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Stories from Thursday, September 13, 2007

Search and rescue crews find lost man (09/13/07)
A 36-year-old Republic man who became disoriented and lost in the Mark Twain National Forest near Shell Knob was located by search and rescue volunteers on Friday afternoon. "It was a great effort by all of the volunteers who dropped what they were doing and volunteered time that they didn't get paid for to assist in finding this man," said Mick Epperly, Barry County sheriff...
Crash causes delays on Highway 248 (09/13/07)
A two-vehicle crash on Highway 248 at the Cassville city limits last Wednesday left three people with serious injuries. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Kenneth J. Kendrick, 42, of Cassville, was westbound on Highway 248 when he crossed the center line and hit an eastbound Dodge Caravan driven by Robert B. ...
Acquisition of Fasco plant is finalized (09/13/07)
On Sept. 4, Regal Beloit announced that it has completed the acquisition of Tecumseh's Fasco operations, including the Cassville plant, for $220 million. In addition to completing the purchase of Fasco, Regal Beloit announced that it has acquired Jakel Incorporated, a motor and blower manufacturer that maintains an office in Aurora...
Student is hit on way to school (09/13/07)
A Cassville High School freshman was critically injured on Monday when he was hit by a car on Highway Y on his way to school. Michael Galyen was airlifted from the high school soccer field to St. John's Hospital in Springfield at around 8:30 a.m. on Sept. 10. He underwent emergency surgery and is now listed in critical condition...
Sports Round-up (09/13/07)
Softball action • Eagles, Trojans compete in Crowder Tourney. The Purdy Lady Eagles won it all in the Crowder Invitational held on Labor Day. The Eagles swept, beating Diamond 2-1, Strafford 5-0 and Southwest 3-2. Purdy moves to 5-1 on the season and have still yet to play a conference game. ...
Wildcats hold onto 14-13 win over CJ (09/13/07)
From injury to incredible, Cassville's Cody Pierson has risen. The junior who was sidelined much of Cassville's first contest with a knee injury stepped up his game against Seneca. Pierson made two key interceptions in a 14-13 victory. The first came in the second quarter, taking a Carl Junction pass back 52 yards for what would be Cassville's winning score...
Game time: Cassville aims to crush Tigers (09/13/07)
The Cassville Wildcats will travel to Lamar this week to face a conference opponent in the Tigers. Season Summary Cassville enters this week coming off a 14-13 victory over Carl Junction. The Wildcats are 2-0 (1-0) for the season. Lamar, 0-2 (0-2), has yet to get a victory this season. The Tigers are fresh off a 33-0 loss at the hands of Seneca...
Ladycats work to grow as a team (09/13/07)
The Cassville volleyball squad has not exactly started the season the way they wanted. The team, which finished up the Willard Tournament this weekend, is now 0-7 (0-2); however, the girls and their coach are undeterred. "We're a young team that needs to grow and mature," said Coach Mandy Henry. "I strongly believe that we will be a different team by the end of the season."...
LEON PAINTER (09/13/07)
Morris "Leon" Painter, 70, of Springdale, Ark., died Sept. 2, 2007. He was born Dec. 11, 1936, in Barry County. He attended school in Washburn and Wheaton and graduated from high school in shawnee Mission, Kan. He worked at RTW in rogers, Ark., for 27 years...
JOSEPH WAYNE CARLILE (09/13/07)
Joseph Wayne Carlile, 46, of Wheaton, passed away at Friday, Sept. 7, 2007, at St. John's Hospital in Cassville. He was born on April 3, 1961, in Fort Worth, Texas, the son of Marvin Carlile and ruth Faulkenbury. He married his wife Linda, on May 9, 1997 in Harrison County, Texas, she survives. ...
TRENTON RAY (09/13/07)
MCFARLAND Trenton Ray McFarland, 27, of Rocky Comfort, passed away Monday, Sept. 3, 2007, at Rocky Comfort. He was born Oct. 13, 1979, in Bentonville, Ark., the son of Teddy Wayne and Victoria (Clark) McFarland. He was preceded in death by his father...
JOHN POPE SR. (09/13/07)
John Pope Sr., 84, of Jenkins, passed away at his home on Sept. 3, 2007, He was born on July 19, 1923, in Wilson, Okla., the son of John and Ethel (Coffelt) Pope. 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. He worked in construction, farmed most of his life, was a U.S. Army Veteran and served in WWII...
PEGGY RAMSEY (09/13/07)
Peggy Ramsey, 63, of Monett, passed away Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007, at cox South Hospital in Springfield. She was born Dec. 13, 1943, in San Andres, Calif., the daughter of the late Hallie Hershel and Clarice Elizabeth (Horton) Ball. she attended First Freewill Baptist church in Monett. She also was a member of the VFW Auxiliary. She was a retired beautician...
JAMIE FANCHER (09/13/07)
Jamie Marie Fancher, 30, of Gillette, Wyo., passed away on Monday, Sept. 3, 2007, at her home of natural causes. Funeral services were held Friday at the Family Life Church with Pastor Martin Crump officiating. Burial followed at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery...
NELLIE M. STEVER (09/13/07)
Nellie M. Stever, 101, of Cassville, passed away Thursday, Sept. 6, 2007, in Monett Health Care Center. She was born Aug. 31, 1906, in Hugoton, Kan., the daughter of John Wesley and Margaret Reno England. She married Ermal Stever on Sept. 12, 1937, in Eureka Springs, Ark. He preceded her in death on May 25, 1968...
NANCY ANNA FRENCH (09/13/07)
Nancy Anna French, 73, of Shell Knob, passed away Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. She was born Aug. 18, 1934, in the State of Missouri, the daughter of Earl and Margurite (Numbers) Klebenstine. In Kansas City, Kan., she was united in marriage to Lewis French, Jr. who preceded her in death on Aug. 18, 1994. She was also preceded in death by her parents...
WILMA M. LOWE (09/13/07)
Wilma M. Lowe, 82, of Monett, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007, at St. John's Hospital, Springfield. She was born June 1, 1925, in Purdy the daughter of Ralph and Mary (Hankins) Bennett. She married Kirk Lowe, Jr. on aug. 12, 1948, in Monett and he survives...
BRENDA RIDER (09/13/07)
Brenda Rider, 52, of Bentonville, Ark., passed away Sept. 9, 2007, in Bentonville, Ark. she was born Dec. 16, 1954, the daughter of Van Bishop and Inez McKinley Bishop. She was employed by Dayco Production, Inc., in Springdale, Ark., and formerly worked at Emerson Electric in rogers, Ark...
CLIFFORD LEONARD CALVIN LONG (09/13/07)
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...
LLOYD JOE "CUB" CRIM (09/13/07)
Lloyd Joe "Cub" Crim, 79, of Washburn, passed away Monday, Sept. 10, 2007, at St. John's, Cassville. Services are pending under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guestbook and private condolences...
LETHA D. BROCK (09/13/07)
Letha D. Brock, 97, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2007, in her home. She was born April 9, 1910, in Atlanta, Mo., the daughter of William and Vada (Mansfield) Boulton. She was united in marriage to Ralph Potter who passed away and later married Austin Brock on Nov. 19, 1978. He preceded her in death on April 28, 1997. She was also preceded in death by her parents; a son, Keith Brock; a brother and a sister...
Why are CAFOs being supported by MDNR? (09/13/07)
Dear Editor: Why is it that the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) is so adamantly supporting concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) at the expense of family farmers and the environment? Note that the word used was "supporting." MDNR is not merely acquiescing to CAFOs that coincidentally are locating near state parks and historic sites, but are issuing permits that are suspect, unnecessary, non-protective, and maybe illegal...
SK deserves to keep historical road names (09/13/07)
Dear Editor: Shell Knob was originally settled in 1834. Many roads have been developed over the years, including a continued growth spurt since the creation of Table Rock Lake. Residents old and new know the areas by the historical names. Where not existing, the names have been assigned...
SCHIP is another entitlement program (09/13/07)
Dear Editor: Regarding last week's letter to the editor regarding the SCHIP program being promoted by Leslie Reed from the Health Policy at the Missouri Foundation for Health and how this new "safety-net" entitlement program will benefit over 127,000 children who supposedly lack health care. I disagree...