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Stories from Sunday, November 7, 2004

Time for sending gifts to troops nearing (11/07/04)
SIKESTON -- With the holidays fast approaching, anyone planning to make the season brighter for troops serving overseas needs to act fast. Rose Townsend, postmaster at the U.S. Postal Service office in Charleston, admits holiday business hasn't picked up quite yet, but she expects it to in a week or so. For this reason, she also recommends mailing by care packages and letters as early as possible...
Walk-in clinic helps accomodate the medical needs of community (11/07/04)
SIKESTON - It's about 8 p.m. on a Friday, and your little girl has a bad cough. You don't want to wait till Monday morning, but then it isn't exactly an emergency. Missouri Delta Medical Center has just the thing for you: Express Care. "Express Care is a walk-in clinic to accommodate the medical needs of people in the community," said Earl Sisk, director of professional services at MDMC. ...
Golf glance: Bootheel Golf Course (11/07/04)
LEAGUE RESULTS: Sunday Points Game (11-2) First place team: Roger Parker, Nolan Newman Second place team: Tony Hill, Tim Bryant "Mr. Whiskers" Tuesday Senior League: First place team: Glasscock, Barnes, Clinton 64 Second place team: Noles, Gilmore, McVay 65...
Sikeston soccer claims first-ever district title (11/07/04)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- If the Sikeston boys soccer program was going to make history away from home, perhaps there was no better setting than Notre Dame Regional High School. The Bulldogs won the school's first boys soccer district championship Friday night by beating Class 2, District 1 tournament host and top seed Notre Dame 3-2 in four overtimes...
Dexter stunned in triple OT (11/07/04)
PERRYVILLE -- It was the kind of game, as a pure fan of football, you hated to see either team lose. Perryville and Dexter battled into triple overtime before the Pirates finally escaped with a 47-41 win over the Bearcats to claim the Class 3, District 1 championship on Friday at Pirate Field...
Special events set (11/07/04)
I want to remind everyone about the upcoming "Holiday Celebration in Historic Downtown Sikeston." This annual event will be Nov. 12-14. There will be many activities going on including free carriage rides on Friday from 5 to 9 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m. ...
Business briefcase 11/7 (11/07/04)
JACKSON - First Midwest Bank has named Justin M. Pobst as the new assistant vice president at their Jackson office. Pobst will oversee lending needs for the bank's customers including, personal, small business and residential lending. Pobst, his wife, Merideth, and their daughter, Lydia Grace, reside in Jackson...
Glaus earns Emmy award (11/07/04)
ST. LOUIS - Heidi Glaus, formerly of New Madrid, received her second Emmy on Oct. 16 at the 2004 Emmy Awards in St. Louis. The award was presented to her in the category of "Host Other Than News." She is the co-host of "Show-Me St. Louis," an informational and entertainment program that airs daily on KSDK-TV, an NBC affiliate and Channel 5 in St. Louis...
Petech's electronic pet containment system works to keep animals safe (11/07/04)
SIKESTON - Lucky is indeed a lucky dog. Thanks to state-of-the-art technology, Lucky is trained to safely stay in her own yard. Lucky's owners have made use of Petech, a new Sikeston business providing electronic pet containment. Petech owners and Sikeston natives Clay Lape and Micah Werner established their company in June after receiving training from Pet Stop, a national company which developed the pet fence system in 1993...
Mary Powell (11/07/04)
SIKESTON - Mary Martha Powell, 82, died at 5:30 a.m. Nov. 5, 2004, at her home in rural Sikeston. Born Dec. 3, 1921, at Matthews, daughter of the late Charles Edward and Donnie Oliver McCormick, she had lived in Charleston most of her life before moving to Sikeston 30 years ago. She was a member of Elm Street Baptist Church in Charleston...
Paul Childers (11/07/04)
SIKESTON - Paul Childers, 65, died Nov. 5, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are pending at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel, where visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday and services will be scheduled for Tuesday.
Denver Head (11/07/04)
PAINTON - Denver Head, 69, died Nov. 5, 2004, at his home. Born Sept. 11, 1935, at Painton, son of the late Charles and Hattie Guthrie Head, he was a retired farmer and member of Mesler Missionary Baptist Church. On Sept. 11, 1958, at Advance, he married Barbara Sue Cox who survives of the home...
Eileen Burpo (11/07/04)
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...
Births (Published 11/7) (11/07/04)
SIKESTON - Jeff Allen and Lori Lea Bryan are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 12:25 p.m. Oct. 2, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Kaylea Jade Bryan weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19-inches long. The former Lori Groesbech, Mrs. Bryan is the daughter of Julie Miller of Sikeston. She is employed by Goody's Family Clothing in Sikeston...
Looking Back 11/7 (11/07/04)
MOREHOUSE - Mrs. John Taylor of Morehouse entered the hospital Oct. 30 and a girl was born to her on that same day. SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. R.L. Guthrie went to Greenville, Ill., last week to accompany the former's mother, Mrs. T.H. Guthrie, to their home for an extended visit...
Jail may be incentive to clean-up properties (11/07/04)
No one is more pleased with the encouraging progress involving the effort to clean up our community than yours truly. Like many others, I was on the ground floor of this massive effort and have tried to nurture and encourage the changes along the way. Just browse through any of the city court news in our newspaper and you'll see that action is being taken. That action - common sense would tell you - should result in progress...
Speakout 11/7 (11/07/04)
I read the Oct. 29 story about where Judge Dolan sentenced Mr. Simpson to 10 years in prison. I think it's great! If they are caught the first time, second time or third time, they should be sentenced to whatever is allowed. Mr. Siebert, the attorney for Mr. ...