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Stories from Friday, August 17, 2007

Washburn city still under boil order (08/17/07)
Washburn city residents found themselves without water Sunday evening after the pump on the city's lone well broke down and water pressure dwindled to a trickle. The system-wide loss of pressure resulted in the issuance of a water boil order by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources on Monday morning...
SOLDIERS have success at Seligman (08/17/07)
On Aug. 13, over 20 members of Serving Our Lord Diligently In Everlasting Recovery Services (SOLDIERS) addressed the Seligman City Council to discuss the future of youth night. "Last month, we suspended youth night,"?said Mayor Duane Corn. "We wore our volunteers out over the last four and a half years that we sponsored youth nights. After the story appeared in the newspaper that we needed help to continue youth nights, Alicia Mathey called to ask how she could help."...
Electricity demand at all-time high (08/17/07)
As heat indexes continue to soar, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) urges Missouri residents to take extra precautions to prevent heat-related illness. "Each year, we warn Missourians to protect themselves from heat-related illness, especially the very young, senior adults and anyone with health conditions that put them at risk," said Jane Drummond, DHSS director. ...
Public will have chance to tour CHS on Aug. 21 (08/17/07)
Cassville High School will host a public open house on Tuesday, Aug. 21 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Typically, this open house is held for parents, but this fall, CHS Principal Brad Hanson is opening the event to the whole community. "I'd like for members of the community to come view the additions and renovations to the high school facility," said Hanson...
"Mean Girls" ready to take fieldBy George Ulmer (08/17/07)
If you turn out for a Cassville High School girls softball game this year, you might discover some meanness. Well not exactly, but a renewed toughness is something that new head coach Tony Eagleburger and his team are looking for. "We want to be a little meaner, a little tougher this year," said Coach Eagleburger whose team has picked up the "Mean Girls" title...
Over 1,000 young anglers expected (08/17/07)
On Saturday, hundreds of youngsters will flock to Roaring River State Park to participate in fishing and other outdoor activities. Roaring River hosts free Kids Fishing Day events, for youngsters, age 15 and younger, each May and August. Roaring River's Kids Fishing Day will be held from 7 a.m. ...
SW trap teams finish among nation's top fiveBy Lisa Schlichtman (08/17/07)
Southwest shooters were again among the nation's elite with the junior high squad finishing fourth at Nationals and the high school team placing fifth. The national competition took place Aug. 6 and 7 at the World Shooting Complex in Sparta, Ill. The Southwest Junior High Team of Charly Phillips, Alan McNabb, Eli Bridges, Jason Cockrum and Johnathon Wolf shot a team score of 941 out of 1,000 targets. ...
Wildcats to host alumni football game (08/17/07)
Plans are underway for the sixth annual Cassville High School Alumni Football Game, which will be held on Friday, Aug. 17. The cost to participate is $20 per player, and proceeds from the game support the Wildcat football program. The game, which begins at 6 p.m., will feature 20-minute halves with a running clock. Alumni who graduated in odd years will play against alumni who graduated in even years...
WAYNE HORNER (08/17/07)
Wayne R. Horner, 87, passed away Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007, at St. John's Hospital in Joplin. He was born on May 26, 1920, in Cassville, the son of William O. and Ethel henbest Horner. He grew up in the Horner Community and graduated from Cassville High School in 1938. ...
DOYLE W. DAVIS (08/17/07)
Doyle W. Davis, 91, of Monett, passed away Thursday, Aug. 9, 2007, at his home. He was born April 12, 1916, in Monett, the son of the late Clyde and Julia Bayless Davis. He married Christine Morlan Davis in May of 1937, in Monett and she survives. He was a member of the First Free Will Baptist Church of Purdy...
ALBERT F. RICE (08/17/07)
Albert F. Rice, 81, of Monett, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2007, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. He was born Aug. 3, 1926, in Elsie, the son of the late Bill and Mary Dovie (Clevenger) Rice. He married Effie E. Shaffer on June 23, 1951, in Pierce City and she survives...
DOROTHY L. WILLIAMS (08/17/07)
Dorothy L. Williams, 82, of Monett, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2007, at Lacoba Nursing Home in Monett. She was born Aug. 6, 1925, in Aurora, the daughter of the late Sam and Bertha (McCaslin) Shaffer. She married James (Pete) Williams on Jan. 19, 1973, in Miami, Okla. Pete preceded her in death on May 2, 2001...
JACKY LEE (08/17/07)
Jacky R. Lee, 58, of Exeter, passed away Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007, in his home. He was born May 26, 1949, in Cassville, the son of Donald and Virginia (Cole) Lee. On April 9, 1993, he was united in marriage to Cheryl (Bowman) Reed, who survives. Additional survivors include: one son, Travis Lee and his wife, Heather, of Fredericksburg, Va.; his mother, Virginia Anderson, of Cassville; a step-son, A.J. ...
DNR has not ignored (08/17/07)
citizens' concerns Dear Editor: I am writing to respond to a letter by Kathy Casey that was published on July 19. Ms. Casey claims that I have ignored citizens' concerns about the concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO) near Eagle Rock. However, this is far from the truth...
Letter writer warns (08/17/07)
of dangers of Ambien Dear Editor: This letter is written with the intention to educate and save lives of others that may be in danger and not know it. I don't claim to be a medical professional, but I can tell you our experience with the commonly prescribed sleeping pill Ambien. This legal drug is responsible for taking the life of my sister, Sunni Stumpff, on the morning of June 16...