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Stories from Tuesday, May 10, 2005

Local schools are preparing for graduation (05/10/05)
SIKESTON -- As seniors count down the final days of their high school career, the majority of them will receive their diplomas beginning next week with the remaining to follow the week after. Approximately 270 Sikeston Senior High School students are expected to file into the Sikeston Field at their 7:30 p.m. May 24 commencement...
Education emergency (05/10/05)
Paramedic Joel Bockelman of the South Scott County Ambulance District speaks to Sikeston R-6 Early Child Education Center preschoolers from inside an ambulance Monday morning. Bockelman, along with EMT Jennifer Morgan, visited the school to explain the services emergency personnel provide...
Men in custody after pursuit (05/10/05)
CHARLESTON - Two suspects are in custody following a chase early Monday morning that started in Cape Girardeau County and ended in Mississippi County. The Mississippi County Sheriff's Department released the names of the men, Adrian Seabaugh, 19, and Richard Weakly, 22, on Monday but provided no details of the chase and arrest. Both men are from Cape Girardeau, the department said...
Prison term is handed down (05/10/05)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - A Scott County man will spend more than 12 years in federal prison in connection with the possession of cocaine base. Douglas J. Turner, 29, of Haywood City was sentenced to 151 months on one felony count of possession with intent to distribute five grams or more of cocaine. base. He appeared before U.S. District Judge Catherine D. Perry...
Bill King (05/10/05)
PUXICO -- Pallbearers at services conducted Monday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Puxico for W.W. "Bill" King, 79, who died May 5, 2005, were: Chad King, Todd Corwin, Jamie Corwin, Cory King and Eric Weinkien. Honorary pallbearers were: Jerry and Larry Cookson and David, Danny and Doug Holloway...
Robert Bean (05/10/05)
RISCO - Robert Lee Bean, 78, died May 8, 2005, at his residence in Risco. Born Sept. 19, 1926, in Conway, Ark., to the late Edward and Hattie Hendrick Bean, he was self-employed as a welder. On Feb. 10, 1951, at Piggott, Ark., he married Dorothy Alexander, who survives...
Looking Back 5/10 (05/10/05)
SIKESTON - Billy Hunter was awarded a bronze palm to his Eagle award at the Court of Honor, which ended the Sikeston District Boy Scout Camporee at Benton Saturday. SIKESTON - A recognition dinner will be held at the Senior High Cafetorium tomorrow night at 6:30 p.m. ...
Child's killer should get death penalty (05/10/05)
This is yet another in a series of rants for those who consistently oppose capital punishment on why we need the death penalty in this country. My arguments won't sway their opinions. But it may reinforce yours. Erica Michelle Marie Green was about to turn 4. She lived in Kansas City with her mother and occasionally, with the mother's boyfriend...
Speakout 5/10 (05/10/05)
I'm calling about the no parking signs we have in East Prairie on private property. People still park here but the cops just drive right by and wave at them. Why haven't you put anything in Speakout or send a reporter over here to ask the new police chief or the newly elected police chief why he isn't telling his officers that if someone has a no parking sign on their own property they shouldn't let them park there. ...