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Stories from Friday, July 27, 2007

City votes to transfer Fasco lease (07/27/07)
The Cassville City Council voted to transfer the lease for the industrial building on Sale Barn Road from Fasco Industries, Inc., to RBC Horizon, Inc., during a special council meeting on July 19. Don Cupps, city attorney, suggested the aldermen approve documents to release Fasco from the building lease and assign it to RBC Horizon, Inc., of Wisconsin...
E-911 office to move locations (07/27/07)
The Barry County E-911 office will move to a new location on Aug. 1. The Barry County E-911 Advisory Board met Monday night and voted to rent office space from Jerry Watley for $600 a month for the months of August and September. The new 900-square-foot office will be located in the Sho-Me Plaza building on Highway 248 in Cassville. The monthly rental fee includes utilities...
Wheaton receives second sidewalk grant (07/27/07)
Wheaton has received a second sizable grant that will allow the city to construct a new Main Street sidewalk all the way to Highway 86. A $282,881.75 grant has been awarded to Wheaton through the Transportation Enhancement Program (TEP) administered by the Missouri Department of Transportation. This money will be used to construct a new sidewalk on Main Street from Barrett Street to Highway 86...
Donation will help restore historic home (07/27/07)
Members of the Barry County Genealogical and Historical Society honored Rex Stubblefield, of Marionville, with a life-time membership in the Society on Saturday. Stubblefield donated over $15,000 in stock to the Bayless-Salyer House Restoration Project. ...
Donation helps jump start restoration (07/27/07)
Volunteers who were scraping paint at the historic Bayless-Salyer House on Saturday got a mid-morning break when the Barry County Genealogical and Historical Society stopped work to honor a special benefactor. Rex Stubblefield, who resides at the Ozarks Metho-dist Manor in Marionville, received an honorary lifetime membership to the Society in recognition of his donation to the Bayless House Restoration Project. ...
Legion ball wraps up with a bang (07/27/07)
Cassville's Legion baseball team finished up its summer season last week in the district tournament. Post 118 played well but ultimately could not get past defending champion, Neosho. The squad, seeded second in the tournament, finished 3-2 with both losses coming at the hands of the top seeded Nighthawks...
Short-handed Ladycats lose last two (07/27/07)
The Cassville summer softball squad who has been playing in the Ozark League finished up their season this past week. The girls, missing many of their key players, struggled and lost both games to Republic and Hillcrest. Brittany Vollenweider, who was unable to play in last two games, had been Cassville's rock this season, starting on the mound in half of the team's games. ...
Local team preps for tourney (07/27/07)
With all the attractions and events surrounding the Babe Ruth State Tournament being held in Cassville this week, someone might forget about possibly the most important attraction, Cassville's team. The Cassville team is made up of a compilation of players selected from teams that played under the Cassville Charter...
Sports physicals to be offered (07/27/07)
Heritage Medical Clinic will offer sports physicals on Aug. 1 for $10 per person. These physicals will be offered at the clinic office on Main Street between the hours of 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 5 p.m. Cassville High School Athletic Director Terry Jamieson also reminds all CHS athletes that team and individual pictures for all high school fall sports will take place on Friday, Aug. 17. Coaches will be alerting players to the exact time when photos will be taken...
KENNETH L. GARRETT (07/27/07)
Kenneth L. Garrett, 74, of Wichita, Kan., died Thursday, July 19, 2007. Services were at 11 a.m. Monday at Risen Savior Lutheran Church, Wichita, Kan., followed by a graveside service at 2 p.m. in Greenwood Cemetery. He was a real estate broker. He was preceded in death by parents, Dallas and Elsie Garrett...
WILMA D. MILLER (07/27/07)
Wilma D. Miller, 70, Neosho, died Friday, July 20, 2007, at St. John's Medical Center, in Joplin. She was born April 13, 1937, in Fairview, to Houston H. and Maxine (Miracle) Tracy. She was a lifelong area resident and had worked for the City of Neosho, at City Hall, for many years, then became City Collector for many years, before retiring. After retirement she opened her own business, PaKlean, in Neosho...
VERONICA J. EDWARDS (07/27/07)
Veronica J. Edwards, 63, passed away on July 17, 2007 at the Monett Health Care Center in Monett. She was born on June 29, 1944, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of Frank and Elizabeth (Burdolski) Stipp. She married Joe Edwards on Sept. 29, 1971, in Neosho, and he survives. She was a previous employee of Georges Poultry and Wal-Mart. She was a member of the St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Monett...
LANDEN HUNTER (07/27/07)
Landen Gage Hunter, infant son of A.J. Hunter and Jessica Ingle, passed away Friday, July 20, 2007, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. Survivors include: his parents; one sister, Jestina Hunter; grandparents, Anita Mitchell, of Anderson, Richard Ingle, of Marshfield, and Steve and Polly Hunter, of Butterfield; great grandparents, Edith Hasten, of Marshfield, and Betty Hilburn, of Seligman...
MADALYNN NICHOLE HARRISON (07/27/07)
Madalynn Nichole Harrison, infant daughter of James Rutledge and Casey Harrison, both of Monett, was stillborn Tuesday, July 17, 2007, at Cox Monett Hospital. Other survivors include: paternal grandparents, Mark and Cindy Boehs, of Monett; Chuck and Diana Rutledge, of Nevada; maternal granparents, Paul Harrison, of Bentonville, Ark.; paternal great grandparents, Sharlene Nichols, of Monett; maternal great grandparents, alberta Colley, of Rogers, Ark.; one half sister, Kaylie Harrison, and one half brother, Kyle Harrison, both of Arkansas.. ...
ROSE ELLEN CALTON (07/27/07)
Rose Ellen Calton, 75, of Monett, passed away Sunday, July 22, 2007, at Monett Health Care. She was born May 25, 1932, in Monett, the daughter of the late John Elvis and Jane (Moriando) Long. She married Ken Calton on Oct. 14, 1951, in Monett and he survives...
ROBBERT EARL CHEE (07/27/07)
Robbert (Bobby) Earl Chee, 52, passed away on Monday, July 23, 2007 at his home in Sioux City, Iowa. He was was born on Jan. 4, 1955, in Los Angeles, Calif., the son of Byron Chee and Grace Jean Dusseau. He attended the Mission Baptist Church in Washburn...
EUDORA BROCK (07/27/07)
Eudora Leigh Brock, 84, of Cassville, passed away July 23, 2007, at her daughter's home in Springdale, Ark. She was born Feb. 3, 1923, in Columbus, Kan., to Harold and Yola Mae (Hodge) Spieth. She was a charter member of the Emmanuel Baptist Church in Cassville, and resided in Cassville most of her married life where she touched many residents of Barry County with her piano, voice and violin lessons for over 60 years. ...
LARRY SISCO (07/27/07)
Larry Sisco, 54, of Golden, passed away on Monday, July 16, 2007, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. He was born on May 2, 1953, in Berryville, Ark., the son of A.J. Sisco and Lovitta (Dorsey) Anderson. He was a farmer most of his life. Survivors include: one son, Jason Sisco, of Shell Knob; one daughter, Heidi Sisco, of Shell Knob; three brothers, Gary Sisco, of Green Forest, Ark., Terry Anderson, of Berryville, Ark., and Wayne of Texas; two sisters, Sarah Ball, of Cassville, and Johnita Anderson, of Berryville, Ark.; and three grandchildren. ...
MARGARET VOLNER (07/27/07)
Margaret Ann Volner, 57, of Seligman, passed away Monday, July 23, 2007, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, in the Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial will be at Mano Cemetery, Eagle Rock. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
LEORA MAE FLORA (07/27/07)
Leora Mae Flora, 92, of Broken Arrow, Okla., formerly of Wheaton, passed away Sunday, July 22, 2007, in Broken Arrow Nursing Center. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, July 27, 2007, in McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. Pastor Richard Buck will conduct the services. Burial will be at Rocky Comfort Cemetery, Rocky Comfort...
CHARLES EDWARD CARTER (07/27/07)
Charles Edward Carter 70, of Stella, was called to heaven on Tuesday, July 17, 2007, at Northwest Medical Center of Benton County in Bentonville, Ark., following an illness. He was born on July 14, 1937, in Stella, to the late Virgil Kenneth and Anna Marie (Pruitt) Carter. ...
Aurora rural fire department urges awareness (07/27/07)
Dear Editor: If you are a current paid member of the aurora rural Fire Association and have not petitioned to have fire protection from any other organization, you do not need to worry. the Aurora Rural Fire Department has not changed any of its boundaries and has not eliminated any current paid members for the exception of eight properties that have been acquired by Stone County ?Fire Protection District...
Tax district is fair way to fund department (07/27/07)
Dear Editor: I would like to take the time to comment on the Purdy Fire Protection District issue. I have been involved in one way or another with the Purdy Fire Department for over 20 years. I was an alderman when the fire department was turned over to the city and was mayor when we built the present fire station...
A great way to showcase Cassville (07/27/07)
By the time you read this editorial, Cassville will be playing host to the 15-year-old Babe Ruth State Tournament. The three-day tournament is expected to bring over 300 visitors to the area, and this year's organizing committee is determined that players and their families will feel welcome in Cassville and leave with fond feelings of this community...