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Stories from Thursday, January 13, 2005

Worker charged in theft of $20,000 from trucking company (01/13/05)
SIKESTON -- A Jackson man is in custody after being implicated in a late December burglary. James A. Coleman, 35, was taken into custody Monday by Scott County deputies on an arrest warrant for burglary and theft. His bond is set at $35,000. According to Sikeston Department of Public Safety Director Drew Juden, officers initially received a report of a $29,000 burglary at Central Transport, 208 S. ...
County drug bust lands four in jail (01/13/05)
Semo News Service BENTON -- A search warrant served on a residence in Morley Tuesday netted the arrests of three Scott County residents and one from Bollinger County on various drug charges, according to the Scott County prosecutor's office. The warrant was served on the residence of Jaden Zeleny, 27, of 215 Kennett St. ...
Sidwell picked for adjutant general (01/13/05)
ST. LOUIS -- Col. King E. Sidwell of Sikeston was nominated to lead the state's National Guard Wednesday by Gov. Matt Blunt. "I'm really happy to have the opportunity to serve the governor and serve the state of Missouri and especially the soldiers and airmen of the Missouri National Guard," Sidwell said after the announcement...
Storm damage (01/13/05)
Henry Johnson and Mike Christian, both of Reece Christian Construction of East Prairie, cover the roof of a house on Poplar Street in Bertrand Thursday morning. Bertrand and surrounding areas were hit by storms early today which downed trees, power lines and awnings along with other minor damage...
Three given prison terms (01/13/05)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - An East Prairie couple and a New Madrid man will serve time in federal prisons on drug-related crimes. David A. Sherrion, 47, and Sandra L. Delashmet, 47, of East Prairie, appeared in federal court Tuesday before U.S. District Judge Henry E. Autrey in connection with federal methamphetamine charges. Delashmet plead guilty and Sherrion was sentenced in relation to a methamphetamine manufacturing conspiracy...
Sikeston freshmen fall to P.B. (01/13/05)
POPLAR BLUFF - The Sikeston ninth grade basketball teams slipped to 3-7 on the season with a 58-48 loss to Poplar Bluff in the Poplar Bluff Junior High Tournament on Wednesday. Sikeston saw Dominique McCray, Sherwin Jones and Tommie Strong all score nine points but the team's 12-of-29 free throw shooting was too big an obstacle to overcome...
Former Dexter star Hale out for season (01/13/05)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - The season is over for Southeast Missouri State University senior guard Brett Hale. Results of an MRI on Wednesday showed that Hale's injured right wrist is fractured, as had been feared by the Southeast coaching staff. The wrist will be placed in a cast...
Winter Princess Scholarship Pageant set for Feb. 19 (01/13/05)
SIKESTON -- The 13th Annual Winter Princess Scholarship Pageant, a preliminary to Miss Missouri and Miss America, is set for 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Albritton-Mayer Cultural Center in Sikeston. New to this year's pageant is reserved seating only. "Due to large crowds and limited seating, the scholarship pageant board members agreed the best way to accommodate our large audience is to sell the tickets in advance," noted Vivian Johnson, a spokesperson for the pageant...
Margaret Cox (01/13/05)
SIKESTON - Margaret Nell Cox, 51, died Jan. 12, 2005, in Zion, Ill. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Harriet Whitham (01/13/05)
LEBANON - Harriet Dean Whitham, 64, formerly of East Prairie, died at 1:02 p.m. Jan. 11, 2005, at the Cox South Hospital in Springfield. Born Oct. 28, 1940, daughter of the late Rolan and Gladys Lancaster, she was a member of the First Church of God in East Prairie...
Rita Hofmann (01/13/05)
FLORENCE, Ala. - Rita M. Hofmann, 76, formerly of Parma, Mo., died Jan. 7, 2005, in Florence. Born May 25, 1928, in Parma, daughter of the late Lee Roy and Ritta Salyer Terry, she attended Mississippi State College for Women, earned a bachelors degree in education from Delta State Teachers College and received her masters degree from the University of North Alabama. She was a retired teacher and a founding member of the Westminster Presbyterian Church...
Frances Wilcox (01/13/05)
BLUE ASH, Ohio - Frances Ann Wilcox, 65, died Jan. 11, 2005, in Blue Ash, following an extended illness. Born Nov. 24, 1939, in Dexter, Mo., daughter of the late Lynn Arthur and Charlotta Roberts Wilcox, she worked for the Candlewood Apartments for nearly 20 years...
Con McArthur (01/13/05)
MORLEY - Con L. McArthur, 78, died Jan. 11, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 10, 1926, in Aid, he was the son of the late William Verley and Mabel Gertrude Hudson McArthur. He was a gunner's mate with the U.S. Navy on the LCI (M) 805 and participated in the Invasion of Okinawa during World War II. ...
J.T. Simpkins (01/13/05)
EAST PRAIRIE - J.T. Simpkins, 86, died at 1:55 p.m. Jan. 12, 2005, at the Beverly Healthcare Center in New Madrid. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home.
Norman - Pointer (01/13/05)
SIKESTON -- Bethany Brooke Norman and Aaron Kyle Pointer were united in marriage in a 5 p.m. ceremony Sept. 18, 2004, at the Illinois Avenue Baptist Church. Rodney Dunlap performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andy Norman and granddaughter of Geneva Day, Mr. and Mrs. George Norman of Sikeston and the late Calvin Day...
Pecharich - Rolwing (01/13/05)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Anna Imrie Pecharich and David Charles Rolwing were united in marriage in a 2:30 p.m. ceremony June 26, 2004, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Indianapolis before the Rev. Michael O'Mara. The bride is the daughter of Joe and Carrie Pecharich of Celina, Ohio, and granddaughter of Janet and Richard Holdsworth and Millie Allen of Galesburg, Ill., and the late Joseph Pecharich Jr...
Looking Back 1/13 (01/13/05)
SIKESTON - Hospital notes: Mrs. Clarence Boze of Morley entered on the sixth and a son was born to her on the same day. --- SIKESTON - A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Buell Sizemore Monday at the Sikeston General Hospital. The child has been given the name of Victor Kaye...
Baseball's new drug policy strikes out (01/13/05)
It seems that baseball and steroids go together like hot dogs and apple pie. And the unwillingness of baseball's top officials to get tough on the drug-enhancing issue has harmed the Great American Pastime. With Barry Bonds and Jason Giambi bulked-up like muscle-bound weightlifters, fans know that something's going on. With that smell of steroids hanging over the game, fans are beginning to question the performance on the field. The result will be less fans in the stands...
Your view: Keep it in U.S. (01/13/05)
They are at it again. It seems that the Social Security commissioner in Washington, Jo Anne Barnhart, is bending over to please Vincente Fox, a Mexican strongman and a billionaire to give our Social Security Trust Fund money to build a Social Security building in Mexico City and also pay Social Security money to illegal aliens...
Speakout 1/13 (01/13/05)
I would like to comment on the anti-American semitism and this crap that's going on, with everybody wanting to sue. Good Christians don't do that. We should want to do better for each other. My relatives work for a place where they have to be careful what they say around certain people. ...