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Stories from Thursday, February 4, 2010

Ladycats defeat CJ 43-37 (02/04/10)
The Cassville Ladycats won a tough Big 8 battle on the road Monday night, defeating Carl Junction, 43-37. "I was really proud of our team," said Cassville's Chris Shore. "We played four solid quarters. Carl Junction pressed us the entire game, and we ended up with only six turnovers."...
Seligman to place tax back on ballot (02/04/10)
Issue was narrowly defeated in 2007
Firefighters complete training (02/04/10)
Community members from Exeter, Cassville, Washburn, Wheaton and Butterfield gathered at the Exeter R-VI School District's multipurpose facility for a special graduation ceremony on Jan. 27. During the event, 18 local volunteer firefighters were recognized for completing Firefighter I and II training...
ALICE KNIGHT (02/04/10)
Alice Knight, 82, of Boise, Idaho, formerly of Cassville, passed away Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010. Services will be held Monday under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. A complete obituary will be in next week's paper. Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guestbook and private condolences...
JOHN ROBERTSON (02/04/10)
John H. Robertson, 86, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010, in his home. Services will be held at 9 a.m. Friday in St. Edwards Catholic Church, Cassville, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Father David Miller will conduct the services...
BOBBY POPE (02/04/10)
Bobby Pope, 64, of Exeter, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010, in his home. He was born April 14, 1945, in Okemah, Okla., the son of George Roscoe and Gladys Marie (Crow) Pope. On June 1, 1963, in Kings County Calif., he was united in marriage to Sandra Fay Kerns, who survives...
BILLY "ALAN" BOOTH (02/04/10)
Billy "Alan" Booth, 69, of Exeter, passed away Friday, Jan. 29, 2010, in his home. Preceding him in death were his father and an infant daughter. He received his education in Oklahoma, graduating from Marlow High School. He graduated with honors from Vatterott Community College in Springfield. For several years he was employed as a heating and cooling installer for Ozark Air. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Exeter...
RANDY SWEARINGEN (02/04/10)
Randel Lee "Randy" Swearingen, 54, of Cassville, passed away Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010, near Cassville. He was born Jan. 16, 1956, in Barry County, the son of Dayton and Barbara (Neeley) Swearingen. He was united in marriage to Brenda Periman and to this union two daughters were born...
DALTON JAMES STEWART (02/04/10)
Dalton James Stewart, 17, of Exeter, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010, in his home. No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville A complete obituary will be in next week's paper...
BEVERLY SWEENEY (02/04/10)
Beverly Marcine Sweeney, 67, died Sunday, Jan. 24, 2010, at home. She was the daughter of James Haley and Emma Ellen (Wright) Johnson, born October 31, 1942, in Oklahoma City, Okla. On Dec. 23, 1958, she married Laurence Michael Jones. To this union four children were born: Marcine Renee; Teresa Kay; Christine Lynn; and Steven Michael...
HELEN HARPER (02/04/10)
Helen L. Harper, 87, of Kansas City, passed away Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010, in Clinton Care and Rehab, Plattsburg. She was born Aug. 21, 1922, in Tulsa, Okla., the daughter of Vernie and Edith (Cook) Harris. On Nov. 22, 1939, she was united in marriage to William R. Harper, who preceded her in death on April 22, 1992. Also preceding her in death were her parents, three brothers, Joe Harris, Jack Harris and George Harris and a son-in-law, Art Huber...
DR. ROBERT PHILIBERT (02/04/10)
Dr. Robert L. Philibert, 87, Professor Emeritus, Missouri State University died Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010, at his home in Shell Knob. He was born on April 14, 1922, in Sawyer, Kan. At the age of 16, he joined the Civil Conservation Corps (CCC), the Roosevelt-era work relief program. ...
JOE ALLEN (02/04/10)
Joe Allen, 55, of Cassville, passed away Monday, Jan. 25, 2010. He was born July 2, 1954, in Wichita, Kan., the son of Emmett and Kathleen (Smith) Allen, who survive. Additional survivors include: two sons, Jerrad Allen, of Sweden, and Dan Allen, of Parsons, Kan.; two daughters, Emily Allen, of Texas, and Rachael Allen, of Glendale, Colo.; three brothers, Paul Allen, of Purdy, Greg Allen, of Cassville, and Mitch Allen, of Cassville; one sister, Jennifer Prater, of Virginia; and three grandchildren.. ...
MILDREN GLADYS BRANNAN (02/04/10)
Mildred Gladys Brannan, 90, of Seligman, passed away Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. She was born Sept. 26, 1919, in Sapulpa, Okla., the daughter of John and Minnie (Damron) Johnson. On July 11, 1936, in Oklahoma City, Okla., she was united in marriage to George Alvin "G.A." Brannan, who survives...
DAVID A. BALDING (02/04/10)
David A. Balding, 61, of Eagle Rock, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010, in Freeman Hospital (West), Joplin. He was born March 14, 1948, in Evergreen Park, Ill., the son of Virgil and Mary (Powell) Balding, who preceded him in death. Survivors include: one brother, Donald Balding and his wife, Janet, of Springfield, Ill.; and one sister, Sylvia Kondorf and her husband, Mike, of Cassville...
BUCK LAWSON (02/04/10)
R. H. Buck Lawson, 78, of Exeter, passed away Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010, in Cox Walnut Lawn, Springfield. Preceding him in death were his parents and one son, David. He received his education in Oklahoma, graduating from Quapaw High School. During the Korean War, he served in the United States Army, as an anti aircraft Sergeant. ...
RUTH PALMER (02/04/10)
Ruth Juanita Palmer, 80, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010, in her home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial will be in New Salem Cemetery, Seligman. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until service time Friday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
TRACY MARIE HARRINGTON (02/04/10)
Survivors include: her parents, Billy and Lorena Harrington, of Jenkins; three sons, Brandon, Zach and Stewart Harrington-Main, all of Arkansas; one brother, Billy Wayne Harrington II, of Arkansas; one sister, Janesse Elaine Harrington, of Arkansas; and one stepbrother, James Maxwell, of Jenkins. She was preceded in death by one sister, Debbie Shanks, in 1994...
Students of the Month (02/04/10)
Setting the bar high (02/04/10)
"A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops." - Henry B. Adams Henry Adams' quote sums up the vitally important role teachers play in a student's life, and I am one who has benefitted personally from a teacher's influence. ...