New view in absence of Hall Theatre

Demolition of the Hall Theatre at the corner of West and Eighth streets, which was destroyed in a March 1, 2022 blaze, has opened up a new view of the courthouse square and idea of what the future may hold for the location. Presently, the city of Cassville, which was allowed to demolish the structure after months of court proceedings, plans to convert the area into a parking lot.
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Sales tax income rises in March

Sales tax revenues to Barry County cities and the county government generally rose in March, though more than half the cities did not share the additional prosperity. The seven Barry County cities collecting sales tax recorded a 2 percent gain over last March, thanks to both Monett and Cassville logging gains.
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Winner announced!

The Cassville High School Wildcat Jazz put on the 4th Annual Bikes, Blues, & BBQ fundraiser on April 5 out in front of the high school. This was just the second year the event featured the “bikes” element added in. The band held a vote to award a People’s Choice Award for the crowd’s favorite motorcycle, and the winner was Derek Cornelius, of Cassville, with his 2009 Harley Heritage Classic. Cornelius, right, won a free table at the 2025 Jazz Night in February 2025 ($100 value) and a small cash prize, presented by Band Booster President Kim Garner.
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