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Stories from Friday, October 22, 2004

County will fix 'hot spot' (10/22/04)
CHARLESTON - Mississippi County commissioners approved the purchase of an independent, ductless cooling system to address a "hot spot" in the courthouse that could cause damage to the county's computers. "We have a problem in the computer room - an environmental problem," County Clerk Junior DeLay said during the regular County Commission meeting Thursday. ...
Scott County leaders (10/22/04)
John Chittenden of Waters Engineering in Sikeston shows the proposed countywide rural public water district to Scott County mayors, school superintendents, county officials and U.S. Department of Agriculture officials who gathered in the Clinton Building at the Sikeston Sports Complex Thursday for the quarterly Scott County leadership meeting...
Local band to be featured on radio (10/22/04)
SIKESTON -- A fun gig that started in a friend's basement five years ago has evolved into a career for an up-and-coming Scott County band. But it's also gotten them some airtime on a regional radio station. Nuthin' Ellis and its music will be featured on The Zone-107.1 FM from 10 to 11 p.m. Sunday during the Indie Zone, an hour spotlight featuring local and independent bands...
Improvements continuing in Howardville (10/22/04)
HOWARDVILLE - Public safety improvements continue at Howardville. Thanks to a government grant and a loan, the community will soon have a new Public Safety Center to house the fire truck received earlier this year. The presentation of a mock check Thursday afternoon for $226,738 was made by Eighth District Representative Jo Ann Emerson to Jim Farr, president of the Howardville Development Corporation...
SHS JV soccer takes fifth place in tourney (10/22/04)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Sikeston's junior varsity soccer team captured fifth place in the Cape Central JV Tournament on Thursday. The Bulldogs (7-11-1) slipped past Farmington 1-0 on a goal by Adam Gillean eight minutes into the second half. Chris Matthews assisted on the game winner...
Dorothy Barr (10/22/04)
OAKLAND, Calif. - Dorothy Barr, 75, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Oct. 18, 2004, in Oakland. Born April 23, 1929, in Irondale, Mo., she was the daughter of the late John H. Grenia and Pearl Virginia Grenia Sissom. Survivors include: one brother, Bill Grenia of Witt, Ill.; three sisters, Evalee Myers of Woodland, Mary Jackson of Oakley and Lillian Shy of St. Peters, Mo.; and several nieces and nephews...
'Sis' Harrell (10/22/04)
GREENWOOD, Miss. - Ellen "Sis" Harrell, 90, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Oct. 21, 2004, at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie, Mo.
Steven Vincent (10/22/04)
SHREVEPORT, La. - Steven Todd Vincent, 38, died at 6:30 a.m. Oct. 21, 2004, at Keithville. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston, Mo.
Looking Back in Time at Oct. 22 (10/22/04)
SIKESTON - The Rev. E.W. Bartley was appointed to continue his pastorate of the Methodist Episcopal Church of Sikeston in an assignment of ministers announced by Bishop Ivan Lee Holt at the St. Louis Conference in St. Louis Saturday. Mr. Bartley will be serving his fourth year at the local church...
Your View: two from 10/22 (10/22/04)
On Sunday, Oct. 12, Christians from churches in cities all across America gathered in what are called life-chains to prayerfully support the unborn. Unborn babies are defenseless. Yet, statistics show that the killing of unborn babies (we call it abortion but it's killing) since Roe v. Wade in 1973 is several times more than the number of American soldiers killed in all wars fought in our history...
SpeakOut 10/22 (10/22/04)
If everyone would mind their own business about their own kids, this world would be a better place for everybody. Everybody needs to mind their own business in this day and time. This message is to African-American voters. During the last several weeks, including today, John Kerry has visited your churches, trying to get your votes. ...