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ne County Lfe i f Sto f o Stone County or The Crane l T e Journa 127 Years Chronicle Republican h Combining and Continuing The Crane Chronicle and Stone County Republican • USPS #136-740 VOLUME 125 NUMBER 7 CRANE (STONE COUNTY), MISSOURI 65633-0401 THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2011 TWO SECTIONS- 28 PAGES PRICE 40¢ (TAX INCLUDED) Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Weather Trivia ? 7-Day Forecast Sunny Sunny Sunny Partly Cloudy Mostly Sunny Partly Cloudy Partly Cloudy Are tornadoes unique to the United States? June 30-July 6 97/74 98/74 98/73 95/72 94/71 92/71 97/75 spawned in the United States. Answer: No, but three out of every four tornadoes are Galena Farmer’s Market Dog Crane Chamber Of Commerce Crane Business Show And Concert In The Park Ice Cream Social A Big Hit License Due This Month Just a reminder to Crane businesses that the Crane Business License is due in June. Business owners need to bring their “License No Tax Due” from the State of Missouri in order to renew their Business License. Look For Photos Of The Hurley Fourth Of July Zavier Greene and Jezebelle Jadyn Greene and the lovely Stella Celebration On A beautiful summer day, a and White Dress. The Movie Look-Alike cool park, kids, dogs, and an Page 9 unusual concert all combined Contest-Lassie- was won by to create a really fun afternoon Bruce , the ‘Library Dog” at the Galena Farmer’s Market shown by Katelyn Lebow and last Saturday. Joseph Etchison . Bruce’s brother, Bart won second and Our office will Shane Nichels, a graduate student from KU in Percussion is also owned by Jo and George be closed on Music, brought the KU Marimba (valued at an Scott. The longest Ear contest was Monday, astounding $50,000) to Galena won by Zavier Greene’s dog, Jezebelle, a Walker Coon. July 4! and presented 3 concerts at Swanson Park over the The Longest Tail contest Happy 4th of weekend. At this last concert he played 2 selections on the was declared to be Bruce the Collie. July! Marimba as well as a Drum Solo The Best Trick went to Stella and a very unusual selection who trained by Jadyn Greene named “The Blacksmith Shop” could put herself to bed in her Look For which features several ‘found’ objects including a brake drum crate and also play dead. Rada, a Yorkie and the daughter of Crane, - On Saturday, Main Street. Several area Porters Ad On from a wrecked car. The Jack, and owned by Grace Stone June 25, 2011 the Crane Area Chamber of Commerce musicians were on hand to provide outstanding musical won second in the trick category Page 5 percussion music represents the sounds from a blacksmith shop with her very convincing trick hosted the Ice Cream Social entertainment for the folks of playing dead. featuring local vendors and on hand. Many brought their complete with hammers and The “onlookers” at the Dog area merchants, as well as the fold up chairs and tapped the explosions of the bellows. A Show” were asked to elect the chamber’s ice cream booth. their feet from start to finish! great concert! Top Dog and the Best Dog with The event was well attended An event like this cannot A dozen children and adults a penny a vote. Missy, a Doxy with many area vendors on be accomplished without entered their beloved dogs in owned by Cole Roman was hand to provide good eats, the help of many hands and the First Annual Galena Dog declared the Top Dog with over treats, and activities for the without naming everyone Show. Dogs ranged in size 22,000 votes. She received attendees who came out for a involved (someone would from Chipmonk, a Pomeranian a trophy and a big red ribbon. good time. possibly be omitted); a BIG weighing 3 lbs. owned by Stella, the Bichon, owned by An unofficial tally indicates THANK YOU goes out to Brenna Conner to Poirot, a Jadyn Greene , was elected Best over 300 bowls of ice cream the performers, the area Bouvie weighing 130 lbs. Dog and also received a trophy were dipped and enjoyed merchants, the vendors, owned by John Johnson. and a big red ribbon. at the Chamber booth and the City of Crane, and the Stella, a Bichon, owned by Congratulations to all our comments were heard from Chamber, but an EVEN Jadyn Greene won the Best winners at the Galena Dog many sides extolling the BIGGER THANK YOU goes Dressed wearing a lovely www.cc-scrnews.com black and white outfit and Show and a very special thanks enjoyment of the bratwurst out to everyone for turning to the Judges—Lois Watkins, and hot dogs and other out to enjoy the festivities! Jack, a Yorkie and Baby, a fine edibles found along Hosted by: NormFarnum.com Pomeranian, owned by Rich and Linda Osborne won second Diane Mease, Dell Galloway, and Darrell Mease. Judging a in their formal attire of Red tie dog show is really hard work. Page 2 THE CRANE CHRONICLE/STONE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Thursday, June 30, 2011 Galena Dog Show and Concert Cont From Front Pg. Broiler Festival Parade August 27 Plans are currently underway now to be a part of this year’s for the 2011 Broiler Festival parade. We are hoping this year’s Parade. This year’s parade will parade will be the best ever! For take place on Saturday morning, more info contact Angie at 818- Crane Chronicle/Stone County Republican August 27 at 10:00 a.m. As in 8767 and again this year trophies (USPS 136-740) years past the lineup will begin will be given to the best religious Combining and Continuing at 9:00 a.m., at the nursing home entry, best non-religious entry, THE CRANE CHRONICLE on top of the hill. Please plan and best over all entry. 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Thursday, June 30, 2011 THE CRANE CHRONICLE/STONE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Page 3 Voyles Celebrate 50th Stone County To Nanny’s Nearly New Thrift Celebration 160th Store Closed 4th & 5th of July Anniversary Anniversary Nanny’s Thrift Store will be *25 cent bargains continue on By Whitney Anderson closed on Monday and Tues- nearly every shelf and rack in Stone Country is set to have its day, July 4th and 5th to celebrate the store. 160th Anniversary Celebration the 4th of July with family and *drop off available after hours on September 24, at the Stone friends and will re-open on July (box in front of store) County Courthouse in Galena. 6th for the rest of the week (in- *drop off’s also accepted during The Event will include a parade, cluding Friday and Saturday). business hours cardboard boat races, lots of food Some concerns were raised over *10%Tuesdays (ten percent of and great entertainment. last weeks article and patrons all “Tuesday Sales” will be do- Lois Watkins, President can rest assured that the doors nated to Housing and Develop- and other members of the are NOT closing at the Thrift ment, a 501(c)3 not-for-profit Stone County Historical and Store in Galena! organization) Genealogical Society are looking Your support and concern over *Future Saturday(s) July 9th and for anyone 90 years old or older, the very thought that the Thrift August 6th (open 9 to noon) of Stone County to be honored in Store would close has made me *We accept left-over garage sale the parade. Junior and Mary May even more aware of the need for items of Cape Fair will be the Grand the doors to stay open. Helping With God’s blessing and your Marshalls of the event. as many people in the communi- support, many hours of prayer If anyone would like to help ty as possible during these hard are being answered and the fu- plan the event, please contact economic times has always been ture of the Thrift Store is bright! Stone County Historical and a number one goal and continues Come visit us at 104 Main Street Genealogical President, Louis to be so in mind, heart and ac- in Galena and see what treasures The children of Art and Springfield, Mo. Both Art Watkins at 417-357-6173. tion. you can fine for “just a quarter”! Irene Voyles warmly invite and Irene have had careers Quick Notes: Crane Pool friends and acquaintances as music teachers in many of to help celebrate their par- the area schools. In addition, ents 50 years of marriage at Art has been past administra- Weddings, Births a reception to be held in their tor of the Crane Senior Cen- honor. The reception will ter and Irene has continued Needs & Anniversaries take place on Sunday, July to substitute teach at Crane 17th, from 2 to 4pm, at the School. The couple has been Your Help Union Hill Church of Christ, involved in many community 865 N. Nicholas Rd, Nixa, MO boards and committees as well Accident Two Attention Everyone who has lived in Crane all your life We are now offering or since 1969 or so. We need 65714. While the omission of as active in Lions Club and in gifts is requested photos and their church. Irene and Art Miles Southeast pictures of the pool when it first opened, and any since then. Also invitations for your Of Shell Knob stories about the couple are have four children, 11 grand- welcome. children and one great grand- Art and Irene were united child. Following the reception By: Whitney Anderson On June 26, Missouri State flyers or papers when it was first voted on or even when it was being built. We will make special events through in marriage by minister Victor the couple will enjoy a three Scott on June 4, 1961 at North day visit with their children Trooper Michael Linegar was National Church of Christ in and families in Branson, Mo. called to the scene of a one- copies and return to you. We are working on renovating the pool McPhearsons! vehicle accident on County and would like to make a booklet. In Observance of Line Road 2 miles Southeast of Shell Knob in Stone County. The Also, anyone who has been a pool manager or lifeguard, your Come by and look at our Independence Day our office will be closed on accident occurred as a 1999 Jeep name, year you were there and Monday, July 4. Wrangler driven by Michael Koehler, 24 of Aurora traveled any pictures if you have them. Please give us a call! vast selection! The deadlines for all ads and legals will be noon on Friday, July 1. off the right side of the roadway, overturned and struck a utility Thank you, Kathy 207-0723 Call Today The deadline for all classifieds will remain Tuesday at 10 a.m. Pole. While Koehler had no injuries, his passenger, 28 year old James Shannon 209-7970 417-723-5248 Have a Happy 4th of July, Harman of Shell Knob sustained Whitney serious injuries and was taken to Phone Discounts Available to CenturyLink customers Brynn Cox South Hospital. Neither was wearing a seat belt. The Missouri Public Service Commission designated CenturyLink as an Annette Eligible Telecommunications Carrier or ETC within its service area for universal service purposes. The goal of universal service is to provide all Missouri citizens access to essential telecommunications services. 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Link-Up Service provides a discount on that is the worse time to have a tooth Excellence In Dentistry installation charges and charges to move service. with Hometown Care! problem. If you live in a CenturyLink service area, please call CenturyLink at 1-800-201-4099 or visit www.centurylink.com/lifeline with questions or to request an application for the Lifeline/Link-Up programs. We have the solution! FREE Dental Emergency Kits! Come by, pick one up, you don’t have to be a patient or have an appointment. www.CraneFamilyDentistry.com lifeline SAU www.centurylink.com Page 4 THE CRANE CHRONICLE/STONE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Thursday, June 30, 2011 last week. Vicki was sponsored Stone County by the Crane American Legion Auxiliary Kim Dodgen of Blue Eye, A Look Back! also attended Girls State representing Stone County. Kim Stone County History was sponsored by the Extension Club, through the approval of the legion auxiliary. The Crane Chronicle/Stone home. It was a red dog with a Highlight of the week’s events County Republican is going back white ring around its neck. He was the inauguration of the in times and needs your help, named him, Old Ring. Old Watch girls state governor by the gov. if you have someone in your tolerated the new dog, we never Christopher Bond of Missouri. family who has memories and fed them together Old Watch 10 Years Ago Girls state provides citizenship stories like these, send them in. began to lose his teeth, eye sight for Friday, July 20, 2001, 7:30 (Taken from the files of the training for high school girls I would love to hear more stories and hearing, but we all loved him p.m. at Shiloh Baptist Church., Crane Chronicle/Stone County and affords them an opportunity about Stone County, different and took care of him, until one Marionville, MO. All family Republican, dated June 28, 2001 to live together as a self f- families and homesteads that morning, I went to the hen house and friend are invited to attend. -Fred M. Hall, Editor) governing body. are/were in the area. Please and Old Watch was laying the James and Loretta Gordon Rash of Burglaries Hit Area It also informs them of the feel free to email them to me corner dead, I went to the house To Celebrate 50th Anniversary Over The Weekend duties, privileges, rights and at firstname.lastname@example.org, or and told my daddy, he hurried James and Loretta Gordon, Several burglaries and reports responsibilities of American drop them by our office. I think out to see, he got a wire and put Galena, will celebrate their 50th of breaking and entering, and Citizenship so they may better this is something that our readers around Watches leg and pulled wedding anniversary July 1 with stealing are being investigated understand and participate in will be very interested in. Also hum out the door. I went out to a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. at by the Crane Police Department the functions of government. if you have any pictures to go help, but my daddy was crying Abesville Elementary School. after a number of incidents were 45 Years Ago along with the story please don’t and he told he would take him Host will be Ralph and Janice reported on Monday morning (Taken from the files of the hesitate to bring them by. away. Old Watch’s death brought Gordon, Galena. at 6 a.m. Crane Police Chief Stone County Republican, dated We will also be showcasing a back memories of Charlie and They have two grandchildren Harold Carr was called to V- June 30, 1966- Benton and different city, school, church or how he had his dog come to his and three great grandchildren. Mar Farm Store to investigate an Dolores Shievely, Editors) family each week, in an effort to bedside, while he was so sick, James Gordon and Loretta attempted break- in. Apparently 4-H Activities By Joy show how the area has changed he patted his head and told him Thomas were married July 6, entry had not been made, but Trover so much over the years, so if you “Good boy” Old Watch went 1951 at Elsey by Rev. Gilbert a large piece of metal was still At the time of this printing have anything you would like to their playground waited and Clevenger. wedged in between the door some of us will be back at Camp to add or would like to submit watched for a long time. It was 20 Years Ago and the door frame. The metal Smokey, the Junior Leader please send it our way. because of him being Charlie’s (Taken from the files of the had been picked up from along Conference, being held June dog that he always cared for and Crane Chronicle/ Stone County side of the railroad tracks and a 27-30. I hope you all enjoy taking a loved, he was about 14 years old Republican dated June 27, 1991- railroad employee identified the Several of our junior leaders walk back in time with these when he died. Ernest kept Old Dolores Shiveley, Editor) metal bar as belonging to the attended 4-H camp as junior stories, I have really enjoyed Ring or years, he was a real good Firefall Veteran referred railroad. counselors and did an excellent reading about how my family hunting dog. Ernest had lots of Parking Passes Available While enroute to V-Mar, Chief job of working with the younger got here and I thought you might good times with his do too. Old Firefall 1991 will recognize Carr had received a radio call 4-h’rs. Much of the camps too! Ring lived to be as old as Old area servicemen and women from E-911 Central Dispatch success can be attributed to Stories By Granny Bess Watch. returning from Operation Desert that Gary Howerton, owner of them. So, a big 4-H thank you These are stories and Storm. A preferred parking the Dairy Lane, had reported that does to Margaret Redwing. memories that were pass will be issued to veterans his business had been broken Karen Scobee, Steve Williams remembered and written down attending the event and are into. Carr and Officer Art Stuart and Mike Logan and to the by the late Bessie and Homer currently available through the investigated that break-in. other who added to the camp Foster American Red Cross until June According to the police report, program Submitted by: Great 25, 1991. entry had been made into the One reminder—fair time is just Granddaughter- Whitney Passes will entitle veterans to Dairy Lane by prying open a around the corner. July 28, will (Foster) Anderson The Crane Broiler without a preferred parking pass window on the southeast side of be the day for demonstrations, or arriving after 5 p.m. Veterans Old Watch Festival Board is in need the building. Howerton reported share-the-fun, grooming without a preferred parking Before Charlie, my older of any items from the that approximately $500. In contests and public speaking pass, or arriving after 5 p.m. will brother, got sick they got him a cash had been taken and the contest. July 19 will be exhibits, past years. Tickets, not be given preferred parking. puppy. He was a New Foundland cash register had been damaged judging day and dress revue. meal tickets, photos, There will be a $2 charge for all breed, very long hair, black when it was pried open. I’m glad to hear that many of vehicles. except a few white hairs under programs, and kind of A call from Jeff Akers, from you have been working on fair Military identification at the his throat and between his eyes. special memories! We Town & Country Market projects. time of request is helpful. He was a grown dog when reported that someone had Morris Henderson will lead are putting together a For more information about a Charlie died; Charlie loved his tried to get into the Dr. Pepper a tour and discussion of his preferred parking pass, please dog and played most every day Program for the 55th machine in front of the store, but business at the Crane I.G.A. contact Shelia Sharpe, Red Cross with him out north of the house. Annual Broiler Festival the criminal was apparently not Sore on June 30 at 7:30 p.m. Services for Military Families I never remember him playing able to get into the cash box. Anyone interested in this phase and these items will help and Veterans, 866-7300. with us, but wherever we were, In addition, the report included of the business world is invited to make it special! If Galena Neighborhood he was close by, standing guard. that Crane Metal Works had been to attend. Watch Announced S.C. Fair He hated snakes and before we you have any of these burglarized. It was reported that Winner even knew one was close Old please contact Whitney $10-12 in change was taken as well as a 410 gauge shot gun. Deborah Tinkham of Accident On M173 Watch grabbed it in his mouth, Anderson at the Crane Springfield was winner of There were also unconfirmed the Galena Neighborhood One Mile about the middle and shook his head ferocious it sounded like the Chronilce/Stone County South Of Elsey reports of break-ins of Watch ‘spilt-pot’ drawing Republican by July 14, cracking of a whip. He never let churches in Elsey and Hurley. held June 15, in Connection go until he was sure the snake was 2011 All incidents are under with the Stone County Fair. By: Whitney Anderson On June 26 Missouri State harmless. I’ve never seen another Phone: 417-723-5248 investigation as of press time. The pot was $115, according Trooper A. Buff was called dog that would kill a snake so Chief Carr reported that there to announcement by Harold Email: scrlegal@centu- quick. He was copperhead bit are several leads in the cases. Tuter, president of the Watch. to the scene of an accident rylink.net or drop them twice, he would be very sick, Any citizen with information There will be no more watch on M 173 one mile south of his head and neck swollen, we concerning the crimes is by the paper office, meetings until further notice, Elsey. The accident occurred wouldn’t eat be we would gibe encouraged to contact the Crane according to an announcement. as a 2007 Harley Davison located at 114 Main him milk to drink and he drank Police Department at 723-5500. 35 Years Ago Motorcycle driven by 45 year Street. lots of water. He was probably Brown-Hood Engagement (Taken From the files of the old Jane Greaves of Nixa, feverish. Old Watch was getting Please include your name Mr. Gene Brown and Mr. and Stone County Republican, dated traveled off the roadway and old and Ernest began to want a and address on any Mrs. Glendale Hood would like June 24, 1976, Benton and overturned. Both the driver, dog, one of out neighbors was to announce the engagement Delores Shiveley, Editors) items! Greaves and passenger Mendy moving to town, their son had and forthcoming marriage of Attended Girls State Thanks in advance for all Thorpe also of Nixa were a dog that they couldn’t take to their children. Lacy Jean Brown Vicki Webb, daughter of Mr. taken by ambulance to Cox town. Ernest wanted it so bad, your help in making the and Thomas Stephen Hood and Mrs. John Webb, attended my daddy told him he could have program possible! were engaged September 14, Girls State on the campus of South Hospital of Springfield it if it wouldn’t fight Old Watch, 2000, wedding plans are set William Woods College in Fulton with minor injuries. so Ernest brought the young dog Thursday, June 30, 2011 THE CRANE CHRONICLE/STONE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Page 5 Cardiac Patients In Rehab To Benefit From Donation Rodney Arnold, Skaggs 4TH OF JULY Foundation President; Sarah McMinn, member; Jan Harper, GOD & COUNTRY Skaggs Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehab Director; Shirley Sell, EXTRAVAGANZA officer of Freedom of Road Riders, Local 15; and Tami “Then join in hand, brave Americans all! By uniting we stand, McMinn, officer of Freedom of by dividing we fall”. Road Riders, Local 15. For more information about John Dickinson Skaggs Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehab visit www.skaggs.net/ cardiacservices or call (417) Bring your lawn chairs/blankets to the Marionville City Park 335-7229. Tours of the facility on July 4th for one of the BEST Independence Day displays are available during the open house of Skaggs Healthcare around. – 248, Friday, July 1, 11 a.m. Concessions will open at 5:00pm followed by community Skaggs Cardiac Rehab, 1150 – 1 p.m. Free food, prizes and Biker club donates funds in honor of fellow biker State Hwy 248, Branson, MO, a ribbon-cutting ceremony. church service at 6:30. 7:45 to 8:30 you can enjoy the sounds of Branson, MO – Skaggs provides therapy to individuals Skaggs Regional Medical Blue Grass, Country and Gospel music. At 8:30 the Scouts will Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehab has with heart disease or who have Center is a 165-bed community- helped countless lives over the undergone heart surgery. This owned and supported hold a flag retirement and fireworks will start at dark. years and one group of bikers program has been provided by healthcare facility dedicated to GOD BLESS AMERICA is celebrating the life-changing Skaggs since 1987. “People improving the health of all area works of the program with a come to us wondering if they’re residents. Skaggs holds the Stone County Historical/ donation to the scholarship going to be able to do the highest national accreditation fund for cardiac rehab. “We things they love again,” says available for medical facilities wanted to honor our friend Kurt Jan Harper, Director Skaggs from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Genealogical Society Meeting Falkenbach, who died not too Cardiac Rehab. long ago after having a heart The $450 raised by the Organizations. Skaggs has Due to the holiday weekend History Day event, which will attack,” explains Shirley Sell, Freedom of Road Riders, Local also earned the Gold Seal of of the 4th, the next meeting of be held on Saturday, September member of Freedom of Road 15 will benefit patients who Approval™ for its advanced the Stone County Historical/ 24, there is a prospect of another Riders, Local 15. “Back in need the support of a scholarship inpatient diabetes care and is Genealogical Society will be new project. Please plan to attend the fall of 2008 Kurt survived to help pay for cardiac rehab, an Advanced Primary Stroke held on Sunday, July 10, 1:30 this meeting and contribute your a heart attack before another because they lack insurance Center through the Joint p.m. at our meeting place in ideas of celebrating our Stone heart attack led to his death in or are underinsured. Pictured Commission on Accreditation. Galena. In addition to further County History. December of 2010.” are David McMinn, member; planning of our Stone County June 29th thru July 5th Page 6 THE CRANE CHRONICLE/STONE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Thursday, June 30, 2011 Obituaries Church Directory Helen Jackson Wigg Frank DeCover. She is survived by her sister, Dr. Anne Wigg of Reeds Spring, Missouri. two sisters, Ella Harryman and Alma Sneed. Survivors include: three Cremation was under the direction daughters, Goldie McCreary and of Stumpff Funeral Home-South, husband, Joy of Blue Eye, Francis Crane Presbyterian Church Kimberling City. No services are Phillips of Lampe and Bobby “A Church On The Grow” planned per Helen’s wish. Collins of Mount Sterling, IL; two Memorial contributions in her sisters, Deloyce Agers of Boise, ID 39322 Hwy 413, Crane, Missouri name should be made to the North and Claudi Hiltz of Van Couver, 9:00 am............Fellowship w/ coffee & donuts Shore Animal League, 25 Davis WA; 12 grandchildren; several great 9:30 am.....................................Sunday School Ave., Port Washington, N.Y. 11050 grandchildren; several great-great 10:30 am..................................Worship Service (phone-516-883-7575) grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Pastor- Melana Scruggs Samuel James Short Graveside services will be held Samuel James Short, Republic, at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, June 25, Office: 417-723-5596 son of Ora and Thelma (Cutbirth) 2011 at Blue Eye Cemetery with Short was born November 7, 1930 Jerry Jenkins officiating under the in Galena, MO and departed this life direction of Stumpff Funeral Home- June 19, 2011 in his home, at the age South, Kimberling City. of 80. Visitation will be from 6:00 to ane CrFundamental Methodist Church Helen Jackson Wigg, Reeds Sam was a lifelong resident of the Republic area. He owned and 8:00 p.m., Friday at the funeral home. Spring, passed away peacefully on operated Republic Insulation for In lieu of flowers, the family has Sunday School...............................10:00 am June 20, 2011. She was born on over 30 years. Sam was a member requested memorial contributions to Sunday Morning Worship..............11:00 am June 13, 1941 in Wilmington, N.C. of the Masonic Lodge 32 degree, the Alzheimer’s Association. Sunday Evening Service..................6:30 pm to Josie Lou Jackson Wigg and Lions Club and the Shriners. He Wednesday Evening Service............7:00 pm Samuel Patterson Wigg. Helen grew up in Wilmington where she was was a U. S. Navy veteran. Sam was Logan M. Coffer Pastor: Wayne Blades active in Girl Scouts and represented of the Baptist faith. Logan M. Coffer, Branson West, Church Phone: 417-723-5821 • Home: 417-840-3833 Survivors include: his wife, Doris (formerly of Springfield), son of SE North Carolina at the 1959 Girl Short of Republic; two sons, Del Logan and Eura (Edwards) Coffer Small town church with a country heart! Scouts World Jamboree in Colorado Short and wife, Malinda of Grove, was born December 16, 1932 in Springs, CO. She graduated from OK and Eric Short of Billings, Detroit, MI and entered into the New Hanover High School in 1959. MO; one daughter, Gayle Traynor presence of Jesus on Friday, June Helen obtained a B.S. from North of Grove, OK; two step-daughters, 24, 2011, at 12:10 a.m., after a battle Carolina State University, where Chris Smith of Republic, MO and FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH she was a founding member of the Karen Childress of Republic, MO; with cancer. S. Hwy 13, Crane (417)723-5273 fbccrane.net Gamma Phi chapter of Sigma Kappa While living in Springfield, one brother, Billy Short of Crane, Logan was a member of High Street Sorority. She joined The Peace Classes for all ages: Worship Services: MO; one sister, Peggy Jones of Baptist Church. He taught the adult Corps in1964 and was sent to New Sunday 9:30-10:15 am Sundays 10:30 am & 6::00 pm Crane, MO; 5 grandchildren; 2 Bethel Bible Class and sang with the Delhi, India as a science teacher and 6:00-7:00 pm Fellowship times: step grandchildren; 1 step-great Beacon Quartet. Logan graduated Wednesday 7:00-8:00 pm Sunday 9:00 am donuts & coffee taught at the Modern School, a very grandchild and a host of other from Baptist Bible College and For more details go to: fbccrane.net Wednesday Meal 6:00-6:50 pm upscale Indian school. She asked relatives and friends. was an accountant for the BBFI for a transfer to a public school in No services are planned. Missions Department. After moving Pastor - Gregg Boll Trivandrum, Kerala for the second Cremation was under the direction year and had the broadest exposure to Branson West, Logan worked of Manlove-Stumpff Funeral Home, at Wal-Mart in the automotive and “A Southern Baptist Church Serving God & the community since 1906 “ to Indian society between the two Crane. photo departments. schools. She returned to the U.S. after a three month trip through all Survivors include: his wife, of the major cities from New Delhi Jaiden Paige Kathleen (Kay) of the home; three Pendergrass-Carpenter Galena Community Church to New York. daughters, Nancy St. Clair and Helen began working with husband, Tim of Branson, Lisa Jaiden Paige Pendergrass- Moore of Indianapolis, IN and Clairol, Inc. in 1966 as an assistant 209 North Maple Street • Galena, Missouri scientist in the Quality Control Lab Carpenter, infant daughter of, Brandon Carpenter of Rogersville Karen Moulton and husband, Keith of Lyon, France; 16 grandchildren; (417) 357-0048 and worked her way up to Quality and Tamia Pendergrass of Cape 5 great grandchildren, plus many Assurance Manager. She obtained a Fair, passed away at birth on June wonderful friends. Sunday Church Services Masters Degree in Education from Fairfield University in Fairfield, 19, 2011 at 11:20 a.m. at St. John’s Funeral services were held at Hospital in Aurora. Fellowship...........10:00 AM to 10:45 AM Connecticut and an MBA from 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 29, She is survived by her parents as 2011 at Keystone Baptist Church Worship Service...........10:45 AM TO 12:00 PM the University of Connecticut. She well as her paternal grandparents: in Reeds Spring with Pastor Jim joined Syntex, Inc. in 1981 as a Sales Pastor Doug Minton Representative with a territory from Ronda Lane, Rogersville and Robert Cantrell officiating. Interment will Carpenter, Branson; paternal great- be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens Maine to Pennsylvania selling the grandparent: Bob Carpenter, El in Springfield under the direction company’s bulk pharmaceuticals, Dorado, KS; maternal grandparents: of Stumpff Funeral Home-South, animal feed and bakery products. Marcy Arndt, Cape Fair, and Thomas Kimberling City. She was promoted to Marketing and Ashley Rexon, Pierce City; Visitation was from 6:00 to 8:00 Manager in 1984 and was transferred maternal great-grandparents: Carol p.m., Tuesday at the funeral home. to the company headquarters in Orton, Crane; John Pendergrass, Springfield, Missouri. When the Aurora, and Myrtle Richardson, company was sold to Hoffman- Pierce City. Jewel Irene LaRoche, which then sold it to Archimica, who then sold it to Graveside services were held on Rauschelbach Tuesday, June 28 at 10:00 a.m. at Clariant, Helen worked at various Jewel Irene Rauschelbach (nee Monett I.O.O.F Cemetery with Rev. managerial jobs until she retired Simpson) went to be with the Lord Charlene Dart officiating. as Purchasing Manager in August, on June 27, 2011. After a long Arrangements are under the 2005. illness we have had to let her go. direction of Bennett-Wormington Helen was active as a Board of She was born in Galena, Missouri Funeral Home of Monett. Trustees member for the Village on November 14, 1922 to Martha of Coney Island where she lived Crane Assembly of God on Table Rock Lake near Branson, Velma Marie Butler Simpson Wallace and Charles O. Simpson. Sister of Bonnie Missouri. She was a founding Marriott Lee Miller (Cleveland, Ohio) and member of the Missouri State Velma Marie Marriott, Blue Eye, Harold Simpson (deceased) and University Lady Bears Fast Break daughter of Claude and Goldie Bell 112 Main St., Crane Missouri Club that was very successful (Lune) Jackson was born October 3, Shirley Gentry (deceased). She was a member of the Methodist Church. “Come experience the love of God.” in promoting the Lady Bears nationally. Helen loved duplicate 1917 in Marshall, AR and departed this life June 19, 2011 in Tablerock She lived in Florrisant Missouri until she moved to Texas to be close Sunday School ................................. 10:00 a.m. bridge and was working at being a Healthcare, Kimberling City, MO, to her son Kevin Rauschelbach Morning Worship............................. 10:45 a.m. Life Master. Her travels took her all over the world and she had visited at the age of 93. Velma was a homemaker and had (Debbie) and daughter Linda Morgan. She had six grandchildren; Sunday Evening Worship...................6:30 p.m. all 50 states. Her love of animals lived in the area the past 20 years Maggie, Zach, Jeff, Stacy, Mallory, Wednesday Evening Worship ............7:00 p.m. remained with her throughout her coming from Weiser, ID. and Mathew and she had seven life. Velma was preceded in death great grandchildren: Jordan, Mollie, Helen was predeceased by her by her parents; one son, Roy Lee Genevive, Wyatt, Kaden, Sam mother, Jo Wigg DeCover, her Marriott; two daughters, Zella and Grace and many nephews and father Sam Wigg and her step-father Collins and Frankie Pearson and nieces and other relatives. We will Thursday, June 30, 2011 THE CRANE CHRONICLE/STONE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Page 7 Obituaries miss her. Church Directory Cross Jewel was an avid doll collector. Morning Rose O'Neil Kewpie dolls were Landmarks her first love. She was president of Roads Church Apostolic Church the Rose O'Neil Club Foundation during the years 1986 through 212 W 5th St., Galena, MO Star Baptist 1988 and attended the Kewpiesta Cross Roads Church west of (Revelations 22:16) Kewpie Doll convention in Branson Galena at 248 and 173. The Winter Hours: All are welcome to Worship Missouri every Spring. She was Pastor Bob Hufft and wife also a member of the United Doll Carolyn would like to invite Sunday.....................2 pm Jesus with us! Federation and the Spirit of St. Louis everyone to come and worship Wednesday...............7 pm Bible Study at 9:30 am Doll Club. Her collection included with us Saturday evening at 7:00 Worship at 10:30 am & 6 pm many Kewpie dolls and other dolls p.m., Sunday morning at 10:00 Bob Edwards.......417-699-2005 and collectables. a.m. and Sunday evening at 6:00 69 Butterfields Trail Rd. First Baptist She was preceded in death Loran, her husband of 46years, on p.m. State Highway 413 May 7, 1989. She will rest with her Church Of Cape Pastor Gary Stewart husband at Memorial Park in St. Freedom Celebra- (417) 744-2901 (H) Louis. Fair Church (417) 723-0315 tion At Crane Ponce Baptist Celebrates On July 10 Calendar Of Southern Baptist Church Fundamental Established in 1997 Events Methodist July 10-16 will be our annual Crane Fundamental Methodist Vacation Bible School church extends an invitation to everyone to join with them 5PM Meal for our kids and then VBS. Reunions in celebrating our nation’s This year's theme is freedom. This celebration will 16th Annual "Pandamania" - "God is Wild Reunion be held Friday, July 1, on the About You" church lawn. Bring your lawn Bowling Chapel Of The Archie chairs and enjoy an evening of food, fellowship, gospel Church Announces Jones Family singing, and a fireworks display. The church will be grilling and The sixteenth annual reunion of serving hamburgers and hot dogs with all the trimmings, Special Weekend the Archie Jones family will be AND will also have homemade Services held on Monday, July 4, 2011, at the home of Bo and Janetta ice cream. Serving will begin July 8th, 9th, and 10th the Cole at 2268 Eagle Crest Road Pastor Reed with Bill Harris at 6:00 p.m. Gospel music will Norman Culbertson Evangelistic in Cape Fair. A fish fry with all The Ponce Baptist Church begin around 7:00 p.m. as the Team from Fair Play will be atrocities he endured. Consider the trimmings will be served at in Ponce De Leon, Missouri Haining Family takes the stage. ministering with music and this your special invitation to noon. Friends and family are will celebrate on July 10, 2011. This family is has been named preaching. Services begin each honor Mr. Harris, a Stone County invited to join us. If you need The Pastor Lindell Reed and CGMA International Bluegrass evening at 7:00 p.m. and 11:00 native, with your presence. directions, contact Janetta at congregation announce the 11 a. Artist of the Year, also Vocal a.m. Sunday morning. The celebration will continue 417-818-7758. 6-2tp m. Local Guest Speaker, Bill Group of the Year. The Culbertson’s are well with a Cook-Out at 7 p.m. and Harris. Mr. Harris was a prisoner Firework Display at dusk at A bounce house will available for the kids, and a fireworks known in SW Missouri having Carr Reunion of war and will speak on his the church at 2818 Medical ministered in several area Saturday, July 9. Cape Fair experiences and memories. This display will end the evening’s churches. Community Building. Starting Springs Road, Ponce De Leon, will be a first as Bill has chosen activities. Pastor, Pauline Evans and at 11:00 A.M. BBQ Ribs, Missouri. For more information to remain silent to date about the The church is located on D congregation welcomes the bread, drinks, and table service call: 357-0141 . Hwy (just ½ mile off 413) at the public and area churches, to provided. top of the hill. An invitation is come and fellowship with us. 7-2tp extended to you and a warm and 6-tp friendly welcome awaits you. Hedrick Remember, this is an outdoor First Family Reunion activity, so get that lawn chair ready and make plans now to Baptist Church The Annual Hedrick Reunion attend! (In case of rain, outside Join us for the VBS Big Apple will be held July 10, at the Crane activities will be cancelled, but Adventure at Marionville First City Park. Please tell your family. food and music concert will be Baptist Church Monday-Friday, Come and enjoy a day of visiting inside.) July 11-15 from 9-noon. For with family and friends. Bring a For any further information transportation call 258-2202. covered dish and drinks. We will you may call 417-840-3833 eat about 12:30. 7-2tp BRIGHT IDEA? Isaac Newton Reunion The 8th Stewart reunion for the descendants of Isaac Newton “Ike” will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 9 at the Spokane SHOP MARIONVILLE High School lunchroom, 1123 Spokane Road, Spokane. Exit Hwy 160, across from Gateway Ozarks Methodist Manor Café onto Spokane Road, go south. Schoolhouse on the right A Tradition of Caring Since 1925 side of Spokane Rd. Bring Food, coffee, tea, pop, or bag of ice for • 58 Independent Homes potluck meal. • 32 Residental Care Apartments • 78 Bed Skilled Health Care Units 205 South College • P.O. Box 403 • Marionville, MO 65705 (417) 258-2573 • Fax (417) 463-2240 Page 8 THE CRANE CHRONICLE/STONE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Thursday, June 30, 2011 Kimberling City Library Te Spazio Café One Summer of the night, thirteen-year-old Gears Up For a Packed Schedule Is Open, Same By David Baldacci Jack, terminally ill and preparing Theo uses his legal knowledge and investigative skills to chase By: Kadee Brosseau Location to say goodbye to his family, has down the truth and save April. a miraculous recovery after his What Happened to Goodbye Ed And Bonnie wife is killed in a car accident By Sarah Dessen Tonellato Are Back! and struggles to reunite his Following her parents' bitter family at her childhood home on divorce as she and her father Te Spazio Café has reopened, the South Carolina oceanfront. move from town to town, with the previous owners and at The Kingdom seventeen-year-old Mclean the same location, 1348 W. State By Clive Cussler reinvents herself at each school HWY 248, in Galena. On a journey that will take she attends until she is no longer Ed & Bonnie want their them to Tibet, Nepal, China, sure she knows who she is or friends, loyal customers, and Italy, and Siberia, the Fargos where she belongs. potential customers to know they find themselves embroiled Children are ready to serve you! Te Spazio with black-market fossils, an Louis the Tiger Who Came Café is open and serving all the ancient Tibetan kingdom, a lost From the Sea great food items that put them on landmass in the North Sea, Stone By Michael Kozlowski the Galena map! Age ostrich egg shards inscribed Ali and Ollie find a tiger sleeping For the past six years, Te in a cryptic language, a pair of in their yard and think he came Spazio Café has offered area battles separated by thousands from the sea, so they use their residents and guests of Stone of miles and hundreds of years imagination to find a way for County a smoke-free, friendly (Kimberling City) – The “We’ve got the concert series. ... and a skeleton that could him to get back home. establishment to eat good food in Kimberling City Library has a We’re really looking forward to just turn the history of human Little Rabbit Goes to School Galena. In addition to the regular packed schedule this summer. this,” Wright said, ”I’ve been evolution on its head. By Harry Horse menu, Te Spazio Café offers a Library Ambassador Jim Wright perusing acts to come in.” Adult Non-Fiction Little Rabbit takes his favorite delicious breakfast menu, daily said they are making the library a According to Wright, they are William & Catherine: A Royal toy, Charlie Horse, along for specials, and desserts. place for the community to come planning a folk concert as well as Wedding his first day of school and when Te Spazio’s new cook has a together, rather than just a place to a gospel concert before the end of By Andrew Morton there is trouble, he blames it all specialty background in cooking check out books. the summer. Provides an inside look at Prince on Charlie. Cajun and Mexican foods. “There’s a new attitude about In addition to the events planned William and Kate Middleton, Smelly Bill So along with all the past libraries. We’re trying to get away throughout the summer, the library delving into their backgrounds, By Daniel Postgate favorite items, Te Spazio Café from the old stodgy idea that also offers many services on a their meeting as students at Bill the dog manages to avoid is featuring Cajun and Mexican libraries are a place to go where regular basis. the University of St. Andrews, being bathed until he goes to food items on its menu. there’s no place else to go,” Wright Kimberling City Library has the ups and downs of their stay with Great Aunt Bleach, Stop in to enjoy great food said. free wireless Internet as well as 18 relationship, their engagement, who loves to clean. in a smoke-free, friendly Judging by the plans the computers for the public to use. It and their wedding. Audiobooks environment, and welcome Ed Kimberling City Library is putting features audio books, both on disk Churchill's War Lab: Code- Indelible & Bonnie back! into action, it won’t be long until and downloadable. In addition, breakers, Scientists, and the By Kristen Heitzmann Café hours are: the library accomplishes that goal. the library boasts an extensive Mavericks Churchill Led to When Trevor MacDaniel, a Saturday-Tuesday 7:00 a.m.- One of the programs the genealogy section. Victory high country outfitter, rescues 2 p.m. library has implemented is called The library can also By Taylor Downing a toddler from the jaws of a Wednesday-Friday 7:00 a.m. “Second Saturdays.” It is a fun accommodate large groups. Their Analyzes the role of Churchill's mountain lion, he can't foresee – 8 p.m. and educational kid’s program community room can hold up to passion for military history in the far-reaching consequences Food is available in dine-in or that takes place once a month. 400 people, and conferences can shaping his wartime innovations of his action, how it will entwine carry –out. The topics and activities vary be held in their conference room. and strategies, offering insight his life with gifted sculptor, Ed & Bonnie want to thank from month to month. In June, the Prices vary depending on the size into his unique leadership style Natalie Reeve--and attract a their loyal customers and friends library held a puppet show and a of room the group needs. and patronization of radical new grim admirer. for a wonderful six years and they children’s story hour. Coming up The Kimberling City Library is ideas to enable unprecedented Damage are looking forward to serving in July, they will host “Western unique in that it is self-sustaining. technological advances. By John Lescroart the surrounding Galena area and Lore.” Other Second Saturdays It is run by donations, rather than The Greater Journey: Perennial best seller John its guests for many more. will include “Creepy Crawlers: A tax dollars. Americans in Paris Lescroart takes his latest thriller Bug’s Life” and “Football,” where the children will get the chance to For more information on events New Titles By David G. McCullough McCullough mixes famous and to the dark side when a beloved character, Abe Glitzky, abandons and services, or to reserve the meet NFL football players. community room, contact the Available At The obscure names and delivers the rules and the system, and capsule biographies of everyone finds vigilante justice his own However, the library doesn’t only have activities for children. library: www.kalib.org 417-739- 2525 Stone County to produce a colorful parade way. Library of educated, Victorian-era The Final Storm: A Novel of the War in the Pacific Stone County Health Department Here are a sample of the new American travelers and their life-changing experiences in By Jeff Shaara Angela Ford, Administrator titles available at the Stone Paris. As the war in Europe winds down County Library. Patrons may Biography in the wake of the Normandy 417-357-6134 • Forda@lpha.mopublic.org check these out at either the Seal Team Six: Memiors of an invasion, the United States has Galena or Crane branches and Elite Navy Sniper turned its vast military resources Summer Fun physical activity,” said Annette most titles are available through By Howard E. Wasdin and toward an all-out effort against Fitzgerald, Family financial the Bookmobile. the Japanese. In the spring of Events for Stephan Templin education specialist, MU Adult Fiction For the first time ever, a 1945, Japan's empire has been Families Extension. The summer fun events are Smokin' Seventeen By Janet Evanovich Navy SEAL Team Six sniper chronicles how he became an pressed slowly back toward its home islands, and the Americans The Healthy Families Taskforce made available by community Where there's smoke there's fire, elite warrior and the ferocious mount a furious assault on the is sponsoring free summer fun sponsors including the Branson and no one knows this better battle that nearly cost him his last great stepping-stone to activities for parents and children Parents as Teachers Program than New Jersey bounty hunter, life. Japan itself--the heavily fortified in Stone and Taney County. and the Stone County Health Stephanie Plum. The bail bonds Young Adult island of Okinawa. The three- Eat Right and Play Hard is the Department for parents and office has burned to the ground, Ruby Red month battle will feature some theme of the following programs school age children. and bodies are turning up in By Kerstin Gier of the most vicious combat of that are made possible by the FitzGerald said, “Participants the empty construction lot. To Sixteen-year-old Gwyneth the entire war, as American University of Missouri Food will receive nutritious snacks make matters worse, Stephanie discovers that she, rather than troops confront an enemy that Stamp Nutrition Grant and local and free items to promote health is working out of a motor home her well-prepared cousin, carries would rather be slaughtered community sponsors. and physical fitness at each she shares with a dancing bear, a time-travel gene, and soon she than experience the shame of “Let’s Get Fit” will be held event.” and Joe Morelli's old-world is journeying with Gideon, who surrender. June 29, 2011 at the YMCA in Individuals can call the grandmother has declared a shares the gift, through historical Hollister from 7 – 9 PM MU Extension office at 417- vendetta against her. And just London trying to discover whom “Slice of Summer” will be held 546-4431 for information and when Stephanie decides it might they can trust. July 23, 2011 at Crane Famers’ directions to the events. be time to choose between the Theodore Boone: The Market from 9 AM – noon Healthy Families Taskforce two men in her life, Morelli Abduction “Parents and children are activities are funded by the and Ranger, a third man from By John Grisham invited to participate in activities Children’s Trust fund and Stephanie's past moves back to When his best friend disappears that promote making the right community sponsors. Trenton... from her bedroom in the middle food choices and increasing Thursday, June 30, 2011 THE CRANE CHRONICLE/STONE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Page 9 City Of Hurley And Hurley Fire Comments & Notes from... Department Fourth Of July Celebration Mary Kuyper Reeds Spring Jct. P.O. Box 208 Reeds Spring MO 65737 • 417-272-3527 Hello Readerville: proud of you and how well you Ruby’s News, notes, and thank you’s, and I have plenty. are doing in school. I’m proud of your personality and kindness, your respect for others and your Up Front Bark Box Call Love Inc. Now is the time to sign up for the school readiness love for God and country. Set you goals high, don’t let the speed bumps bother you. Remember to fair, which will take place the 1st. Bark, bark Ruby here, week of August. Call 417-336- watch for the hurdles, let God be Boy, when I have to go outside, 7056 to sign up. your guide – and you will go well. even though I am a dog, I pant like Sick Bay Forever Love, Nana. a lizard, till I can get back in the Just heard that Kathy Keithley is More Visits house, get a drink, get on my bed back in the hospital and very sick. My sister-in-law, Donna Stacey and take a nap where it’s cool. She is at Skaggs. Also, Norma came with her daughter Tammy I don’t have an up-date on my Collins is on our prayer list. We last week. I had not seen her in friend Kallie yet, but I will let you wish Mrs. Don Phillips a speedy years. It was sure good to see her. know how she is after that snakebite recovery and please add Buck Then Donna showed up with some she had. She is progressing, but not O’Day to the list. He will be going scrumptious cinnamon rolls and near over it yet. for tests Tuesday to rule out some on another day a chicken casserole As you know all of us dogs (and serious problems. and more rolls. I’ll be a roly poly humans) can be adventurous at times Visitors before to long. Then Sharon & Susanna Wilson and Kimberly Gamble serve snowcones and like to go out and explore but I have been blessed with visitors Murl brought big fat cheese burgers, it is a fact that missing dogs don’t – Sister-in-law, Donna Stacey Loren brought pizza, not sure what understand the panic and stress that made us a chicken casserole and everyone is up to. I think someone happens to our owners, when we homemade cinnamon bread – and has been spreading the rumors that can’t find our way home. boy was it good. Donna promised I am not eating like I should. A friend of ours was walking his to bring more bread. Lexie Mease Food For Thought: One day, dog early one morning, when a lady came by for a great visit and visit a man went to visit a church. He pulled up in her car and ask if he we did. Aavonda Gentry came by got there early & parked his car had seen her Jack Russell. She was to see me. Her husband , Tarzan and got out. Another car pulled up just beside herself and he wished he has been very sick with various near the driver and said, “I always could have said he did. But wasn’t maladies from heart disease to park there! You took my place! able to tell her what she wanted to cancer. Put him on your prayer list The visitor went inside the Sunday Families awaiting night fall for the start of the fireworks! hear. She thanked him and drove too. For her to take time from her school, found an empty seat and sat Which were amazing! away, with a sad look on her face. overload, I was deeply touched that down. A young lady from the church Our friend looked down, his dog she should make time for me. It was approached him and stated, “That’s was wagging his tail and it made an amazing thing. Thanks Avonda. my seat, you took my place! The him think how he would feel if that Later in the week, Josh Molz came visitor was somewhat distressed same thing happened to him. Not by for a visit. He was down in the by this rude welcome, but said only him, but anyone would check dumps over the loss of a child. The nothing. After Sunday school, the the house, go outside and call the baby had died at 3 weeks of age, visitor went into the sanctuary and dogs name. With no response, no our heartfelt sympathy and prayers sat down. Another member walked dog, immediate panic sets in. Next to him. It was nice to hear from up to him and said, “That’s where comb the yard, still call out the ole classmate Norma Meeks. She I always sit, you took my place! name. Finally, check the front door is very nice to keep us covered with The visitor was even more troubled to see if he is sitting there waiting to the good wishes. Also very nice to by this treatment, but still He said be let in. Nothing again. Then our hear from Arthur & Trude Elder, nothing. Later as the congregation friend is thinking to himself, that he especially Trude. Cause Arthur is was praying for Christ to dwell would be exactly like that lady, who so ornery. among them, the visitor stood up, was patrolling the streets in search Memories and his appearance began to change. of her beloved pet. 15 – 20 years ago, my Horrible scars became visible on It is very important to remember, granddaughter, Kamilla Miller hit his hands and feet. Someone from if your dog (or cat) goes missing, one of those highlights of her life. the congregation noticed him and the more people that know and the Her cousin Kimberlee Kessinger called out, “what happened to quicker you can get the message out was working in Branson and she you? The visitor replied, as his hat into your area, the better the chances took Kammy back stage of the Miss became a crown of thorns, and a are of finding your lost pet safe and U.S.A. pageant where pictures tear fell from His eye, “I took you sound. were made. Kimberlee was a nail place! Ronnie Bishop sells raffle tickets for a gun to help support the Hurley Fire Put out lost notices about your tech and had some of the ladies in For Your Funny Bone: To Department pet in the newspaper and post flyers the pageant as clients. How many pass the time one day, my children around your area. You can visit the times does a little girl have such an asked me to name the various birds dog pound, shelters and rescues, in opportunity! Come over Kam and we spotted in our yard. I identified City Of Galena hopes your pet has been picked up. But the preferred result is the happy and safe return of your much loved we will reminisce. Birthday A dear grandson is now 15, wow several, like the Western Kingbird, American Kestrel, etc. But when I pointed out a Barn Swallow, pet. it drew a puzzled look from my 4th of July where do the years go? How many It is also a very good idea to make years did youskip to get to 15 youngest daughter. “Does it really sure your pet has identification, also and where did they go. I’m very swallow barns, she asked.” On the consider getting your pet micro innocence of children! chipped. If it is found and identified, you will be reunited with your best Celebration friend. I’m sure most all you humans, know almost all of this info, but I Monday July 4th can’t imagine being lost from my family, it would scare me to death, Vaught Fireworks Beauty Pageant Food Starts at 5 p.m.!!! and all of them too. As you know the fourth of July is coming up. Firecrackers will be Located 1 mile north of Crane on Hwy 413 going off. Make plans for your pets Best Deals Around! Live Music to be where they can feel safe. They sort of make me a “Little Nervous” LOL. Featuring the Games Eddie Valen Band Don’t forget all the animals at $50 Jackpot Drawing Joplin that are looking for a new home, it would be worth the drive To Be Held July 3 at 5 pm to rescue a forever friend for your 6 p.m. to Dark Fireworks For more details contact the family. Keep out plenty of water and shade for your outside pets. Opening June 24 Galena City Hall 417-357- Thanks for reading my column!! 6226 Bark at you next week. Ruby Page 10 THE CRANE CHRONICLE/STONE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Thursday, June 30, 2011 searching for frogs. When you see one, shine a light directly in Branson Cares its eyes. This temporarily blinds Telethon the frog and allows you to grab it Held On June 26 Stone County Agriculture or gig it and stash it in the sack you’ve brought along. Your prize is the meaty legs of these large By: Whitney Anderson Branson entertainers came News, Views & Scoops amphibians. Size will vary, but together along with an estimated some of the larger frogs can have 1,200 others on Sunday, June 26 News and Notes for and about Stone County Agriculture. Please send information or story ideas to: email@example.com or mail to: PO Box 401, Crane, Missouri legs measuring up to 10 inches to raise money for relief efforts in length. in Joplin since the tragic May 22, Animal Of The Missouri Department As with all of Missouri’s EF5 tornado. Week For June 30: Eastern Mole Of Conservation hunting and fishing events, frog season occurs at a time when The Branson Cares Telethon, hosted by Jim Stafford was held By Francis Skalicky it won’t do irreparable harm to at the Mansion Theatre and was When it comes to considering the resource. The peak of the on several different television frog legs as a food item, there egg-laying period for bullfrogs channels and radio stations. As of seems to be no middle ground: is in June. By the times the press time, with the work of the You either enjoy eating them season opens, most of the next entertainers, telethon donations or you’ve never tried them generation of frogs has been and silent auction had managed and will never, ever for the produced. to bring in $250,000. The money remainder of your days here on Like other outdoor activities, will go toward the rebuilding of this earth make even one attempt safety is an important component St. Johns Hospital and help the to taste them. Since the chance of of an enjoyable frogging outing. music departments within the finding common ground between Just because you’re not using a Joplin School District get back these two schools of thought is gun doesn’t mean there’s no need on its feet. somewhere between slim and none, I’ll drop this subject and for caution. Remember, you’re continue with a related one: walking along a slippery pond Frogging season opens this edge or stream bank after dark. week. All it takes is one careless step Species: Eastern mole digging, a mole braces itself Although Missouri’s frog for a foot to slip or an ankle to Scientific name: Scalopus against the sides of the tunnel season doesn’t get as much twist or for you to fall into water aquaticus with its hind feet and loosens the publicity as some of the state’s that was much deeper than you Nicknames: none soil with its front feet. The dirt is other hunting and fishing events, expected. Claim to fame: Moles aren’t passed under the body to the hind it’s as much a tradition for some Consequently, don’t go seen often, but the furrows their feet in a swimming-like motion. Ozarkers as deer hunting or trout frogging alone. It’s always better digging produces are common The hind feet then kick the dirt fishing is for others. The season to have a companion or two along sights throughout yards in the further behind. Each mole has its opens at sunset on June 30 and should a mishap occur. This also Ozarks. Although most people own system of tunnels and lives runs through October 31. It’s adds to the camaraderie. consider moles pests, there is a a solitary life. After a rain, when classified as both a hunting and a Information about Missouri’s positive side to their underground the soil is in good condition, fishing season, depending on the frogging season is available work. Their digging and foraging moles can tunnel at rates as fast method you use. The daily limit through your nearest Department activities help aerate the soil as 18 feet per hour. A mole’s is eight bullfrogs or green frogs; of Conservation contact person and also helps to rid yards and eyes are covered with fused the possession limit is 16. or office. The Department gardens of a variety on insect eyelids and can do little more Part of the reason for frogging’s of Conservation brochure pests. than distinguish between light appeal is its simplicity: The only “Missouri’s Toads and Frogs” Species status: Eastern and dark. equipment many experienced is a good source of information moles are abundant throughout Life span: not more than three froggers use is a flashlight, their about bullfrogs and other types Missouri. years bare hands and a gunny sack of frogs in the state. This free First discovered: The first Habitat: Moles live to hold the caught frogs. Other publication is available at the taxonomic description of the underground in yards, meadows, factors contributing to frogging’s Department of Conservation’s eastern mole was written by pastures, open woodland areas, popularity is the abundance of Southwest Regional Office in the Swedish naturalist Carl gardens and stream banks – bullfrogs throughout the Ozarks Springfield and at the Springfield Linnaeus in 1758. The creature’s anywhere that has loose, moist and the tastiness of frog legs (if Conservation Nature Center. Frog name is derived from the Middle soil and is well-drained. you’ve ever tasted them, that is). information is also available at English word “molle,” which is Life cycle: Mating occurs in But the big attraction for www.missouriconservation.org related to another archaic word the spring and this is the only “moldwarpe” which meant time when moles seek out other both experienced and novice 2011 Francis Skalicky is the media 2011 “earth-thrower.” members of their species. After a froggers is probably the sport’s Family matters: The eastern pregnancy of four to six weeks, a uniqueness. Put quite simply - FOUR STATE specialist for the Missouri 37 Ye ars there’s no other outdoor activity Department of Conservation’s FOUR STATE 3 7 Yea s r mole belongs to the family Talpidae, group that contains 42 single annual litter is born some time between March and May. FARM SHOW like it. Unless, that is, you can Southwest Region. For more FARM SHOW think of another outdoor sport information about conservation species worldwide. The mole’s The average number of offspring JULY 2011 where the participants pursue issues, call 417-895-6880. JULY 2011 closest relative is the desman, is four. Growth is rapid and, Friday Saturday Sunday a shrew-like aquatic mammal when 10 days old, the young their quarry after dark using Friday Saturday Sunday found in Central Asia and parts moles have a fine covering of nothing but a flashlight and their Spring Creek Saddle 15 16 17 15 16 17 gig. bare hands or a forked • SHOW HOURS • of Europe. North America is gray, velvety fur that remains Actually, there 8 AM – 4 PM EACH Club 2011 Events are several Shodeo Second Saturday Of Each • SHOW HOURS • home to seven species of moles. for several weeks. At one month DAY 8 AM – 4 PM EACH DAY Length: up to more than eight of age, they are able to care for frogs, legal methods for takingjct. of Hwys. 400, 69 &Month At 7 pm From but gigging and grabbing are the Pittsburg, KS,Starting In May From jct. of Hwys. 400, 69 & K-171 inches themselves and they probably K-171 south of south of Pittsburg, KS, go 1/2 mile east Diet: Earthworms, grubs, leave the nest about this time. to use most preferred. It’s legal go 1/2 mile east 700 sowbugs, centipedes, millipedes They reach sexual maturity by a .22 rifle or pistol, BB gun or Shodeo July 9th and a variety of insect larvae comprise the bulk of a mole’s the following spring. Although a mole’s digging provides positive pellet gun; but these methods are the safety 700 discouraged because ofFarm & Ranch August 6th 7 pmAyra Farm & Ranch diet. Moles are insatiable eaters benefits, sometimes that same factor. Bullets, BBs and pelletsExhibits Exhibits and, on average, consume about digging becomes problematic. can ricochet off water and, if Mowing, Shodeo August 13th Baling, they do, you don’t know where Baling, Mowing, half their body weight in food When this happens, mole- Bale Processor & Raking, Bale Processing each day. removal measures may have those projectiles will go. (Plus, a Handling Shodeo September 10th & Handling Demonstrations Weight: up to five ounces to be taken. A variety of mole- deeper shot frog can still leap toDemonstrations - 1 PM Each Day D i s t i n g u i s h i n g control tactics have evolved Ranch water and be un-retrievable.) Each Day Rodeo FFA Benefit Hurley/ - 1 PM Crane Lawn Mower characteristics: Eastern moles over the years, some of which have After June 30, you don’t Lawn Mower In September to wait until after dark to go *Range be raffling off a 15” seat Saddle King Test Driving Range are grayish-brown. Their faces, are based at least partially on Test Driving We will frogging, but night is when the Pleasure Saddle. Tickets will be on sale at all the events Ag Health Alert feet, and tails are whitish to pink facts and others that are based on Ag Health Alert majority of froggers go to work at the saddle club. 1 ticket for $ 2.00 or 6 for $10.00. Free Screenings in color. A mole’s best-known urban legends. For severe mole Free Screenings activity is its digging. From its problems, the simplest and most because that’s when bullfrogs are & Parking will be at the last Shodeo of the year in FREE Admission The drawing FREE Admission & Parking heavy shoulders, short neck, effective control measures are most active. Here are frogging’s September. For Information Contact: stout head and large claws to its the spring-powered kill traps that basics: You wait until dark, then Contact: For Information FARM TALK NEWSPAPER FARM TALK NEWSPAPER Watch For Additional Events In The Crane pick-like nose; a mole’s body are available at stores. the bank walk or wade along Box 601, Parsons, KS 67357 Box 601, Parsons, KS 67357 Chronicle is built for excavation. When or stream of the nearest pond(620) 421-9450 (620) 421-9450 Thursday, June 30, 2011 THE CRANE CHRONICLE/STONE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Page 11 9:00 AM needed a signature to be accepted. property for real estate value Stone County Commission Presiding Commissioner Dennis Wood opened the meeting The Grant creates a drug and alcohol program and a position only. The Commission thanked Mr. Stumpff for his time, but with the pledge allegiance to the to administer a drug and alcohol would decline purchasing the Minutes flag. Those Present for this meeting program. The matter to accept and property. Meeting Date for 2011 Board today are as follows: Judith sign the grant was brought to a of Equalization THE COUNTY Five bids were received, Palm, Donald A Palm, Ralph decision by roll call vote: Huy – Presiding Commissioner COMMISSION opened and reviewed. Bids were LeBlanc, Sandy Basta, Betts yes; Dodd – yes; Wood – yes. Dennis Wood asked the minutes OF as follows: Baker, Don Baker, Charles Grant signed. to show that according to State STONE COUNTY, (1) Ryan Joy $505 Walker, Carol Sminchak, Don Prosecuting Attorney also Statutes 137.275, 138.010, and MISSOURI (2) Ray Barry $455 Sminchak, Doug Baker, Frankie presented a formal letter 138.050, the 2011 Board of June 20, 2011 (3) Justin Maples $500 Holt, Andrew Flippin, Planning requesting consideration for a Equalization will meet at 10:00 STATE OF MISSOURI (4) Richard Fredrick $651 & Zoning, Dixie Hall, Planning budget revision for the Stone am on Monday July 18, 2011. COUNTY OF STONE (5) Allan Hall $650 & Zoning, Joy Wilson, Planning County Prosecutor’s Office. The last day to schedule a formal Be it remembered that a session Highest bidder was (4) & Zoning, Steve Crandall, Closed Meeting hearing will be Monday July 11, of the County Commission of Richard Fredrick with a bid of Michael A Carr, Rick Miller, The matter to enter into a 2011 during the hours of 8:00 Stone County was held in the $651. Northern Commissioner Mike Stalzer, TREAT, Gary Ball, closed meeting at 10:42 am AM until 4:00 PM. courthouse at Galena, on June 20, Jim Huy made a motion to bring J.R. Vaughan, Wilson Hunt, was motioned by Presiding The matter was brought to 2011. Those in attendance today the matter to award the bid to Janice Hunt, Jackie Hattan, Commissioner Dennis Wood. decision by a roll call vote. Dodd were Presiding Commissioner Richard Fredrick to decision and Susan Heckler, Barbara Ball, Northern Commissioner Jim – yes; Huy – yes; Wood – yes. Dennis Wood, Southern Southern Commissioner Jerry Attorney Bill McCullah, Denise Huy seconded the motion. Roll 2011 Board of Equalization Commissioner Jerry Dodd and Dodd seconded the motion. Roll Dickens, Commission Secretary, call vote: Dodd – yes; Huy meeting set for Monday July 18, Northern Commissioner Jim call vote. Huy – yes Dodd and Kathy Hass, Stone County – yes; Wood - yes. 2011. Huy. – yes Wood – yes Bid Clerk office. As authorized by RSMo 610.021 Stone County Redistricting Morning Session: awarded to Richard Fredrick for Schedule of Bills - 1 (1) to conduct a closed meeting, The 2010 census resulted 9:00 AM $651. Attorney Bill McCullah Presiding Commissioner the County Commission met in the southern district having No Scheduled Meeting. will prepare Bill of Sale and all Dennis Wood presented a with the County Commission’s a population of 16,478 and Public Time: needed paperwork. schedule of bills that have been special counsel Attorney Steve the northern district having a Time was extended to anyone Announcements submitted to him from the County Harrell, to discuss the Carl Yates population of 15,724. As there is who wanted to speak to the Tuesday June 21, 2011 meeting Clerk’s office in the amount of lawsuit. less than a 1% difference between commission at this time. to start at 10:00 am as Presiding $8,562.67. As authorized by RSMo the population of the two districts No one appeared. Commissioner Dennis Wood This matter was brought to a 610.021 (3) to conduct a closed the matter to continue the division THE COUNTY is attending a Cleo meeting in decision by roll call vote: meeting to discuss Stone County of districts for the Northern and COMMISSION Springfield from 8:00 am to 9:00 Dodd – yes; Huy – yes; Clerk’s temporary hire. Southern Commissioners and OF am. Wood - yes. Order to pay Commission is responsible the Northern Road and Southern STONE COUNTY, On Thursday, June 23, 2011 carried. for any minutes of this closed Road Commissioners as is MISSOURI Northern Commissioner Jim Huy Planning & Zoning meeting. presently came to decision by June 16, 2011 will be at the south shop giving a Recommendations Closed Meeting Report by roll call vote. Huy – yes; Dodd STATE OF MISSOURI presentation on tick bites. RR-11-010 - Mohammed Attorney Bill McCullah: – yes; Wood – yes. Division of COUNTY OF STONE Friday June 17, 2011 Presiding Yousefi The matter to come out of districts will not be changed. Be it remembered that a session Commissioner Dennis Wood and Joy Wilson, P&Z, presented closed meeting at 12:33 pm was Announcement of the County Commission of Northern Commissioner Jim Huy the Commission with a brought to decision by roll call Presiding Commissioner Stone County was held in the will be attending a Water Summit recommendation from the P&Z vote: Dodd – yes; Huy – yes; Dennis Wood asked the record to courthouse at Galena, on June 16, meeting at Drury College. Board meeting that was held Wood - yes. show that a tape of the CCAM 2011. Those in attendance today Public Time: on Tuesday June 7, 2011. A To authorize Attorney Steve training was received.The training were Presiding Commissioner Time was extended to anyone recommendation to rezone Harrell to offer a final settlement that was held in February was Dennis Wood, Southern who wanted to speak to the property owned by Mohammed document in the Yates lawsuit, cancelled due to a winter storm. Commissioner Jerry Dodd and commission at this time. Yousefi from Rural Residential and that the remainder of the Once completing this alternative Northern Commissioner Jim Gary Kasten came before the (RR-1) to General Commercial minutes from the closed session training each commissioner will Huy. Commission to discuss a road in (C-2) was denied by the P&Z be released when the lawsuit receive a certificate stating they Morning Session: his subdivision. After discussion board with 1 yes vote, 9 no is dismissed after payment is have completed their annual 9:00 AM the Commission referred him to votes, and 1 abstaining. received was brought to decision certification. Presiding Commissioner Planning & Zoning. The Commission allowed time by roll call vote: Dodd – yes; Public Time: Dennis Wood opened the meeting Commission went into recess for those in favor of the zoning Huy – yes; Wood - yes. Time was extended to anyone with the pledge allegiance to the for Road and Bridge meeting. change to speak. Ralph LaBlanc, The closed meeting to discuss who wanted to speak to the flag. Afternoon Session friend and business colleague of Stone County Clerk’s temporary commission at this time. Those Present for this meeting 1:00 pm Mr. Yousefi and Mike Stalzer, hire was rescheduled to include No one appeared. today are as follows: Attorney Treasure Point Road engineer for TREAT Architects Stone County Clerk Judy Adjournment: Bill McCullah, Gary Kasten, County Commissioners and presented reasons why this Berkstresser. The adjournment of the Stone Denise Dickens, Commission Road and Bridge Commissioners rezoning should be approved. Public Time: County Commission meeting Secretary, and Kathy Hass, Stone met at the south shop and traveled The Commission allowed Time was extended to anyone was brought to decision by roll County Clerk office. to Treasure Point Road to review time for those against the zoning who wanted to speak to the call vote: Dodd -- yes Huy - Schedule of Bills - 1 damage due to recent flood. change to speak. Numerous commission at this time. - yes Wood -- yes Meeting Presiding Commissioner Adjournment: home owners gave reasons why No one appeared. adjourned. Dennis Wood presented a The adjournment of the Stone this rezoning should be denied. The Commission went into schedule of bills that have been County Commission meeting The Commission allowed time recess for lunch. STONE COUNTY submitted to him from the County was unanimously brought to decision. for those wishing to speak for Afternoon Session COMMISSION Clerk’s office in the amount of $5,101.86. informational purposes only. 1:00 pm AGENDA No one presented before the Rick Stumpff- Appraisal for Mondays This matter was brought to a THE COUNTY commission. Galena Building The County Commission meets decision by roll call vote: COMMISSION The Commission then allowed Rick Stumpff presented before on Mondays to conduct routine Huy – yes; Dodd OF the petitioner to respond to the Commission with an appraisal county business, informally – yes; Wood - yes. STONE COUNTY, comments made and add any for property he owns in Galena. holds meetings and discussions Order to pay carried. MISSOURI other information. Mr. Stumpff stated the Galena with officeholders, employees, Schedule of Bills - 2 June 14, 2011 Discussion time was allowed. Funeral home is no longer used the general public, and others. Presiding Commissioner STATE OF MISSOURI The matter of approving RR-11- and wanted to know if the county Tuesdays and Thursdays Dennis Wood presented a COUNTY OF STONE 010, rezoning property owned would be interested in purchasing The County Commission schedule of bills that have been Be it remembered that a session by Mohammed Yousefi, with a it. Southern Commissioner Jerry conducts public hearings submitted to him from the County of the County Commission of yes vote allowing the rezoning Dodd did not feel that the county and receives public input on Clerk’s office in the amount of Stone County was held in the and a no vote denying the had use for another building; also Tuesdays and Thursdays, usually $4,198.80. courthouse at Galena, on June 14, rezoning was determined by a there was not any extra money in beginning at 9:00 a.m. and, after This matter was brought to a 2011. Those in attendance today roll call vote. Huy – no; Dodd the budget for such a purchase. a lunch recess, reconvening at decision by roll call vote: were Presiding Commissioner – no; Wood – no. Rezoning All Commissioners felt that only 1:00 p.m. At the conclusion of Dodd – yes; Huy – yes; Dennis Wood, Southern from RR-1 to C-2 denied. the real estate would be of any the scheduled agenda, the public Wood - yes. Order to pay Commissioner Jerry Dodd and Prosecuting Attorney – value as it could be used for is offered an opportunity to carried. Northern Commissioner Jim Request Signature on Grant parking by the Law Enforcement address the County Commission. Bid Opening – 1994 Jeep Huy. Prosecuting Attorney Matt building. After discussion Mr. On Tuesdays and Thursdays used by Assessors Office Morning Session: Selby presented a grant that Stumpff would not sell the Page 16 THE CRANE CHRONICLE/STONE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Thursday, June 30, 2011 in loans that have direct impact Multiple Organizations Assisting on 11,000 jobs and farmers,” Stone County Commission Treasurer Zweifel said. “Gov. Nixon’s signature on this bill Joplin School Libraries In Rebuilding Jefferson City, MO - Following Educational Resources, of Minutes is good news for our economy and for businesses and farms the devastating EF-5 tornado that significantly damaged or Burnsville, MN has raised more than $7,400 for Joplin librarians looking to reduce debt, buy equipment, broaden distribution destroyed 3 Joplin schools, through their Funds4Books the County Commission also the scheduled agenda, the public the Missouri Association of Disaster Relief Program. Both and develop new products. This considers and approves accounts is offered an opportunity to School Librarians (MASL) companies will be shipping provides certainty to the capital payable, conducts routine county address the County Commission. was approached by several librarians shelf-ready titles of markets and ensures access to business, informally holds On Tuesdays and Thursdays companies and organizations their choosing and are providing low-interest loans for those meetings and discussions with the County Commission also interested in assisting the Joplin matching funds. leading our recovery throughout officeholders, employees, the considers and approves accounts School District’s school libraries Organizations are assisting in the state.” general public, and others. payable, conducts routine county in rebuilding. other ways as well. Learn360, Representative Don Wells The following is the tentative business, informally holds Two companies are donating a Woodbury, NY based sponsored HB 109. agenda for the Stone County meetings and discussions with books to the libraries. Bound interactive K-12 media service, In 2009, Treasurer Zweifel’s Commission officeholders, employees, the to Stay Bound Books, based in will be providing their video jobs and economic development Monday July 4, 2011 general public, and others. Jacksonville, IL will be donating streaming service to the Joplin package expanded eligibility for Courthouse will be closed in The following is the tentative free, current, popular titles to School District for free during the Missouri Linked Deposit observance of Independence agenda for the Stone County the school librarians. Rainbow the upcoming school year, Program, allowing businesses Day Holiday Commission Book Company, of Lake Zurich, while Hickman High School in Monday June 27, 2011 with up to 99 employees to Tuesday July 5, 2011 qualify; previously a business IL recently donated 35 cartons of Columbia, MO has organized a Routine County Business and Routine County Business could have no more than 24 books, with several titles written raffle to benefit the Joplin High Tuesday June 28, 2011 Approve Accounts Payable employees. in Spanish to meet the needs of School Media Center. Routine County Business and Thursday July 7, 2011 Approve Accounts Payable the district’s Spanish-speaking Individuals interested in learning Routine County Business and 9:00 Agenda About the Missouri Linked students. more about these opportunities Approve Accounts payable a. Alan Catron-Christian Deposit Program Additionally, two companies to help rebuild Joplin students’ 10:00 Agenda Associates update meeting on the State Treasurer Clint Zweifel have raised a combined $7,500 library media centers can Road & Bridge meeting Homelessness Prevention awards low-interest loans to be used by the librarians of visit MASL’s Help Joplin and Rapid Re-Housing Grant through the Missouri Linked schools that were completely webpage at www.maslonline. STONE COUNTY (HPRP) Deposit Program. Missouri- destroyed or significantly org/?HelpJoplin. From this COMMISSION b. Indian Ridge Resort based small businesses with up damaged. Davidson Titles, Inc., page they can also access links 108 East 4th Street update meetin to 99 employees and farmers of Jackson, TN has raised more to donate to Joplin school library c. Approve policy PO Box 19 are eligible to receive a loan than $100 through their EasyGift funds. to appoint public board Galena, Missouri 65656-0019 members through the Missouri Linked donation program. Mackin 417-357-8141 417-357-3098 d. Approve Council of Local Elected Officials (CLEO) Deposit Program based on lender underwriting standards. Boys In Observance of Jerry Dodd Consortium Agreement Additionally, local governments, And Girls Clubs Independence Day our Dennis Wood e. Approve Child Support housing developments and Boys and Girls clubs office will be closed on Jim B. Huy Enforcement Cooperative alternative-energy focused throughout the United States are Monday, July 4. Southern Commissioner Agreement projects may qualify for the low- benefitting from a car donation Presiding Commissioner f. Sign Homelessness interest loans. About 115 lenders The deadlines for all ads Prevention and Rapid Re- program. Donated cars do not Northern Commissioner with 350 branches throughout have to be functional, they and legals will be noon on Housing grant reimbursement Missouri use the Missouri Linked only need a title. The cars are Friday, July 1. request STONE COUNTY g. Discuss sheriff’s Deposit Program. An extensive picked up then sold at auction The deadline for all COMMISSION AGENDA deputies comp time and pay list of participating lenders and and the funds generated are a program eligibility guidelines are classifieds will remain h. As authorized by helpful resource to the clubs. Mondays RSMo 610.021 (3) to conduct a online at www.treasurer.mo.gov/ You can support your local club Tuesday at 10 a.m. The County Commission meets closed meeting LinkedDeposit. The Missouri by donating your car. To donate Have a Happy 4th of July, on Mondays to conduct routine Discuss County Clerk’s Linked Deposit Program was your car or for more information, county business, informally Whitney, Brynn & Annette temporary hire established by law in 1986. call 800-246-0493. holds meetings and discussions Wednesday June 29, 2011 with officeholders, employees, 9:00 Representative from FEMA will be here for the kick- the general public, and others. off meeting for Disaster 1980 Tuesdays and Thursdays Thursday June 30, 2011 The County Commission Routine County Business conducts public hearings and Approve Accounts and receives public input on Payable Tuesdays and Thursdays, usually 11:30 Commission will attend beginning at 9:00 a.m. and, after the Table Rock Chamber a lunch recess, reconvening at Luncheon 1:00 p.m. At the conclusion of State Treasurer Zweifel Thanks Governor Nixon For Signing Permanent Extension Of Low-Interest Loan Program Signing of HB 109 guarantees small businesses and farms statewide access to low-interest capital JEFFERSON CITY – State 158-0. Gov. Nixon’s signature Treasurer Clint Zweifel (ZWY- removes the Missouri Linked ful) today thanked Governor Deposit Program’s expiration Jay Nixon for signing House date set for Dec. 31, 2015. The Bill 109, which permanently permanent extension provides extends the Missouri Linked certainty to lenders that highly Deposit Program by removing popular five-year fixed rate loans the low-interest loan program’s will continue uninterrupted. expiration date. The signing “These low-interest loans guarantees farmers and small have real impact and their business owners statewide continued availability is critical continued access to low-cost to investments in jobs and investment capital. agriculture. Small business The legislation passed the owners and farmers have been Senate 33-0 and the House awarded more than $680 million stop here!!!!!!!
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