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Stories from Tuesday, January 11, 2005

Wrestling action (01/11/05)
New Madrid County Central's Cole Burch tries to pin Sikeston's Cody Anderson during their match Monday night at the Field House. Sikeston won the dual meet 42-36. The complete results can be found on page 6 of today's paper.
DAEOC funding will help families make home repairs (01/11/05)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Delta Area Economic Opportunity Corporation has again received funding to provide home repair assistance for rural homeowners. Missouri Housing Development Commission recently awarded DAEOC in Portageville with $60,000 of the $1 million available through federal home repair funds under the 2005 Home Repair Opportunities program...
Four burglaries under investigation (01/11/05)
NEW MADRID - Police are searching for clues in a series of burglaries at local businesses. An employee from Finley Carwash, located on Highway 61, notified police on Friday the business had been broken into and a large amount of quarters taken from the change machine...
Disaster relief brigade formed (01/11/05)
PORTAGEVILLE - The U.S. Disaster Relief Command has formed a new disaster relief brigade for Southeast Missouri at Portageville and is looking for a few good men and women. The USDRC helps offset manpower shortages in times of crisis by establishing first responder units across the U.S. with highly-trained volunteers who are willing to assist first responders and work under their direct supervision...
Sikeston wrestlers nip NMCC (01/11/05)
SIKESTON -- It came down to the final match of the evening as Sikeston edged New Madrid County Central 42-36 in a dual wrestling meet at the Field House on Monday. With NMCC leading 36-30 and Sikeston assured of six more points with a forfeit in the heavyweight division, the outcome of the match rested on the result of the 215-pound match between Sikeston's Chris Northern and NMCC's Jeremy Brooks...
Cecil Young (01/11/05)
PORTAGEVILLE - Cecil Young, 71, died Jan. 5, 2005, at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti. Born March 6, 1933, in Portageville, son of the late George and Florida Smith Young, he was employed as a butcher. His wife, Lillie Walker Young, preceded him in death...
Bertha Treadwell (01/11/05)
EAST PRAIRIE - Bertha Treadwell, 84, of East Prairie died at 7:30 a.m. Jan. 11, 2004, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie is charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Velma Tesreau (01/11/05)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted Monday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Velma Grindstaff Tesreau, 87, who died Jan. 8, 2005, were: Charlie Jennings, Jerrell Stone, Dawsey Lee Brown, Junior Fortner, Kenneth Fortner and R.J. Riddle.
Patricia Carter (01/11/05)
DEXTER -- Patricia Carter died Jan. 11, 2005, at Northeast Arkansas Hospital in Jonesboro, Ark. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Linley Forbis (01/11/05)
ST. LOUIS - Linley Wayne Forbis, 79, formerly of Sikeston, died at 10:45 a.m. Jan. 10, 2005, at his home. Born Jan. 27, 1925, in Holts Summit, son of the late Fred M. and Hester Windsor Forbis, he was a diesel mechanic for the Bi State Machinery Company in St. Louis and member of the Kirkwood Baptist Church. He served with the U.S. Army in World War II and was a recipient of the Purple Heart...
Auvine Lynxwiler (01/11/05)
SIKESTON -- Mattie Auvine Lynxwiler, 84, died Jan. 10, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Bob Lewis (01/11/05)
PARMA -- Pallbearers for services held today at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Parma for Bob W. Lewis, 78, who died Jan. 8, 2005, were: Jim Lovett, Dennie Meir, Sonny Brannon, Dean Medlin, Ted Morgan and Oscar Sapp.
Terra Bradshaw (01/11/05)
KEWANEE - Terra Paige Bradshaw, daughter of Amy Cossey and Brian Bradshaw of Kewanee, died at birth Jan. 8, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Survivors in addition to her parents include: one sister, Billie Christian Jade Jordan of Anniston; maternal grandparents, Jim and Shannon Cossey of Anniston and Anita Hogan and Rocky Summers of Alexander City, Ala.; paternal grandparents, Edna Graham Bradshaw of Sikeston and Joe Bradshaw of Bernie; maternal great-grandmother, Sue Kennedy of Kellyton, Ala.; paternal great-grandmother, Virginia Sims of Newsite, Ala.; maternal great-great-grandmother, Edith Cossey of Wyatt; and paternal great-great-grandfather, Hurston Sims of Milton, Fla.. ...
Christine Campbell (01/11/05)
GRAVOIS MILLS -- Christine Campbell, 77, formerly of Sikeston, died Jan. 10, 2005, at her home in Gravois Mills. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Mary Jo Richmond (01/11/05)
DEXTER -- Mary Jo Richmond died Jan. 11, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Births (Published 1/11) (01/11/05)
LILBOURN - Meucosha Taylor and Paul Hester are the parents of twin sons, born Dec. 17, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Justin Jaimeal Taylor weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19-inches long when he was born at 10:46 p.m. When Justis Joileal Taylor arrived at 10:47 p.m., he weighed 6 pounds, 2 ounces and was 20-inches long...
Walls - Grissom (01/11/05)
SIKESTON -- Jennifer M. Walls and Brandon N. Grissom exchanged wedding vows in a 6 p.m. ceremony Aug. 7, 2004, at Tanner Street Church of God before the Rev. Dale Huff. The bride is the daughter of Teresa Walls of Sikeston and Dale Walls of Matthews and parents of the bridegroom are Donna Grissom and Wesley Grissom of East Prairie...
Law - Cantrell (01/11/05)
SPARTA, Tenn. -- Jimmy and Dollie Law have announced the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Nichole, to Tony C. Cantrell II, son of Tony and Cynthia Cantrell of Wickliffe, Ky. A 2003 graduate of White County High School in Sparta, the future bride's high school activities included playing softball and being a member of FFA, Family, Career and Community Leaders of America, Business Professionals of America and Technical Students Association. She works as an associate for Wal-Mart...
Looking Back 1/11 (01/11/05)
SIKESTON - Lt. Doyle Price, 23, was reported missing in action while on a flight over Germany from a base in France the War Department advised his wife, the former Rosemarie Schorle, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E.F. Schorle Saturday. CHARLESTON - The Blue Jays won over East Prairie 71-68 in gaining their fifth victory of the season. This was the Eagles' sixth consecutive defeat this season, making their record 0-6...
New administration brings great hopes (01/11/05)
"Change begins today, at this hour, in this place." With these words, Matt Blunt became Missouri's governor at noon on Monday. And like everyone else in the state, we'll hold him to those words. At the same time, we truly believe he and the Republican majority in the Legislature are able to deliver that change...
Speakout 1/11 (01/11/05)
I live out here at Pharris Ridge and there was talk out here that we might be able to get city water here. Would you please check to see if we can get city water at Pharris Ridge in Sikeston. We contacted Morehouse Mayor Pete Leija with your question. "We have talked with a water district about running water south (of Morehouse) but I'm now aware of the fact of running it to Pharris Ridge." ...