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Stories from Saturday, September 8, 2007

Work day set for Habitat Women's Build (09/08/07)
A clean-up day has been scheduled at the site of the Habitat for Humanity Women's Build in Cassville. Diane Lyons, who is serving as project manager, has invited volunteers to meet at the building site on Saturday, Sept. 22. The work will begin at 8 a.m. and continue until noon. The home is being built at 503 Oak St. just below the City of Cassville's twin water towers...
Cassville man climbs to new heights (09/08/07)
Dr. Larry Quinalty, of Cassville, traveled across the globe to undertake a task that very few individuals attempt. In June, Quinalty climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, the tallest free-standing mountain rise in the world. Quinalty began mountain climbing while volunteering with the Boy Scouts in 1985. Over the last 22 years, Quinalty has completed numerous climbs with the Boy Scouts and on his own...
Volunteer honored with state award (09/08/07)
A woman described as a volunteering dynamo was awarded the Missouri Lieutenant Governor's Senior Service Award on Friday. The quarterly award was presented to Theresa "Tess" Mahaffey at the Cassville Senior Center, which is where Tess and her husband, Jake, volunteer hundreds of hours each year...
Wildcat cross country looks primed for season (09/08/07)
What happens when you bring back six runners from a state-qualifying cross country team? Well the Cassville Ladycat cross country team will find out this year as the girls and the boys squads get started on their fall season. The girls teams brings back all but one of its runners from the District 6 runner-up team last year...
Wildcats win season opener (09/08/07)
There comes a point in time in a program where fans just start to expect that their team will win. The Cassville Wildcats may not have reached that point yet, but after beating Branson 31-19 last Friday night, they are sure getting close. The Wildcats were cheered on by a boisterous Cassville crowd that was often louder than the home team...
Soccer Cats take down Cubs (09/08/07)
The Cassville Wildcat soccer team took care of business last Thursday evening, beating rival Monett 5-1. Things were not as easy as they might seemed for the Wildcats. Despite controlling the ball for the majority of the game, Cassville only led 2-0 at halftime. Then Monett cut that lead in half with a goal scored by Mario Salas on a free kick. The shot was Monett's first on goal...
Sports Round-up (09/08/07)
Fall Baseball • Eagles take three. The Purdy Eagles amassed three wins this week beating Crane 15-2, Wheaton 21-5 and Spokane 14-4. Derek Dailey, Josh Wiseman and Riley Veith picked up the pitching wins on the mound. Wiseman also helped Purdy at the plate totaling six hits this week with two runs, one walk, one double play and four RBI...
INZA DOROTHY NEWELL (09/08/07)
Inza Dorothy "Tinker" Newell, 96, of Cassville, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2007, at the Barry County Care Center. She was born March 13, 1911, to Trell and Lilly Campbell. She was united in marriage to Harry M. Newell on Sept. 5, 1931. They had one son, Jerry Newell. Harry and Jerry preceded her in death...
TRENTON MCFARLAND (09/08/07)
Trenton Ray McFarland, 27, of Rocky Comfort, passed away Monday, Sept. 3, 2007, at Rocky Comfort. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today (Wednesday) in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
BARBARA CURTIS (09/08/07)
Barbara V. Curtis, 71, of Crane, formally of Exeter, passed away on Monday, Sept. 3, 2007, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. She was born on Feb. 21, 1936, in Harrison, Ark., the daughter of Arch and Dessie (Keys) Billingsley. She married Alfred (Dewayne) Curtis on July 14, 1978, in Miami, Okla., and he survives...
CLIFFORD LEONARD CALVIN LONG (09/08/07)
Clifford Leonard Calvin Long, 83, of Cassville, passed away Thursday, Aug. 30, 2007, in his home. He was born March 24, 1924, in Farmington, Ark., the son of Boyd and Dora (Warrick) Long. On July 24, 1990, in Cassville, he was united in marriage to Violet (Lundy) McVey, who survives...
BONNIE SUE HENRY (09/08/07)
Bonnie Sue Henry, 61, of Monett, passed away Friday, Aug. 31, 2007, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. She was born Aug. 16, 1946, in Washburn, the daughter of Earl Edward Martin and Bernice Mae (Bailey) Martin Convirs. On July 25, 1964, she was united in marriage to Harvey Henry and to this union two children were born...
LETHA BROCK (09/08/07)
Letha Brock, 97, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2007. Funeral services are pending under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville, Missouri. Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guestbook and private condolences FOHN FUNERAL HOME...
RANDALL LEE WALKER (09/08/07)
Randall Lee Walker, 47, of Gateway, Ark., passed away Thursday, Aug. 30, 2007. Funeral services are pending under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guestbook and private condolences FOHN FUNERAL HOME...
CLARA GEORGE (09/08/07)
Clara George, born March 25, 1927 to Eldon and Louise (Bringle) Ennis. Passed away Aug. 28, 2007, in Tulsa, Okla. She grew up in Cassville. She graduated from Cassville High School class of 1946. She met Burke Burnett George Jr. in 1956. They were married Aug. ...
JOHN POPE SR. (09/08/07)
John Pope Sr., 84, of Jenkins, passed away at his home on Sept. 3, 2007. He was born on July 19, 1923, the son of John and Ehtel (Coffelt) Poper, in Wilson, Okla. On Sept. 4, 1946, he married Annie Pope in Inyokern, Calif. She preceded him in death on July 9, 2007. They moved to the Jenkins area in 1953 from Galveston, Texas, to make their home and raise their family. John worked in construction, farmed most of his life, was a U.S. Army Veteran and served in WWII...
DONNA JO (PEACHES) CHANTELL (09/08/07)
Donna Jo (Peaches) Chantell, 45, of Monett, passed away Sunday, Sept. 2, 2007, at her home in Monett. She was born July 8, 1962, in Liberal, Kan., the daughter of the late Frederick and Betty Jo (Simpson) Chantell. She was disabled. Survivors include; two daughters, Kristal McMullen, of Monett, and Angela Rhymer, of Moreland, Okla.; two sisters, Karen Griffis and Emma Agans, both of Cassville; two brothers, Benjiman Schepman and Jimmy roberson, both of Monett; and five grandchildren...
HOWARD LESLIE (09/08/07)
SLAWSON Howard Leslie Slawson, Jr., age 87 of Shell Knob, Missouri, died Tuesday, August 28, 2007, at the home of his daughter. He was born December 12, 1919, the son of Howard L. and Minerva Jane (Carpenter) Slawson in Olean, New York. He was preceded in death by his parents, and one sister...
WILMA M. LOWE (09/08/07)
Wilma M. Lowe, 82, of Monett, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007, at St. John's Hospital, Springfield. He was born June 1, 1925, in Purdy the son of Ralph and Mary (Hankins) Bennett. She married Kirk Lowe, Jr. on aug. 12, 1948, in Monett and he survives...
LYLE A. PATE (09/08/07)
Lyle A. Pate, 80, of Cassville, passed away Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007, in his home. He was born May 6, 1927, in Dodge City, Kan., the son of Warfield Poindexter and Marguerite (Holcomb) Pate. On March 27, 1948, he was united in marriage to Nola Ferne Prather, who preceded him in death on March 10, 1996. He was also preceded in death by his parents; two daughters, Judy and Nancy and brothers and sisters...
Helping our kids (09/08/07)
get a healthy start Dear Editor: The U.S. Census Bureau recently released data showing that the number of Missouri children lacking health insurance jumped in the past year by over 23,000, from 104,000 to 127,000. The fact that one of every 11 Missouri kids lacks health care coverage is strong evidence of the need for Congress and the President to work together on the reauthorization and expansion of the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), which is set to expire at the end of September.. ...
Local band deserves (09/08/07)
community support Dear Editor: I live in Saint Louis and was in Cassville over Labor Day weekend. On Saturday night we ended up going to the Roaring River Theatre to see the Hometown Sound and the Red Hots. I could not believe the talent that is there. I also couldn't believe that every table in that theatre wasn't filled...
The time to speak (09/08/07)
out for our parks Dear Editor: I am astonished, astounded, angers, and if that's not enough alliteration for you, absolutely appalled and almost, but not quite, speechless about the Department of Natural Resources' issuance of an operating permit for a 65,000-plus chicken CAFO very near Roaring River State Park while a stay has been ordered against the very construction of that CAFO. ...