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Stories from Thursday, July 1, 2010

Fireworks to light up Barry County skies (07/01/10)
Several area communities will light up Barry County's night skies over the Fourth of July weekend. Independence Day celebrations are scheduled to be held in Shell Knob, Eagle Rock, Seligman, Rocky Comfort and Purdy. Shell Knob The Shell Knob Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the 35th annual Fire and Thunder fireworks display at 9:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 4...
Youth enjoy annual fair (07/01/10)
Inmate escapes, captured near airport (07/01/10)
An escaped inmate was recaptured by area law enforcement officers on Friday night, seven hours after he managed to sneak out of the Barry County Jail. Timothy Stringer, 33, of Golden, was discovered by officers in a trailer near the Cassville Airport at around 10 p.m. ...
Post 118 masters Carl Junction (07/01/10)
Campbell's bomb ignites doubleheader sweep of CJ
County Calendar (07/01/10)
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...
JUDITH MARILYN STEDNITZ (07/01/10)
Judith Marilyn Stednitz, 70, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, June 29, 2010, in her home. Arrangements 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...
NANCY ANN KINNEY (07/01/10)
Nancy Ann Kinney, 62, of Purdy, passed away Tuesday, June 22, 2010, in Ozark Methodist Manor, Marionville. She was born March 26, 1948, in Morenci, Ariz., the daughter of Theodore and Georgia (Cook) Miller. On Aug. 17, 1991, she was united in marriage to Jerry Kinney, who survives...
VIRGINIA ORNDORFF (07/01/10)
Virginia L. (Jenny) Orndorff, 64, passed away on Friday, June 25, 2010, at St. John's Hospital, Cassville. She was born on Oct. 3, 1945, daughter of Thomas Burton and Juanita Vaughn, in Jasper, Ark. She was a resident of Purdy for 30 years after moving there from Rogers, Ark. She was self-employed as a hairdresser in Cassville.She sang and played country music and was privileged to record with the Grand Old Opry twice and was voted best traditional female artist on an independent label...
MARY "LOUISE" HARGUS (07/01/10)
Mary "Louise" Hargus, 80, of Greenwich, Kan., formerly of Exeter, passed away June 16, 2010. Memorial services were held June 21 at Baker Funeral Home in Wichita, Kan. Survivors include: her husband of 64 years, Elston; three sons, Gary "P.J.", of wichita, Kan., Randy, of Augusta, Kan., and Jeff, of Greenwich, Kan.; five grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren...
ZELMA EVELENA FRANCISCO (07/01/10)
Zelma Evelena Francisco, 86, of Wheaton, was born April 6, 1924, to her parents, Mattie and Everett Cooper. She passed away Sunday, June 27, 2010. She was united in marriage to Leroy Francisco, May 15, 1943, and to this union three children were born, Gene, Jerry and Susie...
ROB ROY MILLER (07/01/10)
Rob Roy Miller, 74, of Hannibal, died Thursday, June 24, 2010, at his home. Graveside services were held Monday at Barkley Cemetery in New London. He was born July 24, 1935, in Cheyenne, Wyo., to Roy R. and Bessie Jane Brown Miller. Survivors include: one brother, John Joseph Miller, of St. Louis; and three sisters, Betty Lou Miller and B. June Miller, both of St. Louis, and Dorothy Haden (Okie), of Burlington, Iowa. He was preceded in death by his parents...
JOAN KIRK (07/01/10)
Joan Maree Kirk, 78, of Shell Knob, passed away Friday, June 25, 2010, in her home. She was born Jan. 18, 1932, in Williamsburg, Kan., the daughter of Claude Edward and Hazel Vivian (Shoffner) Smith. On March 6, 1952, she was united in marriage to Charles Edward Prier and to this union three children were born. ...
BERNARD DART (07/01/10)
Bernard Gordon Dart, 81, of Cassville, passed away Friday, June 25, 2010, in Regency Hospital, Springdale, Ark. He was born Dec. 2, 1928, in Garfield, Ark., the son of Lonnie and Margaret (O'Neill) Dart. On Aug. 5, 1956, he was united in marriage to Billie Anderson, who survives...
Celebrate America (07/01/10)
As families across Barry County gather to celebrate Independence Day with barbecues and fireworks, it is important to remember the reason for these celebrations. This week, I have chosen to run a guest editorial by syndicated columnist Bryan Golden. I hope this column reminds all of our readers why we should celebrate our country and our freedoms this Fourth of July. ~ Lindsay Reed...