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Stories from Thursday, May 17, 2007

Court video system will pay for itself (05/17/07)
On May 10, the Barry County Commission accepted a $5,486.24 bid from MDC Technology Group, of Monett, for a video arraignment system that will be installed at the Barry County Jail and Judicial Center. "The video arraignment system will help us decrease the time, manpower and costs associated with transporting prisoners from the jail to the judicial center," said Johnnie Cox, Barry County prosecuting attorney. "I believe this system will pay for itself many times over."...
Cassville's Top 10 graduates (05/17/07)
Cassville High School has released its top 10 graduates from the Class of 2007. Valedictorian is Holley Skinner, daughter of Matt and Rhonda Skinner, of Cassville, and salutatorian is Brandon Banks, son of Jeff and Lori Banks, of Cassville. This year's top seniors are pictured above. ...
Slain sheriff's deputy to be honored (05/17/07)
A stretch of Highway 112 south of Cassville will be named in honor of Barry County Sheriff's Deputy Christopher Castetter who lost his life in the line of duty on Nov. 27, 1986. House Bill 56, the memorial highway bill that was introduced by Rep. David Sater, passed by a vote of 155-2 in early May. It is expected to also pass quickly through the Senate, where it will be handled by Sen. Jack Goodman...
Murder cases will go to trial (05/17/07)
Preliminary hearings on two separate second degree murder cases have been held this month in Barry County Associate Circuit Court. Adella Fae Patton, 45, of Exeter, was bound over to stand trial on charges of second degree murder and armed criminal action in Barry County Circuit Court following a preliminary hearing on Monday...
Homeowners will decide fate of sewer project (05/17/07)
The future of the proposed Glenwood Circle sewer improvement project will be decided by a vote of the 57 property owners. During a specially called Cassville City Council meeting on Monday night, Glenwood Circle homeowners were informed of a new development that would allow for the dissolution of the Neighborhood Improvement District, which was formed to finance the project...
Burns leads Trojans at districts (05/17/07)
The Southwest Trojans qualified athletes in five events at the Class 2 District 5 Track and Field Champion-ships at Ash Grove on Saturday, May 5. The Trojans placed seventh in the field of 16 boys teams with 32 points. Lamar won the boys division with 124 points...
Wildcats end season on a hot streak (05/17/07)
The Cassville Wildcats have faced some adversity this season. After getting off to a 6-0 start, the Wildcats went 1-5 in their next six games and 6-6 in their next 12, however the 'Cats had gone 3-1 in their last four games and this week upped it to 6-1...
Baseball Round-up (05/17/07)
• Purdy keeps on soaring. The Eagles beat a future district opponent in Pierce City 4-2. Derek Dailey picked up the win, giving up one run and striking out five. Trent Goetz led the offense, hitting two-for-four with two RBI. The Eagles also took on Galena this week. ...
Eleven track 'Cats are headed to sectionals (05/17/07)
The Cassville boys and girls track teams competed in the Class 3, District 6 track meet at Carl Junction this past weekend and one certain sports reporter has the sunburn to prove it. Despite what was a hot day, the Wildcats excelled, breaking many old records and qualifying athletes in six events (Note: The top four placers in each event qualify to sectionals)...
MARIE RAY (05/17/07)
Marie Ray, 86, of Wheaton, passed away Wednesday, May 9, 2007, in Cox Monett Hospital, Monett. She was born September 2, 1920, in Barry County, Missouri the daughter of Floyd Lee Mack and Rosa Ellen (Hollabaugh) Harader. On September 15, 1948, she was united in marriage to W.C. Ray, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Louise McCracken and two brothers, William and Willard Harader...
DOROTHY MAE PUGH (05/17/07)
Dorothy Mae Pugh, 86, of Purdy, passed away Monday, May 14, 2007, at Monett Health Care, Monett, following a long illness. She was born April 18, 1921, in Kansas the daughter of the late Robert and Nittie (Hartwell) Coburn. She married Vergil Pugh November 1961 in Purdy and he preceded her in death May 4, 2002...
ZEE ANN HOPKINS (05/17/07)
Zee Ann Hopkins, 67, of Seligman, passed away Sunday, May 13, 2007, at Cox Walnut Lawn, Springfield. She was born April 16, 1940, in Tulsa, Okla., the daughter of Claud and leona Scott Shadrick. She married Bennie glenn Hopkins on Jan. 18, 1966, in Berryville, Ark., and he preceded her in death...
RUSSELL LEE WILSON (05/17/07)
Russell Lee Wilson, 43, of Jenkins, died on Friday, May 11, 2007, at his home. He was born Sept. 12, 1963, the son of William Leroy Wilson and Anna Lou (McCollough) Wilson, in Springfield. He married Patricia Carla Willhite on Dec. 10, 1983, in Aurora, and she survives. He was a graduate of Crowder Collage with an Associates Degree in Waste Water and Water Management. He was one of Jehovah's Witnesses...
DOYLE R. PENNEL (05/17/07)
Doyle R. Pennel, 66 , of Pineville, passed away Monday, May 7, 2007, at the Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, after a recent illness. He was born on July 12, 1940, in Purdy, son of Wayne and Irene (Dodson) Pennel. He was raised in Purdy and graduated from Purdy High School. He then spent two years at Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield...
BILL MARPLE (05/17/07)
Charles William "Bill" Marple, 68, of Bentonville, Ark., died Wednesday May 9, 2007, at Northwest Medical Center in Bentonville. He was born Jan. 25, 1939, in Bentonville, Ark., to Enola V. Suttle and Charles L. Marple. He worked with his dad Charles L. Marple on the family business Pla-Mor Music Company, and raised beef cattle. He attended Arkansas State Teachers College in Conway and the University of Arkansas...
NORMA MAE FROLKEY (05/17/07)
Norma Mae Frolkey, 82, of Shell Knob, passed away Friday, May 11, 2007, in Red Rose Inn, Cassville. She was born Aug. 26, 1924, in Marcus, Iowa, the daughter of Albert and Ruby (McCorkell) Herzig. On July 30, 1944, in LeMars, Iowa, she was united in marriage to Nathan Frank Frolkey, who survives...
STONA WALTER FARWELL (05/17/07)
Stona Walter Farwell, 90, of Eagle Rock, passed away Monday, May 14, 2007, in Cox Monett Hospital, Monett. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Roach Cemetery, Eagle Rock, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Rev. Bob Neeley will conduct the services...
Standardized tests limit education (05/17/07)
Recently we received a letter to the editor criticizing one local school district in reference to new students entering the district during the week of MAP testing. We chose not to run the letter, because we believed its criticism was misguided and directed at the wrong people...