December 2023

Through the Years

Dec. 26, 1973 — INDUSTRY SURVEY COMING JANUARY 17? The possibility exists that a major industrial survey will be conducted in Cassville on Thursday, January 17.
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History everywhere you look

Getting lost down a rabbit hole of history can be very easy around the Barry County Museum. With the combination of resources from the Fields’ Photo Archives and genealogy material in our reference room, combined with modern electric resources on the internet, looking up information on one subject can quickly detour into unexpected avenues.
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A year in review

Amere 365 days ago, I sat my office full of anticipation and the weight of opportunity as Jordan and I were only days away from officially owning the Cassville Democrat. And while there have been a few little bumps along the way, we feel we have sped through our first year of ownership with more success than we could have ever predicted.
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From B team to college ball

All-State volleyball honoree Grossman signs to Drury Cassville senior Emerson Grossman began her volleyball journey in seventh grade, placed on the B team and unsure if the sport would offer tru potential. Five years later, Grossman is Class 3 All-State, and on Dec.
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