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Stories from Thursday, May 21, 2009

Trailer fire claims the lives of five (05/21/09)
A mobile home fire in Shell Knob claimed the lives of two adults and three children early Saturday morning. According to Rusty Rickard, fire chief of the Central Crossing Fire Protection District, his department received the fire call from 911 at 4:31 a.m. on the morning of May 16. Within three minutes, firefighters arrived at the home, which was located on North Hazelwood Street in the Turkey Mountain #2 subdivision...
Long-time police chief honored by city (05/21/09)
After 28 years of service, McCullough retires
Local stories found only in our May 20, 2009 print edition (05/21/09)
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Scholarship fund to be established (05/21/09)
A big reason to smile (05/21/09)
Wildcats prepare for sectionals (05/21/09)
The Wildcats are finished with districts as of last Saturday. For many this marks the end of another season, but for some, it means that they will be working hard to prepare for sectional competition. Cassville went up against a total of 16 schools at the district meet with the boys taking fifth place and the girls finishing 13th. A total of nine students qualified to move on to the next round with their top four individual performances...
County Calendar (05/21/09)
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...
NADEAN BRADFORD (05/21/09)
Nadean Bradford, 94, of Cassville, passed away Saturday, May 16, 2009, in St. John's Hospital, Cassville. She was born July 3, 1914, in Flat Creek, Mo., the daughter of Everett E. and Hattie B. (Hudson) Jordan. She was united in marriage to Leonard Zinn and to this union two daughters were born. ...
WILMA LONG (05/21/09)
Wilma Clara Long, born July 11, 1940, in Ellismore to James and Maude Woods, passed away on May 12, 2009, at Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. On Feb. 21, 1964, she married Gary Paul Long who preceded her in death in 1989. She was also preceded in death by one son, Billy Long, in 1991 and her father, James Woods, in 2008...
HELEN MARIE JONES (05/21/09)
Helen Marie Jones, 90, of Wheaton, passed away Sunday, May 17, 2009, in Red Rose of Cassville. She was born Oct. 30, 1918, in Ridgley, the daughter of George C. and Hattie V. (McQueen) Thomas. On Oct. 10, 1936, she was united in marriage to Curtis M. Jones, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents; five brothers, Homer, Loren, Earl, Ralph and Junior; and one sister, Pearl Keeling...
MELBA JUNE LINEGARGER (05/21/09)
Melba June Linebarger, 78, of Henderson, Texas, died Sunday, May 17, 2009. Born August 14, 1930, in Carroll County, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Henry and Alice (Stansell) Smith. She was a bookkeeper at Foremost Dairies in Springdale, Ark., a life-long member of DAV Auxiliary, a long-time member of First Baptist Church of Lowell, Ark., and was a current member of First Baptist Church of Henderson, Texas...
ROBIN TRONCOSO AND FAMILY (05/21/09)
Robin Lorraine Troncoso, 20, of Shell Knob, passed away Saturday, May 16, 2009, in a house fire along with her three children, JuanJose Beltran, 3, Aleceana Troncoso, 2, and Marcello Beltran, 8 months. Robin was born April 22, 1989, in Las Vegas, Nev., the daughter of Alvaro and Dawn Marie (Dentler) Troncoso...
MARTIN WILLIAMS (05/21/09)
Martin Eugene Williams, Jr., 21, of Cassville, passed away Saturday, May 16, 2009, in a house fire. He was born June 8, 1987, in Aurora, the son of Martin, Sr. and Maureen (Brand) Williams, who survive. Additional survivors include; one brother, Christopher Williams; and one sister, Allison Williams, of the home...
MARY CATHERINE THOMAS (05/21/09)
Mary Catherine Thomas, 74, of Exeter, passed away Sunday, May 17, 2009, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. She was born Aug. 15, 1934, in Barry County, the daughter of Delmar and Verna Mae (Jones) Cantrell. On Sept. 5, 1953, in Exeter, she was united in marriage to George "Junior" Thomas, who preceded her in death on Sept. 16, 2008. She was also preceded in death by her parents...
SHIRLEY M. ALBERTSON VAN VORST (05/21/09)
Shirley M. VanVorst, 68, of Monett, died Sunday, May 17, 2009, at Monett Health Care Center in Monett. She was born in Franklin County on Jan. 1, 1941, the daughter of Pete and May (Martin) Albertson. She was a Baptist. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Robert Wayne Moeller. She married Richard VanVorst on May 8, 1998, and he survives...
MYRTLE B. JONES (05/21/09)
Myrtle B. Jones, 81, of Wheaton, passed away Monday, May 18, 2009, in her home. She was born April 4, 1928, in Washburn, the daughter of Ray and Bessie (Cooper) Hendrix. On Nov. 13, 1944, in Miami, Okla., she was united in marriage to Clyde W. Jones, who preceded her in death on Dec. 21, 1970. She was also preceded in death by her parents; two sons, James. D. Jones and Ricky Dale Jones; and one brother, Carl Ray Hendrix...
Students of the Month (05/21/09)
In the words of one new graduate (05/21/09)
Graduation speech
"What lies ahead" (05/21/09)
Bare my heart unto the world, and show me what it means. Nothing can make sense to me, Nothing is as it seems. Things are not as simple As I had once believed. Can I face the world with My childish dreams deceived? I sail lost into the storm And hear his thund'rous laugh...