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Stories from Friday, November 5, 2004

Sikeston cab driver is robbed (11/05/04)
NEW MADRID -- Two males are in custody for attacking a Sikeston cab driver Thursday. According to the New Madrid County Sheriff's Department, around 2:20 p.m. Thursday the sheriff's department received a call from Jay's Cab Service in Sikeston that one of their drivers had been robbed...
Leaf collection (11/05/04)
Richard Bramlett, a City of Sikeston Public Works employee, collects leaves on Ruth Street Thursday afternoon.
Group to improve downtown (11/05/04)
SIKESTON -- Roger Craft calls the downtown area of Sikeston the heart of the community. "The thing is most people forget the downtown is here," said Craft, who co-owns the downtown shop, Craftmasters' KidSmart, with his wife, Nancy. "But it's like the hub with the axle. If you don't keep it greased, it runs down. I think it needs to be greased and nurtured and expanded on to show the creative stores we have in Sikeston."...
Election results discussed; surveyor to remain vacant (11/05/04)
CHARLESTON - Martin Lucas will stick with the paid position he ran for - second district county commissioner for Mississippi County - instead of accepting a write-in victory for county surveyor, an unpaid position he previously held. County officials discussed election results during their regular meeting Thursday. ...
Caruthersville blasts E.P.; West Plains defeats P.B. (11/05/04)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Unbeaten Caruthersville rolled past East Prairie 54-8 on its inevitable march to a state playoff berth. The Tigers (10-0), a 2003 state semifinalist, captured their second straight Class 2, District 1 title. Caruthersville meets District 2 champion Charleston on Wednesday at Charleston...
NMCC finishes year 1-9 after loss to Kennett (11/05/04)
NEW MADRID - When Delanio Taylor fell on a Kennett fumble in the second quarter with only 3:35 left, things looked good for the New Madrid County Central Eagles. One play later Jordan Kimball stepped back into the pocket and found Joshua Kirby open in the middle of the field and completed a 39-yard scoring strike to put Central up by a commanding 23-0 score...
Bulldogs plow over Tigers in finale (11/05/04)
SIKESTON -- Apollo Patterson ran for a career-high 225 yards with four touchdowns as the Sikeston Bulldogs defeated Cape Central 37-8 in the season finale for both teams on Thursday night at Public Schools Stadium. It's the Bulldogs' first victory against Cape Central since 1999, snapping a streak of four straight losses...
Charleston claims fourth district title in five years (11/05/04)
CHARLESTON -- "We can't let them big-play us to death." Those were the words of Scott City head coach Tim Flannigan prior to the district championship game with Charleston and that's precisely what happened. Charleston, led by sophomore tailback Joseph Watts' four touchdowns and 228 rushing yards, big-played the Rams in a 37-19 win to claim the Class 2, District 2 title at Marshall Field on Thursday...
James Routsaw (11/05/04)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at graveside services conducted Thursday at the Caroline-Dowdy Cemetery near Dexter for James Edwin Routsaw, 82, who died Nov. 1, 2004, were: Hollywood Von Ruedgisch, Otto Von Ruedgisch, Robert Williamson, Ricky Hagy, David Hagy and Joe Hagy...
Eileen Burpo (11/05/04)
EAST PRAIRIE - Eileen Stinnett Burpo, 64, formerly of Charleston, died at 8:36 p.m. Nov. 3, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 28, 1940, in Tennessee, daughter of the late Ernest B. and Nettie Cleone Lynch Stinnett, she lived in Mississippi County most of her life and retired from Gates Rubber Co. in Charleston. She was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church and had attended the General Baptist Church in Diehlstadt since 1999...
Mamie Carter (11/05/04)
NEW MADRID - Mamie Joyce Carter, 87, died Nov. 4, 2004, at her home. Born Sept. 13, 1917, in Arkansas, daughter of the late Enoch Marvin and Beulah Blankingship Holt, she was a member of the First Baptist Church of Lilbourn. On Feb. 23, 1935, in Lepanto, Ark., she married Robert Milton Carter who preceded her in death on March 15, 1994...
Mary Powell (11/05/04)
SIKESTON - Mary McCormick Powell, 82, formerly of Charleston, died at 5:30 a.m. Nov. 5, 2004, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Ruby Gibbs (11/05/04)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services conducted at 10:30 a.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Ruby Harris Gibbs, 93, of Prescott, Ariz., and formerly of Morley, who died Oct. 31, 2004, were: Henry Schiwitz, Mike Deason, Dempsey Graham, Dean Traw, Bill Bradley and Tom Nunnelee...
Looking Back in Time at Nov. 5 (11/05/04)
SIKESTON - One of the biggest real estate deals in Sikeston in several months was completed Wednesday when Marvin Ralph sold the lot on the corner of Malone and Kingshighway, now occupied by the Anderson Hotel and a filling station, to the Shell Petroleum Co. of St Louis, with the new owner gaining possession on Dec. 1. The purchase price of the property was $15,000 and the deal was complete after three months of negotiations...
SpeakOut 11/5 (11/05/04)
Yes, one is able to work a bit when drawing disability, however, you do have to report to Social security that you are working. You do have to report your wages when you file income tax. Many are working for cash and never reporting to Social Security that they are working. ...