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Stories from Thursday, September 27, 2007

MoDOT to pursue Hwy. Y study (09/27/07)
Community leaders meet with transportation officials to discuss safety improvements By Lisa Schlichtman "You get things done working together" was how Barry County Presiding Commissioner Cherry Warren summed up Monday's meeting concerning safety improvements along Highway Y in Cassville...
Pushing limits to raise money and awareness (09/27/07)
On Oct. 20, Tina Mills and Wendy Lueckenhoff, of Cassville, will put on their running shoes and compete in the Waddell and Reed Kansas City Marathon, which benefits a cause that is close to both of their hearts. Mills and Lueckenhoff have joined the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) Team in Training that will compete in the Kansas City marathon. As members of the team, each woman will raise $2,000 for LLS...
Dead body discovered near Flat Creek (09/27/07)
A dead body was discovered by Missouri Department of Conser-vation agents on Tuesday morning near Jenkins, and now Barry County law enforcement officials are trying to determine the man's identity. According to media reports, Barry County Coroner Skip White believes the man died from foul play and authorities are now investigating the case as a homicide. The body was found at Stubblefield Access along Flat Creek...
PHS Lady Eagles rally to beat Cassville 6-3 (09/27/07)
The Purdy Lady Eagles rallied in an inter-county matchup last Friday against Cassville to win 6-3. Purdy trailed 3-2 heading into the seventh and final inning. Shelby Scott reached first base after getting hit by a pitch. Tristan Branch drove her in to tie the game and reached base herself on a Cassville error. Kaitlyn Graves then drove in Brooke Swadley to take the lead...
Soccer 'Cats knock off #10 Webb City (09/27/07)
The Cassville Wildcats finished up this week with victories over two district opponents, including #10 ranked Webb City. Cassville also beat Carl Junction. "We had huge wins over two strong district opponents." said Head Coach Brian Wilbanks. Cassville took down Webb City, scoring two goals in the first half and then holding on after a Cardinal goal in the second...
Volleycats get first Big 8 victory (09/27/07)
The Cassville Ladycats weren't sure if it would happen or not. After coming close a couple of times this year, the Ladycats finally broke through on Thursday, defeating Aurora 25-11, 20-25, 25-22 to win their first Big 8 Conference game of the year...
Football Wildcats defeat St. Louis squad 34-12 (09/27/07)
The Cassville Wildcats won yet another contest last Friday night with a 34-12 finish against Miller Career Academy. The Wildcats almost pulled off a repeat. If not for a missed extra-point and last second touchdown, Cassville's score would have been identical to last year's when the visiting team from St. Louis fell 35-6...
ETTA JO MCNIEL (09/27/07)
Etta Jo McNiel, 66, of Cassville, passed away at St. Mary's Hospital, Rogers, Ark., on Sunday, Sept. 23 at 10:48 a.m. and promptly entered the gates of heaven. She was born Etta Josephine Huffman on March 12, 1941, in Oakley, Kan., the daughter of Alva and Rose (Meis) Huffman. On July 1, 1961, she was united in marriage to, the love of her life, Gilbert Lee McNiel, who survives...
RONDAL GENE "TEX" WILLIAMSON (09/27/07)
Rondal Gene "Tex" Williamson, 75, of Cassville, passed away Monday, Sept. 24, 2007. He was born Jan. 25, 1932, in Eagle Rock, the son of Ermal and Minnie Mae (Easley) Williamson, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by one brother, Wayne Williamson in 2001...
CONNIE WILDERBUER (09/27/07)
Connie Elaine Wilderbuer, 52, of Cassville, passed away at her residence on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2007. She was born on Nov. 16, 1954, in Mason City, Iowa, the daughter of Clement Latch and Betty Campbell. She married Dan Wilderbuer on April 3, 1976, in Rockwell, Iowa, and he survives. ...
MARY KATHLEEN SMITH (09/27/07)
Mary Kathleen Smith, 70, of Shell Knob, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2007, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. She was born Jan. 27, 1937, the daughter of Jesse Ernest and Evie Irona (Mize) Conner. She was united in marriage in Birmingham, Ala., and her husband preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents...
MARY RUTH MULDROW (09/27/07)
Mary Ruth Muldrow, 82, of Shell Knob, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2007, at her home. She was born on Oct. 1, 1924, in Galena, the daughter of Homer and Crystal Rose (Acree) Campbell. She was a retired Social Worker for the State of Missouri and lived in the Shell Knob area for over 30 years, moving to the area from Mt. Vernon. She was a member of the Trinity Presbyterian Church in Shell Knob, the Aurora Chapter of the P.E.O. Sisterhood, and Music Club...
DALE HORROCKS (09/27/07)
Dale Horrocks, 79, of Eagle Rock, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2007, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. He was born on Dec. 26, 1927, in Park City, Utah, the son of Howard Clayton and Gladys (Buler) Horrocks. He married June Bradley in Ordway, Colo., on Aug. ...
GLENN A. HALL (09/27/07)
Glenn A. Hall, 77, of the Mano Community, passed away on Monday, Sept. 17, 2007, at Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville, Ark. he was born on Oct. 26, 1929, in Harper County, Kan., the son of Charles and Alice (Stevens) Hall. He married Charlene J. ...
SARAH ELIZABETH DEGEORGE (09/27/07)
Sarah Elizabeth DeGeorge, 2 1/2 months, died at her home in Colorado Springs, Colo., Friday morning, Sept. 21, 2007, of complications of Trisomy 18. Sarah and her brother, James Vincent DeGeorge IV, were born to James Vincent and connie (Garvoux) DeGeorge on June 29, 2007, in Colorado Springs. In spite of having serious health problems, Sarah was able to spend all but the first two weeks of her life at home, surrounded by her family...
HAZEL J. EVANS (09/27/07)
Hazel J. Evans, 85, a lifelong resident of Seligman, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2007, at the Barry County Care Center in Cassville. She was born on Dec. 5, 1921, in Mundell, Ark., the daughter of Jessie and Alice Webb morrison. She married Clarence A. Evans on June 21, 1938, in La Rue, Ark. He preceded her in death on Feb. 9, 1980. She was of the Baptist faith, a homemaker, and was also an election judge for many years in Seligman. Mrs. Evans also worked at the Roaring River Restaurant...
Writer wants input from other residents (09/27/07)
Dear Editor: There was an operating hearing in Jefferson City last Wednesday, Sept. 19 on the factory farm just one and a half miles from our beautiful Roaring River State Park. We will not know what the Administrative Hearing Commission's decision is for awhile because the Attorney General's Office (who is representing the Department of Natural Resources) and Mr. ...
911 board should do the job right (09/27/07)
Dear Editor: 911 service is supposed to provide emergency services to the people in our county. I heard about the 911 meeting this week. I wonder if the 911 committee forgot the reason for 911? Isn't it to get emergency help to people quickly? If the first responders see problems with farm road numbers, instead of names, shouldn't we be listening? If residents feel a road name is preferable to a long series of numbers, why, if the majority agrees, don't we do it? Having to have 100 percent agreement to get a road named is not logical. ...
Issue of Highway Y needs to be priority (09/27/07)
To the citizens of the Cass-ville School District and the families with students in the district: I would ask you to think about Michael Galyen and the danger that is in a two-block area on Highway Y. As a former school bus driver for Cassville, and a parent that drove my own kids to the high school, there is no reason to have such a dangerous way for students to travel...
Working together to find solution (09/27/07)
Cooperation between the City of Cassville, the Barry County Commission, the Cassville R-IV School District and the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) was on display Monday when representatives from each entity were on hand to discuss much needed safety improvements along Highway Y between Cassville High School and Main Street. ...