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Stories from Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Council to consider rate increases (07/27/11)
Average water and sewer bill could jump from $37 to $95 per month
Exeter girls remain missing (07/27/11)
Father wanted on charges of parental kidnapping
Local teens charged with burglary, property damage (07/27/11)
Three Cassville teens are facing charges related to a vandalism incident that occurred at the city water towers on Seventh Street earlier this month. According to a press release issued by the City of Cassville, Richard Roland Randolph, 19, Keenan Bryant Richarz, 17, and Brandon Joshua Scott, 19, have been charged with burglary in the second degree and property damage. Charges are pending on a fourth person of interest...
Purdy resident charged with endangering child (07/27/11)
A Purdy man has been charged with first degree endangering the welfare of a child following an incident that occurred at about 9 p.m. on July 18. A press release issued by the Barry County Sheriff's office states that deputies were called to the residence of Gene Halbert on Farm Road 2095 after they received a report that a person was allegedly pointing a long-barreled gun at a 15-year-old girl...
PC woman charged with robbing elderly couple in Purdy (07/27/11)
A Pierce City woman has been arrested in Purdy after she allegedly stole two wallets from an elderly Purdy couple. According to Purdy Police Chief Jackie Lowe, Latosha N. Keith, 26, went to a residence in the 200 block of Caledonia Street in Purdy on July 12 asking the residents if she could borrow some jumper cables...
Angel Flights help former Southwest High School student injured in car crash (07/27/11)
A fiery car crash. A severely burned young woman. And the nearest treatment center to address those injuries is over 650 miles away. For Chassity Delaney Moore, a Barry County resident, that scenario was all too real in 2009. Moore, a 17-year-old high school student at Southwest High School, was a passenger in a vehicle driven by her boyfriend, Jonathan Larson, when they were involved in a head-on collision on Highway F that runs through Mark Twain National Forest...
Monett women injured in crashes (07/27/11)
A three-vehicle collision on Highway 37 just north of Highway B in Purdy on Monday resulted in serious injuries to a Monett woman. The crash occurred at 4:15 p.m. when the driver of a 1994 Chevrolet Astrovan, Rachel A. Harris, 32, of Monett, crossed the center line and collided with a 2007 Toyota Tundra, driven by Cynthia D. Hess, 52, of Monett. The Hess vehicle then skidded across the center line, striking a 2008 Peterbilt, driven by Mark R. Isom, 51, of Mt. Vernon...
Thefts increase in county (07/27/11)
Price of metal attracts criminals
Supplies still needed for OACAC School Readiness Fair (07/27/11)
The Barry County OACAC Neighborhood Center is still collecting supplies for its annual School Readiness Fair, which will be held at the Crowder College Cassville Campus Community Center on Thursday, Aug. 4. "We could use volunteers to help pack school supplies and help on the day of the fair," said Gail Reed, Barry County OACAC director. "We are also in fairly urgent need of school supplies or monetary donations...
Baker graduates from UA (07/27/11)
SK grandma teaches kids how to make a difference (07/27/11)
A Shell Knob woman has inspired her grandchildren to make a difference this summer. Pat Prosen and her grandchildren, Jadan and Kirsten Polbert, of Berryville, Ark., are conducting a can collection project that will benefit the Joplin area. "I wanted them to know that they can make a difference," said Prosen. "I know kids often think, 'I'm just a kid. What can I do?' I wanted them to know that there are things they can do."...
Heat warnings continue across the state (07/27/11)
Officials encourage residents to exercise caution and check on others
CHS Class of '51 holds 60th reunion (07/27/11)
Event to offer art auction, ice cream (07/27/11)
Kornerstone will host its fourth annual Dessert on Us fundraiser in the Cassville High School commons area from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 4. The event is open to the public. Dessert on Us will offer musical entertainment, a public auction featuring artwork created by local artisans and a pie auction. Lane Truman will serve as auctioneer...
ACT test to be given locally (07/27/11)
The ACT test will be administered at Cassville High School, a national testing site, on Saturday, Sept. 10. The deadline to register for the test is Friday, Aug. 12. Registration can be completed online at www.actstudent.org. Students without Internet access can obtain paper registration packets, online registration brochures and practice materials at the high school counselors' office...
Blood supplies critical (07/27/11)
Health board raises flu shot cost (07/27/11)
Fee increase to cover supplies
Co-op education (07/27/11)
SCWIG to host ice cream social (07/27/11)
The Shoal Creek Watershed Improvement Group (SCWIG) will host an old fashioned ice cream social at the Wheaton High School vocational technical building at 7 p.m. on Monday. Guest speaker Mark Phillips, I-Map Data Systems, LLC, will present the group's new online GIS mapping application, which will be used for water quality education and outreach and watershed management planning...
CHS new student registration (07/27/11)
Registration for students new to Cassville High School in the fall will take place over a two-day period in August. New students may register at the school from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 4 or Friday, Aug. 5. Materials necessary for registration include: a birth certificate; a Social Security card; an immunization record; proof of residency; and copies of any court documents pertaining to guardianship or parental rights if the student does not live with the legal parent. ...
CHS soccer camp held (07/27/11)
SWHS to begin fall practices (07/27/11)
Southwest High School has announced dates for the start of its fall sports practices. Volleyball practices will begin on Monday, Aug. 8. Practices will be held in the high school gymnasium from 6 to 9 p.m. Softball practices will also begin on Aug. 8. Practices will be held at the softball field from 3:30 to 5 p.m...
Stubblefield sets PR at Girls Just Wanna Run 5K (07/27/11)
With over a thousand entrants and 904 official finishers, the Girls Just Wanna Run 5K at Springfield's Phelps Grove Park on July 16 was easily the biggest women's-only running event in the state of Missouri so far this year. Sponsored by Cox Health and administered by Ridgerunner Sports' OZARKS RACING SYSTEMS, the annual run/walk has become a "must" event for many area women...
County Calendar (07/27/11)
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...
MATTHEW JENKINS II (07/27/11)
Matthew M. Jenkins II, 24, of Cassville, passed away on July 19, 2011, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. He was born on March 9, 1987, in Mt. Vernon, son of Matthew and Terrica (Ramage) Jenkins. He graduated from Oak View State School in Monett. He then attended the Cassville Day Program...
BRUCE LEBSACK (07/27/11)
Bruce K. Lebsack, 58, of Wheaton, passed away Sunday, July 24, 2011, in his home. He was born May 16, 1953, in Duluth, Minn., the son of Kenneth B. and Dixie J. (Summer) Lebsack, who preceded him in death. Survivors include: his children, Jennifer Pinillos and her husband, Otto, of Godfrey, Ill., Jonathan Lebsack, of Oklahoma, and Sarah Lebsack; his sister, Suzanne Bastin and her husband, John, of Olathe, Kan.; and two granddaughters...
SIBLYL MAE ENGLAND (07/27/11)
Sibyl Mae England, 90, of Exeter, passed away Monday, July 18, 2011, in her home. She was born Nov. 12, 1920, in Purdy, the daughter of Wesley Ommer and Nellie (Mutrux) Reed. On July 19, 1941, in Exeter, she was united in marriage to Lamoine England, who preceded her in death on Feb. 2, 2006. Also preceding her in death were her parents; one son in infancy, Dennis Ray England; four brothers; one sister; and a great grandson...
LARRY IVIE, JR. (07/27/11)
Lawrence "Larry" Edward Ivie, Jr., 58, of Green Forest, Ark., passed away Saturday, July 16, 2011, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. He was born July 7, 1953, in Mishawaka, Ind., the son of Lawrence Edward and Gloria June (Summers) Ivie. On April 21, 1979, in Fullerton Calif., he was united in marriage to Melody Ann Powers, who preceded him in death on May 18, 2005. Also preceding him in death were: his father; one brother, Gary Ivie; and his mother-in-law, Cludey Powers...
VIRGIL ROY FLAXBEARD (07/27/11)
Virgil Roy Flaxbeard, 86, of Rocky Comfort, passed away Friday, July 22, 2011, after a long illness. He was born Feb. 20, 1925, in Bethlehem, Mo., the son of Andy "Bogue" and Bessie Victoria (Utter) Flaxbeard. On Sept. 27, 1946, he was united in marriage to Dorothy Lee Dickens, and to this union four daughters were born. ...
HENRY PLUMMER JR. (07/27/11)
Henry A. Plummer, Jr., 82, of Wheaton, passed away Tuesday, July 19, 2011, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. He was born Nov. 15, 1928, in Tiff City, the son of Henry A. Plummer, Sr. and Lovie (Stout) Plummer. On Dec. 18, 1953, in Anderson, he was united in marriage to Sylvia Lay, who preceded him in death in September 2005. Also preceding him in death were his parents; five sisters, Elsie Wear, Frances Church, Hazel Roark, Fern Grossman and Faye Wear; and a son in infancy...
BILLYE JO WATKINS (07/27/11)
Billye Jo Watkins, 81, of Crane, passed away on Monday, July 25, 2011, at Ozark Mountain Regional Health Center in Crane. She was born on July 26, 1929, in Bell City, daughter of William and Nancy (Alexander) Berry. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd Watkins. She attended Church on the Rock in Aurora...
LAFE "LEE" LEON ERWAY (07/27/11)
Survivors include: his parents, Dale and Brenda Erway, of Cassville; one son, Kevin Waldrep, of Wynne, Ark.; three brothers, Steve Erway, of Cassville, Marvin Erway, of Ridgley, and Alex Erway, of Rocky Comfort. Funeral services were held today (Wednesday) at the White Funeral Home in Cassville with Rev. ...
This is the time to give feedback (07/27/11)
On Monday, the Cassville City Council met with Larry VanGilder, of the Missouri Rural Water Association, to hear the results of a water and wastewater rate analysis. The report given by VanGilder showed the aldermen a couple of things. One, the city's water and sewer rates must be increased in the near future. ...