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Stories from Sunday, October 17, 2010

What a weekend (10/17/10)
Hundres of outdoor enthusiasts gathered at Roaring River State Park this weekend for the 2010 WOW (Wonders of Wildlife) Weekend held Oct. 8, 9 and 10. The National Outdoor Recreation and Conservation School is held every fall at Roaring River and offers a large variety of courses ranging from basic fly fishing to cave exploring. ...
Wanted: info on home invasion (10/17/10)
Barry-Lawrence Crime Stoppers and the Barry County Sheriff's Department are seeking information on a home invasion in Wheaton that occurred on Oct. 4. According to law enforcement reports, the incident occurred at a residence located one mile north of Wheaton off of Highway 86 at around 3 p.m. in the afternoon...
Senior group voices need for housing (10/17/10)
The need for senior housing in Cassville was described as "overwhelming" by Linda Parker, a member of the Senior Housing Task Force, during a recent presentation to the Cassville City Council. Parker said recommendations made by the task force were based on a survey conducted among local senior citizens, research on housing offered in other cities and discussions among task force members. The task force was formed as an extension of the city's master plan process...
Members elected to SK board (10/17/10)
Ballots have been counted and the Shell Knob Chamber of Commerce is welcoming six new members to its board of directors. Four individuals were elected to serve three-year terms on the board. They are: Pat Bingley, Paw Prints Daycare for Dogs; Vickie Shaffer, NAMI; Howard Trimble, associate; and Bruce Simmons, Fish 'N Fun Resort...
Soybean producer breaks world record (10/17/10)
A local soybean producer has broken his own world record. The 100 Bushel Club announced this week that Kip Cullers, of Purdy, produced a record 160.6 bushels per acre. The new world record is six bushels higher than the record Cullers set in 2007. Missouri Governor Jay Nixon visited the soybean fields of Cullers, located in Newton County near Stark City, to recognize the grower's 2010 record yield. ...
Golden man faces federal child porn charges (10/17/10)
Thanks to a nationwide initiative to combat the growing epidemic of child exploitation and abuse, a Barry County man now faces federal charges related to child pornography as well as possession of counterfeit $100 bills. According to Beth Phillips, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, Timothy C. Stringer, 33, of Golden, was charged in a five-count indictment handed down by a federal grand jury last Thursday...
Wildcats collar the 'Dogs (10/17/10)
The Cassville defense put in a full night's work on Friday, earning their second shutout of the season as the Wildcats collared the Carl Junction's Bulldogs, 42-0. The offense was equally efficient, scoring on five of seven first-half possessions. "We did a good job of balancing run and pass" said Cassville's David Large. "We showed a couple of screens and draws early."...
Jamieson hits winning FG (10/17/10)
Sophomore placekicker Aaron Jamieson, of Cassville, nailed a 28-yard field goal in the final minute to give Central Missouri State University a thrilling 30-27 road victory over Fort Hays State at Hays, Kan., on Saturday. Jim Svoboda, the head coach of the CMSU Mules, said of Jamieson's kick, "He was cool as a cucumber. He just stepped up and drilled that thing through...
'Cats down Aurora, fall to Carthage (10/17/10)
The Cassville Wildcat soccer team hosted Aurora last Tuesday night and fought to a 3-1 win. The Wildcats took a 1-0 lead in the first half on an unassisted goal by BJ McGuffey. Aurora answered and was able to tie the game at 1-1. Just before halftime, Diego Ortega scored his first varsity goal for Cassville and put the Wildcats ahead 2-1. Ortega's goal would prove to be the game winner. Corey Sanders added an insurance goal with 10 minutes remaining in the game to make the final score 3-1...
FRED A. SEWARD (10/17/10)
Fred A. Seward, a resident of Eureka Springs, Ark., was born February 26, 1926 in Gene Autry, Oklahoma, a son of Fred Eugene and Fern (Randolph) Seward. He departed this life Friday, October 8, 2010 in Eureka Springs, at the age of 84. Mr. Seward worked as an Air Craft Mechanic for G.E. for thirty years. He also served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean War...
GERALD EARK "JAKE" NOLLER (10/17/10)
Gerald Earl "Jake" Noller, 92, of Shell Knob, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010, in his residence at The Playce. He was born March 16, 1918, on a farm near Mankato, Kan., the son of Jake and Florence (Hoagland) Noller. In 1940, in Beloit, Kan., he was united in marriage to Ione Gildersleeve and to this union two children were born. ...
JAMES "VERL" BURNETTE (10/17/10)
James "Verl" Burnette, 93, of Washburn, passed away Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010, in his home. He was born July 12, 1917, in Burns Holler, the son of Thomas and Annie Viola (McNabb) Burnette. On Jan. 7, 1949, in Bentonville, Ark., he was united in marriage to Lavon Dodson, who preceded him in death on Aug. 5, 2005. Also preceding him in death were: his parents; three brothers, Eugene, Brice and Gaylord Burnette; and one sister, Maxine Blythe...
ROBERT L. LONG (10/17/10)
Robert L. Long, 86, of Shell Knob, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010, in Table Rock Health Care in Kimberling City. Arrangements will be announced by Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob. Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guestbook and private condolences...
JOSEPH SIMON (10/17/10)
Joseph Simon, 64, of Cassville, passed away Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010, in Cox Monett Hospital. Preceding him in death was his father. He received his education in Topeka, Kan. During the Vietnam War, he served in the United States Army in Special Forces. He was a self- employed sign maker and traveled throughout the country selling his woodwork crafts...
BETTY FURLONG (10/17/10)
Betty Furlong, 81, of Golden, passed away Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010, in her home. Services will be in Kansas City, Missouri. Local arrangements were under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guestbook and private condolences...
PATRICIA "PAT" CARLIN (10/17/10)
Patricia "Pat" Carlin, 72, of Lee's Summit, formerly of Cassville and Chillicothe, passed away Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010, in Lee's Summit. She was born Oct. 29, 1932, in Cassville, to Merwin and Jewel (Edwards) Hess. Survivors include: her children, Kent (Donna) Carlin, of Omaha, Neb., Paige (Arthur Crozier) Carlin, of New York, N.Y., Charles (Sara) Carlin, of Bonita Springs, Fla.; a sister, Norma (Stu) Rayfield; a brother, Burl (Charlotte) Hess; and four grandchildren...
DUANE WALLACE KELLNER (10/17/10)
Duane Wallace Kellner, 78, of Cassville, passed away on Monday, Oct. 4, 2010, at his home in Cassville. He was born on Aug. 6, 1932, in Tripoli, Iowa, 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 VIRGINIA WILLIAMS (10/17/10)
Hazel Virginia Williams, 90, of Seligman, passed away Monday, Oct. 4, 2010, in Barry County Care Center, Cassville. She was born Aug. 7, 1920, in Washburn, the daughter of Wyatt Eugene and Corda Isabell (Rose) Lawson. She was united in marriage Oct. 4, 1936, in rural Washburn to Opal Gleen Williams. He preceded her in death on Dec. 22, 1990...
ROBERT A. BAXTER (10/17/10)
Robert A. Baxter, 82, of Exeter, passed away Friday, Oct. 8, 2010, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. 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 condoleces...
JAMES EARL COOPER (10/17/10)
James Earl Cooper, 76, of Aurora, passed away Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010, at his home. He was born Aug. 6, 1934, in Golden, the son of Clarence and Dennie (Eagleson) Cooper. On July 13, 1974, in Laurie, he was united in marriage to Myrna Margery LaVanchy, who survives...
Bullying should not be tolerated (10/17/10)
Bullying is a serious problem that's been in the news a lot lately. There is the man who got on a school bus and directly confronted the kids that were bullying his daughter and is now being taken to court for his actions, and then there are the recent reports of young person who turned to suicide in the aftermath of incidents of bullying. It's a topic that deserves America's attention, and in particular, it's something parents need to keep an eye on...