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Stories from Thursday, July 30, 2009

Agent awarded bid for Cassville License Office (07/30/09)
According to a press release from the Missouri Department of Revenue, the Cassville License Office has been awarded to Becky Brown, of Cassville. Earlier this year, Gov. Jay Nixon established a competitive bidding process for all of Missouri's local motor vehicle offices. The Missouri Department of Revenue received only one bid proposal for the Cassville office...
Ricochet wows crowd (07/30/09)
A couple hundred local community members were treated to a performance by "the hardest working band in country music" on Saturday night. The award-winning group Ricochet performed at Gizmo's Event Center in Wheaton. "We play everywhere in the country," said bass guitarist Greg Cook. "We are from south of Tulsa, Okla., so we have some great friends in this part of the world...
Local stories found only in our July 29, 2009 print edition (07/30/09)
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. Washburn voters to decide bond issue next week...
Sikeston, Aurora win Babe Ruth tournaments at Cassville (07/30/09)
From July 16 through the 19, Cassville hosted both the 9 and under Babe Ruth state championship baseball tournament and the 10 and under Babe Ruth district tournament. Chris Seymour, the coach of the Cassville 10 and under team, also served as tournament director...
County Calendar (07/30/09)
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...
HAROLD LEE WILLIAMS (07/30/09)
Harold Lee Williams, 88, passed away on July 19, 2009, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Mt. Vernon. He was born April 21, 1921, to Herbert Williams and Glen (thomas) Williams, who both preceded him in death. He owned a farm south of Aurora, where he raised award-winning cattle. He was a charter member and former president of the Aurora Saddle Club. He served in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II and travelled around the world as an airplane mechanic...
CORLISS A. ROSE (07/30/09)
Corliss A. Rose, 81, of Washburn, passed away Thursday, July 23, 2009, in her home. She was born Oct. 4, 1927, in Sterling City, Calif., the daughter of Jack and Nell Mae (Cullen) Hughes. On Oct. 1, 1959, she was united in marriage to Lennis Rose, who survives...
DALE "DOC" MUNSON (07/30/09)
Dale "Doc" Gene Munson, 62, of Rogers, Ark., died Friday, July 24, 2009, at Mercy Medical Center in Rogers, Ark. He was born May 31, 1947, in Emmetsburg, Iowa, the son of John and Bessie Munson. He owned and operated Munson Chiropractic in Bentonville, Ark...
JEAN LYONS (07/30/09)
Ima Jean Lyons, 79, of Cassville, passed away Sunday, July 26, 2009, in St. John's Hospital, Cassville. She was born Aug. 6, 1929, in O'Neill, Neb., the daughter of Chester A. and Hazel (Tarpenning) Calkins. On Dec. 18, 1947, in Inman, Neb., she was united in marriage to Walter O. Lyons, who preceded her in death on June 18, 2006. She was also preceded in death by her parents; an infant daughter, Cathy Jean; a great grandson, Joseph, and one brother Harold Calkins...
GORDON HOLM (07/30/09)
Gordon Lawrence Holm, 66, of Purdy, died on Monday, July 20, 2009, at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield. He was born Monday, Aug. 10, 1942, in Gimli, Canada. He was the son of Otto and Florence (Plouffe) Holm. He married Cindy Plemons on June 22, 2006, in Monett, and she survives. He was a semi-truck driver...
MARIE GOOSTREE (07/30/09)
Marie Goostree, 90, of Wheaton, passed away July 24, 2009, at her home. She was born June 25, 1919, in Jane, the daughter of Thomas and Laura (Burnett) Clanton. On Sept. 29, 1939, in Neosho, she was united in marriage to Glessnor Goostree, who preceded her in death Jan. 28, 1990. She was also preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and three brothers...
BRUCE LEE CREEL (07/30/09)
Bruce Lee Creel, 66, of Exeter, passed away Monday, July 27, 2009, in his home. Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, 2009, in Corinth Baptist Church, Cassville. Rev. James Stewart will conduct the services. Burial will be at a later date in Corinth Cemetery, Cassville...
ADA JO CAIN (07/30/09)
Ada Jo Cain, 79, of Shell Knob, passed away Monday, July 20, 2009, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. She was born May 30, 1930, in Starkville, Miss., the daughter of Charles Bertram and Glenye Irene (Halbrook) Cain, who preceded her in death...
BARNEY GARLAND BENTON, JR. (07/30/09)
Barney Garland Benton, Jr., of Sunrise Beach, Missouri, passed away Monday, July 27, 2009, at his residence, at the age of 66. He was born November 21, 1942 in Yuma, Arizona, a son to Barney Garland Benton, Sr. and Only (Murphree) Benton. Barney was united in marriage on September 8, 1964, to Julia Tilden, who preceded him in death on March 8, 2007...
JOYCE FAYE ALLEN (07/30/09)
Joyce Faye Allen, 59, of Purdy, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2009, in her home. She was born July 23, 1950, in Fayetteville, Ark., the daughter of Faye Arthur and Mackie Jo (Roberts) Whillock. On May 23, 1982, in Wichita, Kan., she was united in marriage to Bill Allen, who survives...
New event center deserves support (07/30/09)
On Saturday night, I attended Ricochet's music concert at Gizmo's Event Center in Wheaton. Although I'm not a huge country music fan, I thoroughly enjoyed this show. Known as "the hardest working group in country music," Ricochet incorporated a trumpet, trombone, saxophone and drum line in portions of their heart-pumping concert. ...