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Stories from Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Jones defeats George in race for LawCo judge (08/04/10)
In yesterday's election, Lawrence County voters ended up closely divided on two key races. When all the votes were counted, Samuel C. Jones defeated Robert George for associate circuit judge Division II while Don Trotter edged Stacy Tomlin for the job of county prosecutor. All four ran in the Republican primary and face no Democratic opposition in November...
Foulke bests Herrin for judge (08/04/10)
Barry County has a new judge following Tuesday's primary election. Robert Foulke won the race for Barry County Associate Circuit Court Judge Division II on the Republican ticket. Foulke defeated Cordelia Herrin in a very close race. Foulke earned 51.97 percent of the vote (2,525) to Herrin's 48.03 percent (2,334). The primary produced a 27.7 percent turnout with 5,732 of Barry County's 20,691 registered voters braving temperatures in the 100s to make the trip to the polls...
Goodman finishes second to Long (08/04/10)
State Senator Jack Goodman carried the vote in Barry and Lawrence counties, but it was not enough to overcome Springfield auctioneer Billy Long in the race to replace Roy Blunt for Congress in the Seventh District. The eight-man race for the Republican nomination for Congress boiled down to a two-man race between Goodman and Long with none of the other candidates securing half the votes of the frontrunners...
Precautions are necessary to prevent heat-related illness (08/04/10)
Local residents are advised to take necessary precautions this week to prevent heat illness resulting from extreme temperatures in the southwest Missouri area. According to David Compton, Barry County Office of Emergency Management, people need to make sure that they drink plenty of water to stay hydrated over the course of the next several days...
Public defender's office still taking cases (08/04/10)
Last week the Springfield Public Defender's Office started turning down requests for representation due to the heavy number of caseloads and overworked attorneys slogging through the justice system. Here in the 39th Circuit, the caseloads may be high, but the Public Defender's Office has not turned anyone away who is seeking representation...
Water Thrashers second at B division championships (08/04/10)
At the Tri-State Conference "B" Division Championships held at Claremore, Okla., over the weekend, the Siloam Springs (Ark.) Flyers captured the overall title with 443 points, nipping the Monett Water Thrashers by just 27 points. Joplin was a distant third with 291 points in the field of a dozen teams...
Back in the Good Old Days for Aug. 4 (08/04/10)
EIGHTY YEARS AGO Aug. 4, 1930 SEVENTY YEARS AGO Aug. 4, 1940 SIXTY YEARS AGO Aug. 4, 1950 FIFTY YEARS AGO Aug. 4, 1960 FORTY YEARS AGO Aug. 4, 1970 THIRTY YEARS AGO Aug. 4, 1980 TWENTY YEARS AGO Aug. 4, 1990 TEN YEARS AGO Aug. 4, 2000...
David Meriweather (08/04/10)
David H. Meriweather, age 70, of Monett, formerly of Pierce City, died at 8:40 p.m. on Aug. 2 at Cox South Hospital-Springfield. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 6 at Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 7 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 5. Burial will be in Pierce City Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Lakin Funeral Home in Pierce City...
Stephen Lacey (08/04/10)
Stephen W. "Steve" Lacey, age 67, of Wheaton, died at 11 p.m. on Monday, Aug.2. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 5, in McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton. Burial with military honors will be in Maplewood Cemetery in Exeter. Visitation will be held from 7 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 4 in McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton...
Fredric Hirsch (08/04/10)
Fredric Joseph Hirsch, age 71, of Pierce City, MO, passed from this life on Tuesday, August 3, 2010 after suffering complications from pneumonia at Cox South Hospital-Springfield. Fred was born on September 6, 1938 in rural Wentworth to Wright and Dora Elbert Hirsch...
Donald Craig (08/04/10)
Donald Lee Craig, age 80, of Cassville, died at 9:44 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 1 Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 4 in Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial was in Mineral Springs Cemetery in Cassville.
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