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Chronicle Republican
                                                         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              Mostly Sunny               Sunny                Sunny                      Mostly Sunny             Mostly Sunny                Sunny                    Sunny       Has Doppler radar improved tornado
     June 2-8                    89/70                   92/69                92/67                         89/67                    87/65                    88/64                    90/68       warnings?
                                                                                                                                                                                                   by over 50 percent.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Answer: Yes, warning accuracies have increased

                                             Crane High School Top Seniors                                                                  Southern Stone Fire
Ice Cream Social                                                                                                                            Protection District Goes To Joplin
                                               Crane High School District of 2011. Top students are Taylor                                       By: Eric Nielson
To Be Held On                                has announced the top ranked Cox-Hoffman, Valedictorian and
                                             seniors for the graduating class Tropicana Shirley, Salutatorian
Main Street June
  The Crane Area Chamber of
Commerce will be holding an
Icecream Social on June 25 on
Main Street in Crane. There
will be booths available for rent.
Please call 723-8259 (Gee Gee’s
Flowers) for more information
on booth rental. There will be
entertainment. This will be in
conjunction with the BMW bike                  Valedictorian Taylor Cox-Hoffman            Salutatorian Tropicana Shirley                   From left to right Firefighter Tessa Bulgier, Firefighter Rob Barringer, Lieutenant Joe White,
rally.                                         Valedictorian Taylor Cox-                                                                    Lieutenant Mike Riple, Deputy Chief / Fire Marshal Dave Gyger, Firefighter / PIO Eric
                                                                                          Salutatorian Tropicana Shirley                    Nielsen. Below: This picture says it all “Neighbors Helping Neighbors”
                                             Hoffman is the daughter of                 is the daughter of John and
                                             Shannon Cox and Dan Hoffman                Trena Shirley. Her grandparents
Be Sure To Check                             of Crane. Her grandparents
                                             are Tommy and Susie Cox of
                                                                                        are Roy and Lucy Shirley of
                                                                                        Harrison, Arkansas and the late
 Out The Crane                               Hurley.                                    Fred Ayres.
                                               Taylor has participated in
 Pool Rules On                               National Honor Society, Family
                                                                                          Tropicana has participated
                                                                                        in Future Teachers of America,
     Page 9!                                 Career and Community Leaders
                                             of America, Future Teachers
                                                                                        Family Career and Community
                                                                                        Leaders of America, Co-Editor
                                             of America, Cadet Teaching,                of Yearbook, National Honor
                                             Future Farmers of America and              Society, band, and varsity
Catfish Dinner                               Dual Credit Courses. She also
                                             participated in varsity cross-
                                                                                        volleyball, and cheerleading.

                                                                                        Tropicana has been awarded the
                                             country, track and basketball.             Crane School and Community
                                             Taylor has been awarded the
Fundraiser                                   Crane Educator of the Year
                                                                                        Organization      Scholarship.
                                                                                        Tropicana will be attending
                                                                                                                                              Shortly after the Tornado hit                    constrictor snake, the family pet
                                             Scholarship, the Carrie Pearl                                                                  Joplin our "ALL CALL Page"                         had been lost, while the home
There will be a Catfish Dinner                                                          University of Missouri -
                                             Bledsoe Scholarship, the Shelter                                                               went out over our pagers. Our                      of the family of nine, had been
Firework Fundraiser on June 9 at                                                        Columbia, where she will work
                                             Insurance    Scholarship,    the                                                               District had been requested as                     completely destroyed. We wanted
the Cape Fair Community Build-                                                          towards a degree in Social
                                             Southwest Missouri University                                                                  part of the region D State wide                    to offer solace to the family,
ing from 4:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.                                                           Work.
                                             Regents Scholarship and the                                                                    mutual aid. Within minutes, 22                     However we had to continue to
Dinner includes: Catfish, hush-
puppies, French fries, coleslaw
                                             Hagen Foundation Award. Taylor                Congratulations                                  of our volunteers were ready to
                                                                                                                                            go. However we couldn't send
                                                                                                                                                                                               our next assignment. We had
                                                                                                                                                                                               completed our assignment of a
                                             will be attending Southwest
and blackberry cobbler with your
choice of tea or water.
                                             Missouri University in Cape                  On All Your Hard                                  them all. We were sending a 5                      10 block grid. We were miles
                                                                                                                                            man Engine crew along with a                       away from the command post
Adults $6.00 Kids $4.00 a plate.
                                             Girardeau, where she will work
                                             towards a degree in Nursing.                      Work!                                        staff vehicle. Units assembled                     by foot. We were able to get
                                                                                                                                            at Hwy 65 and F Hwy. Along                         a ride in the back of a pick up
                                             Crane 2011                                                                                     with Western Taney County                          truck from a bystander. While in
                                             Commencement Held May 20                                                                       Fire and Branson Fire. They                        the back of the truck we looked

Look For The
                                                                                                                                            proceeded to Joplin. Crews                         around at the devastation. I can't
                                               Crane High School held its               Vickie Cutbirth, and Mrs.
                                                                                                                                            were assigned tasks once they                      even describe what it’s like to
                                             commencement exercises for                 Mary Hayes. Counselor Linda
Porters Ad On
                                                                                                                                            arrived. Team One spent over 30                    drive for miles with nothing
                                             the 2011 graduating class on               Grubbs     announced     senior
                                                                                                                                            hours in Joplin before returning.                  but shredded homes and trees
                                             Friday, May 20. The ceremony               scholarship awards. Mr. Kurt
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                                                                                                                                            They were only able to take naps                   as far as you can see. I cannot
                                             took place in the high school              Stumpff, Principal of Crane
                                                                                                                                            between assignments in their                       compare it to anything I've
                                             gymnasium. A total of 62                   High School, presented the
                                                                                                                                            Engine. Team Two deployed at                       ever encountered. Depressing
                                             graduated received Crane R-III             Class of 2011, followed by the
                                                                                                                                            8:00am Tuesday, with a crew of                     in it’s effects, overwhelming in
                                             School District diplomas.                  presentation of diplomas by
                                                                                                                                            six. Our first assignment was                      it’s presentation. It's a grim and
                                               During the commencement                  Crane School Board Members
                                                                                                                                            to perform a secondary search                      saddening reminder of the frail
                                             program, special recognition               Andy McCullough and Bruce
                                                                                                                                            of a neighborhood North of the                     grip of the control we have on
                                             was given to several individuals.          Steele. Additional highlights of
                                                                                                                                            Hospital. We packed our back                       our lives. We may hold dominion
                                             Dr. Billy Redus, Superintendent            the evening program included
                                                                                                                                            packs with a lot of water and                      over all sorts of creatures big and
                                             of Crane R-III School District,            a senior slide show created
                                                                                                                                            snacks. We were overwhelmed                        small, but in the end, we're links in
                                             recognized      those     present          by class member Dylan Cox
                                                                                                                                            by the generosity of volunteers                    the chain ourselves, our position
                                             from the Crane class of 1961               and special music provided
                                                                                                                                            handing out water and food. We                     no more assured than that of any
                                             followed by the Educator                   by Kevin Wray, parent of
                                                                                                                                            actually returned with more water                  other, and that’s of little comfort
                                             of the Year Award recipient,               a graduating senior.       Mrs.                                                                                                                     then we had gone out with. As we                   to those who’s lives have been
                                             Angie Wise.          Dr. Redus             Mary Ellen Conrad, Crane
                                                                                                                                            were searching we heard some                       ripped apart in one angry swipe
                                             concluded with recognizing                 Elementary Music Instructor,
  Hosted by:                  those retiring from the district,
                                                                                                                                            commotion. I heard someone say                     of this massive tornado. The sun
                                                                                        played the Processional and
                                                                                                                                            "he's alive!" it was a 12 foot boa
                                             Mr. Herman Cutbirth, Mrs.                  Recessional.                                                                                                                         Continued on Pg 5 A
Page 2        THE CRANE CHRONICLE/STONE COUNTY REPUBLICAN                                   Thursday, June 2, 2011

                                                                          Mercy CEO: “We Will Rebuild”                                                     After 24 Years
                                                                                                                                                           Walters Chiropractic Is Relocating
                                                                                                                                                            Dr. Lonnie R. Walters has been         burner”, until now. Saturday, June
                                                                                                                                                          in Marionville, MO., for 24 years        4, 2011 will be the last business day
                                                                                                                                                          since he first established the Walters   in Marionville. They will close that
                                                                                                                                                          Chiropractic Clinic. In 1996 his         location at noon and then open the
       Crane Chronicle/Stone County Republican                                                                                                            son, Dr. Mark V. Walters and his         new office in Mt. Vernon on Monday,
              (USPS 136-740)                                                                                                                              wife, Diana, joined Dr. Lonnie and       June 6, 2011 at 9:00am. The new
     Combining and Continuing                                                                                                                             his wife, Sharon, in the practice.       location for Walters Chiropractic will
                        THE                                                                                                                               One year later, Dr. Mark opened a        be at 316 W. Mt. Vernon Boulevard
            CRANE CHRONICLE                                                                                                                               second clinic in Shell Knob, MO.,        (on the loop), across the street from
               STONE COUNTY
                                                                                                                                                          and he still runs that clinic today.     Taco Palace and next door to Tom
    Published Each Thursday By                                                                                                                              In 2004 Dr. Mark and Diana             Cox’s American Family Insurance.
             STONE COUNTY                                                                                                                                 Walters along with their two             The new phone number is: 417-461-
                PUBLISHING                                                                                                                                children, Erica & Jordan, moved          1155.
             COMPANY, INC.                                                                                                                                to Mt. Vernon, MO., and Dr. Mark            Dr. Lonnie, Dr. Mark, their
      114 MAIN, CRANE, (Stone                                                                                                                             established a third office in their      families and staff would like to thank
  County) MISSOURI 65633-0401
      Brynn Thompson, News Editor
                                                                          St. Johns Hospital- Joplin after the EF5 Twister on Sunday May 22, 2011         home. That office sees patients          the wonderful people and businesses
           Whitney Anderson, Office Mgr                                                                      Photo from on evenings and weekends by              in Marionville and the surrounding
                 Phone (417) 723-5248                                                                                                                     appointment only.                        areas who have supported them
                    Fax (417) 723-8490                                                                                                                      For the last few years the topic       all these years! They are looking
                   PERIODICALS POSTAGE                                                                                                                    of moving the Marionville office to      forward to becoming a part of Mt.
                PAID AT CRANE, MO. 65633
                                                                                                                                                          Mt. Vernon was discussed several         Vernon and being of service to the
               Send address changes to:                                                                                                                   times, but was put on the “back          people in the community.
                       Stone County
                Publishing Co., Inc.
                                                                                                                                                           Stolen Street Signs
                       P.O. Box 401
            Crane, Mo. 65633-0401
                                                                                                                                                           Costing County Large Amounts
      VOLUME 125 • NUMBER 3
          THURSDAY, June 2, 2011
  Stone, Barry, Christian, Lawrence and
 Taney Counties (per year) .......... $28.00
  ($26.05 for newspaper, $1.95 for sales tax, for 28.00 combined)
    Elsewhere in Missouri (per year) $30.00
     ($27.91 for newspaper, $2.09 for sales tax, $30.00                   The inside of St. Johns Hospital- Joplin following the tornado.
                             combined)                                                                      Photo from
 All other States (per year) .......... $40.00
   Subscription rates to Foreign Address                                     (Joplin) – At a news conference         of Mercy’s physician clinic
                       Upon Request
 2011 Single Copy Mailed(each) ....... $2.90                              held this morning in Joplin near           organization in Joplin, shared
  (37¢ for newspaper, 3¢ for sales tax, $2.50 for postage and handling)   the site of St. John’s Regional            information about current sites
                   2011 Single Copy                                       Medical Center, Mercy President            of service that are open and
     Sold Over The Counter (each) 40¢
    (37¢ for newspaper, 3¢ for sales tax, 40¢ combined)
                                                                          and CEO Lynn Britton and St.               operating, including Mercy
    Newspaper sold in different locations with varying sales tax rates    John’s President Gary Pulsipher            Express Care and Mercy Clinic
 Legal Ad Deadline ................12 Noon, Monday                        pledged to the community that              locations in Webb City, Carthage
 Display Ad Deadline.............12 Noon, Monday                          Mercy will rebuild.
 Classified Ad Deadline ..........10 a.m., Tuesday
                                                                                                                     and Neosho. Physicians and
 News Deadline ......................12 Noon, Monday                        “The Sisters of Mercy came               other caregivers whose offices
    We reserve the right to reject, cancel or                             to this community in 1885 and              were damaged or destroyed are
 edit news articles or advertisements at any                              opened the hospital in 1896.               rotating through these locations,
 time or as we deem necessary. We assume
 NO responsibility for errors, which occur
                                                                          They’ve been through hard times            and plans are underway to find
 in items or advertisements, received via                                 before – perhaps nothing quite on          additional sites of service.
 telephone conversation or via email. We                                  the magnitude of this – but our              Mercy’s electronic health
 assume NO responsibility for accuracy of
 advertisements or the suitability for the
                                                                          commitment to Joplin remains               record system, which was
 intended purpose. All letters to the editor                              strong,” said Britton.                     implemented in Joplin less than
 must contain the legal signature of the                                    Britton shared plans for a 60-           a month ago, will go back online,
 person submitting the letter and the writer’s
 phone number. The person that is signing
                                                                          bed mobile hospital that he said           connecting the mobile hospital
 the Letter to the Editor must sign a waiver                              will be in place by Sunday in              and all Mercy sites of service.          There have been 119 signs            represent an all over cost and do not
 that is provided in our office before it can                             Joplin, offering a full array of             Pulsipher      said     that   a    reported missing in Stone County        identify missing signs specifically.
 be published. Writer’s name will be with-
 held from publication upon request. All
                                                                          services including emergency,              community event will be held          for the dates of December 1, 2011         The central Stone County road
 Letters to the Editor must be delivered in                               surgery, imaging, lab and                  in the near future, “to take a        to April 1, 2011. In order to repair    shop has reported 67 missing signs
 person to the newspaper office and proper                                inpatient care. It will be able to         moment to reflect on the tragedy,     these signs the Stone County Road       in the past 3 years. The south shop
 identity established before publishing. Any
                                                                          withstand 100 mile-per-hour                honor our many heroes, and then       and Bridge Department had to use        has reported 29 missing signs and a
 advertisement or letter to the editor that
                                                                          winds.                                     turn our attention to the future.”    81 sign brackets, 11 sign posts, 150    total of $2537.50 for 2010. All of
 contains negative allegations or references
                                                                            Longer-term plans for the                                                      man hours and 75 hours of truck time    these missing signs represent a loss
 to another person or entity must be accom-                                                                          Information about the community
 panied by a citation to the source material                                                                                                               (Fema rates). The amount spent by       of revenue needed in other areas.
                                                                          hospital are being discussed, and          event will be announced soon.
 or materials or copies of such materials and                                                                                                              the Road and Bridge Department in         Not only is it the counties tax
 must be submitted to the editorial board                                 a board meeting will be held this            The 370-bed hospital, which         the past four months is $4396.00.       dollars being robbed but also it is
 for verification no later than two weeks                                 week to continue the planning              sustained significant damage,         Stone County 911 Emergency              a danger. Emergency services use
 before publication. Political Letters to the                             effort.                                    may not be salvageable, Pulsipher     Services had to pay to replace the      these signs to find people in need of
 Editor will not be accepted the week prior
 to an election. No Letter to the Editor or                                 Pulsipher spoke about Mercy’s            said. “Structural engineers have      signs, a total of $750.00.              medical attention and without these
 advertiser may remain anonymous and the                                  commitment to the 2,800 Mercy              been examining the building for          Tonya Glover of the Stone County     signs their response time will be
 identity can be found out by coming to the                               co-workers in Joplin. A command            days, and we expect to receive a      Clerks office provided amount spent     jeopardized.
 newspaper office. NO PHONE CALLS. If
                                                                          center has been established                report this week,” he said. The       on sign replacement over the past         If you have any information on
 the editorial board determines that any such
 allegations lack veracity, it reserves the right                         to provide information and                 new hospital might be built on a      three years. The following is the       a stolen sign or see someone in the
 to refuse publication of the advertisement                               assistance to co-workers. Many                                                   amounts that she provided: 2008:        act of stealing a sign please contact
                                                                                                                     different site, he added.
 or letter to the editor. Opinions expressed                                                                                                               $6564.33, 2009: $6506.26 and in         the Stone County Sheriffs Office at
                                                                          co-workers will be needed to                 Mercy has entered a new phase
 in columns, commentaries, letters to the                                                                                                                  2010: $4036.57. These amounts           417-357-6116.
 editor, articles containing a byline, or other                           carry on the work of Mercy in the          in Joplin, said Dr. Smith. “But we
 submitted articles, which are editorial in                               community, and positions will be           are stronger than ever,” he said.
 nature, are the opinions of the writer and
 should NOT be construed as the opinion
 of the publishers or editor of The Crane
                                                                          available to some co-workers at
                                                                          other Mercy hospitals and clinics
                                                                                                                       St. John’s Regional Health
                                                                                                                     Center is a part of Sisters of
                                                                                                                                                           Weddings, Births & Anniversaries
 Chronicle/Stone County Republican. Per-                                  in the surrounding area.                   Mercy Health System with St.
 sons submitting photographs for publication
                                                                            “We are committed to helping             Joseph’s Mercy in Hot Springs,
                                                                                                                                                              Are you getting married? Have a
 in the newspaper should include a stamped
 self-addressed envelope for the return of the                            as many co-workers as possible             St. Edward Mercy in Fort Smith           new baby? Or have an anniversary
 picture or pick them up at the office within                             continue with Mercy,” Britton              and Mercy Medical Center in
 two weeks following publication.
                                                                          added.                                     Rogers.
                                                                                                                                                                 coming up? Send it to us!
                                                                            Dr. Sean Smith, president                                                               Give us a call for the
                                                                                                                                                                     details 417-723-5248!
                                                                                      Checkout Our Website:                                                       We are now offering invitations for your
                                                                                                                                     special events through McPhearsons! Come by and
                                                                                                                                                                         look at our vast selection!
                                                                                                                             Thursday, June 2, 2011   THE CRANE CHRONICLE/STONE COUNTY REPUBLICAN      Page 3

  COUNTY OF STONE)                                                                  North Stone County Food Pantry                                                           Crane
                          NOTICE OF ELECTION                                        Because of this economically           us, all of you that shop at our thrift          Pool Opens
                                                                                  challenging time that our                store the Second Season shop on             May 27 to August 14, 2011
   I, Judy Berkstresser, County Clerk within and for the County of Stone,         communities are facing the               Main street, and our caring and                         Hours
State of Missouri, do hereby certify the following to be a copy of the            North Stone County food pantry           very generous Porter’s grocery              Monday – Thursday Noon
Official Ballot for the Special Election to be held Tuesday, June 7, 2011,        is serving more family than              store here in Crane. Porter’s
between the hours of six o’clock (6:00) a.m. and seven o’clock (7:00) p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                 to 5pm
                                                                                  ever before. The irony of this           grocery is showing their concern
at the following places to wit:                                                                                                                                          Tuesday Family Night
                                                                                  sad situations is N.S.C. food            for our families and friends by
   Alpine………………………..VFW Post No. 2203                                             pantry is serving a larger variety       donating eggs, bread, cereals,
                                                                                                                                                                           Swim 6pm to 8pm
   Flat Creek A………………..Cape Fair Community Bldg.
                                                                                  and quantities of healthy and            crackers, etc. to our food pantry.           Friday-Saturday Noon to
   Williams………………………Carr Lane Church                                                                                                                                              6pm
                                                                                  nutritious foods to out clients.           So as we all go through this
                                                                                  That being said, we want to say          time of tightening our purses,                  Sunday 1pm to 5pm
                                                                                  THANK YOU from our hearts                wallets, and budgets we can                         Daily Rates
                                                                                  to all of your private donors,           balance the scale by opening our            Children 5 and under $1.50
                                                                                  churches from our area, and              loving hearts to one another.                     6 to adult $3.00
                                                                                  surrounding communities, and               May our Father God Bless us                 Family Night $1.50 per
                                                                                  THE FEEDING AMERICA                      all in Jesus name.                                    person
                                                                                  PROGRAM. Our local Dollar                  Thank you so very much,                          Season Passes
                                                                                  General store for kindly having          North Stone County food pantry
                                                                                                                                                                       Must be immediate family
                                                                                  the month of May food drive for
                                                                                                                                                                         1-$75 2-$125 3-$175
                                                                                  Joplin Disaster Relief Advisory                                                          Each additional $40
                                                                                   From The Humane Society Of Missouri                                                         Pool Parties
                                                                                    St. Louis, Mo. – The Humane            person at any HSMO St. Louis area              Monday, Wednesday,
                                                                                  Society of Missouri is issuing the       location – 1201 Macklind Avenue in             Thursday & Sunday
                                                                                  following advisory for all persons       St. Louis City, 2400 Drilling Service
                                                                                  who wish to help pets affected by the    Road in Maryland Heights, and 17357
                                                                                                                                                                       5:30pm to 7pm or 7:30pm
 IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed                                                                                                                   to 9pm
                                                                                  tornado disaster in Joplin this week.    Edison Avenue in Chesterfield.
my seal.
 Done at my office in Galena, Missouri this 16th day of May, 2011.
                                                                                    Supply        Donations        And         Found         Pets/pets   Needing           Friday and Saturday
                                                                                  Volunteers                               Shelter                                     6:30pm to 8pm or 8:30pm
                                                                                    The Joplin area is now                    Joplin area residents are being                   to 10pm
                                                        /s/Judy Berkstresser
                                                                                  overwhelmed with spontaneous             advised to take pets they find or
                                                    (SEAL) Judy Berkstresser
                                                                                  supply donations and volunteers.         their own pets they need shelter for
                                                         Stone County Clerk                                                                                             (1-25) $50 (26-50) $75
                                                                                  Therefore, all persons who wish to       to the Joplin Humane Society, 140
Pregnancy Life Line Joining Forces With                                           volunteer or contribute supplies for     Emperor Road in Joplin. Expanded                (51 or more) $100
Pregnancy Center                                                                  people or pets are advised to dial the
                                                                                  United Way’s 2-1-1 line or visit their
                                                                                                                           sheltering facilities are in operation

                                                                                                                           at this facility.
In Joplin To Provide Baby Needs                                                   website This            Background
   We are on standby to give aid to the   are sure this will not be our last      resource has information on current         The Humane Society of Missouri

                                                                                                                                                                        Read The
Pregnancy Center in Joplin. They          Joplin run.                             volunteer and supply needs for the       has been named by the State
are providing diapers, wipes , pre-          Our pregnancy center in Joplin       Joplin area. Persons are advised         Emergency Management Agency
                                                                                  NOT to travel to the area unless they

                                                                                                                                                                       Pool Rules
mixed Formula (NOT POWDER)                is delivering these items to shelters                                            as the lead animal welfare agency
as they are having difficulty getting     and receiving walk-in’s with these      have received official authorization.    in response to disasters and other
water and baby clothes. Diapers           needs.                                     Donations To Help Rescue And          emergencies in Missouri. Currently,

                                                                                                                                                                       Located On
size 1-5, Baby clothes, boys and             Please mail funds to: Pregnancy      Shelter Pets In The Joplin Area          a 23-person Disaster Response Team
girls sizes to 24 month and lots of       Life Line – 15765 State Hwy, 13,          Persons wishing to help the            consisting of animal rescue, sheltering
                                                                                  Humane Society of Missouri Disaster

                                                                                                                                                                        Page 9!!!!
wipes.                                    Suite 5, Branson West, Mo. 65737                                                 and veterinary professionals and
   We are making our first delivery       or deliver items to the same address.   Rescue Team may make secure              trained emergency volunteers are
on Thursday and we are asking you         If you have questions please call       monetary donations at www.hsmo.          working in the Joplin area.
to contribute funds or items as we        417-272-5210                            org, by phone 314-951-1542 or in

                                                                                                                            The Stone County
    LOOSE DENTURES?                                                                                                         Historical/Genealogical Society
                                                                                                                             The next meeting of the Stone           also been a radio personality
                                                                                                                           County Historical/Genealogical            on KTXR-FM, 101.3 since
                               D r.                                                                                        Society will be Sunday, June              1977 where he is known as the
                             s o l u u rp o
                 MINI DENTAL
                                                                                                                           5, 1:30 p.m. at our building in           "Old Record Collector." We are
                                    tio n h as                                                                             Galena. Author Wayne Glenn,               still working on plans for the
                                         fo r t h e
               IMPLANT SYSTEM
                                                                                                                           who has recently released his             Saturday, September 24, 2011
                                             yo u                                                                                                                    celebration of 160 years of Stone
                                                  !                                                                        eighth book on his beloved
                                                                                                                           Ozarks, Christian County A to             County History so please join us
                                                                                                                           Z, will be our speaker. He has            if you can.
   How can mini dental implants help
   denture wearers?
                                                                                                                           I Have Additional Storm Damage
   The Mini Dental Implant System calls for four                                                                           Since Registering With Fema; What Do I Do Now?
   of the 1.8 mm mini dental implants, which                                                                               COLUMBIA – Missouri storm                 for storm survivors to obtain the level
                                                                                                                           survivors who already have registered     of assistance they are entitled to.”
   are about the size of wooden toothpicks, to                                                                                                                       Storm survivors, who have not
                                                                                                                           with the Federal Emergency
   be gently placed into the front of the patients                                                                         Management Agency (FEMA)                  already done so, may register online
   lower jaw. It is a relatively painless procedure                                                                        and have experienced additional           at
   and that Dr. Burpo can perform, usually only                                                                            damage from subsequent severe             Individuals with smartphones may
   requiring a mild anesthesia. Your denture is                                                                            storms should call FEMA’s Disaster        register through
                                                                                                                           Helpline, 1-800-621-FEMA (3362),          Registration also may be completed
   then carefully adjusted by the dentist to allow it                                                                                                                by calling FEMA’s Helpline.
                                                                                                                           to report their new damage. FEMA
   to snap onto the four mini implants. The result?                                                                        helpline workers then will request        Federal and state disaster aid is
   A tight fitting, completely reliable system, that                                                                       a re-inspection of the damaged            available to all eligible Missouri
   allows you to speak and eat with confidence.                                                                            property.                                 storm survivors to assist with their
   All performed in less than two hours, then                                                                              Those with a speech disability or         recovery, but those individuals must
                                                                                                                           hearing loss, who use a TTY, should       take that first step by registering with
   you may go out and enjoy your favorite lunch.                                                                                                                     FEMA.
                                                                                                                           call 1-800-462-7585; or use 711 or
                                                                                                                           Video Relay Service (VRS) to call
                       Crane Family Dentistry                                                                              1-800-621-3362.
                                                                                                                                                                        FEMA’s mission is to support
                                                                                                                                                                     our citizens and first responders
                                 Terry J. Burpo, DMD                                                                       Libby Turner, FEMA’s federal              to ensure that as a nation we work
                                     204 N. Commerce                                                                       coordinating officer for the Missouri     together to build, sustain, and
                                     Crane, MO 65633                                                                       disaster declaration, said, “Everyone     improve our capability to prepare for,
                                                                                                                           who sustained additional damage           protect against, respond to, recover
                                       417-723-1723                                                                        from subsequent storms after
                                      1-877-593-2887                                                                                                                 from, and mitigate all hazards. 
                                                                                                                           applying for disaster aid should not      Disaster recovery assistance is
                                                                                     hesitate to call FEMA again for a re-     available without regard to race,
                                                                                                                           inspection. This is necessary in order                             Cont. on Pg 12A

                                                                                Crane City Hall, Thursday May         four trophies will be awarded.         Featured speaker to represent
                                                                                                                      The night hunt will begin at

     Stone County
                                                                                27, voted to let the contract                                                the Democrats will be Arch
                                                                                for construction of the Crane         8:00 p.m. and there will be 10         Skelton, candidate for 7th
                                                                                project on Tuesday, June 22 at        trophies awarded in this event.        District Congressman. The
                                                                                2:00 p.m.                               Entertainment      will     be       headliner for the Republican
                                                                                  Advertising for bids will begin     furnished throughput the day           party will be Bill Pennell,
                                                                                this week and any contractors         and all area political candidate       Monett Attorney. The speakers
                                                                                interested are encouraged to          present will be introduces.            will appear from 6 to 8 p.m.
                                                                                secure place from Wm. Kenneth
                                                                                Kahmann, architect, Brentwood
                                                                                Center, 2550 Sol. Glenstone                                                  A Look Back!
                                                                                Springfield, MO 65704. Phone
                                                                                (417) 883-7801.
   10 Years Ago                        be Monday through Saturday                 The Board of Directors is
                                                                                                                                                 Stone County History
   (Taken from the files of the        from 12 noon to 5 p.m. until June        anxious for local builders to big
Crane Chronicle/Stone County           17 and then it will be open until        on the job.
Republican dated June 7, 2001-         6 p.m. Sunday hours are form 1             Disaster Averted Galena               The Crane Chronicle/Stone            to where it began to twist, this
Fred M. Hall, Editor)                  to 5 p.m. Pool hours may change          Empire Gas Facility                   County Republican is going back        as to be the depth of the stream
   Oink Lawn Downs Set For             later depending on the lifeguard           Thanks to the Galena Volunteer      in times and needs your help,          of waters. So after “witching”
June 9-10                              training class and swimming              Fire Department, assisted by the      if you have someone in your            all around, they decided to start
   Drive down to the little town       lessons.                                 Cape Fair Fire Department and         family who has memories and            digging, they fixed a windlass
of Cape Fair, Mo on Highway 76           Crane Park Board reports that          other volunteers, a fire which        stories like these, send them in.      with a rope and bucket for
on Saturday and Sunday June 9          they regret not being able to open       could have been disastrous was        I would love to hear more stories      lifting the dirt and rocks out.
and 10 and you will be amazed          sooner due to the back ordering          averted Wednesday, May 19 at          about Stone County, different          Uncle Tom wasn’t able to dig,
at all the activity going on in this   of a new safer chlorination              the Galena Empire Gas facilities      families and homesteads that           so he worked the windlass. They
normally quiet fishing village.        system.                                  on Hwy 248. According to              are/were in the area. Please           worked very had every dat. The
In the parking lot of the Stone          Allison Hunter To Dance In             reports, the fire broke out about     feel free to email them to me          weather became hotter and dryer,
County National Bank/Maple             National Contest                         5:20 p.m. while a tractor trailer     at, or        all the gardens and field crops
Hill “Mall” you will find an             Allison Hunter took part in the        transport was unloading into          drop them by our office. I think       were dried up, it was a trying
entertainment tent set up with         Piano Guild at Joplin, Mo., on           storage tanks at the facility.        this is something that our readers     time. The great depression was
entertainers from Branson and the      May 21st rating superior.                When the Galena fire unit             will be very interested in. Also       on, there was not work except
surrounding areas performing.            Allison performed in a dance           arrived at the scene that tractor     if you have any pictures to go         the W.P.A and very few could
Entertainers like Jim Owen from        recital on May 25th at Gentry High       was n flames ant the tank unit        along with the story please don’t      qualify for it, so we made out
the Mickey Gilley Theater in           School where she performed in            was threatened. The Galena            hesitate to bring them by.             with the care necessities. We had
Branson, where he has a morning        three dances. “’From A Distance’         volunteers worked quickly               We will also be showcasing a         fruit and vegetables, which we
show and Wayne Horsburg,               being the most impressive.”              and had partially extinguished        different city, school, church or      had canned, some corn left from
form Silver Dollar City to Don         (That’s Nana’s point of view).           the fire in the tractor when the      family each week, in an effort to      the year before to feed the hens,
and Jane Grubaugh, Timberline          Allison is practicing hard and           Cape Fair volunteers arrived          show how the area has changed          we had eggs and mile, we never
Bluegrass from Jenkins MO.             furious now, preparing to dance          and assisted in completely            so much over the years, so if you      went to bed hungry but had no
and the Smokehouse Boys form           in the nationals in Orlando, Fla.,       extinguishing the flames and          have anything you would like           knickknacks. Then, one day they
Billings, MO. There will also be       in July                                  cooling down the storage tanks.       to add or would like to submit         began to dig where they began to
sounds of a true jam session at 5        Allison placed in the spring             It was estimated that 30, 000       please send it our way.                see mud, then into a real stream
p.m. on Saturday, where anyone         piano recital May 26th, put on by        gallons of propane were in                                                   of water, running cold and clear,
can perform who signs up and           Crews Music Studio at Neosho.            storage at the facility. Residents       I hope you all enjoy taking a       the men had dug close to 30 feet
all of this is just on Saturday.       She took first in her category.          were evacuated from two nearby        walk back in time with these           deep. We were all so glad then
Sunday’s entertainment will be           Allison is the nine-year old           homes.                                stories, I have really enjoyed         there was the task of building
gospel music all day, featuring        daughter of Byron and Carlene              The Galena Fire Department          reading about how my family            a rock wall inside the well,
the Kings Travelers.                   Hunter, Neosho; granddaughter            wished to express thanks and          got here and I thought you might       this was to keep the sides form
   In the parking lot, from 9 a.m.     of Rusty and Orvilene Reel,              appreciation to the Cape Fair         too!                                   crumbling in. Home and Ruel
to 6 p.m. there are lots more          Crane, Vern and the late Pat             unit for its assistance in bringing      Stories By Granny Bess              picked up and hauled big rocks
booths set up for crafts of all        Hunter, Aurora and great                 the fire under control.                  These are stories and               to the well, these were put in
kinds plus games for the kids to       granddaughter of Orville and               45 Years Ago                        memories           that       were     the bucket and windlasses down
play.                                  Zelma Brosseau of Crane.                   Taken from the files of Stone       remembered and written down            by Uncle Tom to my daddy,
   Galena Class of 1991 Plans            “Allison we’re all supporting          County Republican dated June          by the late Bessie and Homer           who placed them row upon row
10 Year Reunion                        you 100%.” Said Nana. Most of            2, 1966-Benton and Dolores            Foster                                 around and around, until the job
   Plans are underway for the          the family is flying to Orland to        Shiveley, Editors)                       Submitted        by:      Great     was finished. They built a top
Class of 1991 of Galena High           see Allison perform. “Good luck            Career Exploration Tours            Granddaughter-            Whitney      over the opening with boards.
School to celebrate their 10 year      Sweetie.”                                To Begin                              (Foster) Anderson                      We would drive out cows down
reunion on Saturday June, 23             35 Years Ago                             The first meeting of a series               The Hand Dug Well              there and fill the troughs with
at 6 p.m. at Cafe 500 in Nixa.           Taken from the files of Stone          will be held tonight, June 2, at         In the year of 1934, there was a    water drawing it up a bucket
A social hour will be from 6           County Republican dated June             7:30 at the Galena Courthouse.        terrible drought, the people of this   at a time. The cattle were so
to 7 p.m. and dinner will be           3, 1976- Benton and Dolores              Anyone interested in learning         area depended mostly on cisterns       thirsty, they would drink for a
served at 7 p.m. with each             Shiveley, Editors)                       more about available carriers for     for their house use and ponds for      long time, seemed they would
person paying individually.              Hurley                Exchange         youth is invited to attend. Next      stock water, but it didn’t rain        never stop drinking, then Ruel
Sunday June 24, will be family         Appreciation Days Friday &               Thursday, June 9, the meeting         for so long the cisterns, ponds,       and Uncle Tom would water
day so you can show off the kids.      Saturday                                 will be at the Kimberling Realty      springs and lots of wells went         their cattle. We had a neighbor
It will be at the Galena-Abesville       The        Hurley       Farmers        Co. in Kimberling City. Lane          dry. We were desperate for water,      who kept horses and a big
Elementary school at 1 p.m. with       Exchange this weekend, Friday            Morrill will be present to lead       we had cleaned the old spring          white stallion, named “Silver”
a picnic catered by Hamby’s.           and Saturday. Will observe”              the tour, present information         out on my daddy’s pace the cows        he brought his horses all down
Cost is $7.00 for adults and $3.50     Customer Appreciation Days”              and answer questions.                 drank a few days there then there      and watered them also. The well
for children,                            In observance of the event all           Wild Coon Hunt To Be Held           was no more water.                     sure was a busy place until the
   If you have not been located        feed is being discounted, as are a       Near Jenkins                             Ruel Rinker decided to try          latter part of August and the
or received your announcement          number of other items, including           A Wild Coon Hunt Will be            to dig a well, he asked a man          rains came. It was too late to
of have ay questions, please call      farm supplies, electrical and            held Saturday, June 11, near          to come over and do what was           plant anything, except turnips
Julie (Henson) Bodeen, 732-            plumbing supplies and V-belts            Jenkins, Mo. at the junction of       called “witching for water” to         and most people sowed turnips.
7611 or Tammie (Rice) Reavis,          and specials are being offered in        highways 39 and 148. Activities       find a place to dig. This was done     We had a bountiful turnip crop.
357-6927.                              the grocery department                   of the event will get underway        by cutting a forked limb off a         We fed turnips to the cows and
            20 Years Ago                 There will be free coffee and          early in the day with the             peach tree, trimming it down to        hogs and we all ate our share
   (Taken from the files of            doughnuts Friday and Saturday            schedule as follows: 11:00 a.m.       form a Y. The “water witch” held       too.
Crane Chronicle/Stone County           and door prizes will be awarded.         Bench Show with 8 trophies to         this forked stick by both hands,          That hand dug well, which was
Republican dated June 6, 1991-         Everyone is urged to register for        be awarded as follows: Males          straight out form his body, when       a life saver, during the drought
Dolores Shiveley, Editor)              the prizes. It is not necessary          1 year and under; Females 1           he began to get close to an under      of 1934 is till in us today, as far
   Crane Swimming Pool Now             that winners be present to claim         year and under; Males 1-2 yrs;        ground stream, the stick would         as I know it has never went dry.
Open                                   prizes, but must be registered.          Females 1-2 yrs; Males 2 yrs          begin to twist downward, when             We have always heard that
   The Crane municipal swimming          Construction Contract To Be            and over; Females 2 yrs and           it began to twist he would mark        the Lord helps them that helps
pool opens Wednesday, June 5           Awarded                                  over; Grand Champion Male;            the place. When he got directly        themselves. We all put forth an
according to an announcement             The Board of Directors of              Grand Champion Female. After          over the stream, the stick would       effort to help ourselves and the
this week. Hours of the pool will      the Crane Senior Housing                 noon activities will include a        point straight down. The “water        Lord surely helped us thought
                                       Association, meeting at the              swim race at 1:00 p.m. when           witch” would then measure back         those rough times.
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                                                           SSCFPD Cont from front pg
                                                           was setting and severe weather was
                                                           in the forecast. A member of our team
                                                                                                                      Combs/Price Engagement
                                                           had a friend that lived in the area.
                                                           "The Willey's" They offered their
           50th Wedding Anniversary                        home for us to stay that evening, we
                                                           all agreed to take this home as shelter,
                                                           when we arrived to their home, we
                                                           were under a Tornado Warning, with
                                                           thoughts fresh in our minds, we took
                                                           to their basement. They treated us like
                                                           Movie Stars! Their hospitality was
                                                           overwhelming. The storms moved
                                                           East and as we shared some stories.
                                                           Camaraderie is the only definition of
                                                           the night. We joked as if we were kids
                                                           in 6th grade camp. Although we all
                                                           knew of the grim sights we had in our
                                                           minds. We told Mrs. Willey to wake
                                                           us up at 05:45 if she hadn't heard of
                                                           us, she woke us up at 05:44 Chief
                                                           Gyger joked saying "We have one
                                                           more minute" Without hesitation we
       Join us in celebrating Jimmy and Becky Lee’s        all woke and were ready for our day.
                50th Wedding Anniversary.                  We reported to the E.O.C. (Emergency
        June 4, 2pm to 4pm, at Crane Bible Baptist         Operations Center), we were briefed
                                                           on the current situation. We were
         Church, South and Hemphill in Crane.              directed to the Command Post, this
        Cake reception. No gifts please. If you will       was the staging area, near St. Johns            Mike and Sandy Combs of Branson, Missouri have announced the
      not be able to attend, but would like to send        Hospital. Our Team leader Chief            engagement and upcoming marriage of daughter Kayli Combs to Dustin
                                                           Gyger went to retrieve our assignment.       Price of Galena, Missouri. She is the granddaughter of Don and Gay
      a card or email, please email to timothy128@         Our team told Chief Gyger to request        Combs of West Plains, Missouri, Wilma and Jerry Triplet, and the late or mail to 208 Circle Drive         the "Toughest Assignment They Had"           Finis Stahl of Ellsinore, Missouri. She received a Bachelor of Science
                                                           Gyger returned and our assignment           degree in business administration and a minor in coaching from College
                     Crane, MO 65633.                      was to search for a missing person.           of the Ozarks. She is currently employed under KC Hospitality, and is
                                                   2-2tp   Neighbors hadn't seen the person                   the 7th grade girl’s basketball coach at Branson Jr. High.
                                                           since the tornado and there was an               The groom-to-be is the son of Tim and LeAnne Price of Galena,
                                                           awful odor. We went in with a K-9 unit
                                                                                                          Missouri. He is the grandson of Larry and Carol Price of Galena,
                                                           expecting the worst, but hoping for
                                                                                                          Missouri, and Harold and Ellen Morrow of Battlefield, Missouri. He
                                                           the best. We spent 3 hours searching,
                                                           cutting tree's and moving debris. The
                                                                                                        just recently graduated from College of the Ozarks with a Bachelor
                                                           person we had been looking for had             of Science degree in business administration with an emphasis in
                                                           been found elsewhere! The neighbor                                        management.
                                                           was in contact via phone. We were              The wedding is scheduled at 5 p.m. on June 11 at Williams Memorial
                                                           relieved! But at the same time we felt        Chapel on the campus of College of the Ozarks where they met as
                                                           as if our 3 hour search was pointless.        members of the Lady Bobcats and Bobcats basketball team. The
                                                           However we did clear the area of any                wedding will be celebrated with their friends and family.
                                                           other victims. As we were leaving            Dustin and Kayli will start their new life together in Branson, Missouri.
                                                           an elderly couple arrived at one of
                                                           the homes in our search area they
                                                           were both crying in disbelief. The
                                                           man held his wife as she cried. We
                                                           couldn't help but to watch them, as
                                                           they were going through what had to
                                                           be the most devastating experience of
                                                                                                                   Pee Wee and Anna Wilson
                                                           their lives together. Again, we wanted
                                                           to offer solace, however we had
                                                           another assignment to get to. Our final
                                                           assignment of the day was performing
                                                           a secondary search of yet another hard
                                                           hit area. We came upon a chicken
                                                           coop with at least 2 dozen chickens
                                                           in it, not sure how they escaped the
                                                           fury of this tornado. We opened a
                                                           container and found some food, it
        Andrew and Brittani Ulrich of Crane, MO            felt as if we were doing some good.
                                                           After searching through what seemed
     joyfully announce the birth of Braeli Mechelle        to be endless debris we finished our
     Ulrich. Born on April 19, 2011 at 10:34 am she        grid. We didn't find any one missing.
      weighed 6 lbs 13 oz. and was 20 3/4 inches           We felt a sense of frustration knowing
                                                           that people were still missing and we
                           long.                           couldn't find a trace of anyone. As we
     She was welcomed home by big sister Paige             left the area we found a church group
                                                           giving away free hamburgers and
      Elizabeth Ulrich (19 months), Paternal grand-        hot dogs and of course we stopped
     parents Dennis and Kelly Ulrich and Maternal          to take them up on their kindness.
     grandparents Sherman and Jodie Olinger of             We noticed smoke coming from the
                                                           adjacent corner, It was on our route
                      Republic, Mo.                        back, so with burgers in hand we left
                                                           to investigate. Sure enough it was a
                                                           working structure fire. A Joplin Fire
                                                           Engine pulled in and we asked what

Weddings, Births & Anniversaries                           could we do, they wanted us to supply
                                                           them water from the hydrant. As we
                                                           hooked up to the hydrant we had a
 Are you getting married? Have a                           sinking feeling, NO water! the hydrant
                                                           was on part of them system that
 new baby? Or have an anniversary                          wasn't working. Our Engine had 1000
                                                           gallons on board, this was enough
    coming up? Send it to us!                              water to contain the fire. We felt as if
                                                           our mission was complete. We weren't
       Give us a call for the                              going home empty handed. We had a
                                                           sense of satisfaction that we had made
                                                                                                          Celebrating 50 years on June 2nd!
        details 417-723-5248!                              a difference. As we returned home to

                                                                                                          Happy 50th Anniversary Mom and
                                                           what we know as normal. I hugged

                                                           my family a little extra tighter. For
                                                                                                                        Dad!                                           er
                                                           the briefest of moments, we can help
      We are now offering invitations for your             make a terrible situation just a little
                                                           less terrible, we can connect with                        We love you,
 special events through McPhearsons! Come by and           people who need help, need comfort,
                                                           need a helping hand. As our trucks
                                                                                                          Larry, Terry, Doug, Lisa and Tina
                                                           are lettered with "Neighbors Helping
             look at our vast selection!                   Neighbors" We did just that.
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                    Church Directory                                                                                              Obituaries
                                                                                                   Sara Carmen Rudolph Marionville, will be held at 2 Ellen; sons, Bruce and Tim,
                                                                                                   Sara     Carmen       Rudolph,       p.m. Friday, June 3, 2011 in the     daughter-in-laws, Sharon and
                                                                                                Kimberling City, MO, was born           Ozarks Methodist Manor Chapel,       Maria; stepdaughters, Melanie,
                                                                                                October 19, 1934 in Buckhannon,         with her son, Rev. Franklin Otto     Debra and Pat; 4 grandchildren;
                           Crane Presbyterian Church                                            West Virginia and departed this         Ogdon officiating. Cremation         5 step-grandchildren and 8 great-
                                    “A Church On The Grow”                                      life May 22, 2011, in her home,         was under the direction of the       grandchildren.
                                 39322 Hwy 413, Crane, Missouri                                 at the age of 76.                       Williams Funeral Home of               He was loved by his family and
                                                                                                   Carmen had lived in the area         Marionville, Missouri.               many friends and will be dearly
                          9:00 am............Fellowship w/ coffee & donuts                      the past 2 years coming from               Frances Irene was born on         missed.
                          9:30 am.....................................Sunday School             Morro Bay, CA. While living             October 5, 1918, in Cullman,           A memorial service will be
                          10:30 am..................................Worship Service             in Morro Bay, Carmen was                Alabama to Franklin Winfield         held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, June 3,
                                      Pastor- Melana Scruggs                                    involved with the Community             and Minnie Rachel Cooke              2011 at Stumpff Funeral Home-
                                                                                                Service for the Morro Bay               Mann, and she passed away on         South, Kimberling City with
                                       Office: 417-723-5596                                     Police Dept., served as Secretary       Thursday, May 19th 2011 at 11:25     Dulcy Silverthorn officiating.
                                                                                                of the Arts Association and was         p.m. in her home, at the age of 92     Visitation will be from 1:00
                                                                                                Mrs. Clause for the Morro Bay           years, 7 months and 14 days old.     to service time, Friday at the
                                                                                                Community for several years.               On June 11, 1939 in Chicago,      funeral home.
                                                                                                                                                                               In lieu of flowers, memorial
                       CrFundamental Methodist Church                                              Survivors      include:
                                                                                                husband, Joe Rudolph of the
                                                                                                                              her       Illinois, she married to Harold
                                                                                                                                        Thomas Ogdon, and he preceded        contributions may be made to
                                                                                                home; one son, Daniel Richard           her in death on December 20,         LUC Boys Ranch or Hospice
                                 Sunday School...............................10:00 am           Rudolph of Springfield, MO;             1980.                                Compassus.
                                 Sunday Morning Worship..............11:00 am                   three daughters, Julia Faith               She was also preceded in death
                                 Sunday Evening Service..................6:30 pm                Young and husband, Doug of              by her parents, and her siblings,           Eulene Frances
                                 Wednesday Evening Service............7:00 pm                   CA, Shelley Ilene Rudolph of            Herschel, Lezetta, Roland,                    Warman
                            Pastor: Wayne Blades                                                AZ and Dawn Rachelle Podraza            Bunice, Eula Frank, Curly
         Church Phone: 417-723-5821 • Home: 417-840-3833                                        of OK; 8 grandchildren; 8 great-        Winfield, and Nellie Mae.
                Small town church with a country heart!                                         grandchildren and a host of other          Frances was a member of the
                                                                                                relatives and friends.                  Aurora United Methodist Church
                                                                                                   No services are planned.             and a homemaker.
                                                                                                Cremation was under the                    Her survivors include her
                                                                                                direction of Stumpff Funeral            three daughters and a son-in-
            FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH                                                                Home-South, Kimberling City.            law, Carol Ann and George
   S. Hwy 13, Crane                     (417)723-5273                        The family has requested             Nicholas Bohn of Marionville,
   Classes for all ages:                            Worship Services:                           memorial       contributions   to       Donna Marie Riley of Harlem,
   Sunday       9:30-10:15 am                       Sundays          10:30 am & 6::00 pm        Hospice Compassus.                      Georgia, Mary Ellen Grushks of
                6:00-7:00 pm                        Fellowship times:                                                                   Littleton, Colorado, and her son
   Wednesday    7:00-8:00 pm                        Sunday            9:00 am donuts & coffee
                                                                                                                                        and daughter-in-law, Franklin
   For more details go to:             Wednesday Meal 6:00-6:50 pm                    Sandra Jean Van Horn
                                                                                                                                        Otto and Diane Rosenthal Ogdon
                                                                                                   Sandra Jean Van Horn,
                                                              Pastor - Gregg Boll                                                       of Newton, Illinois, eleven
                                                                                                Kimberling City, MO, daughter
                                                                                                                                        grandchildren and twelve great
                                                                                                of Orly and Gladys (McCormick)
            “A Southern Baptist Church Serving God & the community since 1906 “                                                         grandchildren, and a host of
                                                                                                Coty was born July 11, 1944 in                                                 Eulene Frances Warman was
                                                                                                                                        other relatives and friends.
                                                                                                Lakeport, CA and departed this                                               born August 9, 1949
                                                                                                                                           Her cremains will be buried
                                                                                                life May 23, 2011 in Skaggs                                                     in London, Laurel County,
                                                                                                                                        beside her husband, Harold
    Galena Community Church
                                                                                                Community Hospital, Branson,                                                 Kentucky to William Joseph
                                                                                                                                        Thomas Ogdon in Hoopeston,
                                                                                                MO, at the age of 66.                                                        (Bill)    and    Lena    Truett
                                                                                                                                        Illinois at a later date.
                                                                                                   Sandra was united in marriage
    209 North Maple Street • Galena, Missouri                                                   to Gerald Van Horn on July 29,
                                                                                                                                               Neil Ivan Reed                  She went home to be with
                         (417) 357-0048                                                         1960 and they had made their
                                                                                                home in the Kimberling City
                                                                                                                                                                             her Lord and Savior Jesus
                                                                                                                                                                             Christ Wednesday May 4, 2011
                     Sunday Church Services                                                     area the past 33 years coming                                                at 5:15 a.m. After Conquering
    Fellowship...........10:00 AM to 10:45 AM                                                   from Springfield, MO. She was                                                the fight with lung disease she
                                                                                                of the Catholic faith.                                                       received her Divine Healing.
  Worship Service...........10:45 AM TO 12:00 PM
                                                                                                   Sandra was preceded in death                                              Eulene was a homemaker after
                                Pastor Doug Minton                                              by her parents; one brother and                                              being disabled. She was of the
                                                                                                two sisters.                                                                 Christian-Faith believing in
                                                                                                   Survivors       include:       her                                        the Divine power of the Father-
                                                                                                husband, Gerald of the home;                                                 Son and Holy ghost.
                                                                                                two sons, Donald L. Van Horn                                                   She was widowed three times,
                                                                                                and wife, Harriet of Whittier, CA                                            Virgil Ray Cook Sr. (1977),
                                                                                                and Larry J. Van Horn and wife,                                              Edward Earl Murphy (1990)
                                                                                                Marcella of Springfield, MO;                                                 and Thomas Alan Warman
                                                                                                seven grandchildren, Jerry Van                                               (1996).
                                                                                                Horn and wife, Florica, Amanda                                                 She was a mother of nine,
                                                                                                Bateman, Tommy Van Horn        Neil Ivan Reed, Kimberling                    grandmother of 24 and great
                                                                                                and wife, Ashley, Zachary VanCity, MO, son of Frank and Grace                grandmother to six children.
                                                                                                Horn, Andrew Van Horn, Joshua(DeWitt) Reed was born June 3,                    Survivors include five sons
                                                                                                Van Horn and Joseph Van Horn;1915 in Manchester, Iowa and                    and one daughter, Virgil Ray
                                                                                                four great-daughters, Ashlynn,
                                                                                                                             departed this life May 26, 2011,                Cook Jr; Brian Wayne Cook
                                                                                                Kirston, Alizabeth and Trista Van
                                                                                                                             in his home. at the age of 95.                  and wife Beth Ann, Janice
          Community Sale:
                                                                                                Horn and a host of other relatives
                                                                                                                               Neil was a master carpenter for               Lynn Howard and husband
                                                                                                and friends.                 over 64 years. He served in the                 Leonard all of Crane, Darian
                          Every Saturday                                                           A memorial service will be
                                                                                                held at 7:00 p.m., Thursday,
                                                                                                                             Navy in WWII and was ordained
                                                                                                                             as a priest in the Community
                                                                                                                                                                             Michael (Mike) Cook and wife
                                                                                                                                                                             Stephanie of Hurley, Missouri,

                  Hooten Town
                                                                                                May 26, 2011 at Stumpff Funeral
                                                                                                                             of Christ Church in 1958 and                    Patrick Edward Murphy and
                                                                                                Home-South, Kimberling City  served until his superannuation                 wife Tina of Reeds Spring,
                                                                                                with Jerry Jenkins officiating.
                                                                                                                             in June of 2000. Neil moved                     Missouri and John William
              Garden Plants & Thrifty Barn                                                         In lieu of flowers, the family has
                                                                                                                             from Independence, MO to                        Murphy also of Crane Funeral
                                                                                                requested memorial contributions
                                                                                                                             Kimberling City in 1972.
            Everyone welcome to Sell or Buy!                                                    to Tri-Lakes Humane Society.   Neil was preceded in death by
                                                                                                                                                                             services will be held Thursday
                                                                                                                                                                             May 12, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. in
                     No set up fee                                                                                           his parents; siblings, Leon and                 Westrip Funeral Home, Crane,
                                                                                                     Mrs. Frances Irene
                  Call: 417-369-2318
                                                                                                                             Merle Reed and Arleigh Reed                     Missouri. Visitation was from
                                                                                                       Mann Ogdon            Pellet and previous wives, Mary                 9:00 a.m. until service time
                                                                                                  Memorial services for Mrs. Butler Reed and Norma Reed.                     followed with layout at the
                                                                                                Frances Iren Mann Ogdon of     Survivors include his wife,                   Living     Water    Pentecostal
                                                                                                                Thursday, June 2, 2011    THE CRANE CHRONICLE/STONE COUNTY REPUBLICAN      Page 7

                                                                          Donations Needed
              Obituaries                                                  For Oak Grove
                                                                          Cemetery                                                 Church Directory
Church of God 7300 Virginia         Besong; 9 great-grandchildren,
St. Louis, Missouri from 6:30       Ariel Turner, Hannah Phinney,           Oak Grove Cemetery, one of
                                    Amy McDowell, Patty Siler,            the oldest cemeteries in Stone
until 8:30p.m. Second funeral
services were at 11:00 a.m.         Austin Lewis, Adam Lewis,             County, needs your donations for
                                                                          care and upkeep. The Oak Grove
                                                                                                                        Apostolic Church
in the Southside Praise and
Worship Center Hillsboro,
                                    Aurora Besong, Jocelyn Besong
                                    and Zeke Besong; one great-           Cemetery is located north of                 212 W 5th St., Galena, MO                        Star Baptist
Ohio on Saturday May 14,            great-grandchild, Adalynn Siler       Crane on “Old Wire Road.” The                                                              (Revelations 22:16)
2011. Visitation was from 10:00     and a host of other relatives and     Oak Grove Cemetery association             Winter Hours:                             All are welcome to Worship
                                    friends.                              is a “non-profit” organization
a.m. until service time. Burial                                                                                  Sunday.....................2 pm                      Jesus with us!
is in the Fincastle Cemetery,          Funeral services will be held at   and appreciates the charitable
                                                                          contributions for the upkeep of
                                                                                                                 Wednesday...............7 pm                  Bible Study at 9:30 am
Fincastle, Ohio under the care      10:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 1,
of Westrip Funeral Home.            2011 at Faith Tabernacle Church       the cemetery. Donations may be                                                     Worship at 10:30 am & 6 pm
                                                                          made to the Oak Grove Cemetery        Bob Edwards.......417-699-2005
                                    in Galena with Harold Brown
                                    officiating. Burial will be in        fund in care of The First Home                                                     69 Butterfields Trail Rd.
      Marie "Granny"                                                      Savings Bank,                        Donations Need                                  State Highway 413
                                    Yocum Pond Cemetery in Reeds
   Marie "Granny" Jenkins,
                                    Spring under the direction of           PO Box 412 Crane, Mo               For Long Cemetery                                  Pastor Gary Stewart
                                    Stumpff Funeral Home-South,           65633.                              Long cemetery funding is very                       (417) 744-2901 (H)
97, Crane, Missouri was born                                                                                low and in need of donations. If you
                                    Kimberling City.                                                                                                             Church (417) 723-0315
October 21, 1913 in Harrison,
Arkansas to Jess and Minnie
                                       Visitation will be from 6:00 to    Friend                            are concerned about the mowing and
                                                                                                            up keep at Quail Spur please send                Southern Baptist Church
                                    7:00 p.m., Tuesday at the funeral
Boen and departed this life
                                    home.                                 Family Reunion                    donations to: Glen McHolland, 802                  Established in 1997
Monday, May 23, 2011 in                                                    The Friend Family Reunion Marble Road, Crane, MO 65633.
Christian Health Care, Republic,                                          will be Sunday, June 12 at 11a.m. Make check payable to Long
Missouri.                           Crane Bible Baptist                   with dinner at 12:30. The reunion
                                                                                                            Cemetery.                                      Annual
   Marie worked as a beautician     Church To Host VBS                    will be held at the Wyandotte Thomas                              Jones Reunion
for a number of years. Her and        The Crane Bible Baptist             Community Center, 212 S Main, Reunion Set For                     Crane City Park May 30,
her husband Tom came to Crane       Church will hold a Vacation           across from the school. Please                                    Covered dish. Lunch at noon
in 1956 and owned Jenkins Ford      Bible School, Monday June 6           bring a covered dish. For more Saturday June 4                    See you there
in downtown Crane from 1956         through Thursday June 9 at 6:45       information or questions about    The Thomas reunion will be held                          51-4tp
to 1966,then moving to their        p.m. and 10:00 a.m. Sunday June       the event, please call Carolyn Saturday June 4 at the Crane City
location on Hwy 13 just outside
of town.
                                    12. The Theme this year is “REV       Watkins at 417-529-9749 or Park. Times are 11:00 AM - 3:00                            Horse Creek
                                    IT UP” – full throttle for God. It    Earlene Friend at 918-678-2429. PM. A potluck lunch is planned at
   She was preceded in death by     is a “Cars” based program sure
                                                                                                               12:00. All relatives, friends, former          Church Calendar
her parents, husband, Tom and                                             First Baptist                        school acquaintances and families
son, Bill.
                                    to be lots of fun for kids of all
                                    ages. Bible truths will be given      Church Of Cape Fair
                                                                                                               are welcome.                                    Of Speakers
                                                                                                                                                              Friday, June 3- Bill Rice
   Survivors     include      two   in every part of the program.
                                                                          Calendar Of Events                   Marionville
grandsons, Jim Jenkins and wife       There is Bus Transportation                                                                                              Sunday, June 5- Karty
Deneen of Republic, Missouri        available for any that would need       June 11 @ 5PM - Music and
                                                                                                               First Baptist Church                                  Burbridge
and Jon Jenkins and wife                                                                                         Marionville First Baptist
                                    transportation by calling 417-        Fish Fry at First Baptist Cape                                                   Friday, June 10- Brad Hudson
Heather of Branson, Missouri;                                                                                  Church will have a combined
                                    723-5464. There will be games,        Fair.                                                                            Sunday, June 12- Jerry Baker
five great grandchildren, friends                                                                              worship service June 5th as
                                    skits, classes and refreshments         Are are welcome. Deep fried                                                    Friday, June 17- Singing and
and church family.                                                                                             follows: 9:30 AM – Worship
                                    for everyone, and special prizes      twinkies, oreos, and snickers                                                                Supper
   Funeral services were held                                                                                  Service.10:40 AM –Fellowship
                                    for Scripture memory and              will be a youth fund raiser.                                                       Sunday, June 19- Rodney
Wedensday , May 25, 2011 at                                                                                    time in FLC. 11 AM – Sunday
                                    attendance.                             Delicious pies will also be
10:00 a.m. in Westrip Funeral                                                                                  school/small group bible Study.                         Stewart
                                      The Crane Bible Baptist             available. No charge for the fish
Home Crane, Missouri. Burial                                                                                     Come join us!                                Friday, June 24- Denny
                                    Church is located at 209 South        fry.
was in Crane Community                                                                                                                                               McCrorey
Cemetery, Crane under the care
                                    Street, two blocks west of the           July 10-16 will be our annual
                                                                          Vacation Bible School
                                                                                                               Edwards/                                       Sunday, June 26- Karty
                                    Highway 413 / Highway D
of Westrip Funeral Home.            intersection or two blocks south        5PM Meal for our kids and          McDowell Reunion                                      Burbridge
                                                                          then VBS.                               The       Edwards/McDowell
   Patricia Lee Clevenger of Dodge Hollow Road on
                                                                            This     year's    theme      is   reunion will be held June 4,
  Patricia Lee Clevenger, Reeds Hemphill. Everyone, especially
                                                                          "Pandamania" - "God is Wild          at Crane Christian Church
Spring, MO, daughter of Delmar the children are invited to this
(Doc) and Edna (Teague) special time for them.                            About You"                           community building. Everyone                Hurley
                                                                                                               is asked to bring a covered dish,
McCrorey was born May 22,                                                                                                                                  All School Reunion
1933 in Stone County, MO            Nanny’s Nearly New                                                         lunch served at noon.
                                                                                                                                                              Hurley all school reunion is to be
and departed this life May 30,
                                       Thrift Store                         Eisenhour Cemetery                                                             held Sunday, June 5, in the school
2011 in Tablerock Healthcare,                                                                                                                              cafeteria. The reunion time is from
Kimberling City, MO, at the age
                                     104 Main Street Galena, Mo              The trustees of Eisenhour                                                     1:30 to 4:30 pm. Refreshments will
                                          Cemetery would like to thank                                                     be served. Everyone is invited to
of 78.                                        417-230-0351                the community for the donations                                                  attend. Come and visit with friends
  Patricia     was     a    retired * Open Mon-Thurs 9:00- 4:30
                                                                          received during memorial day.                                                    that you haven’t seen for sometime.
seamstress and retail clerk. She                                                                                                                              Call Betty Cox Robberson at 369-
                                        ******Clothing Sale******         If you were not able to visit
was a lifelong resident of the                                                                                                                             1150 or Georgia Anderson Keener
                                          Adult Jeans 50 cents            the cemetery and would like to
area. Patricia enjoyed reading her Toddler 5 for $ 1.00 or $3.00                                                                                           at 369-3343 for more information.  
                                                                          make a donation you may do so
Bible, listening to gospel music,                                                                                                                          51-5tp
                                                  a bag!                  any time. Donations should be
growing flowers and watching          **Saturday 8:00 to Noon**           sent to Rita Stephens, Treasurer,
her birds, but her greatest love         June 4th, July 9th and           96 Carol Lane, Galena, MO
was living for the Lord and her
  Patricia was preceded in
                                               August 6th                 65656.
                                                                             In an effort to keep the
                                                                          Cemetery maintained, we ask
                                                                                                                                  BRIGHT IDEA?
death by her parents; son, Larry
                                                                          that you remove any flowers
Lawrence Clevenger and sister,
                                                                          that you wish to keep by June
Mamie Garner.
                                                                          22, 2011. After that we will be
  Survivors       include:     two
                                                                          having a work day and removing
daughters, Donna Lynn Lewis
of Galena and Teresa Louise
                                                                          any flowers that are not attached
                                                                          to the stones so that the mowers
                                                                                                                SHOP MARIONVILLE
Clevenger of Reeds Spring; two
brothers, Denny McCrorey of
                                                                          can keep the grounds mowed.
                                                                            Thank You!
                                                                                                                           Ozarks Methodist Manor
Galena and Danny McCrorey of
Abesville; four sisters, Wilma
                                                                            Donald Patrick, President,                               A Tradition of Caring Since 1925
                                                                          Larry Scobee, Vice President,
Hudson of Reeds Spring, Wilda                                                                                       • 58 Independent Homes
Gilmore of Nixa, Trudy Manning
                                                                          Malissa Gregory, Secretary, Rita                     • 32 Residental Care Apartments
of Nixa and Judy Navarro of
                                                                          Stephens, Treasurer, Danny Call,                               • 78 Bed Skilled Health Care Units
Diamond; four grandchildren,                                                                                                   205 South College • P.O. Box 403 • Marionville, MO 65705
Rebecca Isaacs, Ivan Lewis,                                                                                                              (417) 258-2573 • Fax (417) 463-2240
Shalom Lewis and Megan
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          Auctions & Events
  Public Auction
                                                                                                                 to receive assistance under this grant.
                                                                                                                 Additional counties may be included
                                                                                                                 at a later date if further evaluation
                                                                                                                 warrants their inclusion. More
    10:00 AM * Saturday, June 4th, * 10:00 AM                                                                    information on designated disaster
             Location: 20243 Farm Road 1145 Cassville, Mo.                                                       areas in Missouri is available from
    Directions: From Cassville Take Hwy 112/86 South 2 miles, then Left on Hwy. 86, 2 miles then                 FEMA at
         Right on F.R. 1145, 1 mile to Sale.      *Watch for Signs*      Lunch & Restrooms Available
    Tractor - Farm               Truck - Trailer           Titan 8500w Generator;
  Ford 5000 Diesel Row          & Concrete Tools
                                                           Trash Pump w/ Hoses;                                      National Emergency Grants
                                                                                                                 are part of the secretary of labor’s
                                                           Dewalt ¾ in Hammer
  Crop Tractor w/ Loader         2004 Ford F-350 1 ton     Drill;
  (Nice Clean Tractor);         Truck w/ 12ft. Steel
  Priefert Premier Corral       Flatbed, Custom Rack
                                                           Hilti ½ in Hammer Drill;
                                                           Dewalt ½ in Hammer                                    discretionary fund and are awarded
  Panels incl. (6) 16ft., (2)
  12ft., (3) 10ft. & 6’x9’
                                & Toolboxes, V8, Auto Drill;
                                only 83,xxx 1 owner        Bostitch Nail Gun;
                                                                                                                 based on a state’s ability to meet
                                                                                                                 specific guidelines. For more
  Ride Thru Gate;               Miles;                     Dewalt 18v Vibrator;
  Bush Hog 6ft. Box Blade       2010 25ft Flex Control
                                                                                                                 information, visit http://www.doleta.
                                                           Dewalt 18v Cordless
  Howse 6ft. Brush Hog;         Elite Gooseneck Trailer, Drill & Sawzall;
  3pt. Fimco 55 Gal. PTO
                                Double Jacks, Pop-Up       Dewalt Skilsaw;
  Sprayer (like new);           Center, Toolboxes,         Porter Cable Jigsaw;
  3pt. Bale Spike;                     (Like New);         Hilti DX36M Powder
  Loader Bale Spike;

                                                                                                                    Have a Fundraiser,
                                Diamond Core Cut 18” Nail Gun;
  (2) 8ft. Concrete Feed        Walk behind Concrete       Poulan 260Pro Chainsaw             Guns
  Bunks;                        Saw (only 2 hrs);          Log Chains & Binders;     Henry Big Boy 357 mag.
  Oval Galv. Stock Tank;        Wacker 24” Plate           HD Extension Cords;       Gold Receiver;
  Round Bale Feeder;            Compactor;                 1 Ton Chain Hoist;

                                                                                                                   Special Event or New
  Horse Bale Feeder;            Stone 48” Power Trowel 24’ F.G. Ext. Ladder;         Marlin 336W 30-30;
  4 Hole Poultry Nest Box;      #CF464 w/ Dyna Clutch; 6’ & 8’ Stabila Levels;       Marlin 60 .22 Semi-Auto
  Portable Chicken Coop;        Bosch Brute 60lb Jack                                Stoeger 12ga. Double
                                                           Pinch/Pry Bars;           Barrel Coach Gun;
  (6) Round Bales Brome         Hammer w/Bits & Cart; Steel Job Box;
  Hay;                          Stihl TS400 Cut Off Saw 50gal Fuel Tank & Pump Savage 24S-D .22/410

                                                                                                                  Store and want to see it
    Horses & Tack               ICS Concrete Chain Saw (4) 6ft Scaffold Frames Over Under;
 AQHA Reg.Palomino              (4) Mag. Screed Boards; w/Wheels & Platforms; Beretta A-302 .20ga.
 Gelding 16 Yrs                 (2) Bull Floats;                                    Auto w/ rib;
                                                           (3) 6ft Metal Shelves;    Colt (Franchi) Standard
 (Good Rider);                  Steel Form Stakes;         Misc. Good Hand Tools; Auto 20ga.;

                                                                                                                       in our paper?
 Palomino Gelding 8yrs.         Metal Mortar Box;          Come-A-Longs;
 (Kid Broke);                   OSHA app. Rebar Caps; Bolt Cutters;                  N.E.F. Pardner 12ga.;
  Nice Older Appaloosa          (20) Adj. Shoring Posts; . Lawn & Garden Tools;      Ruger Super Blackhawk
 Mare (Kid Broke);              Adj. Form Turnbuckles; Elec. Oil Pan Heater;        .357 Mag. Stainless w/
 Good Clean Saddles incl.       12ft. Concrete Chute;                                Nice Cowboy Holster &

                                                                                                                       Send us your
                                                           Drafting Table;           Belt;
 Texas Brand 16” Saddle;        3 Wheel Masonry Block Fuel Cans;
 Colorado 16” Saddle;           Jockey, Honda Gas eng. Teak Wood Patio Set;          S&W mod. 60 357 Mag.
 Joe 13” Barrel Saddle;         (Needs Tune Up);                                     Ruger Single Six .22 &
                                                           Cast Iron Dutch Oven;    .22 Mag. Cyl., Stainless.;
 Lot Good Tack incl:            Wheel Barrow;              Cast Iron Camping Pots;

 Bridles, Cinches, Halters      Steel Frame Material       10 Gal. Water Cooler;       Auctioneers Note
 Blankets Good Bits,            Cart;                      Nice Christmas Deco.;      Extra Nice Clean Sale
 Martingales, etc...            Case Marking Paint;         Many More Nice Items       with Quality & Well
 Lot Horse Related Items        Misc. Form Lumber;                 not Listed!        Maintained Equipment
 Good Old 150 lb. Anvil;        Ratchet Straps;                                               & Tools.

                                                                                                                   Phone 417-723-5248
               Owners: Mr. & Mrs. Gary Wood
     Foster Auction &                 Auctioneer: Larry Foster
     Appraisal Service                      Galena, Mo

                                                                                                                    Fax 417-723-8490                                                   Phone: (417) 723-8329
   Email:                                                      Cell: (417) 839-6860

Return Of Medical Records To St.
                                                                                                                                                                              FURNITURE-PIANO-DISHES-TOOLS & MISC
John’s Regional Medical Center                                                                                                                                                  SATURDAY JUNE 4, 2011 10:00 AM
                                                                                                                                                                              LOCATED:3421 WOODLAND TRAIL AVE, SPRINGFIELD MO:NORTH OF
                                                                                                                                                                              OZARK MO TO HWY 60 EAST,THEN NORTH ON FARM RD 193, 1.7 MILES
Joplin, MO – In response to                                2. If the medical record does                                                                                      THEN EAST ON FARM RD 166,THEN LEFT ON WOODLAND TRAIL TO 3421

reports of medical records and                             contain information that can link                                                                                  WOODLAND TRAIL OR FROM HWY 65 & BATTLEFIELD IN SPRINGFIELD GO
                                                                                                                                                                              EAST ON BATTLEFIELD RD TO S FM RD 187/S MURPHY RD THEN LEFT ON
other patient information that                             it to a specific person, please                                                                                    E FM RD 164/E KINSER RD, THEN LEFT ON E FM RD 164, THEN RIGHT ONTO
have been found following                                  follow these instructions: 3.                                                                                      S WOODLAND TRAIL AVE. TO ADDRESS ABOVE.FOLLOW SALE SIGNS.
the tornado that struck Joplin,                            If you are close enough, please                                                                                    LUNCH & RESTROOMS AVAILABLE
                                                                                                                                                                                         FOR PICTURES SEE WEBSITE OR AUCTION ZIP.COM
Mo., on May 22, Mercy/St.                                  return it to the Mercy/St. John’s                                                                                                          FURNITURE & PIANO
John’s Regional Medical Center                             command center at the Holiday                                                                                       SPEED QUEEN WASHER—MAYTAG DRYER—AMANA S/S REFRIGERATOR—
has established a process for                              Inn Convention Center, 3615                                                                                        (2) MATCHING ROCKER/RECLINERS—PLAID COUCH—(2) MATCHING
                                                                                                                                                                              SWIVEL ROCKERS—ROUND END TABLE—MAPLE FULL BED & DRESSER—
retrieval of these documents.                              Range Line Road, Joplin, Mo.,                                                                                      CHILDS ROCKER—QUILT RACK—LANE SPACE SAVER CEDAR CHEST—4
If you have medical records in                             or Send by regular US mail to                                                                                      DRAWER CHEST—(3)WOODEN ROCKERS—QUEEN SIZE BED—END
                                                                                                                                                                              TABLES—DROP LEAF TABLE & (6) CHAIRS—CHINA HUTCH—WOODEN
your possession that were lost in                          the following address: Attention:                                                                                  DESK—ZENNITH TV—(2)COMPUTER DESK—PLAID LOVE SEAT &
the tornado, please follow these                           Privacy Department St. John’s                                                                                      COUCH—STRAIGHT BACK CHAIR—CORDON LAUGHEAD PIANO—LANE
instructions: 1.Please determine                           Hospital 235 East Cherokee                                                                                         CEDAR CHEST—FULL SIZE BED—GE MICROWAVE—SHELF—MAGAZINE
                                                                                                                                                                              RACKS—4 DRAWER FILE CABINET—LAMPS-FLOOR LAMP—(2)WICKER
if there is any information on the                         Street Springfield, MO 65804 If                                                                                    TOP STOOLS—ANTIQUE LAMP—BEVEL GLASS MIRROR—OVAL MIRROR—
document that can link it to a                             you would like reimbursement                                                                                       FAN—PORCH SWING—PATIO SET—BARREL STOOL—ANTIQUE WOODEN
specific person. Information that                          for postage, please let us know                                                                                    BOX—TV TRAYS—(2)METAL STORAGE CABINETS—1 LOT PICTURES—

can link the record to a specific                          by including a note with the
                                                                                                                  Spring Creek Saddle                                         CANDLE HOLDERS--KEROSENE LAMPS--(2)VACUUMS—DEHUMIDIFIER—
                                                                                                                                                                              DIRT DEVIL—2 DRAWER FILE CABINET—JEWERLY BOXES--1 LOT
person includes: name, address,                            record and the address where we                            Club 2011 Events                                        FIGURENES—1 LOT VASES--CONCRETE BENCH—YARD ORNAMENTS—
                                                                                                                                                                              IRON KETTLE—BIRD BATH—BLANKETS—TABLE LINENS—BED LINEN--
date of birth, medical record                              should send the reimbursement.                         Shodeo Second Saturday Of Each                                                     DISHES & GLASSWARE
number, social security number,                            Mercy/St. John’s Regional                                      Month At 7 pm                                         CROCK POT—FOOD PROCESSOR—HOT ELECTRIC TRAY—KITCHEN
address, phone number or a                                 appreciates the assistance of the                              Starting In May                                     SLICER—TOASTER—SILVER CAKE PLATE—ICE BUCKET—CRYSTAL
                                                                                                                                                                              GLASSES—COOK BOOKS—WENTWORTH CHINA SET COMPLETE—
combination of these. If there is                          public in ensuring the disposal or                                                                                 SET STONEWARE DISHES—COFFEE POT—CHIP&DIP SET—ICE CREAM
no information that could link the                         safe return of these documents.                              Missouri Youth Bull Ride                              MAKER—IRON SKILLETS—NICKLE PLATED RELISH DISH,CANDLE
record to specific person, please                          If you have any questions, please                                 June 4th 7 pm                                    HOLDERS,COIN DISH—STANLEY THERMOS—SET RED WING DISHES—
                                                                                                                                                                              PRESSURE COOKER—SET OF LIFETIME PANS INCLUDING ELECT.
destroy the record by shredding,                           contact Shawn Barton, privacy                                                                                      SKILLET—ELECT. KNIFE—MEAT GRINDER/SALAD CHEF—ROASTER
cutting into small pieces and                              officer for St. John’s Hospital                                      Shodeo June 11th                              PANS—SET CORNING WARE—PYREX DISHES—COOKIE SHEETS&BAKING
                                                                                                                                                                              PANS—TUPPERWARE—CUPS & MISC DISHES—KITCHEN UTENSILS—
disposing of the pieces, or                                in Springfield, Mo., at 417-820-
                                                                                                                      Ranch Rodeo June 17th 7 pm                              GLASSES—1 LOT KITCHEN MAGNETS--
burning.                                                   8780.                                                                                                                                    MOWER, TOOLS & MISC
                                                                                                                                                                              CRAFTSMAN 6.5 HP PUSH MOWER—5” BENCH GRINDER—GAS CANS—
US Department Of Labor Provides Grant To                                                                                         Shodeo July 9th                              HAND SAWS—1 LOT MISC HAND TOOLS—1 LOT SHOVELS,RAKES,&GARDEN

AssistMissouri With Recovery Efforts Following
                                                                                                                                                                              TOOLS—STEP LADDER—SONY VIDEO CAMERA—PENTAX CAMERA W/
                                                                                                                                                                              LENS—SEARS BINOCULARS—BRASS SHIP—STEP STOOL—LUGGAGE—
                                                                                                                            Ayra August 6th 7 pm
Tornado Damage                                                                                                                                                                FIREPLACE TOOLS—1 LOT BOOKS—1 LOT CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS &
                                                                                                                                                                              FIGURENES—MISC JEWERLY—1 LOT
   WASHINGTON            —      The                        that will help lead to a sustained                                 Shodeo August 13th                                                   CLOTHES & SHOES
U.S. Department of Labor today                             recovery for the region.”                                                                                                        OWNER: ESTATE OF MARY E CARROLL
announced a $5,822,352 National                              The funds are being awarded to
                                                                                                                         Shodeo September 10th                                                   SALE CONDUCTED BY
Emergency Grant to assist with                             the Missouri Division of Workforce
clean-up and recovery efforts in the                       Development and will be used to                                                                                    Roger & Richard Melton: Auctioneers
                                                                                                                 Ranch Rodeo FFA Benefit Hurley/
wake of tornado damage in Missouri,
including the May 22 tornado that
                                                           create temporary jobs to assist in
                                                           recovery efforts.
                                                                                                                              Crane                                            MELTON AUCTION CO. LLC
                                                                                                                          In September
devastated Joplin.                                            The      Federal      Emergency                    * We will be raffling off a 15” seat Saddle King
   “The incredible damage that this                        Management Agency declared
                                                                                                                 Pleasure Saddle. Tickets will be on sale at all the events
latest tornado has inflicted on the                        several Missouri counties, including                                                                                             Email:
                                                                                                                 at the saddle club. 1 ticket for $ 2.00 or 6 for $10.00.
people of Joplin is unprecedented,”                        Jasper and Newton, eligible for
                                                           FEMA’s Public Assistance Program                      The drawing will be at the last Shodeo of the year in              
said Secretary of Labor Hilda L.
Solis. “The Labor Department’s                             following recent severe storms,                       September.                                                                    Website:
                                                           tornadoes and flooding. Jasper and                                                                                    NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACCIDENTS OR LOSS OF ARTICLES ON OR NEAR SALE SITE
grant will assist affected Missouri                                                                                  Watch For Additional Events In The Crane
                                                           Newton counties have been targeted                                                                                      Announcements made on sale day supercede any printed material.
communities with clean-up efforts                                                                                                       Chronicle
                                                                                                                         Thursday, June 2, 2011   THE CRANE CHRONICLE/STONE COUNTY REPUBLICAN            Page 9

                                  cat and see where he would
                                  lead him. Joe followed the cat       Crane City Pool                                 Comments & Notes from...
                                  around a few corners and up              Rules                                       Mary Kuyper                                                      Reeds Spring Jct.
                                  the road, with the new friend          1.Do not distract the                         P.O. Box 208
                                  looking around to see if Joe
                                                                             Lifeguards.                               Reeds Spring MO 65737 • 417-272-3527
                                  was still there. Eventually,
                                                                   2.Do not enter the concessions                       Hello Readerville:                                If you’ve a place for me here,
        Ruby’s                    the cat stopped and sat down
                                  in the garden of a slightly      area, “Guards Only” or you                           This past weekend was the                        Lord, it needn’t be so grand.
                                                                   will be asked to leave the pool                   “Memorial Holiday Weekend.”                           I never expected or had too
       Bark Box                   disheveled house, before
                                  disappearing round the back.     for the day.                                      We see people going to and fro.                       much, but, if you don’t I’ll
                                                                    3. Always use ladders to exit                    Not many flags though. Please                                understand.”
                                  By this time Joe thought what
  Bark, bark, greetings from                                                                                         never forget the gift given by                      There was a silence all around
                                  he was doing was ridiculous,                 the pool
Ruby,                                                                                                                our military people throughout                                 the throne
                                  but, he noticed that no one      4 Diving from the side of the
  I hope you all had a nice and                                                                                      the long history of our great                          Where the saints had often
                                  was around, he walked to the     pool in 5 ft to 10 ft only.
safe weekend, while you spent                                                                                        country.                                                          trod
                                  back side of the house, looked   5. DO NOT RUN!!! Concrete
time remembering our fallen                                                                                             Now, Mary is in the hospital                      As the Soldier waited quietly,
                                  up and to his complete shock     can be slick.
military people, our family                                                                                          again, has been since Friday last.                  for the judgment of his God.
                                  there was Rio, standing at the
and friends that are gone.                                         6. No alcohol, tobacco                            So this column is just a bit of                          “Step forward now, you
                                  window, looking down at Joe
  If you run onto a person,
                                  through an upstairs window,
                                                                   (includes chew), and no foul                      Mary’s thoughts and what is in                       Soldier, you’ve borne your
that you know and that has                                         language allowed.                                 her heart and mind at this time.                             burdens well.
                                  scratching to get out. Joe
been in the military, please                                       7.Respect the furniture.                          The rest of the stuff, such as well                  Walk peacefully on Heaven’s
                                  being only 15 years of age,
take time to thank them for                                        8. No cut off’s unless they are                   wishes, birthdays, comings and                                   streets
                                  returned later with his dad.
their service. They will really                                                                                      goings, happenings, etc. will be                        You’ve done your time in
                                  After a heated discussion with   hemmed.
appreciate it. I would do                                                                                            in the next column as soon as she                                 Hell.
                                  the owner, who was almost as     9. A swimmer who continues
that myself, but some people                                                                                         gets all her thoughts together on
                                  disheveled as his house, Joe’s   to disobey will be asked to
just don’t understand my                                                                                             paper. Today, she is thinking of                     Food For Thought:
                                  dad eventually persuaded the     leave the pool for the day
language- so all of you do that                                                                                      her beloved husband and all the                      He was just a little boy, on a
                                  man to let him in for a look.    with no refund of admission
for me, please and thank you                                                                                         other family and friends that have                week’s first day. Wandering
                                    A few minutes later Mr.        money.
in advance.                                                                                                          served our country. To them she                   home from Bible school, and
                                  Woods returned with Rio in
  This week is about a cat                                         10. No food or drink allowed                      dedicates this:                                   dawdling on the way. He scuffed
                                  his arms and the owner of
named Rio, owned by the
                                  the house apologizing saying
                                                                   around pool, must use the                                  The Final Inspection                     his shoes into the grass; He even
Woods family. Rio was a gentle                                     picnic tables.                                       The Soldier stood & faced his                  found a caterpillar. He found a
                                  “well I thought I heard a cat,
cat, but he was the largest                                        ATTENTION PARENTS:                                                God                               fluffy milkweed pod, and blew
                                  but I haven’t got one, so I
of the Woods cats. When he                                         11.                                                   Which must always come to                     out all the “filler”. A bird’s next
                                  ignored it.”
was about two years old he                                                                                                           pass                              in a tree overhead, so wisely
                                    The Woods family has never     No one under the age of 8 will
disappeared. Thinking he                                                                                                    He hoped his shoes were                    placed up so high, was just
                                  been able to find out how Rio    be allowed without supervision
was asleep and out of earshot                                                                                          shining, just as brightly as his                another wonder, that caught his
                                  got into that house. Joe has     of at least a 13     year old or
somewhere and he would                                                                                                               brass                             eager eye. A neighbor watched
                                  never again seen the furry       older. NO EXCEPTIONS.
come home for breakfast, but                                                                                              Step forward now, Soldier,                   his zigzag course, and hailed him
                                  friend who took him to Rio,      *If you drop your child off
that didn’t happen.                                                                                                    “How shall I deal with you?”                    from the lawn; asked him where
                                  but will always be thankful to   unsupervised they will be sent
  The Woods family looked                                                                                                Have you always turned the                    he’d been that day and what was
                                  that cat.
everywhere for Rio. After a                                        home.                                                          other cheek                          going on. “I’ve been to Bible
                                    This almost sounds like
long time of searching they
                                  a story I have heard about
                                                                   12.     Babies and Toddlers                           To My church have you been                    School,,” he said, and turned
had about give up on finding                                       mush be in swimmers, no                                           true?                             a piece of sod. He picked up a
                                  Lassie, letting everyone know
him. Son, Joe Woods was still                                      diapers allowed in baby                                   The Soldier squared his                   wiggly worm replying, “I’ve
                                  about the boy, who had fallen
searching for Rio, when he was                                     pool or large pool NO                                       shoulders & said                        learned a lot about God.” “M’m
                                  in a well.
accosted by an unknown cat. It                                                                                              “No, Lord, I guess I ain’t                 very fine way,” the neighbor said,
                                    Don’t under estimate the       EXCEPTIONS.
kept rubbing up against Joe’s                                                                                           Because those of us who carry                  “for a boy to spend his time.” “If
                                  abilities that all of us dogs    *We will be selling swimmers
leg, meowing and running                                                                                              guns, can’t always be a saint.”                  you’ll tell where God is, I’ll give
                                  and cats have.                   at the pool concessions.
a few feet away and it kept                                                                                                  “I’ve had to work most                    you a brand new dime.”
                                    Adopt a pet and find out for        Crane Park Board
repeating the routine. Joe was                                                                                          Sundays, & at times my talk                       Quick as a flash the answer
convinced that this cat was                                                                                                       was tough.”                          came! Nor were his accents
                                    Thanks for reading my
trying to tell him where Rio’s                                                                                             “And, sometimes I’ve bee                    faint. “I’ll give you a dollar,
whereabouts. Joe felt silly,                                                                                            violent, because the world is                  Mister, If you can tell me where
                                    Bark at you next week!!
but short of other options, he                                                                                                  awfully rough.”                        God ain’t.
decided to follow the strange                          Ruby                                                                “But I never took a penny,                     For Your Funny Bone:
                                                                                                                          that wasn’t mine to keep.                       California vintners in the Napa
                                                                                                                            Though I worked a lot of                   Valley area which primarily
                                                                     NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE                         overtime when the bills got too                  produce Pinot Blanc, Pinot Nor,
                                                                   For default in the payment of interest and
                                                                                                                                    steep.”                            and other Pinot Grigio wines have
                                                                   principal now due as provided by the note
                                                                   secured by the Deed of Trust executed by             “And, I never passed a cry for                 developed a new hybrid grape
          IFF Benefit Pageant                                      Joseph D. Anderson and Christine B.                 help, though at times I shook                   that acts as an anti-diuretic. It is
                                                                   Anderson, husband and wife, dated the 10th
                                                                   of July, A.D. 2008, recorded in Book 2008 at                   with fear.”                          expected to reduce the number
                                                                   page 13932 in the Office of the Recorder of          “And sometimes, God, forgive                   of trips older folks have to make
               Saturday, June 18                                   Deeds of Stone County, Missouri, at Galena,        me, I’ve wept unmanly tears.”                    to the bathroom during the night.
                                                                   conveying to Stephen C. Babbit, Trustee, the
               Northview Center,                                   following described real estate, situate in the         “I know I don’t deserve a                   The new wine will be marketed
               Springfield, MO                                     County of Stone, State of Missouri, to-wit:        place among the people here.”                    as: “Pino More.”
                                                                   Fractional ID 3, consisting of an undivided
           All age groups welcome                                                                                            “They never wanted me                        Till Next Time: Best Wishes,
                                                                   one-twelfth (1/12th) fee simple ownership
                                                                   interest as tenant in common in Unit 93,             around, except to calm their                   Blessings, and Ha Kuna Matata!
                including boys.                                    Phase 93, THE LODGES AT ROARK                                    fears.”
                                                                   CREEK, a condominium as per the recorded
               NO EXPERIENCE                                       plat thereof, Plat Book 66, pages 15-17, and
                 NECESSARRY                                        according to the Declaration of Condominium
                                                                                                                                                                       bid was inadequate and withdraw the item
                                                                   and By-Laws, as recorded in Book 462, pages         NOTICE OF SEALED BID
             Enter by June 1 and                                   3689-3725, as amended, together with the
                                                                   exclusive right to possession and occupancy         The Stone County Commission will                from sale.
          receive a huge discount                                  of an Assigned Fractional Residence during
                                                                   Use Periods reserved by Fractional Owner          be accepting sealed bids for a 1994 Jeep
           Email                                 pursuant to the Reservation Policies and
        or call 417-839-4771 for more                              Procedures and the Declaration of Fractional      Cherokee, as is, needs mechanical work done,
                                                                   Covenants, Conditions, Easements and
                      info                                         Restrictions for the The Lodges at Fox Hollow     mileage 109519. Bids will be opened June
                                                                   Lake, as recorded in Book 2007, page 15353,
           And to find out how you                                 as amended, Stone County, Missouri.
                                                                                                                     16, 2011 at 9:00 am. All sealed bids are to be
                                                                   the entire unpaid debt secured by said Deed
            can enter for FREE!                                    of Trust having been declared due and
                                                                                                                     submitted to the Stone County Commission

           Proceeds will help our                                  payable by the holder thereof, the said trustee   office PO Box 19, Galena, MO 65656 or 108
                                                                   will at the request of the legal holder of said
         local girls advance on to                                 note, on Tuesday, the 28th of June, 2011,         E 4th Street, Galena, MO 65656. All bids
                                                                   between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
                    Nationals                                      at the North door of the Stone County Circuit     shall be sealed and marked with bid item
                                                                   Court House in Galena, sell said real estate at
                                                                   public vendue to the highest bidder for cash,     on the outside of the sealed envelope. The
                                                                   to satisfy said debt and costs.
                                                                   Stephen C. Babbit, Trustee                        Commission reserves the right to accept or
                                                                   First Publication: June 2, 2011
                                                                                                                     reject any bid or to determine that the highest

                                                                                     HERITAGE                         HERITAGE                         As of June 6, 2011

                                                                                                                      HARMONY                       Walters Chiropractic of
                              TORNADOES, FLOODS,
                                                                                                                                                       Marionville, MO.,
                                AND THE CROSS                                                                          HOUSE                       Is relocating to Mt. Vernon,
                          2011 has been one of the worst tornado
                                                                                      HOUSE                          LUNCH MENU
                        seasons in USA history. Tornadoes have
                        caused more than 500 deaths, seven times the
                                                                                     ACTIVITY                     Salad bar available              Our Marionville office will
                        yearly average.                                             CALENDAR                          everyday
                                                                                                                                                  at noon on 06/04/2011, until
                          2011 has also been a terrible year for flood-                                               MONDAY, June 6                       then our
                        ing. Lives and property have been lost from                                               BBQ Ribbette, Baked Beans,
                                                                                       MONDAY June 6                                              number is still 417-258-2863
  Montana to Mississippi.
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     Missourians have suffered dreadfully: the tornado in Joplin,
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  floods throughout the state...
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     How can a good God allow such tragedy? There is no easy
                                                                                                                      TUESDAY, June 7                Vernon, MO. 65712
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  On the Cross, Jesus suffers with us and for us. He shows how                         TUESDAY June 7             Country Fried Steak w/Gravy       Effective 6/5/11 our New
  suffering fits into God’s providential plan. The Missouri Knights                 Singing Friends 11:00am            Mashed Potatoes                 phone number is:
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  Please send me the following course. Check only one. (When you
                                                                                      THURSDAY June 9                THURSDAY, June 9
  complete a course, you may take another.)
                                                                                     Gospel Tones 10:30am                   Lasagna
                                                                                                                         Lettuce Salad
  __The Search For Happiness: How Jesus helps us overcome suffering
                                                                                        FRIDAY June 10                     Broccoli
  __We Believe: The Catholic Faith, a way to understand life and suffering
                                                                                   Exercise 9:00am & 10:00am             Garlic Bread
  __We Pray: How prayer makes a difference for those who suffer
                                                                                  Purse-n-ality Contest 11:00am         Banana Pudding
  I will send my workbook answers: ___by internet ___by mail (check one)                                          Milk, Tea, Coffee, Ice Water
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                                                                                                                    Thursday, June 2, 2011   THE CRANE CHRONICLE/STONE COUNTY REPUBLICAN   Page 11

Lake Businesses                                                              opened a few weeks ago.              FEMA Announces
                                                                                                                  Additional Aid For Flood Victims
                                                                               “This       weekend       we’re
Boom This Holiday Weekend                                                    completely booked,” Slaten said.
                                                                             “(We’ve been) really busy.”          By: Kadee Brosseau                          Residents in Stone County
By: Kadee Brosseau
                                                                               An employee at The Kimberling         Residents in Stone County              who have received additional
                                                                             Inn said they have also had many     whose homes were damaged by               damage due to re-flooding are
                                                                             guests this weekend. “We’re          recent floods may be eligible             also encouraged to seek additional
                                                                             busy even with the flooding,”        for additional federal assistance         assistance by reporting it to
                                                                             the employee said. The Inn’s         through FEMA.                             FEMA.
                                                                             employees have been cautioning          Unemployment          insurance          “Everyone who sustained
                                                                             boaters to watch out for floating    benefits may be available under           additional damage from subsequent
                                                                             debris caused by high water          the Disaster Unemployment                 storms after applying for disaster
                                                                             levels.                              Assistance (DUA) program for              aid should not hesitate to call
                                                                                However, the lake wasn’t the      those who are unable to work due          FEMA again for a re-inspection,“
                                                                             only thing to drawing visitors       to the recent storms. The benefits        Turner said. “This is necessary in
                                                                             to Kimberling City. Jim and          cover those usually not entitled to       order for storm survivors to obtain
                                                                             Lori Young, Pete Sumners, and        unemployment insurance.                   the level of assistance they are
                                                                             Melissa Bilyeu, were camping at         "This      is     not    regular       entitled to.”
                                                                             Port of Kimberling Campground.       unemployment compensation, but              Those who have already
                                                                               “It was really the concert that    a program to help people who lost         registered should call and report
   (Kimberling City, MO) – The        this weekend. However, judging         brought us down here.” Bilyeu        their jobs or cannot work because         additional damages to the FEMA’s
high water levels on Table Rock       by the busy boat docks, boaters        said.                                of the disaster," said Federal            Disaster Helpline at 1-800-621-
Lake didn’t stop many people          wanted to be on the lake regardless      ZZ-Top and Lynyrd Skynyrd          Coordinating Officer Libby Turner,        FEMA (3362).
from enjoying the sunshine            of the water levels.                   played at the Black Oak Mountain     the FEMA official in charge of the          Storm victims, who have not
this Memorial Day Weekend.              “We’ve been very happy with          Amphitheater in Lampe, MO,           Missouri disaster recovery.               already registered damage with
Businesses around the lake were       business,” Gilchrist said.             drawing in quite a crowd.               Residents of Stone County may          FEMA, may register online at
crowded with holiday visitors.          The marina had to lengthen             The group chose to stay and        apply for benefits through June 
   After heavy rains hit the          the walkways from the shore to         enjoy the lake the rest of the       22, 2011. Individuals who may             Individuals with smartphones
tri-lakes area early last week,       the docks because of high water        weekend following the concert        be eligible for DUA can call (800)        may register through m.FEMA.
the Corps of Engineers began          levels, Gilchrist said. Two of their   Friday night. “We’ve had a blast,”   462-7585 for more information.            gov. Registration may also be
releasing water at 53,600 cubic       boat-launching ramps were also         Young said.                          Claims may be filed in Springfield        completed by calling FEMA’s
feet per second from Table Rock       closed, but the marina opened a          According to Jim Sandberg,         at the Regional Claim Centers, call       Helpline.
Dam. Lake levels were on the rise     temporary put-in ramp for boaters      operations manager at Table          (417) 895-6851.                             To speak with a FEMA
throughout the week leading up        to use this weekend.                   Rock Dam, it will be August             FEMA asks applicants to                assistance specialist in person,
to Memorial Day.                        The Port of Kimberling Marina        before the lake returns to normal    provide proof of past earnings,           please visit the Disaster Relief
   Dale Gilchrist, employee at Port   and Resort has also opened a new       water levels. Until then, area       such as business records or bank          Center (DRC) in Taney County at
of Kimbering’s What’s Up Dock,        hotel this season. Heather Slaten,     businesses say they hope people      statements and their most recent          Hollister Community Center in the
said they had been concerned the      hotel employee, said this weekend      will continue to come enjoy their    income tax statement, at the time         Old Train Station at 294 Esplanade
water levels might hurt business      has been the busiest since they        time at the lake.                    they file their claim.                    St. in Hollister, MO 65672.

                                                                                    at this time.
                                                                                                                                                                     Stone          County
                         Stone County Commission                                       No one appeared.
                                                                                       Afternoon Session
                                                                                                                               10:00 AM
                                                                                                                               The Commission recessed to
                                                                                                                                                                     Republican Club
                                                                                       1:00 pm                              attend the Road & Bridge meeting.
                                                                                                                                                                     And           Central
                                 Minutes                                               Connell Insurance-Cox Health
                                                                                    quarterly report
                                                                                                                               Public Time:
                                                                                                                               Time was extended to anyone who
                                                                                                                            wanted to speak to the commission        Committee Meeting
                                                                                       Shawn Mayr, Connell Insurance
   OF       STONE           COUNTY,
                                          a report on the Law Enforcement           and My-Linh Smith, Cox Health           at this time.                            Notice
                                          Building. Larry Cornelison reported                                                  No one appeared.
MISSOURI May 17, 2011 STATE               that work on the roof is done and
                                                                                    presented to the commission a
                                                                                    regular quarterly report discussing        Afternoon Session                       The Stone County Republican
OF MISSOURI COUNTY OF                     they will now be able to start work       trends, premiums, medical and              1:00 pm                               Club and Central Committee
STONE                                     on the inside.                            pharmacy usage, claims submitted           Adjournment:                          will hold its regular bi-monthly
    Be it remembered that a session           Indian Ridge Resort Update            and claims paid. Reports included          The adjournment of the Stone          meeting on June 3rd, 2011, at
of the County Commission of Stone            Jim Shirato presented to the           comparisons over the last two years,    County Commission meeting was            6:00 pm in the Commons Area of
County was held in the courthouse         commission a scheduled update             as well as more details comparisons     brought to decision by a unanimous       the Reeds Spring High School.
at Galena, on May 17, 2011. Those         on the progress of Indian Ridge           between the last quarter of 2010 and    decision. Meeting adjourned.
in attendance today were Presiding                                                                                                                                   The program will be "Republican
                                          Resort. Mr. Shirato informed the          the first quarter of 2011.
Commissioner        Dennis      Wood,                                                                                                                                101", so mark your calendar and
                                          commission that equipment is out              Adjournment:
Southern Commissioner Jerry Dodd          and repairing damages that occurred                                                                                        join us on the 3rd. Dinner will
                                                                                       The adjournment of the Stone
and Northern Commissioner Jim             by erosion, mud slides and to check                                                                                        be served with donations only.
                                                                                    County Commission meeting was
Huy.                                                                                                                                                                   Richard Nierman, Secretary
    Morning Session:
                                          dams during the recent flood. He
                                          stated that he is confident that a
                                                                                    brought to decision by roll call
                                                                                                                                             FEMA Cont from pg 3A
   9:00 AM                                resolution will occur soon, hopefully        Dodd -- yes         Huy -- yes
                                                                                                                              color, religion, nationality, sex,
   Presiding Commissioner Dennis          next 2 – 3 months. Mr. Shirato was        Meeting adjourned.
                                                                                                                            age, disability,English proficiency or
Wood opened the meeting with the          glad to report that there are no more                                             economic status. If you or someone
pledge allegiance to the flag.            sub-contractors to deal with, that           THE COUNTY COMMISSION                you know has been discriminated
   Those Present for this meeting today   he is in negotiations to pay off the         OF       STONE        COUNTY,        against, call FEMA toll-free at 1-
are as follows: Dave Abner, Stone         note to the FDIC, pay any necessary       MISSOURI May 23, 2011 STATE             800-621-FEMA (3362). Those with
County Gazette, Larry Cornelison          fines to the EPA and intends to finish    OF MISSOURI COUNTY OF                   a speech disability or hearing loss
and Justin Baker, Maintenance,            the project. Mr. Shirato stated that      STONE                                   who use a TTY call 1-800-462-7585;
Joy Wilson, Planning & Zoning,            his circumstance can be settled              Be it remembered that a session      or use 711 or Video Relay Service
Ryan Jones, Colvin Jones and Davis        without the Plot 34 settlement.           of the County Commission of Stone       (VRS) to call 1-800-621-3362.
Engineers, Jennifer Wilson, Jennifer      When asked, Mr. Shirato said that         County was held in the courthouse                        ###
Wilson Architect, Patrick Parrish,        at this time is still unable to sign an   at Galena, on May 23, 2011. Those
Lakeshore Properties, Jim Shirato,        intergovernmental agreement with          in attendance today were Presiding
                                                                                    Commissioner      Dennis    Wood,
                                                                                                                            Unemployment Assistance
Indian Ridge, Ken Smith, Branson          Branson West and Stone County, but
West City Manager, John Rhodes,           as soon as he is released by FDIC he      Southern Commissioner Jerry Dodd        Available For Storm, Tornado Survivors
Branson West Mayor, Vicki May,            would be prepared to sign such an         and Northern Commissioner Jim                                                    call (800) 462-7585 for more
                                                                                                                              COLUMBIA –Missourians
Stone County Collector, Tommy             agreement. June 28, 2011 at 9 am          Huy.                                                                             information. Claims may be
                                                                                       Morning Session:                     who live or work in the 15
Hudson, Road & Bridge Northern            was tentatively set for Mr. Shirato to                                                                                     filed at one of four Regional
                                                                                       9:00 AM                              counties under the state’s May
Foreman, Bill McCullah, Attorney,         present any updates.                                                                                                       Claim Centers: Jefferson City
Denise      Dickens,      Commission                                                   S.E.M.A.                             9, 2011 Presidential Disaster
                                              Homelessness Prevention and                                                                                            RCC Local Calling area 573-
Secretary, and Kathy Hass, Stone          Rapid Re-Housing Grant                       The scheduled discussion with        Declaration may be eligible
                                                                                    SEMA was cancelled due to storms        for unemployment insurance               751-9040 Outside local calling
County Clerk office.                         The Homelessness Prevention
   Afternoon      session     included                                              on Sunday May, 22, 2011.                benefits under the Disaster              area 800-320-2519 Kansas
                                          and Rapid Re-Housing Grant
Southern Commissioner Jerry Dodd,                                                       Public Time:                        Unemployment         Assistance          City RCC
                                          monthly report was presented to
Northern Commissioner Jim Huy,            the commission for signing. After            Time was extended to anyone who      (DUA) program. Applications                Local Calling area 816-889-
Shawn Mayr, Connell Insurance,            having the report reviewed by             wanted to speak to the commission       must be filed by the deadlines           3101
My-Linh Smith, Cox Health, Cindy          Attorney Bill McCullah, the matter        at this time.
                                                                                                                            to be considered for benefits.             Outside local calling area
Elmore, Stone County Clerk’s              to sign the Grant monthly report             No one appeared.
                                                                                                                                    Income compensation              800-320-2519
office, Judy Berkstresser, Stone          was brought to decision by a roll         THE COUNTY COMMISSION                   under DUA is extended to                   Springfield RCC
County Clerk, Kathy Hass, Stone           call vote. Dodd -- yes Huy --             OF STONE COUNTY, MISSOURI
County Clerk’s office, Denise                                                                                               self-employed civilians, farm              Local Calling area 417-895-
                                          yes Wood -- yes Homelessness              May 19, 2011
Dickens, Stone County Commission          Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing
                                                                                                                            workers, individuals who have            6851
                                                                                    STATE OF MISSOURI |                     worked for only a few weeks,
Secretary.                                Grant monthly report to be signed.                                                                                           Outside local calling area
                                                                                    COUNTY OF STONE |
   Presiding Commissioner Dennis             Stone County Sewer District #1                                                 and others who have lost earned          800-320-2519
                                                                                       Be it remembered that a session
Wood was not in attendance for the        Board Members                             of the County Commission of Stone       income or whose income has                 St. Louis RCC
afternoon session.                           The matter to appoint board            County was held in the courthouse       been interrupted as a result of            Local Calling area 314-340-
   Schedule of Bills - 1                  members to the Stone County Sewer         at Galena, on May 19, 2011. Those       a major disaster. The benefits           4950
   Presiding Commissioner Dennis          District #1 was tabled.                                                           cover those usually not entitled
                                                                                    in attendance today were Southern                                                  Outside local calling area
Wood presented a schedule of bills            Sales of Trustee Properties           Commissioner Jerry Dodd and             to unemployment insurance.               800-320-2519
that have been submitted to him              Vicki May, Stone County                Northern Commissioner Jim Huy.          The deadline to register for
from the County Clerk’s office in         Collector and Attorney Bill               Presiding Commissioner Dennis                                                      Applicants need to provide
the amount of $4,873.40.                                                                                                    the 26-week DUA program
                                          McCullah presented before the board       Wood was absent from today’s                                                     proof of past earnings, such
   This matter was brought to a           requesting an exception be made in
                                                                                                                            differs by a week depending
                                                                                    session. Pursuant to RSMo 49.070,                                                as business records or bank
decision by roll call vote:               selling trustee property. Patrick                                                 on the county in which an
                                                                                    Southern Commissioner Jerry                                                      statements and their most
   Huy – yes;           Dodd – yes;       Parrish of Lakeshore Properties                                                   applicant lives. Individuals
                                                                                    Dodd conducted the session, in the                                               recent income tax statement, at
Wood - yes.              Order to pay     also presented before the board           Presiding Commissioner’s absence,       affected by Missouri’s first
                                                                                                                                                                     the time they file their claim.
carried.                                  as an interested party to purchase        as Acting Presiding Commissioner.       round of storms and flooding
    Historical Courthouse Heating         property. The Commission was                 Morning Session:                     in April, have until June 16,              FEMA’s mission is to
System Upgrade                            asked to wave holding this property          9:00 AM                              2011, to register. The counties
   Jennifer Wilson, Architect and
                                                                                                                                                                     support our citizens and first
                                          until the next tax sale, which will          Those Present for this meeting       included under this deadline
Ryan Jones, mechanical engineer                                                                                                                                      responders to ensure that as
                                          be the 3rd Monday in August.              today are as follows: Denise            are Butler, Mississippi, New
for Colvin Jones and Davis                Southern Commissioner Jerry                                                                                                a nation we work together to
                                                                                    Dickens, Commission Secretary,          Madrid, St. Louis, and Taney.
presented before the commission           Dodd expressed concern in treating                                                                                         build, sustain, and improve
                                                                                    and Kathy Hass, Stone County            The following 10 counties
to discuss upgrading the Historical       all citizens and potential bidders        Clerk office.
                                                                                                                                                                     our capability to prepare for,
Courthouse heating system. Ms.            equal. Presiding Commissioner                                                     were added to the Presidential           protect against, respond to,
                                                                                       Schedule of Bills - 1
Wilson informed the commission            Dennis Wood asked that the matter                                                 Declaration after a second               recover from, and mitigate all
                                                                                       Acting Presiding Commissioner
that grant money may be possible to       of allowing an exception to the           Jerry Dodd presented a schedule         bout of storms and tornadoes             hazards.
get, however, funding is way down         policy of selling trustee properties      of bills that have been submitted to    hit the state: Cape Girardeau,
and unlikely to be awarded. Mr.           be brought to a roll call vote with a     him from the County Clerk’s office      Howell, Jasper, McDonald,                  Disaster recovery assistance
Jones talked about how and where          yes vote saying the exception would       in the amount of $16,772.98.            Newton, Pulaski, Ripley, Scott,          is available without regard
the estimated 7 forced air furnaces       be made and the property sold now,           This matter was brought to a         Stoddard and Stone. Applicants           to race, color, religion,
would be installed. Both Ms. Wilson       and a no vote saying the exception        decision by roll call vote:             who were affected in these               nationality,      sex,     age,
and Mr. Jones were sensitive to           would not be made and the property           Huy – yes;          Dodd – yes;
keeping all integrity of the Historical                                                                                     counties may apply for benefits          disability, English proficiency
                                          will be sold at the scheduled August      Wood - absent.           Order to pay
Courthouse intact. After discussion       tax sale. Huy -- yes           Dodd -
                                                                                                                            through June 22, 2011. "This             or economic status. If you or
                                                                                    carried.                                is not regular unemployment              someone you know has been
of energy savings, age of present         - no      Wood -- no The sale of             Schedule of Bills - 2
system and estimated future heating       the trustee property will be at the                                               compensation, but a program              discriminated against, call
                                                                                       Acting Presiding Commissioner
costs, the commission unanimously         scheduled sale in August.                 Jerry Dodd presented a schedule         to help people who lost their            FEMA toll-free at 1-800-621-
agreed to hire Wilson and Jones to do         10:15 am                              of bills that have been submitted to    jobs or cannot work because              FEMA (3362). Those with a
initial study and recommendations            Commission recessed to attend          him from the County Clerk’s office      of the disaster," said Federal           speech disability or hearing
for upgrading the heating / cooling       MoDOT informational meeting               in the amount of $13,267.98.            Coordinating Officer Libby               loss who use a TTY call 1-800-
system. Attorney Bill McCullah            held in the Stone County Annex               This matter was brought to a         Turner, the FEMA official in             462-7585; or use 711 or Video
will draw up the contract.                Building.                                 decision by roll call vote:             charge of the Missouri disaster          Relay Service (VRS) to call 1-
    Law Enforcement Roof Repair               Public Time:                             Huy – yes;          Dodd – yes;
   Presiding Commissioner Dennis                                                                                            recovery. Individuals who                800-621-3362.
                                             Time was extended to anyone who        Wood - absent.           Order to pay
Wood asked the minutes to show            wanted to speak to the commission
                                                                                                                            may be eligible for DUA can
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