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Stories from Thursday, May 12, 2005

Fighting mosquitoes (05/12/05)
Sikeston Public Works employee Charlie Parks throws Altosid XR Extended Residual Briquets into the Sikeston Sports Complex Pond Wednesday morning. The department has started the annual mosquito abatement program by using the briquets and granules in storm basins, larvicide in the ditches and will start the ULV in the next weeks. ...
Suspect in custody after short standoff (05/12/05)
NEW MADRID - A Campbell man is in custody after a brief armed-standoff. Through a joint investigation, officers with the New Madrid County Sheriff's Department, the SEMO Drug Task Force, U.S. Marshal's Service, New Madrid City Police, Sikeston Department of Public Safety and Missouri State Highway Patrol attempted to serve a warrant at a residence on Coffee Road in New Madrid Wednesday morning...
Couple is given prison time (05/12/05)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - A Southeast Missouri couple were sentenced to federal prison in connection with the robbery of a Cape Girardeau bank. Corey Lyons, 31, of Charleston was sentenced to 264 months on one felony count of bank robbery and one felony count of possessing a firearm during a crime of violence...
Local authorities are becoming concerned over teen blogging (05/12/05)
SIKESTON - Parents need an upgrade. While most still teach their children "Don't talk to strangers," they need to add that "Strangers read blogs." Local authorities along with others across the nation are becoming increasingly concerned with what at first glance seems to be a harmless trend among teens: blogging on Xanga and other blog host sites...
Counterfeiting: Area men enter their guilty pleas (05/12/05)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Three Malden men plead guilty on Wednesday to charges of possessing counterfeit obligations. John Hendrix, 28, pled guilty to one felony count of possession of approximately $4,000 in counterfeit obligations on Feb. 14, 2005; Kenneth Brimingham, 30, pled guilty to one felony count of possessing approximately $4,400 in counterfeit obligations on Feb. ...
Bulldogs take out NMCC (05/12/05)
NEW MADRID - The Sikeston Bulldogs bats never stay quiet for very long. One day after getting shutout and held to two hits by Notre Dame, the Bulldogs exploded for 16 hits in a 12-4 SEMO Conference victory against New Madrid County Central on Wednesday in New Madrid...
Golf glance: Bootheel Golf Club (05/12/05)
LEAGUE RESULTS: Sunday Points Game (5-10) First place team: Kenny Woodard, Rick Baldwin $30 Second place team: Terry Bell, Gene Murphy $12.50 Third place team: Bob Andrews, John Owen $12.50 Tuesday Senior League: First place team: Glasscock, Bain, McConnell, Holtz, 61...
Theresa Calvin (05/12/05)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services conducted for Theresa E. Calvin, 45, who died May 7, 2005, were: Rick Watson, Rob Watson, Kevin Calvin, Donnie Johnson, Tony Proffer and David Whitten. Nunnelee Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.
Freda Menley (05/12/05)
CHAFFEE - Freda Marie Menley, 77, died at 2:45 a.m. May 11, 2005, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Born Sept. 4, 1927, in Bloomfield to the late Charles Albert Patton and Valley Odessa Lincoln, she was a homemaker. On Nov. 26, 1945, she married Joe Menley, who survives of Chaffee...
Bea Depro (05/12/05)
MATTHEWS -- Beatrice "Bea" Depro, 85, died at 11:45 p.m. May 11, 2005, at Sells Rest Home in Matthews. Born Jan. 26, 1920, in Matthews, daughter of the late Clarence and Ruth Hill Critchlow, she was a school teacher and taught third grade in Matthews. A charter member of the First Christian Church in Matthews, she was also a member of the Christian Women's Fellowship...
Jeffrey Pippins (05/12/05)
BERNIE - Jeffrey Lynn Pippins, 45, died May 11, 2005, in the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Born Jan. 24, 1960, at St. Charles, Ill., son of Verlean Marie Craft Pippins of the home and the late Arthur Alta Pippins, he had served in the U.S. Army, was a construction worker and had attended the First Pentecostal Church of Bernie...
Clifton Haney Jr. (05/12/05)
HOWARDVILLE -- Visitation for Clifton Haney Jr., 53, who died May 7, 2005, will be from noon Saturday until time for services at 1 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Portageville. The Rev. Kirk Dunnaviant will officiate. Burial will follow in the Mason Cemetery at Point Pleasant...
Dorothy Walker (05/12/05)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers at services scheduled for noon Saturday at the Rhema Word Breakthrough International Ministries in Cape Girardeau for Dorothy Walker, 54, who died May 8, 2005, will be: Ricky Hardiman, Don Hardiman, Chris Hardiman, Eric Hardiman, Harrison Hardiman, Willie Jones, Lee Allen Jones, Marco McCauley, Thomas White, Warren Eanes, Ervin Ward and Christian Harris...
Mildred Simpson (05/12/05)
WILMINGTON, N.C. - Mildred Lynn Simpson died May 8, 2005, in The Commons at Brightmore. Born in Blodgett, Mo., June 15, 1921, the daughter of the late Denton Richard and Nora Hensley Lynn, she was a member of Temple Baptist Church for over 40 years and taught Sunday school for 25 years. She was a buyer for Belk-...
Births (Published 5/12) (05/12/05)
SIKESTON - Joe and Beth Johnson are the parents of twins born March 7, 2005, at St. John's Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis. David Mitchell Johnson was born at 8:46 p.m.; he weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20 inches long. Kathleen Elizabeth Johnson was born at 8:47 p.m. and she weighed 4 pounds, 7 ounces and was 17.5 inches long...
Looking Back 5/12 (05/12/05)
SIKESTON - Rex Theatre May 17-18, "The Constant Nymph" with Charles Boyer and Joan Fontaine. Malone Theatre, "Irish Eyes are Smiling," with Dick Haymes. SIKESTON - Sikeston's first annual Crazy Day Sale will be held on May 20 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Crazy Day Sales will find merchants and clerks alike dressed in the craziest attire in many of the Sikeston stores. The Trade Development Merchants have gone crazy to supply the bargains you have been looking for...
Don't let corporations control the coaches (05/12/05)
The National Football League has made its share of bonehead moves through the years. But a recent decision by the football gods has got to rank right up there near the top of the dumb category. San Francisco 49ers coach Mike Nolan wants to wear a coat and tie on the sidelines next season. ...
Speakout 5/12 (05/12/05)
Everybody is talking about this and that, but let me tell you the truth. You sent our young sons to prison saying you are rehabilitating him and when they come out of prison, they will be better men. That is a lie straight from the devil. You can't change a thing. ...