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Stories from Friday, December 10, 2004

Another airport problem is found (12/10/04)
CHARLESTON - The Department of Natural Resources has found yet another problem for Mississippi County officials to address at the county airport. During the regular County Commission meeting Thursday, County Clerk Junior DeLay informed commissioners that Smith and Co. ...
Holiday preparations (12/10/04)
Alyssa Redden, 7, and her brother, Jackson, 9, pitch in to help their great-grandmother, Mary Alice Higgerson, decorate the Higgerson School Historical Site. The school is one of three New Madrid historical sites open for free tours today and Saturday. ...
If the shoe fits ... (12/10/04)
Sikeston Optimist Club member Michelle Fayette gets a pair of new shoes for a child Thursday afternoon during the club's annual Shoe Project. The Sikeston Optimist Club is in the process of providing several hundred pairs of free shoes to area children...
Hot ringtones - Top 10 (12/10/04)
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Ringtones becoming popular item among cell phone users (12/10/04)
SIKESTON -- Hannah Smith knows when she's with a group of friends, not just any cell phone ring will do. So to give her phone some distinction, the 18-year-old from Sikeston downloaded a few favorite songs like singer Ginuwine's "In Those Jeans" and "Differences."...
Sikeston advances to title game (12/10/04)
SIKESTON - By posting a 2-0 record in their pool, the Sikeston Bulldogs advanced to the championship game of their own Sikeston Invitational Tournament for the first time since 1998, head coach Gregg Holifield's first year at the helm. The Bulldogs, who defeated Osceola (Ark.) 66-52 while Blytheville (Ark.), defeated Charleston 47-44 in the other game Thursday night. Sikeston and Blytheville will meet for the championship at 8:30 p.m...
Delta girls win (12/10/04)
CHAFFEE -- No. 2-seed Delta advanced to the championship game of the Chaffee Tournament with a 54-39 win over Scott County Central on Thursday. Delta, led by Sarah Cook's 21 points and Kaci Menz' 12, improved to 4-0. Scott County got 15 points from Brittney Peet and 10 from Brittany Godwin...
Jane Priggel (12/10/04)
PORTAGEVILLE - Jane Florence Priggel, 92, died Dec. 9, 2004, at the Gideon Care Center in Gideon. Born Dec. 26, 1911, in Leopold, daughter of the late Theodore and Sena Elfrink Brands, she was a member of St. Eustachius Catholic Church and Our Lady's Altar Sodality in Portageville...
Henry Nordin (12/10/04)
CHAFFEE - Henry Arlie Nordin, 88, died at 2:15 a.m. Dec. 9, 2004, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Born March 8, 1916, in Chaffee, son of the late Clarence Henry and Lethie Marie Biby Nordin, he retired from the City of Chaffee Public Works Department...
James Stewart (12/10/04)
PORTAGEVILLE - James Stewart, 72, died Dec. 9, 2004, at Pemiscot County Memorial Hospital in Hayti. Born Sept. 28, 1932, in Portageville, son of the late Fred and Neva Lane Stewart, he was a pilot for the Army Corps of Engineers. Survivors include: two daughters, Jeanette Harper of Point Pleasant and Jamie Parris of Portageville; one brother, Lindol Stewart of Portageville; and four grandchildren, Robert Harper, Megan Fisher, Jana Fisher and Kali Parris...
Anna Vincent (12/10/04)
BENTON - Anna Elizabeth Vincent, 83, died at 1:25 p.m. Dec. 9, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born June 29, 1921, in Benton, daughter of the late Thomas Marshall and Eva Mae Davidson Hensley, she was a member of Unity Baptist church in Benton and the Navy Mothers Club in Illinois...
Sue Pipkin (12/10/04)
KEWANEE - Donna Sue Muller Pipkin, 58, died Dec. 10, 2004, at her home. Born Feb. 2, 1946, in Haywar d, daughter of Lou-Emma Sims Muller of Portageville and the late Harry O'Kelley Muller, she was of the Baptist belief. In 1963, at Portageville, she married Kenneth Wayne Pipkin who survives of the home...
Paul Durbin (12/10/04)
PORTAGEVILLE - Paul Durbin, 91, died Dec. 8, 2004, at his home. Born Oct. 4, 1913, in Holcomb, son of the late Duraney F. and Henrietta Fairchild Durbin, he was a service tech airborne engineer in the 871st Engineers Aviation Battalion with the U.S. Army in World War II. A recipient of the Asiatic Pacific Theater Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal and Philippine Liberation Ribbon, he was a self-employed carpenter and member of St. Eustachius Catholic Church in Portageville...
Looking Back 12/10 (12/10/04)
SIKESTON - Cpl. Fred Mainord was reported missing in action in Germany, Nov. 14, Mrs. Ernest Kellett, was informed by the War Department in a message late Thursday. Cpl. Mainord, 27, serves with the infantry and has been overseas since Oct. 1 of this year...
Your view: Beware Republicans (12/10/04)
Sanctimonious Republican Senator from Pennsylvania, Rick Santorum, is constantly criticizing federal government programs that provide financial help to those in need. However, he thinks affluent Republican senators deserve all the federal help -- that's our tax dollars -- they can get...
Speakout 12/10 (12/10/04)
I understand that the Sikeston and New Madrid County clinics are growing facilities and great for the community. I have applied for several positions, several job openings and have met the job qualifications but each time have been denied employment. ...