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Stories from Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Southwest shooters head to nationals (06/27/07)
Southwest has qualified two teams for the National Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) Championships. Both the junior high and high school teams advanced to nationals after finishing third at the state championships held at Linn Creek on June 15 and 16...
Historic buildings are endangered (06/27/07)
The Cassville Ranger Station and the Lohmer Firetower have made a list of endangered landmarks compiled by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The nonprofit organization is devoted to preserving historic sites across the country and now has turned its attention to several buildings in the Mark Twain National Forest...
Table Rock is prime spot for fireworks (06/27/07)
Fireworks will light up the night skies as area communities host Fourth of July celebrations with a variety of activities and events next week. Shell Knob, Eagle Rock and Seligman will each hold a fireworks display between July 2 and July 4. Shell Knob...
Man shot outside area bar (06/27/07)
A Cassville area man was shot outside a local sports bar on Friday night and an Eagle Rock man has been charged with the shooting. Larry J. Castoe, 58, is currently being held in Barry County Jail on charges of first degree assault and armed criminal action. He pleaded not guilty to the charges during a formal arraignment on Monday morning...
Players make All-Area team (06/27/07)
Several baseball players from the Barry County area have been named to the Joplin Globe's 2007 All-Area Baseball Team. Second team honors were earned by Kason Koelsch, Cassville senior, and Mason Roller, Purdy sophomore. Koelsch was selected at second base and Roller at third...
Vollenweider pitches no-hitter (06/27/07)
The Cassville summer softball team played another two games on Wednesday and are nearing their summer season's end. Cassville depended on some phenomenal pitching this week with Brittney Vollenweider pitching a no-hitter and Lindsey Turner doing well also, but the squad only managed to go 1-1...
Legion team is now 3-0 in district play (06/27/07)
Before this week, the Cassville American Legion baseball team had not scored in double-digits, but that all changed last week. Cassville played three games and scored in double figures in all three, leading to three district victories. The home squad toppled Carl Junction, Webb City and McDonald County...
ALEJANDRO "ALEX" FERNANDEZ (06/27/07)
Alejandro "Alex" Fernandez, 79, of Cassville, passed away on Thursday, June 21, 2007, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. He was born on Nov. 18, 1927, in Curridabat, San Jose, Costa Rica the son of Jose Maria Fernandez and Angelica Sanchez. He married Wilma Snyder on April 14, 1973, in California, and she survives. They moved to Missouri 10 years ago. He attended the First Christian Church in Cassville...
LIONEL WILLIAM JUNG (06/27/07)
Lionel William Jung passed away June 25, 2007. Services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Thursday at Park Lawn Chapel. Burial will be in Green Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be held Wednesday 6 to 8 p.m. at the chapel. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to Blue River Church of Christ in Lee's Summit, where Lionel was a member, or a charity of your choice...
EDITH E. HALL (06/27/07)
Edith E. Hall, 92, of Monett, passed away Friday, June 22, 2007, at Lacoba Nursing Home in Monett. She was born April 18, 1915, in Leanna, the daughter of the late Clark and Effie (Lester) Hall. She was a retired sewing operator in a garment factory. She attended Church of christ in Aurora. She married Oda Hall on June 12, 1937, in Cassville and he preceded her in death Nov. 5, 1996...
ANDREW CHRISTIAN JONES (06/27/07)
Andrew Christian Jones, 10-year-old son of James Christian and Akemi (Melton) Jones, passed away Saturday, June 23, 2007, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob. Burial was at Lake Park Memorial Gardens, Shell Knob...
JOE ROBERT BUTTERWORTH (06/27/07)
Joe Robert Butterworth, 63, of Monett, passed away Thursday, June 21, 2007. He was born August 29, 1943, in Greenfield, the son of the late Delbert and Mary (Horton) Butterworth. He was a Navy veteran having served in Vietnam. He was also retired from the railroad. He was a member of the V.F.W. Tom Wolfe Memorial Post 4207 in Monett...
WILLIAM "BILL" WHITLEY (06/27/07)
William "Bill" Whitley, 80, of Eagle Rock, passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2007, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. He was preceded in death by his parents. He attended school at Hydro, Okla., until he moved to Alfalfa where he graduated from High School. ...
Preserving historic places (06/27/07)
Roaring River State Park is not the only site where New Deal-era buildings can be found. The Cassville Ranger Station, located on Highway 248, is home to five historic stone buildings constructed by Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) crews. If you've never had the opportunity to visit the Ranger Station, you'll find a tranquil setting that is like stepping back to a by-gone era. ...