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Stories from Monday, April 25, 2005

Warrants leads to drugs, gun (04/25/05)
CARUTHERSVILLE - Law enforcement officers served a search warrant at a Pemiscot County residence uncovering drugs and a firearm. According to the Pemiscot County Sheriff Department, a search warrant was served April 15 by agents with the Bootheel Drug Task Force and federal agents with the Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms on a residence on State Highway D, south of Caruthersville. ...
Community Clean-up Campaign (04/25/05)
Robert Ross unloads tires for the Community Cleanup Campaign Monday morning at the Sikeston Compost Site. Ross was helping to cleanup the city by removing tires from alleys and helping out residents that didn't have a pickup to remove unwanted items...
Burglary suspects now in custody (04/25/05)
CARUTHERSVILLE - Two juveniles are being questioned in connection with several burglaries in the Deering and Braggadocio area. Pemiscot County deputies learned early Saturday morning about a vehicle stop by a Caruthersville police officer. During the stop of the vehicle containing a number of juveniles, the officer observed a large amount of cigarettes inside the vehicle...
'Dogs leap to wins at Cape Relays (04/25/05)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Sikeston boys swept he jump events on a cool, brisk day at the Cape Relays on Saturday. The Bulldogs' Felante Larry, with the top individual long jump (23'-1") and triple jump (45-11), was chosen the field events Athlete of the Meet...
William Stephens (04/25/05)
BERNIE - William Luther Stephens, 72, died April 23, 2005, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center at Memphis, Tenn. Born Sept. 17, 1932, at Bernie to the late William Everet Stephens and Dollie Lucille Mason Stephens, he had been a farmer and a bus driver for the Bernie Public Schools and was a member of the Bernie Nazarene Church. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served during the Korean War...
Herschel Deal (04/25/05)
SIKESTON - Herschel Deal, 86, died April 25, 2005, at Miner Nursing Center in Miner. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Buddy Brown (04/25/05)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Ernest "Buddy" Brown, 77, formerly of Wyatt, died at 3:23 a.m. April 23, 2005, at the St. Francis Medical Center. Born July 23, 1927, in Mississippi County to the late Emory Ernest and Rosa Baugh Brown, he lived most of his life in Wyatt and managed the McKesson Wholesale Drug Co. in Cairo, Ill., until 1979. Moving to Atlanta, he continued his career with the McKesson Atlanta Division, retiring in 1993 after 46 years of service...
Martha Fraser (04/25/05)
SIKESTON -- Martha S. Fraser, 64, died April 24, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born April 18, 1941, in Hayti, daughter of Willard and Lillian Yarbrough Northcutt, she was a member of Miner Baptist Church, She had worked for Hedrick Concrete in Sikeston from 1965 to 1991...
Evelyne Jones (04/25/05)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Evelyne Francis Haynes Arnold Jones, 81, died at 8:15 a.m. April 24, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 28, 1923, in New Madrid, she was the daughter of the late Charlie Haynes and Ruth Grinow. Two brothers, Roscoe William Murphy and Henry Murphy; three husbands, Robert Haynes, Fred Arnold and Jessie J. Jones; and one stillborn child also preceded her in death...
Marguerite Jones (04/25/05)
CHAFFEE -- Marguerite Bernice Jones, 87, died April 22, 2005, at the Monticello House in Jackson. Born May 23, 1917, in Oran, daughter of the late Mark Cecil and Dora Ellen Thorton Dunn, she retired as a self-employed artist and beautician. In August 1983 she moved from Houston, Texas, to Chaffee where she was a member of Calvary Baptist Church...
Herbert Hale (04/25/05)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Herbert Hale, 92, formerly of Chaffee, died April 24, 2005, at Heartland Care Rehab in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Buddy DeLisle (04/25/05)
NEW MADRID - F. Wayne "Buddy" DeLisle, 65, died April 23, 2005, surrounded by family at the home of his daughter. Born Sept. 22, 1939, to the late Wayne and Burdeen DeLisle, he was a graduate of Chaminade Prep Academy in St. Louis and received his bachelor's degree in economics from Spring Hill College in Mobile, Ala. Self-employed for a number of years and retiring in 1993, he was a member of Immaculate Conception Church of New Madrid and the Knights of Columbus...
Looking Back 4/25 (04/25/05)
SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. L.O. Shanks of Benton, Ill., have assumed management of Watson's Grocery at Miner, which they purchased from Mr. and Mrs. C.B. Watson last week. Mr. Watson will engage in the real estate business in Sikeston. SIKESTON - Joe Bean of Sikeston, a junior in the School of Journalism, was elected president of the Northwestern University student body in an all-...
Your view: A police state (04/25/05)
Dear Editor: I was deeply saddened to see that Congresswoman Emerson supported and voted for HR 418- Real ID Act of 2005, which will establish a National ID Card through each state's license bureau. The law establishes a federally coordinated data base that will share personal information on American citizens with Canada and Mexico. ...
Speakout 4/25 (04/25/05)
I'm speaking out about violence in our public schools. I am a concerned parent of three Middle School students that attend the Kelly Middle School. In the past three weeks, one student has physically assaulted another student several times leaving knots and bruises on this student's body. ...