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Stories from Wednesday, September 19, 2007

CAFO opponents appeal Ozbun operating permit (09/19/07)
An appeal challenging the operating permit for the Ozbun confined animal feeding operation (CAFO) in Eagle Rock has been filed with Missouri's Administrative Hearing Commission (AHC). This latest appeal is asking the Commission to stay an operating permit that the Missouri Department of Natural Resources issued on Aug. 22...
Officials to discuss safety on Highway Y (09/19/07)
Improving safety on Highway Y from Cassville High School to Main Street will be the focus of a meeting on Monday, Sept. 24 between Cassville city officials, Missouri Department of Transportation district engineer Becky Balz and the Barry County Commission...
Ride For Life raises $18,000 (09/19/07)
Over 330 riders participated in the 32nd annual Ride For Life, which was held north of Cassville, on Saturday and Sunday. The event raised around $18,000 for the National Kidney Foundation. "The event turned out great," said Robert Presley, who chairs the Ride For Life Committee with his wife, Lynne. "Everybody thought the weekend turned out wonderful."...
Crash causes delays on Highway 248 (09/19/07)
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. ...
Federal lawsuit alleges police brutality (09/19/07)
A civil rights lawsuit was filed in federal court on Sept. 14 by a Butterfield woman who claims she was a victim of police brutality. Melissa A. Norman is seeking damages following an attack that occurred July 23 inside the Barry County Jail. The 40-year-old woman claims she was handcuffed, leg shackled, hog tied, blindfolded and tasered numerous times by officers with the Cassville Police Department and the Barry County Sheriff's Department...
Volleycats take second in tourney (09/19/07)
This weekend, Cassville tallied its first wins of the season and placed second overall at the Southwest Volleyfest tournament. On Saturday, the Ladycats posted three wins and claimed victory for the first time all season. The Ladycats swept Southwest, Exeter and Shiloh Christian. The teams only losses were to Blue Eye, who beat them twice to claim the championship...
Tournament champions (09/19/07)
The Cassville Wildcat varsity soccer team won the Monett Tournament this past weekend by defeating Springfield-Catholic 5-1, Monett 3-0 and Willard 6-1. Members of the squad are pictured above after their final victory of the weekend. In the front row, from left, are: Uziel Franco, Omar Valenzuela, Luis Ortega, Anthony Larson, Ross Delossantos, Bryan Schroeder, Justin Mills, Caleb Wilbanks and Humberto Orozco. ...
Soccer 'Cats win Monett tournament (09/19/07)
Still perfect on season By George Ulmer The Cassville Wildcats soccer team has still not lost this season, improving to 6-0 this week. The Wildcats finished the week with play in the Monett Tournament. The Wildcats won the tournament outright with wins against Springfield Catholic 5-1, Monett 3-0 and Willard 6-1...
Wildcats wake up in second half and tear Tigers apartBy George Ulmer (09/19/07)
For awhile Friday night it appeared the Cassville Wildcats had slept on their way to John O'Sullivan Stadium in Lamar. Cassville didn't seem to fully wake up until the second half of the football game. The 'Cats then seemed to fall asleep in the second period. ...
Wildcat runners get 2007 season started (09/19/07)
The Cassville Wildcats cross country team got its season underway this past week. The Wildcats competed in the Southwest Coaches Association meet in Nixa and the Monett Invitational. Cassville did not have enough boys to qualify as a team and top runner Ryan Hamilton has been out with a minor leg injury. ...
THOMAS F. GUMMERT (09/19/07)
Thomas F. Gummert, 77, of Cassville, passed away Sunday, Sept.16, 2007, in his home. He was born July 4, 1930, in Marshalltown, Iowa, the son of William and Gladys (Fields) Gummert. On Dec. 25, 1954, he was united in marriage to Carol Brown, who survives...
DONALD DEAN WAITS (09/19/07)
Donald Dean Waits, 69, of Shell Knob, passed away at his home Sunday, Sept. 16, 2007. He was born Sept. 28, 1937, in Meade, Kan., the son of Edgar Joseph and May Belle (McGlothlin) Waits. On March 29, 1959, in Cimarron, Kan., he was united in marriage to Patty Mae Lee, who survives...
GILBERT STONE (09/19/07)
PADGETT Gilbert Stone Padgett, 83, formerly of Jenkins, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2007, at Overland Park Regional Center in Overland Park, Kan. He was born on Nov. 1, 1923, in Jenkins, the son of Clyde and Erma (Stumpff) Padgett. He was a WW II Army Veteran and was a mechanist most of his life. He married Dorene Sloane on Sept. 2, 1982. She preceded him in death in 2005...
DON EVERETT COOPER (09/19/07)
Don Everett Cooper, age 67, of Wheaton, Missouri, passed away Sunday, Sept. 16, 2007, in his home. He was born Jan. 19, 1940, in Wheaton, the son of Everett and Mattie (Haynes) Cooper. On Sept. 5, 1958, he was united in marriage to Judy Hopkins, who survives...
LLOYD J. "CUB" CRIM (09/19/07)
Lloyd J. "Cub" Crim, 79, of Washburn, passed away Monday, Sept. 10, 2007, in St. John's Hospital -- Cassville. He was born April 5, 1928, in Washburn, the son of Levi Wiley and Mary Carol (Morgan) Crim. On May 28, 1949, in Garfield, Ark., he was united in marriage to Alice Wilbanks, who survives...
EMMETT MCCORD (09/19/07)
Emmett Watson McCord, age 84, of Cassville, Missouri, passed away in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield, Missouri, and entered the gates of heaven on Wednesday, September 12, 2007. He was a good man and a great Dad. He was born in Commerce, Oklahoma, May 18, 1923, the son of Samuel Watson and Eva Mae (Helm) McCord. On June 14, 1946, in Columbus, Kansas, he married Ruby Evelyn Griffin, who preceded him in death February 23, 2006...
JACK MCFARLAND (09/19/07)
Orlette Voile "Jack" McFarland, 84, of Cassville, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2007, in Barry County Care Center, Cassville. He was born Aug. 1, 1923, in Lehigh, Iowa, the son of Ward Earl and Bessie A. (Ricker) McFarland. On Nov. 25, 1946, in Pineville, he was united in marriage to Thelma Lou Jacobs, who survives...
MICHAEL GALYEN (09/19/07)
Michael A. Galyen, 16, of Cassville, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2007, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. He was born March 18, 1991, in Berryville, Ark., the son of John Lee and Eupha (Lakey) Galyen. He was preceded in death by his father April 21, 2006, and grandparents...
Buckle up your child (09/19/07)
This week has been designated as National Child Passenger Safety Week by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Ad Council. When I think of child passenger safety, I can't help but think of the photo of Brittney Spears driving down the road with her young son unbuckled in her lap. ...