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Stories from Friday, March 18, 2005

Telethon time (03/18/05)
The Kenny Rogers Children's Center's 25th annual telethon broadcast begins at 9 a.m. Saturday to raise money for the Center which provides therapy services for children throughout the area. Brian Bradley, Jaycee president, and Stuart Bain, a CP Board member, work on the set in preparation for the two-...
County jailers fired (03/18/05)
CHARLESTON -- Two Mississippi County jailers are charged with sexual misconduct with inmates, and arraignment for both men has been set for 9: 15 a.m. March 23 before Associate Circuit Judge T. Lynn Brown in Charleston. According to Mississippi County Sheriff Keith Moore, following a two-month investigation, the county's detention center jailer, Stephens P. ...
Sneezin' season arrives (03/18/05)
SIKESTON -- Sunday may mark the first day of spring, but for some allergy sufferers the "sneezin' season" has already sprung. Local allergist Dr. Michael Critchlow admitted many people are already experiencing hay fever symptoms. "Some of our early allergies in the spring may come in February, so some people may be experiencing some pollen exposure from trees, causing congestion of the nose and itching eyes and throats," Critchlow said...
It could be a patchy year for Mississippi County roadways (03/18/05)
CHARLESTON - Mississippi County's blacktop overlays this year may be spread out across the county in small stretches. Mississippi County commissioners discussed this year's blacktopping season during their regular meeting Thursday. County Line Road is among the roads that need a new cold mix asphalt cap. ...
Charleston to play Lutheran North for state title (03/18/05)
COLUMBIA - It's been nine years since the storied Charleston Bluejays basketball team has won a state championship. Since the team won the state title in 1996, the Bluejays have made two trips to the final four only to take third both times the last two years...
Bootheel Golf Club's Golf Glance (03/18/05)
LEAGUE RESULTS: Sunday Point Game (3-13) 1st: Nolan Newman, Charlie Long 2nd: Mike Newman, Jaye Butler 3rd: Chuck Kaminsky, Stanley Parham Tuesday Senior League begins March 29 Tuesday Twilight beings April 5 at 5:30 p.m. 1st Hole n Ones of 2005: Tony Hill, 5 from 169 yards with a 5-iron (His second)...
Bell City falls to Jefferson in Class 1 semis (03/18/05)
COLUMBIA -- The looks on the faces of the players and coaches on Bell City's bench in the waning minutes of Thursday's Class 1 boys basketball state semifinal game at Mizzou Arena said it all. As the final minute ticked off the clock, Bell City's reserves and coaches looked on in disgust as Jefferson iced the game from the free-throw line, downing the defending state champion, 65-50...
Alma Mayfield (03/18/05)
SIKESTON - Alma M. Mayfield, 93, died March 18, 2005, at Delmar Gardens Nursing Home in St. Louis. Visitation is scheduled from 5-8 p.m. Saturday at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston where services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday.
Nadine Beyer (03/18/05)
ORAN - Nadine Beyer, 79, died at 12:40 p.m. March 16, 2005, at Delmar Garden of Chesterfield. Born Oct. 28, 1925, at Oran to the late Nellie Mae Hayden and Thomas Edward Smiddy, she was the retired Oran city clerk and a member of the First Baptist Church of Oran...
Cleo Gardner (03/18/05)
SIKESTON - Cleo Gardner, 86, died at 5:30 a.m. March 14, 2005, at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Born Dec. 13, 1918, in England, Ark., to the late Jim and Elizabeth Stewart, she was a hairdresser in early years and a housewife. For over 30 years she lived in Hayti where she was a member of the Second Baptist Church, where she was active in the HELPS program. After moving to Sikeston she joined the Kingdom Living Church in Charleston...
N. Beatrice Jones (03/18/05)
NEW MADRID - Nellie Beatrice "Granny" Jones died March 17, 2005, at Beverly Healthcare in New Madrid. Visitation is scheduled from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Richard's Funeral Home. Services are scheduled for Sunday.
Andrea Kay Luttrull (03/18/05)
PUXICO - Andrea Kay Luttrull, 35, died March 16, 2005, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Born May 21, 1969, in St. Louis, daughter of Ralph and Carolyn Gilooly Rodgers of Puxico, she had lived in Jackson before moving to Puxico eight years ago. She attended the Church of Christ in Puxico...
Viginia Gallivan (03/18/05)
NEW MADRID - Virginia Katharine Mount Gallivan, 91, died March 17, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 7, 1914, to the late Frank E. and Nelle C. Short Mount, she was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in New Madrid...
Mary Lee Burton (03/18/05)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted Thursday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Mary Lee Burton, 73, who died March 15, 2005, were: Michael Allen, Brian Allen, Jack Winchester, Cody Winchester, Timothy Rutherford and Gary McFarlen.
William Downen (03/18/05)
BLOOMFIELD - William J. Downen, 96, died March 18, 2005, at the Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center in Bloomfield. Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Cecil Shell (03/18/05)
ADVANCE - Cecil Otto Shell, 80, died March 16, 2005, at the Baptist Health Center in North Little Rock, Ark. Born Nov. 26, 1924, at Dongola to the late Otto and Flora Null Shell, he was a farmer and a veteran of World War II serving in the U.S. Army...
Births (Published 3/18) (03/18/05)
SIKESTON - Lindsey Rae Jones and Andrew Todd Robinett are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 2:52 p.m. Feb. 3, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Carter Riley Robinett weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 19 1/2-inches long. Maternal grandparents are David Jones and Nancy Jones...
Looking Back 3/18 (03/18/05)
SIKESTON - Hospital notes: Mrs. Harry Pratt entered the hospital Friday and a daughter was born on Saturday. BENTON - Aubrey Michael, county collector of Scott County, was elected as vice president of the Missouri County Collectors Association at a joint meeting of the Collectors and Treasurers held in Jefferson City. Michael has been tax collector for Scott County for the past six years...
Your view: Thank you (03/18/05)
The Portageville High School 2005 "Project Graduation" would like to say "Thank you" to the following people for making "Entertainment For Everyone" a success. Thank you, Mr. Ken "Ramsey" Davidson with Mrs. Mary Beth Davidson and Mrs. Cherish (Ramsey) Burns, Mr. ...
Speakout 3/18 (03/18/05)
I have a question. I need to know if there is actually a five-mile no-fly zone around airports which means you can not fly kites at the complex. If so where can I take my kids to fly a kite? If it weren't for tacos I would have committed suicide a long time ago...