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Stories from Thursday, July 15, 2010

Projects to improve local college campus (07/15/10)
Community support needed to complete improvements
Nearly 300 attend Friday Squared (07/15/10)
Close to 300 community members attended the Cassville Area Chamber of Commerce's first Friday Squared event, which was held on the downtown square in Cassville on July 9. "For a first-time event, we were very pleased with the turn out," said Mindi Artherton, chamber executive director. "We couldn't have asked for a better response from the community."...
Cassville Post #118 sweeps Carthage (07/15/10)
By Lee Stubblefield Travis Northern struck out nine in a complete-game performance in leading Irwin-Easley Post #118 to a 9-5 victory over the Carthage Merchants on July 6. Then in the second game, Zach Campbell hit a pair of home runs as his team completed an improbable comeback to win 11-9...
County Calendar (07/15/10)
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...
PAO SOUA XIONG (07/15/10)
Pao Soua Xiong, 75, of Diamond, passed away Wednesday, July 7, 2010, in St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin. She was born May 18, 1935, in Laos, the daughter of Yong Chue Xiong. She was united in marriage to Youa Ge Vang, who preceded her in death...
LESTER DON BUENNING (07/15/10)
Lester Don Buenning, 52, of Monett, passed away at his home, Thursday, July 8, 2010. He was born in Monett, March 29, 1958, the son of Eldon and Myrtle A. "Peggy" (Hinton) Buenning. On June 28, 1980, in Monett, he was united in marriage to Cathy A. Crane, who survives...
HOLLIS BAKER (07/15/10)
Hollis D. Baker, 82, of Derby, Kan., formerly of Barry County, died Saturday, July 10, 2010, in Promise Regional Medical Center, Hutchinson, Kan. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 17, 2010, in Corinth Baptist Church, Cassville, under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery, Cassville...
GERALD C. ARNOLD (07/15/10)
Gerald C. Arnold, 79, of Lenox, Mich., formerly of Wheaton, passed away, Wednesday, July 7, 2010, in his home. He was born March 14, 1931, in St. Louis, the son of Clifford and Lena (Lester) Arnold. In 1950, in Hot Springs, Ark., he was united in marriage to Verline Reynolds, who preceded him in death on Nov. 10, 2003. Also preceding him in death were his parents; one granddaughter; and one step-granddaughter...
LARRY WAYNE HENCY (07/15/10)
Larry Wayne Hency, 58 passed away on Friday, July 9, 2010, at his home, due to an injury he suffered in 2005. He was born March 29, 1952, in Seligman, to Marvin and Wanda Lou Tisher Hency. He graduated from Southwest High School in Washburn. He worked for Stone Container in Rogers, Ark., for 35 years. he was a member of the First Baptist Church in Garfield, Ark. He was preceded in death by step-father, Jupe Holt; granddaughter, Tia Michelle Hazelbaker; and brother, Robert Lee Hency...
OLIVE LARKIN (07/15/10)
Olive Alees (Power) Larkin, 91, of Republic, Mo., went to be with her Lord on July 12, 2010. Olive was preceeded in death by her husband, Reverend Tim Larkin. She was the only surviving child of H. I. and Florence Power. Malvern, Ark., was her birthplace. Brookline Baptist Church was her church home...
ROBERT (BOB) DICK (07/15/10)
Robert, "Bob" Dick, 67, of Brookings, Ore., passed away on June 18, 2010, at River Bend Hospital as a result of a broken neck. He was born Nov. 30, 1942, the son of Rube and Esther (anderson) Dick in Golden. He was preceded in death by his parents and two older sisters, Belva and Jewell...
SUSIE SHOCKLEY (07/15/10)
Glenda Sue "Susie" Shockley, 46, of Washburn, passed away Wednesday, July 7, 2010, in Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis. She was born Jan. 27, 1964, in Rogers, Ark., the daughter of Howard Olen and Vella Jean (Corn) Hall. On Oct. 25, 1985, she was united in marriage to Michael "Mike" Shockley and to this union two children were born...
KARLEEN HODGE (07/15/10)
Karleen Carol Hodge, 67, of Cassville, passed away Thursday, July 8, 2010, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. She was born Dec. 16, 1942, in Liberal, Kansas, the daughter of George Allen and Edna I. (Cammarn) Ackley. Karleen received her education in Barry County, where she spent most of her life. ...
DOROTHY "DOTTIE" TUDOR (07/15/10)
Dorothy (Dottie) Tudor, 89, of Shell Knob, died Saturday, July 10, 2010, at the residence of her niece in Overland Park, Kan. She was born Jan. 16, 1921, in Kansas City the daughter of Frank Carter Beck and Julia Wishropp Beck. She was a hydrologic technician for the U.S. National Weather Service in Kansas City before retiring to Table Rock Lake in Shell Knob in 1980. While living in Shell Knob, she participated in a wide variety of volunteer and social activities...
DORIS ANN (BOLES) FAINGNAERT (07/15/10)
Doris Ann (Boles) Faingnaert, 57, passed away Saturday, June 19, 2010, at her home in Columbia. Preceding her in death were her parents, Doris Francis "Buck" and Shirley Marcella (Coffey) Boles. She spent the vast majority of her childhood in Fairview, where her father owned a dairy farm and her mother was a nurse. ...
The value of community newspapers (07/15/10)
In this day and age, each of us who are lucky enough to have a job will think about how secure that job is from time to time. With newspapers across the country suffering, it is a well known fact that print journalists, myself included, consider ourselves lucky to still be putting together stories and publishing a newspaper. Job security fears grow when you hear younger community members state that they don't read the newspaper...