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Stories from Thursday, February 10, 2011

Pilot makes emergency landing (02/10/11)
A local pilot was forced to make an emergency landing in the field next to Fasco on Sunday morning after he lost the propeller on his single-engine airplane. Mike Schlichtman, of Cassville, was able to successfully land the Zenith CH750 airplane and walk away without injury as was his passenger, Chuck Nickle...
City approves agreement with DNR (02/10/11)
Cassville aldermen receive update on public works, police response to recent weather event
CHS senior attends governor's address (02/10/11)
Cassville High School senior Amber Johnson had the opportunity to attend Gov. Jay Nixon's State of the State Address at the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City on Jan. 19. "Attending the State of the State Address was a once in a lifetime experience," said Johnson. "It was very interesting. Even though I am a Republican and he is a Democrat, I didn't find anything in the address that I disagreed with."...
SCWIG completes management plan (02/10/11)
Document will guide water quality improvements over the next 10 years
Lady Wildcats fall in Barry County battle (02/10/11)
Barry County finally saw some basketball Monday night. The Monett Lady Cubs brought their 16-5 record to Cassville to play against the Lady Wildcats in a Big 8 Conference bragging rights contest. While the two teams have headed in different directions for most of the season, they staged a border war in the Cassville gym that wasn't decided until the final minutes, as Monett escaped with a 49-43 victory...
Eagles squads split with Seneca Indians (02/10/11)
The Purdy Lady Eagles shook off a sluggish start and picked up a 56-37 win over the Seneca Lady Indians on Monday night. "It's been nine or 10 days since our last game and it showed a little," said Purdy Head Coach Grant Young. "We only had four of our girls score, and we can't allow that to become a habit. We were not as crisp as we needed to be."...
All-Stater signs with Crowder (02/10/11)
Kirstie Ickes, the All-State catcher for the Southwest Lady Trojans softball team, has signed a letter of intent to play collegiately at Crowder College in Neosho. "Coach Lori Videmschek knew who she was and liked what she saw," said Southwest's Tony Eagleburger. "She thought Kirstie had a lot of tools. Kirstie looked really good at the exposure camp in Warrensburg, and that really convinced Crowder that she could play at the college level."...
Regional running events are on the horizon (02/10/11)
Area road runners are anxiously awaiting the beginning of the 2011 season. There are always a few random races in January for the weather-resistant crowd, but for most southwest Missouri and northwest Arkansas runners, the official racing year begins with the classic Polar Bear Races at Bolivar in early February...
VIRGINIA L. SIMS (02/10/11)
Virginia L. Sims, 81, of Butterfield, passed away at Cox South in Springfield on Feb. 6, 2011. She was born to John Anderson and Helen Roberts on Oct. 5, 1929, in Albia, Iowa. She worked in the food industry. She married Samuel Leonard Sims who preceded her in death...
MARIE Z. WHITTENHALL (02/10/11)
Marie Z. Whittenhall, 101, of Monett, passed away Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011, in Lacoba Nursing Home, Monett. She was born Aug. 28, 1909, in South Dakota. She was united in marriage to Paul Murdock, who preceded her in death. In September 1975 in Emporia, Kan., she married Paul Whittenhall, who preceded her in death on Sept. 13, 1995. Also preceding her in death were her parents; one son, James Whittenhall, and two sisters...
LAWRENCE WAYNE RESZ (02/10/11)
Lawrence Wayne Resz, 25, of Cassville, passed away Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011. He was born in Springfield on Aug. 7, 1985, the son of Lawrence and Donna (Dougherty) Resz. Survivors include: his father, Lawrence A. Resz and his fiancée, Debbie Wilson, of Cassville; his mother, Donna Dougherty, of Kansas City; grandfathers, Sam Dougherty, of Independence, and Lawrence "Leroy" Resz, of Cassville; great-grandmother, Mildred Resz, of Cassville; daughter, Emily Resz, of Joplin; sister, Christina Resz, of Cassville; stepsister, Holly Terry, of Branson; and step-brother, Chad Terry, of Berryville, Ark.. ...
LARRY BLYTHE (02/10/11)
Larry Blythe, 79, of Cassville, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Mt. Vernon. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, Feb. 12, at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Cassville with Rev. James Weaver officiating...
MARY REGINA DUBUQUE (02/10/11)
Mary Regina Dubuque, 87, of Shell Knob, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. She was born March 31, 1923, in St. Louis, the daughter of Charles and Anna M. (Rieser) Gardner. On Sept. 17, 1949, in St. Louis, she was united in marriage to Raymond A. Dubuque, who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were her parents, two brothers and a grandson...
MARY BUTCHER (02/10/11)
Mary M. Butcher, 82, of Eagle Rock, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011, at the Red Rose Health and Rehab in Cassville. She and her stillborn twin brother came into this world on Nov. 5, 1928, in Pawhuska, Okla. Her parents, Albert Earnest Weston and Lydia Estella (Beaver) Weston, were born and raised in Seligman...
OPAL SANTEE (02/10/11)
Opal Lee Santee, 87, of Cassville, passed away Friday, Feb. 4, 2011, in Freeman Neosho Hospital, Neosho. She was born April 9, 1923, in Stella, the daughter of Joseph Oran and Nellie (Jones) Long. On Aug. 2, 1940, in Neosho, she was united in marriage to Nathan Santee, who preceded her in death on June 15, 2000. Also preceding her in death were her parents; two brothers, Bill Long and James "J.C." Long; and one sister, Esther Santee...
DOLLY BARNES (02/10/11)
Dolly Barnes, 91, of Jenkins, passed away Monday, Feb. 7, 2011, at St. John's Hospital, Cassville. She was born May 10, 1919, in Piney Mountains to Thomas and Lilly (Cook) Hilton. She was united in marriage to J.O. "Jim" Barnes in 1935. He preceded her in death...
LOLA N. ISLEY (02/10/11)
Lola N. Isley, 93, of Cassville, passed away Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011, in her home. She was born May 13, 1917, in Barry County, the daughter of Luther Washington and Bessie (Burbridge) Smith. On June 17, 1950, in Eureka Springs, Ark., she was united in marriage to Luther "Slim" Isley, who preceded her in death on March 13, 1969. ...
RALPH E. HAMILTON (02/10/11)
Ralph E. Hamilton departed this life at 8:45 p.m, Saturday, February 5, 2011, in Manor Care Nursing Home at the age of 104 years, seven months and 14 days. Ralph was born on June 22, 1906, near Crocker, Missouri, and was preceded in death by his parents J.E. (Ed) and Carrie Claiborn, Hamilton; his wife of 68 years, Mae Thornsberry; sisters, Hazel and Crystal; brother Harold; and daughter, Juanita Sue...
EVA MAYE "PAT" LEONARD (02/10/11)
Eva Maye "Pat" Leonard, 89, of Shell Knob, passed away Friday, Feb. 4, 2011, at the home of her daughter in Lee's Summit. She was born Dec. 3, 1921, in Grand Junction, Colo., the daughter of Irven Louis and Katie Mae (Wages) Patton. On Dec. 27, 1941, she was united in marriage to Carl Leonard, who preceded her in death on Oct. 4, 1990. Also preceding her in death were her parents; one sister; one brother; and one grandson...
Inspirational Super Bowl (02/10/11)
Fans rooting for both the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Green Bay Packers on Sunday were treated to an event that focused on the spirit of the American people. In a time when political parties have divided our nation on such a large number of issues, including healthcare, the economy, jobs and education, advertisers, celebrities and sports stars came together to promote a message of unity during Super Bowl XLV...
Thanks Cassville!!! (02/10/11)
Dear Editor: After an evening at the annual Cassville Chamber of Commerce dinner, 2011 looks be a great year of new prospects and continued recovery for Barry County. Thank you for your warm welcome and gracious hospitality. May your excitement and enthusiasm for business growth and tourism burn off some more of this snow!!...