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Stories from Thursday, July 9, 2009

Council addresses building code issue (07/09/09)
"The city's intent is to make Cassville a safer place." - Cassvillle Mayor Tracy Holle
Lighting up the night-time sky (07/09/09)
Fantastic fireworks Table Rock Lake was the site of two fireworks displays over the July Fourth holiday weekend. The Eagle Rock-Golden-Mano Fire Department held its annual Fired Up and Smokin' fireworks show at nightfall on Friday, July 3. Shell Knob held its popular Fire and Thunder Fireworks display on Saturday, July 4. Both events were well attended with fireworks viewed from the shore and by water. Photos by Chip Ford and Lisa Schlichtman...
Energy act could impact electric rates (07/09/09)
The American Clean Energy and Security Act (HR2454), which the United States Congress approved on June 26, could have a drastic impact on Barry County. If HR2454 is approved in its current format, local residents could expect to pay up to $250 more for electric service in 2012, and after 2020, electric rates could increase by $1,800 or more per year...
Ken's Collision donates paint job to CFPD (07/09/09)
Local stories found only in our July 8, 2009 print edition (07/09/09)
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. Wheaton firefighters gear up for annual barbecue...
Irwin-Easley Post 118 splits with McDonald County team (07/09/09)
Baseball has a way of averaging things out. After the spectacular nine-game winning streak that saw Irwin-Easley Post 118 win the Marcus O' Hara Tournament in Monett on June 27, the Cassville American Legion team got a good dose of reality. The tournament victory was followed by a brutal week in which they won only once in six outings...
County Calendar (07/09/09)
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...
GARY "BRUCE" COFFEY (07/09/09)
Gary "Bruce" Coffey, 60, of Mt. Vernon, Ind., formerly of Wheaton, passed away on Monday, July 6, 2009, at the Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind. He was born on Aug. 15, 1948, in Twin Falls, Idaho, son of George Coffey and Kathleen (Wear) Hilburn...
LURIA LEANNE BRATTIN (07/09/09)
Luria Leanne Brattin, 58, of Pierce City, formerly of Wheaton, passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2009, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. She was born Dec. 13, 1950, in Wheaton, the daughter of Cecil and Dorisalee (Price) Brattin, who survive. Additional survivors include: one brother, Price Brattin and his wife, Jolinda, of Tulsa, Okla.; and one sister, Kathy Arnold and her husband, Roger, of Pierce City...
STANLEY E. MARBUT (07/09/09)
Stanley E. Marbut, 74, of Purdy, passed away Monday, July 6, 2009, at Missouri Rehabilitation Center Mt. Vernon. He was born Oct. 25, 1934, in Purdy, the son of the late Brit Olda and Mayme (Edwards) Marbut. He was united in marriage to Patsy Miller on Feb. 1, 1955, in Purdy, and she survives...
JOSH BARNETT (07/09/09)
Joshua Kyle Barnett, 21 of Cassville, died Monday, June 29, 2009, following a vehicle accident in Cassville. He was born in Wichita, Kan., April 5, 1988, the son of Willard, Jr. "Bill" and Michelle Cheri (Lakey) Barnett. Survivors include: his father, Bill Barnett, of Wichita, Kan.; his mother, Cheri Holloway, of Cassville; three brothers, Corie Holloway, Cody Holloway and Jacob Holloway, all of Cassville; paternal grandparents, Charles and Catherine Ensley, of Wichita, Kan.; maternal grandparents, Harvey and Martha Henry, of Cassville, and Eugene "Sonny" and Ruth Lakey, of Cassville; and great-grandmother, Phyllis Amsler, of Wichita, Kan.. ...
JIMMIE R. TURNER (07/09/09)
Jimmie R. Turner, 66, of Monett, passed away Friday, July 3, 2009, in his home. He was born Sept. 14, 1942, in Cassville, to Efton C. and Ruby P. Brown Turner. He was an auto technician. He attended Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, southeast of Monett...
WENDELL RAY "RED" CURRAN (07/09/09)
Wendell Ray "Red" Curran, 64, of Roosevelt, Ariz., formerly of Cassville, passed away Sunday, June 28, 2009, at his home. He was born May 27, 1945, in San Bernardino, Calif., the son of Elijah and Gladys (Lawson) Curran, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a son-in-law, Bruce Olson...
LOUISE NIVENS (07/09/09)
Mrs. B. Louise Nivens, 90, of Monett, died Tuesday, June 30, 2009. She was born Dec. 27, 1918, in Cassville, the daughter of Walter and Alice "McIntosh" Jackson. She was united in marriage to Harrison Nivens on Oct. 23, 1937, in Baxter Springs, Kan...
GENEVA BURKE (07/09/09)
Geneva Elaine Burke, 88, of Reeds Spring, formerly of Cassville, passed away on Thursday, July 2, 2009, at her home. She was born on June 5, 1921, in Cassville, daughter of Oren and Clarice (Smith) Lee. She married Leroy Burke on May 20, 1940, in Galena. He preceded her in death on April 10, 1998...
Governor's veto will save lives (07/09/09)
I applaud Governor Jay Nixon's decision to veto a bill that would have repealed Missouri's helmet law. In my opinion, Nixon used his veto wisely and his action will ultimately save lives. I was dumbfounded when the helmet law repeal made it through both the House and the Senate. ...