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Stories from Thursday, August 27, 2009

Saying goodbye to a public servant (08/27/09)
Barry County Assessor June Smith retires after over 40 years of dedicated service
Monett TIF issue to be decided in court (08/27/09)
In July, the Barry County Commission voted to place a hold on all payments to the Monett TIF (tax increment funding) District. According to Barry County Presiding Commissioner Cherry Warren, county officials are waiting to see how the issue plays out in court...
Wildcats take the field Friday (08/27/09)
Local stories found only in our Aug. 26, 2009 print edition (08/27/09)
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Wildcats take the field Friday (08/27/09)
The 2009 Cassville Wildcat football team will open the 2009 season when they host the Branson Pirates this Friday night. Kick-off will be at 7 p.m. at Wildcat Stadium. Members of the 2009 football squad, who are pictured above, include: Cody Stehlik, Trey Rose, Logan Scott, Ricky Nichols, Alex Baugher, Josh Lewright, DJ Craig, Seth Myers, Nathan Haney, Cole Beagle, Angel Urbina, Trevor Tanner, Bo Blisard, Aaron Martin, Matt Angel, Joey Haney, Roper Hayword, Travis Northern, Chris Smith, Joseph Gouvion, Andrew Cole, Garrett Kirk, Kyle Dunivant, Kendal Cooper, Alex Beck, Kyle Brady, Trevor Shumaker, Trenton Tanner, Devin Linenbrink, Cody Frana, Kreg Myers, Levi Sisco, Matt Watkins, Jake Musser, Trey Hobbs, Levi Cossairt, Juan Sanchez, Hunter Speakman, Stanton Stringer, TJ Matthews, Zach Vititoe, Jacob Clere, Mike Marcucci, Ryan Henry, Dre' Johnson, Stefan Johnson, Preston Forsythe, Joel Williams, Justin Pflug, Adam Prier, Tyler Manning, Dylan Gibson, Tyler Skinner, Drew Henbest, Brock Jacobs, Zane LeCompte, Trevor Carney, Devon Jenkins, Travis Honeyman, Trevor McClintock, Josh Carlton, Josh Lannum, Trent Pueppke, Jake Sizemore, Ryan Williams, Dakota Cossairt, Anthony Daniels, Joseph Cambell, Zac Muise, Garrett Mahurin, Bobby Joe Hartin, Gareth Geshell, Derick Testerman, Matt Stockton, Gunnar Borushaski, Otis Blankenship, Chase Yarnall, Montana Richter, Taran Holt, Colten Beck, Trevor Hobbs, Josh Sexton, Josh McCarroll, Evan Stubblefield, Zack Durossette, Tyler Mitchell, Kyle Burbridge, Scott Marshall, Lukas Harris, Robert Griffith and Altberto Castro. ...
'Cats get fired up for 2009 season (08/27/09)
Five seniors will return this year to lead the Wildcats through a potentially tough season in a competitive district. Last year, the Wildcats finished the season with a 17-7 record after a 2007 campaign that saw the squad finish fourth in the state...
County Calendar (08/27/09)
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...
EDWIN SUDERMAN (08/27/09)
Edwin P. Suderman, 95, of Shell Knob, passed away Friday, Aug. 21, 2009, at New Mark Care Center, Kansas City. He was born Sept. 16, 1913, in Hillsboro, Kan. He graduated from Hillsboro High School in 1934 and Bethel College in 1938, with a degree in music. He received his masters of music from George Peabody College, Nashville, Tenn., in 1950. On July 26, 1939, he was united in marriage to Iona V. (Wahl) Suderman. They were married 64 years...
JAMES C. "JAKE" "JIM" LONG (08/27/09)
James C. "J.C." "Jake" "Jim" Long, 72, Neosho, died Sunday, Aug. 23, 2009, at his home, following a lengthy illness. He was born Aug. 9, 1937, in Longview, McDonald County, to Joe and Nellie (Jones) Long. He was a lifelong area resident. He worked for MoDOT for 37 years, until his retirement...
HAROLD BENSON "BENNIE" BURTON (08/27/09)
Survivors include: his wife, Linda, of the home; two sons and their wives, Donald and Angie Burton, of Springfield, and Daren and Kim Burton, of Alexandria, La.; two stepchildren and their spouses, Athena and Michael Melnicki, of Joplin, and, Jeremy and Kim Clay, of Aurora; six grandchildren; and three brothers, Randy Burton, of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Bill Burton and his wife, Lisa, and Gary Burton, all of Cassville...
SUMMER LEE DUNHAM (08/27/09)
Summer Lee Dunham, 14 month old daughter of Ami (Epperly) Decker and Kevin Dunham, of Springfield, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2009, at her home. In addition to her mother and father, she is survived by: one sister, Alexis Decker, of Springfield; grandparents, Gary and Sharon Shelton, of Exeter, and Cassandra Epperly, of Springfield, and Jim Epperly, of Purdy; and great-grandmother, Mary "Sue" Crabtree, of Exeter...
SAM MANTHEI (08/27/09)
Samuel David "Sam" Manthei, Sr., 79, of Cassville, passed away Sunday, Aug. 23, 2009, in Springfield. He was born June 5, 1930, in Wyandotte County, Kan., the son of Herman C. and Mary M. (Utuecht) Manthei. On June 8, 1957, he was united in marriage to Judith "Judy" Lineberry, who survives...
HARVEY J. HIGGS (08/27/09)
Harvey J. Higgs, 89, of Exeter, passed away Sunday, Aug. 23, 2009, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. He was born in Barry County June 8, 1920, the son of George Harve and Elisabelle (Baker) Higgs. He was united in marriage to Rowena Prier, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and four sisters...
National Preparedness Month (08/27/09)
As summer draws to a close, area residents should begin to think about and prepare for the fall thunderstorms and winter weather than often hit Barry County and the surrounding area. September, which is known as National Preparedness Month, is a great time to develop emergency plans and prepare an emergency kit for your family...