[Masthead] Fair ~ 73°F  
High: 75°F ~ Low: 48°F
Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014

Stories from Thursday, June 24, 2010

Seven arrested in drug bust (06/24/10)
Barry County Sheriff's deputies, the Missouri State Highway Patrol SWAT team and the Southwest Missouri Drug Task Force arrested seven people while serving a search warrant on June 4. Additional arrests in the case followed, including one on June 15...
Exhibit opening draws a large crowd (06/24/10)
Over 100 community members visited the Barry County Museum in Cassville for the opening of the Smithsonian Institute's Museum on Main Street "New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music" exhibit on June 18. Attendees enjoyed touring the 800-square-foot free-standing display, which offers a selection of photographs, recordings, instruments, lyrics and artist profiles. ...
Post 118 impressive in tourney (06/24/10)
The Cassville Irwin-Easley Post 118 team took a long road trip over the weekend, winning two of three games at the prestigious Texarkana American Legion Baseball Tournament. The tournament is hosted by the two Texarkana American Legion teams: the Indians of the west side of the border and the Razorbacks from the east...
County Calendar (06/24/10)
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...
IRVIN L. SPEAKMAN (06/24/10)
Irvin L. Speakman, 65, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, June 15, 2010, in his home. He was born Oct. 30, 1944, in St. Louis, the son of Irvin and Mae (Kettler) Speakman. On Oct. 26, 2000, in Cassville, he was united in marriage to Alberta (Gray) Lewis, who survives...
CHONG WA HANG (06/24/10)
Chong Wa Hang, 81, of St. Paul, Minn.,, passed away Thursday, June 17, 2010, in his home. He was born March 6, 1929, in Laos, the son of Nhia Dang Hang and Yang Lo Hang. He was united in marriage to Tria Lee, who survives. Additional survivors include: three sons, Christopher V. ...
SANDRA LYNN AYERS (06/24/10)
Sandra Lynn Henson Ayers, 56, of Seligman, passed away Thursday, June 17, 2010, in St. Luke's Hospital, Kansas City. She was born Nov. 11, 1953, in St. Louis, the daughter of William and Anna (Buckner) Munday. She was united in marriage to John Ayers, who survives...
ELDEN RAY SCHMIDT (06/24/10)
Elden Ray Schmidt, 77, of Golden, passed away Thursday, June 17, 2010, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. He was born April 13, 1933, in Pierson, Iowa, the son of John Alvin and Irene (Reimenschneider) Schmidt. On May 9, 1961, in Storm Lake, Iowa, he was united in marriage to Dorthy Lottman, who survives...
NANCY ANN KINNEY (06/24/10)
Nancy Ann Kinney, 62, of Marionville, passed away Tuesday, June 22, 2010, in Ozark Methodist Manor, Marionville. Services will be announced by 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...
HARRY L. STEIMLE (06/24/10)
Harry L. Steimle, 68, of Eagle Rock, passed away on Saturday, June 12, 2010, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. he was born on Sept. 8, 1941, in Omaha, Neb., son of Clifford and Margaret Anderson Steimle. He was a 25-year veteran of the Omaha Fire Department and moved to Eagle Rock 18 years ago from Omaha, Neb...
FRIEDA MAY HEMPHILL (06/24/10)
Frieda May Hemphill, 73, of Shell Knob, passed away Saturday, June 19, 2010, in her home. She was born Oct. 21, 1936, in Aurora, the daughter of Harold and Harriet Frankie (Marion) Thurman. On May 14, 1954, in Aurora, she was united in marriage to Thomas Lee "Tom" Hemphill, who survives...
JESSE CARL CHAPPELL (06/24/10)
Jesse Carl Chappell, 84, of Leavenworth, Kan., passed away Friday, June 18, 2010, in Providence Hospital, Kansas City, Kan. He was born July 29, 1925, in Cassville, the son of Jesse and Bertha Viola (Cooper) Chappell, who preceded him in death. Funeral services were held Monday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial, with military honors, was at Maplewood Cemetery, Exeter...
MARILYN C. MILLER (06/24/10)
Marilyn C. Miller, 59, of Purdy, passed away Friday, June 18, 2010, in her home. She was born June 23, 1950, in Harrison, Ark., the daughter of Edgar D. and Euna Velma (Ray) Miller, who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death was a brother, George Miller...
ERMA EDITH WOOD (06/24/10)
Erma Edith Wood, 82, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, June 15, 2010, in her home. She was born Aug. 20, 1927, in Pikeville, Ky., the daughter of Elbert and Mary Isabelle (Rasnake) Fuller. On Sept. 15, 1951, in Norfolk, Va., she was united in marriage to Arthur "Art" Wood, who survives...
LOWELL VAUGHN COOPER (06/24/10)
Lowell Vaughn Cooper, 76, of Blue Springs, passed away June 4, 2010, after a long illness. He was born on June 5, 1933, to Lowell and Geneva Cooper, of Shell Knob. He graduated from Cassville High School and attended Southwest Missouri State University. He served three years in the U.S. Air Force...
Bragging rights (06/24/10)
From time to time, I get asked the question, "why do you have so many stories and photos about kids?" I am always surprised by this question, because I personally enjoy reading about the accomplishments of our area young people, but obviously some people may not. And while there are a few who might object to our school coverage, it's something that we aren't going to change any time soon in the pages of the Cassville Democrat...