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Wednesday, December 28, 2016

HiSET tests being offered in Cassville

The Adult Education and Literacy Department of Crowder College in Cassville will offer High School Equivalency (HiSET) testing on Jan. 13, 2017. Applicants must register and pay online at HiSET is the alternative to a high school diploma. The test costs $95 and does not have to be paid all at once. The test consists of five sections that may be completed in a year's time.

Property taxes due by end of month

Barry County Collector Janice Varner said property taxes for the 2016 tax year are steadily coming into her office. Statements were mailed on Oct. 31, and Varner urges everyone that has not received a statement to contact her office at 417-847-2113. The office will be closed on Dec. 31, since it is on Saturday, meaning payment shold be made before that date. Payment can be made online at, or mailed with a postmark of Dec. 31 or prior to that date.

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