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Stories from Thursday, March 24, 2011

Murder trial ends with a hung jury (03/24/11)
The final day of a jury trial for Michael Huggins, 26, formerly of Monett, ended on Friday with a hung jury. After deliberating for over two hours, the jury came back nine to three in favor of acquitting Huggins, who is accused of second degree murder in the beating death of Joshua Woods Utter, 21, of Pierce City, on Sept. 25, 2007...
Deputies find stolen items at Wheaton home (03/24/11)
Recovered property from multiple burglary cases
Praise concert to benefit Japan's earthquake victims (03/24/11)
First Christian Church (FCC) of Cassville will host a praise concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 16. The event, which will be held in the FCC Faith Center, will benefit the Mustard Seed Global Fellowship relief effort in Japan. Andy Schroeder, a former youth minister at First Christian Church, and his praise group One5Oh! will provide entertainment for the benefit...
Lady Eagles reclaim title (03/24/11)
Lady Eagles are state champions (03/24/11)
Chants of "we're number one" from the Purdy student section filled Mizzou Arena in Columbia Saturday night as the Purdy Lady Eagles captured the Missouri Class 2 state championship with a 55-49 win over Couch. "Our past four of five games, we've been down at some point," said Purdy Head Coach Grant Young, "but it didn't rattle us. ...
County Calendar (03/24/11)
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...
VERNON WEAVER (03/24/11)
Vernon W. Weaver, 91, Cassville, passed away Monday, March 21, 2011, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. He was born Sept. 6, 1919, in Butterfield, the son of William and Nonnie (Woodard) Weaver. On Oct. 14, 1947, in Dodge City, Kan., he was united in marriage to Viola Blaney, who preceded him in death on Dec. 15, 2010. Also preceding him in death were his parents and eight brothers...
JUDE K WILLIAMS (03/24/11)
Jude K Williams, an infant girl of 2 months, of Purdy, passed away on Monday, March 21, 2011, at Cox Monett. She was born Jan. 15, 2011, in Monett to Aaron Nathaniel and Melissa Ann (Ramos) Williams. Survivors include: her parents; two brothers, Jeremiah and Cyris, both of the home; maternal grandfather, Louie Ramos, of Cassville; maternal great-grandparents, Clyde and Jean Davis, of Cassville; paternal grandparents, Doug and Marsha Williams, of Monett; and paternal great-grandparents, Geneva Stephenson, of Monett and Winna Bell Williams, of Aurora.. ...
DONALD RAY "DONNIE" BROWN (03/24/11)
Donald Ray "Donnie" Brown, 64, of Wheaton, passed away Monday, March 14, 2011, in his home. He was born Aug. 2, 1946, in Barry County, the son of Malloy L. and Georgia Odean (Charles) Brown. On Jan. 21, 1988, he was united in marriage to Pauline (Spencer) Williams, who survives...
MARY "RUTH" STEPHENS (03/24/11)
Mary "Ruth" Stephens, 87, of Cassville, formerly of Washburn, passed away Tuesday, March 15, 2011, in her home. She was born April 12, 1923, in Purdy, the daughter of Finis and Lori (Stephenson) Prewitt. On Dec. 8, 1940, in Barry County, she was united in marriage to Leon Stephens, who preceded her in death on Nov. ...
URBAN JOSEPH "T" TIEMEYER (03/24/11)
Urban Joseph "T" Tiemeyer, 86, of Shell Knob, passed away Thursday, March 17, 2011. He was born July 18, 1924, in Murdock, Kan., the son of John Clement Tiemeyer and Catherine (Tenbarge) Tiemeyer. He served in the United States Navy during World War II. ...
JO ANN HAYNES (03/24/11)
Jo Ann M. Haynes, 73, of Washburn, passed away Thursday, March 17, 2011, at her home. She was born on April 25, 1937, in Marows Park, Ill., the daughter of Ernie and Marvel (Matters) Senger. In 1981, at Naperville, Ill., she was united in marriage to Wilbur Haynes, who preceded her in death July 2001. She was also preceded in death by her parents...
ESTHER L. PAINTER HARRISON (03/24/11)
Esther L. Painter Harrison, of Exeter, passed away on Thursday, March 3, 2011, at her home. She was born on Dec. 18, 1934, daughter of William and Bessie (Andrews) Painter in Bakersfield, Calif. She was a life-long resident of Barry County and a graduate of the Cassville High School Class of 1951. ...
KATHRYN JOY LOVETT (03/24/11)
Kathryn Joy Lovett, 68, of Exeter, passed away Saturday, March 5, 2011, in St. John's Hospital, Springfield, after a long illness. She was born July 11, 1942, in Marshfield. Survivors include: one sister, dottie Lacey and her husband, Lyle; six children, Sandy, Steve, Lesa, Randy, Susie and Jamie; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren...
WILMA GRAY (03/24/11)
Wilma M. Gray, 91, of Springfield, passed away on March 17, 2011, at St. John's Hospital. She was born on Aug. 3, 1919, in Butterfield. She attended and graduated from Butterfield High School. Later she earned a bachelor of science degree in elementary education from Southwest Missouri State University and a master's degree from the University of Missouri...
BEULAH GAROUTTE (03/24/11)
Beulah (Harris-Mackey) Garoutte, 89, of Monett, passed away at her home on Sunday, March 20, 2011. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the White Funeral Home in Cassville with Pastor Kenneth Dodson officiating. Burial will be at the Arnhart Cemetery in East Purdy...
Community in bloom (03/24/11)
Spring is upon us. The tulips and jonquils are in bloom, and the days will continue to grow longer over the next few months. As temperatures climb, the grass grows and the lake beckons, we all get the itch to find something to do outdoors. This spring, I would like to encourage readers to not only get outside to enjoy the sunshine, but also find ways to serve our local community. ...