June 2023

Shell Knob man drowns in Table Rock

A Shell Knob man died in Table Rock Lake on Monday, presumed to have fallen in the water from his fishing boat at about 6 a.m. According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Harry Chamberlain, 62, of Shell Knob, was fishing in a 2022 Sun Dolphin 12-foot utility boat and presumed to have fallen over the side of his boat. After troopers searched the area, Chamberlain was located at 10:55 a.m. on Tuesday.
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Trout Tales

I got in on the slip-n-slide action last week at the Cassville Intermediate School playground. The Cassville Volunteer Fire Protection District hooked up to the hydrant and turned the playground into a sprayground.
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Kyle Troutman: Catching happiness

Anyone who has ever found themselves in the Roaring River State Park administrative office has very likely met Elise Buchman and very likely remembered the encounter. In her trademark hat, scarf and boots, Buchman has been a staple of the office for more than a decade as the administrative assistant to the park superintendent or natural resources manager.
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James siblings head to nationals

A Cassville teenager is showing just because she comes from a small town does not mean she can’t have a big impact. Faith James, incoming Cassville senior and prolific wrestling talent, helped Missouri USA Wrestling hoist its first ever national title, for boys or girls, at the 2023 Junior National Duals in Tulsa June 13-17.
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