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Stories from Thursday, December 9, 2010

Crowds turn out for Christmas parades (12/09/10)
Cassville and Exeter hosted Christmas parades with well over 100 entries combined between the two popular events. The night-time parade in Cassville attracted a line-up of over 100 individual floats, marching bands, horses and vintage vehicles. Winners in the various parade divisions were as follows:...
Law officers respond to anti-meth plan (12/09/10)
Governor's proposal to restrict access to pseudoephedrine gets high marks from law enforcement
Purdy teams place in area tournaments (12/09/10)
The Purdy Lady Eagles fell to Mt. Vernon 62-54 Saturday in the Aurora Lady Houn' Tournament. "I am very proud of my team," said Purdy Coach Grant Young. "We never gave up and battled the entire game. Mt. Vernon is a great team and hit several big shots."...
County Calendar (12/09/10)
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...
JOE HIGGINBOTHAM (12/09/10)
Joe Higginbotham, 77, of Cassville, passed away on Friday, Dec. 3, 2010, at his home. He was born on Nov. 20, 1933, in Halfway, son of James Charles Higginbotham and Alberta Wilzona Higginbotham. He served in the United States Army from February 1960 until January 1962. He was a semi-truck driver and a diesel mechanic...
SKYLER MIKEL KROLL (12/09/10)
Skyler Mikel Kroll, 25, of Sulphur Springs, Ark., passed away Friday, Dec. 3, 2010, in Rogers, Ark. He was born in Eureka Springs, Ark., July 31, 1985, the son of Kevin and Robin (Palmer) Kroll. He was preceded in death by his father, three grandmothers and one grandfather...
ELLIS EUGENE  "GENE" GEORGE (12/09/10)
Ellis Eugene "Gene" George, 88, a lifelong resident of the Springdale area, died December 1, 2010 at Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville surrounded by his family. He was born July 15, 1922 at home in the Brush Creek community of Elm Springs, Arkansas to Charles Lee and Willie Jeanette Lowe George. ...
GLENN AUSTINSON (12/09/10)
Glenn Austinson, 92, of Cassville, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010, at St. John's Hospital, Cassville. He was born on June 7, 1918, in Lyle, Minn., son of Austin and Julia Enerson Austinson. He was a veteran having served in the United States Army during World War II. In 1968, he moved to Barry County where he farmed in and around the Wheaton and Purdy area. He was a member of the American Legion Post #118 in Cassville...
DOLORES SHACKELFORD (12/09/10)
Dolores Shackelford, 78, of Reeds Spring, daughter of John and Rosie (Yocum) Dotson was born Dec. 1, 1932, in Reeds Spring, and departed this life Dec. 1, 2010, in Ozark Mountain Regional, Crane. She was a homemaker and attended the Allen Church. She was preceded by: her parents; husband, Kenneth; one brother, Eugene Dotson; and one grandson...
HELEN ENNIS (12/09/10)
Helen Ennis, 72, of Cassville, passed away Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010, in Barry County Care Center, Cassville. She was born Nov. 20, 1938, in Granby, the daughter of L.T. "Bonnie" and Hazel (Clevenger) Mattingly. On April 9, 1955, in Washburn, she was united in marriage to Marvin Ennis, who survives...
EVA ORIS MCCAMMON (12/09/10)
Eva Oris McCammon, 84, of Cassville, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010, at the home of her daughter, Myrna Rhoads, in Exeter. Services were held in Sullivan, Ind., under direction of Banks and Brust Funeral Home. Local arrangements were under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville...
BEATRICE (BEA) BOOTH (12/09/10)
Beatrice (Bea) Booth, age 93, passed away on Nov. 29, 2010. She was born to Paul A. and Nadine (Baltz) Parnell in Marlow Oklahoma, where she grew up and completed high school. Bea was married to William G. Booth on October 28, 1935. William preceded Bea in death, in 1967, after 32 years of marriage. Bea retired from Tinker Air Force Base, in Oklahoma City in 1985...
ROSE SHERMAN (12/09/10)
Rose Sherman, a/k/a Betty Brewer, The Tax Lady, 61, of Cassville, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010, at Barry County Nursing Home in Cassville, following a three-year battle with cancer. She was born on March 20, 1949, in St. Louis, daughter of John and Anne Castro Meynell. ...
Road trip reminder (12/09/10)
A few weekends ago, my youngest son Ryan made a road trip from Denver to Cassville with five of his friends from college. None of Ryan's friends had ever been to Cassville and the majority of them hail from larger cities like Chicago, Orange County, Calif., and Denton, Texas. I was worried they might get a little bored, but boy was I wrong...