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Stories from Thursday, September 3, 2009

Seniors tighten their belts (09/03/09)
Social Security benefits are expected to decrease next year
Big crashes attract big crowds at Derby (09/03/09)
Defensive driving helped Rusty Newman, of Cassville, dominate the Cassville Rotary Club's seventh annual Demolition Derby, which was held at the Bill Hailey Rodeo Arena in Cassville on Saturday. Rusty took first place in three of the four derby competition classes...
Pirates lash Wildcats in opener, 42-13 (09/03/09)
Branson's Jeremy Mahoney raced 41 yards with a fumble recovery on the third play from scrimmage to give the Pirates an early lead, and the visitors went on to spoil Cassville's 2009 home opener at Wildcat Stadium, 42-13. "They came out and jumped all over us," was Cassville Head Coach David Large's assessment immediately following the contest...
Local stories found only in our Sept. 2, 2009 print edition (09/03/09)
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Pirates lash Wildcats in opener, 42-13 (09/03/09)
Business to expand floral inventory (09/03/09)
More home decor merchandise and gifts added at new store
County Calendar (09/03/09)
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...
OZELL BOWERS (09/03/09)
Merle Ozell Bowers, 92, of Purdy, passed away Saturday, Aug. 22, 2009, at Monett Health Care. She was born Dec. 19, 1916, in Stella, the daughter of the late Roscoe and Ida (Brewer) Wyatt. She was united in marriage to Lowell Bowers on Oct. 17, 1932, in Neosho, and he preceded her in death June 30, 1980...
VIOLET I. HIGGS (09/03/09)
Violet I. Higgs, 93, of Monett, passed away Friday, Aug. 21, 2009, at Joplin Health Care in Joplin. She was born April 2, 1916, in Purdy, the daughter of Ira and Elsie Rhea Overton. She was an inspector for Avon in Kansas City, and a member of Solid Rock Baptist Church...
BERNA JEAN HALL (09/03/09)
Berna Jean Hall, 82, of Cassville, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2009, at Springdale Health and Rehab in Springdale, Ark. She was born Sept. 7, 1926, in Sublette, Kan., to Ernest and Mae (Hendrix) Slinkard, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by six brothers and five sisters...
JANE MACEIKIS KINISTON (09/03/09)
Jane Maceikis Kiniston, 67, of Holiday Island, Ark., passed away Friday, Aug. 28, 2009, in her home. She was born Feb. 9, 1942, in Pittsburg, Penn., the daughter of Albert and Anna (Shuttleworth) Stetzer, who preceded her in death. On Aug. 20, 2009, in Holiday Island, Ark., she was united in marriage to Donald Kiniston, who survives...
ERMA JEAN PRESTON (09/03/09)
Erma Jean Preston, 82, of Seligman, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009, at St. John's Hospital in Cassville. She was born on Dec. 12, 1926, in Seligman, the daughter of Burl Pleasant and Artie Caroline (Rubow) Mitchell. She was a 1944 graduate of Seligman High School and began her working career at the Seligman Farmer's MFA with her father. ...
JUDITH M. "JUDY" NELSON (09/03/09)
Judith M. "Judy" Nelson, 66, of Shell Knob, passed away Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009, in her home. She was born Feb. 14, 1943, in Minneapolis, Minn., the daughter of Wallace G. and Mildred I. (Loven) Olson. On June 22, 1968, in Minneapolis, she was united in marriage to Allan A. Nelson, who survives...
WILMA ELVIRA O'NEAL (09/03/09)
Wilma Elvira O'Neal, 83, of Aurora, formerly of Viola, passed away Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009, in the Aurora Nursing Center. She was born in Desloge July 19, 1926, the daughter of William Carl and Mary Josephine (McCoy) Eaves. She was united in marriage to Orville Wayne Gann and to this union one son was born. She later married Robert Jackson O'Neal, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents and first husband, Orville...
EUGENE PAUL CESELSKI (09/03/09)
Memorial Mass for Eugene Paul Ceselski, 83, of Purdy, will be celebrated at 3 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 6, in St. Edwards Catholic Church, Cassville. Father David Miller will conduct the services. Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guestbook and private condolences...
NORMA HARRIS (09/03/09)
Norma Harris, 79, of Purdy, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2009, at the St. John's Hospital in Springfield. She was born on Nov. 14, 1929, in the Gunter community, near Butterfield, the daughter of Carl and Ella Mae (Buntin) Brown. She was a lifelong resident of the Purdy and Butterfield area. ...
TOM JUNIOR BENTON (09/03/09)
Tom Junior Benton, 79, of Washburn, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009, at the Barry County Care Center in Cassville. He was born on March 30, 1930, in Harrison, Ark., son of William and Verlie (Six) Benton. He married Laverne Roberts in 1949. They divorced in 1974. He later married Virginia Wilson, who preceded him in death in 1999. He worked most of his life in construction...
CHANCE EDWARD GAHAGAN (09/03/09)
Chance Edward Gahagan, 24, of Golden, passed away Friday, Aug. 28, 2009, in St. John's Hospital -- Cassville. He was born Feb. 26, 1985, in Branson. He was a graduate of Cassville high school. He was currently employed with Ridarok Excavating as a dynamite handler...
CHARLES DOYLE EPPERLY (09/03/09)
Charles Doyle Epperly, age 61, of Cassville, Missouri, passed away Sunday, August 30, 2009, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield, Missouri. He was born November 12, 1947, in Cassville, Missouri, the son of Quentin and Norma Lee (Cope) Epperly. On September 5, 1970, he was united in marriage to Chloe Tomblin, who survives...
There's no replacing newspapers (09/03/09)
Two Saturdays ago, Mike and I had the opportunity to spend the day in Memphis. We flew into a small airport outside the city, rented a car and drove 40 miles into the heart of downtown. Just a few miles into our drive, we came upon the Wolf River Cafe in Rossville, Tenn., and decided to stop for breakfast...