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Stories from Thursday, February 3, 2011

Blizzard warning for county (02/03/11)
Barry County was under a rare blizzard warning on Monday night and Tuesday as snow and sleet blanketed the area. Preparing for the worst, area citizens flocked to local grocery stores to stock up on food, water and other emergency items such as flashlights, batteries, snow melt and propane heaters. On Monday evening, Walmart in Cassville was out of potatoes and extremely low on milk, bread and other staples...
Chamber hands out top awards (02/03/11)
A man who has impacted the lives of countless young people and adults during the 30 years he's lived in Cassville was honored by the Cassville Area Chamber of Commerce on Saturday night. Jerry Marple received the prestigious Community Service Award during the chamber's annual dinner. ...
Another tourney title for the 'Cats (02/03/11)
Cassville Wildcats down Fair Grove 65-52 in championship
County Calendar (02/03/11)
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...
RICHARD LLOYD MURPHY (02/03/11)
Richard Lloyd Murphy, 79, of Golden, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011, at his home in Emerald Beach. He was born on Oct. 10, 1931, in Enid, Okla., the son of Jesse Murphy and Dollie McHendry Murphy. He was a graduate of Carrier High School in Carrier, Okla., and Northwestern Oklahoma State College in Alva, Okla...
BILLIE JAMES MIZER (02/03/11)
Billie James Mizer, 78, of Wichita, Kan., passed away Monday, Jan. 24, 2011. He was born April 15, 1932, in Purdy, the was the son of James L. Mizer and Naomi and Henry Ferguson. He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister, Wilma Hall, brother, Buddy Mizer, and daughter, Rita Cabral...
MARVIN PRICE, JR. (02/03/11)
Marvin L. "Salty" Price, Jr., 85 of Vernon, Texas, died Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011, in Wichita Falls, Texas. Funeral service were held Friday at Sullivan Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating was Rev. Irl Holt. Interment was at Eastview Cemetery. He was born Feb. ...
DAVID LEE PECK (02/03/11)
David Lee Peck, 81, of Eagle Rock, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011, at Cedar Ridge Care Center in Cassville. He was born Jan. 21, 1930, in Morris, Kan., to Calvin and Yula Peck. He attended school in Kansas City, Kan., graduating from Turner High School in 1950. He retired in 1992 from AT&T after more than 20 years as a building technician...
A new drug threat (02/03/11)
In the war against drugs, the battles come fast and it's sometimes difficult to recognize the enemy you're fighting. Recently, a new kind of dangerous drug has entered the local scene, and I think it's important that our readers, and parents in particular, have information on the latest threat to our young people...