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Stories from Thursday, January 3, 2008

Ultimate brotherly love (01/03/08)
Dennis Epperly, of Cassville, has lost over 40 pounds in preparation for a kidney donation surgery. Earlier this year, Dennis began preparing to donate a kidney to his brother, Charles, also of Cassville. Physicians at St. Louis University Medical Center have asked Dennis to lose 70 pounds for the surgery, which could take place in April...
Local man loses over 40 lbs. to donate kidney to brother (01/03/08)
Around three years ago when Dennis Epperly's brother Charles learned that he needed a kidney transplant, Dennis didn't think twice about offering one of his own. "It's selfish on my part," said Dennis. "I want to have my brother around as long as I?can. I'm going to do whatever it takes to do that."...
Shell Knob to host disaster drill (01/03/08)
On Oct. 18, 2007, the Barry-Lawrence County Local Emergency Planning District (LEPD) discussed an emergency management exercise that could be held in Shell Knob later this year. In September of 2007, Shell Knob community members attending a town hall meeting asked David Compton, Barry County emergency management director, to schedule a disaster drill in Shell Knob...
Renovations to begin on old service station in the new year (01/03/08)
Cassville residents should see a lot of activity at the corner of Main and 10th Street during 2008. Chuck and Patricia Pilant plan to renovate and restore the building, which was once a service station, over the next year. "We just moved back from Oregon," said Chuck, who is originally from Barry County. "When I looked at that old building and the memories starting coming back, I decided I would buy it and fix it up."...
SW PTO to sponsor women's self-defense classes (01/03/08)
The Southwest R-V School District Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) will sponsors women's self-defense classes in the high school gymnasium during January. The classes, which are for Southwest Middle School and High School students and their mothers, will be taught by Ernest Freeman, Rosenbach Warrior Training Branches (RWTB), Cassville Family Martial Arts Center instructor...
Students to compete in Elks Hoop Shoot (01/03/08)
The annual Elks Hoop Shoot, a free-throw contest for students between the ages of 8 and 13, will be held at the Eureka Springs Middle School in Arkansas at noon on Jan. 12. Cassville Intermediate and Middle School students Gavin White, Brooke Fields, Carrie Agans, Ty Craig, Katie Hughes and Gabe Kirk will be competing against students from Berryville, Ark., Eureka Springs, Ark., Green Forest, Ark., and Huntsville, Ark...
Ladycats' sluggish start causes loss to Neosho (01/03/08)
The Lady Wildcats got off to a sluggish start after their Christmas break this week. Cassville faced host team Neosho in the Neosho tournament and lost 36-69. Neosho got the ball rolling quickly scoring 13 of the game's first 15 points and out-scoring Cassville 21-8 in the first quarter...
Eagles shoot down Cassville Wildcats (01/03/08)
The Pierce City Eagles were too much for Cassville in the first round of the Southwest tournament. Pierce City, seeded fourth, came out hot and never quit in the 85-66 decision. For Cassville the outcome was painful. The Wildcats had their best scoring game this season, yet it wasn't enough against Pierce City...
Eyes on the Goal (01/03/08)
Junior Ryan Pace gets ready to shoot in Cassville's contest against Pierce City. Pace finished with 6 points.
Sports Round-up (01/03/08)
• Roller leads Eagles past Crane. Mason Roller scored 30 points and Purdy rallied after falling behind to beat Crane 65-62. After leading by 10 at halftime the Purdy Eagles fell behind by one at the end of the third quarter, but rallied and won the non-conference matchup. In addition to Roller, Blake Williams had 18 for Purdy...
PATRICIA "PATTY" WEBB (01/03/08)
Patricia "Patty" Webb, 53, of Wheaton, passed away at her home in Wheaton, Thursday, Dec. 28, 2007. She was born in Cassville, Nov. 12, 1954, the daughter of Ward and Imogene (Morgan) Lewis. She was united in marriage to Vincent Webb on Nov. 23, 1983, in Cassville...
Elizabeth Anne Doty (01/03/08)
Elizabeth Anne Doty, age 21, formerly of Cassville, died at her mother's home in Cassville, on Sunday, December 23, 2007. Elizabeth, daughter of Elmer L. and Susan Hall Doty, was born on August 28, 1986, in Jonesboro, Arkansas. She was a 2004 graduate of Exeter High School and was attending Richland Community College in Dallas, Texas. Elizabeth was a member of the St. Thomas A'Becket Episcopal Church in Cassville...
GERALD MORGAN (01/03/08)
Gerald Morgan, 58, of Golden, formerly of Jasper, died on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2007, at his home in Golden. He was born on July 29, 1949, in Iola, Kan., the son of Harry and June (Barker) Morgan. He was a retired from the Gilster-Mary Lee Corporation where he was a machine operator for over 10 years. After retiring, he moved to Golden...