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Stories from Thursday, September 16, 2010

Grandparents Day (09/16/10)
Pool manager to take the lead at Cassville Y (09/16/10)
The Cassville Area Y will welcome a new facility manager on Sept. 20. Although Dove Haney is new to the position, she has been employed by the Y as Cassville Aquatic Park manager for two years. "I have loved working as the manager of the pool," said Haney. "I really enjoy working with the community and all of the local families. I saw this as a good opportunity to continue working with the community."...
More students attending Crowder (09/16/10)
Grant offers assistance for first generation college students
Cassville downs Prairie Grove 42-14 (09/16/10)
The Cassville Wildcats stumbled and sputtered in their home opener but finally put away the stubborn Prairie Grove Tigers, 42-14, on Friday night. They did it in front of a huge home crowd, a throng that impressed even Head Coach David Large. "They were out here staking out seats at 4:30 p.m.," said Large...
County Calendar (09/16/10)
Thursday, Sept. 16 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. SUPPORT GROUP: Anyone who is concerned about a friend's or loved one's drinking is invited to attend the Cassville Al-Anon Family Group, which meets at 8 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Cassville...
RUBY CARLSON (09/16/10)
Memorial services will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be made to www.whitefuneralhome.org...
IDA COOPER (09/16/10)
Ida Whisman Cooper, 96, of Shell Knob, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010, in Red Rose Health and Rehabilitation Center, Cassville. She was born July 17, 1914, just south of Old Shell Knob. She was the youngest child of Joel and Sarah "Ledgerwood" Whisman...
JOAN KAY NAVARRO (09/16/10)
Joan Kay Navarro, 67, of Washburn, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010, in Red Rose Health and Rehabilitation Center, Cassville. She was born Nov. 29, 1942, in Seligman, the daughter of Levi Morris and Marie (Ritterbush) Hawkins. Survivors include: three sons, Robert Harp, of Seligman, Roger Crow and his wife, Patty, of Washburn, and Doug Crow and his wife, Ann, of San Angelo, Texas; four daughters, Kimberley Cox and her husband, David, of Marble City, Okla., Karen Crow, of North Port, Fla., Dixie Fox, of Muldrow, Okla., and Tracey Burney and her husband, Tommy, of San Angelo, Texas; one sister, Dorothy Masters, of Berryville, Ark.; 10 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.. ...
CHARLES HOWARD (09/16/10)
Charles Howard, 84, of Eagle Rock, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010, at his home. He was born on Feb. 27, 1926, in Imperial, Kan., son of Emmett and Carrie (Davis) Howard. He was a retired veteran of the United States Army having served his country in World War II. He moved to Eagle Rock from Evergreen, Colo., 30 years ago to make his home...
MARJORIE BARNETT (09/16/10)
Marjorie Barnett, 91, of Wheaton, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010, at her home. She was born on April 17, 1919, in Boulder City, daughter of Orbon and Mattie (Antle) Barnett. She received her early education at the rural Oklahoma Grade School. She graduated from Wheaton High School in 1938. She was a lifelong caregiver and homemaker. In 1970, she and her family moved from their farm on Shoal Creek to their home in Wheaton...
JAMES "MAC" MCLEOD (09/16/10)
James "Mac" McLeod, 94, of Cassville, passed away Sunday, Sept. 12, 2010, in Barry County Care Center, Cassville. He was born April 14, 1916, in Osage City, Kan., the son of James McLeod, Sr., and Jennie Lind (Miles) McLeod. He married his first wife, Mary, who preceded him in death on Dec. 2, 1980. Later he married Kathy, who also preceded him in death. Mac and Mary had one son, Robert James "Bob" McLeod. Bob passed away on Sept. 9, 2000...
CHARLES WILLIAM "BILL" KUNKLER (09/16/10)
Charles William "Bill" Kunkler, 85, of Shell Knob, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010, in his home. He was born Aug. 5, 1925, in Los Angeles, Calif., the son of Charles William and Georgia (Evans) Duffey. On Aug. 2, 1947, in Hays, Kan., he was united in marriage to Joan "JoKay" Katherine Dowling, who survives...
MARGIE MARIE COURTNEY (09/16/10)
Margie Marie Courtney, 86, of Monett, passed away in her home on Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010. She was born on Aug. 21, 1924, in Beckville, Texas, the fourth child and only daughter of Frank and Dorthy (Parker) Courtney. She met and married Charles Louis Scott in 1943, in Carthage, Texas, while he was in the Army. They made their home in California...
Wildcat fever (09/16/10)
I have a confession to make. I've never been a huge football fan. Growing up my dad and brother loved the sport, so I often found myself at St. Louis Cardinal football games with the family. I also attended all the Clayton High School football games to cheer on my friends who played, and in college, Mizzou football games were the social event of the week. But despite all this exposure to America's favorite sport, the appeal of the game was lost on me...