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Stories from Thursday, October 25, 2007

Free course on Internet safety offered (10/25/07)
Cassville FBLA to offer hands-on workshop for parents and students By Lisa Schlichtman Internet safety will be the topic of a new course developed by members of the Cassville High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Chapter. The Internet safety workshop will be offered to community members on Nov. 8 at 6 p.m. in the CHS commons area. A hands-on portion of the course will take place in the CHS computer labs from 7:15 to 8:30 p.m...
E-911 Board hears updateson addressing (10/25/07)
Pat Leighter, Barry County E-911 director, presented the Barry County E-911 Emergency Services Board with updates on mapping and personnel during the board's regularly scheduled meeting on Oct. 22. "I currently have no projected date of install for the CAD (computer-aided dispatching software) since MSAG is unable to give the Interact engineer a date for when Interact will receive the mapping data,"?said Leighter. ...
Soldier needs assistance (10/25/07)
Pamela Graham, of Shell Knob, is reaching out to the community to assist her brother who has sacrificed his family, health and finances to protect American freedoms. "My brother has always been the kindest person," said Graham. "He was always the one who in the winter time, when the roads were slick, icy and snowy, would take his pickup with his wench and go around pulling people out of ditches. ...
Supervisors indicted in wake of raid at George's (10/25/07)
Federal grand jury charges illegal aliens were hired and harbored By Lisa Schlichtman A federal grand jury indicted eight supervisors who work at the George's poultry processing plant in Butterfield on charges related to harboring and hiring illegal aliens...
Soccer 'Cats earn district's top seed (10/25/07)
The Wildcat soccer team played only one game last week and picked up a 3-0 win over New Covenant at home last Thursday. The victory lifted Cassville's record to 17-1. Senior Ryan Schlichtman had Cassville's first goal of the night on an assist by Luis Ortega. His goal was the only score of the first half and proved to be the game winner...
Big 8 champion cross country team (10/25/07)
The Cassville girls cross country team held their first place plaque after last week's Big 8 meet. Cassville hosted the meet and came away with the championship. Pictured above, from left, are: Ariel Oswald, Gabby LeCompte, Ron'L Hoff, Courtney Beagle, Tia Baker, Misty Long, Hannah Elkins and Cheyann Essley...
Ladycat runners win Big 8 championship (10/25/07)
The Cassville Ladycat cross country team knew coming into the Big 8 Conference meet that they might be the underdog. Both Carl Junction and East Newton had top notch teams this year, but neither came out on top as Cassville stepped up their efforts and brought home the Big 8 conference championship...
Wildcats tear up Tigers (10/25/07)
Everything seemed wrong last Friday when the Nevada Tigers came to town to play Cassville. The crowd was smaller than usual, the temperature had dropped into the 40's and the Cassville Wildcats seemed a little flat. The Wildcats managed only six points in the first two frames of play but warmed up in the second half and set things right, handing Nevada a 26-0 loss...
BONNIE MARIE "FIELDING" CLARK (10/25/07)
Bonnie Marie "Fielding" Clark, 91, of Marshall, died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2007, at The Living Center in Marshall. She was born Nov. 17, 1915, in Washburn, the daughter of the late James Edward Fielding and Lurena Belle Ellis Fielding. On Aug. 18, 1934, she married Walter Bynum Clark, who preceded in in death in 1971. She had lived in Marshall most of life and was retired from Banquet Foods. She attended Gill Memorial Baptist Church...
BETTY LOU COLLINGS (10/25/07)
Betty Lou Collings, 69, of Exeter, passed away Sunday, Oct. 21, 2007, in her home. She was born March 19, 1938, in Washburn, the daughter of Dillon and Vurl (Fletcher) Ruark, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Deborah Lee Collings; two brothers, Vernon Ruark and Gary Ruark and two sisters, Wanda Rhinehart and Eva VanGrinsven...
RITA H. LEE (10/25/07)
Rita H. Lee, 65, of Verona, passed away Tuesday, oct. 16, 2007, St. John's Hospial in Springfield. She was born Jan. 20, 1942, in Greenburg, Ind., the daughter of Paul and Stella (Creech) Meyer. Survivors include: two daughters, Kathy Givens, of Owensboro, Ky., and Rita Branham, of Marionville; four sons, James Yarber, of Arkansas, David Yarber, of Kansas City, Larry Yarber, of Aurora, and Kenny Yarber, of Owensboro, Ky.; two brothers, Don Meyer, of Greensburg, Ind., and bobby Meyer, of Caramel, Ind.; and 13 grandchildren.. ...
RANDY RHEA HENDERSON (10/25/07)
Randy Rhea Henderson, 55, of Purdy, passed away Friday, oct. 19, 2007, at Butner Medical Center, Butner, N.C., after a long illness. He was born July 25, 1952, in Monett, the son of Morris and the late Imogene (Rhea) Henderson. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Purdy. He owned J & R Tire Company in Purdy...
MARY ANN ADAMS (10/25/07)
Mary Ann Adams, 83, of Columbia, passed away on Oct. 17, 2007, at Boone Hospital Center. Services were Monday, at Memorial Funeral Home. Burial was at Seligman Cemetery in Seligman. She was born on July 5, 1924, in Omaha, Neb., to Leo and Josephine Zaleski Rozak. She married Bernard Adams in February 1947 in Omaha and later married Eldon Adams in 1965 in Omaha and they both preceded her in death...
DEBORAH LEE (10/25/07)
MARTINEZ Deborah Lee Martinez, 34, of Purdy, passed away Thursday, Oct. 18, 2007, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. She was born Sept. 10, 1973, in Aurora, the daughter of Kenneth and Martha (Warner) Freeman. On March 15, 1997, she was united in marriage to Jason Martinez, who survives...
JIMMY RAY HEATON (10/25/07)
Jimmy Ray Heaton, 69, of Seligman, passed away Oct. 17, 2007, at his home. He was born Oct. 9, 1938, in Seminole, Okla., to the late Harrey and Cleo Jackson Heaton. He was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters; and one brother...
GEORGE ALLEN FISHER (10/25/07)
George Allen Fisher, 84, of Shell Knob, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007, in Christian Healthcare Center, Republic. He was born Sept. 1, 1923, in Wilson, Kan., the first of eight children born to George M. and Edith Meril (Clark) Fisher. On Jan. 10, 1960, in Newton, Kan., he was united in marriage to Mary Francis Palmer, who survives...
WAYNE F. SNYDER (10/25/07)
Wayne F. Snyder, age 80, of Cassville, Missouri, passed away Monday, October 22, 2007, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield, Missouri. He was born November 7, 1926, in Bristow, Oklahoma, the son of John Franklin and Maude Ethal (Pippin) Snyder. ...
JOHN VERNON FRYE (10/25/07)
May 21, 1930 -- Oct. 15, 2007 John Vernon Frye passed away on Monday evening, October 15th, 2007. He was at home surrounded by his family when he quietly left. He was 77 years old, born May 21st, 1930, the son of John Burl and Hazel Esther (Robertson) Frye...
Declining water table is real issue (10/25/07)
Dear Editor: Jo Manhart in her letter to the editor defending poultry houses said: "Let us find issues to be boisterous about which truly need attention. . ." Jo Manhart dismisses poultry houses as anything to get excited over and gives ample evidence of their technology and state-of-the-art operations that deal with run-off, litter, pollution, ect. ...
Late Wildcat player would be very proud (10/25/07)
Dear Editor: Reason of destiny, only can define the true feeling of happiness for the Wildcatfootball team. To grow up in Cassville and watching my brother's team win game after game makes a smile come upon my face. For my brother to be in God's hand now, I know he would be beyond proud of their overwelming love for the game. ...
Concerned about all who enjoy our park (10/25/07)
Dear Editor: Michelle Ozbun knew almost from the day she filed a permit that this location for a confined animal feeding operation (CAFO) was going to be a huge issue that was not going to go away. She chose to proceed rather than to wait for the outcome of the objections to be heard...
Controversy is not personal argument (10/25/07)
Dear Editor: This is a reply to Mrs. Ozbun's letter to the editor on Oct. 10. After reading the letter, my first reaction was to take each point she made and provide a more accurate account, but then I changed my mind because this is not a personal disagreement between two people, 10 people or a 100 people...
Internet safety should be a concern (10/25/07)
As I've confessed in past editorials, I am close to being technologically illiterate. Yes I can paginate a paper using my computer each week. Yes, I can receive and send e-mails and even correctly attach a photo from time to time, and yes, I can add a "Favorite" web site to my Excite home page. But when a problem arises with my computer, I am more than likely going to need the support from my staff here at the newspaper or I have to ask one of my sons for help...