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Stories from Thursday, June 18, 2009

Two die in apparent murder-suicide at Monett residence (06/18/09)
Monett Police officers responded to a domestic disturbance call at a Monett residence on Sunday night and arrived to discover two dead bodies inside the locked house in what appears to be a murder-suicide. According to Police Chief Tim Schweder, the officers entered the home at 805 North Euclid St. by kicking down the front door. Upon entry, they found a man and a woman who had been shot...
Rotary Club to host 72nd rodeo (06/18/09)
The Cassville Rotary Club's 72nd annual rodeo will be held at the Bill Hailey Arena at 8 p.m. on Friday, June 19 and Saturday, June 20. "Due to the situation with the economy we are offering tickets for children between the ages of 6 and 12 at $2 instead of $4 this year," said Stan Kelley, who is serving on this year's rodeo committee with Dennis Baker, Johnnie Cox, Pete Landstad and Dr. ...
Local stories found only in our June 17, 2009 print edition (06/18/09)
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Barber sells shop after 50 years on the Cassville square (06/18/09)
Youngsters enjoy sporty day camp (06/18/09)
Cassville High School to host coaching clinic (06/18/09)
Cassville High School will host a coaching clinic for all sports on Aug. 3 and 4 with sessions starting each night at 6:30 p.m. CHS Athletic Director Terry Jamieson will be the clinic director. The coaching clinic is designed to educate volunteers and parents involved in youth sports in both MSHSAA and club/independent sport leagues and associations...
County Calendar (06/18/09)
Thursday, June 18 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...
GARY L. GIBSON (06/18/09)
Gary L. Gibson, 64, of Cassville, passed away June 9, 2009. He was the son of Harold "Hoot" Gibson and Marie Bowman Gibson. He was united in marriage to Norma Ray on June 23, 1963, in Shell Knob at her parents' home. She survives. He graduated from Cassville High School in 1962. ...
BILLY RAY BISHOP (06/18/09)
Billy Ray Bishop, 71, of Shell Knob, passed away Thursday, June 11, 2009, in St. John's Hospital, Berryville, Ark. He was born Aug. 16, 1937, in North Kansas City, the son of Len and Cecelia (Conner) Bishop. On Feb. 13, 1958, in Leavenworth, Kan., he was united in marriage to Evelyn JoAnne "Jody" Bynan, who survives...
JIMMIE BOWMAN (06/18/09)
Jimmie Bowman, 69, of Wheaton, passed away on Thursday, June 11, 2009 at his home. He was born on Oct. 25, 1939, son of Ernest C. "Doc" and Bessie (Elkins) Bowman in Stella. He was a 1957 graduate of Fairview High School. After graduating, he served in the United States Army for three years. ...
NETTIE POZNIAK FEENEY (06/18/09)
Nettie Pozniak Feeney, 102, of Purdy, passed away Saturday, June 6, 2009, at Monett Health Care Center. She was born Feb.17, 1907, in Purdy, the daughter of Bart and Ella Belka Pozniak. She was a homemaker and a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Pulaskifield...
KAY BRYANT BRAZZEAL (06/18/09)
Kay Bryant Brazzeal was born July 19, 1941, in Springfield, to Wayne J. and Anna Smith Crabtree. She earned a bachelors degree in education and a masters degree in guidance and counseling, both from Missouri State University. She began her career teaching in the Springfield, public school system, later working out of the assessment center and finally completing the last five years before retirement in Branson High School...
EARL REHWINKLE (06/18/09)
Earl Edward Rehwinkle, 90, of Purdy, passed away Saturday, June 6, 2009, at St. John's Regional Hospital Springfield. He was born Jan. 22, 1919, in Purdy, the son of the late John and Emma (Miller) Rehwinkle. He was united in marriage to Velma Casper Oct. 25, 1942, in Purdy, and she survives...
DORIS "DOEDOE" FRANCIS GARRETT (06/18/09)
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CURTIS "BRANDON" CARTER (06/18/09)
Curtis "Brandon" Carter, 26, of Wentworth, died Sunday, June 14, 2009, at Monett. He was born Jan. 26, 1983, in Monett, the son of Curtis and Jill (Phelps) Carter. Survivors include: his mother, Jill Hudson and her husband, Doug, of Rocky Comfort; his father, Curtis Carter and his wife, Jackie, of Wentworth; grandparents, Glen and BJo Phelps, of Wheaton, Shirley Carter, of Diamond, and Clero Carter and Marian Robbins, of Joplin; one sister, JoGina Park and her husband, Chris, of Wheaton; two stepbrothers, Scott Pope, of New River, N.C., and Chris Pope, of Tyler, Texas; and one stepsister, Jeni Sikes, of Tyler, Texas.. ...
VANG THAO (06/18/09)
Vang Thao, 93, of Diamond, passed away Thursday, June 4, 2009, in Freeman Hospital, Joplin. She was born July 6, 1915, in Xiengkhoung, Laos. She was united in marriage to Nyia Chong Vang, who preceded her in death in 1974 during CIA Secret War. Survivors include: two sons, Nick N. Vang, of Diamond, and Xia Thao Vang of Minnesota; three daughters, Xia Vang, of Laos, Kia Vang of Minnesota, and Lee Vang, of Pineville; two brothers, Pa Xao Thao, and Wa Bee Thao; and three sisters...
MARY HELEN LEWIS (06/18/09)
Mary Helen Lewis, 86, of Golden, passed away Sunday, June 14, 2009, in her home. Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, July 11, in First Baptist Church, Shell Knob, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob. Rev. Bob Gaddis will conduct the services...
CALVIN DEE LEAMON (06/18/09)
Calvin Dee Leamon, 75, of Aurora, passed away Wednesday, June 10, 2009, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. He was born Nov. 11, 1933, in Granby, the son of William Franklin and Orpha (Prier) Leamon. On June 21, 1952, in Bentonville, Ark., he was united in marriage to Ruby Myers, who survives...
Honored students (06/18/09)
Our parks system is a perk (06/18/09)
Summer is a wonderful time to enjoy the beautiful parks we have here in Cassville. When asked what makes Cassville attractive to residents and visitors alike, I immediately think of the city's parks system, which includes a Greenway Trail that connects two parks that are now bustling with activity. These parks include playground equipment, tennis courts, picnic tables, horseshoe pits, basketball courts and ballfields...