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Stories from Thursday, March 12, 2009

Local stories found only in our March 11, 2009 print edition (03/12/09)
These and other stories can be found only in our print edition. Please pick up a copy at our newsstands or subscribe today! To subscribe, call our office at (417) 847-2610 or toll free at (877) 752-9275 or stop by at 600 Main St. in Cassville. Manslaughter case to be tried in Stone County...
Lady Tigers capture district title (03/12/09)
Exeter solves Verona stall to capture championship
County Calendar (03/12/09)
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: The Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) group of Cassville meets at 8 p.m. at 1308 Harold St. in Cassville. For more informa-tion, call 846-4044...
J.C. DUNCAN (03/12/09)
James Carroll "J.C." Duncan, age 74, of Cassville, Missouri, passed away Sunday, March 8, 2009, in his home. He was born May 19, 1934, in Exeter, Missouri, the son of Henry Duncan and Anna (Reed) Duncan. On June 4, 1955, he was united in marriage to Patty Jean Killion, who survives...
JAMES LEE WAKELAND (03/12/09)
James Lee Wakeland, 66, of Grove, Okla., passed away Sunday, March 1, 2009, at Grove General Hospital in Grove, Okla. He was born in New Rockford, N.D., on April 4, 1942, the son of the late James A. and Connie B. (Mauch) Wakeland. He was raised on a farm in Lamar, Colo...
MAURICE IVAN "POPPY" BECK (03/12/09)
Maurice Ivan "Poppy" Beck, 68, of Cassville, passed away Sunday, March 8, 2009, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. He was born Aug. 9, 1940, in Cassville, the son of Erskin "Bud" and Thelma (Chappell) Beck, who preceded him in death...
RUBY JEWEL ULMER (03/12/09)
Ruby Jewell (Sanders) Ulmer, 78, passed away at her home on Monday, March 9, 2009, at 6:40 a.m. She was born March 31, 1930, in Barry County. She was the daughter of James E. and Bessie (Brock) Sanders. She was united in marriage to George E. "Huck" Ulmer Dec. 15, 1950, in Eureka Springs, Ark. He preceded her in death in May of 2008...
NELLIE IRENE ERWIN (03/12/09)
Nellie Irene Erwin, 94, of Exeter, passed away Friday, March 6, 2009, in her home. She was born Jan. 9, 1915, in Barry County, the daughter of George and Sarah (Baughman) Hooten. On Oct. 29, 1947, she was united in marriage to Noah Erwin, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents; one son, Bruce; four brothers, Deb, Burl, Paul and Curt; and four sisters, Velma, Marie, Bethella and Grace...
CLINTON BENNETT (03/12/09)
Clinton Bennett, 73, of Monett, died Tuesday, March 9, 2009, at his home. He was born May 7, 1935, in Cassville, the son of Ralph and Mildred Thomas Bennett. He was retired from EFCO Corporation in Monett, an Army veteran and a Baptist. He married Charlene Poe on April 30, 1965, in Wheaton, and she survives...
KENNETH DALE HERRINGTON (03/12/09)
Kenneth Dale Herrington, 61, of Cassville, passed away Wednesday, March 4, 2009, in his home. He was born Aug. 12, 1947, in Huntsville, Ark., the son of Frank O. and Mildred Irene (Gabbard) Herrington. On June 21, 1997, he was united in marriage to Sheri Robinson who survives...
FRED LAKEY (03/12/09)
Frederick Dale "Fred" Lakey, 54, of Washburn, passed away Wednesday, March 4, 2009, in Northwest Medical Center, Springdale, Ark. He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Angel, and one brother, Herschel Lakey. He received his education at Washburn, graduating from Southwest High School. ...
KAGE A. HANG (03/12/09)
Kage A. Hang, 60, of Warren, Mich., died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009, in St. John Macomb Hospital, Warren, Mich. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Granby Memorial Park Cemetery, Granby, under direction of McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guestbook and private condolences...
WARREN EDGAR BETTS (03/12/09)
Warren Edgar Betts, 85, of Cassville, passed away on Thursday, March 5, 2009. He was born July 15, 1923, in Guthrie County, Iowa, son of Charles Franklin and Ena Pearl (Crandall) Betts. He had eight brothers and three sisters. He was united in marriage to Elaine Marie Bowman on May 20, 1951, at Greenbrier Methodist Church, Greene County, Iowa...
Acquisition news is good news (03/12/09)
Since last week's big announcement about Rust Communications' acquisition of The Monett Times, there have been a number of individuals in the community who have questioned me about the transition and what it means for the Cassville Democrat. They want to know how I'll split my time between the two publications and whether or not it will affect the quality of the newspaper...