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Stories from Thursday, January 21, 2010

CHS Tip-Off royalty (01/21/10)
Cassville to offer only contested municpal race (01/21/10)
The upcoming April school board and municipal elections have attracted only a few new candidates, and only one local city will host a contested race. Cassville South Ward voters will have the opportunity to decide the only contested municipal race this spring. Incumbent Terry Heinz will be challenged by Greg Allen...
Tax rates to be based on production potential (01/21/10)
New property tax rates formulated by the Missouri State Tax Commission will change the assessed valuation of farmland based on its production potential statewide. The Missouri Farm Bureau is opposing the proposal as a tax increase, while the net effect in the bi-county area would be a drop in tax rates...
Local stories found only in our Jan.20, 2009 print edition (01/21/10)
These and other stories can be found only in our print edition. Please pick up a copy at our newsstands or subscribe today! To subscribe, call our office at (417) 847-2610 or stop by at 600 Main St. in Cassville. Missionaries safe in Haiti Tax rates to be based on production potential...
Cassville tips the Tigers (01/21/10)
Wildcats earn first Big 8 win with 71-60 victory over Lamar
County Calendar (01/21/10)
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...
JAMES LEE HARADER (01/21/10)
James Lee Harader, 87, of Cassville, passed away Sunday, Jan. 17, 2010, in Barry County Care Center, Cassville. He was born April 18, 1922, in Barry County, the son of Mack and Rose (Hollabaugh) Harader. On March 7, 1941, he was united in marriage to Betty Tichenor, who preceded him in death on May 23, 2009, after sixty-seven years of marriage. Also preceding him in death were his parents and two sisters...
DEVILLA R. GUNTER (01/21/10)
Devilla R. Gunter, 71, of Wheaton, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010, in her home. She was born Jan. 27, 1938, in Comanche, Texas, the daughter of William "Bill" and Elsie Ruth (Poole) Pointer. On Dec. 14, 1960, in Belen, N.M., she was united in marriage to Irvin Gunter, who survives...
ROGER DALE HENRY (01/21/10)
Roger Dale Henry, a resident of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, was born October 11, 1945, in Spring Valley, Arkansas, a son of Sam Randolph and Leva Christina (Seigal) Henry. He departed this life Tuesday, January 5, 2010 in Fayetteville, at the age of 64. Mr. Henry was of the Baptist faith...
MARY LOU DUCKWORTH (01/21/10)
Mary Lou Duckworth, 82, of Lee's Summit, formerly of Cassville, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2010, in Wilshire at Lakewood in Lee's Summit. She was born April 15, 1927, in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of Erskine and Jessie Lou (House) Yarnall. On March 28, 1945, in Rogers, Ark., she was united in marriage to Robert F. Duckworth, who preceded her in death on Feb. 13, 1996, after 51 years of marriage. Also preceding her in death were her parents and two brothers...
DOROTHY LEMONS (01/21/10)
Dorothy Lemons, 78, of Exeter, passed away Friday, Jan. 15, 2010, in Red Rose Health and Rehabilitation Center, Cassville. She was born June 10, 1931, in Augusta, Kan., the daughter of Leslie and Eliza (Hilburn) Chappell. On March 11, 1948, she was united in marriage to James Clifford Lemons, who preceded her in death on March 30, 1970. Also preceding her in death were her parents; one son, Larry Lemons; two brothers, Elbert and J.E. Chappell; and two sisters, Evalee Rogers and Mary Sapp...
ELLA PAULINA PITTS HORNER (01/21/10)
Ella Paulina Pitts Horner, 80, of Rogers, Ark., passed away Friday, Jan. 15, 2010, in her home. She was born April 19, 1929, in Monett, the daughter of Merter and Nettie (Ashby) Pitts. On March 2, 1952, she was united in marriage to Glennon Horner, M.D., who survives. ...
AUSTIN J. ROBERTS (01/21/10)
Austin J. Roberts, 97, of Golden, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010, at the Barry County Care Center in Cassville. He was born on Sept. 28, 1912, in Perryville, the son of John and Cora Roberts. He grew up one of 13 children. He was educated in auto mechanics and experienced in all types of auto body and maintenance work. ...
BRYAN LEO ELKINS (01/21/10)
Bryan Leo Elkins, 31, of Rocky Comfort, passed away Sunday, Jan. 17, 2010, at his home. He was born Oct. 24, 1978, in Joplin, the son of Dean H. Elkins, Sr., and Susan Morgan Elkins. He had resided at Rocky Comfort the last 15 years. He worked in construction...
GILBERT LESLIE RIFFE (01/21/10)
Gilbert Leslie Riffe, 75, of Cassville, passed away Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010, in Manor Care Nursing Facility, Springfield. He was born Aug. 13, 1934, in Kansas City, the son of George and Dora (Lloyd) Riffe. On May 9, 1957, he was united in marriage to Vernetta Sousley, who survives...
PAMELA LEE "PAM" (ROSS) CALDWELL (01/21/10)
Pamela Lee "Pam" (Ross) Caldwell, 54, of Springfield, passed away Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. She was born, Feb. 25, 1955. On Feb. 22, 1983, in Carthage, she was united in marriage to Jerry Wayne Caldwell, who preceded her in death on May 24, 2007...
DONALD LEE WILLIAMS (01/21/10)
Donald Lee Williams, 81, of Rogers, Ark., passed away Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010, in Northwest Medical Center, Bentonville, Ark. Preceding him in death were his parents and one brother, Dale Williams. He graduated from North High School in Wichita, Kan. ...
GERTRUDE "GERTIE" FIELDS SHAW (01/21/10)
Gertrude "Gertie" Fields Shaw, 90, of Shell Knob, passed away Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010, in Ozark Mountain Regional Healthcare Center, Crane. She was born March 10, 1919, in Susank, Kan., the daughter of Warren and Laura (Shell) Sellens. On May 25, 1935, in Cassville, she was united in marriage to Jessie Fields, who preceded her in death on June 6, 1982. ...
ALTON C. CRAWFORD (01/21/10)
Alton C. Crawford, 54, of Lampe, passed away Tuesday, Jan 12, 2010. He was born June 11, 1955. He was united in marriage to Treva Parton Keithley on Sept. 10, 2004. He was a minister and attended Highview Assembly of God Church where he also was in charge of Angelfood Ministries. He was employed by D & K Adventures Trucking...
Honored students (01/21/10)
Honored students (01/21/10)
How can I help? (01/21/10)
The news reports pouring out of Haiti are gutwrenching. Never in my lifetime have I seen so much death, so much destruction and so much despair. Images of bodies piled in the streets and newly orphaned children crying for their parents and reaching out to any adult who comes their way are ones that will forever tug at my conscience. ...