November 2023

Breaking the .500 ceiling

It has be come a habit for the Cassville girls basketball team to win 14 games in 28 tries, and it’s one the Lady Wildcats want to break. At 14-14 for two consecutive seasons, Cassville Girls Basketball Coach Clayton Bagby said one of the main goals this season is to finish above .500.
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Maria Kay Phipps

Maria Kay Phipps, 55, of Cassville, Mo., passed away Tuesday, November 14, 2023, at Roaring River Health and Rehab in Cassville, Mo. ShewasbornNovember 11, 1968, in Cassville, Mo., where she lived her entire life.
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Al Slavik: A note from God

Are you worthy of God’s love and forgiveness? I am surprised at the people that don’t think they are. If God was to leave you a note on the kitchen counter this morning it might read something like this: “To my precious child.
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First to win!

Hunger and lack of reliable access to fresh food are big challenges for families in Barry County in southwestern Missouri. The community ranked these issues at the top of a needs assessment by the University of Missouri Extension Council in Barry County.
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