Community

Haven of the Ozarks Pet of the Week, June 19

Gorgeous Giovanni will capture anyone’s heart. He is a mixed breed pup born on Jan. 18. This fluffy, playful guy would love a home with a yard and someone to play with. Half-price adoptions continue through the month of June. Adopters can complete an adoption application at www. havenoftheozarks.org/ adopt.

Education

Through the Years, June 19

50 YEARS AGO: THERE’S DOLLARS IN THOSE SWATHS — This business end view of a combine in action on the Keen farm near Exeter is typical of action these days in Barry County as farmers harvest a valuable fescue seed crop. Operator of the machine is Bob Lauderdale. Worth Keen, co-owner of the operation, speculates this year’s crop on this land is about usual, since recommended fertilizer and grass care was followed in pre-season programs.

Business

Stumpff a finalist in auctioneer contest

Donnie Stumpff, owner of Stumpff’s Realty and Auction Service, of Cassville, was a finalist at the Oklahoma State Auctioneers Association Pro Bid Calling Competition, placing him in the top five finishers.

Features

SHELL KNOB TAB: The color of Joy

Through her art, Lou Stine has brought color and joy to the Shell Knob area for the past five years. Stine moved to Shell Knob from southeast Kansas in 2019. She comes from a background in Education of more than 30 years, teaching elementary students before transitioning to an elementary counselor.

News

Opera in the Ozarks hits high notes in Cassville

Thinking he was the forest ranger, Granny, right, played by Sydney Siler, goes to kiss Mr. BigBad, a wolf in disguise, played by Boone Elledge, during the Opera in the Ozarks production of “Little Red’s Most Unusual Day” at the Cassville FEMA Event Center on Thursday.

Obituaries

Opinion

Kyle Troutman: Becoming a dad all over again

My sixth Father’s Day snuck up on me this year. With the recent storm damage to our office and upcoming trip to the annual International Society of Weekly Newspaper Editors conference, it wasn’t until Friday or Saturday that I realized Sunday would be my day.

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Sports

Tigers ready to reload after first district title

The Exeter baseball team recorded the most wins in a season since at least 2010, and the game that pushed the Tigers over the hump was a Class 1, District 5 championship win over Billings, the first district title in Exeter history.

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Purdy seniors awarded diplomas

Purdy graduates celebrated their accomplishments on Saturday with poppers and silly string, having ended their high school educations. A total of 33 students earned their diplomas. Kyle Troutman/ktroutman@cassville-democrat.com

Community

Haven of the Ozarks Pet of the Week, June 19

Gorgeous Giovanni will capture anyone’s heart. He is a mixed breed pup born on Jan. 18. This fluffy, playful guy would love a home with a yard and someone to play with. Half-price adoptions continue through the month of June. Adopters can complete an adoption application at www. havenoftheozarks.org/ adopt.

Education

Through the Years, June 19

50 YEARS AGO: THERE’S DOLLARS IN THOSE SWATHS — This business end view of a combine in action on the Keen farm near Exeter is typical of action these days in Barry County as farmers harvest a valuable fescue seed crop. Operator of the machine is Bob Lauderdale. Worth Keen, co-owner of the operation, speculates this year’s crop on this land is about usual, since recommended fertilizer and grass care was followed in pre-season programs.

Business

Stumpff a finalist in auctioneer contest

Donnie Stumpff, owner of Stumpff’s Realty and Auction Service, of Cassville, was a finalist at the Oklahoma State Auctioneers Association Pro Bid Calling Competition, placing him in the top five finishers.

Features

SHELL KNOB TAB: The color of Joy

Through her art, Lou Stine has brought color and joy to the Shell Knob area for the past five years. Stine moved to Shell Knob from southeast Kansas in 2019. She comes from a background in Education of more than 30 years, teaching elementary students before transitioning to an elementary counselor.