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Stories from Thursday, May 7, 2009

Flash flooding forces evacuations (05/07/09)
By Lindsay Reed On May 1, heavy rain caused local waterways to rise dramatically and forced some area residents to vacate their homes and find alternate routes to work and school. "Flooding primarily occurred in the Cassville area," said David Compton, Barry County Emergency Management director. "It is typical for Flat Creek to flood Cassville when we receive large amounts of rain...
Council doesn't balk at addressing ballfield safety issues (05/07/09)
By Lisa Schlichtman The Cassville City Council made a trip to the city park and ballfields Monday night to come up with a way to make the area safer for children during summer ball season. The visit was prompted by a request from the Cassville Little League, asking the aldermen to consider closing the road that runs north and south through the park when ball games are being played...
Local stories found only in our May 6, 2009 print edition (05/07/09)
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Wildcat golfers are Big 8 Conference champs (05/07/09)
By Lisa Schlichtman Parker Stumpff and Justin Mills were selected for the All-Big 8 second team after finishing seventh and ninth respectively. Cassville hosted the district golf tournament on Tuesday afternoon. Results were not available at presstime...
County Calendar (05/07/09)
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...
DORRIS V. POE (05/07/09)
Dorris V. Poe, 73, of Seligman, passed away Wednesday, April 29, 2009, in St. John's Hospital-Cassville. He was born July 21, 1935, in Washburn, the son of Claud and Oma (Privitt) Poe. On April 3, 1961, he was united in marriage to Cleva Greek, who survives. He is also survived by three sons, Fred Poe, of Cassville, Ted Poe, of Seligman, and Ed Poe of Exeter; one daughter, Sonja Green and her husband, Luke, of Seligman; seven grandchildren; and four great- grandchildren...
FAITH ELLEN NAVARRO (05/07/09)
Faith Ellen Navarro, 61, of Seligman, passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2009, in an automobile accident near Garfield, Ark. She was preceded in death by her parents. She received her education in Hoisington, Kan. She became a licensed practical nurse and received the honor of Top State Nurse in Arkansas...
EVELYN JUNE JOHNSON (05/07/09)
Evelyn June Johnson, 73, of Monett, passed away Saturday, May 2, 2009, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. She was born July 31, 1935, in St. Louis, the daughter of Andrew and Hazel Anderson, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one son, Richard Johnson, and three great-grandchildren...
JAMES R. "JIM" DURHAM (05/07/09)
James R. "Jim" Durham, 68, of Cassville, passed away Wednesday, April 29, 2009, in his home. He was born Aug. 18, 1940, in Stella, the son of Raymond L. and Ola (Nunn) Durham. On Jan. 1, 1993, he was united in marriage to Jane Still, who survives. Additional survivors include: two sons, Ricky A. ...
ADELLA FAE PATTON (05/07/09)
Adella Fae Patton, 47, of Monett, passed away on Friday, May 1, 2009, at her residence in Monett. She was born on May 26, 1961, in Landstuhl, Germany. She was the adopted daughter of Lloyd and Ella (Townley) Nevill. She grew up in a military family and lived in several countries throughout her life. She moved to the Barry County area 23 years ago with her family to make her home. She worked previously as a truck driver and managed camp- grounds in Rogers, Ark...
BLANCHE W. GLASS (05/07/09)
Blanche W. Glass, 92, of Springfield, Mo., passed away April 28, 2009, at St. John's Regional health Systems, Springfield. She was born Nov. 22, 1916 at Competition, Mo., the daughter of Walter McMillian and Myrtle Shamel Barnett. She married Donald Wayne Glass on July 13, 1937. She was a homemaker and was of the protestant faith...
PLUMA (STUMPFF) DUMMIT (05/07/09)
Pluma (Stumpff) Dummit, 91, of Bartlesville, Okla., passed peacefully in her sleep Tuesday, April 28, 2009, at 4:30 a.m. at the Heritage Villa Nursing Center. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Friday in the Stumpff Funeral Home Chapel with Mr. Jerry Stumpff officiating. Following services in Bartlesville, graveside services and interment were held at 4 p.m. on Friday in the Clio Cemetery at Jenkins, Mo., under the direction of the Stumpff Funeral Home & Crematory...
Students of the Month (05/07/09)
Happy Mother's Day, Mom (05/07/09)
Webster's Dictionary defines a mother as a female parent. Throughout my life, my mother has been so much more than that. She was the one who took us to story hour at the Cassville Library each week. She was the one who kissed our knees when we fell off of our bikes. ...