest jerseys?" asked Tracy Prigg, the Wheaton athletic director, while watching the Trojans win their first conference track title since 1998. For years, McAuley and Thomas Jefferson have dominated the Ozark 7 Conference track meet by dominating the field events and sprints. Distance-oriented Southwest always impressed in the longer races but couldn't overcome the early point totals of their competition...
BETHEL S. PASSNO (05/10/07)
Bethel S. Passno, 93, of Shell Knob, passed away Monday, April 30, 2007, in Red Rose Inn of Cassville. She was born May 16, 1913 in Shady Grove, Texas, the daughter of Thomas Jackson and Mattie Libitha (Lockhart) Segrest, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by three sisters and six brothers...
PAMELA "KATTY" HARP (05/10/07)
Pamela "Katty" Harp, 40, of Aurora, passed away thursday, May 3, 2007, in Monett. She was born March 27, 1967, in aurora, the daughter of the late Homer McGlothlin and Maxine Edwards Hall. She was a housewife. She married Larry Harp in 1997 in Miami, Okla., and he survives...
BETHEL LEON ARIVETT (05/10/07)
Bethel Leon Arivett, 67, of Monett, passed away Monday, May 7, 2007, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. He was born April 5, 1940, in Salina, Calif., the son of Vernon and the late Ruth (Seiber) Arivett. He was retired from Miracle in Monett. Survivors include: his father, Vernon and step-mother, Helen Arivett, of Purdy; one son, Brian Powell, of North Carolina; three brothers, Vernon Norman "Bud" Arivett, of Leclair, Iowa, Vernon Eugene "Buddy" Arivett, of Verona, and David Wayne Arivett, of Neosho; three sisters, Gloria Squibb, of Los Angeles, Calif., Alice Cahalan, of Pierce City, and Becky Lattimer, of Troy; and three grandchildren.. ...
ROY MARION ALEXANDER (05/10/07)
Roy Marion Alexander, 90, of Pierce City, passed away on Wednesday, May 2, 2007, at his home. He was born on Jan. 24, 1917, in Center, Colo., the son of Elmer Marion and Mary Isabelle Alexander. He married Letha Applegate on April 23, 1940, in Taos, N. M. She survives...
Opportunities for involvement (05/10/07)
In the coming week, Barry County residents will have the opportunity to have their voice heard on two important issues. One involves important improvements on the Highway 37/60 Corridor and the second involves the possible closing of Barry County's Farm Service Agency (FSA)...