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Stories from Thursday, August 6, 2009

Task force snags grant (08/06/09)
Crime-fighting organization to receive $280,956 in funds
City seeks input from residents (08/06/09)
Citizens who participate in Cassville's Master Plan workshop will be invited to a follow-up review session that will be held in the Cassville Intermediate School cafeteria from 4 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 11. The workshop is scheduled to be held from 5 to 9 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 10...
New campus (08/06/09)
Local stories found only in our Aug. 5, 2009 print edition (08/06/09)
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Purdy players named to All-State baseball teams (08/06/09)
Coach Joshua Hughes of Purdy has announced that both Mason Roller and Trent Goetz of the Eagles' baseball squad have been selected to the Missouri High School Baseball Coaches Association All-State teams. Roller was selected to the Class 2 All-State first team as an infielder, and Goetz received honorable mention recognition as an infielder...
All-stars compete in Cape Girardeau (08/06/09)
County Calendar (08/06/09)
Thursday, Aug. 6 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...
BRUCE LEE CREEL (08/06/09)
Bruce Lee Creel, 66, of Exeter, passed away Monday, July 27, 2009, in his home. He was born May 25, 1943, in Zion, Ark., the son of Orvis "O.L." and Zella Mae (Baker) Creel. On Aug. 9, 1990, in Miami, Okla., he was united in marriage to Donna L. Brown, who survives...
CHARLES EUGENE "BUD" LONGLEY (08/06/09)
Charles Eugene "Bud" Longley, 87, of Cassville, passed away Thursday, July 30, 2009, in his home. He was born Aug. 23, 1921, in Washburn, the son of Hurshel Oren and Coila Geneva (Porter) Longley. On Dec. 13, 1952, in Barry County, he was united in marriage to Shirley Ennis, and to this union five children were born...
MARY V. HORNER (08/06/09)
Mary Virginia Horner, of Ash grove, departed this life on Thursday, July 30, 2009, in the Ash Grove Healthcare Facility at the age of 96 years. She was born on June 13, 1913, in Stotts City, Mo., to Horace and Maggie (Barnes) Duke. Mary was united in marriage to Richard H. Horner on August 16, 1935, in Mt. Vernon, Mo. She was a wonderful homemaker and worked as an elementary school cook...
JAMES LESTER BASYE (08/06/09)
James Lester Basye, 64, of Cassville, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2009, at the Veterans Hospital in Fayetteville, Ark. He was born on Sept. 13, 1944, the son of Richard and Velma (Anderson) Basye in Claflin, Kan. He was united in marriage to Eileen Demel on Aug. 14, 1965, in Hoisington, Kan. They moved to Cassville in 1975 to make their home...
Opportunity to help (08/06/09)
With the start of the 2009-10 school year just two weeks away, parents and students are beginning to make back-to-school shopping lists. A tight economy and a growing unemployment rate may mean there are those who will have a hard time finding funds to buy these necessary supplies this fall...
Special places (08/06/09)
All of us have those special places where we go to relax and escape and revive our tired souls. A place where we long to be, a place of cherished memories and family connections, a place where you find peace. For some people, that place may be on an exotic island in the Caribbean, and for others, that place may be found at a certain campsite in Roaring River State Park or at a lake house on the shores of Table Rock. For me, that special place is Pentwater, Michigan...