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Stories from Thursday, October 28, 2010

Show-stopping talent (10/28/10)
Tyler Skinner sings "Singing in the Rain" to Dorothy, portrayed by Audra Shumaker. The two Cassville High students were among the performers at The Show this past weekend. Audra sang "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" and also performed a duet with Phillip Roller. A story and more pictures from the show appear on page 15...
Drug court secures federal grant (10/28/10)
Funding will allow Barry County program to grow substantially over the next three years
Missing camper found (10/28/10)
All ends well for a missing camper that wandered off from Roaring River State Park in Cassville on Saturday evening. According to Barry County Sheriff Mick Epperly, the family of George Macias, 73, of Kansas City, reported he disappeared from the camping area after telling them that he was going to take a shower at the campground's facilities...
Event heats up downtown (10/28/10)
The storms held off and a huge crowd gathered around the downtown Cassville Square for the 2010 Chili and Salsa Cook-Off and Fall Festival. Chili tasting, kids activities, shopping and contests kept those attending the festival busy throughout the day-long event...
Candidates face off in last debate (10/28/10)
Three candidates for the Seventh District Congressional seat met in a final debate at Willard High School last night. Republican Billy Long, Democrat Scott Eckersley and Libertarian Kevin Craig made an effort to draw distinctions between their positions and attract voters...
Wheaton Fire District conducts survey (10/28/10)
Responses will assist in pursuit of grant to build fire station
Ladycat runners are Big 8 champions (10/28/10)
One point separated the Cassville Ladycats from the Carl Junction Lady Bulldogs at the Big 8 Conference Cross Country Championships at Monett on Thursday. Chris Shore's Ladycat runners defeated CJ 47-48 to claim the 2010 conference title. Monett weighed in at third with 52 points, and Lamar scored 65 for fourth place in the team standings...
Wildcats remain perfect (10/28/10)
The weatherman was half right. There was no liquid precipitation at Granby on Friday night, but the points poured onto the scoreboard in a first-half storm as the Cassville Wildcats easily defeated the East Newton Patriots, 49-7, in a Class 3 District 11 game...
Ladycat spikers fall in districts to East Newton (10/28/10)
How much better is a #4 seed than a #5? Apparently just four points. East Newton's Christin Wheeler came alive to score three of the final four points as the Lady Patriots pinned a first-round loss on Cassville in a Class 3 District 11 matchup at Aurora on Monday night. The Ladycats dropped the first game, 25-18 but tied the match with a tense 25-19 victory in the second game, before yielding in the final game...
EMMA JEAN PATTON (10/28/10)
Emma Jean Patton, 81, of Monett, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010, in Benchmark Health Care, Monett. 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...
CAROLINA J. BURCH (10/28/10)
Carolina J. Burch, 60, of Cassville, passed away Monday, Oct. 25, 2010, at Wyandotte, Okla. A Celebration of Life service will be at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of the Paul Thomas Funeral Home of Miami, Okla...
BETTY JEAN WALKER (10/28/10)
Betty Jean Walker, 82, of Springdale, Ark., passed away peacefully on October 23, 2010, at The Maples in Springdale. She was a 62-year resident of Springdale, and active in local, state and national organizations. Betty was born in Seligman, Missouri, to E. ...
BARBARA ANN WILLIAMS (10/28/10)
Barbara Ann Williams, 75, of Shell Knob, Missouri, passed way Saturday, October 23, 2010, in Aurora Care Center, Aurora, Missouri. She was born December 13, 1934, in St. Louis, Missouri, the daughter of Lloyd and Mary Lou (Horras) Mrazek, who preceded her in death...
ANGELA DAWN BECK-FASCONE' (10/28/10)
Angela Dawn Beck-Fascone' was born Jan. 30, 1979, and died Sept. 25, 2010. She was the mother of five children. Survivors include: her father, Randy Lynn Beck, Rocky Comfort; her mother, Sandra Ray Blackburn and stepfather Fred D. Blackburn. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Oct. 30, at Dice Cemetery, Fairview...
SUSIE JEAN ECKLAND (10/28/10)
Susie Jean Eckland, 65, of Eagle Rock, passed away at her home Sunday, Oct. 17, 2010. She was born on Aug. 29, 1945, in Wichita, Kan., the daughter of clarence Hall and Jo (Mason) Hall. She was a graduate of South High School in Wichita, Kan. On Nov. 12, 1965, she was united in marriage to Richard Clay Eckland in Wichita, Kan. They were business owners and she was a businesswoman for more than 30 years. She was a member of the First Assembly of God in Eureka Springs, Ark...
MARY ESTHER SANTEE (10/28/10)
Mary Esther Santee, 86, of Stella, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010, in Barry County Care Center, Cassville. She was born June 9, 1924, in Stella, the daughter of Joseph Oran and Nellie (Jones) Long. On Oct. 16, 1942, in Rocky Comfort, she was united in marriage to Noel Santee, who preceded her in death on July 8, 1980. Also preceding her in death were her parents; two brothers, Bill Long and James "J.C." Long...
STEVEN RAY MALONEY (10/28/10)
Steven Ray Maloney, 54, of Monett, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010, in Cox Monett Hospital. He was born Sept. 11, 1956, in Joplin, the son of Arthur Junior and Edith (Still) Maloney. Preceding him in death was his father. Survivors include: his mother, Edith Maloney, of Monett; one son, Nathan Maloney, of Boise, Idaho; and one brother, Arthur William "Bill" Maloney, of Kansas City...
LOWELL J. "JAKE" MAHAFFEY (10/28/10)
Lowell J. "Jake" Mahaffey, 91, of Cassville, passed away peacefully at his home on October 26, 2010, with his wife of 68 years, Theresa "Tess" Mahaffey at his side. He was born July 5, 1919, in Iowa City, Iowa, and was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and one sister...
Vote NO on Proposition B (10/28/10)
This week I had intended to write an editorial opposing Proposition B that will appear on the Nov. 2 ballot. The ballot initiative would create tougher rules for dog breeders and ultimately would put a large number of reputable breeders out of business in Barry County. ...