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Stories from Monday, December 6, 2004

Now is the time to learn about soybean rust (12/06/04)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Missouri farmers may have experienced record yields with the soybean crop this season, but with the discovery of Asian soybean rust in the area, agriculture officials are encouraging farmers to learn more about the fungus that can stunt plant growth and wipe out a large portion of their crop...
Local resident gets 188 months (12/06/04)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - A Charleston man was sentenced on charges of distribution cocaine base. Keith J. Browning, 40, was sentenced to 188 months on two felony counts of distribution of five grams or more of cocaine base. He appeared on Friday before United States District Judge E. Richard Webber in U.S. Eastern District Federal Court...
Fashion show (12/06/04)
Red Hat Society members watch an Accent Shop model show items from the store Saturday afternoon at the Sikeston Country Club. Over 170 Red Hat Society members in Southeast Missouri attended the meeting.
SHS grapplers 7th in St. Louis tourney (12/06/04)
ST. LOUIS -- Sikeston wrestlers finished seventh in a 12-team tournament, comprised primarily of St. Louis-area teams, at Affton High School on Saturday. "I was pleased with how well we did with primarily a freshmen and sophomore team," said Sikeston coach Ivan Robison. "One bright spot was our performance against Union, who is now in our district. I think we won every head-to-head match with them...
Charlene Baker (12/06/04)
SIKESTON - Charlene Smith Baker, 76, died at 10:59 a.m. Dec. 5, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Dec. 16, 1927, in Formosa, Ark., daughter of the late Claude and Cora Shipley Smith, she was a machine operator for International Shoe and had been a nurse at the old Sikeston Hospital. She lived in Sikeston most of her life and was of the Baptist belief...
Carl Alley (12/06/04)
WOOD RIVER, Ill. - Carl M. Alley, 63, died at 1:24 p.m. Dec. 1, 2004, in Franklin County, Mo. Born Feb. 20, 1941, in Sikeston, Mo., son of Dorothy Hastings Alley of Sikeston and the late John F. Alley, he was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He owned and operated the Eagle Transportation Company in Wood River...
Randal Pullum (12/06/04)
PORTAGEVILLE - Randal Pullum, 63, died Dec. 5, 2004, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at DeLisle Funeral Home.
Bonnie Stanfill (12/06/04)
DEXTER - Bonnie Ruth Stanfill, 74, died Dec. 4, 2004, at her home. Born July 24, 1930, in Marquand, daughter of the late Dolphin and Myrtle Mae Cureton Starkey, she lived in St. Louis, Bancroft, Mich., and Arizona before moving to Dexter seven years ago. A retired minister, she was a former pastor of the Bancroft Church. She and her husband had served as missionaries in Kingston, Jamaica...
Birth (Published 12/6) (12/06/04)
SIKESTON - Lance Elliott Brice and Corrie Michelle Gordon are the parents of their second child, first son, born at 11:51 a.m. Nov. 5, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Brice Michael Gordon weighed 9 pounds, 12 ounces and was 21 1/2-inches long...
Looking Back 12/6 (12/06/04)
SIKESTON - Sikeston will play host to Southeast Missouri football fans here Friday night when the Northern and Southern conference winners - Caruthersville and Perryville - meet on the neutral field to decide the championship of the big school conferences in this district...
Your view: Thank you (12/06/04)
I would like to thank the Sikeston Department of Public Safety and the ambulance service for their help when I fell on Oct. 14. I would also like to thank Missouri Delta Medical Center for the care I received. We have one of the finest police departments anyone could want and I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart...
Your view: Sikeston proud (12/06/04)
We would like to take this opportunity to tell you how proud we are of the Sikeston Community for their generous support of our recent projects. Our Make A Difference Day project was set after it was brought to our attention that there was a need for school supplies for children who were entering our area shelters. ...
Speakout 12/6 (12/06/04)
I was just wondering if anyone knows who I can contact about Christmas programs for the needy? I have called the city, the newspapers and even family services and DAEOC - no one seems to be able to help. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you and Happy Holidays...