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Stories from Monday, March 14, 2005

East Prairie man arrested (03/14/05)
EAST PRAIRIE - An 18-year-old East Prairie man was arrested on felony charges by the Missouri Highway Patrol. Captain Ronald K. Replogle, director of the Division of Drug and Crime Control, said a criminal investigation was conducted by investigators resulting in the arrest of Jeremy Warren Friday. He is charged with first degree tampering, felony property damage and motor vehicle theft...
Breaking bridges (03/14/05)
Adam Roth of Ste. Genevieve R-2 High School watches as Jason Williams, transportation project designer at the Missouri Department of Transportation district office in Sikeston, prepares to load Roth's bridge to the breaking point Saturday. Over 30 model bridges were broken to determine the strongest design...
Local teacher will be honored Friday (03/14/05)
EAST PRAIRIE - Shirley Hall of East Prairie is one of three teachers slated to be honored Friday for Meritous Service to Education by the Missouri State Teachers Association. Hall, along with John Poston of the North St. Francois County R-1 School District and Regina Corbin Rainey of Zalma R-5 Schools, will be honored during the M.S.T.A. ...
Walkout is threatened by Miner FD (03/14/05)
MINER - The City of Miner may soon depend on the Sikeston Department of Public Safety for fire protection. Benny Thurston, fire division chief for Miner, was advised by the City Clerk Janet Tuttle at about noon Friday that his job status will change beginning next month...
Re-enactment (03/14/05)
Civil War re-enactors battle by Malone Park Saturday morning during the raid to capture the Sikeston Depot and railroad. The battle, which orginally happened in March of 1862, was part of the "Battle of the Sand Ridge." Hundreds of re-enactors participated in the two-day event...
Bluejays reach Final Four (03/14/05)
FARMINGTON -- A rigorous early-season schedule is paying dividends for the Charleston Bluejays at just the right time. Charleston, with an 81-79 quarterfinal win over the Career Academy Phoenix of St. Louis on Saturday at the Farmington Civic Center, advanced to the MSHSAA Class 3 Final Four for the third straight year...
Poplar Bluff repeats (03/14/05)
COLUMBIA -- The Poplar Bluff Mules whipped previously undefeated Vashon 72-56 to repeat as the Class 5 state champion. The Mules, led by Tyler Hansbrough's game-high 29 points, shot a sizzling 60.5 percent from the field. Poplar Bluff (27-4) also received double figure scoring from Ben Hansbrough with 17, Brad Chronister with 11 and Allan Spencer with 10...
Danny Joe Clark (03/14/05)
TAOS, N.M. - Danny Joe Clark, 52, died March 10, 2005, at his home in Taos. He is survived by his parents, Charles C. "Tip" and Mary Clark of New Madrid, Mo.; one brother and sister-in-law, Gary and Kathy Clark of Branson, Mo.; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Teresa and Larry Blunt and Tammy and Johnny Jones of New Madrid and Kem Clark of St. ...
Herman Jacobs (03/14/05)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Herman Grady Jacobs, 93, died at 1:50 p.m. March 13, 2005, at his home in East Prairie. Born Sept. 17, 1911, in Cleburne County, Ala., son of the late William Fletcher and Martha Jane Blackmon Jacobs, he was a teacher and coach in Alabama schools following his graduation from Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, Ala. ...
Naomi Caudle (03/14/05)
SIKESTON -- Naomi D. Caudle, 66, died March 13, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Jacqueline Mason (03/14/05)
LEBANON, Tenn. - Jacqueline Sue Lewis Mason, 43, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died March 11, 2005, of complications related to breast cancer. Born Jan. 25, 1962, daughter of Polly Lewis of Sikeston and the late Jack Lewis, she was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Lebanon, a supporter of Walk for Life for Cancer Survivors and an active volunteer at Friendship Christian School in Lebanon. ...
Loman Hartline (03/14/05)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at funeral services conducted Sunday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Chapel in Dexter for Loman Hartline, 80, who died March 9, 2005, were: Jim Hartline, Stacy Mangum, Eric Mangum, Scott Mangum, Eddie Hartline and Justin Hartline...
Betty J. Shearer (03/14/05)
ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. - Betty J. Shearer, 73, formerly of Bertrand, Mo., died March 9, 2005. She was born July 20, 1931, in Bertrand to the late James "J.W." and Estelle Stone. Survivors include: one brother, James "Bud" Stone of Ironton, Mo.; one daughter, Nancy Crowe of Altamonte; one son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Sandra Crowe; one granddaughter, Jeanine Crowe; and her former husband, Dwain Crowe of Orlando, Fla...
Nellie Sutton (03/14/05)
SIKESTON -- Nellie A. Sutton, 96, formerly of Oak Ridge, Tenn., died at 11:45 p.m. March 11, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Dec. 6, 1908, in Sikeston, daughter of the late John Adam and Ida Mae Hahn Andres, she had been a member of the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston since 1937 and was a housewife and homemaker most of her life. ...
Rose Bryant (03/14/05)
CHARLESTON - Rose Katherine Conroy Bryant, 94, died at 8:25 a.m. March 12, 2005, at the Miner Nursing Center. Born March 14, 1910, in Chicago, to the late James and Rose Ann Brady Conroy, she has lived most of her life in Charleston where she was a member of the St. Henry Catholic Church...
Fay Eva McGill (03/14/05)
EAST PRAIRIE - Fay Eva McGill, 81, died at 2:15 p.m. March 12, 2005, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Sept. 22, 1923, at Pope, Tenn., to the late James Irl and Beulah O'Dell Stinnett Weems, she lived in East Prairie most of her life and was affiliated with the Baptist church...
Earlene Ramsey (03/14/05)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at funeral services conducted Saturday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Chapel in Dexter for Earlene Louise Ramsey, 81, who died March 8, 2005, were: Scott Griffith, Clay Ramsey, Dave Vermilye, John Hoy, J.D. Vermilye and Dave Ramsey...
Louise Blunt (03/14/05)
NEW MADRID -- Louise Lane Blunt, 86, died March 12, 2005, at Bethesda Meadow in Ellisville. Born Sept. 21, 1918, in Harrisburg, Ark., daughter of the late J.W. and Bessie King Lane, she was a member of the General Baptist Church in Lilbourn. On June 3, 1934, she married Marvin Blunt who preceded her in death on Aug. 11, 1981...
Charles Meeks (03/14/05)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for services scheduled for 1 p.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston for Charles Meeks, 71, who died March 10, 2005, will be: Jimmy Allen, Frankie Allen, Kermit Hughey, Jesse Kowen, Kenneth Salinas and Stephan Lopez.
Looking Back 3/14 (03/14/05)
SIKESTON - Mrs. Edna Shankle entertained her daughter, Stella Jean, with a surprise birthday party last Friday. LILBOURN - An open meeting for all persons interested in participating in the local Missouri Community Betterment program will be held at 7:30 p.m. March 18 in the Lilbourn City Hall...
Your view: Editor responds (03/14/05)
Dear Editor, I'm writing to you on behalf of the numerous comments in "SpeakOut" directed toward the high school paper, the Bulldog Barker, in regards to our teen pregnancy issue. I am writing to clear up any pre-judgments to those who haven't read the article as well as previous criticisms of those who had indeed read it. ...
Speakout 3/14 (03/14/05)
I have a grandson who loves the cartoon character "Kappe." He's a little cartoon character on Hamtaro and has a green cap. If anyone has information about where they saw him for sale last, please call me at 471-9217. My 9- year-old grandson just has to have a complete set of it...