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Stories from Thursday, March 31, 2011

Home and business show to feature 70 exhibits (03/31/11)
The Shell Knob Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the 24th annual Shell Knob Home and Business Show on April 8 and 9. The event will be held at the Shell Knob School from 5 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. "The Shell Knob Home and Business Show is an event designed for homeowners and renters in all stages of remodeling, landscaping and decorating," said Sheila House, chamber executive director. "But, the exhibits do not end with home improvements."...
Road tax appears on ballot (03/31/11)
Next Tuesday, Barry County voters will be asked to decide if the county-wide one-half-cent road and bridge capital improvement sales tax should be extended for another five years. Local road districts receive more than 51 percent of funding from the tax...
Barry County voters to decide contested races (03/31/11)
Cassville, Seligman, Exeter and Purdy voters will have some tough decisions to make next week. The April 5 general election ballot will feature three contested school board and two contested municipal elections. Cassville R-4 School Board incumbents David Haddock and Becky Henningson will face off against challengers Jon Horner, Wade Hermansen and John Lueckenhoff. Three seats are available on the board. Incumbent Danny Buchanan did not file for re-election...
'Cats pick up first wins of season (03/31/11)
Although the Cassville Wildcats broke out of their winless streak, they ran out of gas on the final day of the Cassville Classic and dropped the championship game to Seneca, 12-3. Still, victories over Southwest and Aurora helped improve Cassville's record to 2-4 on the young season. Purdy earned the third place trophy, and Pierce City took fifth...
County Calendar (03/31/11)
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...
JAMES LEROY BOTTORFF (03/31/11)
James Leroy Bottorff, 78, of Seligman, Mo., died Saturday, March 26, 2011, at his home. He was born October 30, 1932, at St. Paul, Minnesota, to Orval Benson Bottorff and Edith June Stein Bottorff. He was a member of the School Safety Patrol in St. Paul during 1946-47. ...
MARY "ELOISE" (YOUNG) BECK GOOD (03/31/11)
Mary "Eloise" (Young) Beck Good, 64, of Seligman, passed away Wednesday, March 23, 2011, in her home. She was born Sept. 26, 1946, in Monett, the daughter of Clement A. "Pete" and Mary (Gipson) Young, who preceded her in death. Survivors include: one son, Glenn Alden Buddy Beck and his wife, Carrie, of Purdy; two daughters, Rebecca Kelley and her husband, Matthew, of Rogers, Ark., and Rachel Acuff and her husband, Danny, of Anderson; two brothers, Kent Young and his wife, Sharon, of Monett, and Curtis Young and his wife, Debra, of Avoca, Ark.; six grandchildren; and two great- grandchildren.. ...
THOMAS LEE "TOM" HEMPHILL (03/31/11)
Thomas Lee "Tom" Hemphill, 76, of Shell Knob, passed away Wednesday, March 23, 2011, in Red Rose Health and Rehabilitation Center one day after being admitted. He was born March 31, 1934, in Verona, the son of Loren and Eunice (Bennett) Hemphill. On May 14, 1954, in Aurora, he was united in marriage to Frieda May Thurman, who preceded him in death on June 19, 2010. Also preceding him in death were his parents; one sister, Blanche Greenway; and one brother, Morris Hemphill...
LEWIS GLENN ROWLAND (03/31/11)
Lewis Glenn Rowland, 84, formerly of Cassville, died Sunday, March 27, 2011, at the Western Missouri Medical Center in Warrensburg. He was born in Norwood on Jan. 30, 1927, the son of Lewis and Ursula (Hunt) Rowland. On June 8, 1946, he was united in marriage to Marian Babb, who survives...
BEULAH GAROUTTE (03/31/11)
Beulah (Harris-Mackey) Garoutte, 89 of Monett, passed away at her home on March 20, 2011. She was born on Jan. 26, 1922, in Purdy, daughter of Roy and Bessie (McIntosh) Harris. She was employed as a pharmacy tech at the Harris and Howell Clinic for her brother, Dr. Noel Harris, in Purdy. On Dec. 10, 1964, she was united in marriage to Jim D. Garoutte. He preceded her in death on Feb. 10, 2007...
WANDA STEPHENS (03/31/11)
Wanda L. Stephens, 85, of Washburn, passed away on Tuesday, March 29, 2011. A full obituary will appear in next week's paper. You may call the White Funeral Home at 847-8400 or check our website at www.whitefuneralhome.org for service arrangements.
School, city races are important (03/31/11)
Another sign of spring is the municipal and school board elections that fall on the first Tuesday in April. This year, there are a number of contested races among candidates seeking to serve their cities and schools. Often times, voter turnout for these elections are low, and it shouldn't be that way. ...