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Stories from Friday, December 3, 2004

Christmas history (12/03/04)
Angie Kempe and Patty Raymond set up Nativity scenes for the fourth annual indoor Nativity exhibit, "A Night in Bethlehem" at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Three area churches are participating in the event which is set for Friday through Sunday. ...
'Happy Camels' Web site has Sikeston roots (12/03/04)
SIKESTON - A webmaster with Sikeston roots is using his skills to keep families and friends of area National Guardsmen in touch with their loved ones in Iraq. The "Happy Camel" Web site at www.happycamel.net is produced for Bravo Company 3rd Platoon of the 1140th Engineers by former Sikeston resident Sgt. Scott Poole...
Holiday cheer (12/03/04)
Charlie Jones and members of the Sikeston Junior High School Orchestra practice Thursday afternoon for their Christmas Concert set for 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Field House. The Sikeston Public Schools Department of Music will present the Senior High School and Junior High School Orchestras...
Two arrested for Thursday robbery (12/03/04)
SIKESTON - Department of Public Safety officials are investigating a robbery that occurred at about 8:26 p.m. Thursday at the South Side One Stop at 1157 South Main. Two people are in custody and further information will be released upon the conclusion of the investigation...
Kelly girls win opener against Chaffee (12/03/04)
BENTON -- The Kelly Lady Hawks opened their season with a 61-39 Scott-Mississippi Conference win over Chaffee on Thursday. "I'm very proud of the effort the girls gave tonight," said Kelly coach Rod McQuerter. "They've had 25 long days of practice and it was good for them to get out and play a game. We're looking forward to seeing what these girls can accomplish this season."...
Dexter girls rout Lady Bulldogs (12/03/04)
DEXTER - Dexter's defense came up big on Thursday night as the Lady Bearcats won their season, conference and home opener against Sikeston 58-27. The Bearcat defense held the Bulldog offense in check as they allowed only three field goals and one of five from the line for a first half total of seven points...
Scott City, Twin Rivers set for finals (12/03/04)
ORAN - Everything went according to seed on Thursday in the Oran Invitational as top-seeded Scott City and No. 2 Twin Rivers will meet in the finals tonight. Twin Rivers knocked off sixth-seeded East Prairie 64-48 while Scott City rallied in the third quarter to pull away from fourth-seeded Kelly, 76-63...
Mother, daughter deer hunting success (12/03/04)
Lindi Prindle, left, and her mother, Kitty Prindle, returned from a successful hunt recently after bringing down these two deer. This was the team's first time muzzle loading and the women used the same tree stand, about five minutes apart, near Benton...
Kimbrell Streeter (12/03/04)
LILBOURN - George Kimbrell Streeter, 80, died Dec. 1, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 11, 1924, in Bentley, Calhoun County, Miss., son of the late William Edmund and Armarie Kimbrell Streeter, he served four years with the U.S. ...
Evelyn Dockins (12/03/04)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services conducted today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Laura Evelyn Dockins, 82, who died Nov. 30, 2004, were: Mike Stone, Mark Hicks, Joel Grace, Matt Brinkman, Brian Dockins and Loy Hicks.
Willis Conner (12/03/04)
DEXTER - Willis Conner, 85, died Dec. 2, 2004, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. Born July 17, 1919, near Dexter, son of the late Calvin and Charlottie Tettaton Conner, served as mayor for the City of Dexter for 35 years. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he owned Willis Conner Insurance and Real Estate in Dexter. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church and Kiwanis Club in Dexter, Kenady-Hanks Post 59, American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars...
Bessie Dudley-Phelps (12/03/04)
BURFORDVILLE - Bessie Elizabeth Dudley-Phelps, 76, died Dec. 2, 2004, at her home. Born Sept. 11, 1928, at Randles, daughter of the late Ned Edward and Hazel McComas Menz, she had been employed by the Sports Specialty Shoe Factory and Superior Electric before retiring and was a member of the Lake Girardeau Assembly of God Church...
Births (Published 12/3) (12/03/04)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Kristin Elizabeth Smith and Teddy Leo West are the parents of twin daughters, born Oct. 26, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. When Makayla Dawn West arrived at 6:23 p.m., she weighed 6 pounds, 2 ounces and was 20-inches long. Makenzy Leanne West weighed 5 pounds, 4 1/2 ounces and was 18-inches long when she was born at 6:25 p.m...
Looking Back in Time at Dec. 3 (12/03/04)
SIKESTON - Two Sikeston men were reported missing in action in the European Theatre of war one day apart, their parents learned in messages from the War Department. Pvt. Jack Dempsey Shelby, son of Mrs. E.P. Aldridge, is missing in France since Nov. 9. Sgt. Lawrence C. Tate, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Tate, is missing in Germany since Nov. 8...
St. Louis scrambles to clean up image (12/03/04)
St. Louis city officials with much hoopla earlier this year touted new crime statistics that showed crime was on a major decline there. That was very good news because business and industry look at those numbers when considering locating in a community...
SpeakOut 12/3 (12/03/04)
I was so impressed with your story about the Red Hats Society. Please find out if there is a chapter of the Red Hats Society in Sikeston or Cape Girardeau. If there is a chapter in the area, please put a phone number in SpeakOut. There is a chapter in Sikeston. Visit www.redhatsociety.com for information about the organization....