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Stories from Thursday, February 11, 2010

Trial of accused child murderer postponed (02/11/10)
A reappearance date has been set for March 4 in Phelps County Circuit Court. "On that day hopefully, a new trial date will be set," said Cox. "It's likely it won't be until the end of the year." Collings' trial was originally scheduled to begin in March. Collings and David Spears have both been charged with first degree murder, forcible rape and statutory rape in connection with Ford's death...
Groundbreaking held for hospital project (02/11/10)
New cafeteria and kitchen to be constructed, 20 percent of facility to be renovated this year
Ladycats win back-to-back Big 8 games (02/11/10)
Hannah Elkins scored a dozen points in the first eight minutes as the Ladycats doubled up Lamar 20-10 in the first quarter and went on to win a Big 8 Conference contest at Cassville on Thursday night, 56-42. Monday night, Cassville travelled to rival Monett and came home with a hard-fought 50-41 victory...
County Calendar (02/11/10)
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...
ALMA LOUISE SMITH (02/11/10)
Alma Louise Smith, 81, of Rocky Comfort, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2010, at Golden Living Center in Anderson. She was born on Jan. 29, 1929, in Washburn to the late John and Effie (Snook) Day. She married Cliss Henry Smith in 1948 at Exeter, and to this union two children were born. She had lived most of her life in Rocky Comfort...
RUTH PALMER (02/11/10)
Ruth Juanita Palmer, 80, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010, in her home. She was born July 13, 1929, in Mineral Springs, the daughter of Irwin Wallace and Leana Isabelle (Edie) Bruce. On April 12, 1952, she was united in marriage to Dean Sullivan Andrews, who preceded her in death on Dec. 3, 1987. On May 20, 1995, in Butterfield, she married Harold A. Palmer, who survives...
VIRGINIA ELIZABETH PARKER (02/11/10)
VIRGINIA ELIZABETH PARKER Virginia Elizabeth Parker, 82, of Sikeston, passed away Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010, in St. John's Hospital, Cassville. She was born Aug. 8, 1927, in Cape Girardeau, the daughter of Stanford L. and Geneva Alma (Drury) Stucker. She was united in marriage to Harvey Parker, Jr., who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were her parents and one sister, Evelyn Hulls...
JOHN ROBERTSON (02/11/10)
John H. Robertson, 86, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010, in his home. He was born Feb. 3, 1923, in Rutherford, N.J., the son of William A. and Mary (Holland) Robertson. On May 28, 1945, in PerShore, England, he was united in marriage to Kathleen Colquhoun, who preceded him in death on Nov. 18, 2006. Also preceding him in death were his parents and one brother, William Robertson...
Help share county's musical roots (02/11/10)
Over the next four months, a group of local community members will be working to plan events that will complement a special exhibit scheduled to open at the Barry County Museum on June 19. These community members hope to schedule musical performances, children's activities and programs to draw visitors to the museum. Some of these events could include a talent contest, arts and crafts programs and storytelling sessions with local musicians and artists...