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Stories from Thursday, April 7, 2011

Bank building gets a make over (04/07/11)
Jury in murder trial to be selected (04/07/11)
Jury selection is scheduled to begin Thursday in the murder trial of Christopher Collings, 35, of Wheaton. Collings stands charged with first degree murder, forcible rape and statutory rape for the Nov. 2, 2007, death of 9-year-old Rowan Ford, of Stella...
Meeting focuses on Main Street Connection (04/07/11)
Downtown Cassville Partnership learns how program will benefit local community
Cassville begins middle school softball program (04/07/11)
A conversation with Ben Abramovitz, Lady Wildcats coach
ESTON HARRISON (04/07/11)
Eston R. Harrison, 82, of Wheaton, passed away Monday, April 4, 2011, in Freeman Neosho Hospital, Neosho. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Maplewood Cemetery, Exeter, under direction of McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton...
JACK HARLEY KING (04/07/11)
Jack Harley King, 80, of Cassville, passed away Wednesday, March 30, 2011, in his home. He was born Oct. 17, 1930, in Greenwood, S.D., the son of Joseph Vincent and Mary (Rans) King. On Nov. 2, 1957, in Montgomery, Ala., he was united in marriage to Betty Annette Barnes, who survives...
LINDA DUNCAN MAY (04/07/11)
Linda Duncan May, 72 of Cassville, passed away of brain cancer, on March 30, 2011. She was born at Purdy on March 5, 1939, the daughter of Burnis and Violet Duncan. On Aug. 7, 1957, she was united in marriage to Leland May. Her undergraduate education was at Purdy, her bachelor's degree in English at Southwest Baptist University, Bolivar and her master's degree at Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville. ...
WANDA L. STEPHENS (04/07/11)
Wanda L. Stephens, 85, of Washburn, passed away on Tuesday, March 29, 2011, at her home. She was born on Oct. 11, 1925, daughter of CH and Cleo (Stephens) Pendergraft in McDonald County. She grew up and attended school in the McDonald County area. She was united in marriage to Onza Stephens on Nov. 21, 1943. Shortly after their union, they moved to the Washburn area to make their home, where Onza was employed as a logger and she often assisted him. He preceded her in death on Sept. 6, 1987...
THELMA CARLSON (04/07/11)
Thelma D. Carlson, 71, of Shell Knob, passed away Tuesday, April 5, 2011, in her home. Arrangements will be announced by Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob. A complete obituary will be in next week's paper. Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guestbook and private condolences...
BECKY BOX PILANT (04/07/11)
Becky Box Pilant, 59, of St. Louis, passed away April 1, 2011, after a short illness. She was the wife of Dale L. Pilant and "Bemaw" of Bryant, Kaitlin and William Pilant, all of St. Louis and Dale's family home in Washburn. She born in Cynthiana, Ky., on July 31, 1951, the daughter of Ruth M. and the late Lark K. Box. She was the sister of Terry Box, Marylark Box, Judy Ross, Jeanne Box, Michael Box and Laura Powers...
VICKIE WALTERS (04/07/11)
Vickie K. Sutton Walters, 47, of Butterfield, passed away Sunday, April 3, 2011, in Neosho. She was born Oct. 8, 1963, in Bakersfield, Calif., the daughter of Harold E. and Beulah I. (Bolton) Smith. On March 2, 2010, in Wheaton, she was united in marriage to William Bud Walters, who survives...
DORA HELEN SPAULDING (04/07/11)
Dora Helen (Beaver) Spaulding, 98, of Pierce City, passed away on Monday, March 28, 2011, at her home. She was born on Oct. 3, 1912, in Stella, the daughter of Carence Craven and Bessie Mae (Bufford) Kirk. She attended Horton School near Rocky Comfort. On July 10, 1928, she married George Irvin Beaver in Cassville, and he preceded her in death on June 7, 1966. She and George moved to Redding, Calif., and in 1982, she returned to Missouri...
CHARLES RAY ENGLAND (04/07/11)
Charles Ray England, age 81, of Cassville, Missouri, left his earthly home to be with God on March 30, 2011. Charles was the youngest son of George and Nerva Brock England. He was born on May 22, 1929, in the Mineral Springs community, attended elementary school at Gaddis, graduated from Cassville High School in 1946, and attended Monett Junior College...
Help support the joy of reading (04/07/11)
Last week, during a trip to Springfield, we stopped at Barnes and Noble. As a new mother, I was instantly drawn to the colorful section of the store that featured row after row of books for children of all ages. I dreamed of purchasing a variety of reading materials for Sophie and then selecting one or two books to read to her before tucking her into bed at night...