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Stories from Friday, April 8, 2005

SACC honors citizens (04/08/05)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce offered one more salute to the men and women of Company C, 1140th Engineering Battalion. The SACC named the group its Business of the Year for 2005. In making the announcement, Steve McPheeters pointed out, Company C currently employs over 80 people but over the years has employed hundreds. ...
SACC Awards (04/08/05)
Citizen of the Year...........................................................Chester Kordahl...
Missing ballots are found (04/08/05)
CARUTHERSVILLE - It wasn't voter fraud, just a mix up. Pemiscot County Sheriff Tommy Greenwell reported today his investigation into missing ballots from Hayti Heights is closed. His conclusion: "There was no intentional wrongdoing or criminal activity by anyone involved."...
County GIS is in need of operator (04/08/05)
CHARLESTON - Mississippi County's geographic information system has a wealth of untapped uses, according to its vendor. What it needs is an operator. Mississippi County commissioners met with Don Hagan and Matt Sorenson from Midland GIS Solutions of Sunrise Beach during their regular meeting Thursday...
New city councilmember sworn into office (04/08/05)
SIKESTON - Mayor Mike Marshall said Thursday was "a happy day and a sad day" for the City Council with the return of Sue Rogers and retirement of Phil Boyer. "We appreciate your dedication to the city," Marshall said to Boyer during the reorganizational meeting Thursday to swear in Rogers and select some city board and commission members. "We got a lot done during your six years on the Council."...
Rodeo act announced (04/08/05)
The Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo recently announced that Sara Evans will be the artist for Thursday Aug. 11. The rodeo which starts Aug. 10-13, will have Montgomery Gentry, Evans, Dierks Bentley and Darryl Worley. Evans filled the date of Chris LeDoux, who recently died...
Frazier turns down Bell City position (04/08/05)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Zalma will have a new basketball coach for 2005-06, while Bell City still is searching for the replacement for coach and athletic director David Heeb. Zalma named Ryan Harmon, the junior varsity and junior high basketball coach who is completing his first year at the school, as the replacement for Dwyght Ford...
Delores Summers (04/08/05)
WYATT - Delores Barnhill Summers, 88, died at 5 a.m. April 8, 2005, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born April 16, 1916, near Columbus, Ky., to the late Lonnie Vinson and Maggie Laster Vinson Green, she had lived her entire life in Wyatt where she was a member of the Wyatt United Methodist Church...
John Vaught (04/08/05)
TWIN FALLS, Idaho -- John David Vaught, 44, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died April 5, 2005, at the Latter Day Saints Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah. Born June 9, 1960, in Sikeston, son of Paul and Veda James Vaught of Bertrand, Mo., he was a technical operations manager for Cable One Television. A member of West Lake Christian Church in Laurie, Mo., he had attended the First Christian Church in Sikeston...
Earline Dickson (04/08/05)
SIKESTON - Earline Dickson, 97, died at 1:15 p.m. April 7, 2005, at Miner Nursing Center. Born Oct. 7, 1907, in Brownsville, Texas, to the late James Pickens and Annie Perry Jones, she was a member of the Shady Acres Church of Christ. She worked as a salesclerk for Graber's Department Store and Knights Department Store in Sikeston...
Joe Abernathy (04/08/05)
EAST PRAIRIE - Joe Bob Abernathy, 76, died at 12:15 p.m. April 7, 2005, at his residence in East Prairie. Born Jan. 8, 1929, at Gideon to the late Ross and Marie Wilson Abernathy, he lived most of his life in East Prairie. A retired truck driver, he was a veteran of the Korean War serving in the U.S. Air Force...
Frank Barnhart (04/08/05)
PORTAGEVILLE - Frank Munson Barnhart, 78, died April 7, 2005, at the John Pershing VA Hospital in Poplar Bluff. Born Nov. 13, 1926, in Liberty, Ind., son of the late Mary Corrington and Ross Barnhart, he was employed for many years by NATCO. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served during World War II...
Archie Duley (04/08/05)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at funeral services conducted Thursday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Archie Merrell Duley, 87, who died April 3, 2005, were: Matthew, Michael and David Duley, Terry Stickles, John Abner and Wesley Simmons.
Danny Mosby (04/08/05)
SIKESTON - Danny Dinelle Mosby, 34, died April 4, 2005. Williams Funeral Home in Sikeston is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Births (Published 4/8) (04/08/05)
LILBOURN - Troy O'Dell Hall and Tina Michele Jackson are the parents of twins born Jan. 31, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Daniel O'Dell Marion Hall, who was born at 7:49 a.m. Jan. 31, 2005, was 4 pounds and 19-inches in length. Dustin Michael Marion Hall, who was born at 7:49 a.m., weighed 4 pounds and 7 ounces and was 17 inches long...
Looking Back 4/8 (04/08/05)
SIKESTON - R. C. Scott of St. Louis, brother of C.C. Scott, has recently purchased an interest in the Sikeston Laundry. He will be associated with J.M. Law in the operation and management of the laundry. SIKESTON - The newly organized Travelers Protective Association gave 56 Safety Patrol jackets to public and parochial schools yesterday to students who are on the Safety Patrol. ...
Speakout 4/8 (04/08/05)
I am speaking out on this person who wrote in the paper about Terri Schiavo. They think her husband should make all the decisions. I think they are dead wrong because this mother and daddy are the ones that gave birth to that daughter, he didn't. He wouldn't have had her if they hadn't brought her into this world...