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Stories from Thursday, October 4, 2007

Arrest imminent in murder case (10/04/07)
On Tuesday morning, Barry County Sheriff Mick Epperly said his officers were close to arresting the person or persons they believe murdered a 21-year-old Monett man last week and dumped his body at a public access point along Flat Creek near Jenkins...
Cassville Council receives report on C-2000 grantBy Lindsay Reed (10/04/07)
The Cassville City Council heard an update on the Cassville Community 2000 State Prevention Framework State Incentive Grant (SPF SIG) program during its regularly scheduled meeting on Oct. 1. Kati Rose, SPF SIG project director, Michelle Holen-da, SPF SIG co-project director, and Lonnie McCullough, Community 2000 chairman, presented the aldermen with information on the organization and grant program...
Flu vaccine is plentiful (10/04/07)
The start of flu season is right around the corner and the Barry County Health Depart-ment is ready to begin administering this year's supply of flu vaccine on Monday, Oct. 15. Instead of scheduling flu clinics, the local health department will be giving out flu shots on a walk-in basis. The shots will be offered Monday through Friday at the Cassville office on Main Street between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. and at the health department's Monett location from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m...
Barry County K-9 receives top ranking (10/04/07)
Lieutenant Dana Kammerlohr, who also serves as K-9 officer for the Barry County Sheriff's Department, returned this week from the eighth annual K-9 Olympics sponsored by the American Working Dog Advocate and Vohne Liche Kennels. The competition, which included dogs from across the country, was held in Denver, Ind., on Sept. ...
Cassville Wildcats shut out Houn's 39-0 (10/04/07)
The Cassville Wildcat football team continued to show that they're in the upper echelon of the Big 8 this week by shutting out Aurora (2-3, 1-3) 39-0. Cassville's defense stymied the Houn' Dawg offense for the entire game while the Wildcat offense used the second half to put the game away...
Red hot hitter (10/04/07)
Cassville's Dakota Bowman prepares for a hit in this weekend's Ladycat tournament. Bowman has been on a tear at the plate with a .381 average for this week.
Soccer 'Cats offense almost unstoppable (10/04/07)
Wildcats are now ranked seventh in Missouri Class 2 polls By George Ulmer The Cassville Wildcat soccer team has been outstanding this season and moved to 12-0 this past week, which earned them a seventh place state ranking among Class 2 schools. The Wildcats, who are now averaging five goals to their opponents' one, beat Springfield Catholic 3-1, College Heights 10-0 and Monett 8-3 this week...
Softball 'Cats take second in tourney (10/04/07)
Southwest finishes third and Wheaton ends up fourth By George Ulmer The Cassville softball team put together two wins in a row for the first time this season to garner second place in their own tournament. In the contest Southwest finished third and Wheaton fourth...
JOSIE VENA (BICKFORD, PETTY) MUNDAY (10/04/07)
MEMORIAL SERVICE Vena Munday, 93, daughter of Jacob and Nora Bickford, widow of Isaac Petty and Samuel Munday, suffered a stroke and died on July 7, 2007. She was a resident of Cassville for over 60 years and had lived in upstate New York for the past 26 years to be near her daughter and family, Maxine and Jim Broan...
WILEY GEORGE (10/04/07)
ALLBRIGHT Wiley George Allbright, 90, of Cassville formerly of Shell Knob, passed away Friday, Sept. 28, 2007, in Red Rose Inn, Cassville. He was born May 6, 1917, in Wellington, Kan., the son of Charles H. and May E. (Kendrick) Allbright. He was united in marriage to Mabel Owens, who passed away in 1980. ...
BECKY LOU KELLER (10/04/07)
Becky Lou Keller, 75, of Seligman, passed away on Friday, Sept. 28, 2007, at St. John's Hospital in Cassville. She was born on Feb. 21, 1932, in Longmont, Colo., the daughter of Ralph A. and Lula Mae (Brimm) Jordan. She married Charles Keller on Sept. 2, 1953, in Denver, Colo., and he survives...
JIMMY BURTON (10/04/07)
Jimmy Burton, 38, of Wheaton, passed away Thursday, Sept. 27, 2007. He was born May 8, 1969, at Corpus Christi, Texas, to Jerry Burton and May Bowden Burton. He was a 1987 graduate of Pea Ridge High School, Pea Ridge, Ark. He was a member of Solid Rock Baptist Church, Wheaton. He worked for Glad Manufacturing...
FRANCIS M. "PETE" HADDOCK (10/04/07)
Pete Haddock, 87, of Aurora, passed away Thursday, Sept. 27, 2007, at St. John's Hospital, Aurora. He was born Aug. 5, 1920, in Cassville, to George and Rose (Tucker) Haddock. He was a laborer in the chicken processing plant. He had also worked as a lumberjack and in constru-ction. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during WWII and was a member of the Aurora Church of Christ. On Nov. 12, 1940, he married Mary Jane Branstetter in Butterfield, and she survives...
MARJORIE D. PENNEL (10/04/07)
Marjorie D. Pennel, 98, of Hemphill, Texas, formerly of Butterfield, passed away Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007, in San Augustine Memorial Hospital, San Augustine, Texas. Survivors include: a daughter, Rosalie Mead and her husband, Oliver, of Hemphill, Texas; three grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and eighteen great-great grandchildren...
MARK JACOB SNELL (10/04/07)
Mark Jacob Snell, 93, of Exeter, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2007, at the Red Rose Inn in Cassville. He was born on Aug. 21, 1914, in Shelby, Mich., the son of Mark Jocob Snell Sr. and Abbie (Routhie) Snell. His wife Lois Fast Snell preceded him in death in 2004...
Family expresses thanks in time of loss (10/04/07)
To the community: The family and friends of Michael Galyen would like to express our deepest thanks for all the support, encouragement, prayers and thoughts during our time of need. We greatly appreciate your sympathetic gestures and all the help from the surrounding communities and towns. ...
Cat lost during trip to Roaring River (10/04/07)
Dear Editor: While camping at Roaring River State Park on Sept. 25 our cat got out of our RV. After searching for two days, we never found him. Perhaps some of the good folks in your area might have seen him. He is about 5 and is gray with white feet and stomach. He has short hair and one ear has a little notch in it. His name is Blue and I know he wants to come home but can't find the way...
R-V district backed into a legal corner (10/04/07)
Dear Editor: Southwest R-V school officials have been backed into a legal corner by a state law passed last year by legislators seeking to defuse a lawsuit by a coalition of school districts seeking more money for public education. The Southwest R-V Board of Education voted on Thursday, Sept. ...
A more balanced view (10/04/07)
The majority of unsigned letters to the editor I receive are worthless. They either spew hatred, accuse someone of some nefarious deed without a shred of proof or point out my faults as an editor in not-too-kind language. The fact that these individuals do not have the courage to sign their name to their words or accusations reveals cowardice and makes their opinions lack credibility. ...