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Stories from Thursday, January 24, 2008

Wheaton superintendent is honored (01/24/08)
Wheaton R-III School District Superintendent Jim Cummins has been selected as the Missouri Association of School Administrators (MASA) Southwest Region New Superintendent of the Year. "I believe (Jim Cummins) is highly deserving of this recognition," said Gary Reed, Carthage R-9 School District superintendent, who serves as the southwest region's representative on the MASA executive committee...
County puts jail project out to bid (01/24/08)
The Barry County Commission plans to move forward with a proposed county jail expansion project after it receives new construction bids for the project this month. The county jail expansion project, which calls for the addition of 16 pod-type cells at the current Barry County Jail building, was placed on hold in September of 2006. The project was set aside after bids received for the construction project came in well over the architect's original estimates...
Golden girls dance The Nutcracker (01/24/08)
In December, a pair of young dancers from Golden had the opportunity to participate in a production of Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker. Morgan and Sarah Shumaker, who participate in dance classes at Elite Dance Studios in Berryville, Ark., and are the daughters of Mark and Cheri Shumaker, were selected to dance in the Russian ballet, which was performed at the Alma Performing Arts Center in Alma, Ark., on Dec. 18, 2007...
Sheriff's office handles rising caseload (01/24/08)
The Barry County Sheriff's Department experienced a spike in the number of cases it handled last year, according to year-end reports released last week by Sheriff Mick Epperly. In 2007, Barry County deputies responded to 502 more cases than in 2006. Last year's caseload totalled 4,668 as compared to 4,166 in 2006. This increase reflects a 12 percent jump in caseload...
Sports Round-up (01/24/08)
Boys Action • Trojans take first at Sarcoxie. The Southwest Trojans brought home the title at the Sarcoxie Tournament this week. Southwest beat Sarcoxie 69-57, College Heights 67-50 and New Covenant 53-41 to sweep play. Codie Harmon and Levi Roberts both led Southwest, averaging 17 points in each contest this week. Caleb Mitchell averaged 15 points...
Ladycats can't get over East Newton height (01/24/08)
Last Tuesday night the Cassville Ladycats struggled to deal with the height of the East Newton Lady Patriots. Cassville put up a good fight but ultimately lost 41-46. East Newton's biggest weapon in the game might just have been their height. The Lady Patriots sport two tall post players in sisters Shyann and Katy Cooper. Shyann, who is a mix between forward and guard, is listed at 5'10", and sister, Katy, who plays the post position, is 6'1"...
Wildcats find rhythm, take fourth at Spokane (01/24/08)
For a dancer it is everything - the timing, the beat - it all plays into how well they perform. But dancing is not the only thing that takes rhythm. Rhythm is found in almost every aspect of life and it seems for the Cassville Wildcats their beat has been found...
TERRY BRADSHAW (01/24/08)
Terry Bradshaw, 58, of Nevada, passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2008, in Medicalodge of Nevada. Arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville, and a complete obituary will be in next week's paper. Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guestbook and private condolences...
ARTHUR EDWARD BOOHER (01/24/08)
Arthur Edward booher, 79, of Cassville, passed away Monday, Jan. 21, 2008, at his home. He was born Jan. 11, 1929, in alton, Ill. He served in the U.S. Army from 1946 to 1949. He worked for the Illinois Railroad as a Superintendent of Trans-portation at the Illinois Terminal, retiring in 1976. He then worked for A.G. Pet Foods until his second retirement in 1996...
SCOTT YOUNG (01/24/08)
Scott Young, 44, of Golden, died on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2008, at his home in Golden. He was born on Dec. 23, 1963, in San Jose, Calif., to Neal and Mary Lou (Qualick) Young. He was the owner and operator of the Golden Sub Shop for the last seven years and the previous owner of Fat Cats Pizza in Eagle Rock...
WANDA FAYE SMITH (01/24/08)
Wanda Faye Smith, 54, of Berryville, Ark., died on Friday, Jan. 18, 2008, at her home. She was born on June 18, 1953, in New Mexico, the daughter of James and Geneva Robinson. She was employed at the Area Aging Center Home Health for more than 10 years...
YVONNE JOYCE HAMMOND (01/24/08)
Yvonne Joyce Hammond, 47, of Golden, passed away Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008, in her home. She was preceded in death by her father. Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guestbook and private condolences...
TIMOTHY M. CARTER (01/24/08)
Survivors include: three brothers, John Robert Carter, and his wife, Toni, of Redding, Calif., Theodore Carter, and his wife, Joyce, of Cassville, and Steven Carter, and his wife Agnes, of Hollister, Calif.; two sisters, Joanna Peters, and her husband, James, of Cassville, and Susan Hancock, of Joplin...
GINGER CARMAN (01/24/08)
Ginger Carman, 78, of Shell Knob, passed away Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008, in her home. She was born Dec. 8, 1929, in Galena, Kan., the daughter of Howard and Dillie (Carroll) Lawson. On Nov. 2, 1954, in Miami, Okla., she was united in marriage to Mervin Carman, who preceded her in death on March 30, 1994. She was also preceded in death by her parents, four brothers and one sister...
RALPH FEHRING (01/24/08)
Ralph Fehring, 93, of Wheaton, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2008, at the Ozarks Methodist Manor. He was born Jan. 6, 1915, in Wheaton to the late John Emil and Junie Mae (Smith) Fehring. He was a dairy farmer and was a civilian test pilot during WWII...
WILLIAM HARDY DAY (01/24/08)
William "Bill" Hardy Day, 80, of Lowell, Ark., died Jan. 11, 2008, in the Veterans Hospital in Fayetteville, Ark. He was born Oct. 8, 1927, in Washburn to John and Effie Snook Day. He was a veteran of the Army and had retired from Willis Shaw Trucking Co. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Lowell, Ark...
MELISSA MAY RAYBURN (01/24/08)
Melissa May Rayburn, 31, of Shell Knob, passed away Sunday, Jan. 20, 2008, in her home. Funeral services are pending under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob. A complete obituary will be in next week's paper. Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guestbook and private condolences...
MARY K. POTTS (01/24/08)
Funeral services were held Tuesday at Buchanan Funeral Chapel, Monett, with Rev. Jimmie Copley officiating. Interment was at Monett I.O.O.F. Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett...
KATHRYN "KATIE" ARNOLD (01/24/08)
Kathryn "Katie" Arnold, 19, died on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2008, in Springdale, Ark. She was born on May 11, 1988, in The Woodlands, Texas, daughter of Perry Arnold and Denise Dawson Arnold. She graduated from Springdale High School in 2006 and was currently employed as a front desk clerk at the La Quinta Inn and Suites in Springdale, Ark...
Public input on parks requested (01/24/08)
Dear Editor: The Missouri Division of State Parks is responsible for preserving our state parks and historical sites. Not only are these sites places for recreation and relaxation but a part of our history. They attract tourists as well as residents of Missouri. The Parks Division has asked for citizen input into its Vision for the Second Century...
I care and I join the fight against drugs (01/24/08)
Dear Editor: Thank you for your stories and editorals concerning prescription and illegal drugs. I'm writing to let you, and this community, know that I care and I will join with you and others in the fight against drug useage. We as a society have become too lax and casual to what is happening to those around us. ...
Search peaks citizens' interest (01/24/08)
The City of Cassville is currently in the process of hiring an economic development director and recently members of the community have shown a real interest in the process. In an effort to inform our readers and the general citizenry of Cassville, we'll tell you what we know. ...