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Stories from Thursday, April 1, 2010

Young artists win Easter baskets (04/01/10)
Voters head to polls next week (04/01/10)
Contested school board races headline the April 6 general election ballot. Of the six school board elections that will take place in southern Barry County, half feature contested races. Incumbent candidates for the Exeter R-VI, Southwest R-V and Purdy R-II school boards are facing opposition from challengers this spring. Incumbents who serve the Cassville R-IV, Wheaton R-III and Shell Knob school boards are running unopposed...
State revenues impact senior centers (04/01/10)
Facilities to be closed April 5
County Calendar (04/01/10)
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...
LOLA BRADLEY (04/01/10)
Lola Bradley, 98, of Purdy, passed away Sunday, March 28, 2010, in her home. She was born Oct. 24, 1911, in Purdy, the daughter of Rev. Edward and Bertha (Wisely) Brown. On Nov. 20, 1926, she was united in marriage to Roy Bradley who preceded her in death on April 13, 1975. Also preceding her in death were her parents; one daughter, Mary Tucker; and a grandson...
CLEO MARVIN ETHRIDGE (04/01/10)
Cleo Marvin Ethridge, 92, of Mt. Vernon, formerly of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, March 23, 2010, in Missouri Veterans Home, Mt. Vernon. He was born June 22, 1917, in Golden, the son of William Edward and Mary Elizabeth (Bruton) Ethridge. On Nov. 19, 1940, in Cassville, he was united in marriage to Elva I. Towler, who preceded him in death on Dec. 6, 1997. Also preceding him in death were his parents and two sons, Tommy and Marvin Ethridge...
ALMA ANN PHILLIPS (04/01/10)
Alma Ann (Burnett) Phillips, of Cassville, passed away Monday, March 29, at home. She was born Oct. 23, 1934, in Oklahoma City, Okla. she attended Capitol Hill High School. She married Delbert L. (Red) Phillips. Jr., on March 2, 1954, and he survives. She was a member of the First United Methodist church in Jones, Okla...
JEAN COOK (04/01/10)
Jean D. Cook, 88, of Cassville, passed away Thursday, March 25, 2010, in Red Rose Health and Rehabilitation Center, Cassville. She was born Aug. 31, 1921, in Licking, the daughter of Otto M. and Balm V. (Priest) Cook, who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were two brothers...
SHIRLEY KAY BALDWIN (04/01/10)
Shirley Kay (Fink) Baldwin, 63, of Cassville, passed away Monday, March 22, 2010, in her home. She was born Dec. 1, 1946, in Cato, the daughter of Thomas Leroy and Chloe (Boswell) Fink, who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were two brothers, Thomas L. Baldwin, Jr., and Efton E. Baldwin...
BERNIECE SISCO (04/01/10)
Berniece Ilene Sisco, 77, of Cassville, passed away Friday, March 26, 2010, in her home. She was born March 31, 1932, in Hartville, the daughter of Cleo and Goldie (Newberry) Loveland. On April 12, 1949, in Springfield, she was united in marriage to Wesley Brown and to this union three sons were born. Later she married Bob Sisco, who preceded her in death on July 26, 1990. Also preceding her in death were her parents; one brother, Edward Loveland; and one grandson...
WINDLE GLENN HALL, SR. (04/01/10)
Windle Glenn Hall, Sr., 82, of Washburn, passed away Friday, March 26, 2010, in St. John's Hospital, Cassville. He was born Dec. 9, 1927, in McDonald County, the son of Alfred and Pansy (Forgey) Hall. On March 14, 1948, in Exeter, he was united in marriage to Betty Lou Chadd. She preceded him in death on Dec. 7, 2004. Also preceding him in death were his parents and four brothers...
JEWELL NADEEN DAVIS (04/01/10)
Jewell Nadeen (Nickle) Davis, 89, of Purdy, passed away on Sunday, March 28, 2010. She was born on Aug. 17, 1920, in Butterfield, the daughter of Walter and Corda (Vaughan) Nickle. Survivors include: four children, Sammye Beck, of Joplin, Sallye Mallory, of Joplin, Kelly Davis, of McKinney, Texas, and Perry Davis, of Joplin; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren...
JO ANN JUSTUS (04/01/10)
Jo Ann Justus, 76, of Bella Vista, Ark., passed away Wednesday, March 24, 2010, in Northwest Medical Center, Bentonville, Ark. She was born Dec. 25, 1933, in Exeter, the daughter of Hugh Edward and Laura Mae (Cagle) Walker. On March 27, 1953, in Tahlequah, Okla., she was united in marriage to Edward Justus, who preceded her in death on Dec. 5, 1992. Also preceding her in death were her parents; one son, Jim Justus; and one brother, Mike Walker...
JEAN MELTON (04/01/10)
Jean Melton, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, March 30, 2010, in her home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in Cassville First Baptist Church, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Friends may sign the book from 10:30 a.m. until service time Friday in the church...
Honored students (04/01/10)
An unsung hero (04/01/10)
There are many unsung heroes in our community, and this month, I'd like to sing the praises of one outstanding individual who deserves a little time in the spotlight. My use of music and stage terminology in the opening sentence of this editorial is no coincidence, because the person I'd like to honor is Cassville High School's long-time choir director Mary Richmiller. ...