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Stories from Thursday, May 28, 2009

Remembering the dead (05/28/09)
Cemetery restoration effort gives deceased their identity
Rain didn't dampen holiday weekend fun (05/28/09)
Although the rainy weather kept many lake goers and swimmers indoors this weekend, Roaring River State Park sold over 3,300 trout tags and rented all campsites for the Memorial holiday. "This year was slow because of the rain," said Denver Dixon, Big M Marina owner. "As a matter of record, this was one of the slowest weekends we have had during a major holiday."...
Local stories found only in our May 27, 2009 print edition (05/28/09)
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. Area man gets four year prison sentence...
Vanzandt signs to play golf at MSU-West Plains (05/28/09)
Cassville High School's Taylor Vanzandt will be taking his love for the game of golf all the way to college. Taylor capped an outstanding high school golfing career by signing a letter of intent to play golf at Missouri State University-West Plains. His decision to continue playing golf in college was made the week before he played in the state golf tournament for the third year in a row...
County Calendar (05/28/09)
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...
JAMES JUNIOR WOOLARD (05/28/09)
James Junior Woolard, 87, of Bentonville, Ark., passed away Saturday, May 23, 2009, in Brandord House, Bentonville, Ark. He was born Feb. 5, 1922, in Bethpage, the son of Hiram (H.C.) and Lee Florence (Cook) Woolard, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Carl, James, and Clovis, and one sister, Minnie Clanton...
MARILYN KAYE RITCHEY (05/28/09)
Marilyn Kaye Ritchey, 66, of Shell Knob, passed away Monday, May 25, 2009, in her home. She was born April 1, 1943, in Ray County, the daughter of Vernon and Ruth (Lockamy) Holder. On July 4, 1971, in Liberty, she was united in marriage to Ray Ritchey, who survives...
CLARENCE HAROLD MOUDY (05/28/09)
Clarence Harold Moudy, aged 81, died May 22, 2009, in Prairie Grove, Ark. Clarence was born November 30, 1927 in Cassville, Missouri. Clarence was an Army veteran and became a pilot after being discharged. He became an aero crop duster and worked primarily in New Mexico and Texas. He had a keen interest in horses and raised, raced and bred thoroughbreds. He lived in Spearville, Kansas, for a time and moved to Perry, Oklahoma, where he lived for many years...
GARY GIBSON (05/28/09)
Gary Gibson, Jr., 42, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2009, in his home. He was born Sept. 17, 1966, in Cassville, the son of Gary, Sr. and Norma (Ray) Gibson. He was united in marriage to Melanie Roark, and to this union one son, Dylan, was born...
BETTY HARADER (05/28/09)
Betty Harader, 84, of Wheaton, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2009, in Barry County Care Center, Cassville. She was born Nov. 25, 1924, in Barry County, the daughter of E.C. and Ida (Emory) Tichenor. On March 7, 1941, she was united in marriage to James Harader, who survives...
RUTH NAOMI RIECK (05/28/09)
Ruth Naomi Rieck, 92, of Shell Knob, passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2009, in her home. She was born July 27, 1916, in Ramona, Kan., the daughter of Abraham and Emma (Thuma) Beltz. On Sept. 12, 1935, in Herrington, Kan., she was united in marriage to Carl John Rieck, who preceded her in death on Dec. 22, 2000. She was also preceded in death by her parents, five brothers and five sisters...
DUANE EUGENE CORN (05/28/09)
Duane Eugene Corn, 55, of Seligman, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2009, in his home. He was born Dec. 14, 1953, in Seligman, the son of L.B. and Elsie (Lundy) Corn. On Oct. 3, 1975, he was united in marriage to Jeanette Dewitt, who survives. Additional survivors include: two sons, Nathan Corn and Philip Corn and his wife, Christi, of Seligman; one daughter, Stephanie Salas, of Sun Prairie, Wis.; his father, L.B. ...
Big loss for Seligman community (05/28/09)
On May 21, Seligman lost a vital member of its community. Duane Corn, who was a long-time Seligman resident and served as the city's mayor for the last six years, passed away last Thursday night. Duane was one of the first city officials that I met after being hired as a reporter at the Cassville Democrat. ...