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Stories from Tuesday, March 22, 2005

Saving money (03/22/05)
Matthew Head, a kindergartener at Morehouse Elementary, counts money to purchase a cooler. Also purchasing items, donated by parents and families, are Jacob Smith and Bethany Brown. His teacher, Mattie Trum, set up a play store to teach students the coins and their value. ...
Shooting suspect arrested (03/22/05)
BLOOMFIELD -- A suspect is being held at the Stoddard County Jail awaiting formal charges for the shooting of an Advance man late Monday. According to Stoddard County Sheriff Carl Hefner, at 9:05 p.m. the sherriff's department received a 911 call reporting a shooting at 34098 State Highway 25, about one mile north of Advance...
Innovative power plant proposal presented to city (03/22/05)
NEW MADRID - A technology of the future could become a reality within a year if funding and construction fall into place. Charles McCoy, representing MSEnergy, presented the drawing of a prototype cold molecular fission reactor to the New Madrid City Council Monday evening and explained the process it would use to produce electricity from water...
SHS golfers beat NMCC (03/22/05)
NEW MADRID - The Sikeston golf team opened its season with a 167-214 win against New Madrid County Central on Monday. "I was pleased with our performance today, we shot 167 which is in line with openers of years past," said Sikeston coach Rick Oetting. "The course in New Madrid has small greens and require a lot of finesse. Our team learned a lesson why we practice the short game."...
Lefty Duncan (03/22/05)
CHAFFEE -- Sterling B. "Lefty" Duncan, 79, died March 20, 2005, at a family home. Born Aug. 22, 1925, in Bethesda, Ark., son of the late William Henry and Ann Thompson Duncan, he retired as a gas station attendant for Heeb Sinclair in Chaffee, which was later known as Bess Sinclair Gas Station. He was a member of the House of Prayer in Chaffee where he played the electric guitar for the past 18 years...
Sally Whitson (03/22/05)
DEXTER -- Sally Nadine Whitson, 82, died March 20, 2005, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Born June 9, 1922, at Parma, daughter of the late Orlin Jefferson and Alma Christmas Chadwell, she was a homemaker. On Oct. 8, 1959, in Bloomfield, she married Melvin Whitson who preceded her in death on Oct. 29, 1985...
Richard Cline (03/22/05)
WARRENTON -- Richard Arlen Cline, 71, died March 4, 2005, at his home. Born Dec. 25, 1933, in Sikeston, son of the late Gazawell Harold and Bertha Jeanette Klingel Cline, he was a foreman at McDonnel Douglas and co- founder and vice president of F.I.N.E. Labs. A member of the Fellowship Baptist Church in Warrenton, he was also a member of Sikeston AF & AM 310...
Dave Hodge Jr. (03/22/05)
EAST PRAIRIE - Dave Vincent Hodge Jr., 66, died at 5 p.m. March 20, 2005. Born Jan. 15, 1939, son of Dave Vincent Hodge of East Prairie and Vivian Clements Arington Hodge, who preceded him in death on July 30, 1971, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army and retired from the United Parcel Service in 1998...
Carl Graham Jr. (03/22/05)
VAN BUREN - Sgt. Carl Dewayne Graham Jr., 37, died March 20, 2005, at his residence in Van Buren. Born March 3, 1968, at St. Charles to Carl Graham Sr. of Dexter and Donna McGinley of Gideon, he was a 12-year-veteran of the Missouri State Highway Patrol where he served as Zone 4 commander, Troop G, and was a member of the First Baptist Church at Mountain Grove. ...
Ray Payne (03/22/05)
SIKESTON -- Ray Payne, 56, died March 21, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at the Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Bond Perry (03/22/05)
SIKESTON -- Langdon Bond Perry, 96, died at 10:08 a.m. March 20, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 24, 1908, and raised at Hornersville, son of the late Walter Astor and Maude Mae Finch Perry, he was a member of the First Baptist Church in Sikeston and had farmed many years in the Vanduser area before retiring...
Looking Back 3/22 (03/22/05)
SIKESTON - Frank's Cafe has been leased to A.B. Goldstein of Memphis, Tenn., and J.R. Fitzpatrick of Blytheville, Ark., Frank Atkinson, owner, announced yesterday. Fitzpatrick and Golstein plan to open a jewelry store at some time next month after redecorating has been completed...
Uninsured motorists are driving costs up (03/22/05)
Did you see the audit last week that shows law-abiding Missourians pay $90 million a year extra to cover costs of uninsured motorists? That means that we each pay about $23 per vehicle extra just to cover those motorists who do not have insurance. It's time to put a halt to this...
Speakout 3/22 (03/22/05)
I want to Speakout about a fifth grader - my 11-year-old grandson that I have. He recently got a hard spanking at school for something about going off on the other children. When these other kids had picked on him and called him names and stuffed and he went and smacked the kids or something, the principal called him and he got a real hard paddling but the other little boys didn't get any correction at all about this and to top it off, he left big mark whelps on my grandson's bottom. ...