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Stories from Thursday, March 3, 2011

Crowds gather for trout opener (03/03/11)
A clear sky and temperatures around 23 degrees greeted anglers who gathered in the valley at Roaring River State Park for the opening of trout season early Tuesday morning. Temperatures impacted the early turnout. The sale of fishing tags at 6:30 a.m. when the opening gun was fired stood at around 1,200 for adults and 250 for children. On the last Tuesday opening in 2005, temperatures were also in the low 20s and tag sales totalled 1,544 for children and adults...
Census shows BC population rises 5 percent (03/03/11)
Barry County's population has grown by 5 percent, according to 2010 U.S. Census figures released on Friday. The county's explosive growth recorded between 1990 and 2000 has slowed substantially in the past decade. The latest Census totals show Barry County's population total now stands at 35,597 people, up 5 percent or 1,587 people, from the 2000 total of 34,010...
Meeting planned in ER area (03/03/11)
Area residents are invited to attend a public meeting on Thursday, March 3 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Eagle Rock-Golden-Mano Fire Station #1 in Eagle Rock. The purpose of the meeting, which is being hosted by the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT), is to discuss the replacement of the Highway E bridge that crosses Scotts Branch...
Local hospital implements new wellbeing initiative (03/03/11)
Last month, Sisters of Mercy Health System introduced a new health and well-being initiative called "Healthification." St. John's Hospital-Cassville has started integrating the four pillars, or aspects, of the program. "As a healthcare facility we need to provide healthcare information to members of the community," said Doug Stroemel, St. ...
'Cats claim district basketball title (03/03/11)
Aurora dropped Cinderella's glass sneaker on Saturday night as the Cassville Wildcats claimed the Class 4 District 12 boys basketball title with a 51-39 victory at Monett. The Houn's, seeded fifth in the six-team district, came up one game short of running the table over the top three tournament seeds, after defeating both Reeds Spring and Carl Junction...
Wheaton boys win Ozark 7 title (03/03/11)
Goostree's 32 points help pave way to championship
Lady Eagles claim Ozark 7 co-championship (03/03/11)
The Purdy Lady Eagles won a share of the Ozark 7 Conference title with a 61-52 win over Verona Friday night. "This was really a big game for our girls," said Purdy Head Coach Grant Young. "We needed to get this win before we started district play." Verona jumped out to a 17-13 first quarter lead and took a 30-29 lead into halftime when Jenna Chadd drained a 3-pointer at the buzzer...
MARY ELLEN LUNG (03/03/11)
Mary Ellen (Agnew) Lung, 71, of Miller, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011. She was born March 29, 1939, in El Centro, Calif., to Charles Reuben and Jewell Louise (Niday) Agnew. She married Kenneth Lung on Dec. 30, 1958, in San Diego, Calif. He survives...
ANDREW DOUGLAS JUEL (03/03/11)
Andrew Douglas Juel, 78, of Monett, passed away Friday, Feb. 18, 2011, at Red Rose Health and Rehabilation in Cassville. He was born July 15, 1932, in Valentine, Neb., to Lester A. and Lillian A. (Sauerwein) Juel. He was united in marriage to Phyllis Relethford on Oct. 16, 1955, in Seligman. She survives...
JAMES "STEVE" WALKER (03/03/11)
James Stephen "Steve" Walker, 51, of Cassville, passed away Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. Preceding him in death were his grandparents and his mother-in-law, Bettie Tate. He grew up and received his education at Verona, where he graduated from high school. ...
We're partial to Roaring River (03/03/11)
When it comes to Missouri state parks, I'll admit I'm partial to Roaring River State Park. I didn't grow up visiting Roaring River like so many other Barry County residents. Instead, I've grown to love the park since moving to Cassville in 1986. This will not be the first time I've written about my love for Roaring River and it won't be my last...