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                                                        Combining and Continuing The Crane Chronicle and Stone County Republican • USPS #136-740
                 Thursday                     Friday                  Saturday                    Sunday                       Monday               Tuesday                  Wednesday                           Weather Trivia

7-Day Forecast              Partly Cloudy              T-storms                  Mostly Cloudy                  Mostly Sunny            Sunny                 Mostly Sunny           Mostly Sunny   What percentage of tornadoes across the
  Sept. 24-30                   74/61                    78/60                       77/56                         78/56                77/53                    79/58                  75/54       world occur in the U.S.?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Answer: 75 percent take place in the U.S.

Man Stabbed                                 Two People Charged Possession of Controlled
                                            Substance, Animal Abuse and Endangering
                                                                                                                                                Ayres Selected As GOP
  By: Richard L. Hill, Sheriff,
Stone County                                Welfare Of Child                                                                                    Nominee
  On Wednesday, September
16, Stone County Deputies re-                                                                                                                     By: Emory Melton                              The Missouri law provides the
sponded to 95 Straight N Nar-                                                                                                                     When Representative Dennis                 unexpired term be filled by elec-
row Rd, Crane, MO in reference                                                                                                                  Wood was appointed the new                   tion.
to a subject being stabbed.                                                                                                                     Presiding Commissioner for                      Pursuant to Missouri law, the
  When deputies arrived, they                                                                                                                   Stone County to succeed George               Chairman of the Republican
observed a white male adult in                                                                                                                  Cutbirth, who resigned due to ill            Committee of the 62nd District,
the yard with what appeared                                                                                                                     health, it opened up the remain-             Larry Morrill, a Kimberling City
to be a cut on the right side of                                                                                                                ing 15 months of Wood’s term in              realtor called for a meeting of the
his chest. During the course of                                                                                                                 the House of Representatives for             19 Committee men and women
the investigation, information
                                                                                                                                                District 62, which includes the              of the district which was held
was received that a 32-year-
old female, had stabbed the                                                                                                                     Southern part of Stone County                last Saturday at the Kimberling
victim after an argument. The                                                                                                                   and the Branson area of Taney                City Community Center to inter-
victim, age 29 was taken to a                                                                                                                   County.                                                   continued on page 3
Springfield hospital for non-life
                                                                                                                                                James River Day At Galena
                                                               Cynthia Crow                               Raymond Borowski
threatening injuries.
  The female was arrested on                   On Thursday, September 17,                   ceived that the resident of home
Domestic Assault, 2nd Degree.               Stone County Deputies with the                  was housing a large number of
As of September 22, she has                 assistance of the Missouri State                venomous snakes and that sever-                       Make plans now to attend                   ner will be available for all those
been release from jail by the               Humane Society, Cruelty Divi-                   al of them were dying from some                     James River Day at Galena spon-              who have a tale to share. We
Prosecutor’s Office.                        sion, and the Missouri Conserva-                type of virus. The Missouri                         sored by the Galena City Council             will be entertained by gospel
                                            tion Agency, executed a Search                  State Humane Society asked for                      and the Galena Chamber of Com-               and bluegrass music as well as a
                                            Warrant at 45 Friday Dr, Reeds                  the assistance of the Springfield                   merce on Saturday, September                 Jam Session later in the day. The

Events                                      Spring, MO, which is located off
                                            Talking Rocks Rd.
                                                                                            Dickerson Park Zoo Veterinarian
                                                                                            and staff who are experts in han-
                                                                                                                                                26, 2009, with opening ceremo-
                                                                                                                                                nies at 9:30 AM. Festivities will
                                                                                                                                                                                             Galena Chamber of Commerce
                                                                                                                                                                                             members will prepare a fish fry

Scheduled                                      This search warrant was ob-                  dling and identifying venomous                      include the James River Princess             with all the trimmings. Join us
                                            tained after information was re-                                                                    contest, children’s games, cake-             in celebration of fishing, floating
                                                                                                        continued on page 4
  The Jenkins Rural Fire De-                                                                                                                    walk, fiddler’s contest, horse-              and fun on the James River at
partment will host their annu-              Commission Meets With Indian Ridge                                                                  shoe pitching, hog calling, and              Galena. Applications for booth
                                                                                                                                                the good, the bad, and the ugly              space are being accepted now.
al Fish Fry October 3 at Fire
Station #1 located just north of
                                            Official For Update                                                                                 boat contest. Fisherman’s Cor-                            continued on page 3
the 39 and 248 junctions.
  The Hurley Fall Festival
will be held Saturday Octo-
ber 3, 2009. There will be Live
                                                                                                                                                21st Annual Applefest
Music, Games, Crafts, Great                                                                                                                       Fall is in the air and so is Mari-         on is, “Marionville, A Town As
Food, Silent Auction, Parade                                                                                                                    onville’s 21st annual Applefest!             Sweet As It’s Apples”. The prize
and Softball Tournament.                                                                                                                          Mark your calendars for Sep-               for their creativity was an ice
  For more information call                                                                                                                     tember 25 and 26; you won’t                  cream party and $50.00 to be
369-3420.                                                                                                                                       want to miss this year’s big                 used towards class supplies!
  The 25th Annual Aurora                                                                                                                        event!                                         This year’s BIG raffle will be
                                   By: Patty Roof, News Editor                              the Indian Ridge Development                          Applefest tried something dif-             a Pro Scan, 40” high definition
Auto Fest will be held Satur-
                                   The Stone County Commis-                                 to discuss the status of the de-                    ferent this year; we had students            LCDHD TV! Tickets can be pur-
day, October 3 under the shade
                                 sion, Attorney Bill McCullah                               velopment. This development                         from the Marionville School pick             chased in advance at City Hall
trees at Oak Park on Business
                                 and other county officials met                             has been tied up by the FDIC for                    this year theme and the design               or during Applefest. The winner
Highway 60 in Aurora. With
                                 with Jerry Shirato, President of                                       continued on page 5                     for the cover of the book. Mrs.              will be announced Saturday at

                                            Lions Serve
over 25 classes of classic and
street rod cars, trucks and mo-                                                                                                                 Clinkinbeard’s first grade class
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 continued on page 4
torcycles showcased.                                                                                                                            won. The theme they decided
  The Jamey May Memorial
Trail Ride for Cystic Fibrosis
will be held Saturday, Octo-                                                                                                                                              The Shell Fest
                                                                                                                                                Shakin’ In Fest display at the 20th Annual Clas-
                                                                                                                                                 The Shakin’ In The Shell
ber 10, 2009 at 10:00 a.m.
  The 30th Annual Homer                                                                                                                         on Saturday, September 26, 2009              sic Car Show, located on the Fest
Sloan Buddy Bass Tourna-                                                                                                                        is quickly approaching! A great              grounds.
ment will be held October                                                                                                                       time is expected for attendees                  Included in the line-up of free
3, in Shell Knob, Missouri on                                                                                                                   from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., with                performances is the Shell Knob
Table Rock Lake.                                                                                                                                several activities scheduled.                School Band, the Blue Eye High
                                                                                                                                                  A real crowd pleaser Is the                School Band, a local group of
                                                                                                                                                Ugly Dog Contest, with several               line dancers and local bands,
   Correction: On three
                                                                                                                                                categories the canines compete               Timberline (Bluegrass), Home-
 articles it stated that they
                                                                                                                                                in for top honors, like the best             town Sound and the Redhots
 were written by Patty Roof,
                                                                                                                                                dressed, cleverest tricks, owner             (Variety of Music Styles) and
 New Editor. It should of
                                                                                                                                                - look - alikes, and others. This            Rock Pie (Rock).
 stated by Patty Roof, News
                                             Volunteers Irene Voyles and Shelley Mourer shown at the Crane                                      contest is annually sponsored by                In addition to this line-up of
                                            Middle School administering the hearing tests to local students.                                    the Haven of the Ozarks, animal              entertainment, the Shakin’ the
                                                                                                                                                shelter in Barry County.                     Shell Fest will have boats on                            What do Lions Club members Lion, you may not have the an-
                                                                                                                                                  Scores of beautiful classic,               display, food concessions, and
       Hosted by                            do? Some would think that a good swer. But the Lion’s Club motto
                                                                                                                                                modified, and specialty vehicles             vendor booths. The Shell Knob                          question and unless you know a               continued on page 5                                                                                              continued on page 5
                                                                                                                                                will be in competition and on
Page 2 THE CRANE CHRONICLE/STONE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Thursday, September 24, 2009                                                                        ter. This “boom” period lasted         tories started making acceptable
                                                                                                                                                       about fifteen years.                   pencils.
                                                                                                                                                          After reading this, I went on-        Something as simple as a pen-
                                                                                                                                                       line to see if there was anything      cil is taken for granted these days
                                                                                                                                                       further about pencil production        easily purchased at a reasonable
                                                                                                                                                       in Branson, but couldn’t find          price and is definitely used by
                                                                                                                                                       anything. I did discover that          all of us to some extent. I had
                                                                                                                      by Margaret Dillabough           the pencil was first in use in         never before stopped to wonder
            Crane Chronicle/Stone County Republican
                                                                                                                      809 East Hill                    1560. We have always called            how, why and where they were
                     (USPS 136-740)                                                                                   Springfield, Mo. 65803           it a “lead” pencil; however, it        made. I did read in the paper
        Combining and Continuing                                                                                                                       is actually graphite and the first     the other day that penmanship,
                  CRANE CHRONICLE                                                                                                                      pencils were graphite wrapped          as we knew it, is falling by the
                      STONE COUNTY                                                                                                                     with string or graphite inserted       wayside. Most of today’s writers
                         REPUBLICAN                                                                                                                    in a wood tube. The first pencil       go to the computer for all of their
       Published Each Thursday By
                                                                                                                                                       factory was in Germany in 1761         correspondence, and I must ad-
                   STONE COUNTY
                                                                             Saturday I seriously consid-       included an overnight stay. So,        and in the early 1800’s, there         mit that I am one of them. There
                    COMPANY, INC.                                         ered either turning on the heat or    I did a lot of driving, but obvi-      were a few factories in the Unit-      are times when my handwriting
          114 MAIN, CRANE, (Stone                                         getting out my electric blanket.      ously saved quite a bit. We had a      ed States but our pencils were in-     is almost illegible. Everything
  County) MISSOURI 65633-0401                                             If that wasn’t a “wintery” day, I     hard time getting Rosebud in the       ferior to those made in England        changes, doesn’t it?
          Pamalie Davis, Managing
                             Editor                                       don’t know what is.                   cat carrier as she is still a little   and France. Toward the end of            Until next week, Vaya Con
            Patty Roof, News Editor                                          I was on the highways and by-      “wild” and she won’t let me near       the Civil War, the American fac-       Dios.
                 Phone (417) 723-5248                                     ways several times Friday and         her yet--I guess she thinks I be-
                                                                          Saturday and saw at least one         trayed her. Our Punkin did me
                    Fax (417) 723-8490
                   PERIODICALS POSTAGE
                PAID AT CRANE, MO. 65633                                  maple tree that was in full fall      the same way. Before I took her
                         POSTMASTER:                                      foliage color. Friday, I took our     to have her spayed, she would
               Send address changes to:
                       Stone County
                                                                          Rosebud to the vet at Miller to       purr and sit on my lap, but it took
                Publishing Co., Inc.                                      have her spayed and traveled I-       her several years to get back to
                       P.O. Box 401                                       44 going but took a leisurely ride    that point after our trip for her
            Crane, Mo. 65633-0401                                         down Chestnut (the old Route          procedure.
    VOLUME 123 • NUMBER 19
  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2009                                            66) coming home. Saturday, I re-         I have been back in Ma’s pa-
          2009 SUBSCRIPTION RATES                                         turned to Miller to pick up Rose-     pers again and found a very in-
  Stone, Barry, Christian, Lawrence and                                   bud and then Floyd Nelson and         teresting article about the Bran-
 Taney Counties (per year) .......... $27.00
  ($25.12 for newspaper, $1.88 for sales tax, for 27.00 combined)
                                                                          I headed to the cabin for him to      son area--something I had not
    Elsewhere in Missouri (per year) $29.55                               pick up his truck, which a neigh-     read about before. It seems that
     ($27.49 for newspaper, $2.06 for sales tax, $29.55                   bor was working on. It rained         at the turn of the century, Bran-
                             combined)                                    all day and I had thought about       son was a major market area for
 All other States (per year) .......... $39.00
                                                                                                                                                                  10 Years Ago                September 26, 1974 Benton and
   Subscription rates to Foreign Address                                  staying at the cabin for a couple     White River rafts of railroad ties       (Taken from the files of the         Dolores Shiveley Editors.)
                       Upon Request                                       of hours before returning home.       and cedar logs. The logs were          Crane Chronicle/Stone County             The Warren’s (Charles and
 2008 Single Copy Mailed(each) ....... $1.90                              This is the time of year I really     floated by the millions down the       Republican dated Thursday Sep-         Marilyn) got a scare the other day
  (37¢ for newspaper, 3¢ for sales tax, $1.50 for postage and handling)
                  2008 Single Copy
                                                                          enjoy sitting on my nice covered      waters that are now Lake Taney-        tember 23, 1999 Fred Hall Edi-         when Charles saw his car headed
     Sold Over The Counter (each) 40¢                                     porch with a hot cup of coffee or     como, Bull Shoals and Table            tor.)                                  toward a large holler with their
    (37¢ for newspaper, 3¢ for sales tax, 40¢ combined)                   tea; but the cabin smelled musty      Rock.                                    The Crane FFA Alumni Assoc.          small daughter Tina in it. Seems
    Newspaper sold in different locations with varying sales tax rates
 Legal Ad Deadline ................. 12 Noon, Monday
                                                                          and damp inside and I decided to         With the coming of the Mis-         will be hosting their first Fish Fry   the wheels hit a small mound of
 Display Ad Deadline .............. 12 Noon, Monday                       forego sitting out on the porch       souri Pacific railroad to this         on Saturday, September 25 in the       dirt that turned the wheels and
 Classified Ad Deadline............ 10 a.m., Tuesday                      and vacantly gazing off into the      area in 1904, a market for cross       agriculture building at Crane          the car stopped, quite a Miracle.
 News Deadline ........................ 5 p.m., Monday                    woods (something I do frequent-       ties was created. The cedar log        High School at 6:30 p.m.               There were other witnesses but
    We reserve the right to reject, cancel or
 edit news articles or advertisements at any                              ly). Sometimes my husband will        market came when the Ameri-              One hundred five old Model           the car was traveling so fast no
 time or as we deem necessary. We assume                                  ask me what I am thinking about       can Pencil Company built a             T’s were in Hurley on September        one could get in it to stop it.
 NO responsibility for errors, which occur                                while in one of my trances; and       mill on the banks of the river in      10, at the Spring Creek Mill. The        Marc Barnett, Junior and Kent
 in items or advertisements, received via
 telephone conversation or via email. We
                                                                          it is extremely embarrassing to       Branson. There is a picture of         cars were at an annual gather-         Brosseau, Senior was elected
 assume NO responsibility for accuracy of                                 have to answer “absolutely noth-      the mill with logs piled up all        ing in Springfield and decided to      President and Vice-President of
 advertisements or the suitability for the                                ing.” I did have imaging tests        around it, and it looks as if it was   make the trek to Hurley because        the Student Council at Crane
 intended purpose. All letters to the editor
 must contain the legal signature of the
                                                                          done on my head last week and         located down town as there are         of such a beautiful place and a        High School. They were running
 person submitting the letter and the writer’s                            I’ am happy to report that there is   buildings visible around it.           very good café to eat at. They         mates and their campaign slo-
 phone number. The person that is signing                                 actually something up there--it’s        There were no roads up and          wanted to see the mill and visit       gan was “We’ll be busy B’s for
 the Letter to the Editor must sign a waiver
 that is provided in our office before it can
                                                                          not completely empty!                 down the river where the tim-          the Flea Markets in Crane. Some        you.”
 be published. Writer’s name will be with-                                   In case you are wondering why      ber cutters had to drag the logs       of these cars was as far away as                 45 Years Ago
 held from publication upon request. All                                  I went all of the way to Miller to    from the woods with mules, so          Texas and California. Don Chris-         (Taken from the files of the
 Letters to the Editor must be delivered in
 person to the newspaper office and proper
                                                                          have Rosebud operated on, I will      the rafter’s life was hard. He         tenson invited the fellow Model        Crane Chronicle dated Thursday
 identity established before publishing. Any                              be most happy to share with you.      would have to walk twenty to           - T owners to Hurley.                  September 24, 1964, Paul and
 advertisement or letter to the editor that                               We are encouraged to spay and         thirty miles upstream to the place                20 Years Ago                Bea Langford, Editors.)
 contains negative allegations or references
                                                                          neuter our animals and most of        where the ties were being cut,           (Taken from the files of the           Terry Conrad and his Brother
 to another person or entity must be accom-
 panied by a citation to the source material                              us are responsible and do what        and would have to carry a load         Crane Chronicle/Stone County           Tommy and Albert Medlin left
 or materials or copies of such materials and                             we are supposed to. However,          of about one hundred pounds,           Republican dated Thursday Sep-         Hurley on September 14 for ser-
 must be submitted to the editorial board                                 it seems that many in the veteri-     which consisted of his ax, 50 to       tember 21, 1989 Dolores Shive-         vice in Uncle Sam’s Army. Terry
 for verification no later than two weeks
 before publication. Political Letters to the                             nary profession try to make it as     75 feet of rope and a tow sack of      ley, Editor.)                          and Albert were sent on to Fort
 Editor will not be accepted the week prior                               difficult for us as possible. I was   thirty-penny spikes. They could          Crane and Hurley fire depart-        Leonard Wood from Kansas City,
 to an election. No Letter to the Editor or                               told that a vet in Willard was the    not carry food, because on the         ments are sponsoring a “Fund           since they had already had their
 advertiser may remain anonymous and the
 identity can be found out by coming to the                               most reasonable around at $60;        trip down the river the ties were      Raising Dance” Friday, Septem-         physicals and Tommy hoped to
 newspaper office. NO PHONE CALLS. If                                     and she obviously is, as I couldn’t   partially submerged and since          ber 22 from 8 to 11 p.m. at the        catch up to them later.
 the editorial board determines that any such                             get an appointment until the first    the men rode the ties, any sup-        Crane Ball Park. Music will be           Americans are eating more
 allegations lack veracity, it reserves the right
 to refuse publication of the advertisement                               week in November. In check-           plies they would have tried to         supplied by John Langley and           meat each year. However, pork
 or letter to the editor. Opinions expressed                              ing around town, the cost ranged      carry would have been soaked.          the Spring Creek Boys Band.            and mutton are less popular,
 in columns, commentaries, letters to the                                 from $85 to $195--I did express       The only food they had during          Come out and support your Fire         while beef, chicken and tur-
 editor, articles containing a byline, or other
 submitted articles, which are editorial in
                                                                          some indignation when quoted          the three days to a one-week trip      Department.                            key are increasing. Since 1946
 nature, are the opinions of the writer and                               the $195 price. So, I checked         was obtained at the cabins of set-       The CSCO School Carnival             poultry consumption per person
 should NOT be construed as the opinion                                   with daughter in law, Tara who        tlers. Many times they had to          is set for Saturday, September         has nearly doubled. Beef has in-
 of the publishers or editor of The Crane
 Chronicle/Stone County Republican. Per-
                                                                          said they had taken their cats to     hike up to five miles inland from      23 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.        creased by one third and mutton
 sons submitting photographs for publication                              the vet outside Miller when they      the river in order to find food or     in the Crane City Park. High           has decreased rather sharply.
 in the newspaper should include a stamped                                were living there and had been        lodging.                               School organizations that will be
 self-addressed envelope for the return of the
 picture or pick them up at the office within
                                                                          very satisfied with them. I will         This was a dangerous and mis-       involved in the carnival are FFA
 two weeks following publication.                                         have to say that I was a little       erable profession and sometimes        with a petting zoo; band will be
                                                                          leery about a country vet located     quite dangerous. But, when oth-        selling hot dogs, hamburgers,
                                                                          out in the middle of nowhere          ers were earning 75 cents per day,     chips and drinks. Plan to come
                                                                          and had visions of an office at-      these rafters were paid five cents     and enjoy the day at the park and        Support Our
                                                                          tached to a slaughter house or        for each tie they delivered and        help our students to learn while
                                                                          a barn. Imagine my surprise to        could make from $2.50 to $3.00         having fun.                            Troops Everyday
                                                                          find a fairly new clinic with four    per day. A lot of men lost their                  35 Years Ago                With A Prayer!
                                                                          employees in sight and more in        lives on the river or at saloons in      (Taken from the files of the
                                                                          the back. The cost--$60 which         the few towns built along the wa-      Crane Chronicle dated Thursday
                                                                             Ayres Selected                     Thursday, September 24, 2009 THE CRANE CHRONICLE/STONE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Page 3

  Stone County Senior Center                                                       continued from front page 357-6132 for details. We are                     11:30 AM Fish Fry by Galena
                Kathy Turner, Adminstrator                                                                        calling all Fiddlers for James Chamber of Commerce
                                                                             view the seven candidates for the
     217 Main St., Crane, Mo. 65633 • 417/723-8110                                                                River Day. If you are interested            11:45 AM Music on the
                                                                             GOP nomination.
                                                                                                                  in participating in the Fiddler’s Square
                                                                                Other candidates in addition to
   Coming Events and Activi-          fee and sweet treat, Friends and                                            contest, please contact Linda               12:30 PM Fiddler’s Contest
                                                                             Nita Jane Ayres of Branson West,
ties: Thursday, September 24-         Neighbors Meet, 9:30 a.m., Pitch                                            Gideon at (417) 849-3344.                   1:00 PM Parade
                                                                             included: former Taney County
Morning Coffee and sweet treat,       at Noon; Wednesday, September                                                     JAMES RIVER DAY                       2:30 PM Music on the Square
                                                                             Commissioner Ron Herschend,
Flu Clinic, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.,     30- Morning Coffee and sweet                                                             SCHEDULE                       5:00 PM Raffle Drawing; Fid-
                                                                             Branson businessman Jeff Jus-
Red Hatter, 9 a.m., Salad Bar to      treat; Thursday, October 1-Morn-                                               9:30 AM Opening Ceremo- dler’s Contest; and Winner an-
                                                                             tus, Stone County GOP Chair-
complement noon lunch, Bingo,         ing Coffee and sweet treat, Salad                                           nies                                      nounced
                                                                             man Tom Martin, Stone County
12:30 to 1:30 p.m.; Friday, Sep-      Bar to complement noon lunch                                                   10:00 AM Music on the Square;            5:30 PM Square Dancing on
                                                                             Planning and Zoning Commis-
tember 25-Morning Coffee and          menu, Bingo, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.                                             Horse Shoe Pitching begins; the square
                                                                             sioner Jeff Sims, Kimberling
sweet treat, Celebrating Sep-           The Fall Prevention Awareness                                             Cake Walk begins; Children’s                6:30 PM Music on the Square
                                                                             City Mayor Jason Hulliung and
tember birthdays during noon          Program has been changed to                                                 Games begin: and Fisherman’s by Dennis Essary
                                                                             Nixa Police 911 Supervisor Mike
lunch with cake and ice cream;        September 29 at 11:30 a.m. This                                             Corner opens                                7:00 PM Musicians’ Jam Ses-
                                                                             Bashford of Kimberling City.
Monday, September 28-Morning          informational program is avail-                                                11:00 AM James River Prin- sion begins
                                                                                Ayres, 51, was selected on the
Coffee and sweet treat; Tuesday,      able to anyone interested for the                                           cess Contest
                                                                             first ballot, obtaining 10 of the
September 29-Morning Cof-             safety of our seniors.
                                                                             19 votes.

                                                                                                                   Stone County Plat Book
                                                                                Democrats in the district have
                                                                             not yet met to select a nominee
  Public Health Makes Life Better                                            for the special election.
  News from the Stone County Health Department                                  The winner will undoubtedly          The Stone County Commis- at the County Clerk’s Office in
                  Angela Ford, Administrator                                 run for re-election in November sion would like to announce the Historic Stone County Court-
                                                                             2010.                                that the 2009 Stone County Plat house on the third floor during
   Vaccination Programs Proven        vaccinations trials in healthy            According to the Springfield Book is now available for pur- regular working hours 8:00 am
To Be Effective Against Disease       adults say the vaccine was well        News Leader Press, Ayres is a chase. The cost of the plat book – 4:00 pm Monday through Fri-
   As the availability of H1N1        tolerated and established immu-        graduate of Southwest Baptist is $25.00 and can be purchased day, phone 417-357-6127.
vaccine draws closer, the Stone       nity to H1N1 within 14 days.”          University; Ayres has worked in
County Health Department                 Ford says she also hears con-       Branson-area real estate industry
(SCHD) seeks to provide accu-         cerns from people about thimero-       since 2005. Before that, she was
rate information about the ben-
efits and risks of vaccination so
that individuals can make the
best possible decision about pro-
                                      sal and Guillain-Barré syndrome.
                                      Thimerosal is a mercury-based
                                      preservative that is used in some
                                      influenza vaccines to keep them
                                                                             a manager at Yocum Silver Mine
                                                                             in Branson West for 14 years. In
                                                                             the 1980s, she worked in man-
                                                                                                                          Spring Creek Pizza
                                                                             agement and accounting at Tin-
tecting their own health and the      free from contamination of mi-         dle Mills and Bass Pro Shops in                                   Hurley, Mo
health of their family members.       croorganisms. H1N1 vaccine is
   “Anytime there is a new public
health issue, people are under-
                                      being manufactured in several
                                      formulations, including single
                                                                                Ayres sits on the board of
                                                                             Metropolitan National Bank in
standably concerned,” says An-        dose units that will not contain       Springfield.
gela Ford, Administrator. “Our        thimerosal and a live-attenuated          During the interview process,
goal is to provide them with ac-      version (mist) that will not con-      Ayres detailed her conservative
                                                                                                                            Dine In or Carry Out
curate, timely, credible informa-     tain thimerosal.                       principles of smaller govern-
tion about the new H1N1 vac-
cine – its production, testing and
                                          “Although some people sug-
                                      gest a link between thimerosal
                                                                             ment, and fiscal and personal re-
licensing processes, as well as its
safety and effectiveness – so that
                                      and autism, science does not
                                      show a connection,” says Ford.
                                                                                One of the 10 favorable votes
                                                                             came from Ayres who is the
people can decide for themselves      “There has also been concern
if they want to be vaccinated         about Guillain-Barré syndrome
                                                                             vice-chairman of the 19-member
                                                                             62nd District GOP Committee.
against H1N1. This is a volun-        being linked to influenza vacci-
tary program.”                        nation. Numerous studies have                                                                        Delivery
   The health department will be      been done on this topic. Two
actively monitoring the vaccina-      studies suggested that approxi-
                                                                             James River Day
                                                                                 continued from front page
tion process and reviewing any
adverse reactions that may occur,
                                      mately 1 additional person out
                                      of 1 million vaccinated people         You may obtain the applica-                 Will Deliver to:     ••
in partnership with the Centers       may be at risk for Guillain-Barré      tion at or                 Hooten Town &
for Disease Control and Preven-       syndrome associated with the           by calling Janetta Cole at (417)
                                                                             818-7758.                                 Iron Bridge Estates   Open
tion, the Food and Drug Admin-        seasonal flu vaccine. In most of
istration, the US Department          the studies, no association was           Do you have a homemade quilt
                                                                             made by you or a family member
of Health and Human Services          found.”
and the Missouri Department of           As more information becomes         that you would like to display
Health and Senior Services. Vac-
cine safety monitoring uses both
                                      available on when H1N1 vac-
                                      cine will be available in Stone
                                                                             during James River Day? Please
                                                                             contact Sharon Stephens at (417)                      Let us cook for you!
active and passive surveillance       County, the health department
in an effort to quickly identify      will notify the public. In the
any clinically significant adverse    meantime, residents are encour-
events following immunization         aged to get vaccinated for sea-
and to provide timely informa-        sonal influenza. This shot will
tion to vaccine providers, health     not protect them against H1N1
care providers and the public.        influenza, but it will offer protec-
    “Vaccination is the gold stan-    tion against three strains of sea-
dard of protection against influ-     sonal flu likely to circulate in the
enza,” adds Ford. “We know            United States this fall and winter.
vaccination programs work. We         Seasonal flu and its complica-
no longer routinely see cases of      tions kill approximately 36,000
polio, measles, mumps, rubella        people in the United States each
and other vaccine preventable         year, and vaccination is the best
diseases, thanks to successful        method of protection against it.
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21st Applefest                              continued from front page                                                                                       ans from all wars and to educate
                                                                                                                                                            the public regarding American
Winners Of The Miss Applefest In Marionville                                                                                                                prisoners that were left behind in
Photos by LeAnne’s Photography-LeAnne Price                                                                                                                 previous wars.
                                                                                                                                                               Of course both days you will
                                                                                                                                                            find plenty of wonderful hand
                                                                                                                                                            made wares, face painting, air
                                                                                                                                                            brushed shirts, stained glass etc,
                                                                                                                                                            beautiful things to decorate your
                                                                                                                                                            home, info on anything from an-
                                                                                                                                                            cestry, to building a sunroom.
                                                                                                                                                               Stop by the Fire Department
                                                                                                                                                            on the corner of Central and
                                                                                                                                                            Washington. They will have in-
                                                                                                                                                            flatables for the kids, test your
                                                                                                                                                            skills with a football toss, kids
                                                                                   Applefest: Winner: Chelsea Fergerson, daughter of Kimberly               will enjoy checking out the sta-
                                                                                  Neff of Aurora, 16 years old.                                             tion and trucks, soda and other
                                                                                   First runner up: Kylee Campbell, daughter of Cindy Campbell of           items will also be for sale.
                                                                                  Marionville, 15 years old.                                                   The Marionville Police De-
                                                                                   Second runner up: Abbey Farley, daughter of Rick and Angie               partment will also be in this lo-
                                                                                  Farley of Galena, 15 years old                                            cation and they encourage kids
                                                                                   Miss Congeniality: Kylee Campbell.                                       to register their bicycles or sign
                                                                                                                                                            up to be a junior officer complete
                                                                                                                          POW Awareness                     with badge!
                                                                                  BBQ, Pork on a stick, fried rice,
                                                                                                                          This year Applefest is honored       The Red Cross Blood Mobile
 Apple Dumpling: Winner: Sydney Ash, daughter of Mike and                         egg rolls, hamburgers, hot dogs,
                                                                                                                        to have the POW Awareness           will also be on site for those
Gina Ash of Marionville, four years old.                                          funnel cakes etc.
                                                                                                                        group Rolling Thunder!              wishing to donate blood.
 First runner up: Brianna Thompson, daughter of Tammy and                           Saturday have your fresh
                                                                                                                          Rolling Thunder is a non-profit      The carnival this year will be
Daniel Thompson of Marionville, seven years old.                                  baked Apple pie and a $5.00
  Second runner up: Karlee Page, daughter of Kimberly Page of                     entry fee at the Fire Station be-     organization. They are commit-                   continued on page 5
Mt Vernon, four years old.                                                        tween 8:00 & 10:00am. Top
                                                                                  three pies will be auctioned off
                                                                                  at 2:45. At 10:00 a.m. strike up
                                                                                  the band, decorate a float, get out   Two People Charged                     continued from front page
                                                                                  the bicycles, saddle up the horse,    reptiles.                           Child.
                                                                                  polish up that old car, or just          Once on scene, we found the         The three yr old child was tak-
                                                                                  bring your lawn chairs and enjoy      28 yr old male resident and the     en into protective custody and
                                                                                  one heck of a parade! Following       23 yr old female resident with      released to the Division of Fam-
                                                                                  the parade, a performance by the      her three yr old daughter. Also     ily Services.
                                                                                  Comet Pride Marching Band and         at the residence, was a 27 yr old      The 27 yr old that was at the
                                                                                  Color Guard, Parade Awards and        friend.                             home at the time the warrant was
                                                                                  Mighty Might Cheerleaders.               Located in a building away       being served was arrested on a
                                                                                    Bill Lowery will perform at         from the home, investigators        Parole Violation. On September
                                                                                  1:00, Wendy Sewell 2:00, 2:45         located numerous clear plastic      17, all three subjects were being
                                                                                  sharpen up your favorite paring       storage boxes, which contained      held in the Stone County Jail.
                                                                                  knife for the famous Apple peel-      the remains of dead snakes.            On September 17, 2009, Stone
                                                                                  ing contest, Car Show awards at       Also inside this building was       County Deputies with the assis-
                                                                                  3:00, Marionville Idol and Apple      a room, which contained over        tance of the Missouri State Hu-
  Candy Apple: Winner: Kymbra Kirby, daughter of Shawn and                                                              25 venomous snakes in several       mane Society, Cruelty Division,
Amy Kirby of Marionville, 10 years old.                                           Daze awards 4:00, the Peters
                                                                                                                        plastic storage boxes. There        and the Missouri Conservation
  First runner up: Kennedy Stringer, daughter of Robin and Paul                   Family with 3 special guests will
                                                                                                                        were several different species of   Agency, executed a Search
Stringer of Marionville, nine years old.                                          perform at 5:30 the well known        rattlesnakes, one cottonmouth,      Warrant at 26 Friday Dr, Reeds
  Second runner up: Savannah Miller, daughter of Richard and                      Eddie Valen Show at 6:45 and          several spitting cobras, a green    Spring, MO, which is located off
Chantil Miller of Aurora, eight years old.                                        the evening will end with fan-        viper, a boomslang and a black      Talking Rocks Rd.
                                                                                  tastic sounds from LiveWire!          mamba to name a few. All of            The Stone County Prosecutor’s
                                                                                  Since 1995 this group has been        these snakes appeared to be in-     Office has charged the suspects
                                                                                  rated one of the premiere coun-       fected with a virus that is com-    in this case, as listed below:
                                                                                  try bands in the Midwest with         mon to the reptile family, and         Cynthia Crow, DOB: 09/02/86
                                                                                  their high energy performances.       that there is no treatment for.     Female, residing at 26 Friday
                                                                                  They have shared the stage with          Inside the home were several     Drive –
                                                                                  entertainers such as David Allen      non-venomous snakes as well as         Dist/Del/Manf/Produce or At-
                                                                                  Cole, Montgomery Gentry and           a venomous cobra. Also locat-       tempt to Or Possess W/Intent To
                                                                                  Toby Keith                            ed inside the home in a freezer     Dist/Del/Manf/Produce A Con-
                                                                                    Apple Daze                          were several reptiles that had      trolled Substance 195.211 (Felo-
                                                                                    Stroll down to the park for the     died and were frozen in plastic     ny, Class B)
                                                                                  4th annual Apple Daze in the          bags. A suspected wolf hybrid          Endangering the Welfare of
                                                                                  Park, plenty of old time fun for      was running loose in the home,      a Child – 1st Degree (Felony,
                                                                                                                        two monkeys were located in the     Class C)
                                                                                  the whole family! In the Park you
                                                                                                                        garage and numerous fish tanks         Animal Abuse (Felony, Class
                                                                                  will also find the Marionville Ly-
                                                                                                                        were located with exotic fish       D)
                                                                                  ons Club 2nd annual Duck Race         were found.                            Ms. Crow’s bond has been set
                                                                                  or Sign up for the Horseshoe             Located near the home in a       at $100,000 Cash Only. As of
                                                                                  tournament which is at 10:00a.        wooded area was an alligator ap-    September 22, she is still being
  Apple Blossom: Winner: Jessica Peterson, daughter of Carla
                                                                                  m.Starting at noon the Golden         proximate 3 ½ feet long being       held in the Stone County Jail.
and Floyd Peterson of Marionville, 12 years old.
                                                                                  coin treasure hunt, wheelbarrow       housed in a portable dog crate,        Raymond Borowski, DOB:
  First runner up: Haylie Thomas, daughter of Charity Chastain of
                                                                                  race, apple bobbing contest, bub-     and a large laundry basket full     04/02/81 Male, residing at 26
Marionville, 12 years old.
                                                                                  ble gum blowing contest, and the      of drug paraphernalia. A zip        Friday Drive –
  Second runner up: Megan Walker, daughter of David and Shan-
                                                                                  basket ball shoot out. At 1:00p.      lock bag with approximately one        Dist/Del/Manf/Produce or At-
non Walker of Aurora, 12 years old.
                                                                                  m. Sign up for the Marionville        pound of marijuana was also lo-     tempt to Or Possess W/Intent To
                                                                                  Idol, and Junior Idol.                cated in this area.                 Dist/Del/Manf/Produce A Con-
6:15.                                  dies, get those lungs in shape for                                                  According to the veterinar-      trolled Substance 195.211 (Felo-
                                                                                    The park is located half a block
  This years Grand Marshalls           the Husband Calling Contest at                                                   ian, all the venomous snakes        ny, Class B)
                                                                                  off the city square.
will be the class of 1959.             2:00 followed by the Miss Gold-                                                  would have to be euthanized at         Endangering the Welfare of
                                                                                    Kustom Kemps Car Show
  EVENTS                               en Delicious presented by non                                                    the scene. A complete list of all   a Child – 1st Degree (Felony,
                                                                                    Kustom Kemps of America
  Friday starts at noon. Enter-        other than the wonderful Ms. Di-                                                 reptiles and animals taken from     Class C)
                                                                                  presents the 3rd annual Hotrod
tainment will be throughout the        amond Lil! The guys are invited                                                  the home will be available at a        Animal Abuse (Felony, Class
                                                                                  and Kustom Hoedown at the
day and into the evening hours         to show off at 2:45 with the Sexy                                                later date.                         D)
                                                                                  Marionville Park Friday & Sat-
with great sounds from the Pe-         Legs Contest!                                                                       The male and female of the          Mr. Borowski’s bond has been
                                                                                  urday. Want to enter your sweet
ters family, Russ Robinson,              Plan on bringing the family for                                                residence were both arrested on     set at $100,000 Cash Only. As of
                                                                                  ride, call Jerry at 417-847-2940.     suspected Animal Abuse and          September 22, he is still being
Black Suede, and Eric Edmond-          dinner with wonderful mouth-
                                                                                  Entry fee is $10.00.                  Endangering the Welfare of a        held in the Stone County Jail.
son, Straight Winds Band. La-          watering foods available such as
21st Applefest                                   continued from page 4                     Commission Meets With              Thursday, September 24, 2009 THE CRANE CHRONICLE/STONE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Page 5

located on the northeast corner       their family in 2005.                                       continued from front page cess has been long and tiresome pm in the commission with the
of the square on Benton Street.          Janea is the programming co-                                                           with no easy fixes and the com- hope that things will have made
  Awards                              ordinator for all ten Lawrence                                                            mission has begun to press Mr. some progress. The decision of
  Marcia Baum is this year’s re-      Regional Libraries. In 2009                                                               Shirato for actual documentation the bonds will be revisited at this
cipient of the 2009 Golden Apple      Janea received a Certificate of                                                           proving that he has met all that time. As always Stone County
Award. Marcia has been an avid        Achievement for the Library                                                               has been required of him.                 residents are invited to attend all
supporter of Applefest for 19         Skills Institute Curriculum she                                                              The attorney from Wells Fargo open meetings so makes plans to
years! She was elected treasurer      has studied. Janea is thankful to                                                         addressed the commission ask- attend October 27.
in 1990 and continues to hold that    have been blessed with her fam-                                                           ing that they at this time revoke
position. Marcia moved to Mari-       ily and friends and enjoys help-                                                          the bond on Northshore Invest-
onville in 1959 with her parents,     ing people.                                                                               ments LLC, Las Vegas and en-
Dr. and Mrs. Ferrell. In June of
1963 she married her husband,
                                         Shavalla Diercks is the 2009
                                      Betty C Cook scholarship win-
                                                                                                                                sure that this project will make
                                                                                                                                some progress. The commission
                                                                                                                                                                                        Support Our
Clifford Baum.                        ner. The topic this year is “Pride                                                        has put off revoking the bonds at                     Troops Everyday
  Marcia is also treasurer of the     In My Community As An Ameri-                                                              this time to allow the process to
Red Hatters. Marcia loves help-       can”. Congratulations Shavalla.                                              Mr. Shirato make its way through the court                         With A Prayer!
ing others by using the talents          Applefest books are available                     the past several months, which system and see where the project
she has been blessed with.            at several business locations,                       has put the project on a com- is at that time.
  Janea Coker is the recipient        don’t forget to look for “Rocky,                     plete halt. The EPA, DNR and            Attorney Bill McCullah rec-
of the 2009 Red Apple Award.          the White Squirrel” there are 21                     the Corp of Engineers have all ommended to the commission
Janea (Brown) Coker graduated         this year!                                           levied complaints because of run that they hold off on revoking
from Marionville in 1986.                There are a few booth spaces                      off and other possible hazards the bonds because as the situa-
  She married her high school         left, call Kathy @ 417-840-9687
                                                                                                                                                                                 Locally Owned
                                                                                           to the environment due to these tion stands the commission and • Tank Leasing Program
sweetheart Jeff Coker and have        to reserve your spot.                                delays. Mr. Shirato informed the the project would still not be • Safety Trained Service Staff
two children, Jonathan & Jo-             Hope to see you there.                            commission that he has been in able to proceed because of the • Complete Line of Gas Appliances
seph, Marshall Davidson joined                                                             contact with each agency has in- tie up with the FDIC. A meet-                   101 N. Commerce, Crane
                                                                                           formed them of the situation and ing has been rescheduled with
                                                                                           they correct all problems and an- Mr. Shirato and Northshore In-
                                                                                                                                                                            Outside Crane call toll-free
                                                                                           swer all complaints. Mr. Shirato vestments for October 27, at 1                        1-800-492-5053
Shakin In The Shell Fest                    continued from front page
                                                                                           informed the commission also
Shrine Club will sponsor a beer       Fresh Market; Bank of America,

                                                                                                                                                        Flat Creek Resort
                                                                                           that his son Christopher Shirato
garden.                               Arvest Bank, Red Barn, The                           fills out a report after every rain
  A large Family Fun Area at          Landing Cafe and Community                           event documenting run off and
the Fest will include Inflatable      Bank in Shell Knob or Com-
play areas, a rock climbing wall,     merce Bank in Cassville.
                                                                                           other problems that arise from
                                                                                           the rain. He says that DNR has
                                                                                                                                                                      Bar & Grill
a bungee jump, a Velcro wall,            The ReMax hot air balloon                         inspecting those reports and ev-
a dunk tank, as well as several       will be on display with free teth-                                                                      7847 State Hwy. 173, Cape Fair, MO 65624
                                                                                           erything is in order. The com-
games with prizes                     ered ride opportunities during                       mission asked for copies of these                Call Alan and Sherrie Kram at 417-538-4802
  The Shell Knob PTO will be          the evening hours.                                   reports or any other documenta-                Restaurant Now Open • Mon – Sat • 11 am – 9 pm
offering a 40” Proscan L-Series          The Shakin’ In the Shell Fest is                  tion from DNR that shows they
1080HD LCD television and             an all-day event, from 10 a.m. to                                                                                Full Service Bar • 11 am – 1 am
                                                                                           are working to resolve these is-
a Sony 5.1 Wireless Surround          10 p.m. The Fest takes place in                      sues. Mr. Shirato stated he would        Happy Hour Special:                            Coupon
Sound Home Theater System             Shell Knob, Mo on Hwy 39 on                          provide the commission with            4-7 pm ALL DRINKS 50¢ off!
with a gift basket that includes      Table Rock Lake. This event is                       whatever they wanted.
a popcorn bowl, popcorn, soda,        brought to you by the Shell Knob                                                            Monday – Pitcher of Beer and 10”           Pizza Special!
                                                                                              Next the Bond issue was             Pizza - $10.00                                   Buy 1 Pizza
two free movie rentals from           Chamber of Commerce, with                            brought up and Mr. Shirato as-
Country Fresh Market, and a           sponsorship by 27 Shell Knob                                                                Tuesday – Taco Tuesday - 50¢              Get the second Pizza
                                                                                           sured the commission that the
couple of DVDs. Retail value is       businesses. For mere informa-                        bonds are all in good standing.        Wednesday – Buffalo Wings - 25¢                For Half Price!
around $1200. Tickets for rides,      tion, contact the Chamber at 41                      The commission has asked for           Thursday – A slice of Pizza up to 3 Carry out only. Expires 9/30/09
games and the home entertain-         7.858.3300 or visit www.shaki- documentation proving the bonds                                            toppings - $1.50 • Karaoke night –
ment system raffle can be pur-                 are in good standing. Many ru-                                                                                 Both Smoking and
                                                                                                                                                Ladies night, Margaritas for Ladies
chased in advance at Country                                              mors have circulated throughout                                                                             Non-Smoking Dining Areas
                                                                                                                                                all night long - $2.50
                                                                          the county and the commission

Lions Serve
                                                                          wants some assures that they
                                           continued from front page can take to the citizens of Stone
                                                                                                                                                       Live Band and Dancing
sums it up well, “We Serve.”
Shown in the picture are volun-
                                      purchase of eyeglasses for indi- County that things are progress-
                                      viduals in need, and support of ing and the county won’t be left
                                                                                                                                                       Fridays and Saturdays
teers helping in the Crane school     the Leader Dog program of the holding the bag.                                                            “Where People Come as Guests and Leave as Friends!”
district by administering hearing     International Lions Club among        Today seemed to be more of
tests for children in various grade   other projects.                     the same. Mr. Shirato was work-

levels to help detect those with         Lions have been serving local- ing hard to convince the commis-
hearing related needs. Each year      ly and internationally for many sion that they are working hard
for over twenty years, members        years and plan to continue doing to meet the demands of the FDIC
of the Crane Lions Club have
worked with the area schools of
                                      the same for many more years in and to move this project forward.
                                      the future.                         They are just waiting for word                                                              Heating & Cooling
Abesville, Crane, Galena, and                                             that they can proceed. The pro-
Hurley by testing the hearing of                                                                                                                                              Office: 357-6993
hundreds of children. From the            Stone County
time of the “hearing van,” which
was driven from school to school
                                         OATS transportation is available to anyone regardless of age,                                                                         Cell: 872-6505
                                       income, disability, race, gender, religion, or national origin.

                                                                                                                                                    Guardian Angel
to the more recent time of small-                                       Driver: Tim Huff
er diagnostic devices, which are          To Branson West from:
now no larger than a sack lunch,         Shell Knob, Viola, Carr Lane to Cassville......................4th Mon. each month
local Lions have been involved           Crane, Galena, Cape Fair, Reed Springs..............................Wed. each month

in helping the area schools with         Reed Springs, Kimberling City, Blue Eye, Lampe............Thurs. each month
this and other projects.                 To Branson from:
                                         Shell Knob.......................................................................1st Mon. each month
  You may have seen or heard             Crane, Reeds Spring, Galena..........................................3rd Mon. each month
the “Bingo Booth” at the an-             Stone County to Springfield............................................2nd Mon. each month
nual Crane Broiler Festival; this        Shell Knob, Viola, Carr Lane to Shell Knob........................Tues. each month                       We now have the Guardian Angel Cookbooks
is a Lions project, as well. Pro-        To schedule a ride on any of these routes, call the contact number in your
ceeds from the booth are used
                                       town:                                                                                                    for sale.
to sponsor local projects such
                                         Kimberling City/Lampe Ethel Raddatz
                                         Shell Knob                          Venita Kory
                                                                                                             417-858-6349                         Cost is $10.00 per cookbook. Proceeds go to
as assisting other local organi-         Crane                               Juanita Harris                  417-723-8129                       Clint Killman.
zations with funds, promoting            Stone County Way-To-Go
local Peace Poster contests in                  Sunday-Saturday......................7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.                                        Cookbooks can be picked up at the Crane
the middle school, assisting in-
                                         Call 1-800-770-6287 to schedule a ride!
                                                                             County Committee Meeting:                                          Chronicle/Stone County Republican office
dividuals in attending Lion Club                                             3rd Friday every other month                                       during normal business hours.
band camps, assisting with the                                               All OATS meetings are open to the public.
                                                                                                                                                                                 BOBBY GENE (BOB)
                                                                                                                  Obituaries                                                         MARSH
                              Hurley Church of God                                                 CARMINE CELIA                                  ESTHER J.
                                                                                                                                                                                   Graveside services with Full
                                                                                                                                                                                Military Honors, provided by the
                                                                                                                                                                                US Marine Corps/VMT, were
                                Come join us for exciting worship, fellowship,                    PEARCE CRUMPLEY                                   HAIR                        held at 10 O’ Clock a.m. Mon-
  A community church
                                and life-changing messages from God’s Word!                          Funeral services for Mrs. Car-        Esther J. Hair, age 87, of           day, September 14, 2009 in the
  with hands that reach                                                                           mine Celia Pearce Crumpley             Weaubleau, Mo., passed away            Marionville I.O.O.F. Cemetery,
    around the world                  Sunday School: 9:00 am                                      were held at 2 O’ Clock p. m.          August 29, 2009 in her home.           with Rev. Lee Miller officiating,
                                 Sunday Morning Worship: 10:15 am                                 Sunday, September 20, 2009, in           Funeral services were held
 Office: 369-1404                 Sunday Evening Worship: 6:00 pm                                                                                                               under the direction of the Wil-
   Just east of Hurley                                                                            the Pierson Cumberland Presby-         on Wednesday, September 2 at           liams Funeral Home of Marion-
                                 Wednesday Family Training: 7:00 pm
        on Hwy A                                                                                  terian Church, with Rev. Duncan        Hathaway-Peterman       Funeral        ville, Missouri.
                                                                                                  Clyne officiating, burial followed     Home, Wheatland, MO. Burial               Bobby Gene was born on April
                                                                                                  in the Marionville I.O.O.F. Cem-       was in the Marionville I.O.O.F.        6, 1928 in Hoberg, Missouri to
                                                                                                  etery, under the direction of the      Cemetery.                              Allen Marion Marsh and Eva
                                                                                                  Williams Funeral Home of Mari-           Survivors include two sis-           Mae Dameron Marsh, and he
 Crane Presbyterian Church                                                                        onville, Missouri.                     ters, Mary Barger and Bonnie           passed away at 9:48 p.m. Tues-
          Services being held in                                                                     Carmine Celia was born on           Bresherars and husband Leland,         day, September 8, 2009 in St.
   OUR NEW CHURCH AT 39322 HWY 413.                                                               February 15, 1914, in Billings,        all of Weaubleau, Mo.; a sister-       John’s Hospital in Springfield,
                                                                                                  Missouri, to Sanders W. and Net-       in-law, Emma Lou Barnett and           Missouri, at the age of 81 years,
          9:00 .................................................Fellowship                        tie Hill Pearce and she passed         husband Ervin of Billings, Mo.;        five months and two days old.
          9:30 .......................................... Sunday School                           away at 7:59 p.m. Wednesday,           and a brother-in-law, Evert Hair          He was a member of the First
         10:30 ......................................................Worship                      September 16, 2009 in St. John’s       and wife Jenna of Republic, Mo.        Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon,
                                                                                                  Hospital in Springfield Missouri,                  A00012B2009SP24            Missouri.
                          Office: 723-5596                                                        after a brief illness, at the age of                                             Bob was a veteran of the US
                                                                                                  95 years, seven months and one                WANDA LEE                       Marine Corps.
                                                                                                  day old.                                                                         On February 20, 1989, in Cor-
                                                                                                     On March 21, 1936, she was                  HOLDEN
                                                                                                                                                                                pus Christi, Texas, he was mar-

                                                                                                  married to John W. Crumpley,             Wanda Lee Estes Brown Hold-
                                                                                                                                         en closed her pretty blue eyes at      ried to the former, Mary Junius
                                                                                                  and they resided in Stone Coun-                                               (June) Plank, and she preceded
                                                                                                  ty. To this union four children        4:35 a.m., September 17, 2009.
                             Fundamental Methodist Church                                                                                Surrounded by her family, the          him in death on June 29, 2007.
                             Sunday School ........................ 10:00 a.m.                    were born.                                                                    He was also preceded in death by
                             Sunday Morning Worship ....... 11:00 a.m.                               Carmine was preceded in             angels came and sang this lovely
                             Sunday Evening Service ...........6:30 p.m.                                                                 lady home. Her shining white           two sons, Ted Allen Marsh and
                                                                                                  death by her parents, husband,                                                Kevin Douglas Marsh and his
                             Wed. Evening Service ...............7:00 p.m.                                                               hair was like a halo on her head
                                        Pastor: Wayne Blades                                      two brothers, Mearl and Bearl                                                 parents.
                                                                                                  Pearce, a sister, Aileen Cox and       as she left in the arms of Jesus.
                              Church Phone 417/723-5821 • Home Phone 417/840-3833                                                                                                  “Bobs” survivors include his
                              Small town Church with a country heart!                             a son-in-law, Carl Barnett.              Born January 19, 1926 in Syl-
                                                                                                                                         via, KS, she was the daughter          only daughter and son-in-law,
                                                                                                     She was a long time resident of                                            Kimberly Anne and Bob West
                                                                                                  the Bradfield Community, where         of the late Roy Estes and Nina
                                                                                                                                         Town Estes. She owned and op-          of Plattsburg, Missouri, two
                                                                                                  she was a member of the Pier-                                                 sons, Robert Marsh of Corpus
        FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH                                                                      son Cumberland Presbyterian            erated her own upholstery and
                                                                                                                                                                                Christi, Texas and Jay Marsh
     S. Hwy 13, Crane, Missouri (417)723-5273                                                     Church. She was a homemaker.           fabric shop. She was a member
                                                                                                                                                                                of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma,
                 Sunday Schedule:                                                                    Carmine, is survived by her         of St. Peter and Paul Catholic
    9:00 a.m. Coffee and Donuts         10:30 a.m. Sunday Morning Worship                                                                Church in Pulaskifield, MO, and        eight grandchildren, his sister
                                                                                                  four children, two sons - in - law                                            and brother-in-law, Barbara and
    9:30 a.m. Bible Study                 6:00 p.m. Sunday Evening Worship                                                               active at the Monett Senior Cen-
                                                                       WEDNESDAY                  and a daughter - in - law, Mear-                                              Gene Blevins of Springfield,
                                                                 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. evening Meal   leen Barnett of Clever, Mo.,           ter. Her artistic talent extended to
                                                                       6:45 p.m. Prayer Meeting                                          oil painting and creating her own      Missouri and several other rela-
                                                       7:00 p.m. Adult bible Study Courses plus   Mary Lee Wilson and Ray of                                                    tives and friends.
                                                      Youth meeting and team Kids (Grades 1-6)    Marionville, Mo., Bill Crumpley        greeting cards. She was always
                                                                                                                                         working with her hands.                              A00012B2009SP24
                                                           Pastor - Gregg Boll                    and Joyce of Springfield, Mo.,
        “A Southern Baptist Church Serving God & the community since 1906 “                       Janice Bluebaum and Herbert              On October 11, 1946 she mar-
                                                                                                  Jr., of Billings, Mo., nine grand-     ried Constantine (Connie) P.
                                                                                                  children and seven great grand-        Brown in Dodge City, Ks. He               JAMES NEWTON
                                                                                                  children, a brother, Lloyd “Bill”      preceded her in death October              MCCULLOUGH
  Galena Community Church                                                                         Pearce, several nephews, nieces        18, 1956. She was also preceded           James Newton McCullough,
                                                                                                  and other relatives and friends.       in death by her sister, Helen Mae      Buffalo, MO, son of Robert and
  209 North Maple Street • Galena, Missouri                                                                     A00012B2009SP24
                                                                                                                                           On June 18, 1964 she mar-
                                                                                                                                                                                Gracie (Greek) McCullough was
                                                                                                                                                                                born March 14, 1932 in Galena,
                     (417) 357-0048                                                                                                      ried Robert Raymond Holden of
                                                                                                                                         Dodge City.
                                                                                                                                                                                MO and departed this life Sep-
                                                                                                                                                                                tember 18, 2009 in St. John’s
                  Sunday Church Services                                                                 EDWARD M.                         Survivors include four daugh-        Health System, Springfield, MO,
   Fellowship...........10:00 AM to 10:45 AM                                                              FILIPPON                       ters, Connie Brust and husband         at the age of 77.
 Worship Service...........10:45 AM TO 12:00 PM                                                      Edward M. Filippon, Reeds           Lynn of Kokomo, IN, Kathy                 Newt was a retired truck driver
                                                                                                                                         Butler and husband Bob of Jack-        and had lived in Buffalo the past
                          Pastor Doug Minton                                                      Spring, MO, son of David and
                                                                                                  Lorraine (Mingo) Filippon was          sonville, NC, Jo Alexander and         17 years moving from Galena.
                                                                                                  born April 11, 1964 in Engle-          husband Sam of Harrison, Anita         He believed in God, prayed daily
                                                                                                  wood, New Jersey and departed          Francis and husband Carl of Carl       and considered himself a cowboy
                                                                                                  this life September 20, 2009 in        Junction, MO; two sons, Marc           Christian. Newt tipped his hat to
                 Galena Assembly Of God                                                           ManorCare Health Services,             Brown of Kokomo, Jeff Holden           ladies and believed a handshake
                      1026 W. Hwy 248, Galena, Missouri 65656
                                                                                                  Springfield, MO, at the age of         and wife Carrie of Billings, MO;       was a man’s word.
                                                                                                  45.                                    one sister, Elva June Sharp and           Survivors include: his loving
                 Sunday School (All Ages)......................9:45 am
                 Worship...................................................10:45 am                  Edward was an artist and had        husband Bob of Monett, MO;             companion and friend, Elizabeth
                 Evening......................................................6:00 pm             lived in the area the past five        15 grandchildren and 20 great-         Johnstone; three daughters, Pa-
                          Children’s Church During AM Service                                     years coming from Colorado.            grandchildren. Also special in         tricia Ann McCullough of Crane,
                 Wednesday................................................7:00 pm                 He was of the Catholic faith.          Wanda’s life were the Holden           Teresa Franklin of Morrisville
                     (Bible Study, Missionettes, Royal Rangers & Youth)
                                                                                                     Survivors include: his mother       children, Terri, Jan, Cindy, Rick,     and Rhonda Gorham of Joplin;
                                                                                                  and step-father, Lorraine and          Pam, Denise, Michele and Tina.         two sisters, Mary June Long of
                                 Pastor: Terry Carter
                                                                                                  David Hall of Reeds Spring; one          A prayer service will be held at     Crane and Judy Kloster of Elk-
                                                                                                  brother, Craig Filippon of El Do-      Parker Mortuary in Joplin, MO          land; four grandchildren, Jill
                                                                                                  rado Springs and a host of other       at 6:30 p.m. Monday, September         Franklin, Cody Franklin, Hannah
                                                                                                  relatives and friends.                 21, after which the family will        Gorham and Jessica Gorham;
              Crane                                                                                  No services are planned. Cre-       receive friends.
                                                                                                                                           Graveside services were held
                                                                                                                                                                                three great-grandchildren, Whit-

          Assembly of God
                                                                                                  mation was under the direction                                                ney Franklin, Kennade Franklin
                                                                                                  of Stumpff Funeral Home-South,         10:00 a.m. Wed. September 23 at        and Jenna Franklin and a host of
                                                                                                  Kimberling City.                       Maple Grove Cemetery in Dodge          other relatives and friends.
            “Be prepared when God calls you.”                                                                  A00012B2009SP24           City, KS.                                 Graveside services were held
      Sunday School ................................. 10:00 a.m.                                                                           Arrangements are under the           at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, September
      Morning Worship ............................. 11:00 a.m.                                                                           direction of Parker Mortuary in        20, 2009 in Union Mound Cem-
      Sunday Evening Worship ...................6:30 p.m.                                                                                Joplin. Send family condolences        etery, Buffalo under the direction
      Wednesday Evening Worship ............7:00 p.m.                                                                                    to             of Manlove-Stumpff Funeral
                   Rev. Mike Davis                                                                                                                      A00012B2009SP24         Home, Crane.
 The family has requested me-       Florida, Neal and Regenia Smith,     Brad Hudson To                            Thursday, September 24, 2009 THE CRANE CHRONICLE/STONE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Page 7
morial contributions to St. Jude
Children’s Hospital.
                                    Piggott, Arkansas, Joe and Shei-
                                    la Smith, Galena, Judy and Wal-      Preach At Horse                        Hurley Baptist Church Feeds
            A00012B2009SP24         ter Hall, Galena, and Crystal and
                                    Dewayne Rice, Reeds Spring;          Creek                                  The Children
                                    nine nieces and nephews, Ken           Brad Hudson will be preach-
    EDWARD LEE                      Dodd, Dawn Lum, Tessa Dees,          ing at Horse Creek every Friday
                                    Sara Smith, Logan Smith, Colby       night except the third Friday,
   “EDDY” PHELPS                                                         which will be the Third Friday
  Edward Lee “Eddy” Phelps,         Hall, Maegan Hall, Caleb Hall,
                                    and Kyndal Rice; a great-niece,      Night Singing.
age 24, of Cassville, Missouri,
passed away Tuesday, Septem-        Nyla Dees; an uncle residing in
ber 15, 2009, in an automobile      the home, Gary Moore; other

accident near Cassville.            relatives and many friends.
  He was born March 5, 1985, in       He was preceded in death by
Springfield, Missouri, the son of   his father, William Earl Smith.

Darrell Wayne and DeEtta (Bat-        Funeral services were 1:00
son) Phelps. He is survived by      PM Saturday, September 19, in
his mother, DeEtta Long and her     Spokane First Baptist Church
husband, Douglas of Cassville;      with Pastor Randall Harwood
                                                                            The Firm Believers will be
one brother, Wes Phelps and         officiating. Burial will follow in
                                                                         hosting a “pot luck” salad supper
his wife, Michele of Cassville;     Highlandville Cemetery.
                                                                         on Friday September 25. Walker
nephews, Levi, Kyle and Devin         Memorials may be made to
                                                                         accomplishments will be recog-
Ruark; aunts and uncles.            Spokane First Baptist Church.
                                                                         nized for miles walked. There
  He was preceded in death by                    A00012B2009SP24
                                                                         will be awards for 100 miles,
his father and grandparents.                                             250 miles, 500 miles and 1,000
  Eddy, as most people knew                                              miles.
him, attended elementary school                                             The supper will be at The Crane
at Galena and high school at                                             Presbyterian Church at 6:00 p.m.
Cassville, where he graduated.                                           Also, please wear your Firm Be-
He had been employed at Fasco
                                       Support Our                       lievers shirt for pictures. Please
and then was a quarry rock tester    Troops Everyday                     turn in your miles by Septem-
for Hutchens Construction the                                            ber 10 so we can recognize your
last six months. He loved to fish    With A Prayer!                      achievements.
and was an amateur artist.                                                  If you have questions, please
  No services are scheduled at                                           call Linda Jensen at 669-7436.
this time. Cremation arrange-
ments are under the direction of
Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.
  Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.        Marionville High School Class of 1979
com for online obituaries, guest-
book and private condolences.       30th Reunion Planned
             A00012B2009SP24          The Class of 1979 from Mari-       ning at the Longhorn Grill in
                                    onville High School will hold        Springfield, located at 1645 W.
                                    their 30th year reunion on Satur-    Republic Road just off of Kansas
                                    day, September 26 during Apple-      Expressway in the Remington’s
     KERRY DALE                     fest weekend.                        Corner Shopping Center, a room
       SMITH                          The class will meet at the         has been reserved.
                                    Marionville Elementary School          For more information, contact          Pictured here is the ground breaking for our new building followed
                                    during the All School Reunion at     Ruthie (Jones) Arand at (636)          by the different stages of progress for the building until the finished
                                    10:00 a.m. on Saturday, Septem-      584-7488, Jackie Barger at (417)       project appears. We are utilizing the huge gym and some of the
                                    ber 26.                              818-5718, or Marjo (Custer)            classrooms. Eventually all classrooms and the new state of the art
                                      In addition, the class will meet   Burk at (918) 636-7163.                kitchen will be functional.
                                    for dinner at 6:00 p.m. that eve-
                                                                                                                  Hurley Baptist church feeds            of all ages. God is smiling down
                                                                                                                many children and youth on               because it is pleasing to him to
                                                                                                                Wednesday evening both physi-            add children to his kingdom.

                                    Crane Assembly Of God Hosts
                                                                                                                cally and spiritually. For a             Now that there are new souls
                                                                                                                small community like Hurley,
                                                                                                                                                                        continued on page 8
                                    Gospel Group
                                                                                                                our church feeds close to 200
                                                                                                                people every Wednesday night.
                                                                                                                Our church started out as a little
                                      Web Murray Gospel Group
                                    will be ministering in the eve-
                                                                            Pastor Mike and the congrega-
                                                                         tion invite all to attend this night
                                                                                                                church on a hill, then we built a
                                                                                                                bigger church down the street.
   Kerry Dale Smith, age 47, of
Galena, passed away Wednes-
                                    ning services Sunday, September
                                    27, at 6:30 p.m. They are a local
                                                                         as we worship the Lord in song.
                                                                         Bring several friends, you will
                                                                                                                And now, because of God’s                            Star Baptist
                                                                                                                grace, we have built a huge
day, September 16, 2009. He         group known for their Bluegrass      be blessed and encouraged.                                                               (Revelations 22:16)
                                                                                                                building behind our church so
was born February 17, 1962, the     and Southern Gospel sound, with         Crane Assembly is located on        that we can serve God in a big-             All are welcome to Worship
son of William Earl and Jewell      talented musicians, laced with a     Main St just across the street         ger capacity.                                      Jesus, with us!
Lavern (Moore) Smith. In 1980       great sense of humor. Don’t miss     from the public library, and next        If you have a child that you
he graduated from high School in
                                                                                                                                                            Bible Study at 9:30 am
                                    this exciting evening of ministry    door to the Stone County Pub-          would like to be picked up by our
Piggott, Arkansas as Valedicto-                                                                                                                           Worship at 10:30 am & 6 pm
                                    in music.                            lishing office.                        bus and brought to our church to
rian, and in 1985 graduated from                                                                                be fed, please feel free to call us        69 Butterfields Trail Rd.
Union University in Jackson,                                                                                    at 369-9933.                                 State Highway 413
                                    Annual McKnight Family
Tennessee Magna Cum Laude.                                                                                        Last Sunday evening we had
   Kerry was a communica-                                                                                       The Lord’s Supper.                             Pastor Gary Stewart
tion technician. He designed                                                                                                                                   (417) 744-2901 (H)
                                                                                                                  Next Sunday there will be a
computer websites, programs                                                                                     baptism at the Reel farm. Pastor              Church (417) 723-0315
and games. Playing computer
war games was a hobby of his.         Please make plans to join us or Doris Edmondson 417/723-
                                                                                                                Larry Winfree will have the hon-          Southern Baptist Church
                                                                                                                or of baptizing many individuals            Established in 1997
He was ordained as a minister       this year for the Seventh Annual 5609.
at First Baptist Church of Pig-     McKnight Family Reunion. It         See you there!
gott, Arkansas. He has served in
many capacities most recently at
                                    will be held again at the Senior
                                    Center on Main Street, Crane,
                                                                                                                         Crane Bible Baptist Church
Spokane First Baptist Church.       MO. The day is Sunday, October                                                     209 South Street - Crane, Mo. • One block west of Hwy. 13
                                                                                                                                 Pastor Bob Sharp • (417) 723-5464
Kerry’s dedicated his life to his   11th at 1:00 pm. Bring your fa-                                                             Services
Lord, church, and family.           vorite dish and join us for lots of                                           Sunday School              10 a.m. Encouraging
   Survivors include: His mother,   fun and fellowship. Paper goods                                               Sunday Morning Service     11 a.m. Families In
Lavern Smith; five brothers and     and drinks will be provided.                                                  Sunday Evening             6 p.m.       Faith
sisters and their spouses, Carol      For more information, call                                                  Wednesday Service          7 p.m.
and Don Dodd, Hobe Sound,           Ruth McKnight at 417/498-6662                                                              
                                                                                  Quilt Show                                                                   Jenkins Fire

New Life Fellowship Church
Revival                                                                                                                                                        Fish Fry
                                                                                                                                                                 While serving of fish or chick-
   New Life Fellowship Church             ing Worship - 11:00 a.m., Eve-                                                                                       en dinners are being served on
will be hosting a revival with            ning Worship - 6:00 p.m. There                                                                                       October 3 from 5-7, local record-
Evangelist Terry Bailey on Sep-           will be special music, everyone                                                                                      ing artist Corybel Country will
tember 25, 26 and 27. Come and            is welcome to attend.                                                                                                entertain the diners. The auction
worship the Lord with us! Ser-               New Life Fellowship is lo-                                                                                        will begin at 7 p.m.
vice times: September 25 and 26           cated at 209 Leah Avenue Crane,
- 7:00 p.m., September 27 Morn-           Missouri.

Madry Christian Union                                                                                                                                          Aurora
   The Madry Christian Union              Church is located six miles south
                                                                                    “Opportunity Quilt” l to r. Janet Holland, President; Laura Col-           Art Walk
                                                                                                                                                         Downtown Aurora Art Walk,
                                                                                  by, Vice-Pres; Carolyn Coonrod, Q Show Chairman; Linda Scherer,
Church will be holding a Revival          of Aurora, Missouri on Highway                                                                               has been scheduled for Saturday,
                                                                                  machine quilter.
at 7:00 p.m. nightly September            39. Pastor Darrell McKnight                                                                                  October 3, 2009 from 5:30 pm to
30 thru October 3 (Wednesday              invites everyone to attend. For           Discovery Quilters of Shell nity Quilt, and more! Do plan to 8:00 pm.
thru Saturday), with Nilene and           more information call: 417-723-         Knob are busy preparing for their visit the show. It will be a very    There will be 20 local artists
J. Frank McKnight.                        0328.                                   quilt show on September 26 and busy weekend in Shell Knob as participating, Plus Susan Som-
   The Madry Christian Union                                                      27. The hours are 9:00 am-5:00 Shaken’ in the Shell and the Car mers from Springfield, Jesse Mc-
                                                                                  pm on Saturday and 9:00 am-4:00 Show will also be on Saturday.       Cormick from Joplin and Charles
                                                                                  pm on Sunday. Beautiful quilts      Kathy Kansier of Ozark, MO and LaVetta Rhinehart.

         WHITE OAK
                                                                                  will be hung at the Shell Knob is the judge for the show. Kathy        The High School Choir will
                                                                                  School, Hwy 39 North of Shell will also be available to appraise perform; Tango Da Salon from

        MEDICAL, INC
                                                                                  Knob. “Reflections” is the theme vintage or new quilts during the Mt. Vernon will also entertain
                                                                                  this year with a special exhibit show. She is an accredited AQS us. We will have children’s art on
                                                                                  of quilts from the 1900’s. We Appraiser. If you are interested the sidewalk and some sidewalk
  It is with great sadness that                                                   will also have vendors, boutique in a quilt appraisal, contact Caro- musicians.
                                                                                  with many hand-made items for lyn Coonrod at 858-3401.                 If you have any questions
 we inform you that White Oak                                                     sale, demonstrations, Opportu-                                       please call Ernestine Lawrence
                                                                                                                                                       at 440-4524 or 229-0971.
 Medical is closing.
  We would like to extend our
 heart felt thanks to all our
                                                                                                                          Hurley Baptist Church                          continued from page 7

 patients, who have made the last                                                   The Friendship Club met at
 eight years a true blessing.                                                     the home of Betty Gold, on Sep-
                                                                                  tember 17, 2009. Virgie Hanafin
  Please contact 417-723-0057                                                     gave the prayer before the meal
                                                                                  was served. After lunch, Betty
 for any questions.                                                               Gold called the meeting to or-
                                                                                  der. Those answering roll call

       White Oak Medical Staff                                                    with a Bible Verse were Jessie
                                                                                  Schwandt, Carol Rogers, Vir-
                                                                                  gie Hanafin and hostess, Betty
                                                                                  Gold.                                                                        ly be moving on to the National
                                                                                    The minutes from the previ-                                                Competition. Our youth learned

                 BRIGHT IDEA?                                                     ous meeting were read and ap-
                                                                                    For devotional, Carol read,
                                                                                                                                                               a lot about the Bible, Congrats to
                                                                                                                                                               those who participated.
                                                                                                                                                                  Last Saturday HBC had the
                                                                                  “Following in His Footsteps”                                                 Men’s Prayer Breakfast fol-
                                                                                  and “Flowers of Friendship”                                                  lowed by the Women’s Brunch
                                                                                    Virgie read some hints. Betty                                              (Philia).
                                                                                  opened her hostess gifts. The Oc-                                               There were many in attendance
 SHOP MARIONVILLE                                                                 tober meeting to be announced
                                                                                                                                                               and lots of food was consumed.
                                                                                                                                                               Both programs teach lessons
                                                                                                                                                               that pertain to the bible to insure
              Ozarks Methodist Manor                                                                                                                           that the women and men of our
                  A Tradition of Caring Since 1925                                                                                                             church are growing in Christ.
      • 57 Independent Homes                                                                                                                                      Please pick up your Angel
                    • 46 Assisted Living Apartments                                    PUBLIC NOTICE                                                           Food on Saturday, September 26
                                         • 78 Health Care Units                    The Environmental Assessments                                               from 8-10a.m.
            205 South College • P.O. Box C • Marionville, MO 65705                 for both Cape Fair Marina and                                                  I received an email last week:
                     (417) 258-2573 • Fax (417) 463-2240                           Hideaway Marina, which include                                              A little girl asked her mom
            Walters Chiropractic                                                   projected plans for Marina up-
                                                                                   grades, will be available for public
                                                                                                                          that have been saved and will be
                                                                                                                          baptized, the next step is to at-
                                                                                                                                                               where people came from. The
                      Dr. L.R. Walters                                             review at the following locations
                                                                                                                                                               mom answered, God created
                            Dr. M. V. Walters                                                                             tend Jeff Roden’s class on Sun-      us. Then the little girl asked her
                                                                                   from September 8, 2009 to Octo-
    •Chiropractic Care                              9 - 12 Mon. & Sat.             ber 8, 2009: Cape Fair Marina,
                                                                                                                          day morning. It will teach and       dad the same question. He an-
    • Acupuncture                                     9 - 5 Tues. - Fri.                                                  guide you in the loving ways of
                                                                                   Hideaway Marina, Stone County                                               swered, we evolved from apes.
    • Nutritional Counseling                        Ph: (417) 258-2863
                                                                                   Library, Reeds Spring City Hall,       the Lord.                            So, the little girl went back to her
           Medicare Accepted • Hwy 60 • Marionville                                and the Reeds Spring Post Office.        This Sunday evening is In-         mom, very confused, and asked
         SEE US FOR ALL YOUR PRINTING NEEDS-                                       Meetings will be held to address       House PRAISE NIGHT. Anyone           her mom why her dad would
               •Business Cards • Envelopes & Stationery                            any questions, comments, or con-       wanting to participate is wel-       say we evolved from apes. The
            •Copies as low as 7¢ each • Wedding Invitations                        cerns at the Cape Fair Community       come to praise God with music        mom said, that’s easy dear, I told
                            Stone                                                  Building. The meeting for Cape         or song.                             you where my side of the fam-
                            County                                                 Fair Marina will be held at 7pm          Recently, HBC hosted the 1st       ily came from and your dad told
                            Publishing                                             on October 8, 2009 and the meet-
                                                                                                                          Annual Bible Bee with great          you where his side of the family
                            Company, Inc.                                          ing for Hideaway will be held at
          114 Main Street, Crane • (417) 723-5248                                  7pm October 9, 2009.
                                                                                                                          success. Some members of our         came from!
                                                                                   First Ins. 9-10-2009          17-4tc   youth group scored very well on         Remember: God Answers
                                                                                                                          the written test and will hopeful-   Knee Mail!
McCaskill Grant Announcement                                                 these large birds (wing spans of
                                                                             up to six feet) to the brink of ex-
                                                                                                                     Thursday, September 24, 2009 THE CRANE CHRONICLE/STONE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Page 9

                                                                                                                     Francis Skalicky is the me-                 Stone County
For Stone County Sheriff’s Office                                            tinction. That’s hard to believe
                                                                             today. Giant Canada numbers
                                                                                                                   dia specialist for the Missouri
                                                                                                                                                               Publishing Co., Inc.
                                                                                                                   Department of Conservation’s
   U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill      fice’s Special Response Team           have rebounded to the point that                                                       114 Main • Crane
                                                                                                                   Southwest Region. For more in-
announced today that New-             (Stone County) - $28,858               this wonderful wildlife story has     formation about conservation is-                  (417) 723-5248
ton, Stone and Cape Girardeau            The funds will be used to pur-                                                                                        We have all your stationery and
                                                                             lost its wonder for many Ozark-       sues, call 417-895-6880.                  printing needs at reasonable prices.
counties and the city of Cape         chase portable radios with head-       ers.
Girardeau have been awarded           sets, night vision scopes, an in-         Some people’s goose problems
a total of $77,351 in federal         frared thermal imaging camera,         are yards and parks filled with of
grant money to purchase police        body armor carriers with ceram-        goose droppings. Others have to
equipment. The money is being         ic plates, a ballistic blanket, a      deal with geese eating their gar-
awarded through the Department        weapon suppressor, radio pouch-        den plants or crops. Still other
of Justice’s Edward Byrne Me-         es and structure entry tools.
morial Justice Assistance Grant          Cape Girardeau County and
                                                                             problems arise in the spring
                                                                             when these large birds aggres-
                                                                                                                      Happy 1st Birthday
Program (JAG), which allows           Cape Girardeau City (Cape Gi-          sively defend their nests.
states and local governments          rardeau County) - $37,933                 The early Canada goose sea-
to support a broad range of ac-          Cape Girardeau County will          son won’t solve urban goose
tivities to prevent and control       use the funding to expand ex-          problems, but it’s hoped it will                                                T
crime.                                isting communications systems          thin numbers in outlying areas.
   According to the Department        with the purchase of law en-           In addition to city parks and golf
of Justice, the funds will be allo-   forcement equipment. The City          courses, these birds are also be-                                               y
cated to the Missouri recipients      of Cape Girardeau will use the         coming increasingly common                                                      t R
accordingly:                          funding to enhance interoper-          sights (and causing the same
   Newton County Sheriff’s De-        ability with the purchase of mo-       types of problems) in rural grain
partment (Newton County) -            bile radios for eight patrol cars      fields and large ponds. As stated                                                 c C
$10,560                                  McCaskill believes that feder-      earlier, Missouri’s resident Cana-                                                  u
   The funds will be used to pur-     al grants and loans are a positive     da goose population is the target
chase a radio base station, po-       alternative to earmarks, which in      of this season – Canadas from
lice-specific wireless mobile de-     the past have frequently had too       northern regions haven’t begun
vices known as PocketCops and         little accountability. Competi-        migrating into the state in large                                                   i
handheld devices so investiga-        tive merit and need based federal      numbers yet. The daily limit is                                                     r
tors can securely access the Na-      grants and low-interest govern-        three and the possession limit is        September 15th
tional Crime Information Center       ment loans bring federal assis-                                                                                  Love,     t
                                                                             six. Like other waterfowl, Can-
(NCIC) and check vehicle regis-       tance to Missouri in an honest         ada geese must be hunted with                                                Mom    h
trations and other databases.         and fiscally responsible manner.       non-toxic shot. Although gi-
   Stone County Sheriff’s Of-                                                ant Canadas are the sub-species
                                                                             most often seen in Missouri, any
                                                                             of the four Canada goose sub-
                                                                             species (giant, interior, lesser,

Democratic 62nd Legislative
                                                                             Richardson’s) are legal to take
                                                                             during this season.

Committee To Hold Meeting
                                                                                Urban residents won’t be able
                                                                             to hunt geese inside the city lim-
                                                                             its, but there are steps they can
   The Democratic 62nd Leg-           tion.                                  take to solve their goose prob-
islative Committee will hold a           All local Democrats are urged       lems, too.
meeting Tuesday, October 6, at        to attend. Democrats in the 62nd          If you’re feeding geese, stop
7pm, at the Branson West City         District, interested in becoming       it. It may be a common practice
Hall. The Committee, consisting       the candidate, should also plan to     to throw bread or other food to
of members from both the Stone        attend the meeting. For more in-       geese, but when you do that,
and Taney County Democratic           formation or for candidate quali-      you’re setting yourself up for
Central Committees, will vote to      fications, please contact Sherie       trouble and they’re not helping
nominate a Democrat candidate         Snider at (417) 739-2078 or e-         the geese much, either. The junk
for the 62nd Legislative District     mail stonecountydems@gmail.            food the birds get through these
for the February 2 Special Elec-      com.                                   hand-outs doesn’t provide good
                                                                             nutrition. This is evidenced by
                                                                             the wing deformities commonly
                                                                             found on geese in areas where

Missouri Department Of                                                       they’re fed regularly by humans.
                                                                             Because they have trouble fly-

  By Francis Skalicky                 is one of the tools the Missouri
                                                                             ing, many geese with deformed
                                                                             wings eventually fall prey to
                                                                             dogs or other predators.
                                                                                Allowing part of your lawn to
  Rural landowners who want to
solve their Canada geese trou-
bles and waterfowl hunters hop-
                                      Department of Conservation is
                                      using to try to control a wildlife
                                      problem that’s getting worse.
                                                                             grow a little taller may also keep
                                                                             geese away. This deprives the
                                                                             birds of the short green grasses
                                                                                                                                 Missouri                  Cafe
ing to add goose meat to their          Canada geese sightings in Mis-       they thrive one. It also discour-
wild game table fare will have        souri were once limited to autumn      ages them from being in the area        Saturday Morning Breakfast Buffet
opportunities to do so in the near    viewings of migrating flocks, but
future.                               that’s not the case anymore. The
                                                                             at all because they tend to avoid
                                                                             locations where they have dif-                            7 a.m. - 11 a.m.
  The next segment of Missouri        state now has a year-round resi-       ficulty watching for predators.        Bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs, biscuits and gravy,
waterfowl hunting – the early         dent Canada goose population           Fencing or flashy plastic tape
Canada goose season – opens           that is thriving, as can be attested                                          fried potatoes, fruit, pancakes and french toast sticks
                                                                                                                                 $5.99 Beverage included
                                                                             can also be geese deterrents.
this Saturday, Sept. 26. Unlike       to by anybody who’s ever been             Hunting, harassment or elimi-
later waterfowl seasons, this sea-    to a golf course, urban lake or        nating attractants (food, habitat,
son doesn’t adhere to any spe-        city park. The abundance of food
cific zones; it’s statewide. This     sources and man-made reservoirs
                                                                             etc.) doesn’t always remedy nui-
                                                                             sance goose problems. In some
                                                                                                                                 DON’T FORGET!
season, which runs from Sept.         (ponds, lakes, etc.) has caused an     instances, individuals or busi-              Seafood Buffet every Friday night
26 through October 7, is as much      explosion in the population of
for local farm operators and land-    this large waterfowl.
                                                                             nesses may be able to use more                            AND
                                                                             drastic control methods after ob-
owners as it is for veteran water-      Of the four sub-species of           taining the proper permits from                All you can eat catfish every
fowl hunters because its target is    Canadas, the one most com-
the state’s resident Canada goose     monly seen in Missouri is Branta
                                                                             the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.                     Saturday night
                                                                             For advice on nuisance goose
population. Canada geese have         canadensis maxima – other-             problems, call your nearest De-                       5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

become a common sight in the          wise known as the giant Canada         partment of Conservation office
Ozarks – too common in some           goose. By the early 1960s, it was      or contact person. Canada geese
locations. This hunting season,       thought that over-hunting and          information can also be found at
which was instituted in 1995,         habitat destruction had pushed
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Weekly Livestock

                   Stone County                                                                                                                                                                     Markets
                                                                                                                                                                           Thu Sept 17, 2009 Joplin Regional Stockyards

                                                                                                                                                                           Cow and Bull Auction Close for 9/16/09
                                                                                                                                                                           Receipts: 860 Last Week: 703 Last Year: 912
                                                                                                                                                                           Compared to last Wednesday, slaughter cows sold 1.00-2.00 lower and slaughter
                                                                                                                                                                           bulls sold 2.00 lower. A majority of the offering was slaughter cows. The demand
                                                   News, Views & Scoops                                                                                                    for replacement cows was good with most producers having an abundant supply
                                                                                                                                                                           of grass available. Plenty of moisture and cooler temperatures across the area
     News and Notes for and about Stone County Agriculture. Please send information or story ideas to: The Editor, Chronicle/Republican, P.O. Box 401, Crane, Mo. 65633    have made growing conditions ideal at a time when normally fescue would only
                                                                                                                                                                           be thinking about coming out of dormancy.
Stone, Taney and Christian County                                                                                     skills by attending seminars
                                                                                                                      and gardening workshops. The
                                                                                                                                                                           Supply and demand were moderate for slaughter classes.
                                                                                                                                                                           Slaughter Cows:
Master Gardeners                                                                                                      next Master Gardener training
                                                                                                                                                                                        Percent Lean      Bulk      Hi Dressing Lo Dressing
                                                                                                                                                                                           70-80 46.00-50.00 49.50-53.00 39.00-46.00
                                                                                                                      class has been scheduled in Oc-
                                                                                                                                                                           Boning          80-85 45.00-49.50 49.00-53.00 37.00-45.00
                                                                                                                      tober in Nixa and Branson West.                      Lean             85-90 35.00-40.50 40.00-45.00 28.00-35.50
                                                                                                                        For more information about                         Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1145-2190 lbs 56.00-61.00; high dressing
                                                                                                                      Master Gardeners call us at 417-                     62.00-65.00, indiv. 67.50; low dressing 49.00-55.00.
                                                                                                                      357-6812 or email - schnaken-                        Feeder/Stocker Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 1 1/2-3 yrs 710-1068 lbs most
                                                                                                                                                                           63.00-77.50, 1080-1285 lbs 50.00-58.50; 3-7 yrs 900-1190 lbs 45.00-60.00.
                                                                                                                                                                           Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd
                                                                                                                                                                           stage 900-1350 lbs most 650.00-850.00, few better quality 875.00-885.00, 1st
                                                                                                                                                                           stage 985-1320 lbs 550.00-700.00, several large drafts black and black white
                                                                                                                                                                           face heifers 1 ½ yrs 2nd and 3rd stage 975-1065 lbs 900.00-1100.00; broken
                                                                                                                                                                           mouth to aged 3rd stage 1060-1300 lbs 540.00-675.00. Large 1-2 5-6 yrs 2nd and

                                                                                                                      Species Of The
                                                                                                                                                                           3rd stage 1410-1500 lbs 810.00-875.00. Medium and Large 2 7 yrs to short and
                                                                                                                                                                           solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage couple 1100-1180 lbs 600.00-650.00. Medium 1-

                                                                                                                      Week For Sept. 24:
                                                                                                                                                                           2 4 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 1000-1050 lbs 650.00-775.00,
                                                                                                                                                                           1st stage 1000-1050 lbs 550.00-650.00; broken mouth to aged 3rd stage couple

                                                                                                                      Cardinal flower                                      1000-1025 lbs 525.00-550.00.
                                                                                                                                                                           Cow/Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2 2 yrs to short and solid mouth 1095-
                                                                                                                         Species: Cardinal flower                          1300 lb cows w/babies to 250 lb calves and a few rebred 850.00-1050.00; broken
                                                                                                                         Scientific name: Lobelia car-                     mouth to aged pkg. 1095 lb cows w/babies to 135 lb calves 750.00. Large 1-2
                                                                                                                      dinalis                                              broken mouth 1475 lb cow w/275 lb calf 850.00. Medium 1-2 short and solid
 Master Gardeners on larger garden tour of the Singufield Reserve                                                                                                          mouth pkg. 1025 lb cows w/babies to 175 lb calves 875.00; broken mouth 985-
Gardens in Jefferson City.                                                                                               Nicknames: none                                   1050 lb cows w/babies to 170 lb calves 535.00- 560.00.
                                                                                                                         Claim to fame: The cardinal                       Tue September 22, 2009 Springfield Livestock Marketing Center
                                                                                                                      flower is known for its vibrant                      Cow and Bull Auction Close for 9/21/09
                                                                                                                      color and its late-blooming pe-                      Receipts: 531 Last Week: 706 Last Year: 582
                                                                                                                                                                           Compared to last Monday, breaking and boning slaughter cows and slaughter
                                                                                                                      riod. It shows off its bright red                    bulls sold 2.00-3.00 lower while lean cows sold steady. Buyers report cows
                                                                                                                      blooms around streams and wet-                       are being gathered in the west and with larger numbers coming to market
                                                                                                                      land areas until October. It’s also                  there slaughter prices are coming under seasonal pressure. Overall quality of
                                                                                                                      becoming popular with people                         the offering was below the norm and included only a few cow/calf pairs. The
                                                                                                                      who like to plant native wild-                       supply and demand for slaughter classes was moderate.
                                                                                                                                                                           Slaughter Cows:
                                                                                                                      flowers around their home. In                                     Pct Lean      Bulk      Hi Dressing Lo Dressing
                                                                                                                      addition to the aesthetic value                      Breaking 70-80          44.00-47.50 47.00-50.00 39.00-44.50
                                                                                                                      it provides for outdoors enthu-                      Boning       80-85      42.50-47.00 46.50-50.00 35.00-43.00
                                                                                                                      siasts and gardeners, the plant’s                                               indiv.55.00
                                                                                                                                                                           Lean          85-90      35.00-41.50 42.00-47.00 25.00-35.00
                                                                                                                      late-blooming quality makes it a                     Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1175-2370 lbs 54.00-59.50; high dressing
                                                                                                                      valuable food source for migrat-                     59.00-63.00; low dressing 47.00-54.50.
                                                                                                                      ing hummingbirds.                                    Feeder/Stocker Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 1 1/2-3 years 870-1005 lbs 57.50-
                                                                                                                         Species status: The cardi-                        70.00; 3-7 years 825-1195 lbs 46.00-56.00.
                                                                                                                      nal flower is found throughout                       Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 2 yrs to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd
                                                                                                                                                                           stage 950-1360 lbs 650.00-860.00, 1st stage 2 yr 895 lb indiv. 575.00; short and
                                                                                                                      southwest Missouri.                                  solid mouth to aged 2nd and 3rd stage 1180-1345 lbs 550.00-625.00.
                                                                                                                         First discovered: It was be-                      Large 1-2 4 yrs to short and solid mouth 3rd stage 1410-1670 lbs 735.00-885.00;
                                                                                                                      lieved cardinal flower was first                     broken mouth to aged 1340-1580 lbs 600.00-710.00. Medium and Large 2 4 yrs
   Attending the conference from Stone, Taney and Christian Coun-                                                     documented by French explor-                         to short and solid mouth 2nd and 3rd stage 955-1250 lbs 535.00-600.00; broken
ties were: (from Left to Right) top row. JW Pace, RJ Jacob, Julie Ja-                                                 ers, who sent samples of the
                                                                                                                                                                           mouth 2nd stage 1105 lb indiv. 425.00. Medium 1-2 short and solid mouth to
cob, Anne Wigg, Kathryn Kufahl, (bottom row) Joe Kleiber, Rosanne                                                                                                          aged 1st and 2nd stage 890-1045 lbs 400.00-550.00.
                                                                                                                      plant back to France in the early                    Cow/Calf Pairs: Medium and Large 1-2 2 yrs to short and solid mouth 1065-
McEvoy, Marilyn Burkhardt, and Marsha Beam. (Not pictured D.                                                          17th century. Cardinal flower                        1360 lb cows w/babies to 145 lb calves 850.00-975.00. Large 1-2 pkg.6 yrs to
Beam).                                                                                                                soon became popular as an orna-                      short and solid mouth 1475 lb cows w/babies to 150 lb calves 900.00. Medium
                                                                                                                      mental flower throughout much                        and Large 2 3 yr 845 lb cow w/180 lb calf 735.00; short and solid mouth pkg.
   Submitted by D. Beam                                    On Sunday, September 20,                                                                                        1145 lb cows w/130-155 lb calves 600.00. Medium 1-2 pkg. 2 yr 700 lb cows
   The weekend of September                              More continuing education                                    of Europe. It was named for the                      w/185 lb calves 700.00.
18, 19, and 20 was filled with ac-                       classes for the attendees includ-                            royal red miters worn by the
tivities in Jefferson City. Mas-                         ed: Garden Art, Growing grapes                               cardinals of the Roman Catho-
                                                                                                                      lic Church. The first taxonomic                     flower has a leafy stem, usually          prairie streams.
ter Gardeners of Stone, Taney                            and strawberries, How to grow
                                                                                                                      description of the plant was writ-                  unbranched that contains milky               Life cycle: As stated above,
and Christian Counties attended                          nut trees in Missouri, secrets of
                                                                                                                      ten by the famed naturalist Carl                    sap. The stem’s leaves are alter-         hummingbirds play a major role
the 2009 Master Gardener State                           successful food gardening.
                                                                                                                      Linnaeus.                                           nate, stalkless and usually less          in the propagation of cardinal
Conference. It was a time for                              The key note speaker was
                                                                                                                         Family matters: Cardinal                         than two inches in length.                flowers. The plant has done its
continuing education and hook-                           Don Engebretson better known
                                                                                                                      flower belongs to the plant fam-                       Annual/biennial/perennial:             part by evolving to a form that’s
ing up with old friends with a                           as the “Renegade Garden-
                                                                                                                      ily Campanulaceae, a group of                       The cardinal flower is a peren-           basically built for the tiny birds.
common interest. Gardeners                               er”     (www.renegadegardener.
                                                                                                                      species commonly referred to as                     nial.                                     The plant’s bright red flowers at-
advanced training courses in-                            com) His informative and funny
                                                                                                                      the bellflower family.                                 Habitat: The cardinal flower           tract hummingbirds (which, as
cluded: Tricks to growing Or-                            approach to everyday garden-
                                                                                                                         Height: The leafy stems of the                   is found along muddy or grav-             feeders of hummingbirds know,
chids, Gardening with a touch                            ing was very enjoyable. He
                                                                                                                      plant can grow up to four feet in                   elly borders of streams, spring           are drawn to anything red). The
of moss, and Organic Garden-                             talked about the “10 gardening
                                                                                                                      height.                                             branches, low and wet woodland            long, tube-like shape of the flow-
ing. On Saturday, September                              and landscaping blunders and
                                                                                                                         Flowers: The bright crimson                      areas, and along the edges of             ers makes it difficult for most in-
19. We all loaded up on buses                            how to avoid them” and on Sun-
to tour around our State Capitol.                        day, “Crafting cool and creative                             flowers are alternately arranged
The tours included four private                          Containers”.                                                 on individual stalks along a dense
home gardens, The Runge Con-                               Master Gardeners receive 30                                spike at the top of the plant. Each
servation Nature Center, Lincoln                         hours of classroom training and                              flower is approximately one-and-
University Carver Farm, the                              in return, each new members                                  a-half inches long with two lips;
Singuefield Reserve Gardens,                             pledges to contribute 30 hours                               the upper lip is has two small
and a walking tour of the State                          of community service in the first                            lobes and the lower lip has three
Capitol grounds and Governors                            year after classes. Master Gar-                              lobes.
Mansion.                                                 deners keep working on their                                    Seeds/fruits: Seed capsules
                                                                                                                      form on the stalk, each capsule

      2009 Spring Creek Saddle
                                                                                                                      containing a large number of tiny
                                                                                                                      brown seeds.

           Club Schedule
                                                                                                                         Distinguishing       character-
                                                                                                                      istics: In addition to its tubular
 September 26 – Youth and Family Trail Ride                                                                           red flowers, which are its most
                                                                                                                      obvious characteristic, a cardinal
sects to access the nectar inside,
                                      Hillbilly Youth Bowling League                                                Thursday, September 24, 2009 THE CRANE CHRONICLE/STONE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Page 11

                                                                                                                  Applications For                                    Aurora
but ideal for hummingbirds,
which have long beaks and even
longer tongues. The cardinal                                                                                      Planning And
flower develops seed pods in ear-
ly to mid-autumn. The pods dry,
crack, and eventually fall from
                                                                                                                  Zoning Board
                                                                                                                     Applications are now being ac-
                                                                                                                                                                      Auto Fest
                                                                                                                                                                         The 25th Annual Aurora Auto
the plant. It’s presumed wind and                                                                                 cepted for the following three (3)                  Fest will be held Saturday, Oc-
rainwater run-off are the primary                                                                                 positions on the Stone County                       tober 3rd under the shade trees
agents of seed dispersal.                                                                                         Planning and Zoning Board:                          at Oak Park on Business High-
                                                                                                                     McKinley Precinct – One                          way 60 in Aurora. With over
                                                                                                                  (1) unexpired term expiring in                      25 classes of classic and street
                                                                                                                  2012.                                               rod cars, trucks and motorcycles

Fishing                                 The Hillbilly Youth Bowling        Hillbilly Youth Bowling League
                                                                                                                     Pierce Precinct – One (1) un-
                                                                                                                  expired term expiring in 2011.
                                                                                                                                                                         The festivities begin at 9:00 am.

                                      League is raffling off two 85-       for a raffle to benefit the Scholar-      Williams Precinct – One                          An entry fee of $20 is required
                                      pound watermelons.                   ship Fund.                             (1) unexpired term expiring in                      the day of the show for vehicles.
  By: Dan Akin, Conservation            The Brisco family from the           Contact information is Coach         2011.                                               There will be first through third
Agent                                 Lampe area raises fruits and         Frogg at the Hillbilly Bowl               The applications for these po-                   place plaque awards for each
  Temp: 70                            vegetable throughout the grow-       (417-739-4425) or Alberta              sitions may be picked up in the                     class along with dash plaques
  Clarity: Cloudy                     ing season each year and this        O’Day (417-239-4602) or stop           Planning and Zoning office at the                   awarded to the first 100 entries.
  Level: 3 feet low                   year they included watermel-         in at Hillbilly Bowl & Restau-         old courthouse in Galena. They                      Along with the awards, a 50/50
  White Bass: Good in early           ons. What a surprise when two        rant to buy a ticket. They are         will be due back to the office by                   pot, a chili cook-off competition,
morning or late evening. Watch        of their melons kept right on        $1.00 each, 6 for $5.00                4:00 p.m. on Monday, October 5,                     food and craft vendors. Entries
for surfacing fish near Virgin        growing. Both weigh in at 85-          Take a chance on a watermel-         2009. All applications received                     for booth space is also being re-
Bluff, point 12, Loftin Hole          87 pounds. They have donated         on party. Drawing is Saturday,         in the Planning and Zoning of-                      served at this time with a $20 fee
or point 9. Cast into or troll lure   these special watermelons to the     September 26, 2009.                    fice will be submitted to the                       for a 10 by 20 space. Space is
though the surfacing fish. Use                                                                                    Stone County Commission for                         limited and will be reserved on a

                                      Buddy Bass Tournament
shallow diving crank baits, top                                                                                   consideration.                                      first-come-first-serve basis.
water baits, white or shad col-                                                                                      Please call the Planning and                        Live music from Speedshift
ored rooster tails.                                                                                               Zoning office at 417-357-8401                       will be entertaining the crowds
  Gigging season opened on              The 30th Annual Homer Sloan        pot can be entered for an addi-        for information.                                    through out the day. Sponsors
September the 15th with a dai-        Buddy Bass Tournament will be        tional $10 per angler. The tour-                                                           for this year’s show include
ly limit of twenty suckers per        held October 3, in Shell Knob,       nament will pay six places for                                                             Jimmy Michel Motors, Leitle
person. Giggers reported that         Missouri on Table Rock Lake.         biggest weight and four places              Stone County                                   Carquest Auto Parts, Mayse Au-
the water was cloudy and the fish     Take-off begins at 7:30 a.m. at      for biggest bass. First place for                                                          tomotive Group, Community
                                                                                                                     Publishing Co., Inc.
were fast. Water levels were low      either Campbell Point or Kings       biggest weight pays $750. For an                114 Main • Crane                           National Bank and First Inde-
and bug levels were high. With        River Marinas. Weigh-in will be      application and rules, visit www.                                                          pendent Bank. For more infor-
                                                                                                                            (417) 723-5248
all this combined opening night       at Campbell Point at 4:00 p.m.       or         We have all your stationery and                  mation or to enter, contact the
was tough but giggers still man-      The entry fee is $100 per boat       contact the Shell Knob Chamber          printing needs at reasonable prices.               Aurora Chamber of Commerce
aged to find fish and a lot of gig-   and includes dinner and prize        of Commerce at 417-858-3300.                                                               at 678-4150 or e-mail an entry
gers reported that they got just      eligibility. The optional Big Bass                                                                                              form request at auroracoc@mo-
enough to eat.                                                                                                                                              

                                                 JAMEY MAY
                                               Memorial Trail Ride
                                                                                                                   Explorer Sport 4x4* Riding Mower * Furniture * Woodworking Tools
   Support Our
 Troops Everyday
 With A Prayer!
                                                    CYSTIC FIBROSIS
                                                 Saturday, October 10, 2009
                                                                                                                   Public AuCtion
                                                                                                                    10:00 AM * Friday, September 25th, * 10:00 AM
                                                           10:00 am
                                                               at                                                        265 Julep Lane, Highlandville, Mo. 65669
                                                                                                                   Directions: At Jct. Hwy 160 & O Hwy take O west 1/8 mi. then left on Glossip Ave. 1 mile to Julep
                                              The home of Marty & Robin White
                                                                                                                   Lane then right to Sale.

                                                      Crane, Missouri                                                        4x4 SUV & Trailer:                                    Guns & Fishing:

                                                                                                                   2001 Ford Explorer 4 door Sport-Trac 4x4, auto,   J.C. Higgins mod. 20 12ga Pump Shotgun (poly);
                                                     Bring Sack Lunch                                              only 70,xxx mi, Extra Clean (has extra towing
                                                                                                                   drive shaft for towing behind RV);
                                                                                                                                                                     IMC2 Bolt Action .22 Rifle;
                                                                                                                                                                     Misc. Rods Reels & Life Jackets;
   Register now to enter the third                  Chili Supper to follow                                          5 ft. X 10 ft. Tilt Bed Utility Trailer;
                                                                                                                               Mower & Tools:
                                                                                                                                                                      Fishing Tackle (some older);
                                                                                                                                                                             Furniture & Household:
annual Gigging Tournament
sponsored by the Galena Cham-
                                                            Contact                                                John Deere GT235 Riding Mower 18 hp, Hydro        Lane Rocker/Recliner (Blue);

                                                       Pam Payne 838-2253
                                                                                                                   Trans, 48” Cut;                                   Nice Wood Porch Glider;
ber of Commerce and the Galena                                                                                     Craftsman 5.5 hp. 2 Wheel String Trimmer;         Nice Wood Greeting Bench w/ Seat Storage;
                                                                                                                   Craftsman Band Saw;
City Council on Friday, Septem-                                                                                                                                      Misc. Nice Occasional Tables;

ber 25, 2009. Tournament fee                           Larry May 818-6063                                          CraftsmanTable Saw;
                                                                                                                   Craftsman Router;
                                                                                                                                                                     Small Wood T.V. Table/ Entertainment Center;
                                                                                                                                                                     3 Drawer Sofa Table;
is $30 per boat, two persons per                                                                                   Craftsman Belt/Disc Sander;                       Wood Magazine Rack;
                                                                                                                   Delta 12 in. Planer;                              2&4 Drawer File Cabinets;
boat. Headquarters for the tour-                                                                                   Delta 16 in. Scroll Saw;                          Oak Dining Table w/ Upholstered Castor Chairs;

                                      Cape Fair Marina Fall Bass
nament will be at James River                                                                                      Makita 10” Miter Saw;                             (2) Cedar Lawn Benches;
Outfitters on Y-Bridge Blvd.                                                                                       Grizzly 40 in. Wood Lathe & Tools;
                                                                                                                   Skil Biscuit Cutter;
                                                                                                                                                                     Large Matted Picture in Nice Frame;
                                                                                                                                                                     Large Frame Mirror;

Sign in will begin at 6:00 P.M.                                                                                    6” Bench Grinder;                                 Misc. Nice Wall Deco;
The tournament will begin a                                                                                        Bench Vise;                                       African Bust Carving;
                                                                                                                   Bar Clamps;                                       8 Place Setting Haviland China (Pasadena);
7:30 P.M. for gigging anywhere                                                                                     Workmate Shop Table;
                                         Come and sign up for the fall     Teams must fish (2) tournaments
                                                                                                                                                                     German Cream & Sugar;
on the James River. Weigh in                                                                                       10 ft. & 12 ft. Work Benches;                     3 Pcs. Lenox China Bowls & Vase;
time is at 11:00 P.M. at James        Buddy Bass Fishing Tourna-           (not including the fish off date)       Misc. Shelving;                                   Marigold Compote;

River Outfitters. Qualifying fish     ments starting September 26,         to compete in the fish-off. Big         Sm Lot Lumber;
                                                                                                                   Shop Vacuum;
                                                                                                                                                                     Sm. Pheasant Planter;
                                                                                                                                                                     Misc. Pattern Glass Pcs.;
will be yellow suckers, redhorse      2009 at Cape Fair Marina lo-         Bass will be $50 only paid out          Lots Good Hand Tools;                             Vita-Mix Super 5000 Food Blender;
(limit three), and hog suckers.       cated on the James River Arm of      of entry fees. Side pots will be        Extension Cords;                                  Nu-Wave Infrared Cooker;
                                                                                                                   Bolt Cutters;
Cash prizes will be awarded for       Table Rock Lake. The Cape Fair       available for heaviest weight and       Electric Hedge Trimmers;
                                                                                                                                                                     Electric Ice Cream Freezer;
                                                                                                                                                                     Propane Fish & Turkey Cooker;
first, second, and third places by    Marina is under new ownership        Big Bass.                               Nuts, Bolts & Misc, shop related items;           Outers Hickory Smoker;

total weight for a maximum of         with completely renovated facil-       Tournament dates will be Sep-         Lot Lawn & Garden Tools;
                                                                                                                   Hose Reel & Hoses;
                                                                                                                                                                     Patio Table & 6 Chairs (Extra Nice);
                                                                                                                                                                     Misc. Lawn Chairs;
20 fish per boat. A penalty of        ities to improve the tournament      tember 26, October 3, 10, 17,           Coleman Infrared Heater;                          Rubbermaid Patio Storage Bench;
one pound per minute will be          experience.                          24 and the Fish-Off October 31,         Old Watering Can;                                 Gas BBQ Grill;
                                                                                                                   House Fans;
assessed for boats arriving late         All tournaments will start at     2009.                                   Huffy Sante-Fe Bicycle;
                                                                                                                                                                     And Many More Items not Listed.
                                                                                                                                                                      Duane & Shirley have sold their home & are selling

up to 10 minutes past weigh in        7:00 am and weigh in will be           Rules will be handed out day          Die Cast Ford Tractor;                            some very nice clean items. Explorer sells at 12:00 Noon.

                                      at the marina dock at 3:00 pm.       of tournaments.                                       Owners:Duane & Shirley Jensen
time. For entry forms or further
information, contact David Rice       The entry fee will be $50 per          Questions Call-Cape Fair                Foster Auction &                     Auctioneer: Larry Foster
at (417) 337-1152 or visit www.       boat with $5 held out per boat       Marina: 417-538-4163 or Stan              Appraisal Service                          Galena, Mo
                                                                                                                                  for the fish off which will end      White: 417-255-3774.                    Email:
                                                                                                                                                                                              Phone: (417) 723-8329
                                                                                                                                                                                               Cell: (417) 839-6860
                                      the season on October 31, 2009.
                                                                                   Gladys Williams
                                                                                                                                    Community Calendar Of Events Publishing,

Galena City Council To Hold A                                                      102nd Birthday
Special Meeting To Appoint A New                                                                                        Send items to: Community Calendar of Events, Stone County
                                                                                                                                       Co., P.O. Box 401, Crane, Mo. 65633-0401.
Mayor September 29                                                                                                              Deadline is 12 Noon on Monday, the week of Publication.
  The new city council for Gale-          the citizens of Galena that if
na has been picking up the pieces         anyone feels led to run for mayor                                                                      Thursday, September 24, 2009
the past few weeks and getting            you may come by city hall and                                                •Crane Library open, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
                                                                                                                       •Barry-Lawrence Regional Library, Marionville Branch, open, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
their city government back on             pick up an application or come                                               •Galena Masonic Lodge #515, 7:30 p.m., Galena Lodge, Galena. Meeting the first
track. They wanted to inform              to the meeting set for Tuesday,                                                and third Thursdays of every month.
their residents that the monthly          September 29 at 7 pm. All can-                                               •American Legion meets the second Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m.
meetings have now been changed            didates will be questioned at that                                           •Building Hope - A group that celebrates Recovery every Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at
                                                                                                                         Crane Christian Church. 417-693-3055 or 417-818-0352
to the first and third Tuesday of         time and a decision made at the                                                                          Friday, September 25, 2009
each month. Due to an illness             end of the meeting. Everyone is                                              •Crane Library, open, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
this week the meeting scheduled           encouraged to attend the meet-                                               •Barry-Lawrence Regional Library, Marionville Branch, open,9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
for Tuesday, September 15, was            ings so that we can all work                                                 •Second Season Shop, open Tues-Wed-Fri-Sat, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Main Street,
                                                                                                                         Crane, phone 723-5636.
moved to September 22.                    together to improve the City of
                                          Galena.                                    On Saturday, September 26,                                  Saturday, September 26, 2009
  This notice is also to inform                                                                                        •Crane Library, open , 9 a.m. to 1 p.m..
                                                                                   Gladys Williams will be cele-       •Crane Recycling Center, open, 8 a.m. to 12 noon.
                                                                                   brating her birthday at her home    •Kimberling City Recycling Center, open, 8 a.m. to 12 noon.
                                                                                   from 10 to noon.

Hurley Fall Festival
                                                                                                                       •Second Season Shop, open Tues-Wed-Fri-Sat, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Main Street,
                                                                                     All friends and family are wel-     Crane, phone 723-5636.
                                                                                                                                                  Sunday, September 27, 2009
                                                                                   come.                                                          Monday, September 28, 2009
                                                                                                                       •Crane Library, open, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  Hurley Fall Festival will be on           Parade will leave from the                                                 •Barry-Lawrence Regional Library, Marionville Branch, open, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday October 3, 2009.                 Hurley School Sports Complex,
                                                                                   Inez Hicks
                                                                                                                       •Stone County Health Center Board of Trustees meeting, 8:45 a.m., Health Center
                                                                                                                         office, Galena. Trustees meet the second Monday of each month.
  The activities will start around        located on CC Hwy.
                                                                                   Celebrates 100th
                                                                                                                       •Crane Senior Housing Assn. Board meeting, 1;30 p.m., Crane Senior Center,
9am to ?                                    Please call 369-3420 for more                                                Crane. The board meets the second Monday of each month.
  Live Music, Great Food, Cake            information                                                                                             Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Walk, Dunk’n Booth, Silent                  There will be a Cute Dog Con-          Birthday                            •Crane Library , Open, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
                                                                                                                       •Barry-Lawrence Regional Library, Marionville Branch, Open, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Auction, Cute Dog Contest, Cute           test. Entry Fee of $3.00 per dog.                                            •Second Season Shop, open Tues-Wed-Fri-Sat, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Main Street,
Dog Costume Contest, Softball               There will be a Cute Dog Cos-                                                Crane, phone 723-5636.
Tournament, Parade and lots               tume Contest. Entry Fee $3.00                                                •ALANON meeting 6:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 41 Gospel St., Cape Fair,
more.                                     per dog.                                                                                              Wednesday, September 30, 2009
  Booth Spaces are still available          Contest will be held at 2:00                                               •Crane Library, open, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- $10.00 each. Call 369-3420 to           p.m. in front of the bandstand.                                              •Barry-Lawrence Regional Library, Marionville Branch, open, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
reserve.                                    For more information call 369-                                             •North Stone County Food Pantry, open, 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Main Street, Crane,
                                                                                                                         phone 723-5636. Open only first three Wednesdays of the month
  The parade will be at 3:00              3420.                                                                        •North Stone County Food Pantry, open, 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Main Street, Crane,
p.m.                                                                                                                     phone 723-5636. Open only first three Wednesdays of the month.
                                                                                                                       •Second Season Shop, open Tues-Wed-Fri-Sat, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Main Street,
                                                                                                                         Crane, phone 723-5636.
                                                                                                                       •Alzheimer’s Support Group meeting, 11 a.m., Ozark Mountain Regional Health-
                                                                                                                         care, Crane. For more information call 723-5281.

    The Four S’s for Young Drivers
                                                                                                                       •AA, Meeting, 8 p.m., Community Building, Cape Fair, 417/538-4146 or 417/538-
                                                                                     Inez Hicks will be 100 on           2233.

   Seat belts: Everybody wears one.
                                                                                                                                                   Thursday, October 1, 2009
                                                                                   October 13. Her children and        •Crane Library open, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
   Speed: Keep to the posted limits.                                               grandchildren will be helping       •Barry-Lawrence Regional Library, Marionville Branch, open, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
   Sight: Eyes on the road, not on distractions in the car.                        her celebrate on October 10 at      •Galena Masonic Lodge #515, 7:30 p.m., Galena Lodge, Galena. Meeting the first

   Sound: Deal with anything that makes a sound only when                          the Senior Center in Crane at 217     and third Thursdays of every month.
                                                                                                                       •American Legion meets the second Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m.
 off the road and stopped. No calls, text messages or changing                     Main Street.                        •Building Hope - A group that celebrates Recovery every Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at
                                                                                     Anyone is welcome to come
 the CD’s while moving in traffic.                                                                                       Crane Christian Church. 417-693-3055 or 417-818-0352
                                                                                   by and wish her Happy Birthday                                    Friday, October 2, 2009
                                                                                   from 1:30 to 3:00. She would        •Crane Library, open, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
                                                                                                                       •Barry-Lawrence Regional Library, Marionville Branch, open, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
                                                                                   also enjoy hearing from friends     •Second Season Shop, open Tues-Wed-Fri-Sat, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Main Street,
                                                                                   and family at: Ozark Mountain         Crane, phone 723-5636.
                                     HOMES, INC.                                   Regional, Room 306, 509 Mead-                                    Saturday, October 3, 2009
                                                                                   owlark, Crane, Mo 65633. 19-        •Crane Library open, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
                                                                                                                       •Crane Recycling Center, open,8 a.m. to 12 noon.
                Customer Appreciation                                              3tp                                 •Kimberling City Recycling Center, open, 8 a.m. to 12 noon.
                 OPEN HOUSE                                                                                            •Second Season Shop, open Tues-Wed-Fri-Sat, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Main Street,
                                                                                                                         Crane, phone 723-5636.

                                                                                   Crane Skate
                                                                                                                                                    Sunday, October 4, 2009
           Saturday, September 26 &                                                                                                                 Monday, October 5, 2009
             Sunday, September 27
                                                                                   Park Meeting
                                                                                                                       •Crane Library, open, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
                                                                                                                       •Barry-Lawrence Regional Library, Marionville Branch, open, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
                  BOLIVAR LOT                                                                                          •Stone County Health Center Board of Trustees meeting, 8:45 a.m., Health Center
                                                                                     There will be a meeting on          office, Galena. Trustees meet the second Monday of each month.
      18 miles North of Springfield or Hwy 13 or                                                                       •Crane Senior Housing Assn. Board meeting, 1;30 p.m., Crane Senior Center,
                Just South of Bolivar
                                                                                   Thursday, September 24 at 6:00        Crane. The board meets the second Monday of each month.
                                                                                   p.m. at the Crane Skate Park.
                                                                                                                                                    Tuesday, October 6, 2009
                                                                                     We will be discussing what        •Crane Library , open, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m..
                                                                                   fundraiser we are doing.            •Barry-Lawrence Regional Library, Marionville Branch, open, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
                                                                                                                       • AA, 8 p.m., Community Building, Cape Fair, (417) 538-4146 or (417) 538-2233.
         Visit Our Beautiful Home Displays!                                          Also on Sunday, September 27      •ALANON meeting 6:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 41 Gospel St., Cape Fair,
       30 Years Fixed Rate Financing Available on Land and Home.
                                                                                   at 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. will be     Missouri.
                                                                                   Sk8 Camp for beginners. Classes     •Second Season Shop, open Tues-Wed-Fri-Sat, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Main Street,
    VISIT HOMES SET                                   We can complete
     UP ON OUR LOT                                    the job from the
                                                                                   are free. We require helmets for      Crane, phone 723-5636.

       OR ON SITE!                  Fuqua               ground up!                 this class.                                                   Wednesday, October 7, 2009

             New red              Fleetwood                      20
                                                             Mode 10
                                                                                                                       •Crane Library, open, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
                                                                                                                       •Barry-Lawrence Regional Library, Marionville Branch, open, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
                                                              co s are                 Tell us about your
           Man omes                                        2009 ming!                                                  •North Stone County Food Pantry, open, 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Main Street, Crane,
                   w as
                                                             Must dels                    Engagement,                   phone 723-5636. Open only first three Wednesdays of the month
              as lo 95                                                                                                 •Second Season Shop, open Tues-Wed-Fri-Sat, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Main Street,
                      9                                      Go!                     Wedding, New Birth or              Crane, phone 723-5636.
                           38 Years Family Owned                                     promotion- We’ll tell             •Alzheimer’s Support Group meeting, 11 a.m., Ozark Mountain Regional Health-
                                                                                                                        care, Crane. For more information call 723-5281.
                      —Your Hometown Dealer Since 1971 —
                     Singles • Doubles • Modulars                                    the world! The Crane              •AA, Meeting, 8 p.m., Community Building, Cape Fair, 417/538-4146 or 417/538-
                     FREE FOOD • FREE DRINKS
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