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Stories from Friday, November 26, 2004

Preliminary hearing set in murder case (11/26/04)
CHARLESTON -- A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Dec. 20 for a man charged in the murder of a woman and her 3-year-old son. Andre Clark, 41, of Charleston who is charged with two counts of first degree murder, three counts of armed criminal action and one count of first degree assault, waived his right to a formal arraignment Wednesday. Associate Judge T. Lynn Brown, accepted the waiver in Division II of Mississippi County Circuit Court and set the preliminary hearing date...
Woman is charged in 2003 traffic death (11/26/04)
NEW MADRID - A Campbell woman is charge with involuntary manslaughter in connection with a traffic accident some 18 months ago. Yvonne B. Duck, 26, was released Wednesday after posting a $50,000 bond on a charge of involuntary manslaughter in connection with a May 15, 2003, traffic accident which killed Twylia Walls of Lilbourn...
Local store robbed again (11/26/04)
SIKESTON -- For the second time in a week a robbery has occurred at Casey's General Store at 1203 W. Malone. Sikeston Department of Public Safety Director Drew Juden reported that at around 6:15 p.m. Thursday a black male wearing a hooded sweatshirt, jacket and green face mask produced a gun and demanded the store's money before fleeing on foot...
Property tax bills are out (11/26/04)
BENTON - With the end of the year fast approaching, the deadline for paying property taxes is also drawing near. "All the 2004 bills have been mailed," said Mark Hensley, Scott County collector. "If they have not received one, they need to contact the collector's office. Failure to receive a tax bill does not relieve the taxpayer from any obligations...
Many retailers prepared in advance for 'Black Friday' (11/26/04)
SIKESTON -- Post-Thanksgiving Day shoppers were sure to rest up Thursday night for their day-long ventures, possibly even dreaming of being the first in line at a store or nabbing the last available sought-after sale item. But possibly it's the employees of the retail industry who really need the energy today...
Walter L. Farmer (11/26/04)
SIKESTON - Walter Lee Farmer, 72, died at 3:15 p.m. Nov. 24, 2004, at his rural home. Born Oct. 23, 1932, at Newton County, Ark., to the late Simon and Tilda Smith Farmer, he was a sanitation worker for Bunny Bread Co., retiring after 27 years, and he worked at Leonard's Shell Station for 17-and-a-half years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army...
Rufus Stanley (11/26/04)
SOUTH GREENVILLE, Ky. - Rufus Glenn Stanley, 49, died of a heart attack at 1:58 p.m. Nov. 24, 2004, at the Crittenden County Hospital in Marion. Born Oct. 10, 1955 in Muhlenberg County, to Barbara Jean Mayes Stanley of Greenville and the late William Rufus Stanley, he was a meat councilor for 33 years for Food Giant Corporation of Sikeston, Mo...
Margot Holmes (11/26/04)
MATTHEWS -- Margot Eby Holmes, 69, died Nov. 23, 2004, at her home outside of Matthews. Born May 4, 1935, in Bunceton, daughter of the late John H. and Alice Rachel Engle, she was a home economics teacher at Clarkton High School, retiring in 1998. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Matthews, the Christians Women's Fellowship and the Gamma Phi Beta Sorority at the University of Missouri-Columbia...
Irene Brands (11/26/04)
PORTAGEVILLE - Irene C. Brands, 80, died Nov. 23, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born March 15, 1924, at Portageville to the late Josephine Glastetter Eftink and John Eftink, she was a member of the St. Eustachius Catholic Church where she participated in the Ladies of Sodality. Also she was a 4-H leader and a volunteer at the Portageville Nursing Center...
Beulah Spangler (11/26/04)
BLOOMFIELD -- Beulah Spangler, 89, died Nov. 25, 2004, at her home in Bloomfield. Born Aug. 27, 1915, at Puxico, daughter of the late Kenneth John and Illa Mae Reynolds Kornegger, she was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church in Bloomfield. She and her husband owned a Western Auto Store in the community for many years...
Orvil King (11/26/04)
CIRCLE CITY -- Orvil R. King, 87, died Nov. 25, 2004, at Beverly Health and Rehab Center in Bloomfield. Born Dec. 6, 1916, in Jerusalem, Ark., son of the late Frank and Alemeda Coffman King, he had lived in the Circle City community and Essex all his life. ...
Paul Rankin (11/26/04)
ST. LOUIS - Paul Lester Rankin, 90, died Nov. 18, 2004, at the Village North Medical Center in St. Louis. Born July 27, 1914, in Stoddard County, son of the late John Franklin Rankin and Bertha Ora Rankin, he served with the 505th Service Squadron Air Transport Command and the 61st Air Service Group. ...
Marylinn Harvey (11/26/04)
BERNIE -- Maylinn Harvey, infant daughter of John and Michelle Kiser Harvey, was born Nov. 24, 2004, and died Nov. 25, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Ada Stacy (11/26/04)
DEXTER -- Ada Stacy, 85, died Nov. 25, 2004, at Cypress Point Nursing Care in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Mae Murray (11/26/04)
ORAN - Mae Murray, 86, died at 12:40 p.m. Nov. 24, 2004, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 19, 1918, to the late James Hamilton Grant and Elizabeth Amelia Fisher, she was a homemaker and a member of the Victory Life Center in Oran...
Billie Crenshaw (11/26/04)
PADUCAH, Ky. - Billie W. Crenshaw, 74, formerly of Mississippi County, Mo., died at 11:19 a.m. Nov. 25, 2004, at the Jefferson Health Care at Lees Summit, Mo. Born May 14, 1930, in West Paducah, son of the late Carlos W. and Lovie Mae Madding Crenshaw, he had lived in Paducah for the past few years and had lived a number of years in St. ...
Ronny Williams (11/26/04)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Ronny R. Williams, 48, died Nov. 25, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Andie Anderson (11/26/04)
HAMMOND, Ind. -- Andie D. Anderson, 83, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died Nov. 20, 2004, at St. Margaret Mercy Health Center North in Hammond. Born March 8, 1921, in the state of Arkansas, son of the late Columbus and Addie Warr Anderson, he was a retired employee of Agnes U.S. Steel...
Recker - Flagg (11/26/04)
SIKESTON -- Stephanie Recker and Michael Flagg have announced their engagement. Parents of the future bride are Karen Recker of St. Louis and Ted and Karen Recker of Sikeston, and her fiance is the son of Sammy and Mignonne Flagg of Sikeston. A 1996 graduate of Sikeston High School, Recker received bachelor's degrees in chemistry and biology from Central Methodist College. She is a chemical lab technician at the Thomas Hill Power Plant in Clifton Hill...
Looking Back 11/26 (11/26/04)
EAST PRAIRIE - Mr. and Mrs. James Furlong of East Prairie recently were advised by the Navy Department that their son, Freeman Furlong, a seaman first class, is missing in action. SIKESTON - The Moderne Chorale, a new 16-voice singing group developed at the Sikeston Senior High School by director Gordon Beaver, made its first public appearance Tuesday night to entertain the Kiwanis Club. ...
Speakout 11/26 (11/26/04)
I know this is a little late since Veterans' Day was Nov. 11, but I want to say that I respect veterans. My father-in-law was a Vietnam veteran and he passed away on Veterans' Day. We miss him a great deal. It is wonderful to have people to fight for our country, fight for America and fight for our freedom. Keep up the good work...