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Stories from Thursday, December 17, 2009

First Christmas Show well attended (12/17/09)
Over 600 community members attend inaugural performances
Christmas royalty to be crowned (12/17/09)
Going the distance for a good cause (12/17/09)
County Calendar (12/17/09)
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...
New community magazine launched (12/17/09)
"Connection," a new magazine for Barry and Lawrence counties, has been launched. The 42-page full color magazine is the first of its kind to be published in the Cassville and Monett areas and will be a new monthly publication. According to Lisa Schlichtman, the editor of "Connection," the new magazine will focus on the people of southwest Missouri...
Going the distance for a good cause (12/17/09)
Ladycats down Reeds Spring (12/17/09)
Cassville picks up third win of early season with 53-29 victory
FRANCES MARION ROWLEY (12/17/09)
Frances Marion Rowley, 78, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009, in the Forrest Manor Nursing Home, in Dewey, Okla. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cassville directed by the Stumpff Funeral Home & Crematory of Bartlesville, Okla...
WALDEMAR "WALLY" OSWALD (12/17/09)
Waldemar "Wally" Oswald, Sr., 76, of Shell Knob, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009, in his home. He was born Dec. 3, 1933, in Romania, the son of Fredrick Oswald and Emma (Raugust) Oswald. On April 23, 1955, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, he was united in marriage to Liesbeth Hartwig, who survives...
KENNETH ALBERT ERICK (12/17/09)
Kenneth Albert Erick, 65, of Shell Knob, passed away Monday, Dec. 14, 2009, in Walnut Lawn Rehabilitation Center, Springfield. He was born Oct. 1, 1944, in Trenton, N.J., the son of Walter and Bernice (Cook) Erick. On May 14, 1983, in Palos Heights, Ill., he was united in marriage to Sandra Marie Walrath...
DWIGHT HOLMES (12/17/09)
Dwight Holmes, 66, of Purdy, and Ukiah, Calif., passed away Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2009. He was born on May 20, 1943, to Gervais and Zelma (wormington) Holmes. He was united in marriage to Joyce Beck in Ukiah, Calif., on Aug. 20, 1966. She survives. He retired as a machine operator for Masonite in California. he attended Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Cassville...
LORA HAMMOND (12/17/09)
Lora Leona (Ennis) Russell Loftin Hammond, 100, of Cassville, passed away Friday, Dec. 11, 2009, in Red Rose Health and Rehabilitation Center, Cassville. Survivors include: two sons, Doyle Eugene Russell and his wife, Gayle, of Jenkins, and Loren Lavon "Von" Russell and his wife, Patsy, of Purdy; two sisters, Myra Oleta Wierman, of Cassville, and Ruby Ada Kinser, of Jenkins; 10 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great grandchildren...
WILLIAM "BILL" FRANCIS BROWN, JR. (12/17/09)
Brown, Jr., William "Bill" Francis, 73, a former resident of Cassville, retired Air Force Captain, passed away Dec. 5, 2009. He was preceded in death by his father William F. Brown, Sr. Survivors include: his ex-wife and friend RosaLee Ingram; stepsons Shawn (Annette) Hunt and Lucas (Laura) Wiley, of Wichita, Kan.; and grandchildren, Spencer, Loagen, Ashton, Clayton and Gage...
JAMES A. ANDERSON (12/17/09)
James A. Anderson, 71, of Cassville, passed away Friday, Dec. 11, 2009, in his home. He was born Dec. 28, 1937, in Cassville, the son of Clifford Curtis and Verlie Victoria (Spain) Anderson, who preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death were his step-father, Lewis Wisdom; six brothers, Gene, Bob, Stub, Carrol, Ray and Bud; and two sisters, Ruth and Anne...
JODEE SUZANNE SNOW (12/17/09)
Jodee Suzanne Snow, a resident of Green Forest, Ark., was born Nov. 27, 1980, in Harrison, Ark., to J.R. and Fairye (Smith) Snow. She departed this life Sunday, Dec. 6, 2009, in her home at the age of 29 years. JoDee was of the Baptist faith. She was a loving mother and loved singing and riding horses...
Honored students (12/17/09)
C2000 needs community support (12/17/09)
Last Thursday, Cassville Community 2000 voted to move forward with a process that could provide the organization with a $125,000-per-year grant over the next five years. Approval of a federal Drug-Free Community (DFC) grant would allow Community 2000 to continue to work to reduce risky drinking among 12- to 25-year-old individuals in our local community...