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Stories from Thursday, December 2, 2010

New faces join hatchery staff (12/02/10)
A love of the outdoors in general and Roaring River State Park in particular drove Cassville High School alumni Brad Farwell to apply for the position of hatchery assistant manager at the local park earlier this year. Farwell began serving in the leadership position around a month ago...
Collings' murder trial delayed again (12/02/10)
The trial of a Wheaton man accused of raping and murdering 9-year-old Rowan Ford has been delayed for a second time following hearings on Monday and Tuesday in Rolla. Circuit Judge Mary Sheffield announced Tuesday that she was postponing the trial of Christopher Collings, 35, until April 2011. Collings' trial was scheduled to begin on Jan. 13, 2011...
Turkey Trot attracts over 7,000 runners (12/02/10)
By Lee Stubblefield Rick Elliot, a former Kickapoo High School All-State runner now competing for the Arkansas Razorbacks, won the overall crown at the 16th Annual Turkey Trot in Springfield on Thanksgiving Day. He was not alone. A record crowd of over 7,100 strong braved the freezing temps, icy streets and blustery north wind and conquered the course that wound around the area between the Missouri State University campus and St. ...
County Calendar (12/02/10)
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...
MAURICE PRIER (12/02/10)
Chief Petty Officer Maurice Prier, 75, of Purdy, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010, at his daughter's home in Springfield. He was born on Nov. 1, 1935, in Purdy, the son of Oscar C. Prier and Rilla Andrews Prier. He was a lifelong resident of Purdy, and his home church was Gunter Church near Butterfield...
MELVA SULLIVAN (12/02/10)
Melba Evelyn (Farwell) Sullivan, 89, of Cassville, passed away Sunday, Nov. 28, 2010, in Red Rose Health and Rehabilitation Center, Cassville. She was born March 28, 1921, in the Roach Community at Eagle Rock, the daughter of Otto and Mae (Ireland) Farwell. On July 16, 1942, in Cassville, she was united in marriage to J. Raymond Sullivan, who preceded her in death on May 19, 1952...
JIMMIE LEE "JIM" STELLING (12/02/10)
Jimmie Lee "Jim" Stelling, 58, of Exeter, died Thursday, Nov. 25, 2010, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield, from injuries he received during a motor vehicle accident Nov. 24 at Ridgley. He was born Aug. 23, 1952, in Clayton, the son of Clarence F. and Louise I. (Welshians) Stelling. He was united in marriage to Rebecca L. (Still) Renfrow on Aug. 12, 2004, in Miami, Okla...
CLEO HOUSE (12/02/10)
Gladys Cleo (Smalley) House, 94, of Exeter, passed away Saturday, Nov. 27, 2010, at Red Rose Health and Rehabilitation Center, Cassville. She was born July 13, 1916, near Cassville, the daughter of William "Bill" and Myra (Willard) Smalley. On Sept. 1, 1936, she was united in marriage to Gene Charles House, who preceded her in death Jan. 6, 1977. Also preceding her in death were her parents; one son, Marvin Eugene House; and two brothers in infancy...
BELVA BLYTHE EASLEY (12/02/10)
East Lansing, Michigan Belva Blythe Easley, retired school teacher, died Nov. 23, 2010, at Sparrow Hospital, Lansing, MI, of cardiac arrest. She was born Feb. 13, 1920, in Golden, to Claude and Nellie Blythe. She graduated from Cassville High School at the age of 15 and attended S.M.S. ...
Shop locally this Christmas (12/02/10)
Now that Thanksgiving has come and gone, it's time to start thinking about Christmas. One of my first tasks involves making a list of gifts I need to purchase for family and friends. I love Christmas shopping and there's nothing that gets me in the holiday spirit more than making a list and checking it twice - just like Santa...