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Stories from Thursday, August 20, 2009

R-IV superintendent to retire (08/20/09)
Cassville R-IV School District Superintendent Jim Orrell will retire his post at the end of the 2009-10 school year. Orrell made public his plans to retire from a 33-year career in education when he submitted a formal letter of resignation to members of the Cassville R-IV School Board at their Aug. 13 meeting...
SW shooters win national title (08/20/09)
Southwest High School trap team takes first at National Trapshooting event
Local stories found only in our Aug. 19, 2009 print edition (08/20/09)
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Kids Fishing Day sets new attendance record (08/20/09)
Over 1,400 young anglers descend upon Roaring River
County Calendar (08/20/09)
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...
BOBBY GENE TURNER (08/20/09)
Bobby Gene Turner, 74, of Decatur, Ark., died Aug. 14, 2009, at Siloam Springs Nursing and Rehab Center, Siloam Springs, Ark. He was born Jan. 9, 1935, in Exeter, the son of elmon Turner and Florence Davis Turner. On May 1, 1954, he married Lois "Nadine" Lee in Cloves, N.M. He worked as a roughneck on an oil rig in Texas. He retired as a lead man for Peterson Farms. He was of the Assembly of God faith...
JIMMY TRACY (08/20/09)
James K. "Jimmy" Tracy, IV, 17, of Golden, passed away Saturday, Aug. 15, 2009, at Golden. He was born Nov. 4, 1991, in Berryville, Ark., the son of James K., III, and Nancy (Koch) Tracy. Survivors include: his father, James K. Tracy, III, of Golden; his mother, Nancy Tracy, of Auburndale, Fla.; two sisters, Tabatha Hope Tracy, of Golden, and Crystal Starr Tracy, of Pine Bluff, Ark.; and his grandfather, James Koch, of Winter Haven, Fla...
DOROTHY GILMORE (08/20/09)
Dorothy L. Gilmore, 89, of Eagle Rock, died Aug. 11, 2009, in Missouri. She was born Dec. 9, 1919, in Garfield, Ark., to the late Logan Carson Beaver and Pearl Mae Beaver. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church in Golden. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Wilburn J. Wilks and Glenn R. Gilmore and several brothers...
EDNA MARIE SUMMERS (08/20/09)
Edna Marie Summers, 82, of Springfield, formerly of Kansas City, died Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009, at her home. She was born July 15, 1927, in Monett, the daughter of Ernest and Jennie (DeCocq) Planchon. She was united in marriage May 20, 1944, to Darrel P. Summers, who preceded her in death, Feb. 28, 1997. In May of 1998, she married Armond Wilson, of Miller, who survives...
JANIE DE ADDIO (08/20/09)
Lily Jane "Janie" (Henson) DeAddio, Las Vegas, Nev., formerly of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2009, after a long illness with cancer. She was born the daughter of Newell and Pearl Henson, of Cassville. complete obituary information and services will be announced at a later date...
CHARLOTTE MARIE HAND (08/20/09)
Charlotte Marie (Hampton) Hand, 92, of Monett, passed away on Monday, Aug.17, 2009, at her home in Monett following a long illness. She was born on Aug. 31, 1916, in Webb City, the daughter of Wade and Estella (Sheldon) Hampton. She was united in marriage to Charley Hand on Sept. 17, 1932, in Douthat, Okla. They were married almost 60 years until Charley preceded her in death in 1992...
A transparent process (08/20/09)
Last week, the Cassville community had the opportunity to participate in a workshop that gave residents the chance to offer their thoughts and ideas regarding the city's future growth and development. This was not the first time the public had been invited to participate in the master planning process that the City of Cassville has been engaged in since March. ...