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Stories from Thursday, February 25, 2010

Local stories found only in our Feb. 24, 2010 print edition (02/25/10)
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Few surprises emerge on first day of filing (02/25/10)
Filing for the August primary election opened Tuesday, and seven of the nine candidates who filed for office in Barry County are incumbents. The only office to attract new names to the ballot is the position of Division II Associate Circuit Judge. Carr Woods is not seeking re-election to the judgeship, and two Cassville attorneys have filed to succeed him. Cordelia Herrin and Robert "Bob" Foulke have filed for the office on the Republican ticket...
Trout season opens Monday at RRSP (02/25/10)
The Roaring River State Park staff is preparing to welcome around 2,500 anglers on March 1. Over the last few months, several park improvements have been completed in anticipation of the 2010 trout season opener. "The stream should be in good shape for fishing by opening day," said Jerry Dean, Roaring River Hatchery manager. "Crews have been busy this winter removing excess gravel that moved into the stream due to the flooding we had last season...
CHS Ladycats win district opener (02/25/10)
With a score more suitable for a football game between the two schools, the Cassville Ladycats destroyed Reeds Spring 52-14 on Monday night at the Class 4 District 11 basketball tournament at Republic. The Ladycats advance to play the second-seeded Republic Lady Tigers at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday...
County Calendar (02/25/10)
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...
MARTHA FREEMAN (02/25/10)
Martha L. Freeman, 69, of Purdy, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010, in her home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in Blessing Heights Worship Center, Cassville, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial will be at Leann Cemetery, Leann...
JACKIE BOWMAN (02/25/10)
Jacquelyn Mae "Jackie" Bowman, 75, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010, in her home. She was born Nov. 10, 1934, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of John Ernest and Annamae (Ayres) Enfield. On May 18, 1957, she was united in marriage to Thomas C. "Tunney" Bowman, who survives...
BETTY FLAXBEARD (02/25/10)
Betty Rogers Flaxbeard passed away on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010, after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. funeral services were held Tuesday, at Prosperity Baptist Church. Burial was at Rocky Comfort Cemetery. She was born in Goss, La., on Jan. 6, 1929, to Ben and Lillie Richardson. ...
JACK LAVERN VORE (02/25/10)
Jack Lavern Vore, 90, of rural Purdy, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010, in Cox-Monett Hospital, Monett. He was born Sept. 12, 1919, at Dacoma, Okla., to Ray and Lola (Holder) Vore. After graduating from high school, he left home at the age of 15 to attend college. During his undergraduate work, he became a two-time Golden Gloves Oklahoma State Boxing Champion and was a track letterman. He graduated with a bachelors of science degree from Northwestern Oklahoma State University in 1939...
RAY ELLIOT HUDSON (02/25/10)
Ray Elliot Hudson, 84 of Diamond, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010, at his home. He attended school in both Jenkins and later Cassville High School. He worked as a farmer, truck driver and carpenter before becoming an ordained Baptist minister in 1971. He worked 30 years as a missionary and was also actively involved with the Southern Baptist Mission...
Honored students (02/25/10)
Celebrating another Opening Day (02/25/10)
Roaring River State Park has always been a big part of my life. As a youngster, I remember spending time lounging in the water near Dry Hollow, playing on the old wooden playground in the picnic area and fishing near the falls with my grandmother. As a teenager and young adult, I often enjoyed driving down to the park to walk around the spring pool and raceways to feed the young trout...