Globe/T. Rob Brown
Cave Springs School's, from left, Wanda Tackett, of Stott City, Helen Hunter, of Carthage, Pat Beasley, of Carl Junction, Betty Still, of Carthage, and Jan Whitworth, of Joplin, stand in front of the school Thursday morning, May 10, 2012, where most of them attended. Beasley, Whitworth, Hunter and Still are all sisters who grew up in the Cave Springs area, just north of Sarcoxie. The historic school was in operation from 1838-1966 and was restored in 2007. It also served as a Civil War Union militia headquarters and as the Jasper County Courthouse from 1865-1866.
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