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Stories from Thursday, May 6, 2010

Meek's purchases Barton's (05/06/10)
Monett and four other locations to close
SW-COED town hall meeting promotes sobering message (05/06/10)
Last Thursday night's town hall meeting in Washburn began with a series of skits performed by Southwest High School drama club. The group of students offered short sketches dealing with the dangers of drug, alcohol and tobacco use to dramatize the meeting's theme of "Lost Innocence, Lost Potential."...
Wildcat golfing trio qualify for state (05/06/10)
The Cassville Wildcats are sending three golfers to the state meeting following play in the district tournament on Monday. Cassville, who hosted the tournament, finished third as a team, and Evan White, Parker Stumpff and Justin Mills qualified for state with their top 15 finishes...
County Calendar (05/06/10)
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...
JOEL KEITH GOSSARD (05/06/10)
Joel Keith Gossard, 70, of Shell Knob, passed away Monday, May 3, 2010, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield, after a short battle with cancer. He was born Aug. 31, 1939, in Denver, Colo., the son of Ted and Norma (Heald) Gossard. On April 22, 1967, in Argentine, Kan., he was united in marriage to Rita Cole, who survives...
NELLY WILKINSON (05/06/10)
Nelly Regina (Wines) Wilkinson, 86, of Golden, passed away Saturday, April 24, 2010, at her home. She was born Dec. 17, 1923, in Tours, France, the daughter of Jerome and Georgette (Bruneau) Wines. On April 5, 1942, she was united in marriage to Carl Duane Wilkinson, who survives...
HARVEY PENDERGRAFT (05/06/10)
Harvey Dean Pendergraft, 76, of Washburn, passed away Friday, April 30, 2010, in his home. He was born May 12, 1933, in Washburn, the son of Clovis "Bill" and Cleo (Stephens) Pendergraft. On Aug. 15, 1952, in Bentonville, Ark., he was united in marriage to Geraldine Wade, who survives...
KAREN LYLES (05/06/10)
Karen (Black) Lyles of Exeter, passed away Monday, April 26, 2010, in her home. She was born in Eureka Springs, Ark., the daughter of John Ronald and Tommy (Walden) Black. On Nov. 6, 1955, in Oklahoma City, Okla., she was united in marriage to Norris Clemon Lyles, who preceded her in death on July 31, 2000. Also preceding her in death were her parents and one sister, Sandra...
IRENE JENKINS (05/06/10)
Irene Jenkins, 89, of Weir, Kan., died at 12:01 p.m. Saturday, May 1, 2010, at the home of her son in Weir, Kan. She was born November 19, 1920 in Purdy, Mo., the daughter of Pierre L. and Hazel (Gravitt) Decocq. She was a graduate from Wheaton High School, Wheaton, Mo., and received her teacher's certificate from Kansas State Teachers College...
JIMMY DAVIDSON (05/06/10)
Jimmy Douglas Davidson, 52, of Cassville, passed away Wednesday, April 28, 2010, in St. John's Hospital, Cassville. He was born Feb. 10, 1958, in Lincoln, Neb., the son of Vern and Jimmie "Patricia" (Linley) Davidson. On March 17, 1984, in Junction City, Kan., he was united in marriage to Hwasuk "Suk" Park, who survives...
Honored students (05/06/10)
The history of Mother's Day (05/06/10)
On Sunday, mothers across Barry County will be honored by their families. Some mothers will receive flowers and gifts and others will simply enjoy a relaxing day with their children and loved ones. Americans have celebrated this annual holiday for over 100 years. Although today's Mother's Day looks much different than the initial celebration, the concept of honoring mothers remains the central theme of the holiday...