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Stories from Thursday, March 26, 2009

LADY TIGERS ARE STATE CHAMPS (03/26/09)
Exeter stifles Marion County 56-31 in championship game
Seniors protest meals program cuts (03/26/09)
On March 19, several local senior citizens gathered at the Cassville Senior Center to protest a state funding cut that will severely impact senior center meal programs across Missouri. The seniors signed paper plates, which will be mailed to state legislators...
BMOC 2009 (03/26/09)
Local stories found only in our March 25, 2009 print edition (03/26/09)
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. City holds ground on Hayslips' resignation...
Track teams expect strong seasons (03/26/09)
The Ladycats have good reason to be optimistic this season as they prepare to compete in track and field events with a mammoth team and a host of returning letterwinners who have hopeful eyes set on the gold and, ultimately, a spot in the top tier of the Big 8 Conference...
County Calendar (03/26/09)
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...
DONNA BURKETT (03/26/09)
Donna Burkett, 56, of Seligman, died Sunday, March 22, 2009, at her home. She was born Nov. 23, 1952, at Highland Park, Mich., to Henry R. Lakin and Lizzie Frances David Lakin. She was employed at Walmart. She was a member of New Prospect Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by one son, Lonnie Burkett, and her father...
BRITTANY NICOLE BURWELL (03/26/09)
Brittany Nicole Burwell, 14, of Rogersville, passed away Thursday, March 18, 2009. She was born on Nov. 5, 1994, in Springfield. She is survived by her mother, Michelle Clark, of Rogersville; her father, Clarence Dean Burwell, of Cassville; brother, Joshua Burwell; sisters, Misty, Wendy, Angel, Kelly and Shelly Burwell; and grandparents, Raymond and Joyce Walker, of Rogersville, and Jim Clark, of Cabool...
HILDA M. CUSTER (03/26/09)
Survivors include: one brother, Erwin Hartwig, of Concordia. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers and four sisters. She is being cremated under the direction of White Funeral Home, Cassville...
WILLIAM FRED COOPER (03/26/09)
William Fred Cooper, 90, of Shell Knob, passed away Saturday, March 21, 2009, in Missouri Veterans Home, Mt. Vernon. He was born March 14, 1919, in Shell Knob, the son of Charley and Susie (Call) Cooper. On March 23, 1942, in California, he was united in marriage to Lillian Cothran who preceded him in death in 1986. He was also preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Leotha Cooper, Leora Cooper and Gladys Cooper; and two brothers, Warren Cooper and Velmer Cooper...
JAMES V. ELLIS (03/26/09)
James V. Ellis, 76, of Washburn, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2009, in his home. Funeral services are pending under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. A complete obituary will be in next week's paper. Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guestbook and private condolences...
FORREST DENNIS "DENNY" FAUCHIER (03/26/09)
Forrest Dennis "Denny" Fauchier, 80, of Shell Knob, passed away Monday, March 23, 2009, in his home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 4, in Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob. Burial will be in Lake Park Memorial Gardens, Shell Knob...
ANNA L. REED (03/26/09)
Anna L. Reed, 78, of Cassville, passed away Saturday, March 21, 2009, in her home. She was born Dec. 5, 1930, in Spiro, Okla., the daughter of Luther and Ruth (Shoop) Buckner. In 1946, she was united in marriage to William Munday, who preceded her in death on Oct. ...
JOHN FRANK ROCHOVANSKY (03/26/09)
John Frank Rochovansky, 96, of Shell Knob, passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2009, in Ozarks Community Hospital, Springfield. He was born June 30, 1912, in New York City, N.Y., the son of Andrew and Gisella (Gregorovic) Rochovansky. On April 9, 1941, in Wilton Conn., he was united in marriage to Elizabeth Anne "Betty" Levenda, who survives...
MARY AMANDA ARNOLD (03/26/09)
Mary Amanda Arnold, 93, of Carthage, formerly of Cassville, passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2009, in St. Luke's Nursing Center, Carthage. She was born April 11, 1915, in Bristow, Okla., the daughter of Cecil Floyd and Lillie May (Catron) Niccum. On Jan. 30, 1951, in Oklahoma City, Okla., she was united in marriage to Frank Arnold, who preceded her in death on Aug. 22, 1989. She was also preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Glendene Estes, and a brother, Hiram Niccum...
GERALD DONNINI (03/26/09)
Gerald "Two Dog" Donnini, 56, died on Friday, March 20, 2009, in McDonald County. He was born on March 6, 1953, in Wilkes-Barre, Penn., son of Michael and Ruth Donnini. He was a veteran having served in the United States Army for four years and was a life-long resident of Barry County. ...
Students of the Month (03/26/09)
It's an exciting time to be a Tiger (03/26/09)
On March 21, the Exeter High School Lady Tigers bested the Marion County Lady Mustangs, 56-31, and brought a second state championship title back to Barry County. Although I was unable to travel to Columbia to watch these talented young ladies make history, I listened to every second of the game on KKBL and cheered with other Exeter fans each time our girls scored. As the clock ran down during the fourth quarter, I shed a few tears of joy and pride for my alma mater...