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Stories from Monday, November 22, 2004

'Scouting for food' (11/22/04)
Ryan Norton hands Ben Hunter a full sack of canned goods Saturday morning. The Boy Scout Pack 41 members were collecting the cans for the Boy Scouts of America "Scouting for Food." All of the food will be distributed through food pantries in the community...
Students are going the extra mile for senior trip to Hawaii (11/22/04)
SIKESTON - While Cancun, Mexico, will play host to thousands of graduating seniors from around the United States including Sikeston High School seniors, eight SHS seniors are raising funds for an alternative. "They decided they would work and earn their own money and go to Hawaii," said Terri Wallace, mother of SHS senior Whitney Wallace. "They really got a cheap deal - about as cheap as going anywhere else. It's right about $1,000 a piece and that's for airfare and everything."...
Police search for man who robbed store (11/22/04)
CARUTHERSVILLE - The search continues for a man who robbed a grocery store Friday evening. Pemiscot County Sheriff Tommy Greenwell said his department received a call at 7 p.m. Friday that a black male dressed in black and wearing a black sock hat came into the Wardell Food Center, displayed a weapon and demanded money. After the clerk gave him the money bag, he left the store on foot, traveling in an easterly direction...
Area resident fatally injured in accident (11/22/04)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A Stoddard County resident was fatally injured after being struck by a vehicle Saturday in Cape Girardeau County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports at 10:19 p.m. Fred D. Lancaster, 35, of Chaffee was traveling on Missouri Highway 74, one mile west of Cape Girardeau, when he struck a pedestrian, Joey A. Stoffregen, 27, of Advance, who was walking in the middle of the roadway...
Suspect sought for robbery at Casey's (11/22/04)
SIKESTON -- Officers with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery Thursday night. According to Sikeston Department of Public Safety Director Drew Juden, DPS officers responded to an armed robbery at Casey's General Store at around 9:30 p.m. Thursday...
Sikeston business leader receives MCAA Award (11/22/04)
POPLAR BLUFF -- A Sikeston business leader with strong ties to Three Rivers Community College has won a top award from the Missouri Community College Association. Steve McPheeters, a superintendent for Noranda Aluminum and a moving force behind several community improvement efforts in Southeast Missouri, received the Distinguished Business/Industry Award at the annual MCCA convention on Nov. 3 at Lake of the Ozarks...
Lula Potter (11/22/04)
PUXICO - Pallbearers at services conducted Sunday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Lula O. Potter, 93, who died Nov. 18, 2004, were: Corey Downer, B.J. Downer, Andy Downer, Brent Durham, Danny Stephens and Ray Stephens.
Annie Worthy (11/22/04)
EAST PRAIRIE - Annie Mae Worthy, 87, died at 5:05 a.m. Nov. 20, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Nov. 18, 1917, in McNairy County, Tenn., daughter of the late John Henry and Ada Elizabeth Brown Melton, she lived in Mississippi County most of her life. She was a member of the First General Baptist Church in East Prairie...
Crystal Mann (11/22/04)
JACKSON - Crystal Michelle Mann, 27, died at 5:50 a.m. Nov. 21, 2004, at her home. Born March 8, 1977, in Nashville, Tenn., she was the daughter of Randall W. and Sandra Prater Hibdon Sr. of Chaffee. On Jan. 11, 2000, she married Michael Mann who survives of the home...
Hugh Mick (11/22/04)
DEXTER - Hugh Michael Mick, 31, died Nov. 19, 2004, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. Born Dec. 28, 1972, at Pine Bluff, Ark., son of Mike and Teresa Harrison Mick of Dexter, he was of the Baptist belief. A graduate of Arkansas State University, he owned the Fitness Connection in Dexter, where he was a personal trainer...
Elizabeth Strong (11/22/04)
PORTAGEVILLE - Elizabeth Strong, 76, died Nov. 20, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at DeLisle Funeral Home.
Joey Stoffregen (11/22/04)
ADVANCE - Joey Alan Stoffregen, 27, died Nov. 20, 2004, near Cape Girardeau of injuries sustained in a traffic accident. Born Oct. 12, 1977, in St. Louis, son of Alan and Leona Fisher Stoffregen, he was a machine operator for American Railcar Industries in Jackson...
Betty Hankston (11/22/04)
PORTAGEVILLE - Betty Gean Hankston, 57, died Nov. 20, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 19, 1947, in Osceola, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Dauie and Mary Croump Jacobs. Survivors include: five daughters, Marilyn Hankston of New Madrid, Peggy Caldwell of Clarkton, Kinyinnia Stevenson of Cape Girardeau and Lorrine King and Elaine Hankston of Portageville; three sons, Eldon McAdory of Minneapolis, Bud King of Nebraska and Morris Reed of Portageville; two brothers, David Jacobs of Portageville and Robert Jacobs of Malden; two sisters, Dorothy Johnes and Fern Williams of Portageville; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild; and a special friend, Bud Jones of Portageville.. ...
Hallean Williams (11/22/04)
SIKESTON - Hallean Margaret Oliver Williams, 85, died Nov. 19, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born July 11, 1919, in East Prairie, daughter of the late Burd and Minnie Harrel Oliver, she attended Trinity Gospel Church in Sikeston. On Oct. 9, 1936, she married Finley Williams who preceded her in death on July 20, 2000...
Looking Back 11/22 (11/22/04)
MORLEY - The Morley boys who are leaving Jefferson Barracks for service are: Clyde Finney, Cleve Cook and Zeldon Robinson. --- LILBOURN - Edward R. Richars, son of Mr. and Mrs. G.E. Richars of Lilbourn, is now missing in action, according to word received by his parents...
Your view: Saying thanks (11/22/04)
Immaculate Conception School in New Madrid would like to thank area merchants and corporations for your support in making the first annual Harvest Festival dinner/auction a huge success. This was possible because of many donations by generous people like yourselves...
Speakout 11/22 (11/22/04)
I get so tired of hearing Republicans running down Democrats and Democrats running down Republicans. I'm a Democrat and am proud of it. I read where someone in SpeakOut said they thought there were enough lesbians and homosexuals to vote for John Kerry for president than what they did. ...