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Stories from Tuesday, February 15, 2005

Tipler gets 162 months for role in bank robbery (02/15/05)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A Sikeston man, one of four people who were convicted of robbing a Cape Girardeau bank, was sentenced to 162 months (13-and-a- half years) in prison Monday in U.S. District Court. Dareme P. Tipler, 25, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Catherine E. Perry for one felony count of bank robbery and one felony count of using a firearm in connection with the bank robbery. Tipler was also ordered to pay $9,510 in restitution...
Man arrested for kidnapping (02/15/05)
NEW MADRID - The search for a kidnapper ended Monday afternoon with a call to the sheriff and the offer to turn himself in. New Madrid County Sheriff Terry Stevens said Gerald Allison Shaw, 47, of New Madrid turned himself in about 2:30 p.m. Monday ending a series of incidents which began Sunday evening...
New meth bill has area law enforcement officers excited (02/15/05)
SIKESTON - The Missouri Sheriffs Association is endorsing bills introduced in the Missouri House and Senate to address the production of methamphetamine. "It's something I'm excited about," said Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter. "Oklahoma has this same bill and it reduced their meth problem out there." The Oklahoma Meth Bill reportedly resulted in an 80 percent reduction in meth crimes in that state...
Valentine's Day especially busy for those who deliver the flowers (02/15/05)
SIKESTON -- In the midst of delivering a dozen red roses Monday, Vickie Jacobs did her usual glance over before taking the item to its recipient. As she looked the arrangement over, Jacobs noticed discoloration of the petals, something caused by a water spill...
Scott Central girls upset Kelly, 57-43 (02/15/05)
MORLEY -- Scott County Central pulled a mild upset with a 57-43 win over Kelly in Scott-Mississippi Conference girls basketball action on Monday night. "That was a big win for us," said Scott Central coach Semona Penrod, whose team improved to 14-4, 4-0 in the conference. "I knew we could beat them if we played our game."...
SHS girls take down Cape (02/15/05)
CAPE CENTRAL - The Sikeston girls basketball team wrapped up its regular season with a 52-40 road victory against Cape Central. Sikeston junior Allison Blurton had the biggest night, scoring 21 points. She knocked down two buzzer-beating 3-pointers, one coming at the half to tie up the score and one from halfcourt to end the third quarter...
Annie Brown (02/15/05)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Annie L. Brown, 71, died Feb. 11, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. Born April 16, 1933, in DeKalb, Miss., daughter of the late Lee Arthur and Annie L. Shoemaker Barrage, she was a cook at Joe's Restaurant in Kansas City and a member of the Church of God and Order of the Eastern Star...
Doyle Cathey (02/15/05)
LILBOURN - Doyle Cathey, 68, died Feb. 15, 2005, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Lilbourn.
Colleen Lambert (02/15/05)
BERTRAND - Pallbearers at services at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Colleen Lambert, 84, who died Feb. 12, 2005, will be: Johnny King, Ron Rothlisberger, Cody Montgomery, Bill Littleton, Gene Hosey and Johnny Hester. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home...
Dorothy Telker (02/15/05)
CHARLESTON - Dorothy Henderson Telker, 93, died at 9:35 a.m. Feb. 15, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home.
Looking Back 2/15 (02/15/05)
NEW MADRID - A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Warren H. Moss of New Madrid Monday at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. SIKESTON - The new manager of Sterling Stores Co. Inc., Vernon Martin, has taken over his duties as of Feb. 10. He will replace Gene Winters, who became manager of the store at Perryville after having been in Sikeston for the past seven years...
Voting fraud should not be tolerated (02/15/05)
Operation Big Vote was a nightmare. The urban voter registration drive in St. Louis during the 2001 election drive was ripe for abuse and fraud. And now a St. Louis grand jury has confirmed the worst fears - thousands of bogus voter registration cards were submitted by the Operation Big Vote campaign. And that's just one reason why many voters are suspicious of the St. Louis voting machine...
Speakout 2/15 (02/15/05)
I would like to thank Ponder Funeral Home for one of the nicest things that has been lately. I was at a funeral last night and they had two beautiful stools there for the family. Thank you, Mr. Ponder. I appreciate that so much. They came after what my family had gone through, but thank you very, very much...