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Stories from Thursday, October 22, 2009

A music legend returns (10/22/09)
Dr. Russell Robinson will guest direct CHS concert on Oct. 26
Cassville R-IV School Board names new superintendent (10/22/09)
After serving the Cassville School District for around a dozen years and accumulating over 10 years of administrative experience, Richard Asbill, Cassville special services director, will begin serving as the R-IV School District's superintendent during the 2010-11 school year...
Cassville topples top-ranked Monett (10/22/09)
There will be a new leader atop the Missouri Class 3 Football Poll next week. It may not be Cassville, but it won't be Monett. The Cubs were mauled by their Big 8 rivals, 27-0, before a packed house at Wildcat Stadium on Friday night. Cassville humbled the top-ranked Cubs, controlling field position, playing opportunistic defense and wearing out the Monett defenders in the final three quarters...
Cassville topples top-ranked Monett (10/22/09)
There will be a new leader atop the Missouri Class 3 Football Poll next week. It may not be Cassville, but it won't be Monett. The Cubs were mauled by their Big 8 rivals, 27-0, before a packed house at Wildcat Stadium on Friday night. Cassville humbled the top-ranked Cubs, controlling field position, playing opportunistic defense and wearing out the Monett defenders in the final three quarters...
New Sears store to open Nov. 9 (10/22/09)
Cassville's new 8,000-square-foot Sears store will open at 9 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 9. The new store, which is owned by Brian and Shirley Ann Wright, of Berryville, Ark., is located near the intersection of Highways 37 and 76/86. The new Sears store will be managed by Paul and Beverly Strahl, of Cassville...
County Calendar (10/22/09)
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...
LILLIAN JUANITA MCDANIEL (10/22/09)
LILLIAN JUANITA MCDANIEL Lillian Juanita (Ragsdale) McDaniel passed away Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2009, at Springfield Rehabilitation Center, Springfield. She was born in Lawrence County on April 27, 1925, to James Edgar Ragsdale and Gladys Alillian (Ashby) Ragsdale...
HAZEL CHILDRESS-LEVI (10/22/09)
Hazel Juanita (Dotson) Childress-Levi, 93, of Papillion, Neb., passed away Oct. 14, 2009, in Papillion, Neb. She was born May 22, 1916, in Elijah, the daughter of Oscar and Molly (Carter) Dotson. She was united in marriage to George Childress July 26, 1937, he passed away in 1986. She then married Walter Levi in 1988 and he passed away in 1993. She attended the Assembly of God Church...
DEAN J. HUBBARD (10/22/09)
Dean J. Hubbard, 79, of Shell Knob, passed away Wednesday Oct. 14, 2009, in his home. He was born April 17, 1930, in Butler County, Ohio, the son of E. Dean and Bessie (White) Hubbard. On May 26, 1979, in Hamilton, Ohio, he was united in marriage to Anna Marie Wehr, who survives...
IWANNA JEWEL LUPER (10/22/09)
Iwanna Jewel Luper, 71, of Eagle Rock, passed away Friday, Oct. 16, 2009, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. She was born Oct. 5, 1938, in Colcord, Okla., the daughter of Ed and Ila (Branson) January. On April 25, 1958, in Tahlequah, Okla., she was united in marriage to Arthur "Tobey" Luper, who survives...
LAVERNE THOMAS MEANS (10/22/09)
LaVerne Thomas Means, 85, of Eagle Rock, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009, in Brighton Ridge, Eureka Springs, Ark. He was born Feb. 13, 1924, in Reeds, the son of Denver L. and Cora (Spilker) Means, who preceded him in death. He received his education in a one room school house near Carthage and graduated from high school in Carthage. ...
JOHN ROSE (10/22/09)
John Marshall Rose, 49, of Lansing, Kan., died Oct. 10, 2009, after a long illness. He was born Dec. 8, 1959, in Monroe, La., the son of the late Polly and Jesse Rose. Survivors include: two daughters, Shannon Rose, of Hutchinson, Kan., and Kaylee Rose, of St. John, Kan.; three sisters, Nora Young, of Cassville, Polly Heidlage, of Ponca City, Okla., and June Rose, of Oklahoma City, Okla.; and one brother, Jesse Rose, of Exeter...
RUSSELL EDWARD BABCOCK (10/22/09)
RUSSELL EDWARD BABCOCK Russell Edward Babcock, 61, of Holiday Island, Ark., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009, in his home. Memorial services will be held Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009, in United Methodist Church, Eureka Springs, Ark. The time will be announced later...
HELEN MCNEELY STUMPFF (10/22/09)
HELEN MCNEELY STUMPFF Helen Blythe McNeely Stumpff was born Sept. 25, 1915, at Cato, to the late Cleve and Celia Blythe and passed away Oct. 15, 2009, at age 94 in Carmichael, Calif. Until she suffered a stroke in July 1995, Helen had been a lifelong resident of the Crane and Cassville communities...
LEVETTA RACHAEL (JUNE) KING (10/22/09)
LEVETTA RACHAEL (JUNE) KING Levetta Rachael (June) King, 90, of Shell Knob, formerly of Bentonville, Ark., passed away at her daughter's home in Shell Knob, on Friday, Oct. 16, 2009. She was born on March 14, 1919, in Tucumcari, N.M., the daughter of John and Mont (Pearson) Pring. ...
RONALD EUGENE "RON" BOYD (10/22/09)
Ronald Eugene "Ron" Boyd, 62, of Cassville, passed away Monday, Oct. 12, 2009, in his home. He was born May 4, 1947, in Cassville, the son of Kessner and Ava Louise (Henderson) Boyd. He was married to Sandra Creech and later married Mara Jo Morris. He received his education at Cassville, graduating from Cassville High School. During the Vietnam War he joined the United States Army, serving from May 25, 1966, until May 24, 1968. Most of his life was spent in Cassville...
RED EDMONDSON (10/22/09)
Donald "Rex" Edmond-son, 77, of Buffalo, Mo., formerly of Cassville, Mo., went to paradise to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009, after a valiant battle with Alzheimer's. He was born Nov. 9, 1931, outside Cassville, the son of Leon and Marie (Frost) Edmondson. ...
CALVIN EDMUND BERNARD (10/22/09)
Calvin Edmund Bernard, 61, of Washburn, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009, in his home. He was born Jan. 29, 1948, in Deadwood, S.D., the son of Raymond Joseph and Dorothy Maye (McCord) Bernard. On Feb. 14, 1972, in Evergreen, Colo., he was united in marriage to Lynne Marie Tittes, who survives...
BONNIE KEETON (10/22/09)
BONNIE KEETON Bonnie Doris (Patton) Keeton, 76, of Monett, passed away Oct. 19, 2009, at Cox-Monett Hospital. She was born on April 30, 1933, in Jenkins, the daughter of Charles V. and Clella P. (Stockton) Patton. She was a lifelong resident of Barry County and a graduate of Cassville High School. ...
Honored students (10/22/09)
Recycling helps more than the earth (10/22/09)
This week, the Cassville Democrat staff is joining many area businesses to promote local recycling and waste reduction efforts. According to the Missouri Recycling Association, around $70 million has been invested in Missouri's recycling infrastructure over the last 15 years. The recycling industry has expanded Missouri's economy more than $10 billion per year, and waste disposal fees have provided more than $50 million in grants and loans for over 1,000 projects...