November 2023

Cassville students dig up plans for their futures

Cassville freshman Kole Fry smiles as he gets some “construction” criticism from Justin Clark, back, transportation coordinator and outreach specialist for Nabholz, while working the excavation simulator set up by the company at Cassville’s career fair on Nov. 21. Also helping Fry work the ground was Jamie Stover, right, Nabholz foreman. Kyle Troutman/
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Mr., Miss Merry Christmas candidates named

The Cassville High School candidates for Mr. and Miss Merry Christmas have been announced. The group will be collecting donations in the community over coming weeks, with proceeds benefitting the Barry County Neighborhood Center’s Share Your Christmas program. The boy and girl who raise the most will be named Mr. and Miss Merry Christmas. Candidates include: front row, from left: freshman Gracie Maher, daughter of Allen and Brooke Maher, of Shell Knob, and Melissa and Jeremy Mansfield, of Cassville; sophomore Tyra Sturgell, daughter of Chad and Shawna Sturgell, of Cassville; senior Emerson Grossman, daughter of Melanie and Randy Grossman, of Cassville; and junior Jayla Cota, granddaughter of Carol Reed and Brent Stumph, of Cassville. Back row: freshman Carlos Barrientos, son of Allese Stubbs, of Cassville, and Melecio Barrientos, of Monett; sophomore Trevis Moore, son of Jeremy Moore, of Cassville, and Susan Norris, of Monett; senior Malachi Vincent, son of Stacy Reese, of Cassville; and junior Talen Reed, son of Shawn and Stephanie Reed, of Eagle Rock.
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