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Stories from Thursday, July 10, 2008

CHS grad earns two Bronze Stars (07/10/08)
Military experience introduces soldier to private sector career
Cassville is stop on cross country journey (07/10/08)
A group of 16- to 18-year-old bicyclists who are traveling across the United States made a stop at Fastrip in Cassville on June 8. The cyclists are one of four groups riding from Savannah, Ga., to Santa Monica, Calif., though Overland Camp's American Challenge...
Wheaton prepares for 50th barbecue (07/10/08)
The Wheaton Volunteer Fire Department will host its 50th annual Wheaton Barbecue in the Wheaton City Park on Saturday, July 12. "We will have around 1,200 chicken halves," said Wheaton Fire Chief Bob Lombard. "We will also serve around 600 barbecued pork sandwiches."...
Excess rain could affect quest for record yield (07/10/08)
This year, crop growers outside southwest Missouri could give Kip Cullers, of Purdy, a run for his money. Excess precipitation that has fallen in southwest Missouri may hinder the growth of Cullers' contest crops, which earned soybean production world records in 2006 and 2007...
Fiddler contest to be held in Wheaton (07/10/08)
The Wheaton Historical Society will host a fiddler contest in the Wheaton City Park at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 11. Proceeds from the event will support the Wheaton Depot renovation project. "We invite the community to come out, enjoy the music and get enthusiastic about the Wheaton Depot Project," said Donna Youngblood, of the Wheaton Historical Society. "We welcome community members to tour the Depot, which is still under construction."...
Officials attend state marketing meeting (07/10/08)
Cassville Mayor Tracy Holle, Cassville Economic Development Director Eugene Dilbeck and Cassville Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Amy White attended a Missouri Partnership marketing and business recruitment meeting in Springfield on June 24...
Trotters receive award (07/10/08)
Dr. Lisa and Don Trotter were recognized for their dedication to the Children's Center at the organization's annual Night in Italy fundraiser dinner, which was held at Hill Creek Lodge south of Monett in May. The Trotters received the 2008 Karan Huffmaster Award...
Citizens train for disaster (07/10/08)
The Barry County Disaster Committee heard an update on volunteer training at its regularly scheduled meeting on June 16. Over 30 individuals attended Red Cross training that was held at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center on June 7. "The training was absolutely fabulous and provided invaluable information about community involvement and sheltering in our community and surrounding areas," said Amy Patillo, Disaster Committee member. ...
Barry County Clerk releases absentee voting information (07/10/08)
Absentee voting for the Aug. 5 primary election will be continue through Monday, Aug. 4 at the Barry County Clerk's Office in Cassville, which is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Those who are unable to vote absentee in person may request an absentee ballot be mailed to them. ...
Woman hurt in two-vehicle crash (07/10/08)
A Monett woman was moderately injured in a two-vehicle crash on Farm Road 2040 two miles south of Monett on Tuesday. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred as a 2001 Toyota, driven by Amber Souder, 25, of Purdy, pulled into the path of a 1994 Chevrolet, driven by Colleen Kaiser, 50, in an intersection...
Grand champion livestock recognized at fair (07/10/08)
Over 45 local youngsters received grand champion or reserve grand champion ribbons at the Barry County Fair, which was held south of Purdy on June 27 and 28. Barry County Fair ribbon winners are listed below by livestock event. Dairy cattle Holstein: Kelsey Roller, junior showmanship champion, junior grand champion and overall supreme champion; Jessica Schmidt, conformation showmanship; and Faith Schmidt, senior grand champion...
CHS second semester honor roll (07/10/08)
Cassville High School has released its honor roll for the second semester of the 2007-08 school year. Honor students are listed below by grade and achievement level. An asterick (*) behind a name denotes all A's. Honor Roll Freshmen: Sidney Atkinson, Amber Balch, Korey Banks, Alana Barker, Abby Carr, Caylyn Cieslinski, Justine Collins, Andrew Cole, Risa Darveaux, Tara Drosset, Brooke Elliott, Hayley Franklin, Nathan Haney, Abby Hanson, Marilyn Hughes, Danielle Krumwiede, Axl Larson, April Martin, Cheyenne Pollreisz, Trevor Shumaker, Evan Stubblefield, Katlin Trejo-Martinez, Sagrario Urbina, Jessica Valenzuela, Dillion Welch and Ty Woolhiser.. ...
Library district selected for arts program (07/10/08)
On June 26, the Barry-Lawrence Regional Library Board of Trustees heard that the library district has been selected to participate in the Picturing America program, which is sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association...
Streams could be exempted from pollution rules (07/10/08)
Three streams in Barry County are slated for exemption from the federal Clean Water Act, according to a list recently released by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MDNR). If approved for exemption by the Missouri Clean Water Commission, these three streams would not be subject to state bacteria standards. ...
Fundraising underway for new Monett YMCA (07/10/08)
Plans have been developed and fundraising is underway for a new YMCA facility that will be constructed at the southwest corner of Monett's south park. "We have outgrown our present facility," said Mike Garrett, Monett YMCA Board chairman. "We need a larger facility to enhance the quality of the programs and services we offer people in the community."...
Haynes makes All-State team (07/10/08)
Presence, according to Webster's Dictionary is defined as "the state of being present; the immediate area surrounding a person or thing; poise." On the baseball field, presence is defined as "knowing what to do, how to do it and when to do it." At least this is how Cassville baseball coach Rod Hemphill describes the quality, which he believes his now graduated pitching ace, Kelby Haynes, possesses...
Cassville cowboy named state calf roping champion (07/10/08)
A dream was realized last month when Logan Whitley, of Cassville, was named Wrangler calf roping champion at the Missouri State High School Finals Rodeo, which was held June 19-21 in Columbia. Logan's state championship performance is a great way for him to usher in the next phase of his roping career. In the fall, Logan will be attending Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, Okla., where he will be a member of the rodeo team...
Volleyball camp to be held at CHS (07/10/08)
A Ladycat volleyball camp will be held July 14 through July 18 at the Family Life Center in Cassville, according to Mandy Henry, head volleyball coach. Cassville High School and Cassville Middle School players in sixth through 12th grades will meet from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Family Life Center in Cassville...
Sprint triathlon to be held July 12 (07/10/08)
Cassville YMCA will hold its annual "Y" Not "Tri" sprint triathlon on Saturday, July 12. The sporting event will begin at 8 a.m. at the Cassville Family Aquatic Park. A sprint triathlon consists of a 400-yard swim, a 15-mile bike ride and a three-mile run. People can enter as teams or individuals...
Post 118 leaves St. Louis disappointed (07/10/08)
The Cassville Post 118 American Legion baseball team traveled to St. Louis last weekend and left disappointed after finishing 1-2 in the Elsburry Tournament. Post 118, which had already claimed two tournament titles this season, won its first contest but dropped the next two to finish out of contention for the weekend...
Sign up now for swim lessons (07/10/08)
The Cassville YMCA is currently accepting registrations for its fourth session of YMCA summer swim lessons. The YMCA Learn-to-Swim Program offers seven levels of instruction to develop and refine skills. All swim lessons are available to children ages 3 and over...
A dozen from area make All-Area team (07/10/08)
A total of 12 players from Barry County were named to the Joplin Globe All-Area baseball team last week. Headlining the group were first team members Kelby Haynes, of Cassville, and Mason Roller, of Purdy. Haynes, a senior, was selected as an infielder after hitting .404 this season with 17 RBI. Roller, a junior, was nominated as a utility man after he batted .507 this season with three home-runs and 40 RBI...
Local business receives national award (07/10/08)
David Samuel is rarely at a loss for words, but on July 3, the local business owner was speechless after learning he and his wife, Kristine, had been named as Aire Serv's Franchisees of the Year for 2007. "This is the highest honor given to a franchisee," said Doyle James, president of Aire Serv Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc., who presented the Samuels with their award during the company's annual conference in Dallas, Texas...
Calendar (07/10/08)
MEETING: Meth to Miracles outreach group will meet at 7 p.m. in the upstairs of the Family Life Center in Cassville. All interested persons are invited to attend. --- SUPPORT GROUP: Anyone who is concerned about a friend's or loved one's drinking is invited to attend the Cassville Al-Anon Family Group, which meets at 8 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Cassville...
MARGARET MARY TUDOR BOUCHER (07/10/08)
Margaret Mary Tudor Boucher, surrounded by her children and their families, passed peacefully into Heaven at 7:47 p.m. Sunday, July 6, 2008. Margaret was born March 23, 1938, in El Dorado Springs, Missouri, to John and Helen Zartman. She was united in marriage to Norman Tudor in 1955 and to this union four children were born...
TRENT LEE BROUHARD (07/10/08)
Trent Lee Brouhard, 35, of Washburn, died Saturday, July 5, 2008, at his home in Washburn. He was born March 9, 1973, in Kansas City, Kan., the son of Robert Lee and Frankie Jane (Schell) Brouhard. He was united in marriage to Ceree Foster. Survivors include: his daughter, Kaylin Brooke Brouhard; his father and stepmother, Bob and Jo Dee Brouhard; his mother, Frankie Schell; his paternal grandmother, Betty Ash; and sister-in-law, Stephanie Tice...
CHARLES WILBUR "CACTUS" KELLER (07/10/08)
Charles Wilbur "Cactus" Keller, 81, of Seligman, died July 5, 2008, at St. John's Hospital in Berryville, Ark. He was born to Wilbur Perry Keller and Maude Travis Keller in Saguache County, Colo., on Dec. 9, 1926. He was raised in Sidney, Iowa, He started a career in rodeo before becoming a rancher. ...
HENRY "HENO" HEAD (07/10/08)
Henry "Heno" Head, 86, of Monett, passed away July 1, 2008, at his home. He was born March 3, 1922, in Sherman, Texas, the son of Hayden and Ruth "Bullock" Head. He was the former owner of Camp Soaring Hawk. He had a life-long love of God and his fellow man. He particularly enjoyed his ministry to the many young people who came to Camp Soaring Hawk...
Barry County goes green (07/10/08)
Based on stories we've covered over the past few months, I'd say Barry County is "greening up." We have witnessed a sudden rise in opportunities for area residents to be kinder to their environment and save valuable resources in the process. If you haven't paid attention to this trend, let us remind you of some of these "green" efforts...