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Stories from Monday, October 11, 2010

JAMES FLOYD HUDSON (10/11/10)
James Floyd Hudson, 65, of Cassville, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010, in his home. He was born June 1, 1945, in Durant, Okla., the son of Jesse James and Madalena (McDonald) Hudson. Survivors include: his mother, Madalena Hudson, of Texas; two sons, James Hudson, of Texas, and Brandon Hudson, of Arkansas; four daughters, Jessicah Tate and her husband, Dwain, of Cassville, Andreah Hudson, of Exeter, Shelia Patience, of Arkansas, and Cynthia Smith, of Texas; three step-daughters, Dana Holliger, of Warrensburg, Cassie Holliger, of Seligman, and Amanda Holliger, of Florida; one brother, Roger Hudson, of Alabama; one sister, Linda Rierson, of Clovis, N.M.; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.. ...
Old-fashioned ritual (10/11/10)
Friends, family and neighbors gathered at the home of Jim Terry in rural Barry County last weekend to take part in a project that had been a long time in coming to fruition. After months of planning, the group had the opportunity to make sorghum molasses. ...
COPS grant awarded to Cassville PD (10/11/10)
Cassville was one of only five cities in the state to receive a 2010 COPS grant from the U.S. Department of Justice. The city has been awarded $114,273 over three years through the COPS Hiring Grant (CHP) program. The money will be used to retain an officer during a time of tightening budgets...
Pry resigns as mayor pro-tem (10/11/10)
Council approves contract for Sherwood Forest paving project
Backpack program off to a good start (10/11/10)
Kristie Preddy, counselor at Cassville Elementary School, is once again heading up a nutrition program for select students that is supported primarily through private donations. Through this program, students are encouraged to develop healthy eating habits and try various types of healthy foods that are packed into backpacks each Friday and sent home for the weekend...
Camp breaks ground on new medical facility (10/11/10)
Country music star Joe Nichols recently took on a team of fifth graders on the celebrity edition of "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader," tackling a variety of subjects ranging from geography to social studies. Nichols played for his favorite charity, Camp Barnabas, located near Purdy, winning $125,000 for the camp that caters to young people with special needs. His younger sister, Kelli, has attended the camp for several years...
'Cats reach 6-0 with win over Lamar (10/11/10)
The Cassville Wildcats extended their win streak to 20 games with a 42-7 victory over the Tigers at Lamar on Friday night. Junior quarterback Ricky Nichols ran for one score and passed for two more as Missouri's top-ranked team in Class 3 improved to 6-0 on the season...
Ladycat softball picks up pair of road wins (10/11/10)
The Ladycats won back-to-back road games, securing a 6-4 victory over Hollister last Thursday followed by a 8-2 win over Forsyth on Friday. Lindsey Turner was Cassville's winning pitcher in the Forsyth game. The senior pitched seven innings, striking out six and giving up only one earned run...
Cassville Wildcat strikers down Cubs 5-2 to finish third in Willard tourney (10/11/10)
The Cassville Wildcat soccer team won third place at the very competitive Willard Tournament this past week. Avenging an early season loss, Cassville defeated rival Monett 5-2 for third place honors on Saturday. The game was tied 2-2 at halftime before the Wildcats got fired up and scored three goals in the second half to take the win...
GERALD EARL "JAKE" NOLLER (10/11/10)
Gerald Earl "Jake" Noller, 92, of Shell Knob, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010, in his residence. Arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob. A complete obituary will be in next week's paper. Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guestbook and private condolences...
AMANDA EMILENE COOK (10/11/10)
Amanda Emilene Cook, 82, of Cassville, passed away Friday, Oct. 1, 2010, in St. John's Hospital, Cassville. She was born Feb. 16, 1928, in Pinoak, W. Va., the daughter of George and Etta Mae (Cooper) Blackwell. On March 26, 1946, in El Dorado, Kan., she was united in marriage to Verlin Cook, who preceded her in death on Nov. 18, 1993. Also preceding her in death were her parents; two daughters, Barbara Lou and Linda Sue; and two brothers, Lloyd and Berman Blackwell...
LEONA ROSALIE MAYFIELD (10/11/10)
Leona Rosalie Mayfield, 88, of Eagle Rock, passed away at her home Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010. She was born in Schoenchen, Kan., May 26, 1922, the daughter of Alex B. and Bernadette Werth. She was united in marriage to Melvin H. "Bud" Mayfield on Sept. 23, 1942, in Wichita, Kan. He preceded her in death on April 16, 2003. She was also preceded in death by one son, Gary Mayfield, her parents, two brothers, eight sisters and one grandson...
CARL WAYNE LACY (10/11/10)
Carl Wayne Lacy, 78, of Shell Knob, passed away Friday, Oct. 1, 2010, in Skaggs Regional Medical Center, Branson. He was born Oct. 24, 1931, in Trinway, Ohio, the son of Carl Kenneth and Ora Mae (Severns) Lacy. In 1954, he was united in marriage to Wilma Creel and to this union two daughters were born...
DUANE W. KELLNER (10/11/10)
Duane Wallace Kellner, 78, passed away on Monday, Oct. 4, 2010, at his home in Cassville. He was born on Aug. 6, 1932, in Tripoli, Iowa, the son of Alfred Wallace Kellner and Alvina Skeries. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served during the Korean Conflict and was the owner and operator of a refrigeration and appliance repair business...
HAZEL HELEN WATSON (10/11/10)
Hazel Helen Watson, 96, of Shell Knob, passed away Friday, Oct. 1, 2010, in Red Rose Health & Rehabilitation Center, Cassville. Arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob. A complete obituary will appear in next week's paper...
KENNETH LEROY "KEN" ROBBINS (10/11/10)
Kenneth Leroy "Ken" Robbins, 63, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. He was born July 20, 1947, in Wheaton, the son of Roy and Ophelia (Bowling) Robbins. On Aug. 5, 1966, he was united in marriage to Sheila Slinkard, who survives...
NENA MAE EDENS (10/11/10)
Nena Mae Edens, 80, of Cassville, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010, in Cox Monett Hospital, Monett. She was born March 16, 1930, in the Mineral Springs community, the daughter of Chester Earl and Bertha Glenna (Ryan) Moore. In 1948, she was united in marriage to Johnnie Hood, who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were her parents and two brothers, Joe Moore and Lonnie Moore...
HAZEL VIRGINIA WILLIAMS (10/11/10)
Hazel Virginia Williams, 90, of Seligman, passed away Monday, Oct. 4, 2010, in Barry County Care Center, Cassville. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Pastor John Ledenham and Pastor Bob Scott will conduct the services. Burial will be at King Cemetery, Seligman...
ESTHER WEDDINGTON (10/11/10)
Esther Weddington, 104, passed away on Monday, Oct. 4, 2010, at Barry County Care Center in Cassville. She was born on Sept. 25, 1906, in Eureka Springs, Ark., daughter of Richard Kelley and Jennie Bradley Kelley. She grew up in Eureka Springs and following her high school graduation attended the University of Arkansas for two years, and started her teaching career in 1925. ...