Through The Years

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

50 Years Ago

Nov. 20, 1963

Cassville Mayor Evan Shore has been re-appointed to the Missouri State Parks Board by Governor John M. Dalton. He has just finished his first three years on the board.

Myrla Ball, clerk of the Barry County Selective Service office, reported 12 registrants in October. They include: Donald Abramovitz, Charles Akins, Sidney Ash, Loren Boyd, Doyle Cornman, Jack Garrison, Bobby Harris, Marvin Hendrix, William Hicks, David Hutchens, Charles Withers and Denny Wolf.

Mary Hawk, of Monett, has joined the sales staff of Southern Missouri Realty and Custom Home Builders of Cassville, according to Bill Carney, company broker.

Doyle Thomas, Savings Bond Chairman for Barry County, reported that 99 percent of the 1963 quota has been met with the October amount of $61,906, which brought the total to $528,140.

Miss Pauline Cox accompanied her speech students to Muskogee, Okla., recently where they competed with 500 students from 20 other school in the Little Nationals Tournament. Winning trophies were awarded to Janell Clark and Janice Robbins.

40 Years Ago

Nov. 28, 1973

Two young men from Barry County have been nominated by Congressman Gene Taylor as candidates for Armed Forces Academy appointments. The two named were Scott Burns, a Cassville High School student, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Burns, of Viola, and an Exeter High School student, Ivan Morris, son of Dr. and Mrs. Reet Morris, of Exeter.

Karen Pottebaum, of Cassville, downed a doe the last day of deer season in the Rock Creek area on Sunday. She bagged the deer in a running shot. Another lady deer hunter, Janice Malicoat, downed an eight-point buck in the Sugar Camp Tower area near Roaring River State Park.

A native of Washburn, Billy W. Schell, has been promoted from field superintendent to general construction superintendent with a Lubbock, Texas, construction company, which specializes in pipeline construction, river crossings and hydrostatic testing.

Dick Webb, a Cassville realtor, has opened a new office for this area under the name Land-Mart

30 Years Ago

Nov. 9, 1983

Scoutmaster for Troop 76 in Cassville since 1958, Charles Vaughan, has been accorded one of the highest honors by the Boy Scouts of America. On Sunday, he was presented one of three recognition plaques by the National Eagle Scout Association. During his tenure with the troop, he guided 54 scouts to receive the Eagle Scout award, which is the highest honor a scout can receive.

Glen Edgin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Edgin, of Cassville, has been named full-time loan officer for United Savings and Loan branch in Cassville. He is a graduate of Cassville High School. He has been educated at MSSC in Joplin and the University of Dallas.

Cassville FFA crowned Carol Bowman, a junior, as the 1963 Barnwarming Queen. Her attendants were Shari Eskildsen, Pam Triplett and Raylene Moore. Judging was based on such events as nail driving, hog calling, goat milking and bale throwing, according to Marc Edmondson, chapter spokesman.