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Stories from Friday, November 12, 2010

Strike a pose (11/12/10)
"The Road to Freedom" was the title of a patriotic production put on by Cassville Intermediate School third graders on Tuesday. In the photo above, Hallie Walker strikes a pose during her time on stage.
Schools to honor veterans (11/12/10)
Area veterans will have the opportunity to be honored for their service at several Veterans Day events that are being planned throughout the Barry County area next week. Cassville High School will be hosting its annual Veterans Day Assembly and reception at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Nov 11 in the CHS gymnasium...
Purdy chief warns of scam (11/12/10)
Purdy Chief of Police Jackie Lowe is warning area residents of a scam that is taking place in Barry County targeting elderly residents. Lowe reported that a band of transients staying in the Sarcoxie area are traveling to Lawrence and Barry counties and offering to patch the roofs or driveways of elderly homeowners. While two of the suspects keep the homeowner occupied, the third goes into the home and searches for valuables...
Youth to conduct all-night coat drive (11/12/10)
The youth at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Cassville will be hosting an all-night coat drive on Nov. 19. The group of teenagers will arrive at the church at 6:30 p.m. and camp out all night until 8 a.m. the next morning. The students will be camping outside all night to raise their awareness of local families in need of warm coats and blankets...
Wildcat strikers are district champs (11/12/10)
For the third time in five years, the Cassville Wildcat soccer team has claimed the district championship. Cassville opened district play at Monett by defeating their hosts 3-1 in a game that was played on back-to-back evenings due to lightning. The Cubs scored a goal just before halftime and held a 1-0 lead until 20 minutes into the second half when Austin Deffenbaugh scored on a free kick by Corey Sanders to tie the game at 1-1...
Wildcats ground Holden Eagles 38-8 with big plays (11/12/10)
HOLDEN -- The Cassville Wildcats used a bevy of big running plays to subdue the Holden Eagles, 38-8, in a Class 3 sectional playoff game at Holden on Monday night. Cassville led only 3-0 after a quarter but scored three more times before halftime to take a commanding 24-0 lead. The Wildcats pushed the lead to 38-0 with 42 seconds remaining in the third quarter before Holden scored its only touchdown in the fourth quarter to establish the final score...
Jennings leads area runners at state (11/12/10)
On Saturday, Southwest's Jacob Jennings became the first Trojan to earn an All-State cross country medal since brothers Glen and Kyle Buttrum turned the trick back in 2005. His 19th place finish led Southwest to a 10th place team finish in the Class 1 boys race at the MSHSAA State Cross Country Championships at Jefferson City...
ELMER ALBERT "TINY" WALRATH (11/12/10)
Elmer Albert "Tiny" Walrath, 84, of Shell Knob, passed away Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. He was born May 26, 1926, in Chicago, Ill., the son of Elmer Roy and Florence (Schuitt) Walrath. On April 25, 1953, in Chicago, Ill., he was united in marriage to Lorraine Hofmann, who preceded him in death on Dec. 11, 1989. Also preceding him in death were his parents; one brother, Richard Walrath; and a son-in-law, Kenneth Erick...
REV. JIM FORKNER (11/12/10)
Rev. Jim Hall Forkner died on Monday, Nov. 8, 2010. He was born on April 26, 1932, in Tulsa Okla., the son of William Irl Forkner and Vera Hall Forkner. He grew up in Tulsa, Okla., and graduated from Will Rogers High School and attended Tulsa University for two years. ...
The gift of education (11/12/10)
There's a new opportunity to give in the local area. The Cassville Education Fund (CEF) has been established as an endowment under the Cassville Community Foundation, providing individuals with the opportunity to make tax-deductible donations to a fund that will directly impact education at the local level...