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Stories from Thursday, August 2, 2007

Officers' conduct under investigation (08/02/07)
Three Barry County Sheriff's deputies have been placed on paid administrative leave and three Cassville Police officers have resigned following allegations they mistreated a female at the Barry County Jail on the night of July 23. Barry County Sheriff Mick Epperly said the incident did not involve sexual misconduct. Instead, the officers are accused of failing to follow proper policy and procedure...
Big event planned in Washburn (08/02/07)
The 11th annual Washburn Hootenanny will be held on Main Street in Washburn on Saturday, Aug. 4. "This will be a great evening for people to come out, relax and enjoy some great entertainment," said Pete Rose, Washburn Chamber of Commerce president. "It's a great time to bring the family out to enjoy some of the tremendous talent we have in our area."...
Area voters to decide fire district issues (08/02/07)
Residents who live within the boundaries served by the Purdy Volunteer Fire Department, the Seligman Area Rural Fire Association (SARFA) or the Pierce City Fire Department will have the opportunity to decide important tax issues next week. The three fire departments have placed tax-based fire protection district issues on the Aug. 7 ballot...
Cassville Babe Ruth All-Stars just get edged (08/02/07)
The Cassville Babe Ruth team played in the Missouri State Babe Ruth tournament held here in Cassville last week and lost. The 15-year-old all-star team played two close, tough games but fell short to both Boonville and the Southwest All-Stars. It was a tournament of breaks for the Cassville team, feeling that if just a few of them had gone their way the tournament might have ended very differently. ...
American Legion Post honors baseball players with awards (08/02/07)
It was only fitting that on Monday night, the night set aside for the annual Cassville American Legion summer baseball awards, there was a chance for rain. After a summer season that lost over 10 games to the elements, parents and players alike were thankful that no precipitation fell...
LOIS M. KENNEDY (08/02/07)
Lois M. Kennedy, 77, of Monett, passed away Friday, July 27, 2007, at cox Monett Hospital. She was born Feb. 26, 1930, in Butterfield, the daughter of the late Homer and Nora (Ennis) Hall. She married O.S. Kennedy Jr. on Nov 5, 1948, in Neosho, he preceded her in death...
MARGARET ANN VOLNER (08/02/07)
Margaret Ann Volner, 57, of Washburn, passed away Monday, July 23, 2007, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. She was born March 11, 1950, the daughter of William Warren and Anna Lorene (Buckner) Munday Reed. On July 16, 1976, she was united in marriage to David Volner, who survives...
JAMIE R. ROBINSON (08/02/07)
Jamie R. robinson, 34, of Monett, passed away Tuesday, July 24, 2007, at St. John Health Center, Springfield. He was born June 3, 1973, in Atlantic, Iowa. He married Lora Tolbert on June 14, 1996, in Springfield and she survives. He worked in shipping at Hydro Aluminum in Monett...
DEREASE "DEE" BONES (08/02/07)
Derease "Dee" Bones, 80, of Reedsport, Ore., died on July 24, 2007, at Reedsport Lower Umpqua Extended Care Hospital of complications related to breast cancer. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Aug. 4 at the Elks Wapiti Park up Drift Creek, in Lincoln City, Ore...
LEORA MAE FLORA (08/02/07)
Leora Mae Flora, 92, of Wheaton, passed away Sunday, July 22, 2007. She was born June 23, 1915, in Pioneer, the daughter of James "Buck" and Arvilla (Hance) Berziel. On Sept. 30, 1933, she was united in marriage to Raymond Flora, who preceded her in death Oct. 5, 1996. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Hazel Berziel and Maxine Lee, and one brother, George Berziel...
GENE BROOKS (08/02/07)
Phillip Eugene Brooks, Sr., 76, of Cassville, passed away Saturday, July 28, 2007, at his home. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Richard Brooks. He received his education in Barry County. During the Korean War he served in the United States Air Force from 1950 until 1953. Most of his life was spent as an over the road truck driver, retiring in 1993...
CARL DUNLOP (08/02/07)
Carl Eugene Dunlop, 64, of Exeter, passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2007, in his home. He was born Sept. 20, 1942, in McCune, Kan., the son of Elwood Alexander and Maggie Alice (Hardister) Dunlop. On March 31, 1969, in Pleasanton, Kan., he was united in marriage to Janice Lee, who survives...
BARBARA ANNE DILLARD (08/02/07)
Barbara Anne Dillard, 66, of Springdale, Ark., passed away Monday, July 30, 2007, at Washington Regional Medical Center. She was born Oct. 9, 1941, in Garfield, Ark., the daughter of Harold and Hazel Steverson Houston. She was a member of Mt. Vernon Sovereign Grace church. She was the court clerk for the Johnson Police Dept...
EDWARD SALM (08/02/07)
Edward Salm, 72, passed away on Saturday, July 28, 2007, at his home in Golden. He was born on Sept. 17, 1934, the son of Edward and Ruby (Hash) Salm in Cimarron, Kan. He married Bette Barnhart on June 22, 1968 in Winfield, Kan., and she survives. He graduated from the University of Pacific in Stockton, Calif., with a PhD in Anthropology and was a Professor at SouthWestern Collage from 1965-1978. ...
RUTH MARIE FRANCIS (08/02/07)
Ruth Marie Francis, 75, of Pierce City, passed away Tuesday, July 24, 2007, at her home after a long illness. She was born June 26, 1932, in Viola, the daughter of the late Charles A. and Martha (Taylor) Freeman. She married Harold Francis on Sept. 10, 1955, in Aurora and he survives...
A day at a time (08/02/07)
"Where has the summer gone?" is a question being asked by parents across Barry County. I am one of those aforementioned adults left wondering why the idle days of summer always fly by so quickly. The answer probably lies in the fact that most days are anything but idle...
SARFA official explains ballot issue (08/02/07)
To Seligman property owners: We have an important election coming up on Aug. 7. Your fire department will be on the ballot to become tax based. Don't be alarmed or afraid of this. Some people do not understand how it works and will vote against it because they are afraid they will be paying hundreds of dollars...
Important information (08/02/07)
about 911 addressing Dear Editor: Barry County is getting ready for a huge change, with the formation of the new E-911 addressing system. Almost everyone in the county will be receiving new addresses. PLEASE DO NOT use these new addresses until notified to do so by Barry County 911. ...