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Stories from Tuesday, March 29, 2005

Spring fishing (03/29/05)
Zach Urhahn fishes at the Sikeston Sports Complex Monday afternoon. Spring weather has arrived as temperatures are expected to be in the 70s today.
Bringing down the walls (03/29/05)
A.C. James Excavating removes the north side of the old First Baptist Church Monday. Streets along Kingshighway will be partially closed due to the removal of the building.
East Prairie man is charged for assault of a police officer (03/29/05)
EAST PRAIRIE -- A Mississippi County man has been charged in the Sunday assault of a local police officer. Bryan C. Jackson, 20, of East Prairie was charged with two class A felony counts of assault on a law enforcement officer and one class D felony of resisting arrest. An arraignment is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Wednesday before Associate Circuit Judge T. Lynn Brown at the Mississippi County Courthouse in Charleston...
Price of gas is still rising (03/29/05)
SIKESTON -- Paul Causey remembers a time when he could ride his bicycle up to the gas pump and pay 35 cents a gallon for fuel to run the equipment for his family's lawn and garden service. But that was 30 years ago, and today Causey admits the recent surge in fuel prices is the biggest hike he's seen in such a short period of time...
Teens die in crash (03/29/05)
BROWNWOOD -- Two Stoddard County teenagers sustained fatal injuries in a two-vehicle accident Monday evening. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol at 7:10 p.m. in Stoddard County on Route BB, about two miles south of Brownwood, an accident occurred as southbound motorist Nancy A. ...
Farmer named MVP of all-star game (03/29/05)
ST. LOUIS - Charleston High School all-stater Ashton Farmer was the co-MVP of the Riverwar high school All-Star game in St. Louis on Saturday night. Farmer helped the Missouri squad defeat the Illinois squad 90-83 in the main event. Farmer finished with 10 points and a game-high 12 rebounds...
SHS track opens season today (03/29/05)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston track and field team won't be near as deep as they've been in year's past, but head coach Jerry Dement is hoping to make up for that by being stronger in specific events. The Bulldogs, who are the defending SEMO Conference champs and four-time defending district champions, will look to a solid core of seniors to take care of most of the scoring load in meets this year...
Sikeston soccer loses opener; golfers stumble (03/29/05)
SIKESTON -- A young Sikeston girls soccer team took to the pitch for its season opener at the Sikeston Sports Complex on Tuesday. With eight freshmen in the starting lineup, Sikeston fell to perennial power Notre Dame, 1-0 in two overtimes. "It's just a matter of getting experience and working together," said Sikeston coach Derrick Long, of his youthful squad's season debut. "It's going to come. It was a good team effort tonight."...
Bernice Stader (03/29/05)
CHARLESTON -- Bernice Tinnell Stader, 92, died at 1:32 a.m. March 29, 2005, at the Charleston Manor. Born May 18, 1912, in East Prairie, daughter of the late J. David "Dave" and Mary Elizabeth Moore Tinnell, she had lived most of her life in Charleston, where she was employed as a bookkeeper with Friedmans Department Store in downtown Charleston and later with the Charleston Auction Company until her retirement. ...
Dennis Botsch (03/29/05)
BERNIE -- Dennis Robert Botsch, 80, died March 27, 2005, at the Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center at Malden. Born July 13, 1924, in Carmi, Ill., son of the late Christian W. and Flora Winter Botsch, he was a retired farmer and former member of the Bernie Jaycees and Bernie School Board. ...
Ray Alberson (03/29/05)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers at services scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston for Ray Alberson, 77, who died March 28, 2005, will be: Terry Joe Couch, Doyne Elliot, Keith Elliot, Ron Hess, Tim Lambert and Woody Smith. Honorary pallbearers will be: Lynn Ingram and Juanita McArthur, Windy Blackman, Sonny and Pat Bickford, Junior and Loretta Peters, Jerry Moore and Stanley Wilson...
Philip Pounds (03/29/05)
BLOOMFIELD - Philip Austin Pounds, 16, died March 28, 2005, as a result of injuries received in an automobile accident. Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Mary Newell (03/29/05)
GRAYRIDGE -- Mary Kathryn Newell, 76, died March 29, 2005, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Kathleen McClellan (03/29/05)
PUXICO -- Pallbearers at services conducted Monday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Puxico for Kathleen Lillian McClellan, 76, who died March 24, 2005, were: David McClellan, Dale McClellan, Daniel McClellan, Lee Carmack, Dearvin McClellan and Louie Dale Hudson...
Looking Back 3/29 (03/29/05)
SIKESTON - To ensure the continuance of junior baseball in this city the Sikeston Baseball Commission was organized this week and leased the plot of ground known as Baseball Park on Highway 61 north of town. SIKESTON - H.S. Matthews, commander in the navy, will be the featured speaker Tuesday night at the Kiwanis Club meeting at the Holiday Inn. He is on his way to Washington, D.C., from an aircraft carrier in the Far East, where he was executive officer...
Commercial event won't bring healing (03/29/05)
Vietnam veterans are being invited to Branson on June 13-19 for a special tribute to honor their military service. The weeklong event features a host of activities including top-name entertainment. But not all Vietnam veterans are impressed with the plans...
Speakout 3/29 (03/29/05)
I am calling in regards to the article on a good daycare. The Lighthouse Christian Daycare on North Kingshighway in Sikeston is a wonderful atmosphere for children. It is owned and operated by Tracy Canard. This is a very clean and loving home for any child. Mrs. Tracy does treat her daycare children as her own. I'm not sure of her business hours but she has been highly recommended to us...